3rd Place - $50
2nd Place - $75
This is a listing and description of various scholarships offered to seniors. Please check this often as it will be updated weekly as we get new scholarship in.
Please Note: All Local Scholarships are in Blue.
To provide scholarship to veterans or their children or grandchildren. Scholarships are available only to residents of Central Ohio, which includes Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union Counties.
Must be able verify status service member (or dependent of service member) status by providing a DD Form 214, Report of Separation, and if applicable, a written explanation of relationship to service member. Additionally, each applicant must submit proof of grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Must submit a 500-word, type-written, double-spaced essay on “Why I want a Higher Education”. The essay will be on plain white, 8 ½” by 11” paper.
Due Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Read more about MILVETS Veterans Day Scholarship
MILVETS ROTC Scholarship
Each year MILVETS, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. It is the duty of our dedicated MILVETS, ROTC Scholarship Committee to determine the most worthy and outstanding individuals to receive the prestigious award.
MILVETS ROTC/JROTC Scholarship Intent: Awarded annually at the annual Armed Forces Day Luncheon and Awards Banquet to freshman and college sophomore students in ROTC and high school seniors in JROTC programs. Must be able to verify status in respective ROTC or JROTC program and be in good standing. In addition, applicant must submit proof of grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
Due Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Read more about MILVETS ROTC Scholarship
Voice of Democracy Speech Contest
- Student needs to answer one of the essay questions found on the website:
Deadline: October 4, 2013
Theme: Why I'm Optimistic about our Nation's FutureLocal Awards: 1st Place - $100
Additional awards at district, state and national levels for those that advance
Grand Prize: $30,000
Pamphlets are located in the Guidance Office
Deadline: November 1, 2013
First Freedom Student Competition (9th-12th grade)
National Essay and video contest
Essay - $2500 Award
Video - $2500 Award
For topic, guidelines, registration, and other details go to www.firstfreedom.org
Online Registration Deadline: Monday, November 18, 2013
Postmark Entry Deadline: Monday, November 25, 2013
Video Upload Deadline: Monday, November 25, 2013
Announcement of Winners: Sunday, April 13, 2014 (Thomas Jefferson's birthday)
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
High school juniors and seniors for the 2013-2014 school year are eligible
- Submit an essay between 800-1000 words on provided topic
(1) $10,000 First prize
(1) $5,000 Second Prize
(3) $1000 runner-up prizes
(4) $500 winners
Deadline: January 1, 2014
Visit thefire.org/contest to enter
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