Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Value: $20,000 Awards Available: 150 Award Deadline: October 31, 2017The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 29th class in 2017, the Foundation has provided over 5,850 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $63 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Burger King Scholars Program Scholarship Value: $50,000 Awards Available: 10 Award Deadline: December 15, 2017Created in memory of BURGER KING Co-founder James "Jim" W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded $28.3 million in scholarships to more than 26,800 high school students, BK employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2016 alone, the Foundation awarded $3 million to more than 2,800 students in North America. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service. Primarily funded by the BURGER KING system and guests through annual fundraising activities, scholarships are awarded in the spring of each year. Our ultimate goal? To provide one $1,000 scholarship for every BURGER KING restaurant in North America-that's more than $7 million each year!
MIT Inspire Competition Award Amount: See Description Awards Available: 100 Deadline: November 30, 2017 MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional reports will be invited to the MIT campus to present their research and compete for awards. Graduate students, research scientists, and faculty members specializing in each discipline will evaluate both the essays and the poster presentations. Additionally, members of the public will vote for a favorite project for a community choice award.
Walt Disney Imaginations Design Competition Project Challenge Award Amount: See Description Awards Available: See Description Deadline: November 25, 2017 Scholarship Description: Imaginations is a design competition created and sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering with the purpose of seeking out and nurturing the next generation of diverse Imagineers. Started in 1991 by Disney Legend and Imagineering executive Marty Sklar, the program has grown to include a separate version sponsored by Hong Kong Disneyland.
Missing in History Award Amount: $5,000 Deadline: December 31st Print (or make your own) bookmarks featuring forgotten figures in history. Then insert them in textbooks to teach and inclusive history and empower the next generation of leaders, starting with your school. Let’s Do This!
Young Scholars Scholarship Deadline: 12/31/17 Available to: Maximum Age 30 Years Award Amount: 5 Awards of $2,000 The Young Scholars Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are under the age of 30. You must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to be considered for this award.
Shower Songs $2,000 December 31st By reducing shower time to 5 minutes, the average person can save more than 1,500 gallons of water a year. Make a 5-minute-long shower playlist. Then send it to friends so they can track the time and take shorter showers. Bonus points if you shower with a friend, the ultimate water saver.
International Public Policy Forum Contest Deadline: 10/17/17 Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors Award Amount: 30 Awards from $400 – $10,000 The International Public Policy Forum Contest is open students with an interest in debate or forensics. You must form a team of at least three students and work with your debate coach, English or Social Studies teacher to prepare an essay of no more than 2,800 words on the topic “Resolved: International climate accords for greenhouse gas emissions should adopt binding enforcement mechanisms.” in order to be considered for this award. Essays may be presented from an affirmative or negative perspective.
The Jamas Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship Deadline: November 1, 2017 Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Description: Business leaders of Hispanic heritage are a powerful, driving force in today’s business world. At JAMAS Capital Management, we want to foster the rich diversity found in our industry by easing the financial burden of secondary education. Our hope is that we can continue to encourage young students of Hispanic descent to find success in firms such as JAMAS and Gemstone and build a brighter tomorrow for our industry. That’s why we are proud to present the Ben Turnage Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship, worth $2,500.