Scholarships for Juniors & Seniors
Please apply for the scholarship opportunities below if you qualify.
1. College Board Opportunity Scholarship – www.cb.org/opportunity
Juniors – will be eligible to join the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program in December. Create a College Board account now to sign up.
Seniors – The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program will remain open to seniors to take actions through the end of February. Seniors have two opportunities:
Complete the FAFSA – $1000
Apply to Colleges – $1000
Students who create an account and complete the various steps will have their names entered in a drawing. We have had several Shiloh students in the past who were recipients of these scholarships. Please take the extra step!
2. LEDA – Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America – Due December 14, 2020 @11:59 pm
Application link: https://www.tfaforms.com/4840705
LEDA is a community of student leaders from all racial and ethnic backgrounds across the U.S. Because we exclusively serve students who may struggle to afford high quality summer programming, our program is COMPLETELY FREE. The LEDA Scholars program begins with an ALL EXPENSE PAID seven-week residential program at Princeton University that includes academic preparation for college, leadership training, college guidance, SAT/ACT preparation, help with college applications and scholarships, and a chance to experience life on a college campus.
To be eligible to apply student
Must be a junior attending a public high school in the U.S., graduating in 2022
Is a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or has DACA Status
Has an annual household income under $90,000
Has a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5
Successful applicants demonstrate:
A desire to be challenged academically
A strong commitment to their studies
A desire to be a leader in their families, schools, and communities
LEDA’s core values of Excellence, Integrity, Compassion, and Community
3. Walton Electric Trust Scholarship – (Application Attached)
Due January 29, 2021
WETS will award between 30 and 32 scholarships to graduating high school seniors whose primary residence is served by Walton EMC.
Each scholarship will be worth $4,000 to students who best demonstrate the EMC spirit of community service, hard work and perseverance. The successful candidate will not necessarily have the top grades in the class, but will have demonstrated their willingness to help others, study hard, and succeed despite any obstacles that they may have had to overcome.
The document Walton_EMC_Scholarship_Application_for_2021.docx was attached to this post.