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Blog posts February 2016

College Spotlight-University at Buffalo



More about State University of New York

Although part of the mammoth State University of New York system, the University at Buffalo takes steps to ensure it doesn’t get overlooked. Very few universities share its strength in medicine, engineering, and computer science…

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BETA Applications

BETA applications can be picked up from Mrs. Usher.  The completed applications are due back MARCH 11TH.

Brewster Technical College Open House

Knead for Knowledge Scholarship


One is the loneliest number. Three is a crowd. Then there is five. What's so special about five? Well, for starters, this lucky number could help you win a $1,500 scholarship.

It would take more than just one hand to count all the reasons why the number five is important - and we want to know wha…

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MSU Spring Preview Days


  • Monday, March 21
  • Monday, March 28


Program Highlights

Organization Fair

A number of MSU's most prominent student organizations will be on hand to share informatio…

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Drake Davis Scholarship-Deadline 3/4/16


This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who exemplify outstanding qualities in leadership, character, and community service. To qualify, applicants must plan to attend an institution of higher learning and be currently accepted.


Visit the website to a…

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Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest

Essay Contest

To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student Essay Contest. Support is generously provided by a grant in memory of the late Russell Clark and in honor of William Phillips, educators and leaders in JASNA’s Greater Chicago Region.


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NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors a scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. The theme for the essay is "What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?"

All entries should be submitted to:

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund,
Office of General Counsel,
11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 2…

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A Voice for Animals Contest


This contest is for high school or homeschool students worldwide who have actively participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals. This year's contest has two sections, one for 14-15 year old students and one for 16-18 year old students. Applicants in t…

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Project Yellow Light Hunter Garner Scholarship

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must create and submit a video designed to motivate, persuade, and encourage teens to not drive distracted. In addition to a scholarship, the winning video will be turned into an Ad Council PSA and will be distributed nationally to 1,600 TV stations. Applica…

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Community Service Opportunity-March 5th

Volunteers are needed  at a clean up day for the Bloomingdale HOA on Saturday, March 5th. They are looking for volunteers to help take items out of vehicles (residents can drop off large items to a dumpster) and put it in dumpsters.  6-10 people are needed, preferably students who can lift things, f…

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2016 LGMD Awareness Scholarship

The LGMD Awareness Scholarship was designed to reward students who teach others about Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies, often referred to as LGMDs. There are two scholarship categories, merit-based and social media based. A total of four $3000 scholarships will be awarded in 2016. The scholarship mo…

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2016 Margarian Scholarship

As in past years, the 2016 Margarian Scholarship is aimed at rewarding a select number of deserving students for their academic and personal achievements. Our application is designed to be broad to give you the opportunity to present all the reasons why you are the most deserving candidate. We are s…

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American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligatio…

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Community Veterinary Partners Scholarship

t Community Veterinary Partners, we believe that a good education is invaluable. We recognize that college can be a significant and often burdensome expense and we want to help. We are now offering a bi-yearly $1,000 scholarship (spring and winter) for those who are currently attending college or wh…

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Germans from Russia Heritage Society Essay Contest


This essay contest is for middle school, high school, and university, and college undergraduate students from around the world. To enter, applicants must submit an essay on German-Russian history and culture. Entries are judged on quality of research and writing style. For mo…

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Hays C. Kirby Memorial Scholarship Contest-Deadline 3/13/16


This contest is for high school juniors, high school seniors, or students who are currently enrolled in or graduated within the previous 12 months from any public, private, alternative, parochial, or home-study high school-level educational program or institution. Previous JF…

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Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Peace Scholarship-Deadline 3/1/16

Peace Scholarships

Awards of $250 or $500 for high school seniors and college freshmen with
demonstrated leadership and personal initiative in activities involving:

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Angela DiPietro Women in Business Scholarship-Deadline 5/1/16


  • This scholarship is available to any female student who is pursuing post-secondary education (community college, undergraduate college, graduate school, business school, or law school) at an accredited U.S. institution. Incoming first-year college students who possess a GED or a hi…

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