Scholarships for High School Juniors

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$1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship
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The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders and college students and non-traditional students. The goal is to recognize students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community.

Applicants must be 10th, 11th or 12th grade high school, college, or adult students. [...] More

A Voice for Animals Contest
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Humane Education Network is pleased to announce its Annual A Voice for Animals High School Contest with prizes totaling $5,900 across several categories (video, essay). Participants must currently be attending middle or high school, or be home-schooled and under 19 years of age on the date the contest opens for entries. The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide [...] More

Abbey Road Green Ticket Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Our Green Ticket Community Service Scholarships are designed to reward students who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the environment and their local communities. Abbey Road offers one full and one partial Green Ticket Scholarship equal to one full and one partial round-trip airfare to any Abbey Road summer program destination.

Students aged 14 to 18 who have demonstrated a commitment [...] More

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
The ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition was established to reward students that seek to increase their knowledge and understanding of how Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention help ensure safe drinking water. Backflow Prevention is designed to prevent dangerous - and sometimes fatal - bacteria, chemicals and other harmful agents from entering the local water [...] More

Adopt-A-Vet Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
This contest is open to U.S citizens of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school out of the country. Eligible contestants must be 11th or 12th grade students in a public, private, alternative, parochial school, or a home study program. Previous first place JFI scholarship recipients are not eligible. Recent high-school graduates [...] More

AFSA High School Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The American Foreign Service Association's National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think critically and write a research paper about building peace through diplomacy. Students must be in grades 9-12, students of U.S. citizenship and whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service.

Essay topic: Imagine that you are a member of the U.S. Foreign Service recently assigned [...] More

Albuquerque Ecologist Open Space Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Open Space Initiative, which is part of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA), has engaged thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around New Mexico in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.

Eligibility:
-Participate in or lead an environmental stewardship project for the [...] More

Alice Madden Barton Cosmetology School Scholarship
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Alice Madden Barton was the mother of Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen and Great Clips Chairman Ray Barton. In her honor, Great Clips has established the Great Scholarship Program to give to individuals who exhibit her qualities of determination, care and integrity. Current students, high school students and anyone interested in cosmetology or barbering as a career can apply for a scholarship through [...] More

ALMA Young Latino Leaders for Creating Change Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 30, Annually
The Association of Latino/as Motivating Action (ALMA) Chicago is proud to announce its first ever ALMA Young Latino Leaders for Creating Change Scholarship. This scholarship was developed in order to provide financial assistance to outstanding Illinois Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth leaders and youth allies to attend the annual Creating Change Conference. [...] More

Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
Apply what you have learned about design and/or engineering by entering the ET Foundation International Aluminum Extrusion Student Design Competition. The competition is open to U.S. and international high school, college, university or technical school students who have knowledge of architectural, product, structural and/or industrial design, engineering, and CAD design. Undergraduate and [...] More

American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The American College Foundation (ACF) Visionary Scholarship program offers multiple awards ranging from $1,000-$5,000. All high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens are eligible to apply.

All applications for the ACF Visionary scholarship program will consist of:
1. A completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application
2. A copy of the [...] More

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest
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The Oratorical Contest presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation's laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Who is eligible?
- All contestants must be students under the age of 20 years on the date of [...] More

American Society of Human Genetics Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 11th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.

The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts [...] More

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 05, Annually
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999. Three (3) scholarships will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
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Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Asian Women In Business Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 01, Annually
The Asian Women In Business Scholarship encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female undergrads who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be our next generation of leaders.

Eligibility:
Candidates for the scholarship must be female of Asian (includes those [...] More

Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The goal of the Baer Reintegration Scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, and regain their lives.

In order to be eligible for consideration for the Baer Reintegration scholarship, applicants must:
-Be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, [...] More

Beat the Odds Program
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The Children's Defense Fund-Ohio Beat the Odds scholarship program honors outstanding high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Annually, CDF-Ohio identifies five Ohio high school students to honor and support by providing each with a college scholarship, a laptop computer, an invitation to join CDF's youth [...] More

Becas Univision Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 30, Annually
UnivisionScreen Shot is offering 34 scholarships ($5,000 each) to students in high school, transferring from community college, and current college students.

