UFA Scholarship Opportunities
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NEW YORK STATE HONORARY FIRE CHIEF'S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Department is now accepting applications for this year's New York State Honorary Fire Chief's Association Scholarships. All active FDNY Fire Officers, Firefighters and EMS personnel who are currently enrolled or will be enrolled in college or graduate level courses during the 2018-2019 academic year are eligible to apply. 15 Scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded. Applications are available on the FDNY Intranet. If you have any questions, please contact Catherine McGuire at 718-999-0743 or .
VFW YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS
The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you. More information can be found at . The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018.
WIN A $2500 ROVER SCHOLARSHIP
Graduating high school seniors or current freshmen, sophomores, or juniors in college in pursuit of an associate degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree are eligible to apply for Rover's scholarship by answering their scholarship question in a 400 - 500 word essay. Visit for more info. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2019.
ESSAY CONTESTS FOR AYN RAND'S ANTHEM, THE FOUNTAINHEAD, & ATLAS SHRUGGED
Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. This year, over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000, will be awarded. Details can be found at . The deadlines to apply are January 15, 2019 and April 25, 2019.
DISCOVER STUDENT LOANS SWEEPSTAKES
Throughout the year, 11 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $10,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses. More information is available at . The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.
Applicants eligible for this scholarship will submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card, and the finalists are decided by a vote. Information can be found at . The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.
GETTING REAL ABOUT DISTRACTED DRIVING SCHOLARSHIP
The Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship is one $1,000 scholarship offered twice annually. Applicants submit an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, and convince them with a clear call to action to avoid distracted driving. Further details can be found at . Deadlines to apply are December 31, 2018 (fall contest) and May 31, 2019 (spring contest).