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scholarship of the day

Week of October 23

October 23

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Applicant must be at least 13 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Deadline: December 31

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship

October 24

Civil Rights Defense Fund Scholarship

The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund continues its yearly Youth Essay Contest celebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 9-12) and Junior (grades 8 and below), with separate cash prizes awarded to the winners in each category. First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third place, and $100 for fourth place.

Deadline: December 31, 2017

http://www.nradefensefund.org/contests-scholarships.aspx

October 25

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Winners are chosen by committee, which bases its decision primarily on the submitted personal statement. The first place award is a $1,000 scholarship. The award can be used for tuition, room and board, required fees or any educational expense. 9th – 12th grade student. Must be legal resident of US. Short essay required

Deadline: December 31

http://www.gkscholarship.com/

October 26

McDonald’s Hispanic Student Scholarships

McDonald’s, through it’s RMHC®/HACER® scholarship, has granted over 31 million dollars in Hispanic scholarships since its inception and is continuing to do so year after year. Our scholarships for college resources provide the essentials to pursue any field of study regardless of financial circumstances.

Deadline: January 18

https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

October 27

Baylor Carr P Collins Scholarship

For consideration, applicants must:

  • rank in the top quarter of their graduating class
  • have a minimum score of 1250 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT
  • have completed a balanced college preparatory program including history, science and a foreign language
  • be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas

Deadline: January 31

http://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=872116

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