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  • $10,000 Scholarship - ScholarshipPoints.com
    Application Deadline: June 15
    ScholarshipPoints is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships. The ScholarshipPoints program is the only place you can win a $10,000 scholarship - no GPA, no essay, and no hassle! The more points you earn, the more...

  • The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship
    Application Deadline: March 27
    The Negro Leagues Committee (NLC) of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce their essay-writing contest for high school seniors. There will be one $1,000 scholarship and one $500 award for special recognition from SABR and the Crutchfield Foundation. Eligibility: -Current high school senior -Applicant must be anticipating completion of...
  • Western Digital Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: April 3
    The Western Digital Scholarship Program was established to help realize the potential of future scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, as well the dependents of its talented workforce. The global program is committed to awarding up to $1 million in scholarships to encourage and assist students whose educational opportunities will be...
  • AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest
    Application Deadline: April 1
    The American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program helps with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. The contest is open to high school seniors who will enroll in the semester beginning no later than the upcoming fall semester. Home-schooled students may apply as long as your course...
  • Young Voices Campus Pundit Scholarship Competition
    Application Deadline: March 31
    Young Voices is looking to amplify the voices of libertarian students across the country. Our Campus Pundit Scholarship Competition rewards students for successfully publishing an op-ed in their campus newspaper or local publication advocating for a limited government solution to a policy problem. To be considered, students must submit a...
  • NPG Essay Scholarship Contest
    Application Deadline: April 20
    NPG, a national membership organization devoted to population issues, invites students to compete in our annual essay scholarship contest. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is a high school senior or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study...
  • The Fountainhead Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: April 25
    Discover The Fountainhead and You Could Win Tons of Cash. With adoring fans, fervent critics and very few in between, The Fountainhead continues to inspire passionate responses from readers despite having been published over 75 years ago. If you’re interested in learning what all the fuss is about, pick up...
  • Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: September 19
    Essay contest on Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged. There are 59 prizes, and first prize is $25,000! To enter, submit an 800 to 1,600-word essay on one of three specific topics about the novel, which can be viewed on the scholarship provider's website. The contest is open to grade 12 students...
  • GRHS Youth Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: March 31
    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...
  • $2,000 PixelPlex Annual Scholarship
    Application Deadline: August 1
    The $2000 PixelPlex Annual Scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, and business. One student will be chosen from the applicant pool and will be awarded based on the strength of their written essay. The selected student will...
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Wealthy Parents Bribe Elite Colleges to Admit Their Children

March 12, 2019

by Scholarships.com Staff

Literally dozens of people have been charged in an admissions bribery scheme involving elite colleges and wealthy parents who wanted to get their progeny enrolled by any means necessary, including bribes ranging from $200K to $6.5M. [...]

Morehouse Prof Offers Childcare to Overwhelmed Student Parent

March 5, 2019

by Susan Dutca

A Morehouse College student who was not able to find childcare was told by his mathematics professor to bring his baby to class. Upon being taken up on his offer, the professor proceeded to teach the class with the infant strapped to his chest so the student to take adequate notes. [...]

Should This Factor Be Considered in College Admissions Decisions?

February 27, 2019

by Susan Dutca

Almost three-fourths of people surveyed by the Pew Research Center are against consideration of race when it comes to college admissions decisions. Only 7 percent believe it should be a major factor and 19 percent say it should be a minor factor. These views were reportedly shared by "solid majorities of white, black, Latino and Asian Americans."

In 2016, after the Supreme Court affirmed the right of colleges to consider race in admissions, a Gallup poll indicated that approximately two-thirds of the public disagreed with the Supreme Court. Only 9 percent believed that race should be a major factor in admissions decisions, and 27 percent said it should be considered a minor factor. The survey did not end there. [...]