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NFIB YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Young entrepreneurs who are graduating high school seniors and operating a small business.
Apply online starting October 1 at www.nfib.com/YEA
Deadline December 17

Fire (The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)
$5000 award
High School Seniors should answer the question "Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities?"  Details regarding participation can be found at www.thefire.org/contests
Deadline November 25

Deadline December 1
AXA Achievement Scholarship 
$25,000 and $10,000  Awards

Senior applicants must possess ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family, and community, and the ability to succeed in college. One award given in each state. Apply at www.axa-achievement.com

Deadline December 7
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship
$2,296,000 in Awards

Available to all male and female high school seniors who are US citizens. Applications available at www.elks.org/enf/scholars or in the counseling office.

Deadline November 13
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
 $5000 Award

Students must be nominated by the High School Principal. If you are a high school senior who is in the top 20% of your class, demonstrate leadership and are interested in applying, please see Mrs. Wiatrak or Mr. Smith. For more information regarding this scholarship go to www.nassp.org/spirit

Deadline January 5
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
$10,000 award

High school students (grades 9-12) must write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956, and must focus on an issue at the local, state, national, or international level, must have at least five varied sources, Applications available at www.jfklibrary.org

Deadline: January 1
   BK Scholars
$1000-$50,000 Awards

For high school seniors, Burger King employees and children of Burger King employees are eligible to apply, must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and plan to attend a two or four year college/university/tech school.  Apply online starting November 15 at http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html

Deadline February 1
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
$2,000 Award

Senior applicants must possess ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family, and community, and the ability to succeed in college. One award given to seniors who live and attend high school in their area. Apply at www.axa-achievement.com

Deadline Not Available Yet
KFC Colonel’s Scholarship
$20,000 Award

Available to High School Seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.75, plan on enrolling in a public college or university within their state of legal residence, plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree, be a US citizen and demonstrate financial need. Apply online at www.kfcscholars.org

Deadline Not Available Yet
BEST BUY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
$1.2 Million in Awards
Available for students in grades 9-12 living in the U.S. & Puerto Rico with solid grades plus community service or work experience.
Apply online at www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com or www.at15.com

Deadline February 15 (available online starting Nov. 15)
FORD TRUCK SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

$1000.00 Scholarship
Must be a high school member of FFA
Apply online at www.ffa.org

Deadline February 15
National CO-OP Scholarship Program
$4 Million in Awards

Must be a senior planning to attend Drexel Univ., Johnson & Wales Univ., Kettering Univ., Wentworth Institute of Tech., Rochester Institute of Tech., Univ. of Cincinnati, or the Univ. of Toledo with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applications available at www.co-op.edu

Deadline January 10
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
$40,000 in Awards

Must demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
Applications must be completed online at www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx

Deadline Not Yet Available
BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
$100,000 in Awards

Must be High School Senior or current undergraduates, plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university, and plan to major in a field of study that focuses on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.
Apply online at www.buickachievers.com

Deadline Not Yet Available
PLAYING WITH PURPOSE AWARD
$12,700 in Scholarships available to Christian Student Athletes

Available for currently enrolled Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Athletes, that maintain a "C" grade average or higher, plays at the varsity level in one or  more sport, and is a committed follower of Jesus Christ.
317-270-9495 or apply online at www.playingwithpurpose.org

Deadline Not available until January
THE HAMILTON AWARD

$500 Cash Scholarship
Must be a Junior in High School and be college bound, with a strong record of community service, be a self-starter, show a passion and commitment to their interest, have a financial need, and be committed to enrolling in the Hamilton Leaders Academy in June.
Find out more on the web at www.hamiltonfriends.org

Deadline: Not available until January
JANICE M. SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
3-5 ($2500) Scholarships

Scholarship recipient must be a US Citizen or permanent resident of US, have a GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher out of a 4.0 scale, be a high school senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within fifty states or District of Columbia starting at the beginning of the fall semester following graduation, have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities, combined income of the parents cannot exceed $100,000.
Applications available in the HHS Counseling Dept.