Scholarship

Scholarship List by Deadline

  • 2020-2021

     

    September & October Scholarship Deadlines

     

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    EduMed Medical and HealthCare Scholarships

    Far too many students have the grades and the drive to earn a college degree, but far too few have the money to make it happen. EduMed is helping students in medical and health education with four need-based college scholarships to start 2021. Each scholarship will give $500 to the winning student in their respective category, which will be paid to the school at which they’re enrolled. Edumed has 50 of the top available scholarships across 7 different healthcare fields including dental, nursing, medical assisting, and healthcare leadership

    Click HERE for website and scholarship oppourtunities

     

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    Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month (August-October)

    The Scholar-Athlete of the Month program recognizes exceptional student athletes who are performing well in the classroom and on the field. Each month, one senior high school athlete will be chosen as the Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month and awarded $500 to acknowledge their academic and athletic commitment.

    CRITERIA: The following criteria will be used in selecting recipients:

    1. The applicant is a senior athlete who has earned a varsity letter in a sport.
    2. The applicant lives in eastern North Dakota or northwestern Minnesota.
    3. The applicant has a 3.5 GPA or higher.
    4. Funds must be used for educational expenses.
    5. Upon notification as a winner, a parent/guardian must sign a waiver acknowledging the release of the winner’s name and photo to social media as well as media outlets for recognition.

    Applications will be reviewed in three rounds. The application periods are August-October, November-January and February-March. The award can only be given to an applicant once. Each winner will be notified by mail upon being chosen as the Valley Bone & Joint Clinic Scholar-Athlete of the Month.

    Click HERE for application

     

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    AES Engineering Scholarship

    Purpose of Scholarships

    AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

    Scholarship Criteria

    Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Amount of award: $500.00

    How to Apply

    Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

    When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year. Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com

    Deadline for entry: October 5, 2020

     

     

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    Extreme Terrain’s Student Scholarships

    High school seniors who are planning to purse a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems can apply by submitting a 700-1500 word essay describing who you are and why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands.

    Click HERE to apply and details

    Deadline is October 15, 2020

     

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    2020-2021 Horatio Alger State Scholarship

    State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. 

    To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:

    • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
    • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
    • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
    • Be a United States citizen

    Click HERE for application and more details

    Deadline: October 25, 2020

     

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     2020-2021 Horatio Alger Career and Tech

    The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr.  Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
    • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2020
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
    • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
    • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Be under the age of 30
    • Be a United States citizen

    Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.

    Click HERE for application and more details

    The CTE application will remain open on a rolling basis until all scholarships are awarded. 

     

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    2020 Horatio Alger National Scholarship

    As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

    To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

    • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
    • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
    • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
    • Be a United States citizen

    Click HERE for application and more details

    Deadline: October 25, 2020

     

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    2020-2021 VFW Voice of Democracy Competition

    Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme: Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?

    Click HERE for application and more details.

    Deadline: October 31, 2020

     

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    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

    Click HERE for application and more details

    Deadline: October 31, 2020

     

     

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    The Alert Scholarship

    You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. All eligible high school seniors (see requirements below) may enter the Alert college scholarship essay contest. With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region.

    Click HERE for eligibility requirements and Essay information

    Deadline: On going-no deadline