Current Scholarships

Free Books

Free Books: 
We are giving away these excess books that have helped us guide and direct students for many years. We would love to find new homes for them so we are offering them for free. We only ask that you pay shipping and handling expenses. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
 

Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship

Deadline: 
There are several April deadlines, check the FAQ's carefully
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
K-12, High School or College - There are multiple programs available, select the one suitable for you

Denny’s Hungry for Education (HFE) is a multicultural scholarship program targeting students from elementary through college and is designed to recognize and encourage academic accomplishments. Denny’s will partner with 8 leading non-profit minority advocacy organizations to launch the programs across the United States within Denny’s restaurant demographics.

2015 NPG Photo Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 
April 11, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$1000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The NPG Photography Scholarship Contest requires a submission of a photograph of a threatened environmental treasure that you believe is worth protecting, along with an explanation (40-50 words) of how population growth has put this treasure at risk.

The contest is being sponsored by NPG, a national membership organization devoted to population issues.

19th Annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: 
Essays must be postmarked by April 14, 2015 and received on or by April 21, 2015.
Maximum Award: 
$1000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
Open to 11th and 12th grade students between the ages of 16-18 who are residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia

Read Beowulf and select one of the following six topics to write about to enter the Signet Classics Student Essay Contest.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

Deadline: 
April 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2500
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
You must be between 8 to 18 years old and be nominated for this prize.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors students between the age of 8 and 18 who have made a significant improvement to people and the planet.

The Barron Prize honors twenty-five winners nationwide. Half of the winners have focused on helping their communities and fellow beings; half have focused on protecting the health and sustainability of the environment.

To nominate a young person, the adult nominator must submit a fully-completed nomination packet and references form

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

Deadline: 
April 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
The scholarship was $2,275 last year, but it depends on the principal in the trust fund. It can be renewable for up to six years.
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is offered to high school seniors and college students whose parents died in active duty in the military after September 11, 2001.

Eligibility:
You must be the child or legally adopted child or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services of active duty United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.

Young Native Writers Essay Contest

Deadline: 
April 15, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2,500 and a trip to Washington, DC
Eligibility: 
All high school students
Comments: 
You should have a significant and current relationship with a Native American tribal community.

The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is open to Native American high school students with a relationship with a Native American tribal community.

To enter you must write a researched essay of no more than 1,200 words. The essay should  deal with the following topic:

"Describe a crucial issue confronting your tribal community today. Explain how you hope to help your tribal community respond to this challenge and improve its future."