Sponsoring Institution: Herrman & Herrman
Type: Innovative Scholarship Contest 2 @$2500 2@$1500 2@$1000 (1 recipient in each category from Texas and one from the US at large) PLUS 2@$1000 (1 for each teacher the two 1st place winners)
Eligibility: Open to high school juniors and seniors, and students enrolled in 2 or 4 year colleges or universities in the US
Application Deadline: Start accepting essays March 1st. Deadline for entries is December 1st (but they reserve right to impose a cutoff and will no longer accept applications). Winner announced Dec 22nd.
Highlight: Innovative Scholarship Contest sponsored by Texas Law firm looking to support youth achieving career goals through education. Submit a creative entry in any format such as a video, poem, infographic, essay, piece of art, or song addressing the following hot topic, along with a short teacher nomination paragraph (since if you win, you win money for your teacher, too!):
What safety measures can schools implement, nationwide, to reduce the number of shootings that occur within schools?
Winners are selected based on creativity and originality , so go wild! Contest opens in March 1st and deadline isn’t til Dec. but… Cutoff may be imposed, so submit early!