Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
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Inquire about financial aid programs sponsored by your or your parents' employers. Also pursue financial aid scholarships on the web and through your church, public school system, local businesses, grocery stores, department stores, banks, credit unions, pharmaceutical companies, national brands and companies such as Tylenol, Pepsi-Cola, Kellogg's, Wal-Marts, K-Marts, etc. Check also with local civic groups and professional organizations. Scholarships are out there, you just have to take the time to look for them and then apply!
Check back each week for a new opportunity
Organization: Wholesale Halloween Costumes
Deadline: January 31, 2014
Description : The title of your story will be "The Tale of the Christmas Dragon". It's up to you to tell the rest of the story.
Deadline: December 15
Description : Tell the organization how you use the Internet to save money on college expenses. The student with the best essay on the topic will receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Deadline: December 31
Description : Respond (250 words max): "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship."
Deadline: December 15
Description : Submit a 500 word essay on one of two topics: 1. How can the Web give a company a competitive advantage? 2. How will you use your "personal shine" to make a difference?
Deadline: December 23
Description : Answer the questions: How much did you pay for textbooks this semester? What did you do to try to save on those costs?
Organization: Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Deadline: January 1, 2014
Award: two $2,000 scholarships
Description : Apply if you are a Virginia resident graduating in Fall 2014, Spring 2015, or Summer 2015 and are going to be a math teacher in a Virginia school.
Website: http://www.vctm.org/Default.aspx?pageId=768002 and click on the Edward A. Anderson Scholarship
Organization: The Gallery Collection
Deadline: January 15, 2014
Description: Submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The student with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in their line.