Deadlines:
- Priority Consideration I: Application due January 31st Recommendation due January 31st
- Priority Consideration II: Application due February 28th Recommendation due February 28th
- General Scholarship Deadline: [...] More

Brett Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The purpose of this memorial scholarship is to create a living legacy to a young man whose true passions in life were his love of musical and comedic performance. Brett Steven Anderson was the quintessential performer, musician, singer, and comedian.

In his short 29 years, Brett touched the lives of so many, leaving memories that will linger on forever. The recipients of this annual award must [...] More

Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
In honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997, the Iowa Games began awarding the Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship in 1998. Pearson knew the meaning of hard work and recognized the rewards of commitment. He valued the relationships he had with his family, friends, neighbors and teammates. People who were fortunate enough to [...] More

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund offers college scholarships to eligible high school seniors in Redding, Fairfield and Westport, Connecticut and the cities and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada. Award amounts vary according to the need of the student and the cost of attendance.

Eligibility:
-Must be entering their senior year of high school in the fall
-Must [...] More

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
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Carson Scholars Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The Carson Scholars Fund awards college scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Students must attend an accredited K-12 school in the United States.

An interested student must be nominated by his/her school to be able to compete for a Carson Scholarship. It is up to a school how to determine its nominee. The minimum [...] More

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
All high school and college students are eligible (including international students). Students will be required to write a two- to three-sentence essay (max 280 characters) on a certain prompt. This prompt changes on a weekly basis. The deadline is every Monday at 11 a.m. [...] More

Chesapeake Bay Trust Student of the Year
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
The Chesapeake Bay Trust Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities, businesses and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay.


Eligibility:
-Must be a Maryland resident and full-time student at a Maryland high school or college
-Must motivate and inspire other students by promoting [...] More

Chris Meyer Memorial French Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Christopher Meyer (1980-2009) was an outstanding member of Abbey Road's French Homestay Summer Programs Staff in 2002 and 2003. Despite being diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2002, Chris never allowed himself to be defined by his illness. Among his many accomplishments, Chris finished his B.A. in art history at Stanford and was initiated into Phi Beta Kappa. In 2004, he graduated from Stanford [...] More

Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Scholarship supports the development of girls in the Chattanooga, TN, community where Founder, President & CEO Cindy Monroe was born and raised, and also where the business was founded. Each year, the Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship will honor a girl in the Chattanooga area who embodies Cindy Monroe's core values of building relationships, [...] More

Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 10, Annually
The mission of the Coastwise Prize Scholarship is to promote and inspire financial education among students to help them become more competent, aware and wise when managing personal finances and investments. By creating an incentive for students to research and explore these important lifelong money management concepts, the Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence will assist in developing [...] More

Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American moms and their impact on the academic success of their teens. Building on the initiative's accomplishments, this year's program will offer up to 20 winners each a $5,000 scholarship and an invitation to the all-new Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy.

Aligning with his commitment to teen mentoring, Steve Harvey [...] More

Connecticut BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: August 18, Annually
BBB Student Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students in their junior year, who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic history. A student will be selected through an independant panel of judges to receive a scholarship of $2,500 to an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Scholarships must [...] More

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund
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Coupons.com knows about saving money. We also know how important it is to spend your money in smart ways. High school and college are often the first times you're responsible for your own finances, and it can be a challenge. We want to hear from you about how you're managing your finances, using credit cards, what you’re spending your money on, and what are your biggest money concerns.

The [...] More

Courageous Persuaders Video Scholarship Competition
Application Deadlines: February 11, Annually
Create a TV commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking. Win scholarship money and trophies, have fun, and gain valuable experience. The grand prize-winning commercial will be broadcast on TV and the team that created it will work with Pluto Post and the Detroit Auto Dealers Education Foundation to upgrade their spot for air.

Open to all [...] More

Create Real Impact Contest
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
Car crashes are the #1 killer of teens in America, and the majority are preventable. Create Real Impact motivates young people to promote innovative and effective solutions to the deadly epidemic of reckless and distracted driving. Entries are accepted in four formats (writing, art, music, and video) and three languages (english, spanish, and American sign language). There are a total of 10 [...] More

Cynthia E. Morgan Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
This scholarship was established in 2005 in the name of Cynthia E. Morgan, who passed away in October 2004 after a courageous, but all-too-brief, fight with stomach cancer. It has been established in an attempt to aid select college students in paying for their post-secondary education. This year’s scholarship is set at $1,000.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicant must:
- Be a [...] More

Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science International Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: October 05, Annually
All high school students and international equivalents are invited to submit an essay about the recent effects and future promises of science in our society. Write about particular discoveries, events, or persons from science in current events or present a more general account of the changes and developments. Each essay must be accompanied by a statement of acknowledged validity by a teacher in [...] More

David and Maryla Korn Family Scholarship Fund for the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and/or Jewish Primary Day School
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
This scholarship is awarded once a year. Applications are sent directly to the school. Please contact your school counselor to apply. Decisions are based primarily on financial need.

Applicants must be:
- A Jewish resident of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area
- Attending the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School or the Jewish Primary Day [...] More

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 10, Annually
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy and outside the box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. [...] More

DECA Student Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
DECA's scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships to high school and college DECA members at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA scholarship program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based. DECA partners [...] More

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award
Application Deadlines: January 06, Annually
The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards celebrate Jewish teens who have demonstrated impressive leadership in community service, as they engage in projects that embody the value of "tikkun olam" (repair of the world). Up to fifteen (15) selected teens are acknowledged annually for their visionary actions with awards of $36,000 each, to be used to further their philanthropic work or their [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: June 06, Annually
The Bright Futures Scholarship will renew automatically each year (up to the scholarship limit) if the student maintains the required GPA and earns the required credit hours.

Eligibility:
-Be a Florida resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, as determined by the student's postsecondary institution
-Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) no later than August 31 [...] More

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools
Application Deadlines: March 06, Annually
The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools has close to 100 scholarships for post-secondary study available to students graduating from the Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, Nebraska.


Each scholarship's criteria and award varies. Review each for detailed information. For more information, please visit our [...] More

FRA Americanism Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The essay contest's grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winners will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning [...] More

Furman University Furman Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Furman Scholars program seeks to honor high school juniors who exhibit strong academic potential, demonstrate leadership potential, and show significant involvement in extracurricular activities and community service. High school guidance counselors nominate current juniors to participate in the program. Students selected as Furman Scholars are eligible to receive at least $7,500 in [...] More

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Green IS Award
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Do you know a Girl Greening Up the World? The Ian Somerhalder (IS) Foundation & Girls Impact the World have partnered to present the inaugural GITW/Green IS Award!

Students submit your 3–5 minute film on environmental issues that either:

1. Propose solutions to environmental issues that impact women and girls

OR

2. Create awareness about environmental issues that impact women and [...] More

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Girls Impact the World Film Festival, presented by the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) and Connecther, is a film festival and scholarship program in which high school and undergraduate college students submit 3-5 minute short films that focus on a variety of global women's issues, including maternal health, microfinance initiatives, child-marriage, sex-trafficking, [...] More

GLHF Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Education Scholarship is designed to assist students with a bleeding disorder (or parents, spouse or siblings if additional funding is available) with tuition assistance as they pursue their education at an accredited, not-for-profit college, university or vocational/technical school. Students must reside in the state of Wisconsin or receive care at one of the Wisconsin Hemophilia Treatment [...] More

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. Their leadership and courage make them true heroes - and inspirations to us all.

Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 winners nationwide. Half of the winners have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings and the other half have [...] More

GreenAllies Challenge
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The GreenAllies Challenge is a national scholarship competition that will encourage students to either start an environmental club in their school, or lead an environmental project with an existing club. These projects can be anything from starting an organic community garden, to organizing a road clean-up. There is a huge amount of flexibility in acceptable projects! Students will be paired with [...] More

GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
An International GRHS Essay Contest, sponsored by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, will be held to encourage students from around the world to learn about the history and culture of the German-Russians, people who emigrated from Germany into Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, in the USA, Canada, and other countries in the Western [...] More

Growing Up Asian in America Art & Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Growing Up Asian in America provides a unique platform for young people to creatively explore and celebrate being both Asian or Pacific Islander and American.

Eligibility:
-Be Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese or other Asian/Pacific Islander, multi-cultural ethnicity
-Grades K-12
-Live in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, [...] More

Hays C. Kirby Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 13, Annually
For the complete official guidelines for this scholarship, please email us directly. Please do not send form letters requesting more information. Please visit our website or email us.

This contest is open to U.S citizens of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school out of the country. Eligible contestants must be senior high [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. To apply, students must be juniors in an Iowa high school or home schooled program in the spring of the [...] More

Holland & Knight Young Native Writers Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is a writing contest for Native American high school students and is designed to encourage young Native Americans to write about the progress their tribal communities have made and how their tribal communities can keep moving forward.

The contest is designed to encourage young Native American writers to explore their heritage while becoming positive [...] More

IAPMO Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), a worldwide organization of dedicated professionals striving to make our planet a safer and healthier place in which to live, will again sponsor an essay competition awarding scholarships to three young people.

Participants in this year’s contest will submit essays expressing their thoughts on “What role can IAPMO play [...] More

Indiana CPA Society education Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 24, Annually
The Indiana CPA Society provides financial assistance to encourage accounting careers and promote financial activities for Indiana students. One such effort is the awarding of $50,000 in scholarships since 2002 to 57 students at independent campuses across the state through the Indiana CPA Educational Foundation.

Eligibility requirements:
-The student must be a resident of Indiana
-Attending [...] More

Iowa Select Farms 4-H Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Designed to encourage Iowa 4-H members to continue their education beyond high school, our scholarship program offers more than 100 scholarships totaling over $100,000 in financial aid for Iowa youth. Scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000. There are even scholarships for current college students and students in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Iowa 4-H members are eligible to [...] More

IPO Education Foundation IP Video Contest
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
Why is the patent system important?

Consider the value of the U.S. patent system and how it fosters innovation. Inventors play a critical role in growing our economy and improving our quality of life. How does the patent system aid inventors? What role do patents play in the invention cycle? What would the world be like without the patent system?

Create an original video that conveys why [...] More

ISF National Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 21, Annually
The Islamic Scholarship Fund (ISF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity founded in 2009 whose mission is to address the under-representation of American Muslims in the fields and occupations that influence public opinion and make public policy. Our belief is that fostering education and improving Muslim representation in all walks of life including media and politics will lead to full integration and [...] More

J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The J. Wood Platt scholarship is available to young persons who have caddied for at least one season at one or more Member Clubs of the Golf Association of Philadelphia. Additionally, they must be high school graduates with academic qualifications and in search of aid for college expenses. The selection of those caddies to receive scholarship funds is made on an annual basis by the [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Jewish United Fund offers a number of annual merit scholarships to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate significant leadership skills. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity, nourish greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community, and to recognize future leaders.

Eligibility [...] More

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 06, Annually
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is the nation's most prestigious honor for elected public servants. The Award was created in 1989 by members of President Kennedy's family to honor President John F. Kennedy and recognize and celebrate the quality of political courage that he admired most.

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites high school students to consider the [...] More

JUF Israel Experience High School Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation and the Naftali Steinfeld Memorial Scholarship Fund offer scholarships based on financial need for high school students participating in approved Israel Experience programs. The purpose of the Israel Experience High School Scholarship Program is to develop Jewish identity and nourish greater understanding and commitment to Israel and to the Chicago Jewish [...] More

Kiwanis International Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 08, Annually
The Kiwanis International Foundation is thrilled to offer several 2016 scholarship opportunities. These amazing awards are offered exclusively to Key Club members.

