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L. Ron Hubbard’s Future Writers Library Contest

Eligibility

  • Students of any age are eligible to enter this writing contest as long as they are amateur writers.
  • Students must submit a piece with a science fiction, fantasy, or horror with fantastic elements theme, up to 17,000 words. We cannot consider poetry, or works intended for children.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 30, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Lawrence G. Foster Award for Excellence in Public Relations- PRSSA

Eligibility

  • All PRSSA Members are welcomed to apply

More Details

All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2019.

How to Apply

  • To apply, send the following materials to PRSSA Headquarters:
    • The application form, SIGNED by candidate AND Faculty Adviser.
    • Letter of recommendation from your Chapter’s Faculty or Professional Adviser.
    • An essay of 1,000 to 1,200 words that describes:
      • The definition of excellence in public relations and how you plan to achieve it in your future career.
      • The ethical and work standards that are required of public relations professionals and how you plan to excel in these areas.
      • A list of leadership qualities you believe are most important in public relations, and why.


    The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Leonard M. Perryman Communications Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a United Methodist ethnic minority student enrolled at the junior or senior level in the journalism or communications department of an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Applicants are judged on five criteria:
    • Christian commitment and involvement in the life of the United Methodist Church
    • Academic achievement as revealed by transcripts
    • Grade point averages and the required letters of reference
    • Journalistic experience and/or evidence of journalistic talent
    • Clarity of purpose in plans and goals for the future
    • Potential professional ability as a religion journalist

More Details

  • To apply, send all materials to:
    • Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship Committee
      United Methodist Communications
      Communications Ministry Team
      P.O. Box 320
      Nashville, TN 37202-0320Or

      Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship Committee
      United Methodist Communications
      Communications Ministry Team
      810 12th Ave. South
      Nashville, TN 37203-4744

LULAC General Awards

Eligibility

  • LNSF Award Criteria: Applicants are eligible for the following three types of scholarship awards.
    • National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2,000)
      • GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman, 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test.
    • Honors Awards ($500 to $2,000)
      • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman, 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT test.
    • General Awards ($250 to $1,000)
      • Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, an emphasis may be placed on the individual’s motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.

More Details

All applications must be mailed by March 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application found online.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

National High School Essay Contest

Eligibility

  • Students whose parents are not in the Foreign Service are eligible to participate if they are in grades nine through twelve in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas.
  • Students may be attending a public, private, or parochial school.
  • Entries from home-schooled students are also accepted.
  • Previous first-place winners and immediate relatives of directors or staff of the AFSA, the U.S. Institute of Peace, Semester at Sea, and National Student Leadership Conference are not eligible to participate.
  • Previous honorable mention designees are eligible to enter.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT on March 15, 2018. Winners will be announced in July 2018.

How to Apply

  • Write a 1,000-1,250-word essay that identifies two cases – one you deem successful and one you deem unsuccessful – where the U.S. pursued an integrated approach to build peace in a conflict-affected country. Analyze and compare these two cases, addressing the following questions:
    • What relative strengths did members of the Foreign Service and military actors bring to the table? What peacebuilding tools were employed? Ultimately, what worked or did not work in each case?
    • How was each situation relevant to U.S. national security interests?
    • What lessons may be drawn from these experiences for the pursuit of U.S. foreign policy more broadly?
  • Complete the online registration form.
    • Student registration forms must have a teacher or sponsor name. That person may review the submitted essay and act as the key contact between participants and AFSA.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Scholarship

Eligibliity

  • Must be a woman, at least 17 years of age.
  • Must be a mother, with minor children.
  • Must be pursuing a technical/vocational degree, an associate’s degree, a first bachelor’s degree, or a professional/master’s/doctoral degree.
  • Must be enrolled in a not-for-profit, accredited institution or program during the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Must be low-income (annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $24,000 for a family of 3; less than $28,000 for a family of 4.)

More Details

All applications must be submitted by August 1, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Pride Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington but may study elsewhere. Applicants are considered a resident of one of these states if they:
    • currently live within that state and have done so for at least 3 months prior to the application date; OR
    • have lived within that state for at least one year at any time within the five years prior to the application deadline
  • Applicants must be pursuing post-secondary education. This includes community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate programs, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school, or graduate education.
  • Show leadership potential either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study
  • Lack a broader LGBTQ community support system
  • Face additional barriers to educational access, including students who are economically, racially, socially, geographically, or politically disenfranchised
  • Demonstrate significant financial need

More Details

All applications must be submitted by January 11, 2019 at 5:00pm PST.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.
    • There are over 60 scholarships are encompassed in one application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Staver Law Group Personal Injury Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applicants should also demonstrate good character and strong motivation despite challenges.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application form
  • Submit a current high school, college, or graduate school transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Write an essay of 300-500 words exploring how personal injury lawyers play a role leading safety initiatives by helping those injured and how you as an individual can promote personal and community safety into your everyday life.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Eligibility

  • Must be a high school student (in grades 9-12) in the participating regions (Seattle is one of them)
  • Must have had a significant positive effect on race relations in your school or community through your volunteer efforts within the last 12 months

More details

All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2018. Winners will be announced in April.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
    • Part 1 is completed by the candidate
    • Part 2 is completed by the supporter (any adult not related to the candidate who is familiar with the activity

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

UFCW Local 21 Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be a current member of UFCW 21, or the dependent, spouse, or domestic partner.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by March 2, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.