A study done by College Board revealed that about 350,000 students and families are affected by scholarship scams each year,
A study done by College Board revealed that about 350,000 students and families are affected by scholarship scams each year, costing them more than $5 million annually. 

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National Scholarship


Type:Drawing Contest        

Award: $5,000-30,000   

Eligibility: K-12th grade

Deadline: March 20, 2015  

Administered by: Google Inc.         
 
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Alabama Scholarship 

 

Type: Application    

Award: $1,000

Eligibility: 12th grade - college        

Deadline: March 15, 2015  

Administered by: The Alabama Farmers Federation 

   
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Stats: 17, 12th grade at Roswell High School in Roswell, New Mexico

 Even though Alexa Nguyen was diagnosed with Tourette's syndrome when she was ten years old, she didn't let the diagnosis stop her from reaching her fullest potential.

 

At Roswell High School, Alexa has received the Academic Excellence Award throughout her entire high school career for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. As a member of the Show Choir, she's earned several medals and awards for performing at various competitions including the Show Choir Achievement Award and Outstanding Performer Plaque in Vocal Ensemble. Alexa also auditioned for and landed a spot in the New Mexico Allstate Music Festival three years in a row and participated in the Nutcracker, the Musical at the theater in Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell.

 

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Tips and Advice -
Students who have senioritis typically turn in subpar classwork. They're convinced they can "afford" to slack off, since they're so close to the finish line.

But some colleges are saying otherwise and are now penalizing seniors whose academic performance may have been affected by senioritis in these (and other) ways:
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