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Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter for the chance to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/?acmpgn=E_EAW_CSEM_BM_X_BMHS2

Golden Door Scholars

Golden Door Scholars is offering 50 scholarships worth up to $40,000 each to Dreamer students (those with DACA status)!  If you are eligible, make sure to apply before the September 16th, 2019 deadline.

You can apply through Going Merry by going to https://www.goingmerry.com/s/golden-door.

If this scholarship does not apply to you, remember that Going Merry has thousands of others that it can match you with! Just go to www.goingmerry.com to see them all.

Stonehill College Merit Scholarship

All Nazareth Academy High School students who meet the requirements for admission to Stonehill will receive a minimum of a $10,000 (up to $25,000) merit scholarship. This guaranteed level of commitment is intended to reinforce their appreciation of each family’s investment in Catholic secondary education, the level of preparation for college provided within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia community and the capacity of Nazareth Academy High School students to succeed at Stonehill.

For questions or concerns please contact Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission, Joseph Dacey ’02 at jdacey@stonehill.edu or 508-565-1373.

Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship

Pro Stock Hockey is not only a strong supporter of organized hockey, but of education as well. We are proud to be able to help students who are pursuing degrees in higher education. Through the Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship, we will award the winning student $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must attend an accredited college or university based in the USA

For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.prostockhockey.com/scholarship/
Application Deadline date: August 1st, 2020


Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarships

  • The Washington Crossing Foundation invites you to explore their web site, www.gwcf.org , which contains all of the information candidates should require to prepare and submit an application. Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The student must confine the essay to viewpoint, attitude and purpose in choice of career.
  • Deadline for application: January 15th, 2020

    National CO-OP Scholarship Program.

  • Wace is pleased to announce their Eighteenth Annual National Co-op Scholarship Program consisting of 160 merit co-op scholarships for high school seniors and transfer students who are planning to participate in college cooperative education. Many of these merit co-op scholarships are renewable for four-years valued at $4.2 million.
  • Students must apply to one (or more) of the following nine WACE Partner Institutions: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson &Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Sate University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, and Wentworth Institute of Technology.
  • Applications and more information available at: www.waceinc.org

    Gettysburg College Scholarships

    Starting with next year's incoming class, students will be able to apply for the Eisenhower Scholarship–designed to recognize outstanding applicants who are positively transforming their communities. The College has a long history of civic engagement with students and alumni making a difference in their communities and around the world.

    The Eisenhower Scholarship is Gettysburg College's most selective scholarship–$160,000 for four years of full-time study ($40,000 per year). It is awarded to top-performing applicants within a most challenging curriculum who have demonstrated a high level of civic engagement locally, nationally, and/or internationally. More information about the Eisenhower Scholarship including application requirements and process is on our website.

    Additionally, Gettysburg College recognizes students' academic achievement in high school by awarding four categories of academic merit scholarships under Early Decision and Regular Decision.

  • Abraham Lincoln Scholarship–$32,000 per year
  • Presidential Scholarship–$27,000 per year
  • David Wills Scholarship –$24,000 per year
  • 1832 Founders Scholarship–$15,000 per year
  • Decisions on merit scholarship recipients are made as part of the admissions process. A separate application is not required. All students, including those who apply test optional, are considered.

    Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

    Scholarship applications will be accepted from August 1, 2019 – February 15, 2020. DAR’s scholarships are awarded and judged without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

    • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.

    • Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.

    • All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.

      • Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.

      • Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.

      • Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.

  • Follow the link for more information: https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships

    Assumption College Scholarships

    Students applying to Assumption College from Catholic schools receive a $2,500 per year Brassard Scholarship upon acceptance. Students are also eligible for academic scholarships up to $25,000 per year.

    Students can apply for the Light the Way Scholarship (non-academic based) which would be a $27,000 per year award if they were chosen for it. The deadline to apply for the Light the Way Scholarship is December 15, 2019.

    Light the Way Scholarship info: https://www.assumption.edu/admissions-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions-and-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants/light-way-scholarship

    Click here for more information: https://www.assumption.edu/admissions-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions-and-financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants


2020 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

In profiles of courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight US Senators who put the nation’s interests above their own. They were guided by integrity and conscience, not party pressure or fear of losing the next election. Contest topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK’s birth.

  • Prizes consist of $10,000, $3,000, $1,000 and $100
  • For more information and to enter please visit: www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest
  • All submissions must be received by January 17th 2020


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as access to a thriving network of more than 2,600 fellow Cooke scholars and alumni.

