Buckhannon-Upshur High School

Scholarship Opportunities

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks - Legacy Awards
PNC Bank $2,000 Scholarships
Scholarships available to WV students:
 
 1) Science Ambassador Scholarship - $40,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 11, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student. B) You must attend a school in the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14669/science_ambassador_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
2) Foot Locker Scholar Athletes - $20,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: December 14, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be entering college in the Fall of 2019 B) Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. C) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10817/foot_locker_scholar_athletes_scholarship.php
 
3) Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school or college student who enjoys the Final Fantasy game franchise B) Submit a brief essay explaining their relationship with Final Fantasy games. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14921/final_fantasy_fan_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
4) Thiel Fellowship - $100,000 - 30 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be under the age of 22. B) Be interested in designing and building things. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel_fellowship_scholarship.php
 
5) CrossLites Scholarship - $4,000 - 27 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a High School, College, or Graduate School student. B) Write a reflective essay based on one of Dr. Parker's quotes or messages. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12561/crosslites_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
6) Very Important Person Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school B) Be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
7) Imagine America Scholarships - $1,000 - 5 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be have a High school grade point average of 2.5 or greater B) Have Financial need C) Demonstrate voluntary community service during senior year. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12488/imagine_america_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
8) Harris Poll Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC B) Be 13 years or older at the time of entry Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14804/harris_poll_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
9) Scholar Points Scholarship - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870/sp_high_school_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
10) Overachievers Student Grant - $12,500 – 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be in middle school or high school. B) Be a person who is making a difference in others' lives outside of the classroom. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14651/overachievers_student_grant_scholarship.php
 
11) MIT THINK Scholars Program - $500 – 3 Awards (Deadline: January 1, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a full-time high school student attending a public, private, or home school at the time of your application.B) Be a U.S. resident during the 2018–2019 school year. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12729/mit_think_scholars_program_scholarship.php 
 
12) GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - $40,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: January 4, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; B) Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent). Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10159/ge_reagan_foundation_scholarship_program_scholarship.php
 
13) Ron Brown Scholarships Program - $40,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: January 9, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Must be Black/African American that excels academically. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9535/ron_brown_scholarships_program_scholarship.php
 
14) NASA Scholarship - $2,900 - 1 Award (Deadline: January 10, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census B) Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13365/nasa_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
15) United States JCI Foundation Scholarships - $1,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: January 11, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a graduating high school senior. B) Plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12734/united_states_jci_senate_scholarships_scholarship.php
 
16) AXA Achievement Scholarship - $25,000 - 52 Awards (Deadline: December 14, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico B) Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/axa_achievement_scholarship_scholarship.php
 
17) Burger King Scholars Program - $50,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: December 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico,
 
 
18) North American Van Line Logistics Scholarship - $1,000 - 5 Awards  DEADLINE: December 15, 2018
To be eligible:  A) US Citizen B) Enrolled or enrolling as full ti,e student of an accredited college/University within the US for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. 
Application can be found by going to:
 
19) Dolman Law Group Scholarship - $1,100 - 1 Award     DEADLINE: December 29, 2018
To be eligible:  A) Be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. B) Good academic standing with your current educational institution.
 Application can be found by going to:
 
20) SBO Essay Scholarship Contest - $1,000 - 10 Awards   DEADLINE: December 31, 2018
To be eligible: A) Legal resident of US or Puerto Rico  B) Planning or attending college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Application can be found by going to:
 
21) 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award  DEADLINE:  January 31, 2019
To be eligible: Anyone between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.
 Application can be found by going to:
West Virginia Junior Chamber International Senate
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Application    $1,000 grants 
 
Criteria: Graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. 
 
For more information or application, see one of your school counselors at B-UHS
Deadline is January 11, 2019

Are you a senior and interested in pursing an Environmental Studies field? (Horticulture, Landscape, Forestry, Botany, Conservation, Land Management, Environmental Concerns, Geology, or related subject?

If so, you may qualify for this scholarship.

Click on the WV Garden Club Scholarship.pdf for more information.

If you are interested and would like an application please stop by and see one of your B-UHS School Counselors. 

WV Italian Heritage Festival Scholarship

 

Scholarships range between $250-$1,000

Deadline is March 1, 2019

Requirements:

1. Italian descent

2. $10.00 Registration Fee

Application available in B-UHS counselor office or on website: www.wvihf.com

Attention current sophomores!!!!!

Applications for the Governor's School for the Arts are available at www.govschools.wv.gov 

 

This is an amazing opportunity and entails no cost for students and their families.

June 16-July 6, 2019 at Marshall University.

If you have any questions or need any help with the application please stop by the counseling office at B-UHS.

Juniors!!!!
"Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation" Full Ride Scholarship.
Applications due January 23, 20019 by 5:00 PM EST
 
Coolidge Scholars are selected primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.
 
 
Please see your high school counselor if you need more information or help with this application.

Available to ALL High School Students!!

The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program

"A Constitutional Speech Contest"

9th through 12th grades

Scholarships range from $100 - $18,000 (Depending on District to National Levels)

See your social studies teacher or Ms. McCauley for additional information.