Scholarships Ending In January, February, March 2020/
Scholarships Ending In January, February, March 2020
Just because you homeschool doesn’t mean that scholarships are off-limits to you! Homeschoolers qualify for scholarships in the form of student federal aid as well as individual private financial aid. This type of aid is what we’re focusing on with this month’s teen scholarship post. In fact, applying for and being awarded scholarships is a great wait to get college for free! Many teens set aside time to apply for scholarships in their Junior and Senior years of high school.
Description: We are offering a $1500 award to compassionate, community-minded students who submit an original photo and 100-word caption that best captures his/her volunteerism in the senior community. Students of all programs are welcome to apply. Students must be 18 years of age or older, be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States and must have participated in community service, extracurricular, or other activities related to helping the senior community. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The AIAA Foundation Orville and Wilbur Wright Graduate Awards have been established by the AIAA Evolution of Flight Campaign and the AIAA Foundation in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of powered flight. The Awards recognize the Wright brother’s aeronautical achievements and contributions to the evolution of flight. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: What is your experience with prayer? Using your prayer experience, rather than teachings or beliefs, write an essay of between 600 and 1200 words. Your essay should describe a significant prayer experience – this can be a positive or disappointing experience – and what impact this experience has had on a significant issue in your life, such as school shootings, climate change, bullying, immigration, gender and class disparity, or emerging sexual mores? Do we need more than “words and prayers” to influence these issues and to offer true solace to those affected, and to the divisions in our country at large? Or, in your experience, is there an actual power in prayer that, if accessed, could provide meaningful answers to these issues and could change the world? We are looking for creativity, imagination and critical thinking applied to your personal prayer experience. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Established in 1955 by a Trust endowed by the late Aubrey Lee Brooks, these scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors from a 14-county area of North Carolina. Eligibility: Must demonstrate financial need, plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree program at N.C. State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, or UNC-Greensboro, must currently reside and attend high school in: Alamance, Bertie, Caswell, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Swain, or Warren, must remain full-time at an eligible institution with a 2.75 GPA
Description: All admitted students to Berea College receive our Tuition Promise Scholarship. This scholarship is combined with financial aid you may receive as well as any other scholarship you may be awarded by outside parties or organizations to cover 100% of tuition costs for four years of enrollment. We are able to provide this level of financial assistance due to the generous support of alumni, friends, organizations, and others who believe, as we do, that a student’s income should not dictate their outcome. So when you enroll at Berea, your scholarship will be provided by people you don’t even know who believe in your potential – and who know that Berea is well-positioned to help you realize that potential. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Community college applicants are eligible for the minimum scholarship level. All remaining applicants will be eligible for other one-time awards. Awards are typically $5,000. Scholarship recipients must maintain full-time enrollment at his/her stated university. Failure to maintain full-time enrollment or transfer from a four-year university to a community college may result in loss of scholarship funds. Open to any cancer survivor who is enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States and is a resident of the United States. Must be from or attending school in Southern California. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Cancer for College provides one-time and recurring scholarships to current and former cancer patients. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen planning to enroll in an accredited four-year university, community college or graduate school. Awards vary from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Applicants must maintain full-time enrollment at his/her stated university or community college and must be a cancer patient/cancer survivor. Perpetual scholarship recipients must be willing to attend regional events associated with the scholarship awarded and available for selected interviews and or media coverage.
Catherine and David Thompson Space Technology Scholarship
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: To help support promising future aerospace professionals, the AIAA Foundation annually awards financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students in science or engineering programs related to aerospace.Eligibility: Must be an AIAA Member, must be a full-time student, have a 3.3 GPA, must be studying a field to enter the space industry (e.g. astronautical engineering), sophomores and juniors who receive one of these awards are not restricted from applying in subsequent years.
Description: Each year, New York Women in Communications awards 15 to 20 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue or further a career in communications. The Scholarship Application is open from mid-November to the last Friday of January. Each completed application is assessed by 2 different readers. Students who pass to the 2nd stage receive telephone interviews. Students who pass to the third stage must attend an in-person interview in New York City. The Finalists are chosen after the in-person interviews. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Woody Guthrie Fellowship is an annual research program established to encourage in-depth exploration into the life and legacy of one of the most influential folk musicians in American history. The BMI Foundation, in cooperation with the Woody Guthrie Center, annually awards up to $5,000 for scholarly research at the Woody Guthrie Archives—the world’s largest collection of Woody Guthrie primary resource materials—located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The 8th Annual South Carolina Federal Credit Union Scholarship will award a total of $35,000 to six deserving students to use for their college education. The scholarship asks applicants to submit an essay in response to, “Through your course of study, what skills do you plan to learn to better our state and enrich the lives of South Carolinians?” Applicants must also complete an online application, submit a transcript and letter of recommendation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: As more and more families across America are affected by Alzheimer’s disease, many teenagers as well are becoming aware of this heartbreaking brain disease – from personal experiences in their own families, watching friends and neighbors, or involvement in community service. In a further effort to provide an outlet for teenagers to express their thoughts about Alzheimer’s disease and to engage the younger generation in this cause, AFA is pleased to offer the AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship. Applicants must plan to enter an accredited four-year college/university within 12 months of the scholarship deadline, be currently enrolled in a public, independent, parochial, military, home-school or other high school in the United States. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: In 1981, AFDO established a scholarship fund with the excess funds from the 75th Anniversary of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The recipients should have demonstrated a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of foods, drugs or consumer product safety; should have demonstrated leadership capabilities; and must have at least a 3.0 GPA during the first two years of undergraduate study.
Description: The Alaska Airmen are proud to support the growth of aviation as an industry and lifestyle. We partner with aviation legends to award eight memorial scholarships each year, designed with the next generation of aviators in mind. We all know how expensive the aviation industry is, which is why we are so excited to give over ten thousand dollars towards a career in aviation. Our scholarships are as diverse as the aviation industry itself. High school seniors are eligible, with acceptance letters from aviation schools or recommendation letters from a CFI. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Alisa’s Angels Scholarship was founded in memory of Alisa, who was committed to helping others because “that is what we were put on earth to do”. Community service is the most important selection criteria and a 750-word essay and recommendation are required. The scholarship may be used for any college, university, community college, or qualifying trade school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The American Council of the Blind’s (ACB) Scholarship Program was established in 1982. The Scholarship program awards students with scholarships which will help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology. To be eligible for a scholarship, you need to be legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA, be a full-time student (as well as students who work 32 or more hours per week and attend college part time), and are involved in your school/local community. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The American Meteorological Society (AMS) is pleased to invite applications for the AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science, to be awarded to a student in the process of completing a dissertation on the history of the atmospheric, or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. The goal of the graduate fellowship is to support dissertation topics in the history of the atmospheric, or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences, and to foster close working relations between historians and scientists. An effort will be made to place the student into a mentoring relationship. The Fellowship carries a $15,000 stipend and will support one year of dissertation research. Fellowships cannot be deferred and must be used for the year awarded, but can be used to support research at a location away from the student’s institution, provided the plan is approved by the student’s thesis advisor. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program. The two-year scholarship is distributed once per year during freshman and sophomore years (second-year funding depends on successful completion of the first academic year). Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and must be minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall. To be eligible, students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: There are various Undergraduate Scholarships offered under this one application. Applicants must be majoring in atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic science and must show clear intent to make the atmospheric or related sciences their career. Applicants must be enrolled full time in an accredited U.S. institution and must have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.25 on a scale of 4.0 at the time of application. Applicant must demonstrate financial need to be eligible to apply for the Schroeder scholarship if sponsored for that year. Applicant must be entering his or her final undergraduate year in the upcoming fall semester to be eligible to apply. Applications must be completed in order to submit for consideration, to include all supporting materials. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Animal Welfare Institute Scholarship is open to seniors in high school who have demonstrated a commitment to animal welfare through volunteer work and/or advocacy and intend to pursue a career that will ultimately reduce animal suffering. Students who are seniors in high school during the application window for this year’s application process will be considered, and must attend a high school in the United Stated. Applicants will be required to obtain two letters of recommendation from individuals (not family members) that can speak to the applicant’s education record and commitment to animal welfare. If selected as a finalist, the applicant will be required to supply confirmation of acceptance to a college or university prior to scholarship distribution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information. To be eligible for scholarship consideration, you must be between the ages of 17 and 26, have a minimum 2.5 GPA have a high school diploma or equivalent, score a minimum 1000 on the SAT / 19 on the ACT and meet physical standards. You must also agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard). For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: In addition to the $2,000 cash award, the Arts for Life! College Matching Program provides an additional matching in-kind scholarship, worth a minimum of $1,000, to award winners attending one of these participating Florida institutions of higher education: Broward College, College of Central Florida, Flagler College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida College, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida Southern College, Jacksonville University, Miami Dade College, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach State College, and Stetson University. In 500 words or less, please submit an essay on “How the arts have positively influenced my life.” Additionally, applicants will need to provide a portfolio and resume. Each division of art has its own specific requirements. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Airgas Jerry Baker Scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student pursuing a minimum four-year bachelors degree in welding engineering (WE) or welding engineering technology (WET); however, priority will be given to welding engineering (WE) students interested in pursuing a career with an industrial gas or welding equipment distributor. Applicants must be 18 years or older, have a high school diploma and must be a full-time student. You must also have at least a 2.8 accumulative GPA with a 3.0 GPA in engineering courses and be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada who is or will be attending an academic institution located in the U.S. or Canada. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Bill & Shireen Kirk Scholarship will be awarded annually to third or fourth year undergraduate, masters, or doctoral students who exhibit need and are interested in pursuing degrees in business, chemistry, civil engineering, construction management, marketing or sales. Applicants must be a resident of Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia. Applicants must be classified as juniors or seniors in bachelors degree programs, or will be candidates for degrees in masters or doctorate degree programs, in the academic years for which the scholarship awards are granted. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Geri & Brawerman Brawerman Leadership Institute of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is proud to announce that $10,000 annual college scholarships ($40,000 over four years) are now available to a select group of outstanding high school seniors from Los Angeles who will be attending a four-year accredited college beginning in the fall. In addition to financial assistance, Brawerman Fellows receive invaluable leadership training and a lasting connection to Jewish life through retreats, a trip to Israel, and local and overseas community service opportunities. Applicants must be current Jewish high school seniors who will be attending an accredited four-year university in the fall, minimum 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need and have a record of leadership and community service, and current resident of Los Angeles County. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Cardinal Newman Society is pleased to announce its fourth Annual Essay Scholarship Contest! The winner of the Contest will be awarded $5,000 toward the cost of attending one of the faithful Catholic institutions recommended in The Newman Guide. In addition, several Catholic colleges have generously volunteered to award additional $5,000 grants for years 2-4, should the winner choose to attend the participating college and meet certain criteria. Therefore, the winner could be awarded $20,000 over the course of four years. The list of colleges participating in the supplemental scholarship can be found at The Cardinal Newman Society’s website. The Contest is open to high school seniors who are 20 years of age or younger as of May 1st. Entrants must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Board of Directors of the Central Florida Fair will award three college scholarships to the qualifying graduating high school seniors who best exemplify their support of the Central Florida Fair, their personal initiative in extracurricular activities and their own personal attributes that will ensure their success in the arena of higher education. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage young people, who might not otherwise have an opportunity, to pursue a college education. Applicants must be or have been participants in the Central Florida Fair; be high school seniors who reside in the counties of Orange, Osceola, Lake, Brevard, Seminole or Volusia. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The College of Saint Rose scholarships are awarded upon acceptance to Saint Rose and are renewable each year for four years or eight semesters, as long as the student remains in good academic standing. The rigor of a student’s high school/college program is considered in determining scholarship eligibility. Award amounts vary on academic and test scores. Available scholarships include Trustees Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship, Saint Rose Award. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Applicants must be a high school senior or first-time college freshman beginning in fall of the year the scholarship is awarded, be a U.S. citizen, be an Alabama resident and be planning to enroll in an Alabama eligible educational institution in fall. Must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and an ACT score of 26 or below. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Each year, the NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) offers over $25,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, community college, technical school or equivalent. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The David A. Hicks Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 by colleagues, friends, and family members who wanted to pay tribute to his life. David died of cancer in 2005. He was first diagnosed while a freshman at Mount Anthony Union High School. This scholarship was established to help students who have overcome hardship in their lives (including illness) or who face significant barriers that limit their access to post-secondary education. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Dinah Shore Scholarship was established in 1994 by The LPGA Foundation to honor the late Dinah Shore, a graduate of Vanderbilt University, a Hollywood entertainer, and an honorary member of the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. The Dinah Shore Scholarship receives tremendous support from Kraft Foods, Inc., the Fund’s largest corporate donor, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship, one of the LPGA Tour’s four major championships. The Dinah Shore Scholarship is granted annually to a female high school senior who is pursuing a college education, but will not be playing collegiate golf. One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Council of Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers (DOC&R) wants to encourage the next generation of men and women entering the Outlet industry with our scholarship opportunity for college students. Applicants must be a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior and plan to enroll or are currently enrolled in a 4-year bachelor’s degree program. A career interest in retail and real estate is preferred. Also new this year is an additional scholarship opportunity. Darren Was Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been established in the summer of 2019 to honor the life of Darren Was and to continue his legacy of positivity, excellence, generosity, and service. Must submit a Student Essay, Resume, and Letter of Recommendation. The Darren Was Memorial Scholarship is an annual, merit based competition, that focuses on rewarding ambitious, driven, goal-oriented individuals with an interest in commercial real estate. This is a one-time award that can range from $500 – $1,500. Financial need and overcoming adversity in life to achieve goals also will be considered. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Georgia United Foundation is excited to offer scholarship opportunities to our young members! We are now accepting applications for the 26th Annual High School Scholarship Competition, which offers college scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend college or a technical school during the school year. Showcase your creativity through a 1-minute video submission, with additional consideration is given to academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and participation in both school and community activities. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation is awarded to encourage students from Hawaii to work towards a career in Business. Each scholarship recipient will receive $20,000 over four years (or a pro-rated amount over fewer years). The Foundation awards scholarships to the most deserving applicants on the basis of academic standing, leadership ability, financial need, and a commitment to pursue a career in Business. This year, 10 students were awarded the Fukunaga Scholarship. In order to be eligible to apply for an award from the Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation, students must have graduated from a public, private, or charter high school in Hawaii, or be on track to graduate at the end of the current academic year. Home schooled students are also eligible. The applicant must impress fellow students, members of the faculty and members of the community as an individual deserving of an opportunity to begin or continue higher education and must have demonstrated personal attributes and the scholastic aptitude needed to achieve educational goals. The applicant’s class standing will be considered. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 in his or her high school (and college, if applicable) career is required. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Each Spring, the Foundation awards seventy (70) scholarships to Houston area high school seniors for undergraduate study. The award is $18,000, disbursed over four years, and is awarded to high school seniors at the start of their senior year (home-schooled students qualify). Students must be from the Houston counties of Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, or Waller. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land. High school senior or college student pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select agricultural majors, public service and administration in agriculture, welding or diesel mechanics. Applicant must attend a chapter identified by a participating John Deere dealer; be less than 23 years of age at the time of application. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: We now call upon future ophthalmologists to become part of an emerging group of ophthalmic leaders and to continue the legacy of industry giants, Doctors Paul S. Koch and Robert E. Kellan. The Koch Kellan Scholarship is awarded annually by Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck, Inc. initiative, to support the burgeoning career of a talented medical student fully committed to ophthalmology. All third-year (Class of 2021) students with full-time status at an accredited graduate medical (MD) program within the United States are eligible to apply for the $10,000.00 award. Applicants must submit the Scholarship Application form and subsequent materials, postmarked by February 16th, 2020, to the address provided on KochKellan.com.