Eligibility Requirements:
A Key Club Member who
-Has been an active Key Club member for two years in good standing.
-Has paid dues and appears on the roster on file at Key Club International.
-Is a graduating high school [...] More

Knudson Churchill Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
The Knudson Churchill Scholarship is designed to promote and support education in the fields of print journalism or automotive technology. Endowed by the New England MG 'T' Register, the program will present the best applicant with a monetary award to the accredited, post-secondary school of choice in order to study in one of these two areas.

This opportunity is available to any student [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Western Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

Leadership Speech Contest
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan chapter of National Management Association (Detroit Chapter) is accepting applications to participate in our annual speech competition. Students have the opportunity to write and deliver a four to six-minute speech on the topic of "Leadership". The competition is open to any high school student within the area of Southeastern Michigan. Public, private, and [...] More

Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines:
18 scholarships will be awarded to V irginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding analytical essays on any aspect--positive or negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson.

The Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to students whose essays are judged to be the best in each of [...] More

Leo & Antonia Gershanov Memorial Student Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Can Justice Be Achieved in the Aftermath of Genocide? The contest will mark the 70th anniversary of the conclusion of the Nuremberg Trials, the series of military tribunals conducted by the Allied forces at the end of World War II that brought charges against 24 major war criminals, leading members of the Nazi party. These greatly influenced international criminal law to the current day. [...] More

LeRoy W. Homer Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The LeRoy W. Homer Jr. foundation encourages and supports young men and women who wish to pursue aviation careers, as professional pilots. The foundation will award flight instruction scholarships for potential students, in order to obtain private pilot certification.

Eligibility:
-Must be between the ages of 16-23
-Must be a US citizen or resident alien
-Must not have been charged or [...] More

Letitia B. Carter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Letitia B. Carter scholarship is presented by the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation in memory of former CEO of the Restaurant Association of Maryland. This competitive scholarship is awarded to Maryland residents interested in pursuing hospitality-related coursework. It is available to high school students and college students as well as high school, college or corporate [...] More

Maryland State Archives Internships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Maryland State Archives is the repository for the permanent records of Maryland state, county and municipal government, including government reports and other publications. In addition to Maryland government records, our holdings include a Library of Marylandia and Special Collections of broad scope, such as newspapers, manuscripts and private papers, maps, church records, and an extensive [...] More

Michigan Remembers 9-11 Essay Contest
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High school juniors and seniors from schools in Michigan (public, private, and home schools) are encouraged to submit an original essay on their reflections and research on the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Judging will be performed anonymously by professional educators, writers, and volunteers [...] More

Military Child of the Year Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Military Child of the Year Award recognizes outstanding military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership and achievement in their communities Recipients, along with a parent or guardian, travel to Washington, D.C., for a special recognition Gala. They also receive a laptop computer and the $10,000 award. We are excited to be able to offer recognition for children of National Guard [...] More

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible.

Eligibility:
-Applicants can come up with a [...] More

MIT Inspire Competition
Application Deadlines:
MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as: history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional [...] More

MIT THINK Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
The THINK Scholars Program is an educational outreach initiative that promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by supporting and funding projects developed by high school students. The program is run by undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and sponsored by technology companies and educational organizations. THINK project proposals are science [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation seeks to encourage young people to treasure our Jewish heritage, reflect on our Jewish values, and better understand our contribution to civilization and culture. To this effort, the Foundation sponsors an annual essay contest open to both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific [...] More

My Political Hero Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Virginians for Integrity in Government (VIG), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, announces the My Political Hero Essay Contest for high school students. David Bailey, a veteran lobbyist and member of the Board of VIG developed the contest to challenge and encourage Virginia high school students to pay tribute to their living political heroes and heroines. The winner of the contest will receive a [...] More

Nationa AG Day Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The Ag Day Essay Contest is divided into two categories of competition: written essay and video essay. Both are national competitions. Contestants must compose an original written essay and/or video essay with limited guidance from adults, teachers or agricultural industry professionals. Interviews with industry professionals are acceptable research; input beyond research is [...] More

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Application Deadlines: October 26, Annually
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Awardees are selected for their computing and IT aptitude, leadership ability, academic history, and plans for post-secondary education. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing offers both a national and local "affiliate" competitions to generate [...] More

NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: June 12, Annually
The National Foundation for Women Legislators is proud to once again partner with the National Rifle Association for the 19th Annual NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest.

