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Academic Scholarships and Merit Scholarships

Academic scholarships, or merit scholarships, are essentially as titled. In order to receive an academic scholarship to pay for school, strong grades are encouraged, as well as ranking in the top five to ten percent of your graduating class. Merit scholarships are often related to academic performance, but can also be given to a candidate displaying artistic or athletic excellence, or even a combination of both. It is safe to say that, while all academic scholarships are merit scholarships, not all merit scholarships are academic scholarships. You have a chance at winning scholarships in this category if you are a generally strong student or in your area of study, and there are greater opportunities that come from extracurricular involvement.

Finding Academic Scholarships

Many merit scholarships offered by colleges and universities may require more than just academic excellence. Some may require an honorary title or being an scholarship awardee from esteemed or highly-recognized organizations and societies,such as National Merit Scholarships or the National Council of Teachers of English awards. Others simply require you to get a certain score on the ACT or SAT and/or to graduate in the top percentile. While these are common varieties of academic scholarships, few students qualify for large awards through their schools. Rather, students have more luck finding money for college through private providers of academic scholarship awards.

Academic Scholarship Opportunities

Academic scholarships all come with their own requirements regarding academic performance and extracurricular involvement. Merit scholarships can sometimes require community service involvement, or demonstrated leadership/leadership potential. School sports or politics are exemplary of this. Students in athletic leadership positions, such as team captains, or serving as class president, are highly appealing to organizations looking to bankroll the formal education of future leaders. In order to find the academic scholarship opportunities that are right for you, conduct a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com. By completing a free profile, you will have access to scholarship information for a myriad of awards that correlate to your education, experience, and background. Below is a list of some academic and other merit scholarships available in our database.

$1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 17, Annually
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders and college students and non-traditional students. The goal is to recognize students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community. Applicants must be 10th, 11th or 12th grade high school, college, or adult students. Applicants [...] More

ABA Diversity Scholarship
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The ABA Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally under-represented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Eligible candidates must have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university; must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and [...] More

ABA Academic Merit Scholarship
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The Academic Merit Scholarship is open to both ABA and non-ABA Members. To be eligible, candidates will have completed, at a minimum, their first year of an accredited university (4-year university/college or junior college); must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel and tourism industry; must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher. Selection [...] More

ADHE Governor's Scholars Distinguished Scholars Award
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship is for those scoring 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.5 academic grade point average, or are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholar pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year. Upon receipt of a Governor’s Scholars application by February 1st, Governor’s Distinguished Scholars automatically receive [...] More

AJLI Scholarship Program to Study in Israel
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Since 1957, the American Jewish League for Israel has supported a progressive, strong, economically viable State of Israel as a whole. The American Jewish League for Israel (AJLI) is not connected to any political party in Israel or the United States. It is independent and dedicated to keeping its members informed and involved. An endowment fund has been established where all contributions are [...] More

Alpha Chi Omega Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 03, Annually
Alpha Chi Omega Foundation scholarships provide merit-based aid for collegiate and alumnae members’ educational pursuits. Scholarship amounts vary each year depending on investment returns. Scholarship applications and recommendation forms must be received at headquarters by March 3rd each year. For more information about scholarships, contact Amber Latta, Assistant Director–Grants and [...] More

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. will award scholarships for the upcoming academic year to qualified applicants. This past year, the Association awarded three scholarships of $750 each. We hope to award at least the same amount of money this year, and reserve the right to determine how many scholarships will be awarded and in what amount. The applicant eligibility criteria [...] More

American Bus Association Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 08, Annually
The ABA George T. Snyder, Jr. Scholarships recognize deserving students who demonstrate scholastic ability, leadership, character, diversity and the potential to be future leaders in the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. The American Bus Association Scholarship Program was established after the death in 1995 of George T. Snyder, Jr., who was the President and CEO of ABA. A large part [...] More

Angela Award
Application Deadlines: November 30, Annually
This award honors one female student in grades 5–8, who is involved in or has a strong connection to science. The award has been established in honor of Gerry Wheeler, Executive Director Emeritus, and his outstanding dedication to NTSA and lifelong commitment to science education. Eligibility: Any female student in grades 5–8 who is a resident of the United States, US Territories, or Canada, [...] More

Angier B. Duke Merit Scholarship
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The Angier B. Duke Memorial is one of a number of merit scholarships awarded to select undergraduate students attending Duke University. The award was established in 1925 to recognize students with academic and personal potentioal. It was created in memory of Angier Buchanan Duke, the son of Benjamin Newton Duke, a Duke University Founder. Students who apply to the university will [...] More

AQHA Racing Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to members of the American Quarter Horse Association or American Quarter Horse Youth Association who intend to pursue a career in the American Quarter Horse racing industry or a related field. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. Recipients will receive an $8,000 four-year scholarship. For [...] More

AQHF Arizona Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Association or American Quarter Horse Youth Association wishing to attend an accredited college or university. Applicant must also be either a current or past member of the Arizona Quarter Horse Youth Association. Funding will not include assistance for on-line or long distance college coursework. Scholarships [...] More

AQHF Christopher Junker Memorial Nebraska Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Association or American Quarter Horse Youth Association. Applicant must be a Nebraska resident to qualify. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. For more information about this award, please visit our [...] More

AQHF Nebraska Quarter Horse Youth Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Association or American Quarter Horse Youth Association. Applicant must be a Nebraska resident to qualify. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. Recipient will receive a $2,000 four-year scholarship. For more information, please visit our website. [...] More

AQHF Telephony Equine Veterinary Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Association in his or her last year of veterinary school. Student should pursue career in equine medicine or surgery. Applicant must be third-year veterinary student when applying. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. For more information, please [...] More

AQHF Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Scholarship assistance will be awarded to a member of the American Quarter Horse Youth Association or American Quarter Horse Association wishing to continue their education. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic merit and American Quarter Horse involvement. Recipients will receive an $8,000 four-year scholarship. For more information, please visit our [...] More

Army Engineer Memorial Awards
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Army Engineer Memorial Awards were established in 1973 as a living memorial to Engineer Officers killed in Vietnam and are given annually to honor all Engineer Officers who died in the line of duty. A candidate for an award may be any graduating high school senior who is a citizen of the United States and whose sponsor, parent, or legal guardian is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired [...] More

Army ROTC 4 Year Scholarships
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
The Army ROTC 4 Year Scholarships is a merit-based scholarship good at 272 Army ROTC host colleges in all 50 states, plus Guam and Puerto Rico. Can also be used at more than 600 additional affiliated colleges and universities. Scholarship recipients agree to be commissioned as officers in the US Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard upon graduation. Criteria: - Be a U.S. citizen - Be [...] More

Army Women's Foundation - Legacy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Foundation's Legacy Scholarship program recognizes the importance of education and helping recipients to achieve their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support in four areas: Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees. Scholarships are awarded only for coursework from accredited institutions. Scholarships [...] More

ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 24, Annually
The ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering Scholarship program awards two $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines. ASCO Numatics will also make $1,000 grants to the engineering departments of the colleges in which the winners are enrolled. The scholarships are merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate’s [...] More

Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship
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Our family has established a non-profit foundation in loving memory of Ashley. The mission is to create a permanent endowment and award scholarships to qualified students for the travel and study abroad, based on merit, personal qualities and/or financial need. Our personal purpose for establishing the Foundation is to tell the story of a beautiful young lady, her rearing, accomplishments and [...] More

Ashley Stevenson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Welcome to the Ashley Stevenson Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in the summer to honor the life of Ashley Stevenson and to continue her legacy of excellence, generosity and service. The Ashley Stevenson Memorial Scholarship is an annual, merit based competition, with a one-time award of $3000. Financial need is considered, however, all high school seniors or college [...] More

Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship is offered to students who plan to enroll full time at one of the following Universities: North Carolina State University, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Awards are made annually to 17 graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll as full-time students in a degree-granting program at North [...] More

Bassil Hayspell Merit Award
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
Faith In Action! Ministries, Incorporated is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization geared to empowering youth and adults for service to God and their communities. Our mission is to be a resource, enhancing the kingdom of God, ultimately producing positive contributions globally. Eligibility: - Applicant must be enrolled in or be accepted by an accredited college, university or vocational education [...] More

Bridgewater College President's Merit Award
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Bridgewater College recognizes the academic achievements of high school seniors and transfer students through its ACE program. Each year, the College commits significant institutional resources for grants and scholarships to assist students. The Bridgewater College President's Merit Awards range from $16,500 up to full-tuition and are based on an applicant's academic performance in high school [...] More

Bridgewater College/President
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This is a full-tuition scholarship awarded to selected incoming freshmen ranking in the top 5% of the graduating class. Students eligible for the President's Merit Plus Award must have a minimum GPA of 3.9 and an SAT of 2000. To renew this scholarship, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.2. For more information please visit: [...] More

Captain James J. Regan Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Two merit-based awards are conferred. Each consists of a $500 one-time scholarship. The recognitions will be presented at the national law enforcement Explorer conference or at a local ceremony. Any law enforcement Explorer who is in the 12th grade or in an accredited college program may apply. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record, leadership ability, [...] More

Carl Albert Center Visiting Scholars Grant Program
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The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma seeks applicants for its Visiting Scholars Program, which provides financial assistance to researchers working at the Center's archives. Awards of $500-$1000 are normally granted as reimbursement for travel and lodging. These research visits to the Carl Albert Center usually last no longer than one [...] More

Carolina Panthers Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 03, Annually
The Carolina Panthers Scholarship Fund provides graduate-level scholarships to athletes in North and South Carolina on the basis of leadership, citizenship and academic merit. All applicants must: - Have earned an intercollegiate varsity letter in college; female athletes may letter in any sport while male athletes must letter in football - Be a graduating senior athlete at an accredited [...] More

CAS Trust Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 03, Annually
The objective of the scholarship is to further students' interest in the property/casualty actuarial profession and encourage pursuit of the CAS designations. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit. The CAS Trust Scholarship Program will award up to three scholarships to deserving students for the 2014-2015 academic year. First place will receive a $10,000 scholarship, and [...] More

Case Western Theater Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The university has made merit-based scholarships available for first year theater students. For students who wish to major in theater at CWRU, we have FOUR FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS to offer. We also have TWO $10,000 SCHOLARSHIPS for those who wish to minor in theater or pursue theater as an extracurricular at CWRU. To compete for one of these scholarships, the prospective student must apply to [...] More

CE Bernhauer Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
First announced by the Woodwork Institute in 1997, the Woodwork Institute / C.E. Bernhauer, Jr. Scholarship Foundation was the brain-child of the Institute's Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Mr. Bernard (Bernie) B. Barber, Jr. The program honors Mr. C. E. (Ed) Bernhauer, Jr., of Fresno Planing Mill, a longtime active and supporting member of the Institute. Mr. Bernhauer served as Woodwork [...] More

Center for Women In Technology (CWIT) Scholars Program at UMBC
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Center for Women In Technology (CWIT) at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a merit scholarship program for talented undergraduates majoring in computer science, information systems, business technology administration, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical/biochemical/environmental engineering or a related program at UMBC. CWIT Scholars receive four years [...] More

Central College Abroad Study Abroad Merit Scholarship
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For many students, scholarship funds make a real difference between participation and staying home. For students who attend a school that is part of Central’s cooperative council, additional scholarships are available. Central College Abroad provides scholarship opportunities for semester and year program applicants for both Central College and non-Central students. Scholarship applications are [...] More

CFBTA Finance Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
The CFBTA Scholarship Program consists of four $2,500 scholarship grants for students interested in a career in the financial services industry. All college students and prospective college students are eligible to apply. Applicants will be selected on a yearly basis based on merit, essay and financial need. To be considered for one of the scholarships, applicants must use this format, follow [...] More

CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The CFPCA LGBT Endowed Scholarship provides financial support and hope to meritorious students who demonstrate positive sensitivity to and involvement in LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) issues. Preference is given to LGBT students although all students are invited to apply. Application and/or acceptance of the award will not be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of [...] More

Chi Am Circle Scholarship for Asian American High School Seniors of Santa Clara County
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
Chi Am Circle is a non-profit Asian American women’s organization based in Santa Clara County, California. Our organization promotes service, cultural and educational projects for the betterment of the community. Chi Am Circle has invested in the future of our youth for the past 33 years. Scholarships are awarded for academic merit, community service, and superior extracurricular activities. [...] More

CIRI Foundation Achievement Scholarships
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The CIRI Foundation Achievement Scholarships are merit scholarships for applicants with exceptional academic promise. Applicant must be an Alaska Native original enrollees/descendants of Cook Inlet Region, Inc. and should have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. The award is $8,000, annually. Duration: One academic year (two semesters). Special features: Must be accepted or enrolled full-time [...] More

