Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2016) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safe drinking water.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are/planning on majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or applied arts. Applicant must create a digital visual design to promote anything they desire related to the university/college the student is/will be attending.
Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library
Closing Date: January 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and in the community. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.
Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2017
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 4-8. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author on how the author’s work changed the applicant or their view of the world.
Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship
Description: Contest is open to California teens between the ages of 14 and 18 years old. Contestant must create a video highlighting one of the six things young workers need to know about job safety and health.
Description: Student must be 16 years of age or older and enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate student who are at least 16 years of age and legal residents of the U.S. or hold a student visa. Applicant must provide a “visual poem” on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge.
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are legal U.S. residents under the age of 21. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 and reside within the geographic boundaries of a participating Chapter. Scholarships are for students with financial need who demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement.
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.
Description: Promotion is open to students between the age of 13 and 19 years of age. Student must browse the TeenLife’s “Guide to Overnight Summer Programs” and fill out the interest form to get more information.
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college student who are “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. There is no citizenship requirement, but applicant must be attending or planning to attend an institution in the United States.
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be attending during the 2017-2018 academic year and have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with a minimum GPA of 3.3. Applicant must share a photo on Instagram that inspires them to pursue their college degree and complete a short online form.
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the Fall 2017 term. Applicant must have had a form of cancer sometime during their lifetime.
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, college, and graduate students. Applicant must be pursuing or intending to pursuing their bachelor’s degree which should be in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and current residents of the United States who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must have a dog or grew up with a dog. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to dogs.
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (see website for eligible areas) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and there is no maximum age limit. Applicant must share in three sentences of less why they are getting their degree.
Description: Applicant must be current high school, college bound senior who has submitted applications to and is planning on attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a documented learning disability (a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify).
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently attending or planning to attend college, university or graduate school in the coming year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sleep.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current university, post-graduate, community and technical college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on what their inspiration for being an ace driver is.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Massachusetts and New Jersey. Maryland and South Carolina deadlines has already passed, but all other states are later – see website for details.
Description: Scholarship is open to females living in the United States who are preparing to enter college in 2017 or 2018. Applicant must submit an essay telling the scholarship committee about themselves.
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning on attending an AG endorsed college who have a minimum GPA of 3.7 OR ACT score of 28/36 OR SAT score of 1870/2400. Applicant must demonstrate leadership potential through involvement in an AG church, school, and the community.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to money management and an essay on why the student thinks they should receive the scholarship.
Sponsor: Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to children of building trade union members and employees of union contractors. Applicant must be a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and has been provisionally accepted as a full-time student into an undergraduate degree program at a two or four-year accredited college or university.
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).
Description: Applicant must be a dependent child of a full-time employee in the financial services industry. Employee must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in the field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to scholarship. Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are enrolling as a full-time first-year student in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors and graduates of public or private high schools in San Mateo or Santa Clara Counties (California) who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student. Applicant must submit two writing samples.
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students worldwide with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video on the theme, “How I Fixed a Machine or Product.”
Description: The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders and college students and non-traditional students. The goal is to recognize students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community.
Jamie Gaddy, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. has been a college education professor for over 17 years. Education has been an integral part of her life in both the classroom and as a principal. Six children later found her dissatisfied with traditional schooling and homeschooling became the better fit. She is also a pastor’s wife, remote project manager, and entrepreneur who now homeschools four of her six children (ages 11-17) in southern Georgia. Jamie loves to share about her homeschool experience and help other homeschoolers find success. Connect with her at [email protected]