The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Who is eligible to apply to the Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship?

Applicants must:

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
“Imagine that your high school/college has been overrun with Zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Use your brain to flesh out a plan to avoid the Zombies, including where you would hide and the top 5 things you would bring with you to stay alive.”

According to the website, one successful “survivor” will receive $2,000 towards his or her college education!

The application is available by clicking here. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2017. Even though the website states 2016 – it is open for the 2017 competition. The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around January 31, 2018.

To learn about last year’s winner and read their winning submission, click here.

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Christian Connector Scholarship

For many students, spirituality and faith are important aspects of their college search. In fact, there are nearly 600 Christian-affiliated colleges in the United States. The Christian Connector is a great resource that helps students and families learn about Christian colleges.

In addition to being a great resource, the Christian Connector also offers the Christian Connector Scholarship, which is worth $2,500! This scholarship is a cinch to apply for and allows students to connect with 75 colleges and universities that have partnered with the Christian Connector.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be a current high school freshman, sophomore, or junior!
When is this scholarship due?

The Christian Connector Scholarship is due on May 31st. Application and details are available here.

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EGC Women in Law Scholarship

My name is Taylor Whitehead and I work with Eisenberg, Gilchrist, and Cutt located in Salt Lake City, Utah. I am trying contact whoever manages the scholarship section of your website and wasn’t sure who to ask.

I’m pleased to announce the EGC Women in Law Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any female high school senior nationwide.

Our Deadline:
June 30, 2017

Award Amount:
$1,500

Application:
http://www.egclegal.com/salt-lake-city-utah-car-accidents-lawyer/#scholarship-application

Would you consider adding this scholarship to your scholarship page to help spread the word around to your current students? If so, please add our scholarship application which is located just above. Here you can see our other eligibility requirements and also any other pertinent information.
I look forward to hearing back from you on this scholarship and having your students apply!

Thank you again for your time and have a great day!

Taylor Whitehead
OBO EGC Legal

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2017 Pleasanton Local Scholarships

Applicants can apply for one or all of the following local scholarships, depending on eligibility. The following list can be downloaded Scholarshp List (local) pdf. The application can be downloaded as a Schol App – local scholarships WORD or as a Schol App – local scholarships pdf. All scholarship awards apply second semester college costs.

The Phillips Insurance Agency Scholarship


Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. In addition, the applicant must complete at least a one paragraph essay on the topic: “As an adult citizen, how do you plan to use your ‘volunteer efforts’ to make your community a better place to live.” To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Ercil Philips Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college costs.
 Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.



The Town and Country Bank Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college expenses (two awards)
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton School Staff Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $400 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Education Association Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior, intending to enter an education or teaching career; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $400 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Community Theater Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $150 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Lions Club Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $500 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Business of Pleasanton Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $150 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton High School Band Boosters Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school, especially instrumental music at PHS; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $150 used for second semester college costs.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Faye Wendt Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Preference may be given to student who will attend UNK, majoring in education, but this preference is not mandatory. Amount: $250 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Kurt Keaschall Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Preference may be given to student who will attend UNK, majoring in education, but this preference is not mandatory. Amount: (to be determined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton Community Fund – Career Builder Scholarship 
Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: $750 used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning in Nebraska.

The FBLA Red Cross Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: (undetermined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendations include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

The Pleasanton United Methodist Church Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Must have participated in school and community activities throughout high school; be a graduating PHS senior; use this scholarship for second semester college costs; must have maintained a record of good character and citizenship; academic record; grades; goals; financial need; and leadership.
Amount: (undetermined) used for second semester college expenses.
Application Process: Applicant must complete the application form, include two letters of recommendation, include a high school transcript, and return all information to Mr. Bednar by April 24. To receive the scholarship money for second semester, the student must be enrolled full time (12 hours / credits or more) in an accredited, tax-exempt school, institution of higher learning.

