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Scholarship Resources

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Scholarship Opportunities: Are you going to college? Finding a way to pay for your education is often the hardest part. The following links provide you with information regarding scholarships. There's something for everyone. Remember - you'll never know unless you try.


Cirkled in Scholarship
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Our scholarships are open to 8th-12th grade students and it's free to apply. It's a simple and easy process. There's no minimum GPA and no long essay to write. Students can use for any educational need, from tuition to books and supplies, even transportation if needed.
The Horatio Alger Association offers one of the largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country. The Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are primarily focused on recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, they seek students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
The application period for high school seniors pursuing bachelor's degree programs ends October 25.
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Scholarships with upcoming deadlines

Here are three broad-eligibility scholarships with upcoming deadlines:
  • Environmental Awareness Scholarship ($1000, 2 awards. Due Sept 1): Essay contest on how you think climate change will impact future generations.
  • Be the Boss Scholarship for Female Entrepreneurs ($2000, 2 awards. Due Sept 15): For a female student who wants to start her own online business. Financial need and academic performance are not important.
  • Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Scholarship ($100-$25k, 59 awards. Due Sept 21): Choose from 3 topics about the Atlas Shrugged book, and write a 800-1600 word essay about it. The winnings essay must argue their point well and show an understanding of the philosophical underpinnings of the novel.