December 15, 2017-The Burger King Scholars program is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors with plans to attend a two or four- year accredited university, college or vocational/technical school. In addition, the Burger King McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award of $1,000-50,000 which is awarded to three students each year. To be eligible, graduating seniors must
- have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of at least a 3.3
- a minimum ACT score of 25, or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220
- have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity such as student government, team sports, etc
- demonstrate substantial work experience
For more information and to apply, visit https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/
January 15, 2018- The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are planning careers in government service. Applicants are asked to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or counselor evaluating the student’s achievements, academic and otherwise, along with transcripts, national testing scores, resume, and any other supporting documentation of the applicant’s choice.
Winners receive an all expense paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the scholarship awards ceremony in April, 2018. Scholarship amounts range from $500-5,000. For further information, please visit www.gwcf.org and click on Scholarships to the left.
January 19, 2018-The Ronald McDonald House Charities is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to attend a two or four year college or university, or vocational/technical school. To apply, visit https://aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC.