Create and submit an original one minute video explaining why you deserve tuition to win the Dr. Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway. Please follow guidelines for video submission as described on the Submission Form at DrPepper.com.
Since 1993 the Korea Society has been sending Youth Ambassadors to Korea to learn about the history and culture of Korea. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors living in New York City or Los Angeles to be eligible. Prior to the program, students will be involved in a year-long series of meeting and a weekend retreat to prepare for the trip.
After reading Ayn Rand’s book Atlas Shrugged, you must write an essay chosen from a list of three different topics. The essay must at least 800 words, but no more than 1,600 words. This competition is for high school seniors, college students and even graduate students.
Create an essay about the ocean or any major body of water (fiction or nonfiction) using 1000 to 5000 words and submit it for consideration. The essay can be a great story or it can deal with the environment, political activism, history or nature.
Horatio Alger, Jr. wrote novels about poor boys who worked their way up from humble beginnings through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. wants to encourage young people to take advantage of the opportunities offered them by the American free enterprise system. They promote a national scholarship program for high school seniors and encourage students to pursue their own version of the American Dream.
The NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) Award for Aspirations in Computing was established to recognize young women who have strong interests in the field of computing. The award offers a young women the chance for recognition and scholarships. In addition to the national award program, there are “affiliate” competitions with many awards on the local level.
The New York Times College Scholarship Program is awarded to up to eight New York City high school seniors. They offer a four-year scholarships for a maximum of $7,500 annually for students to attend any nationally accredited four-year college.
The scholarships may be used to pay tuition, room and board, fees and other educational expenses. Each scholarship will be renewable annually for up to four years of study as long as the student maintains a good academic record and makes normal progress toward a degree.
The Golden Door Scholarship is for immigrant youth who have received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), who want to obtain a college education and give back to their communities.
Undocumented students can attend college in the United States, however, there are financial obstacles that stand in the way of these students’ path to higher education