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.

"A Voice for Animals" High School Contest
Application Deadlines: May 25, Annually
The Humane Education Network is pleased to announce its Annual A Voice for Animals High School Contest with prizes totaling $6,000 across several categories (video, essay, blog). The contest is now open for submissions and the deadline for entries is May 25th. The contest is open to all students currently attending high school anywhere in the world, regardless of nationality, citizenship or [...] More

"I Matter" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 21, Annually
VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship Overview:
The VILLA “I Matter” Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall 2015. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant’s demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter. The [...] More

#LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
n 2015, we have added a new scholarship for aspiring fashion and graphic design students: The #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship in honor of a special member of the ATG family Lyly Koenig Mendez. The purpose of the #LiveLikeLyly Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in fashion and/or graphic [...] More

180 Medical Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The 180 Medical Scholarship Program was created to help students with Spina Bifida, a spinal cord injury or Transverse Myelitis pay for college.

To be eligible for one of the three $1,000 scholarships available, applicant must plan to attend at least 12 credit hours of college during the upcoming fall semester and submit the following:
- Application (will be available in January)
- [...] More

AAC’s Behavioral Health & Addiction Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
In an effort to help those who are helping others, AAC is excited to offer three scholarships for those studying in the fields of behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences.

With facilities across the United States, American Addiction Centers provides comprehensive, compassionate treatment for those suffering from alcohol and drug addiction along with [...] More

AACE International Competitive Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 07, Annually
AACE International offers competitive and matching funds scholarships to US, Canadian, and International students pursuing a program related to cost engineering/cost management. The competitive scholarships are awarded by the AACE International Education Board. AACE International Sections may also offer scholarships through the matching funds scholarship program. Applications received for the [...] More

AAHA Lou Manzione Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association is pleased to offer a scholarship program to students who plan to continue their education beyond the 12th grade. Scholarships are available, one to a New Jersey High School Senior and the second to a High School Senior from Pennsylvania or Delaware.

Applicants must be high school seniors who are registered with USA Hockey. Selection will be based on [...] More

ABA Academic Merit Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Academic Merit Scholarship is open to both ABA and non-ABA Members.

To be eligible, candidates will have completed, at a minimum, their first year of an accredited university (4-year university/college or junior college); must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel and tourism industry; must possess a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher.

Selection [...] More

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
The ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition was established to reward students that seek to increase their knowledge and understanding of how Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention help ensure safe drinking water. Backflow Prevention is designed to prevent dangerous - and sometimes fatal - bacteria, chemicals and other harmful agents from entering the local water [...] More

ACF Charlie and Kathy Barnhart and Ken Haynes, Jr. Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Fund?
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
This fund was established in 1996 by the NM Manufactured Housing Association to provide scholarship awards to New Mexico graduating high school seniors residing in a manufactured home.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must live in a mobile/manufactured home
-Minimum GPA of 3.0
-Attend a 2 or 4-year non-profit public educational institution full-time
-Write an essay describing your career [...] More

Actuary of Tomorrow - Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science.

Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:
-Full-time student entering as a sophomore, junior or senior at a U.S accredited educational institution
-Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 [...] More

Adopt-A-Vet Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
This contest is open to U.S citizens of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United States or in an American military school out of the country. Eligible contestants must be 11th or 12th grade students in a public, private, alternative, parochial school, or a home study program. Previous first place JFI scholarship recipients are not eligible. Recent high-school graduates [...] More

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer's disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause, AFA is pleased to offer the AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship.

Students are required to submit an autobiography and write a 1,200-1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:
-How has Alzheimer's disease [...] More

AFSA High School Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The American Foreign Service Association's National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think critically and write a research paper about building peace through diplomacy. Students must be in grades 9-12, students of U.S. citizenship and whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service.

Essay topic:
Imagine that you are a member of the U.S. Foreign Service recently assigned [...] More

Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference
Application Deadlines: February 22, Annually
The annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference program targets rising high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of "free spirit".

Students come to Washington, D.C., to participate in an all-expenses-paid journalism conference at the Newseum, located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. This program began in 1999 and is funded [...] More

Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and the Al Schuman Ecolab Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college students who are accepted or enrolled in a foodservice related program at a select set of colleges.

This scholarship is targeted toward students who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit through a written essay. Chosen recipients must be highly [...] More

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is pleased to announce the continuing annual competition for the George Watt Memorial Essay prizes. Graduate and undergraduate students from the United States and elsewhere are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the [...] More

Albert E. Phillips Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The COAA acknowledges that education is a critical element to the success of those pursuing a career in our industry. As such, COAA is proud to offer up to two (2) Albert Phillips Scholarships annually to college students desiring to pursue a career in the design and construction industry.

Each scholarship will be in the amount of $1,500. The scholarship monies are to be used for courses of [...] More

Albuquerque Ecologist Open Space Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Open Space Initiative, which is part of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA), has engaged thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around New Mexico in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.

Eligibility:
-Participate in or lead an environmental stewardship project for the [...] More

Allegheny County Medical Society (ACMS) Medical Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Two qualified medical students will each be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
- Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident from one of the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington or Westmoreland.
- Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student.
- Applicant must be [...] More

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Alliant Energy Foundation is offering a scholarship opportunity to recognize outstanding community leadership in young people and help students reach their academic goals. Up to 25 $1,000 scholarships are awarded to Midwest students annually through the Alliant Energy Foundation Community Service Scholarship Program.

Award selection is based on participation in a leadership role in [...] More

Allied Van Lines Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
At Allied Van Lines, we believe that educational quality is key in fostering a nationwide network of skilled professionals for years to come. Because of this belief, we are proud for the opportunity to offer our first annual Logistics Scholarship to a number of qualifying students who choose to enter.
Students submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in [...] More

Alpha Gamma Rho Horticulture Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
Alpha Gamma Rho urges excellence from undergraduate brothers and provides encouragement and recognition for intellectual attainment in addition to rewards given by the college. The fraternity considers good scholastic standing a key measure of its members' success and sense of purpose in college. To that end, AGR is offering scholarships to the undergraduate Brothers of Alpha Gamma Rho. Criteria [...] More

Alumnae Panhellenic Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 22, Annually
Each year, the Washington, D.C. Alumnae Panhellenic Association presents a scholarship to young women in financial need who have demonstrated outstanding academic and professional abilities and an intrinsic commitment to philanthropy and Greek Life.

Eligibility:
-Member in good standing of a fully-participating sorority of the National Panhellenic Conference
-Rising sophomore, junior, [...] More

Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center Nursing School of Philadelphia
Application Deadlines: March 30, Annually
NFP's The Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center Nursing School of Philadelphia exists to provide scholarships to students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree.

Criteria:
-The applicant must attend an accredited baccalaureate, associate degree, RN-to-BSN-completion nursing program, advanced nursing degree program, or [...] More

Amanda Reed Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The purpose of the Amanda Reed Memorial Scholarship is to provide educational resources for graduating seniors within Boone, Stephenson, and Winnebago County who have a commitment to ending teen dating violence and/or domestic abuse.

Criteria:
-Graduating senior from a public or private high school located within Boone, Stephenson, or Winnebago County
-Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0
-Applicant must [...] More

American Fire Sprinkler Association High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. If you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck.

Eligibility [...] More

American Society of Human Genetics Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 11th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! The contest is open to students in grades 9-12.

The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts [...] More

American Taekwondo Association H. U. Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The American Taekwondo Association established the H. U. Lee Scholarship Foundation in 1992 to honor its founder, Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee. Applicants will be considered for a scholarship between $1,000 and $3,000 if they are current high school seniors who:

-Graduate from an accredited high school with at least a 3.0 GPA
-Received a letter of acceptance form to an accredited U.S. [...] More

Americanism Education Leaders Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The Americanism Educational Leaders and Pepperdine University Libraries are pleased to announce its annual collegiate essay contest.

The mission of AEL is in its strong belief in "American exceptionalism", i.e. that our country is exceptional in the history of the world. All of our programs are meant to encourage students to learn about, understand and appreciate some aspect of the American [...] More

America's 911 Foundation, Inc.
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
America's 911 Foundation funds a college scholarship program for children of active first responders(EMS, Fire, Police) who each day place their lives on the line for all United States citizens. The foundation assists Emergency Organizations with funds, materials, equipment and/or volunteers when needed. Any student whose parent is a first responder, either paid or volunteer (EMS, Fire, or [...] More

Amish Descendant Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 10, Annually
The Amish Descendant Scholarship Fund (ADSF) was founded to provide financial assistance and support to those coming from an Amish upbringing who have decided to pursue a higher education. In order to qualify for the scholarship you will have grown up Amish and your family is still Amish. You must have your GED or high school diploma before you can apply and be able to provide proof of [...] More

Andy and Julie Plata Honorary Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace. These careers may include Graphic Arts Technology and Commercial Graphic Communications.

Eligibility
To be eligible for an EDSF scholarship, students must have the following:
-An interest in a career within the Document Management and [...] More

ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarships are awarded to graduating high-school seniors who have enrolled, full-time, in college courses and are pursuing a degree in nuclear engineering or have the intent to purse a degree in nuclear engineering. ANS will give a maximum of four Incoming Freshman Scholarships annually. The scholarships will be awarded based on an applicant's high school academic [...] More

Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.
Three scholarships will be awarded annually to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by [...] More

Arizona Elk Society Annual Youth Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Arizona Elk Society - Walt Nicoson Memorial Annual Youth Scholarships will be offering the following awards this year:

-Two (2) for graduating high school seniors continuing on to college who exhibit a commitment to wildlife and the outdoors and who participate in school-related responsibilities and activities
-One (1) scholarship of for students currently enrolled in and attending [...] More

Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 18, Annually
Through the years, music has been a force that has unifying powers. These powers speak to the human emotion, allowing order to transcend disorder and chaos and bring diverse cultures together for the betterment of humanity. Embracing this belief, the Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Music Scholarship is established with a mission in focus that will encourage and promote the art of choral [...] More

ASA Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 02, Annually
The purpose of the ASA Graduate Scholarship Program is to attract, identify, and assist outstanding graduate students pursuing careers within the field of concrete with a significant interest in the shotcrete process.

The ASA Graduate Scholarships are available to applicants who have been accepted into a graduate program in the field of concrete at the time of application to an accredited [...] More

ASDSO Senior Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Scholarships will be awarded for school year and have ranged from $5,000-$10,000 in recent years. Successful recipients must be U.S. citizens and enrolled full-time at the senior level 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 [...] More

Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Our family has established a non-profit foundation in loving memory of Ashley. The mission is to create a permanent endowment and award scholarships to qualified students for the travel and study abroad, based on merit, personal qualities and/or financial need. For further details and to apply, please visit the provider's website.

Criteria:
-Applications for the Spring Semester are to be [...] More

ASNT Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide an incentive to engineering undergraduate students enrolled in ABET accredited engineering programs to choose nondestructive testing and evaluation as their field of specialization. The Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship is a monetary award.

Eligibility:
-Undergraduate students enrolled in an engineering program of an ABET-accredited [...] More

Atlantic Aviators Aviation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Atlantic Aviators Chapter of Women in Aviation, International would like to encourage women and men in the Southeastern Massachusetts area to develop careers in aviation, science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. To provide resources for this, the chapter is offering two scholarships to any deserving high school seniors, college freshman or sophomores who have demonstrated an [...] More

Augustana College Distinguished Scholar Competition
Application Deadlines: January 25, Annually
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. Scholarship awards range from $36,000 to full tuition over four years. In addition, 20 stipends will be [...] More

AWMF & Loreen Arbus Foundation Focus on Disability Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Our mission is to utilize the media to create positive change. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the media and allied fields.

This journalist scholarship program consists of one scholarship, made payable directly to the winning student's educational institute. The [...] More

AWSC Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 07, Annually
The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs is pleased to again be able to offer scholarships to high school graduating seniors 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 club having two consecutive years prior membership. He or she is further required to have passed the [...] More

Bache Renshaw Fellowship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Renshaw Fellowship supports the study and shaping of school curricula by providing grants to those seeking to become superintendents; curriculum developers; or influential scholars teaching, writing, and lecturing on educational issues. The Renshaw Fellowship is granted to current doctoral students or applicants to doctoral programs in education.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be members [...] More

Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
B2SI will award a cash grant for freshman year of study to outstanding college-bound high school seniors, using leadership skills in both academic achievement as well as school and local community as the criteria to identify winners. Scholarships are provided by the Community Currency Exchange Association of Illinois and the Tufano Family.

