AXA Achievement Scholarship Program provides $670,000 in annual college scholarships; Application deadline is December 1

AXA Achievement Scholarship, sponsored by the AXA Foundation in association with U.S. News & World Report, is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents and must have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by an outstanding achievement in a school, community, or workplace activity.

The AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report provides $670,000 in annual scholarships to young people throughout the nation.

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Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes: Scholarship deadline is April 30

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Awards

Description: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is available to students age 18 and younger who have organized and led a service activity that has clearly benefited other people. The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the student and cannot have been an assignment for school or work. Additionally, the student must demonstrate a positive spirit and high moral purpose. To be considered, each applicant must be nominated by an adult who has solid knowledge of the service activity and is not a relative.

To Apply: http://www.barronprize.org/

Attention Delaware undergrad and grad students: Tylenol Scholarship program will make $250,000 available for deserving college students

The Tylenol Future Care Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students who have already begun their freshman year of college. It is also available to graduate students who have at least one year of school remaining. The Tylenol scholarship is based on leadership qualities, academic performance and community involvement.

The makers of Tylenol will award 10 scholarships of $10,000 each, and 30 scholarships of $5,000 each. The total 2011 Tylenol scholarship payout will be in the amount of $250,000.  This money is provided by McNeil Consumer Healthcare; a Johnson & Johnson company .

The deadline for application in 2011 is May …

Discus Awards honor all-around students in America’s high schools

Traditional awards programs focus on the numbers: Test scores, grades, and win-loss records. But college admissions offices know that it takes more than academic success and athletic prowess to predict real-world success in and out of the classroom. The Discus Awards recognize uncommon students whose character and passions are anything but average.

Discus Award winners shine in more ways than one. In fact, the award highlights ten major categories, or attributes, where students can make an important contribution during high school. Every Discus Award winner has a proven track-record in at least three of these attributes:

  • Academics: For grades, honors,

Fresh Start Scholarship for Delaware women returning to school; Deadline is May 31

AWARD: The Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established by the Wilmington Women in Business in 1996 to provide financial incentive and mentoring assistance to a woman returning to school to improve her life and opportunities. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability, or national origin.

The number and amount of the awards will be determined annually prior to the fall semester but will in no event exceed the costs of tuition, fees, books and other direct educational expenses. Awards will be paid to the college prior to the beginning of each semester.…