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2020-2021 SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN
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University - Organization - Scholarship TitleAmountDeadlineDescriptionWebsite - Contact Info - Web Site
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VariesVariesCollege Scholarship Search | Find scholarships other financial aid and internships for students from over 2,200 programs, totaling nearly $6 billion.
Students……….Check out College Board website.
http://www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org
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VariesVaries-It is vitally important that all applicants complete the FAFSA before submitting their scholarship application to the Community Foundation as we require applicants to submit the Student Aid Report (SAR)https://www.yourcommunityfoundation.org/
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FASTWEBVariesVariesWebsite is a full database for ALL scholarships in one domain. Take the time to search. Fastweb is your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more.https://www.fastweb.com/
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2-1st Place Winners: $1000
2-2nd Place Winners: $250

11/06/2020
Awards will be announced by: November 20th


Rules: Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.**Essay must be between 700 and 1,400 words and original to the student**
Essay Question: How have you personally been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what have you learned? What have you done to help others in your community during this time? If you were in charge, how would you have addressed the concerns we’ve seen? Essays must have: Correct use of grammar and language, Well-reasoned ideas on the topic, Foundational knowledge of law, Must include a photo of you and a small paragraph with some background information about yourself, Proper word count, All content should be original. Essays will be checked for plagiarism.
Essays must contain at least two links: one internal (links to a page on Brooks Law Group) and one external (points to a credible information source and cannot link to another law firm). Looking for some of our pages to link to? Try some of our blog posts or practice areas. Does the essay contain accurate information? Is the essay understandable? (This should be written as if your reader has an 8th-grade education.) Does this essay contain relevant information (up-to-date facts, case studies, etc.)? Will your readers feel they have been informed or educated? The best way to check this is to ask yourself if you learned anything by writing this article. If not, add some more facts and “wow” factors. To Apply: Follow link to website, fill out the form at bottom of page, include must include a photo of you and a small paragraph with some background information about yourself and with your essay in ONE file. If you have any questions or need help, contact Connor Keith the marketing assistant by sending an email to connor@brookslawgroup.com
https://www.brookslawgroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
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$1,000open april 2021-One teacher recommendation that speaks to their academic achievement and their interest in technology -A statement of no more than one page explaining the student’s interest in the program and the student’s previous experience with the technology they are studying. Students can also submit additional demonstration items as evidence of their existing knowledge or interest in their area of study.https://balkhifoundation.com/making-education-more-affordable/
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Varies-Have at least a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale. -Be currently enrolled or accepted into a Florida university engineering programhttps://www.fleng.org/general/custom.asp?page=scholarships
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Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship$1,0009/30/2020The text and drive scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and dribe in order to qualify for this award.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/163612
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Coca-Cola Scholars Program$20,00010/31/2020This scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution in the U.S. Home-schooled students may also applyhttps://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/1483
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Rubincam Youth Award2 awards from $250-$50012/15/2020This scholarship is available to students in grades 7-12 or between the ages of 13-18. To be considered, you must submit a single-line genealogy in a biographical format for five generations. Submission should demonstrate understanding of various original and derivative source records. It should apply critical analysis and intellectual skills in compliling the family genealogy. Events should be placed in historical and genealogical context.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/155276
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Paradigm Challenge$100,00005/01/2021This scholarship is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to help solve real-live problems in homes, schools, communities, and/or around the world. Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events,, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives. Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/166420
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Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio Award$1,000VariesThis scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors whose works have recveived national recognition. You must submit a portfolio of eight distinct art or written works that exemplify originality, technical skill and personal voice in order to be considered for this award. Art portfolios must communicate a single cohesive idea or visual investigation and written portfolios must demonstrate versatility and diversity in writing technique and style.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/159989
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Young Women In Public Affairs Award$1,000VariesThe Young Women In Public Affairs Award is available to female students who are between 16 and 19 years of age of April 1st of each year. You must reside in a Zonta district / region, or be a citizen of a Zonta country to be eligible for this award. You must also demonstrate superior leadership skills and a commitment to public service and civic causeshttps://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/164356
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O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship$5,000VariesThe O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship is available to female high school seniors who plan to enroll full - time in a four - year undergraduate program. You must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/160999
