Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines for November - December 2012

The following scholarships are coming due soon! If you are interested in applying for them, now is the time.

 

November:

 

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 15th, 2012

 

Qualifications for High School Students – You must major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering and meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Eligible to be granted a security clearance

  • A high school senior at the time of application

  • A minimum SAT/College Board score of 1600 (1100 Critical Reading and Math, 500 in Writing) or ACT of 25

  • A GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale is preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities

How to Apply:

·         Program applications will be accepted between September 1st and November 15th each year. Applications must be submitted online or postmarked on or before November 15th.  Applications received after the deadline, as well as incomplete packets, will not be considered.

To apply for the Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, applicants must first:

  • Submit a resume online during open season by clicking any “Apply Online” link. 

  •  Under “Basic Job Search,” type in the keywords “Stokes Educational Scholarship

  • Program” and click on “Search.” Select “Stokes Educational Scholarship Program” and click “Apply Now.”

  • Follow the directions as prompted.

Once your resume has been submitted online, please submit the following by mail:

  • Letter of Recommendation from a teacher/counselor/advisor who can attest to your academic ability.

  • One-page essay entitled, “I want a career at NSA because…”.

  • An official transcript from your high school which indicates your unweighted cumulative GPA and class rank (if applicable).

  • Photocopy of your SAT/ACT or College Board scores (required for all high school students).

  • Three (3) pages of supplemental information, if desired. This information can be anything that would enhance your application, such as an original essay, etc.

Once your resume has been submitted online, please submit the following by mail:

  • Letter of Recommendation from a teacher/counselor/advisor who can attest to your academic ability.

  • One-page essay entitled, “I want a career at NSA because…”.

  • An official transcript from your high school which indicates your unweighted cumulative GPA and class rank (if applicable).

  • Photocopy of your SAT/ACT or College Board scores (required for all high school students).

  • Three (3) pages of supplemental information, if desired. This information can be anything that would enhance your application, such as an original essay, etc.  

All resumes must include the following information:

 

  • Name

  • Street Address

  • City, State & ZIP Code

  • Phone Number

  • E-mail Address

  • Date of Birth

  • High School – Computer science or computer/electrical engineering

If you are a high school senior, your resume must also include:

  • Unweighted GPA

  • Honors or AP courses

  • Highest SAT Score for Math and Verbal

  • ACT scores (if taken)

  • College Boards (Applicable in Puerto Rico)

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  • Extracurricular activities

  • School activities

  • Leadership positions held

For more information and to apply click on the link below:

 

 

 

 

December:

Futuro Con Leche Scholarship

Deadline:December 15, 2012

 

The Hispanic Scholarship fund and Got Milk have teamed up to offer ten $4,000 scholarships for high school seniors of Hispanic Heritage.

 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Be of Hispanic heritage

  • US citizen, legal permanent resident or an eligible non-US resident

  • High school graduating senior planning to enroll full-time seeking a degree at a four-year or two year accredited U.S. institution in the US, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2013-2014 academic year

  • Minimum GPA 3.00 on a 4.00 scale

  • Must be eligible to receive a Pell Grant

  • Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the FAFSA in 2012

  • Must write a maximum 250 word essay telling us about  your high school journey and how making milk part of your routine has helped you succeed.

This is an online only application so stop by the counseling office and pick up the directions to apply for this.

 

 

2013 National Federation of Independent Business Young Entrepreneur Awards

 

Deadline December 17, 2012

 

If you are a senior, an entrepreneur and operate your own small business, you may be eligible to win a Young Entrepreneur Award!

 

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards are open to any graduating high school senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute. Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award.

Who is eligible:

 

·         Any graduating high school senior who owns and operates their own business

·         Must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute in the fall of 2013 and be enrolled full-time.

 

To apply:

 

·         Click on the Apply Now link and follow the directions

 

You will also be asked to write a typed, 1,000 word essay describing your entrepreneurial experience and involvement with small business.

 

The NFIB Young Entrepreneur  Awards are $1,000, 4 National Young Entrepreneur Awards of $5,000 and one NFIB Young Entrepreneur of the Year  of $10,000 will be awarded. These must be used in the 2013-2014 academic year.

 

The deadline for this is December 17, 2012 so you’ve got plenty of time to apply for this one and get that essay written.

 

For more information and to apply, please click on the link below: