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Horatio Alger Scholarship Program


Deadline: 10/25/19                                                         Amount: varies ($6,000-$25,000)

Eligibility:           State and National scholarships available for graduating seniors pursuing a bachelor's degree at an accredited U.S. college (four-year or 2-year planning to transfer) beginning not later than the semester following graduation. U.S. citizen; 2.0 minimum GPA. Based on perseverance in overcoming adversity, critical financial need, and involvement in co-curricular and community service activities.

Procedures:       Information and Applications found online.




Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation


Deadline:            10/31/2019                                         Amount: up to $20,000

Eligibility:           Four-year scholarships available to graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary school. For citizenship qualifications, check the application.  Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.

Procedures:       Information and Application found online



Imagine America Foundation Scholarships 


Deadline:            12/31/2019                                         Amount: $1,000

Eligibility:           Scholarships of available to graduating seniors who will enter a program at specific career colleges. Based on academics (2.5 GPA required), financial need and demonstrated voluntary community service in senior year.

Procedures:       Information and Application online




Voice of Democracy VFW

Deadline:            10/31/2019                                         Amount: $1,000-$30,000

Eligibility:           Grades 9-12. Audio essay contest for students planning on attending an American university, college or vocational/technical school.

Procedures:       Students record a 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive. The theme this year is: “What Makes America Great.” See Mrs. Blankers for scholarship brochure or visit the VFW website for more information.



WSU Regents

Deadline:            10/19/20 (counselor nomination)            Amount: $4,000 or full

Eligibility:           Senior planning to attend WSU. Let your counselor know if you wish to be considered. 3.0 minimum GPA, academic achievement, community service and references are required.

Procedures:       See Mrs. Houseman for more information and to see if you are eligible for the scholarship.