Scholarships for Underclass Students

Spartan Achievement Award Scholarship

This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a member of the junior class entering their senior year in the fall of 2019. The Spartan ACHIEVEMENT Award will be granted to one student who clearly demonstrates strong initiative, personal integrity and leadership potential while pursuing academic excellence. Applications can be found here. **Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.**

Vincent M Kathman Alumni Scholarship - Deadline Extended

This scholarship for $1,000 up to $3,000, is for a current junior toward their senior year tuition. This scholarship is based on school involvement and financial need. There will be an interview scheduled after you application is submitted. Applications are available here. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020 and can be emailed to mpeters@rogerbacon.org

Paul and Naomi Thomas Scholarship

The Paul and Naomi Thomas Scholarship is available for one sophomore Roger Bacon student who exemplifies the Roger Bacon philosophy of Holiness and Learning. The recipient will receive a full-tuition scholarship for their junior year. Applications can be found here.  Deadline to apply is April 3, 2020 and can be emailed to mpeters@rogerbacon.org

Class of 1965 Scholarship

The RB Class of 1965 Scholarship is now open for freshmen, sophomore and junior students. Award for this scholarship will be based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, and financial need. A letter of recommendation is required. $1,000 up to $2,000 will be awarded to next year tuition. Applications can be found here. **Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.**

Class of 1952 Scholarship

The RB Class of 1952 Scholarship is now open for freshmen and sophomore students. You must have an 80% average to apply. Award for this scholarship will be based on academic achievement, school and community involvement, and financial need. $1,000 up to $2,000 will be awarded to sophomore/junior year tuition Applications can be found here, **Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.**

Recent Immigrant Scholarship 

America is a nation of immigrants, and much of our growth can be attributed to those born elsewhere. Immigrants start companies, innovate, and create jobs at significantly greater rates than the rest of the U.S. workforce, accounting for 15% of the workforce but 25% of entrepreneurs and 25% of patent-holding inventors. A different report showed that 71% of the tech workforce in Silicon Valley is foreign born!

The Recent Immigrant Scholarship supports high school students who immigrated to the US within the last decade and who plan to live & work here. High school students at any grade level are eligible, and all GPAs will be considered.

Click here for details and application. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2020.

Women in Technology Scholarship

From shaping our behavior, to shifting our beliefs, to redesigning our interactions, technology is rapidly changing the world. The rise of technology has created a wealth of personal and professional opportunities and the ability to leave a positive dent in the universe.

It’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world.

Globally, women are significantly underrepresented in the tech sector. While many factors contribute to the gender imbalance in tech, it’s indisputable that having more women in tech will fuel innovation and lead to better social and business outcomes.

The Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship exists to move the tech industry in the right direction by empowering the next generation of extraordinary women leaders.

More information on this $500 scholarship can be found here. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020.

BBB Center for Ethics Students of Integrity Scholarship

The Students of Integrity (SOI) Scholarship showcases high school students in BBB’s twenty- county service area who demonstrate a superior understanding of ethics. The Center awards two $2,500 scholarships to the high school students with the highest-scoring essays. The scholarship money may be used for post-secondary education expenses at any accredited university, college (including community colleges) or vocational training institutions (including any two-year institution)

The SOI Scholarship Program is open to high school juniors in 2021 and seniors who will graduate in the 2020 academic year and reside in BBB Cincinnati’s twenty-county service area (Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Gallia, Hamilton, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Scioto and Warren counties in Ohio; Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties in Kentucky; and Dearborn, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties in Indiana).

The topic this year is Beer, Bad Tweets & Integrity: Is Integrity Possible in the Age of Tech & Cancel Culture. Click here for full essay prompt and application. Deadline to apply is April 3, 2020.

The Patrick Wolterman Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a current junior in honor of Patrick, a fallen firefighter and member of the RB Class of 2005. Applicants should submit an essay, no more than one page, addressing the following prompt:

The mission statement of Roger Bacon High School reads:

Rooted in the Franciscan values of holiness and learning, self-discipline and compassion, Roger Bacon is a Catholic high school which develops the hearts, minds, and bodies of its young men and women in a caring and challenging environment.

Describe a time when you have showed compassion for others.

A resume of activities should also be included with your essay. No letters of recommendation or grades are required. Submissions are due in the Guidance office by ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.***

The Paul and Naomi Thomas Scholarship 

The Paul and Naomi Thomas Scholarship is available for one sophomore student who exemplifies the Roger Bacon philosophy of Holiness and Learning. The recipient will receive a full-tuition scholarship for their Junior year.

The criteria are as follows:

Holiness: The student must demonstrate Christian behavior towards other students, gratitude and appreciation for the RB experience and participate in projects which serve the needs of others.

Learning: The student must maintain honor roll status first and second quarter of sophomore year and act as a positive role model for other students.

To apply the student must submit an essay which illustrates how he or she meets the criteria of the scholarship. Each Candidate's applications must include three letters of recommendation from faculty and/or staff. The recommendation must specifically address each of the points under the Holiness and Learning criteria. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.***

 

GIGSmart

One high school and one college students will will a $7,500 scholarship. Download the Gigsmart app. Gigsmart is the way workers choose jobs and requesters source workers. Input your job skills, set your hourly rate, accept the gigs that fit your schedule, get paid through the app with no fees, and work on your terms. More information can be found here.

Ayn Rand Novels Essay Contests

Three essay contests for the novels Anthem, Atlas Shruged, and The Fountain Head are open to 9th - 12th graders. Each novel has its own eligibility criteria. Click here for details. Awards are $30-$10,000.

Chegg Monthly Scholarships

Every month Chegg gives away $1000 to a high school student who best answers the monthly prompt. Create an account to submit your answers. Check back every month for another chance to win! Get started by clicking here.

University Tutor Scholarship Contest

University Tutor holds a monthly $100 scholarship contest to any student over the age of 16. Just answer the monthly essay prompt. Click here for the monthly prompt.

L.A. Tutors Monthly Scholarship

LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, etc.). The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

Requirements:

Must be currently enrolled in high school or college with a cumulative CPA of at least 3.0 and be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Click here for full details and application.

Raise.me

Introducing Micro-Scholarship from Raise.me. Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school. You add your achievements like grades, clubs, sports, volunteer activities, and more to your portfolio. For each achievement, you'll get scholarships from different colleges, which you can redeem if you attend that college. Learn about and follow different colleges from across the country to find schools that are the best fit for you. There are over 180 College Partners with Raise.me. Open to students in grades 9-12. Click here to learn more,