Description: The 4-H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders who are 4-H members or alumni between the ages of 16-19 in our core pillar areas of Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Healthy Living & STEM. Each Pillar Winner will experience an exciting year of telling their 4-H story and celebrating their leadership. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship for higher education, promotional video showcasing their 4-H impact story, an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, DC for National 4-H Council’s Legacy Awards, networking opportunities with 4-H celebrities and other prominent alumni and recognition as the official 4-H youth spokesperson for their pillar. For more information and details, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Acts 1:8 Ministry recognizes the importance of education and the role it plays in personal and professional fulfillment. The Acts 1:8 Ministry Scholarship provides a helping hand to students who share a passion for spreading kindness throughout their community so that they can attain their educational goals. To apply for this $500 scholarship, eligible students must submit a short 500-word essay. Applicants must be high school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school and be currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
B.K.L. Book Stipend Award Amount: $500 Closing Date: October 31, 2019 Awards Available: 4 Description:As a chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Beta Kappa Lambda is committed to promoting educational excellence and scholarship in the Charleston community, particularly among young African Americans since 1939. In following that tradition, Beta Kappa Lambda will recognize the outstanding educational achievement and potential of four high school students in the Charleston area by awarding those individuals $500 Book Stipends to defray the cost of textbooks purchased during their first year of college. The Book Stipend Award is not to be used for personal or tuition expenses, only text-book expenditures. Male African American, graduating high school seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA are eligible to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship Amount: $10,000 Closing Date: October 14, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: BMO and Lime Connect are proud to partner to offer the BMO Capital Markets Lime Connect Equity Through Education Scholarship for students pursuing business-related degrees in the U.S. or Canada. Selected recipients will receive $10,000 USD (students in the U.S.) or $5,000 (students in Canada) to support their future studies. Applicants must have or consider themselves to have a visible or invisible disability who are current undergraduate or graduate student at a four-year university in the United States or Canada (the graduate program itself, e.g., business school, may be shorter in length). Must be pursuing a degree in business/commerce, computer science, engineering, math, physics, statistics or a related discipline. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Amount: $20,000 Closing Date: October 31, 2019 Awards Available: 150 Description: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the time of application and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Haz la U Educational Grant Program Amount: $15,000 Closing Date: October 15, 2019 Awards Available: 31 Description: Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation encourages students to get in the way of higher education. The Haz La U program helps Hispanic youth get to the University by providing financial relief through educational grants totaling $100,000. Students must be currently enrolled in high school and be graduating in the spring; have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA; must enroll at an accredited higher education institution and be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines). Must also be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
High School Scholarship Amount: $1,500 Closing Date: October 15, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: This program provides funding to high school seniors preparing to enter college. Students must demonstrate their acceptance into an accredited institution, their intention to graduate with a degree in the strength and conditioning field, their goals beyond college, and their track record of community service. $1,500 awards are available. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Levine Scholars Program Amount: $155,000 Closing Date: October 19, 2019 Awards Available: 20 Description: The Levine Scholars Program is UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious merit scholarship program that was established by benefactors Sandra and Leon Levine. Levine Scholarships are awarded to extraordinary high school seniors based on scholarship, ethical leadership, and civic engagement. Students must be nominated online by their school counselor or college advisor at their current high school. There are no limitations to the number of students who can be nominated from each high school. Homeschooled students can be nominated by a professor or teacher who is not related to the student. Students must be applicants for freshman enrollment at UNC Charlotte in a baccalaureate program for the fall term immediately following their high school graduation. Students must be admitted to UNC Charlotte to receive a scholarship.
MFA Cinder Scholarship Amount: $4,000 Closing Date: October 15, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: The Cinder Scholarship offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers (writers and filmmakers) pursuing degrees in Masters in Fine Arts. The award recognizes applicants of demonstrated talent in their craft and a commitment to exploring themes of individuality, community and innovation – broadly imagined – in their works.
