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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS 

If you are interested in any of these scholarships offered, please click here to download document, write your name on the top of the sheet, check off which scholarship information you would like and bring it to the Guidance Office.  Scholarship information will be ready for pick up the following day at 2:45 pm.  If you have any questions about the opportunities listed please see Ms. Norton or Ms. Acuff in the Guidance Office.

 

Wheaton College Refugee Scholarship - Wheaton College in Massachusetts is committed to improving the world through new ideas and educational opportunity. To that end, they created the Wheaton Refugee Scholarship last spring—an annual award that covers the full cost of attendance for one student who is fleeing persecution and conflict in their home country.  This scholarship for undergraduate study is designed to help a student refugee who is able to obtain a visa to the United States (or who has already done so) and would not otherwise have the financial means to attend Wheaton.  Students can apply for the Wheaton Refugee Scholarship, using the Wheaton First-Year Application. The $60 application fee will be waived.  Wheaton Refugee Applicants are requested to complete the Wheaton First-Year Application to help us manage the fee-waiver process.  Application can be found at:  https://www.wheatoncollegema.org/firstyear/ 

Deadline:  January 1, 2018. 

 

Seton Hall University’s School - UN Sustainable Development Challenge  

Do you think about the problems facing society or about the needs of the world? Do you worry about climate change, poverty, equality and overconsumption? Do you want to make a difference?  The United Nations has set 17 sustainable development goals to help end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy & International Relations is challenging high school students to be part of the solution! Submit a 300-500 word statement that describes an innovative approach or idea you have for addressing one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Visit, http://www.shu.edu/un-sustainable-development-challenge.cfm to apply.  Deadline for submissions is March 11, 2018.

 

University of Southern California Cinematic Arts - The School of Cinematic Arts partners with USC to help students receive the financial assistance needed to make a SCA education a reality. SCA has been able to award scholarships ranging from $10,000-$20,000 to eligible incoming undergraduate students. All first-year/freshmen applicants who submit a completed admission application by the December 1, 2017 deadline will receive information about SCA scholarship application procedures in January. You may view all SCA scholarship opportunities for incoming and continuing students on our scholarship website:  http://cinema.usc.edu/scholarships/index.cfmDeadline:  December 1, 2017. 

 

University of Notre Dame - The University of Notre Dame offers a limited number of merit scholarships to admitted first-year domestic and international students. Recipients demonstrate exceptional accomplishment, leadership, commitment to service, and intellectual promise. Financial need is not a factor unless otherwise noted.  Merit scholarships are renewable for four years of undergraduate study pending satisfactory academic performance and program participation. These expectations are detailed to scholarship recipients. Scholars are invited to participate in enrichment opportunities as an additional benefit of their awards. A full list of merit scholarships is available at http://meritscholarships.nd.edu/

 

University of MichiganThe Geisinger Scholarship is awarded to non-Michigan resident students from selected geographic areas.  The Geisinger Scholarship is a $20,000 per year annual award.  The scholarship is renewable as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA, is enrolled full-time in the College of Engineering, and declares an Engineering major.  The scholarship is awarded over eight semesters, or until the student completes his or her undergraduate program, whichever occurs first.  The full value of the award over eight semesters is $80,000.  For application and additional information, visit:  https://scholarships.engin.umich.edu/new-students/Deadline:  January 17, 2018.

 

JLM Voluntarism Scholarship - Since 1986, the Junior League of Morristown (JLM) has awarded the High School Voluntarism Scholarship to more than 130 Morris and Somerset County high school seniors. These scholarships, which total over $200,000, represent our commitment to developing young volunteers in our community.  This year, the JLM will again recognize the outstanding community service of high school seniors by awarding up to four $2,500 college scholarships. The primary criterion for the scholarship is outstanding dedication to voluntarism and community service. Candidates should also show strong leadership skills, academic performance, and participation in extra-curricular activities, and work or family responsibilities. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college, university, or trade school. Financial need is not a factor for consideration. Applicants must reside or currently attend school in Morris or Somerset Counties.  Completed applications must be received no later than January 31, 2018 and should be emailed to scholarship@jlmnj.org.  Students may download the application from their website https://www.jlmnj.org/?nd=scholarships.  Applications should be emailed to scholarship@jlmnj.orgDeadline:  January 31, 2018.

 

Monk’s Home Improvement Service Scholarship - We are excited to announce that the 2018 Monk's Service Scholarship is now accepting applications.  The Monk's Service Scholarship is a local scholarship awarded based on service and volunteer work. Applications are judged based on the submitted essay. Five scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000, are given out in May. Students should apply online at the Monk's website:  https://monkshomeimprovements.com/scholarship
Deadline:  March 31, 2018.

GE-REAGAN Foundation ScholarshipHonoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.  Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support. For more information and application go to:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/Deadline:  January 4, 2018.

NJ State Golf Association Caddie Scholarship – Now in its 70th year of consecutive operation, the Caddie Scholarship Foundation has provided over $13,000,000 in college scholarship awards.  Currently, the Foundation is providing 148 caddies to over 100 colleges and universities across the country with over $642,000 in scholarships.  Caddie Scholars are selected based on their academic performance, financial need, and length and quality of service as a caddie (minimum of two seasons). Scholarships are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.   The New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) Caddie Scholarship is available to qualified applicants who have caddied at a participating NJSGA club for at least two seasons. Full-time attendance as an undergraduate at an institution of higher education accredited by the U.S. Dept. of Education is required. Children of private golf club members are not eligible for scholarships.  For more information and application, visit https://www.njsga.org/caddie-scholarship-foundation/application/Deadline: March 1, 2018.

Fresh n’ Lean Scholarship - As a company that promotes healthy eating, Fresh n’ Lean  believes this scholarship opportunity would be a simple and fun way to create incentives for living a healthy lifestyle while getting the chance to receive help paying for education.  This scholarship would be for high school seniors looking to be enrolled in college for Fall 2018.  As part of the application process, we require that the student submit a short video or photo essay that shows how their personal eating habits have helped them achieve specific goals.  More information on the video or photo essay, as well as submitting the scholarship application, can be found here: https://www.freshnlean.com/scholarship-application/  The award amount for this scholarship is $1,500.  Deadline: May 1, 2018.

 

Discover Student Loans

Discover has a $2,500 Scholarship Award that is still available for eligible students and parents through December 31, 2017. Students and parents can enter by signing up to receive tips and resources on CollegeCovered.com. No purchase or loan necessary to enter or win.  They also have a Scholarship Search tool where students can search 3 million scholarships worth more than $18 billion, and no registration is required.  As students prepare to complete their college applications, CollegeCovered.com has helpful content on getting into college. Be sure to check out the article on how to make a college essay stand out as well as other helpful information related to the college application process.  Deadline:  December 31, 2017.

 

 

 

Drone STEM Scholarship - The High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots was created to support high school students ages 16 and up who are serious about learning how to fly drones commercially, and to support the use of drones to further the interest of high school students in STEM subjects.


Scholarship recipients receive free access to 
Drone Pilot Ground School (usual cost is $299), an in-depth test prep course for the FAA’s “Part 107” certification exam to be a commercial drone pilot. The first 100 recipients will have their FAA exam fee of $150 covered, for a total value of approximately $450. Learn more about the scholarship and application process here
https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/ 


Drone Pilot Ground School has trained over 7,000 drone pilots, including employees of Intel, GoPro, NBC, and USA Today. 99% of Drone Pilot Ground School students who take the FAA’s certification exam to be a commercial drone pilot pass on the first try.

 

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