Goshen High School

Scholarship Opportunities

 
SCHOLARSHIP NEWS
 
 
 
 
MENSA EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Mensa Education and Research Foundation is offering scholarships for students of all ages. Students who are U.S. citizens who will be enrolled in accredited colleges for the following academic year may apply. Applicants are required to submit an essay (up to 550 words) explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals. Grades, academic program and/or financial are not included in the final determination of scholarship recipients. Winners receive awards ranging from $300 to $2500. Over $130,000 was awarded last year. The application period is open through January 15, 2018. Submit your application at www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships. 
 
RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE have established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

The 2018 program will be accepting applications from October 16, 2017 through January 4, 2018.

This  program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

click here to apply and for more information     https://www.scholarsapply.org/ge-reagan/
 
AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP
The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.  I have attached  a web page that allows you to access the application.

 Attachment: AXA Achievement Scholarship- Program Information.html (6537bytes)
 
 
 BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim”
W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has
awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000
high school students, BK® employees and their families
across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In
2017 alone, the Foundation awarded $3.5 million to more
than 3,200 students in North America.

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are
intended to help students offset the cost of attending
college or post-secondary vocational/technical school.
Recipients are selected based on their grade point average
(GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and
community service.

The application period for the 2018-2019 school year
begins on Oct. 15, 2017 and closes Dec. 15, 2017. Go to https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/ to view the scholarship eligibility requirements and
to apply now.
 
HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP
Seniors who intend to pursue their education at a community college or technical school are invited to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program.  The association will award up to 1020 scholarships with a maximum award amount of $2500 depending on the length and cost of your program. Students can apply online at application.horatioalger.org.  First priority deadline is June 15, 2017.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 RAISE.ME SCHOLARSHIP
A new start-up fund in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is offering scholarship funds to high school students who complete specific tasks that aim to help them develop as individuals and become more attractive college applicants. Students can sign up for the program starting as early as their freshman year and as late as the first semester of their senior year. Some examples of tasks that students can complete to earn scholarship money include:
Taking an honors course (colleges pay $50 to $1,000 per class)
Getting an A ($85 to $1,000 per class)
Perfect attendance for a year ($50 to $200 per year)
Volunteering in your community ($7 to $75 an hour)
Taking an Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course ($50 to $1,250 per course)
Participating in a sport ($25 to $250 a year)
Taking on a leadership role in an extracurricular activity ($50 to $1,000 a year)

More than 100 colleges and universities including the University of Dayton, Denison University, and Tulane University have joined or are in the process of joining Raise.me Each college offers a different scholarship amount for various activities. Scholarship funds raised for one college cannot be transferred for use at other schools.

The founders of Raise.me are especially interested in helping students from low-income families save money for college, but the program is available to any high school student who wants to earn scholarship money. Visit www.raise.me for more information.