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Scholarships

Welcome to the scholarship page!

On the Scholarship Trail?

 

  1. Check the Scholarship Display located in the Student Services Office. It contains applications and/or information for all the scholarships that have been mailed to Central. A list will be posted on top of the display including the scholarship name, a brief description, and a deadline for each scholarship.  Applications are located in the slots in the display.  New scholarship opportunities arrive frequently and the list is updated every two weeks.
  2. The above mentioned scholarships posted through our office are also posted on the Student Services webpage.  Go to Central’s webpage, www.lacrosseschools.org/central.  Click on Office and then Student Services.
  3. Brainstorm lists of sources such as clubs, insurance companies, businesses, unions, churches, and other organizations to which you or your family are affiliated.  They might have scholarship money available for students; inquire directly to those organizations.
  4. Browse through the SCHOLARSHIP BOOKS located in the Student Services Office.
  5. Seniors planning to go on to any school following graduation should apply for the Central High School Scholarships.  The scholarship application will be available on the Central HS webpage www.lacrosseschools.org/Central on December 1st.  Applications must be submitted online by Friday, January 4, 2019 by 3:30 pm.   LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.  The CHS Scholarships include dozens of scholarships for two and four year schools.  The scholarships are designed for many types of students.  For example, some are for students with a high GPA and some are for students with middle or low GPA.   One considers GPA and athletic letters earned in high school.  Some take into consideration community service involvement.  Some are only for students applying to programs in health-related areas.  There are many possibilities so all students should apply!
  6. Check directly with the schools/colleges you are applying to.  They may have scholarships available.

Good Luck!  Please stop in and ask questions.  We’re here to help!

 

***Central High School Student Services***

Application is closed.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Please read the Central High School Scholarship Timeline & Directions before completing this application.  Timeline Directions 18-19

This application enters you into consideration for approximately 70 general scholarships that will be awarded to Central seniors at the Senior Scholarship Program on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  The application information is needed by the Central High School Scholarship Committee (which includes all Department Chairs and counselors) and is used to make scholarship award decisions.  Please understand that a scholarship may be rescinded if information submitted is inaccurate or has changed since submitting your application.  You are responsible for keeping Student Services updated on your acceptance as this will affect your consideration for scholarships with specific criteria.

I understand that if chosen as a scholarship winner, according to Central High School’s policy, I must provide evidence of enrollment/registration at the post-secondary institution of my choice for the Fall of 2019 before scholarship funds can be awarded.

 

COMPLETING THIS FORM

You will need approximately 30 minutes to complete this application.  Plan on completing the entire application in one sitting, because you will not be able to save and go back to finish.

 

You will need the following information available to complete this online application:

  1. Your work history
  2. List of school activities you have been involved in and the years of participation
  3. List of community activities (not community service)
  4. List of community and school service (volunteer activities)

**There will be an option to explain special circumstances toward the end of the application.

SELECTIVE & LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Updated: October 18th, 2018

Scholarships listed are for seniors, unless otherwise noted.

Scholarship Scams. It should not cost you anything to apply for a scholarship. If you have questions, stop in Student Services or see the “scholarship scams” section on the Student Services section of Central’s website.

If a transcript is required, in most cases an unofficial copy will suffice. Please see Mrs. Silha in Student Services for further instruction if an official transcript is required.

Some scholarships have paper applications or further instructions. They will be denoted with an asterisk (*) and materials may be picked up from the Scholarship Display located in Student Services.

 

Central-Specific Scholarships

Central-specific scholarships are either scholarships that will be awarded to a Central student or they are selective in nature, which means Central must select the student(s) who will compete at the local, regional, state or national level for the chance at the award.

 

  1. Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • This award recognizes middle and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national level. This award is available for all high school students who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after September 1, 2017.
  • All students grade 9-12 are eligible to apply.
  • Complete the application online at http://spirit.prudential.com by November 6, 2018. When the application is completed, follow the instructions on the “Certification” tab.
  • You will then email to Mr. Schmidt (tschmidt@lacrossesd.org or print the certification page and bring that page to Mr. Schmidt in Student Services by November 6, 2018

 

  1. Carson Schoals Fund Scholarship*
  • The Carson Scholars Fund awards scholarships to students in grades 4 through 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Central High School can nominate one student in grades 9-11 to be considered its nominee
  • Applicants must:
    • Be a student in grades 9-11.
    • Have a 1st Quarter weighted GPA of 3.75 or above.

