We are currently accepting applications for our 2014 Bezos Scholars Program. We seek ambitious students who bring energy, excellence, a commitment to create positive change in their community and the desire to grow as leaders. The Aspen Ideas Institute takes place June 26-July 2, 2014. You must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and high test scores. Click here for more information. Deadline to apply is February 18th!
You can win a scholarship that allows you to travel to the Idaho Youth Rally where you'll learn all about cooperatives, rural electrification, and potential careers while developing leadership skills, making new friends, and having a great time! The week-long summer camp will take place July 7-11. Click here for application information. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 14th, at 5 pm.
Ayn Rand’s novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer over 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money each year. For details, choose from the subjects shown on the left of their website. To enter their website, click here. Due April 26th!
This is a six week summer college prepatory program for rural and Alaska Native college bound high school juniors and seniors. Selected students will earn 8-10 college credits at no cost. You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply. This is a tremendous opportunity! Click here for more information. Due March 1st.
Write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles of Courage and win $5,000 in cash and more. For more information, click here. Due January 6, 2014.
The PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 16th. Information about the test can be found by clicking here. It is important to take as a junior as your scores are entered in the National Merit Scholarship competition.
Note that you must arrive at school by 8 am as we need to start the test shortly thereafter. Be sure to bring your calculator! Register by paying $14 at your school office.
HotelsCheap.org is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. We at Hotelscheap understand that financing your education can be difficult; as a result we would like to lend a hand.
To apply for the scholarship, he or she must answer four personal, open-ended, and thought-provoking questions. The students whose responses are the most persuasive, compelling, and well-written, as judged by our Headquarters management team will be considered finalists. Must be at least 16 years old to apply.
Click here for more information; also see attached.
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2013
Award Amount: $1,500.00
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 8 – 15, 2014. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. The program is open to juniors and seniors. Each school is to select 1 nominee. If interested, submit the attached application to Mr. Lorence by October 4th. One nominee per school will be selected for state-level competition. Due October 4th! Click here for more information.
Current juniors (that will be seniors next year) can now apply for this scholarship. Must have at least a "B" average and participate in at least one school sport. Click here for more information. Due October 2nd, 2013.
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in SCAD Summer Seminars, a program designed to facilitate students' exploration of a variety of creative disciplines across the SCAD curriculum. These workshops are available to residential or commuting students and offer opportunities to meet other talented teens from around the world and experience a taste of university life under the guidance of SCAD professors and graduate students. Click here for more information. Due March 1 for scholarhsips; May 1 for application.