Week of October 17



Here’s a couple of extras for the week!

 Interested in a welding career?

TWS has some good scholarship opportunities for Native Americans, high school students, and those looking for careers in welding and metal fabrication:


Now Open: 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

High school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2017 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships-up to $40,000 total per recipient-and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.

https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/?j=1439993&[email protected]&l=306_HTML&u=39899505&mid=7210265&jb=91

October 17

$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Help One Friend Register to Vote!

Ends October 31


October 18

Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness

Who: Current high school or college students age 15 years or older.

What: This scholarship encourages students to identify and take action to improve a weakness and begin to transform it into a strength.

Amount: $1,000. May be used at any college to study any major.

Deadline: October 31, 2016


October 19

The Money Metals Exchange Scholarship

This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students. You must demonstrate an interest in economics and submit an essay of roughly 1,000 words that answers one of the four questions posed on the sponsor’s website in order to qualify for this award.


Deadline November 1

October 20

Voice of Democracy $30,000 Scholarship

The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles.

The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. Other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each (state) VFW Department wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.


Deadline November 1

October 21

Youth Noise Scholarship Program

The contest will require that you create a 2-5 minute video in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future. We want to hear what motivates you, and what you have done already to help guide society in a positive direction. This is an opportunity for you to express your vision of the future. We know that you are inspired by your dreams and ideas, now is your chance to inspire us!

The winner of this contest will receive a $1,000.00 university scholarship. We want to help you get the education that will transform your vision into reality.


Deadline November 21