2014 College ScholarshipCriteria: student planning on attending college in the Fall of 2014.Award: $500Deadline: August 20thCriteria: Senior student planning to attend college no later than January of the next school year.Award: $500Deadline: August 31stApplication: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_physical_therapy_scholarship_8938.phpWendy’s High School Heisman Program (Senior Athletic)
Criteria: Senior students who excel in academics, athletics, and student leadership and invited to apply online and will be judged on their academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities.
Award: Wendy’s $10 gift card and the potential grand prize of $10,000
Deadline: October 2nd
ASU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Essay/Poem Contest
Criteria: Any K-12 Arizona Student may enter. Students write 250 words or less essay or poem about a person in their family, school, or community who best demonstrates leadership through service and what they envision themselves doing that goes Beyond the Dream: exchange for a better tomorrow.
Award: 1st place- $150 savings bond; 2nd place- $100 savings bond; 3rd place- $75 savings bond.
Deadline: October 14th
ASU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Poster/Bookmark Contest
Criteria: Any K-12 Arizona Student may enter. Students create a poster or bookmark that must illustrate what is happening now in their local school or community that demonstrates both leadership and service and what they envision themselves doing that goes Beyond the Dream: exchange for a better tomorrow.
Award: 1st place- $150 savings bond; 2nd place- $100 savings bond; 3rd place- $75 savings bond
Deadline: October 14th
P.E.O. Star Scholarship (Female Students Only)
Criteria: Graduating Female Senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and exhibits excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success.
Deadline: October 30th
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Program
Criteria: Scholars are selected based upon academic achievement, capacity to lead, and hours of dedicated community service.
Award: 250 awards are presented annually with 50 scholarships for $20,000 and 200 scholarships for $10,000.
Deadline: October 31st
Application: To apply: access the online application at www.coca-colascholars.org
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Criteria: Any student in grades 5-12 and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states of the United States; has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred in the last year.
Award: State Honorees receive $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C ; National Honorees receive additional $5,000. BCHS committee will nominate 2 students for state level honors
Deadline: November 1st
Information: Submit application online at http://spirit.prudential.com, then go to the Certification page and print them out and deliver it to counseling office.
First Freedom Student Competition
Criteria: This program is open to all U.S. high school students in 9th¢¨12th grade. The First Freedom Student Competition is a national essay and video contest that offers student an opportunity to compete for awards as they examine the history, current importance and relevance of religious freedom in today’s world.
Deadline: November 14th
AXA Achievement Scholarship
Criteria: Seniors who demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, and the ability to succeed in college.
Award: $10,000 scholarship to 52 students; $15,000 additional scholarships to 10 national recipients chosen from the pool of the 52 state winners
Deadline: December 1st
Applications: Applications are available to download at www.axa-achievement.com
Arizona Elks Society Scholarship
Criteria: High School Senior with a GPA of 2.7 or better; must support and actively participate in the preservation of hunting; plan to attend an accredited college; must be a current member of Arizona Elk Society; be involved in school or community activities supporting conservation or leadership positions within the community.
Award: $750 and $1000
Deadline: December 2nd
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Criteria: Senior students that plan to attend an accredited four year college, university, or other post-secondary institution and who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.
Deadline: December 28th
Criteria: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older currently attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university within the next 12 months. Students must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents.
Deadline: December 31st/ May 31st / August 31st
Hispanic Heritage Foundation Scholarship- Make the "U"
Criteria: Seniors of Hispanic American Heritage who have a minimum or 3.0 GPA can apply by visiting the website and answering 3 essays
Award:1- $15,000 and 10- $12,500
Deadline: December 31st
Application: Additional information is available online at: www.colgate.com/hazlau
Criteria: High school senior who has obtained a 2.5 or greater GPA, demonstrates a financial need and voluntary community service throughout senior year.
Application: Apply after December 31st at: www: imagine-america.org/scholarship
Phoenix Marathon Foundation (Athletic Scholarship)
Criteria: High School students who have participated in running related athletics and who are dedicated to the pursuit of higher education.
High School Cumulative GPA: 3.5
Two + Years of Competing on Varsity Level, Running - related Athletics
Two (2) Letters of Reference
Deadline: December 31st
Templeton Press Essay Contest
Criteria: high school student who plans to enroll at an institution of higher learning by next fall. This contest has no special requirements; it only asks each entrant to write a thoughtful essay about his or her life's purpose. Contestants will be judged solely on the quality of their ideas and their ability to express themselves.
