"Emerging Visionaries Scholarship"Deadline:11/4/21Do you have a vision to transform your community - and the world- for the better? Where others see problems, do you see potential? Tell us how you are tackling financial barriers or social issues in your community and beyond. At this moment, our country faces many complex challenges. From addressing the burden of student debt to advocating for inclusion, we need bold, innovative solutions.Prudential Emerging Visionaries is a national recognition program that celebrates young people for their innovative solutions to financial and societal challenges facing their communities. If that sounds like you, you may be an Emerging Visionary!
We are accepting applications from(young leaders ages 14-18) who are bringing powerful vision and real change to their communities. The program supports young people across the country who are making change that focuses on two categories: solutions to financial barriers and solutions to social issues.If selected, you may qualify for up to $15,000 in awards and an all-expenses paid trip with your parent or guardian to Prudential headquarters, as well as coaching and skills development to help take your solution to the next level.
Prudential Emerging Visionaries is a collaboration between Prudential Financial and Ashoka, a leading social impact organization. Emerging Visionaries is an evolution of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a program that for 26 years has celebrated young people who are tackling society's most pressing issues."Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarship"Deadline:11/08/21Awards: $2,500 to top video winner and $2,500 to top essay winnerMesothelioma cancer claims the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron & Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for more than four decades and have established these scholarships to honor their legacy.Must be accepted to aUS-basedfour-year university or college for any field ofstudy (scholarship fundswill be dispersed directly to yourschool) Must provide two letters ofrecommendation that both specifically name the Baron & Budd Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarship You may submit either a written essay or videoo Written essay must be between 800-1,250 wordso Video essay must be a2-3minute YouTube video ▪YouTube videos must link back to https://www.baronandbudd.com/mesothelioma-lawyers/scholarships/o Please submit all documents and videos in English(Essay and Video Topics:)How has cancer impacted your life? It can be any kind of cancer. Mesothelioma cancers, as well as other terminal cancers, have an impact well beyond the victim alone. How has receiving a cancer diagnosis for you or your lovedone impactedyourlife?How did itimpactyouwhile yourloved one was fighting their illness? What hardships did you or your family experience? How will this scholarship help you to reach your academic goals?"Hispanic Heritage Foundation"Deadline:11/14/21The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, Sports & Fitness, Sustainability and Technology.Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.Once selected, recipients will be celebrated in 10 virtual ceremonies and will become part of our broader HHF network of 200,000 professionals and fulfill our unique cycle of leadership where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.Eligibilty:Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2022Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scaleMust enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2022-2023Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatoryBe a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA"Elk Most Valuable Student Scholarship"Deadline:11/15/21The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2022 competition.Male and female students compete separately.Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university. The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April, 2022. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)The 20 Top Finalists traditionally* participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they’ll interview with the national judges. These 20 Finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.Who Can Apply:Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.
High school graduates are not eligible to applyApplicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify"James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalist Scholarship"Deadline:11/15/21
"Jack Kent Cook Foundation Scholarship"Deadline:11/18/21The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.Program Experience:Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships they may receive.This highly competitive scholarship includes:Up to $55,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school.Ability to pursue any area of study.Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid.Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the student experience.Eligibility Requirements:
- Five (5) Digital SLR Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students. (High school applicants should only submit still photographs. The video awards are for college and graduate students only.)
- Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography. One suggestion, for subject matter, is the current crisis our world is facing: COVID-19. All of our lives have been changed by the Coronavirus. Much like 9/11 changed the lives of your parents, this event will change your world forever. You can show, through images or video, how COVID-19 has affected life in your school, your home, and your community. (In terms of still photography, you may submit individual images that stand alone or a series of photos.) Topics might include empty shelves in stores and empty classrooms, or health care workers bravely battling this virus. Stories might also focus on how you and your family are dealing with this pandemic – playing games, making meals together, and, of course, navigating the new educational system of distance learning. We urge you to go out and record the history that is being made all around you (and be sure to identify your photos by location and date).
- Again, we are looking for photojournalism. We are asking you to do a lot with this application – write an essay and send us your transcript and recommendations – so if you are submitting still photos, please don’t ruin your chances of being considered by entering images of flowers, glamour shots or kittens – no matter how adorable they may be.
(The 2022 College Scholarship Program application is open until November 18, 2021. Email email@example.com with questions.)"$1,000 November Scholarship"Deadline:11/20/21Scholarship is open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States and international students with valid visas. Applicant must login or create an account with Niche. The $1,000 November Scholarship is part of our monthly scholarship series. The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. You can apply once each month, with a new winner selected every month."$1,000 A Bold Life Scholarship"Deadline:11/30/21
- Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2022.
- Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2022.
- GPA – Earn a minimum, cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
- Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000
On your journey through life, you will face fear, discomfort, disappointment, and a host of other emotions that can stop you in your path. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to embrace optimism, kindness, adventure, and the subtle joys of what the world has to offer.
Regardless of where you find yourself today, remember that you only have one life to live, and it's up to you to make it count. Embracing the world with boldness can help you do that.
To encourage people to create an adventurous and exciting life as they define it, the "A Bold Life" No-Essay scholarship exists to support a student who will do what it takes to live life to the fullest.
The scholarship is open to all students and non-students from any field of study. The only requirement is that you're committed to overcoming fear and relentlessly pursuing a life that will leave you fulfilled.
