November Scholarship Deadlines
Bennington College Young Writers Competition
Submit one of the following: Poetry (a group of 3 poems); fiction (a short story or one-act play), nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). Submit online to Bennington College. Submission time frame is September 1 to November 1, 2018.
Amount: $125 - $500
Eligible grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Elks National Foundation Emergency Educational Grants
Emergency Educational Grants: One-year educational grants available to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks. Grants are based on information submitted in the application.
Amount: Up to $4,000
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth
The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Previous language study is not required, and language learners of all levels are encouraged to apply.
NSLI-Y programs offer intensive language immersion in a variety of locations around the world. Scholarships are available for students to learn the following languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. Programs may take place in the following locations: China, India, Jordan, Korea, Morocco, Oman, Russia, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkey and other locations around the world.
Eligible grade: 11, 12
NCWIT Award (National Center for Women & Information Technology)
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education.
Winners receive prizes, gadgets, and scholarships, and can join a community of like-minded young, technical women. National award winners are selected from across the country. Affiliate Award competitions are available in many areas nationwide. All computing levels are encouraged to apply: we recognize aspirations as well as accomplishments. Competition for the 2020 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing is open to any U.S. high school-level female , genderqueer or non-binary (grades 9-12).
Eligible grade: 9, 10, 11, 12
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is open to students in grades 5-12 who have participated in volunteer activities in the past 12 months. Local Honorees are selected by participating organizations in November and receive a certificate of recognition. Bingham High School is a participating organization. If you have taken part in a community service in the last 12 months and are a student at Bingham, fill out an application form at the website listed below and submit it to Mary Bagley, Scholarship Adviser at email@example.com.
State Honorees are selected from each state and receive an award of $1,000, an engraved medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC for the national recognition events. Ten National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion and a trophy for their school or organization. Apply online at: www.spirit.prudential.com
Amount: up to $5,000
Contact: Mary Bagley in the Counseling Center
Eligible grade: 10, 11, 12