Annapolis HS Scholarship Newsletter

December 1, 2014

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AFCEA Merit Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500 a year (4 Years)

Eligibility: Must be graduating senior

Must plan to enter science or engineering field of study supportive of national defense (engineering, telecommunications, computer science, mathematics or other related technical field). GPA 3.5 or better and combined math and verbal SAT 1200 or better.


http://afceacmd.org/scholarship

Freedom Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500 a year (4 years)

Eligibility: Must be well rounded student who has overcome diversity or hardship personal or family life. Must plan to enter science or engineering field of study supportive of national defense (see above) Must have a GPA of 2.0 and combined math and verbal on the SAT of 800.

Must be nominated please see Ms. Richburg

AFCEA Captain John Skinner Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500 a year (4 years )

Eligibility: see Merit Scholarship above


http://afceamd.org/scholarship

Women in Technology Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500 a year (4 years)

Eligibility: Female senior planning to study science or engineering field in support of military, defense, or intelligence community.


http://afceamd.org/scholarship

Dream Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500

Eligibility: Must plan to enter a science or engineering field of study at the University of Maryland.


This scholarship is through University of Maryland

Sophia L. Gokey Scholarship Award December

Awards: $1000

Eligibility: Graduating senior who plan to enroll in college or university. Must have been challenged with a significant roadblock or setback, such as a disability, that could stifle their dream of higher education. Must have GPA of 2.75 or higher.


www.sophiasheart.org/SophiaLGokeyScholarshipAward.phg

Military Child of the Year Awards December

Awards: $5000

Eligibility: Available to children of military personnel in each branch of the armed forces. Nominees must have demonstrated resilience, strength of character, leadership within their families and communities, and ability to thrive in the face of the challenges of military life. Must be between 8 and 18 years of age and enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).


www.militarychildoftheyear.org

Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship December

Awards: Regional winners grant of $1000 to hunger related charity of their choice. National winners $5000 scholarship

Eligibility: Must be US citizen or permanent resident. Have performed volunteer services impacting hunger within the past 12 months to an organization in the community.


www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_usscholarships/scholarships.asp

ELKs Scholarship December 5, 2014

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO BRING PAPER APPLICATIONS TO MS. RICHBURG BY DECEMBER 4TH. THE LOCAL LODGE SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRPERSON WILL PICK UP FROM HER.

Must be a US citizen, are judged on Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial Need. Top 3 male and 3 female students become eligible to compete in District and National Scholarship Programs.

http://www.elks.org

We the Students Scholarship Contest December 5, 2014

AXA Achievement Scholarship December 15, 2014

Award 10,000 dollars

Must be a US citizen or legal resident and demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship December 2014

Must be US citizen or legal resident and have demonstrated ambition and self drive as evidenced by an outstanding achievement in a school, community, or workplace.

https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html

Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship December 15, 2014

Award: Varies

Must be applying to Vanderbilt University

See Ms. Richburg if interested.

Crosslites Scholarship Contest December 15, 2014

Award: $2000

Open to all high school seniors

http://crosslites.com/scholarship.aspx

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship December 15, 2014

Award: $15,000

Eligibility:

* Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
* Demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA or equivalent)
* Demonstrate financial need
* Be a citizen of the United States of America
* Be a high school senior attending high school in the United States and graduating in the winter or spring closet to the application deadline
* Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire academic year starting in the fall

www.reaganfoundation.org

HSF Scholarship December 15, 2014

Award: $15000 dollars

Graduating high school seniors, be a US citizen, legal permanent resident. Have plans to enroll full-time at a two or four year US accredited institution in the US

https://apply.hsf.net/applications/id.41/default.asp

SMART Scholarship December 15

Award: Full tuition and education fees +$25,000 to $38,000 stipend depending on degree +

Paid summer internships, health insurance allowance, Book allowance, mentoring and employment placement after graduation at Office of Defense.

Eligibility: Minimum GPA 3.0, must be 18 by August 1, 2015

MUST BE PLANNING on a STEM related field of study.


http://smart.asee.org/about/benefits

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete December 18, 2014

Award: $20,000

Eligibility: Need nomination if interested see Ms. Richburg

GPA of 3.0 or better

Be entering a 4 year college in the fall of 2015

Currently involved in high school sports, intramural, or community sports

Be a US citizen or permanent legal resident

https://footlockerscholarathletes.com

AFCEA Captain John Skinner Scholarship December 19, 2014

Award: $2500 a year for 4 years

Eligibility: Must be an outstanding, well rounded, graduating senior.

Must plan to enter a science or engineering field of study supportive of national defense

GPA at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale


http://afceacmd.org/scholarship

Carson Scholars December 19, 2014

Award: $1000 Must be NOMINATED

Students must be enrolled in grades 4-11

Students must exemplify academic excellence (minimum 3.75 GPA) Must display strong humanitarian qualities. If you think you exemplify these qualities please see Ms. Richburg in the Counseling Office.

http://carsonscholars.org

American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens Scholarship Deadline Not specified

Award: $1000

Eligibility: must be son or daughter of a law enforcement officer killed in line of duty.


www.aphf.org/scholarships.html

Compass Mortgage Group Scholarship December 30, 2014

Award: $500

Eligibility: Between ages of 17 & 24 on December 30th, 2014

GPA of 2.75 or higher

Be a resident of Canada or the United States

http://www.mortgagebrokerkelowna.ca/kelownamortgagebrokers.php

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award December 30, 2014

Award: $500

Eligibiltiy:

Between the ages of 16 and 22

GPA 2.5 or higher

Student must have contributed 50 hours of community service in the last 12 months

Be a resident of Canada or the US

http://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/9/application_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship

JFK Profiles in Courage January 5, 2015

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Essay of 1000 words

Essays must be original work

Must get nomination of teacher


www.jfklibrary.org

Grosswirth-SALNY Scholarships January

Award: $500

Eligibility: Any student who will enroll in a degree program at an American Institution of postsecondary education. Must be US Citizen or permanent residents.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

Davidson Fellows Award Screening form due January

Award: Varies between $10,000 to $50,000

Eligibility: Open US citizens, permanent residents, and students stationed overseas who are under 18 years of age. Applicants must have completed a significant piece of work in one of the following categories: 1)philosophy, 2) music, 3) literature, 4) science, 5) mathematics. See website for instructions.


www.davidsongifted.org/fellows

Burger King Scholars Program January

Award: $25,000 for King Award; $5000 for regional award; and $1000 for all other.

Eligibility: Must have GPA of 2.5 or higher


www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram

Jerry SALNY Memorial Scholarship January

Award: $600

Eligibility: Must be US Citizen or permanent resident

Selection based on 550 word essay


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

J.F. Schirmer Scholarship January

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Will enroll in an Accredited American institution. Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

Selection based on 550-word essay.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

KUHNEL Scholarships January

Awards: $500

Eligibility: Will enroll in an Accredited American Institution. Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

Selection based on 550-word essay.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

Joe Zanca Scholarship January

Award: $600

Eligibility: Will enroll in an Accredited American Institution. Must be US citizen or permanent resident.

Selection based on 550-word essay.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

Grosswirth-SALNY Scholarships January

Award: $500

Eligibility: Any student who will enroll in a degree program at an American Institution of postsecondary education. Must be US Citizen or permanent residents.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships

MENSA Foundation Trustees Award January

Award: $500

Eligibility: Enrolling in an American institution of postsecondary education. Must be US citizen or permanent residents.

Selection based on 550 word essay.


www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do-scholarships

FAFSA Completion Challenge January 7, 2015

All Seniors will fill out a FAFSA with a Financial Aid Counselor from AACC

From 5 to 8PM Financial Aid Counselor will be available for Parents

US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship January 9, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be high school senior planning to attend an accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school.


www.jcisenate.org

Gates Millennium Scholarship January 14, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must have 3.3 GPA

Must be African American/Black, American Indian - Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, Hispanic American

Must be a US Citizen, US National, or permanent resident


http://www.gmsp.org See Ms. Richburg for more information

Fred M. Young Sr. Engineering Scholarship January 15, 2014

Award: $4000

Eligibility:

US resident

GPA 3.75 or better

Rank 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT 1 or composite ACT scores

Pursuing an engineering degree through ABET accredited program.

http://students.sae.org/scholarships/young/

Martin Luther King Scholar Program January 15

Award: minimum $25,000 and some cases full tuition

Eligibility: Academically exceptional students from traditionally underrepresented populations how have demonstrated strong character and leadership through service and community involvement.

Must APPLY TO ITHACA COLLEGE


www.ithaca.edu/ml,

CWIT Scholars must apply to UMBC by Nov. 1st January 15, 2015

Awards range 5000-15000 to cove full tuition, and other expenses.

Center for Women in Technology for women interested in careers in the technology or engineering and information technology fields.

http://www.cwit.umbc.edu/cwitscholars

Park Scholar Awards January 15

Award: Varies

MUST HAVE NOMINATION FROM YOUR COUNSELOR

MUST APPLY TO ITHACA COLLEGE


SEE Counseling Office

Point Foundation: College Scholarships for LGBT Students January 21st

Awards: up to $10,000 a year

Eligibility: Open to high school senior or college students who have come out.


http://www.pointfoundation.org

Paul Mitchell School for Cosmetology in Delaware January 30, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility: Must apply to Paul Mitchell School in Delaware for Cosmetology

Must have a 2.0 GPA



See Ms Richburg in Counseling Office for application

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship January 30, 2014

Award: up to $40,000

Eligibility: High school senior, planning to enroll in a 4 year college in fall full-time, GPA of 3.5 or higher unweighted, test scores SAT reading/math 1200+; ACT composite 26+; Demonstrate financial need


www.JKCF.org/scholarships

ELKS Legacy Awards January 30, 2015

Provides scholarships for children and grandchildren of dues paying Elks members.

Judged on Knowledge, charity, community service.

http://www.elks.org

Princeton Prize in Race Relations January 31

Award Amount: $1000

Eligibility: Candidate must be in 9th-12th grade

applicant should complete a two part application; Part II is to be completed by candidate supporter.

Student must have created harmony and understanding among people of different races, thereby having a positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities.

Leadership in Service Scholarship January 31, 2015

Award: $2,500 a year for 4 years

MUST APPLY TO UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON

MUST BE NOMINATED BY YOUR COUNSELOR see Ms. Richburg

Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship for Women in Science & Math February 1, 2015

Award: Full tuition at one of 13 different institutions

Eligibility: Strong academic performance

Admission for full-time study in one of the following degree programs Biology, Computer Science, or Mathematics

Interest in a career working in teaching, or doing research in mathematics or sciences

US citizenship

http://www.hluce.org/cblprogram.aspx

Joe Francomano Scholarship February 1st

Award: $5000

Eligibility: A high school senior graduating before June 30. The committee requires a personal essay form each applicant. Applicants will need to respond in 250 words or less to a question concerning current issues. The question for is: How does free enterprise create prosperity? The essay should be typed and double spaced.

Demonstrated leadership and excellent extracurricular and community activities. Financial need.

www.ja.org/programs/programs_schol.shtml

Ohio State- Eminence Program & Scholarships February 1, 2015

Award: Full cost of attendance & stipend

Eligibility: Academic distinction in high school is assumed. The typical profile of a student admitted to the Eminence Fellows has an ACT composite score of 34 and higher or an SAT Critical Reading and Math score of 1520 and higher. Eminence Fellows generally graduate in the top three percent of their high school classes. Many become class Valedictorians

http://honors-scholars.osu.edu/honors/eminence

American Society of Military Comptrollers February 6, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be graduating senior

Must be entering a field of study related to numbers eg. finance, accounting, economics, business administration, etc.

Must attend school in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC

See Counseling Office for Application

National Peace Essay Contest February 10th

Award: $1000-$10,000

Eligibility: Student must be in 9th-12th grade and attend a public, private, or parochial school in the US. Essay prompt: The Impact of New Media on Peacebuilding and Conflict Management.


www.usip.org/npec

CORE Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship last Saturday in February

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must tell personal story which includes financial need and other compelling challenges

Extra-curricular involvement

Academic promise


http://www.ca_core.org/que_llueva_cafe_scholarship_program

WACE CO-OP Scholarship Program February 15, 2015

Early Applications HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Must apply to Institution to be eligible for scholarship

Check University deadlines.

