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  • Free Speech Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: December 31
    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is offering a Free Speech Essay Contest. The contest is open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Essays must be 800-1,000 words. One $10,000 first prize, one $ 5,000-second prize,...

  • 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...
  • National WWII Museum Student Essay Contest - Middle & High School
    Application Deadline: December 28
    In celebration of its newest special exhibit, So Ready For Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope, The National WWII Museum is focusing its student essay contest on what the duty of art and artists should be during times of war and conflict. For more information or to submit...
  • Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
    Application Deadline: January 30
    You must be a high school student or a current or entering college or graduate school student. Home-schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. To apply, complete the application form, including a 140-character message about technology addiction....
  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: January 4
    Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an...
  • Mensa Foundation Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: January 15
    Each year the Mensa Foundation gives away an average of $90,000 through a scholarship program run by 400 volunteers from coast to coast; presents national and international awards in recognition of research, education and practical achievement regarding giftedness, intelligence and creativity. The Mensa Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards...
  • Spirit of Ramanujan STEM Talent Initiative
    Application Deadline: December 31
    The scholarship was created to honor the legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the Spirit of Ramanujan STEM Talent Initiative supports emerging engineers, mathematicians, and scientists who lack traditional institutional support through financial grants and mentorship opportunities. The scholarship is open to students from high school through college ages who live anywhere...
  • Future Global Leaders Scholorship
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The WIIT Trust manages an active Scholarship program to support graduate and undergraduate women studying International Trade who show promise as Future Global Leaders. This merit-based scholarship is awarded twice per year and is intended to encourage women to pursue their interests in International Trade and Global Development. Applicants must identify...
  • Don & Helen Ambos Memorial Scholarship
    Application Deadline: February 15
    Applicants must be a Botkins High School senior with a GPA of no less than 3.0 enrolling in an accredited college or university. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, community and school service and recommendations. ...
  • NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: December 31
    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...
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