Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2019

The Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be awarding $1000 scholarships to Maryland residents.

 A 3.0 GPA is expected as well as goals toward earning an Associates or Bachelor's degree. 

This is a renewable scholarship. 

The application process includes the completion of the application as well as other required including 3 letters of recommendations from a teacher, school counselor, principal, or coach. 

Volunteer work in the community as well as being an active member in a group such as scouts, yearbook, church etc. are encouraged. 

The application is available in the guidance college career room in the scholarship drawer. 

Monday, November 19, 2018

BigSun Scholarship

Deadline        -  June 19, 2019  

BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.

The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..

Amount of Award  -        $500.00

Please visit their website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn more.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2019 

A $1,000 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study 
that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine,
 pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). 
Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health 
care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional

Eligibility & Requirements 
In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:  
  • U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident 
  • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment 
  • Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for 
  • display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner 
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply 

Selection & Awards 
Award selection will be based upon:  
  • Completed application 
  • Originality (20%) 
  • Creativity (20%) 
  • Writing Skills (20%) 
  • Inspiration (20%) 
  • Demonstrated interest in addiction treatment and recovery (20%) 
The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be credited to the student’s school. 
Certain information must be provided by the student to The Recovery Village in order for the school
 to receive the funds.

For More Information please visit https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/

Hamilton Relay Scholarship


Hamilton Relay Scholarship
Hamilton Relay Scholarship: $500

The goal of the Hamilton Relay Scholarship is to support students who are deaf, hard of
hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking in their post-secondary education. The
Hamilton Relay Scholarship is extended to qualifying high school students living within
each of the states where Hamilton Relay is the contracted Telecommunications Relay
and/or Captioned Telephone service provider. Hamilton Relay selects one recipient from
each state annually.

Eligibility Criteria
1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is deaf, hard of
hearing, deaf-blind or has difficulty speaking.

2. Applicant must be a resident of one of the following states: CA, DC, GA, ID,
IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MT, NM, NV, PA, TN, VA, or WA.

3. Applicant must complete and submit application, essay, letter of
recommendation and signed talent release form to be eligible.

4. Scholarship will be awarded to the selected applicant in each state after the
Hamilton Relay Scholarship Committee reviews all applications submitted on
or before the posted deadline.

Guidelines for Hamilton Relay Scholarship
1. Application packet must be completed and postmarked by January 28, 2019
and must include all of the following items:

a. Scholarship Application

b. Letter of Recommendation from faculty staff member at high school or
from employer

c. One page essay as required (topic assigned on application)

d. Signed Talent Release Form

2. Mail the application and attachments to:
Hamilton Relay Scholarship Committee
1006 12th Street
Aurora, NE 68818

3. Scholarship award recipients must complete and return a “Scholarship
Recipient Agreement Form” and provide a copy of their Letter of Acceptance
from the post-secondary school they will attend, allowing Hamilton to process
payment directly to the school.

You can find more information about this scholarship by contacting:

800-552-7724 (Voice/TTY)

410-767-0969 (Voice/TTY)

443.453.5970 (Video Phone)

Friday, November 2, 2018

SMECO Scholarship

Deadline: April 12, 2019

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) will select seven high school seniors in their service area to interview and possibly receive $1500 scholarships based on scholastic achievement, financial need, and community and school involvement.  

Applicants must include...

  • Proof of residency 
  • A letter of acceptance to a college or technical school
  • A Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA
  • A one page essay, typed, double-spaced titled "Why Is a College Education Important to Completing my Lifetime Goals"
  • Two letters of reference (minimum)
Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Applications are available in the Guidance College Career Room Scholarship Drawer, or at   https://www.smeco.coop/community/schools/scholarships

Student Scholarships Website

Below is a website you can visit to look at scholarships you may be interested in.


Scholarships you can find on this site include:

  • James Cox Student Photography Scholarships - $2,500 (Deadline: November 15, 2018)
  • Real World Design Challenge Scholarships - $50,000 (Deadline: November 17, 2018)
  • Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship - $1,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • National Space Club Scholarship - $10,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • VIP Scholarship - $5,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • Sixt Scholarship Program - $5,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • HP Scholarship - $10,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • SP Scholarships - $10,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • Genius Loci Scholarship - $1,000 (Deadline: November 30, 2018)
  • Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers - $2,000 (Deadline: December 1, 2018)
  • Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship - $1,000 (Deadline: December 1, 2018)
  • Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 (Deadline: December 5, 2018)
  • Axa Achievement Scholarship - $25,000 (Deadline: December 14, 2018)
  • Burger King Scholars Program - $50,000 (Deadline: December 15, 2018)

B. Davis Scholarship

“B. Davis Scholarship”
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.

DEADLINE: May 24, 2019

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
  • There is no age restriction
  • Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next
  • This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.

    Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time.
See website below for the application and other information.

Please see Ms. Ryon if you need help with this application and the website.