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Scholarship lists - February 12, 2009

Scholarships 2007-2008


National Certified Career Counselor
National Certified School Counselor
New Salem High School
Dr. Becker


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
Award
Some Requirements


Alert Drug & Alcohol Abuse Prevention
Ongoing
11th & 12th
$ 500.
GPA 2.5+, 600-1,000 word essay
Call Dr. Becker or call 1 800 398-0842
http://www.alertmagazine.org

Anthem
3/20/09
8th – 9th
$ 30 – 2,000.
Write a 600-1,200 word essay on the Novel – 236 prizes

Berger Family Scholarship
3/1/09
12th
$ 2,000.
GPA, ACT, work experience, activities, goals, unusual circumstances, see Dr. Becker

Best Buy Scholarship
2/15/09
12th
$ 1,500.
1000 scholarships will be awarded. GPA, school/community involvement, http://www.bestbuy.com/scholarships

Farm Credit Services Scholarship
3/1/09
12th
$ 500 – 1,000.
ACT, GPA, career goals, need, recommendation

Foundation for Rural Service
3/1/09
12th
$ 2,000. (30 national scholarships)
National Telecommunications Coop Assoc. member ( such as WRT), GPA, recommendation, accomplishments, desire to come back to a rural community, need WRT signature, etc.

The Fountainhead
4/25/09
11th – 12th
$ 50 – 10,000.
Write a 800-1,600 word essay on the Novel – 236 prizes

Minnesota Timberwolves
3/6/09
12th
$ 2,000.
5 scholarships issued ND, MN. SD.
http://www.timberwolves.com/community

N. D. Telecom Pioneers 2009 Scholarship Program
4/1/09
12th
$ 1,000.
Under 500 word essay describing your volunteer community service involvement during the past three years.
One award for the Bismarck area.

Oliver Soil Conservation District
4/24/09
12th
$ 500.
Oliver Co. Resident, essay: “Explain How Soil Conservation Districts Play an Important Role in Conservation.”

Roughrider Electric Cooperative
2/13/09
12th
$ 500.
Roughrider Electric Coop, GPA, ACT, goals, activities, etc.

Ronald McDonald House
2/16/09
12th
$ 1,000.
Asian-Pacific; African American; Black Caribbean; Hispanic, or any ethnicity ACT, GPA, class rank, financial data

Wells Fargo College Steps
3/31/09; 5/30/09
12
$ 1,000.
Must enroll in the sweepstakes drawing Scholarship Sweepstakes 1 winner drawn from our region
https://www.wellsfargo.com/student/planning/scholarships

Western Cooperative Credit Union
3/27/09
12th
$ 500.
5 scholarships, have an account with a North Dakota Credit Union

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

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

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



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