This post was last updated on September 7th, 2016 at 01:59 am

Deadline: Check website.

Eligibility: National program awards college scholarships to high school seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan. Candidates must:

  • Demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship at school, at home, at the workplace, and within the community.
  • Be nominated by an eligible community leader, such as high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization.
  • Be recommended by an authority figure, such as a student activity advisor, community service coordinator, coach, employer, teacher, counselor, or religious leader.
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance (3.0 or greater GPA or equivalent).
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • Use scholarship funds for student tuition, room and board while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university.

Award: $10,000 renewable scholarships, up to $40,000 per student.