January Scholarships

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NICHE NO ESSAY CONTEST
Application: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/ 
Deadline: The end of every month
Criteria: Has to create an account, no other eligibility required
Award: $2,000

SUSSLE SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Website:  www.sussle.org/scholarship
Deadline:  Monthly awards

Criteria:
-Contribute content by topic to Sussle.
-Large variety of topics, for example:  fashion, Disney Princess, Oreo. Harry Potter, ice cream, Doctor Who, Spanish language, Innovation…and many other fun and current topics.
Award:  Up to $1,000; other lesser cash awards

AMERICAN FIRE SPRINKLER ESSAY (Seniors)
Application www.afsascholarship.org
Deadline:  Now through April 7, 2020
Criteria:
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Applicants are put into a random drawing
Award:  $2,000 (10 nationally)

FOOT LOCKER SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: Foot Locker Scholarship Application
Deadline: January 3, 2020
Criteria:
-Must enter college in Fall of 2020 at an accredited four year institution
-Must be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports or community bases sports.
-Have a minimum 3.0
-Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
Award: 20 awards of $20,000 will be awarded to high school seniors

GE REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Application: reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
Deadline: January 3, 2020
Criteria:
-Demonstrate at school, work and the community attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.
-Demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 GPA)
-Be a citizen
-Be a current high school senior
-Plan to enroll in a full time undergraduate program for the Fall of 2020
Award: $10,000 renewable for 4 years

DRIVE SMART, NO DISTRACTIONS, NO EXCUSES, TEEN DIGITAL SHORT CONTEST (ages 13-18)
Application: https://drivesmartnow.com/registration 
Deadline: TBD
Eligibility: 
-U.S. citizen or legal resident
-Student age 13-18
The entry must be a digital short that is at least 15 seconds but no longer than 60 seconds in length.  The video must try to convince teens about the dangers of distracted driving and the importance of not texting and driving.
Award: up to $10,000

FFA SCHOLARSHIPS
Application: FFA Scholarship Application and Information

Deadline: January 15, 2020
Criteria:
-Be a current FFA member unless otherwise stated (some do not require this)
-Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
-Plan to attend a post-secondary high school
-Be a high school senior
**There are many different scholarships, but you only need to fill out one application**
Award: $500 up to $5,000

JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (9-12th grade)
Application: JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest
Deadline: January 17, 2020
Criteria:
-High school students in grades nine through twelve
-Past winners and finalist are not eligible to participate
-Write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
Award: First place: $10,000 Second place: $3,000 Five Finalists: $1,000
Eight semifinalists: $100

UTAH OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP (Seniors)
Application: UAEOP Judy Anderson Student Scholarship
Deadline: TBD
Criteria:
-Student must intend to continue his/her education in an office-related business program.
-Utah senior in high school.
-Must have completed two or more year-long business education courses such as: computer classes, keyboarding/typing, marketing, business communication, accounting, office practices and procedures, bookkeeping, desktop publishing and/or business law.
Award: $500

CTE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TUITION AWARDS (Seniors)
Application:  https://schools.utah.gov/cte/resources/scholarshipsawards 
or from Mrs. Dangerfield in the counseling office
Deadline:  January 31, 2020
Criteria:
-Graduating high school senior.
-Planning to attend a postsecondary institution in a CTE program that is a two-year Associate Degree program or less or planning to teach in a CTE area (a four-year program).
-Must be a CTE student.
-Must have a valid Career and Technical Education occupational goal.
-Make sure the CTE program he/she wants to take is actually offered and the institution he/she wants to attend.
-Immediate employment after completing the training is a requirement for all potential award recipients.
-Must be lawfully present in the U.S.
-Must be a Utah resident.
-Student may accept other private scholarships, but cannot accept this and another scholarship from the same college or university.
-Several colleges and universities also require a 3.0 cumulative GPA .
Award:  Varies (over 100 scholarships offered)

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:
Unigo.com
www.highfivescholarships.com
www.fastweb.com
www.cappex.com
www.scholarships.com
www.zinch.com