Week of September 26



September 26

Two today!

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

  • Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Deadline: October 2, 2016
  • Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors of Hispanic/Latino descent who have shown leadership in school in in their community.

To learn more go to: http://www.hispanicheritage.org/programs/youth-awards/

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

  • Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: October 3, 2016
  • Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors who have played in atleast one sport that is recognized by the “International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games”, or the “National Federdation of State High School Associations”. Applicants musts also have a G.P.A of at least 3.0

To learn more go to: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

September 27

Two today!

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: September 30, 2016
  • Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school students, current college or current graduate school students. Applicants must write in 140-characters why they pledge not to text and drive.

To learn more go to: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

Monthly Course Hero Scholarship

Answer a quick question for a chance at a big reward! New questions monthly! This month’s deadline September 30!


 September 28

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

  • Amount: Up to $40,000
  • Deadline: November 3
  • Eligibility: High Achieving Seniors with family incomes up to $95,000 who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four year colleges and universities. Up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies. Each award is intended to pay for a significant share of the student’s educational expenses including tuition, living expenses and books.

To learn more go to: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

 September 29

Foot Locker Scholarship

  • Amount: Up to $25,000
  • Deadline: December 17
  • Eligibility: A high school senior entering a four-year accredited college in the Fall of 2016. Must be a current member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or in after school sports (including intramural). Must have maintained a 3.0 GPA throughout high school. Foot Locker is looking for students who have a unique life story, are inspiring and charismatic, are confident and passionate about improving the lives of others.

To learn more go to: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/about

 September 30

AXA Achievement Scholarship 

  • Amount: $25,000
  • Deadline: December 15, but only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. Apply early!
  • Eligibility: High school senior planning to enroll full time in a two year or four year college for the 2016-17 school year. You must demonstrate ambition and self drive as evidence by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Winners announced in Spring 2016.

To learn more go to: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-achievement/