From the Counseling Office: Scholarship Opportunities
Paul Revere Lodge Scholarship
A 1-time award of $500.00 will be given to the winner of the scholarship to be applied to the fall semester of the 2017 school year. The topic for this year’s scholarship is,“Freemasonry is arguably the most well known and misunderstood fraternal organization ever. Why do you think there still stands misconceptions on what Freemasonry is even to this day?” See Mr. Eisenbraun for the application. The deadline is April 28th.
Summer Global Leadership Institute
The Summer Global Leadership Institute is a two-week program offering two unique seminar experiences: pick one of three subject tracks and participate in Valpo’s Global Leadership Workshop. The deadline has been extended to April 30, 2017! You will automatically be considered for scholarships that will cover a portion or the entire cost of the program! Click SGLI to Apply!
The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students. Top award is $20,000. You must submit an essay of between 800 and 1600 words on a topic related to Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. Essay must be submitted online or postmarked by April 28, 2017, no later than 11:59 PM, Pacific standard time. The three topic choices are listed on the sponsor's website and essays will be judged on style and content. Apply at: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1
Balanced Man Scholarship
Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering 3 scholarships totaling $1,750 for incoming fulltime students at U of I Champaign/Urbana. It is being offered to students who have excelled in areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service. For more information or apply at: www.illinoissigeps.com/scholarships . Application must be completed by May 1st. Applying to this scholarship in no way obligates you to join the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
The National Italian Invitational Golf Tournament for Charities
For Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors: The National Italian Invitational Golf Tournament for Charities is offering two $10,000 scholarships for those of Italian ancestry with a minimum 3.0 GPA to help with HIGH SCHOOL TUITION. Applications can be found at: http://www.niigolf.com/ or in the counseling office. The deadline is May 15th.
Nile C. Kinnick Scholarship
The University of Iowa's Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity administers a scholarship awarding $15,000 for 1st-year male students who will be attending the University of Iowa in the fall. The Nile C. Kinnick Scholarship is given out in honor of late Iowa Alpha brother and Heisman trophy winner Nile Kinnick. Kinnick was a model character on and off the field who exemplifies the values Phi Kappa Psi. This scholarship is a great opportunity for these young men to showcase their high school achievements, and become more acclimated to the University these students will be joining in the fall.
If any male students are attending the University of Iowa, they encourage any and all eligible students to apply. *Please note, there is no requirement to join to receive the scholarship. Go http://www.kinnickscholarship.org/ for more information. Deadline is May 30, 2017.
Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program
The Ron Brown Program's Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program is a free college access initiative that empowers junior and senior African-American high school students as they navigate the college admissions process. For more information and to apply visit: https://ronbrowngps.fluidreview.com/ , the deadline is May 31st.
Nurture for Nature Scholarship
The Nurture for Nature Scholarship was created as a mission to share inspiring stories about animals and pets in particular. Our main goal is to make this world a better place by increasing people’s awareness for protecting animals.The scholarship amount is $1200. High school students are welcome to apply. The application deadline is 6/30/17. More information can be found at https://petazi.com/.
Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS
The Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS program is a sweepstakes for the chance to win $5,000. It’s free to enter. Eligible students must be 14 years of age or older on the date they register for the CollegeSTEPS program to be entered in the sweepstakes. The sweepstakes runs from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. Two drawings will be conducted to award a total of $60,000. Six high school students and six college students will each win $5,000! Apply at: https://collegesteps.wf.com/?mplx=6878-38914-3408-389#