Current Scholarships

Ayn Rand Institute "Anthem" Essay Contest

Deadline: 
March 20, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2000
Comments: 
8th, 9th and 10th Graders are eligible to participate

Anthem is a short novel written by Ayn Rand.  It takes place in the future when the world has entered a dark age.  Written in pre-war (1937) England, it talks about a period of time when the concept of individuality no longer exists and the word "I" has disappeared from the language.

All About Pink Scholarship

Deadline: 
April 8, 2015 (Originally the due date was March 20, it has be rescheduled)
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students
Comments: 
You must be the natural, adoptive or step child of a Breast Cancer survivor or parent who has succumbed to Breast Cancer.

When a parent is suffering from Breast Cancer, it can be a difficult time for other family members. The All About Pink Scholarship helps by providing support to families with college age students whose parent is suffering from Breast Cancer or who have succumbed to the disease.

The All About Pink Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to those students who might otherwise be unable to obtain a college education.

Eligibility:

Through the Looking Glass Scholarship

Deadline: 
March 23, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Comments: 
High school seniors and college students

Through the Looking Glass Scholarship is for students with parents who have disabilities. There will be fifteen $1000 scholarships given out.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 
March 30, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments

HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to:
•    Graduating High School Seniors
•    Community College Students
•    Community College Transfer Students
•    Undergraduate Students
•    Graduate Students

Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.

National WWII Museum 2015 High School Essay Contest

Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students

"How do you define a hero?" Address this question in 1000 words or less to compete in the National WWII Museum 2015 High School Essay Contest.

Museum will accept the first 500 properly formatted entries only. The website will indicate
when we are approaching 500 submitted essays.

Judging:

2015 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to honor Mrs. Scott who was among the 125 individuals who perished in Pentagon during the attacks by terrorists on the morning of September 11, 2001.

There will be three to five $2,500 scholarships awarded. These awards are one time awards. 

There are three documents you need for the Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship:

Princeton University Ten-Minute Play Contest

Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
High school juniors

The Princeton University Ten-Minute Play Contest is for a junior in high school who writes the best ten minute play.

You can submit one play up to 10 pages. The play will be judged by members of the Princeton University Theater Faculty.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Brochure

Deadline: 
March 31, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Brochure is a contest that gives talented art students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to compete for up to $10,000 for college. To participate, contact the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (info at ladiesauxvfw.org) to find your local chapter.

Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, this competition requires you to combine art with patriotic vision.