September 17th:

Today’s Scholarship:  Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Class of 2018

The Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship Program is an exciting opportunity for a motivated student whose long term career goal is to work in education or could include working for a professional sports organization in any of a variety of capacities.  Two students will be selected to receive a four-year renewable college scholarship of $2,500 per year.

To see the specific qualifications please look on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom.  There are also informational flyers available in the Guidance Office.

Application deadline is September 30th.

Website: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/49482-College-Now-Greater-Cleveland

September 18th:

Today’s Scholarship:  The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.

The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.

To see the specific qualifications please see the link on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom.

Application Deadline:  October 25th

Website:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

September 19th:

Today’s Scholarship:  Elks National Foundation ~ Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Since 1931, the Elks National Foundation has helped thousands of students who need financial assistance fulfill their dreams of attending college.  Most Valuable Student scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities, and recognized as leaders by their peers.

The ENF awards $2.44 million annually in MVS scholarships to 500 high school seniors nationwide.  The first and second place awards are among the largest scholarships provided by any major fraternal or service organization.

Additional information can be found in the Guidance Office and on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom.

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2018

Website:  https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

September 20th:

Today’s Scholarship:  2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Are you making a difference through volunteering?  

In each state and Washington, D.C., high school youth volunteer will be named State Honorees and will receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., in late April. Runners-up will also be selected in each state and named Distinguished Finalists, receiving a bronze medallion. Other state-level winners will receive Certificates of Excellence. All state-level honorees will be announced in February.

During the trip, 10 of the State Honorees will be named America’s top youth volunteers of the year. These National Honorees will receive $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, crystal trophies for their schools or organizations, and $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice. Local Honorees who qualify can also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Application Deadline:  November 6th

Website:  https://spirit.prudential.com/

September 21st:

Today’s Scholarship:  FIDM ~ National Scholarship Competition

Each year, through our National Scholarship Competition, FIDM awards more than 28 scholarships, including eight full one-year scholarships worth $31,500 each ~ that is more than $300,000 total!

This year, television personality and entertainment manager, Kris Jenner will select the winners for the National Scholarship Competition in the following majors:

For more information stop by the Guidance Office or check out the Class of 2019 Google Classroom.

Application Deadline:  March 29, 2019

Website:  http://fidm.edu/en/admissions/financial+aid/scholarships/national+scholarship+competition

September 24th:

Today’s Scholarship:  The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity International High School Essay Contest

The contest is open to all college-bound, high school seniors.  Contestants must write a 700-750 word essay on the topic “ What actions can you take to promote social justice and embrace diversity of all people?”

For a copy of the rules please see the link on the Class of 2019 Classroom or pick up a hard copy in the Guidance Office.

Application Deadline:  October 19th.  

Website: http://www.oppf.org/essay-contest.asp

September 25th:

Today’s Scholarship:  College JumpStart Scholarship

The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition, financial need is not considered, that is open to 10th - 12th graders.  The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education.  The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses.  This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

The link for the application can be found on the Class of 2019 Google Classroom.

Application deadline is October 17th.

Website:  http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/

September 26th:

Today’s Scholarship: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation exists to bring better to the world through investment in exceptional high school students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others.

Application instructions can be found both in the Class of 2019 Classroom and in the Guidance Office.

Application Deadline:  October 31st

Website: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

September 27th:

Today’s Scholarship:        MENSA Foundation (One application, several scholarship opportunities)

Mensa Foundation scholarships are awarded on the basis of an essay that describes the applicant’s career, vocational, and/or academic goals along with information that shows how the applicant intends to achieve the stated goal. The general scholarships are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of education, grade point average, or financial need.

An applicant does not need to be a member of Mensa, but must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident. Some scholarships may have specific restrictions, e.g., major or area of study. To be eligible for a Mensa Member scholarship, the applicant must be a current dues-paid American Mensa member or a dependent of a member; the application must include the Mensa member’s name.

Eligible students are those who will be pursuing a degree program in an accredited U.S. college or university during the academic year following their application.

All applications should be submitted online.

Application Deadline:  January 15th

Website: https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/us-scholarship-process/us-scholarship-application/

September 28th:

Today’s Scholarship: BigSun Scholarship 2019

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.

Application Deadline: June 19th

Website:  http://www.bigsunathletics.com/

October 1st:

Today’s Scholarship:  Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Did binge-re-watching "The Walking Dead" get you thinking about what you’d do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Maybe you've envisioned your own post-apocalyptic world overrun with the living dead, forcing you to come up with a zombie survival plan — and quick!

Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.

We're giving one successful survivor $2,000 towards his or her college education. Do you think you have what it takes to make the cut?

Applicants can be 13 years or older.

For more information check out the Google Classroom for your graduating class.

Application Deadline:  October 31st

Website:  https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

October 2nd:

Today’s Scholarship:  Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage ~ Stop the Hate Essay Contest

Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, this next generation of leaders can win big.

Stop the Hate® is designed to create an appreciation and understanding among people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. By challenging young people to consider the benefits of a more inclusive society, the consequences of intolerance and the role of personal responsibility in effecting change, the contest also reflects Jewish values of responsible citizenship and respect for all humanity.

Each year, the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage gives out $100,000 in scholarships, awards and anti-bias education in recognition of 6-12th grade upstanders in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne counties.

More information can be found on the Google Classroom and in the Guidance Office.

Application Deadline:  January 9th or 16th depending on your grade level

Website:  http://www.maltzmuseum.org/stop-the-hate/contest/

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