Upcoming College Scholarship Deadlines Worth Noting

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college studentWe are in the heart of college scholarship season when applicants should consider stepping up their research to find what they need for the 2010-11 academic year. Though scholarship deadlines can take place at any time of the year, we have noticed that April 1 is the cut off date for quite a few of them. That means you have less than six weeks to get yours in, even less in some cases.

There are too many scholarships available to track each one, but the following are some whose deadlines are looming. Please harvest the appropriate link to find out more information about those of interest to you:

Golden LEAF Scholarship

College Foundation of North Carolina
Golden LEAF Scholarship
2917 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
(888) 234-6400
cfnc.org/global/contact.jsp

Notes: These $3,000 annual scholarships are funded by a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, a long-term economic advancement foundation, and administered by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA). Deadline March 15, 2010.

Ashley Marie Easterbrook Internet Scholarship Fund Application

Ashley Marie Easterbrook Internet Scholarship Fund Application
The Foundation for Ashley’s Dream
P. O. Box 1808
Troy, MI 48099-1808
(248) 720-0245
ashleysdream.org/contact/

Notes: Applicant must currently be a High School student (or home schooled) in the United States, graduating in the spring of 2010. Cumulative 4-year Grade Point Average between 3.50 and 3.74. One $1000 award given. Deadline: March 31, 2010.

SAMMY Scholarship Awards

Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Scholarship Awards
National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board
1250 H Street NW, Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-0153
sammyapplication.com/default.aspx

Notes: 25 applicants will be awarded a $7500 college scholarship, a trip to Disney World, and a chance to appear in a Milk Moustache commercial. Deadline March 5, 2010

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship
120 Hawthorne Avenue, Suite 103
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(888) 275-2054
questbridge.org/about/contact.html

Notes: QuestBridge is a non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation’s best colleges. QuestBridge is the provider of the National College Match Program and the College Prep Scholarship. The 2010 College Prep Scholarship application became available on February 17, 2010. Check website for deadlines.

Ronald C. Harrell Engineering Scholarship

Crotts & Saunders Engineering Inc.
Attn: Harrell Scholarship
4000 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27113
(336) 765-7250
ncsocietyofengineers.org/Scholarships-Community/Engineering-Scholarship/Scholarship-Instructions.aspx

Notes: A $2000 college scholarship is available for North Carolina residents who are enrolled in an Engineering or Engineering Technology program at select NC schools. Deadline: April 23, 2010.

34th Annual Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition

Glenn Miller Birthplace Society
107 East Main Street
P.O. Box 61
Clarinda, IA, 51632
(712) 542-2461
glennmiller.org/scholarships.html

Notes: Clarinda’s Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $4,500, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $4,500, $2,000 & $1,000. These scholarships, which are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education-related expense. Deadline is March 15, 2010.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars
northropgrumman.com/community/engscholars/contact/index.html

Notes: The 2010 Engineering Scholars program is underway. The application deadline date for Maryland is March 31. All other applications are due by April 30. Please go to the Application Forms page to download the appropriate application. Individual scholarships of $10,000 awarded by Northrop Grumman to a qualified graduating high school senior in select locations.

Edison Scholars Program

Edison Scholars Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082
(507) 931-1682
sce.com/CommunityandRecreation/Education/EdisonScholars.htm

Notes: The Edison Scholars program is a scholarship that rewards public and private high school students who show potential for a successful college career and have a financial need. $2,500 annually; renewable for up to $10,000 if all requirements are met. As many as 75 recipients will receive awards. Deadline is March 1, 2010.

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