• #forwhatIstand Scholarship - Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

    Every person is unique. We all have different goals, values, hopes and dreams. At Jostens, we are energized and inspired by talking to young people every day and hearing the amazing stories of how you are making the world a better place. Watch the videos below to hear students expressing what matters to them.

    We want to hear what you stand for with our #forwhatIstand contest. Learn more below.

    Click here to learn more

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  • Allegacy Scholarship - Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018

    At Allegacy, we recognize that being your best takes commitment, patience and practice.  And if you're looking for ways to pay for higher education, you must share that commitment.  Consider applying for one of the scholarships Allegacy provides to our members.  We offer two scholarhips programs, both of which relieve some of the burden of paying for college.  The application process is now open now through Feb. 1, 2018 

    Not yet a member?  Not a problem.  For more information, contact us:  Studentloans@aAllegacy.org.  

    Visit us online to get started.  http://Allegacy.org/scholarships

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  • Silver Pen Writing Competition - Deadline: Dec. 9, 2017

    RidgeCrest, a retirement community located in Mount Airy, NC, is proud to off the silver Pen Writing Competition again for the 2017-18 school year.  Silver Pen is a unique opportunity to bridge the communication gap between younger and older generations.  Members at RidgeCrest will judge the essays and ultimately choose four ranked winners.  


    --First place:  $1500

    --Second place:  $1000

    --Third place:  $750

    --Fourth place:  $500

    This is open to all high school seniors who live or attend school within 25 miles of RidgeCrest.  Employees and chilfen of employees are also eligible.  There is no GPA requirement.  

    ESSAY TOPIC:  should students be allowed to grade their teachers?  If so, what grade would this begin?  What would the teachers be graded on and how would it be measured?  Would this influence their pay or Supervisor evaluation at the end of the year?  

    RULES:  Essay must be applicant's original work.  Applicants may enter only once.  Essays must be between 600 and 1000 words, DOUBLE SPACED.  Please include a cover page and any necessary citations on a works cited page.  Quotations may be used sparingly and sources must be clearly identified.  

    To apply, you must include the attached application form, copy of your transcript, and the personal essay.  Here is the application form:  Silver Pen Application.pdf.  

    All items need to complete this application must be submitted online at http://silverpen-slc.com.  All submissions are due by Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.  

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  • ACT Student Champion Award - Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017

    Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

    ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. 

    Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 

    • A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
    • Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
    • Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.

    Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due December 31, 2017, and champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018. If applicants are under the age of 18, they must complete this form in addition to the application. 

    All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org

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  • West Teaching Scholarship at Catawba College - Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

    The Catawba College Teacher Education Department and The Ritchie Academy for Teaching are asking for your help in reaching students who have an interest in the teaching profession.  Please tell your high school students that the West Teaching Scholarship at the Catawba College Academy for Teaching is available. The scholarship is a yearly award of $2,500 in addition to any other academic scholarships for which the student is eligible. The Academy provides a wealth of experiences including early field experiences, excursions and professional networking.  We currently have 15 West Teaching Scholars across four cohorts!  Interested students may apply online or contact us to discuss this scholarship. 


    Attached is a brochure and a poster that may be printed out and distributed to interested students.  If you would like additional brochures and/or posters, please email Teresa Weddington at twedding@catawba.edu. Thank you so much for your help as we attempt to “influence education one teacher at a time.”


    The West Teaching Scholars application is located at the following link:




    The deadline for submitting applications is December 1, 2017.  In order to be eligible for the West Scholarship, students must have applied to and have been accepted to Catawba College.

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  • Lenior-Rhyne Teaching Scholars Scholarship - Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

    Lenoir-Rhyne University is pleased to announce the fourth year of the LR Teaching Scholars scholarship program.  We seek exemplary high school seiors to receive this prestigious scholarship and develop the skills to become effective teacher leaders.  Priority consideration will be give to students applying by Jan. 31, 2018.  However, we strongly encourage students to apply immediately as spaces for the scholarship program are limited.  High School seniors should apply at https://www.lr.edu/academics/opportunities-for-exceptional-students/teaching-scholars.

    Prospective Scholars are also encouraged to attend the #ChooseLR open house event on Saturday, Oct. 21.  Students will receive valuable information regarding admissions, financial iad, academics, and campus services.  A special reception and informational session will be held for all prospective Teaching Scholars to learn about the program and meet current Scholars.  Students may register for this event at: http://www.lr.edu/chooselr.

    Questions?  Please contact Monica L. Campbell at 828-328-7907 or via email at mailto:monica.campbell@lr.edu.  

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