Due to there are two federal laws that must verify the parental consent for children under age 13, is really hard to get information for those parents who are looking for scholarships for their kids. But, here you will find some of the most common places where to find a scholarship for your kids.
- Consists in a robot-building contest for teams.
The BRICK Awards:
- For middle and high school students and college students.
- Provides a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant to "change-makers" age 18.
Christopher Columbus Community Service Awards:
- Also for under 18 who work with “Do Something” to improve their communities.
- A $10,000 grant is available to those aged 19-25.
- Given to Americans and Canadians.
- For teams of students in grades 6-8.
Courage in Student Journalism Awards.:
- It is focuses on using science and technology to solve real-world community problems.
- Each member of the winning teams receives a $2,000 US Savings Bond.
- Winners also receive a trip to the National Championship Week at Walt Disney World.
- A $5,000 award is granted per year.
Davidson Fellows. :
- For middle or high school journalists who lawfully exercised their First Amendment press rights despite difficulty or resistance.
- For talent students under age 18 who have completed a significant piece of work in the fields of Mathematics, Science, Technology, Music, Literature, Philosophy or Outside the Box.
Blick Linoleum Block Print Contest:
- The significant piece of work should have the potential to benefit society.
- The program is focused on gifted and talented students.
- No minimum age for eligibility.
- Four $50,000 scholarships, seven $25,000 scholarships, and five $10,000 scholarships per year.
- Annual contest for block prints made from linoleum.
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program.:
- For grades 4-6, grades 7-9, and grades 10-12.
- One first prize of $400, one second prize of $250, one third prize of $150, and two honourable mentions of $50; for each division.
- The prizes are art materials chosen by the winner's teacher from Dick Blick's catalog.
- For girls age 12 to 18.
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.:
- Must demonstrate entrepreneurship and make a difference in their schools and communities.
- The first prize winner receives is $10,000, the second prize winner receives $5,000, the third prize winner receives $3,000.
- There are 12 finalists with $1,000 each.
- An annual award to ten US and Canadian students and aged 8-18.
Kohl's Kids Who Care Program.:
- They have to develop an extraordinary service project that helped people and the planet.
- Half winners are focused on helping their communities and people.
- The other half is focused on protecting the environment.
- Winners receive a $2,000 scholarship.
- For honors students age 6-18 who are involved in community service.
Letters about Literature:
- The entrance is being nominated by an adult age 21 years or older.
- Regional winners receive a $1,000 scholarship, and national winners receive a $5,000 scholarship.
- For US students in grades 4-12.
- The entry consist of a personal letter to an author, living or dead, from any genre, explaining how the author's work changed the student's way of thinking about the world or themselves.
- Two winners are selected from each level and awarded a $500 gift card from Target.
- National math competition for middle school students (grades 6-8).
National Marbles Tournament Scholarships.:
- Individuals and teams of four mathletes from each school compete on a local, state and national level.
- The national champion receives the $8,000 Donald G. Weinert Scholarship; second place individual winner receives a $6,000 college scholarship; etc.
- Additional prizes include trips to US Space Camp, notebook computers, PDAs, and TI calculators.
- Gives $5,000 in scholarships to marble shooters aged 8 to 14.
National Geography Bee.:
- The tournament is held in June each year.
- The children, a boy and a girl, each receive a $2,000 scholarship.
- A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the boy and girl who win the spontsmanship award.
- For US students in grades 4-8 who are aged 15 or younger by the date of the national competition.
National Spelling Bee:
- Ten finalists compete for college scholarships.
- First place winner receives a $25,000 scholarship, the second place winner a $15,000 scholarship, and the third place winner a $10,000 scholarship.
- For students in grades 1-8 as of their school finals and who are under age 16 as of the date of the national finals.
NewsCurrents Student Editorial Cartoon Contest.:
- The champion wins a total of $28,000 in cash prizes and scholarships; the second place finisher wins a cash prize of $6,000; etc.
- Open to students in grades K-12.
- Three divisions: grades K-6, 7-9 and 10-12.
- First, second and third place winners in each division receive US Savings Bonds.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.:
- For children in grades 5-12.
- They must have engaged in volunteer activities and have demonstrated exceptional community service.
- State winners receive a $1,000 award. National winners receive a $5,000 award.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.:
- For US and Canadian students in grades 7-12.
- More than 250,000 students enter the competition each year.
- Gold Portfolio Award recipients receive $10,000 scholarships.
Team America Rocketry Challenge.:
- A national model rocket competition open to US junior high school and high school students (grades 7-12).
- The top 100 teams compete for $60,000 in scholarships.
West Point Bridge Design Contest:
- For US students age 13 through grades 12 at the time of registration.
- Students compete individually (team of one) or in teams of two members.
- They must design truss bridges.
- Each member of the first-place team receives a $10,000 scholarship.
- Each member of the five finalist teams wins a notebook computer.
Youth Service America.:
- For US children age 5-25 to implement service-learning projects for National Youth Service Day in April.
- One hundred $1,000 grants will be awarded.
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