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2021 Prudential Spirit of Community Award Amount: $5,000 Deadline: November 10, 2020

For students in grades 5-12 who live in the 50 states or Washington, D.C., and have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year

Competition: National

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Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award Amount: $1,500 Deadline: March 15, 2021

For any student who resides in Lancaster County who has reached the age of 16, but is not older than 19, by January 31, 2021, has done his/her volunteer work in Lancaster County, is not the son or daughter of a Junior League member, and has at least a “C” average this year and the previous academic year.

Competition: Lancaster County

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Equitable Excellence Scholarship Program Amount: $2,500 - $25,000 Deadline: December 15, 2020

For current high school seniors who have made an impact in their community through volunteer service

Competition: National

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Going Merry Amount: $0 - $5,000 Deadline: August 15, 2021

This is a scholarship search tool involving: • Career Goals • Overcoming a Challenge • Community Service • Social Media

Competition: National

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Imagine America Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 31, 2020

For those graduating from high school in 2020. Requires GPA of 2.5 or greater, financial need, and demonstrated voluntary community service during senior year. For these technical colleges and others: YTI, ATC, & Walnut Hill.

Competition: National

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Lancaster County Community Foundation Scholarships Amount: $500 - $2,000 Deadline: February 4, 2021

A listing of various scholarships available to Lancaster County residents.

Competition: Lancaster County

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McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship Amount: $5,000 Deadline: February 3, 2021

For high school seniors of Hispanic/Latino heritage having a minimum 2.8 GPA

Competition: National

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PSECU Scholarship Amount: $2,000 - $8,000 Deadline: February 27, 2021

For graduating seniors attending a two- or four-year community college, college, or university. The college or university does not have to be in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Students attending a technical school are not eligible. Applicants must be a PSECU member by December 31, 2020 to be eligible to apply for the 2021 scholarship.

Competition: PA State

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Scholars App Deadline: December 31, 2020

A scholarship resource that performs background checks on every scholarship. Students' data is secure and a chance exists for actually receiving money.

Competition: National

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Scholarships for LGBTQ Youth Amount: $500 - $30,000 Deadline: June 10, 2021

Includes over 30 scholarship opportunities for individuals within the LGBTQ community.

Competition: National

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Second Annual Georges Lieber Essay Contest on Resistance Amount: $200 - $1,000 Deadline: March 29, 2021

For students in 9th-12th grade. Requires submitting 2000 word essay to the Gettysburg College Jewish Studies Committee.

Competition: National

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Voice of Democracy Amount: $1,000 - $30,000 Deadline: October 30, 2020

For students in grades 9-12. Requires submitting audio-essay in regards to a democratic and patriotic-theme: Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned? Submissions must be turned in by Friday, 10/30/20 at 7p.m. to the Mountville VFW Post 8757 (Attn: Amy Marenick, 48 East Main Street, Mountville)

Competition: National

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