JFK-GE Foundation STEM Scholarship Program
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and GE Foundation have established a scholarship program to assist BPS high school seniors graduating from a Boston Public School who plan to continue their education in college majoring in a STEM field of study.
 
The 2018 program will be accepting applications until February 1, 2018
 
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to forty (40) awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable and are for undergraduate study only.
 
Eligibility: 
Applicants to the JFK-GE Foundation STEM Scholarship Program must:
  • Be U.S. citizens.
  • Be high school seniors attending a Boston Public School and graduating in spring 2018 who plan to enroll at least half-time in undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Plan to major in a STEM Field of study (math, engineering, computer science, or physical science).
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
  • Demonstrate at school, the workplace, and/or within the community the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship.

Click here for more info: https://www.scholarsapply.org/jfk-ge/ 

The Unafraid Scholarship for BPS grads is back!! Help us get the word out by forwarding this email and talking to BPS students who qualify. 

In order to qualify for the Unafraid Scholarship students must: 

  • Be undocumented 
  • Be a BPS graduate of a class of 2013 – 2018 
There is no GPA requirement. Students must submit all materials by June 1st to Unafraidscholarship@gmail.com

Students who qualify must email:Unafraidscholarship@gmail.comto request an application.  Please include the following information in the email:

  • Full name
  • BPS high school
  • Year of graduation from BPS high school  
  • Years of college attended (if applicable)

The Unafraid Scholarship was founded by the BTU’s Unafraid Educators in order to provide financial support for students who are not eligible to receive financial aid from the federal government due to their immigration status. It is a one-time grant made payable to the student. The amount of the scholarship will depend on the particular financial need of the student, the number of qualified applicants, and the funds raised in a given year. 

 

E-Waster Scholarship

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

Award $1,000

Deadline 4/30/2018

Description: High school seniors submit an 140-character essay about how to reduce e-waste – toxic materials and metals harmful to the environment. Top 10 finalists write an extended 500 to 1,000 word essay about e-waste.


Digital Privacy Scholarship, $1000, June 30th

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/digital-privacy-scholarship

Glenn Miller Scholarship

http://glennmiller.org/scholarship/scholarship-information/

Award $3,000

Deadline 3/1/2018

Description: High school senior instrumentalist or vocalists submit application with audition CD and 3 paragraph essay on how music is in your future. Renewable.

Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship, $10000, March 1st

https://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm

Award $10,000

Deadline 3/1/2018

Description: High school seniors create and upload a photo, artwork, or graphic for the front of a greeting card.

AFA Teen Video Competition

https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/afa-teens-video-competition/-s-d-5267

Award $15,000

Deadline 3/15/2018

Description: High school seniors submit an autobiography and create an artistic or documentary video two minutes or less about Alzheimer’s disease.

Project Yellow Light

http://projectyellowlight.com/apply

Award $5,000

Deadline 4/1/2018

Description: High school seniors create and submit a video designed to motivate, persuade, and encourage teens to not drive distracted.

Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest

http://ncac.org/project/film-contest

Award $1,000

Deadline 4/15/2018

Description: High school seniors submit a short film 4 minutes or less about the importance of political dissent. Additionally, first place winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship to the New York Film Academy.

Doodle4Google

https://doodles.google.com/d4g/

Award: $30,000

Deadline: 3/2/2018

Description: High school seniors submit a piece of original, two-dimensional artwork on a given theme that features the Google logo.

 

The Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship

Award: $500

Deadline: January 31st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for students who are interested and engaged in serving their community. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay in response to the question:  With so many people and organizations in today’s world in need of volunteers and financial assistance, how should people decide where to direct their time and donations?

 

Jimmy Rand Foundation Scholarship

Award:  $500-$5,000

Deadline: February 8th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors, college freshmen, and college sophomores who are under the age of 20. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must reside in the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware, and New Jersey. Applicants must exhibit academic excellence, leadership skills, community involvement, activities, awards and honors, financial need, and a desire and ability to overcome barriers and achieve their goals. High school applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and college students must have a 2.75 GPA.

