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: The National Candy Technologists Scholarship is $5,000, paid in two $2,500 installments. To qualify, the student must be either a college sophomore, junior or senior for the upcoming academic year, have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology, and be majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science or related area. A minimum 3.0 GPA is also required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AFSA High School Essay Contest Amount: 2,500, 2 students Closing Date: April 6, 2020 Description: AFSA’s annual contest has challenged high school students, whose parents are not members of the Foreign Service, from around the nation to explore and research some of the most difficult questions related to the Foreign Service and American diplomacy. The winner will receive $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. to meet a member of the State Department’s leadership and a full scholarship for a Semester at Sea education voyage. The runner-up receives $1,250 and a full scholarship to attend the International Diplomacy Program of the National Student Leadership Conference. The essay prompt can be found at the scholarship provider’s website.
B.A. Rudolph Foundation STEM Scholarship< Amount: 4,800 4 students Closing Date: April 4, 2020 Description: The B.A. Rudolph Foundation Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship is intended for female undergraduate students preparing to enter a profession in the sciences, who are applying to or have secured an unpaid or underpaid summer position in a related field. Applicants must be rising juniors, seniors, or be recent college graduates. Applicants must, therefore, demonstrate financial need in their application. The financial award consists of $1,600 per month (4 weeks) for the length of the individual’s summer position and therefore will be calculated for each accepted scholar. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
“You Will Be Found” College Essay Writing Challenge Amount: 1,500 Closing Date: April 26, 2020 Description: The “You Will Be Found” College Essay Writing Challenge inspired by the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning Dear Evan Hansen offers a $1,500 scholarship to the college of choice sponsored by Stacey Mindich, Producer. Applicants must be 11th or 12th-grade high school students located in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, or Westchester, as well as Nassau, Orange, Rockland, or Suffolk counties during the upcoming academic year.
RTA Cabinet Supply LLC Innovation Scholarship Amount: $500 Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: Applicants must submit the essay about home improvement innovations that are not available on the market yet, but have a high potential. To be eligible, the student must be enrolled in an educational institution in the United States. The required number of words is approximate, but should be at least 500 words. The essay should be written without grammatical errors and on the topic. The essay should be unique and your own work. We will own the copyright for the essay and reserve a right to post it on our website and promotional materials without additional compensation to the writer.
Old School Labs $1,000 Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and helping others do the same. It took a team of scientists, nutritionists, and designers to help us re-invent a quality and healthy supplement. Every year there is one $1,000 scholarship up for grabs. To enter, please submit a video that is no longer than 5 minutes that answers the following questions:
How has health and fitness changed in society over the last 50 years?
How does society make it difficult to stay healthy and what is your strategy for defeating these roadblocks?
Hoot Rabbit Technology Innovation Scholarship Amount: 500 Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: Hoot Rabbit Technology Innovation Scholarship and it’s designed to help the students who are currently studying in the areas of Information Technology, Machine Learning & Robotics Innovations. A scholarship award of $500 is awarded to the strongest candidate with a demonstrated passion for technology innovation.
BHW Scholarship Amount: 3,000 Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: The BWH Group offers a scholarship for women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM fields) during the current school year. Applicants must write an essay between 500-800 words on either of the following topics: Tell us about your favorite app and what you like about it, and tell us about a time an app played a significant role in improving your day. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bird Dog Foundation Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest Amount: 2,000, 3 Students Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: The Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has established a Scholarship Fund to promote interest in wildlife conservation and related subjects. An annual College Scholarship Essay Contest sponsored by the Bird Dog Foundation, Inc. has been in effect for several years now. Applicants must be a high school senior preparing to enter freshman year of college or university, reside in Tennessee, Mississippi or Arkansas, or be affiliated with a bird dog club, organization, or field trial association in any of the other 47 U.S. states. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Brooke Ashton Parker Scholarship Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: April 13, 2020 Description: Applicants of the Brooke Ashton Parker Scholarship must maintain an average of 2.0 GPA per semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester and must contact the Brooke Parker Foundation in the event of an extenuating circumstance that requires withdrawal from school. Applicants must be a resident of Texas in the West Texas or Panhandle Area to apply. The foundation will then decide if the scholarship shall be continued or forfeited. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Brown and Caldwell Women in Leadership Scholarship Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: Brown and Caldwell offers a $5,000 Women in Leadership Scholarship to support female students that are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental profession. Applicants must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, full-time student enrolled in her junior, senior year, or graduate program at an accredited college/university, declared major in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology), have a minimum 3.0 GPA and identify as a woman who demonstrates leadership within the community. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: April 24, 2020 Description: The Builders League of South Jersey Scholarship Foundation has announced that scholarships are available for area students for the school year. Scholarships will be awarded to students from southern New Jersey, who will be matriculating in an accredited post-secondary school and pursuing a course of study related to real estate and the construction industry. Applicants must live in or attend school in either Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, or Salem counties in order to apply. They must be pursuing fields of real estate development and construction, including air conditioning, plumbing, and heating technology, electrical, carpentry, design-build, construction materials handling, job site supervision, estimating, construction planning, surveying, construction information management, business management, construction management or technology or technology and CAD drafting. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship Amount: 3,000, 10 Students Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: CBC Spouses Performing Arts Scholarship was established in 2000 in honor of the late Curtis Mayfield to ensure that African-American or Black students pursuing a degree in the performing arts receive financial assistance. Performing arts includes theater, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, marching bands, etc. Selected applicants will be constituents of a CBC member’s district. To determine your Representative, enter your permanent address zip code here. Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an accredited academic institution, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Closing Date: April 27, 2020 Description: The 4-H Youth in Action Program recognizes four confident young leaders who are 4-H members or alumni in our core pillar areas of Agriculture, Civic Engagement, Healthy Living & STEM. 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 pro00minent 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.American Baptist Financial Aid Program Amount: See description for the amount Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: American Baptist Home Mission Societies administers the American Baptist Financial Aid Program that supports college students, graduate students, and seminarians. Applicants must be active members of an American Baptist church for at least one year, preparing to enter an accredited institution in the United States or Puerto Rico as a full-time enrollee in an accredited institution in the fall of the application year and must be a U.S. citizen. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Association of Women Contractors Scholarship Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: AWC awards numerous scholarships to females entering construction-related careers through the academic track or through an apprenticeship. Both options require residence in Minnesota. Applicants must be a female student; a current resident of MN or attending post-high school education in Minnesota, studying construction industry, including but not limited to: Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, and Construction Trade programs. Students can be entering or currently working as a construction trade apprentice. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AGL Over the Rainbow Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: The AGL Foundation offers scholarships to upcoming high school graduates who are entering college to study Fine & Performing Arts. Applicants must submit a short video or sample of their highlighted performances or artwork, a resume of their musical, theatre, art, or chorus background and three letters of reference from teachers. Applicants must also provide a copy of the acceptance letter from the college they will be attending in the fall. If timing makes this impossible, a listing of applications with plans to attend. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Celebrate The West High School Art Competition Amount: 4 students receive 1,200 Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: The Western Governors’ Association is proud to announce “Celebrate the West”, a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The competition is open exclusively to high school students. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Students must be in a school in Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Charles Shelton Veterinarian Medicine/Technology Scholarship Amount: 2 students receive 2,000 Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: The Charles Shelton Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational scholarships to African-American students pursuing a degree in veterinarian medicine or veterinarian technology. Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to animal welfare. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be an African-American graduating high school senior, current college student or returning college student. Please also provide two professional references from Professors that speak directly to your experience in Veterinary Medicine or Technology. One letter should be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professor. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Exceptional Youth Scholarship Amount: 5 students receive 10,000 each. Closing Date: April 30, 2020 Description: The Exceptional Youth Scholarship (EYS) is a one-time, need-based, $10,000 award that can be used towards college tuition and other attendance-related expenses such as housing, meal plans, books and campus fees at accredited four-year colleges and universities. Must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA and must have participated in some form of community service, volunteerism, or mentorship activities. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Gideon Klein Award Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: April 16, 2020 Description: We invite you to apply for the Gideon Klein Award. The Award is open to students in any major. The Gideon Klein Scholar will either create an original work, prepare a performance, or do research. At the end of the academic year, he/she will offer a public presentation at Northeastern University and archive the project on the Jewish studies website. Students at Northeastern, Hebrew College, and the New England Conservatory are eligible to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Amount: 15 students will receive 10,000 each. Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. Their leadership and courage make them true heroes – and inspirations to us all. Applicants must be 8 to 18 years of age and must be permanent residents of the U.S.A. or Canada. Must be currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months. The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website
Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship Amount: 10,000 Closing Date: April 24, 2020 Description: Graduate students meeting the eligibility requirements noted below may apply directly to The Wilderness Society. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited graduate institution in North America, have strong academic qualifications and/or career goals focused on making a significant positive difference in the long-term protection of wilderness in the United States. Graduate students in natural resources management, law or policy programs are strongly encouraged to apply.
Incight Scholarship Amount: 80 students will be awarded 2,500 each Closing Date: April 1, 2020 Description: Our Incight Scholarship Program is a long-term commitment to students with disabilities entering and attending college. It functions to help reduce the barriers of education advancement and completion by providing the necessary skills for youth with disabilities. We believe that this will enable young people to become self-supporting participants in their communities. Scholarship recipients are matched with an eMentor and are provided with internship placement experience as well. Applicants must have a documented disability and be attending college full time. Trade schools, community colleges, and universities are included, as well as graduate programs. Submission of application requires completion of essay questions (250 words max each), as well as a letter of recommendation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
June Gill Nursing Scholarship Amount: 2 students will receive 1,000 each. Closing Date: April 15, 2020 Description: June Gill was a Grange member and a nurse from Dutchess County New York. She established the June Gill Nursing Scholarship fund to encourage Grange members to enter the nursing profession. You must be an adult or student Grange Member in good standing or the son/daughter of a Grange Member in good standing to receive this award. Applicants must show verification of enrollment in a nursing program and of Grange Membership of the parents. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Scholarships Ending in May
Golden Financial Services Scholarship Amount: $2000 (2 winners $1000 each) Closing Date: May 30th, 2020 and August 31st, 2020 Description: High school seniors with a GPA of 3.2 or higher (requirement; the school must be in the United States) College students already enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college (requirement; college must be in the United States) To apply for a scholarship, students must come up with a new debt relief program to help consumers who are behind on their credit card payments. Your proposed plan must be different from the existing programs that are already available. View the Credit Card Debt Relief Programs that are already available. You can submit your proposed plan in the form of an online video, infographic, or essay.
Passionate Industry Professionals – Academic Scholarship Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: May 1, 2020. Description: Piercy Stakelum, Trial Pro, P.A.’s senior trial attorney, is pleased to introduce this academic scholarship. “Our team is passionate about giving back to the community. We love finding ways to volunteer our time, skills and resources whenever they are needed. All of our law professionals understand the hard work and discipline it takes to achieve a higher education. We are also aware that whenever a student is passionate about the industry they are pursuing, they will do anything and everything to reach their ultimate goal. Financial barriers often hinder many people from following their dreams and we are here to make a difference. Our team wants to help students crush that giant.”
theParkingSpot ScholarshipAm Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: The Parking Spot is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a prospective college student that submits a winning essay on the topic, “If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?”How to submit: Essay submissions must be 500 words or less. All entries must be electronically sent to [email protected]
A Voice for Animals Contest Amount: 20 students each receive$500 Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: The Humane Education Network in partnership with the Animal Welfare Institute offers an 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 competition has sections for 14-15-year-old students and sections for 16-18-year-old students. Scholarship requirements vary. This year we will have a special prize category for submissions that address the history of animal welfare over the last three decades. This could mean showcasing the progress made in improving the lives of animals over the years and/or examining where society has fallen short. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AFE Scholarships in Floriculture and Horticulture Amount: 4,000 Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: Awarding scholarships for floriculture and horticulture students is a primary function of AFE. We understand the financial burden students face and are doing our part to help! AFE has more than 20 scholarships awarded annually to both undergraduate and graduate students. Online applications and supporting documents are due by May 1 each year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AFWM Ford Emerging Voices Scholarship Amount: 2 students, 3,000 dollars each Closing Date: May 8, 2020 Description: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) and Ford Motor Company Fund are looking for two promising female undergraduate or graduate students to provide future journalistic content for AWM. The “Emerging Voices” Scholarship program consists of two scholarships. The winner will receive $3,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,000, made payable directly to each student’s educational institute in the name of Ford Motor Company Fund. The winning student will receive one ticket to attend the Gracie Awards Luncheon New York City. Both winners will write two blog posts for the AWM website over the 3rd and 4th quarters of the year on pre-approved topics. These pieces will be published on the AWM website and pushed through AWM’s social networks. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: May 7, 2020 Description: The Against The Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian-American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. Scholarship Winners will be invited to attend our annual charity event, Fashion for a Passion, held in the fall in Dallas, Texas. Applicants must be a US citizen, national or permanent legal resident who is of at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be either a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. vocational, junior college, or four-year college/university and must be a full-time, degree-seeking student by the upcoming academic calendar year and pursuing a major in the visual/performing arts (film, theatre, fashion, photography, graphic design, dance, music, journalism, mass communications, etc.). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Albert & Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: The Albert and Ethel Herzstein Foundation grant funds scholarships for students in the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at San Jacinto College. Eligible students must be enrolled in the Associate’s Degree Nursing program for the Fall semester and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: The Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund operates exclusively for charitable, literary and educational purposes, especially in connection with the study, research, and dissemination of information, with respect to records and information management and related fields. Students who are citizens of the U.S., Canada, or Mexico and actively pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate degrees related to careers in information and records management are eligible to apply. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AMBUCS Scholars- Scholarships for Therapists Amount: 6,000 Closing Date: May 5, 2020 Description: Over $150,000 is awarded annually by the National AMBUCS. There is one two-year award in the amount of $6,000. Award monies are deposited each semester to the student’s credit account with the financial aid office of the educational institution. Students must be accepted in an accredited program by the appropriate health therapy profession authority in physical therapy, occupational thAerapy, speech-language pathology, or hearing audiology. Assistant programs are not eligible. Awards are based on financial need, US citizenship, commitment to local community, character for compassion and integrity, and career objectives. For more details or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BBB Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program Amount: 4 students receive 2,500 each Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: The Educational Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois announces its 2020 video scholarship contest is now open and available to high school seniors and college students seeking funding for further education (community college, university, master’s level and trade schools). Steve Bernas, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois says, “We are excited to have our Educational Foundation offer an exciting and creative opportunity for students to receive one of four $2,500 scholarships in the video scholarship contest that focuses on trust and ethics.” For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
BBB Embody Integrity Video Scholarship Amount: 4 students will receive 2,500 each Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois is looking for students who Embody Integrity. You can win a $2,500 scholarship towards higher education by producing a two (2) minute or less video, using the BBB Standards of Trust to demonstrate how one embodies integrity when making an ethical decision. The BBB Embody Integrity Video Scholarship is sponsored by the Educational Foundation of the Better Business Bureau Serving Chicago and Northern Illinois, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bethesda Lutheran Communities Lutheran Student Scholastic & Service Scholarship Amount: 5 students will receive 30,000 each Closing Date: May 18, 2020 Description: Bethesda Lutheran Communities offers two scholarships to Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees in any area of service to people with developmental disabilities.Eligibility/Requirements: Be an active, communicant member of a Lutheran congregation. Be a freshmen, sophomore, or junior at an accredited college/university. Have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Have a career objective in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bill Cowden Memorial Aviation Scholarship Amount: 1,500 Closing Date: May 15, 2020 Description: One scholarship is available each year up to $1,500 to one pilot from the Midwest working to obtain higher ratings in aviation. Applicant must hold a current Private Pilot Certificate and plan to pursue advanced training in aviation, provide a professional resume, and include one letter of recommendation related to aviation skills and submit a one-page, typewritten essay giving their reasons for pursuing advanced training in aviation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Carrington-Philbert Scholarship Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: The Carrington-Philbert Scholarship program will award a $2,500 one-time scholarship to an entering U.S college/university freshman. Applicants should be African American. Applicants must plan to attend a U.S. two-year community college or four-year college. Scholarship awards will be paid during the month of September. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship Amount: 5 students will receive 1,000 each Closing Date: May 15, 2020 Description: Each year, the Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship awards a $1,000 college scholarship to five high school seniors who express a desire to come to Iowa for college from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents of Illinois Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin who plan to attend an eligible college in Iowa the fall of the year the scholarship is offered. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. College Scholarship Amount: 500 Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: Faith Hope and Love Jesus, Inc. is excited to offer an annual college scholarship. This will be the easiest 500 words or more essay to write in the world. It can be on any topic or subject. Please submit a letter from your doctor documenting a history of a blood disorder or cancer diagnosed before the age of 18 along with your essay. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
