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Scholarship lists - January 6, 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

ELKS ENF Legacy Awards
1/9/09
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.

ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship
1/9/09
12th
$ 4,000-60,000.00
Scholarship, leadership, financial need
500 scholarships will be awarded nationwide http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars

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

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
1/10/09
9th-12th
$ 5,000.
Write an essay for more information go to http://www.jfklibrary.org

McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarship
1/25/09 12th
$ 10,000/yr.
Own your own business for at least a year, at least 1 paid employee,www.mckelveyfoundation.org or call 1 877-625-3583 – 60 scholarships


ND Rural Water Systems Assoc.
1/31/09
12th College
$ 500.
Receive water from a member rural water system, transcript, application, brief essay

West River Telecom
1/30/09
12th
$ 500.
Subscribers of WRT, GPA, ACT, activities, goals, unusual circumstances, 8 scholarships will be awarded

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



1/6/09 Edition: 8.8