Scholarships in High School Senior

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada who is a high school senior with plans to enroll in college by this fall or a current freshman or sophomore college student. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required.

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada who is between the ages of 17 and 24. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following question required: Why do you want to go to college?

MCO Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior student at a college or university as a full-time student no later than this December. Essay required.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a United States or Canadian resident who is a current high school student or is a college student who has at least one full-year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay on the following topic required: Choose a city located anywhere in the world that you believe would, from a future employment prospective, benefit your career. Explain how spending time in this city would help you become more marketable to a potential employer(s).

Patrick and Judith McHugh Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in a healthcare field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

AQHF Scholarship

Award: $25,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have been a member of AQHF for at least three years, meet academic qualifications, and submit letters of recommendation. Selection is based upon civic involvement and financial need.

F. Lammont Belin Arts Scholarship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicants must reside or have resided in the Abingtons or Pocono Northeast region of Pennsylvania and be a U.S. citizen.

Young Patriots Essay Contest

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school student. Essay regarding the following question is required: 'According to the four required readings (found on sponsor's application page), what policy changes should the government pursue in order to best foster economic prosperity?" Contest is designed to challenge students to creatively solve problems in the realm of public policy through writing. Recipient will receive maximum award amount; second and third place will receive average and minimum award amounts, respectively.

Video Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must create a video on the preservation of traditional family demonstrating specific points listed on the sponsor's website.

Frank M. and Olive F. Gilman Foundation Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduate from one of the following Orange County or Windsor County high schools: Black River, Blue Mountain Union, Chelsea Public, Green Mountain Union, Hartford, Mid Vermont Christian, Oxbow, Randolph Union, Rochester, Sharon, South Royalton, Springfield, Thetford, Whitcomb, Williamstown, Windsor, or Woodstock. Financial need and school/community involvement must be demonstrated.

William Fairburn, Jr. and Cynthia Fairburn Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 29

Applicant must be a graduate of a Ventura County high school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate an interest or involvement in sciences, liberal arts, and humanities.

Young Jazz Composer Awards

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a young jazz composer who is able to submit the completed application form; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicant must also submit a CD or cassette of the composition.

The Vegetarian Resource Group's College Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 20

Applicant must be a graduating U.S. high school student who has promoted vegetarianism in their school and/or community.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Award: $20,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a Connecticut or New York City Metropolitan Area high school junior or senior who will be attending college anywhere in the United States, or a high school student from anywhere in the United States planning to attend their freshman year at a university in Connecticut of the New York City Metropolitan Area. Award looks to reward and encourage students who have completed unique personal projects in their school or community, projects which are innovative and creative. Applications are available online only.

Friends of Scott Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school Copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university of choice, two letters of recommendation, signed statement from applicant's attending physician verifying applicant's medical history, and essay are required to be submitted.

Constitutional Academy

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior who loves history, the Constitution, politics, and economics. Program allows students to experience the Constitution through visits to historical sites, discussions with scholars and policy experts, information about colleges and careers specializing in these ideas, and interaction with other students through completion of a culminating project relating to the Constitution. The program is held each July in the Washington, DC area.

West Virginia PTA Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from West Virginia with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The college or university the applicant plans to attend does not need to be in West Virginia.

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in the social sciences at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and community involvement/service must be demonstrated.

Joseph Henry Jackson Literary Award

Award: -, Deadline: Unknown

Applicant must be between 20 and 35 years of age by deadline and a resident of Nevada or northern California for three consecutive years prior to deadline. Applicant must submit an unpublished work-in-progress: fiction (novel or short story), nonfiction, prose, or poetry. Nonfiction writers who are not recipients of the award may be considered for the $1,000 Special Award for Nonfictional Prose. No separate application is required for the special award.

Upper Valley Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of the Upper Valley of Vermont who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and community involvement/service must be demonstrated.

Bud Glover Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or college student who plans to or is already attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft repair program.

Lee Tarbox Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be high school seniors or college students who plan to or are attending an accredited school in an avionics or aircraft repair program.

Together We Can Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 24

Applicant must be enrolled in a Hamilton County, Tennessee school and be a resident of Chattanooga.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood West Virginia Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Rolling

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who works a minimum of 30 hours per week at a licensed child care center, Head Start, or registered Family Child Care Home. Applicant must be currently enrolled in or accepted in on one of the following at a participating college or university: an associate degree program for early childhood education; a bachelor's degree program for early childhood education; or a bachelor's degree program for elementary education with an endorsement in early education Pre-K (T.E.A.C.H. will only pay for the early education endorsement classes). Recipient must commit to continue working at their present place of employment for at least one year depending on the type of scholarship awarded.

VSAC Board of Directors Scholarship (Joseph Boutin)

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Caledonia, Essex or Orleans County or Burlington, VT who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Philip and Alice Angell Eastern Star Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in business or education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA required.

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in licensed practical nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, registered nursing, speech language pathology, or social work at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and intent to work in Vermont for two years must be demonstrated.

AG Bell College Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 20

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a mainstream accredited college or university with pre-lingual bi-lateral hearing loss in the severe to profound range.

Hildegard Durfee Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Winham County, VT who can demonstrate financial need and academic achievement.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must demonstrate a high level of achievement in high school combined with the highest level of achievement on the entrance examination. Applicant must complete all of the admissions requirements by mid-November.