Applicants can apply for one or all of the following local scholarships, depending on eligibility. The application can be downloaded, as well as the list of local scholarships from https://collegedollars.wordpress.com. Seniors can duplicate the application form for each scholarship, editing the template to fit each scholarship. All scholarship monies will be awarded for second semester college costs.

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The McKenna’s Rae of Hope Scholarship

The Kearney Area Community Foundation is proud to announce a new scholarship. The McKenna’s Rae of Hope Scholarship is available to a current, graduating senior from a high school in Nebraska.

Criteria for Selection:
1. The candidate is a graduating Nebraska senior or will be entering first year of college.
2. The candidate must live in Nebraska and be a citizen of the United States.
3. The candidate exemplifies what it is to be a “Rae of HOPE”: Helping Other People Everyday
4. Follow up information may be requested from nominee, nominator and/or endorser.

Goal of the Award:
It is the goal of the foundation to recognize Nebraska teens with $1,000 scholarships, not because of what they have accomplished during their high school years, but rather to recognize the type of person they are, the character they possess and how they treat other people. This is a character based scholarship where candidates are identified through a nomination process.

Peers, teachers, coaches, and employers etc. are strongly urged to nominate a graduating senior Nebraska senior that they believe to be living their life as a “Rae of HOPE” – Helping Other People Everyday.

Attached you will find a scholarship application for your files. The scholarship applications must be received by April 1st at 5 p.m.

Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions regarding this or other scholarships available through the Kearney Area Community Foundation at www.kearneyfoundation.org/scholarships

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Innovation in Education Scholarship

At LA Tutors, they believe that it’s more than just the grades that make a great well-rounded student. They believe that “each one of you is creative in his or her own way: some of you blog; others curate documentary photography on Instagram; still others find imaginative ways to solve problems in their public and private lives. Creativity is the air each one of us breathes, but sometimes we get so concerned with grades that we forget that imagination is our natural problem solver.

LA Tutors is passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, they have established theInnovation in Education Scholarship students who meet certain criteria.”

In order to be eligible to apply for the Innovation in Education Scholarship, students must:
Be currently enrolled in a high school or college/university within the United States or Canada.
Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent).
Be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada.
Have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.)
Submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation (the essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work).
How much is the Innovation in Education Scholarship worth?
The applicant of the winning project will receive a one-time scholarship of $500. The funds may be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. The scholarship winner will be contacted via email at the address provided and must respond within five(5) days to receive the award. Scholarship funds are provided by LA Tutors 123 and will be paid via mail to the winning applicant.

When is the Innovation in Education Scholarship application due?
All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m. More info and details at http://www.latutors123.com/scholarship/

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NP Realty Scholarship

NP Realty, Inc. in Kearney will once again be offering a $500 scholarship again this year to a 2017 senior planning to attend UNK in the Fall. The NP Realty Scholarship will be presented annually by a Norwood family member or NP Realty associate at your schools Honor’s Program.

The scholarship recipient will be based on the following criteria.
1. The scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior each year that plans to attend the University of Nebraska at Kearney in the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. The scholarship will be awarded at the beginning of their first semester.
2. The scholarship is designed to reward progress, perseverance, determination and dedication.
3. The recipient should have demonstrated a broad range of extra curricular involvement and leadership during their high school years. Extra curricular activities may include but are not limited to music, drama, student council, class office and sports.
4. The scholarship will be awarded without regard to race, creed, and physical limitations.
Application Process: Interested students must submit an NP Realty Scholarship application provided by your school’s guidance counselor. The application must be completed in full and returned by the deadline noted on the application. In general terms, the scholarship applications will be available on March 1 with an application deadline of approximately April 15 each year.
The application will also include a one page written summary titled “What does my community mean to me?”
One letter of recommendation from a person not associated with the school is also required.
The selection committee will select a recipient and an alternate; should the recipient be unable to utilize the scholarship the alternate will be awarded the scholarship.
An information sheet can be downloaded here.
The application can be downloaded here.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a call.

Thank you!

Amy Worley, Realtor
NP Realty, Inc.
308-440-7561

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