Scholarships

Check this page regularly for new scholarship updates. Scholarships are listed in order of due date--not by date in which they were received by the counseling office. 


Sallie Mae Funded Futures Competition
 Four students have the opportunity to win $25,000 in scholarships via this competition. Entries will be judged based on academic achievements and also creativity and originality of short answer questions about the challenges they've faced and their future aspirations. For more information and to apply, visit https://hercampus.wufoo.com/forms/qwfqfhm1npw3c7. Deadline is 5/24/20. **If you choose to apply for this scholarship, list your original graduation date of 5/16/2020 on the application.**

PB&J Scholarship The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.  Amount is $500-$1000. For more information and to apply, visit http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020. Deadline is 5/31/20.

Finney Injury Law Scholarship Finny Injury Law is proud to introduce a new $2500 scholarship for current high school seniors or enrolled college or law students. This scholarship supports members of underrepresented minorty groups interested in the legal profession. Additional scholarship and application information can be found on the following website: https://finneyinjurylaw.com/the-finney-injury-law-scholarship/. Deadline is 7/31/20. 

Scholarships and Contests Database Looking for a database that easily categorizes scholarships? Check out this website that sorts scholarships into the following categories: scholarships for certain majors, grade level, undocumented students, minority students, athletes, gender, LGBTQ students, religious students, students with disabilities, and more! For more information, visit https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship The Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) offers a highly competitive one-time scholarship of $2,500 to a senior. A woman is eligible to be recommended for the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship provided she meets the following requirements:

-Exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service and potential for future success
-Has a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
-Is in the final academic year (senior year) of her secondary education and is 20 year of age or under at the end of the calendar year
-Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the US or Canada
-Plans to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the US or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation
-Is recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter

The application window for this scholarship is August 15-October 15 of each year. Students who are interested in applying should reach out to Shannon Koster via email at shannonkoster@sbcglobal.net.