As most of you are well aware, college is, like, really expensive. At Cappex, we try to do our best to make you aware of scholarships you should apply for. So today we’ve racked up six great scholarships that most high school students are eligible to apply for. The catch is, you gotta be a bit speedy about about submitting your applications because all of these deadlines are in February. You still have time, but it’s better to start working on your essays, short answers, projects–whatever it may be– sooner than later.
So take a look through these 6 scholarships and see if you’re a match!
Best Buy Scholarship Program
Average Award: $1,000
Quick Fact: Freshman through seniors in high school are eligible for the 1,200 awards that will be granted.
National Doing Good Scholarship
Average Award: $5,000 – $25,000
Quick Fact: High school seniors, college students, all the way up to Doctoral-level students are eligible to apply for this RENEWABLE scholarship. That means that every school year, you can receive the scholarship again, granted you keep up with the requirements.
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Average Award: $5,000
Quick Fact: This scholarship is for graduating US high school seniors who are vegetarians and have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.
The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Average Award: $100 – $1,000
Quick Fact: This scholarship is open to all high school students who create an original poster inspired by the theme “You Can Make a Difference” and illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better.
Optimist International Essay Contest Scholarships
Average Award: $1,000 – $2,500
Quick Fact: High school students under the age of 18 must submit an essay on the topic: “How my positive outlook benefits my community.” If you’re a glass-full kind of person, definitely consider applying for this scholarship!
Average Award: $2,500
Quick Fact: 140 students will be recipients of this scholarship. College-bound high school seniors who have a minimum 3.25 GPA and have demonstrated a strong commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service, and/or work experience are eligible for this scholarship.
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