Applications are available in Student Services and must be turned in by Tuesday, December 11th, 2018.

 

Local Scholarships

  1. Horatio Alger Scholarship
  • This scholarship seeks to assist student who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society.
  • To be eligible you must:
    • Plan to enter college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree (you may start at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
    • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
    • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, minimum grade point average of 2.0
    • All application materials are submitted online and due by October 25th.
    • Follow this link for more information and to apply https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

 

  1. VFW Voice of Democracy

 

  1. Herb Kohl Educational Foundation: Excellence Scholarship
  • The purpose of the Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship program is to recognize student leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement.
  • Applicants must:
    • Be graduating students who are Wisconsin residents and intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college.
    • Complete the online application located at this link: http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/
  • Deadline: Students must submit their completed applications no later than Sunday, November 4th.

 

  1. Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
  • The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD.
  • Applicants must plan to be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD in the fall.
  • Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by November 12, 2018.
  • To complete this online application, visit the following link: http://apply.ncld.org/

 

  1. Anne Ford Scholarship
  • The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD
  • Applicants must plan to be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall, and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4-point scale.
  • Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by November 12, 2018
  • To see full application instructions and other needed supporting documents, please visit this link: http://apply.ncld.org/

 

  1. Elks Nation Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Competition 2018
  • The Elks National Foundation will be awarding a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through its Most Valuable Student scholarship contest in 2016. The scholarships are for high school seniors graduating in 2018.  There are 500 four-year awards given.
  • There is a portion of the online application where a Counselor Report form is needed. Be sure you to send that request to your school counselor 2 weeks before the deadline.
  • Applications are available on line at elks.org/enf/scholars
  • Applications are due on November 15th, 2018.

 

  1. Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers Scholarships*
  • The Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship are available to graduating high school seniors who play to study engineering.
  • The State’s EFW Scholarships will be awarded to student enrolled in an ABET accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation.
  • Scholarship applications are available in Student Services and can also be found at this link: http://www.wspe.org/efwi.shtml .
  • All applications should be postmarked no later than Monday, December 17, 2018.
  • If you have any questions about the application form or mailing instructions, please contact Katie Jelacic, P.E. at (262) 524-3587 or kjelacic@waukesha-wi.gov

 

  1. My Home Care, LLC Scholarship
  • This scholarship is to promote giving to younger generations and to illicit motivation for higher education. The scholarship will recognize a high school Hmong student, who excels academically.
  • To be eligible you must:
    • Be of Hmong descent
    • Be enrolled in high school
    • Be a Wisconsin resident
    • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident alien
    • Have a GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Note, this scholarship is for any student in grades 9-12.
  • The application is online and can be found at this link: http://www.hlubfoundation.com/
  • Applications are due December 21st, 2018

 

  1. The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Deals Association Technician Scholarships
  • In order to qualify for this scholarship, the applicant must:
  • Be a Wisconsin resident and a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2017
  • Plan to attend or currently enrolled in an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a NATEF-certified Wisconsin technical college.
  • Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel or auto collision industry.
  • If applying, send an email to jlolson@watda.org to request to have the Bennett Mechanical and DAT Spatial tests sent to you.
  • You can apply online at this link: http://www.watda.org/Scholarship
  • Applications must be completed by January 15, 2019. All scholarship documents can be sent in multiple ways:
  • Faxed: 608-251-4379
  • Emailed: jlolson@watda.org
  • Mailed: The Foundation WATDA

150 East Gilman Street, Suite A

Madison, WI  53703

 

 

Scholarship Opportunities

October 2018 Scholarship Deadline

College Jumpstart Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Merit-based competition that is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders and college students and
non-traditional students. Applicants must be high school sophomores, juniors or seniors or adult students.
How to apply: To apply simply click on the “application” link and complete the application form.
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline for entry: October 27th, 2018

