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Scholarship lists - December 21, 2009

Scholarships 2009-2010


New Salem-Almont High School
Mrs. Becker, Career Counselor


Seniors: The best scholarships to apply for early in the school year are the scholarships that colleges and universities have to offer. To apply for college/university scholarships the following needs to be done:
1. Apply to the college
2. Complete the scholarship applications and return them to the college. Some colleges begin to award scholarships as early as December 1st. Some colleges have deadlines as late as March 1st.

Scholarship Name
Deadline
Who (Grade)
Award
Requirements


American Cancer Society
2/26/10
12th
$ 2500
Cancer diagnosis. Attend college in 2010-11. See Mrs. Becker for app.

Berger Family Scholarship
3/1/10
12th
$ 2000
GPA, ACT, work experience, activities, goals, unusual circumstances. see Mrs. Becker

Dakotas Credit Unions’ HS Financial Scholarship
3/26/10
12th
$ 500
5 scholarships in ND. US citizen. A credit Union Member for 1 year minimum. Attend 2 or 4 year accredited school. See Mrs. Becker for application.

(Elks) ENF Legacy Awards
1/8/10
12th
$ 1,000/year
250 scholarships nationwide. Child or grandchild of an Elks member, GPA, ACT, short essay, community service. www.elks.org/enf/scholars.

E. Swinney Master Mechanic
3/1/10
12th
varies (maybe $1000) HS grad. 18 or older. 2 year or more degree as a mechanic. See Mrs. Becker for application.

Farm Credit Services
3/1/10
12th
$ 500-1,000
ACT, GPA, career goals, need, recommendation, family needs to be engaged in farming or the senior intending to pursue an agriculture career.

FFA
2/15/10
12th
varies
FFA Advisor approval. www.ffa.org

ND Corn Growers Assoc.
1/15/10
12th
$ 1000
Child of a current ND Corn Growers Association Member. GPA. Activities.

North Dakota Farmers Union Scholarships:
ND Farmers Union
1/31/10
12th
$ 500
Farmers Union membership, GPA (2.5), career important to rural America. www.ndfu.org/youthEducation/scholarships.asp

Co-op House Scholarship
3/16/10
12th
$ 500
ND FU member, relative of past Co-op House member, or member of cooperative. Enroll at NDSU. GPA. www.ndfu.org/youthEducation/scholarships.asp

FUMP Foundation Stanley-Moore
4/1/10
12th
$ 1500
FU membership, GPA, community activities, essay or oral speech on video, priority to ag-related study. www.nfu.org/about/education/scholarships/

National Farmers Union Foundation:
Hubert Seymour
2/12/10
12th
$ 2000
GPA, community activities, essay, phone interview. FU member. www.nfu.org/about/education/scholarships/

Stanley Moore
4/16/10
12th
$ 1000
GPA, community activities, essay, phone interview. FU member. www.nfu.org/about/education/scholarships/

Cenex Harvest States Foundation:
High School Scholarships
4/1/10
12th
$ 1000
U.S. citizen. Ag-related major. Call 1-800-23CENEX. www.chsfoundation.org/scholarshipprog.html

2-year College Program
4/1/10
12th
$ 1000
U.S. citizen. Use during 2nd year.

University Scholarship Program
varies
12th
$ 1000
Study Agriculture. See website. www.chsfoundation.org/scholarshipprog.html

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
1/9/10
9th-12th
$ 5000
Write an essay for more information go to http://www.jfklibrary.org

KFC Colonel’s Scholars 2/9/10 12th $ 5000/yr up to $20,000. GPA of 2.75, instate college, pursue a B.S. degree, financial need. www.kfcscholars.org

North Dakota Scholars Scholarship
6/13/10
11th
Full Tuition
ACT – the highest 45 scoring juniors Scholarship who take the ACT on the Dec., Feb., April, & June test dates

Ronald McDonald House
2/16/10
12th
varies
U.S. citizen, under age 21, 2.7 GPA. www.rmhc.org

Virtual Business Scholarship
4/1/10
11th & 12th
$ 1,000
Students who are enrolled in business, marketing or personal finance.
www.KnowledgeMatters.com/scholarships

Wells Fargo College Steps Scholarship Sweepstakes
5/31/2010
12
$ 1,000
Must enroll in the sweepstakes drawing, 1 winner drawn from our region.
https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/scholarships

Free Scholarship Search & College Search Web Sites:
anycollege.com
9th - Adult
Varies
This site is a college search site. Scholarships are awarded randomly.
http://www.anycollege.com

ChristianConnector.com
9th – Adult
Varies
This is a college scholarship search site.
http://www.ChristianConnector.com

Fastweb.com
9th – Adult
Varies
http://www.fastweb.com

Mrs. Becker’s Career Planning Website can be seen at:
http://www.cplanning.org

Underlined scholarships denote the first time these scholarships are listed on this scholarship list for the year.
12/21/09 Edition: 1.4