- Lexus Eco Challenge Grants and Scholarships – Deadlines to apply: October 15, 2018 and December 10, 2018
The Lexus Eco Challenge is a national STEM competition for grades 6 through 12 that awards a total of $500,000 in grants and scholarships to eligible teachers, students and schools each year. Teams of five to 10 students tackle environmental issues related to land, water, air, and climate, and create practical solutions while competing for amazing prizes. Click here for more information and to apply.
- Pirates Pitch Competition at Seton Hall University – Deadline to apply: October 17, 2018
This competition offers high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to share innovative business ideas and win amazing prizes. Students must submit an original business idea, that, in 350 words or less, describes an innovative product or service that you would like to create or have already created. The first place winner receives $2,500 cash prize plus $10,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall. Second place winner receives $1,000 cash prize plus $6,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall. All other finalists receive a $4,000 scholarship to attend Seton Hall. Click here to submit your idea.
- Ithaca College School of Business, High School Investment Competition – Deadline to register: October 26, 2018
Students can test their investment skills in the School of Business High School Investment Competition. Competing teams will receive $1,000 in virtual U.S. dollars to invest, and portfolios with the best performance will win real cash prizes ranging from $500 to $1,500 per team. Students will learn the basic principles of the stock market as they experience its ups and downs in real-time. Click here to register your student team.
- KidGuard for Education Scholarships – Deadline to apply: October 31, 2018
KidGuard for Education is offering scholarships to high school students ranging from $500 to $1,000. Students must submit an essay or video and answer one of five questions such as, “How have your family, parents, school and teachers influenced who you are today?” Use personal experiences to support your answers. Click here to apply for this scholarship and for a list of the other questions.
- University of Dayton Future Flyer Pitch Competition – Deadline to apply: November 1, 2018
This contest is for juniors and seniors. To enter the competition, students must submit a two-minute video that presents a solution to a challenge faced by their local community. The contest is open to teams of up to four juniors or seniors, but there is no limit on the number of teams that can participate. Videos will be evaluated by a panel of judges and selected teams will be invited to the University of Dayton in early April, when they will present a two-minute pitch to a panel of judges in person. Video submissions are due November 1, 2018, and finalists will be announced in January, 2019. Students can earn up to $40,000 in scholarships over four years to the University of Dayton. Click here to read more about the guidelines and how to submit a video.
- Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition – Deadline to apply: November 18, 2018
Sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to submit a 400-word description of a business concept. Finalists will present to a panel of judges. Seniors would win a 4-year, full-tuition scholarship Rider University. All travel costs will be covered for finalists in the Senior Division. Sophomores and juniors could win $750, a plaque and automatic entrance to the finals when they are a senior. Click here to submit your idea.
- Fireside Essay Scholarship – Deadline to apply: December 7, 2018
The Fireside Essay Scholarship awards a graduating Catholic high school senior a $1,000 cash award. The senior must write a 750-word essay on how their religious education is influencing their lives. Seniors can submit their essays to the Guidance Department where the essays will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee.
- Light the Way Scholarship from Assumption College – Deadline to apply: December 15, 2018
The Light the Way Scholarship is awarded to incoming students who utilize their abilities to Light the Way for others. Whether it’s community service to help people in need, innovation to improve society, or volunteering to heal our planet, this scholarship recognizes and supports students who positively impact the world in their own meaningful way. Each year, Assumption College will award up to 50 $25,000 scholarships, renewable all four years. Click here to apply.
- 2019 John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship – Deadline to apply: January 15, 2019
The 2019 John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship is being offered to high school seniors planning to attend a full-time course of study at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning. Five (5) one-time scholarships of $3,000 are being awarded. To be eligible for this scholarship, students or any members of their immediate family must be a member of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union. An essay is required. Click here to apply.
- We The Students Essay Contest – Deadline to apply: February 14, 2019
The 2018-2019 We The Students Essay Contest is being offered by the Bill of Rights Institute. This contest is for students ages 14-19. The essay question is “What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?” This year we are asking you to dig deep and make your scholarship essay personal. A citizen comes in many shapes and sizes. Some serve their community by voting and participating in political events. Others serve through entrepreneurship or philanthropy. We want to know what you think makes a good citizen in your community. We encourage you to bring emotion, creativity, specific examples (including current events), and well-researched facts into what you write. A good essay will demonstrate how citizenship is not an abstract idea, but is, in fact, action inspired by constitutional principles. Cash prizes range from $500 to $5,000. Click here for more information on contest details and rules. All essays must be submitted online.
- Mercy Presidential Scholarships at Mount Aloysius College
30 competitive scholarships valued at $56,000 over a four-year period are available at Mount Aloysius College to candidates who demonstrate a solid academic record, commitment to home, school and community; possess leadership abilities, participate in extra-curricular activities, volunteer, and are involved in community service projects. Click here to apply.
- National Co-op Scholarship Program
The National Co-op Scholarship Program sponsored by WACE (Advancing Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education) will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships for a total of $4.2 million. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of the partner institutions. Click here to view a list of colleges/universities and their deadlines.
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