LendEDU Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: This scholarship is for current high school seniors and undergraduate students.How to apply: Applicants are asked to answer the following prompt in 750 words or less: With more people taking on
student loan debt to pay for college and with record high default rates, what do you think can be done to improve the
financial literacy of our nation’s young adults to help this problem?
https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: October 19th, 2018

Horatio Alger Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and
perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen.
How to apply: Complete an application at the following link https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-ourscholarship-
programs/state-scholarships/
Amount of Award: up to $10,000.00 & renewable installments
Deadline for entry: October 25th, 2018

The 2018 Moments Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: You must be a graduating senior in high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college or trade school and at least 16 years of age. We reserve the right to verify the date of your high school graduation and/or college enrollment. To be eligible for this scholarship entrants must be legal US residents who are currently attending or are accepted to a University or Trade School in the United States. To be eligible for this scholarship entrants’ Instagram profiles must be public. Each entrant affirms that they have met all eligibility requirements and releases their entry to be used for any purpose by Framebridge.
How to apply: Take a photo of your frame-worthy moment and post it to Instagram, tagging @framebridge and using the hashtag #framebridgemoments2018. In the caption, tell us why that moment is important to you. Finally, tell us what major you plan to pursue and why in 500 characters or less.
https://www.framebridge.com/lp/moments-scholarship
Amount of Award: $2,500.00
Deadline for entry: October 28th, 2018

The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary institution.
Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA or equivalent grade average.
How to apply: Create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers the following: Assess the quality of your sleep health and discuss some ways that you can improve it.
Make your video creative, innovative, informative, entertaining, and interesting! The video that best captures these attributes will win this year’s scholarship award.
Upload your video to YouTube and include the link when you submit your application below. Note: by submitting this form you agree to allow The Sleep Judge to use your video for promotional purposes (it will be posted to The Sleep Judge blog and potentially other locations).

Scholarship


Amount of Award: $1,500.00
Deadline for entry: October 30th, 2018

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Current high school student attending a school in the US, who will graduate in the 2018-2019 school year. Will receive a diploma in the current academic year. Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US post-secondary institution.
How to apply: Follow instructions at link below

Apply


Amount of Award: 15 awards at $20,000.00
Deadline for entry: October 31st, 2018

Cash Course “My Story” Essay Contest
Scholarship Criteria: Describe a financial mistake or stumble you have had. What did you learn from it? How has it shaped your approach to your money today?
How to apply: Visit the following link https://www.cashcourse.org/my-story
Amount of Award: 6 awards ranging from $2,000-$250
Deadline for entry: October 31st, 2018

November 2018 Scholarship Deadline

The Anne Ford Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Be a United States citizen. Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s degree program in the fall. Have an overall 3.0 GPA. Demonstrate financial need. Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability. Please Note: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) alone is not considered to be a learning disability; eligible candidates with ADHD must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability.
How to apply: http://apply.ncld.org/ To apply follow the link for the application.
Amount of Award: $10,000.00 ($2,500.00 over 4 years)
Deadline for entry: November 13th, 2018

International Bipolar Foundation Annual High School Essay Contest
Scholarship Criteria: It is open to all high school students, aged 13 – 19 years.
How to apply: Research a notable figure, past or present, with Bipolar Disorder and tell us how the illness affected their life, encouraged or hindered their success, and what lessons we can take away from their lived experience. In 500-1,000 words, explain the research you did on the individual. Your notable figure can come from any walk of life, geographical location, or a positive or negative place in history. Please include your own personal insight into the lessons to be learned by the life of your notable figure.
Amount of Award: 3 awards. 1st place being $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 1st, 2018

Bestcoloredpencils.com Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: An enrolled student and aspiring artist.
How to apply: Include an original artwork that you have created. Take one photo of you doing/holding the artwork and then another photo that feature your favorite detail of the artwork. Also include an essay explaining the inspiration behind the artwork, the creative process and why you chose your “favorite detail” that you chose to take a photo of.https://www.bestcoloredpencils.com/scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,500.00
Deadline for entry: November 1st, 2018

