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BIG FUTURE SCHOLARSHIP

BigFuture rewards you for doing what you already are doing: planning for life after high school. With no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements, BigFuture makes it easy to enter drawings (yes, plural!) each month. Simply complete unlocked steps on your dashboard, and you'll be automatically entered to win. One step completed = one entry each month . . . the earlier and sooner you complete tasks, the bigger your chances to win. Students whose families earn less than $60,000 a year receive two entries each drawing. Don't wait, get started today!

How to Qualify:
Earn entries in monthly drawings for $500 and $40,000 scholarships by completing steps to plan for life after high school. Every month, BigFuture will award hundreds of $500 scholarships and two $40,000 scholarships until February of your senior year. The scholarships awarded by BigFuture can be used at two and four year institutions.


NEW HAMPSHIRE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is pleased to announce that it will award over $7 million in scholarship aid to over 1,500 New Hampshire students this year.
Students only need to apply once to be considered for all of our scholarship funds. Our online application, ScholarshipSource, automatically matches applicants to the funds for which they qualify. To access our online application, students should visit www.nhcf.org and select Apply for a scholarship.
We are dedicated to supporting students and adult learners in all types of post-secondary education, including 4-year degrees, 2-year degrees, certificates, professional licenses, apprenticeships, and other non-degree programs. We ask that you encourage all of your graduating students to apply no matter what type of post-secondary education they are interested in.
To apply, students will need:
- An electronic copy of their high school transcript (it does not need to be official) - A screenshot of FAFSA results verifying their EFC - A valid email address for at least one individual willing to write a recommendation
ScholarshipSource generates an automated e-mail message directly to students’ references. Some school firewalls may block these messages or prevent access to the application portal. To prevent this, we recommend that your IT department open the school firewall to incoming emails with @nhcf.org extensions and from https://nhcf.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com in order to accommodate student requests. Additionally, your technical team may want to add the IP address to the “whitelist” or allowlist. The IP address is 12.228.6.215.
If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected] or call (603) 225-6641 x 2.


FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETICS

Deadline: January 30, 2023

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you’ve taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used them to create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.

Eligibility:
In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, the applicant must:

- Be entering college in the Fall of 2023 as a Freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree or two-year or four-year community college.
- Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win).
- Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.

 

Judging Criteria:
- Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are trusted and respected members of their schools and communities. They have built strong relationships with and will leave a lasting impact on other students, administrators, and community members.

-Display academic excellence. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are intellectually curious, set high academic goals for themselves, and excel in their studies.

- Are passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have made a significant commitment to improving the lives of others.

- Are confident and enthusiastic about being a leader. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes aren’t reluctant role models. They are confident, honest, and passionate leaders who take on challenges for the greater good.

- Come from diverse backgrounds. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have unique life stories, are from different places, have varied academic ambitions, and play a wide range of sports.

- Are Foot Locker Scholar Athletes material. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes share key attributes:

- Proactive and highly motivated
- Inspiring and charismatic
- Honest and trustworthy
- Genuine
- Strong and courageous


JET FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: January 31, 2023

Jet Insurance Company invests in the future business leaders of America. This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career in business.
Prompt: How has the development of technology affected your decision (if at all) in your chosen study and education? How is the future landscape of technological advancement shaping your future career?
Rules and Regulations
A) The Jet Future Business Leaders Scholarship Contest is open to all United States citizens/residents.
B) Applicants must complete all sections of the application to be considered. This includes first and last name, email address, current/planned college, major or planned major, college website URL, and expected college graduation date.
C) Finalists must provide a photo of themselves and proof of enrollment in order to be considered. A photo of the winner along with their essay will be posted to the Jet blog and shared to social media.
D) Late applications will not be considered. Please submit applications prior to the respective deadline.
E) One entry is allowed per applicant per contest.
F) The essay should address the prompt and be between 250 and 500 words in length.
G) Essays submitted must be the applicant's original work. Any plagiarism will results in automatic disqualification. The essays must also not infringe upon intellectual property or third-party rights of any company, organization, or person.
H) People who have applied in the past but not chosen as a winner may apply for the scholarship next semester, but past winners will not be eligible to win a second time.
I) There is only one scholarship available per semester and all decisions are final.
J) Jet chooses finalists which will have the chance to be voted on via a public poll. Finalists will be notified with a link to the voting page for their chance to share that link and win. The finalist with the most votes will be awarded the scholarship.
K) Jet is not held responsible for any local, state, or federal taxes. By submitting the essay for Jet's contest, the student acknowledges their acceptance and understanding of these terms.