The B2SI Scholarship Program is only offered to [...] More

Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The goal of the Baer Reintegration Scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, and regain their lives.

In order to be eligible for consideration for the Baer Reintegration scholarship, applicants must:
-Be diagnosed with bipolar disorder, [...] More

BBB of Delaware Student Ethics Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 07, Annually
The Better Business Bureau Foundation of Delaware is proud to announce the Student Ethics Scholarship program. This program recognizes college-bound Seniors who personify high ethics as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic history. Two (2) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded on behalf of the scholarship recipient to an accredited college or [...] More

BBG Communications Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The BBG Communications scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall.

To be considered eligible for the BBG Communications Scholarship you must:
-Be between the ages of 16 and 21 on June 30
-Submit answers to the two essay questions, which can be found on the application page
-Have [...] More

Beat the Odds Program
Application Deadlines:
The Children's Defense Fund-Ohio Beat the Odds scholarship program honors outstanding high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. Annually, CDF-Ohio identifies five Ohio high school students to honor and support by providing each with a college scholarship, a laptop computer, an invitation to join CDF's youth [...] More

Beef Industry Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
Sponsored by CME Group & the National Cattlemen's Foundation, ten scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Fields of study may include: education, communications, production, research or any other area involved with the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who [...] More

Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
In an effort to help those who are helping others, AAC is excited to offer 3 scholarships for those studying in the fields of behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences. AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction–related studies. Students [...] More

Bev Granger Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The WSCGA Foundation not only supports the athletic dreams of our young golfers, but also their academic pursuits and talents through scholarship awards. All applicants must fill out a general scholarship application. The WSCGA Foundation Scholarship Committee then decides which scholarship is best suited for the applicant based on her talents, extra-curricular activities, and academic goals. [...] More

Bird Dog Foundation Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
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

Bob Ross Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 13, Annually
The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, Northern California chapter, is pleased to announce the sixth annual Bob Ross Student Scholarship. Sponsored by the Bob Ross Foundation, the $2,500 scholarship honors Northern California students who demonstrate a commitment to the NLGJA mission. Recipients are honored at the NLGJA-NorCal Excellence in Journalism ceremony in October in San [...] More

Bobby Sox High School Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 05, Annually
Bobby Sox Softball is an educational organization committed to giving all girls, regardless of race, color, creed, or softball ability, the freedom to explore the game of softball. Team activities instill in them the attributes that will make them better citizens of the United States of America. This exploration takes the form of programs, devoted to excellence, in the areas of citizenship, [...] More

Bud Daniels Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Montana Farmers Union will present a scholarship in memory of Bud Daniels (1928 - 2000) made available through the efforts of Montana Farmers Union and the MFU Education Committee. The winner will be selected using the following criteria:

-Applicant or parent must be a Montana Farmers Union member
-Applicant must be a Montana resident
-Applicant must be a sophomore or above attending [...] More

Buildium’s Women in Technology Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Encouraging the pursuit of education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is one way to help more women achieve their dream of careers in design and development. The Women In Technology Scholarship is awarded each semester to a Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, or Computer Science student who writes the most compelling essay about a topic related to women in [...] More

Burg Simpson's Preserving the Civil Jury System Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 24, Annually
In an effort to teach the next generation about the importance of the jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties, the law firm of Burg Simpson is offering an essay competition for high school seniors. We will be awarding a total of ten scholarships: nine (9) $1,000 scholarships and one (1) $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to any graduating Colorado high school senior [...] More

Caitlin Brondolo Golf Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The objective of the Caitlin Brondolo Scholarship is to award a scholarship to a female high school senior who has played golf during high school and is pursuing a college education in the United States and who will be playing competitive collegiate golf.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be female
-Applicant must be a high school senior accepted into an accredited college/university in the [...] More

California Assn. of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: January 20, Annually
The Educational Scholarship Foundation was founded in 2005 by the California Association of Collectors (CAC). The scholarship requires a simple one-page application and essay on "The Importance of Establishing and Maintaining Good Credit During Your College Years". The scholarship is awarded to California high school seniors for their use as full time students at any accredited college, [...] More

Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
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

Captain James J. Regan Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The purpose of the association is to develop the professionalism of the members by furthering their skills and knowledge
in the areas of technical surveillance, law enforcement, and forensic activities through the offering of special training, the inter-agency exchange of ideas and experiences, and assistance in the implementation of new techniques and equipment in the law enforcement community. [...] More

Capture the Dream, Inc.'s Single Parent Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The goal of our scholarship fund is to help eliminate one of the leading obstacles preventing single parents and minority students from attending college – the soaring cost of tuition. We believe when students have the opportunity to attend college, our society thrives. We provide talented students with the means to be able to reach a higher education, which helps develop the future leaders of [...] More

Carl Gerhardt Scholarship Program by Allegra Marketing-Print-Mail
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace. These careers may include Graphic Arts.

To be eligible for an EDSF scholarship, students must have the following:
-An interest in a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
-Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on [...] More

CAS Trust Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The objective of the scholarship is to further students’ interest in the property/casualty actuarial profession and to encourage the pursuit of the CAS designations. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of individual merit. The CAS Trust Scholarship Program will award up to three scholarships to deserving students.

Eligibility:
-Submit all sections of the CAS Trust Scholarship by the [...] More

CashCourse “My Story” Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: November 30, Annually
Have you encountered a personal finance situation that you think others could learn from? Share your story with CashCourse.org and you could win a scholarship of up to $1,500! Submit an essay that describes the situation, problem, or decision as well as how you worked through the process and what lesson(s) you learned.

To Enter:

1. Visit the provider's website and download the official [...] More

Catawba College's McCorkle Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
The McCorkle's Scholarships are the most prestigious scholarship awards at Catawba. Consideration for the McCorkle's Scholarship is by invitation only. In order to be considered for an invitation, students must first apply for admission to Catawba by January of their senior year, and be admitted by February. Qualified students are invited to compete based on high school GPA, coursework intensity, [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 20, Annually
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

CFBTA Finance Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
The CFBTA Scholarship Program consists of four $2,500 scholarship grants for students interested in a career in the financial services industry. All college students and prospective college students are eligible to apply. Applicants will be selected on a yearly basis based on merit, essay and financial need.

To be considered for one of the scholarships, applicants must use this format, follow [...] More

Champion Scholars Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Champion Energy is committed to the communities we serve, and to investing in tomorrow. The Champion Scholars program will recognize three qualified scholars for their achievements

Requirements:
-High school senior, planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college degree program
-Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
-Be a resident of Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, or New [...] More

Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Chaparral Motorsports is one of the largest motorcycle accessory and vehicle dealerships in the country. We are pleased to announce the first annual Chaparral Motorsports College Scholarship competition. Write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $1,000! Your entry just might win you $1,000 to help out with your college or trade school costs.

In order to enter, please answer the [...] More

Charles H. ‘Chuck’ Forman – Crawford Technologies Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: [...] More

Charles Shelton Veterinary Medicine/Technology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The mission of the Charles Shelton Foundation is to increase participation of African-American post-secondary education. Candidates must be a graduating senior, current college student or returning adult student with a minimum 3.0 GPA, pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Technology. Scholarship ($2500.00) will be awarded to individual who have demonstrated an interest and [...] More

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
All high school and college students are eligible (including international students). Students will be required to write a two- to three-sentence essay (max 280 characters) on a certain prompt. This prompt changes on a weekly basis. The deadline is every Monday at 11 a.m. [...] More

Christine B. Foundation Educational Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Christine B. Foundation scholarship program was established in honor of Christine B. Dexter, after her passing from colorectal cancer in 2008. Christine was an enormous advocate for local volunteer work. Her selfless attitude and ability to converse with anyone made it easy for her to work with the community, endless hours each week.

Eligibility:
-Student must be a high school graduate [...] More

City of Houston Public Service Recognition Week Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The City of Houston invites Houston area high school seniors at both public and private schools to participate in the annual Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest. Seniors can earn up to $2,000 for college, gain a deeper understanding about local government and learn about the broad range of career options serving the residents of Houston.

Public Service Recognition Week is observed [...] More

COAG Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Any Georgia high school senior (or a GED equivalency) who is a United States citizen graduating by the spring of the current academic year or any Georgia student currently enrolled in a school of accredited higher education located in Georgia is eligible to apply for a COAG scholarship.

The criteria for the award include:
- Presenting a letter of acceptance or letter of enrollment from a [...] More

Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 10, Annually
The mission of the Coastwise Prize Scholarship is to promote and inspire financial education among students to help them become more competent, aware and wise when managing personal finances and investments. By creating an incentive for students to research and explore these important lifelong money management concepts, the Coastwise Prize for Investing Excellence will assist in developing [...] More

Colored Rocks Contest
Application Deadlines: January 04, Annually
The Prize is awarded annually to 15 senior male high school students from diverse ethnic backgrounds. The Prize recognizes and awards these high achieving students who have committed to help at least one of their struggling peers achieve their high school diploma. Step-by-step, Colored Rocks are reversing the disturbing numbers of male students of color who become high school dropouts in [...] More

Combat Medic Service Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
This scholarship program is dedicated to respecting and supporting the commitment that the CMB represents. We hope in this small way, to help CMB recipients to continue to serve their fellow man and to achieve their dreams and scholastic goals. Every life they touch they make better. For full details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Eligibility:
-Be a high school [...] More

Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
Two awards of $1,000 each are available to high school seniors through the Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship. To participate, eligible students must register and then complete two online financial literacy tutorials plus an assessment. A short essay may be required to break ties among students who achieve a top score on the assessment.

C2IA Senior Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens [...] More

Connecticut BBB Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: August 18, Annually
BBB Student Ethics Award Program recognizes high school students in their junior year, who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic history. A student will be selected through an independant panel of judges to receive a scholarship of $2,500 to an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Scholarships must [...] More

Corporate Relocation Council Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
CRC is a non-profit organization that brings together corporations and global relocation service providers in Chicago for the primary purpose of providing educational information and current industry updates to its members. School can be a very important part of the relocation process for children moving into the Chicagoland area.

As part of our commitment to Global Relocation, CRC is [...] More

Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 01, Annually
The Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship is available to military service members working toward the completion of higher education degrees. You must be working on associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree and submit a two- to three-page essay on the topic: What has your experience been pursuing a degree while serving in the military and how will the scholarship be used to [...] More

Coupons.com Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines:
Coupons.com knows about saving money. We also know how important it is to spend your money in smart ways. High school and college are often the first times you're responsible for your own finances, and it can be a challenge. We want to hear from you about how you're managing your finances, using credit cards, what you’re spending your money on, and what are your biggest money concerns.

The [...] More

Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science International Essay Competition
Application Deadlines: October 05, Annually
All high school students and international equivalents are invited to submit an essay about the recent effects and future promises of science in our society. Write about particular discoveries, events, or persons from science in current events or present a more general account of the changes and developments. Each essay must be accompanied by a statement of acknowledged validity by a teacher in [...] More

David M. Cline Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
This scholarship consists of a $2,000 scholarship awarded annually to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of higher learning in the state with a major area of study in law enforcement/criminal justice/forensic science. Applicants are thoroughly screened, interviewed and a winner selected through a comprehensive process established by the Board of Directors.

This scholarship [...] More

Dawn Drake Excellence in Distance Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
This scholarship has been established by Dawn Drake, Executive Director of Alternative Delivery Systems at UW Platteville. This Scholarship is in recognition of the important role that distance education has played in Dawn's life, both personally and professionally. It is also a recognition of the many sacrifices that distance learners make to successfully juggle education, career, and family. [...] More

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
Our project aims to educate parents and teens about the dangers of living in a connected world. Explore our site and then join us in the fight to stop online harassment. 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 [...] More

Delta Airlines Engineering Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 16, Annually
Delta Air Lines will award a $5,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate degree in aerospace/aeronautical, electrical, or mechanical engineering. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, the recipient will receive a trip to the 27th annual International Women in Aviation Conference (includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference fee). Applicants must be [...] More

Detroit Chapter of ASHRAE's Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. will award the Joseph B. Olivieri Scholarship to one student for the upcoming academic year.

Eligibility Requirements
- Full-time enrollment in an undergraduate program, at an college or university located within the Michigan counties of Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, [...] More

Diamonds in the Rough Ministry International Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 03, Annually
The hope of Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. is to empower women down the road of self-discovery and self-worth in Jesus Christ. The Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. Scholarship is for high school senior females who excel in all things, including academics, community service, and extracurricular activities.

