National Essay Scholarship “We the Students.”

Each year, our “We the Students” essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic.

To apply go to: http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/

This year, we’re asking students to consider what role the government should play in monitoring internet content and we are awarding $20,000+ in scholarship and prizes to the winning essayists, including:

  • 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.
  • Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each.
  • Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each.

Please encourage your students to sign up below and submit their 500-800-word essay before February 5, 2018.

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Welcome to 2017-2018

Hello! I will continue to post scholarship and information for Seniors on this Blog. Please let me know if you have any questions! ~ Shana Smith, School Counselor

Spirit Of Community Award

To apply go to: https://spirit.prudential.com/awards/how-to-apply%20

Deadline to apply: Nov. 8th

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards:

  • Complete the application and the student/parent agreement. Deadline: November 8, 2016.
  • Go to the “Certification” page to email or print out instructions for your certifier. You must deliver these instructions to your certifier by November 8, 2016. Your certifier can be your school principal or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or Hands On Network affiliate.
  • Your certifier has until November 18, 2016, to review applications online and select Local Honoree(s) from the applicants in your school or organization, and nominate them for state-level judging.

BURLINGAME RECREATION COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP

BURLINGAME RECREATION COMMISSION SCHOLARSHIP
MUST BE A BURLINGAME HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR GRADUATING THE 2015/2016 SCHOOL YEAR.
ALL ELIGIBLE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE YEAR END AWARD ASSEMBLY
APPLICATIONS WILL BE JUDGED BY OUTSIDE SOURCE
SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP 2 SENIORS FOR FURTHERING EDUCATION

AMOUNT: $250 EACH

Application are available in Senior Mailboxes, and due to Mrs. Smith, April 20th

More Local Scholarships!

Current Juniors – The group previously known as the Burlingame Lions Club are offering a scholarship for next year’s Seniors who will be attending Allen Community College in the Fall of 2016. Applications are available from Mrs. Smith and are due Monday March 4th. (This information has been announced to Junior History classes last week)

 

Current Seniors – The group previously known as the Burlingame Rotary Club has 2 scholarship options available to this year’s Seniors, who are planning on attending a) Allen Community College Fall of 2016 or b) any college Fall of 2016. Applications are available from Mrs. Smith and are due Monday March 4th. (This information has been announced to Senior History classes last week).