The Lowe’s Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior with a GPA of at least 3.25, who demonstrates active participation in their community through volunteer work and service opportunities.
Prize: 140 scholarships will be awarded to students planning to “enroll full-time in an undergraduate course of study in the U.S. for the 2012/2013 school year.”
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until February 28th, 2012. Applications can be found at https://careers.lowes.com/college_recruiting_scholarship.aspx.
Eligibility: High school students grades 9-12. Applicants must create an original poster representing their interpretation of the theme, “One person can make a difference.”
Prizes: “First Prize – $1000
Second Prize – $500
Third Prize – $250
Up to five Honorable Mentions of $100 each.”
Deadline: All submissions must be postmarked for Feburary 20th, 2012. For complete list of rules and the application form, visit http://www.christophers.org/document.doc?id=303.
SPJ Scholarship Essay Contest
Eligibility: All high school students (grades 9-12) who submit original work with a contest entry form signed by a sponsoring teacher. Students must compose an essay (either typed or hand-written) of 300-500 words answering the question, “Why is it important that we have news media independent of the government?”
Prizes: First place receives a $1,000 dollar scholarship followed by a $500 dollar prize for second place, $300 for third.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked by March 8th, 2012. For complete rules and entry forms, visit http://www.spj.org/a-hs.asp.