Clarkson University - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

State University of New York, OSWEGO - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

Drexel University - renewable merit scholarship up to $30,000

Univerisity of Cincinatti - merit scholarships $6,000

Johnson & Wales - renewable merit scholarships up to $24,000

University of Massachusetts, LOWELL - renewable merit scholarships up to $26,000

RIT - renewable merit scholarship up to $24,000

The University of Toledo - renewable merit up to $24,000

Wentworth Institute of Technology - renewable merit scholarship for up to $24,000 to $30,000.

Merrimack College - renewable merit scholarship up to $24,000

Kettering University - renewable merit scholarship for up to $24,000

www.waceince.org

William "Bill" Reid Music Scholarship February 15, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must be graduating senior attending an AACP school.

Must have applied to and been accepted by a four-college or university.

Must be actively participating in a school band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, etc.

Must plan to major in Music (instrumental) or Music Education

Minimum grade point average 2.5


Please see Counseling Office for application.

Dr. Kenneth E, Mann Scholarship February 20, 2015

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Graduate from MD public high school and plan to pursue elementary teaching degree.


Application in Counseling Office

Asian Pacific Fund February 20

Award: $5000

Eligibility: 14 different scholarship programs

Check website for different scholarship program requirements



http://www.asianpacificfund.org/scholarships

Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship February 22nd

Award Amount: $500

Eligibility: Must be of Chicano/Latino descent

Must be an undocumented student. We define an undocumented student as someone who was born outside of the U.S. but lives here without legal permission of the federal government..

Must be or will be a high school/GED graduate who will enroll for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the 2014-15 academic year. Due to limited funds, current college students who have already graduated high school or received their GED will not be considered.


www.ca-core.org

Bank of America: Joe Martin Scholarship February 26th

Award: $1000-$5000

Eligibility:

  • Be 23 years of age or younger and a dependent of a Bank of America employee
  • Be a high school senior or graduate
  • Plan to be enrolled or currently be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university, or vocational/technical school located in the United States
  • Enroll in the college, university, or vocational/technical school of their choice in the United States no later than the fall of the year in which the award is given

http//www.bankofamerica.com

A-OK Student Reward Program Deadline Not Specified

Award: Savings Bonds between 500 to 2500 dollars

Eligibility: Dependent children of active duty Military members, Reservists, and Military Retirees in grades 1-12 with GPA of 3.0 or higher.


www.mynavyexchange.com/command/community/a.ok.program.html

Charles C. Blanton AFBA Family Survivor College Scholarship Deadline Not Specified

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Open to surviving children of deceased members of AFBA (Armed Forces Benefit Association) and emergency service providers. Must be in line of duty.


www.afba.com/products/life-planning/by-life-event/surviving-a-loss

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Must turn in FAFSA

Award: varies

Eligibility: Provides assistance to 100% disabled public service employees children; children of POW's, children of deceased or 100% disabled military; children of victims of Sept. 11th terrorist attack.


See Counseling Office for details

ELKs Emergency Educational Grant

Provides financial assistance to children of a totally disabled or deceased Elks member.

Amounts range up to $4000.

Must be submitted to Lodge parent or stepparent was a member.

http://www.scholarship@elks.org

Esperanza Education Fund Spring 2015

Award: $5000-$10,000

Eligibility:

  • Must be born outside the U.S. or have two parents born outside the U.S.
  • Must be a graduating senior at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia.
  • Must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • www.esperanzafund.org/scholarship

Howard P. Rawlings March 1, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: GPA must be 2.5 or higher

Must be Maryland resident

Must enroll in 2 or 4 year college

Must be attending a Maryland college

Must demonstrate financial need

See Counseling Office for details

ELKS Vocational Grant Program March 1, 2015

Eligibility to high school seniors, US citizens, living in MD, DE, DC, planning to pursue an eligible federal vocational/technical program culminating in an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. Students attending Center of Applied Technology South and Annapolis High School may pick up applications in the Counseling Office or Phil Greenfield College and Career Center. Must be returned to office by February 28th.

