The Fleet Reserve Association Essay Contest asks 7th through 12th grade students to write an essay up to 350 words on a different topic every year. The best essay will get a prize of $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winners will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement.
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers scholarship recognizes high school seniors for commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership. The program is sponsored by the Comcast Foundation and is limited to seniors living in communities served by Comcast. Your Principal and guidance counselor will have gotten the information on how to log in to the website and apply for this scholarship.
500 four-year scholarships are going to be awarded to high school seniors by the Elks National Foundation. The Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student contest deadline is December 4, 2015 (don't miss another scholarship, subscribe to the free newsletter). The first place award will be $60,000 ($15,000 per year).
The Sodexo Foundation was created to end childhood hunger in America. They sponsor the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which are given to students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger. The scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education as well as a matching grant in their name for the hunger-related charity of their choice.
Are you doodling during math class? Scribbling during English? Do people admire your artwork? If so, you should enter the Doodle 4 Google competition. It’s for K-12 students. If you win your artwork can appear on the homepage of Google for millions to see. In addition, you could win a $15,000 scholarship and a $25,000 technology grant for your school.
Deadline December 7, 2015
Censorship, you’ve read about it, seen it and perhaps experienced it. The National Coalition Against Censorship wants you to create a film with the theme "THAT'S NOT FUNNY! CAN COMEDY CROSS A LINE?" Your presentation must be in the form of a YouTube video and must be under 4 minutes. It's for the 12th Annual Youth Free Expression Film Contest.