SCHOLARSHIPS FOR JUNIORS
Juniors, from time to time, I come across scholarships that are available to you as well as to graduating seniors. These are great opportunities to take advantage of as you're planning for college and how to pay for it. Let me know if you have any questions.
Wendy's High School Heisman
Deadline: October 2, 2017
Criteria: Academic ability, athletic participation, leadership, community involvement
Application process: www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Deadline: November 7, 2017
Criteria: Grades 5-12, volunteer activity
Application process: www.nassp.org/spirit, complete application and bring certifier instructions to the Counseling Center
The Coolidge: A Scholarship for America
Deadline: January 24, 2018, 4:00 PM CST
Criteria: Planning to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university in the fall of 2019, high school junior and U.S. citizen
Application process: Apply online at https://coolidgescholars.org/
2017 Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award - PAST DUE
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Criteria:The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated.
Application process: Apply online at www.HooverPresidentialFoundation.org
Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship - PAST DUE
Deadline: April 30, 2017
Criteria: Looking for positive character qualities in addition to participation in any Iowa Games event
Application process: available online at www.iowagames.org
10 Words or Less Scholarship - PAST DUE
Deadline: January 29, 2016
Application process: Application information is at www.studentscholarships.org. Actual 10 words are posted to a specific Facebook location.
Abdelkader Project - PAST DUE
Deadline: April 15, 2016
Criteria: Students enrolled at U.S. high schools and colleges, including exchange students, are invited to enter the sixth annual essay contest.
Application process: available online at http://abdelkaderproject.org/contest/