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Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship -Comcast NBCUniversal anticipates awarding over 800 scholarships for the 2019 – 2020 school year. If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Furthermore, a select number of awardees will be chosen as recipients of a Founder’s Award. These scholarship winners will receive awards in excess of $2,500. The Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. For more information or to apply, go to Comcast Leaders & Achievers
Deadline: December 7, 2018
 
Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship - The Lynn Jensen Memorial Scholarship application is now open! The scholarship, worth $1000, is open to any Utah high school senior who plans to attend college. Learn more and apply here: http://www.utschoolcounselor.org/.  Deadline:  December 8, 2018.
 
Footlocker Scholars - In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program, the applicant must:
  • Be a current high school senior entering a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2019
  • Be currently a member (in good standing) of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (e.g. intramurals, martial arts, etc.)
  • Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade
  • Be a U.S. citizen or US Permanent Legal Resident
  • Foot Locker employees and their immediate family members are ineligible
To lean more and to apply online, go to: Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
Deadline: December 14, 2019
 
Free Speech Essay Contest - One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays.  Four $500 winners will also be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing.  Current Juniors and Seniors are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest.  To enter, students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the assigned topic.  For more details and to enter, go to www.thefire.org/contest  
Deadline: December 31, 2018