The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national nonprofit organization, has established a college scholarship to encourage teens to express their thoughts about Alzheimer’s disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause.
Many families are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and teenagers as well are becoming aware of this heartbreaking brain disease from personal experiences in their own families, watching friends and neighbors, or involvement in community service.
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) awards many different scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas: history, political science, economics, government or nursing.
Qualified applicants must be a high school senior and must have a 3.0 GPA (computed on a 4.0 scale), and demonstrate financial need.
The following scholarships have the April 15 deadline:
To be eligible for the Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program you must live in one of the communities that is served by Mediacom (they have operations in 21 states). Candidates with excellent academic backgrounds, demonstrated leadership roles and school and community involvement will be the strongest contenders for this scholarship.
SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, offers SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship for students located anywhere in the world, from high school (pre-university/secondary) through graduate school, who are studying or planning to study optics, photonics or a related field.
ProjectCSGIRLS asks you to use computer science and technology that can help solve an imminent social problem under one of three themes - global health, a safer world, and intelligent technology. They are looking for projects that are powerful in their ability to change and disrupt the present in a positive way.
Students from age 9 through 13 are invited to write a book review for the Publish-A-Kid competition from a select list of books. Your review should be between 250 and 500 words. You can send one review for each book on the list. Each review should be sent in a separate email.