The Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships offer financial assistance to two graduating high school seniors with documented learning disabilities and/or ADHD who are pursuing post-secondary education. The Anne Ford Scholarship was first awarded in 2002. In 2009, with a generous donation from Anne’s daughter, Allegra, a second scholarship was created and named the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship.
To learn more about eligibility requirements, visit our Eligibility Information page. For more information about the scholarships and applications visit: https://www.ncld.org/scholarships-and-awards#scholarship-807
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 6, 2017
The Elks National Foundation helps students who need financial assistance to fulfill their dreams of attending college. Most valuable student scholars are outstanding students who are at or near the top of their classes, active in their schools and communities, and recognized as leaders by their peers. 500 scholarships will be awarded, ranging from $4,000 to $50,000. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. For details and to download an application, visit http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm or see Ms. Dwoyer in the school counseling office.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 27, 2017
The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program at Duke University invests in young leaders who strive to make transformational contributions to society. The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program seeks students who have demonstrated the outstanding potential to become great leaders in college and beyond. Our hope is that all Robertson Scholars will play significant and impactful roles in their communities and society, today and in the future. There is no such thing as a ‘typical Robertson Scholar’. Our Scholars pursue a range of passions, academic interests, and personal and professional goals , they share the following traits: purposeful leadership, intellectual curiosity, strength of character, and a collaborative spirit.
For more information about the program and to find the online application visit this website: https://robertsonscholars.org/
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2017
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. College Scholars receive up to $40,000 per year, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to network with the larger JKCF Scholar community. Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership.
FAQ's and eligibility requirements: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/faqs/
Application Deadline: November 14, 2017