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Regent's University London and the Kevin Spacey Foundation: Regent’s University London works with the Kevin Spacey Foundation to provide scholarships for students looking to study acting or screenwriting. Nine KSF Scholarships are available to successful applicants of the BA (Hons) Acting & Global Theatre and the BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing at Regent's School of Drama, Film & Media (RSDFM). Each scholarship will cover £10,000 of the tuition fee for each year of these three year programmes. The scholarship does not cover any contribution to subsistence or travel costs. If you require financial support for the study abroad period, you will need to state this on your application form for the KSF Scholarship and it will be taken into consideration. Now taking applications for the September 2014 intake. Open to all applying to the following two programmes at Regent’s University London: BA (Hons) Acting & Global Theatre & BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing. For more details and to apply, visit www.regents.ac.uk/KSF.

The Gallery Collection's 8th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest has officially begun. They are offering entrants a chance to win $10,000 towards their education plus a $1,000 award for their school! With so many budget cuts, every bit helps. Entering the contest is easy and it is open to both students and active members of the United States Military. Entrants must submit a unique photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. The entrant with the best design will win a $10,000 scholarship and have his/her design made into an actual card to be sold in The Gallery Collection Greeting Card line. Contest submissions accepted from April 14, 2014 - February 18, 2015.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship: The University of South Carolina chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering two, one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1000, and $500 to incoming freshmen men for the 2014-2015 academic year. SigEp is a leadership organization that will award over $225,000 at 180 campuses across the country during the 2013-2014 academic year through the Balanced Man Scholarship. Our mission is to Build Balanced Men. Our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe they are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life. To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application by June 1, 2014 and enroll, full-time, at The University of South Carolina for the Fall 2014 term. Applicants can apply online by clicking here. Attached is an informational flyer about the scholarship explaining the scholarship and how to apply. Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship. Should you or your students have any questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship or the transition to The University of South Carolina, please contact Sigma Phi Epsilon Scholarship contact at (803)-572-2311, or grigsbdj@email.sc.edu.

Elon Teaching Fellows Program: Thinking of majoring in education? Apply for the Elon Teaching Fellows Program, a premier scholarship opportunity. This program prepares future teachers who think critically and embrace diversity, who are leaders within and beyond the classroom, and who will participate meaningfully in a global society. Study abroad in London or Coasta Rica, tutor in real classroom, research with Elon faculty, explore historical sites along the East Coast, delve into politics inteh nation's Capital, become engaged citizens, teacher scholars and future leaders. Applications are available at www.elon.edu/fellows, applications come out in early October and are due in January.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: This scholarship rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Application period is from late-August to early-November. This highly competitive scholarship includes: Up to $30,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school, Ability to pursue any area of study, Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid, and Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience. SELECTION CRITERIA: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, a desire to help others, and leadership. SELECTION PROCESS: A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, standardized test scores, participation in available advanced courses, student essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances. Each year 30-40 students will be selected into the program. Visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship website for more information.

Scholarship Nominations

For most scholarships, you will apply directly to the organization sponsoring the scholarship. For scholarships listed that require high school nomination, please contact Jessica Kanna to express interest by the listed deadline. She will contact you if additional information is needed in order for your information to be presented to the scholarship nomination committee. To help the guidance department with knowing which scholarships you may be interested or qualified for, please remember to be filling out your Senior Student Profile Sheet and resume to the guidance department ASAP if you haven't already done so.


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