Write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Open to US high school students in grades 9-12. First place $10,000. Deadline to apply is January 18, 2019. Complete submission requirements and details can be found here.
The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution invites all high school students interested in the American Revolution to participate in the Knight Essay Contest. The Knight Essay Contest is a 800 - 1,200 word essay that will be judged on its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar, spelling and documentation. The topic of the essay shall deal with an event, person, philosophy, or ideal associated with the American Revolution; the Declaration of Independence; or the framing of the United States Constitution. State level awards range from $200-$800 and national level awards range from $1,000-$5,000 with first place including $500 in travel expense and one-night hotel stay for the winner and a chaperone. Applications and instructions are available in the guidance office or from your social studies teacher. Deadline to apply is January 28, 2019.
This essay scholarship is open to all high school students.
This year they are asking students to personalize their essays while encouraging them to expand their understanding of citizenship beyond an abstract concept, envisioning it as knowledge and actions inspired by America’s founding principles.
Details can be found here. Deadline for submission is February 14, 2019.
This $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a member of the junior class entering their senior year in the fall of 2018. 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 and in the Guidance Office. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year. ***
The Paul and Naomi Thomas Scholarship is available for a current sophomroe 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. Essay and three letters of recommendation are required with the application. Applications can be found here and in the Guidance Office. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year. ***
The RB Class of 1952 Scholarship is now open for freshmen and sophomore students. 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 and in the Guidance Office. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year. ***
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 and in the Guidance Office. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year.***
This $1000 scholarship is established to support students who require financial assistance to attend Roger Bacon. This scholarship will not be based on grades, but on financial need and classroom effort. To apply, all materials must be submitted electronically to your guidance counselor by March 26, 2018. Please be sure to list your current grade with your name on the essay. Students must write a 250-300 word (one page) essay about their experience serving others, describing what they did and the impact it has had on them and two letters of recommendations from teachers, addressing the student's effort in the classroom and their compassion for others. This scholarship is open to all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors currently attending Roger Bacon. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year***
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. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year***
The RB Class of 1952 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. $1,000 up to $2,000 will be awarded to next year tuition. Applications can be found here and in the Guidance Office. ***Deadline has passed. Please check back next year***
For the 2018-19 school year, the OLA Scholarship will be awarded to one female freshman for her sophomore year of education at RB and to one sophomore for her junior year. Each student will receive $3,000 for tuition assistance. The current sophomore recipient of the scholarship is eligible to re-apply for her junior year. The applicant must be involved with community/volunteer service, extra-curricular school activities and have good grades. Applications can be found here and in the Guidance Office and must be returned to the Guidance Office by ***Deadline has passed for the 2017-2018 school year. Please check back next year. ***
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.
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 holds a monthly $1000 scholarship contest to any student over the age of 16. Just answer the monthly essay prompt. Click here for the monthly prompt.
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.