National Scholarship Opportunities are posted at studentscholarships.org. Eligibility requirements and deadlines vary based on the scholarship.
The Elks National Foundation is offering scholarships to graduating seniors. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited US college or university as a full time student. Application information can be picked up in the counseling office or found online at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadlines are November 15, 2018 for the Most Valuable Student Scholarship, and February 1, 2019 for the Legacy Awards.
The Hagan Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for their need-based merit scholarships totally up to $48,000. Eligible students must have a 3.5 or higher GPA and must have an SAT score of 1150 or higher (ACT of 23 or higher). For more information, eligibility requirements and application go to www.hsfmo.org. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.
The Greenhouse Scholars application is now available. Applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher and have a household income of $70,000 or less. Applicants must show evidence of leadership and have a strong commitment to community. Information and link to the application can be found atwww.greenhousescholars.org/apply. Application deadline is December 17, 2018.
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship application is now available to students. Students can earn up to $40,000 in scholarship money. Information on qualifications, as well as the application can be found at reaganfoundation.org/scholarships. Application deadline is January 4, 2019.
The Quad City Engineering and Science Council is accepting applications for its 2019 college scholarship awards. Applicants must plan to pursue a STEM degree at a 4 year university. Information and applications can be found at www.qcesc.org under the Student tab. Application deadline is January 26, 2019.
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation is offering a $2000 scholarship to a high school senior who will be pursuing a degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or high school chemistry teaching. Please see Mrs. Ebert if you are interested in applying. Application deadline is February 22nd, 2019.
The Masonic and Scottish Rite is offering scholarships to student who will be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or Nursing school. Information and applications can be found by going to freeportmasonictemple.org and clicking on Charities & Scholarships. Application deadline in March 1, 2019.