Living abroad for an extended period of time can be a challenge for anyone. Especially if you’re in high school, your friends are so important to you. The Expat Youth Scholarship (EYS) contest is sponsored by Clements Worldwide, a provider of international insurance.
The PFLAG National Scholarship Program is sponsored by Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) a national non-profit organization. In addition to the National Scholarship Program, there are many local programs, see below for more information.
"The Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge” competition requires you to write and illustrate a children's book that deals with the topics of tolerance and diversity. Students in both public and private high schools are eligible. The Challenge wants you to create ways to teach tolerance to younger children. See the table below for the list of eligible location and deadlines:
Every year the EngineerGirl Essay Contest asks boys and girls to write an essay about a different subject.
This year the theme is sports. Think about a sport and the different kinds of technologies that are used in playing, scoring, or training for that sport. From something as seemingly-simple as the fabric for a uniform to high-speed cameras and biosensors, technology is essential to the way we experience sports, and engineers make all those technologies possible!
If you are an African American, Native American or Hispanic student interested in studying a chemically-related field, the American Chemical Society Scholars Program can help pay your way.
They offer renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to eligible students who want to study of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply.
The Young Naturalist Award is a research-based science competition for students in grades 7-12 to promote participation and communication in science. The student needs to plan and conduct a scientific investigation, one that will include observations, questions, predictions, trips into the field to gather data, and analysis. You are not expected to make a new scientific discovery. However, your investigation should provide you with a new understanding about your question.
The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering is for high school seniors who are ethnic minorities. To receive the scholarship, you must be accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.
The National Presbyterian College Scholarship program assists Presbyterian students attending Presbyterian related schools.
Twenty-five to thirty students will be selected for award and it is renewable if the students maintain a 2.5 GPA, participate in campus ministry and other activities.
Be members of the Presbyterian Church
Demonstrate financial need