“Alden Scholarship” Louisville Foundation Scholarship – a renewable four year scholarship in the amount of up to $2,500 per year. The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, live in Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, or Shelby County, have an ACT score of 22 or higher, attend a college in Kentucky, study Business Administration, and demonstrate financial need. Contact Gail Sanders at gails.cflouisville.org. Deadline: March 1, 2009
Anderson University Scholarship Competitions in Music, Theater, and Visual Arts – this is an opportunity for students interested in majoring in theater, music, or the visual arts at Anderson University to compete for scholarships while visiting the campus and learning more about Anderson University located in Anderson, South Carolina. Scholarships in the amounts of $6,000 for music, $4,000 for theater, and $3,500 for visual arts majors will be awarded. This is a competitive process. For more information on dates and visitation opportunities visit the Anderson University website at www.andersonuniversity.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a visit event. Deadline to submit all materials is March 1, 2009.
Carrie Cloyd Godbey Memorial Scholarship – this is a $1,000 scholarship for students interested in attending Murray State University and majoring in elementary education. Students must have completed 20 hours of community service and be in good academic standing. Fill out the application form located in the College Career Room, write as brief essay, collect letters of recommendation, and send all materials to the Jefferson County Public Education Foundation. Deadline to receive all materials is March 1, 2009.
Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University - The Commonwealth Honors Academy is an exciting, challenging three-week (June 6-June 28, 2009) academic and personal growth program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year. Students will be selected from the commonwealth and the surrounding region. CHA offers students the chance to develop lasting relationships with other enthusiastic, energetic students with high intellectual capacities. To qualify, students must have an ACT score of 25 and a GPA of 3.5. Consideration will also be given to community involvement, class rank, and teacher recommendations. Students must have completed their junior year and be at least 16 years old prior to the beginning of the academy. Advantages of the program include recognition, six hours of tuition-free university credit, college scholarship opportunities, tuition free college courses during the senior year of high school, opportunities to meet and work with professors, no cost except to and from campus and spending money, ability to develop critical thinking skills and effective study habits for college before attending. This program is free for all interested. Eligible to be awarded a four-year, $2,000 renewable housing/leadership scholarship to attend Murray State University Application Process: www.murraystate.edu/cha For more information contact the Commonwealth Honors Academy, Murray State University, 324 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318, 270-809-3166, Lori.Rogers@murraystate.edu Deadlines: March 1, 2009.
Kenyon Review Young Writers Summer Workshop – this is a two week summer workshop opportunity for students interested in Kenyon College in Ohio. Students will eat, write, read, attend workshops, discuss their writing, attend evening author readings, consider burning issues, and interact with 72 other students who come from all over the country and abroad to continue their creative writing process. The cost of the program is $2,275 that is all inclusive, however there is financial aid available. To apply go online at www.kenyonreview.org and fill out the online application. Deadline to submit all materials is March 1, 2009.
L. J. “Butch” Charmoli Scholarship – a $1,000 scholarship awarded each year to two DuPont Manual High School senior scholar-athletes who exhibit the qualities of service, character, scholarship, and athletic leadership. It was started many years ago by several members of the Manual Class of ’49. Contact the Manual Counseling Office. Deadline: March 1, 2009
Notre Dame University Summer Scholars Program and Leadership Seminars – these are summer programs that take place on the campus of Notre Dame University. The Summer Scholars Program is a two week experience with academic tracks in acting, archaeology, China’s tranformation, Dante’s Inferno,