Lyndon Institute
An independent day and boarding school for grades 9 - 12 located in northeastern Vermont
 
As scholarship information becomes available, it will be posted at this site. Early in the year, most scholarships will be from large national groups. As the year progresses, more scholarship applications will become available from Vermont and local organizations. For complete information about any scholarship you might be interested in, stop by the Career and College Counseling Center.


Vermont Golf Association Scholarship - Vermont Golf Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. - This fund assists deserving Vermont resident students in obtaining a college education or technical training of university grade.  An applicant must be a resident of the State of Vermont, a high school graduate and must be enrolled in, or accepted as a full-time student at a college/university or technical school of university grade.  The scholarship is available online only by going to http://www.vtga.org/scholarship_app.html.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017.

Vermont Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship - In memory of Marion T. Wood - To apply for this scholarship an applicant must maintain a 2.8 (of a possible 4.0) GPA for the one-year period of the scholarship. The applicant shall be enrolled/expect to enroll as a full-time student in an institution of higher education (two-or four-year college, university, business college/school, or vocational/technical school).  For application information and to obtain the guidelines needed to apply, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  April 1, 2017.  

United Motorcyclists of Vermont Scholarships- The United Motorcyclists of Vermont scholarships are available to Vermont residents regardless of age who are seeking to further their education by attending an accredited school, tech school, college, university, etc.  These scholarships are awarded based on membership, community service and involvement, application effort, school involvement and grades, financial need and other considerations. For more information and application come to the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017.  

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship - The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is now available. This is an  online application. Go to www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy to see if you qualify to apply and for more information on this scholarship.  Deadline:  April 20, 2017. 

Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship - Three student athletes from each state in New England will receive an award toward furthering their education at a two-or four-year accredited college or university.  This is for high school seniors who have displayed a high degree of sportsmanship while participating in a varsity high school sport.  You must also have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher and performed volunteer work in the community.  For more information and to apply go to www.hood.com.  Deadline:  March 6, 2017. 

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. -  College Scholarships for the Academic Year 2017-2018 - This scholarship fund offers renewable, four year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (school, community, at home), a strong work ethnic, be able to overcome obstacles and/or achieve future goals, and possess leadership qualities. For more information on applying and required materials for this scholarship go to www.phillips-scholarship.org. The Application for High School Students will be available online on their website in early January 2017.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017.  There is an Early Response Deadline - April 3, 2017, for high school students who have their financial aid information already from the college they plan to attend. 

The Coolidge Scholarship
- This is a full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board, & expenses for four years of undergraduate study & leadership training.  You apply in your junior year of high school.  You must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. College or University as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2018, you cannot be an immediate family member or employee of Coolidge Scholars Program.  Go to www.coolidgescholars.org to apply, eligibility requirements, and for more information. Deadline:  February 22, 2017.

EPSCoR CWDD Student Scholarship - Vermont EPSCoR CWDD(Center for Workforce Development & Diversity) is offering scholarships to selected Native American (including Abenaki) and First Generation college students who enter STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, math) at a Vermont college or university.  You must be a Vermont resident and a United States citizen, a graduating senior at a Vermont high school planning to attend a Vermont college during the next academic year or a current undergraduate enrolled in a degree program at a Vermont college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or above, enrolling or enrolled in a STEM major in college, or of Native American ancestry or a first generation college student.  For more information and to complete the online application go to www.uvm.edu/~cwdd/scholarships.  Deadline: April 3, 2017.  

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Award -
Abbott & Fenner are committed to helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.  The scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on their topic of choice which is on the website.  It should be between 500 and 1000 words.  Submissions must be sent to them by email at scholarships@abbottandfenner.com.  Deadline:  June 12, 2017.  For more information go to https://www.abbottandfenner.com for more information. 

Apartment List Scholarship -
Apartment List is offering a scholarship to an outstanding student who exemplifies one or more of Apartment List's core values, bold while pragmatic, endlessly helpful, making an impact, driven by data, succeeding together, and forever learning.  You must be at least 18 years old, a legal U.S. resident, currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.  For more information on how to apply go to https://apartmentlist.com/scholarship.  Deadline:  March 1, 2017. 

Chris Antonelli New England Scholarship Fund -
This is an independent charitable organization which offers scholarship awards to any senior who is going to pursue a career field of study with mentally challenged individuals.  For more information and to obtain an application you can go to http://www.uctne.org, click on applications and print it off or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center to obtain the application.  Deadline: March 1, 2017.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities - This is a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice.  You must be a high school senior who has an identified disability, minimum GPA of 3.0 and plan to enroll (or are already enrolled) in full or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2017-2018 academic year.  Apply early as only the first 700 applications will be considered for scholarship evaluation.  For more information about this scholarship, application process, eligibility, required documents go to https://scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship.  Deadline:  January 17, 2017 or until the first 700 applications are submitted (whichever comes first).   

Journalism Education Foundation of New England - New England Newspaper & Press Association - (NENPA) - Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded.  The foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to enter the newspaper field.  You must be a senior, a resident of New England, plan to attend college the following year or an undergraduate college student studying journalism or a related field and demonstrate a serious interest in journalism.  To obtain complete qualifications and for the application form you can either go to www.nenpa.com/story/scholarships or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center and obtain the qualifications and application.  Deadline: March 1, 2017.

