Scholarship listings:  Updated October 23, 2014

#LoveSpanish Scholarship-$15,000 scholarship opportunity. The application is open to all students, 13 and older. Students simply write a Tweet or FB post sharing why they #LoveSpanish. Detailed instructions can be found at:  www.spanishdict.com/scholarship
DEADLINE: October 31, 2014

Student of Integrity Scholarship Awards- $1000 scholarships sponsored by the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Virginia are awarded to high school seniors based on leadership, community service, personal integrity and academic history. See the guidance office or got to www.vawest.bbb.studentofintegrity for an application. DEADLINE: January 30, 2015

Waynesboro Woman’s Club Scholarship- offers a $1500 renewable scholarship based on scholastic achievement, financial need, extracurricular activities and good character. Applicants must be seniors at Wilson Memorial, Stuarts Draft or Waynesboro High School. There will be no discrimination based upon race, color, creed, or gender. The complete application form is available in the guidance office.  DEADLINE: Application and all documentation must be received by March 1, 2015

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program Are you a senior with a GPA of 2.8 or higher who plans to attend college or a vocational or technical school? Have you demonstrated leadership abilities through work experience or school activities? Are you committed to and involved in community service? WMHS can nominate one student for consideration for this $1000 scholarship. If the above criteria apply to you and you would like to be considered for nomination for this scholarship please submit to your counselor a description of your leadership and community service activities. DEADLINE: Must be received in the WMHS counseling office by October 31, 2014 
 
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest is available to high school seniors. The applications will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. Scholarships are awarded at the local, state and national level. Applications are available on-line at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. Applications cannot be submitted on-line and must be returned to the Elk Lodge closest to the applicant. A list of Elk lodges is available on line at www.elks.org Those applications going to the Staunton Elk Lodge may be mailed to the Staunton Elk Lodge at P.O. Box 2681 Staunton, VA 24401 or hand delivered to the Staunton Elk Lodge at 29 Tams Street in Staunton in time to be received by the due date.
DEADLINE: Must be received by December 5, 2014

The Elk Legacy Scholarship competition is open to any high school senior that will be attending college who are children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks. Applicants compete separately against other children and grandchildren from Virginia. They are judged on the core values of the Elks National Foundation: knowledge, charity, community service, and integrity. Information about eligibility and to obtain an application is available at www.elks.org/enf/scholars. DEADLINE:  Applications are submitted on-line only and the deadline is January 30, 2015.

 

 

Fastweb : Scholarships, Financial Aid, Student Loans and Colleges  Search for scholarships with free scholarship matching service, get student financial aid and find money to pay for college at FastWeb.com

 studentscholarships.org - Scholarship search site for seniors and underclassmen.  Additional information on this website includes - career and salary information, academic majors, and a virtual tour. Visit studentscholarships.org
 csopportunity.org - scholarships for low income and/or minority students
 
The Simple Dollar - The Simple Dollar is a site for those of us who need both cents and sense: people fighting debt and bad spending habits while building a financially secure future and still affording a latte or two. Our busy lives are crazy enough without having to compare five hundred mutual funds – we just want simple ways to manage our finances and save a little money.  Information detailing the College Scholarship Guide.

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American Legion - www.legion.org/needalift