Service Project Grants
- Provides project ideas and grants for $500 to implement your project.
- Provides project ideas, how-to classes, and grants for $500 to implement your project.
- Provides grants and awards for students doing service.
- Allows individuals to submit ideas for community change and the idea with the most votes receives a grant to make their idea a reality.
- The program’s goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns and neighborhoods, and to inspire others to think about how they might contribute to their communities.
- Application Due: November 6, 2012
- Must submit application through HandsOn Northeast Georgia (ask a YOUthServe representative for additional information)
- Eligibility: In grades 5-12; must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application
- Could receive certificates, awards, and prizes (including $1,000 or $5,000).
- Application Due: October 31, 2012
- Open to seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA.
- Provides 250 four-year scholarships of $20,000 or $10,000.
- Application Due: February 28, 2013.
- Must be current high school seniors, maintain a 3.25 Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale).
- Must demonstrate a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service and/or work experience.
- Provides 140 scholarships of $2,500.
- Dates to apply: information posted in January.
- Open to students in grades 9-12.
- Must have demonstrated academic achievements, volunteer efforts and work experience.
- Provides 1,000 scholarships of $1,000.
- Application due: March 15, 2013 .
- Open to kids 6-18 years old who help make their community a better place to live.
- Provides scholarships of varying amount and Kohl’s gift cards to selected recipients.
- Application Due: March 30, 2013.
- Must be a graduating, minority high school senior; show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service; have a minimum combined (math and reading) SAT score of 1,000 or a composite ACT score of 21.
- Provides scholarships of up to $7,500.
- Dates to apply: Before November 1, 2012 (to be considered for multiple scholarships) or January 9, 2013 (for Ron Brown Scholars Program only).
- Must be an African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.
- Provides a minimum of ten students with $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000.
- HOSTS LIST OF ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES.
- Dates to apply: before January 16, 2013.
- Must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED; and meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
- Provides 1,000 talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.
- Application Due: April 1, 2013.
- Provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community.
- Awards up to 30 individuals with scholarships worth up to $10,000.
- Application due: December 5, 2012.
- Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Added consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger.
- Scholarships of $5,000 and $5,000 given to a non-profit organization working to end hunger.
Do Something Scholarships:
Check out multiple scholarships for students who are making a difference in their communities.
Service to Education Programs
- Multiple service programs.
- Provides educational award at the end of service term.
- Additional special scholarships for Americorps alumni.
- The Bonner Scholars Program now operates on 24 campuses and supports 1,500 students annually to be actively involved in community service and social justice issues.
- Each participating school has separate applications and deadlines.