Applicant Eligibility:
- Female
- High School Seniors
- Minimum GPA of [...] More

Disabled Students Pursuing a Career in Law
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
We are proud to support students with disabilities by offering a $1,000 scholarship specifically for disabled students pursuing a law career. This scholarship can be applied to any institution of your choice, and will provide an extra boost for students with disabilities who are preparing to transition into academics, and eventually into a career in law.

We offer the opportunity to write an [...] More

DNCU Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Del Norte Credit Union has established a scholarship program to assist credit union members who are high school seniors and plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, [...] More

Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 26, Annually
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

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, texting while driving makes drivers 23 times more likely to get into a "safety-critical event." The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving. You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled [...] More

Edgar K. Schutz Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The American Galvanizers Association's Galvanize the Future: Edgar K. Schutz Memorial Scholarship essay contest is available to full- or part-time, undergraduate or graduate students of any age enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university only in North America. High school students are not eligible to enter this contest. Qualifying majors include architecture, civil engineering, [...] More

Edison Park Community Council Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Edison Park Community Council is proud to present its annual scholarship award. There are three awards for Edison Park residents who will be attending college or trade school.

Eligibility:
-Applicant must be a graduating high school senior during the application year
-Applicant must be an Edison Park resident at the time of application (north of the Kennedy
Expressway and west of [...] More

EDSF Board of Directors Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: [...] More

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship was established to assist home care professionals with obtaining advanced degrees, as well as students seeking a bachelor’s or associate's degrees in a health profession.

Eligibility
-Attends an accredited college/university, or community college (does not have to be in Vermont)
-Studying nursing (RN or LPN), physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational [...] More

Embrace Tutoring & Educational Services Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Embrace Tutoring and Educational Services is a premier tutoring and test prep organization based in the Northern NJ and NYC area. Our mission is very simple - we provide the best educational experience for our clients by providing them with top-level teachers and mentors. All of our educators are experienced classroom teachers! The key component of our success is our exclusive screening, [...] More

Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a qualified medical student.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
-Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months before registering as a medical student (not including time spent attending a Pennsylvania undergraduate or graduate school)
-Applicant must be a South Asian Indian or a descendant of a South Asian Indian immigrant to [...] More

EOD Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Applicants must be the child, stepchild, spouse, or grandchild, or other DoD recognized dependent of a graduate of NAVSCOLEOD. NAVSCOLEOD graduates are not eligible for scholarship awards. Active Duty personnel are not eligible for scholarship awards. Military academy students are not eligible to receive EODMF Scholarships. Students may apply in case they are not accepted or decide not to attend [...] More

ESA Youth Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
In 1996, the Electronic Security Association launched the Youth Scholarship Program. The program was created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20
-He or she must be a [...] More

EV Service Scholar Contest
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The East Villagers Non-Profit Community is offering an opportunity for young service-minded scholars to express their passion for community service through essays and artworks. Winners from Northern California will be invited to present their work at the annual Service Scholar Award Celebration hosted by the Ping & Amy Chao Family Foundation. Students must complete 5 hours of community service [...] More

Eye Bank Young Ambassador Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Eye-Bank is pleased to announce the establishment of its Young Ambassador Scholarship in Memory of Christopher Nordquist, who was two when he died and left the gift of sight.

Through the years, his mother, Andrea Nordquist, has shared the story of their family’s loss and subsequent decision to donate Christopher’s corneas in hopes of increasing awareness of the good that eye donation can [...] More

FACT In-School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
Eligibility:
-Only FACT members and their immediate family members may apply
-Eligible to apply are students who graduated from an accredited public, private or parochial high school (or equivalent) and are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in an accredited public or private college or university
-Two scholarships will be awarded: one for $10,000 and one for $2,500
-Funds will be [...] More

Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
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. Why? Because it can be on any topic or subject. You decide. That's right. We figure if you're going to write, you'll enjoy it more if it's something you want to write about. So let the writing begin.

Requirements:
-Submit your essay with a [...] More

Festa Queen Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 15, Annually
The Festa Italiana Scholarship is open to all young women of Italian descent between the ages of 16 and 22. Festa Queen candidates are evaluated on an application, essay, oral interview and participation during the Festa Italiana to be held in August at the Croatian Festival Grounds in Sacramento. The Festa Queen will receive a cash award and a free language class from the Sacramento Italian [...] More

Firefighter/EMS Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 05, Annually
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Congratulations on your interest in applying for the Margate-Coconut Creek Firefighters Benevolent Scholarship, focused on improving the fire service through the perpetuation of study in the areas of fire science and emergency medical services.

The Margate-Coconut Creek Firefighters Benevolent Scholarship is awarded twice a year to individuals looking for a career as a Firefighter, [...] More

Flag House Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
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.

The Flag House awards a scholarship in the amount of [...] More

Follansbee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national organization of approximately 250,000 families organized in 500 chapters across the United States. It is a family-based organization of caring people from all walks of life working together for the benefit of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) communities. The Sacramento Chapter of [...] More

FRA Americanism Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The essay contest's grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each winners will receive an attractive plaque citing his or her achievement. Every entrant judged at the national level receives a certificate of recognition. Additional prizes may be awarded to students winning [...] More

Franchise Services, Inc. PIP Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: [...] More

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long-time migrant educator, by offering an annual award for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching.

Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria:
- Child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker [...] More

Frank Romano Lifetime Achievement Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace pursuing a degree in Print Media.

To be eligible for an EDSF scholarship, students must have the following:
-An interest in a career within the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry
-Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 [...] More

Franklin H. Isham Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Mrs. Olive Wilcox created this scholarship to honor the memory of her husband,Franklin Horace Isham. This scholarship is funded by an endowment subject to laws restricting disbursements under certain investment yield scenarios; as a result,there is no guarantee for a scholarship award each year. Applicants must submit a VSAC scholarship application, FAFSA, essay, and official [...] More

Friends of Scott Foundation Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Friends of Scott Foundation Scott Delgadillo College Scholarship will be awarded to a cancer patient or cancer survivor based on financial need and personal hardship.

Eligibility Requirements
- Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment.
- Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school.
- Applicant [...] More

From Failure to Promise Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
In 2010, Dr. C Moorer – author, consultant, professor, scholar, and speaker - published his ground breaking work, "From Failure to Promise: An Uncommon Path to Professoriate." An inspirational autobiography in which Moorer (once an inner-city youth) shares his 15-year journey, espousing how God transformed his life and took him from college flunk-out to engineer and, ultimately, to university [...] More

FSCNY Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY) in conjunction with MoneyGram International is pleased to announce its 2016 Scholarship Program: "Rewarding Young Leaders in Our Community". Since 1996, the Program has awarded nearly $700,000 in scholarships to 300 students. In 2015, we will again be awarding cash grants to outstanding public high school seniors from New York City’s five boroughs and [...] More

Future Leaders of IT Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Future Leaders of IT Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students pursuing a career in information engineering, information management (or related academic discipline). Scholarships include $2,000 USD payable to your academic institution on your behalf. Applicants must supply:

-Most recent high school or college transcripts
-Three letters of recommendations from [...] More

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 05, Annually
The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation supports the dreams and aspirations of outstanding graduating high school students with merit-based, need-based scholarships and continuing educational support as they pursue their bachelor's degree at the college or university of their choice.

Eligibility:
-Must be a resident of Cook County, Illinois
-Must be enrolling as a full-time student at [...] More

Georgia Mining Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
The Georgia Mining Association is comprised of over 45 mining and mineral producers who have operations in 112 counties in Georgia. The Association also includes more than 150 other companies that provide the mining industry with supplies and services. These companies have a significant impact on Georgia with more than 7,000 persons directly employed in the companies' operations.

To assist [...] More

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 30, Annually
At Good360, we work hard to help companies reduce their waste outputs and total carbon footprints by donating excess stock or products to nonprofits in need. For the Good360 team, living sustainably means that we do everything we can to limit waste production, protect valuable natural resources and improve the lives of those in need.


If you're a high school senior applying to college, or [...] More

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
Application Deadlines: December 06, Annually
At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. As part of our commitment, we've partnered with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while [...] More

Google SVA Scholarship for Student Veterans
Application Deadlines: November 02, Annually
Eight (8) scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to student veterans pursuing a degree in the field of computer science. Scholarship recipients will also be invited to attend Google's Summer Annual Scholars' Retreat. The Scholars' Retreat provides an important networking opportunity for top students from all over the United States and Canada to meet with each other and with [...] More

Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies Biomedical Engineering Education Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies’ Biomedical Engineering Education Scholarship program was established to support and promote biomedical engineering education opportunities for Northeast Ohio high school seniors. The scholarships honor GLNT team members who lost battles with diseases that could be impacted by innovation in biomedical engineering. It is our hope that these scholarships, which are [...] More

GreenAllies Challenge
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
The GreenAllies Challenge is a national scholarship competition that will encourage students to either start an environmental club in their school, or lead an environmental project with an existing club. These projects can be anything from starting an organic community garden, to organizing a road clean-up. There is a huge amount of flexibility in acceptable projects! Students will be paired with [...] More

GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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. Today, in the USA, Canada, and other countries in the Western [...] More

Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Against The Grain Groundbreaker Leadership Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college seniors and graduate students who have exhibited exemplary leadership, vision, and passion that is blazing a trail for others to follow and changing lives in the Asian-American community.

General Eligibility Requirements:
-Must be of at least 50% Asian and/or [...] More

Growing Up Asian in America Art & Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Growing Up Asian in America provides a unique platform for young people to creatively explore and celebrate being both Asian or Pacific Islander and American.

Eligibility:
-Be Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese or other Asian/Pacific Islander, multi-cultural ethnicity
-Grades K-12
-Live in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, [...] More

GWCF National Scholarship Competition
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The GWCF National Scholarship Competition is open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

Entrants receiving full four-year tuition scholarships shall only be eligible for one-year special awards.

Three (3) copies of a one-page essay not to exceed 300 words stating why applicant is [...] More

Harry and Mable Boland Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Through her estate, Mrs. Boland established this fund to award an annual scholarship to graduating seniors.

One student from each of the four original Poudre School District high schools are selected for an award. (The original four high schools are Poudre High, Fort Collins High, Centennial High, and Rocky High). This specific application is for Centennial High School students [...] More

Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In a commitment to promote higher education in the natural resources area in South Carolina, the Board of Directors of the Hampton Fund in 1992 established the scholarship program. This scholarship consists of a $5,000 scholarship awarded annually to a S.C. resident student to attend an institution of higher learning in the state with a major area of study in wildlife, fisheries, forestry, [...] More

HBPA Horsemen's Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
Administered in partnership with the National H.B.P.A, the scholarship available to children of horse farm and back-stretch employees pursuing any field of study.

Eligibility:
-Must be 24 years or younger as of September 1 of the application year
-Must have at least a 2.85 cumulative GPA
-Must have an annual household income of less than $75,000 or be financially independent from their [...] More

Health Careers Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 09, Annually
Winners of the Health Careers Scholarship Program demonstrate a strong motivation to pursue a health care career, academic excellence, a dedication to community service and a need for financial support of their education. The program is open to higher education students entering their junior and senior years of full-time undergraduate study in the coming fall. This program is not open to [...] More

Helen Brett Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Helen Brett Scholarship was established by Robert Kolinek, CEM, CMP, and named for his grandmother, Helen Brett, who was a pioneer in the trade show industry. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist individuals who are enrolled in a four-year degree program with a focus on the study of exhibition and event management. The scholarship serves to promote the exhibitions and events industry [...] More

Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: June 05, Annually
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. Simo was the administrator at CCMAA for 15 years and was involved with preserving the history and promoting the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts. She was beloved by her husband, the students of the Academy that she [...] More

Helen McCloy Mystery Writers of America Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing seeks to nurture talent in mystery writing—in fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting. The scholarship is open to U.S. citizens or permanent residents only. Membership in Mystery Writers of America is not required to apply. The McCloy Scholarship is intended for serious aspiring mystery writers who wish to improve their writing [...] More

Henry & Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Henry and Joyce W. Sumid Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college students interested in studying theatre arts and whose legal residence is within these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Previous awardees are also eligible, regardless of location of legal residence.

The value of the scholarship is [...] More

Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award is for Iowa high school juniors. The program annually identifies and honors up to 15 Iowa high school juniors who propose and then accomplish a project of their own choosing and design. Grades, test scores, essays and financial need are not evaluated. To apply, students must be juniors in an Iowa high school or home schooled program in the spring of the [...] More

Hildegard Durfee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
The Hildegard Durfee Scholarship was established to enable residents of Windham County to further their education at the graduate level and/or to prepare themselves for career changes that require graduate-level education.

Eligibility:
-Reside in Windham County (preference given to residents of Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Newfane and Putney)
-Demonstrate financial [...] More

Hispanic Annual Salute Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
Hispanic Annual Salute offers a minimum $2,000 scholarship to Hispanic youth who exhibit and encourage volunteerism. We provide students an opportunity to continue their education beyond high school. HAS scholarships are unique because they're not only based on grades but also on character. In order to be eligible students must:

-Graduate from high school during the current academic [...] More

Holland & Knight Young Native Writers Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Young Native Writers Essay Contest is a writing contest for Native American high school students and is designed to encourage young Native Americans to write about the progress their tribal communities have made and how their tribal communities can keep moving forward.

The contest is designed to encourage young Native American writers to explore their heritage while becoming positive [...] More

Hood Sportsmanship Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
The Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship Program awards 18 New England high school student athletes with a scholarship toward furthering their education at a two- or four- year accredited college or university.

To be eligible, high school seniors must have proven their ability to put the spirit of competition above winning while participating in a varsity sport. These students must have also [...] More

Hoods Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: [...] More

Hope College Distinguished Artist Awards - Creative Writing
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Application requirements: Writing sample, completed application, 500-word essay (topic provided by the English Department), and letter of recommendation. Please contact the English Department for details.

Eligibility: It is not necessary to be an English major or minor.

To retain scholarship: Students are expected to maintain a 3.0 grade point average and enroll in a minimum of one [...] More

IAPMO Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), a worldwide organization of dedicated professionals striving to make our planet a safer and healthier place in which to live, will again sponsor an essay competition awarding scholarships to three young people.

Participants in this year’s contest will submit essays expressing their thoughts on “What role can IAPMO play [...] More

IFA Educational Scholarship Sponsored by Choice Hotels International
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The IFA Educational Foundation and Choice Hotels International have partnered to sponsor this scholarship award. A competitive one-time award of $2,000 will be presented annually. Additionally, the individual selected will be invited to IFA's Annual Convention in February and will receive a travel stipend to attend. To be eligible for this one-time award, applicant must:

-Be enrolled in a U.S. [...] More

IFA Educational Scholarship Sponsored by Marriott Foundation
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The IFA Educational Foundation and the Marriott Foundation have partnered to sponsor this one-time $2000 competitive award. Additionally, the individual selected will be invited to IFA's Annual Convention in February and will receive a travel stipend to attend. To be eligible for this one-time award, applicant must:

-Be enrolled in an U.S. accredited college or university with studies in [...] More

IFA Educational Scholarship Sponsored by the Stewart and Jane Bainum Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The IFA Educational Foundation and the Stewart and Jane Bainum Fund of the Community Foundation have partnered to sponsor this educational scholarship. A competitive $2000 one-time award will be presented annually. Additionally, the individual selected will be invited to IFA's Annual Convention in February and will receive a travel stipend to attend. To be eligible for this one-time award, [...] More

Ignite Change Leadership Contest
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
How would you ignite change from women and girls in your community? Submit an essay up to 1500 words describing your plan to Ignite Change. We welcome submissions from girls ages 14-19 who currently reside in Boston, Cambridge, or Somerville and are not currently enrolled in an accredited college.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The purpose of our scholarship is to financially assist Illinois residents who have demonstrated a desire to make the hotel and hospitality industry a career. Scholarships may be available in amounts ranging from $2,000 up to $5,000 per academic year. This application will be considered for the academic year. Each student applicant must comply with the eligibility and selection criteria and [...] More

Incight Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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. We believe that this will enable young people to become self-supporting participants in their communities. Scholarship recipients are [...] More

Influenster Code Like A Girl Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Are you a driven young woman? One who loves to code? A coder who wants to succeed in the tech industry?

If you answered yes to all the above, Influenster Code Like a Girl Scholarship is meant for you.

To code like a girl is to code with intelligence, creativity and personality. At Influenster, we are committed to advancing women in the STEM field. With this scholarship, we aim to enable [...] More

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge Senior Scholarship is a chance for 30 Iowa high school seniors scholarships for college, all while learning important financial literacy skills. The Senior Scholarship is open to all Iowa high school seniors, regardless of financial need, grade point average, class rank or intended college.

To enter, registered students complete two Iowa Student Loan [...] More

Ira Dorsey Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. would like to offer financial assistance to deserving
high school male seniors in celebration of their academic excellence and contributions to their school and community.
The Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund is an outgrowth of Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter. Over the past seventeen years, the fund has awarded over one hundred [...] More

IRAEF Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
Since its inception, the IRA Educational Foundation has awarded almost $2.5 million to deserving students pursuing Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management in college.

To qualify for a scholarship, you must:
-Be a permanent resident of the State of Illinois (under the age of 30)
-Be accepted and plan to enroll in an accredited culinary school, college, or university
-Enrolled as a [...] More

ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship
Application Deadlines: January 23, Annually
ISI's Graduate Fellowship Program is characterized by the observation of Richard M. Weaver that "a liberal education specifically prepares for the achievement of freedom." After more than fifty years, the ISI graduate fellows program boasts some of the most distinguished figures in the academy and public life. Each year ISI grants Richard M. Weaver Fellowships to students who intend to use their [...] More

Jack Diller Education Award
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
Jack Diller Education Award will be awarded to four successful students residing within Nashville and Middle Tennessee area. Each recipient will receive a scholarship and be honored in an in-arena presentation at a Predators home game at the Bridgestone Arena in March or April.

Eligibility:
-College-bound senior currently attending a Nashville or Middle Tennessee area high school (must be [...] More

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund
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Rhio O'Connor was diagnosed with a deadly cancer (mesothelioma) and given a year to live. Instead of giving up he found his own path to health and outlived his prognosis by more than six years. This path to health included creating his own treatment protocol which consisted of vitamins, minerals, vegetables and fruits components, essential fatty acids, amino acids, enzymes, herbs, a healthy [...] More

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 07, Annually
Mesothelioma Help, America’s Mesothelioma Resource, is one of the web’s primary resources for information on malignant mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Our team of writers, supporters and sponsors of this site are dedicated to bringing the latest, most comprehensive mesothelioma information to patients, families and caregivers. MesotheliomaHelp.net is proud to once again offer 10 [...] More

JASC-Nielsen STEM Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 20, Annually
In recognition of the community's achievements and its enduring values, Nielsen supports the next generation of Asian American leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with these two scholarships.

Eligibility:
1) Applicant must be either a high school senior or currently enrolled as a student in a college or university
2) Area of college study must be in either science, [...] More

Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Toyota Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 30, Annually
Toyota is partnering with Rainbow PUSH Excel to provide $75,000 scholarships to 10 deserving engineering and business college students through the Jesse L. Jackson Sr. Fellows Scholarships. In addition to the scholarships, Toyota is offering these students the opportunity to work at one of their facilities across North America to gain valuable real-world experience, as well as be paired with [...] More

Joe Cribari Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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

Joe Francomano Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Achievement Foundation, Inc., an independent not-for-profit organization, provides an annual award in memory of Joseph Francomano, a past president of JA. The award, which may be renewed for a total of four years, can be used at any accredited four-year college or university for any program leading to a baccalaureate degree.

Applicants must participate in either JA Company Program or [...] More

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 06, Annually
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is the nation's most prestigious honor for elected public servants. The Award was created in 1989 by members of President Kennedy's family to honor President John F. Kennedy and recognize and celebrate the quality of political courage that he admired most.

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites high school students to consider the [...] More

Joye Law Firm Annual Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Joye Law Firm is offering six $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors who are chosen by the firm's selection committee as having achieved success in high school, having written the best essay and who have also applied and plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning. The scholarships are being offered to seniors at any South Carolina high school.

For more information, please [...] More

JSU Alabama Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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 2.5 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

Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The P. Buckley Moss Society initiated the Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship in 1999. It is awarded to a student who is working either full time or part time toward special needs certification or an undergraduate or graduate degree in some field of Special Education.

Judy Cary retired after teaching home economics for 25 years at Ramsey High School in Ramsey, Illinois. For years she [...] More

Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship honors the late Kathy Pace, who strongly believed in supporting the community. As the role of technology changes, the next generation of technology professionals need to possess the compassion and commitment to use technology as a tool to improve the world they live in.

The $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one college student pursuing higher [...] More

Kentucky Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
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

Kinnett Scholarships for College/Further Education
Application Deadlines: April 08, Annually
Since 2005, the Northern Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) Foundation has been helping to make the dream of college a reality for many students. The Kinnett Scholarship for College/Further Education, aimed at graduating seniors from NSSED-affiliated high schools, grants $1,000 scholarships to:

-Special Education students pursuing further education through college, vocational school, [...] More

Knudson Churchill Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
The Knudson Churchill Scholarship is designed to promote and support education in the fields of print journalism or automotive technology. Endowed by the New England MG 'T' Register, the program will present the best applicant with a monetary award to the accredited, post-secondary school of choice in order to study in one of these two areas.

This opportunity is available to any student [...] More

Kreager Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
This scholarship was established in 2001 by the Kreager family to provide financial assistance to college-bound graduating high school seniors. Graduating high school senior who is a Kalamazoo County resident or attends a high school within Kalamazoo County or a graduating high school senior who is enrolled in South Haven High School; planning to attend an accredited institution for [...] More

Layton Family Foundation
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
High School seniors residing in Shelby County (Ohio) and attending a school in Shelby County (Ohio) who will be a first-generation student (neither parent has a bachelor's degree or higher). You must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and will be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in the coming academic year. Selection based [...] More

Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines:
18 scholarships will be awarded to V irginia high school juniors and seniors submitting outstanding analytical essays on any aspect--positive or negative--of the career, character, or legacy of General Robert E. Lee and/or General "Stonewall" Jackson.

The Foundation will award one $2,000 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship to students whose essays are judged to be the best in each of [...] More

Legacy of Life Essay & Video Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 23, Annually
A recent study by Gallup shows that while nearly 95% of U.S. adults support organ donation, only 50% have signed up on a state donor registry. There are still not enough donors to save the lives of the more than 124,000 individuals currently
on the transplant waiting list.

Eligible students must reside and attend high school in one of the following locations:
-Virginia: Arlington, Fairfax, [...] More

Lehigh County Medical Auxiliary's Scholarship and Education (LeCoMASE) Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
A qualified medical student will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
- Applicant must be a United States citizen
- Applicant must be a resident of Lehigh County in the state of Pennsylvania
- Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident from Lehigh County for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student (not including time spent attending [...] More

Life Lessons Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The loss of a parent or guardian is one of life’s most difficult ordeals. The emotional strain can be devastating to children and young adults. And for too many families, an untimely death also brings financial stress, making recovery all the more difficult. Recognizing the character and perseverance that so many young people show in the face of such adversity, Life Happens sponsors the annual [...] More

Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Multiple scholarships in the minimum amount of $3,000 each will be awarded.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
- Applicant must be a resident of Lycoming County in the state of Pennsylvania
- Applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical school within the United States

Applicant must submit:
- A completed application form
- Two [...] More

Lynda Baboyian Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace. These careers may include: Computer science & engineering (for example: Web design, Webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and Graphic & Media Communications (for example: [...] More

Mainely Character Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Many scholarships for Maine high school seniors reward academic or athletic achievement. Few, however, focus on character development. Mainely Character makes character count. We reward exemplary individual behavior and make continuing education possible for deserving Maine students.

Only half of Maine's high school graduates go on to post-secondary education. That is one of the lowest rates [...] More

Making the Turn Against Parkinson's
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
We are Making the Turn Against Parkinson's, a non-profit organization dedicated to using our passion for golf to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease and positively impact the lives of Parkinson's patients and their family members throughout the state of Michigan. We are pleased to announce our scholarship, awarded each year to a student submitting an essay describing their relationship with a [...] More

Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Martin Luther King School Dream Foundation was organized to provide scholarships for students who:
-Receive high school diplomas or GED's no earlier than spring 1999
-Have been accepted into a program at any accredited post-secondary school
-Have written an essay about their career and future dreams
-Can document twenty or more community service hours during high school

Scholarship [...] More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The scholarship is awarded to minority nominees who have demonstrated a need and a willingness to continue an educational mission toward a college education or graduate training related to a career in the criminal justice field. An ACA member must recommend nominations to the ACA Committee on Correctional Awards. Members, patrons and friends are invited to annually contribute to the fund for this [...] More

MaryEllen Locher Foundation
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
MaryEllen Locher Foundation scholarships are given to the children of breast cancer patients, either survivors or deceased. Please note that scholarships are limited to students residing within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

According to the terms of this scholarship, students will be selected on the basis of eligibility and essays. Community service, grades, and financial need [...] More

Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Ronald G. Williams, Jr. Foundation was formed in memory of Delaware State Police Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams, Jr., and to honor his commitment to faith, family, and duty. The Criminal Justice scholarships are open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, having at least a 2.5 GPA or equivalent, and who are pursuing an education, majoring in [...] More

McConnell Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 15, Annually
The prestigious McConnell Scholarships are reserved for 10 Kentucky graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential. Scholarships are renewable for a total of four years.

Scholarship amounts will be determined by the selections committee, but typically will include full tuition and a stipend for books at the University of Louisville. In addition, each [...] More

MD & DC Credit Union College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program is underway now. Eligible credit union members may apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships, one $1,000 video-based scholarship, and/or one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. Eligible members may apply in all three categories.

-This year's essay topic is: you and a friend would like to start building your credit. Discuss with your [...] More

Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The scholarship is open to any D.C. high school senior, at a public or charter school, matriculating to an accredited, four-year, post-secondary institution in upcoming academic year. S/he must demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The scholarship award will be paid in four annual equal installments based on the scholarship recipient meeting a minimum GPA of 2.75 [...] More

Megan Meier Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 06, Annually
The Megan Meier Foundation is seeking high school seniors that have made a positive impact regarding issues of bullying and cyberbullying in their own school and community. Our hope is to honor students that, like the Foundation, aim to promote awareness, education and positive change in response to the issues surrounding bullying and cyberbullying.

1-2 Page Essay:

- Describe how your [...] More

Melissa Anne Centrella Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Each year, The Melissa Anne Centrella Scholarship will be awarded to students in New Jersey pursuing a career in Nursing, Medical Sciences, or a Medical Technical field. Because medicine and care were so important to Melissa's everyday life, she had a deep respect for the people that helped to bring dignity, comfort and respect to her special needs. The Board Members know that Melissa loved to [...] More

Mercatus Master's Fellowship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Mercatus MA Fellowship is a two-year, competitive, full-time fellowship program for students pursuing a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University who are interested in gaining an advanced degree in applied economics in preparation for a career in public policy. Students who anticipate working in public policy—as researchers, policy analysts, journalists, etc.—are ideal [...] More

Michael Breschi Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
US Lacrosse's Michael Breschi Scholarship is awarded to two (2) graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college and are the son or daughter of a coach. The parent or guardian can be either a male or female coach in high school or college, and should be a full-time employee of an educational institution.

The Michael Breschi Scholarship was established in 2007 to honor the life of [...] More

Michael P. Murphy Public Service Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Established by the Dyson Foundation in honor of its friend and board member Michael P. Murphy and supported by his family friends and colleagues the Michael P. Murphy Public Service Scholarship awards an annual scholarship to a resident of Dutchess County who is currently enrolled in or planning to matriculate at an accredited graduate school with the intent to pursue a career in government. [...] More

Michigan Remembers 9-11 Essay Contest
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High school juniors and seniors from schools in Michigan (public, private, and home schools) are encouraged to submit an original essay on their reflections and research on the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C., and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Judging will be performed anonymously by professional educators, writers, and volunteers [...] More

Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
Since 2000, the Michigan Youth Livestock Scholarship Fund has been awarding scholarships annually to outstanding youth who exhibit at the Michigan State Fair, Michigan livestock Expo and Michigan Dairy Expo.

The eligible applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a high school graduate continuing their education at an accredited institution in the year in which they are applying, and [...] More

Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 29, Annually
The Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is awarding scholarships to outstanding Middle Tennessee students pursuing a degree in business, criminal justice, information technology, or a law-related major. One scholarship in the amount of $1,500 and five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded.

To apply:
1.Complete the scholarship application on [...] More

Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Missouri, and who plan to attend an institution of higher learning in the fall. Three scholarship awards are offered by the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Missouri. Requirements include demonstrating strong academic and personal [...] More

MIT Inspire Competition
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MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates. Participating high school students, as individuals or teams of two will submit research reports in one of 13 fields, such as: history, economics, or philosophy. Approximately 100 finalists with the most exceptional [...] More

Money Mission Financial Literacy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 14, Annually
Money Mission provides a lot more than a financial simulation or valuable tools for managing your money. Money Mission provides real financial opportunity by providing scholarships to high school seniors. At the end of each Money Mission session, three times a year, Money Mission participants have the opportunity to apply for cash awards by submitting a brief essay about their experience with [...] More

Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS) Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Through the Foundation, Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS) will award multiple $2,500 scholarships to qualified medical students.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
- Applicant must be a resident of Montgomery County in the state of Pennsylvania
- Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least 12 months prior to registering as a medical student
- Applicant must be [...] More

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
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

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

MyHeart Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
To encourage the pursuit of knowledge in medicine, nursing, public health, nutrition, and exercise science, MyHeart is offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 for two students in post-secondary education(including medical school). MyHeart is specifically interested in providing scholarships to those with a passion for protecting America's future generations from cardiovascular disease, [...] More

Myrtle Siegfried, MD and Michael Vigilante, MD Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
An annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a qualified first year medical student.

Eligibility for scholarship applicants:
- Applicant must be a resident of Lehigh, Berks or Northampton counties
- Applicant must be entering his/her first year of medical school
- Applicant must be enrolled full-time in an accredited United States medical school

Applicant must [...] More

NASA Idaho Space Grant Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
If you are pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, math, or science and math education you can apply to receive up to $7,000 through a scholarship from the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium.

The awards are renewed annually based upon the completion of program requirements for a maximum of four (4) academic years.

Eligibility: Students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an [...] More

National Louis University D214 Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
In preparation for the inaugural Harrison Pathways Program class at the Wheeling, IL campus, National Louis University is pleased to offer two full tuition scholarships to District 214 students. The Harrison Pathways Program is designed to be a flexible and affordable program that can lead to any of NLU's undergraduate degrees including Applied Communication, Business Administration, Human [...] More

National Presbyterian College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The National Presbyterian College Scholarship program was created with the Presbyterian Church (USA)'s related colleges and universities in the 1950’s. The program seeks to assist Presbyterian students attending Presbyterian related schools. In 2010 the Office of Financial Aid for Service office reviewed the program and revised certain elements of the program to promote leadership development and [...] More

National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The National Press Club, the leading professional organization for journalists, wants to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. The scholarship consists of a one-year scholarship, with an additional book stipend that is renewable up to 3 years.

The competition is open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a [...] More

Natural Resources-Excellence in Education
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, [...] More

NBNA Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The National Black Nurses Association, Inc. offers various scholarships each year ranging from $500 to $2,000.

Scholarship Requirements
- Candidate must be currently enrolled in a nursing program (B.S.N., A.D., Diploma or L.P.N. / L.V.N. and in good scholastic standing at the time of application
- Must be a member of NBNA and a member of a local chapter (if one exists in your area)
- [...] More

NBPA Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The National Black Police Association is seeking to enhance higher education opportunities among qualified graduates. It is our desire that through this financial award a student (male or female) might be afforded the opportunity to have higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the criminal justice system.

Method of [...] More

NCEA Esthetician Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Eligible esthetician students can receive a $1,000 incentive scholarship while attending esthetic school. Applicants must be midway through an esthetician only training program, maintain at least 80% attendance, and 80% grade average. A selection committee comprised of NCEA members will review all applications that meet the requirements and are verified by the student's school. Quarterly [...] More

NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 11, Annually
The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation will award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. Recipients and a parent or guardian will enjoy travel and lodging to attend the 2016 Commodity Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana, to be recognized at the NCGA Banquet and have the opportunity to learn more about [...] More

Nebraska High School Senior Animal Interest Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
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:
-Complete the application
-Submit a resume describing activities and job history
-Provide two letters of reference
-Be a high school senior graduating from a Nebraska high school
-Plan to attend a college or [...] More

Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards, two undergraduate and two graduate awards of $400 each, for superior papers submitted by student members of Phi Alpha Theta.

The essays should combine original historical research on significant subjects, based on source material and manuscripts if possible, with good English composition and superior style.

Papers should not exceed 25 [...] More

New York Financial Writers' Association Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
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.

Scholarship process:
-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 [...] More

New York State Women's Press Club Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Women’s Press Club of New York State Scholarship

The Women’s Press Club of New York State Scholarship is awarded annually to a student or students who are residents of New York State and who are or will be enrolled full-time in a college or university located within New York in a communications-related field of study.

Eligibility Requirements

Each scholarship applicant must be a [...] More

NEWH Houston Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 15, Annually
NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry. NEWH Chapters offer scholarships annually.

Eligibility:
-Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in: Arkansas, Louisiana or Southern Texas
-Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification [...] More

NEWH New York Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
To be eligible for the NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
-You must be attending an accredited institution of higher learning
-You must have completed one half of the requirements for a degree or certification in the program which you are currently enrolled
-You must show financial need
-You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
-You must have a [...] More

NEWH North Carolina Scholarship
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NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry. NEWH Chapters offer scholarships annually.

Qualifications:
-Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in North Carolina
-Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you [...] More

NEWH Northwest Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Qualifications:
-Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college in: Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana
-Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled
-Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of
scholarship award
-Must have a 3.0 [...] More

NEWH Orange County Region Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
To be eligible for the NEWH Orange County Scholarship, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
-You must be attending an accredited institution of higher learning
-You must have completed one half of the requirements for a degree or certification in the program which you are currently enrolled
-You must show financial need
-You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
-You must have a career [...] More

NEWH Rocky Mountain Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students wishing to enter the Hospitality Industry. NEWH Chapters offer scholarships annually.

Eligibility:
-Currently enrolled at an accredited college/university in Colorado, Wyoming, or Nebraska
-Completed at least half of the degree requirements
-Demonstrate financial need and have [...] More

Norwegian National League
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Norwegian National League of Chicago scholarships are to encourage the study of Norwegian heritage the Norwegian National League has developed and administers a scholarship program open in children of Norwegian descent in grades 1-12. The students research and write a paper (drawings for the younger grades) on a Norwegian topic.

Applicants must be current students, be of Norwegian [...] More

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
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

NSSAR George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest was originally established and named in honor of President Calvin Coolidge, who won a local SAR essay contest while a student at Amherst. The George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest is open to all students who are United States citizens or legal aliens.

Eligibility:
-Contestants must be attending public, parochial, or private high schools [...] More

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 13, Annually
Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Foundation has been honored to provide three academic scholarships each year to undergraduate and graduate students.

The scholarships are broken into three categories:
-The Don Schmidt Scholarship for students majoring in parks/law enforcement;
-The Jody Stowers Scholarship for students in parks and recreation that exemplify the future of our [...] More

Ontario County - Casella Environmental Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 20, Annually
The Ontario County Board of Supervisors announced they will again award Casella Environmental Waste Management academic scholarships to qualified Ontario County (applicants must be a resident of Ontario County) college or college-bound students who are pursuing majors in environmental studies, agriculture or agricultural business including waste management.

The scholarship is available to [...] More

Out To Protect Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 26, Annually
Out To Protect offers a law enforcement scholarship for individuals who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, or straight ally and who are pursuing a career in law enforcement by putting themselves through a basic training program. Our goal is to support individuals who are positive role models in law enforcement and who are "out" to their peers. We believe that by exposing law [...] More

OutputLinks Communications Group John A. Lopiano Endowed Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
This scholarship is sponsored by OutputLinks Communications Group and administered by EDSF. Academic focus includes all Document Management and Graphic Communications careers with special consideration given to students who work in or whose family member has worked or currently works in a segment of the graphic arts or communications industry.

To be eligible for an EDSF scholarship, students [...] More

OutputLinks Communications Group Woman of Distinction
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers may include: computer science & engineering (for example: web design, webmaster, software development, materials engineer, applications specialist, IT designer, systems analyst) and graphic & media communications (for example: [...] More

Oxbow Animal Health Undergraduate Companion Animal Interest Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
Oxbow's Undergraduate Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in a college or university who have demonstrated a career interest in companion animals.

To qualify:
- Complete the application
- Submit a resume describing activities and job history
- Provide two letters of reference
- Provide proof of full-time enrollment in a college or university
- Have completed a minimum of [...] More

Oxbow Animal Health Veterinary Medicine Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
Non-traditional animal species are becoming more popular as pets throughout the world. There is a greater need for veterinarians who specialize in care and nutrition of these exotic pets.

Oxbow’s Veterinary Medicine Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in a veterinary school and demonstrate an interest in small and exotic animal medicine.

To qualify:
-Complete the application [...] More

Oxbow Animal Health Veterinary Technology Scholarship (Exotic Animal Interest)
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
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:
-Complete the application
-Submit a resume describing activities and job history
-Provide one letter of reference
-Provide proof of enrollment in an accredited veterinary technology program
-Provide a [...] More

PAF's Scholarships for Survivors
Application Deadlines: February 27, Annually
The purpose of these scholarships is to provide support to patients seeking to initiate or complete a course of study that has been interrupted or delayed by a diagnosis of cancer or other critical or life threatening disease.

To be eligible for these awards, applicant must:
- Be under the age of 25 and a survivor/current patient of a diagnosis of cancer or a critical or life threatening [...] More

Patriot's Pen
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Patriot's Pen is an essay writing contest (an annually-chosen patriotic theme) sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). It is open to middle school students in grades 6 through 8, who are enrolled in a public, private, or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

The first place national winner receives a $5,000 award. The other national [...] More

Paul A. Elfers Omega Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Phi Kappa Tau Foundation provides academic scholarships to students pursing bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate 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.

Paul A. Elfers Omega scholarships are awarded through the generosity of Paul A. Elfers, [...] More

PCA Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
PCA awards scholarships of to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in "Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor": Personal Mastery: Making oneself better, Leadership: Making one's teammates better, and Honoring the Game: Making the game better.

Eligibility extends to any high school junior residing anywhere in the U.S. and [...] More

PDFfiller Paperless World Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
PDFfiller's new scholarship program will help undergraduate students further their education and generate ideas that promote productivity, transparency, and efficiency in governance and business in their countries of origin. This scholarship is aimed at secondary school students from developing countries who plan to attend university in the U.S. For a list of countries that qualify, please see [...] More

Penguin Publishing Group's Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: April 14, Annually
With an unbeatable lineup of over 300 of the greatest literary works the world has ever known, Signet Classics is the publisher that students, education professionals and the public turn to more than any other. Now, we are proud to host our twentieth annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be [...] More

Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Peter Agris Memorial Scholarship for Greek-Americans pursuing careers in journalism and communications.The Alpha Omega Council, comprised of leading businesspersons of Hellenic ancestry, honors its late founder by presenting the Peter Agris Memorial Scholarships annually to several young Greek-Americans pursuing studies in the fields of journalism or communications. The scholarship has been given [...] More

PG&E NuEnergy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 09, Annually
The NuEnergy scholarship program targets top-performing college students who have an interest and desire to pursue a career in the energy sector.

Awards
For this year's NuEnergy scholarship program, an approximate total of $15,000 will be awarded among 3-5 recipients.

Eligibility
- Students interested in applying must have a primary address that is within the PG&E service territory.
[...] More

Polish Women's Civic Club Scholarships
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Polish Women’s Civic Club, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting philanthropy and volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and supporting the Polish-American community through the gift of scholarships to qualified students of Polish descent in the Chicago area. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Along with other criteria, applicants must submit [...] More

PONY Baseball/Softball Alumni Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
An Alumni Scholarship for graduates of the Pony League, Colt League and/or Palomino League is available through the PONY Baseball/Softball Scholarship Program. In order to be considered for a scholarship a PONY baseball or softball player must play on a PONY affiliated Pony, Colt and/or Palomino team for at least two years prior to application and be a senior in high school. The Scholarship [...] More

Powering Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This annual scholarship was established by Alpha One to assist people with disabilities who wish to pursue post-secondary education. The scholarship will provide up to per candidate who is accepted into post-secondary school education (e.g., after high school), including undergraduate college education as well as graduate programs.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must have a documented [...] More

Protect American River Canyons Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 12, Annually
To enter the PARC Essay Scholarship Contest, eligible students must write an original essay of 500 words or less responding to the following question about the North and Middle Fork American River canyons located upstream of Folsom Reservoir, in the Auburn State Recreation Area: Why is the American River and its canyons important to me and what is my vision for improving the Auburn State [...] More

PSR/Sacramento High School Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 13, Annually
Students may enter the PSR/Sacramento Scholarship Essay Contest by submitting an original essay of 500 words or fewer describing their thoughts about the quotation, “Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free,” from the Nobel Lecture presented by The 14th Dalai Lama after he was awarded the 1989 Nobel Peace [...] More

PTPI Joyce C. Hall College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 15, Annually
The family of Mr. Joyce C. Hall, founder of Hallmark Cards, Inc., made a gift to People to People International from his estate. Some of the income from this fund is available for college scholarships in order to encourage youth participation in international activities.

The scholarships are $2,000 each, and up to five (5) recipients will be selected for the upcoming academic year. Each award [...] More

Queer Foundation High School Seniors English Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: February 14, Annually
The purpose of the high school seniors English essay contest is to promote effective writing by, about, and/or for queer youth.

Judges will award points based on originality, accuracy, objectivity, and effectiveness (the ability to change readers' opinions, attitudes, or behavior). Grammar, sentence structure, spelling, and punctuation count. All entries become the property of the Queer [...] More

Rainbow Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Rainbow Scholarship seeks to assist gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI), college-bound teens with school expenses while increasing the positive visibility of queer youth and promoting awareness and acceptance in the community at large.

To foster dialogue between administration, counselors, faculty and youth of secondary educational institutions regarding minority [...] More

RBPA Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: March 19, Annually
The Rainbow Business & Professional Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established in 1997. It was originally funded by a donation from Carolyn Jalbert in memory of her partner, Donna Tennant, one of the founding members of RBPA. Today we fund the annual scholarships from generous donations made by RBPA members, sponsorships, contributors in the community throughout the year, and through our [...] More

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
Each year, the Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. Students should develop a point of view on the issue and demonstrate critical thinking, using [...] More

Retired Enlisted Association Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
All applicants for the Retired Enlisted Association Scholarship must be a dependent (child or grandchild) of a TREA Member. All applicants must have a parent, grandparent or great-grandparent who is a member in good standing of The Retired Enlisted Association or TREA’s National Auxiliary or a deceased TREA or TREA Auxiliary member in good standing at time of his/her demise. No exceptions will be [...] More

Rheumatoid Patient Foundation Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Rheumatoid Patient Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with rheumatoid diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis. Beyond the physical, mental and emotional hardship of rheumatoid disease (RD), there is also often a financial toll placed on people with RD due to the expenses of continuous care and treatment, as well as potential [...] More

Richard Weinreis Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Richard Weinreis Memorial Scholarship provides funding to Marathon County (Wisconsin) students who have had formal court contact through the Marathon County Department of Social Services juvenile intake system within the past seven years and are able to demonstrate evidence of a plan for education or training that would provide for personal career advancements.

Eligibility:
-Resident of [...] More

Ripon College Knop Science Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Knop Science Scholarship is a prestigious four-year, full tuition scholarship based on the next academic year's tuition figures. The Ripon College Knop Science Scholars Board convenes each year at the beginning of the second semester. The mission of the board is to identify high-achieving students who show the potential to contribute greatly to the science and mathematics departments at Ripon [...] More

Ripon College Pickard Competition
Application Deadlines: January 01, Annually
Ripon College's extensive scholarship program is designed to recognize and reward applicants for their talents and abilities.

Students who have a minimum of a 3.8 high school GPA and have a composite ACT score of 28 or higher or SAT (CR/M) of 1260 or higher will have the opportunity to be invited to the Pickard Scholarship competition. Scholarships are awarded based on the competition, which [...] More

Rittgers & Rittgers Annual Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 20, Annually
The Rittgers & Rittgers Scholarship honors four promising Warren County seniors each year for intellectual strength, independent thinking and exceptional achievement. Recipients are chosen based on their ability to achieve success through a demonstrated commitment to the principals of the United States Constitution, including freedom, progress and justice. Rittgers & Rittgers believes that to [...] More

Robert R. Robinson Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Michigan Townships Association administers a scholarship fund established in memory of Robert R. Robinson, former executive director of the association. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to help students in Michigan who are preparing for a career in public administration. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis, as determined by the applicant's academic achievement, community [...] More

Rod Key Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 02, Annually
The printing industry lost a dear friend, colleague, and leader: Rod Key from Shutterfly, formally R&R Images. Rod passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 19, 2014. Our hearts, love and prayers go out to his wife Patty, son Austin and all of Rod’s family, friends and colleagues.

EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document [...] More

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Application Deadlines: January 09, Annually
The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen [...] More

Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship for promising individuals who are current residents of either Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Berea, Birmingham, Brookpark, Columbia Station, Elyria, Grafton, Kipton, LaGrange, Lorain, Middleburg Heights, North Ridgeville, Oberlin, Olmsted Falls, Rochester, Sheffield Lake, South Amherst, Strongsville, or Wellington in the state of Ohio [...] More

Ruth Miller Distance Education Challenge Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
This scholarship has been established by Ruth Miller, 1982 distance education business administration alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. This scholarship recognizes the important role that distance education has played in Ruth's life, both personally and professionally. It is also a recognition of the challenges that learners make to successfully juggle education, career, and [...] More

S.H.E. Squared "Future Female Leaders" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
S.H.E. Squared is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of all women in the areas of Social Responsibility, Health & wellness, Education & Economics. We are glad to announce that this year we will be providing (3) scholarships in the amount of $500 per semester (1st year) to qualified applicants.

Qualifications:
-Female Ages 16 and up
-Must have financial need
-First time [...] More

SAPA Scholarship & Excellence in Education Program
Application Deadlines: May 30, Annually
The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program (the "SAPA Scholarship") was established by the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA) in 1999. SAPA is a nonprofit tax-exempt professional organization headquartered in the tri-state (NJ-NY-CT) area and has become a major pharmaceutical professional organization with more than 4000 members and five Chapters in the [...] More

Scholarships.com Resolve to Evolve Essay Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Resolve to Evolve Scholarship is about more than just making resolutions - it's about creating change and furthering our evolution as individuals and a society. We must resolve to proactively and progressively confront challenges, however daunting. The R2E Essay Scholarship is an opportunity to move beyond finger-pointing and offer constructive criticism and workable solutions for problems [...] More

Schurgin Family Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 13, Annually
The Schurgins have been active ICSC members since 1979 and these annual scholarships are the Schurgin Family Foundation’s legacy — giving back to an industry that brought them so much joy and success.

The Schurgin Family Foundation Scholarships were established to provide tuition assistance to two undergraduate students who are studying retail real estate or a related field. Additionally, the [...] More

Schwartz Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Founded in 2012 by independent college counselor Robert Schwartz, the Schwartz Scholarship Fund (SSF) aims to assist academically-inclined students with a specific vision and goal for the future. The maximum annual family income to qualify for the SSF scholarships is $150,000 in the given tax year of the application (tax forms will not be required to apply, only an estimate, but updated federal [...] More

Scott A. Gunder, MD, DCMS Presidential Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Scott A. Gunder, MD, was a person with a vision to return something to the community that had given him so much. Early in his term as the 136th president of the Dauphin County Medical Society, he wanted to establish a scholarship for a deserving medical student. As a clinical assistant professor of medicine, and from his own experience, he knew the tremendous commitment it takes to earn a medical [...] More

Screen Actors Guild John L. Dales Scholarship Fund - Standard Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Applicants for the John L. Dales Scholarship will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:
-Be a SAG-AFTRA member or dependent of a member
-Members under 22 applying for the Standard Scholarship must have been a member in good standing for five years and have a lifetime earnings of $30,000 within SAG-AFTRA jurisdiction
-The member parent or guardian whose dependent is applying [...] More

Screen Actors Guild John L. Dales Scholarship Fund - Transitional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Applicants for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Transitional Scholarships will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:

-Applicants must be a SAG-AFTRA member with at least 10 years of vested pension credits OR a lifetime earnings of $150,000 within the SAG-AFTRA jurisdiction
-Submit a transcript of all high school, college and university courses and evaluation, SAT or ACT scores, and [...] More

Selby Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Mr. and Mrs. Selby were very interested in helping local students with limited financial means pursue a higher education, with the goal of not only achieving a meaningful career but also of helping their community. Today, "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 [...] More

Senator Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Philip A. Hart Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to up to three Michigan students whose ideals and goals reflect those of the Senator. The scholarship is a full-time tuition award and is renewable based on meeting the distinguished scholarship renewal criteria.

Eligibility:
-Graduates of Michigan high schools or community colleges planning to attend Lake Superior State University are [...] More

Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
The Shaw-Worth Memorial Scholarship honors New England high school seniors who demonstrate a humane ethic. Each award is given as payment to the college, university, or specialized training academy at which the recipient will be matriculating in fall of the upcoming academic year. Students from New England public, private, parochial and vocational schools are eligible.

Actions meriting the [...] More

SHEro Inc. NC Motherless Daughters Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
The Ruby and Kendrel Scholarship Fund was created in memory of the SHEro Inc. founders' mothers Ruby Benston and Kendrel Ross. This scholarship is open to North Carolina young women who have also had the unfortunate loss of their mother. There are two (2) scholarships available for high school seniors. Each scholarship is revolving (up to four years) and is distributed per semester. [...] More

Silver Pen Writing Competition
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Senior Living Communities and our 9 retirement communities are proud to offer the Silver Pen Writing Competition again this year. The scholarship is open to high school seniors living or attending school within 25-miles of any of our retirement communities. To enter, seniors will write an essay on the following topic:

2015 Topic (for all communities except Osprey Village)

For almost 1400 [...] More

SMU Nancy Ann & Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Hunt Leadership Scholars Program provides full SMU tuition and fees, less the amount of resident tuition and fees at the leading public university of the student's state of residency. If eligible, a student can be awarded need-based aid in addition to the Hunt Scholarship. For students who have profound potential for future leadership, we want to make a private education as affordable as a [...] More

Society of Women Engineers Lehigh Valley Section
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
Since 2001 a major focus of SWE-LV has been to distribute scholarships for high school senior women who intend to major in engineering at their respective college or university. Scholarship funds are provided by area businesses and all of the work for administration of the program is provided by SWE volunteers. Evaluation is based on academic achievement, extracurricular and leadership [...] More

South Carolina Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 29, Annually
This is a $1,000 scholarship (amount not to exceed tuition and books) will be presented at a time appropriate to the recipient. The scholarship check will be written jointly to the recipient and the college/university the recipient plans to attend.

Eligibility:
-Recipient must be a resident of South Carolina at time of application
-Recipient may not receive this scholarship for any two [...] More

South Coast Water District Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 04, Annually
South Coast Water District awards $500 scholarships every year to college-bound high school seniors who live in the District’s service area in coastal south Orange County, California. Since 2002, we have awarded two to five scholarships every year.

Who is eligible for our scholarships?
College-bound high-school seniors who live in the South Coast Water District service area which includes [...] More

South Dakota Retailers Association Jerry Wheeler Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 18, Annually
SDRA's Jerry Wheeler Scholarship program is designed to encourage and support students studying for a career in retailing. To be eligible, applicant must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a retail-related course of study at a technical school, college or university, or other trade school in the fall of the application year. Enrollment in an online program is acceptable if applicant meets [...] More

Spirit of Anne Frank Awards
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
Our Spirit of Anne Frank Awards are given out each year to students, teachers and citizens who have proven themselves exceptional leaders in combating intolerance, prejudice and injustice in their communities. We offer these awards to those who carry on Anne Frank's message and legacy of hope, courage, peace, justice and equality.

The submissions for these awards should reflect each [...] More

Stephen J. Roy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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. Students attending Windsor High School are eligible to apply. Requires an essay submission.

For more information or to apply, please [...] More

Stim Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
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

SWE Golden Gate Section Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
The Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is pleased to announce its High School Scholarship Program. Each year our Section awards scholarships to graduating local high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science, physical science, or mathematics.

Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for a SWE-GGS scholarship. [...] More

Telegraph Herald Scholastic Journalist Award
Application Deadlines: April 06, Annually
The Telegraph Herald Scholastic Journalist Awards are presented to high school seniors studying within the Telegraph Herald's circulation area (roughly a 50-mile radius of Dubuque, Iowa). Applicants must be active in the editorial aspect (news, web, sports, features, photo and art/graphics) of newspapers and submit portfolios demonstrating experience, talent and leadership in newspaper [...] More

Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Beef Scholarships
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
Two scholarships of $500 will be awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Fields of study may include: education, communications, production, research or any other area involved with the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who will emerge as industry leaders.

Conditions of Eligibility:
[...] More

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Cal Aggie Alumni Association has been giving out scholarships to UC Davis students since 1934. Alumni from each of 28 regions review the scholarship essays, interview candidates and select the finalists. Each year, CAAA awards over $60,000 to students in each of these regions.

Currently scholarship awards are between $1,000 and $4,000 and are not renewable. Students selected as the top [...] More

The CCC Scholars Program Award
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
Scholarships are awarded to new incoming students who have overcome any obstacles to pursue their higher education.

Students who meet at least one of the following criteria:
-Live in transitional housing
-Is a parent
-Recently unemployed (within the last six months)
-U.S. Veteran
-Be a dependent student
-Graduate high school (within the last 3 years)
-Be US citizens or permanent [...] More

The Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: December 05, Annually
The Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) is now accepting entries for its Annual Essay Contest. The topic for this year's contest is:

This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the Supreme Court's Granholm decision, which ruled against two states' laws that discriminated against out-of-state alcohol producers but also affirmed that "The three-tier system is unquestionably legitimate." How has this [...] More

The David Womack Memorial Alabama LGBT Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
A scholarship available to any lesbian or gay undergrad student from the state of Alabama. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The scholarship is awarded in August for the upcoming school year. An essay and proof of college attendance/acceptance is required. The essay should be no more than five pages and discuss the applicants [...] More

The David Womack Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The David Womack Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship is available to any undergraduate student studying the fiber arts such as knitting or sewing and creating or using such materials in creative ways. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The scholarship is awarded in August for the upcoming school year. An essay and proof of college [...] More

The David Womack Memorial West Virginia LGBT Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The David Womack Memorial West Virginia LGBT Scholarship is available to any gay or lesbian undergraduate student who is a resident of West Virginia. The scholarship applies to attendance at any institute of higher learning in the United States. The scholarship is awarded in August for the upcoming school year. An essay and proof of college attendance/acceptance is required. The essay should be [...] More

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
Without the technical insights provided by members of the healthcare and life science communities, attorneys would not be able to effectively seek justice for their clients. From prescription drug and medical device torts, to intellectual property disputes surrounding proprietary biological research, healthcare and life science professionals have become an essential part of American justice. In [...] More

The Fulgham/Fulghum National Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The FFNFF offers one scholarship annually on a competitive basis to High School seniors accepted by a college or University. Priority will be given to High School Seniors entering a post-secondary program leading to a career in the teaching profession. Eligibility is limited to High School seniors.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The GGA Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Geysers Geothermal Association (GGA), a non-profit trade association which is comprised of the various companies that constitute the geothermal industry in Lake, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, is pleased to announce the availability of the Fred Haley Memorial Scholarship.

There will be one scholarship awarded to a high school senior who has relatives that are directly involved and spend a [...] More

The Good Shepherd Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Episcopal Campus Ministry at Purdue will offer one scholarship to a qualified Episcopalian first-year student enrolling at Purdue in the upcoming fall semester. A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a passion and dedication to the full and free Christian faith embodied in the Anglican tradition. She or he should also be able to demonstrate a financial need.

For more [...] More

The Henry N. Brown Family Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Henry N. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund Inc. ("The HNB Fund") was created to recognize and reward African-American High School students in Spotsylvania County (Virginia), that will be pursuing a higher education. The purpose of the HNB Fund is to provide financial assistance to students that will be entering a four-year college upon graduation. The intent is to help these students achieve [...] More

The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The mission of the Herbert Lehman Fund is to help transform the promise of racial equality into a social, economic, and political reality for all people by supporting talented undergraduate students who need financial help to stay in school and successfully complete their bachelor's degree.

Eligibility & Award Criteria:
-U.S. Citizen
-Graduating high school senior; first year student in an [...] More

The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
This scholarship, in honor of a promising young man who died at age 22, is for a young man who has lost his mother and father (both). Also eligible is a young man who has lost his mother and does not have a father available to him. It is for students currently enrolled in or having been accepted to a New England college or university. The amount is variable depending on the funds available. Due [...] More

The Jimmie Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
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. SABR is a global team of almost 6,500 individuals and over 30 research committees. The NLC is the only one of SABR's committees dedicated exclusively to the history of black baseball. Each year the NLC hosts a Jerry Malloy Negro League [...] More

The Karen E. Domingue-Maillet and Solvay/Eco Services Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Thanks to the vision and generosity of many donors, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation offers a variety of awards and scholarships to eligible applicants with varied and diverse criteria. Scholarships are primarily awarded based on financial need, academic achievement and good citizenship. Descriptions and deadlines for scholarships are below. Only open scholarships are live in our application [...] More

The Loren Gruber Scholarship for Literary Studies
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
Missouri Valley College offers two four-year scholarships for incoming English majors with a composite ACT score of 21 or higher (and/or SAT Critical reading and math score of 976 or higher) and a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection of scholarship recipients is based on an essay, test scores, and high school GPA and is contingent on majoring in English.

For the scholarship, submit a [...] More

The Mid-Atlantic STA Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association is a non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Security Traders Association. The Security Traders Association, (STA), founded in 1934, is a professional trade organization that works to improve the ethics, business standards and working environment for members who are engaged in the buying, selling and trading of securities.

Eligible [...] More

The Millie Brothers CODA International Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 04, Annually
The Millie Brother Scholarship is an annual scholarship awarded to hearing children of deaf adults to help them pursue an education. The scholarship can be used for undergraduate or graduate study. These are one-time scholarships, but you may apply for as many years as you are in school. First-time winners will receive preference. Applicants may compete for both scholarships, but a separate [...] More

The National WWII Museum's Annual Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Being an American of dark complexion and some 26 years, these questions flash through my mind: Should I sacrifice my life to live half American? Will things be better for the next generation in the peace to follow?" - James G. Thompson, Letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, January 31, 1942.

This scholarship is offered to both high school students (Grades 9-21) and middle school [...] More

The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Officer Chad Spicer Heroes Scholarship was created in memory of Georgetown, DE police officer Chad Spicer, killed in the line of duty on September 1, 2009. To honor Officer Spicer and his commitment to the community, the Heroes Scholarship seeks to bring awareness to other heroes in our own hometowns. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and [...] More

The Pinnacol Foundation College Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Pinnacol Foundation Scholarship Program helps the children of Colorado workers injured or killed in a compensable work-related accident—regardless of insurance carrier—pay for a post-secondary education.

Scholarship applicants must:
-Be the natural, adopted, step-child or full dependent of a worker killed or seriously injured in a compensable work-related accident during the course and [...] More

The Purple Heart Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Higher education is expensive and can run into the tens of thousands of dollars per year. The Montgomery G.I. Bill and the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill both provide a strong foundation for educational finance, but even these solid tools often fall short of footing the bill. This scholarship program provides financial support to service men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heard and are [...] More

The Ron & Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Ron and Cora Lee Children of Law Enforcement Officers scholarships are open to high school seniors seeking a full-time post-secondary education at an accredited college or university with at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) or equivalent, and who have a parent / guardian that is currently employed by, or entitled to a vested pension from a law enforcement agency, and personally has, or [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

The Sagebrush Circuit—Lew & JoAnn Eklund Educational Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The Sagebrush Circuit—Lew & JoAnn Eklund Educational Scholarship is funded in its entirety by donations made by the Appaloosa Youth Foundation from the dissolution of funds of the Sagebrush Circuit. This scholarship, the highest attainable scholarship available from the Appaloosa Youth Foundation, is given to members of the ApHC or the son or daughter of an ApHC member, is awarded to a college [...] More

The Senior Care Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The “Senior Care Scholarship” is available to students enrolled in a bachelor's degree or graduate level program in any field related to gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, or sociology at an accredited four-year university. Five scholarships in the amount of $1000 each will be awarded based on their letter of introduction and a 500-word essay on why they have chosen to go into a field [...] More

The Shire ADHD Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 18, Annually
The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire recognizes and supports individuals diagnosed with ADHD in the US who are pursuing higher education. The scholarship includes a $2,000 monetary award and a prepaid year of ADHD coaching from the Edge Foundation to assist in meeting the challenges of higher education. Shire, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, sponsors the scholarship as part [...] More

The Spirit of American Youth Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Caruso Affiliated Spirit of American Youth Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating high school seniors who attend a public or private school in the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys. Qualifying students will exhibit academic potential, provide examples of how they've contributed to the betterment of their communities, and complete an essay based on how they would invest in their [...] More

The Tenfold Initiative
Application Deadlines: May 16, Annually
At LaineGabriel we believe that it only takes one person to make a big difference in the lives of many.That is why LaineGabriel is happy to return the good fortune through our program, The Tenfold Initiative.

