The submission must include a color photograph of the couple together in prom attire.
The first place prize consists of a $5,000 scholarship for each member of the winning couple and a $5,000 cash prize to the school that hosted the prom.
The Duck Tape contest web site includes photographs of the winning costumes. College Scholarship Random House, the publisher of the Dr.
Seuss books, sponsors a $5,000 essay competition for high school seniors age 21 or younger. National Make It Yourself with Wool Competition The National Make It Yourself with Wool (NMIYWW) competition awards $2,000 and $1,000 scholarships for knitting wool garments.
Students who are awarded scholarships in middle school are more likely to be awarded scholarships in High School.
Check back often, as I will highlight resources and scholarship opportunities as I find them.
This month we focus on some non-merit based awards.
So where can you go if your GPA is not 4.0, or you don’t fit the mold of the most academic student?
There are many scholarships that don’t focus on academic merit.
This month we focus on non GPA based Scholarships that use different somewhat unusual criteria such as: physical characteristics, creativity, last name, sports, field of study, the final frontier, animal appreciation, food-related, activity-related etc.