It’s nearly mid-January already and by now you all should have completed the FAFSA and, if you are on top of things, be applying to scholarships on a daily or at least semi-weekly basis. Even if you haven’t started the scholarship application process yet, you still have a ton of opportunities ahead of you. We are in the heart of scholarship season, with the most scholarships coming online in January of any month in 2023. Below, we put together a list of five great examples of very significant scholarships ranging from ten grand all the way up to $40,000.
Take a look at the below list and even more importantly, log-in to your Scholarships.com account and work on that list of search results. Mark your favorites, those you’ve applied for or even won and also see if any new scholarships have appeared since you last visited Scholarships.com.
At Amazon, supporting under-served students in their Computer Science education is not only important to us–it’s imperative to building a diverse tech industry and future. Our Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program provides students an opportunity to upgrade their careers with a scholarship and a paid summer internship programming at Amazon. We gear this scholarship toward students from under-served and historically underrepresented communities; Black, Latinx, Native American, and Women who are low-income.
The Future of STEM Scholars Initiative (FOSSI) is a program providing scholarships and professional development opportunities directed at furthering science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in students from underrepresented communities. If selected, the student will receive a $40,000 scholarship award disbursed in the amount of $10,000 per year, for four years.
The National Roofing Foundation (NRF) has established a scholarship program to assist employees, immediate family members of employees or immediate family of NRCA contractor members who plan to pursue post-secondary education in college and vocational programs. Scholarship recipients will receive funding for up to four years of full-time study at any accredited post-secondary institution of the student's choice.
The Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision science competition for K–12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. ExploraVision challenges students to envision and communicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current science and technology. Beyond engaging your students in problem solving, team-based learning, critical thinking, and communication skills, ExploraVision aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards.
Dedicated to promoting education and leadership, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that recognizes and honors exceptional undergraduate students of Hellenic descent, supporting their efforts with significant monetary awards based on academic merit and financial need. Our Mission is to promote education by providing scholarships and programs to Greek American students who, guided by the values of their Hellenic upbringing, have the potential to become life-long significant achievers and contribute meaningfully to society.