Black or African American seniors who possess academic achievement, leadership ability, financial need, and participate in community service activities should consider applying for the Ron Brown Scholar Program. Applications can be found online at www.ronbrown.org and click on “Apply”. The final postmark deadline is January 9th for packet to be mailed . You may also request info by contacting: email@example.com
The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship sponsored by Davidson College is available until October 23, 2017. The Belk Scholarship is Davidson’s most prestigious merit based program with a value of over$60,000 and stipends for study abroad. Students with outstanding intellectual ability and success, leadership experience, commitment to service and overall personal vigor must submit their resume to their counselor by Oct 23rd to be considered for nomination
The SunTrust off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes is available for seniors. There are thirty chances to win this $500 scholarship to any college you attend because you may enter every two weeks from September to May. You may entire online at suntrusteducation.com/scholarshipsweepstakes
The Elks Most Valuable Scholarship Application is now available. Seniors (U.S. Citizens only) who have demonstrated outstanding academics, community service and have financial need should apply for this scholarship. The Elks National Foundation additionally offers awards and grants to students whose parents or grandparents are members or were member of a local Elks Lodge. To apply, go online to www.elks.org/enf/scholars (deadline is Nov 27, 2017) .
The AES Engineers Scholarship ($500) is available for any student to attend the college of their choice. Students must submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm You do not have to be an engineering major to apply. Full details are available on the website. Deadline is Oct 6, 2017.
Any student 9-12 who has outstanding community service should consider applying for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Go to http://spirit.prudential.com to access the online application. November 7th is the deadline. Past state winners for Science Hill have included Girl Scout Eagle Award recipients and Eagle Scouts.
Danforth Scholars Program
Seniors interested in applying for the competitive Danforth Scholars Program at Washington University in St. Louis should submit a resume to their counselor. The requirements for this scholarship are academic excellence; service, strong moral character, and leadership. SHHS can nominate two students for this award. Deadline is October 27, 2017.
Any senior that would like to be considered for a Roan Scholarship nomination must submit a resume to their counselor by September 8th. Science Hill will nominate two students for one of ETSU’s highest scholarships. The two SHHS nominees must have their applications completed and submitted by Oct 11th. See your counselor for more info.
Seniors wishing to be nominated for the Levine Scholars program (valued at $155,000) at UNC-Charlotte must submit a resume to their counselor by September 15th. UNC-Charlotte distributes 20 full ride scholarships that cover the full cost of tuition, room, board, books, and fees for four years. You must also apply to UNC-Charlotte by November 1st to be considered.
Note: Please visit the counselor bulletin board across from the counselor offices for more scholarship opportunities!! These are updated regularly.
Looking for those “unusual” or “different” scholarships? There is a curated portal which contains many scholarships available to a large number of students that are sleep specific, related to fields in public health, psychology and many others that are specific to underrepresented groups (minorities, women, etc). There is also a listing of the most useful financial aid resources available on the web for students. Check it out here: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships
Any SHHS senior that has been accepted to Dartmouth College should see their counselor to apply for the Donald Gilmore scholarship. $50,000 a year will be awarded to students from Washington County that attend Dartmouth. If you are accepted to Dartmouth, you automatically qualify! You must provide your acceptance letter to Dartmouth as well as verification that you will be attending along with the application. See your counselor for more info.
Scholarships to study overseas
Scholarships for year long study abroad. Deadline not official yet. http://www.yes-abroad.org
Scholarships to study in Germany. Deadlines vary by state http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org
Scholarships and financial aid to study in over 60 countries. Deadlines vary on exact scholarships: https://www.afsusa.org/study-abroad/scholarships