Contact Info: Gloria Davis, 252 E. Stewart Road, Cadiz, Kentucky 42211, 270-235-5446, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadlines: Must be postmarked by February 1, 2009.
Georgetown College Piano and Voice Scholarship Competition – Georgetown College is hosting their first annual Piano and Voice Scholarship competition with awards up to $40,000 over four years. Students need to have at least a 2.8 GPA and plan on majoring in music at Georgetown College in Kentucky. For more information and applications contact spider.georgetowncollege.edu/music/. Deadline for application is February 1, 2009 – Date of Competition is February 21, 2009.
Greater Louisville Alumni Scholarship of Western Kentucky University – This is a $1,000 competitive scholarship for students enrolled at WKU for the fall term and is based on the criteria of leadership skills, GPA, extracurricular activities, financial need, application information, and interview results. Notify your counselor of your intent immediately. Deadline: February 1, 2009.
Kaplan/Newsweek “My Turn” Essay Competition – ten scholarships will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000 each and receive free ACT, SAT, or PSAT Prep Courses by submitting a 500 – 1000 word essay on a topic of your choice sharing an opinion, experience, or personal feeling. For more information go online at www.kaplan.com/essay. Deadline: February 1, 2009.
Louisville Junior Miss Scholarship Program for Junior Girls – This is not a beauty pageant. It is a program that offers cash scholarships totaling $475,000 based on interviews, scholastic achievement, self-expression, fitness, and a 90 second talent presentation. Students should have at least a 2.5 GPA and ACT of 19 for the lesser awards. Submit the application available in the College Career Room or call 290-7180 and ask for Shannon Townsley for more information. Deadline: February 1, 2009.
Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 1094 Annual Scholarship – The PDK 1094 Chapter in Louisville awards two $250 scholarships to seniors each year. An additional $10,000 may be awarded by PDK International. This scholarship is for graduating seniors who will be potential teachers. GPA, test scores, academic transcript, and an essay will be examined to determine the winner. All applications must be submitted to the local PDK chapter representative listed in the application. Deadline: February 1, 2009.
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship – this is a federally funded and state managed grant offered to exceptionally high achieving students accepted to postsecondary institutions to cover part of the college financial expense. Approximately 26, 855 scholars will receive the award in amounts of around $1,500 each. Go to the following website to apply and receive more information: http://www.ed.gov/programs/iduesbyrd. Deadline: February 1, 2009 for all online applications to be submitted.
St. Louis University Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship – this is a $13,000 per year renewable scholarship for students with a 3.2 GPA, above average ACT scores, rank in the upper 33% of their class, show commitment to the promotion of diversity and have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities. Apply online at email@example.com. Deadline: February 1, 2009.
MIT – Mites Summer Program (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science) – this is a challenging six week summer program that prepares promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and science. If selected, all educational, housing, meals, and activity fees are fully covered however you must pay for your own transportation to and from Boston. To apply go online at http://mit.edu/mites.www. Deadline: February 2, 2009.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Xi Chapter Grant in Aid – this is a $1,000 scholarship for students majoring in education and want to become a teacher. Qualifications are based on achievement, financial need, assured goal of becoming a teacher, and a very short essay statement on how you would impact