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FALL SCHOLARSHIPS (revised 8.15.17)
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SCHOLARSHIPDEADLINEAWARDELIGIBILITYHOW TO APPLYBOTTOM LINE
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Staples for students Sweepstakes 9/16/2017 $50,000 and a trip to Los Vegas to attend Lady Gaga World tour on 12/16/17 • Must Be age 13 or older. • Must Be a United states Citizen. • In order to be considered for this award, you must visit a participating Staples location and make a purchase of at least $25 to receive a unique code which will serve as your entry into the sweepstakes. If you do not wish to make a purchase in order to generate an entry, you may also enter the sweepstakes by visiting the sponsor's website and obtaining a unique entry code there.https://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/staples-for-students/• Must Be 13 years of age • US Citizen
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Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology Scholarship Awards9/19/2017$1,000-$100,000• High School students only • US citizen or permanent legal resident • Review requirements online for groups and/or individuals https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/• Grades 9-12 • US or legal permanent resident
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Shout it Out Scholarship9/30/2017$1,500 • Age 13 or older
• Be a legal resident of the U.S. • Be currently enrolled (or enroll by fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
• Submit an online written response (250 words or less) to the question:
“If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why? ”
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/shout-it-out-scholarship-2017/5016• Grades 9-12, College
• Enrolled (or enroll by fall 2020) in an accredited college • Legal resident
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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artists Award10/2/2017$10,000 Classical Musicians, Vocalists and Composer must be interested in performing From the Top exceptional musical achievement, unmet financial need, solid academic achievement, and strength of character http://www.jkcf.org/grants/jack-kent-cooke-young-artist-award/• ages 8-18 • Financial Need • Strong Academics and Character
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AES Scholarship10/6/2017$500 •Maximum of a 1,000 word essay • Open to High school seniors & all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php Submit Essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com• Grade 12, College •Maximum of a 1,000 word essay • No citizenship eligibility requirements*
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US Bank Scholarship10/27/20171,000•High School Seniors, College Our Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors or current undergraduate college students enrolled by September 1, 2018 at an eligible two- or four-year college or university. •Winners will be selected at random. Please see Terms and Conditions for full contest details.https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/us-bank-scholarship-program/1814• Grade 12, College • US citizenship or legal permanent resident
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Coca-Cola Scholars Program10/31/2017200 students receive awards of $1,500, $1,250, or $1,000 • CURRENT high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
• U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees
• Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
• Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
• Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school. • Application opens early August and closes on October 31
https://connect.coca-colascholars.org/page.aspx?pid=1179• Grade 12
• A minimum of 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school • U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees
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Southern Management Rising Star Scholarship10/31/2017$1,500 • SMC residents and children of Southern Management team members, • Ages 17 - 24
• Minimum 2.5 GPA

https://www.southernmanagement.com/about-us/giving-back/• Ages 17 - 24; Grades 11-12, College • SMC residents and children of Southern Management team members
• No Citizenship eligibility requirements*
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Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship10/31/2017$2,000 •Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
•Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
•Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
•Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
•“Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top 5 things you would bring with you to stay alive. ”
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship• 13 years or older; Grades 9-12, College
• Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
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Ron Brown Scholarship Program11/1/2017Each year, ten to twenty students will be designated Ron Brown Scholars and will receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000• 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
https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description• Grade 12 • African-American
• Exhibits leadership potential and participates in community service activities
• The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card
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Sphinx Musical Competition11/6/2017Senior Division Prizes (Ages 18 - 30)
1st Place- $50,000 Robert Frederick Smith Prize, solo appearances with major orchestras, performance with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra at the Finals Concert, and custom-made gold bow by Berg Bowl International
2nd Place - $20,000 cash prize, performance with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra at the Finals Concert
3rd Place - $10,000 cash prize, performance with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra at the Finals Concert

Junior Division Prizes (Ages 17 and under)
1st Place- $10,000 cash prize, solo appearances with major orchestras, performances with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra and at Finals Concert, nationally-broadcast radio appearance on From the Top
2nd Place - $5,000 cash prize, performance with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra
3rd Place - $3,000 cash prize, performance with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra
•Instrument categories are Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.
•Participants in the Junior Division must not have reached their 18th birthday by February 2, 2018. Participants in the Senior Division must be at least 18 years old but not have reached their 31st birthday by February 4, 2018.
•Must be a U.S. resident or have a valid U.S visa at the time of applying and performing during the final rounds of the junior and senior division. For questions about eligibility, please contact Competition@SphinxMusic.org.
•Participants must not have been a 1st Place Winner in their division in any previous Sphinx Competition. • See website for application details
http://www.sphinxmusic.org/sphinx-competition/• 9th-11th grade for Junior Divison and Senior Divison • 12th grade for Senior Division • US resident or have US Visa • must play the violin, viola, cello or double bass
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The Herb Block Scholarship 11/10/2017Up to $8,000 per academic year (not to exceed $16,000 over the life of the scholarship)• You must be FAFSA eligible
• Permanent resident of Washington, DC; Prince George's or Montgomery Counties in Maryland; Arlington or Fairfax Counties or the cities of Falls Church or Alexandria in Virginia;
• Attending, or plan to attend on a full-time or part-time basis, one of the participating community colleges, and have not yet earned more than 40 credits towards a degree. All campuses of the following community colleges participate in The Herb Block Scholarship:

• Montgomery College
• Northern Virginia Community College
• Prince George's Community College
• Community College of the District of Columbia

www.herbblockfoundation.org 609.771.7878
SRP-CSR@ets.org
• Grade 12 • You must be FAFSA eligible
• Plan to attend selected community colleges
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Amazon Student Scholarship11/20/2017$ 5,000 towards tuition(50), $ 500 for books in form of amazon giftcard(50) •Amazon Student Members who are full-time undergraduate students at an accredited, non-profit U.S. college or university as of fall 2017, or who intend to be full-time undergraduate students in fall 2018. https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fAmazon•Amazon Student Members Merit Based. •Scored on GPA . •Community Service leadership Experience. •Semi Finalists will need Essay.
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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 11/27/2017$1,000 per year to $12,500 per year•Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. •Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. •College students are not eligible to apply. •Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. •Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm• Grade 12 • Demonstrate leadership and financial need • US Citizen
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Education Matters Scholarship 11/30/2017$5,000 •All legal residents of the USA •Plan to enroll in a post-secondary institution no later than the fall of 2020 • Answer the following question in 250 words or less: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money? ” http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/education-matters-scholarship• 13 years or older; Grades 9-12, College
• Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
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Americanism Essay Contest12/1/2017$1,000, $1,500, $2,500, and $5,000• Open to all students in grades 7-12 (or equivalent).
• Entrants must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the
Ladies Auxiliary.
• The essay shall be on the theme designated and shall not exceed 350 words: "What Patriotism means to me" •Each essay should be accompanied by a cover sheet (see webpage for details)
• If selected a “contest winner,” the student’s Social Security Number shall be provided for
the sole purpose of complying with the rules of issuance of a U.S. Savings Bond.
• Entries submitted to branches shall be submitted to the Branch Americanism-Patriotism
Committee and postmarked no later than December 1, for judging at the branch level.
http://www.fra.org/essay• Grades 9-12 • Have a Social Security Number
• Write an essay on "What Patriotism means to me" (350 words or less) • US Citizen
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National Space Club Keynote Scholarship 12/1/2017$10,000•Unofficial transcript of high school
•Minimum of 2 letters or recommendation in science related fields.
•A Statement of Intent of 150 words or less on your study/career plans with an emphasis on STEM.
•Video audition - Following successfully submitting an application, applicants must upload a video on the topic “Why you are inspired by space”. The video should be no longer than three minutes in length. Formatting requirements are MPEG-4 with H.264 & AAC (the standards used for YouTube and iTunes).
•These students will give a sampling of the full 15 minute speech they would give at the Goddard Memorial Dinner over Skype to the National Space Club executive committee at their January meeting.
http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html• Grade 12, College
• Interested in pursuing a career in the STEM field • US Citizen
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AXA Foundation Scholarship12/15/2017$10,00 (52) and $15,000 (10)• US citizen or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.
• Current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year. • Enrollment at an accredited postsecondary institution outside of the United States will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.
• Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to better face risk through education and action in areas such as financial, environmental, health and/or emergency preparedness
https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/information.php• Grade 12 • Achievements in school, community or work related activities • US Citizen or legal permanent resident
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BURGER KING® Scholar General Scholars Program 12/15/2017$1,000-$25,000• Be residents of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
• Grade 12
• Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
• Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school

https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/• Grade 12
• If employee at Burger King or parent employed at Burger King, eligibility requirements are different
• Be residents of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
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BURGER KING® Employee Track Scholars Program12/17/2017$1,000-$25,000• Children of employees and employees
• Be residents of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
• Be an employee** of Burger King Corporation, participating BURGER KING® franchisee ("Franchisees") or be dependent children* of an employee** of Burger King Corporation or Franchisees ("Designated Employer")
• Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher • Plan to enroll*** for the 2018-19 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico
*** Children of employees must be enrolled full-time, without interruption, for the entire academic year. Employees may be enrolled part-time or full-time
https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php• Grade 12
• Employed at Burger King or parent employee at Burger King, eligibility requirements are different
• Be residents of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
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Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship12/31/2017$1,000 • 9th-12th grade high school students, college students or graduate school students
• Legal U.S. residents
• Students not currently in school must plan to enroll in a higher education program within 12 months
• Students may study any major and attend any college in the U.S.
• The award may be used for tuition, room and board, books or any related educational expense.
• Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study
• A brief personal statement is required. In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following:
o Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR-
o Describe your academic or career goals. -OR-
o Any topic of your choice.
http://www.gkscholarship.com/.• Grades 9-12, College
• Legal U.S. residents
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Top 10 List Scholarship12/31/2017$1,500 • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
• Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
• Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
“Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.”
http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship• 13 years or older; Grades 9-12, College
• Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
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