We encourage all students to explore the scholarships that have been compiled by each school. Do read through all instructions fully before starting on applications, as not all listed will be applicable to you.
Fond du Lac High School Scholarship Page
Horace Mann High School Scholarship Page
Scholly (a smart phone app)
Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship - For students transferring from a 2 year to a 4 year university.
Greg Baumgartner Scholarship
This scholarship is for students with at least a
"B" average GPA who are paying their way through school without
Potential Magazine Countdown to College Scholarship
This scholarship is for college-bound teens. Upon signing up
for Potential Magazine's free weekly eNewsletter, students will be entered to
win a $1,000 scholarship.
Applicants must write a 300 - 500 word essay on one of the
following topics: 1) How has the internet helped you with your education? 2)
How has the internet changed the way we communicate? 3) How do you think the
internet will change over the next 15 years? While there is no hard deadline,
the winners will be announced on January 20, 2016 on Facebook. Please allow
yourself enough time to write and submit your essay.
Humanity Rising Service Challenge
This scholarship is for high school students passionate
about community service. To be eligible, students must volunteer at one of
Humanity Rising's ten featured causes (see website for full list). Recently
graduated high school seniors are not eligible to apply.
For this scholarship, students must build a fort out of
sheets and blankets and share it on Instagram or Facebook. Use the hashtag
#FortOnFleek and tag @dormbedding when you post your photo online. Participants
may tag friends who they wish to participate in the challenge. If the tagged
student wins, the original student receives a $200 referral award.
This scholarship is for high school freshmen, sophomores,
juniors, and seniors, and for students currently enrolled in college or
graduate school. Home schooled students are also eligible. Applicants must be
US citizens or legal residents. To apply, applicants must submit an application
form including a 140-character message about e-waste. The top 10 applications
will be selected as finalists and asked to write a full length 500- to
1,000-word essay about e-waste.
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Applicants must submit 140-character message about texting
P.L.A.Y. Scholarship P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You)
This scholarship is for high school juniors and seniors who
are passionate about helping animals in need.
The Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Challenge Citizenship
Applicants must create a digital shot to persuade their
peers not to drive distracted.
Young Patriots Essay Contest
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a
1,200-word or fewer essays on the topic: “Should the emerging and ongoing
threat of global terrorism change how we view government surveillance as it
relates to the 4th Amendment? Why or Why Not?” Please note that your
bibliography will not count towards your word total. US citizens, American citizens
residing abroad, and legal residents of the US may apply
National Merit Scholarship Program
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic
competition for recognition and college scholarships.
Digital Privacy Scholarship
This scholarship is for high school and college students of
any age. To apply, applicants must submit an application form including a
140-character message about digital privacy. The top 10 applications will be
selected as finalists and asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay
about digital privacy.
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
This scholarship is for students in kindergarten through
graduate school who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by
performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at
least within the last 12 months.
Young Patriots Essay Contest
This contest is for high school students. Applicants must
submit an essay on a given topic related to economics and public policy. See
website for details.
Applicants must take the survey on your biggest money concerns;
Survey questions must not exceed 1,000 characters in length.
Optimist International Essay Contest
Applicants must contact their local Optimist Club and submit
an essay on the given topic: "Lead by Example: Reality or Fiction."
See website for more details.
The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest
This scholarship is for currently enrolled high school
students who are citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United
States. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be 20 years of age or
younger. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must participate in the
American Legion Oratorical Contest by delivering a speech on a given topic.
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must create and
submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.
This scholarship is open to all high school, college, and university students
enrolled in any diploma- or degree-awarding program.
Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to make students aware of
the negative side effects of technology. Applicants must write a 140-character
message about technology addiction. Ten finalists will be selected and asked to
write a 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction.
Ag Day Essay Contest
This essay contest is for students in grades 9-12 during the
2015-2016 school years who are US citizens. To apply, applicants must submit a
written essay or a video essay on a given topic relating to agriculture. See
website for complete details.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Scholarships
These scholarships are for students in grades 7-12, who are
enrolled in a public, private, parochial, home school, or after-school program
in the United States, Canada, or an American school abroad. Applicants must
submit original art or writing pieces. Students who advance to the national
level will be considered for scholarships. Deadlines vary depending on region
but are usually in mid-December - see website for more details.
Scholarship Knights of Pythias Poster/Visual Arts Contest
This contest is open to students in any Junior or Senior
High or Parochial school in the United States or Canada. Equivalent level
home-schooled students are also eligible. To enter, applicants must create an
original poster on a given topic; see website for art submission guidelines.
Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest
This contest is for students in grades 6 through 12.
Students in grades 6 through 8 participate in the junior division, while
students in grades 9 through 12 participate in the senior division. National
History Day 2016 is held June 12-16, 2016.
Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
This scholarship is meant to engage young people from around
the world in environmental clean-up and conservation projects. To apply for
this scholarship, applicants must conduct their own local environmental
stewardship project, take digital photos of the project in action, and write an
essay about the project. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice
Ecologist Initiative by demonstrating personal leadership, initiative, and
environmental stewardship in their project. To qualify for this scholarship,
applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 21 and be candidates for a
degree/diploma at an accredited middle school, high school, college, or
university anywhere in the world.
Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest
This contest is open to all high school student attending
public, parochial, private, and home schools within the jurisdiction a
sponsoring Sons of the American Revolution state society or district. To apply,
applicants must write and perform a five- to six-minute original oration about
an event, personality, or document related to the Revolutionary War and shows a
relationship to America today. Applicants must compete at the local level and
winners will advance to the state and national competitions; see website for
Power Poetry Scholarship Slams
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a poem
based on one of many given themes; see website for details.
Young American Creative Patriotic Art Scholarship
These scholarships are for high school students in grades 9
through 12. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must create a piece
of original patriotic artwork on paper or canvas; digital work is not accepted.
Applicants must be sponsored by a VFW Ladies Auxiliary or a foreign-based
Auxiliary or Post and must be attending school in the same state as the
All of these Scholarships ask school:
Presidential Scholarship Association of Donor Recruitment
This scholarship will be granted to an ADRP member who has
been involved in donor recruitment/community relations for at least two years.
Applicants must submit letters of reference from their immediate supervisor and
from a blood drive coordinator.
United States Senate Youth Program
This scholarship program is for high school juniors and
seniors currently serving in elected or appointed capacities in student
government, civic, or educational organization. See website for more details.
Lenny Ravich "Shalom" Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to someone whose work in
humor demonstrates a commitment to world peace. In addition to the award
amount, the scholarship recipient will receive complimentary AATH conference
registration plus an additional $100 presented on site (in US funds) to help
offset other travel costs.
Alpha Phi Sigma Community Service “Theme” Project Award
Applicants must submit a four-minute presentation
(regardless of format) on the topic, "Rehabilitation within the Criminal
Justice System or Juvenile Justice System." Presentations will take place
at the Alpha Phi Sigma annual conference in Denver.
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