Students the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation scholarship application is now available online. The deadline for this scholarship application is January 15th. There are 90 different scholarship opportunities through this foundation. Last year 400 scholarships were awarded totaling over $400,000. To apply online visit tgkvf.org.
The State Fair of West Virginia, in association with corporate, civic and individual contributors, will offer five $1,000 scholarships in 2014. The State Fair Scholarship Program recognizes youth who have participated in the State Fair, excel academically and have a proven financial need. Applicants must be pursuing a vocational trade, associate or bachelor degree. All applicants must have participated in the junior livestock show, equine show or 4-H and FFA Youth exhibit program within the previous five years. All applications must be submitted online by January 15th. For more information visit http://statefairofwv.com/scholarships-awards.
The West Virginia Junior Chamber International Senate is soliciting applications for the $1,000 US Senate Foundation Grants. The awards are granted on the basis of scholarship, a personal statement outlining the applicant's college goals, demonstrated leadership ability, financial need, and other criteria. It is very important to obtain several reference letters for this application. Be sure to check out the sample resume located within the scholarship tab to provide to persons writing reference letters for you. The application deadline for this grant is January 11, 2014. Click here for more information.
All graduating seniors with a 2.5 or higher are eligible for this $50,000 scholarship. Students must apply online by January 10, 2014. Consideration will be given to each applicant's academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities (50%). Only the first 50,000 applications will be processed so APPLY NOW!
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program offers $10,000 renewable scholarships to students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. To apply online visit www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
Students are asked to write an original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Students should use at least five varied sources. Winners can receive up to $10,000. The deadline for submission is January 6th. For more information, click here.
The National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is a constitutional speech contest. Students will prepare an oration on the Constitution of the United States. Winners of the contest win anywhere from $100 to $18,000. If you are interested in participating, please see the guidance office for more information. Also, you can explore the contest at http://www.legion.org/oratorical/contests.