American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program
Application Deadline: April 6, 2016
Information: The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition AFSA wants to educate the public at large about life saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers.
Unique Application: No essay required. All you do is read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay", register, and Take the Test. Test is a 10 question multiple choice test. For each question answered correctly, students will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for one of ten (10) $2,000 scholarships. A total of ten (10) entries into the drawing is possible if the student answers all ten questions correctly.
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 20, 2016
Information: The Vegetarian Resource Group offers two $5,000 scholarships plus one $10,000 scholarship to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.
Create a Greeting Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest
Application Deadline: February 25, 2016
Information: Submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of the greeting card. Designs should be appropriate for business and consumer use. Photo, art or graphics submitted must be original works. Enter online.
Common Knowledge Scholarships
Application Deadline: Varies
Information: Developed by Nova Southeastern University in 2001, the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF) creates and delivers innovative scholarship and educational programs for students of all ages through the use of internet based quiz competitions. CKSF scholarship competitions consist of one more more quizzes with topics ranging from general "common knowledge" to specific academic submits, books, websites, and even movies. Scores are based on a combination of time and accuracy. Students with the highest scores at the end of the competition wins.
Frederick and Mary F. Buckley Left Handed Scholarship
Application Deadline: See college web site.
Information: Juniata College a small liberal arts college in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania has a scholarship for left handers. The left handed scholarship worth $1,000 to $1,500 a year to studious southpaws. More than 40 left leaning Juniata students have taken advantage of the scholarship since its inception in 1979.
Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadline: TBD
Information: Create unique prom wear using Duck Tape, and then attend a school sanctioned prom. Start putting together your prom outfit. Get some photos. Submit up to 5 photos and a description. Get your friends to vote.
Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest
Application Deadline: Contest Date Friday, November 27, 2015
Information: Open to any current high school senior graduating in 2016. The competition is on Friday, November 27, 2015. The contest is associated with the World's Duck Calling Contest and will take place on the Main Street Stage beside the Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce. During its 38 year history, the renowned contest has awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships to young duck callers attending 32 different colleges and universities in 13 different states.
Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition
Application Deadline: March 1, 2016
Information: Clarinda's Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000. These scholarships are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education related expense. It is not the purpose of this competition to select Glenn Miller look-alikes or sound-alikes, nor is it limited to pop music performance. Rather, in honoring Glenn, we wish to seek out and assist promising young talents in any field of applied music who may be musical leaders of tomorrow. Applicants must have submitted an audition CD and application postmarked by March 1, 2016.
I Am ... Scholarship Slam
Application Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015
Information: This scholarship is all about how you define yourself. If you were a word in the dictionary and someone flipped to your page, what would they find there? Essentially what makes you...you? Share your poem for a chance to win $1,000 for college. Apply online.