Coca-Cola All-State Academic Team Scholarship for Community Colleges
Application Deadlines: December 02, Annually
The Coca-Cola All-State Academic Team Scholarship, funded by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and administered by Phi Theta Kappa, provides up to $450,000 in stipends. Fifty (50) Gold Scholars will receive $1,500, fifty (50) Silver Scholars will receive $1,250, fifty (50) Bronze Scholars, will receive $1,000 and 150 national finalists will be selected from multiple states, each receiving a [...] More

College of Saint Rose Academic Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The College of Saint Rose is committed to enrolling students with superior ability and proven achievement. To support our commitment, the College offers a generous array of academic scholarships. These scholarships are not based on financial need, but on the merits of students' academic achievement. The College of Saint Rose scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to Saint Rose and are [...] More

Colorado Christian University - Presidential Scholar
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The Presidential Scholars Award is merit based and awarded to undergraduate students who meet the criteria. $9,000 President's Scholarship ($36,000 over four years) Recipients typically have a 3.8 GPA and an ACT score of 28 or SAT II composite score of 1,850. To maintain eligibility, students should maintain a cumulative 3.5 GPA at CCU and meet all student aid eligibility requirements. [...] More

Construction Management Association of America Scholarship Program - National Capital Chapter
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The CMAA National Capital Chapter Scholarship Committee has the pleasure of informing you of the CMAA National Capital Chapter (NCC) Scholarship/Internship Awards, which will be given at our annual CMAA National Capital Chapter awards banquet in April. The CMAA NCC awards scholarships and internships for merit as demonstrated by academic excellence, adviser evaluation, extracurricular [...] More

Curtis Institute of Music/Tuition Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Prospective students must submit admissions applications by the deadline in order to be scheduled for an audition. Admissions decisions are based solely on merit. Students are accepted for study at Curtis exclusively on the basis of their artistic talent and promise. All students admitted to Curtis are provided merit-based full-tuition scholarships regardless of their financial [...] More

Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Applicant for the Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship must be daughters of career commissioned officer in the regular U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or Marine Corps. Daughters of reserve officers and enlisted personnel are not eligible. Applicants must be in their senior year of high school and submit an application by March 15. Applicants should write directly to the Daughters of [...] More

DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarship
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DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarships are awarded on a highly competitive basis to some students who are National Merit Finalists or Commended students. The Admissions committee makes these awards. No special application is required to be considered for this scholarship. If you have been awarded a DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholarship, it will be renewed at the same amount each year you [...] More

Di Yerbury International Scholar Awards
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Five $1,000 awards in honor of Dr. Di Yerbury, NSHSS Advisory Board Member, are being established for NSHSS members who will pursue international study during college. The funds can be used for college tuition, books, and expenses, including study/travel expenses upon approval by NSHSS. Professor Yerbury, Vice-Chancellor Emeritus of Macquarie University, is the first woman to have headed an [...] More

Diamond State Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
The Diamond State Scholarship is a merit-based award for graduating high school seniors enrolling at regionally-accredited colleges in the U.S. Applicants must be: - Legal residents of Delaware - U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens - High school seniors who rank in upper quarter of class - Combined score of at least 1800 on the SAT - Enrolled as a full-time student in a degree program at [...] More

Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Need a financial boost? ISNA proudly announces the Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship Program, which awards 20 scholarships of $1,000 each based on merit and academic achievement for students entering their first year of undergraduate study. To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: - Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher - Be entering freshman year in college - [...] More

Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving junior or senior enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States who is pursuing a major in either political science, history, government, or economics. This is a one-time award in the amount of $1,000. Awards are placed on deposit with the college or university; any unused portion shall be returned to the [...] More

EOD Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Applicants must be the child, stepchild, spouse, or grandchild, or other DoD recognized dependent of a graduate of NAVSCOLEOD. NAVSCOLEOD graduates are not eligible for scholarship awards. Active Duty personnel are not eligible for scholarship awards. Military academy students are not eligible to receive EODMF Scholarships. Students may apply in case they are not accepted or decide not to attend [...] More

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation, Inc. (Hereinafter Foundation) is a Masonic Program and is an appendant body to the Fort Worth Scottish Rite Bodies, a Masonic fraternity. The Trustees for the Foundation manage a Charitable Trust, the corpus of which generates funds that are used by the Trustees to fund charitable endeavors such as, a Literacy Program, contributions to the Texas Scottish [...] More

Furman University Alden Pre-Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
This scholarship is available to enrolling freshmen at Furman University who plan to pursue a pre-engineering program combining three years of study at Furman with two years at Auburn, Clemson, University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, North Carolina State or the University of North Carolina. This full-tuition scholarship will be awarded on the basis of merit and is renewable for three years. It is [...] More

Furman University National Merit Scholarships
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National Merit/National Achievement finalists who indicate Furman as their first-choice college may be eligible for a renewable university-sponsored scholarship, in accordance with National Merit Scholarship Corporation guidelines. Students who demonstrate financial need may receive $2,000 in a renewable university-sponsored scholarship, and students who do not demonstrate financial need may [...] More

Furman University Palmetto Fellows
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Academic scholarships for residents of South Carolina, based on annual guidelines, which are currently a 3.50 grade point average, 1200 SAT or 27 ACT, rank in top six percent of the class, or 1400 combined SAT score and a high school grade point average of 4.00 or greater. Eligible candidates apply through their high school guidance offices in the fall of their senior years. South Carolina [...] More

George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships
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The George D. Cornell Honors College Scholarships are merit-based awards renewable up to four years for Florida residents who attend the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. These scholarships covers room/board and tuition up to $7,500 per semester. For more information about these awards, please visit our [...] More

George E Gordy Family Education Trust Scholarship
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Anybody applying for the George E Gordy Family Education Trust Scholarship must be a Sussex County Delaware High School Graduate and maintain a 2.75 GPA. Award based on Merit and Need. This is a 4 year scholarship that must be renewed each year to maintain [...] More

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 10, Annually
The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation supports the dreams and aspirations of outstanding graduating high school students with merit-based, need-based scholarships and continuing educational support as they pursue their bachelor’s degree at the college or university of their choice. To apply for the Pullman Foundation Scholarship, applicants need to complete the online application (this [...] More

George McCandlish Fellowship in American Literature
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The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at George Washington University offers many funding opportunities for its graduate students. Students must reapply each year for these merit-based awards, which include a salary, stipend, and 18-credit-hour tuition award. Please contact the department for specific details on awards, and for application forms. The George McCandlish Fellowship in American [...] More

Gladys Carol Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 27, Annually
The Gladys Carol Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors, high school graduates, current postsecondary undergraduates, and graduate level students who are United States citizens or permanent residents. They must be enrolled in a full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) field of study, (includes social science fields of study) at an accredited, non-profit public or [...] More

Glenview Art League Art Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 30, Annually
$1000 scholarship awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in art in college based on merit. Requirements: > Current HS senior graduating in spring > Must be a resident of Glenview > Must be a US citizen > Letter of recommendation from a teacher required > CD, other media, or website with at least 10 images of student's work required > Application deadline: March 30th > Proof of [...] More

Greater St. Louis Art Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Greater St. Louis Art Association (GSLAA) is a non-profit organization that engages in fundraising activities such as the art festivals held in Queeny Park each year. These activities are geared toward two goals: educating the public in the area of fine art and fine craft, and raising funds to provide scholarships and grants to the larger metropolitan area residents. Once each year, art [...] More

Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship is supported by the Archie Fund of the SPE Foundation and awards an outstanding student who plans to enter a university and pursue an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering. The student will receive $6,000 per year for up to four years of university study. This is a merit based scholarship. Recipients are typically in the top 3% in both class ranking [...] More

Hanover College Academic Merit Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Hanover Academic Merit Scholarships serve to recognize the overall academic achievement of students. The scholarship review committee examines GPA, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, course load and academic rigor for all applicants to Hanover College. Awarding of the four categories of academic merit scholarships is largely based on the academic composite, but co-curricular activities and campus visit [...] More

Hathaway Scholarships
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The state of Wyoming has established a generous scholarship program in the name of former Wyoming Governor Stan Hathaway that rewards eligible Wyoming students with scholarship money to attend the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming community college. The program provides merit- and need-based awards to eligible students. Students who meet the eligibility requirements should apply directly to the [...] More

Heidelberg Merit Award
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The Heidelberg Merit Award is awarded at time of admission to Heidelberg College to students who have at least a 3.0 high school gpa. It is renewable for four years as long as the student maintains a 2.5 or higher college gpa. Heidelberg College is a community of learning that promotes and nurtures intellectual, personal and professional development leading to a life of purpose with [...] More

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
The Hertz Foundation's Graduate Fellowship award, which is based on merit (not need) consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the tenable schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among tenable schools. [...] More

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium’s (HSC) mission is to increase higher education access and degree attainment amongst Hispanic central Texans. The HSC Scholarship awards scholarships to Hispanic high school seniors attending an accredited four-year or two-year institution of higher education in the fall. Scholarships are awarded on academic merit, financial need and community service. All [...] More

Hope College Valedictorian Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Hope College Valedictorian Scholarships are awarded to high school valedictorians who are not selected to receive one of the other Hope-sponsored merit-based scholarships. Recipients will receive $5,000 per year to fund their college educations at [...] More

Hungry To Lead
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
Professional Reps, a small business in the foodservice industry, is handing out three scholarships for the academic school year. The three scholarships available are: The Amana Leadership Scholarship ($2,500) The Hungry To Lead Scholarship ($2,500) Leadership Recognition Award ($500) Those eligible to apply are high school seniors, or college students' registered/pre-registered to attend an [...] More

IES Merit-Based Scholarships
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IES Merit-Based Scholarships are awarded for meritorious achievements in a variety of disciplines for students who are stuyding abroad on an IES Program. Eligibility: * Open to students who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs. This group includes, but is not limited to, students from under-represented racial and ethnic groups, first generation to college [...] More

IFMA Foundation
Application Deadlines: May 20, Annually
IFMA Foundation scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, not need. Scholarship applications are evaluated on achievements/accomplishments, involvement, letter of intent, resume and faculty appraisals. Students have sole responsibility for ensuring accuracy and compliance. Any variance from credentials will be cause for disqualification. Decisions of the scholarship judges are final. [...] More

IFR Merit-Based Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The Institute for Field Research would like to support promising young scholars that may become future leaders – both within and outside archaeology. It is our hope that regardless of the career path such students may take, an archaeology field school will establish a lifelong relationship with the discipline and an understanding for the importance of the past to our collective human [...] More

Indian American Scholarship Fund Scholarships
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The Indian American Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to not only those practicing Hindu, but all college-bound Indians. The majority of the scholarships are based on financial need and merit combined. However, there are a few scholarships based solely on merit such as the written essay and the highest SAT/ACT scores. All academic scores and extra-curricular activities, including sports, will [...] More

Indiana Society of Professional Engineers Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The ISPE, recognizing that an engineering education is the foundation upon which the engineering profession is constructed and also recognizing the need for encouragement and financial aid, has established a scholarship program to aid resident students of Indiana who have proven a genuine interest in an engineering career. Students who are assisted by this program will be those whose scholastic [...] More

International Students Academic Merit Scholarship
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The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree. The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only. No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU. The award is available for: -Eight semesters for [...] More

Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarship was created to recognize Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies. To be eligible for this award, aplicants must: - Be undergraduate juniors, seniors orgraduate students - Be attending college in the coming academic year - Be majoring in mass communications, journalism, radio, television, and/or film - Have at least a 3.0 GPA and [...] More

Jain Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 27, Annually
The Jain Foundation Scholarship was designed to reward students who teach others about LGMD2B/Miyoshi myopathy. There are two scholarship categories, merit-based and social media-based. A total of eight $1000 scholarships will be awarded in 2015 and each of these can be renewed in 2016 for an additional $500. The scholarship money can be used for tuition, books, and equipment required for [...] More

Jennie M. Haver Scholarship Fund, Inc.
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The Jennie M. Haver Scholarship Fund is a homegrown independent program in service since 1956. It is a Merit and Needs based Scholarship serving high school students in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The scholarship is open to all students, who are directed to apply through their respective schools. We work with the educators to identify and select students who demonstrate academic excellence, [...] More

Jewish United Fund Merit Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Jewish United Fund offers a number of annual merit scholarships to high school, college and graduate students to age 23 who demonstrate significant leadership skills. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage the development of Jewish identity, nourish greater commitment to Israel and the Chicago Jewish community, and to recognize future leaders. Eligibility Requirements: - [...] More

Joe Perdue Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Club Foundation, the only 501(c)(3) charitable organization for the private club industry, was created by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) in 1988. Its mission is to financially support the professional development of club managers through education, training and research initiatives. This includes awarding scholarships to students who are pursuing careers in club management. [...] More

Josh Gottheil Memorial Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Awards
Application Deadlines: June 15, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to reward a professional registered nurse for meritorious practice in BMT nursing by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further the nurses' professional goals, or to supplement tuition in a bachelors or masters program. Nominations may be received from any registered nurse who meets the criteria for this award. [...] More

JSU Alabama Bob & Lou Kennamer Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Established by Bob and Lou Kennamer of Anniston, Alabama for deserving students from Cleburne County High School, Ranburne High School, Scottsboro High School or Kate Duncan Smith DAR (Daughters of the American Revoltion) School (Grant, AL). Students must be in the top 50-percent of their high school class to be considered; minimum GPA of 3.0. Need considered, FAFSA must be on file at JSU. Mr. [...] More

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship is a merit-based service obligation scholarship program that provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach in an underserved geographic area. Recipients sign [...] More

Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 21, Annually
Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation (KAPF) administers merit-based and/or need-based scholarships with various eligibility criteria. KAPF may administer scholarships for other organizations whose mission or purpose is consistent with those of KAPF and Kamehameha Schools. The existing scholarships were created by private donors and are awarded on the basis of academic merit and/or donor specified [...] More

Kildee Graduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
This scholarship is named for the late H.H. Kildee, Dean Emeritus at Iowa State University, whose counsel, encouragement and teaching inspired many of today's dairy leaders. Recognizing the importance of eduation to the future of dairying, National Dairy Shrine established the separately-financed Kildee Scholarship Fund. The top 25 All-American contestants in the past three National [...] More

Kildee Undergraduate Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
This Kildee Undergraduate Scholarship is named for the late H.H. Kildee, Dean Emeritus at Iowa State University, whose counsel, encouragement and teaching inspired many of today's dairy leaders. Recognizing the importance of education to the future of dairying, National Dairy Shrine established the separately-financed Kildee Scholarship Fund. The top 25 participants in a National 4-H or FFA [...] More

KSCPA High School Merit Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 06, Annually
For the KSCPA Scholarships high school students have the opportunity to earn single scholarships in the amounts of $1,300, $900, $800, $700 and $600. Fifteen additional scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $500 each. These scholarships are offered without regard to financial need to high school seniors who rank high in one of the two college qualifying examinations (ACT or SAT), who [...] More

Legislative Incentives for Future Excellence LIFE Scholarship Program
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The Legislative Incentive for Future Excellence (LIFE) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program administered by the financial aid office at each eligible public and independent institution in South Carolina. The LIFE Scholarship may be used towards the cost-of-attendance for up to eight terms based on the students’ initial college enrollment date. Student’s must be enrolled in their first [...] More

Levine Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The Levine Scholars Program is UNC Charlotte's most prestigious merit scholarship program that was established in 2009 by benefactors Sandra and Leon Levine. The inaugural class of Levine Scholars entered in the fall semester of 2010 and a new cohort of approximately 20 students is selected to join the program each year. Levine Scholarships are awarded to extraordinary high school seniors based [...] More

Lighthouse Guild Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Each year, the Lighthouse Guild scholarship program helps a number of outstanding and deserving legally blind students attend college or attend graduate school with scholarships of $10,000. Scholarships are based on strong academic accomplishments and merit, and provide additional financial support to help students make a successful transition from high school to a college or attend/remain in the [...] More

Mabel Snoeyenbos Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Amount of scholarship - $500. Established in honor of Miss Snoeyenbos by Dr. Richard A. Mcready, Class of 1949, and his wife Ardis Severson McCready, Class of 1947. Available to sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in Business. Selection is based on need and merit as determined by the faculty of the Business Department. For more information, please visit our website. [...] More

Mary Switzer Research Fellowships
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Mary Switzer Research Fellowships are awarded to help the nation build future disability and rehabilitation research capacity. Distinguished fellowships are awarded to individuals with doctorates or with comparable academic status who have had seven or more years of experience relevant to rehabilitation research. Merit fellowships are given to persons in earlier stages of their research [...] More

Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Application for Undergraduates
Application Deadlines: October 01, Annually
The purpose of the Meena Vashee Endowed Scholarship Application for Undergraduates is to provide assistance to undergraduate students at the University of Washington who are survivors of domestic violence or are the children of domestic violence survivors. The scholarship is to be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. The University's Office of Student Financial Aid will [...] More

Miami University (OH) Scholarship Programs (Merit/Need-Based)
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Miami University is pleased to offer merit scholarships to academically accomplished first-year, full-time undergraduate students who enroll on the Oxford campus for the fall semester. The application for admission is used to determine merit scholarship eligibility—no additional form is required. Miami University merit scholarships are highly competitive and, thus, not guaranteed. The academic [...] More

Miami University Miami National Merit
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The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. National Merit Finalists who list Miami as their first choice school with National Merit Corporation are eligible to receive a National Merit [...] More

Michigan Competitive Scholarship Program
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The Michigan Competitive Scholarship is a program funded by the state of Michigan and is based on both financial need and merit. Students may use Competitive Scholarship funds at degree-granting Michigan public and independent postsecondary institutions. Awards are restricted to the cost of tuition and fees. Student must take the ACT test prior to entering college and achieving a qualifying [...] More

MSLP Governor's Best and Brightest Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The purpose of the Governor’s "Best and Brightest" Scholarship is to provide Montana residents with greater access to Montana’s postsecondary institutions and Montana’s tribal colleges, through scholarship grants based on academic achievement and financial need. The goal of these scholarships is to relieve student debt burdens, allowing more Montanans to stay in the state upon graduation. The [...] More

MSU Moorhead Academic Excellence Award
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Must be enrolled at Minnesota State University at Moorhead. National Merit Finalists are awarded $5,000 per year, renewable for four years, if academic requirements are met. Finalist certificate is required. For more information and/or application, contact: Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid Minnesota State University Moorhead 1104 7th Avenue South 107 Owens Hall Moorhead, MN [...] More

My Political Hero Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Honor Your Heroes! Virginia Student Essay Scholarship Contest Virginians for Integrity in Government (VIG), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, announces a 2015 My Political Hero Essay Contest for high school students. David Bailey, a veteran lobbyist and member of the Board of VIG developed the contest to challenge and encourage Virginia high school students to pay tribute to their living political [...] More

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund is open to United States citizens only, both men and women, single or married, irrespective of race creed or color. The age limit is between 18 and 35 years. Appointments will normally be for one year and the amount available for distribution will approximate $5,000. At the discretion of the Committee, this may be awarded in quarterly installments [...] More

Naval Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club of Washington, D.C. will be offering merit based scholarships for the upcoming academic year for eligible Navy dependents within the Navy District Washington area. To be eligible for this award, a high school senior applicant must: - be a dependent child of an active duty, retired, or deceased U.S. Navy service member who resides and serves in a command [...] More

NCCE National Co-op Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The National Commission for Cooperative Education, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing high quality, college-level cooperative education, offers 175 merit co-op scholarships of $5,000 each, for a total renewable value of $4,500,000. These merit co-op scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors and community college transfer students who plan to participate in college [...] More

NCFRW Caring for America Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This scholarship is a merit based scholarship intended to assist eligible children of North Carolina service members desiring to pursue a degree (or vocational certification) from an accredited North Carolina college, vocational or technical institution. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 1) The Dependent child of an active duty North Carolina service member who was wounded or killed [...] More

New England Society Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The New England Society in the City of New York (NES) has a long, distinguished history of philanthropic outreach dating back to its founding in 1805. This outreach varied over the years, from distributing firewood to needy families and supporting cultural institutions to providing relief to victims of natural disasters in New England. In 1953, NES focused its philanthropic efforts on education [...] More

New Hampshire Food Industries Education Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Those eligible to apply are high school seniors, college freshman, sophomores and juniors. These students must be dependent children of full-time employees of firms that are members of NH Grocers Association (NHGA) or part-time employees of firms that are members of NHGA. The member firm which employment takes place at must be located in New Hampshire (although the student may live in another [...] More

New Mexico Tech Freshmen Scholarships
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New Mexico Tech gives academic scholarships, or merit-based aid, solely on the basis of academic achievement. More than 40 percent of New Mexico Tech undergraduates receive merit-based aid. Although family financial evaluations have no effect on academic scholarship decisions at Tech, many scholarship students also qualify for need-based financial aid. All first-time scholarships require the [...] More

Nexstar Legacy Foundation Management in Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarships
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
The Nexstar Legacy Foundation Management in Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarships are designed for students intending a career in management in a business focused on plumbing, HVAC or electrical. This includes people intending to own and operate their own business as well as people planning to work in marketing, accounting, mechanical engineering, operations or other related position within [...] More

NLEAFCF - Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children’s Foundation (NLEAFCF) awards scholarships to children of law enforcement officers or firefighters who either died or became totally and permanently disabled in the line of duty. These awards recognize financial need along with academic and overall achievement. The Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial scholarship is awarded annually to an incoming [...] More

NRAEF Scholarships for First-Time Freshmen
Application Deadlines: May 21, Annually
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) understands the importance of scholarships and supporting students and educators. We offer a variety of merit-based scholarships to students who want an education and a career in the foodservice industry as well as professional development scholarships for restaurant and foodservice educators. This scholarship is for students who [...] More

NSCS Merit Award
Application Deadlines: July 02, Annually
The Merit Award is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to 52 outstanding new members across the country annually. In order to apply, a student must be a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Merit Award winners are selected based on how they exemplify the NSCS mission to: "Honor and inspire academic excellence and engaged citizenship for a lifetime." NSCS, a member of the [...] More

NYCDA Scholarships
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The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts' School of Film and Television typically awards more than $800,000 in scholarships per school year. NYCDA Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and may reflect artistic promise and demonstrated financial need. The Sanford Meisner Merit Award is based upon talent demonstrated at the audition. The award will be renewed if the student is [...] More

Ohio Environmental Science & Environmental Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Ohio Academy of Science has received a grant from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) to establish the Ohio Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Scholarship Program. The projected three year program cost is $150,000. These merit-based, non-renewable scholarships will fulfill the OEEF objective of "Providing scholarships in environmental science and environmental [...] More

Ohio Regents Graduate/Professional Fellowship Program
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The Ohio Regents Graduate/Professional Fellowship Program provides merit-based financial assistance to Ohio baccalaureate graduates who enroll for graduate or professional study at participating Ohio colleges and universities. Students are nominated by their undergraduate colleges and universities on the basis of evidence which indicates strong academic achievement and a high potential to [...] More

Oklahoma Engineering Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The OEF Scholarships are four-year scholarships ($500/semester) for a total of $4,000 awarded per student. OEF will offer scholarships only to students who are NOT eligible to receive a National Merit or Oklahoma Regents Scholarship. To qualify for an OEF scholarship a student MUST have at least a 3.0 GPA but not over a 29 on their ACT Composite Score. Our policy — to award scholarships to [...] More

Oklahoma State Regents Academic Scholars Program
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The Academic Scholars Program, established by the state legislature and governor in 1988 and operated by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, provides scholarships to academically outstanding students who attend an Oklahoma college or university. Academic Scholars receive a scholarship to help cover the cost of room, board, tuition, books and incidental fees for up to eight [...] More

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The PanHellenic Awards are offered to undergraduate students who are selected based, first and foremost, on academic merit, and include a Scholarship Award and induction to the PanHellenic Honors Society, as distinguished lifetime members. It is the intention of the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation to continue to offer $250,000 in Scholarship Awards to deserving Greek American students each and [...] More

Paul Porter Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Paul Porter Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 to honor the memory of former Northern California Golf Association and Poppy Holding CEO Paul Porter. Mr. Porter stood for the character traits of self-motivation, strong leadership, a sense of self and kindness. The Paul Porter Memorial Scholarship is designed to support university bound high school seniors who show academic excellence [...] More

Principia College Arthur F. Schulz Jr. Alumni Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Children and grandchildren of Principia alumni are eligible for the Arthur F. Schulz, Jr. Alumni Scholarship, a four-year scholarship sponsored by the Principia Alumni Association. Valued at $4,500 each year, the Schulz Scholarship is awarded to both first-time freshmen and transfer students. To be eligible for this award, first-time freshmen must have a cumulative high school grade point [...] More

Pulp and Paper Foundation Merit Scholarships
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Scholarships are open to students majoring in Paper Science and Engineering at NC State University and a scholarship application must be submitted by January 15th. GPA, SAT scores, and extracurricular activities are heavily considered since it is a merit based scholarship. With over 120 scholarships available, these scholarships can be renewed up to 8 semesters if the student maintains a 3.0 [...] More

PunditWire Public Communication Fellowship in Partnership with American University School of Communication
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
PunditWire, political commentary website for speechwriters sponsored by the School of Communication at American University, is seeking a graduate student fellow to serve as editor of the site. This unique opportunity will allow the student to get involved with a consequential political publication and connect with some of the top communicators and speechwriters in the country. The fellow will [...] More

Regis College Anniversary Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Regis College Sister Therese Higgins Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Regis College Tower Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
Merit scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement to entering full-time, first-year, and transfer students seeking degrees. Students are notified of their eligibility by the Office of Admission at the time of their acceptance. The designation of a merit scholarship remains in effect for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided the student maintains the minimum renewal [...] More

