Scholarships up for grabs

Fastweb is a website that helps students find available scholarships.

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Fastweb is a website that helps students find available scholarships.

Shanna Aghasi

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High school is when students start to think about colleges and what they’d like to pursue when they’re older. The years go by, and the search can become overwhelming and stressful especially when it comes to thinking about the price of tuition. To help out, scholarships are an option every student should look into. It’s smart to start looking into scholarships ahead of time.

Here are some upcoming college scholarships. You can also search the lists of scholarships by choosing a category or get matched to college scholarships on https://www.fastweb.com/. You can put in your information and the website will list the scholarships you are qualified to apply to.

 

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: Dec.1

Available to: Female high school freshman through college seniors 

Award Amount: $500

The Women in Science Environmental Scholarship is meant for female high school or college students. It is more lenient towards the students who are choosing to pursue a science degree. To apply you need to demonstrate financial need. You must also submit a one-page essay that demonstrates an idea that you have to improve the environment. It can be either global or locally using drone technology. 

Course Hero $85k Sweepstakes

Deadline: Dec. 15

Available to: High school freshmen through graduate students

Award Amount: $50,000 and other prizes 

Course Hero is also giving away $85k worth of prizes to college students during the fall semester. You can enter to win a free MacBook Pro. You can also check to see if your eligible for the $50k cash grand prize to help you pay for college. To get more information go on to Course Hero to win the $85k Sweepstakes.  

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship 

Deadline: Dec. 15.

Available to: High school juniors through graduate students 

Award Amount: $10,000 

ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one person this quarter. In order to be eligible, you need to become a ScholarshipPoints member. You can get more information on the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen 

Deadline: Varies

Award Amount:$5,000  

The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship is available for female high school seniors who plan to enroll in an undergraduate program. You must have a minimum 3.2 GPA to apply and need to demonstrate some type of financial need in order to be eligible for this scholarship award.

Prom Pics Contest 

Deadline: Varies

Available to: High School Juniors through High School Seniors

Award Amount: $250

The Prom Pics Contest is open to all high school students going to prom. In order to be eligible, you need to submit a high resolution picture from your prom. The prizes will be awarded to one of each in the categories for promposal, pre-prom, prom dance and post-prom.  

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies

Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors

Award Amount:$14,000 – $18,000

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to students who are either citizens or are legal residents of the United States. You need to prepare an oration with some aspect of the Constitution of the United States. You must add some emphasis on the obligations of citizens to the government. A list of the topics you can use is available on the Legion’s Website. Each of the state winners is also certified to participate in the first round of the national contest and can receive an additional scholarship of $1,500.

Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen

Deadline: Varies

Award Amount: $510,000

The Gold Medal Portfolio Award is open to graduating year of 2020. In order to be eligible students must turn in a portfolio of eight distinct art pieces or submit written work that shows your personal and technical skills. In order to be eligible for this award, the portfolios need to communicate either a single cohesive idea or a visual investigation. The portfolios that are written need to demonstrate diversity and versatility. It should also show your technique and style in the written piece. 

 

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