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September Deadline
Hit the Books Scholarship

Amt: $500
Awards Available 1
Sept 30, 2017

Submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist the student’s goals. ( bonus points to those who find a creative way to include their passion for coffee within their essay without losing sight of the primary topic)

My Project Lampus Annual Scholarship
Sept 30,2017
Amt. $500 to 2 students

Essay Topic: One page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms. Explore modern teaching methods and propose specific ideas for visual and interactive presentation in K-12 classrooms for improved knowledge retention.

Currently attending accredited US program i.e. high school, college, or university.Good standing at current institution.

GPA of 3.0 or higher
Like or Follow MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.

Submit Application:
ATTN: Scholarship Awards
1000 Lincoln Rd Suite 250
Miami Beach, Fl. 33139

Reach KFC Educational Grant

AMT: $3000
Sept. 28,2017

1 .Mgr. -Asst. Mgr.-Shift Supervisor- Team Member at a participating KFC restaurant.
2. I’ve worked at a KFC for at least 6 months
3. I’m currently enrolled in college or I plan to enroll in the next year

Ship Dig Scholarship

Sept 30 2017
AMT: $1000
Awards Available 2
Submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item you have ever received in the mail. This can be a letter or postcard, a package or gift, an advertisement, or any other parcel delivered by mail. Explain why this article of ail was so fascinating to you and how it has improved your life.
October Deadline
AES Scholarship

OCT. 6, 2017
AMT: $500

ESSAY: Submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to this question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey

Burger King Scholars

AMT: $ 1000 to $ 50,000
October 15, 2017 to Dec.15, 2017
GPA of 2.5 or better
Passionate about serving the community
Be a High School senior, Burger Employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee
Attend a two year or four year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the US,
Canada, or Puerto Rico.

Create Real Impact Scholarship

Amt: $1500
October 6, 2017

CREATE AN ORIGINAL WORK: Create an original work showcasing your idea for a solution or strategy to fix the problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Horatio Alger Scholarship

October 25, 2017 deadline
Amt: $6000 to $ 25,000

GPA 2.0 or higher
Be involved in community service
Demonstrate critical financial need( $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree
Be a full time High school student
Be a US Citizen

James W. McLaramore Whopper Scholarship Award

Oct 15 to Dec 15
AMT:$50,000 awarded to top 3 candidates that apply

Citizen of US or Canada
Graduated in past 3 years OR be a full time student who is a senior at a high school OR home school in the US or Canada or Puerto Rico
GPA at least 3.3
Have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1700
Demonstrated an active leadership role in the community service, athletics, and / or similar co-curricular activity such as student government, team sports, fraternal life etc
Students who demonstrate substantial work experience
Students who are applying as a full-time freshmen to a four year accredited college or university that is located in the US and is exempt from taxation under section 501 ( c )(3) of the Internal Rev Code


October 2 2017
Amt: $1000-$10000
90 State Winners rec $1000 scholarship
10 State Winners move on as National Finalists and weekend in NYC
8 National Finalists rec $5000 scholarship
2 national Winners (one Male and one Female) Rec $10,000 scholarship along with national honor and ESPN telecast recognition at the Heisman Mem. Presentation
PLUS the first 1000 applicants receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card.

GPA 3.0 or better
EXCEL on the field
EXCEL in the community

November Deadline
The Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program
Nov. 1, 2017 Interviews Nov 15

AMT: Full Scholarship for first time freshmen
Requirements: First time, full time freshmen direct high school matriculate
ACT: Score > 28 (or equivalent)
GPA > 3.50
Business Major only
4-Yr BBA graduation Expectation

December Deadline

January Deadline

February Deadline
Danny Barrera Memorial Blood Donor Scholarship
Feb 1- March 31, 2018

AMT: $750 1 student

Be a senior at a Klein ISD high school
Plan to attend an institution of higher learning after graduation
Donated blood or Platelets at least twice at a Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center facility or blood drive or have been involved in blood drives or donor recruitment.
Complete an application form neatly printed or typed
A resume explaining your extracurricular activities, awards, etc
An official high school transcript, which includes the first semester of your senior year

Mail to:
Danny Barrera Memorial blood Donor Scholarship
PO Box 11804
Spring Tx 77391

March Deadline

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May Deadline

June - August Deadline