Week of December 12

Week of December 12


December 12

The Levin Firm Scholarship

The Levin Firm Scholarship is available to students planning to enroll and who are currently enrolled in a college or university. You must submit a minimum 500 word essay on the following topic: “What safety features can be added to cars to cut down on injuries when a car crash occurs?”


Deadline February 15

December 13

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

The Courageous Persuaders Video Contest is available to high school students nationwide. To be considered, you must create a 30 – second television commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving.


Deadline February 29

December 14

Atlas Shrugged Essay Scholarship Contest

The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students. You must submit an essay of between 800 and 1600 words on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. The three topic choices are listed on the sponsor’s website and essays will be judged on style and content.


Deadline April 28, 2017

December 15

Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Amount: Up to $20,000
Description: Contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an act of political courage.

Deadline January 4, 2017



Cross Lites Essay Scholarship

In order to apply for the CrossLites scholarship, you will write a reflective essay (400-600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes. Although the contest is open to High School, College, and Graduate students, you will only be competing against the submissions from other high school students.


Deadline December 31, 016

December 16

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program.


Deadline December 31, 2016