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Scholarship Announcements: Do Something Healthy, Apprentice Ecologist, Intel Science

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With Thanksgiving Around The corner, now is a great time to work on some of those scholarships.  There are many scholarships out there, so you must find the one that matches your needs.  We all have our unique talents and skills.


  Whether you are the science wiz of your class, a passionate activist, or total animal and nature lover, there is a scholarship just for you.

1. DoSomething.org  Healthy School Challenge: $1,000

Today one in three Americans are obese.  To combat the fatalities caused by obesity related illness, DoSomething.org are asking high school seniors to do something about it!  High school seniors need to start a healthy living project at their own school, and can win money for themselves  and their friends for college.  Deadline December 1st.

2. The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship: $500

Environmentally conscious high school students step into leadership roles around the community.  These students run various environmental clean-up projects, empower volunteers to become involved around the community and environment, and simply improve the overall well being of people and animals.  Students write about their experience, and a scholarship is awarded to the author of the top essay.  Deadline December 31st.

3. Intel Science Talent Search: up to $100,000.

Think you have a shot as the next Nobel laureate? America’s most prestigious science competition since 1942: the Intel Science Talent Search Allows young scientists to present original research to professional scientists.  High School seniors research their own individual queries in science, math, engineering and medicine.  All application materials and letters of recommendation must be received by November 17, 2010 at 8PM.

If you would like to learn more about college scholarships, please visit FinancialAidFinder’s section on scholarship information. Let us show you how to navigate the scholarship application process, write killer scholarship essays, take advantage of scholarship search engines, and win weird and unusual scholarships.

Good luck with your scholarship applications this week!

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