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Here are 9 college scholarships with December deadlines in 2014 to help get you started:
1. Prize in Ethics Essay Contest: $1,500, Deadline: December 8, 2014
“Whatever the answer to essential questions of society and individual human beings may be, education is surely its major component. But what would education be without its ethical dimension?” Applicants will be prompted to write essays based on this subject.
2. PEO International Peace Scholarship: $10,000, Deadline: December 15, 2014
The International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Members of P.E.O. believe that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding.
3. Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation: $2,500, Deadline: December 30, 2014
CKSF offers those who register on their website a wide variety of scholarship quizzes for U.S. high school, college, and graduate students. There are even some scholarships that parents can win for their children.
4. Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Scholarship: $10,000, Deadline: December 31, 2014
The Anne Ford Scholarship is granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2015.
5. Rolex North American Scholarship: $25,000, Deadline, December 31, 2014
Each Rolex Scholarship provides a hands-on introduction to underwater and other aquatic-related endeavors for a young person considering a career in an underwater-related discipline. Applicants must be certified SCUBA divers between the ages of 21 and 25.
6. Imagine America High School Scholarship Program: $1,000, Deadline: December 31, 2014
This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States.
7. William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship: $1,000, Deadline: December 31, 2014The William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship honors the esteemed Texas journalist who coined the phrase “Right to Work” and contributed greatly to the movement’s advancement.
8. Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship: $1,000, Deadline: December 31
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship was instituted to honor three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for refusing to pay union dues. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing an education degree who exhibits the same principles and dedication to teaching as Carol Applegate, Kay Jackson, and Dr. Anne Parks.
9. Mount Washington DREAMers Scholarship: $ varies, Deadline: January 1, 2014
Mount Washington College has established the DREAMers Education Initiative (DEI) Scholarship to assist students who, due to status as undocumented immigrants, are unable to access other forms of financial aid or assistance.