Thousands in tuition assistance available at the Delaware Community Foundation’s Scholarship Compendium

Delaware Community FoundationDelaware’s college-bound seniors should review the Delaware Community Foundation’s Scholarship Compendium to learn more about thousands of dollars available in college tuition assistance.

The Delaware Community Foundation manages charitable funds for individuals, families, businesses and organizations, and distributes income from the funds as grants to humanitarian, educational, health, and cultural entities throughout the First State.

There are over 1,000 scholarships, more than $200 million in assets, and annual grants of approximately $15 million! Opportunities are available for students in all three Delaware counties.

Students can complete just one application for multiple scholarships to be awarded for the 2015-2016 school year.…

Deadline for the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest from the Ayn Rand Institute is fast approaching!

Atlas ShruggedHave you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes.

ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for thirty years. This year the Ayn Rand Institute will award over 500 prizes totaling more than $90,000.

Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students
Entry Deadline: OCTOBER 23RD, 2015

1ST PLACE, $20,000, 1 Winner
2ND PLACE, $2,000, 3 Winners
3RD PLACE, $1,000, 5 Winners

FINALISTS, $100, 25 Winners
SEMIFINALISTS, $50, 50 Winners

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Stop texting and driving… and you could win a $10,000 college scholarship!

Thumb WarsTexting behind the wheel is 6 TIMES more likely to cause a car accident than driving drunk. Buzzkill.

But good news: your thumbs can bring texting and driving to a screeching halt. Here’s how:

1. Order two (free!) pairs of Thumb Socks (yep, lil’ socks for your thumbs).

2. Keep one pair of Thumb Socks, share the other with a friend, and remind them not to text and drive.

3. Submit a pic of you and your friend rocking your Socks. You’ll enter to win a $10,000 scholarship!

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What’s YOUR major? New college scholarships for nursing, foreign languages, and business. Deadline June 1, 2013

Mortar College Scholarships

Award: $250 – $500
Description: Applicants must be nursing majors with a documented disability.
Deadline: June 1, 2013
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Kor Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500
Description: Applicants must be enrolled in a program leading to a degree in a field of language study.
Deadline: June 1, 2013
Administered by Klingon Language Institute
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CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship

Award: $2,500
Description: Applicants must be interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship.
Deadline: June 1, 2013
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Spreading life throughout the solar system? NASA’s Space Settlement contest is for science-minded 7th – 12th graders!

This contest is for students in grades 7 through 12. To apply, applicants must develop space settlement designs and related materials; these materials are then sent to NASA Ames for judgement. Applicants may work as individuals or teams.

Deadline: March 15, 2013
Average Award:$5,000

NASA Ames Research Center
Al Globus/Mail Stop 262-4
Bldg. 262, Rm 277
Moffett Field, CA 94035

For more details on the contest, please visit NASA.

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