The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program

The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program “A Constitutional Speech Contest”

Deadline: January 9, 2018 

Any student enrolled in high school grades 9-12. See your counselor for specific contest details. The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest: The main purpose of the National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.

Vanderbilt University Fan for a Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017

Vanderbilt University Fan for a Day, Sat. Nov. 11, 2017

Vandy Fan for a Day provides high school students with information about the selective college admission process, insight into need-based financial aid and an opportunity to watch Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Kentucky Wildcats. High School sophomores and juniors who are first-generation college students and of diverse socioeconomic background can be nominated by their counselor to participate. Nominations are due Sept. 15, 2017. See your counselor if you are interested in being nominated.

United States Senate Youth Program

United States Senate Youth Program

Deadline Oct. 27, 2017

Qualified high school junior or senior students who have demonstrated leadership through public service in elected or appointed capacity in any one of the following student government, civic or educational organizations during the entire 17-18 academic school year. Ex. Student Body president, vice-president, secretary or treasurer. Class president, student council representative, National Honor Society officer

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Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars Program

Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars Program

Deadline Nov. 15, 2017 

Must be nominated by your counselor. Danforth Scholars may receive full or partial tuition scholarships, renewed each year provided they progress academically and uphold their high standards of character. Merit Based Scholarship. Nominees must have demonstrated outstanding academic performance, an exceptional commitment to community service and high moral character.

Davidson College Bryan Scholars Program

Davidson College Bryan Scholars Program

Deadline: Sept. 20, 2017

The Bryan Scholarship Program offers two scholarships, one male and one female scholar athlete in each entering class. $120,000 total scholarship. Seniors must participate in eligible sport, be nominated by Sept. 20 and complete admission application to Davidson by Oct. 15. www.davidson.edu/apply . See your counselor to be nominated.

Quest Bridge National College Math

Quest Bridge National College Math

Deadline Sept. 27, 2017

Quest Bridge is a nationally recognized non-profit that connects high achieving, low-income students to full four year scholarships at the nation’s best colleges including Stanford, Yale, MIT, Amherst, and Duke. Quest Bridge is looking for outstanding high school seniors who excel academically and exhibit strong personal character. Students who come from households earning less than $65, 000 annually (for typical family of 4), with limited assets, and may be eligible for their school’s free or reduced lunch program. Application available at www.questbridge.org