John F Kennedy Profile In Courage Scholarship


Name: The John F Kennedy Profile In Courage Scholarship

Award Amount: $10000

Information And Eligibility: The John F Kennedy Profile In Courage Scholarship is an essay contest for high school students to consider the concept of political courage by writing an essay on a U.S. official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient. The John F Kennedy Profile In Courage Scholarship essay contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve who are U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.

The winner receives $10,000 (a $5,000 cash award and $5,000 to grow in a John Hancock Freedom 529 College Savings Plan). The winner is invited to the Profile in Courage Award ceremony to accept his/her award. The ceremony is held in May at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. A second place winner receives a $1,000 cash award. Up to five finalists each receive a $500 cash award.

Deadline: January

Apply For This Scholarship: For more information on The John F Kennedy Profile In Courage Scholarship or to apply, please visit www.jfkcontest.org. To find more scholarships for college, visit our Easiest Scholarship Search Ever.

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