Here’s just a sampling of the many organizations who reward students for their hard work through contests and scholarships. Ages range from elementary to high school seniors.
The Joy of Homeschooling Sign Contest
Express the joy of homeschooling in this upcoming sign contest at the Day at the Capitol (learn more about the event here) and enter to win $100! Creations will be displayed at the rotunda and lobby of the Denver Capital the week of April 3-7 to celebrate and promote homeschooling. Check out the details here.
“Celebrate the West” High School Art Competition
In this annual competition sponsored by the Western Governors’ Association, high school students from Western states, Colorado included, have the opportunity to create artwork representing some aspect of their state or living in the West. The deadline is April 30, 2017, and first-place winners receive $1,000 cash. Find out more info here.
Fourth Congressional District Art Competition
High School students from Colorado’s fourth congressional district (find out what district you live in here) have the opportunity to submit their artwork (includes watercolor, pencil, photography, and more) to this nationally-wide competition. The national winners’ work will be displayed in the US Capitol. Deadline for submission is March 24, 2017. Find out more here.
DCU Memorial Scholarship
Open to all graduating high school seniors planning to attend an accredited college or university, the DCU Memorial Scholarship awards up to $100,000 to winners. Find out more about how you can apply here.
Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000, and $10,000 to students 18 and under who have completed significant work in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Outside the Box. To find out if you qualify, visit their website here.