Clemson Lyceum Scholarship ($10,000)
Available for incoming freshmen at Clemson, this $10,000 scholarship enables students to study the moral, political, and economic foundations of a free society in an eight-course sequence. In addition to enhancing the understanding of a student’s intended major, Lyceum classes count towards Clemson’s Honor College and fulfill the requirements for a minor in Political Science. The application deadline is December 10, 2018.
ACT Student Champion
Geared towards under-represented or first-generation college students, this scholarship recognizes a student who has overcome a challenge, can articulate education and career actions, and who has a composite ACT of 22 or higher and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applications are due December 31st.
StudyPug Math Help Scholarship
A scholarship opportunity offering high school students an international stage to exhibit their work, the SCAD Challenge seeks the next generation of talented artists and designers. High school seniors and juniors, and students completing their last two years of secondary school, compete to showcase their work at SCAD signature events, and may become eligible for scholarships to attend SCAD, the most comprehensive art and design university in the world.
Math is everywhere around us. Benjamin Franklin once said: "No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry." This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to the high school student who writes the best 1000-word essay discussing "how a particular topic or branch of math, or a historic event related to math, helped propel humanity forward in a significant way." Application deadline is December 15, 2018. Beauty and Wellness Scholarship
$500 scholarship awarded to female high school seniors who write an essay on their experiences maintaining health and wellness while at school. This quarterly scholarship is offered September 30th, January 1st, March 31st, and June 30th every year. Consolidated Minority Scholarship Listing
The Open Education Database provides a listing of several prestigious scholarships specifically for minorities. The scholarships are categorized by the applicant’s intended field of study and include majors such as psychology, physics, and engineering.National Peace Essay Contest
Awards ranging from $1,000-$10,000 for high school students in grades 9-12. Applicants must write an imaginary 1,000-1,250 word memo to a foreign ambassador about how the U.S. could help their country, which is experiencing a humanitarian crisis.
Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship
Awards ranging from $100 - $2,500 for high school seniors. Applicants must write an essay of 500-1,000 words about their volunteer work with the elderly and how they would encourage others to spend time with seniors.Small Business Success Student Scholarship
Three $1,500 awards are available. Applicants are required to write an essay of 500-1,000 words about how their business or a relative’s small business has shaped them.
Tobacco Free Life Scholarship
For students who are willing to share stories of how quitting smoking helped change their lives and help create a smoke-free world. Eugene McDermott Scholarship at University of Texas
Valued at more than $250,000 (out-of-state), this scholarship includes tuition, stipend, study abroad, and professional development funding. Minimum requirements include 1450 or higher on the SAT (verbal and math) and a 33 or higher on the ACT. Abbott & Fenner Business Consulting Scholarship
Seniors are invited to participate in Abbott & Fenner business consulting scholarship contest. Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing their efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed in the business world. Contestants will write an essay to enter the contest. Interested in Animation?
There is a scholarship that seniors may apply for. Check out their website for further details. Interested in Fashion?
There is a scholarship that seniors may apply for. Check out their website for further details. Tutors Monthly Scholarship Program
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. Nursing Schools Almanac Scholarship
Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship whose website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a record of academic excellence with a focus in math and science and have a passion for nursing. The scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue a college education in nursing.