Every year our two organizations join forces to provide six (6) female high school juniors or seniors a $3,000 college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL's Annual Conference, and an award that will be [...] More

North American International Auto Show Poster Contest
Application Deadlines: November 04, Annually
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2016 is pleased to announce the 28th Annual High School Poster Contest winners. This contest provides a unique opportunity for students to become involved in our premier auto show, while gaining experience in creative competition. Students create automotive-themed posters that meet contest requirements. The contest is open to all Michigan high [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors a scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. The theme for the essay is "What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?" Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 9-12) and junior (grades 8 and below), with separate cash prizes awarded to the winners in each category. First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third [...] More

NRA National Youth Education Summit
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Forty-five to fifty outstanding current high school sophomores and juniors from across the United States are chosen each year to travel to the nation's capital, where they participate in the weeklong educational opportunity. The summit encourages young adults to become active and knowledgeable U.S. citizens by learning about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, the federal government, and the [...] More

NSHSS Earth Day Awards
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The NSHSS Foundation has partnered with the Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) to encourage environmental stewardship among high school students globally through the Earth Day Award competition. Prizes of $500 are awarded to high school students in recognition of environmental stewardship, leadership and volunteerism expressed through the Earth Day projects submitted for the competition. The project [...] More

NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest was originally established and named in honor of President Calvin Coolidge, who won a local SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst. The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal aliens.

Eligibility:
-Contestants must be attending public, parochial, or private high schools [...] More

PCA Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 are given to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in "Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor": Personal Mastery: Making oneself better, Leadership: Making one's teammates better, and Honoring the Game: Making the game better.

Eligibility:
-Current high school junior
-GPA of 2.5 or [...] More

Penguin Publishing Group's Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
With an unbeatable lineup of over 300 of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, Signet Classics is the publisher that students, education professionals and the public turn to more than any other. Now, we are proud to host our twentieth annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be [...] More

Playing With Purpose Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In 1996, SportQuest (formerly Athletes of Good News) developed a unique award program that recognizes and rewards Christian athletes. More than 60,000 Christian athletes have been touched by the SportQuest Playing With Purpose program, thousands of dollars in scholarships have been awarded and Christian athletes have received prestigious recognition on a national level through TV, newspaper and [...] More

Point Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 19, Annually
For students who are underprivileged, especially those who have been abandoned by family and other support systems because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the cost of an education can seem an insurmountable obstacle to success. Point Foundation believes these students should not be further disadvantaged as they prepare for the future.

Since its inception in 2001, Point has [...] More

Powering Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This annual scholarship was established by Alpha One to assist people with disabilities who wish to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship will provide up to per candidate who is accepted into post-secondary school education (e.g., after high school), including undergraduate college education as well as graduate programs.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must have a documented [...] More

Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. As an applicant you have one clear mission: encourage your peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits. For both the high school and college contests, the first-place winner will receive a scholarship in the amount of $5,000. The second-place finisher will receive $2,000. Third-place finisher will receive [...] More

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Application Deadlines: November 03, Annually
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 by Prudential in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to honor middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and [...] More

RCF, Inc. Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Mansfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship Fund provides scholarships and or educational assistance for:

- The visually handicapped pursing their education either part or full-time, giving priority to those students graduating from the visually impaired program at Mansfield City Schools, and whose visual handicap, which means an impairment which, even with correction, adversely affects a [...] More

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Each year, the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. Students should develop a point of view on the issue and demonstrate critical thinking, using [...] More

Right Fit Foundation $2,500 Local Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The scholarship will be a one time (non-renewable) award of $2,500 and there will be one winner per year. The foundation also awards $500 to multiple finalists (number varies per year). A student must ultimately be admitted to and attend an accredited four year college or university, because the funds will be paid directly to the university. Preference will be given to middle income [...] More

