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September 3, 2013

September Scholarships

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award — The award recognizes outstanding male and female high school students who excel in: academics, athletics and leadership. Seniors who have at least a “B” average and participate in at least one school-sponsored sport can apply online in just a few easy steps. Visit WendysHeisman.com for details on how to apply. The first 25,000 completed applications will receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card. Deadline: October 2

Washington University in St. Louis — William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholars: We seek candidates who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum. Students should exhibit qualities of maturity, strong moral character, selflessness, and commitment to the community. If interested in applying, see Mr. Barnard. Deadline: October 7

Tri State Better Business Bureau – Student of Integrity Scholarship: Award amounts are: one $5,000 and two $2,500 scholarships. Criteria: senior, attend college, live in one of the 18 county service area, write essay that demonstrates an understanding of ethics, submit transcripts and letters of recommendation to display excellence through academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and/or community involvement. Deadline: October 16

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship — The scholarship programs provide financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarship criteria also include high school graduation in spring/summer of 2014, commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, GPA of 2.0 and US citizenship. The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in value from $5,000 to $20,000. You may apply online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships. Deadline: October 25

Prudential Spirit of Community Award — Must be selected by school. Any student who has taken part in community service activities over the past year may fill out an online application form at http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit. Once the form has been completed, it must be submitted to Mr. Barnard by November 5. Please let Mr. Barnard know when you summit the application. The award amount is $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May. Deadline: November 5

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