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2014 December

Elks National Foundation: 2015 Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Visit the following link for more information:
-Most Valuable Student Scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university.
-Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.
-Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
-College students are not eligible to apply.
-Applicants must be citizen of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
-Male and female students compete separately.
-Applicants are judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

500 Scholarships (ranging from $1,000-$12,500 per year) will be awarded for four years:

-2 first-place awards of $50,000
-2 second-place awards of $40,000
-2 third-place awards of $30,000
-14 (fourth-place) awards of $20,000
-480 runners-up awards (fifth-place) of $4,000

Please visit the website on the left for more details about the awards.

December 5, 2014.

Due to the Elks Lodge closest to the applicants home.
AXA Achievement Scholarship


- Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

-Be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2014-2015 academic year. 

-Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

-Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to better face risk through education and action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, and/or emergency preparedness
52 $10,000 scholarships will be awarded (1 to a recipient from each U.S. State, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico)

10 of these recipients will be selected to receive an additional $15,000
December 15, 2014 or until 10,000 applications are submitted. 
FOR PARENTS: Iowa Student Loan Save Now, Save Later: College Savings Plan Parent Giveaway

For more information, to read the full rules and frequently asked questions, and to register, visit:
-Iowa parents and legal guardians of students in grades 9-12 can register to win one of 20 deposits to an existing or new College Savings Iowa account.
-As part of the registration process, parents complete a customized version of Student Loan Game Plan. See the link on the left for more information.
$1,500December 19, 2014
2015 BrokerFish Scholarship for University Students

-Students who are graduating their final year of high school
-Must be students who will pursue a full-time undergraduate degree, diploma or equivalent program by an accredited institution of higher education
December 21, 2014