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program is a merit scholarship and leadership development program at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We select the best and brightest incoming students who display outstanding potential and a desire to affect positive change in the world. Our comprehensive program includes: - Four-year scholarship, including undergraduate [...] More

Roma Lodge Merit Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
Each year, Roma Lodge makes available two college scholarships for children of Roma Lodge members in good standing as of January 31st of that calendar year. These $4,000 scholarships cover four academic years in any accredited United States college or university of the recipient's choice. Payments are made in $1,000 increments during each year the student is enrolled. The recipient may choose any [...] More

Saab Family Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 10, Annually
The Saab Family Foundation provides scholarships to individuals seeking to pursue private high school education or higher education in the pursuit of a two- or four-year degree. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and/or financial need, and may be provided to cover tuition, room and board, fees, and book expenses. Recipients are required to maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA, and be [...] More

SAPA Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program was established by the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) in 1999. Over the past years, SAPA has become a major pharmaceutical professional organization with 4,000 members and three chapters in the Northeast and West Coast. The Foundation is supported by the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association [...] More

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Honors Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The SFSB Honors Scholarships are merit-based scholarships for high school seniors. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior in June from a high school in SOUTHERN Santa Barbara County, California (Goleta, Santa Barbara, Carpinteria) and have attended at least four of the six secondary grade school years in Southern Santa Barbara County. Scholarships are based on academic [...] More

Shaw Worth Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
Each year, the Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a New England high school senior who has made a meaningful contribution to animal protection over a significant period of time. Actions meriting the award may include long-term, direct work on behalf of animals; inspiring leadership in animal protection organizations; papers, speeches, or presentations on humane topics; or heroic [...] More

Sheryl A. Horak Law Enforcement Explorer Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
This merit-based award involves a $1,000, one-time scholarship. The number of scholarships awarded depends upon the yield of the endowment. The award also includes a plaque and pin. The recognition will be presented at the national law enforcement explorer conference or a local ceremony. Any law enforcement Explorer who is at least in the 12th grade may apply. Candidates will be evaluated [...] More

Sid Richardson Memorial Fund
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Those eligible to apply for a Sid Richardson Memorial Fund Scholarship are direct descendants (children or grandchildren) of persons who qualified for early retirement, normal retirement, disability retirement or death benefits from The Retirement Plan For Employees of Bass Enterprises Production Co.; or are direct descendants of persons presently employed with a minimum of three years full-time [...] More

Society of Actuaries Hickman Scholar Program
Application Deadlines: February 16, Annually
The SOA Hickman Scholar Program was established to increase the number of academic actuaries who hold a PhD and an actuarial designation, and who intend to pursue academic careers in North America. The program is designed to provide stipends to doctoral candidates who will through their studies address research and education needs of the profession, including both the theoretical and practical [...] More

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
SHPE members who demonstrate significant motivation and aptitude for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are encouraged to apply. Merit and need-based scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded based on specific eligibility criteria listed in the application. Please note: We have transitioned to a 100% paperless application process via STARS Online. You will be [...] More

Spencer Educational Foundation Risk Management and Insurance Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Spencer Educational Foundation awards $5,000 and $10,000 scholarships to full-time risk management and insurance undergraduates, graduate and pre-dissertation Ph.D students who possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher. These scholarships are based on merit and do not discriminate based on gender, color or religion. For more information about our scholarship criteria, please visit our web site. [...] More

SVS (Balaji) Temple of Greater Chicago
Application Deadlines: May 18, Annually
SVS (Balaji) Temple, under guidance of the Board of Trustees and the Auxiliary Committee, has developed a scholarship fund to help provide a valuable and needed program to our devotees and their families. The scholarship fund will provide a $10,000 scholarship to those students who will begin their undergraduate programs in the fall. The scholarship will be distributed in equal installments over [...] More

Swiss Benevolent Society of San Francisco Scholarships
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The Swiss Benevolent Society helps qualified applicants obtain a higher education in any field of endeavor at any accredited university or college in the United States. The scholarships are limited to students who are residents of Northern California. Students may apply every year while enrolled. There are five (5) different scholarship funds available: - The SBS General Fund Scholarship, the [...] More

The Environmental Consortium Merit Scholarship
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Pace Law School is pleased to partner with the Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities to announce the 2011 scholarship for incoming first year students. Pace University, through the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, was instrumental in organizing the Environmental Consortium that now includes 55 institutions of higher education in the Hudson Valley region. [...] More

The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund is considered "The Golf Charity of Massachusetts" and is one of the largest independent scholarship organizations in New England. The Ouimet Fund was founded in 1949 and since that time has awarded over $14.2 Million in need-based college tuition assistance scholarships. The Ouimet Fund is a 501 (c) (3) organization, to which contributions are tax-deductible. [...] More

The Garden Club of America's Coastal Wetland Studies Award
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Applications are being accepted for the Garden Club of America's annual Award in Coastal Wetland Studies. The award is a one-year scholarship for graduate studies in coastal wetlands and carries a stipend of $5,000 to support field-based research. The goals of the Garden Club are to promote wetlands conservation through the support of young scientists in their fieldwork and research. Applications [...] More

The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Gerber Foundation Merit Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program established to recognize academic achievement among graduating seniors from Newaygo and Muskegon counties in Michigan. Students must have a GPA between 2.0 and 3.7 to [...] More

The Goss-Michael Foundation Texas Art Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 30, Annually
The Goss-Michael Foundation is extending a scholarship opportunity to all Texas high school graduating seniors who would like to pursue a college education in visual arts. This is a merit based scholarship in the amount of $5,000 that will be given directly to the student’s chosen college or university upon acceptance. Selection is based on artistic achievement, scholastic achievement, school [...] More

The James and Patrica Sood Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The James and Patricia Sood Scholarship was founded in honor of a special couple, both teachers. It is awarded to a young adult student who is pursuing a degree and career in education. After serving as an engineer in the US Navy and then having a successful career in business, James went back to school to follow his passion – teaching. He spent many happy years as a Professor of International [...] More

The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation (the "Foundation") anticipates awarding approximately $100,000 in scholarships this year. The Foundation intends to set the number of actual scholarships and the amount of an individual scholarship based on a consideration of certain factors, including without limitation, the financial resources and the qualifications of the scholarship [...] More

The Lt. Jon C.Ladda Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Recipients of the Lt. Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation Scholarship will be as follows: Scholarships will be awarded to a child of a United States Naval Academy graduate or United Sates Navy member who served in the submarine service who has died on active duty or has been medically retired with a 100 percent disability. This is a renewable scholarship based on a repeat application [...] More