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Female, minimum 3.0 GPA, senior in high school, plans to attend an accredited University next fall
How to apply: https://www.peointernational.org/about-star
Amount of Award: $2,500.00
Deadline for entry: November 1st, 2018

Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship – (Statewide Scholarship!)
Scholarship Criteria: Applicants must be graduating high school students who intend to enroll in a postsecondary institution, which may be a public or nonpublic university, college, or vocational/technical college. Students who are residents of the State of Wisconsin, are in good standing, and who demonstrate probable success in postsecondary education are eligible to apply. This is a competitive scholarship.
How to apply: Students will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement, and academic achievement. In addition, students will be evaluated on their ability to clearly articulate goals in each of four areas: future educational goals, personal life goals, community/society service goals, and career goals.
Each student must submit three letters of recommendation, one from each of the following categories: 1. Teacher; 2. Counselor or Principal; 3. Community member or family friend who is not affiliated with your school district. Letters of recommendation will be evaluated on how well they describe the student’s improvements, contributions, and successes. Letters may be from a current or previous year’s teacher, counselor or principal. Visit http://www.kohleducation.org/studentexcellence/ for more information! Amount of Award:100 awards to Wisconsin students at up to $10,000.00**This is a very prestigious honor! Start your application today!
Deadline for entry: November 4th, 2018

Mary Knoll Essay Contest
Scholarship Criteria: The Maryknoll Student Essay Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to people who are enrolled in grades 6–8 (Division I) and grades 9–12 (Division II) for the 2018-2019 school year and, as of the date of entry and the date on which the prize is offered (if applicable), are a resident of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a province of Canada (except Quebec). Children of Maryknoll employees, associates and affiliates are not eligible. Eligibility determinations will be made by Sponsor in its discretion and will be final and binding. Void where prohibited by law.
How to apply: To enter the Contest, entrants must submit an essay written by the entrant (“Essay”) that complies with the following submission guidelines: (a) the Essay must be written in English and must be approximately 500-750 words; (b) the Contest’s theme (‘Love in Action’) must be at the heart of the Essay; and (c) the Essay must comply with all requirements set forth in these Official Rules, including the Submission Guidelines set forth below.
Sponsor’s determination as to whether an entrant’s Essay complies with these Official Rules will be final and binding. There are two ways to enter the Contest, online or by mail. See this link
https://maryknollsociety.org/publications/essay-contest/enter-online/ to get the full application and more information.
Amount of Award: $1,000 for each of the two first-place finalists, $300 for each of the two second-place finalists, $150 for third place
Deadline for entry: November 16th, 2018

1,000 Dreams Fund Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: The students eligible for assistance shall be women attending high school or a two-year or four-year college/university in the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need. Applications must include two letters of recommendation and an essay explaining how the grant would be used. Selection will be based on application contents, financial need and information gathered from letter(s) of recommendation. Previous recipients are not eligible to reapply.
How to apply: Complete application here https://gkccf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1310 Write an essay that includes the answers to the questions below:
1. The educational budget section (identified as optional) on the conditional application is required for this opportunity. You will not be considered for this scholarship if the educational budget section is not
completed. Have you completed the educational budget section of the application? (You may go back and edit your application at any time)
2. The 1,000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for needs including but not
exclusive to: educational conferences, instructional programs related to creative or artistic pursuits, graduate exam application fees, or textbooks. Needs that are ongoing (e.g., utility bills, food costs) or related to medical care are not covered by this fund. Select the type of education or extracurricular grant assistance you are applying for. Please note: this is not intended to cover with tuition.
3. Please describe how you will use the 1,000 Dreams Scholarship.
4. 1. Name of the college, conference, exam or other opportunity that you will be using this scholarship for.
5. 2. What is the anticipated date of enrollment or attendance?
6. 3. How will the scholarship funds be used, specifically?
7. 4. How much will this opportunity cost and how much will you need to fund it?
8. Referring back to how you intend to use this scholarship, how is this important to your professional career dream? Please explain
Amount of Award: Up to $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 1st, 2018

