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Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 4
Applicants must be students in high school through the post-graduate level. Selection is based on the Bluetooth project and application or prototype submitted. Judges will consider whether the project utilizes Bluetooth technology, the application meets an end user need, the application and demo script are well written and organized and the user interface is intuitive.
Award: -, Deadline: February
Applicants must be in grades 6 through 8 or 9 through 12 and must place in the top three in a contest at the Academic Rodeo in the current year. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and goals.
Award: -, Deadline: Varies
Applicants must participate in either the horse, livestock or rodeo portion of the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1
Applicants must be high school students who participate in the San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo as part of a 4-H, FFA or FHA program. Students must plan to attend an accredited Texas university, college or technical school. Selection is based on both work inside and outside the classroom.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15
Applicants must show "positive-impact involvement" consistent with capacity and circumstances and improvement and/or success in community involvement. The applicant must also demonstrate good moral character.
Award: -, Deadline: January 13
Students must be a high school sophomore or junior and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Membership in the NRA is not required. Most applicants have strong interests in shooting sports, American history, government or the military. Students from Alaska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia must attend the state Y.E.S. program before being considered for the national summit.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 10
Applicants must be high school and college students who are U.S. citizens and attending a U.S. institution, except for students residing in or attending school in Rhode Island. Applicants must read the memoir "Signal Grace" and submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay in response to one of the provided questions. The winner is selected based solely on the merits of the submitted essay.
Award: $100, Deadline: January 15
Applicants must submit a 15- to 30-page research paper on an Appalachian studies topic. Selections will be made from two categories: middle/high school and undergraduate/graduate.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15
The program is available to any qualified American pianists age 14 to 17 who are enrolled in secondary or undergraduate institutions as full-time students. Applicants also must study music and major in piano. They must submit applications, statements of career goals, two references, audio tapes and $25 fee.
Award: $250, Deadline: March 15
Applicants must be high school students who have been or are presently enrolled in a psychology course and must write an essay answering a question from the APA. A Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) member must sponsor all candidates, and each school may submit no more than five papers.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: Open
The Lou Hochberg Awards are given to winning theses and dissertations, university and college essays, high school essays and published articles that focus on Reich's sociological work. There are categories for students, scholars or journalists beginning at high school age through adulthood. A suggested list of topics and a bibliography is available online.
Award: -, Deadline: January 31
Applicants must belong to the Society of Friends. They must be committed to staying drug and alcohol free, and they must agree to never join the armed forces of any country. Students must possess good moral character in order to receive and keep the scholarship.
Award: -, Deadline: October 31
Applicants can be of any age and do not have to be residents of the Milwaukee area. Selection is based on the proposed project to study some aspect of Irish culture.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 30
Applicants must be high school or college students in either North America or Europe. A 500- to 1,000-word essay on the topic provided is required. Selection is based on creativity, depth of thought and spelling and grammar.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 1
Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. age 13 or older and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must submit a photo of a fort made from sheets and blankets. Selection is based on the photo submitted.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30
Applicants may be junior high, high school or college students who have been involved with Little People of America. Preference is given in the following order: LPA members with medically diagnosed dwarfism, immediate family members of LPA members diagnosed with dwarfism and non-LPA members with dwarfism.
Award: -, Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be U18 junior surfers. Selection is based on financial need and the ability of the applicant to represent themselves as a positive role model both within the sport of surfing and at school.
Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 15
Applicants must be in high school through graduate level studies, have at least a 3.2 GPA, be a U.S. citizen and be pursuing or plan on pursuing a degree in coastal engineering. Selection is based on goals, community service and involvement and academic excellence.
Award: -, Deadline: June 30
Applicants must be Oklahoma residents who are enrolled in the eighth, ninth or tenth grade at an Oklahoma high school (or are homeschool students between the ages of 13 and 15) and whose parents' income is less than $50,000 per year. They must take certain college preparatory courses in high school, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and "stay out of trouble" such as gangs, drugs or alcohol.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: Varies
Selection is based on activism for free thought or separation of church and state.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31
Applicants must be high school or college students age 15 years old or older. Applicants must be able to identify a weakness and willing to take action to improve it. This award may be used at any college to study any subject as well as for books and room and board.
Award: $100, Deadline: May 1
Applicants must submit multiple photographs in two divisions: 13 and under and 14 to 18.
Award: $100, Deadline: May 15
Applicants should be 18 and under and can enter two divisions: a speech on a pre-determined topic or an impromptu speech. Age groups are 13 and under and 14 to 18. The speech is given at the World Championship Appaloosa Youth World Show.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1
Each playwright may only submit one script no more than 10 pages in length that has not been previously submitted. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Award: $100, Deadline: May 1
Applicants age 18 and under should submit drawings, paintings and hand-built ceramics or sculptures with the Appaloosa theme. There are three age divisions: 10 and under and 11 to 13 and 14 to 18. Awards are based on originality, creativity and the theme.
Award: $450, Deadline: June 30
Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts, World War I or II or as a Merchant Seaman during World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.
Award: -, Deadline: March 1
Applicants must be under age 18 with an AKC registered purebred dog. Selection is based on involvement with AKC registered dogs, academic achievement and financial need. The scholarship program awards a total of $150,000 annually.
Award: -, Deadline: Varies
Applicants must be in grades 7 through 12 in U.S. or Canadian schools and must submit writing pieces or portfolios in one of the following categories: dramatic script, general writing portfolio, humor, journalism, nonfiction portfolio, novel, personal essay/memoir, poetry, science fiction/fantasy, short story and short short story.
Award: $100, Deadline: May 1
Applicants must be 18 and under and should submit entry forms and essays on the provided themes. There are two age divisions: 13 and under and 14 to 18. Awards are based on originality and accuracy.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1
Projects may fit into one of the following categories: home, recreational or artistic equipment; shop tool, machine or mechanical device; a structure; agricultural equipment or a repair. Applicants must submit a paper about the creation of the project and be enrolled in a shop class. Applicants must also be enrolled in high school, adult evening classes, two-year/community college, vocational school, apprentice program, trade school, in-plant training or technical school and may not be college students enrolled in a bachelor's or master's program.