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Wendy’s High School Heisman

Who: Senior Athletes

Criteria: Must have at least a “B” average, be a leader in your school and community, and participate in a school sponsored sport.

How to Apply: Complete an online application at www.wendysheisman.com.

Deadline: October 17, 2018 at 6:00 Eastern Time

 

SC Teaching Fellows Scholarship

Who: Seniors interested in pursuing a teaching career

Criteria: The application, the first phase of the process, includes a need for a transcript, SAT/ACT scores, and three references.

Amount: Up to $6,000 annually for four years

How to Apply: Apply online at teachingfellowsc.com

Deadline: December 1, 2018

 

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Who: Seniors

Criteria: Critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, minimum GPA of 2.0, and US citizen.

Amount: Up to $25,000

How to Apply: Visit scholars.horatioalger.org.

Deadline: October 25, 2018

 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Who: Seniors

Criteria: Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

Amount: $20,000

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Deadline: October 31, 2018 at 5:00 pm Eastern

 

Sixt Rent-a-Car

Who: Seniors

Criteria: Minimum GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Amount: $5,000

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.scholarsapply.org/sixt/

Deadline: November 30, 2018

 

Anne Ford Scholarship

Who: Seniors with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD

Criteria: Plan to attend a four-year college, minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, submit current financial information, and provide must current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations.

Amount: $2,500 a year over four years

How to Apply: Apply online at https://ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards

Deadline: November 12, 2018

 

Allegra Ford Thomas

Who: Seniors with a documented learning disability and/or ADHD

Criteria: Will be enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with LD and/or ADHD.  Submit current financial information, and provide must current documentation of an identified learning disability and/or ADHD (e.g., psycho-educational report, neuropsychological evaluation, IEP or 504 plan) and has utilized services, supports, and/or accommodations.

Amount: A one-time $2,500 award

Deadline: November 12, 2018

 

Robert E. McNair Scholarship (Francis Marion)

Who: Seniors

Criteria: Minimum GPA of 3.0, minimum score of 1160 on SAT or 24 on the ACT, dedication to public service, agree to participate in service learning/public service opportunities, agree to participate in travel and study abroad opportunities, submit two original essays, and submit two letters of recommendation.

Amount: Free tuition, fees, book allowance, and room and board.. There are many additional opportunities for the recipient that can be found on FMU’s website.

How to Apply: The application is part of the Francis Marion University Undergraduate Admissions application.

Deadline: December 1, 2018

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Who: High School Students

Criteria: Must have been engaged in a volunteer activity over the past year.

Amount: State Honorees receive $1,000, engraved silver medallions, and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC.  National Honorees receive additional $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, and crystal trophies, and $5,000 grants for the charities of their choice.

How to Apply: Apply online at http://spirit.prudential.com.

Deadline: November 6, 2018

 

Questbridge National College Match

Who: Seniors

Criteria: Top 10% of class, minimum score of 1310 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT, strong personal character, and household earning less than $65,000 annually (for a typical family of four).

Amount: Full tuition to a Questbridge College Partner.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.questbridge.org.

Deadline: September 27, 2018

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