The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship this scholarship may be for you. The Voice of Democracy scholarship is a Patriotic Audio Essay Competition. This year's theme is, American History: Our Hope for the Future.
For more information on the competition and the application form visit this website: https://www.vfw.org/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Voice-of-Democracy-Student-Entry-Form-and-Brochure.pdf?la=en
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31, 2017
The UVA Jefferson Scholars program awards scholarships to students intended to cover the cost of four years of attendance at UVA. This prestigious program selects students who have demonstrated uncommon academic abilities, exceptional leadership talents, and an understanding of the broader community around them. The scholarship program is highly selective, high schools may only nominate one student per school. To learn more about the program, click here.
If you would like to be considered as the Blacksburg High School nominee to the Jefferson Scholars program please submit the following information to Ms. Dwoyer by October 6:
BHS DEADLINE (MATERIALS TO MS. DWOYER): OCTOBER 6
The Wendy's High School Heisman Recognizes well-rounded individuals who excel in learning, performing, and leading in the class room, on the field, and in the community. Every year Wendy's High School Heisman and the Heisman Trophy Trust Team up to Recognize more than 5,000 of the best high school seniors. Applications should have at least a 3.0 GPA. Participate in a sport recognized by the IOC, be a leader in the school and community, and serve as a role model. Scholarship awards range $1,000 and $10,000. You can find the application here, however in order to qualify for the program, a school official must review your application. Please email or see Ms. Dwoyer if you are planning to apply.
BHS DEADLINE (SIGN UP WITH MS. DWOYER): SEPTEMBER 29
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 2
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Information and application: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/
Scholarship Deadline: October 31, 2017