Online Scholarships

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COCA COLA SCHOLARS

APPLICANTS MUST BE:
CURRENT high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools);
• U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees;
• anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
• planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
• carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

APPLICANTS MAY NOT:
• be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca−Cola bottling companies, The Coca−Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries.

Deadline: October 31.

KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN COLONEL'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM

 

Eligibility
To be eligible to compete for the KFC Colonel's Scholars Scholarship, an individual must:

  • Graduate from high school this academic year 
  • Earn a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.75
  • Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a public, in-state college or university 
  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Demonstrate financial need

Scholars may begin their college career by entering into either a 2-or 4-year accredited in-state college/university, as long as they stay on track to complete a bachelor's degree program.

Deadline: February 10.

RARE EVERYDAY HEROES

Only Michigan high school graduating seniors who will be attending a Michigan college, university or post-secondary school are eligible.

 

All submissions become the property of the RARE Foundation and may be published on its website and in its educational materials.

Essays must be based on a living Michigan resident.

The essay should include:

  • The full name of the hero
  • Where they currently work or where they have worked in the past
  • What their job is
  • How they have excelled at work or what makes them a quality employee
  • Specific examples of how they make a difference in the community
  • Specific examples supporting why this person is an Everyday Hero (character values he/she possess, community activities he/she is involved in, etc.)

    Deadline: December 1.

    WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION

 

ELIGIBILITY
Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. Entrants receiving full four-year scholarships shall be eligible only for one-year special awards. Awards for those entering Armed Forces Colleges are eligible for one-year special awards.

Deadline: January 15.

 

  THE GERBER FOUNDATION

The Daniel Gerber Sr Medallion Scholarship

 

Eligibility:
Students must have a GPA of 3.71 or higher to apply (higher of weighted or unweighted).

Must be graduating from one of the 6 Newaygo County High Schools.

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship

 

Eligibility:
Students must have a GPA of 3.70 or below (higher of weighted or unweighted).

Must be graduating from one of the 6 Newaygo County High Schools.

Deadline: February 28.

THE FREMONT AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Eligibility:

Determined for each scholarship by the staff of the Fremont Foundation.  Students just need to apply and the staff will take care of the rest.

Deadline: Midnight March 15.

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES U.S. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

 

 

  • Be a high school senior
  • Be younger than 21 years old
  • Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study
  • Be a legal U.S. resident
  • Live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area
  • Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline on the application
  • Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program
  • Verification of enrollment each year at the student's accredited post-secondary institution

 

Deadline: February 16.

Jostens Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS Program

High school students can enroll in the CollegeSTEPS Program to receive valuable information on college preparation, testing, and financial aid in the form of electronic postcards. Plus, students who are high school seniors will automatically receive a chance to win a college tuition prize through the CollegeSTEPS Scholarship Sweepstakes. During the 2009-2010 academic year we're giving away $20,000 in college tuition prizes.* There's no purchase or continued CollegeSTEPS Program enrollment necessary.  You can enroll in the CollegeSTEPS Program at any time during high school. Once you enroll, you'll start receiving electronic postcards (two or three each school year).

Muskegon/Oceana County Community Foundation

To be eligible, you must be a resident of Oceana County and a graduate of an Oceana County school, private or public. Please call if you have questions about your eligibility. Community Foundation for Oceana County Board of Trustees, staff and their family members are not eligible to apply.

Deadline: March 1