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Heritage Scholarships

Buck Foundation- Pride of Rogers Heritage High School

Amount:  $32,000 over 4 yrs

Deadline:  Oct 9 app, Oct 12 creative submission

Requirements:  HHS Senior attendance area, outstanding school & community involvement, future community leader, plan to attend a 4-yr college or university, solid student whose income level or academic achievement does not qualify them for other significant financial assistance, 22-30 ACT, minimum 3.2  GPA, creative submission, interview required for finalists, other requirements

Seniors applying for the Buck Pride of Rogers Heritage High School Scholarship should see Mrs. Johnson to sign up for an advisory meeting on 9/9/2015 in the Lecture Hall. Important paperwork will be provided that you must return to have a complete application. Please plan to attend this important meeting.

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Amount:  $500 Deadline: Nov 29

Requirements:  Senior, in past 2 yrs must have 50 hrs of volunteer work and a min. 3.5 GPA, essay

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Amount:  $10,000  Deadline:  Feb 25

Requirements:   14 years or older at time of entry, original design or photograph of a greeting card, other requirements

Washington University in St. Louis-Danforth Scholars Program

Amount:  Full or partial tuition  Deadline:  Nov 15

Requirements: Plan to attend Washington University, must be nominated by someone with knowledge of the student, additional requirements

University of Virginia-Jefferson Scholars Foundation

Amount:  Entire cost of attendance  Deadline:  Dec 1

Requirements:  Plan to attend University of Virginia, demonstrated excellence & leadership potential, scholarship, citizenship, nomination form, other requirements

Ayn Rand Institute

Amount:  $20,000 First Place   Deadline: Oct 23

Requirements:  Senior, 800-1,600 word essay

Missouri State University Presidential Scholarship

Amount:  35 @ $12,500 yr  Deadline: 12/1/15

Requirements:  Senior planning to attend Missouri State, applied for admission to Missouri St, min. 30 ACT, top 10% of class or min. 3.9 GPA, other requirements

Missouri State Multicultural Leadership Scholarship

Amount:  $5,000 yr  Deadline: 12/1/15

Requirements:  Senior planning to attend Missouri State, applied for admission to Missouri St, top 50% of class or min. 3.0 GPA, other requirements

Oklahoma City University Freshman Scholarships

Amount:  $1,700- full tuition per yr.  Deadline:  varies

Requirements:  High school senior, planning to attend Oklahoma City University, GPA, ACT scores

Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

Amount:  up to $22,000 each   Deadline:  Oct 25

Requirements:  Senior, plan to complete 4-yr degree, critical financial need, extra-curricular involvement, US citizen, min 2.0 GPA, additional requirements

University of Utah David Eccles School of Business- Business Scholars

Amount:  In state tuition  Deadline:

Requirements:  High-achieving senior interested in attending UT and majoring in business,

see scholarship coordinator for more information

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Amount:  2 @ $1,000 state winners, 10 @ $5,000 National winners

Deadline:  Oct. 28

Requirements:   Outstanding volunteer service activity within the past year, Grades 5-12,

return application to Scholarship Office by deadline

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