Pridemore and Buck Scholarship in Theater and Speech - These Radford University $8,000 and $1400 scholarships are for theater and speech students with minimum GPA’s of 3.3 and an ACT score of 24. Students must present an audition or portfolio. For more information contact Carl Lefko at Radford University at 54-=831-5012 or at email@example.com. Deadline: January 23, 2009.
Princeton University Summer Journalism Program for low income sophomore or juniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who have an interest in journalism. The cost is free including travel costs to and from Princeton. Go to www.princeton.edu/sjp. Deadline is January 23, 2009.
Western Kentucky University Spring Preview Day for Minority Students – This opportunity is available to all junior and senior minority students. WKU will provide free transportation from Central High School on Saturday January 31. Students will attend a day filled with activities to showcase WKU to prospective students and their families. For more information and to RSVP call 1-800-4-WKU-INFO or go online at www.wku.edu/Info/Admissions/openhouses.htm as soon as possible. Deadline: January 23, 2009.
McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarships – these $10,000 scholarships are available to all high school seniors that will graduate in the spring of 2009, attend a college within the 50 states, own and operate their own small business, and who have at least one paid employee. To apply, complete the online application at mckelveyfoundation.org and click on the Entrepreneurial Scholarship section. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-McKelvey (625-3583). Deadline: January 25, 2009.
Keep It Real Video Commercial Competition – this is an opportunity for students to create their own video commercial focusing against underage drinking. Grand prize winning videos will be aired on MTV and other youth oriented outlets. For more information contact www.kepp-it-real.us/rivercityarea/enter.php. Deadline for submission of your video is January 26, 2009.
Centre College Performing Arts Scholarships - The Centre College Performing Arts Scholarship provides financial support for students who demonstrate outstanding musical talent or who show promise in the performance and/or production of the theatrical arts. The scholarship requires that you audition. Winners are awarded up to $7,500 per year and are renewable annually upon recommendation of the faculty. Apply for admission (fee is waived if you apply online) Submit a complete Arts Supplement, and schedule an audition. Email Gretchchen Hines-Ward at Gretchen@centre.edu to schedule an audition. Download forms from the common application website – the arts supplement form is also available on the common app. website by clicking on Future Plans. Include a resume with your application. For more information contact http://web.centre.edu/drama http://web.centre.edu/mus/ www.centre.edu Deadline: February 1, 2009
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship – (29 Scholarships available to Kentucky Students and 4 General Scholarships also available). ESA International was founded in 1929 and is a premier leadership and service organization that brings volunteers together in programs and projects that make a positive difference to the world community. It is an organization devoted exclusively to charitable and educational purposes. Students should have a minimum 3.0 GPA or a minimum ACT score of 22. The Foundation also takes into consideration Character, Leadership, Service, Financial Need, Scholastic Ability, Special Criteria as set by the donor. The Scholarships you may apply are included in this packet. Award amounts vary by the individual scholarship you will be applying for. Examine enclosed chart for criteria and amounts. Students may apply for up to three scholarships. The two page application included in this packet must be filled out completely. Application must be signed and dated and accompanied by a one page typed personal essay indicating career plans, reasons you are applying for this scholarship, two letters of recommendation for each application, transcript of grades, test scores, and information about the college you will be attending. There is a $5.00 application fee that must accompany the application.