This scholarship has rolling monthly application deadlines. Students applying within earlier application windows will have a greater chance of winning the award."Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. ScholarshipFor Young Hispanic Leaders"Deadline:11/30/21Since 1982, USHLI has awarded over $1.3 million in scholarships and internships to students from disenfranchised groups. Most notably, the Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. Application deadline November 30, 2021 @ 11:59 PM CTRecipients will receive a non-renewable scholarship:An academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students.A conference scholarship to attend the 40th USHLI National ConferenceScholarship Qualifications:Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 academic year.(This includes high school seniors, college freshman, sophmores, and juniors up to age 25.)Scholarship Requirements:(Must complete both background & leadership essays)
"2021 Drivers ED Essay "Deadline:11/30/21Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College. Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible. There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one of the submission datesRound 3: Accepting entries September 1st – November 30th. Winners announced 1/01/22Please note, to limit the number of entries, the minimum word requirement for the essay submissions is 750 words. Entries not meeting the minimum word requirement will not be postedAlong with your submission please include a picture of yourself which we can post on our site to go along with your essay.
- Tell us about your background – In 500 words or more, submit a self-description including your family history (parents/guardian, siblings), life, and/or work experiences that have influenced you. Finally, describe your most significant achievement? Did you overcome any obstacles or challenges? If so, how?
- Leadership Essay – Submit a 500-750 word essay on the future of Latinx (Hispanics) in America, the kind of leadership needed, and any role you hope to play in providing such leadership. How will this benefit your community? What can USHLI do to help you achieve your goals?
- Optional Essay – What else would you like to share with us, relevant to your application being selected for this scholarship?
- Portrait Picture – Applicants must submit a recent photograph (high-resolution, color, size: 2.5 x 3.5 ratios, PNG, JPG, or GIF). The picture should be suitable (headshot) for use in any printed literature announcing the recipients. Selfies are not accepted.
- Resume – Applicants must submit a one-page resume in PDF format of their work experience, academic accomplishments, and other relevant information.
- Unofficial Transcript – Applicants must submit the most updated transcript (College freshmen please submit your high school transcript). All transcripts must be uploaded as a PDF document in the application.
Letters of Recommendation – Applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation that meet the following requirements: letters should focus on the applicant’s leadership abilities and past academic performance, while also indicating an ability or desire to effectively serve their community. The application will require you to submit your references’ contact information. Once your application is submitted, an email will be sent to your references with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. We require one (1) reference to be from an academic source and one (1) reference to be from a professional or community service setting. Examples may include but are not limited to Teacher, Advisor, Supervisor, Employer, Coach, etc. All letters of recommendation are due December 15, 2021.
The winner will be required to provide proof of successful acceptance to a Higher Institute of Learning, College or University. Payment will be made directly to the applicant’s college. If you have additional questions, please contact us. This contest is open to all students in U.S., Canada, and abroad.
2 winners are chosen for each contest: staff favorite, and most voted for. Vote tallies end on the date of the contest deadline. We award a prize of $500 to each winner every contest.
Previous winners may not reapply."2021 Selfless Parent Scholarship"Deadline:11/30/21The attorneys at Capital Family & Divorce Law Group know all too well that every day parents make selfless sacrifices for their kids, whether it’s sacrificing their time, their money, or something else to make sure their children are well taken care of.One way some parents help their kids is by providing financial support for higher education. We know how hard and stressful this can be, so we decided to offer a scholarship to help relieve some of the financial burdens on students and their parents. The Selfless Parent Scholarship will award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who best shares how their parent has made sacrifices for them throughout their life, and how these sacrifices have benefited the student.The best submissions will discuss examples of how the applicant’s parent(s) have made sacrifices to help the applicant succeed in life. Examples can include but are not limited to, driving the applicant to after-school activities, buying a present for the student that helped them discover their passion, or sending the student to a new school to enhance their learning.ELIGIBILITY:
- The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a two to a five-year post-secondary institution for the spring 2021 semester.
- Employees of Capital Family & Divorce Law Group, their immediate families (children, parents, siblings, and spouses), and persons living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to apply.
- Candidates for the Selfless Parent Scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.
- The candidate must submit a 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Discuss how your parent has made sacrifices for you or has otherwise shown selflessness to help you succeed in life. How did those sacrifices directly benefit you?
Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line “[Applicant’s First and Last Name] – 2021 Selfless Parent Scholarship Application.” To be considered for this scholarship, the application must be complete and be sent with this designated subject line."Value of Mentorship Scholarship"Deadline:11/30/21Head attorney, Michael McDonald, has mentored and taught many young lawyers and has helped them both inside and outside the law firm. He has taught classes and held seminars on everything from automobile insurance law to winning your first civil trial. Attorney McDonald is very passionate about mentoring Pennsylvania's youth and helping guide them towards future success.
- The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.
That is why our law firm has decided to offer the Value of Mentorship Scholarship! For this scholarship, we want you to tell us about a time where you had to mentor someone. Tell us how the experience helped both parties professionally and personally. What did you learn from the experience and how did you grow? The deadline for this $1,000 scholarship is November 30, 2021. You can find more details about eligibility and the application requirements below.Eligibility:
A) The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, college student or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States and living in the U.S. The student must also be enrolled in a two to five year post-secondary institution for the Spring 2022.
B) Employees of McDonald at Law, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households of such individuals, are not eligible to participate in the competition.
C) Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing
A) The candidate must submit a 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Tell us about a time you mentored someone. How did you help them and what did you learn?
B) The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.
C) The candidate must submit a transcript from their current school. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.
D) The recipient of the Value of Mentorship Scholarship will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline."Education Matter Scholarship"Deadline:11/30/21As a scholarship seeker, you're probably already well-aware of the importance of an education. But, what about the naysayers? Have you come across someone who's tried to talk you out of college, saying that it's not worth it?While continuing your education takes time, and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. Our Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics?Speaking up for education could lead to helping you pay for your own. One applicant will be awarded our $5,000 Education Matters Scholarship.Submit an online written response to the question:"What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less)