Scholarship for Outdoor LoversScholarship

Criteria: High school students or those about to enter college
How to apply: All participants have to submit a 500 – 1000 words on the following topic – “What is your best outdoor recreations’ memory?”. Kindly ensure it includes answers for the below questions.
● Where did you spend your time?
● Whom did you go with?
● Why it is special and remarkable to you?
● In addition to the scholarship application, applicants must submit their academic record and resume, and a one-page letter discussing their background, career goals and financial need. Please be noted that you must use our application form for submission
Visit this link to get the application and more information https://natureimmerse.com/scholarship/
Amount of Award: $2,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 24th, 2018

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Scholarship Criteria: Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must have a disability.
● Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
● Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript
How to apply: Please choose one of the two topics provided for your essay. Essay must be between 500 and 1000 words:
1. Describe a time in your life when you have overcome your disability to do something extraordinary.
2. Describe what you have learned from living with your disability. How have those lessons prepared you for college and for what you plan to do after you complete your education?
http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/ Visit the link for an application and more information
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 30th, 2018

Women in Transportation Scholarships:
Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates
Scholarship Criteria: Minimum 3.0 GPA and plans to pursue a transportation related field, such as finance, logistics, or engineering.
How to apply: Visit http://www.wtsinternational.org/wisconsin/scholarships/ for application!
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 30th, 2018

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Minimum 3.0 GPA and plans to pursue a transportation related field, such as finance, logistics, or engineering.
How to apply: Visit http://www.wtsinternational.org/wisconsin/scholarships/ for application!
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: November 30th, 2018

Transportation YOU High School Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: High School Senior, Minimum 3.0 GPA, must be taking science, technology, math courses, female, considering a degree in a transportation related field.
How to apply: Visit http://www.wtsinternational.org/wisconsin/scholarships/ for application!
Amount of Award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: November 30th, 2018

December 2018 Scholarship Posting

Child of an American Veteran Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: This scholarship is available to the legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service. High school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
How to apply: Applicants are asked to submit a 500-word essay regarding one of the following topics: 1) How did growing up in a military family inspire your education and career aspirations? 2) What advice would you give to a younger child growing up in a military family? 3) What do you believe is the single most important thing our society can do to help veterans and their families?

Child of an American Veteran Scholarship


Amount of Award: $1,500.00
Deadline for entry: December 12th, 2018

CreditSpot’s Essay Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Any U.S. student who’s currently in senior year of high school or in any accredited college with net GPA of more than 2.5.
How to apply: Every applicant must write an essay about any subject regarding credit. Any ideas are acceptable.
Will it be credit cards, debt, or the U.S. credit situation, you choose what to write about.

CreditSpot’s Essay Scholarship


Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: December 1st, 2018

Cook Something Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: If you are interested in a food-related career, attending school, and live in the United States, you can apply.
How to apply: https://www.macheesmo.com/cook-something-application/ the link provided details what the application process entails
Amount of Award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: December 15th, 2018

Rubincam Youth Award (National Genealogical Society Scholarship)
Scholarship Criteria: Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply. NGS membership is not required. Students must apply under the appropriate age/grade award
How to apply: https://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/awards_files/Rubincam_Youth_Requirements_Senior.pdf The
application entails biographical writing and family tree construction.
Amount of Award: $500.00
Deadline for entry: December 15th, 2018

Competitive Gaming Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria: Only open to students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school.
How to apply: In 1,500 words or less – give us your take on the “competitive gaming” or “eSports” revolution. Can a competitive gamer maintain a well-paid career in this niche? What do you think is the future of “eSports”? We’re interested in learning where you see the industry going in the future.

BestGamingPC.com Scholarship Program


Amount of Award: $1,500.00 Deadline for entry: December 31st, 2018

Future Leaders of IT Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: http://www.connect-community.org/philanthropy/ Visit the link to view eligibility requirements
How to apply:
1. Most recent high school or college transcripts.

