Scholarship Bulletin

    A.G. West/Black Hills High School
    September 24th, 2019 

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    Most scholalrship applications require the student to write essays, acquire letters of recommendation, attain official transcripts, etc. 

    Please allow adequete time to tcomplete the necessary steps for each application.


    James Alan Cox Student Photography Scholarship
    November 15th Deadline
    High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class. Must be a US citizen. For more information, go to https://www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org/apply/

    You Deserve It Scholarship
    November 29th Deadline

    AED Superstore $1000 College Scholarship
    November 30th Deadline
    Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurring out of hospital claims over 350,000 lives each year, but still, many people are unaware of the dangers of this condition. This essay or video submission must correlate with one of the 6 facts stated in the scholarship information.  For more information about this opportunity, go to https://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

    Driver Education Initiative Scholarship
    November 30th Deadline
    Many drivers are not aware of these startling and very scary facts, especially new drivers. The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. The application is handled in essay format. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format. For more information go to https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13896/driver_education_initiative_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.yYkhqexj.dpbs

    Sixt Scholarship
    Nov. 30th Deadline
    Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2020 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student's choice.  For more information, go to https://www.sixt.com/sixt-scholars/#/

    BloodWorks NW Scholarship
    To receive a tuition award, a student must:
    Be at least 16 years old.
    Organize a community blood drive between December 1-19th 2019 and January 5-20th 2020.
    Be enrolled in high school or an accredited educational institution.
    If you’d like to host a community blood drive, you’ll be partnered with one of our local donor recruitment representatives who will help you every step of the way. Your representative will help you identify a site, choose a date, and develop an overall strategy. We’ll even provide the juice and cookies that you’ll supply the donors! For more information, go to https://www.bloodworksnw.org/donate/host-blood-drive/scholarship-drives.

    Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship
    December 1st Deadline
    The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education. One applicant will be chosen who best brings awareness to motorcycle safety. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the spring semester. Must have a valid driver’s license to apply. For more information go to, https://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship/

    National Space Club Scholarship
    December 2nd Deadline
    Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking.  In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields. For more information, go to https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/

    Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
    Dec. 6th Deadline
    Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must:

    • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
    • Be enrolled as a high school senior
    • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets
    • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year
    • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
    • Demonstrate financial need

    Employees of Comcast Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates, their children and other family members are ineligible to receive an award.
    This online application is available at, https://apply.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/information.php

    Burger King Scholars Award
    Dec 15th Deadline
    Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Must be a high school senior at time of application and plan to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school no later than the following fall semester.  Students must demonstrate participation in community service and/or co-curricular activities. Students must maintain good conduct and attitude in school and on the job, and must demonstrate financial need. Students do not have to be employed at a Burger King restaurant to be eligible for a scholarship. However, Burger King employees may be eligible. For more information, go to https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/

    OppU Achievers Scholarship 
    December 31st Deadline
    To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question below. For an idea of what our review committee is looking for, take a look at the scholarship essay examples from past recipients located on the website.
    Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.
    To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:
    Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
    Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
    This online application can be found at https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
    January 3rd Deadline
    For the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, they will award $20,000 college scholarships to 20 (yes, 20!) outstanding student athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, school, and within their communities. Foot Locker is looking for a diverse group of students who display sportsmanship, have excellent moral character, are leaders in their communities, and exude confidence in all they do. Do you have what it takes to be a Foot Locker Scholar Athlete?
    The scholarship is open to students who:
    *are high school seniors enrolled in and scheduled to matriculate (12 semester credit minimum) at a four (4)-year accredited college or university in the United States
    *are currently members (in good standing) of a high school sports team or are involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)
    *have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade
    *are U.S. citizens or US Permanent Legal Residents
    *are NOT Foot Locker employees or immediate family members of a Foot Locker employee
    For more information, go to https://footlocker.smapply.io/prog/athletes/#eligibility

    Tumwater Lions Club Scholarship
    January 10th Deadline
    The Tumwater Lions Club will award one graduating senior from BHHS a $1000 scholarship.  Eligibility requirements include completing the application and if chosen, give a brief presentation to the club members.  Application is available here and in the Career Center.

    Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship
    January 23rd Deadline
    Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States and Washington, DC. who is at least 16 years of age and no older then 24. Must be on-track to apply for or enrolled in an accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational program. Create an account and submit a video (between 30 seconds and two minutes in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – simply show your passion and explain why you should be considered for a scholarship. There are a few specific questions you should consider while filming, including, what post-secondary education program, college or certificate/degree program you are attending, what impact will following your passion have on your local community or the world, how do you plan to achieve your passion through your educational goals and what is your dream college, school or next step in your education. For more information and to apply go to https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/

    The Christophers’
    30th Annual Poster Contest for High School Students
    February 18th Deadline
    Students in grades 9-12 are invited to interpret our theme “You Can Make A Difference” in an original poster. If you enjoy creating artwork and believe that a single person can make all the difference in the lives of others, this poster contest is perfect for you! Applicants need not have a religious affiliation, but must have a passion to make the world a better place. For more information go to, https://www.christophers.org/poster-contest

    Tumwater Soccer Club
    February 21st Deadline
    The Tumwater Soccer Club is offering up to a total of $4,000 in scholarships to be used for expenses for post High School education. Scholarship(s) will be awarded to the top scoring applicant(s). All candidates must meet the following requirements.
    1. The candidate must have played at least one complete soccer season with the Tumwater Soccer Club. (This will be verified by our registration records.)
    2. The candidate must be a senior attending a school within the Tumwater School District (this includes private and home schools).
    Please see Mrs. Bender in the Career Center for an application.

