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Deadline
February 28
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
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  • Offered by
    EAA Aviation Center
    P.O. Box 2683
    Oshkosh, WI 54903
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, aviation academy or technical school pursuing a course of study focusing on aviation. Applicants must also be involved in school and community activities as well as aviation and be an EAA member or be recommended by an EAA member.
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$5,645
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    No
  • Offered by
    AmeriCorps
    1201 New York Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20525
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are between 18 and 24 years of age. Recipients must live on one of four AmeriCorps campuses in Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Perry Point, Maryland or Vicksburg, Mississippi. Applicants must commit to 10 months of service on projects in areas such as education, public safety, the environment and other unmet needs. The projects are located within the region of one of the four campuses.
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Varies
Amount
$5,645
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    No
  • Offered by
    AmeriCorps
    1201 New York Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20525
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be United States citizens who are at least 17 years of age. They must be available to serve full-time for one year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency with an objective that may include to fight illiteracy, improve health services, create businesses or strengthen community groups.
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Deadline
April 30
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Angie M. Houtz Memorial Fund
    P.O. Box 634
    Olney, MD 20830-0634
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend or be accepted to attend a public college in Maryland full-time. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher and have participated in at least 200 hours of community service. They cannot be related to a member of the scholarship fund's board of directors.
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Deadline
November 1
Amount
Full tuition plus $2,800 stipend
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Boettcher Foundation
    600 Seventeenth Street
    Suite 2210 South
    Denver, CO 80202-5422
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors and current, legal residents of the state of Colorado who will graduate in the top 5 percent of their class. Applicants must have a composite score of 27 on the ACT or 1200 on the SAT. They should submit applications, essays, transcripts and standardized test scores. Selection is based on academic merit, demonstration of leadership skills, community service and character.
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Bonner Foundation
    10 Mercer Street
    Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must complete annual service requirements as stipulated by the organization. Awards are geared toward students demonstrating significant financial need. Scholarship recipients are named Bonner Scholars.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,000-$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Chair Scholars Foundation Inc.
    16101 Carencia Lane
    Odessa, FL 33556-3278
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have major disabilities and serious financial difficulties that would prevent them from going to college without financial aid. They must have a B+ or higher average. They must be high school seniors or college freshmen age 21 or younger, and they must have participated in some form of major community service or other social contribution.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Association of Surgical Technologists
    6 W. Dry Creek Circle
    Littleton, CO 80120
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be active AST members, document the educational program or mission program and provide two recommendation letters.
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Deadline
December 31
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Imagine America Foundation
    12001 Sunset Valley
    Suite 203
    Reston, VA 20191
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA, demonstrate financial need and have demonstrated community service during their senior year.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
    50 Hurt Plaza
    Suite 449
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.
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Deadline
March 13
Amount
Up to $10,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Kohls Corporation
    N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
    Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be nominated by parents, educators or community members. There are two categories: one for kids ages 6-12 and another for ages 13-18. Nominees must be legal U.S. residents who have not graduated from high school.
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Deadline
September 22
Amount
$2,500
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Varies
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Comcast
    1500 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be high school seniors with a minimum 2.8 GPA, be nominated by their high school principal or guidance counselor and attend school in a Comcast community. See the website for a list of eligible communities by state. Comcast employees, their families or other Comcast affiliates are not eligible to apply.
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Deadline
January 15
Amount
$4,000-$12,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Margaret Mcnamara Memorial Fund
    1818 H Street NW, MSN H2-204
    Washington, DC 20433
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be from an eligible nation, have a record of community service in their country and be U.S. or Canadian residents at the time of application, while intending to return to their country of origin within two years. Individuals under the age of 25 and relatives of World Bank employees are not eligible.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    American Red Cross Youth
    2025 E Street NW
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must plan to attend a four-year college or university and have volunteered a minimum of two years with the Red Cross.
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Deadline
March 4
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    Campus Compact
    45 Temple Place
    Boston, MA 02111
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Emphasis is on students who have demonstrated leadership abilities and significant interest in civic responsibility. Students must attend one of the 1,000 Campus Compact member institutions and be nominated by the Campus Compact member president. Applicants must be sophomores or juniors at four-year colleges or must attend a two-year college.
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Deadline
January 18
Amount
$15,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Grid
    25 Research Drive
    Westborough, MA 01582
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating college seniors, and must intend to perform one year of public service in the U.S. or abroad. The service may be individual work or through charitable, religious, educational, governmental or other public service organizations.
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Deadline
March 17
Amount
$3,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Independent Colleges of Washington
    600 Stewart Street
    Suite 600
    Seattle, WA 98101
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be juniors or seniors who have participated in community service in high school and college. Students attending Gonzaga University, Heritage University, Pacific Lutheran University, Saint Martin's University, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, Walla Walla University, Whitman College or Whitworth University are eligible.
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Deadline
December 5
Amount
$1,000-$5,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Sodexo Foundation
    9801 Washingtonian Boulevard
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must be students in kindergarten through graduate school who are enrolled at an accredited U.S. institution. They must have been active in at least one unpaid volunteer effort to end hunger during the past 12 months. Sodexo employees and previous recipients of this award are ineligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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$1,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    MELMAC Education Foundation
    188 Whitten Road
    Augusta, ME 04330
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Maine high school students nominated by their school's principal. They must be accepted to a college or university and demonstrate exceptional financial need. They must face challenges or obstacles in their pursuit of an education and be committed to public service.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Soroptimist International of the Americas
    1709 Spruce Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be young women between the ages of 14 and 17 who make outstanding contributions to volunteer efforts. Efforts that benefit women or girls are of particular interest. This award is administered by local, participating Soroptimist clubs and is not available in all communities.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Young People For
    2000 M Street, NW
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate students and be interested in promoting social change on their campuses and in their communities. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$1,000-$4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Zonta International
    1211 West 22nd Street
    Oak Brook, IL 60523
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be pre-college women between the ages of 16 and 20. District award winners receive at least $1,000, and international award winners receive $3,000. Selection is based on volunteerism, volunteer leadership and dedication to "advancing the status of women worldwide." Club deadlines vary. The April 1 deadline is the date by which applications must be received by the District Governor.
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