2. Three letters of recommendations from teachers and or counselors.

3. High School seniors must provide proof of university or college acceptance.
4. An essay (1000-word min) on why you are pursuing a career in information engineering, information
management (or related academic discipline) and what you hope to accomplish in your career.
Amount of Award: $2,000.00
Deadline for entry: December 1st, 2018

Senior Planning, Social Work, Eldercare Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: US Citizen and a high school senior.
How to apply: https://1i5scy1p6ssz3ro1ly1heq9h-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/SPScholarship1.
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Answer the three questions on the application in 500 words or less about your reasoning and commitment to the healthcare/social work field.
Amount of Award: 1st place – $900.00, 5 other awards also given
Deadline for entry: December 15th, 2018

Imagine America Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Only recent high school graduates who meet the following recommended guidelines should apply:
● Likelihood of successful completion of postsecondary education
● High school grade point average of 2.5 or greater
● Financial need
● Demonstrated voluntary community service during senior year
How to apply:https://www.imagine-america.org/highschoolscholarshipsapply-now/ visit the link to start your application process!
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: December 31st, 2018

Customized Girl Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: High school students
How to apply: All you need to do is follow a few simple steps, tweet at us, and submit a short (140-character max) statement. https://www.customizedgirl.com/about/scholarship
Amount of Award: 5 awards at $500.00 each
Deadline for entry: December 31st, 2018

January 2019 Scholarship Deadline

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: High school student. US Citizen.
How to apply: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/technology-addiction-awareness-scholarship/
Complete the statement “Instead of spending time with technology I’d rather…” in 140 characters
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: January 30th, 2019

Association for Women in Mathematics Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: Students Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Undergraduates
How to apply: https://sites.google.com/site/awmmath/programs/essay-contest/application
Your essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview.
Amount of Award: Varies
Deadline for entry: January 31st, 2019
Adoption STAR Academic Scholarship Program
Scholarship Criteria: Adoption STAR will award two to six academic scholarships ($500 – $1,500) to college bound individuals according to the following criteria:
High school transcripts and/or other applicable test scores that reflect improvement and high achievement should be furnished with the application.
The applicant must have been adopted or in foster care and be known to have overcome adversity.
The applicant should demonstrate good character and high achievement despite obstacles or special challenges.
The applicant must have advanced education plans to a 4-year college.
The applicant should have demonstrated academic progress during their four years of high school.
How to apply:
The applicant should possess good character, described by two letters of recommendation with at least one of the letters furnished by a teacher or guidance counselor. High school transcripts and/or other applicable test scores that reflect improvement and high achievement should be uploaded with the application.
https://astar.mysamdb.com/SAM/Usr/AdoptionSTARAcademicScholarshipApplication_Edt.aspx Start your application at the above link!
Amount of Award: Two to six academic scholarships ($500 – $1,500)
Deadline for entry: January 1st, 2019

Simple Texting Scholarship
Scholarship Criteria: This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors or freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in college between the ages of 16 and 22.
How to apply: Applicants are asked to submit an 800-word essay regarding the following prompt: Getting accepted to college is an emotional moment. You experience triumph, relief, joy, and accomplishment and, for most of us, it’s a moment we want to share. Tell us who you texted first to let them know that you had been accepted to college and why it was important to share that moment with them.
Amount of Award: $1,000.00
Deadline for entry: January 9th, 2019

The Foundation of the Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association Scholarship

Criteria: All applicants for any of the above scholarships must: Have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Be a high school graduate or high school senior graduating in 2019. Plan to attend or currently be enrolled (with an anticipated graduation date no earlier than the spring of 2020) in an automotive, auto collision or diesel technician program at a Wisconsin technical college. Plan to pursue a professional career in the automotive, diesel or auto collision industry. High school students must submit their ACT test scores and complete two additional on-line tests. Testing should be completed by January 15, 2019. Current technical college students do not need to complete the assessment tests, but they will need to send in their transcripts from their first semester as soon as it is available.
Amount of Award: Tuition amounts vary and can be up to full tuition. Average tuition awards are $3,000 ($750 per semester for four semesters).
Deadline for entry: January 15th, 2019