Davidson College Bryan Scholar Athlete Scholarship
Nominations by coach or counselor deadline: October 15, 2020
Must include all of the following to be considered:
- this completed form.
- an official transcript.
- a letter of recommendation for your nominee.
The nominee(s) must:
- immediately contact the Davidson College coach of their sport to provide career statistics and player profile information. Coaches' names and contact details can be found at www.davidsonwildcats.com.
- submit a complete application for admission to Davidson no later than October 15. All forms are available at apply to Davidson. (Nominees are strongly encouraged to submit either the Common Application, Coalition Application or Part I of the Davidson application by October 1.)
- plan to play their sport at Davidson.
Click here to apply: https://admission.davidson.edu/bryannomination/
$5K Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance
Your students have been forced to make many sacrifices during the pandemic, but being recognized and rewarded for their remarkable accomplishments should not be one of the them. The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by Acceptance Insurance is proud to continue its 26-year tradition of honoring the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors and supporting high school academic and athletic programs across the country. The program recognizes and rewards high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities.
The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance are proud to reward male and female community-minded scholar-athletes at the state and national level.
- 88 State Winners receive a $500 scholarship.
- 10 National Finalists receive a $1,000 scholarship.
- 2 National Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
- requires a weighted GPA of 3.0 or better
- participation in at least one school-sponsored sport
- demonstrated leadership at school and in the community
TO APPLY CLICK THE BELOW LINK:
Marion County Area Scholarship Directory 2020-2021
The cost of education, like everything else, is going up. If you are thinking of continuing your education after high school at a state college, university, or vocational or technical school, you should know about financial aid. The cost of postsecondary education includes not just tuition and fees, but also room and board, books, supplies, transportation, and other personal expenses. If the cost of an education seems too high, do not be discouraged; financial aid is available for students who need it. Whether you need just a small amount of money to round out the resources you already have, or a large amount, financial aid can help you get the kind of education that is best for you.
Below is a link with a listing of scholarships that are being offered to any Marion County high school graduating senior. All you have to do is apply. Every year millions of dollars in scholarships go unclaimed, so don't be left out!
Click here to view a complete listing of all scholarships Marion County Area Scholarship Directory
Marion Sullivan $500 Scholarship
Eligibilty: three letters of recommendations; transcripts indicating a 3.0 g.p.a. or higher; desire to major in legal/law studies in college; scholarship can be used at a or 4 year institution
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020
Application: Mary Sullivan Scholarship click here to print the application.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. SCHOLARSHIP
DEADLINE: Nov. 13, 2020. All completed applications must be emailed to MLKScholarships@aol.com no later than midnight, November 13. In case there is a problem with sending application electronically, contact your guidance counselor who will contact our representative to pick up a hard copy of the application. Please note that we prefer all applications be sent electronically to the email address above.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
- A graduating senior from one of the following schools: Belleview High School, Lake Weir High School, Leesburg High School, Tavares High School, The Villages Charter High School, and Wildwood Middle High School.
- A minimum 2.5 grade point average (1 page).
- Use a computer to fill in all applicable information on form.
- Accuracy and original thoughts are important.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Two letters of recommendations.
Click here to complete the application: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Application
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and $1,000 Scholarship
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. This Award honors middle level and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Grades 5-12 are invited to apply if they have volunteered within the past year. Top honorees earn cash awards and an invitation to the programs national recognition events. Qualifying honorees also receive President’s Volunteer Service Awards.
Applications can be certified by a middle or high school principal or head of a Girl Scout council, county 4-H organization, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA, or Points of Light Global Network member.
To be eligible, you must:
- 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
Deadline: November 10, 2020
Certification deadline: November 20, 2020
Click here for more information: https://spirit.prudential.com/
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship
The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education. United States citizenship is not required.
The DAR Good Citizens scholarship contest consists of two parts:
- Part I consists of the student describing how he/she has tried to manifest the qualities of a good citizen. This part may be completed at home and is to be submitted together with a gradetranscript and two letters of recommendation.
- Part II is a timed essay to be administered under the supervision of a faculty or DAR member. It must be completed at one sitting, within a two-hour time limit, and without assistance or reference materials. Each contest entry is evaluated by independent, non-DAR judges.
WiseGeek.com $500 Scholarship
A new scholarship for Lake Weir High School students burdened by debt. WiseGeek Lifelong Learners Scholarship will be awarding the scholarship.
Here are the key details:
- Scholarship Name: WiseGeek Lifelong Learners Scholarship
- Eligibility: Students who've incurred or will incur debt paying for their education. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident. All GPAs and majors are encouraged to apply.
- Amount: $500
- Application Deadline: 10/31/20
Go to link: https://www.wisegeek.com/scholarship.htm to apply
The Brooks Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship
- Fall 2020 Essay Contest is now OPEN!!!!
- Deadline: Nov. 6, 2020
- Apply at www.BrooksLawGroup.com/about-us/community/scholarship/
- If you have questions, email email@example.com
Cimarron Ridge Legal Group Car Accident $1,000 Scholarship of Grand Junction, Colorado
This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college and law school, and we want to help someone afford a better education.
Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:
- This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. Those who have been affected by a Traumatic Brain Injury, or know someone who has been affected by a TBI are encouraged to apply.
- Scholarship Amount: $1,000 One-time award to be awarded the fall semester of 2021
- Application Due Date: April 30, 2021 via online submission ~ Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted
- Requirements: Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021
- Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
- A transcript must be attached for application for consideration.
- Applicant must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist
- Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application
We think this would be a great opportunity for you and we invite you to view the pertinent information here: https://cimarron-law.com/practice-areas/grand-junction-auto-accident-lawyer/#scholarship
Project Weather Scholarship - Presented by Spectrum News 13
Every Spring Spectrum News 13 presents a Project Weather Scholarship to nine high school seniors, who excel in science, so apply today. One qualified high school senior from each of the nine area counties (Marion, Brevard, Flager, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia) will be awarded a scholarship by a Spectrum News 13 meteorologist in the News Room.
Scholarship Amount: $1000 (one-time award)
Scholarship Deadline: Jan. 6, 2021
Requirements: minimum g.p.a. of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Enrolled in apublic, private, home or parochial school. Submit completed application, 500 words (or less) essay explaining why you believe you should receive this scholarship. a letter of recommendation from a teacher. Unoffical transcripts with g.p.a. listed.
Visit the website for complete details and to download the application packet: https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/community/project-weather
Scholarship Application: Project Weather Scholarship Application click here to apply