National Scholarships

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

The Elks Foundation is offering 500 four-year scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $50,000 to graduating high school seniors. Applicants will be evaluated on academic achievement, leadership, and financial need.

Applications are now open; the deadline is November 30, 2016. Click on the link or see the ASPIRE office located in the library for more information!


Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship

The Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship is a scholarship that ranges from $2,000 to $10,000 that is awarded seniors in high school that are planning on persuing a career in health care. This scholarship is aimed to support the entrance of diverse and/or economically disadvantaged students into college and health professions, but anyone who meets the eligibility requirements is encouraged to apply.

Applications are due January 11, 2017, but applicants must have started the application by January 4, 2017.

For more specific information about eligibility requirements and the application process, click on the link above.


Sixt Scholarship

Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2017 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.

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The deadline is November 30, 2016.


The Andrew Flusche Scholarship

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which raises addresses the severity of the problem.

The deadline is November 30, 2016.

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Barbara Lotze Scholarship

The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools.

Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000 and a complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.

The application deadline is December 1, 2016.

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National Space Club Keynote Scholarship

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.

Application is due December 2, 2016.

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10 Words or Less Scholarship

Go to On the left hand side of the page you will find an area entitled “10 Words or Less Scholarship”. In the comment section underneath the “10 Words or Less Scholarship” answer the question.

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Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Write a short story about an inanimate object for the chance to receive a scholarship of $500. The short story must be 200 words or less and involve one of Global Lift Equipment’s pieces of inventory. For more specific information on requirements, click on the link above.


Courage to Grow Scholarship

The “Courage to Grow Scholarship” was created to help students realize their college dreams. With the “Courage to Grow Scholarship” we strive to help students achieve their higher education goals. By taking away some of the concerns such as “how will I pay for college”, students can concentrate on their education and focus on the task at hand.

Scholarship applications can be found by clicking on the link above. Applications are due November 30, 2016.


Abbott & Fenner Scholarship

This scholarship is for high school juniors or seniors for awards of $1,000. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals.  Explain your plan for achieving these goals.  Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

More information on the scholarship can be found by clicking on the link above.


The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship funded by Gen and Kelly Tanabe, writers on education. Applicants will complete the following essay:

In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following: (1) Why do you deserve to win this scholarship?; (2) Describe your academic or career goals; or (3) Any topic of your choice.

For more information, click on the link above.


ALERT Magazine Scholarship

All eligible high school seniors may enter the Alertcollege 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.

To find out information about the application process, click on the link above. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.