  • The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program application (exclusively through the Common App) closes November 13, 2019.

2020 PSECU Scholarship Available Now

Graduating high school students will once again have the opportunity to apply for scholarship funds from PSECU. To qualify for one of six scholarships each awarded for up to $8,000 (up to $2,000 per year, up to four years), the student must be a PSECU member by Monday, December 31, 2019.

  • For more information and to apply: www.psecu.com/scholarships 
  • All applications must be submitted by 12 p.m. (noon ET) on February 28, 2020

The Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition

The winner will receive a 4-year, full-tuition scholarship to Rider University! High school seniors, juniors and sophomores are eligible to apply. Students must write a 400-word description of a business concept, and finalists will present their concept to a panel of judges.

Fireside Catholic Publishing Scholarship

Fireside Catholic Publishing is pleased once again to recognize outstanding Catholic High School Seniors who are “Putting their faith into action” daily. Five winners will receive a $1,000 cash award for their essay entries.

  • For more information, please see Mrs. Glasson
  • All applications must be received by Fireside no later than December 9th, 2019

Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program

The united Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program offers scholarships each year with a total value of $4,000.00 ($1,000 per year for four years). Scholarships will be awarded in June 2020. The scholarships will be available for use in an accredited college or university that the winner wishes to attend in the United States or Canada. Winners may follow any course of study normally leading to a recognized bachelor’s degree. A two year community college is acceptable when matriculating toward a four year Bachelor’s degree program.

  • Applications may be obtained, upon request, from participating local unions. Applicants will fill out the application from giving all required information. No application will be accepted unless properly signed by the President and Recording Secretary of the respective local union. When completed the forms should be mailed to the scholarship fund committee, United Steelworkers, 10 Canal Street; Suite 310; Bristol, Pa. 19007.

All applications must be postmarked no later than midnight, March 15, 2020

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide.

The Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

  • For more information and to apply please visit: https://coolidgescholars.org/
  • Please note the deadline is 5:00 PM EST, Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Pennsylvania American Legion Scholarships

The American Legion’s Commission on Children & Youth manages a pillar of service guided by three main objectives:  to strengthen the family unit, to support quality organizations that provide services for children and youth, and to provide communities with well-rounded programs that meet the physical, educational, emotional and spiritual needs of young people.  The Pennsylvania American Legion offers scholarships and opportunities to students from grades 9 through 12. Please visit http://pa-legion.com/programs/student-programs/ for more information.

Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program Essay Contest

U.S. Residents who will be enrolled in an accredited U.S. institution of post-secondary education for the 2020-2021 academic year are eligible to apply for awards of $399 to $2,500. Applicants write an essay of not more than 550 words explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals.

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholars

The BURGER KINGâ„  Scholars program assists employees, employees' spouses or domestic partners, employees' children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $40 million in scholarships to more than 36,000 students. Last year alone, $4 million in scholarships were awarded to nearly 3,000 deserving students.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Contest Deadline: January 17, 2020

Eligibility and requirements: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/eligibility-and-requirements

  • Students in grades 9 through 12

Getting started: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/getting-started

Essay information: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest/contest-topic-and-information

  • Word Count: 1,000 maximum, 700 minimum, not including citations and bibliography (use at least five varied sources

such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews)

*First-place winner will receive $10,000. Second-place will receive $3,000. Five finalists will receive $1,000 each. Eight semi-finalists will receive $100 each.*

2020 United Water Restoration Group Scholarship

Name of the scholarship: 2020 United Water Restoration Group Scholarship

Deadline date: December 31st, 2019

Detailed description: At United Water Restoration Group, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree. The awarded student will receive $1,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.

Value of scholarship: $1,000 

Qualifications: U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university or a college transcript.

Seton Hall University’s Sustainable Development Challenge

The United Nations has set 17 sustainable development goals to help end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change in 2030. Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations is challenging you to be part of the solution.

Submit a 300-500-word statement that describes an innovative approach or idea you have for addressing one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • For more information and to apply please visit: www.shu.edu/unchallenge
  • All submissions must be received by Sunday March 1st 2020.

Distracted Driving Family Plan Scholarship

The Parnall Law Office is proud to offer the 2020 Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving. $5000 in prizes will be awarded to the top 3 applicants.

