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qualities, high character, include two letters or recommendation, high school transcript, and a 250 word essay. Fill out the applications in the college career room by the stated deadline and attach all supporting documents. For more information call 641-4375. Deadline: May 15, 2009.

The Yum! Andy Pearson Scholarship Program – this is a scholarship opportunity in the amount of $2,500 for students attending a 4 year college, or $1,000 for students attending 2 year colleges or vocational-technical schools. There is also up to 10 bonus awards in the amount of $1,500 to students pursuing an approved food service/hospitality degree. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and financial need. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. To apply, fill out the paper application in its entirety, supply all supporting documents, and send to the address listed. For more information contact by email: yum@scholarshipamerica.org or phone 507-931-1682. Deadline: May 15, 2009

Lily Banerjee Scholarship – this is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity for a student that attended Wheatley Elementary School for at least two years. Criteria for eligibility also includes demonstrated citizenship, financial need, 2.5 cumulative GPA, must attend a Kentucky College/University/Trade School. Applications are available in the College Career Room. The application in its entirety must be typed. Include a personal essay explaining financial needs and reasons for furthering your education. Include supporting documentation and meet the deadline. Deadline: May 22, 2009.

University of Louisville/McConnell Center Young Leaders Academy – this is a summer residential conference for high school students – the 2009 theme is “Clash of Cultures? America adVanceS the World” and will examine the United States, the Middle East, religion, politics, energy, and culture, and why it is all relevant today. The academy challenges students to engage one another in exploring and experiencing diverse viewpoints on major issues of the day while developing their leadership potential. The Academy takes place on the Uof L campus from July 15-18, 2009. Each participant receives a full scholarship to cover cost of housing expenses in a UofL residence hall, meals, books, and all other conference materials. For more information contact Chase Austin at 502-852-3158 or Malana Salyer at 502-852-3947. To apply go to www.McConnellCenter.org/CivicsEducation. Deadline: May 22, 2009.

Wake-Up Call/Nu Life Filmz Scholarship Award – this is a $1000.00 scholarship opportunity for high school seniors with minimum GPA of 3.0, ACT scores of 17, and wish to major in communications, broadcasting, or journalism. Include two letters of recommendation along with your 500 word essay addressing the issue of violence in our community. Complete applications and instructions are included in the packet located in the college career room. Allow one week for your counselor to assemble your transcript and other records. For more information call 641-4526. Deadline: May 22, 2009.

Macalester College Fall Multicultural Sample Visitation Scholarship – this is opportunity for African American, Native American, and Latino American students to visit Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota for only a $75.00 registration fee. All transportation, meals, and lodging would be paid by the college. The visitation is for the fall of 2009. Fill out the application located in the college career room, write a short essay on why you would like to visit Macalester College, and return materials to your counselor by May 18th, 2009. Deadline: May 25, 2009.

Avar Press Scholarship Essay Competition – this is a $1000, $750, and $500 scholarship opportunity for any high school junior or senior that wishes to read the book “XEN” by D.J. Solomon and write a single analysis on the book. The essay should be 1500 words in length and you may read previous winning essays by visiting www.xenbook.com. Go to www.avarpress.com to get more details. Deadline: May 31, 2009.

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