Current Scholarships

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay

Deadline: 
November 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$30,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students

Can you write? Do you have strong opinions about certain subjects?  The Voice of Democracy Program is an audio essay contest for students in grades 9 through 12.  If you are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories you are eligible to participate.

Bennington Young Writers Competition

Deadline: 
November 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
Students in grades 10 - 12

High school students in grades 10 through 12 can submit their writing to the Bennington Young Writers Competition.  Over 2000 students have submitted poetry, fiction and nonfiction in past years to be eligible for the $500 first place prize and the $250 second place awards.

Sierra Nevada College High School Writing Contest

Deadline: 
November 1, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
See comments
Comments: 
For high school juniors and seniors

The Sierra Nevada College High School Writing Contest is open to juniors and seniors in three categories: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a high school junior or senior in the U.S.
  • Your submission must be original and unpublished
     

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Deadline: 
November 2, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$500 (see below for more information)
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
Female high school students with an interest in computing

The NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) Award for Aspirations in Computing was established to recognize young women who have strong interests in the field of computing. The award offers a young women the chance for recognition and scholarships. In addition to the national award program, there are “affiliate” competitions with many awards on the local level.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: 
November 4, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
High school and elementary school students
Comments: 
For students in 5th through 12th grade who have demonstrated exemplary community service.