Award:$1,000 - $5,000
Deadline: December 31st
Application and entry can be found at: http://lawsoflifecontest.com
Mission: Sussle is an encyclopedia of the things YOU care about. This is not your usual scholarship. There is no application or essay, and it's actually fun. By participating, you will be posting your knowledge for the benefit of others, and in return, the best contributor will win the scholarship.
Full-time undergraduate or graduate students as of Fall, 2013 at an accredited college or university in the United States.
US citizen or legal permanent resident.
Deadline: June 30 and December 31 each year
2011 Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Criteria: United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. Write an original and creative essay of less than 1,000 words that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy inProfiles in Courage.
Award: First-place winner is awarded $5,000. Second-place winner receives $1,000 and up to five finalists each receive $500.
Deadline: January 7th
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Criteria: college bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
Deadline: January 9th
The American Legion Department of Arizona Oratorical Scholarship Program
Criteria: Senior students who are required to deliver a “prepared oration”, which must be original effort of the contestant and between 8-10 minutes in length. The requirements for the oration can be found online.
Award: Various – 1stPlace receives $1,500
Deadline: January 15th
Application: available in the Counseling Department or online athttp://www.legion.org
Phoenix Chinese Week Scholarship Program
Criteria: Seniors who maintain a C average and are actively involved in the Chinese community are encouraged to apply.
Award: $500 (3 awards will be given)
Deadline: January 18th
Information: Students interested in this scholarship should pick up an application in the Counseling Department.
Walt Nicosin Scholarship
Award: 1-$1,00 Scholarship, and 1 $750 scholarship
Deadline: January 21st
Eligibility: Seniors who are Arizona residents and who support and actively participate in the preservation of hunting. A copy of the student’s current hunting license is required. Students must be a current member of the Elk’s Society and must be involved in school or community activities supporting conservation and/or leadership positions within the community (FFA, scouting, 4-H, student council and more)
Sun Student College Scholarship Program
Criteria: Eligible candidates must be seniors in an Arizona High School.
Information: www.sunscharities.org - You must create an account to apply
T.W. Lewis Foundation
Criteria: Senior students who plan to attend either the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University or The University of Arizona Honors College and have demonstrated student leadership.
Award: $5,000 per year
Deadline: February 1st
KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program
Criteria: Senior who will be enrolling in a public college or university within Arizona. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be a US Citizen or permanent resident and has completed the FAFSA form beginning in January atwww.fafsa.ed.gov
Award: $5,000 per year for tuition, fees, books, and room and board
Deadline: February 9th
The Professional Athletes Foundation Student Scholarship (Athletic Scholarship)
Criteria: This scholarship is designed for high school student athletes who plan to attend a university, college, or two-year institution that does not provide athletic scholarships. The scholarship rewards high school athletes for their non-athletic achievements and assists them in achieving their career goals.
Eligibility: High school senior with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better and accepted to a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Student must have participated at the varsity level in athletics for at least one year and be nominated by their high school coach. The student has not accepted any scholarship funds or grants to participate in college athletics and is not the son or daughter of a current or former NFL player.
Deadline: February 14th
Applications: available in the Counseling Department
Asian, Pacific Islanders for Professional and Community Advancement (ACPA)Criteria: full-time graduating seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.40)Amount: $2000Deadline: February 15thApplication: http://apca-att.org/scholarship.html
Criteria:Graduating Seniors who will be attending a NCA accredited Arizona Community College, college, or university.
Award:$500 per semester and may be renewed for up to two (2) consecutive years not to exceed $2,000 or for four (4) consecutive years not to exceed $4,000.
Deadline: February 15th
UTI Scholarship Testing Competition
Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline: February 23rd
· Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada.
· Be a current senior in H.S.
· Planning to attend UTI (Universal Technical Institute).
Greater Arizona Better Business Bureau (BBB) Laws of Life Essay Contest
Criteria: Any student in grades 9-12 at a school or youth organization within the BBB of Greater Arizona service area may sunmit an essay.
Award:Cash prizes will be awarded according to the following:
Deadline: February 25th
The Lowe’s Scholarship
Criteria: Seniors who will enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Leadership ability, community involvement and academic achievement are considered when making the selection for the scholarship.
