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.

SunDoc Filings 2017 Scholarship Program -  This scholarship is to help the next generation of entrepreneurs.  You must be a US Citizen to apply.  You will need to write an essay on the topic "Why America is the Best Place to Start a Business."  The essay will need to be 800-1,000 words and be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.  Deadline: July 1, 2017. Go to https://www.sundocumentfilings.com/general/scholarship-program for more information on this scholarship. 

$2,000 Get a Boost Scholarship - This scholarship opportunity is being offered through Blacknote.com.  You will be required to write an essay of at least 750 words in length (3 pages) where you will share innovative, ingenious or plain good ideas on ways to help smokers put down cigarettes and join a smoke-free environment.  You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or District of Columbia.  Go to https://www.balcknote.com/scholarship for instructions, requirements, and to apply for this scholarship.  Deadline: April 30, 2017.  

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program - Administered by Scholarship America.  James Beard was a man who offered help and encouragement to people that were going to take up a culinary career.  The James Beard Foundation has established scholarships to assist aspiring culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school.  Go to https://scholarshipamerica.org, click on what we do, click on students, click on explore open scholarships, scroll to James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program, then click on sms.scholarsapply.org/jamesbeard for more information and to apply.   Deadline:  May 15, 2017.

Peacham Academy Trustees Prize - Scholarship - Seniors - There will be (3) awards awarded to seniors who are high achievers, community oriented, and have set goals to further their education and are from Caledonia County.  For an application and guidelines please come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon. Application and attachments will be mailed to primary contact and their address.  Deadline:  April 28, 2017.

Planetdish.com Scholarship
- Seniors - This scholarship will be for applicants who are a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. currently attending or be attending an accredited college or University beginning in the fall of 2017.  Applicants will need to write a 500 word essay that encourages critical thinking.  Go to https://planetdish.com/dish-network-scholarship for more information and to apply.  Deadline:  August 1, 2017.

Lyndon Institute Alumni Awards - SENIORS - The Award Application Form for the Lyndon Institute Alumni Awarads is now available.  You can come to the Career and college Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and obtain the packet from Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  April 28, 2017.

2017 Calvin Prize for Vermont Youth - 2017 Writing Contest - This writing contest is for writers ages 13 to 19 years of age who are currently living or attending school in the State of Vermont.  You will need an article, essay, or poem under 800 words that best answers the prompt "Could Coolidge Win Today?" You will submit online.  To learn more about the contest, and to do your Calvin Prize Submission go to https://coolidgefoundation.org/blog/2017-calvin-prize-for-vermont-youth/.   Deadline:  May 19, 2017.

Lyndon State College Early Promise Scholarship - The Patrick and Marcelle Leahy Center for Rural Students - Lyndon State College - was established to assist graduating high school seniors who are the first in their immediate family to attend college and continue their education at Lyndon State College.  For an application, eligibility requirements, and more information about this scholarship come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  April 15, 2017.

Founder's Prize 2017 - EHV Weidmann Scholarship - Any child or grandchild of a St. Johnsbury WEIDMANN employee or retiree is eligible.  Award will go to a graduating senior from an area school who plans to study engineering, business, or science related subjects in college.  For more information and requirements come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  May 5, 2017.

"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship - This scholarship is being offered to seniors in the U.S. that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Go to http://www.onlinembareport.com and to the right click on scholarships to be awarded.  Here you will find criteria, eligibility, and the application process for the "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship Program.  Deadline:  June 1, 2017.

"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program - This scholarship is being offered to high school seniors in the U.S. who are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  If you are interested, go to http://www.animationcareerreview.com/                                                                   and to the right click on scholarships to be awarded. Here you will find criteria, eligibility, and the application process for the "Aspiring Animation Professional".  Deadline: June 1, 2017.

2017 GetSafe Scholarship Essay Contest - GetSafe Home Security is sponsoring an essay contest to help students whose lives have been touched by crime.  You must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program for 2017-2018 school year.  The essay must be 500-1,000 words.  For more information on the essay topic and rules go to https://getsafe.com/scholarship.  Deadline:  May 31, 2017.

