The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program
Are you or someone you know making a difference through volunteering?
If so, apply for the 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for an opportunity to win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. next May!
The Horatio Alger Scholarship Program
The Horatio Alger Association seeks to seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.
To be considered for the Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:
•Be enrolled as a high school senior
•Exhibit a commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the US
•Demonstrate critical financial need
•Be involved in extra-curricular activities and community service activities
•Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
•Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0
•Be a citizen of the United States
To apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, the following must be complete by October 25, 2015:
• An online application at scholars.horatioalger.org
• An online letter of recommendation (Letter of Support)
• Online Certification Form
• High School Transcript
• Income Verification
1) VIP Scholarship (Oct. 31 Deadline)
2) SP Scholarship (Oct. 31 Deadline)
3) The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship (Oct. 31 Deadline)
4) The UGA Foundation and Ramsey Scholarship (Nov. 1 Deadline)
5) The BBB Spirit of Integrity Scholarship (Nov. 1 Deadline)
6) The Men of Excellence Scholarship (Nov. 1 Deadline)
The Men of Excellence Inc. scholarship essay contest will consist of an essay of 1000 words or less.
The desired topic of discussion will be as follows: What would you do to make the country better if you were president of the United States?
Please submit your essay in microsoft word format and clearly Identify yourself, your classification in school, the high school you currently attend and how you heard about the essay contest in the document prior to addressing the essay topic.
Essays wishing to be considered for review must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST November 1st, 2016.
Please email your essay to DeAndre.email@example.com.
7) Trucker to Trucker Scholarship (Nov. 1 Deadline)
8) Maryknoll Scholarship (Nov. 11 Deadline)
9) Go Build Georgia (Nov. 15 Deadline)
10) The Emory University Scholars Program (Nov. 15 Deadline)
11) Bachus and Schanker Scholarship (Nov. 30 Deadline)
12) The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship (Nov. 30 Deadline)
13) The Sixt Scholars (Nov. 30 Deadline)
14) Good 360 Scholarship (Nov. 30 Deadline)
15) The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program (Nov 30 Deadline)
16) Lamber-Goodnow Scholarship (Dec. 1 Deadline)
17) Quitday Scholarship (Dec. 9 Deadline)
18) The Bluetooth Breakthrough Award (Dec. 13 Deadline)
19) AXA Achievement Scholarship (Dec. 15 Deadline)
Applicants to the AXA Achievement Scholarship must:
A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
B) Be 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
C) Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
D) Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness
20) The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship (Dec. 31 Deadline)
The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is our way of giving back to the up and coming young entrepreneurs. We are looking for someone that’s caught the entrepreneurial bug and needs a little help funding their dream. Whether you started your own lawn care business in high school or have an idea for a revolutionary new app, tell us what makes you passionate about business.
What do we need from you?
Send us a copy of your transcript, an updated resume, and a 500-700 word essay telling us what makes you passionate about business.
Get everything in by December 31st to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject of “LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship”. The winner will receive $1,000, paid in full, as well as instant access to our LawnStarter Pro software.
Online Resources for Scholarships:
Campus Explorer: campusexplorer.com/campus-explorer-scholarships.
College & Scholarship Information: http://www.college-scholarships.com/free-scholarship-searches/
Atlanta Scholarships: http://atlantascholarships.com/
Black Excel: http://www.blackexcel.org/200-Scholarships.html
Latino College Dollars: http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/
United Negro College Fund: https://scholarships.uncf.org/
Armstrong State University: http://www.armstrong.edu/Departments/hola/hola_scholarship_opportunities_for_latinos
University of Georgia: https://www.admissions.uga.edu/article/scholarships-at-uga.html
Georgia Southern University: http://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/programs/scholarships/
Georgia Institute of Technology: http://www.finaid.gatech.edu/content/scholarships
University of West Georgia: http://www.westga.edu/admissions/scholarships.php
Georgia Regents University: http://www.gru.edu/colleges/scimath/chemistryandphysics/scholarships.php
Kennesaw State University: http://www.kennesaw.edu/scholarships/
Clayton State University: http://www.clayton.edu/financial-aid/scholarships
Chattahoochee Tech: http://www.chattahoocheetech.edu/scholarships/
Georgia Perimeter College: http://depts.gpc.edu/finaid/scholarships.htm