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Week of February 19

February 19

Imagination Begins With You… High School Short Story Contest
Sponsor: Author Brian Claspell
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all High School students in the United States who are currently attending a public, private, alternative or home school. Contestant must submit a short story with less than 1,000 words.

February 20

UCT Heaston Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT)
Amount: Up to $6,000 per year for four years.
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who demonstrate evidence of hard work to overcome obstacles, academic success, extracurricular success in high school, and commitment to community service.

 February 21

Invite a Friend Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Fastweb
Amount: $500
Closing Date: 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the month
Description: Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and at least 13 years of age. For each friend who signs up with Fastweb through the applicant’s referral link, they will receive an entry for the sweepstakes.

 February 22

Make Me a Freshman Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Make Me a Freshman
Amount: $500
Closing Date: First Day of the Month
Description: Scholarship is open to students and individuals who plan to spend the money on students (parents, mentors, counselors, etc). Applicant must create a free profile at Make Me a Freshman, a tool that helps students stay organized during the college admissions process.

 February 23

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: Last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.