Thursday, February 27, 2014

Recent additions to the

What Makes Your School Rock Scholarship

 - $800
If you are a teenager (14 - 19 yrs old), we want to hear why your school ROCKS! We've asked students what they...
Deadline: Mar 14 2014
 - $500
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Study Habits Scholarship you must: 1) Be attending an accredited...
Deadline: Apr 01 2014

National Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

 - $20,000
Available to students in every state in the continental U.S., the ChairScholars National Scholarship Program...
Deadline: Apr 15 2014

Your Favorite Car Scholarship

 - $500
The "Your Favorite Car Scholarship" is sponsored by New Car Sell Off. New Car Sell Off is an online portal...
Deadline: Apr 30 2014

IAPMO Essay Scholarship Contest

 - $1,000
ESSAY TOPIC How is the planet’s energy future tied to the innovation and skill of the plumbing and mechanical...
Deadline: May 01 2014

Hispanic General Scholarships

 - $3,000
Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded, in the amount of $1,000 - $3,000, to qualified...
Deadline: May 01 2014

Find a Law Scholarship

 - $500
The Find a Law Scholarship is sponsored by Lindsay Leavitt of Napier, Coury, & Baillie Law Offices. The...
Deadline: May 15 2014

MCO Scholarship

 - $500
To be eligible for the MCO Scholarship a student must: A) Be attending college or university no later than...
Deadline: May 15 2014

Stuck at Prom Contest

 - $5,000
The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia,...
Deadline: May 23 2014

Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest

 - $1,000
Showcase your ideas on public policy and the role of markets by entering our essay competition. 1. New...
Deadline: May 30 2014

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship

 - $500
he main goal of the Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship is to inspire young people to make contributions to their...
Deadline: May 30 2014

LM Scholarship Program

 - $500
The LM Scholarship Program provides a $500 scholarship to a deserving student who is: 1. Currently...
Deadline: May 31 2014
 - $500
To be considered eligible for the Caretenders Scholarship Program you must: A) Be attending an accredited...
Deadline: May 31 2014

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

 - $500
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must: 1) Be between the ages of...
Deadline: Jun 01 2014

Got a Spine Scholarship

 - $500
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic “Got a Spine Scholarship” a student must: 1) Be attending...
Deadline: Jun 02 2014

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

 - $500
Eligibility: To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you must: A) Be...
Deadline: Jun 15 2014
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
 - $500
1. To be eligible for the LPE Scholarship you must be either: A) A Current Senior in High School or B) A...
Deadline: Jun 30 2014

BBG Communications Scholarships

 - $1,000
The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in...
Deadline: Jun 30 2014

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

 - $500
Eligibility: To be eligible for the “Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship” a student must: 1) Be...
Deadline: Aug 31 2014

Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship Application

 - $500
Scholarship Eligibility: To be eligible for the Carrington Dental Centre Scholarship a student must: 1)...
Deadline: Oct 30 2014

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

 - $500
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a...
Deadline: Nov 29 2014

Compass Mortgage Group Scholarship

 - $500
To be considered eligible for the Scholarship you must: A) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on December...
Deadline: Dec 30 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Pepsi Winn Dixie Youth Scholarship

LGBT Scholarship (national)

National Scholarship Application (NEA-Drag Queen Caucus)


Application Process


Pursuing a degree in a four-year accredited college or university, financial need, LGBT public high school senior in the United States or Federal, and top fourth of the graduating class.

A $2,000 scholarship ($1,000 paid the first semester and renewable for the next semester) shall be awarded to a student who is a change agent, having leadership potential, and ranks in the top 25% of their graduating class. Financial need will be given strong consideration. Noteworthy accomplishments in student government, clubs, work experience is desirable, but not required. The GPA of 3.0 must be maintained to retain the scholarship for the second semester. The second half of the scholarship will be sent to their college upon receipt of the first semester's transcripts.

Please submit the following items to the address listed below.
  1. Grade Point Average
  2. Student high school transcripts
  3. School activities (clubs, sports, student government experience, volunteering activities, etc.)
  4. Home information, including parents' or guardians' yearly income, home address, phone number, e-mail
  5. 2-page essay: "My Life as a GLBT Student and the Role Models who Shaped it"
  6. 2 letters of recommendation
  7. Signature of authenticity including authorization of publishing the name in local, state, national, gay papers, and NEA publications (Your name does not need to be published to be considered.)


A typed application (see below) must be post-marked and received no later than May 1st. All information listed on the application process must accompany the application. Any missing information will result in the application being disqualified. The scholarship recipient will be contacted in May by e-mail to acknowledge receipt of the application. The winner will be notified in July after the NEA RA. Good luck to all applicants!

National Ricardo Correa Scholarship Application
$2,000 Student Scholarship
Application and checklist (See brochure)
Have to be received in the mail by May 1st

Ricardo Correa Scholarship                                                               
1407 E. Manitoba St.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(262) 573-3321

(A picture of the national scholarship applicant should be attached.)

City, State, Zip Code________________________
Birth date__________________________________
Father’s Name_______________________________  Mother’s Name_______________________
Occupation_________________________________  Occupation__________________________
Place of Employment__________________________  Place of Employment_________________

Names and ages of all brothers and sisters, the school they are attending or have graduated from (high school, college, technical), and year of graduation
Name of School
Grad Year

Part-time jobs you have held or are now holding?
Position Held

Leisure time activities/hobbies:______________________________________________________

List the colleges/universities that you have applied to as of January 1 (RANK THEM)
Have not heard
Wait List







Are there any other colleges/universities you will apply to?                 Yes or No

List: ___________________________________________________________________________

Tentative field of study: ___________________________________________________________

What have you done in the area of this interest (i.e. jobs, classes, projects, volunteer work, etc.): __ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

What would you like to be doing when you are 25 years old? ______________________________

Name  _________________________________
1.  List all in-school activities (include sports, music, student government and other clubs), the grades you participated (9th, 10th, 11th, 12th) and any offices you held:                 
In-School Activity
Office Held

2.  List all out-of-school activities including community service (Include year and time involved):
Out-of-school Activity
Year ___ to ___
Time Involved

3.  List any honors, awards, or recognitions you have received both in-school and out of school during your high school                                                                        
Honors / Awards / Recognitions
Honors / Awards / Recognitions

Authorization for release of records:  I authorize the release of my academic records, grade point average, rank in class, and test scores to the scholarship committees.

My signature below also indicates that I have completed this application accurately and truthfully.  I authorize the Scholarship Committee to clarify my involvement in school activities as listed above by contacting my guidance counselor or activity advisor as needed. Understand that misrepresentation of factual information herein will cause my application to be withdrawn. Furthermore, if I am a recipient of a scholarship, I give permission for any of the committees to keep a copy of my application for historical purposes.

Signature of Applicant _______________________________________________________             Date _______________

Signature of Parent _________________________________________________________               Date _______________
Please sign this part of the authorization if you’d like your name released to the local/state GLBT publications. (Optional)
Signature of Applicant _______________________________________________________             Date _______________
Signature of Parent _________________________________________________________               Date _______________

Have your parents filed or do they intend to file a Financial Aid Form with the school(s) you are applying to? Yes No
Does your family hav e any unusual financial problems?                                                                                              Yes No

Expenses At the School You Plan to Attend:
List school in the column to the right

Tuition for one year
Room & Board for one year
Books for one year
Miscellaneous (include transportation( for one year
                                                              Total Cost for one Year
Grand Total  (Total expenses for you to complete a four year degree)

How do you expect to finance your total education? (Students who do not complete the requested information may be ineligible for scholarships that are based on financial need.)

Personal Savings (Money already in the bank)

Summer Savings (Money you expect to earn during all the summers you will be attending school.)

School year Savings (Money you will earn while attending school.)

Family Contributions (Money you expect to receive from your family that would be in addition to the money already in the bank.)

Loans/Financial Aid/Scholarships (Money you know you will get each year.) For example: A student at Viterbo University in La Crosse with an ACT score of 30 and a 3.4 GPA would receive a $7,500 yearly scholarship.
($_____Year 1) ($_____Year 2) ($_____Year 3) ($_____Year 4) =

Loans/Financial Aid (Money you hope you will get each year.)
($_____Year 1) ($_____Year 2) ($_____Year 3) ($_____Year 4) =

Other Sources of Income (Please specify:)____________________)

                       TOTAL (This total must equal your GRAND TOTAL.)


            In a 2-page typed essay, please tell about “My Life as a GLBT Person and
            The Role Models who Shaped it”.

Send required application materials to:

Ricardo Correa Scholarship Foundation (National)
1407 E. Manitoba St.
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Questions?   Please send e-mail to