A few days ago we published an article 18 scholarships with January deadlines. Here are 10 more scholarships you can apply for right now from an article in Her Campus by Tricia Taormina. The author spoke with Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of the top website for finding scholarships, FastWeb.com According to Mark, it’s crucial that high school students apply for any and all scholarships they’re eligible for – and it;s easier than you think. ”Winning scholarships requires a combination of luck and skill,” he said. “By applying to more scholarships, a student increases his or her chances of winning one scholarship.”
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Have you worked on a project recently, specifically in the areas of music, math, technology, science or literature? This scholarship requires an innovative project with the goal of making an impact—one that could be recognized as significant to experts in your project’s field. You can apply online by submitting your application, three nominations, and your project abstract. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and 18 years old or younger as of October 4, 2012 to apply.
Deadline: February 1, 2012
Award: Maximum $50,000
All it takes is being a legal resident of the U.S. and living in a county of a participating Ronald McDonald House Charities chapter to be eligible for this award. If you can demonstrate academic, leadership, or community involvement, this program – which has provided more than $44 million in scholarships for students over the past 100 years – is for you. Check out which of their scholarships you’re most eligible for and get started today.
Deadline: January 27, 2012
Award: Varies from scholarship to scholarship
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Have you demonstrated admirable leadership or citizenship at school, work, home, or in your community? This scholarship, provided by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, is open to extraordinary high school seniors with demonstrated financial need who are graduating this winter or spring with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and U.S. citizenship. Apply online and remember to include a nomination and recommendation from a leader within your school or community.
Deadline: February 17, 2012