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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.

COLLEGE OFFERINGS

 Davidson College - Beginning with the Davidson College Class of 2025, each year, five students will be awarded the James B. Duke Scholarship of full tuition and fees. The award is renewable for the recipient’s remaining three years at Davidson, provided GPA, progress toward degree, and campus engagement requirements are met.

Please visit https://www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid

under merit scholarships for more information on this scholarship, as well as other Davidson scholarships.  Please see website for deadlines, as deadlines are based on the application deadline that corresponds with the applicant’s chosen admission plan deadline (Early decision, regular decision)

Skidmore College – Filene Music Scholarship - Thanks to the generosity of the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation and the Ladd Charitable Corporation, the Filene Music Program has been a signature part of Skidmore College for more than 35 years. The program supports exceptional student scholar-musicians who are free to pursue any course of study at Skidmore.

Four to six Filene Scholarship winners are selected annually at the Filene Music Competition, each of whom receives $60,000 over four years, in addition to free private lessons.

The scholarship package - $15,000 per year toward tuition, plus lesson fee's is awarded independent of any additional need-based aid. Financial aid applicants who demonstrate financial need will receive Skidmore grant aid in addition to their scholarships.  For more information, visit
https://www.skidmore.edu/music/scholarships/index.php.  

Deadline:  January 20, 2020.

Skidmore College - Porter/Wachenheim Scholarship in Science and Mathematics

Skidmore annually awards five Porter/Wachenheim Scholarships in Science and Mathematics on the basis of superior accomplishment in science and mathematics, without regard to financial need; considerable promise in and passion for science and math are also important. Each Porter/Wachenheim Scholar is awarded a $60,000 scholarship ($15,000 per year). Though recipients are not required to major in science or math, they must take at least one course in science or math each semester and pursue a research project or independent study with a member of the Skidmore science or mathematics faculty.

Candidates are selected by a faculty committee on the strength of their admissions applications (coursework in science and math, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations, and related pursuits beyond the classroom). Applicants must check the Porter/Wachenheim Scholarship option on the Common Application, where they will link to the Porter/Wachenheim Scholarship page on Skidmore's website; there, they are asked to list extracurricular science and math activities and to respond to an essay question.  For more information, visit:  https://www.skidmore.edu/financialaid/merit.php

Deadline:  January 15, 2020.

Heisman High School Scholarship - The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 26-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.

The Heisman High School Scholarship presented by AcceptanceInsurance supports education, recognizes achievement, and celebrates male and female community-minded high school student athletes around the country. Seniors, if you strive for excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and in your community, now is the time to get the recognition you deserve.

Apply today for your chance to earn up to a $5k scholarship. Seniors go to: heismanscholarship.com to apply. Deadline: October 20, 2020.

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest - Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Contest - The 2021 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. Applications for the 2020 contest will be available online starting August 5, 2020. The 2021 MVS application deadline is November 5, 2020. For more information visit, https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm.

 New Jersey Society of CPA’s The New Jersey Society of CPAs awards $1,500 scholarships to college-bound New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, essay and interview. Visit the following website for more information, as well as application:

https://njcpa.org/build-career/become-a-cpa/scholarships/high-school

Deadline:  December 11, 2020.

 StudentScholarships.orgvisit http://studentscholarships.org/ for a database of various scholarships.