Essay Scholarships

Perhaps you are a brilliant writer, or maybe you're just going for the most efficient way to rack up the college scholarship money. Either way, you’ve decided that the key to funding your education lies in winning scholarship essay contests. Essay scholarships are awarded in numerous fields to students of varied backgrounds. Some essay scholarships have requirements in addition to the essay, such as GPA or financial need, whereas others are judged solely on the merit of the writing submitted. No matter what the criteria are, essay scholarships are a great way to use those writing skills you’ve been practicing to help pay for school.

The scholarship application process for essay scholarships is much the same as for other scholarship opportunities—you need to fill out the scholarship application, gather all your materials, double-check that you've met all requirements, and then submit your completed application packet before the deadline. With essay scholarships, especially, you should start this process early and leave yourself plenty of time to formulate an effective strategy and write a brilliant entry. Make sure you closely follow instructions and go through the entire writing process, from brainstorming to outlining to editing. If you really want to win essay scholarships, you can't just throw your response together in 30 minutes and send it on its way. While this strategy may have worked for you in English class, chances are $5,000 wasn't riding on whether you got an A on any of your papers. Take your time writing and revising. If you plan far enough ahead, you'll be able to get plenty of feedback from your family, friends, and teachers, as well. The more people who see your essay, the better it will be. Outside help goes beyond proofreading. If possible, ask for advice on the content of your essay, as well as the style and the flow. All of these are important factors in writing effective scholarship essays.

"You Will Be Found" College Essay Writing Challenge

  • Application Deadline: 4/26/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The “You Will Be Found” College Essay Writing Challenge inspired by the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen offers a $1,500 scholarship to the college of choice. Applicants must be 11th or 12th grade high school students located in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, or Westchester, as well as Nassau, Orange, Rockland, or Suffolk counties during the upcoming [...] More

$2,000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The $2000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual Scholarship was established to help support students pursuing education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as economics and business. To be considered for the scholarship award, you must meet all requirements listed on provider’s website and write an essay on one of two prompts (see website). Deadlines will vary for Fall and [...] More

10th Annual South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2021
  • Amount: $12,000
  • The 10th Annual South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship will award a total of $50,000 to deserving students to use for their college education. The scholarship asks applicants to submit an essay in response to, "Through your course of study, what skills do you plan to learn to better our state and enrich the lives of South Carolinians?" Applicants must also complete an online application, [...] More

2020 John Sexton Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/30/2020
  • Amount: $500
  • The Rise for Rohingya Campaign invites high school students across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to participate in the John Sexton Essay Contest. The competition challenges students to write an original and creative essay for the following prompt:

    Identify and elaborate on one or more lessons that we have learned from historical genocides or mass persecutions. Can these lessons be [...] More

9th Island Cultural Club of Las Vegas Aloha Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • 9th Island Cultural Club of Las Vegas Aloha Scholarship - Two scholarships in the amount of $500 each are available to all residents within Clark County, Nevada, who will be students enrolled in a post-secondary school: College, University, and Trade/Technical/Vocational schools. Scholarship recipients can be either full or part time students and must be working towards a degree or certification [...] More

Aalam Samsavar DDS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Aalam Samsavar DDS Scholarship was developed to encourage young junior university/college students to seek a career in the field of dentistry. A minimum GPA of 3.4 and an essay of 750 words or less is required. Recipients are announced by March 15. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship providers [...] More

Aaron Bernard Murray & Fay Tyler Murray Education Encouragement Award

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2021
  • Amount: $750
  • Applicants of the Aaron Bernard Murray & Fay Tyler Murray Education Encouragement Award must be graduating from Baton Rouge Magnet High School with sound academic achievement and demonstrate good citizenship. Applicant must show leadership qualities within and beyond their peer group and must have taken initiatives in school and/or the broader civic life of the community. Only students nominated [...] More

ABA Diversity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The ABA Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented 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

ACAA Educational Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/22/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Coal Ash Association Educational Foundation (ACAAEF) is accepting applications for scholarships from students with an interest in the beneficial use of coal combustion products (CCP). Both graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply. The awards will be based on essays, coursework, academic credentials, and recommendations. Essays may discuss a wide variety of topics [...] More

Actuary of Tomorrow - Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $9,000
  • Stuart A. Robertson, FSA, MAAA (1918-2005) was a distinguished actuary who, along with Wendell Milliman, co-founded the actuarial and consulting firm Milliman & Robertson (now Milliman, Inc.). The Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship was established to honor his dedication to excellence and recognize his tremendously positive influence on the professional lives of many [...] More

AEL Collegiate Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Americanism Educational Leaders, which supports this scholarship, strives to provide students with opportunities to discover, understand, and appreciate some aspect of the American experience. This year's essay contest prompt is "We are a nation rich in diversity of all types. Please discuss how this diversity contributes to American life." Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a current [...] More

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • As more and more families across America are affected by Alzheimer's disease, many teenagers as well are becoming aware of this heartbreaking brain disease - from personal experiences in their own families, watching friends and neighbors, or involvement in community service. In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer's disease and to engage [...] More

AFSA High School Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/6/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • he American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) offers students an opportunity to compete in its High School Essay Contest. Students will explore the role of the Foreign Service and civilian government in promoting peace, national security, and economic prosperity around the world. Applicants must write a 1,000-1,250 essay that corresponds to the essay prompt. The winner will receive $2,500, a [...] More

AFSA National High School Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/6/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)’s National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think about how and why the United States engages globally to build peace, and about the role that the Foreign Service plays in advancing U.S. national security and economic prosperity. The scholarship is available to all high school students attending school in the United States regardless [...] More

AKA Tau Beta Omega Chapter Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/22/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Tau Beta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is dedicated to scholarship, social responsibility, public service, and economic empowerment in our local and global communities. In an effort to facilitate these goals, Tau Beta Omega offers an Undergraduate Scholarship to students currently enrolled or committed to enroll in a four-year accredited college or university. Applicants must [...] More

Akron BBB's Laws of Life Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Akron BBB's Laws of Life Essay Contest can be used to meet essay writing requirements of the Ohio English Language Arts Academic Content Standards and is aligned to Common Core. All high school students in grades 9-12 attending any high school in Ashland, Medina, Portage, Richland, Summit and Wayne Counties are eligible. All essays should be no more than three typed double-spaced pages and should [...] More

Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/10/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship is offered to graduating high school seniors and current college students from Kentucky or Indiana. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit an essay about someone who has influenced their lives in a positive manner. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website. [...] More

Alisa's Angels Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Alisa's Angels scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors in Arizona and the Colorado Springs area. Scholarship awards are based primarily based on community service. Scholarship awards are based primarily based on community service. Other considerations are grades and financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship is offered to AGR undergraduates who are enrolled with a declared horticulture-related major in; among others, entomology, environmental horticulture, horticulture, landscape gardening, landscape horticulture, ornamental horticulture, pest control, plant breeding, plant pathology, plant science (with horticulture emphasis), pomology, and/pr vegetable [...] More

America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The purpose of the foundation is to never forget September 11, 2001. We fund a College Scholarship program for children of Active First Responders (EMS, FIRE, POLICE) who each day place their lives on the line for all of US. The foundation assists Emergency Organizations with funds, materials, equipment and/or Volunteers when needed. Criteria include:any student whose parent is an Active Duty [...] More

American Society of Human Genetics Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • ASHG is proud to support National DNA Day through the Annual DNA Day Essay Contest. This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Amos & Edith Wallace Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/12/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Amos and Edith Wallace Scholarship was founded to reward young, bright African-American students who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to service and education. In order to apply, you must meet the following requirements: Female African- American High School senior graduating from Kanakekee High School in Kankakee, IL.
    You must possess a minimum 2.8 GPA and plan to attend a [...] More

AMWA Linda Brodsky MD Essay Award

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The winner of the AMWA Linda Brodsky MD Essay Award will be presented with a $500 scholarship for medical school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Angels Wings Thai Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • In an inspiring effort to provide financial assistance for Thai high schoolers in California, the Angels Wings Foundation is offering scholarships to 24 rising college students of Thai ancestry in California. The initiative underscores Angels Wings Founder Porntip Bui Simon’s unwavering belief in the power of education. The initiative behind the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship, is to recognize and [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $500
  • The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative awards three scholarships to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by demonstrating personal leadership and environmental stewardship in their project. Winning essays have been 750 to 1,500 words long. Middle school, high school, or undergraduate college/university [...] More

Arnold W. Fritz Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage college students to study environmental science, conservation, natural history and nature-related subjects including environmental law or business. Applicants must submit an essay of 200 words or fewer stating how they expect to make a difference in the environment. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, possess a dedication to the environment and [...] More

Arts for Life! Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Annually, Arts for Life! awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 Florida high school seniors who demonstrate academic and artistic excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art. To qualify, students must be graduating high school seniors in Florida during the current application period and submit a completed application. Students must submit a completed application, a brief essay [...] More

ASDSO Senior Undergraduate Scholarship (Dam Engineering)

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level during the year of the scholarship award in an accredited civil engineering program, or in a related field as determined by ASDSO, and must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams. [...] More

ASID Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in or have been accepted for admission to a graduate-level interior design program at an accredited university. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic accomplishment, creative achievement, and personal statement. Applicants must write an essay on the following subject: "As an interior designer, how will [...] More

Association for Iron & Steel Technology Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 10/31/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Association of Iron and Steel offers scholarships to students majoring in the following programs: metallurgy, materials science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, environmental science/engineering, and computer science. The list of the different named scholarships and their specific eligibility requirements can be found at the [...] More

Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To increase the awareness of women's ongoing contributions to mathematics, the Association of Women in Mathematics and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in industrial, government, and academic careers. The contest is open to students grades 6-8; grades 9-12; and college undergraduates. At least one winning [...] More

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Rhode Island Chapter Academic Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Applicants for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners must be matriculating full-time undergraduate or graduate students for the upcoming academic year pursuing a degree at an accredited Rhode Island college or university with a declared major in: accounting, criminal justice, criminology, law, or law enforcement. Other majors will be considered on a case-by-case basis, as they relate to [...] More

Augustana College Distinguished Scholar Competition

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $60,000
  • Augustana College invites graduating high school seniors who possess strong records of academic achievement and have demonstrated exceptional leadership to their school and community to participate in the Distinguished Scholars Competition, the college's most prestigious scholarship event. Eligible applicants must have an ACT of 27 or SAT of 1260, and a 3.5 GPA. The competition requires an essay [...] More

