Outside Scholarship Opportunities - December 2013 Deadlines
Please visit the individual websites for complete information.
Walmart Associate Scholarship
Deadline: 12/2/2013. Walmart employees with financial need. Must have already graduated from high school before applying or be a graduating high school senior. Up to $3,000.
Elks Most Valuable Student
Deadline: 12/6/2013. High school seniors are eligible and need not be affiliated with the Elks. Applications must be submitted to the local Elks Club of student's permanent residence. Judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Multiple awards and dollar amounts.
The MyBookBuyer.com Textbooks for a Year Scholarship
Deadline: 12/10/2013. Must complete essay. Open to currently enrolled college students. $1,250 scholarship.
Abascus Scholarship: Every Student Counts
Deadline: 12/15/2013. Any US Citizen enrolled in a full or part-time college program. Awards are $500.
AXA Achievement Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/2013 or earlier if 10,000 applications are received. High school seniors who plan to enroll in college full-time for the 2014-15 academic year are eligible to apply for scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000. Students must have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, community or the workplace.
Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program
Deadline: 12/15/2013. Must complete essay. Currently enrolled college students are eligible to apply. $5,000 first place, $1,000 second-fifth place.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships
Deadline:12/15/2013. Be of Hispanic heritage and be planning to be enrolled full-time in college for the upcoming academic year. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Multiple awards from $1,000 to $15,000.
Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship
Deadline: 12/16/2013. Students who demonstrate outstanding ability and special aptitude for a career in scientific and engineering research and product development, express interest in career opportunities at DoD laboratories and, are pursuing a degree in a closely related field. Covers full tuition.
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
Deadline: 12/19/2013. Student must be entering college in the fall of 2014 as a Freshman at a four-year school. Need a 3.0 minimum GPA. Essay and recommendation required. 20 awards at $20,000 each.
The Home Security Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/2013. Must currently be enrolled full-time in a college program or a high school senior who will be enrolling full-time in the fall of 2014. $1,000 scholarship available. Must submit a essay on selected topic. See website for details.
Illinois Electric Cooperative (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program
Deadline: 12/31/2013. Children of members or employees of IEC are eligible to apply for $1,500. Judged on GPA, college entrance test scores, work and volunteer experience, school and civic activities, and an essay.
Additional scholarship opportunities will be added as the information becomes available to us.