Below is a list of open scholarships at this time. It will be updated as information becomes available. A complete list of scholarships may be obtained from the counseling bulletin board or from Mrs. Sitto and Mrs. Tankersley. New scholarships are posted on the counseling office window each week.
LMCU Scholarship Contest
Deadline: January 31, 2021
Each year seniors are invited to apply by answering a specific essay question with the possibility of winning a $2,000 scholarship. This year’s essay prompt is: A Day in the Life. Describe one day in your life from the past year.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2021
Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
Access the application at https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/
2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 5, 2021
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
Access the application at https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs
More scholarships can be found at:
Scholarship & Grant Searches
Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, contains a database of federal financial assistance opportunities—grants, loans and work-study programs. Services include a Financial Aid Wizard and Scholarship Search.
This free online site lets you search for scholarships based on specific characteristics such as college, ethnicity, gender, activities, area of study and interests. Members are matched to relevant scholarship opportunities. Additionally, members can access financial aid tips and job and internship matches: www.fastweb.com
MeritAid is a comprehensive resource for merit-based scholarships. Students can subscribe to weekly scholarship alerts with 5-10 college scholarship announcements.