AWSC Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/10/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs is pleased to again be able to offer scholarships to high school graduating seniors planning to pursue further education at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning who are actively involved in snowmobiling. Applicant must be an individual member, or son, daughter, or legal ward of a family with a current membership in an AWSC [...] More

Baron & Budd Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 7/16/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Mesothelioma cancer claims the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for over four decades and have established these scholarships to honor their [...] More

BBB Students of Integrity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/3/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Students of Integrity (SOI) Scholarship showcases high school students who demonstrate a superior understanding of ethics. The Center awards the scholarships to the high school students with the highest-scoring essay. The scholarship contest is open to high school juniors in and seniors and resides in BBB Cincinnati's twenty-county service area (Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, [...] More

BBB Trust Award Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan believes that good leaders help make the marketplace, and more importantly, our community a more trustworthy place. We want to reward our community's young leaders in their pursuit of higher education. The Trust Award Scholarship is available to high school seniors in the BBB Serving Western Michigan's service area. It is based on the same [...] More

Beta Gamma Recruitment Grant

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Beta Gamma Recruitment Grant was established to provide educational resources to female graduating seniors who are planning to enter the teaching profession. Applicant must be a female graduating senior from Boone or Winnebago County who is planning to enter the teaching profession. Applicants must also write an essay about their interest in becoming a teacher. For more information or to [...] More

Bill Cowden Memorial Aviation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • One scholarship is available each year up to $1,500 to one pilot from the Midwest working to obtain higher ratings in aviation. Applicant must hold a current Private Pilot Certificate and plan to pursue advanced training in aviation, provide a professional resume, and include one letter of recommendation related to aviation skills and submit a one-page, typewritten essay giving their reasons for [...] More

Bill of Rights Institute We the Students Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Bill of Rights Institute hosts an annual We the Students Essay Contest. Students across the country are asked to write an essay responding to the prompt of the year. The first place winner will receive a scholarship to Constitutional Academy on top of a monetary prize. Applicants must be high school students between the ages of 14-19 and attend school in the U.S.. one of its territories or [...] More

Bird Dog Foundation Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has established a Scholarship Fund to promote interest in wildlife conservation and related subjects. An annual College Scholarship Essay Contest sponsored by the Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has been in effect for several years now. This contest was created in the hopes that it would enhance scholarly training and education in wildlife and wildlife conservation as well [...] More

BMI Founders Award for Radio Broadcasting

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The BMI Founders Award is an annual scholarship competition open to radio broadcasting students nationwide. The award commemorates the group of radio industry leaders who founded Broadcast Music, Inc. in 1939 with an unprecedented and enduring mission: to provide a competitive source for music licensing and an open-door policy to songwriters, composers, and publishers of all genres of music. A [...] More

Bonnie Fang Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Bonnie Fang Nursing Scholarship is open to all full-time nursing students in a state-approved associate or baccalaureate degree nursing program in the states of California and Nevada. Applicants must be legal U.S. citizens or permanent residents who demonstrate financial need, are free from any federal judgment liens or existing service commitment, and not overdue on a federal debt; be [...] More

Brian Bolton Essay Contest for Graduate/“Older” Students

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Brian Bolton Essay Contest for Graduate/“Older” Students is open to any graduate students through the age 30, or to undergraduate students ages 25-30 who attend a North American college or university. You remain eligible to enter this contest if you will graduate by spring or summer of the current year. Winners are announced in late September. For more information, or to apply, please visit [...] More

Bright Futures Scholarship for Early Childhood Teachers

  • Application Deadline: 6/9/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Our Bright Future's Scholarship Program supports the field of early childhood education by offering financial assistance for future teachers. High school seniors, two and four year college/university, and graduate students enrolled in accredited colleges or universities in the United States are eligible. Applicants must demonstrate potential as a teacher of young children under the age of six [...] More

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Brown and Caldwell offers a $5,000 Minority Scholarship to support students who identify as minorities and are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicants must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, full-time student enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university, declared major in civil, chemical, [...] More

Cancer Survivors' Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Scholarships from the Cancer Survivors' Fund are granted to cancer survivors for their college educations. Recipients are selected by a committee based on applicants' personal hardship and financial need. Applicants must be a cancer survivor or currently diagnosed with cancer, and does not have to be receiving treatment to qualify. Must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited [...] More

Cancer Unwrapped USA Writing Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/3/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The goal of Cancer Unwrapped Writing Contest is to provide teens with a place to tell their stories, whether it’s their own diagnosis or that of a loved one. The Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest invites high school students to submit essays about their experience with cancer for the opportunity to win cash prizes. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/14/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Candice's Sickle Cell Fund, Inc. has been established to raise awareness among the public concerning sickle cell disease. Our goal is to help alleviate the financial pressures of college-bound students in the Tri-State Area (NY/NJ/CT)with sickle cell disease by providing three scholarships annually in the amount of $1500 ($750 presented in September, and $750 presented in January).

    These [...] More

Career Enjoyment Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/20/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • CareerEnjoyment.com is offering a $1000 scholarship to anyone who's enrolled or will be enrolled at an accredited worldwide college/university. To apply, you'll need to do an 800 word essay that answers the prompt given on the website. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Catholic College Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/17/2021
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Cardinal Newman Society is pleased to announce its fourth Annual Essay Scholarship Contest! The winner of the Contest will be awarded $5,000 toward the cost of attending one of the faithful Catholic institutions recommended in The Newman Guide. In addition, several Catholic colleges have generously volunteered to award additional $5,000 grants for years 2-4, should the winner choose to attend [...] More

CCIS Future Contractor Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $750
  • CCIS is dedicated to the future of California's contractor community. We are excited to offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career as a contractor. Applicant must be currently attending or planning to attend during the coming fall academic semester, and must write and upload an essay of between 250 and 500 [...] More

CDPAP Department of Edison HHC Educational Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The CDPAP Department of Edison Home Health Care offers one $1,000 educational scholarship annually. To apply, please submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay outlining what you would do to improve healthcare. Topics of discussion can be broad and span areas such as systematic issues (e.g. insurance structures), treatment methodologies, patient psychological well-being, or even specialty specific areas. [...] More

Chad Smith "Smalls" Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • In memory of Chad Smith “Smalls”, My Daily Armor Ministries and “Jonny’s Wagon” wish to honor the life of our friend by providing an annual scholarship of $1,000.00 in his name. Applicant must be entering an accredited college for the upcoming fall semester or be in an undergraduate program in an accredited college. Must provide a transcript demonstrating at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point [...] More

Chaffin Luhana Foundation Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • One of the Chaffin Luhana Foundation’s missions is to drive down the staggering number of distracted driving accidents in the United States. The Foundation will be awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a student who helps us in this fight by submitting an inspiring personal essay. Must be currently registered at an accredited high school, college, or university in the Greater Pittsburgh area including [...] More

Chicago Metropolitan High School Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Monarch Awards Foundation annually provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school, and current college students who are Chicago area high school alumni. Applicants must be graduating seniors from Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties, be planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the upcoming [...] More

CMAA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (MAC CMAA), awards a limited number of scholarships to qualified students to help them defray the costs of pursuing a degree in construction management or a related-degree program. Applicants must have completed a minimum of one full academic year of studies and must have a minimum of one full academic year remaining [...] More

Coachable Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Coachable offers a $1000 scholarship each semester. Applicants must write an article or essay on "The Importance of Sports," which must be 1000 to 1500 words long. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Collabera STEM Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Collabera is offering a scholarship to a female STEM student looking to be part of the next generation of young women looking to make an impact in the STEM community. Applicants must submit a transcript, write an essay, and have a 3.0 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Back2School Illinois is the largest distributor of free school supplies in Illinois. Each year we provide scholarships to deserving Illinois high school seniors so they can attend college. We will award a cash grant of $2,500 for the freshman year of study to outstanding college-bound high school seniors, using academic achievement and financial need as well as leadership skills in both school [...] More

Coloradans for Nebraska Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/24/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Coloradans for Nebraska is offering Scholarships to Colorado high school graduates that will be or are attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the University of Nebraska at Kearney, or the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Scholarships are awarded to Colorado high school graduates based on scholastic achievement, school activities, extracurricular activities, career goals, letters of [...] More

Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Connor Porter Memorial Scholarship was created in 2013 through a generous donation from Connor's family members. Connor passed away on July 26, 2012 in a plane crash with his father, Pat, and another friend shortly after winning bronze in the Division III foil event at the Summer Nationals in Anaheim. Connor had many friends in the fencing world and was well known for his sportsmanship and [...] More

Constituting America We The Future Contest

  • Application Deadline: 9/17/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Constituting America "We The Future" Contest gives high school and college students the opportunity to earn scholarship awards by submitting entries in the following categories: Essay, Song, Entrepreneurial Plan, Short Film, PSA, STEM and Speech - all with the theme of the U.S. Constitution. Students also win a Mentor Trip and national publicity for their winning work. For more information or [...] More

Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia (COAG) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/13/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The COAG Scholarship is open to any Georgia high school senior who is a US citizen. You must be seeking an undergraduate degree, not a diploma, certification, master's or doctoral degree. The criteria for the award include: presenting a letter of acceptance or letter of enrollment from a school of accredited higher education located within Georgia (four year college, junior college or technical [...] More

Corinne Licostie Family Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Corinne Licostie Family Foundation is for high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership qualities, community service and/or outstanding personal achievements. Special consideration will be given to students with a demonstrated financial need; who have parents that did not attend college; who have overcome significant adversity; or who are [...] More

Corporate Relocation Council Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • CRC is sponsoring a scholarship program for current high school seniors who relocated into the Chicagoland area at some point between grades 9-12. CRC will select scholarship winners based on the strength of their total application package. The student will be evaluated on academic performance, extra-curricular activities, and on their response to an essay addressing the way they handled the [...] More

Dakota Corps Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Dakota Corps Scholarship Program was created by Gov. Rounds for South Dakota's high school graduates who have a minimum 2.8 GPA and a composite ACT score of 27 or greater (or the SAT equivalent). Applicants must agree to stay in South Dakota and work in a critical need occupation after graduation for as many years as the scholarship was received, plus one year. Applicants must plan to attend [...] More

Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund will support three students either entering college or already attending a university, granting each $1,000 to be used towards books and tuition. Recipients of the Daniel Burrus Scholarship Fund will be chosen based on a 1 to 2-page essay on certain topics. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website. [...] More

DAR Good Citizens Award

  • Application Deadline: 2/10/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree. Once a student is chosen as the DAR Good Citizen the student is [...] More