Deadline: February 26th
Information: http://www.lowes.com(Application not available until after January 1st)NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship
Criteria: Student Athlete
Application: www.niaa.org and click on awards on the headline banner, and then on "NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship"
Deadline: February 28th
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Criteria: Seniors who plan to major in one of the following: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, or Design and are interested in a career in the automotive or related industry.
Award: up to $25,000
Deadline: February 28th
National Youth Science Camp (Summer Program Scholarship)
Criteria: senior student who is passionate about science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and has demonstrated dedication to academic proficiency in these areas as well as their community.
Award: National Youth Science Camp held at Camp Pocahontas near Bartow, West Virginia
Deadline: March 1st
John C. Lincoln Deer Valley – Volunteer Services Scholarship
Criteria: Student intends to attend a college in Arizona to pursue an undergraduate education in healthcare. Demonstrate scholastic ability and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or “B” and have a need for financial assistance. Volunteer service is not a requirement however recommended.
Deadline: Beginning February 1stthrough April 1
Application: Students may pick up an application at the Counseling DepartmentThe Rotary Club of Anthem Scholarship
Criteria: Senior student who has been accepted for full-time enrollment in Fall at a post-secondary institution and earned a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and not related to a member of the Rotary Club of Anthem.
Deadline: March 14th
Application: Students may pick up an application in the Counseling Department or visit: www.AnthemRotary.org
GFWC-Desert Jade Woman’s Club
Criteria:Open to both Senior Female and Male students of Chinese decent and based on scholastic/academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities and financial need.
Deadline: March 9th
Application: Available in the Counseling Department
Sammy Milk Award Scholarship (Athletic)
Criteria: Student athletes who demonstrate excellence in the classroom, on the athletic field and in their communities – and who understand the importance of refueling their bodies with the protein and other nutrients in low fat or fat free milk.
Award: 25 - $7,500 Awards
Deadline: March 19th
Application: https://www.sammyapplication.com/Chinese American Citizens Alliance – Phoenix Lodge
Criteria: Open Senior students of Chinese decent and based on scholastic/academic achievement, involvement in school and community activities and financial need.
Award: (4) $600
Deadline: March 23rd
Application: Available in the Counseling Department.
Gilbraitti & Associations Scholarship (Essay)
Criteria: Must be attending a College or University in the Fall and complete online Essay and Application.
Deadline: March 30th
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Deadline: March 30th
Eligibility: Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th. Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Go Daddy.com - .Me Scholarship (Essay)
Criteria: Students planning on attending college in the Fall are welcome to apply. Students should have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher, have an SAT score of 860 and/or an ACT score of 18 or higher. The topic of the essay is: How Technology has contributed to your success and why you believe you should be a Go Daddy Scholar.
Deadline: March 31st
WikiAnswers Scholarship Program
Criteria: Senior students must have answered at least fifty questions on WikiAnswers website and plan to enroll in undergraduate classes the following fall.
Award: 20 -$1,000
Deadline: March 31Peter Pasula Study Habits ScholarshipCriteria: Students must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by fall. Must answer the essay question found on the application form.Award: $500Deadline: April 1stInformation: http://www.studentsscholarships.org/study_habits.phpMandarin Parent Booster Club - Gavilan Peak ScholarshipCriteria: Senior students who are in their 3rd or 4th year of high school Mandarin Chinese and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with the intention to enroll in college to pursue studies in Mandarin Chinese and a second area of study.Award: $500Deadline: April 25thApplications will be available in the Counseling Department beginning April 1st.People Smart Essay ScholarshipCriteria: Current high senior must complete essay requirements as found on website.Award: $2500Deadline: April 30thYour Favorite Car ScholarshipCriteria: Students planning to attend college in the Fall and enrolling in at least a two year program.Award: $500Deadline: April 30thFind a Law ScholarshipCriteria: Senior who must be enrolled full-time at a college, trade, or technical school in the Fall.Amount: $500Deadline: May 15thInformation: http://www.phoenixpersonalinjuryattorney.comCriteria: Students must be planning on attending college or university in the Fall.Award: $500Deadline: May 15thApplication: http://www.missioncreekortho.com/orthodontists.php
American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Program
Criteria: All applications for the American College Foundation (“ACF”) Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of: 1) a completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application, 2) a copy of the student’s most recent report card, 3) a 500 word, typed, double-spaced essay. All components of the application must be received for a student to be eligible for an award. Applications are judged on the ability to follow guidelines (25%), grammar and punctuation (25%), and the merit of the written essay (50%). Applicants must be United States Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens and may be asked to participate in a qualification interview as part of the application process to assist the ACF in ultimately determining the winners. Awards range from $1,000 - $5,000 each; with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the United States. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are NOT eligible to apply.