St. Andrew's Society of Vermont Scholarship Foundation, Inc. - Educational Scholarships for the Academic Year 2017-2018 - You must be a Vermont resident or from St. Andrew's Society of Vermont members and their families, regardless of residency who will enroll or who are already enrolled in an associate's or a bachelor's degree program.  There are three awards available to be administered by the institution in the name of the winner.  You can either go to www.standrewssocietyofvermont.org, click on Academic Scholarship Applications for : Academic Year 2017 for more information and to print off the application or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center and obtain an application.  Deadline:  February 15, 2017.

Knights of Columbus Vermont State Council - 47th Annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Program -  
There will be five scholarships to be awarded this year.  This scholarship is given to assist in your education at an accredited school or college of your choice.  To qualify you must be a son or daughter of a Knight of Columbus (paternal or legally adopted) in good standing in a subordinate Council within the Vermont jurisdiction are eligible.  Sons or daughters of deceased members are also eligible if their father was in good standing at the time of his death.  An applicant may be a member of the Knights of Columbus or a member of a Columbian Squires Circle, in the jurisdiction of Vermont and a high school senior qualifying to graduate in June 2017.  You can obtain the information and application for this scholarship by coming to the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline: March 10, 2017. 

15th Annual WACE 2016-2017 National Co-Op Scholarship Program -  
WACE encourages minority and female students and students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology to apply for this merit co-op scholarship.  To be eligible you must apply to one of the ten WACE Partner Institutions which are:  Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, University of Massachusetts Lowell, and Wentworth Institute of Technology.  Applicants must be current high school seniors or transfer students and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better.   Go to www.waceinc.org and click on co-op scholarship program for more information and click on scholarship partners page for deadlines.   

State of the Union Essay Contest
- Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont -  Senator Sanders is inviting Vermont high school students to write an essay of 250 to 500 words about their view of the "state of the union".  What are the most pressing issues facing our country, and how should we solve them?  Finalists will have their essays published in the Congressional Record and have the opportunity to participate in a roundtable discussion with Senator Sanders.   Go to www.sanders.senate.gov/stateoftheunion for more information.  Deadline:  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - Student Essays must be submitted.  

United States JCI Senate Scholarship Program - Each year there are $1,000 scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.  These scholarships must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full time study.  The Vermont JCI Senate will also have a $500.00 scholarship based strictly on need.  Deadline for completed application to the state chairperson is January 28, 2017.  You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center to pick up an application packet.  Go to www.usjcisenatefoundation.org for more information. 

The National MS Society Scholarship Program - National Multiple Sclerosis Society -  This program will be providing college scholarships to students whose life has been affected by Multiple Sclerosis.  Applications will be available online only.  Scholars selected on basis of academic performance, financial need, school and/or community participation, compelling personal or family circumstances, work experience, and statements of educational goals and impact of MS on the applicant's life. Go to www.nationalmssociety.org/scholarship for more information about the program and to apply online.  Deadline:  January 18, 2017.

American Legion Auxiliary - Children of Warriors National President's Scholarship - Seniors - 15 scholarships will be awarded for 2017.  For this award you must be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion.  For an application and rules you can either come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon or you can go to www.alaforveterans.org. Deadline: March 1, 2017. 

The American Legion Department Scholarship Program - The American Legion Department Scholarship program is offering the Ray Greenwood Scholarship ($1500), Charles N. Barber Scholarship ($1,000) and (10) $500.00 scholarships. You must be a U.S. resident, and be a senior attending a Vermont Secondary School, or a similar school in an adjoining state, whose parents are legal residents of the State of Vermont or a senior residing in an adjacent state whose normal high school attendance area is a Vermont Secondary School. Go to www.vtlegion.org for more information.  You can obtain an Application Form from Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline is April 1, 2017.

National Society Daughter's of the American Revolution - The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution award many scholarships for students who will pursue degrees in history, law, nursing, education as well as general and an American Indian scholarship.  Go to www.dar.org to obtain information on these scholarships and their deadlines.

Affordable Colleges.com - Affordable Colleges.com has a guide that is a free resource which offers scholarships and financial aid information for all women pursuing higher education.  They want to connect more female students with the financial opportunities they need.  Go to www.affordablecolleges.com/scholarships-for-women for more information and to look at what the site has to offer.

Elks National Foundation - Legacy Awards Scholarship Contest - Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members.  For eligibility requirements and more information go to
www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/legacy.cfm. You must apply online.  Deadline:  February 3, 2017.  

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program - This scholars program is more than just a scholarship as it conforms to each Scholar's interests. This selective undergraduate merit award includes tuition, stipend, study abroad and professional development funding.  If you are planning to apply to The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas then you should go to  this website to see if you qualify for this scholarship and to get more information about the program and the deadlines.  Go to www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott

Montana State University - Fall 2017 Non-Resident Freshman Scholarships - Seniors - If you are considering Montana State University is where you would like to apply go to www.montana.edu/admissions/scholarships/index.html for details about their Fall 2017 Freshman scholarships.

Contact

Lyndon Institute
168 Institute Circle
P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, VT  05850
844-277-1645 (toll-free)
802-535-3636 (local)
info@lyndoninstitute.org
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Lyndon Institute is a comprehensive, independent high school providing thoughtful and rigorous preparation for students of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and beyond to reach their intellectual, creative and physical potential.