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  • Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship
    Application Deadline: August 15
    This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are bettering themselves through education. The application includes an essay section to tell us about your academic goals and how those goals will help you leave your mark on...

  • $1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship
    Application Deadline: October 17
    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. Applicants must be high school sophomores, juniors or seniors or adult students. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. ...
  • Patrick Dwyer Scholarship
    Application Deadline: November 30
    We are glad to announce that Patrick Dwyer has come up with an exciting Scholarship of $1000 for school and college students to help them in their career. Applicants will be required to answer a simple question and the winner will be awarded $1000 Scholarship towards higher education. To be...
  • CashCourse “My Story” Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: October 31
    Nobody is perfect when it comes to dealing with money. Tell us about a financial learning experience you've had and you could win $2,000 for college, courtesy of the National Endowment for Financial Education! Here’s how to enter: 1. Visit www.cashcourse.org/my-story and complete the official entry form. You will need to create...
  • Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
    Application Deadline: December 5
    The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger in the United States. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship plus a $5,000 grant for their charity of choice. Eligibility: -Must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through...
  • ARTBA's Student Transportation Video Contest
    Application Deadline: August 29
    There has been a lot of talk about transportation and infrastructure lately, ranging from debates in high school to debates in Congress. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) would like to know what you think. The top two student videos (one winner in each category), as selected by ARTBA,...
  • Federal Pell Grant
    Application Deadline: Varies
    A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. (In some cases, however, a student enrolled in a postbaccalaureate teacher certification program might receive a Federal...
  • Writers' Square Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: September 30
    Through Writers' Square, Hakka Foundation holds two contests (English language and Chinese language) per year, and each contest has three sessions. During each session, approved contest essays will be posted on the website. Anyone can vote for essays they like by clicking +1 on the post. The Writers' Square writing...
  • Students of the Year
    Application Deadline: October 27
    Every dollar raised counts as one vote. The candidates/teams who raise the most money at the end of the 7 week competition earn the title Student(s) of the Year. For motivated high school students, this program ensures they stand out among their peers when engaging with colleges and/or future employers....
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The FSEOG program is administered directly by the financial aid office at each participating school and is therefore called "campus-based" aid. Not all schools participate. Check with your school's financial aid office to find out if the school offers the FSEOG. To get an FSEOG, you must fill out the...
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