Updated Scholarship List as of November 13th 2013
NOVEMBER 2013 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES LIST
Every student should set up a www.Washboard.org account this month, for scholarship searches! Develop a profile!
Ron Brown Scholarship Program’s Early Deadline – Between ten and twenty $10,000.00 per-year-for-four-years FINANCIAL NEED awards for African-American High School Seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Two 500 word essays (you may use your college essay.) Call 434-964-1588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See: www.RonBrown.org and see http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply.aspx and: http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/FAQs.aspx#6a7a386d-12f1-4900-8c3c-c7c9b5105b74
DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 (this is the early deadline to have your application forwarded by RonBrown.org to other, extra, additional scholarship opportunities. The final Ron Brown deadline is January 9, 2014.)
Voice of Democracy Competition. www.vfw.org/community/voice-of-democracy. $30,000. Juniors and Seniors.
DEADLINE: November 1, 2013
Prudential Spirit of Community Award – If you are conducting a volunteer-service activity, you are eligible for the next annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. One high school student from Washington State will be selected for a $1,000 award. During the application period you may download and complete the program application. Following all instructions carefully, please submit the form to your school principal (see website for deadlines). Go to www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential to fill out an online application form. Then, print out the completed application, sign it, have a parent or guardian sign it, and submit it to your high school principal; or to the head of one of these officially designated local organizations: a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or affiliate of Hands On Network. The school or local organization will then certify and nominate one (or more) applicant(s) to advance to state-level judging as its Local Honoree(s). Applicants must be certified and nominated by a principal or the head of an officially designated local org. to be eligible for state-level awards.
DEADLINE: November 5, 2013 – (Online students’ applications have to be completed, printed, and signed by students and parents and presented to school principals by this date.)
Sullivan Leadership Award at Seattle University – Students must demonstrate strengths in: Leadership, Social Justice (a commitment to justice and the well-being of others through service to their communities, churches, and/or schools), and scholarship (typically Sullivan Scholars have grade point averages of minimally 3.5). Nine awards for the incoming SU freshman class-members available including tuition, room & board. Complete all pieces of the S.U. application by 11/15. http://www.seattleu.edu/sullivan/inner.aspx?id=31934
DEADLINE: November 15, 2013.
First Freedom Student Essay and/or Video Competition - High School Students, grades 9-12, examine the First Amendment and the history and relevance of freedom of religion in America and the world today. Online –registration-deadline: November 12, 2012, and postmark entry deadline is also in November, later in November. See: http://www.firstfreedom.org/education/studentcomp/guidelines.html and website: www.firstfreedom.org (Click red button “First Freedom Student Competition”) Amounts: $2,500
DEADLINE: November 18, 2013 for online submission, or Nov. 25, 2013 for postmarked.
Student Volunteers’ Scholarship Award: http://www.studentscholarships.org/volunteer.php $500.
DEADLINE: November 29, 2013
Seattle International District Rotary Club Scholarships
Criteria for selecting scholarship recipients include scholastic achievement, community service participation, and financial need. Scholarships applications are due in late January. The club’s scholarship committee makes it’s selections in March. Scholarship awardees are invited to attend their club meeting to receive recognition of their achievements.
Applications online at: http://seattleidrotary.org
Applications must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2014
Seattle Public Schools Scholarship List