September

NetDocuments Work Inspired Scholarship

Deadline: September 24, 2020     Amount: $10,000

  • Self-identify as racial or ethnic minorities, defined by the Census Bureau guidelines as the following groups:
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Asian
    • Black or African American
    • Hispanic or Latino
    • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • Be current residents of Utah or Georgia, or students currently enrolled at a college or university in Utah or Georgia
  • Be high school seniors or graduates, or current college undergraduates
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Utah or Georgia for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

Circled In “No Sweat” Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2020     Amount: $2500

  • Open to all students 8-12th grade
  • Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account
  • Increase your chances of winning by completing your portfolio
  • No minimum GPA, no essay, no income requirements

My 529 Make Your Mark Bookmark Contest

Deadline: September 30, 2020     Amount: $1,000

  • Open to all students K-12th grade
  • Design and draw a bookmark using the art medium of your choice
  • Applications are available online or in the Skyridge College & Career Center

Skyridge Sterling Scholar Award

Deadline: September 30, 2020 by 3 pm     Amount: Varies

  • A Sterling Scholar is a high school senior who is publicly recognized and awarded for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the State of Utah.
  • Applicants must be Utah public high school seniors and must be nominated by their schools in one of 14 categories.
  • Selection is based on scholarship (50 percent), leadership (25 percent) and community service/citizenship (25 percent).
  • Applications are available online, in Mrs. Billings’ room (C244), or in the Skyridge College and Career Center.
  • A training session will be held in Mrs. Billings’ room on Thursday, September 10, at 12:50 p.m. (after school)
  • Contact Mrs. Billings for more information or if you have any other questions.

October

Horatio Alger National Scholarship

Deadline: October 25, 2020   Amount: up to $25,000

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Deadline: October 30, 2020   Amount: up to $160,000 ($40,000 per year for four years)

  • Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2021.
  • Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2021.
  • GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
  • Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.
  • Test Policy – This year, the Cooke Foundation will not require applicants to submit test scores for the College Scholarship Program application, and we will be “test blind” in the review process.

US Bank Student Scholarship

Deadline: October 30, 2020    Amount: $5000-$20,000

  • Must be 16 years of age or older, and are enrolled as an undergraduate student (for at least 6 credit hours per semester) as of May 1, 2021 at an eligible, accredited two- or four-year U.S. brick and mortar college or university (specifically excluding trade, vocational and online only schools) (“entrant”).
  • All entrants must complete registration by visiting usbank.com/scholarship and following the online directions for registration to create a login.

UNIGO Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2020     Amount: $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 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
  • Submit an online written response to the question:
    “Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.” (250 words or less)

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2020     Amount: up to $30,000

  • Open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories
  • Submit an original essay on the topic ‘What Makes America Great,” and 3-5 min. audio reading of that essay on an audio CD or flash drive to the local VFW

November

Sapling HR Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2020    Amount: $1,000

  • Open to any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for the people operations and HR space.
  • Applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in mobile device technology.
  • Students applying must submit an essay (5 paragraphs and 600 words at the absolute maximum) that explains, presents, inspires, or otherwise convinces us about your great idea for an onboarding program for new employees of a business, and how it would improve their experience..

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)

Deadline: November 5, 2020     Amount: Varies

Applicants who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to apply. Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements outlined below will be considered for both the National and Regional Affiliate Awards:

  • They are 13 years of age or older at the time of account creation.

  • They attend a school in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.

  • They are not an NCWIT employee and have no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors, or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).

  • They are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or individual who meets the requirements of the substantial presence test.

  • They have a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 10, 2020     Amount: up to $5,000

  • be in grades 5-12 as of November 10, 2020
  • be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
  • have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
  • submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 10, 2020

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