Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Value: $20,000 Awards Available: 150 Award Deadline: October 31, 2019 Website: Coca-Cola Scholars Program The 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 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be: A) Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year B) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility C) Will receive high school diploma during current academic year D) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution Applicants may not be: A) Children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries. B) International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools) C) High school graduates D) Temporary residents
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Scholarship Value: $30,000 Awards Available: 50 Award Deadline: October 31, 2019 Website:Voice of Democracy Scholarship Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. ELIGIBILITY The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the Oct. 31 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. HOW TO ENTER Download the Voice of Democracy entry form and brochure to submit your essay to your local VFW Post. Students should record their reading of the draft to an audio CD or flash drive. The recording can be no shorter than three minutes and no longer than five minutes (plus or minus five seconds). Entries begin at the Post level. Once the student creates their essay and completes burning the audio version to an audio CD/flash drive, they can submit their typed version, CD/flash drive and the Voice of Democracy entry form to their local participating VFW Post by the Oct. 31 deadline. JUDGING CRITERIA Originality is worth 30 points: Treatment of the theme should show imagination and human interest. Content is worth 35 points: Clearly express your ideas in an organized manner. Fully develop your theme and use transitions to move smoothly from one idea to the other. Delivery is worth 35 points: Speak in a clear and credible manner.
Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship Program Scholarship Value: $30,000 Awards Available: 1 Award Deadline: October 31, 2019 Website:Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship Program The Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship (STOKES) Program is for a small number of high-achieving high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores interested in a career in public service. STOKES is a needs based program offering tuition assistance to students enrolled at accredited colleges or universities, while also providing challenging summer work, and guaranteed employment in their field of study upon graduation. Students attend classes full-time during the academic year, and work at DIA during the summer in positions related to their course of study. While in the program, students must maintain an overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of and 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). To be eligible for a STOKES assignment, candidates must: A) Be enrolled or seeking enrollment in a baccalaureate degree program. B) For high school applicants, possess a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale AND a minimum score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative section and 500 on the writing portions of the SAT. In lieu of SAT scores, applicants may apply with a minimum composite score of 21 on the ACT. C) For college applicants, possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required. D) Demonstrate a financial need: household income ceiling of $70,000 for a family of four and $80,000 for a family of five or more. E) Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. F) All DIA employees are subject to initial and periodic counterintelligence (CI)-scope polygraph tests and drug tests.
CARiD Scholarship Program Scholarship Value: $1,000 Awards Available: 2 Award Deadline: October 31, 2019 Website: CARiD Scholarship Program CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help - books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Most importantly - CARiD believes in higher education and wants to help you achieve your goals! HOW DO I APPLY? Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity! A) Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however you see fit B) Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry WHO CAN APPLY? Any current US student who: A) Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester B) Is between the ages of 16 and 20 C) Is not a CARiD employee D) Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners WHEN CAN I APPLY? Two scholarships will be awarded each year: A) Spring entries must be received before midnight on April 30 B) Fall entries must be received before midnight on October 31
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students Scholarship Value: $10,000 Awards Available: 10 Award Deadline: October 31, 2019 Website:$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. To date, they have given away more than $650,000 through the ScholarshipPoints program.