The Coca−Cola Scholars Foundation supports over 1,400 college students each year, with annual scholarships of $3.4 million through two nationally recognized programs on behalf of the Coca−Cola System. www.COCA-COLASCHOLARS.ORG
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies.
Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.
This highly competitive scholarship includes:
· Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school
· Ability to pursue any area of study
· Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid
· Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, a desire to help others, and leadership..
A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Each year 30-40 students will be selected into the program.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
At a minimum, applicants must:
· Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2015
· Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2015
· Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
· Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
· Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant
The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to100 graduating seniors. Students will be evaluated on their leadership, citizenship, school and community involvement and academic achievement. Must submit 3 letters of recommendation and an essay. Applications must be turned in to Mrs. Hein by November 6, 2014. Applications may be downloaded at www.kohleducation.org/.
Numerous scholarships will be awarded. The awards will be a minimum of $1,000 for 4 yrs. to a maximum of $12,500 for 4 yrs. Applicants need not be related to an Elks Member. Deadline is December 5, 2014. You may download a filable application at www.elks.org/enf/scholars.
Fifty-two (52) students will be selected to receive $10,000 Scholarships. Applicants are to describe an outstanding achievement they have accomplished in a non-academic activity or project. Deadline is December 15, 2014. You may download an application at www.axa-achievement.com
The Engineers Foundation of Wisconsin, a non-profit foundation of the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers, is pleased to notify you regarding our 2014-2015 Engineering Scholarships. The scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors who plan to study engineering. The State’s EFW Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in an ABET accredited program leading to a baccalaureate degree in engineering and shall intend to enter the profession of engineering upon graduation.
We are pleased to announce that we have seven engineering scholarships.
• The Engineering Foundation of Wisconsin Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $1500
• The WSPE Past Presidents Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $1500
• The Behling Scholarship, 1 scholarship, $1500
• The Louis C Geiger Scholarship, 2 scholarships, each $2000
• The Yu-Hwa Terry Ni FREE Program, $2000, awarded in 1 or 2 scholarships
National Wild Turkey Federation
Each local scholarship winner will receive a min. of $250. State winners-$1,000 and National winners-$10,000. Students must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, be involved in school activities, demonstrate ability as a leader among peers and demonstrate community involvement. Deadline is Jan. 1. Applications can be found at http://www.nwtf.org/jakes/xtreme/scholarships.html.
The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.
Essay submissions for the 2015 contest will be accepted starting September 1, 2014. The contest deadline is Monday, January 5, 2015.
Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
Essays must be the original work of the student.
John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
Scholarships are open to male and female high school seniors who will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison or Madison Area Technical College.
You DO NOT have to be a member or be affiliated with Delta Theta Sigma to win a scholarship. In addition, if you choose to live in our scholarship house, you are not required to join our organization. While some do choose to become members, others have not. Regardless of membership status, most previous winners feel like they've found a new home.
$1000 In-House Resident Scholarship - Up to ten awarded
• Leadership positions, sports and activities, community involvement, and academic achievement will be considered equally.
• Applicant will be notified of results within two weeks of completing the application.
$500 Academic Scholarship – Up to two awarded
• Applicants who qualify will be notified before March 1 2012 and will be required to attend an interview in September 2012. The recipient(s) will be notified by October 1, 2014.
February 1, 2014. Please note that housing applications are reviewed on a weekly basis. It is advantageous to apply early for this scholarship!