Scholarships of the week

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Editor's note: In an effort to provide high school students with helpful college information, the Southeast Missourian will begin publishing different scholarships each week.

Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship

* Who it's for: Students planning on majoring in education.

* Value: A one-time $2,000 award for colleges in Missouri.

* Qualifications: Students must be in the top 15 percent of class and be enrolled in a four-year institution.

* Deadline: Feb. 7

* Info: dese.mo.gov/divteachqual/scholarships/

Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship

* Who it's for: Students who are attending a high school prom in the spring.

* Value: First prize is a $3,000 scholarship to each member of the winning couple and a $3,000 cash prize to the school that hosted the prom.

* Qualifications: Entrants must enter as a couple and attend a high school prom wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape.

* Deadline: June 8

* Info: www.stuckatprom.com/contests/

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