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.
Every month, Courage to Grow will give $500 to the winner of its essay contest. An essay answering why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship must be less than 250 words. The scholarship was created to help students realize their college dreams.
The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving. Applicants must submit a 140-character message about texting while driving. Selected finalists will be asked to write a full-length essay about the topic.
Students with high school graduation year of 2022 or earlier who are currently enrolled in or are planning on attending community college/trade school are encouraged to apply for one of 5 scholarships. The essay prompt is: Describe your passions and how community college/trade school will assist you in achieving your future education and career goals.
Activist, civil rights icon and U.S. Rep. John Lewis believed in the passion, persistence and power of the people, particularly young citizens, to effect change from their kitchen tables and to never give up. NSHSS honors Lewis's legacy by awarding 3 recipients who embody the ideals of "good trouble" with a scholarship.