Darius Quimby Memorial Scholarship (College)

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Darius Quimby Memorial Scholarship (College) is open to current college students who are currently pursuing a degree in law enforcement or current law enforcement officials who are pursuing an advanced degree. Application includes a short essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Daughters of the Cincinnati have contributed generously to the scholarship fund for over a century. Applicants must be daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military. If you are eligible, you must apply during your senior year in high school. The application process includes an essay, secondary school report, a letter of recommendation from a member of the applicant’s [...] More

David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color is open to minority students aged 17-21, who are either high school seniors who will be attending a North American college or university in the fall, or who are currently enrolled (if you are graduating from college/university in the spring or summer of the current year, you are also eligible). Applicants must submit an [...] More

David Womack Memorial Alabama & West Virginia LGBT Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The David Womack Memorial Alabama LGBT Scholarship is available to any lesbian or gay undergrad student from the state of Alabama. An essay and proof of college attendance/acceptance is required by June 30th. The essay should be no more than three pages and discuss the applicants background, educational history, goals for the future and why the applicant believes they should receive the [...] More

Deana's Wish Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To qualify for the Deana's Wish Memorial Scholarship, applicants must have been diagnosed with, or have an immediate family member (spouse, parent, grandparent, sibling or child) who has been affected by esophageal or stomach cancer and must be U.S. Citizen entering or continuing college in the coming academic year. Applicants must have maintained a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0, [...] More

Dedman Essay Competition

  • Application Deadline: 4/25/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Dedman Distinguished Scholars Program at The University of Texas at Austin welcomes essay submissions from currently enrolled sophomore and junior high school students in Texas. Students wishing to participate in the competition are required to submit personal information and their essay using the form at our website. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • In an effort to get students committed to the cause of deleting cyberbullying, we are offering the Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award for high school, college and graduate student - a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. To apply for the scholarship, you must write an essay based on one of two prompts. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident attending or [...] More

Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/7/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • In order to apply for the Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Scholarship Essay Contest, applicants must submit a 500-word to 800-word essay based on the year's prompt. Party affiliation, gender and personal politics are immaterial. Each essay is scored based on content and strength of argument vice a participant's personal position. The essay will use blind scoring. The winner will be invited [...] More

Dietspotlight Student Essay Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Dietspotlight.com Student Essay Scholarship program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and its related problems can be controlled. Interested applicants must write an essay of 1500 words or less on the topic of choice. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Disability scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/26/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The $1000 Disabled Student Scholarship is open to disabled students currently enrolled in a college who are Nevada residents. Scholarship is for disabled students with a 3.0 GPA who are currently enrolled in a Nevada college. Proof of disability and GPA will be required after the winner is selected, before the funds will be released to the winner’s school. There will be 3 scholarships for $1000 [...] More

Diversity Leadership Project Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Diversity Leadership Project is a national organization dedicated to bringing the voices of high school students to the forefront on issues of diversity, racism, and inclusion, as well as other related issues teens face today. Our blog offers a place where the most forward-thinking students from across the nation can participate in conversations about these topics. Diversity Leadership Project [...] More

DNA Day Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/4/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • National DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. DNA Day is April 25 each year. This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to be well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of [...] More

Don Schmidt Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/8/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation annually awards scholarships to students majoring in recreation, parks and leisure studies throughout Ohio. The scholarships are broken into three categories; the Don Schmidt Scholarship for students majoring in parks/law enforcement. The scholarships is evaluated based on three criteria: (1) Resume (2) Essay (3) Professional References (regarding [...] More

Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Need money to help with college expenses? Passionate about litter prevention in your community? Enter the Don't mess with Texas Scholarship Contest for a chance to win a $6,000 grand prize scholarship or one of two $2,000 scholarship awards! Sponsored by Forestar and in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, the Don't mess with Texas Scholarship recognizes the achievements of high school seniors [...] More

Dr. Kyle Hornby Annual Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • This one-time award provides $1000 to a College or Undergraduate University student interested in a future career in Dentistry. The successful applicant can be interested in a career as a Dentist, a Dental Hygienist, or as a Dental Assistant. This award will be available to applicants annually. Applicants must be enrolled in a pre-Graduate level program at a University or College in North [...] More

Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Brown and Caldwell is offering the $5000 Dr. W. Wesley Eckenfelder Scholarship to support students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Eligibility includes: be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; be a full-time student enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university; declared major in Civil, Chemical or [...] More

Eckenfelder Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Brown and Caldwell offers the Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship to support students who are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in their junior, senior year or graduate program at an accredited college/university and must have declared a major in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering [...] More

ELC Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2021
  • Amount: $12,000
  • The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises. The ELC opens channels of opportunity for the development of Black executives to positively impact business and our communities. The mission of The ELC’s Scholarship Programs is to build a [...] More

Elena Bathrick Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/15/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Marie Maxey Foundation will award a $500 scholarship to support a Dreamer (Hispanic youth brought to the U.S. at an early age by undocumented parents from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador) with college expenses. Qualified applicants must submit a 500-word essay on "The Most Important Hispanic Woman in My Life." You must submit proof of acceptance and planned attendance to a [...] More

Ellen M. Cherry-Delawder Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Ellen M. Cherry-Delawder Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student who has attained a minimum 2.0 GPA and is pursuing a program of study in a business-related field. Preference will be given to female students with dependent children. Students must show financial need. Along with the application, students must write a 500-word essay defining career and educational goals, and the [...] More

Emma Jean Frierson Memorial Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Emma Jean Frierson Memorial Nursing Scholarship are for residents of Michigan who are pursuing an undergraduate degree or Career and Technical Education (CTE) (vocational training) in Nursing, ADN or RN. Applicant can have Full- or part-time enrollment. Financial need is a requirement for this scholarship. Evaluation criteria is based on Academic performance (30); demonstrated leadership [...] More

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Every year, the EngineerGirl website sponsors a contest dealing with engineering and its impact on our world. The topic and detailed instructions for the contest are posted in the fall with a deadline for submissions early the following year. The essay word limit is 1600 words and graphics or artwork can be submitted alongside the essay. For more informationor to apply, please visit the [...] More

Eric Dostie Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Eric Dostie Scholarship scholarship is open to students who either have hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder or have a family member with a bleeding disorder. Each year, 10 students have been selected to each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college program. Submission requirements include an [...] More

ESA Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The electronic security industry works intimately with the public safety sector. We appreciate the contribution that police, firefighters, paramedics, and EMTs offer to our communities. Students who reside in a participating state must enter their local ESA Chapter awards to become eligible for the overall national awards. Students who reside in a state without an ESA chapter or in a [...] More

Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. is excited to offer an annual college scholarship. This will be the easiest 500 words or more essay to write in the world. It can be on any topic or subject. Please submit a letter from your doctor documenting a history of a blood disorder or cancer diagnosed before the age of 18 along with your essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

FCHCC Achieving the Dream Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • FCHCC is awarding ten $2,000 scholarships to deserving Hispanic applicants. The Achieving The Dream Scholarship is for students of Hispanic/Latino descent who are pursuing an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree. Applicants are required to submit a three-minute video showing "a day in the life of a student"; prepare double-spaced typewritten essay between 400 to 500 words. Must have at [...] More

Federal Resources Warrior's Legacy Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Founded in 2018, Federal Resources' Warrior's Legacy Scholarship was created to support the families of those who protect us all, and to give back to those who put their lives on the line for us each and every day. There is no way to fully repay someone for their service and bravery in defending our country and our freedoms, but as a way of showing our support and gratitude for these dedicated [...] More

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Foreclosure.com continues to break new ground by offering a nationwide scholarship program. Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Applicants must submit an essay between 800 and 2,000 words based on the yearly topic. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Fourth Circuit Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Fourth Circuit Essay Contest is open to current high school students in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Students are invited to consider and share their thoughts on the year's given prompt. Essays are limited to 1000 words. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

FRA Americanism Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country's youth. FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home-schooled. Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch. The grand national winner will receive $5,000, with additional prizes for [...] More

Future Female Leaders

  • Application Deadline: 9/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • S.H.E. squared is offering their "Future Female Leaders" scholarship. Eligible applicants must be at least 16 years of age, demonstrate financial need, must attend college in the Houston and surrounding areas (within 60 miles) and be a first-time college Freshman attending first semester of college study. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship essay contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The American Galvanizers Associations (AGA) Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship essay contest was developed to assist future specifiers with the rising cost of a college education. The scholarship is available to full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university in North America studying architecture, civil [...] More

Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $750
  • The Illustrating Awesomeness Scholarship is an opportunity for young women or gender no-confirming individuals of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicants must be young women of color who are currently enrolled in college/university or will begin college/university in the spring semester and have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. For the essay, you may write up to 500 words or create an [...] More

Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Mary Joan Wolf Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/21/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Greater St Louis Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. offers two scholarships for multiple-birth students seeking initial enrollment in accredited post-high school education or training. The applicants must be from the St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical areas (see website for details). An essay of no more than 300 words is required on the topic: "How my twin/multiples and I are different?" [...] More

GRHS Youth Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • An International GRHS Essay Contest, sponsored by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, will be held to encourage students from around the world to learn about the history and culture of the German-Russians, people who emigrated from Germany into Russia during the 18th and 19th centuries. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Hannah Ostrea Memorial College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Hannah Ostrea Memorial College Scholarship was created to honor the memory of Little Miss Hannah Ostrea, who lost her battle with an ultra-rare genetic disorder at the age of 3. Each year, two students will receive a scholarship based on their submitted essay, scholastic achievement and community service. Applicants must be a sibling or parent of a patient or a patient diagnosed with a [...] More

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • MSN Student Scholarships Awarded by Vanderbilt School of Nursing. The School of Nursing offers one partial scholarship to all full time students along with six full tuition scholarships. For new full time MSN students, consideration for a scholarship (partial tuition or full tuition) is based upon a holistic evaluation of the application including entering GPA, statement of purpose, responses to [...] More

Harry and Mable Boland Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $1,400
  • Mrs. Boland established this fund to award an annual scholarship to graduating seniors from Centennial High School in Poudre School District, Colorado. Applicant should be a senior who has demonstrated an ability for academic success. Student/student’s family must exhibit acute financial need which would be amplified by a student in college. Selection will be based upon financial need, academics, [...] More

Hawaii JiuJitsu Kimono Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Hawaii JiuJitsu Foundation scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors within the state of Hawaii, who have a strong academic standing and exhibit outstanding personal characteristics, such as service, discipline and perseverance. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years dedication to the training of the grappling arts along with grappling instructor’s signature, a cumulative [...] More

