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Ewing C. Kelly Foundation Scholarships 

Deadline:            03/10/2020                Amount: $2,500

Eligibility:           Awards available to graduating U.S. seniors or students with a green card who plan to attend a two-year or four-year college/university. Based on citizenship, academic achievement, extra-curricular and community involvement, financial need and recommendations. Minimum test scores required: ACT score of 20 or SAT score of1030. Approximately fifty scholarships of available.

Procedures:       Application, ACT/SAT scores, official transcript, personal statement and three letters of recommendation must be postmarked by March 10. Information and Application Online.


AXA Achievement Scholarships

Deadline: 12/15/2019                           Amount: varies

Eligibility: State and national scholarships available to graduating seniors who are US citizens or legal residents and who plan to attend a two or four-year U.S. college on a full-time basis. Based on demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

Procedures: Information found online. Apply early since scholarship process closes once 10,000 applications have been received.


Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: 12/06/2019                     Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: For seniors who plan to attend full-time a two or four-year accredited college in the US for the entire 2020-2021 year. 3.0 GPA required. Demonstrate commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership, as well as financial need.

Procedures: Information and Application found online


FFA Scholarships

Deadline:            01/15/2020                                         Amount: various

Eligibility:  More than 1,800 scholarships available to graduating seniors who plan to attend a post-secondary school. They are given for a wide variety of experiences, career goals and higher education plans. Awards based on FFA involvement, work experience, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), community service, leadership skills and academics. Note: There are some scholarships that do not require FFA membership.

Procedures:       Information and Application 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