Quote Wizard Scholarship Opportunity

At QuoteWizard, we are dedicated to preventing accidents by reducing the number of distracted drivers on the road. Since a large percentage of the drivers affected by distracted driving are young people, we thought it made sense to engage young people to come up with ideas to reduce distracted driving."

To Apply: Build a social awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving by addressing the following:

     1. Name: Choose a creative campaign name.
     2. Problem: Address a specific problem related to distracted driving and how it affects you and others in your community.
     3. Solution: Come up with a creative solution to the problem and describe how you will raise awareness about this solution.

Submit Application to Scholarship@QuoteWizard.com
Deadline: February 15, 2020 

You can find more information on our website here: https://quotewizard.com/corp/safe-driver-scholarship

2020 Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship

We are excited to share the news that the Taco Bell Foundation’s Live Más Scholarship application is now open! The Foundation is awarding more than $6 million to youth across the country—including youth in your local community. These Scholarships are $5,000, $10,000 & $25,000 each!

The Live Más Scholarship is a unique opportunity for Passioneers—young adults (ages 16-24) who confidently pursue their dreams and inspire others to do the same. This scholarship is more than educational funding; it provides opportunities and connections for recipients to develop their passion for the professional world and beyond. This is for any secondary education; trade schools included.

All you have to do is submit a 2-minute video about your passion—no essays, grades, or athletic ability required!

Applications are open at www.livemasscholarship.com  through January 23 at 5:00 PM PST.

Classroom to Classroom Scholarship

If you’re a high school senior about to start your first year of college and can clearly demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, then we want to hear from you! Once per year, we’ll select one winner to receive a $5,000 scholarship to apply towards their education. In addition to this cash award, the winner will also receive two Education.com Lifetime Memberships (one for the winner and one to share with an existing or aspiring K-12 teacher of the winner’s choice).

Varsity Brands Awards

The search is on for students, staff and high schools across the nation who go above and beyond the definition of school spirit. Varsity Brands is awarding $100,000 across 25 categories, including $3,000 to each winner and a $25,000 Grand Prize for America’s Most Spirited High SchoolFollow this link for more information: https://www.varsitybrands.com/awards/categories?utm_source=email&utm_medium=vb&utm_campaign=vbssa20

My Injury Attorney Legal Scholarship Scholarship Essay Contest

Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and plan on pursuing a law-related degree. 

Deadline to apply is June 15, 2020.

Follow this link for more information: https://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/

Thomas Jefferson University Portfolio Review Day Full-Tuition Scholarship Opportunity

Date: January 25, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Info: Bring a hard copy or electronic portfolio for review by design faculty. Upon completion of the given take home design challenge, due on 

February 7, 2020, you will have a chance to win a full-tuition scholarship. 

Follow this link to register: https://jefferson.edu.185r.net/survey/index.php?time=2020-01-25%2009%3A45%3A00&id=182&timeID=293

2020 USA Cargo Trailer Scholarship

Deadline date: November 30, 2020

Detailed description: At USA Cargo Trailer, we are proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in Engineering. The awarded student will receive $500 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.

Value of scholarship: $500

Qualifications: U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States. The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to your college or university or a college transcript.

Click here for more information on the scholarship.

PB&J Scholarship

The PB&J scholarship awards students ($500-$1000) who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed. When the director of the scholarship attended High School his GPA and test scores were low, but was determined to go to college. He managed to receive ten different scholarships, which helped to fulfill that dream. To give back to future students, he lived off PB&J sandwiches during my first year in college to save money to fund a scholarship for students similar to him. 

For more information and to apply please visit: http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020 or for questions please call (808)-450-9988

Fleming College Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 5, 2020

Essay Prompt: "At what age did you receive your first smartphone? How do you think it impacts your day-to-day activities and how do you think it impacts you while you’re behind the wheel?"

Link: Fleming College Scholarship Information

Omega Mu Omega Chapter Freshman Scholarship

One-time $1,000 award based on scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership, and documented community service.

Yvonne Cooper Watson Memorial Scholarship

One-time $1,000 award; application must be attending a Historically Black College or University during the 2020-2021 school year.

Deadline for all applications is April 1, 2020.

Omega Mu Omega Scholarship Packet

Omega Mu Omega Website

Adamson & Cleveland, LLC 2020 Scholarship Essay & Video Competition

To apply you must be a high school junior or senior, and must submit an essay of 600 words or less or submit a video of two minutes or shorter.

The topic is deadly teen car accidents and what is being done or should be done about them.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2020

Link: Scholarship Site