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The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Deadline: November 8, 2016
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service.
Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level. Thus far, it has recognized more than 115,000 young people who've made a difference - and inspired countless others to consider how they might contribute to their communities. State Honorees receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., for national recognition events. National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion, a crystal trophy for their schools or nominating organizations, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice.
Website: https://spirit.prudential.com/

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: November 15, 2016
The Hagan Scholarships are intended for high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. These students must graduate from a public high school located in one of twenty eligible states and in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents. Hagan Scholars currently attend 147 different colleges and universities. Each Hagan Scholarship will help pay the unmet financial need of the recipient, up to $5,000 each semester.
Website: http://haganscholarships.org/index.php

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Deadline: November 16, 2016
Regeneron will become only the third sponsor in 75 years of the nation's oldest and most prestigious high school science competition, committing $100 million to support the Science Talent Search and other Society programs through 2026. As part of its commitment, Regeneron is nearly doubling the overall award distribution to $3.1 million annually, increasing the top award to $250,000, and doubling the awards for the top 300 young scientists and their schools to $2,000 each. During its history, the Science Talent Search has provided more than $25 million in awards to over 8,500 students and schools.
Website: https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
Deadline: November 30, 2016
This is the largest undergraduate scholarship in the nation, providing up to $40,000 per year for four years of study for high-achieving high school seniors with financial need.
Website: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/

Women in Aviation Scholarships

Deadline: November 17, 2016
Scholarship awards are a major benefit of membership in Women in Aviation International. In the past 20 years, WAI has disbursed more than $10 million to its members to help them reach their goals and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about. Thanks to our generous sponsors, there is truly something for every interest. To apply, you must be a member of Women in Aviation International.
Website: https://wai.org/education/scholarships

BBG Communications Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Deadline: November 29, 2016
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a passion for volunteering, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement. Award amount is $500.
Website: http://www.bbgcommunications.com/communications/article/104.php

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition
Deadline: November 30, 2016
The 2017 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
Website: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm