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About: This scholarship is being offered by Scholarship Guidance (SG Scholarships) – Helping Schools Everyday.

The scholarship sponsor is Lindsay Leavitt of Napier, Coury & Baillie Law Offices (a Wrongful Death, & Personal Injury Law Firm in Arizona). The scholarship is designed to help student with the cost of their studies and can be used for books, tuition, and any other school related expenses.

Amount: $500
Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must:

  • Be enrolled in full-time student at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than September 2014.
  • Currently reside in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the US.
  • Complete the online form.
  • Respond to the following (from the website):  What is the craziest law you have heard of? Did you know it is illegal in Alaska to wake a sleeping bear for a photo opp?  Find the craziest law still on the books in the United States (can be Federal, State or Local) and submit on application.
Application Deadline: May 15, 2014
Application Information Available (Web Address):
About: This is the 21st year that the First Freedom Center has offered this national essay and video contest. It offers 9th-12th grade students an opportunity to compete for awards as they examine the history and implementation of freedom of religion and conscience in American democracy and the world today. Submission may be in written or video form.
Amount: Two awards of $2,500 (One for written/One for video)
Eligibility Requirements: Open to students in the US attending 9th-12th grade.To Qualify, Applicants MUST Comply with ALL requirements.This year’s topic is global, asking students to write about international religious freedom. The task will be to challenge analytic skills and requires assessment of current-day events in terms of international human rights and history.

The web site provides the topic, guidelines, registration, as well as a resource manual and a 15-minute video about international religious freedom.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is November 18, 2013.

Written submission/Video upload deadline is November 25, 2013.

Application Information Available (Web Address):