The Winston-Salem Foundation Serena D. Dalton Scholarship Fund
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Serena D. Dalton Scholarship Fund provides grants to needy Forsyth County, North Carolina residents * Scholarships are merit-based, with importance placed on academic performance, extracurricular activities and/or community service. GPA requirements vary. * Many scholarships administered by The WSF are restricted to Forsyth County residents. However, a number of advised scholarships are [...] More

Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. and the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities are pleased to announce the Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship. This merit scholarship, in the amount of $3,500, is offered annually in the name of the TGF founders, to a single recipient who has demonstrated excellence and outstanding dedication in a field of study that falls [...] More

Thomas More College Band Scholarship
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Because Thomas More College is small by choice, students receive individual attention. Your professors and fellow students will come to know you and work together with you. Thomas More offers an array of scholarships based upon academic merit and extracurricular and community involvement. The Thomas More College Band Scholarship is available to full time students who actively participate in the [...] More

Tschudy Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Tschudy Family Scholarship provides scholarships to outstanding students graduating from Emmett High School. The award is $2,500 and is renewable for up to five years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria: - Be an Idaho [...] More

Tshudy Family Scholarship
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The Tschudy Family Scholarship provides scholarships to outstanding students graduating from Emmett High School. The award is $2,500 and is renewable for up to five years of undergraduate study and two years of graduate study. It is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Eligibility: To qualify for the scholarship, a student must meet all of the following criteria: -Be an [...] More

Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
The Twin Tiers Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is pleased to announce this year's Margaret R. Brewster Scholarship Program. Five non-renewable $2,000 scholarships will be distributed to eligible female high school seniors within the Twin Tiers region who plan to major in an ABET-accredited engineering or computer science program during the upcoming academic year. Selection is based on merit, [...] More

UCR Alumni Association Freshman Scholarship Program
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The Alumni Association awards merit-based scholarships to incoming University of California, Riverside freshmen each year. During the academic year, 12 incoming freshmen to UCR will each be awarded a $4,000 scholarship. Requirements for the scholarship include: *Incoming freshman from a California high school. *SAT score of at least 1250 (minimum math score of 520, and a verbal score of [...] More

UM Missoula Presidential Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Presidential Scholarship is the University of Montana’s premier freshman scholarship. Presidential Scholars are chosen solely on academic merit and scholarships are renewable for a total of four years. Between 12 and 15 PLS awards made each year to incoming freshman. The approximate value each year, including the tuition waiver, is $11,900 for the Gold Level and $9,400 for the Silver [...] More

UMHEF Scholarships
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A national foundation based in Nashville, Tennessee, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation is a 42-year-old organization dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams. UMHEF provides scholarship aid for United Methodist students attending the 122 United Methodist-related institutions. UMHEF annually provides scholarship opportunities for eligible students. Students may receive [...] More

Unitil Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
The purpose of the Unitil Scholarship Fund is to support high school seniors in our current service territories in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts who demonstrate outstanding potential for careers in science, technology, engineering or math. Undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering or math may apply. Five scholarships (one in each Region (Capital, Seacoast, [...] More

University of Great Falls Merit Scholarship
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Generous financial aid packages are designed by the financial aid office at the University of Great Falls. Students who have applied and been accepted to the University are automatically considered for academic merit awards. Scholarships include academic merit awards, including a UGF Scholar Award full tuition scholarship. Need-based and talent scholarships are also available. Freshmen and [...] More

Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The American Helicopter Society’s philanthropic arm, the Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF), was founded in 1967. The Foundation is an independent charitable trust, governed by a Board of Trustees, for the support of education in rotorcraft and vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft engineering. The Foundation’s perations are made possible solely by tax deductible donations. Each year, the [...] More

Virginia International University Presidential Academic Scholarship
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The Presidential Academic Scholarship is the most prestigious merit based scholarship offered by the university. The selection is based upon exceptional academic achievement as well as potential for continued success both at the university and in the outside community. The award amount is $3,000 annually. Deadlines are July 1st and November 1st annually. For more information, please visit our [...] More

Virginia Smith Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Virginia Smith Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior who demonstrates academic potential and merits the respect and support of fellow students and teachers, has earned recognition through good citizenship during school and/or personal service to the community in which they live, and clearly needs financial support in order to attain objectives through higher [...] More

Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) Nursing Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is pleased to announce the Nursing Student Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is offered to one high school senior from Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island who has been accepted into the BSN program of an accredited college or university. The scholarship will be awarded based on students' academic merit and involvement in volunteer [...] More

Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is to provide college scholarships to area students based on merit and need. This internal scholarship program is entirely managed by the staff of the Foundation. Scholarship awards are decided by the Board of Trustees during its regular second quarter meeting. The Foundation awards individual annual scholarships of $3,000 and $5,000. Scholarships are [...] More

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-State Student Excellence) Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship program that is designed to make college more affordable to all qualified West Virginia students. The program, funded for the first time in 2001, will provide each eligible West Virginia high school graduate a full tuition scholarship to a state college or university in [...] More

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 03, Annually
The William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund provides merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, NC primarily in the field of education. Applicants must - Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) - Be majoring in the field of education or taking courses leading to a career in teaching - Be legal residents of Mecklenburg County, NC - [...] More

Wood Products Program Scholarships
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Approximately 12 undergraduate scholarships are granted annually to new and continuing students. Six of these are endowed merit scholarships ranging from $1000 to $2500. The remaining are industry-sponsored scholarships that usually provide funds for tuition and books. 1. Roy M. Carter Endowed Scholarship -Awarded on the basis of academic potential, leadership, and extra-curricular [...] More

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
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The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in high-needs middle and high school science and math classrooms. The Teaching Fellowship includes: - admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university - teacher certification in science, mathematics [...] More

Write A Play! New York City Playwriting Contest
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
WRITE A PLAY! NYC, the New York City School Playwriting Contest, is open to all NYC students. Plays are judged in three categories: elementary, middle, and high school. All entrants receive a Certificate of Merit, a written evaluation of the play and an invitation to the annual Awards Ceremony. Plays must be submitted by students, not teachers. There are no restrictions on length, style, or [...] More

Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 09, Annually
The Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce its scholarship process. Applicants for these scholarships should be women pursuing undergraduate degrees at accredited District of Columbia colleges and universities who demonstrate competency in handling academic studies along with an interest in serving the community. The awards typically range between $1,000 to $5,000, depending on [...] More

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