PRIME High School Scholarship

Award: Variable

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who commit to enroll in a manufacturing engineering or technology program at an accredited college or university as full-time freshmen in the upcoming summer or fall semester. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship can be used only as a credit toward books, fees, or tuition.

 

Chapter 6 — Fairfield County Scholarship

Award: Variable

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students who are enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely related field in the United States or Canada. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference is given, but not limited to, residents and/or students in the eastern United States. This scholarship can be used only as a credit toward books, fees, or tuition.

 

American Nuclear Society (ANS) John and Muriel Landis Scholarship

Award: Variable

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who are planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have greater-than-average financial need and plan to enroll in a college/university in the United States. Applicants do not need to be US citizens.

 

Ruth E. Jenkins Scholarship

Award: Variable

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for graduating African-American high school seniors.

 

Colgate “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” Minority Scholarships

Award: $1,500

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: These scholarships are for dental hygiene students who are members of groups that are currently underrepresented in dental hygiene programs at the certificate educational level. Eligible applicants include African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, Native Americans, and males. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must have completed at least one year in a dental hygiene curriculum, have a 3.0 GPA, and enroll as full-time students. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and be active or student members of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA).

 

Honest Beauty Award

Award: $2,500

Deadline: February 1st, 2018

Description: This award is for high school or undergraduate students. Applicants must create a 3-5 minute video that creates awareness and proposes solutions about beauty issues that impact self-image for women. Multiple topic ideas are available, please see website for complete guidelines.

 

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,000

Deadline: February 28th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for African Americans, Asians, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, American Indians, and Alaska Natives who are current college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors. To qualify, applicants must be full-time students majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on public relations, marketing, or advertising; or they must minor in communications with a desire to pursue a career in public relations, marketing, or advertising. Applicants must have at least one year to complete their degree from the time the scholarships are awarded and have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

 

Neil Churchill Memorial Scholarship

Award: Variable — for graduate programs

Deadline: April 16th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for residents of privately owned federally assisted low income housing properties (Section 8, low income housing tax credits, etc.) or recipients of Section 8 voucher rent assistance who demonstrate both merit and need. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be college graduates, college seniors, or students already enrolled in an accredited graduate program. Applicants must be US citizens or legal permanent residents with a valid social security number, be accepted for full- or part-time programs with a minimum class schedule of two classes, have a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate sound community leadership through volunteer work at school or in the community. Applicants may only apply for one scholarship offered by the NLHA Education Fund per application cycle.

 

The Waterlogic Scholarship

Award: $1,500

Deadline: May 31st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for current high school seniors or college students in the US. Applicants must write a 600-800 word essay. Topic: Accessible clean water — how can we achieve it?

 

Test Prep Store Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for high school seniors or students currently enrolled in college. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, attending or enrolled in a college in the U.S. and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher as of Spring 2018. Financial need is required.

 

The Providian Medical Scholarship

Award: $500

Deadline: June 21st, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for students 16 years of age and older who are enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the United States. To apply for the scholarship, you must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance.

Elite Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: June 30th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for current high school seniors attending school in the United States or current college students. This scholarship has an essay requirement for the following topic: What are the main challenges that we stand before as a nation on this earth? Students will an essay about supporting the environment with this question in mind. Describe your vision of what can be done, including what the biggest issue facing the globe is and what we as citizens of The United States should do to make it better. Describe your role in it – what impact do you have in protecting the environment and what do you intend to do to help improve it.

Go Global Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Deadline: June 30th, 2018

Description: This scholarship is for students who study a foreign language and have experienced or have a desire to study abroad. Applicants must create a 500-1,000 word essay describing your personal language experience, desire for international study, and why you feel that language learning will be a necessity within the next 10 years. See website for more details.

 

 

“Aspiring Business Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link  http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it. 

“Aspiring Animation Professional” Scholarship Program. This is the 6th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. 

“Aspiring Fashion Professional” Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it. 

The deadline for these scholarships is June 1, 2018.