Scholarship Notes from Mrs. Morgan

Here are some of the latest scholarships:

NOVEMBER

November 15th  - Elks Most Valuable Student – Seniors

Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and financial need. U.S. Citizen  Award amount varies depending on local, state, or national awards http://elks.org/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm $300-$50,000

November 15th - Regents Scholarship - Seniors

Scholarship application opens www.regentsscholarship.org

November 15th - James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists

Five digital cameras will be awarded to five high school students. Application Form, Brief essay, teacher mentor form, 2 Letters of Reference, School Transcript, Financial Data. https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/apply 

November 30 - NATIONAL SPACE CLUB KEYNOTE SCHOLAR AWARD - Seniors

Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be majoring in or planning to major in a STEM field.
Must deliver a speech on the topic of space travel and/or space exploration.
Must be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student.This award is for U.S. students.The recipient must be available to speak at the 2019 Goddard Memorial Dinner on March 22, 2019. Travel and lodging for the recipient and one guest will be provided by the National Space Club. $10,000
https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html 

November 30 - Somos Scholarship Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation - Seniors

Submit an application packet, be in good standing and making progress toward graduation, demonstrated leadership, demonstrated financial need, living in Utah and of Hispanic/Latino descent.  Need copy of transcript, two letters of recommendation. www.somosfoundationutah.org/scholarships.html 

November 30 - Daniels Fund - Seniors

U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Financial Need, Min. ACT 17, Must fill out FAFSA (opens Oct 1st) before applying. Strength of Character, Leadership Potential, Commitment to give back to the community, Academic performance or promise, Well rounded personality. Scholarship is worth cost of attendance @ college or university.  www.danielsfund.org 

December

December 5 - Military Child of the Year Scholarship - 13 - 18 years old

Must be a legal military dependent. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be between the ages of 13 and 18 at the time of nomination. Must have a military parent.
The average nominee maintained above-average grades, often with honors.
The average nominee volunteered with service groups for an average of 75 hours during the year. This award is for U.S. students.Military Child of the Year® Award recipients are the young heroes of their grade, school, town, or city. This award recognizes military children who have demonstrated themselves as exceptional citizens while facing the challenges of military family life. Recipients (along with an adult guardian) must be available to travel to the Washington, D.C. area in April 2019 for the Gala award presentation. If selected as a semi-finalist, the student will be required to provide proof of his/her military dependent status via a copy of his/her military ID or Form 1172 DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System) application. The student will also be required to provide references and a high-resolution photograph.  Nomination information are available on the Military Child of the Year® website. Nominations are accepted beginning in mid-September. Students must be nominated for this award. Nominations may be made by parents, other family members, teachers, counselors, coaches, community officials, church leaders, neighbors and others. Anyone may nominate a child for this award, so long as the child meets the eligibility requirements.
https://www.militarychildoftheyear.org/Nominee/Nomination 

December 7 - Ship Smart Scholarship - Seniors

Four awards worth $1,000, $500, and two for $300 will be awarded under the Ship Smart Scholarship. The scholarships will be sent direct to the school's, university's, or college’s financial aid office.  Applicants must be current, full-time or part-time students of an accredited, non-accredited institute, truck driving school or other logistics program. They must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to become eligible. There is no age requirement.To apply for the scholarship write a 1000 word original essay or article, that may not have been posted anywhere on the internet, about an article related to our website. Some topics could be anything related to: Shipping Furniture, Small Moves, Shipping Antiques, Shipping Artwork, Shipping Electronics, Packing and Shipping  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Submit your essay or article to: scholarships@shipsmart.com including your full name, contact information, and school you will be attending. Key dates: December 7, 2018 is the last date to submit your application for the program. Your essay or article will be posted to our website with recognition going to the author and will be linked from this page. The winning articles or essays will be selected by the Ship Smart Scholarship committee and a announcement of the winner will be posted on our website on December 14, 2018. The winners will also be notified via email. After you submit, it is recommended you inform your family and friends about this scholarship and share the link to your essay with them on your social media.

December 15 - North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship - Seniors

North American Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in the United States, is committed to supporting the community as well as the growth and development of the moving services and logistics industries. We believe education is the best way to ensure our industry has qualified professionals for years to come. Because of this belief, we are proud to announce our first annual Logistics Scholarship contest. Five lucky qualified entrants will each win a $1,000 scholarship towards their degree in logistics or supply chain management at the college or university of their choice. Submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing sincere firsthand experience and sentiment, is best—no need to be too formal. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you!

January

January 4, 2019 - GE Reagan Scholarship Program - Seniors

For students who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. Up to $40,000.

April 15th (January 7, 2019 application opens) Barron Prize for Young Heroes

$10,000 Ages 8-18 years old The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline: between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19),permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada, currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months,  working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people. The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Apply to: https://barronprize.org/apply/