FMAA Scholarship Program Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: May 30, 2020 Description: The purpose of this scholarship program is to help eligible applicants attain their educational goals by awarding scholarships totaling up to $2,000 annually. This is a one-time award and is not renewable. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a college or vocational school (high school senior or older). Traditionally, the American flag has been a symbol of patriotism, freedom, and democracy. The FMAA Manufacturer Members have a genuine interest in hearing the meaning the American flag holds for America’s youth. The FMAA Scholarship Program gives students an opportunity to express their feelings regarding the flag and their own views on patriotism, as well as raising awareness of the “Made in the USA” issue. A video of 1.5 to 2 minutes in length is required as part of the application process. For contest details and requirements or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Golden State Nursing Foundation – Graduate Education Scholarship Amount: 1,500 Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: Applicants must be attending or be accepted to an accredited nursing school program. Applicants for the Advanced Degree must have completed their BSN, have their RN license and be attending or accepted to an accredited masters or doctorate program in nursing. MEPN (Master’s Entry Program Nursing) students should apply for the undergraduate scholarship. Applications will NOT be considered unless 2 Letters of Support are received by the due date. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Heartland Goldens and Mini Goldendoodles Veterinarian Scholarship Amount: 500 Closing Date: May 30, 2020 Description: Heartland Goldens and Mini Goldendoodles (HGMG) will award one $500 scholarships. To be eligible, students must be a graduating high school senior in the class of 2020, who demonstrates excellence in the classroom, positive history in the care of animals, and who are pursuing a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal science, animal breeding and genetics, biological sciences or prev-vet sciences, preferences to applicants planning a career in veterinary medicine. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
IWSH Essay Scholarship Contest Amount: 3 students will be awarded 1,000 each Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: IAPMO formed the foundation – the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) – to help provide safe access to clean water and sanitation systems. How would you promote the IWSH projects and what slogan would you use do to so? Students must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program Amount: 20,000 Closing Date: May 15, 2020 Description: The James Beard Foundation Scholarship program was established to assist aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or food-focused program. To apply, students must be high school seniors or graduates planning to start or continue a course of study at a licensed or accredited culinary school or food-focused program in the upcoming academic year. Additional eligibility requirements may apply for some of the James Beard Foundation scholarships. Students complete one application to be considered for all James Beard Foundation scholarships for which one meets the criteria. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Karen George Chicago Speech Therapy Scholarship Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: May 1, 2020 Description: In an effort to support the field of speech-language pathology, we are offering a scholarship to select candidates who share our passion for helping children. The scholarship is based on many factors, so do not get discouraged based on your grades or GRE score. Must be accepted and currently enrolled in a graduate program for speech-language pathology, have a clear passion to work with children post-graduation, demonstrate a desire to work in private practice in lieu of a school or hospital and are from the Midwest or is attending school in the Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Larry F. Ball Memorial Scholarship Amount: 4,000 Closing Date: May 31, 2020 Description: The Larry F. Ball Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 as a tribute to the memory of Larry Ball by his family. In order to be eligible for the Larry F. Ball Memorial Scholarship, applicants must be a female who is an Ohio resident; be enrolled in a four-year U.S. accredited university/college; have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate service within the community in some way and committed to community service in the future. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship Amount: 2 students will receive 1,000 Closing Date: May 15, 2020 Description: The purpose of the Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for serious acting students to audition for an award of financial assistance to be used toward their education as a professional actor. Beginning each December, eligible students may register using this website to audition for the scholarship. After registration is complete, each student is assigned an audition slot by Mr. Gard. Both initial and final auditions take place in Richmond, VA, over the course of one or two weekends in April or May. Each year, the audition process is facilitated by a different professional theatre company located in Richmond. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Scholarships Ending in June
Glandex Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: June 1, 2020 Description: A minimum 1,000-word essay on the topic of “telling us about a childhood pet you had growing up, or a pet you have now, and how they are part of your family.”The applicant’s name, address and phone number, A headshot, and Proof of enrollment.