PFLAG-HATCH Youth Scholarship Program Opens February due March

Award: $1000-$5000

Eligibility: Graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or straight-ally who is a high school senior.


www.pflag.org

Chin Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarships March

Award: $1000

Eligibility:

  • Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a four-year college or university in 2013-14
  • Self or parent currently or formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant
  • Community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Financial need
  • No citizenship status requirement
  • www.asianpacificfund.org

Davis-Putter Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: maximum $10,000

Eligibility: Must be active participant in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity

Evaluated on financial need and academic ability

Citizenship not consideration but must live in the US


http://www.davisputter.org/apply/apply-for-scholarships/

Maryland Multicultural Coalition Scholarship April 1, 2015

Award: varies

Eligibility: Must be Maryland resident

Must have a 3.4 unweighted GPA

Must be eligible to graduate in June

Proof of acceptance to a 2 or 4 year undergraduate program

Must intend to teach P-12 upon completion.


Application in Counseling Office

Immigrant Youth Achievement Award April 11

Award: $1000

Eligibility: The honoree must be between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age on April 11, 2015

• The honoree must be an immigrant to the United States, including those who have become naturalized citizens;


www.aamericanimmigrationcouncil.org/events/IYAA

Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship April 15, 2014

Award: $1000

Eligibility: Must be planning to attend Notre Dame Women's College

Must major in English or Theatre


http://crmoorescholarship.org

Kamryn Lambert Scholaarship April 17, 2015

Award: Varies approx. $3000

Eligibility: Must be going into Nursing field


http//www.kamrynlambert.org

The Fountainhead Essay Contest April 26th, 2015

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be in 11th or 12th grade

Pick one of 3 essay topics.

www.aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/

The Fountainhead Essay Contest April 26th, 2015

Award: $10,000

Eligibility: Must be in 11th or 12th grade

Pick one of 3 essay topics.

www.aynrandnovels.com/essay-contests/

Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals May 2015

Award: $250-$1000

Eligibility: the contest is open to all students currently attending high school anywhere in the world, regardless of nationality, citizenship or residency status. Read the rules carefully at our website. Only entries submitted via the form on the web site will be considered.


www.hennet.org/contest

Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) Scholarship May 23, 2015

Award: $2000

Eligibility:

  • Be a current high school (or home-schooled) senior attending school in the United States
  • Neither parent has earned a four-year college degree
  • Must be attending a CSO partner college or university
  • Be seeking financial aid and scholarship support for college
  • Be involved in extracurricular and leadership programs in school or in the community
  • www.csopportunity.org
  • B. Davis Scholarship May 25th, 2015

    Award: $1000

    Eligibility: Open to all juniors and seniors


    www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

    Kid's Chance Scholarship

    Award: up to $5000 per semester

    Eligibility:

    The Kids' Chance of Maryland scholarship is intended to assist in obtaining a high school, vocational, college, or post-graduate education for financially needy, qualified, worthy, and deserving students. Students may not be older than 25 years of age. Students must have had a parent or guardian who has suffered a catastrophic or fatal accidental injury or occupational disease while working for a Maryland employer.

    Applications in Counseling Office or www.kidschance-md.org

    Michael Jackson Scholarship

    Award: $4000 annually

    Eligibility: Undergraduate students attending a UNCF member college or university. Students must be majoring in communications, English, or performing arts. Must have a 3.0 GPA and be eligible for financial aid.


    After filling out a UNCF college application look on scholarship page for this scholarship.

    Navy Counselors Association Scholarships Deadline Not Specified

    Awards: $1500

    Eligibility: Open to dependence of active-duty or retired members of the association who are accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate education program.

    500 word essay


    www.usnca.org/scholarship

    Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    Award: varies

    Eligibility:

    GPA of 3.0 or better

    Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    Attend one of the 47 TMCF Member schools

    Be a US citizen or permanent resident

    Demonstrate leadership qualities and service experience

    Be recommended by current faculty

    http://www.thurgoodmarshalfund.net/scholarship/

    Information on some other scholarships

    Arts Institutes and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition exclusive to students majoring in design and applied arts or graphic design.


    Colleges that offer Graphic Arts Scholarships -Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Colorado State University, and Auburn University.j


    Economics Scholarships are offered at University of South Dakota and Boise State University.


    ROTC Scholarships - Army, Navy and Marine ROTC programs. - expected to serve in the military after graduation. For ARMY apply to Army ROTC and for Marine or Navy, NAVY ROTC.

    If interested in Coast Guard should look into Coast Guard Student Reserve must spend eight weeks in training during two summers and work two weekends a month during school year. After graduation students begin reserve service.

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