National Scholarships

AUGUST

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship (Deadline: August 1, 2019)

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2019 scholarship opportunity, entitled “In the Driver’s Seat.” The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships- for students  entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution – on the topic of being a safer driver.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2019-2020 school year). 
  • Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible. 
  • There will be three contest submission dates. 
  • To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one the submission dates.

Buenas Opiniones Scholarship (Deadline: August 31, 2019)

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years.

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period

 

SEPTEMBER

The Gates Scholarship (Deadline: September 15, 2019)

The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. 

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) 

Mattress Help Scholarship (Deadline: September 25, 2019)

MattressHelp.org is pleased to announce our annual Sleep Health Scholarship. We created this scholarship to spread awareness about sleep as a public health issue and help students cut down the rising costs of higher education. Each student who is awarded our scholarship will be given $1,000 towards their university or college fees. The scholarship is awarded once every academic year and is open to all students in the United States who meet the eligibility criteria.

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • Anticipating completion of high-school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high-school diploma/GED
  • Planning to or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA

Quest Bridge National College Match (Deadline: September 26, 2019)

The QuestBridge National College Match can be your pathway to a top college. Through this college and scholarship application process, you can apply for free to the nation’s best colleges and be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship from the college.

  • In order to be eligible to apply to the National College Match in the fall of 2019, applicants must graduate from high school during or before the summer of 2020 and plan to enroll as a freshman in college in the fall of 2020
  • The National College Match is open to all U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents OR students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States

OppU Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: September 30, 2019)

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

 

OCTOBER

AES Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: October 5, 2019)

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education.

  • Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.
  • Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
  • You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

GreenPal Scholarship Fund (Deadline: October 15, 2019)

The purpose of The GreenPal Small Business Scholarship is to assist a motivated, driven student and future business leader. We believe that the generation of today's students are the future employers of tomorrow. The future of our county will be forged by the entrepreneurial spirit of today's generation.

  • Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class in 2019 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.5 or higher GPA
  • Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner
  • Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance.
  • Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards (Deadline: October 15, 2019)

The Youth Awards honor Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.

  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2020)
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship (Deadline: October 21, 2019)

Awarded twice a year, successful candidates will receive $1,000 towards educational expenses and be eligible for further sponsorship from Reedsy while they develop as a writer.

  • United States, Canada or Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents; and
  • Accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States, Canada or Australia.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships (Deadline: October 25, 2019)

The Horatio Alger Association Scholarship provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Scholarships range from $7,000 to $25,000.

  • Student graduating in 2019
  • Intend to pursue a bachelor's degree
  • Critical financial need
  • Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities
  • US citizen
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0

Heisman High School Scholarship (Deadline: October 29, 2019)

The Heisman High School Scholarship extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities.

  • Have a cumulative weighted high school grade point average (GPA) of a B (3.0) or better
  • Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school
  • Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship will be for graduating seniors that plan on attending college in the Fall of 2020. They will award over 150 scholarships worth $ 20,000 each.

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
  • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

KidGuard High School Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

In our #KidGuardScholarship2019, we invite students from high school to create a social awareness campaign project or write an essay about topics related to our mission.

  • This contest is open to all high school, university, college, and community college students enrolled during the contest time period (deadline October 31, 2019) in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of diploma or a degree.
  • This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and thus eligible. Students who are (1) residents of embargoed
    countries, (2) ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanction programs may not apply for this scholarship.
  • Employees of KidGuard, their family members, and persons living in the same household as employees or their family members are not eligible.
  • One application allowed per person. If it is determined that a person has entered with more than one identity or more than one entry, all of that person’s entries will be disqualified.
  • No prize will be awarded to applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements.
  • All information on the application must be accurate and complete.

Magnum Opus Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

Enter to win this scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on October 31, 2019. The winner will be announced on November 1, 2019.

  • Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  • Be a legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico.

Think Rice National Rice Month Scholarship Contest (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

Create awareness and promote U.S.-grown rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to your state via video — and earn scholarship money in the process.

  • High school graduating students from rice-growing states — Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas.

Toyota Financial Services Making Life Easier Scholarship Program (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

Toyota Financial Services (TFS) proudly announces its 2020 Making Life Easier (MLE) Scholarship Program that will award up to $1 million to college-bound students associated with select community partners. Recipients will be selected from all eligible applicants based on financial need and community service. Students can apply for scholarships of up to $20,000 that will be distributed over four years.

