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Scholarships for Seniors

Heisman Scholarship

Heisman scholarship


Students whose senior year of high school is the 2020-2021 academic year, graduating with the class of 2021. Students who have at least a weighted “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10 and 11. Students who participate or have particiated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of 48 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee or the National Federation of State High School Associations. Students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community. Students who are a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (D.C.). divider     


A student may begin the application process by clicking the Register button at the top right of the application website. Students will enter their email address and be prompted to provide some basic account information and create a username and password for their application. If deemed eligible, students should then select “Begin Application” to complete the rest of the student profile section. Once a complete profile is created, the student’s unique application ID will appear at the top of his/her application by their name. It is important to retain this number for prospective customer service inquires. Eligible students may then continue to fill out the application. The application is scored by Scholarship America to determine school winners through national finalists. National winners are selected by a committee who reviews the national finalist applications. Students may navigate the various sections of the application using tabs located at the top of the application after the student profile is created. If the student misses a required section, he/she will receive an error message and will not be able to submit their application until the required information is entered. Students must provide an accurate email address of the school official who will login to review the application and its contents, and confirm its accuracy. This school official cannot be related nor a parent/guardian of the student. Students may login to their accounts as often as needed prior to the student application deadline, or until their application has been submitted. Students will need to retain their username and password to login again. divider


We encourage students to submit their application as early as possible to allow time for the school official to review it for accuracy. Students must submit their application by October 20, 2020 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. The application must be reviewed and submitted by the school official listed in the application by October 22, 2020 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. divider

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The PB&J Scholarship is now accepting applications and open to seniors at Ouachita

Parish High School, LA!


This scholarship is trying to fill in the gap for high school seniors who don't have high GPAs and have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically, but who still have the drive to succeed.

Examples of personal challenges include, but are not limited to:

  • medical issues
  • peer issues: bullying, change of school, minority status, etc.
  • family issues: divorce, death, lack of income, homelessness, foster care, abuse, etc.


Amount: $500 - $1,000 each

Priority Deadline: December 31, 2020


Students can apply through this link:




To apply, students will need to fill out the application that includes: 

  • essay
  • transcript
  • at least one letter of recommendation (two is preferred)