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Prom Pics Contest$250VariesThe Prom Pics Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a high resolution photo from your prom event. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: promposal, pre-prom, prom dance, and post-prom.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/169327
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Gold Medal Portfolio Award16 awards of $510,000VariesThe Gold Medal Portfolio Award is open to graduating high school seniors. You must submit a portfolio of eight distinct art or written works that exemplify originality, technical skill and personal voice in order to be considered for this award. Art portfolios must communicate a single cohesive idea or visual investigation and written portfolios must demonstrate versatility and diversity in writing technique and stylehttps://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/169988
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American Legion National Oratorical ContestFrom $14,000 - $18,000RollingThe National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarshiphttps://www.fastweb.com//college-scholarships/scholarships/108608
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Optimist International Oratorical Contest$2,500VariesThe Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19. To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, "How My Passions Impact the World" to be presented at your local Optimist Club's contest.https://www.fastweb.com//college-scholarships/scholarships/118069
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Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition$30,00010/31/2020The Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition is open to high school students. To enter, you must write and record a three - to five - minute broadcast script on the following theme: "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?"https://www.fastweb.com//college-scholarships/scholarships/68234
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“A Voice For Cats” Essay Contest Scholarship$1,00012/31/2020The “A Voice For Cats” Essay Contest Scholarship is open to students who are entering or currently enrolled in college. You must have a background volunteering or working at an animal rescue organization for at least 20 hours and submit an essay of between 300 and 500 words on feline welfare and the humane treatment of cats in order to be considered for this award.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/173695
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Alert Scholarship$500VariesThe Alert Scholarship is available to high school seniors in Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming. To be considered, you must submit a 650 - to 800 - word essay about a personal encounter you, or someone you know, has had with drug and / or alcohol abuse, how it was dealt with, and, in your opinion, what was right or wrong about the way the incident or problem was handled. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/72540
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George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest$500 - $2,000VariesAvailable to: High School Seniors through College Freshman - The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to high school students. You must submit an 800 - to 1200 - word essay discussing an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Essays will be judged on historical accuracy, clarity of thought, organization and proven topic, grammar and spelling, and documentation.https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/113995
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Allison’s Gift: A Scholarship for Birthmothers$20,000Opens 10Open to: Birthmothers that have placed their child for adoption. Preference for adoption that has taken place in the last 5 years. Preference for a birthmother who is a resident of Florida or has placed the child/children with adoptive parents in Florida. Demonstrates financial need.https://yourcommunityfoundation.org/Our-Scholarships
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VariesVariesOver 6000 scholarships - a wide searchhttps://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx
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Impact Teen DriversContest Opens: 8/24/2020 Closes: 11/12/2020Online voting opens: 11/13/2020, closes: 11/19/2020 Time to get creative and speak out about the #1 killer of young people! Create Real Impact Contest calls on students, ages 14-22, to showcase their solutions and strategies to stop the #1 killer of young people–reckless and distracted driving. Students submit one entry into one of the four categories: creative writing, video, graphic design, or music. We have individual grand-prize winners in each category and four prizes that go to the entrants with the most online votes.https://createrealimpact.com/
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Up to eight semesters of full tuition, room and board, and most mandatory fees for Scholars at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. opens: 8/15/2020 deadline: 11/15/2020Info: The Robertson is among the most highly sought-after merit scholarships in the country. Our comprehensive program provides 4-years of tuition, room and board and mandatory fees, 3 fully-funded summer experiences, funding for conferences and seminars and unique access to the academic and extracurricular offerings on both campuses as well as four years of dedicated leadership development programming. Eligibility: Students must apply for undergraduate admission to Duke and/or UNC-Chapel Hill the same year they apply to the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program. Eligibility:
Students must apply to the school(s) of their choice by the respective Early or Regular deadlines.
Admission to Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill are separate processes. All forms and correspondence dealing with admission to these institutions should go directly to their respective Offices of Undergraduate Admissions.
Students who are currently studying in New Zealand, Australia, or at the African Leadership Academy should review the International Selection page for eligibility guidelines.
All international students from regions other than New Zealand, Australia, or the African Leadership Academy are eligible to apply for the Robertson Program and should complete the traditional High School application.
Transfer students are not eligible to apply.
Students who have applied to the Morehead-Cain Scholarship are not eligible to apply for the Robertson at UNC-Chapel Hill, but they may apply for the Robertson at Duke.
https://robertsonscholars.embark.com/apply/hs2021 Website: www.robertsonscholars.org
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