Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade: You’re invited to design a bookmark! To enter: 1. Design your bookmark in the blank space at the right using the art medium of your choice. 2. Completely fill out the “Student Information” box below. 3. Submit your entry to the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) office by 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time, Friday, September 30, 2016. For more info, visit:
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on September 30th, 2016, B) Submit answers to the essay questions, C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award, D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater, E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada
$1000 scholarship; Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu are active philanthropists who avidly support a variety of organizations such as: Children Mending Hearts, Cedars Sinai, the American Red Cross, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Children’s Action Network, GenArt, AVIVA, Project Angel Food, Center Dance Arts, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Obesity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Help for Orphans, the American Red Cross, P.S. Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Art of Elysium, Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis, Children’s Action Network and the Music Center.
To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu “Review It” Scholarship a student must:
1) Be attending college or university no later than September 2017; 2) GPA of 2.5
A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one eligible U.S. student whose essay on how dental health can contribute to the well-being of families and children demonstrates excellence and meets the following criteria.
This scholarship is open to all students who meet the following requisite criteria:
A) Enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.
B) Students must either be in the final year of high school, enrolled as an undergraduate, or a graduate student in an U.S accredited institution.
C) Considered in academic “Good Standing” at current institution – i.e not on academic probation or suspension.
D) Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent).
Highly effective essays will meet the following criteria:
A) Effectively and insightfully develops a point of view on the issue and demonstrates outstanding critical thinking, using clearly appropriate examples, reasons and other evidence to support its position.
B) Is well organized and clearly focused, demonstrating clear coherence and smooth progression of ideas.
C) Exhibits skillful use of language, using a varied, accurate and apt vocabulary, demonstrating meaningful variety in sentence structure.
D) Uses originality and creativity in approaching the topic.
E) Essays may incorporate personal narrative (stories) to explain concepts and provide insight
Recipients of National College Match scholarships are granted admission to one of QuestBirdge’s partner schools (32) along with a full scholarship covering all 4 years of college. Criteria include: GPA, ACT score (finalists average score was 30), class rank, rigor of high school curriculum, essays, recommendations, annual household income ($0 – $60,000 annually), additional information about household circumstances, parent’s level of education, extenuating circumstances and other achievements. 32 partner colleges including: Amherst, Bowdoin, Caltech, Columbia, Emory, MIT, Northwestern, Oberlin, Pomona, Princeton, Rice, Scripps, Stanford, Swarthmore, Trinity, USC, Vassar, Wellesley, Williams and Yale. Visit:
Take the PSAT/NMSQT® in the specified year of the high school program and no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12, regardless of grade classification or educational pattern; 2-be enrolled as a high school student (traditional or home schooled), progressing normally toward graduation or completion of high school, and planning to enroll full time in college no later than the fall following completion of high school; and 3-be a citizen of the United States; or be a U.S. lawful permanent resident.
For more info: http://www.nationalmerit.org/
For students who have undertaken individual or team research projects in math, science, engineering and technology, or involve combinations of disciplines. Several phases of judging. Regional Awards: Finalists = $1000; Winners = $3000. National Awards = 1st = $100,000; 2nd = $50,000; 3rd = $40,000; 4th = $30,000; 5th = $20,000; 6th = $10,000. Visit:
For students who have undertaken individual or team research projects in math, science, engineering and technology, or involve combinations of disciplines. Several phases of judging. Regional Awards: Finalists = $1000; Winners = $3000. National Awards = 1st = $100,000; 2nd = $50,000; 3rd = $40,000; 4th = $30,000; 5th = $20,000; 6th = $10,000.
Salary and up to $18,000 per school year for tuition, fees, books and supplies. Work each summer for the Agency and agree to work for the CIA for 1.5 times the length of their college sponsorship. Must be at least 18 years of age by April of senior year, minimum 21 ACT score and 3.0 GPA, can demonstrate a financial need for tuition assistance (household income ceiling of $70,000 for a family of 4, and $80,000 for a family of 5 or more.) The Undergraduate Scholar Program was developed, in part, to assist minority and disabled students, but application is open to all students who meet the requirements. Find more info at:
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here:
Eligible students are 17-22 years old with a disability, verifiable by a qualified professional, mental health provider or medical professional. Eligible students must be receiving, or have received, their High School Diploma, GED or Certificate of Completion and be transitioning or has transitioned to other educational programs after their high school program. Scholarship applications must be completed and returned to Leah Lobato at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 8th, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Scholarships are $500 each with a total of 4 scholarships. Please contact Leah Lobato at 801-887-9538 or email@example.com with any questions.
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