The Eugene McDonough Memorial Scholarship -
This award is given annually to one or more students who plan to enroll full time in an accredited college or university and pursue a course of study leading to an Associate, Bachelor's or equivalent degree in the field of fire science, EMS, or criminal justice.  You can obtain an application and more information by coming to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon or you can go to http://friendsofsjfd.com and click on McDonough Scholarship.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017.

Scholarship.collegecovered.com -
Students could win scholarship money to help pay for college.  There is no purchase or student loan necessary to enter.  This is brought to you by Discover Student Loans.   Go to https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/rules.html for the official rules and information on how to enter and for deadlines.  

SiW Internet Marketing Scholarship -  This scholarship is designed to help students pursue their education in any field.  The objective is to help everyone continue their education so they can achieve their professional and personal goals.  You will need to write an essay/article of at least 1000 words on the topic of Internet Marketing.  For more information and how to apply go to http://seo-is-war.com/scholarship-program.  Deadline:  December 31, 2017. 

Spinning Reel Guide Scholarship - This scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate and postgraduate students.  A crteative and informative essay of 700-1000 words is required and the topic to write on is "Fishing".  Go to http://www.spinningreelguide.net for eligibility requirements and how to apply.  Deadline:  September 1, 2017. 

MybestReviewss Internet Marketing Scholarship -  If you are a soon to be college student, are a college student, you are eligible for this scholarship.  High School students may also be eligible but must have written consent from their parents or guardians.  All you need to do is write an amazing quality article for MybestReviews.  The topic is "Evolution of wireless technology".  You just need to submit your creative ideas in an article on their email address.  For information on this scholarship go to https://www.mybestreviewss.com/scholarship.  Deadline:  August 20, 2017.

Sons of the American Legion Dennis Comai Scholarship -  This scholarship is for any student planning to attend a trade school or technical college.  If you have a grandfather, grandmother, step grandparents, father, step father, mother, step mother, adopted parents or grandparents and brothers or sisters who are a member of the American Legion Family (American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion) are welcome to apply.  For an application and information come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  
Deadline: April 15, 2017.

Addiction Resource Scholarship -  This is an essay contest open to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years old or older.  An applicant must be accepted to or currently enrolled in a college or university within the U.S. or District of Columbia.  The essay must be 1,000 - 1,500 words about your vision for a drug-free world.  Application period opens April 21, 2017.  Go to https://addictionresource.com/scholarship for more information and how to apply. 

New England Association for College Admission Counseling -(NEACAC's) 2017 Annual Essay Contest -  This is for high school juniors and seniors.  You are invited to submit a 500-word essay on a topic New England Association for College Admission Counseling has picked.  Go to http://www.neacac.org/essay-contest-information-application to apply, submit essay, and obtain more information.  Deadline:  April 8, 2017. 

Elizabeth Brouha Senior Scholarship Program - Burklyn Arts Council - This scholarship is for a graduating senior(s) who has demonstrated excellence in the arts, has been accepted at a college, and plans to major in the fine or performing arts.  If you are interested in this scholarship come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon for information and the application.  The application and all support materials must be given to Mrs. McGregor who is located in the Town House by April 3, 2017.  Mrs. McGregor will then bring all the applications and support materials to the Burklyn Arts Council.  (Dom. & Int'l can apply) 

Knights of Columbus Sheridan Council 421 - There are three Scholastic Achievement Awards that are available: - (1) The Fr. Michael J. McGivney Award (Founder's Award) - reserved for high school seniors who are sons or daughters of members of the Knights of Columbus Sheridan Council 421 who are in good standing and eligible to graduate in June. (2) The Sully Handy Vocational Education Award - open to all high school seniors and qualify to graduate in June and are permanent residents of Vermont or New Hampshire.  The award is intended for students who have pursued technical studies in their high school education or will pursue technical studies after graduation from high school such as associates or technical degree.  (3) The Louis Bouffard Scholastic Achievement Award - open to all high school seniors eligible to graduate in June.  To obtain information and the application come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  April 30, 2017.   