  • between the ages of 16 and 26 as of the application deadline date and be members, alumni or staff of one of the listed non-profit partners* (volunteers are eligible only if they also meet organization requirements of being members, alumi or staff)
  • high school seniors, graduates, current postsecondary undergraduate, or graduate students
  • have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent degree by September 2020
  • plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, professional school or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2020-21 academic year
  • have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • be in good standing in the community and at school (i.e. not on disciplinary or academic probation)

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship (Deadline: October 31, 2019)

Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school.

  • Currently be in high school between the grades 9-12
  • Be enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States

 

NOVEMBER

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student (Deadline: November 5, 2019)

The 2020 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award (Deadline: November 5, 2019)

This award is for students in grade 9-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Scholarships are worth $1,500.​

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program (Deadline: November 13, 2019)

The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of nearly 2,500 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.

  • Graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2020
  • Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Receive standardized test scores of either an SAT Total Score of 1200 and above OR an ACT Composite Score of 26 or above
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $35,000.

Hagan Scholarship Foundation (Deadline: November 15, 2019)

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship for high achieving, self-motivated students. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester, for up to eight consecutive semesters, to help recipients graduate college debt free. Over Eight Hundred Hagan Scholars from 42 states are currently attending 325 colleges and universities.

  • Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents and enroll at a four-year not-for-profit college or university the first semester following high school graduation.
  • Scholarship benefits include Free Workshops, Schwab Accounts, and Study Abroad; providing recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically taught as a part of the school curriculum. 

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (Deadline: November 15, 2019)

The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and earning a degree. The Stokes Program is open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be eligible to be granted a security clearance.
  • Applicants should have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • You must be a High School Senior at the time of application.
  • You must achieve a minimum SAT/College Board Score of 1200 (600 Reading and Writing AND 600 Math) or ACT score of 25.
  • You MUST be majoring in either Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering.
  • You must submit your online application and hardcopy documents during/before the application period, which begins in late summer/early fall.

Real World Design Challenge Scholarship (Deadline: November 22, 2019)

The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual competition that provides high school students, grades 9-12, the opportunity to work on real world engineering challenges in a team environment.

  • Be currently enrolled in grade nine, ten, eleven, or twelve. Students enrolled in school environments with alternative grade or level designations must be engaged in a program of study equivalent to the corresponding high school grade level.

You Deserve It Scholarship (Deadline: November 29, 2019)

ScholarshipOwl is pleased to offer this scholarship sweepstakes in which you can apply for a chance to win a scholarship to be paid by ScholarshipOwl directly to your qualified high school, college or university.

  • Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or US Territories
  • Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in a high school

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders (Deadline: November 30, 2019)

The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. 

  • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support.
  • At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented).
  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 academic year.
  • Recipients must also be available to attend the 38th USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL from February 20-22, 2020.

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2019)

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2019 scholarship opportunity, entitled “In the Driver’s Seat.” The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships- for students  entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution – on the topic of being a safer driver.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2019-2020 school year).
  • Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible.
  • There will be three contest submission dates.
  • To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one the submission dates.

Griswold Home Care Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2019)

Griswold Home Care offers a $1,000 annual scholarship to a qualified student pursuing a bachelor’s, associate’s, graduate, or professional degree at an accredited college or university. Please complete the form below by November 30th to submit your application for consideration.

  • Currently be enrolled in a higher education program, or you must be a senior in high school with definite plans to enroll in a program next year.

SIXT Scholars Program (Deadline: November 30, 2019)

SIXT rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a SIXT scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. SIXT rent a car is thrilled to contribute to higher education and support the development of exceptional students.

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020
  • Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4-year university
  • Financial need will be considered

ScholarshipPoints Scholarship (Deadline: November 30, 2019)

  • Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2019.
  • Answer the Essay qustion on the sponsors website.

DECEMBER

Barbara Lotze Scholarship (Deadline: December 1, 2019)

The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools.

  • An undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment
  • Pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools
  • Showing promise of success in their studies
  • A citizen of the United States of America

Dell Scholars Program (Deadline: December 1, 2019)

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created the Dell Scholars program with the understanding that it takes more than financial help to support students to college graduation. From the start, Dell Scholars was designed as a college completion program that offers support services that go beyond a scholarship check.

  • Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation
  • Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA
  • Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships (Deadline: December 1, 2019)

The Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team (an award-winning personal injury law firm serving Phoenix, Denver & Chicago) awards several academic scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of programs and schools.

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university. Please note that all types of colleges, including four-year, community colleges and “junior colleges” qualify for eligibility.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8.
  • Essay submission must be received by December 1, each year.

CGTrader Scholarship (Deadline: December 2, 2019)

Every year CGTrader challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing an essay on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2019 challenge to win $3,000 for your education bills. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student;
  • Enrolled full-time in an academic institution Jan 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019.

National Space Club Scholarship (Deadline: December 2, 2019)

Provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with definite plans to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields.

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  • The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.
  • The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.
  • The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.
  • The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Olin E Teague Scholarship and/or Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: December 6, 2019)

The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. We provide these scholarships to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace.

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior
  • Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or participating NBCUniversal or Telemundo markets. Please enter zip code below to confirm eligibility
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

Science Ambassador Scholarship (Deadline: December 9, 2019)

A full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.

  • A mini–lecture, not a personal statement. Pretend you're a lecturer speaking to a class. Teach us something.
  • Clear, creative, accurate, and a demonstration of your passion for the subject. Your video doesn't need to be fancy or high–tech. Production value is not a factor.
  • Three minutes or less in length.
  • About any STEM topic, not necessarily your field of study.
  • Scientifically accurate. We encourage you to cite sources you use to research your topic.
  • Uploaded to YouTube and marked ‘public.’ It should be accessible to the general public and could, but doesn't have to be, targeted at young students.

AXA Achievement Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2019)

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
  • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: December 15, 2019)

Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined Burger King brand co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the Burger King McLamore Foundation, which will continue to build on his legacy and his commitment to education.

  • Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2020-21 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition (Deadline: December 15, 2019)

Five lucky qualified entrants will each win a $1,000 scholarship towards their degree in logistics or supply chain management at the college or university of their choice.

  • U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.

BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry. The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
  • Must be a US resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
  • Complete an essay for submission
  • Include contact information with the essay so we can get in touch with winners

CC Bank's Young Scholars Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

Each year CC Bank’s Young Scholars Scholarship offers up to five $2,000 scholarships to students attending universities, colleges, and other academic institutions across the U.S.

  • Applicants must be under the age of 30.
  • Applicants must be U.S residents.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • At the time of the scholarship award, the applicant must be enrolled to an academic institute.

EDsmart.org Annual Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

At EDsmart.org, we know how important it is to get a bachelor’s degree or an online MBA degree, so we’re thrilled to announce our 2019/2020 scholarship program. One lucky student will be awarded a $2000 scholarship.

  • The scholarship amount is $2000
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • The applicant must be attending a college or university in the Winter of 2019

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Free Speech Essay Contest (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, three $1,000 third place prizes and four $500 prizes will be awarded.

  • Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas.
  • Students must submit an essay between 700 and 900 words on the provided topic

GenM Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

In an apprenticeship, you learn real-world digital marketing through one-on-one mentorships with verified businesses. You learn the skills and get the hands-on experience you need to kickstart your career in just 10 hours a week for 3 months.

  • Currently be in high school, college, or university.
  • Be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline.

OppU Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

SuperMoney Financial Literacy Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2019)

SuperMoney's mission is to help everyone reach their financial goals. SuperMoney's Financial Literacy Scholarship seeks to celebrate students who share our same mission. Our scholarship program awards $2,500 a year to a student who wants to help Americans improve their financial wellness through continued education.

  • Be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or be a part-time or full-time student in a college, graduate school, trade school, or coding bootcamp.
  • Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Upload an unofficial transcript or an enrollment verification document.
  • Submit a 400- to 600-word essay on the prompt specified below.

 

JANUARY

Semper Fidelis All-American Program (Deadline: January 12, 2020)

These students embody the same fighting spirit that Marines stand for by taking on the challenges of succeeding academically while bettering their communities and excelling in athletics and extracurricular activities. They have turned obstacles into victories through drive and passion and will be recognized for their achievements at the exclusive Battles Won Academy to be held in Washington, D.C., July 9-13, 2020.

  • Be a Junior in High School
  • Have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
  • Be active in community service
  • Play a competitive team sport
  • Hold a student or community leadership position

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: January 15, 2020)

The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the Annual National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards for Students Completing twelfth (or final high school year) in 2020 who are planning careers in government service.

  • Competition 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 
  • All awards are for one year

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest (Deadline: January 17, 2020)

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.

  • The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools
  • U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories
  • Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate
  • Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate

Bezos Scholars Program (Deadline: January 31, 2019)

Every year, 17 exceptional high school juniors and an educator from each school are selected as Bezos Scholars. Scholars are chosen from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Scholars return home and develop a community change project to make a positive difference in their communities.

  • Be a junior during the current academic year and a senior the following academic year.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have received DACA status.
  • Not attend one of the ineligible schools listed above.
  • Have a proven track record of demonstrated leadership in their school and/or community.
  • Have taken and received scores for at least one of these tests: PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT Aspire.
  • Be enrolled in, or have taken, one or more Advanced Placement (AP) classes, International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, or college-level courses.
  • Be available to fully participate in the year-long program and attend all dates for the Aspen Ideas Festival trip in Aspen, Colorado: June 27 - July 3, 2020.

Buenas Opiniones Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2019)

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years.

  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award (Deadline: January 31, 2020)

Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter for the chance to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative (Deadline: January 31, 2019)

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community. In 2020, we expect to award 10-15 $6,000 scholarships to assist with post-secondary educational expenses. In 2019, we received about 70 applications for these scholarships.

  • be a resident of northern or central California but may study elsewhere
  • have completed or expect to complete high school or equivalent between 1 Jul 2015 and 30 Jun 2020
  • plan to attend or began attending an accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, or vocational/trade school) for the first time in 2020

Union Plus Scholarship (Deadline: January 31, 2020)

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

  • Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). Note, grandchildren are not eligible unless the grandchild is a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations) of the union member.
  • At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2020.
  • Participating union members from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • Union members do not have to purchase any Union Plus program product or participate in any Union Plus programs to apply for the scholarships and scholarship awards are not based upon participation in a Union Plus program.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2020 — 2021 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Your application must be complete and received by 12 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, January 31, 2020.

 

FEBRUARY

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship (Deadline: February 1, 2019)

The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi-faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire to attend college but also to guide them through the process of higher education.

  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship

National FFA Foundation Scholarships (Deadline: February 1, 2019)

Through the National FFA Foundation, businesses and individuals sponsor scholarships that are awarded to students with a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. Just one application is required for multiple opportunities. Both FFA members and non-FFA members are eligible for scholarships.

  • AGCO
    • Since 2012, the AGCO dealer program has provided more than $400,000 to chapters and members. Each AGCO dealer has the opportunity to provide up to five total forms of assistance in any combination of scholarships and grants to selected chapters. Once FFA has received the enrollments, FFA contacts the local chapters selected and encourages them to provide qualified applicants for each scholarship.
  • America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders
    • America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders exists to make youth aware of the various career opportunities within the industry of agriculture by providing scholarships that help further their education. The Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, offers $1,500 scholarships to students pursuing a career in various sects of agriculture.​
      • Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours).
      • Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study.
      • Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school.
      • Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement.
      • Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eligible county.
  • Ford Built Tough
    • In 1998 Ford started supporting the National FFA Organization by being one of the first dealer scholarship programs and awarded $405,000 to 405 students. After years of continued support and thousands of recipients more than $8.2 million in scholarships have been awarded by Ford dealers in across the nation. At a cost of $500 to the dealer and $635 to Ford corporate, Ford will match a total of 500 scholarships that will be awarded in the name of the partnering dealer. Each dealer has the opportunity to sponsor as many $1,000 dollar scholarships as they choose.
  • John Deere
    • John Deere offers dealer-matched scholarships. Each Deere dealer is permitted to award up to five scholarships at a cost of $1,000 each. John Deere matches each donation at 100 percent for a $2,000 scholarship. Dealers select chapters by state, city, county, zip code or specific schools where the scholarship will be awarded. Students must be going into an ag-related major to be eligible for this scholarship.
      • Be an active FFA member in a chapter selected by a local dealer
      • Complete the online FFA Scholarship application
  • RAM Trucks
    • The Ram Trucks brand maintains a 65-year-strong partnership with FFA based on the historic connection between traditional American farming and Ram. Ram Trucks recognizes agriculture as a key target market segment and audience for the brand and proudly continues to support FFA and its mission.

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

Each year the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of higher education in diverse areas of study including history, economics, law, political science, medicine, nursing, occupational and physical therapy, elementary and secondary education, chemistry, math, science and English.

  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance.
  • Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships.
  • Awards are placed on deposit with the recipient’s college or university and any unused portion shall be returned to the DAR.
  • Applicants are only eligible to receive one scholarship from the DAR.

Youth on Course Scholarship (Deadline: February 18, 2019)

Since the inception of the scholarship program in 2008, Youth on Course has awarded more than $1,725,550 total to 239 students for higher education. To qualify, youth must be enrolled as a full-time senior in high school, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have been accepted at a four-year college/university and be a Youth on Course member. All applicants must prove financial need and merit.

  • You must be a high school senior, enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a member of Youth on Course. You may sign up here.
  • Scholarships are both need and merit based.
  • You must be accepted for enrollment at a four-year college/university the same year the scholarship is awarded.

 

MARCH

Italian Catholic Federation (Deadline: March 15, 2019)

Since 1964, the Italian Catholic Federation has awarded over $2,000,000.00 in scholarships to more than 6,000 high school students, of the Catholic faith, attending college.

  • Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established; or,
  • Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”
  • First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively.

 

SAE Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: March 15, 2019)

Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations, and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Funded through the SAE Foundation, these scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students around the world to pursue their passion for engineering.

  • Must enroll in an engineering program
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Meet minimum requirements with regard to SAT and/or ACT scores and cumulative grade point average

Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars (Deadline: March 20, 2019)

The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges.

  • Any high school junior, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the U.S. is eligible for the College Prep Scholars Program. Additionally, U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents living abroad are eligible for the program. International students living outside the U.S. are not eligible. 
  • Applicants must be high school juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of their senior year.

OppU Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2020)

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

 

APRIL

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2019)

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2019 scholarship opportunity, entitled “In the Driver’s Seat.” The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships- for students  entering college or already enrolled in a higher education institution – on the topic of being a safer driver.

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2019-2020 school year). 
  • Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible. 
  • There will be three contest submission dates. 
  • To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one the submission dates.

Walmart Dependent Scholarship (Deadline: April 2, 2019)

The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be the dependent of a Walmart associate (employee) who has been actively employed within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2019.
  • Must be a high school (or home school) senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019 or a GED candidate earning his or her diploma between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
  • High school/home school seniors must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Must enroll for fall 2019 as a freshman/1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two-year or four-year college or university.
  • The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx). Military academies are not approved institutions.
  • Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents.

JUNE

HonorsGradU Scholarship (Deadline: June 15, 2020)

Ever wondered just how much of a difference high school students can make on their communities? In our 2019 scholarship program, Anthony, Xelah, Elizabeth, Sruthi, and Cobi proved it can be profound. That’s why our 2020 Design a Better Future scholarship will also be a design thinking community improvement project. We will also fund five more $10,000 tuition awards, with the top project receiving up to $5,000.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning on attending an accredited college or university in the United States of America.
  • Additionally, students must have met all of the requirements described on this website (http://honorsgradu.com/).

Wilshire Law Firm Student Scholar Award (Deadline: June 28, 2019)

Wilshire Law Firm is proud to sponsor the Student Scholar Award. This award has been established to recognize a high school student who has achieved academic excellence while also contributing to their community in a meaningful way.

  • Student must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Student must be a senior in high school or a current undergrad with at least 2 semesters left.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must demonstrate involvement in community activities.

Dealhack Community Volunteer Scholarship (Deadline: June 30, 2019)

At Dealhack, we believe that volunteer involvement is an integral part of a strong and prosperous community. To encourage this value, we’ve decided to reward a college or university student who demonstrates outstanding volunteer involvement in their community. The winner of our annual award will receive a $1,500 USD scholarship to use towards their tuition.

  • Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Be in good standing with their current academic institution.
  • Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.
  • Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18.

OppU Achievers Scholarship (Deadline: June 30)

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship (Deadline: June 30, 2020)

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service at our alcohol and drug rehab facilities while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, The Recovery Village® is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study.

  • Must be an undergraduate student, a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • Both full-time and part-time students
  • Restricted to students studying Dental Health/Services, Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health, Psychology, Public Policy and Administration, Therapy/Rehabilitation

 

VARIES

GoTranscript Academic Scholarship Program (Deadline: Year-Round)

GoTranscript is offering $1,000 during Spring and Fall semesters through 2022.

  • Applicant must be a high school senior or current full-time college freshman.
  • Participants must register using your university or college issued email.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (Deadline: Varies by Institution)

Reduced Tuition for out-of-state applicants in these states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.