Hazel McBride Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Hazel McBride Scholarship was established by the estate of Hazel McBride Engeseth. Students receiving the McBride Scholarship must sign a Declaration of Intent to seek entry into the program of Teacher Education. Must be a college sophomore or above. Must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and/or a minimum 20 composite ACT score. An essay is required as part of the application. For more information or [...] More

Heinlein Society Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students of accredited 4-year colleges and universities. The “Virginia Heinlein Memorial Scholarship” is dedicated to a female candidate majoring in engineering, math, or biological or physical sciences. The Yoji Kondo and Jerry Pournelle scholarships may be awarded to a candidate of any gender, and add “Science Fiction as literature” as [...] More

Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation was founded on March 7, 2011, to honor the memory of Helen Gee Chin, wife of Sifu Chin of Calvin Chin's Martial Arts Academy, Inc. The scholarship is open to students who plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited U.S. four-year college or university and meet the minimum eligibility requirements: U.S. citizenship, five or more years of [...] More

Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia -Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Hellenic University Club of Philadelphia -Undergraduate Scholarship is for students who are of Greek descent OR majoring in Greek Studies regardless of heritage, and U.S. citizens, or lawful permanent residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester or Salem [...] More

Hillsdale County Democratic Party Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Hillsdale County Democratic Party is pleased to offer two $500 non-renewable scholarships each year to current seniors. We wish to honor a student’s past school performance, current positive contributions to community, as well as his or her understanding of The Importance of Voting in a Democracy as determined in an essay written by the student on this topic. The scholarships will be [...] More

Hope For The Warriors Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/2/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Hope for the Warriors Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families. [...] More

Hope Through Learning Award

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Hope Through Learning Award is a $2,500 scholarship available to youth age 24 and under residing in Allegheny County who are experiencing or have experienced homelessness during their school attendance years, and who are going on to a higher education or career training program for the first time. Applicants must write a one-to-two page essay describing their experience with homelessness and [...] More

Incight Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Our Incight Scholarship Program is a long-term commitment to students with disabilities entering and attending college. It functions to help reduce the barriers of education advancement and completion by providing the necessary skills for youth with disabilities. Scholarship recipients are matched with an eMentor and are provided with internship placement experience as well. Applicants must have [...] More

International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship is for intelligence professionals and personnel desiring to make a career in the intelligence field. Your essay should describe your affiliation with the intelligence career field or how you are working towards that goal. The winner will receive a mentor in the intelligence career field. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes Johnson-O'Malley Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees. Each year the Chickasaw Nation awards the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes Johnson-O'Malley Scholarship to one male and one female graduating high school senior. The students must be attending a [...] More

Iranian Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Iranian Scholarship Foundation (ISF) provides scholarships to students of Iranian descent in the United States who demonstrate exceptional academic promise, significant financial need and a dedication to community service. Eligibility: be enrolled or accepted at a four-year accredited university in the United States; demonstrate financial need; have participated in community service and [...] More

Irene Adler Prize

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Irene Adler Prize is open to women commencing or continuing to pursue a bachelor's, master's, or Ph.D degree in journalism, creative writing, or literature at a recognized post-secondary institution in the United States or Canada in the coming fall. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or Canadian citizens. A 500-word essay in English is required on one of the three provided topics. For more [...] More

IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • IAPMO formed the foundation - the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) - to help provide safe access to clean water and sanitation systems. The IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest asks students to respond to the prompt with an essay between 800 and 1,600 words. Applicants must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in an accredited [...] More

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/20/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Mesothelioma Help essay scholarship is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are attending or plan to attend a two or four-year university in the U.S. The essay submissions must talk about how the writer was impacted by cancer. Four awards will be given with the 1st place winner receiving $2,500. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student essay contest. Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The essay contest is open to students worldwide at the high school, college/university, and graduate school levels of study. Entrants do not need to be members of JASNA. Students must be enrolled full-time or [...] More

JCCIA John Fischetti Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To be eligible for the JCCIA John Fischetti Scholarship, applicants: must be male students of full Italian ancestry or who are 50% Italian ancestry; must be either an undergraduate in journalism or communication or a college student who has been accepted into college with the intent of establishing a major in journalism or media communications; and, must be a resident of the Chicago Metropolitan [...] More

Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint National Security Scholarships offers to help further the education and career development of scholars, especially in the areas of International Affairs, Counterintelligence and National Security. Workers in these fields and their children are encouraged to apply with the goal of improving national security and global understanding. The application requires a 600-800 [...] More

Jo Caldwell Meyer Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Since 1989, WCA has donated more than $75,000 to support 50+ students in Central Texas via its scholarship efforts. Eligible Central Texas college students are encouraged to apply for the Jo Caldwell Meyer Scholarship. Applicant must be a full-time student currently enrolled with a minimum of 12 hours, and possess a minimum 3.0 GPA. You must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of coursework, and [...] More

Joe Cribari Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Named for the late Joe Cribari, professor at Colorado State University and dedicated coach, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating member of one of the four Poudre School District High School football teams. The applicant must have demonstrated leadership, good sportsmanship, and excelled in the sport of football. Applicants must also have a 3.5 or greater GPA, with goals to attend any [...] More

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/17/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, [...] More

John Pirelli Lodge Italian American Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/14/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The partnership between Wright State University and the John Pirelli Sons of Italy Lodge is dedicated to help preserve and promote Italian culture in the region, and to provide financial assistance to students of Italian descent at Wright State University. Eligibility: Students must be of Italian descent, submit an essay that discusses ancestry and states why the applicant should be awarded this [...] More

Jose Antonio Navarro Distinguished Student Scholarship Award

  • Application Deadline: 1/10/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Friends of Casa Navarro is sponsoring the Annual José Antonio Navarro Distinguished Student Scholarship Award. Our past scholar recipients have been a diverse group of students attending various universities. Award of this scholarship will go to students who are well-rounded and exhibit potential to excel in college while contributing to the community at large. Applicants must be legal [...] More

Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Joshua David Gardner Memorial Scholarship Endowment provides scholarships to undergraduates at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Students who are U.S. citizens, ages 17-25 and are admitted or enrolled in an accredited four-year historically black college (HBCU) or university in the United States are eligible to apply. Students must also have a minimum 2.8 GPA and have ACT [...] More

Joshua L. Anderson Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/10/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Joshua L Anderson Memorial Foundation was founded September 1, 1992. Its purpose is to help provide scholarships to Northern Nevada high school baseball and softball players who desire a college education.
    Scholarships will be based on applicant's financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, participation in a high school baseball or softball program and desire to earn a [...] More

Joyce Komperda Athlete Support Fund

  • Application Deadline: 8/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Joyce Komperda Athlete Support Fund fund is intended to provide financial assistance for intermediate, novice and junior-level athletes who demonstrate financial need. Applicants can be singles, pairs or ice dancing competitor at the intermediate through junior levels and must be a current member of U.S. Figure Skating. A 250-word essay is required as well. For more information or to apply, [...] More

JSU Alabama Leadership Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2021
  • Amount: $16,000
  • The JSU Alabama Leadership Scholarship was established for entering freshman or transfer students who held offices in extracurricular activities. Students must be unconditionally admitted into JSU with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    Based primarily on offices held in extracurricular activities, leadership roles, and community involvement. This scholarship is renewable for one year, based on continued [...] More

Julia's Learning Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Julia's Learning Foundation's goal is to assist life-long learning through tutoring, mentoring, counseling, and community outreach. JLF also provides students with access to scholarships, grants, and other financial aid resources. Preference of applicant is a student how will be or is attending a college in San Bernardino County or Riverside County. Los Angeles County students may apply. Students [...] More

Katyn Essay Scholarship Competition

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • To commemorate 80th anniversary of the Katyn Genocide, the Polonia Institute announces 2020 Historical Essay Scholarship Competition on the international significance of the denial of justice to the victims of Katyn. Applicants are asked to write an essay addressing the significance and consequences of the denial of justice to the victims of Katyn, their descendants, and the international [...] More

Keep Your Chin Up Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Keep Your Chin Up Scholarship Fund is a non-traditional scholarship for Arizona residents age 25 and older. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED but not prior Bachelor's Degree, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, demonstrate financial need and prove school enrollment. Awards will range between $500 to $5,000 and award recipients will be chosen based on need, merit and [...] More

Kelly Somey Digital Marketing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • To be eligible to receive the Kelly Somey Digital Marketing Scholarship, you must be a high school senior (or recently graduated) based in the U.S. You must also be interested in pursuing a creative career in the digital space. Union will review all applications and select one recipient to receive the $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must submit a 300-500-word essay describing your passion for [...] More

Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Scholarship is open to students from schools in Kentucky who have a passion for using technology skills to make a positive social change in the world or at home in their communities. In order to be considered for this scholarship, an applicant must currently be attending a rural high school as a senior in the state of Kentucky and be an [...] More

KSCPP Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/12/2021
  • Amount: $800
  • To foster the understanding and appreciation of Korean history and culture, KSCPP is hosting its national essay contest and it is open to middle and high school students. The entrants are required to read Chung Hyo Ye, Tales of filial devotion, loyalty, respect and benevolence from the history and folklore of Korea published by KSCPP. For more information, or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Law Day 2020 College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Students in the 12th grade attending public or private school in Brazoria County and/or residing in Brazoria County are invited to take part in the essay contest where at least one scholarship worth at least $1,000 will be awarded. The essay must be written in response to the following prompt: "In 750 words or less, explain the importance of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees and [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligible students of the Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships must reside and attend high school (or home schooled) in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (see website for details). Applicants must write an essay or produce a video that will convince an audience to register to be organ, eye, and tissue donors. Winners will be announced by May 20. For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Legacy of Life Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • As a high school senior, you have the power to raise awareness about the importance of registering to be an organ, eye and tissue donor through the Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Program. Simply write a persuasive essay and/or produce a video that educates, then motivates, an audience to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors! All essay and video entrants must be a current [...] More

Leslie A. Ebert Legacy Of Life Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • WRTC is dedicated to educating people from all walks of life in our community about the benefits of organ and tissue donation. The goal of the Leslie Ebert Scholarship Program is to give high school seniors the power, to educate and raise awareness on the importance of donation. Applicants must write a persuasive essay and/or produce a video that educates, then motivates, an audience to become [...] More

Life Lessons Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors. Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent impacted their lives are eligible for scholarship money. In addition to some basic information, you'll need to submit either a 500-word essay or a 3-minute video discussing how the death of your [...] More

Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Linda Thompson Memorial Scholarship (LTMS) honors Linda Thompson, who was a vital part of the DMC profession and event industry. Applications are accepted from individuals throughout the world who are preparing for a career in Destination/Event Management. The length of the program must be one year or longer. Each $1,000 scholarship is payable to an accredited college or university with a [...] More

Lisa Michelle Memorial Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • We proudly offer educational scholarships to students who have lost a parent to alcohol, drug, or prescription drug abuse. Applicants must be a legal U.S. citizen and enrolled in a college or university located in the United States and must show proof of part-time or full-time enrollment in a college or university. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Essays must be 800-1,500 words in length, [...] More

Live Deliberately Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Live Deliberately Essay Contest invites youth around the world ages 14-18 to consider a selected Henry David Thoreau quotation and accompanying prompt. Contestants are asked to write a thoughtful essay that uses personal experience and observation to demonstrate how that year's quotation and prompt relate to their own lives and to the world around them. Like Thoreau, these young people use [...] More

LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship was created to provide financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in fashion and/or graphic design. Applicants must be of at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity; be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, be a high school senior or college student currently enrolled full-time at a college or university, [...] More

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Student Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/20/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Student Scholarships offered provide funding for graduating Brooklyn, Nassau, Queens and Suffolk high school students who have shown an interest in pursuing a career in music. $500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors for the upcoming school year. In addition to eligibility requirements listed on the application, the LIMHOF Education Committee will base selections on the completed [...] More

Love Soong Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Love Soong memorial scholarship is open to all medical students currently attending medical schools in the United States and who are in need of financial aid regardless of race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex and religious beliefs. The applicants are judged according to their academic achievements, financial needs, community service records and their views on the practice of [...] More

Lucile Murray Durkin Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/29/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Women’s Ordination Conference is honored to offer a scholarship fund for women to support their academic and spiritual path toward ordained priesthood. This scholarship is primarily directed to women who wish to be ordained Catholic Priests (including Ecumenical Catholic and Roman Catholic Women Priests). Secondarily it is open to women who are seeking priestly ordination in other [...] More

MAC CMAA Graduate / Undergraduate for Construction Managers

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Applicants of the MAC CMAA Graduate / Undergraduate for Construction Managers must have completed a minimum of one full academic year of college level studies and have a minimum of one full academic year remaining prior to completing the degree being pursued and must be enrolled in a Construction Management degree program, or other CM-related degree program, and show a strong interest in a career [...] More

Mainely Character Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Mainely Character makes character count. To be eligible for this award, applicant must be a Maine resident. High school seniors, or anyone who has received a high school diploma and is entering the first year of post-secondary education at a Title IV eligible institution, are eligible. Scholarships are awarded based on character through an assessment process including a written essay. A [...] More

Marketing for Change

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The American Marketing Association of SF is giving out a $2500 scholarship to a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited college or university that has plans to major in a marketing related field. The applicant will need to fill out the application form and submit their "Marketing for Change" Essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Media Fellows Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/14/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Washington Media Scholars Foundation (WMSF) provides the opportunity for college students to gain firsthand knowledge of the public policy advertising world through scholarship and networking opportunities. The Media Fellows program is the Foundation’s essay-based scholarship program, striving to provide financial assistance to undergraduate college students with interests at the intersection [...] More

Medicalfieldcareers.com Healthcare Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Medicalfieldcareers.com is offering a scholarship to a lucky student that is enrolled in a healthcare program. All applicants must fill out form and submit a 1,000 minimum word essay on why they want to work in the healthcare system. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and currently attend, or have applied to, a nationally-accredited healthcare education program. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Michael Hakeem Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking College Students

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The Michael Hakeem Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking College Students is open to all atheist and agnostic ongoing undergraduate college students up to age 24 already attending a North American college or university. You remain eligible to enter this contest if you will graduate from college by spring or summer of the current year. For more information, or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Michelle's Table Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Michelle's Table Scholarship Program is in memory of Michelle Vo, a victim of the October 1 Las Vegas Massacre. It is available for female high school seniors. Applicants will submit an essay demonstrating their outstanding commitment to leadership in their community. Tell us about yourself and how you are a #girlboss in 1,000 words. The number of awards will vary depending on the amount [...] More

Michigan Impact Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • We want to support the growth of the Michigan economy through a partnership with Cleary University for students interested in pursuing a career in the state. Applicants can enroll in any of Cleary University’s programs and degrees to be eligible for the scholarship.Special consideration will be given for applicants who enroll in programs that help meet the state’s high-demand careers through [...] More

Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Minnesota Association of Townships is awarding $1,000 scholarships to up to five juniors currently attending a Minnesota public, private, or parochial high school or a home study program that plan to further their education at a college, university, or vocational school. Applicants must complete an application form and submit it along with a written essay discussing the year's designated [...] More

Minnesota Clean Air Choice Biodiesel Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/29/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Clean Air Choice® Biodiesel Scholarship is sponsored by Minnesota soybean farmers and administered by the American Lung Association in Minnesota. Entries can take the form of a brief (1,000 words or less) essay or a brief (between 30 seconds and 3 minutes) video. All high school seniors in Minnesota with plans to attend postsecondary education are eligible to submit entries. For more [...] More

Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc. Illinois College or University Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Monarch Awards Foundation annually provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school and current college students who are Chicago area high school alumni.The awards are intended for students who are or will enroll in an accredited four-year college or university to earn their first undergraduate degree. Both female and male students are [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $1,800
  • The Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation seeks to encourage young people to treasure our Jewish heritage, reflect on our Jewish values, and better understand our contribution to civilization and culture. To this effort, the Foundation sponsors an annual essay contest open to both junior high and high school students. The Foundation also issues grants to a wide variety of educational, scientific [...] More

Mount Laurel Garden Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Mount Laurel, NJ Garden Club (MLGC) awards scholarship money in the amount of at least $1,000 to a student(s) that resides in Mount Laurel, Burlington County, New Jersey and is graduating from high school in the year of the award.
    The review process will start April 1st and we encourage qualified students to participate. Qualified applicants must complete the MLGC Application Form and [...] More

Muslim American Journeys Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Muslim American Journeys Scholarship competition is open to young storytellers pursuing higher education as a means to build stronger communities, cultivate diverse perspectives, and enact positive change. This scholarship aims to empower rising leaders to pursue these objectives, while continuing to shape the diverse fabric of American society. Applicants must submit a short essay (400-1,000 [...] More

Muslim Youth Leadership Awards Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Muslim Youth Leadership Awards (MYLA) was established to assist and encourage future leaders to achieve excellence in their education while actively participating in community service activities. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled full-time students attending an accredited higher education institution in the sate of Minnesota, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and [...] More

National AG Day Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Students across the country are invited to enter the National Ag Day essay and video contest, sponsored by the Agriculture Council of America. Eligible applicants must be in grades 9 through 12 and be US citizens. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

National Debt Relief Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/23/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • For 2019, National Debt Relief is offering a scholarship for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors. National Debt Relief will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. To be eligible: the applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or [...] More

National WWII Museum Middle & High School Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/27/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • For its student essay contest, The National WWII Museum is asking middle school (grades 5–8) and high school students (grades 9–12) to consider Judge Jackson’s speech. This is NOT a research paper, and the best essays will NOT be summaries of the past 75 years of American history or international legal precedents. Your essay will be judged foremost for its originality, clarity of expression, and [...] More

Naval Intelligence Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The U.S. Naval Institute sponsors the Naval Intelligence Essay Contest. Applicants must write an essay no more than 2,500 words on one of the topics of choice. The contest is open to all contributors--active-duty military, reservists, veterans, and civilians. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

NBC News Summer Partnership

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is pleased to announce our continued partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal for the NBC News Summer Fellows Program. The AAJA/NBC News Summer Fellowship gives students real-world experience and exposure to one of the world's leading News divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. The start date is the first Monday of June. Eligibility [...] More

Nebraska Democratic Women's Caucus Inspiring Women Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Nebraska Democratic Women's Caucus Inspiring Women Scholarship is awarded to Nebraska Democratic women who are active in their communities and progressive politics. Eligible applicants must be graduating from high school and will be attending college, or continuing in their higher education. Applicants are asked to submit an essay of up to 500 words about a female democratic politician or [...] More

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Oxbow's Nebraska High School Senior Scholarship is for graduating high seniors in Nebraska with a strong interest in pursuing a career in the companion animal industry. To qualify, you must submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to pursue a career in the pet industry or in the field of animal health. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Nebraska Logistics Council Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/17/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • This scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior at a Nebraska High School. A scholarship for $500 will be given to the best candidate(s) chosen by the council. Applicants must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a transportation, distribution or logistics curriculum. Applicants must submit a 100-200 word essay and a resume specifically listing employment history, school and community [...] More

Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards

  • Application Deadline: 7/1/2021
  • Amount: $400
  • Phi Alpha Theta awards prizes annually for outstanding papers written by members of the honor society. The Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards go to papers written by two undergraduate and two graduate student members of Phi Alpha Theta. Submitted essays should combine original historical research on significant subjects, based on source material and manuscripts if possible, with good [...] More

New Beginnings Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • There’s a shortage of skilled trade and technical workers in Michigan and we want to help support the resurgence and growth of these career paths. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in a trade by attending a technical education program or obtaining a degree in a technical field, we want to help you reach your goals. Apply for one of six scholarships worth up to $5,000 each. Funds can be [...] More

NeW Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 8/16/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • In 1919, the United States Congress passed legislation that would redefine our country forever – an amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote. On August 26, 1920, this legislation was ratified by the states and became the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. To honor this significant moment in history, the Network of enlightened Women (NeW) Essay Contest is giving women the [...] More

New Mexico Manufactured Housing Assocation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • This fund provides scholarship awards to New Mexico graduating high school seniors residing in a manufactured home. Applicant must live in a mobile/manufactured home, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, attend a 2 or 4-year non-profit public educational institution full-time and write an essay describing their career goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

New York Financial Writers' Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New York Financial Writers Association Scholarships are for journalism students in the New York City metropolitan area who wish to pursue a career in business or financial journalism. Complete the application providing your present address and telephone number and, if different, your permanent home address and telephone number. Applications should be available at your department or the NYFWA [...] More

Newark (Delaware) Rotary Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/26/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Newark Rotary Club is proud to offer a college scholarship for the freshman year to deserving students who will graduate the current year, residing in Newark, Delaware. The scholarship will be presented after graduation to students who show exceptional character and qualify as judged by grades, class rank, SAT scores, community and school service, extra curricular activities, a written essay [...] More

