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Providence Homeschool Scholarship

Providence Homeschool Scholarship

Each year at Providence Christian College, approximately 25-35% of the student body comes from homeschooled backgrounds. In an effort to recognize the excellent preparedness of these students for the tutorial style education they receive, Providence is announcing a new Homeschool Scholarship that is renewable and ranging from $1000-$5,000 to students who have been homeschooled for all or part of high school.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must simply apply to Providence and submit homeschool transcripts. The principles that guide Providence are adherence to the teachings of Scripture, Christ-centeredness in both doctrine and practice, and faithful service in extending the Kingdom of God into every area of life. These principles are woven throughout the Providence experience, from syllabus to school mission statement.

Located in Pasadena, California, Providence offers access to real-world opportunities: From Avodah experiences, May terms, cross-cultural expeditions, and internships to church and organization involvement throughout the college years, the liberal arts education at Providence will prepare students for a career plus life in the 21st century. Use code CHEA when inquiring about our new homeschool scholarship at

HSLDA Annual Contests

Open to Homeschooled Kids Ages 7-19

Each year, Home School Legal Defense Association sponsors several contests for homeschoolers with themes for different age groups. Prizes are offered for first, second, and third place, and two honorable mentions in three age categories.

Check the links above for current contests. For complete details, entry form, and guidelines, visit HSLDA's website.


Letters About Literature

Letters About Literature Contest

The Library of Congress announces its 25th Annual Writing Contest for Young Readers.

Students from grades 4-12 can select a book or poem, write a letter to its author (dead or living), and submit it for possible prizes.

Level 3 (high school grades 9-12) deadline is January 12, 2018.

Level 2 (middle school grades 7-8) deadline is January 15, 2018.

Level 1 (upper elementary grades 4-6) deadline is January 12, 2018.

For complete details (PDF flyer here), entry form, and guidelines, visit

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry Scholarship Offered

Announcing the Academy Alumni Scholarship from Patrick Henry College. Beginning in the fall of 2014, when you take Advanced Placement courses through PHC Prep Academy, every tuition dollar you spend earns you a matching tuition scholarship to Patrick Henry College. How to apply? There is no scholarship application process. You are automatically eligible to receive the scholarship if you meet the following criteria:

1. Take one or more PHC Prep Academy courses online in fall 2014 or later.
2. Are admitted to Patrick Henry College and matriculate as a student.

Full scholarship details are available at the Patrick Henry College website.

Answers in Genesis

Answers in Genesis to host California Events

Elk Grove, CA
April 15-17, 2018
Creekside Christian Church

San Jose, CA
September 23-24, 2018
Calvary Chapel San Jose
Ken Ham

For more information and future California Answers in Genesis events, visit or call (877) 244-3370.


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