MATERIAL HANDLING EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: January 31, 2023

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (www.mhefi.org) offers scholarship award opportunities to undergraduates who are pursuing a material handling, logistics or supply chain career. The student should clearly demonstrate dedication to achieving excellence, strong leadership skills, potential for future growth as a leader and persistence in the pursuit of education.

Scholarship awards range from $1,500 to $6,000 and must be used for costs relating to tuition, fees and books associated with attending school full-time. One application allows students to compete for one of the multiple scholarships offered by the Foundation. Scholarships are one-year awards, and former recipients may re-apply each year if they continue to meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligible Programs
Undergraduate students from programs listed below that have a focus on material handling, logistics and/or supply chain management are encouraged to apply:

- Industrial Engineering
- Industrial Distribution
- Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
- Structural Engineering with a focus on cold-formed steel design
- Engineering Technology
- Computer Science related to Material Handling
- Business & Management related to Material Handling or Supply Chain Management

Student Eligibility
For the 2023/2024 academic term, the following students are eligible to apply:

- Undergraduate students pursuing a material handling, logistics or supply chain career enrolled full time at a qualified college or university in a target program (see list above). Undergraduate students can be classified as freshman, sophomore, junior or senior for the Fall 2023 term to be eligible.
- Enrolled at any non-profit college or university in the United States accredited by the Council for Higher Education.
- All applicants must be full-time students with a "B" grade point average in their major.
- Applicants must be enrolled in school for the entire academic year (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024) without interruption barring illness, emergency or military service.
- Scholarship awards cannot be used for study abroad programs/semesters.


KIDS' CHANCE

Deadline: February 1, 2023

Kids’ Chance of NH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides scholarships for children of workers that have been killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease. Scholarships are awarded once a year and students may apply every year for which they are eligible. Award will be based on sole discretion of the Kids’ Chance New Hampshire Board of Directors.

Eligibility:

• Child who is a dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident or occupational disease with a New Hampshire employer.
• Accepted or already enrolled at a university, college or technical school. (Graduate-level students are not eligible.)
• Pursuing a degree as a FULL OR PART-TIME student.

Click here to review the application and additional requirements.


THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, in the community or at home), a strong work ethic, and leadership qualities. High school graduates or current seniors and current college students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply.

 Application types and deadlines:

- Renewal Application for current recipients, due 12 noon, February 1, 2023
- New Application for High School Students for an Early Response, due 12 noon, April 3, 2023
- New Application for College Students, due 12 noon, May 1, 2023
- New Application for High School Students, due 12 noon, May 1, 2023

 Applicants can find more information on the Help for New Applicants page, Criteria to Apply, and the Applications and Forms.


SPORT INJURY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Recovering from an injury after an accident can be long and difficult. At Bence Law, we fight to compensate those wrongly injured in an accident. That’s why we understand and emphasize the struggles of injury recovery. Overcoming these challenges takes the victim’s high level of determination and courage. That is why we are proud to announce our 2023 Sport Injury Scholarship.

We are looking for incoming college students or graduates who have overcome a physical injury for this scholarship. In 750-1000 words, tell us about a time you were injured during a physical or other recreational activity and how you overcame that injury. The deadline is February 28, 2023. One student will receive an award of $1,000.

 

 Eligibility:

A) The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, vocational student, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a vocational program or two to a five-year post-secondary institution for the Fall 2023 semester.
B) Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.
C) Employees of Bence Law, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition.


COAST GUARD EXCHANGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: February 28, 2023

Recognizing the value of education and the benefits it brings to the Coast Guard Family, the Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship Program was established to provide additional financial resources to dependent children of Coast Guard personnel embarking on undergraduate college/university studies. Annually a $2,000 scholarship is awarded to the outstanding applicants on a one-time basis. The number of scholarships granted each year depends on available funding. Coast Guard Exchange System (CGX) Scholarship Program, CSCINST 1780 provides amplifying information on the program and application process.

Eligibility:
The Program provides scholarship to students who are dependents of Coast Guard active duty, reserve, and military retired members, current civilian NAF and APF employees, and current Coast Guard Auxiliarists that meet the following eligibility requirements:
The applicant must be in the last year of high school or home schooling and scheduled to graduate and attend college full-time during the subsequent year. Those who have already graduated are not eligible to apply.
Students must plan to attend an accredited college or university for undergraduate studies. Scholarships will not be awarded for participation in nonacademic and/or certified programs. Students accepting appointments to USAFA, USNA, USMA, USCGA, or USMMA are not eligible.
Award Criteria:
CGX scholarships are awarded based upon academic achievement, accomplishments, interests, participation, and demonstrated leadership in both school-oriented and community/volunteer activities.


