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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS 

If you are interested in any of these scholarships offered, please click here to download document, write your name on the top of the sheet, check off which scholarship information you would like and bring it to the Guidance Office.  Scholarship information will be ready for pick up the following day at 2:45 pm.  If you have any questions about the opportunities listed please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office.

ITHACA COLLEGE – To learn more about Ithaca College’s scholarships, visit the following websites:

Honors Program – https://www.ithaca.edu/honors/ - applications accepted January to March

Leadership Scholar Program - https://www.ithaca.edu/leadership/

Martin Luther King Scholar Program - https://www.ithaca.edu/mlk

Park Scholar Program - https://www.ithaca.edu/parkscholars/

Please see Ms. Acuff or Ms. Norton in the Guidance Department for further information. 

Deadline:  Program applications are accepted until January 15, 2019.

 

ELON UNIVERSITY – Elon University Odyssey Program, a merit-based program for academically strong, civically engaged students who display significant financial need.  The Odyssey Program is need-based scholarships awarded to prospective members of the first-year student class.  Students who submit the Odyssey Program application will be considered for each of the following applicable opportunities:  The Leon and Lorraine Watson North Carolina Scholarship, The Honorable Thad Eure NC Achievement Scholarship, The John L. Georgia Scholarship, The MacMahon Family Scholarship, The Susan Scholarship, The Lorraine Fogleman Grant and Muir William Grant Scholarship, The Gail H. LaRose Scholarship, The Margaret Ann Hall Scholarship and the Elon Commitment Scholarship. These scholarships range in value from $30,000 to full tuition over four years and include grants up to $4,000 for global study, internships, service, research, or leadership.  A link to the application is available to students who have submitted an application at admissions.elon.edu/statusThe Odyssey Program application deadline is January 10, 2019.

 

Lawrence Technological University - Scholarship Competition winners will earn up to $4,000 per year for four years toward your education at Lawrence Tech. This is in addition to any academic scholarship for which you may qualify, total awards not to exceed full tuition. LTU regulations restrict the total amount of institutional aid a student can receive, this includes; merit scholarships, athletic scholarships and any other combination of institutional scholarships or aid. 500-word essay must be submitted online by February 1, 2019.  For more information, visit, https://www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/scholarshipcompetition.asp

Rider UniversityThe Norm Brodsky Business Concept Competition
The personification of the word “entrepreneur”, Norm Brodsky ’64 launched eight successful businesses before he began sharing his strategies as the author of the popular Street Smarts column in Inc. Magazine.  To enter, students must write a 400 word description of a business concept.  Submit your idea at rider.edu/BrodskyCompetition.  1st Place: 4-year, full-tuition scholarship + a plaque + a trophy for your high school.  Scholarship is to attend Rider University and is contingent upon the student being accepted at Rider University, and continuing as a Rider student in good standing.

Deadline:   November 18, 2018.

 

Fashion Institute of Design & MerchandisingEach year through their National Scholarship Competition, FIDM awards more than 28 scholarships, including eight full one-year scholarships worth $31,500 each – that’s more than $300,000 in scholarships total.  Visit bit.ly/FIDMscholarship for entry details and the most up-to-date information.  Deadline:  March 29, 2019.

 

Southern Methodist University - The Hunt Leadership Scholarship is one of the most generous and prestigious leadership scholarships in the country, and it allows students to combine learning and leadership in a unique way at SMU.  They are looking for 20-25 students each year who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in high school, and who will passionately pursue leadership as Mustangs.  Hunt Scholars take a leadership development course together during their first semester on campus, study abroad together, enjoy wide access to the Tate Lecture Series, engage with campus, community, and world leaders, and create a lifelong network of leaders by working alongside one another.

Students selected as Hunt Leadership Scholars for the Class of 2023 will receive an annual Hunt Scholarship of $42,000 or a total of $168,000 over four years.  The Hunt Scholarship may be stacked up to tuition and fees with need-based aid, outside scholarships, and many of SMU’s departmental scholarship, but it will replace and supersede any centrally administered merit aid.  Additionally, the Hunt Scholarship covers full tuition and airfare for a leadership-based study abroad program during May term following the scholars’ sophomore year.  For more information, as well as application, visit

smu.edu/huntDeadline:  January 15, 2019.

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship - As one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. The National Scholarship is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. National Scholars receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., during the spring of their senior year to participate in the National Scholars Conference.  Recipients must attend the National Scholars Conference to receive the award. For more information, visit: scholars.horatioalger.org.  Deadline:  October 25, 2018.

GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year.
 
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.
  
Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online at:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarshipsApplications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. 

ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

YOUR COMMITMENT

  • An eight-year service commitment with the Army.
  • Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career

 

APPLY ONLINE FOR AN ARMY ROTC FOUR-YEAR HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  Army ROTC National Scholarship applications can be submitted until February 2019

The earlier the application gets submitted the better.