VFW Voice of Democracy Competition Amount: $30,000 Closing Date: October 31, 2019 Description: The VFW established the Voice of Democracy program (VOD) in 1947 to provide students grades 9-12 the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. Prizes and scholarships can be awarded at the Post, District, state and national level. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Winston Churchill Foundation of the USA Scholarship Program Amount: See Description For Amount Closing Date: October 31, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: The prestigious Churchill Scholarship was set up at the request of Sir Winston Churchill in order to fulfill his vision of US-UK scientific exchange with the goal of advancing science and technology on both sides of the Atlantic, helping to ensure our future prosperity and security. An applicant for the Churchill Scholarship must be a citizen of the United States, either native born or naturalized, and must be a senior who is enrolled in one of the institutions participating in the scholarship program or a student who has graduated from one of those institutions within the past 12 months. Upon taking up the Churchill Scholarship, a Churchill Scholar must hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent, and may not have attained a doctorate. Applicants should be able to show proven talent in research and a capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by pursuing original, creative work at an advanced level as demonstrated by awards, prizes, research, and letters of recommendation. Applicants in the sciences and engineering will demonstrate extensive laboratory experience, internships, or other related work, while applicants in mathematics will show substantial independent work or other projects. The Foundation does not require a minimum GPA, but recent Churchill Scholars have had a GPA of at least 3.7 and usually have 3.9 or above. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Women’s Scholarship Amount: $1,500 Closing Date: October 15, 2019 Description: This scholarship is designed to support women, ages 17 and older, to enter into the field of strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate they have been accepted into an accredited institution and are working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the strength and conditioning field. $1,500 awards are available. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Scholarships Ending in November 2019
ACES Bill Walsh Scholarship Amount:$3,000 Closing Date: November 15, 2019 Awards Available: 6 Description: The Bill Walsh scholarship will go to an applicant who aspires to edit news and who demonstrates the talent and passion for language that Bill devoted his life to. The scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students who have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for copy editing jobs or internships. For more information and to download the application form, please visit the sponsor’s website.
ACLS Medical School Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Closing Date: November 30, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: ACLS Certification Institute is offering a 2,500 scholarship to a student enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school. We want applicants to submit ideas to improve mental health awareness such as a system they would change, or a service/program that would be helpful. Applicants must submit a 30-45 second video of their idea. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Act Six Indianapolis Scholarship Amount: $46,000 Closing Date: November 05, 2019 Awards Available: 7 Scholarship Description: Act Six is an urban leadership scholarship that sends seven Indianapolis-area students each year to Taylor University tuition-free with a potential full ride. The scholarship entails $33,000-$46,000/year to Taylor University and several weeks of training to ensure college readiness. Applicants must live in or around the greater Indianapolis area and must have or are about to graduate high school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Ambassador of Aloha Amount: $10,000 Closing Date: November 24, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: For full-time, undergraduates attending an accredited college or high school seniors demonstrating financial need. Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and participating in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo, or volleyball, with a record of accomplishments and intention to compete in college. Applicants should demonstrate the spirit of aloha through leadership and community involvement. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Catawba College’s McCorkle Scholarships Amount: full-tuition scholarship Closing Date: November 01, 2019 Scholarship Description: The McCorkle’s Scholarships are the most prestigious scholarship awards at Catawba. Qualified students will be invited to compete for a full-tuition scholarship on the basis of their high school grade point average, the rigor of their coursework and standardized test scores. To be considered, students must have a weighted GPA of 3.7 or greater, an ACT composite score of 25 (or equivalent SAT), and must be admitted to Catawba by the appropriate deadline.
CSUB Beglin Family Awards Amount: $250 Closing Date: November 30, 2019 Awards Available: 1 for Nursing and 1 for Theatre Arts students Description: The CSUB Beglin Family Awards were established by Philip J. and Kelley H. Beglin. Kelley is a lecturer at CSUB. Two scholarships are awarded one for a nursing student and one for a theatre-arts student. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
CSUB Benjamin Schneider Memorial Scholarship Amount: Varies Closing Date: November 30, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Scholarship Description: The CSUB Benjamin Schneider Memorial Scholarship was established by the Bakersfield Association of Retarded Citizens in honor of Mr. Ben Schneider, to support CSUB graduate students in Special Education. In order to apply, you must be majoring in Special Education and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship Amount: $10,000 Closing Date: November 14, 2019 Awards Available: 10 Description: The Good Tidings Foundation is a non-profit, 501-c-3 children’s charity that encourages and supports the growth of marginalized children in the Bay Area by creating environments for athletics, artistic activities, education, and wonder. We believe that every girl and boy deserves to have the means to achieve their dreams regardless of financial status, ethnic background, religion, gender, or region of living.
International Bipolar Foundation Annual High School Essay Contest Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: November 30, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: The International Bipolar Foundation Annual High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students, ages 13 to 19. Applicants must Research the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act and draft a letter to a politician or insurance/healthcare provider about one of the provided questions. Also in the letter, explain how mental health care is necessary for the wellbeing of all people, perhaps using a personal experience as an example. Essays should be 500-1,000 words. Contestant agrees to allow International Bipolar Foundation to publicize essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
KnowBe4 Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship Amount: $10,000 Closing Date: November 25, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: The recipient of the KnowBe4 Women’s Scholarship will receive a $10,000 Scholarship to be applied to tuition, fees and books only, a three-month paid internship with KnowBe4, the recipient is responsible for travel and lodging for internship. Recipient MUST be able to commit to interning at the KnowBe4 corporate office in Clearwater, FL. Internship is paid, the rate of pay will be based upon education level, be a female pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance, be an undergraduate student, graduate or post graduate student to be eligible, GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale), be a US citizen or permanent resident in the United States. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
National GEM Consortium Fellowships Amount: $16,000 Closing Date: November 13, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: GEM offers MS and Ph.D. level students an outstanding opportunity and access to dozens of the top engineering and science firms and Universities in the nation. The GEM Fellowship was designed to focus on promoting opportunities for individuals to enter the industry at the graduate level in areas such as research and development, product development, and other high-level technical careers. GEM also offers exposure opportunities to a number of opportunities in academe. GEM provides three fellowship programs: MS Engineering, Ph.D. Engineering and Ph.D. Science. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Amount: $5,000 Closing Date: November 06, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding Latino high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate Latino student accepted into or pursuing full-time studies leading to a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Must be a U. S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Panther Preferred Amount: $17,600 Closing Date: November 26, 2019 Winner Announcement Date: December 25th Awards Available: 100 Scholarship: Greenville University is accepting 100 Panther Scholars. This application is designed to help students with exceptional character succeed at Greenville University. If you are accepted as a Panther Scholar, you will receive a substantial scholarship and other benefits. Panther Scholars are individuals who demonstrate passion and perseverance toward accomplishing a long-term goal. They are diligent, show academic determination and aim to change the world. They value others and seek to serve those around them, always going the extra mile. They are individuals of high character who believe that even small things can make a huge difference. Once you have been accepted into Greenville University, you will be prompted by an admissions counselor to fill out our Panther Preferred application. The deadline to submit the Panther Preferred application is November 26th, and you can expect to hear about the decision by December 25th. Panther Preferred recipients receive one of the highest scholarships GU offers. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. There is no GPA requirement and no test score requirement. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
PAVE Student Design Challenge Amount: $8,000 Closing Date: November 07, 2019 Awards Available: 4 Description:The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes “real world” design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. Students involved in retail planning, visual merchandising, interior design and branding programs are encouraged to participate in creating a dynamic design space for Bank of America. Students participating in our competition will demonstrate the will to innovate, redesign, and reinvent an actual retail design space.This annual international competition is only open to college-level students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Amount: $5,000 Closing Date: November 05, 2019 Awards Available: See Description The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service.In each state and Washington, D.C., the top middle level, and high school youth volunteer will be named State Honorees and will receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., in late April. Runners-up will also be selected in each state and named Distinguished Finalists, receiving a bronze medallion. Other state-level winners will receive Certificates of Excellence. All state-level honorees will be announced in February. 10 of the State Honorees will be named America’s top youth volunteers of the year. These National Honorees will receive $5,000 awards, engraved gold medallions, crystal trophies for their schools or organizations, and $5,000 grants from The Prudential Foundation for nonprofit charitable organizations of their choice. Local Honorees who qualify can also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Applicants must be in grades 5-12 as of the scholarship deadline each year and be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C. Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application and submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 6th. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Pulliam Journalism Fellowship Amount: $6,500 Closing Date: November 01, 2019 Awards Available: 20 Description: College juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in a journalism or related degree program as of Nov. 1, are eligible to apply for the Pulliam Journalism Fellowship. Previous newspaper journalism internships and/or experience as a journalist on a college newspaper are preferred. You need to be committed to a career in news journalism. You must have reliable transportation and arrange for your own housing. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its journalism fellows. You’ll be a member of our newsroom, work hard and gain valuable journalism experience. Pulliam Fellows earn $650/week for the 10-week program. You’ll also get to participate in writing workshops and learn over lunch from some of the best minds in journalism. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Target Scholarship & Mentorship Experience Amount: $2,500 Closing Date: November 04, 2019 Awards Available: 2 Description: The Target Scholarship recognizes and supports leadership potential in Interior Design and Architecture through a $2,500 scholarship and a multi-day expenses-paid opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s top retail designers and visual merchandisers at the Target Corporate Offices located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
UCT Scholarship Program Amount: $2,500 Closing Date: November 15, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Scholarship: The UCT Scholarship Program, funded by UCT Charities, provides scholarships to students and teachers seeking college degrees or certification to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Applicants must meet specific guidelines and be able to demonstrate a justifiable need for financial assistance. Applicants teaching in areas of special education other than intellectual disabilities are not eligible. Applicants must plan to be of service to people with intellectual disabilities in the United States or Canada. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
WTS-Minnesota High School Transportation Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Closing Date:November 09, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: WTS fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging new professionals and students to pursue careers in transportation. One way it does this is by awarding a scholarship to high school girls interested in the field of transportation engineering, planning, or design. The WTS Minnesota High School Scholarship is $1,000. Applicant must be a high school senior who is considering a college degree in a transportation-related field such as civil engineering, math, urban planning, geography, economics, or public policy. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: December 13, 2019 Description: Rehab4Addiction is offering a $1,000 scholarship to those looking to pursue an education in healthcare or any subject that’s medical-related. To register your interest in obtaining the $1,000 scholarship, you must submit to us a short 500-word essay. This essay must outline why you wish to pursue a career in a health-related area. Your submission may take the form of a personal narrative.
Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: December 20, 2019 Description: LAWS101.COM is offering a once-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending law school in the upcoming fall semester. To apply, you’ll need to submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay on the following topic:
Select any controversial legal topic that has been trending on the news and defend your stance on the matter from a strictly legal perspective.
Once the application period closes, we will determine a winner based on the following factors: originality, creativity, and the applicant’s level of knowledge in the topic. We will also judge the applicant’s overall ability to write a well-crafted essay and write in a thought-provoking manner about the core legal topic at hand.
Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: December 20, 2019 Description: The $2000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as economics and business.
ScienceSoft Scholarship Amount:$2,000 for the first place winner, $1,000 for the second place winner, $500 for the third place winner. Closing Date:December 31, 2019 Description: ScienceSoft has launched a scholarship essay contest to motivate college and university students to come up with ideas about how AI can bring benefits in their future domain.
Aalam Samsavar DDS Scholarship Amount:$1,500 Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: Our scholarship was developed to encourage young junior university/college students to seek a career in the field of dentistry. The scholarship is for one $1500 award. A minimum GPA of 3.4 and an essay of 750 words or less is required. The application deadline is December 1st of the Junior year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship providers website.
Abel Wolman Fellowship Amount:$30,000 Closing Date: December 02, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Scholarship Description: American Water Works Association offers the Abel Wolman Fellowship to financially support promising students in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico pursuing advanced training and research in the field of water supply and treatment. To accomplish this objective, a doctoral fellowship provides support up to two years of support awarded annually to the most outstanding student. The initial award for one year is $30,000, with a second year of support available if needed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Apprentice Ecologist Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative awards three scholarships to the authors of the three best Apprentice Ecologist essays. Applicants should embody the spirit of the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative by demonstrating personal leadership and environmental stewardship in their project. Winning essays have been 750 to 1,500 words long. Middle school, high school, or undergraduate college/university students (ages 13-21) are eligible to apply. Register and upload your favorite photo with the essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AQHA Britney Joe Unbridled Spirit Scholarship Amount: $5,000 Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Scholarship Description Ideal candidate must be a resident of Kentucky who has been a member of the Kentucky Quarter Horse Youth Association and American Quarter Horse Youth Association for at least two years, one year of which must be the applicant’s last eligible year of youth. Candidates must apply as a college sophomore in anticipation of continuing their junior and senior years as an undergraduate enrolled at an accredited college or university of their choice. Successful candidates must demonstrate a documented history of participation while promoting and fostering KyQHYA and its programs in a meaningful way. Recipient must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible to receive this scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AREMA Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Amount:$10,000 Closing Date: December 08, 2019 Scholarship Description: The AREMA Educational Foundation provides scholarships to engineering students who are specializing in the railway industry and supports other educational and training endeavors that help to ensure the future of the profession. General criteria for all scholarship applicants include having an interest in railway engineering, maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.0, and being available for interview by the AREMA Scholarship Committee. Enrolled students must have completed at least one quarter or semester in an accredited four or five year engineering or engineering technology undergraduate or graduate degree program. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AXA Achievement Scholarship Amount: $25,000 Closing Date: December 14, 2019 Awards Available: 350 Description: The AXA Achievement 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 scholarship at the level of $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000. AXA Achievers and scholarship amount will be chosen based on AXA Achievement criteria including a student’s prior accomplishments and ability to succeed in college. Applicants must be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire academic year. 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. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BigRentz Trade School Scholarship Amount: $5,000 Closing Date: December 09, 2019 Awards Available: 2 Description: There is a widening skills gap, yet high demand for highly-skilled and well-trained workers among various trades. However, a recent BigRentz survey revealed there is an inaccurate view of trade schools and the earning potential of a skilled trade. As an advocate of vocational education and to promote the advantages of a skilled trade, BigRentz is pleased to offer $10,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a career in skilled trades. BigRentz will award $5,000 to two students to help cover educational expenses for a student currently pursuing (or who is planning to pursue) vocational training. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Burger King James W. McLamore Foundation Scholarship Amount: $50,000 Closing Date: December 15, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: The McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship awards students who have graduated from high school within the last three years or full-time students who are seniors at a high school or home school. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required, along with a minimum 25 ACT score or 1220 SAT score. Students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity and substantial work experience. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Burger King Scholars Program Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: December 15, 2019 Description: Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded $25.3 million in scholarships to more than 24,000 high school students, BK employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. Students must have a strong academic record with a minimum 2.5 GPA, be passionate about serving the community and be a high school senior, Burger King employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Civil Air Patrol Academic Scholarships Amount: $2,500 Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Description: Civil Air Patrol Academic Scholarships hips are monetary awards used to support members pursuing their undergraduate or graduate education. In order to apply, you must be a high school senior, high school graduate or hold a GED and have been accepted to a college/school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Civil Air Patrol Col Mary Feik Cadet Flight Scholarship Amount: See Description Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Description: Due To the generosity of our CAP membership, CAP is able to offer flight scholarships to help cadets attain a private pilot’s license. In order to apply, you must be a current female CAP cadet; must have earned the Wright Brothers Award (does not require the Billy Mitchell Award); you must be at least 15 years old by June 1 and you will be required to obtain a Third Class Medical Certificate to receive a flight scholarship, however, you are not required to have one at the time that you apply. This scholarship can be used for local flight training at an FBO, training on CAP aircraft with a CAP instructor or at a flight academy. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Combat Anti-Semitism Venture Creative Contest Amount: $50,000 Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Awards Available: 4 Description: Anti-Semitism is once again on the rise, just 75 years after the Holocaust. This irrational hatred of Jews and the world’s only Jewish state harms both innocent victims and perpetrators infected by bigotry. The resurgence of anti-Semitism poses a challenge to all people of conscience: How can we work together to stop anti-Semitism? This contest is crowd-sourcing new solutions to help end “the world’s oldest hatred.” People of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities are encouraged to participate by creatively addressing one of the categories described on their website.
CSUB Adele Davis Scholarship Endowment Amount: Varies Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Description: This scholarship was established by CSUB Music Department Chair, Dr. Doug Davis, in September 2005, in honor of his wife Adele Davis, a local first-grade teacher in the Panama School District. In order to apply, you must be liberal studies major and plan to enter the field of elementary education. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Dell Scholars Program Amount: $20,000 Closing Date:December 03, 2019 Awards Available: 300 Description: The Dell Scholars Program places greater emphasis on a student’s determination to succeed than just academic record and test scores. We reward low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles. Students must participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12, graduate from an accredited high school this academic year and earn a minimum 2.4 GPA. Students must also demonstrate financial need, be eligible to receive a Federal Pell grant in their first year of college and plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The selection process for DeSales University Presidential Scholarships is competitive with awards going to the highest ranking applicants based upon grade point average, class rank, and SAT or ACT scores. Academic scholarships are available for up to eight semesters and awarded annually. Applicants are able to receive $22,000 to full tuition annually through the DeSales University Presidential Scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Amount: $36,000 Closing Date: December 18, 2019 Awards Available: 15 Description: The Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards provide $36,000 for each recipient to further their project or education. Some recipients choose to divide the award between their education and philanthropic work. Applicants must demonstrate leadership via a specific community service project that is already underway. Applicants either self-nominate and apply directly, or are they are nominated for the award by a teacher, rabbi, counselor or another member of their community who can speak to their leadership skills and the value of their project. Youths ages 13-19 (at the time of nomination) who are: serving in a leadership role on a project/initiative aimed at repairing the world, self-identify as Jewish, are volunteering without any compensation, and residents of the United States are eligible to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award Amount: $2,000 Closing Date: December 02, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: The Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player award aims to recognize the unsung heroes of our high school football teams. This individual might often be overlooked on the field, yet inspires his teammates and coaches through his commitment, positive attitude and willingness to preserve through adversity. If you would like to nominate a player, the nomination form asks that you also write 250 words or less about why your player should be chosen for the Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award. The winner of the Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award will be presented with a scholarship prize on-field during the Holiday Bowl on December 27. The award is open to all junior and senior football players.
East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship Amount: $100,000 Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides master’s and doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the United States to participate in educational, cultural, residential community building, and leadership development programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM). The graduate degree fellowship covers the cost of tuition and fees, books, housing in an East-West Center dormitory, and partial funding toward meals, health insurance, and incidental expenses. Funding for field study and conference presentations is offered on a competitive basis during the fellow’s period of study. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Free Speech Essay Contest Amount: $10,000 Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Awards Available: 9 Description: The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is offering a Free Speech Essay Contest. The contest is open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Essays must be 800-1,000 words. One $10,000 first prize, one $ 5,000-second prize, and three $1,000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays. Four $500 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Greenhouse Scholars Program Amount: $20,000 Closing Date: December 02, 2019 Awards Available: 27 Description: Greenhouse Scholars provides a four-year renewable, need-based college scholarship of up to $5,000 per year. Qualified applicants must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident as well as a high school senior in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina planning to attend a four-year accredited institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Larson Aquatic Research Support Amount: $7,000 Closing Date: December 02, 2019 Awards Available: 2 Description: American Water Works Association offers the Larson Aquatic Research Support (LARS) scholarships honor the memory of Dr. Larson by providing support and encouragement to outstanding students preparing for careers in the fields of science or engineering. These endowed scholarships provide support for two students annually. The funding for a master’s level student, the funding is $5,000 and a doctoral student receives $7,000. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Leadership Speech Contest Amount: $5,500 Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Awards Available: 3 Description: Our nationwide speech contest promotes an understanding of Leadership among our nation’s high school students, and encourages the development vital communication skills. Students research, write and deliver a four to six minute speech on the topic of Leadership. Speeches will be delivered at an NMA meeting, where cash scholarships will be awarded to the top three contestants. Winner advances to the next level. Public, private and home school students, grade 9-12, residing in southeast Michigan are eligible. NMA members take enormous pride in their educational outreach. We sincerely invite you to apply for this important program.
Lemberg Law $1,250 Law School Scholarship Amount: $1,250 Closing Date: December 10, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: After launching his own firm, Sergei Lemberg mastered the nuances of lemon law, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and wage and overtime law, among others. He and his team exemplify the nobility of the legal profession by fighting for consumers’ rights and facing down large corporations. It’s for this reason that he is committed to encouraging those training for the legal profession to follow in his footsteps. Complete the application form and submit a meme, graphic, or gif aimed at engaging the public with the topic of lemon law, debt collection harassment, or overtime pay. It should include both text and graphical elements, and measure approximately 2000 pixels x 2000 pixels. Also submit a 15-word caption to accompany the meme, graphic, or gif. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Linly Heflin Scholarship Amount: $28,000 Closing Date: December 31, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: The Linly Heflin scholarship awards Alabama women seeking help with their undergraduate degree at four-year accredited Alabama colleges and universities. Scholarships are awarded annually for four years or until graduation, whichever comes first. Applicants must be female, from Alabama, a U.S. citizen and must attend a four-year accredited Alabama college/university and full-time. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Marie Curie Scholarship Amount: $80,000 Closing Date: December 14, 2019 Awards Available: 5 Description: With the support of the National Science Foundation, College of Saint Mary offers a unique and competitive program for academically talented students who excel in math and science. Our Marie Curie Scholarship provides significant financial support and resources for young women who want to major in Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics.
National WWII Museum Middle & High School Essay Contest Amount: See Description Closing Date: December 27, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: On Sunday, November 21, 1945, American Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson delivered a speech to open one of the most important cases of the 20th century: the trial of defeated Nazi leaders at Nuremberg. The trial was the first of its kind and Jackson described the momentous occasion in his opening speech. For its student essay contest, The National WWII Museum is asking middle school (grades 5–8) and high school students (grades 9–12) to consider Judge Jackson’s speech. This is NOT a research paper, and the best essays will NOT be summaries of the past 75 years of American history or international legal precedents. Your essay will be judged foremost for its originality, clarity of expression, and adherence to contest theme, as well as its historical accuracy, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Museum staff will read and evaluate all entries and select the winning essays. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Closing date: December 31, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: Golden Meadows Kennel is offering a $1,000 Annual College Scholarship! We are dedicated to helping students interested in general animal husbandry and/or pre-veterinary studies. To be considered eligible, students must be currently attending any accredited college. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship Amount: $60,000 Closing Date: December 15, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in select Middle Tennessee counties. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must be planning to pursue a business degree at a four-year, not-for-profit college. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must be pursuing a business or STEM approved degree at a 4 year, non-profit college or university, with the intent to enroll full-time in the fall.
The Future Mechanic Grant Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: December 01, 2019 Awards Available: 1 Description: This scholarship is open to any prospective student in the United States who plans to enroll in a trade or vocational school, 2 or 4 year university, accredited community college or other automotive higher education institution within the next 12 months. The applicant must complete a short essay (500 words or less) detailing why they are pursuing an automotive degree and a phone number and email address for correspondence about the grant award selection process.
The National Honor Society Scholarship Amount: $25,000 Closing Date: December 07, 2019 Awards Available: 600 Description: NHS is the oldest and best-known student recognition program. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities through their scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Alumni include celebrated individuals from all walks of life, including the arts and sciences, government, education, medicine, the military, politics, and athletics.High school seniors who are National Honor Society (NHS) members in good standing of an affiliated NHS chapter are eligible to apply for the scholarship. There are no limits to the number of applications per chapter. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
The Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship Amount: $2,000 Closing Date: December 07, 2019 Awards Available: See Description Description: Create an infographic for a chance to be awarded The Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship toward your college tuition. From the Internet to LED billboards, marketing is not what it used to be. Submit an original info-graphic that shows how marketing has changed from your parents’ generation to yours. Humor, originality, and creativity are encouraged. Applicants must be majoring in marketing, graphic design, or related majors in an accredited university or college in the U.S.; have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled full-time in college/university for the upcoming semester. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: National Debt Relief will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis. You can be creative and create a YouTube video, write an essay or create an infographic for your solution
Joy Capps is a homeschool bookworm residing in the mountains of western North Carolina. The only one who loves books more is her 16-year-old daughter. They both enjoy perusing old bookstores for treasures and sniffing books. Her son who is 18 has special needs, is the social butterfly of the family and has never met a stranger. Although she is originally from South Dakota she now calls North Carolina her home and she and her family love exploring the great outdoors. Her family has been homeschooling since 2005.