ScholarshipsKeep in mind that when searching for scholarships, distinguishing between merit-based and non-merit-based will narrow your field, and provide more options to students who wish to receive aid for reasons other than academic performance. Students should listen to morning announcements for scholarship opportunities and deadlines.And finally, there is Scholarships on Social Media @TFSscholarships on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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Leonard Bus Sales $1,000 Art Scholarship – First Annual “A Day in the Life of a School Bus” Art Competition. Juniors and Seniors are challenged to depict a day in the life of the average school bus. Applications and requirements are available in the Guidance Office. Deadline: October 8, 2018.
Horatio Alger Scholarship – These scholarships are available to assist students who are U.S. citizens and have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education and a desire to contribute to society. Interested students should complete the online application at www.scholars.horatioalger.org Deadline: October 25, 2018.
$5,000 - Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship – requirements include a GPA of 3.0 or better, participation in at least one school-sponsored sport and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. Apply online at www.wendysheisman.com Deadline: October 25, 2018.
Elks National Scholarships – Awards of varying amounts will be granted to high school seniors based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications are available online at enf.elks.org/mvs. Deadline: November 15, 2018.
JOHN F. KENNEDY Profile in Courage Essay Contest: This is an essay contest worth $10,000. Visit www.jfklibrary.org/essaycontest for details. Deadline: January 18, 2019.