Local Honorees receive a Certificate of Achievement from their schools or organization. Those Local Honorees who qualify (26 hours of service for ages 10 and younger, 50 hours for ages 11-15, and 100 hours for older students) also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Distinguished Finalists receive an engraved bronze medallion, and other state-level runners-up receive Certificates of Excellence.
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. Examples of 2018 state honoree qualifications include raising over $100,000 for a non-profit organization, designing a "bionic scarecrow" currently being used at SL International Airport, multiple years organizing a fundraiser to get help for those experiencing addictions, abuse, and the struggles of poverty.
National Honorees receive an additional award of $5,000, an engraved gold medallion, a trophy for their schools or nominating organizations, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice.
To learn more and to apply, go to: https://spirit.prudential.com/. Deadline: November 5, 2019
Daniels Scholarship - The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit www.DanielsFund.org/Scholarships. Deadline: November 15, 2019.
Hunt Electric Merit Scholarship - Hunt Electric will award 4 years, full tuition and books scholarship for an Electrical Apprenticeship Training program. The recipient will also receive full-time employment, wages and benefits while completing the 8,000 hour apprenticeship. Links for details and the application are included.