    Tall Clubs International and TCI Foundation Present the
    Kae Sumner Einfeldt & Virginia Linquist Winker & Robert Rader Academic Scholarship
    March 1st Deadline
    The scholarships are open to all qualifying high school seniors who will be attending their first year at a two or four year accredited institution of higher learning in the fall of 2020.  All applicants must also meet the minimum height requirements of TCI; 5’10” for women and 6’2’ for men. (measured in stocking feet) This is an academic scholarship for tall students. Please see Mrs. Bender in the Career Center for an application.

    Ewing C Kelly
    March 10th Deadline
    The Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program, the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship.  This award is named in honor of Ewing C. Kelly, a longtime radio and television broadcaster.
    Eligibility:  1) Applicant must be accepted, or have an application pending, at an accredited institution of higher learning, public or private and including community colleges; 2) must be a senior-level student at a public or private high school (or home school); 3) must have a composite score of 20 on the ACT or a composite score of 1030 on the recently revised SAT if planning to attend a 4-year school (no test scores required for 2-year school); 4) must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card.  For more information go to http://kellyfoundationwashington.org/ or pick up an application in the Career Center

    One Move Ahead Chess Scholarship
    March 23rd Deadline
    This scholarship is open to chess players of all educational levels. You must create an account with bold.org and answers the following questions with a 500-1000 word essay. What is your history as a chess player? How did you begin playing? What have you learned from chess that you apply elsewhere in your life? What are your life/career goals, and how have they been influenced by your experience playing chess? For more information and to apply go to https://bold.org/scholarship/one-move-ahead-chess-scholarship/

    WIAA Smart Choices College Scholarship
    April 1st Deadline
    The WIAA, Dairy Farmers of Washington, and Les Schwab Tires are pleased to announce the eighth annual Smart Choices College Scholarship which will recognize one female and one male high school student for their achievements in athletics/activities, the community, and the classroom with $5,000 college scholarships to the college or university of their choice.  Eligibility requirements include a minimum GPA of 3.2, consume dairy products,  plan on attending a 4yr college, and participate in a WIAA sanctioned high school sport or activity during the 2019-20 school year.   For more information, go to http://wiaa.com/SmartChoices.aspx

    AFSA Scholarship
    April 1st Deadline
    The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public-at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck! For more information and application, go to https://www.afsascholarship.org/

    The 2020 WSADA Bright Future Scholarship Students enrolling or currently enrolled in an automotive technology program in Washington State are eligible to apply for this scholarship. In addition, high school seniors who are an employee of a WSADA-member dealership, or an immediate family member of a WSADA-member dealership employee are also eligible. Visit http://www.wsada.org/community/scholarships for more information. Submissions must be postmarked by April 17, 2020.

    CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest
    April 15th Deadline
    CJ Pony Parts is proud to offer two scholarships each year, each worth $500, to students who are enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester.
    Who’s eligible? Any current student who is a U.S. resident and will be enrolling in post-secondary education in their next semester is eligible for this scholarship. This is open to all fields of study and is not exclusive to automotive or related degrees. For more information got to https://www.cjponyparts.com/cj-pony-parts-scholarship-video-contest

    LendEDU Scholarship
    April 19th Deadline
    We are excited to offer our very own scholarship again this upcoming spring. The LendEDU Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship award. Our scholarship can be used to cover any and all costs related to your education including tuition, textbooks, room and board, and even living expenses. The LendEDU Scholarships will be awarded to 2 students this spring. For more information go to https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application/

    I-5 Toyota Senior Scholarship
    May 1st Deadline
    I-5 Toyota will award scholarships to graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to their high school and/or their community and have a desire to pursue post secondary education/training. Be Bold. Be Kind. Be Awesome.® For more information go to https://www.i-5toyota.com/scholarship.htm

    Alert Scholarship
    No deadline date
    You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. All eligible high school seniors (see requirements below) may enter the Alert college scholarship essay contest. With each edition of Alert magazine, Golden West Publications awards a $500 college scholarship to the writer of the best drug and/or alcohol abuse-related essay that we receive for that state/region. 

    • You must currently be a senior in high school.
    • Your high school must be located in one of the following states: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington or Wyoming.
    • You must have a grade point average of 2.5 or better.
    • You must have plans to attend college after graduation (the college you will attend can be located in any state).

    For details on essay requirements and admission instructions, go to http://www.alertmagazine.org/scholarship.php

    Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation
    Career and Technical Education Scholarship
    Application available all year

    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Marine*
    • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
    • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a U.S. Marine unit*
    • A Navy Corpsman attached to a Marine unit that was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy

    *Veterans must have received an honorable discharge. A discharge status of other, general,  under honorable conditions, dishonorable, etc. are not eligible for an award.
    Additionally, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • GPA of at least 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
    • Family adjusted gross income for the 2018 tax year that does not exceed $100,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in the adjusted gross income
    • Attending or planning to attend a college or career training school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic’s College Navigatorwebsite in the 2019-20 academic year.

    *Applicants and awarded scholars attending a Federal Service Academy or a school not listed on College Navigator are not eligible for an award.

    *Applicants who have an undergraduate degree, are pursuing a second bachelor’s degree, or are attending graduate school of any kind are NOT eligible.