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Time to Apply for Scholarships: High School Edition

Apply for Social Justice Themed Grants And Scholarships! We see these opportunities as a great way to develop longtime service connections with these organizations! Ongoing Grants for volunteer projects are listed on this page and you can always find featured scholarships here.  But below a list of MORE scholarships and grants which are all due in the next three months!

Social Justice Based Essay Contests

Scholarship

Prompt

Deadline

ZocDoc Healthcare Scholarship 1-2 page essay about a personal interaction with the healthcare system (whether it’s you, a family member, a friend, etc.) and explain what changes you would make. March 31, 2013 
Samuel A. Green Scholarship A 250-word essay that explains how a college education will help you  cultivate prosperity in your neighborhood/community. April 15, 2013
Create Real Impact Reckless Driving Creative Writing Piece of between 100 and 1200 words showcasing the problem of reckless and distracted driving with your solution to stop the behavior. April 20, 2013
International Bipolar Foundation (form) Essay describing how stigma behind Bipolar disorders can be erased. 500 word limit. May 1, 2013
Hey U.G.L.Y Anti-Bully Campaign Write a 500 word essay about why you think it's important for youth across the globe to understand and embrace that they ARE good enough. May 31, 2013

 

 

Art/Photography/Video Social Justice Themed Contests

Scholarship Prompt Deadline
Project Yellow Light (seniors only) 25 or 55 second video which encourages your peers to develop and embrace safe drivings habits.
April 1, 2013
International Labor Organization (Age 18 +) Photos submitted by participants should capture youth at work (in different places and under various conditions) in a creative and original manner. Photographers are invited to focus specifically on working conditions, gender barriers, discrimination, informality, entrepreneurship, working poverty, migration, precarious work, and the rural economy, among others.
April 15, 2013
Create Real Impact Reckless Driving Make a poster or a two minute video showcasing the problem of reckless and distracted driving with your solution to stop the behavior. April 20, 2013
Hey U.G.L.Y Anti-Bully Campaign Take a picture showing why you think it's important for youth across the globe to understand and embrace that they ARE good enough. May 31, 2013

Academic Awards

Scholarship Summary Deadline
Scholastic Journalism Contest Scholastic honors the best reporting and writing by students in grades 3-12. Submit in three categories: School Newspaper: Print, School Newspaper: Online, Individual Reporting. March 15, 2013