Janice M. Scott Memorial scholarship Fund – Women’s Democratic Club of Kentucky – This is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a senior female student that is a registered democrat, will be attending a Kentucky college, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extra curricular, and other activities. Application information is available in the College Career Room and an essay is also required. For more information contact 452-1289 or 599-2056. Deadline: March 31, 2009.
Louisville Agricultural Club Scholarships – (Howard Kamin, Corley Brown, Charles Keen) – these scholarships are for high school seniors entering agricultural colleges or universities or are enrolled in agricultural programs at other approved Kentucky or Indiana schools. The Kamin Scholarship is worth $3,600, the Brown Scholarship is worth $1,800, and the Keen Scholarship is worth $1,800. The committee considers academic achievement, character, citizenship, need, and participation in activities other than classwork in their decision. Complete the application form and other materials requested to apply. Deadline: March 31, 2009
National Federation of the Blind Scholarships – this is a broad array of scholarships available to students that are legally blind in both eyes. If chosen, students must attend a full week of the National Federation of the Blind Annual Convention July 3 - July 9, 2009. Fill out the application form located in the College Career Room which includes a 1000 word essay about your personal life. Mail all materials to address listed on the application. For more information call 410-659-9314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: March 31, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time.
Questbridge College Prep Scholarship Program – this is an opportunity for very high achieving juniors to compete for admission to the top-ranked colleges and universities in the United States. The program awards 10 full tuition scholarships to attend summer programs at Harvard, Stanford, Notre Dance, and Yale. There are also 40 awards of college admissions counseling, 1000 invitations to a Questbridge College Admissions Conference at Stanford and Yale, and 100 all expense paid visits to top ranked college. The process is competitive – you should rank in the top 5-10% of your class and have higher test scores. For more information and to apply online go to www.questbridge.org and click on College Prep Scholarship Program. Deadline: March 31, 2009.
William Tolbert Whittenberg Scholarship for the Performing Arts – this is a scholarship opportunity for students with limited financial support to pursue advanced study in the performing arts. The amount of the award is between $2000 and $5000. It is a one time only award and must be used for advanced training in the performing arts in college, summer camps, tuition, apprenticeship with a coach or company, seminars, workshops, travel expenses, etc. The applicant must be at least 16 years old. To apply, complete the online application available at www.fundfortherarts.com via the Grants and scholarships link. Deadline: March 31, 2009.
National College Chairman’s & President’s Scholarships – these $2500 and $1500 scholarships are available to seniors who desire to attend National College with campuses located in Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. National College offers 40 academic programs in business, computers, and the health care industry including six Bachelors Degrees, numerous associate degree and diploma programs and a Master of Business Administration Degree. To apply, visit www.national-college.edu and click “Financial Assistance” then “Scholarships” to download and application. Deadline: April 1, 2009.
Virtual Business Scholarships from Knowledge Matters Simulations – Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $250 are awarded to high school business, marketing, and personal finance students currently in their junior or senior years of high school to help defray the cost of continuing education. Students must be nominated by a teacher, exhibit excellence in business classes, and show an interest in the use of technologies in these subjects. Go online at http://www.knowledgematters.com/scholarships/ with your nominating teacher to fill out the application. Also, you must submit a document written before hand demonstrating your technology experiences. Deadline: April 1, 2009.