Whether you are in middle school, high school, or college, there is free money available to help pay and prepare for postsecondary education, including college, universities, and career/trade schools! Scholarships – which do not have to be repaid – may be based on merit, financial need, or other factors and can make a real difference in helping you manage your education expenses. Deadlines are provided, but please check each website carefully as dates may change.
Stop distracted driving, specifically the use of your phone while driving to send texts or messages. Create a video ad, a radio spot, or a design for a billboard ad to encourage safe driving. For the video and radio competition, submissions are due April 1. Billboards are due March 1.
The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship awarded over two years ($2,500 each year) to a graduating high school senior who will enroll in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program, or a specialized program for students with a learning disability and/or ADHD in the fall. Students must have a documented learning disability and/or ADHD.
The Anne Ford Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year over four years) granted to a graduating high school senior who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall. Students must have a documented learning disability and/or ADHD.
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition – financial need is not considered – open to students who are committed to getting a higher education. Applicants must submit a 250-word-or-less essay on a specific prompt.