` December Scholarship

Peotone High School:
Principal - Mrs. Deanna Oliver
605 West North Street
Peotone, IL 60468

Phone: 708-258-3236
Fax: 708-258-6991

December Scholarship

December Scholarships (Awards with December due dates)

Scholarship Name
Eligibility Requirements
Application Availability
AXA Achievement Scholarship
United States citizens or legal residents; Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in an activity in school, the community or the workplace; Be recommended by an unrelated adult
Ambition and drive; Determination to set and reach goals; Respect for self, family and community; Ability to succeed in college

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Bruce Fishkin Scholarship
A “full ride” scholarship, including tuition, room & board, books & supplies, to any accredited college or university
Junior or Senior; Minimum 3.0 .GPA or better on a 4.0 scale

400 to 500-word response to three essay questions
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Scholarship must be used during student’s first year in college
None; winner determined by random drawing

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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Senior who owns and operates his/her own small business; Intent to attend a nonprofit two- or four-year college, university or technical school
Extracurricular activities; Leadership activities, Small business experience
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The Carl J. Megel Special Education Scholarship
$1000 non-renewable
Child of currently employed active member of the Illinois Federation of Teachers; Enrolled in special education school, class, or program
Transcript, Extracurricular activities, College entrance scores, Work record

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The Robert G. Porter Scholarship
$1,500; renewable
Senior; Child of currently employed, retired or  deceased member of the Illinois Federation of Teachers; Cumulative “B” average
Transcript; Extracurricular activities; College entrance scores; Work record; Letter of recommendation; Essay

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Elks National Foundation Scholarship
Any U.S. high school senior
Employment; Community service, Honors and awards; Extracurricular and Leadership activities; Essays; Financial need
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Stephen J. Brady Scholarship
You are invited to apply if you are currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through college graduate school) and have significantly impacted the fight against hunger in your community.
Must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Added consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger. Volunteer services must help non-family members.
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Coca-Cola Hispanic Scholarship
High school senior; Hispanic; U.S. citizen; Minimum G.P.A. 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Must plan to enroll full-time during the 2014-2015 academic year in a degree-seeking program at a four-year institution as a freshman at an accredited U.S. institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam
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Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship
U.S. or Canadian resident; Intent to attend a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S.; Have a minimum G.P.A of 2.5 or greater; Student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work over the past year
Community service; Essay
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Green House Scholar

Senior; Intent to attend a four-year accredited academic institution; U.S. citizen or permanent resident and legal resident of Colorado or Illinois; Unweighted G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher
Financial need; Demonstrate a strong interest and commitment to the community; Demonstrate an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances; possess excellent leadership skills
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Last updated Mon, Dec 9, 2013 2:17 PM