2019 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
Comcast Corporation is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for the 2019 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. Beginning this year, students can now self-nominate with no limits on the number of applicants from each school who can apply to receive a one-time scholarship of $2,500.
To be eligible, applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership; be enrolled as a high-school senior; reside in the Chicago market; plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year; have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale; demonstrate financial need.
For more information, visit the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship page here.
Application deadline: December 7th
2019 June B. Kelley Scholarship
P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women, educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, and loans, and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. Michigan City Chapter BR has a specific scholarship to offer under the auspices of P.E.O. It is the June B. Kelley Scholarship which is aimed at young women who attend a college or university in the state of Indiana. A check for $2,000 will be awarded annually to the young lady who has the best qualifications.
To be eligible for recommendation, a woman must: exhibit excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success; is in her senior year of secondary education or presently attending a college in Indiana; has a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in Indiana in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation, or plans to continue at the Indiana college she is attending.
To fill out the application, click here.
Application deadline: March 22nd
2019 Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Recovery Village, an organization with locations across the country, is dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. They are offering a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to: counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field). Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.
To be eligible, students must be a United States citizen or permanent U.S. resident; enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment; consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner.
To fill out the application, click here.
Application deadline: June 30, 2019
Next Generation Hoosiers Educators Scholarship
The Next Generation Hoosiers Educators provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach for five years at an eligible Indiana school or repay. the corresponding, prorated amount of the scholarship.
- Must be an Indiana resident
- Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
- Must be a current high school senior or college student in Indiana
- Must have graduated or will graduate from an Indiana accredited high school or non-accredited nonpublic high school
- Must be able to utilize the scholarship for at least two full academic years (effective for Fall 2017-18 applicants)
- Must rank in the top 20% of high school graduating class or have a top 20% ACT or SAT score
- Must pursue or intend to pursue a course of study that would enable the student to teach at an eligible Indiana school after college graduation
- Must obtain a license to teach in Indiana and serve as a teacher in an eligible Indiana school for five consecutive years after college graduation
- Must maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, complete 30 credit hours per year or their equivalent and meet all other requirements established by their program to renew the scholarship
- Must file a FAFSA each year
- Must not be in overpayment or default on a federal student loan or grant
- Must complete the service requirement or have all funds provided converted to a loan that must be repaid
To begin the application process, click here.
Application deadline: November 30, 2018