DECA SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Distributive Education Clubs of American (DECA)
1908 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
DECA’s scholarship program provides over $300,00 in scholarships at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA Scholarship Program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based.
Must be a current national member of DECA. Scholarship applications available online at www.deca.org
Deadline January, check website for exact date.
ANNUAL NATIONAL WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Washington Crossing Foundation
P.O. Box 503
Levittown, PA 19058-0503
Scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 and other awards, as announced, are available to high school seniors who are United States citizens planning careers in government (local, state, or federal) service. Students must submit essays not exceeding 300 words, typed and double spaced, telling why they want to enter government service. Recommendations required. For specific details, visit website listed above or contact Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer, Board of Trustees, at above address. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope.
Deadline Application must be received on or before January 15 (or next regular business day if the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday).
Director of Special Programs
15 West 65 Street
New York, NY 10023
Lighthouse Guild has created an annual scholarship program for college bound high school students who are legally blind. Applications will be accepted from students during the middle of their senior year, with recipients selected and scholarships awarded in the spring of their senior year. The GuildScholar Program awards 12 to 16 scholarships of up to $15,000 each.
The GuildScholar application process is online. The recommendations and personal statement must be submitted electronically in Word; other supporting documents may be in Word, PDF, JPEG, or TIFF. Applications and supporting documents must be at the Guild by January 31st of senior year. Scholarship awarded by June 15. For more information about the program, visit website above or call Gordon Rovins at 212-769-7801.
Deadline: January 31, 2015
UNION PLUS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Union Plus Education Foundation Scholarship
C/O Union Privilege
1100 First Street NE, Suite #850
Washington, DC 20002
Current and retired members of unions affiliated with the AFL-CIO, participation in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Participating union members from Puerto Rico, Canada, Guam and Virgin Islands and U.S. citizens are eligible. Members do not have to purchase any Union Plus program product or participate in any Union Plus programs to apply for the scholarships, and scholarship awards are not based upon participation in a Union Plus program. Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $4,000. This is a one-time cash award for study beginning in the fall of the same year.
The individual must be accepted into a United States accredited college or university, community college or recognized technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Undergraduate and Graduate students are eligible.
Deadline: January 31, 2015