Award:Multiple winners ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
Sharon Heikkinen Memorial Scholarship (Healthcare)
Criteria: High school seniors who are planning careers in healthcare and have maintained a 2.0 GPA.
Deadline: April 7th
Application: Students can pick up an application in the Counseling Department.Visine Students with a Vision Scholarship Program
Criteria: Senior students who have demonstrated a clear vision or goal for their future with a minimum GPA of 2.8
Deadline: April 16th
Application: http://www.aim.applyists.net/VisionSociety for American Military Engineers (SAME) Scholarship
Criteria: Selection will be based on scholastic achievements, distinguished leadership ability, community service and written essay. Student shall be recommended by school faculty or member of the post.
Award:1-$5,000 1-$3,000 and 2- $1,500
Deadline: April 25th
Information: For students interested, please pick up an application packet in the Counseling Department.
Criteria: Students planning to attend college in the Fall and submit the most comprehensive answers to a specific essay question found on the website at time of application.
Deadline: April 30th
Phoenix Scholarship Program
Criteria: Students must have a 2.75 GPA or higher and have already taken the SAT or ACT. They must be in good standing with their high school, possess good moral character and plan to enroll in an accredited college or university upon graduation.
Award: Varies and 4 awards are given
Deadline: April 30th
Information: via email at email@example.comScholarship by Design Award
Criteria: Senior students who are currently attending school full time.
Deadline: May 1st
Joseph P. Lipman Scholarship (Athletic)
Criteria: High school senior who have been involved in sports and overcome a disability or other adversity. Student must plan to attend a college or university.
Deadline: May 1st
Civil Service Employees Insurance Company - Youth Automobile Safety Scholarship Program
Criteria: High School Seniors who parents are full-time or retired public employees.
Award: $250 - $1,500
Deadline: May 11th
Big Sun Scholarship (Athletic)
Criteria: The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
Deadline: May 27th
Information: please visit the website to learn how to apply: http://www.bigsunathletics.comMaple Leaf Dentistry ScholarshipCriteria: Senior student who will be attending college in the fall and has contributed at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 calendar years. Applicant must possess a 3.0 GPA or higher.Award: $500Deadline: May 30thInformation: http://www.peterboroughdentists.comCriteria: Senior student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and expects to enroll in a degree program in the Fall.Award: $500Deadline: May 31stApplication: http://www.forklifttrainingcalgary.comTriple-Impact Competitor Scholarship PogramCriteria: Current Class of 2015 student who is currently participating in individual and/or team sport and maintains a GPA of 2.5 or above.Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
Deadline: May 31stThe Big Dig Scholarship (Essay)
Criteria: Senior students will write an essay that is between 500-1000 words and will be graded primarily on originality and depth of content.
The Goal: Your job is to decide what to bury. Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future and the item that you choose to bury today must be currently sold in a store and be under $500. In an essay that is between 500-1000 words, be sure to answer the following questions:
1. What is the item you are going to bury?
2. Where could you purchase the item today?
3. How much does the item cost today?
4. What made you choose this item?
5. Why do you believe that this item will have immense value 200 years from now?
Deadline: June 1st
Information: See requirements at http://www.antiquetrader.tv/studentscholarship.php
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Criteria: Senior student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and planning to attend post-secondary institution in the Fall.
Deadline: June 15th
Information: http://www.usedforkliftsarizona.comGot a Spine ScholarshipCriteria: Senior student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and planning to attend a college or university in the Fall.Award: $500Deadline: June 15thInformation: http://www.articchiropracticfairbanks.com
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship (Essay)
Criteria: Student will be submit an essay on an assigned topic found on the scholarship page.
Award: up to a $1,000
Deadline: June 14th
BBG Communications Scholarship (Essay)
Criteria: Designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall.
Deadline: June 30th
Information: http://www.breylancommunications.com/apply.phpLift Parts Express ScholarshipCriteria: Must be a current high school senior and planning to enroll in college or university in the Fall.Award: $500Deadline: June 30thInformation: http://www.forkliftpartsarizona.comCollege Scholarship Writing Contest (Essay)Criteria: merit scholarship and is available to all students attending accredited institutions of higher learning.Award: $1,000Deadline: July 1stApplication: http://pagesz.net/scholarshipcontest/