Scholarship Opportunities for
ACT College and Career Readiness Champions
One winner from each state.
22 on ACT and tenacious and persistent with clear career goals.
Application at www.act.org/readinesschampions
October 31, 2018.
Aksarben/Horatio Alger Scholarship
Must have $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income, exhibit integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.
May apply on line at scholars.horatioalger.org
Awards range from $6000 - $25,000.
October 25, 2018.
BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship
Must have 3.5 gpa, planning a career in the finance industry.
Application at https://www.badcredit.org/scholarship/
December 31, 2018.
Trustee Scholarship and President’s Scholarship
Trustee Scholarship requires additional essays.
Check the BU website for more information.
Full Tuition award.
Must apply by December 1, 2018.
Creighton University Grit Scholarship
Designed for Prep students who do not qualify for substantial merit scholarships.
GPA 3. 0 – 3.59, ACT 22 – 25 range.
Must apply to Creighton by December 4 and complete Grit application by January 4.
Application will be available to students after they are admitted.
One student from Prep may enter.
Interested students should submit an essay answering “How is your religious education influencing your life?” Maximum 750 words.
Essays due November 26 to Mrs. Clark.
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Must have 3.0 gpa and display leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.
Application found at reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
January 4, 2019.
Gonzaga University Leaders Scholarship
Open to students who have a 3.5, ACT 28 or have taken 10 AP or Honors classes, have developed leadership.
Application on website and opens November 1, 2018.
February 1, 2019.
Goodrich Scholarship Program
UNO student with demonstrated financial need.
Application at https://goodrich.fluidreview.com
Many parts of application. All must be completed by deadline.
March 1, 2019.
Horatio Alger Denny Sanford Scholarship
Must be committed to attending University of South Dakota, family income of $55,000 or less, involved, overcome adversity, and gpa of 2.5 or higher.
Apply online. See Mrs. Clark for details.
October 25, 2018.
Must be a student employed before September 15, 2018, or must be the child of employee who has a minimum of 6 months employment as of September 15, 2018.
Application in Mrs. Clark’s office.
80 awards of $1000.
February 10, 2019.
Offutt Enlisted Spouses’Club Scholarship
Must be dependent of active duty, retired, or deceased enlisted or military personnel. Must reside in Sarpy, Dodge or Cass Counties in Nebraska. Must have at least a 2.0 gpa.
Application on website www.offuttenlistedspousesclub.com.
February 28, 2019.
Pirates Pitch Competition
Submit an original business idea in 350 words or less.
Enter at www.shu.edu/go/HSPitch
1stPlace: $2500 cash plus $10,000 to attend Seton Hall University.
2ndPlace: $1000 cash plus $6000 to attend Seton Hall University.
All other finalists: $4000 to attend Seton Hall University.
Submissions must be received by October 17, 2018.
Profile In Courage Essay Contest
Must submit 700 – 1000 word essay describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. Must use at least five varied, reliable sources.
Complete details at JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest.
First place: $10,000. Second place: $3000. Five finalists:. $1000.
January 18, 2019.
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Students who have volunteered over the past year (should be service above and beyond what is required at Prep).
Application at spirit.prudential.com
$1000, engraved medallion, and all-expense-paid trip with parent to Washington, D.C., next spring for four days of special recognition events.
November 6, 2018.
Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship
Athletes with academic excellence.
Application at WendysHeisman.com
$500 - $5000.
October 17, 2018.