Corporate Scholarships

Scholarship information ranks amongst the most valuable data available to college students and aspiring college students to date. Many large companies and corporations sponsor scholarships. Also, many companies have large foundations that are completely separate from the corporate entity with which they are associated. The majority of these corporate scholarships are scholarships for high school students, but there are still quite a few for graduate and returning students who are ready to return to the academic world. It might be worth adjusting your scholarship strategy and take into account the amount of scholarship money corporate scholarships typically offer. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of such scholarships below.

Burger King James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Amount: $50,000
  • The McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship awards students who have graduated from high school within the last three years or full-time students who are seniors at a high school or home school. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required, along with a minimum 25 ACT score or 1700 SAT score. Students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, [...] More

Burger King Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James "Jim" W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded $25.3 million in scholarships to more than 24,000 high school students, BK employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. Students must have a strong academic record with a minimum 2.5 GPA, be passionate about serving the community and be a high [...] More

Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

  • Application Deadline: 5/2/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship is the society's first scholarship program available to members to be used during the time they are enrolled in their community colleges. Students must be a Phi Theta Kappa member in good standing and currently enrolled in a community college; have a minimum 3.5 GPA at the time of application on all college-level coursework and have completed 12-36 [...] More

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a [...] More

Dell Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Dell Scholars Program places greater emphasis on a student's determination to succeed than just academic record and test scores. We reward low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles. Students must participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 [...] More

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

  • Application Deadline: 12/10/2018
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Google partnered with Lime Connect to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science. Students must have a visible or invisible disability, be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the upcoming school year and plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the upcoming [...] More

Penguin Publishing Group's Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/21/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest awards five high school juniors or seniors a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics Library for their school. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of students who write an essay on one of five topics for this year's competition book, The Tempest. The contest is [...] More

RMHC/HACER National Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/18/2019
  • Amount: $100,000
  • RMHC/HACER National Scholarships are $100,000 ($25,000 per year paid over four years) for five students who verify enrollment at any accredited institution that provides post-secondary education each year, among other requirements.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a high school senior
    -Be a legal U.S. resident
    -Be younger than 21 years old
    -Must carry a minimum 2.7 GPA
    -Be eligible to attend a two- or [...] More

Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Science Competition

  • Application Deadline: 2/8/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real-world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. The contest categories are divided into: Primary Level (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary Level (Grades 4-6), and Middle Level (Grades 7-9) High School Level (Grades 10-12). Projects must also include an abstract, project description, bibliography, and five sample [...] More

U.S. Bank Financial Genius Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/30/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • At U.S. Bank we know paying for college can be challenging, especially with the cost of college tuition increasing and student financial aid resources decreasing. We also understand that navigating financial concepts can be tough, but our Financial Genius online financial education courses are available to provide you with every tool possible to build financial success. In addition for a chance [...] More

Wells Fargo's CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • When you sign up for the CollegeSTEPS program, you will be automatically entered into the CollegeSTEPS sweepstakes for a chance to win $5,000. Two sweepstakes drawings will be conducted to award three high school students and three college students $5,000 at each drawing! For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

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Harvard Supporters Back University in Admissions Trial

October 16, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Harvard students and alumni will testify in support of Harvard during the admissions trial this week, defending its "race-conscious admissions policy" against claims that it discriminates against Asian-American applicants. The trial is the latest chapter in a lawsuit filed in 2014 by Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA).

Harvard University has been accused of "balancing its undergraduate classes to ensure that it had admitted its desired share of students of each race and ethnicity" and also for penalizing Asian-American applicants by "systematically giving them lower scores on a metric admissions officers use to measure personality." Adam Mortara, a lawyer representing SFFA, stated that the university scores applicants in four categories: academic achievement, athletic ability, extracurriculars, and personality. While referencing admissions data, he concluded that, despite their higher academic performance, Asian-Americans are admitted at lower rates. [...]

Professor Sent Abroad After Posting Hateful Tweets

October 9, 2018

by Susan Dutca

An associate professor in security studies at Georgetown University who, last week, wished "death and castration" to GOP senators supporting confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is no longer teaching but will be "traveling internationally for university research." [...]

File FAFSA Immediately for Best Chance at Getting Money for College

October 2, 2018

by Susan Dutca

The official 2019-2020 college financial aid season began yesterday, October 1st, so it is critical that you file your Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) ASAP! Whether you are headed to college for the first time next fall, or you plan on attending college next year, you will want to complete your FAFSA as soon as possible, as many states and colleges award financial aid on a first come, first served basis. [...]

Last Reviewed: October 2018

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