The Branch Out Scholarship Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: June 15, 2020 Description: The following requirements must be met in order for a student to be considered to win this scholarship. Applicants must submit their answers to the questions in the form below. Applicants may submit their answers in essay form via email instead. Applicant must be a student enrolled in a United States university pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or must be a senior in high school. The student must have at least a 2.5 GPA and the winner must provide proof of GPA.
Xtremegaminerd Annual Scholarship Amount: 500 Closing Date: June 1, 2020 Description: I am very happy to announce that this site xtremegaminerd.com is going to provide a scholarship of $500 to one lucky student who loves playing video games on PC and is a PC hardware enthusiast who wants to learn and increase his knowledge in computers. Write an essay on “What method do you use for choosing PC Components?” The length of the essay should not go below 1500 words and should not exceed 2000 words. The essay should be relevant to the topic as much as it’s possible.
Today Lottery Scholarship Program Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: June 20th, 2020 Description: Today Lottery is a press organization that believes the power of paying it forward, and that includes helping others get a good education. Our organization knows what it’s like to be faced with challenges in life, both professionally and personally, and would like to contribute to help others be prepared for whatever life may throw at them. Write an article about “How lotteries help poor people” with 1500-2000 words and send us the completed article as Word document to email address [email protected] along with the following details.
$2,000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: June 5, 2020 Description: The $2000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual Scholarship was established to help support students pursuing education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as economics and business. To be considered for the scholarship award, you must meet all requirements listed on provider’s website and write an essay on one of two prompts (see website). Deadlines will vary, so check website. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship Amount: 9,000 Closing Date: June 1, 2020 Description: Stuart A. Robertson, FSA, MAAA (1918-2005) was a distinguished actuary who, along with Wendell Milliman, co-founded the actuarial and consulting firm Milliman & Robertson (now Milliman, Inc.). The Actuary of Tomorrow – Stuart A. Robertson Memorial Scholarship was established to honor his dedication to excellence and recognize his tremendously positive influence on the professional lives of many colleagues. The scholarship of up to $9,000 recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of undergraduate students pursuing a career in actuarial science. Applicants must be full-time students at a U.S accredited educational institution, entering as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale) and must have successfully completed two actuarial exams. The award will be divided to cover multiple semesters or other terms comprising the academic year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution. Must write a personal essay, letter of recommendation, how many actuarial exams do you plan to take in the Spring. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
AEL Collegiate Essay Contest Amount: 3 students will receive 2,500 each Closing Date: June 30,000 Description: Americanism Educational Leaders, which supports this scholarship, strives to provide students with opportunities to discover, understand, and appreciate some aspect of the American experience. This year’s essay contest prompt is “We are a nation rich in diversity of all types. Please discuss how this diversity contributes to American life.” Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a current undergraduate student in an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Incoming first-year students and college students who graduated the year of the competition are eligible to apply. Essay should be between 1,500-2,000 words, including any footnotes or bibliographic citations. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program Amount: 10 students will receive 1,000 each Closing Date: June 14, 2020 Description: The Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program was created to encourage and enable bright and promising young students to fulfill their dreams of entering careers in the arboriculture industry. Scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to up to 10 qualified students. Applicants must be citizens or legal residents of the United States who are high school seniors. Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year and plan to pursue a forestry related major and career (e.g., Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science, Biology as it relates to the environment, Agriculture, Plant Biology, etc. but not Marine, Wildlife). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation Education Scholarship Amount: 4 individuals will receive 2,5000 each Closing Date: June 20, 2020 Description: Scholarships are at the root of our purpose in Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF). As an active professional foundation dedicated to supporting the advancement of automotive professionals, AWAF strives to motivate current and future students studying an automotive-related field. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in order to apply. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Bright Futures Scholarship for Early Childhood Teachers Amount: 1,000 Closing Date: June 9, 2020 Description: Our Bright Future’s Scholarship Program supports the field of early childhood education by offering financial assistance for future teachers. We are excited to offer financial assistance ranging from $250-$1,000 for full-time students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood Education or in a related field. Selected recipients will be awarded funds directly for use toward books, laptops, fees or other education-related expenses. To be eligible: Full-time enrollment in an accredited degree program; Demonstrated potential as a teacher of young children under the age of 6 and have a minimum of nine months of experience working with this age group; And, a consistent display of excellence as a standard in their educational coursework, especially in classes related to education/child development. Candidates must demonstrate achievement in their field-based experiences working directly with young children and their families. A GPA of 3.0 or higher. Minimum of 15 credits completed for associate’s program, minimum 30 credits completed for bachelor’s program or have already been accepted into a master’s program at the time of submitting their application. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Chaffin Luhana Foundation Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Contest Amount: 2,500 Closing Date: June 30, 2020 Description: One of the Chaffin Luhana Foundation’s missions is to drive down the staggering number of distracted driving accidents in the United States. The Foundation will be awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a student who helps us in this fight by submitting an inspiring personal essay. Must be currently registered at an accredited high school, college, or university in the Greater Pittsburgh area including Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation Amount: 2 students will receive 2,500 Closing Date: June 15, 2020 Description: The Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation was founded on March 7, 2011, to honor the memory of Helen Gee Chin, wife of Sifu Chin of Calvin Chin’s Martial Arts Academy, Inc. Simo was the administrator at CCMAA for 15 years and was involved with preserving the history and promoting the practice of traditional Chinese martial arts. She was beloved by her husband, the students of the Academy that she ran with him, and by the martial arts community as a whole. The Foundation is offering college scholarships to encourage academic achievement and motivate individuals to become serious students of the Chinese martial arts.
Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest Amount: 3 students will receive 1,000 each Closing Date: June 1, 2020 Description: To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student essay contest. Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The essay contest is open to students worldwide at the high school, college/university, and graduate school levels of study. Entrants do not need to be members of JASNA. Students must be enrolled full-time or part-time in coursework during one or more semesters/quarters of the contest year. Home-schooled students at the high school level are also eligible. Part-time (at the college/university level) requires a minimum of six credit hours; the graduate level requires a minimum of three credit hours leading to an advanced degree.
L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of The Future Contest Amount: 3 students will each receive 5,500 Closing Date: June, 30, 2020 Description: L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide. No entry fee is required. Entrants retain all publication rights. All judging by professional artists only. $1,500 in prizes each quarter. Quarterly winners compete for $5,000 additional annual prize! If you have not read the contest rules, please do so before applying. The Contest has four quarters, beginning on October 1, January 1, April 1 and July 1. The year will end on September 30. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship Amount: 3 students will receive 2,500 each Closing Date: June 15, 2020 Description: The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer three cash grants to support the work of emerging photographers – one $2,500 scholarship with an open theme and two $1000 scholarships for photographers working in the fields of Fine Art or Documentary/Photojournalism. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Readington Home School Association Scholarship Amount: 2,000 Closing Date: June 21, 2020 Description: The Readington Home School Association (HSA) is offering scholarships to former Readington School District students who are pursuing secondary education. Applicants must currently be attending an undergraduate program, leading to an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree, or pursuing a certified vocational, technical or trade certificate and must have been a student in the Readington Township Schools for not less than two years. The student must have a permanent residence in Readington Township. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
The Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship Amount: 4 students will receive 2,000 each Closing Date: June 16, 2020 Description: Women in Aerospace Foundation, Inc. encourages young women interested in a career in the aerospace field to pursue higher education degrees in engineering or science or math. Four merit-based awards of $2000 will be given to rising juniors and seniors in college, to be applied to the coming academic year. Applicants must a female undergraduate college student with a minimum college grade point average (GPA) of not less than the equivalent of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application, and must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, working towards a bachelor’s degree, and plan to continue to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
Walmart Associate Scholarship Amount: 16,000 Closing Date: June 1, 2020 Description: The Walmart Associate Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship America on behalf of the Walmart Foundation. Walmart Associate Scholarships cannot be offered to every applicant who meets the eligibility. To be eligible for the Walmart Associate Scholarship, you must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the appropriate application due date; must have graduated high school/home school or obtained a GED before applying or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a college or university upon graduation. If you are applying as a graduating high school senior, you must wait to apply until you are within 6 months of starting your college courses. Must demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.
You First Foundation Scholarship Amount: 5,000 Closing Date: June 30, 2020 Description: The You First Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a student seeking higher education where they or a family member was affected by a traumatic medical event that impacted their ability to pursue further education. Applicants must be U.S. residents, a high school graduate or GED recipient, have a minimum 2.7 GPA, and be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational school. 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.
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.