The Tenfold Initiative scholarship is available to a high school senior (graduating before July 1st) who is located in the Central Ohio region. Students must be enrolled or accepted at a [...] More

The Thoroughbred Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 25, Annually
The Thoroughbred Scholarship is for students from any background wishing to pursue a career in the equine or agriculture industry.

Eligibility:
-24 years old or younger as of September 1 of the application year
-Minimum 2.85 GPA
-Have an annual household income of less than $75,000 OR be financially independent from parent


To be considered financially independent, a student must be at [...] More

The Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 20, Annually
Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. Entries may only be sent by [...] More

The Virginia Zank Scholarship for Writing Studies
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Missouri Valley College offers two four-year scholarships for incoming English majors with a composite ACT score of 21 or higher (and/or SAT Critical Reading and Math score of 976 or higher) and a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection of scholarship recipients is based on an essay, test scores, and high school GPA and is contingent on majoring in English.

The Virginia Zank Scholarship: [...] More

The Women's Traffic and Transportation Club, Inc.
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Our Mission is to unite the people engaged exclusively or partially in traffic duties of the various commercial and transportation interests of Baltimore and the vicinity in a program of education. To qualify, a completed application is to be submitted along with a 250-500 word essay on your career path and any interests in the field of logistics and transportation as well as how this scholarship [...] More

The Zale Parry Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 31, Annually
The Zale Perry Scholarship annually awards deserving individuals $3,000, plus $500 stipend towards travel expenses to the The Scholarship presentation site. Candidates eligible for the scholarship are college students who are seeking to advance their knowledge or enter a professional career in the fields of underwater research, equipment technology or hyperbaric research. The Zale Parry [...] More

Thomas R. Garrett Memorial Negro League Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The Malloy Conference, hosted by SABR's Negro Leagues Committee, promotes activities to enhance scholarly, educational, and literary objectives. Since 1998, the event has been the only academic symposium dedicated exclusively to the examination and promotion of black baseball history. The conference, the brainchild of Ted Knorr from Harrisburg, PA, is open to sport and history fans of all ages. [...] More

Through the Looking Glass High School Seniors Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families are pleased to announce new scholarships specifically for high school seniors and college students who have parents with disabilities.

A total of (15) $1,000 scholarships will be given out in the fall. These scholarships are part of Through the Looking Glass' National Center for Parents with [...] More

TMS Outstanding Student Paper Contest
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
This contest is open to essays on global or national issues as well as technical research papers. Papers relating to any field of metallurgy or materials science will be considered. Students are encouraged to display original thought and creativity in the development of the essays, which should include a comprehensive bibliography on which the paper is [...] More

Tostitos Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
The Tostitos Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund is awarding scholarships to students of Latino descent who are beginning or continuing their studies at an Arizona higher education institution. The fund provides financial assistance to qualified Latino/a Arizona students in an effort to promote academic success. Tostitos Cesar Chavez Latino Scholarship Fund recipients will be honored at the [...] More

Tourism Cares Academic Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Our academic scholarships identify future leaders of the industry through a highly competitive application process. We provide up to 52 scholarships annually to students from the highest caliber of tourism and hospitality programs across the United States and Canada and award a total of $70,000 in scholarships.

Tourism Cares Academic Scholarships are offered in three [...] More

Tri-State BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 14, Annually
One $5000 scholarship and two $2500 scholarships will be awarded by the Tri-State Better Business Bureau Foundation to high school seniors in our 18-county service area. Applicants are invited to submit essays that demonstrate an understanding of ethics. Students are also asked to submit a list of activities, affiliations, memberships, etc. and a letter of recommendation to display excellence [...] More

TRS Comforting And Restoring Lives Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
Ready, Set, Go! You can now apply for the TRS Comforting And Restoring Lives Scholarship. Nursing students and high school seniors who want to be a nurse have a chance to win three $500 scholarships. This is the third consecutive year The Right Solutions has offered the scholarship.

So saddle up your pens or pencils and get to writing! Essays must be at least 600 words. Winners will be [...] More

Trucker to Trucker Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Any student who is currently enrolled in school, or will be enrolled during the year the scholarship is awarded can apply for the Trucker to Trucker scholarship. If you are a currently enrolled student driver working to obtain your CDL license and start a professional driving career, we invite you to apply for these scholarships.

Applicants will need to write and upload a short essay (maximum [...] More

Tryumph Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 30, Annually
With today's technological advancements, people are more likely than ever before to work remotely and independently. While there are undoubtedly many benefits associated with this type of working environment, one of the unfortunate drawbacks is the loss of focus on the importance of community. Tryumph Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) was established in order to promote awareness and dedication [...] More

Tukwila City of Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program was established in 2014. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school seniors enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, colleges, trade schools and universities. The City of Tukwila Scholarship Program principally targets two and four-year academic programs; however, certificate/licensing programs are also [...] More

Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. College Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 02, Annually
The Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) College Scholarship is a one-time freshman grant open to all high school seniors who participate in cross country or track and reside within the Twin Cities 11-county metro area.

Scholarship Requirements and Information:
-Student athletes of all abilities are encouraged to apply
-Applicants must have participated in cross country and/or track running [...] More

Twin Tiers Youth for Christ Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The goals of the Twin Tiers Youth For Christ Scholarship (TTYFCS) program include recognizing young adults for their development as committed Christians and motivating them to continue to develop as followers of Christ. The name of the program is in appreciation of the positive impact of YFC.

Requirements:
-Applicant is a Christian agreeing with the views of the YFC as expressed on the [...] More

Tzu Chi USA College-Bound High School Graduates Scholars
Application Deadlines: March 11, Annually
Tzu Chi USA Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates and continuing undergraduate students in selected areas of the United States. Tzu Chi USA Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will [...] More

U of W Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: July 07, Annually
The Martin Family Foundation Honors Scholarship Program enables community college students of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Martin Scholars are encouraged to join the Honors Departmental Program at the UW and, depending on their choice of major, are eligible to graduate with Departmental or [...] More

Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter/Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 05, Annually
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)

For consideration [...] More

USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: July 14, Annually
USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest


With the ever increasing costs of college tuition we understand that the “American Dream” is getting harder to obtain. Many students leave school buried in student loan debt, taking them years to climb out. As former law students ourselves we know just how much time, dedication and money it takes to become a practicing lawyer. We understand [...] More

USBC Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
This award annually recognizes star qualities in a female high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement.

Eligibility:
-Be a current USBC Youth member in their senior year of high school or [...] More

USBC Annual Zeb Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The award recognizes a USBC Youth member who achieves academic success and gives back to their community through service. Applicants must be in their junior or senior year of high school, and must be USBC Youth members in good standing. This scholarship is based mainly on community service and very strong academic success.

Bowling success does not factor into the selection process. The winner [...] More

USBC Chuck Hall Star of Tomorrow
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
This award annually recognizes star qualities in a male high school senior or college student who competes in the sport of bowling. Star qualities include distinguished certified bowling performance on the local, regional, state and national levels, academic achievement and extracurricular and civic involvement. The award winner receives a $6,000 scholarship.

Eligibility:

- Be a current [...] More

USBC Gift for Life Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Gift For Life Scholarships are available to any USBC Youth member currently in high school currently holding a GPA of 2.0 or higher and who can demonstrate financial need. USBC awards up to 12 scholarships each year.

Two of the six awards are reserved annually for children of fire department, emergency rescue or police personnel. Selected finalists may be asked to provide evidence of their [...] More

Utah Jump$tart Coalition Financial Literacy Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The Utah Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (UJ$C) and America First Credit Union (AFCU) are proud to sponsor scholarships for Utah high school students, graduating this academic year. The Utah Jump$tart Scholarship Competition is designed to recognize students who can demonstrate a solid understanding of financial literacy concepts and are pursuing a post-secondary education. [...] More

VABA Aviation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 30, Annually
The VABA Aviation Scholarship is awarded to a well deserving Virginia resident High School, Technical School Senior, or College/University Undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related career in an accredited institution. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution in the name of the awardee.

Application Requirements:
-Completed and signed application and all supporting [...] More

VFW Voice of Democracy Competition
Application Deadlines: November 01, Annually
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW's) premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is: My Vision for AmericaEach year, nearly 38,000 high school students [...] More

Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship of the Lint Center for National Security Studies
Application Deadlines: July 31, Annually
The Virginia and Frank Misselhorn Memorial Scholarship aims to identify, support, and mentor an emerging leader focused on Alliance Building, Counterintelligence, and National Security studies. This scholarship fund provides $500 to recipients pursuing scholastic study in fields related to Alliance Building, Counterintelligence, and National Security studies.

Key Benefits:
-Help intelligent, [...] More

WACE National Co-op Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
To be eligible you must apply to one of the ten WACE partner institutions, and complete the National Co-op Scholarship Program application including a 200-word essay describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.

For more information, visit the WACE website. [...] More

Wallace F. Pate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
In its continued commitment to promote higher education in the natural resources area in South Carolina, the Board of Directors of the Hampton Fund, in cooperation with the South Carolina Governor's Cup Billfishing Series, established the Wallace F. Pate Scholarship in 2004. Wallace F. Pate pioneered offshore big game fishing in South Carolina.

Eligibility:
-The applicant must be a full-time [...] More

Washington State Association for Justice - American Justice Essay and Video Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
As part of the Washington State Association for Justice’s (WSAJ) commitment to foster an awareness
and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, WSAJ sponsors
an annual statewide student video scholarship program. WSAJ awards two scholarships, one to an essayist and one to a videographer. The video scholarship winner’s piece will be posted on WSAJ’s [...] More

We The Future Contest
Application Deadlines: September 17, Annually
Scholarship Purpose: Janine Turner - motion picture and television actress, author, singer, inspirational speaker and founder of Constituting America - is leading a school and community effort designed to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop personal and educational awareness through the study of the U.S. Constitution, its principles set forth by our [...] More

WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: July 15, Annually
The WIIT Charitable Trust is a 501(c)(3) organization. It was created in 2001 to fund charitable, scientific, and educational activities in international trade. Its mission is to promote public knowledge and understanding of international trade and international business and strengthen the role of women therein by being a valued source of information and by globally sponsoring research, [...] More

William J. Blair Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
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 the graduating class. An essay is [...] More

William Woods University Amy Shelton McNutt Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Amy Shelton McNutt Scholarship is awarded annually to one incoming freshman. This student is chosen who exemplifies high standards of scholarship, leadership, and dedication to the service of others. An ACT of 31 or SAT of 1360 and a cumulative weighted or un-weighted GPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) is required to apply. In addition to an application, essay and resume applicants will be expected [...] More

Women in Engineering and Design Book Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 28, Annually
The "Women in Engineering Book Scholarship" is awarded to female students entering the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields who will compete in a 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling Competition. The purpose of this scholarship program besides the financial component is providing women foundation skills necessary to successfully enter the STEM workforce. Scholarship finalist will [...] More

Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS)
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
Attention all college-bound women! If you’re pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, computer engineering, or another related field, Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) would like to invite you to apply for our annual Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) program. WITS offers support for women who are attending or planning to attend a [...] More

Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship
Application Deadlines: August 30, Annually
Womenetics and Discover Financial Services are offering five undergraduates a total of $15,000 through the Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship (AAGS). With this award-winning essay competition, Womenetics and Discover seek to engage young people in pressing women's issues and connect students with thought leaders in impactful roles.

The competition is open to undergraduates and requires [...] More

YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: November 13, Annually
The YMA Scholarship Fund regards its grants as a very worthwhile investment in the future of the fashion industry, and since its inception in 1971, has awarded over $6MM in scholarships to thousands of students.

Scholarships are available only to students from YMA Fashion Scholarship fund member universities, which offer a range of design and business oriented programs across the U.S. [...] More

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Funded by the law firm of Buttafuoco & Associates, YCL was created to support the next generation of dedicated, Christian professionals who will use their talents to impact their families, communities and the world. YCL is for the empowerment of students who have shown dedication, character, promise, determination and a desire to apply those qualities to their God-given calling. Young people [...] More

Young Patriots Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: January 05, Annually
The Young Patriots Essay Contest is designed to challenge middle and high school students to creatively engage with public policy and current events through the art of writing. We assign a controversial topic each year, and three winners are chosen to receive a scholarship out of hundreds of essay submissions. Find the topic and entry instructions below!

This year's essay question is: "Should [...] More

Youth in Print Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Youth in Print Scholarship program was initiated by NAPCO Media/Printing Impressions to recognize and support the next generation of professionals for the Print, Document Management and Graphic Communication industry.

EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the document management and graphic communications marketplace. These careers [...] More

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