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Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship

Stand Up To Distracted Driving Scholarship

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • You are a high school senior who will be starting your college or university education in 2022. 
  • You are a U.S. citizen
  • You have a current overall GPA of at least 3.0.

In order to be considered for the scholarship, you must submit a 1,000-word essay responding to the following prompt:

How has distracted driving affected your life? What ideas do you have to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and prevent this behavior among young drivers?

Your essay should be double-spaced, with 12-point font and one-inch margins, and saved as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file with a file name that includes your first and last name.

In addition to your essay, you will need to submit a current academic transcript, contact information including your name, phone number, address, and email address, and a professional photograph of yourself.

To apply, please visit: https://www.kanoski.com/community-involvement/distracted-driving-scholarship

The deadline to apply is December 1, 2021

URG District Counselor Scholarship

2022 University of Rio Grande District Counselor Scholarship

Four Year, Full Tuition Scholarship to URG

  • To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be accepted to the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • A minimum GPA of a 3.20 along with a minimum ACT score of a 21 is required for qualification for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must attend a high school in the four county (OH) service district of Jackson, Gallia, Meigs, and Vinton (including Buckeye Hills Career Center).

Application Process

  • Along with the application, students are required to submit a resume listing scholastic achievements, school and community involvement, and/or employment history. 
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation letters (not to include the high school guidance counselor)
  • The essay should not exceed two (2) typed, double spaced pages with 12 point font. 
  • You can choose either topic: 
  • 1.) If you could give advice to yourself as an incoming high school freshman, what would you say? Would you do anything different? 
  • OR    
  • 2.) "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela. Describe how you plan to use your education to make a change in the world. Tell us about how you would plan to make that change, and what obstacles you might encounter along the way. 

To download an application, please click here.

Please mail the above requirements to: University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College - Office of Admissions, Attn: Jessica Deweese, P.O. Box 500, Rio Grande, OH 45674.

Deadline: The completed application must be received by Jessica Deweese in the Admissions Office by December 3, 2021.  Students are responsible for mailing their own applications for this scholarship.

Burger King Scholarship

2022 Burger King Scholarship

$1,000 to $50,000 Scholarships Available Now!

High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners in the U.S. Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam can apply to receive $1,000 to $50, 000 scholarships.

For more information or to apply, please visit: bk-scholars.com

Application Deadline: December 15, 2021

MU Yeager Scholarship

2022 Marshall University Yeager Scholarship

The Society of Yeager Scholars seeks exceptional applicants for a four-year full scholarship at Marshall University.

 

Yeager Scholars will be provided with full  tuition and fees, room and board, a stipend for textbooks, a personal computer, and support for a study abroad experience, an approved internship, or undergraduate research. The Yeager Curriculum includes four interdisciplinary seminars, a focus on written and verbal communication, and study abroad at the University of Oxford in England.

 

APPLY HERE:  https://www.marshall.edu/yeager/prospective-students/scholarship-application/

 

The qualities for admission into the Society of Yeager Scholars are:

  • recommended  minimum composite score of 30 on the ACT or a minimum of 1360  total on the SAT from a single test date
  • A minimum 3.5 high school cumulative, unweighted GPA
  • An excellent record of academic achievement in high school
  • A record of notable and dynamic contributions in extracurricular activities at your school and/or in your community
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and actions in and outside the classroom
  • Ambition, maturity, and self-discipline
  • Wide breadth of creative and intellectual strengths

Deadline: The application will close Dec. 15, 2021.

For questions, please contact interim Assistant Dean Cara Bailey at Old Main 230, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755 or 304-696-2474 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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