Description: Applicants to the Lisa Kaminski Memorial Scholarship must be high school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area (including N. Kentucky), with a record of outstanding community service in their community, recommendation provided by peers or faculty familiar with the student’s community impact, intending to declare a major in a STEM-related field of study at a college or university program (computer science, MIS, Data Analytics, Digital Design, etc.), preference will be given to women candidates if a tie-breaker is necessary. All grants will be paid directly to the educational institution. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Scholarships for first-year and transfer students are based on outstanding academic records, competitive test scores, and significant community involvement. Talent-based scholarships are also available in music, theater arts, and visual arts. Students are automatically considered for institutional merit-based scholarships when they apply for admission. These awards are based solely on academic merit as identified in the application process and do not require an interview.
Description: High school seniors with an ACT composite score of 28 or higher and rank in the top 5% of high school class are eligible for a MSU Moorhead Freshman Honors Apprentice Scholarship. A separate application is mailed to eligible high school seniors. Opportunities to apprentice in an area of academic interest under the supervision of a faculty member are available. If awarded, the HA Scholarship replaces the President’s Honors Scholarship. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Honoring both our nation’s 40th President and his lasting legacy of leadership, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program awards Ventura County, Calif., high school seniors who exemplify outstanding leadership skills and personal character with a total of $50,000 in scholarships annually. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Anne Frank was born on June 12th, 1929. Ninety years on, her legacy of hope, empathy and mutual respect endures. Join us as we commemorate her birthday at the Spirit of Anne Frank Awards. This leadership is demonstrated in their desire and drive to carry on Anne Frank’s legacy by combating intolerance and striving to create a better world. Interest and involvement should be exhibited by spearheading organizations, programs, or events that address community issues and strive to create positive change. Past winners of these awards have built mobile apps, written books, created documentaries, helped to create legislation, and lead non-profit organizations. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. My college experience and education helped prepare me for both personal and professional challenges. It’s my hope that I can help others achieve that experience as well. It is with great pleasure that I would like to announce the 3rd Annual Sleepopolis scholarship available for the 2019-2020 school year.To apply please create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers the following questions:
How has the internet changed the way you research and buy products?
How has the internet changed old-school industries? (ex. mattresses, newspapers, television, etc.)
If you could change an established industry for the better using the internet, which would it be and what would you do to change it?
Description: The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to attend 4-year universities. It’s our hope that we can help support others to pursue their dreams through higher education and life-long learning.To enter for a chance to win the Modern Castle $1,000 scholarship please create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) answering the following questions:
While you were growing up, what aspects of your home felt modern?
What technological trends do you think will most dramatically impact the way the modern home runs in the future?
What aspects of the home do you feel are most in need of modernization? Using current and / or near-future technology, how would you modernize it?
BAGSF Scholarship Application Amount: 10,000 Closing Date: March 17, 2020 Description: Bay Area Gardeners Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to providing scholarships to students facing significant financial barriers to achieve a college education. BAGSF strives to promote educational attainment for low-income students residing in the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara. In addition to supporting students pursuing post-secondary education, BAGSF’s goal is to cultivate a sense of pride and spirit back to their community. Scholarship Amount: One $2,000 plus a chromebook (for first time awardees) and eligible applicants whose parents are gardeners might received an additional $1,000. The Scholarship is available for renewal every year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: The annual Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, mastery of the topic and the skill with which they are written. Entries are open to all high school juniors and seniors. The grand prize is a $2000 scholarship and trip to Washington, D.C. Students must write an essay between 800-1,200 words, not counting the title and bibliography. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
A Voice for Animals Contest Amount: 500 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The Humane Education Network in partnership with the Animal Welfare Institute is pleased to announce its 27th Annual A Voice for Animals High School Contest. Participants must currently be attending middle or high school, or be home-schooled and under 19 years of age on the date the contest opens for entries. The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide regardless of nationality, citizenship or country of residence. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AACE International Competitive Scholarships Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: March 5, 2020 Description: AACE International Competitive Scholarships are offered to students who have completed one year of college, are currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited university for the fall term, and are pursuing a program in one of the following disciplines: agricultural engineering; architectural engineering; building construction; business administration; chemical engineering; civil engineering; industrial engineering; manufacturing engineering; mechanical engineering; mining engineering; electrical engineering; quantity surveying. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Adrian and Corena Swanier Education Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Description: The Adrian & Corena Swanier Education Scholarship was established in 2010 to recognize the contributions and provide educational assistance for our Military Children. This program will award a $1,000 Scholarship for use towards a four-year degree, vocational, or technical certificate. Applicants must be a dependent, unmarried child under the age of 21 (23 if enrolled as a full-time student) to one of the following: active duty personnel, military veteran, National Guard Reserve, or Air National Guard. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college full-time, or plan to attend an accredited college towards a four-year degree, vocational or technical certificate in the upcoming fall term.
