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Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

The DNA Day Essay Contest is available to students in grades 9-12. Students must compose an essay of no more than 700 words that examine, question, and reflect on the important ...

Published February 18, 2011
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

DoSomething.org and Six Flags are giving away six $1,500 college scholarships. Scholarship money will go directly to the college or university the winner is enrolled in. If the winner is not ...

Published March 24, 2010
Honors Scholarships

Honors Scholarships

While a plethora of scholarships exist to award students based on ethnic background, extracurricular activity and athletics, some students want to be noticed for the hard work they’ve done in the ...

Published August 2, 2010
"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

Apply for the "A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest.

Published January 20, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

The 2011 Engineer Girl! Essay Contest is available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade. In no more than 1500 words, describe an item that is used for disaster relief. Explain ...

Published February 4, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

The Campus Discovery Scholarship is available to current college students as well as those who have graduated in 2008 or 2009. You must complete a survey and submit an original response ...

Published January 26, 2010
Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest.

Published February 11, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest

The American Educational League Essay Contest is open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. Applicants are asked to write a 2,000 word essay on one of the following topics: death ...

Published February 11, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes

Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes

The Swackhamer Video Contest is open to students of all ages. To be eligible for this award, you must submit a video of no more than three minutes on the topic ...

Published February 16, 2010
Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest, at the age of 50. While no one disputes he was the King of Pop, what you may not have known is ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 26, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, ...

Published January 28, 2011
Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest

Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest

Apply for the Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program

Scholarship Spotlight: DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program

The DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP) is an intensive multi-disciplinary internship program that runs during the academic school year, administered by the Office of the Chancellor. Organizers are recruiting ...

Published November 12, 2010
FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb announces the 140 character essay winner.

By Adam Starr
Published September 8, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 ...

Published January 25, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Scholarship Spotlight: DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

The DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition is open to students in grades seven through twelve who are attending a public, private, or home school in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, or ...

Published November 23, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship is available to college sophomores who are attending college full-time. Applicants must be majoring in a field related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, ...

Published January 28, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: National Peace Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: National Peace Essay Contest

The National Peace Essay Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. You must be attending a public, private, or parochial school or participate in a high school correspondence ...

Published December 20, 2010
Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship

Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship

Apply for the Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship.

Published December 30, 2010