The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program Amount: $1,000- 5,000 Eligibility:
Be in grades 5-12 as of November 7
Be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
Have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
Submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 7.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards can be implemented by schools and by these officially designated local organizations:
Girl Scout councils
County 4-H organizations
American Red Cross chapters
Affiliates of HandsOn Network
The winner of the award will be eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1,000 or more, an engraved medallion, and an all expense paid trip to D.C. Apply at: https://spirit.prudential.com/awards/how-to-apply
The New York Times College Scholarship Amount:$7,500 The selected students represent all five boroughs, and their diverse academic interests range from technology and science to liberal arts and journalism.Funding for the program comes from a wide range of private sources, including major contributions from New York Times subscribers. Each award recipient will receive a partial four-year college scholarship, mentoring and a summer internship at The New York Times. To apply, click:https://www.nytco.com/company/the-new-york-times-college-scholarship-program/
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program Amount: Up to $40,000 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is among the largest undergraduate scholarship programs available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational experience – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees.
Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2020.
Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2021.
GPA – Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above.
Test Scores – Receive a minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26.
Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000