Scholarships

Hispanic Heritage Youth Award

The Hispanic Heritage Youth Award is available to rising high school seniors of Hispanic heritage. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Deadline: October 15, 2018

Apply at: https://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards/

THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
A one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.

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Liaison’s Data-Inspired Future Scholarship

Liasion Scholarship

Provided by: Liaison Technologies
The Liaison’s Data-Inspired Future Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students. You must submit a 30 to 60 second video that discusses, explains or demonstrates an important aspect of data in today’s or tomorrow’s society and also includes one interesting fact about yourself in order to be considered for this award.
Deadline: October 31, 2018

Apply at:  https://www.liaison.com/scholarship/

THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
$5,000

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The Top Ten Scholarship 

There are many scholarships and colleges that want to know the number one thing you want people to know about you. Just one? That’s it? “But, I’m amazing,” you say. We hear you, and we know that it’s tough to narrow down your awesomeness into one measly reason. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count. “Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.” (250 words or less). You must be thirteen years or older, a legal resident of the United States, and currently enrolled or will be enrolled no later than the fall of 2024 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Deadline: December 31, 2018

Apply at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship

THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
$1,500   

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E-waste Scholarship 
Provided by: Digital Responsibility

College Scholarships

The E-waste Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must submit a short statement that completes the sentence “The most important reason to care about e-waste is…” and be U.S. citizen or legal resident to qualify for this award. Deadline: April 30, 2019

Apply at: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship

THE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
$1,000   

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Tips on Searching for Scholarships Part 2

There are so many college scholarship available to students. We get that sometimes it can feel overwhelming to search and apply for scholarships, so here are some tips to keep you on track. Before you know it you’ll be racking in the cash for college! The factor that really seems to make the difference is being specific, the more specific the scholarship is, the better your chances are of winning. Miss part one? Check it out here.
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Tips on Searching for Scholarships Part 1

There are so many college scholarship available to students. We get that sometimes it can feel overwhelming to search and apply for scholarships, so here are some tips to keep you on track. Before you know it you’ll be racking in the cash for college! The factor that really seems to make the difference is being specific, the more specific the scholarship is, the better your chances are of winning. This is part 1 in a series. Stay tuned for part 2!

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Your Passion Can Earn College Scholarships

Sometimes as a high school student you might see your passions as only just hobbies. You have a lot of school work do to, organizations you’re involved in and exams to study for. So your parents encourage you to study hard for school so you can get into a good college. Studying is important but it’s not the be all, end all. Often your passions can lead you to great jobs that will help you finance your degree while in college!

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