Scholarships, are YOU applying?
Take the time to apply for scholarships to earn free cash for college. Check back on a weekly basis as we highlight a scholarship per week. Utilize the scholarship list on Naviance by clicking on the Colleges tab & selecting Scholarship list
Scholarships of the Week
All Grades: Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. The topic is: "The three-ship fleet of Christopher Columbus included two ships known as caravels, Nina and Pinta, and one larger ship which served as Columbus' flag ship, Santa Maria. Discuss the advantages and disadvantage of these late fifteenth-century ships compared to the modern ships of today and how they would have been prepared for his voyage." Prizes range from $300 - $1,200 plus a trip to Washington D.C. Contest rules and essay instructions are attached to this posting and are posted in the Career Center. Essays are due to the Career Center on Nov. 14th, by 3pm.
Scholarships can often send a student into panic mode. How many do you have to apply for? Which ones to apply for? How many essays do you have to write? Take a deep breathe, and organize yourself. The process can be simplified with a bit of planning and research. Look for scholarships that are specific to your major or area of interest. To get started, check out this article from Scholarships.com. As always, stop by the College & Career Center for additional help and look for scholarships on Naviance!
Unique & Weird Scholarships
Are you planning to major in theatre, how about graphic arts? Would you like pursue music, or write an essay about zombies? If you answered yes, there is a scholarship for YOU! Click this link for "100 Unique and Weird Scholarships".
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