MVCU SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Deadline: February 28, 2023

We are pleased to announce the Merrimack Valley Credit Union (MVCU) and Bridgewater Credit Union (BCU) College Scholarship program for the 2022-2023 academic year. This year, the credit union will be awarding:
- The Lisa Lewis Goodman Community Spirit Award. This award is presented to the student who dedicates themselves to performing good works in their community - both in school and out. The award amount is $2,500.
- Fourteen $1,000 scholarships. These will be awarded to students based on their academic success while in high school, their commitment to extracurricular and community activities, as well as their response to the essay question.
All graduating seniors from a high school in MVCU's field of membership who will be attending a certificate, two-year, or four-year continuing education program are eligible. The recipients do not have to be a member or related to a member of MVCU or BCU, though two scholarships will be reserved for students who are members directly or through their family.

Eligibility:

- Graduating seniors of pubic, private religous, or technical high schools located in our field of membership
- Students must be attending full time (at least 12 credits or the equivalent) in a certificate, associate's, or bachelor's program at an accredited college located in the United States
- Applicants do not need to be Merrimack Valley Credit Union members


GEORGE COLEMAN SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: March 1, 2023

George Coleman Scholarship Sponsored by the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NEACRAO).
Each year, the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers awards scholarships to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year. Each high school graduate who is selected is awarded $2,000*. Each recipient of the scholarship is selected from candidates who are recommended by New England secondary school counselor.
*Upon proof of enrollment at the NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year.

The Immediate Past President, Jennifer Ruggiero, serves as the Chair of the George Coleman Scholarship Committee, which is composed of the five most recent Past Presidents of NEACRAO. Once the selection process is completed, the Chair will communicate the Committee’s decision to the recipients of the scholarships and to those school counselors who recommended them.

Students will identify their school counselors for recommendations and we will reach out to them for the scholarship based on the following criteria:

1. Strong academic performance
2. Record of perseverance
3. Compelling personal story or unique achievement

The scholarship committee will balance demographic and geographic consideration and select from a variety of institution types.

To apply for the George Coleman Scholarship please fill out this application.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATIONS
Consideration for the scholarship will be given to those applications submitted by March 1, 2023 electronically. The NEACRAO Scholarship Committee will review all scholarship applications that are received online by the March 1st deadline. In the event that no applications are made for the scholarship in a given year, the award set aside for that year shall be distributed in the following year.


THE KNUDSON CHURCHILL SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

Deadline: March 16, 2023

The Knudson Churchill Scholarship is designed to promote and support education in the fields of Print Journalism or Automotive Technology. Endowed by the New England MG T Register (www.nemgtr.org), the program will present the best applicant with a monetary award to an accredited post-secondary school of winner’s choice in order to study in one of these two areas. The award may be used for educational expenses in one of these fields.

This opportunity is available to any student who:
- Demonstrates an interest and potential to succeed in the field of print journalism or automotive technology;
- Qualifies for admission as a student on the post-secondary level of education and elects to pursue post-secondary education in one of these two fields;
- Demonstrates superior quality of previous scholastic or practical endeavors;
- Is at least 17 years of age.


 MEN'S COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: April 4, 2023

The scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated an ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and community involvement. The scholarship is available to any male, senior graduating high school who is enrolling in a four-year undergraduate college program that commences in the fall. The scholarship is awarded through the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence, a registered 501(c)3 organization. Current or future membership in a fraternity is not required.

Requirements:
-Must be a graduating high school senior in the United States
-Must identify as male


TECHWASTE RECYCLING

Deadline: April 15, 2023

TechWaste Recycling Scholarship 2022 is a program run by TechWaste Recycling Inc. for college and high school students which aims to increase awareness about electronics recycling. The theme of the TechWaste Recycling Scholarship for 2023 is “How do you make an impact in your community with E-Waste Recycling?”. Applicants must submit a video OR an Essay related to the TechWaste Recycling Scholarship theme. A total of 3 winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2023.


DIY GARDENING'S MENTAL HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Gardening and Mental Health
Several in-depth studies have revealed that gardening, tending to plants and being outdoors can significantly improve one’s mental health.

1) Gardening as a mental health intervention 2) Gardening for health; A regular dose of gardening

Scholarship Art Submission
Rather than writing a traditional essay, we would like for students to submit an original piece of artwork that shows how gardening can improve mental health.

This can be, but isn’t limited to:
- Painting
- Sculpture
- Video
- Special effects/graphics
- Photo
- Poem

Eligibility:
- This scholarship is open to students from the US and UK only who are or will be in a college or university as of Spring 2023.
- High school or college students - Currently have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Please contact Hannah Miller at [email protected] with answers to the following questions:

Name (first and last)
Email address
Phone number
Address
Birth date
Current school, college or university
School, college or university in Spring 2023
How you heard about scholarship

You will be contacted with more details about the scholarship.