Furthering your education past high school today can cost big bucks. Students have to use special financing is most cases to help them pay their tuition and other expenses. Luckily, there are a number of high value grants and scholarships available to qualified individuals. Below are six of them that provide high-dollar amounts.
1. Davison Fellows Scholarships – These scholarships come in three levels:
They are awarded to young students, 18 years of age or younger, who have submitted a significant piece of work to apply. The significant piece of work that has the potential to make a positive contribution in some way. Application deadline has already gone by for 2014 interested applicants for 2015 should email DavidsonFellows@DavidsonGifted.org for further information. Categories for applying are technology, science, mathematics, engineering, music, outside the box, philosophy, and literature.
2. National High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship – Three finalists will be chosen to receive scholarships under this program $18,000 for first place, $16,000 for second place, and $14,000 for third place. In addition, each certified state winner in the first round will be awarded a scholarship worth $1,500. Any of the first-round winners who go on to compete in later rounds, but do not get to the finals also receive another $1,500 scholarship award. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on this one of the big scholarship awards.
3. Buick Scholarship Program – This scholarship is aimed at the students who are tops in their class. This program wants to award these students and help them further their education. As much as $25,000 per year can be awarded to 100 first-time or existing college students and it is renewable for up to four years, with one additional year for student going into a qualifying, five-year engineering program. Sign up at www.buickachievers.com under Notify Me to get information about the application process for 2015 as it is over for 2014.
4. 2014 Siemens Competition – This competition’s registration opens on May 1, 2014 and all competition items are due in by September 30, 2014. Students competing in this competition have to be enrolled in grades 9 to 12 for the 2014-2015 school year. The scholarship awards range between $1,000 and $100,000 for the students with the best projects. This competition is for those students who excel in technology, science, mathematics, and engineering.
5. Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. – This association rewards up to $21,000 to deserving student each year for college. Most of the 2014 Horatio Alger scholarship winners have been announced. However, the application process in Louisiana, Montana, and Idaho has been re-opened and will be closed on April 15, 2014. Visit www.horatioalger.org to learn further information.
6. Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest – This contest is offered by The Gallery Collection at www.galerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm and it provides the winner with a $10,000 scholarship and an additional $1,000 for his or her school. The seventh annual version of this contest is over as it was held in 2013, but keep watch on the site above to learn about the eighth annual version. Information will be posted soon.
These six scholarships are fine examples of the types of high value college grants and scholarships that are available for students wanting to further their education beyond high school. For more scholarships check out scholarships-online.com.