Scholarships.com Resolve to Evolve Essay Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Resolve to Evolve Scholarship is about more than just making resolutions - it's about creating change and furthering our evolution as individuals and a society. We must resolve to proactively and progressively confront challenges, however daunting. The R2E Essay Scholarship is an opportunity to move beyond finger-pointing and offer constructive criticism and workable solutions for problems [...] More

Schwartz Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Founded in 2012 by independent college counselor Robert Schwartz, the Schwartz Scholarship Fund (SSF) aims to assist academically-inclined students with a specific vision and goal for the future. The maximum annual family income to qualify for the SSF scholarships is $150,000 in the given tax year of the application (tax forms will not be required to apply, only an estimate, but updated federal [...] More

SFM Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
SFM Foundation is a non-profit organization created to administer a post-secondary education scholarship program to benefit children of workers disabled or fatally injured in work-related accidents.

Basic eligibility requirements:
-Must be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment with [...] More

Soles4SoulS Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
Soles4Souls is offering a scholarship program available to high school and undergraduate students with financial need who show their ability to advance positive social change. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and [...] More

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Application Deadlines: December 05, Annually
The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger. The scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education as well as a matching grant in their name for the hunger-related charity of their choice. The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship is named for the Sodexo Foundation's founder and former [...] More

Student of the Year
Application Deadlines: January 03, Annually
The North Texas Inaugural Student of the Year Campaign is a six-week National initiative in which nominated high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Selection is based upon an application and interview process. Candidates will raise money in honor of an Honored Hero, someone who is currently battling or in remission from a [...] More

Taigh Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The Taigh (a Gaelic term for “home or dwelling”) Scholarship was established to inspire and encourage residents of Peacham, Vermont, to pursue a post-secondary education. The donors of this scholarship understand the challenges that students from rural areas face, particularly those who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary school. It is the donors’ intent that this scholarship [...] More

Texas A&M University-Century Scholar Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Century Scholars Program (CSP) is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 108 high schools throughout the state of Texas. Established during the 1999-2000 academic year, the Century Scholars Program is an academic scholarship and retention program seeking to increase the number of enrolled and retained students from under-represented Texas high schools. The program serves as a [...] More

The Hamilton Award
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
The Hamilton Award recognizes high school juniors for their academic, personal, and service achievements. Every year, we select 35 to 40 students nationally to enter our leadership program. Through the Hamilton Leaders Academy, we help our Scholars get into college, a transition to university life, and then the workforce.

Eligibility:
-Is a junior in high school and plans to attend an [...] More

The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photographers aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and [...] More

The National WWII Museum's Annual Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Being an American of dark complexion and some 26 years, these questions flash through my mind: Should I sacrifice my life to live half American? Will things be better for the next generation in the peace to follow?" - James G. Thompson, Letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, January 31, 1942.

This scholarship is offered to both high school students (Grades 9-21) and middle school [...] More

The NEDMA Foundation Direct Marketing Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
The NEDMA Direct Marketing scholarship is for marketing, advertising, graphic design, or communications students who will have completed their sophomore or junior years by June, and who are seriously interested in direct marketing careers at a New England college/university.

The program consists of three parts:
1. An award of $3,000 to be applied to college tuition
2. Attendance at the [...] More

The Semco Orthodontics College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 28, Annually
Semco Orthodontics Scholarships are one-time awards to be used for expenses associated with freshman year at an accredited college or technical school. Dr. Robert Semco, DMD, MS created this scholarship to assist high school students in their pursuit of higher education. This year, one scholarship will be awarded. The scholarship winner will receive a recognition plaque and a $1000 check made [...] More

The Siemens Competition
Application Deadlines: September 22, Annually
The Siemens Foundation (the "Foundation") established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology ("Siemens Competition" or "Competition") in 1999. The Siemens Competition seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs [...] More

The Silver Shield Foundation
Application Deadlines:
The Silver Shield Foundation has been helping children of police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty with the cost of their education. We set aside an education fund for each surviving child to assist with tuition payments for prep school, college and university undergraduate and graduate school, vocational and technical school, and tutoring services. The tuition assistance [...] More

The Walter M. Decker Point Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
To honor his legacy of academic and philanthropic excellence, Point Foundation has created the Walter M. Decker Scholarship to support one or more outstanding students annually.