NFWL Annual Constitution Essay Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/19/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • For more than 20 years, the National Foundation for Women Legislators has hosted the Annual Constitution Essay Scholarship Contest, which provides six female high school juniors or seniors a $3,000 college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL's Annual Conference, and an award that is presented at the event. Applicants for the scholarship must be nominated by July 19 and [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation promotes the academic growth of youth throughout the United States and awards scholarships annually at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association Convention. The Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. Applicants must be high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic [...] More

NJ HIMSS Academic Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Applicants for the NJHIMSS scholarships must be enrolled in an accredited Undergraduate, Graduate, or Doctoral program related to Healthcare Information Management, Healthcare Information Technology or Clinical Informatics. The specific degree program is not a critical factor, although it is expected that programs similar to those in healthcare informatics, healthcare computer science and [...] More

NJ Society of CPAs Four-Year Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/1/2021
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The NJCPA Scholarship Fund awards $7,000 scholarships to college-bound New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting which includes not less than 24 accounting credits. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, standardized test scores, essay and personal interview. Must have a 3.5 GPA, and be a US citizen or permanent [...] More

NJCPA Four Year Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/13/2021
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The NJCPA Scholarship Fund awards $7,000 scholarships to college-bound New Jersey high school seniors intending to major in accounting or obtain a concentration in accounting which includes not less than 24 accounting credits. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, standardized test scores, essay and personal interview. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

NJCPA One Year Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/8/2021
  • Amount: $6,500
  • The NJCPA One-Year Scholarship Fund awards $6,500 scholarships to New Jersey college juniors majoring in accounting who are entering their senior year and seniors who are entering an accounting-related graduate program. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, essay and personal interview. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

NPG Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 4/19/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • NPG, a national membership organization devoted to population issues, invites students to compete in our annual essay scholarship contest. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident who is a high school senior or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the upcoming fall semester. For more information or to apply, [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund sponsors a scholarly writing contest for grades K-12. The theme for the essay is "What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?" Essays will be judged in two categories: Senior (grades 9-12) and junior (grades 8 and below), with separate cash prizes awarded to the winners in each category. First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third [...] More

NSPE Steinman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Steinman Scholarship is awarded annually to two current undergraduates entering or continuing their junior year in a four-year ABET-accredited engineering program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, and will be evaluated on GPA, internships and involvement in other activities, faculty recommendations and a required ethics essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship [...] More

Office Furniture Distribution Association

  • Application Deadline: 9/4/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • To pay homage to individuals who have contributed significantly throughout their lifetime to the betterment of our industry, the OFDA offers scholarships to commemorate each, in tribute. These three awards support students in pursuit of education in the field of transportation and logistics, with links or aspirations specific to the office furniture industry, supply chain. Following application, [...] More

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/8/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation has been honored to provide three academic scholarships each year to undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are evaluated based on two criteria: resume and essay question. Eligible applicants are enrolled in a degree program relevant to parks and recreation at an Ohio college/university. Applicants must have at least 30 credit hours [...] More

Ohio Spartan Grant

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Ohio Spartan Grant automatically awards a minimum of $10,000 to Ohio residents who are admitted to Michigan State University as an incoming freshman pursuing an undergraduate degree. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria outlined in the out-of-state scholarship regulations. Michigan State's application for admissions, including the [...] More

Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland Freshman Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/6/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The OHIO UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S CLUB OF GREATER CLEVELAND awards a scholarship to a high school senior woman from the Greater Cleveland area who will be entering Ohio University as a freshman in the fall of 2020. This scholarship can range in value from a partial scholarship up to a full-tuition scholarship for the freshman year. Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA (on an unweighted 4.0 scale), [...] More

Our First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $5,000
  • ADL Midwest invites 6th–12th grade students in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota to participate in the Our First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest. First Place winners in each grade category will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Second Place winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must create art or write an essay that portrays how one of the [...] More

Oxbow Animal Health Undergraduate Companion Animal Interest Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The annual Oxbow Academic Scholarships provide financial support to aspiring veterinarians and vet techs, as well as other future animal health professionals. Oxbow's Undergraduate Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in a college or university who have demonstrated a career interest in animal health and nutrition. To qualify, complete the application and submit a 300- to 500-word essay [...] More

Oxbow Animal Health Veterinary Technology Scholarship (Exotic Animal Interest)

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • Oxbow's Veterinary Technology Scholarship is intended for veterinary technology students who show a strong interest in pursuing a career in small and exotic animal medicine. To qualify, please submit a 300-500 word essay explaining why you want to work in the exotic animal field. Must provide proof of full time enrollment in an accredited veterinary technology program. For more information or to [...] More

PAF's Scholarships for Survivors

  • Application Deadline: 2/19/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of PAF's Scholarships for Survivors is to provide support to individuals that are legal residents of the United States of America, under the age of 25, who have been diagnosed with or treated for cancer, a chronic, or life threatening debilitating disease within the past five years. Applicants must write an essay on how their diagnosis has impacted their life and their future goals. [...] More

Paul Bernot Memorial Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Paul Bernot Memorial Foundation Scholarship exists to provide financial assistance to a student who is a legal resident of the United States of America, is pursuing post high school education, is passionate about sports, athletics, and/or physical fitness, and who is currently or has previously been diagnosed/treated for cancer. In addition to the scholarship application and the physician [...] More

Paul S. Mills Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Paul S. Mills Scholarship program offers scholarships to students pursuing an undergraduate education in a financial service related field. This may include finance, accounting, insurance or risk management, actuarial sciences, and personal financial planning.

    Who is eligible to apply?
    Applicants for Paul S. Mills Scholarships must:

    Be a United States citizen or legal resident living [...] More

Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/29/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship is open to all current high school seniors, and college freshman, sophomores and juniors (ages 27 and younger) who demonstrate an active commitment to end HIV/AIDS and taking on roles of public service and leadership. All applicants must describe their current leadership efforts/experience, its significance to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and how their future [...] More

Pennsylvania Spartan Grant

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Pennsylvania Spartan Grant automatically awards a minimum of $10,000 to Pennsylvania residents who are admitted to Michigan State University as an incoming freshman pursuing an undergraduate degree. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the recipient continues to meet the criteria outlined in the out-of-state scholarship regulations. Michigan State's application for admissions, [...] More

Persian Scholarship Foundation Recognition Awards

  • Application Deadline: 12/15/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Persian Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit foundation with the mission to recognize academic excellence among students of Iranian descent studying in the United States—especially those who through their activities and leadership help to disseminate knowledge about the Persian culture, history and heritage within the United States. Applicants must be high school, undergraduate or graduate [...] More

Phi Kappa Tau Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $4,500
  • The Phi Kappa Tau Foundation provides academic scholarships to students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Scholarship recipients are carefully chosen based upon their academic success, commitment to the ideals of Phi Kappa Tau, and service to their campus, community and Fraternity. To apply, you will need one letter of recommendation, an up-to-date resume including any volunteer [...] More

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Lincoln Forum Scholarship Essay Contest is held annually, with a new Abraham Lincoln related prompt each year. Applying students must be full-time undergraduate students in an American college or university during the spring semester proceeding the deadline for the year the award is offered. Entries must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words. You do not have to be an American citizen, but you do [...] More

President Scholarship for Mariano Moreno Culinary Institute

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • This scholarship is available ONLY for future students at Mariano Moreno Culinary Institute that are looking to start their career in culinary arts or pastry and baking. We offer Certificate and Associate degrees in our campus in Miami.
    The President’s Scholarship has been established to assist full-time students who have financial needs as part of their financial aid package. Applicants must [...] More

Princeton Prize in Race Relations

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts. In addition to the cash prize, winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Princeton University to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race. Applicants must be in one of the [...] More

Protect American River Canyons Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • To enter the PARC Essay Scholarship Contest, eligible students must write an original essay of 500 words or fewer responding to an essay prompt provided at the PARC website. Applicants must be high school seniors who are a resident of Placer, Nevada or El Dorado County, CA (but may attend school in another county). Must be in good academic standing, on track to graduate. For more information or [...] More

Prusch Farm Park Agricultural Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • A $1000 scholarship for a full-time upper division student in a U.S. university or college with major in agriculture or related field, who has a 3.5 GPA and is a Santa Clara County high school graduate. An application, one-page essay, transcripts and two letters of recommendation are required. Recipients will be notified by August 30th. For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

PSR/Sacramento High School Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility High School Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school seniors in Sacramento County and surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, or Yuba). A total of $15,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 10 winners. To enter the SR/Sacramento Scholarship Essay Contest, [...] More

Pursuit Scholarship Video/Essay Competition

  • Application Deadline: 8/21/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Pursuit will award four scholarships to incoming freshmen, sophomores, or juniors enrolled in an American university or community college who produce a video (maximum 5 minutes) or write an essay (maximum 2500 words). The winners of the essay and video competitions will win a $1,000 scholarship. The runners-ups for each category will win a $500 scholarship. For more information or to apply, [...] More

Red Thread Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Red Thread Foundation for Women offers this amazing scholarship for women of an international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first-year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in the upcoming fall. There are no GPA or U.S. residency requirements. The application consists of several short-answer questions, two essays, and two [...] More

Register to Win $500 Monthly Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $500
  • Scholarships.com offers its own easy scholarship: Register to Win $500 Monthly Scholarship. No essay or GPA requirements needed. Must be a Scholarships.com registered user in the U.S. in order to apply. Open to all ages. All you need to do is spend a few minutes creating a profile at Scholarships.com to be entered for a chance to win a $500 scholarship. If you already have an account, just log [...] More

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/9/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Essay topic: "The United States, along with many other countries, gives safe haven to refugees of war-torn countries. Many factors are taken into account when determining who is allowed to enter our borders. During the presidential campaign, there was discussion around the idea of denying entrance to some immigrants and refugees based on their religion. In an essay, discuss whether a religious [...] More

Rheumatoid Patient Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation provides financial support to students whose lives have been affected by rheumatoid disease (RD), as they advance their education. Applicants must be U.S. residents applying to a post-secondary/vocational institution or already enrolled at a college or vocational school. Applicant has a confirmed diagnosis of RA or JRA/JIA, or has a parent with such a diagnosis [...] More

Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The American Galvanizers Association's (AGA) Galvanize the Future: A Richard L. Brooks Memorial Scholarship essay contest was developed to assist future specifiers with the rising cost of a college education. The scholarship is open to full- or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university studying architecture, civil engineering, structural [...] More

Ripon College William J. Woolley History Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Dr. Woolley invites all admitted students who have an interest in pursuing history as a major on campus to apply for this scholarship. For consideration as a candidate, you are asked to write Dr. Woolley an essay, no more than two pages in length, indicating your interest in being considered for the award, a description of what led to your interest in history, and any personal extraordinary [...] More

River Valley Credit Union Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/7/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • River Valley Credit Union is proud to help our members with continuing education. Eligible applicants must be a member who's in good standing, be a high school senior, complete an essay of 250 words or less that reflects your ideas about the benefits of your River Valley Credit Union membership and how it will help you in the future, and post a video to River Valley's Facebook page about what [...] More

RTF Cyber Security Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Cyber Security scholarship is awarded annually to one high school senior or undergraduate college student who is currently or has attended high school in a rural community. In order to be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must demonstrate an interest in cyber security. The student must also be planning to attend college to pursue a degree in a computer technology related field, [...] More

Ruff Ryders of Raleigh Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Raleigh Chapter of the Ruff Ryders motorcycle club issues this annual scholarship, awarded to awarded to a deserving high school senior at the end of the current academic year. You are expected to complete an essay of 1000 words or more on the following topic: How will your career course of study contribute to others after you graduate? To apply for the Ruff Ryders of Raleigh Scholarship, [...] More

Samuel Robinson Award

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Samuel Robinson Award seeks to stimulate interest in the Westminster Shorter Catechism by challenging Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members who are juniors or seniors in college and attending a Presbyterian-related college or university to memorize and recite the catechism from memory. To further demonstrate an understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the applicant will write a [...] More

Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Children or grandchildren of a Seabee or Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officer are encouraged to apply to the SMSA Scholarships. Scholarships are awarded base on financial need, academics, student involvement and an essay. Awards are made for two-year, four-year and Career and Technical Education programs. The scholarship is renewable for four years. For more information or to apply, please visit [...] More

Selby Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/25/2021
  • Amount: $7,000
  • "Selby Scholars" are undergraduate students with exceptional potential who embrace Mr. and Mrs. Selby's values of leadership and service. Like all of our funding, this scholarship program is only available to residents of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto counties. Applicants must be either a graduating senior or a graduating Associate degree students from any state college in the four [...] More

Sharps Compliance, Inc. Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 5/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Sharps' essay contest is open to all students who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled in an accredited university in healthcare related studies. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have been accepted to or are currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student in an accredited university for the fall of the year the award is offered. Essays must be between 1,250 and 1,500 words [...] More

SMU Nancy Ann & Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $43,000
  • Hunt Scholars are awarded full tuition and fees, less the amount of resident tuition and fees at the leading public university in the student's state of residency; for up to eight semesters or until graduation, whichever comes first as long as the student maintains full-time enrollment status each semester and a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate extraordinary leadership, rank in the top 25% of [...] More

SOAR to College

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The SOAR to College scholarship awards students that are cancer survivors or current fighters and gives them a chance to thrive at a secondary education. The applicant must be a senior at an accredited high school or an undergraduate student in college in the United States who is a cancer survivor, or currently diagnosed with cancer, and does not have to be receiving treatment to qualify. The [...] More

Sociedad Hispana Doylestown Senior Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/14/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • Each year, Sociedad Hispana Doylestown awards thousands of dollars to graduating high school seniors who have taken the highest level of Spanish at their school, and who plan to continue studying Spanish in higher education. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, submit an essay in Spanish, and finalists must be able to attend a written and oral interview session at Doylestown Presbyterian [...] More

SOD Pearl Anna Neal Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/7/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The SOD Pearl Anna Neal Scholarship is open to minority female high school seniors who participate in the performing arts and are North Carolina residents in Mecklenburg County, with a minimum 3.2 GPA, and have been accepted into a four-year accredited college or university in the fall of the year the scholarship is offered. Applicants are required to write a two short answer essay questions and [...] More

Soozie Courter Hemophilia Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/3/2021
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Scholarships will be awarded to applicants with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who present the best combination of a creative and persuasive essay, excellent recommendations, and superior academic standing.
    Applicants must have been diagnosed with hemophilia A or hemophilia B, must be a U.S. resident attending a school in the U.S. and be a high school senior or graduate, have completed high [...] More

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 3/27/2021
  • Amount: $1,812
  • Flag House Scholarship Award The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House in Baltimore Maryland is a National Historic Landmark and the historic home of Mary Pickersgill, the woman who sewed the Star-Spangled Banner. The Star-Spangled Banner is the giant American flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen our national anthem when it flew at Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812. This year on Flag Day, [...] More

Stephen J. Roy Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This scholarship provides assistance to students with financial need who have resided in, or have substantial ties to, Larimer County and have an interest in the study of law or our system of government, debate or other similar law-related educational activities. High school seniors attending Windsor High School are eligible to apply. Requires an essay submission. For more information or to [...] More

Stephen Rice Memorial Fund Scholarship for GLBT Media

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Stephen Rice Memorial Fund was created as a tribute to Stephen's love for, and work within radio, television, and film, and to honor his steadfast charitable work in Austin. Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled at any college or university. Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the educational institution in the student’s name. Student [...] More

Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Seattle Public Library Foundation is pleased to host the Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship competition. High school seniors and undergraduate students who live, work, or attend school in Seattle are invited to participate. The competition asks students to write an essay about an individual or group of individuals from Washington state who have demonstrated civic courage on an issue of [...] More

SW Neighborhood Assembly’s Education & Scholarship Task Force

  • Application Deadline: 6/30/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Scholarships are available to residents residing in the Zip Code 20024 who wish to pursue or continue pursuing course of study at an accredited undergraduate college, university or technical institution. Scholarships are available for multiple years. Southwest Neighborhood Assembly‘s (SWNAs) Education & Scholarship Task Force has awarded more than 400 scholarships totaling over $250,000 to 200 [...] More

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Within the application for the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship, you will be required to submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay in response to the following topic: "Tell us the unique story of how you became #RootedinAg and how you plan to be the branches that reach new heights to benefit today's and tomorrow's world." University students currently pursuing bachelor's or master's degrees in [...] More

TACTYC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges (TACTYC) is pleased to announce several scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for students majoring in Accounting. Two types of awards are offered - for two year college students transferring to a four-year college, and for two year college students continuing at a two year college. For either award, applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, [...] More

Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Ted Rollins and Valeo Partners award a $1,000 scholarship twice each year to one talented student who is majoring in a field related to sustainability. High school seniors and college undergraduate students who major/plan to major in a field related to sustainability and plan to take at least 10 credit hours in the fall semester of the current year are eligible to apply. To apply, write an essay [...] More

The Daystar Student of Excellence Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 9/30/2020
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Daystar Student of Excellence Scholarship will be awarded to the student who best exhibits excellence through community service, academic achievement, and a strong Christ-centered character. Through this special educational endowment, an academic gift in the amount of $1,000 will be provided to one student who is accepted at an accredited college or university in the United States, is [...] More

The Elaine Chapin Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Named in honor of Elaine Chapin, this scholarship will provide funds to support the post-secondary education of students impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member. Applicants must be citizens of the United States who plan to enroll or are enrolled in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational, or technical school [...] More

The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize In Ethics

  • Application Deadline: 1/21/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize In Ethics is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the fall semester. In 3,000 to 4,000 words, you are encouraged to raise questions, single out issues and identify dilemmas. Essays may be written in the formal or informal voice, but most importantly, an [...] More

The Fauneil J. Rinn Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Fauneil J. Rinn Scholarship is awarded each year to a woman student in political science or the Master's in Public Administration program at San Jose State University. Applicants must be women who are current students in good standing and enrolled on a full-time basis in the political science or master of public administration programs at San José State University. A minimum 3.0 grade point [...] More

The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/30/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • NFP's The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for nursing students in their second semester or more of nursing school.The applicant must attend an accredited program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, funds are for students in their second semester or more of nursing [...] More

The Foundation Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/5/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Scholarship Program was established to help art students whose undergraduate degree includes an emphasis on watercolor or art history/museum studies. Over the course of the application process, students will demonstrate their knowledge of Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker's paintings and history by submitting a short essay or the [...] More

The Ike Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Ike Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors pursuing full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement, demonstrated volunteer commitment (preferably in the fishing or conservation world), and a personal statement of how fishing has impacted your life and prepared you for college. Please submit [...] More

The Jewel Continuum Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 4/25/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Jewel Continuum Foundation Scholarship is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded based on the completion of the current essay topic and the unanimous selection of the review committee. Verification of enrollment in a two-year or four-year institution is required to receive this scholarship. The scholarship is open to any graduating senior from an accredited high school in Oakland, Wayne and [...] More

The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/4/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Negro Leagues Committee (NLC) of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce their essay-writing contest for high school seniors. The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship will honor one high school senior with a $1,000 prize and give out one $500 award for special recognition. Applicants must be current high school seniors anticipating completion of a high [...] More

The Loren Gruber Scholarship for Literary Studies

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Missouri Valley College offers the Loren Gruber Scholarship for Literary Studies to incoming English majors. Applicants must have an ACT of 21 or an SAT of 976, and have a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must write a 500-word essay about their favorite book, blog, poem, play, essay, or film. Explain how this text has influenced your goals for life before, during, and after college. How will the Loren Gruber [...] More

The Melissa Stoneberger Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Melissa Stoneberger Foundation is looking for a highly motivated applicant who is involved in his/her community, with strong leadership skills and personal drive, a full-time student, who is both willing to help us in continuing Melissa's legacy and in need. An essay is required on the topic: "How are you planning to change or give back to the world?" Please submit a minimum of a 1-page essay [...] More

The Northwestern University Founders Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $13,200
  • The Northwestern University Founders Program was started in 2007 to honor the nine individuals who founded the University in 1850. Awards are offered each year to a select group of incoming students from middle-income families. Award criteria include academic credentials, student essays, recommendations, leadership experience and potential, and academic interests. There is no application for this [...] More

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship For New Americans

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are for up to two years graduate study in the professions and academic disciplines at any institution of higher learning in the United States. The prestigious Fellowships are funded by a trust established by Paul and Daisy Soros. In order to apply, you must be a New American who is 30 or younger as of the application deadline; must be a [...] More

The Pride Scholarship at Michigan State University

  • Application Deadline: 3/14/2021
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The award is given to an MSU undergraduate student selected through a competitive application process. Candidates should demonstrate academic achievement and involvement with, or contributions to, the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Preference is given to incoming, first year (or transfer) students, although all undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Your personal [...] More

The R.L. Gillette Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

    All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens. All applications must include the following items, without exception:
    -Completed online application including all sections of the essay
    -Official transcripts
    -Two [...] More

The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/20/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award scholarships to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners [...] More

The Vildeus "Jules" Jean-Baptiste Service Award & Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/3/2021
  • Amount: $4,000
  • Vildeus Jean-Baptiste influenced others through his faith, consistent hard work and sense of service. Jules knew he was living for a higher purpose than his own. He would always make himself available to help those in his community while stressing the value of education to all. He truly loved God and took great pride in helping anyone who asked for help. Jules was actively involved in his church [...] More

The Virginia Zank Scholarship for Writing Studies

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Virginia Zank Scholarship for Writing Studies is offered to students at Missouri Valley College. Applicants must have an ACt score of 21 or higher and/or an SAT score of 976 or higher, and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following prompt: "What do you write? Why do you write? What are your writing goals for college? What are your writing goals after [...] More

THEE BGML HBCU Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • As recognized pillars in the African-American community, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) have continuously fostered the personal and professional growth and development of its attendees. The purpose of the this scholarship is to celebrate and encourage those students who have made the choice to receive their higher education from any of the 109 illustrious institutions. An [...] More

Thomas F. Garrett Negro League Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/4/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • SABR's Negro Leagues Committee will award $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in its annual Thomas R. Garrett Scholarship essay contest. Students must write a 1,200-word essay answering a question related to one of the Negro League figures who are the namesakes of the scholarships. Open to any senior attending any college in the upcoming school year. Each scholarship requires an essay, [...] More

Thunderbird Alumni Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Thunderbird Scholarships seeks individuals whose global mindset and personal mission align with our own—and we make generous scholarships available to those whose passion for international management, cultures and world relations is seen in both their words and their actions. This merit-based tuition scholarship is designed for competitive applicants who demonstrate above-average academic [...] More

Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/2/2021
  • Amount: $7,500
  • The Chicago Wolves Hockey Team has created the Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship in loving memory of former player Tim Breslin. All interested junior high and high school students must fill out the official application and complete an essay (500 words or less) on the subject detailed in the entry form. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

TKE International Exchange Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship was established to deepen the knowledge and foster friendships between members of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and members of the Weinhiem Senior Convent of the German Student Corps. A core objective would be to support exchange visits between members of both groups to the TKE Conclave in the U.S. and respectively to the Weinheimtagung in Germany to enhance inter-organizational [...] More

Tony V. Grey Legacy Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Applicants of the Tony V. Grey Legacy Scholarship must be graduating high school students from a school located in Ventura County. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required, as well as a minimum Filipino heritage of 50%. The scholarship award is the first step in creating a larger community for good. Recipients are announced by the end of April. Must complete an essay and Application Form. For more [...] More

Torch Awards for Ethics Scholarship - San Diego, Orange & Imperial Counties

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • In order to apply for the Torch Awards for Ethics Scholarship, applicants must write an essay, 400 words maximum, about the importance of ethics and integrity in our community. Students in grades 9-12 residing and enrolled in school in Apache, Coconino, Gila, Imperial, La Paz, Orange, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, San Diego, Yavapai or Yuma Counties are invited to apply for this scholarship [...] More

TVIW Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Tennessee Valley Interstellar Workshop scholarships are merit-based, and require all applicants to complete an essay with their application forms. Scholarships will be awarded to two undergraduate, and one graduate student. Applicants for the undergraduate scholarships must be high school seniors in the southeast United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, [...] More

Umps Care All-Star College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The All-Star Scholarship is provided by UMPS CARE Charities, the official non-profit of Major League Baseball umpires. This scholarship is open to children adopted at or after the age of 13 to provide increased opportunities for advanced education. Each year, one student will be selected to receive the scholarship. This student will be eligible to receive up to $10,000 annually to go towards [...] More

University of Maryland President’s Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 11/1/2020
  • Amount: $12,500
  • The University of Maryland President’s Scholarship provides four-year awards ranging from $2,000 to $12,500 per year. Both in-state and out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive the President’s Scholarship. Recipients are identified through evaluation of admission application materials including academic achievement, extracurricular activities, awards, honors, and an essay. For more [...] More

University of Maryland President's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2021
  • Amount: $12,500
  • The President's Scholarship provides four-year awards ranging from $2,000 to $12,500 per year. Both in-state and out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive the President’s Scholarship. Recipients are identified through evaluation of admission application materials including academic achievement, extracurricular activities, awards, honors, and an essay. For more information, or to apply, [...] More

University of Wisconsin Rath Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/23/2021
  • Amount: $30,000
  • The Rath Foundation Academic scholarship provides a 4 year renewable award to a high achieving incoming freshman pursuing a degree from the College of Letters & Science. Admission application essays may be reviewed as a part of the scholarship selection process. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 2/5/2021
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation offers $2,500 student scholarship grants to be used for tuition & books. Scholarships are open to high school and college/university students living in the five-state area served by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa & western Wisconsin). Applicants must submit a [...] More

USPAACC Asian American College Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Each year USPAACC awards college scholarships to deserving Asian American high school seniors who have a record of academic excellence, community service, and financial need, to help finance their post-secondary education. The scholarship awards range from $3,000 to $10,000 each. The scholarship students are asked to prepare a 2-minute acceptance speech to be delivered at the Awards presentation; [...] More

Utah Financial Literacy Essay Contest

  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Amount: $1,250
  • The Utah Jump$tart Coalition works to promote adequate funding of financial literacy education in Utah and to increase cooperation between schools, businesses and community organizations. Financial literacy education is a long term effort with a lasting impact that requires a coordinated effort to produce long term success.
    In cooperation with America First Credit Union, the Utah Jump$tart [...] More

Veterans Scholarship Program - Teach, Coach, Mentor, Lead

  • Application Deadline: 7/17/2021
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Veterans Scholarship Program sponsored by The Association of Military Legal Administrators (AMLA) is proud to offer three scholarships. Two scholarships are open to any veteran (not-retired or currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces). One is for any AMLA member's spouse or child (17-21 years of age) to help start or continue college level education. Please include with your application a [...] More

Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Five Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarships are issued by Viceroy Auto Trans every year for the advancement of educating aspiring students pursuing a positive future through schooling. All scholarship awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the school or university or college of the student. Any and all current, full time or part-time student of an accredited or non-accredited [...] More

Washington Media Fellows Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Media Fellows Scholarships are essay-based scholarships awarded twice annually in July (awards applied to Fall semester) and in November (awards applied to Spring semester) for media-related majors. The Washington Media Scholars Foundation supports students seeking careers at the nexus of Advertising and Public Policy. Media Fellows Scholarship awards are based largely on content area match [...] More

Watts Humanitarian Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2021
  • Amount: $500
  • The Watts Humanitarian Scholarship Fund is a non-profit 501c3 corporation that offers a $500 a year award plus
    laptops to recognize graduating seniors with potential for service and leadership. WHSF will be awarding (1) selected finalist with a $500 cash award and a laptop computer ($1000 value) and (2) semifinalist with laptop computers ($500 value each). The applicant must be a high school [...] More

William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship honors the esteemed Texas journalist who coined the phrase "Right to Work" and contributed greatly to the movement's advancement. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the student who exemplifies the dedication to principle and high journalistic standards of the late Mr. Ruggles. Eligible applicants must: be pursuing a degree in journalism [...] More

William J. Blair Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2021
  • Amount: $2,500
  • This fund was created through an estate gift from William J. Blair. Scholarships provide assistance to graduating seniors and families from any Fort Collins high school who are unable to pay for a college or vocational school education. Applicant must be a graduating senior, attending a post-secondary college or vocational school, and rank in the upper 50% of their graduating class. An essay [...] More

William J. Schulz Memorial Essay Contest for College-Bound High School Seniors

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The William J. Schulz Memorial Essay Contest for College-Bound High School Seniors is open to seniors who will be attending a North American college or university in the fall. Winners will be announced in July. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s [...] More

William Vatavuk Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The William Vatavuk Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving high school senior who currently attends a North Carolina high school and plans on attending an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Students must be a high school senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA. Three written essays of 400-600 words each are also required; essay prompts can be found on the scholarship [...] More

Won Buddhism Chicago Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/21/2021
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Won Buddhism Chicago awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors from high schools located in Illinois. Applicants are evaluated on various attributes including but not limited to academic achievements, extra-curricular activities, leadership, community activities, essay, and financial need. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit a brief research paper. For more information or to apply, [...] More

WSU Hungarian Ancestry Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 10/9/2020
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Wright State University is pleased to announce that scholarships are now available to students of Hungarian descent to attend Wright State. Students must write a one-page to two-page page essay on their academic and professional goals, provide proof of Hungarian ancestry, and give a copy of their most current academic record as part of the application process. Students are required to have a 3.0 [...] More

Zonta International Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2021
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 in honor of famed pilot and Zontian, Amelia Earhart. The $10,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to up to 30 women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-applied sciences or aerospace-applied engineering. It may be used at any university or college offering accredited post-graduate courses and degrees in these fields.

    To apply for the [...] More

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Michigan Offers Free Community College Education to Essential Workers

September 24, 2020

by Susan Dutca-Lovell

The state of Michigan is set to offer two years of free community college to essential workers who were required by their job to leave the house and work at least 11 weeks in the spring during the coronavirus pandemic. This unique opportunity, called Futures for Frontliners, opens doors to essential workers who are not commonly considered front-line workers and an estimated 600,000 residents could qualify. [...]

Colleges Waiving SAT and ACT Requirements for Merit Scholarships

September 22, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Many colleges have waived SAT and ACT score requirements for high school seniors currently applying to college due to how difficult it has been to sign up for standardized testing during the coronavirus pandemic. Now some colleges are also waiving standardized test score requirements when awarding merit scholarships to incoming students. Instead of requiring SAT and ACT scores, these schools will award scholarships based on high school GPA. [...]

Introducing Scholarships.com’s Online Education Section for Students

September 17, 2020

by Izzy Hall

It’s new. It’s different. It can be frustrating. It’s probably how you’re experiencing school these days. It’s online education. The coronavirus has rapidly expanded the adoption of online, virtual and distance learning, from college all the way down to elementary school. As a relatively new practice, schools, students and staff have all had to make adjustments to their curriculums and their expectations. Students may be wondering – how can I be successful in online school? How can I make it work for me? Our new Online Education section has the answers to all of your online learning questions. [...]

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