Scholarship Giveaway by fishingpicks.com - This scholarship is for high school seniors, graduate, or undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or a permanent U.S. resident.  If you are thinking of pursuing a career in Marketing, Business, IT, Communications, Health Sciences and other related categories, you should try for this scholarship.  An essay of 300-600 words is required.  For more information and how to apply go to http://fishingpicks.com/scholarship. Deadline: August 30, 2017.   

Pine Hill Singers' Music Award - This award will go to a graduating high school senior whose home residence is in northern New Hampshire or in northern Vermont.  It is open to students attending public or private high schools and home schooled students.  This is for a student who has demonstrated talent and proficiency in music and has shown involvement in school and community performance groups.  You can obtain an application and information from Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC).  Deadline:  May 1, 2017.

Websites for Scholarship Opportunities - from Outside Scholarships - Here are some sites that are available with scholarship information. Here they are:  https://www.collegescholarships.org/financial-aid,  https://colleges.niche,com/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship, https://scholarships.uncf.org, and https://scholarshipamerica.org/open-scholarships .  These are a few more places to look for scholarship information that may be helpful.    

George Coleman Scholarship - sponsored by the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NEACRAO) -  They will be awarding scholarships to promote and reward academic excellence and the pursuit of a post-secondary degree to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year.  Go to https://neacrao.org/about/scholarship-information for online scholarship application (click on the highlighted applications near bottom of page) or you can obtain an application from the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline:  March 15, 2017.

Alice Angney Scholarship for Leadership and Service - Vermont Superintendents Association - This scholarship will recognize a high school senior who resides in Vermont.  Selection is chosen on the basis of the student's initiative in overcoming a specific challenge, leadership and service to community, and academic achievement, and demonstrates commitment to furthering his or her education after high school. Go to http://www.vtvsa.org/scholarships-awards to get more information and to apply online or by coming to the Career and College Counseling Center, lower level of the MAC and see Mrs. Baillargeon for a paper application and more information.  Deadline:  March 17, 2017. 

2017 St. Andrew's Society of Vermont Cultural Grants - If you are a Vermont resident or St. Andrew's Society of Vermont member, regardless of residency, who will enroll or who is enrolled in studying Scottish history, language, arts, literature, dance and/or music, then you should apply for this grant.   Go to http://wwwstandrewssocietyofvermont.org for more information and to obtain the application.   Deadline:  May 3, 2017.

2017 Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital Auxiliary's Scholastic Achievement Award - If you are attending an approved post-secondary school during the upcoming academic year studying a career in healthcare, you should apply for this award.  Deadline:  March 16, 2017.  Applications must be at the hospital on the deadline date by the end of the business day by 5:00 pm.  You can obtain an application from the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) from Mrs. Baillargeon.

2017 Caledonia Maple Association Inc. Award - The Caledonia Maple Association is sponsoring an award to a deserving graduating senior from Caledonia or Essex County High School.  To be eligible to apply for this award, you must be involved with the production of maple products and Community Service Activities.  For more information and to obtain the application, come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon. Application Deadline:  May 12, 2017.

QASymphony Scholarship - QA Symphony, a leading global provider of software testing tools designed to help agile development and QA teams create better software by improving speed, efficiency and collaboration during the testing process is offering a scholarship to high school students who graduate in 2017 and have been accepted into a college or university and students currently enrolled in a college or university.  A short essay (500 min word)  on "why you believe software development or software testing is important" is required. Application and essay are to be done online at https://www.qasymphony.com/scholarship.  Deadline:  November 1, 2017. 

Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship - The Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarship is available to high school seniors with Type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.  For more information and to apply for one of the scholarships available go to http://diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship.  Deadline:  April 15, 2017. 

Women in Technology Scholarship - Studysoup.com - They are offering a $1,000 scholarship to women seeking a career in computer science and/or computer programming.  It will be awarded to an outstanding female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and/or computer programming and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry.  For more information and to apply go to https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship.  Deadline: May 5, 2017. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.   

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.

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
“Per Aspera Ad Astra” - through hard work you reach the stars.
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.