Dr. Decker, an accomplished radiologist, was a fine example of an individual who lived a simple life, but wanted others to benefit from his success. He was compelled and inspired by the example of Point Scholars who, [...] More

USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The award recognizes a USBC Youth member who achieves academic success and gives back to their community through service. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of high school, and must be USBC Youth members in good standing. This scholarship is based mainly on community service and very strong academic success.

Bowling success does not factor into the selection process. The winner [...] More

USBC Gift for Life Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Gift For Life Scholarships are available to any USBC Youth member currently in high school currently holding a GPA of 2.0 or higher and who can demonstrate financial need. USBC awards up to 12 scholarships each year.

Two of the six awards are reserved annually for children of fire department, emergency rescue or police personnel. Selected finalists may be asked to provide evidence of their [...] More

Utah Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program
Application Deadlines:
The Centennial Scholarship for Early Graduation program is a partial tuition program which allows for high school graduation to be flexible and appropriate to meet the individual students' needs..

Eligibility
Any public school student who has (1) a Student Education Occupation Plan (SEOP) on file, (2) has indicated to the secondary school principal the intent to complete early graduation, [...] More

Valley Humanities Review High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities - including literature, film, art, history, religion, or philosophy - written by current high school students that demonstrate high quality, intellectual rigor and originality. The winner will receive a $500 prize and publication in the spring issue.

The goal with all our projects is to encourage a culture of [...] More

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW's) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is: My Vision for AmericaEach year, nearly 38,000 high school students [...] More

We The Future Contest
Application Deadlines: September 17, Annually
Scholarship Purpose: Janine Turner - motion picture and television actress, author, singer, inspirational speaker and founder of Constituting America - is leading a school and community effort designed to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop personal and educational awareness through the study of the U.S. Constitution, its principles set forth by our [...] More

Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
Whether you're on your way to college or already there, there are two big things you probably need: money and information. With Wells Fargo, you have a chance to get both. If you're a high school or college student and you sign up to receive college planning and money management information from Wells Fargo, you'll be automatically entered in the CollegeSTEPS sweepstakes for a chance to win [...] More

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program that is designed to make college more affordable to all qualified West Virginia students.

The program, funded for the first time in 2001, will provide each eligible West Virginia high school graduate a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university [...] More

William Randolph Hearst Foundation U.S. Senate Youth Program
Application Deadlines:
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 54th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in [...] More

Women in Engineering and Design Book Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 28, Annually
The "Women in Engineering Book Scholarship" is awarded to female students entering the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields who will compete in a 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling Competition. The purpose of this scholarship program besides the financial component is providing women foundation skills necessary to successfully enter the STEM workforce. Scholarship finalist will [...] More

Write A Play! New York City Playwriting Contest
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
WRITE A PLAY! NYC, the New York City School Playwriting Contest, is open to all NYC students. Plays are judged in three categories: elementary, middle, and high school. All entrants receive a Certificate of Merit, a written evaluation of the play and an invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony.

Plays must be submitted by students, not teachers. There are no restrictions on length, style, or [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Warrior Thunder Foundation (WTFI), in partnership with TJX Companies, is proud to announce the scholarship grant to the children of: United States service members who received an honorable discharge from any branch of service of the US Armed Forces; including high school, college and graduate school students, to enable the recipients to complete an undergraduate or graduate education in the [...] More

Young Patriots Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 05, Annually
The Young Patriots Essay Contest is designed to challenge middle and high school students to creatively engage with public policy and current events through the art of writing. We assign a controversial topic each year, and three winners are chosen to receive a scholarship out of hundreds of essay submissions. Find the topic and entry instructions below!

This year's essay question is: "Should [...] More

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