AFAS General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program Amount: 4,000 Closing Date: March 10, 2020 Description: The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors. Grants are awarded to selected sons and daughters of Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, Retired, Retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members; spouses of Active Duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their full-time undergraduate studies. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AG Bell College Scholarship Awards Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: March 8, 2020 Description: The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) offers several scholarships for full-time students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use Listening and Spoken Language, and who are pursuing a four-year undergraduate degree or a graduate degree at an accredited mainstream college or university. This is a merit-based scholarship program with award selection being extremely competitive. The number and value of awards varies from year to year. To be eligible, spoken communication must be the applicant’s primary mode of communication and hearing loss must have been diagnosed before the applicant’s fourth birthday. Hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderate to profound range. Applicants must have an unaided Pure-Tone Average (PTA) of 60dB or greater in the better-hearing ear in the speech frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 Hz. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer Scholarship Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The AICPA Foundation Two-Year Transfer award is part of the AICPA Legacy Scholars program. The award provides financial assistance to students looking to transfer from a two-year college to a four-year institution to complete their degree in accounting or an accounting-related field. All applications must be completed and submitted by the deadline to be considered. Students interested in being considered for more than one AICPA Legacy Scholarship awards need only complete one application—applicants will be evaluated for all awards for which they are eligible. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Description: This scholarship is awarded to first-time freshmen students who possess an 87 or better cumulative high school average through the end of their junior year; at least a 1070 (critical reading and math) combined SAT or 23 composite ACT score is required; multiple scholarships available to qualified students who are accepted and provide official documentation of meeting the necessary criteria. Students must maintain required GPA to receive funding in subsequent semesters.
Description:The Allegheny Mountain Section of the Air & Waste Management Association is pleased to announce its annual scholarship programs.The Allegheny Mountain Section Air & Waste Management Association awards undergraduate scholarship(s) for students pursuing an environmental career, including a career in Environmental Science, Engineering, or Law at an academic level beyond baccalaureate work. Awards are based on academic record, plan of study, career goals, recommendations and extra-curricular activities without consideration of sex, race, national origin, financial need, age or physical disability. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship Amount: 2 students, 8,000 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship provides financial assistance for the professional education of men and women who intend to pursue an MLS degree and who plan to work in children’s librarianship. This work may be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type of library. Two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually. The scholarship is made possible by ALSC through generous contributions from librarians, professional associates, friends, and others in the book world, as tribute to Frederic G. Melcher, a great leader in promoting better books for children. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Amount: 15 students, 2,000 Closing Date: March 20, 2020 Description: The purpose of the foundation is to never forget September 11, 2001. We fund a College Scholarship program for children of Active First Responders (EMS, FIRE, POLICE) who each day place their lives on the line for all of US. The foundation assists Emergency Organizations with funds, materials, equipment and/or Volunteers when needed. Criteria include:any student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder, either Paid or Volunteer (EMS, Fire, or Police): list parent’s name, department, job title and their supervisor’s name; admissions to an accredited College or University; two letters of reference from current school faculty and/or Community leader, non-related; financial need can be a component of this scholarship; write an essay (250-500 words). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Program Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens they will become. That is why the organization is so committed to education. Investing in the education of our young people is investing in the future of our country. The American Legion Auxiliary offers multiple scholarships, so if you are interested in applying for a scholarship, check out the scholarship links for eligibility requirements, deadlines, and application forms. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Angel Scholarship Amount: See description Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: Break the Silence against Domestic Violence is awarding $24,200 in academic scholarships to (23) deserving students who have been impacted by domestic violence. This year, applicants are required to submit a personal video as a part of our mission to spark social change through a creative lens. Videos must be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 5 minutes. We encourage all students to be creative! Students must have a minimum of 2.0 GPA, must have personally been affected by domestic violence, and have financial need. Applicants must be attending college in Fall 2020 & Spring 2021. Academic Program could be community college, higher learning, vocational, trade, Masters, PhD Program, etc. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Appaloosa Youth Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Amount: 9 students, 2,000 Closing Date: March 21, 2020 Description: The Appaloosa Youth Foundation awards thousands of dollars to youth who are pursuing higher education. Applicants must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent of 5.2 on a 6.0 scale. The applicant must provide three letters of recommendation. An official college transcript must accompany each application. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Arnold W. Fritz Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage college students to study environmental science, conservation, natural history and nature-related subjects including environmental law or business. Applicants must submit an essay of 200 words or fewer stating how they expect to make a difference in the environment. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, possess a dedication to the environment and must reside in, or attend college in one of the Ohio counties listed under residence county. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Description: Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships works with thirty other organizations who also award automotive scholarships to full-time students training for automotive careers as technicians or in business, engineering, etc. Students must be attending or be high school graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited college or university or any ASE/NATEF certified post-secondary school for automotive mechanical, collision, or heavy duty training. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BAFTX Susan Howard Community Service Award Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Description: In memory of Susan Howard, Founder of the British American Foundations of Texas, this award honors young adults who have shown initiative and tenacity in conceptualizing, initiating, and/or organizing a community service project. Applicants must be a resident of Texas or Great Britain, be between the ages of 11 and 21, and currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months. Consideration is partially based on dependable annual household income. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Ben Carlson Memorial Scholarship Amount: 2 students, 10,000 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The Ben Carlson Memorial and Scholarship Foundation seeks to create a sustainable legacy of Ben Carlson through scholarship, ocean safety, and philanthropy. In order to apply, candidates need to be attending a four-year post-secondary school within ten months of award application date. Candidates must be a current high school senior or undergraduate student. Graduate students will not be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic, academic promise, athleticism, and service to the community. High School students must have a minimum weighted 3.5 GPA. Undergraduate students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants with present or past participation in a junior lifeguard program or present or past employment as an ocean lifeguard will be given additional preference. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Amount: 40 students, 3,500 Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Description: Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship Program awards college scholarships are awarded to childhood cancer survivors who have demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation. Forty (40) $3,500 scholarships will be awarded each academic year. To date, the scholarship program has awarded over $1 million in scholarship money to childhood cancer survivors across the country. The NCCS is deeply grateful to Centene Corporation and the Engelhardt Family Foundation for their generous support of the program. Must have a 2.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Amount: 6,000 Closing Date: March 15 Description: This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year. Scholarships may be renewed at $1,500 a year for three (3) additional years. Applicants must be U.S. residents with a minimum 3.75 GPA and rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship Amount: 4 Students, 8,000 Closing Date: March 1, 2020 Description: The Bound to Stay Bound Books (BTSB) Scholarship provides financial assistance for the education of men and women who intend to pursue an MLS or advanced degree and who plan to work in the area of library service to children. This work may be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type library. The scholarship is made possible by the Association for Library Service to Children through the generous contributions of Bound to Stay Bound Books, Inc. The recipients are expected to become members of the American Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bristol-Meyers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors Amount: 23 students, 10,000 Closing Date: March 31, 2020 Description: The Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors program was created to assist cancer survivors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Applicants must be cancer survivors (diagnosed by a physician as having treatment of cancer and survived), age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates or postsecondary undergraduates. Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire academic year. They must have a minimum 3.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Don’t forget to file the FAFSA it’s a great way to qualify for the Federal Pell Grant and other state scholarships like the Hope Scholarship. You can begin to file your FAFSA as early as the October preceding the year you begin school.