Eligibility: High School senior graduating in winter 2014 or spring 2015 planning to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. Must be a U.S citizen, demonstrate leadership aspects, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must demonstrate financial need.
Award: Up to $40,000 Deadline: January 8
Eligibility: Open to Black/African American students who are current high school studetns. Must excel academically, show leadership potential, and community service. Must be financially needy and be a U.S citizen.
Award: $40,000 ($10,000 for 4 years) Deadline: January 9
Eligibility: Various scholarships for African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian Pacific Islander, or Hispanic American students. Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates, or GED recipients with a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 un-weighted scale. Must be a U.S citizen, U.S national, or permanent resident.
Award: Varies based on financial need (average $11,000+) Deadline: January 15
Eilgibility: For graduating high school seniors in an approved college readiness program. Must have a minimum 2.4 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and plan to enroll in an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation.
Award: $20,000 Deadline: January 15
Eilgibility: Multiple scholarships awarded with varying requirements (GPA, SAT scores, class rank) for high school students pursuing a career in engineering or technology.
Award: $1,000 - $6,000; Deadline: January 15
Eilgibility: Born in Cuba or are of direct Cuban descent, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and are considered financially needy. Scholarship awards are based on the applicant’s academic performance, leadership qualities, potential to contribute to the advancement of a free society, and their likelihood of success in their chosen career.
Award: Up to $32,000 Deadline: January 16
Eilgibility: Various scholarships for high school seniors under 21 years old planning to attend an accredited two or four year college or university. Must be a legal U.S resident. Additional requirements must be met for certain scholarships.
Award: Varies Deadline: January 20
Eilgibility: Participants must write an original poem describing why they are “flawless”. Must be 25 years old or younger and be a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the U.S or its territories.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: January 30
Eilgibility: Open to seniors residing in the greater Los Angeles area who plan to attend a 4-year college beginning in the Fall of 2015. Entries will be judged on academic achievement (grades and SAT scores), extracurricular activities, community activities, and a brief essay on "Why College Is Important To Me".
Award: $4,000 Deadline: January 30
Contact: PO Box 130744 Birmingham, AL 35213 (205) 591-8910 Fax: (205) 592-2307; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Eligibility: High school seniors and undergraduates in their final year. Applicants must be pursuing a career in higher education, special education, vocational education, health care services, and the teaching of social studies. Must be a Civitan member for at least two years.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: January 31
Eligibility: Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended.
Award: $500 - $4,000 Deadline: January 31 12 PM EST
Eligibility: Open to current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2015-16 academic year. Must be a U.S citizen or legal resident and demonstrate outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities. Apply early; only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.
Award: $2,500 Deadline: February 1
Eligibility: Scholarships will be awarded to children, grandchildren, or legal guardians, of persons who currently hold full time employment with, or who are proprietor of, a company holding a valid California liquor, beer or wine license. This includes restaurants, hotels, retail wholesale grocery establishments, airlines, breweries, wineries, distributors, etc.
Award: $2,500 - $5,000 Deadline: February 1
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors who are children of an active duty/retired/or deceased Navy member who has served with the Naval Air Forces (either in the Atlantic or in the Pacific) for at least eight years.
Award: $3,000 Deadline: Must pre-qualify by Feb 1; Application due March 1
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors interested in studying atmospheric and related sciences. The evaluation of applicants will be based on applicant's performance in high school, including academic records, recommendation, scores from a national college exam, and a written essay.
Award: $5,000 Deadline: February 6
Eligibility: Open to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent resident status and must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.
Award: $6,000 Deadline: February 6
Eligibility: Any U.S. citizen 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2014 who have completed a significant piece of work in one of the following categories: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box.
Award: $10,000 - $50,000 Deadline: February 11
Eligibility: High School Seniors that are children of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
Award: $2,000 Deadline: February 13
Eligibility: High School Seniors who will continue their education at a college or university. There are several scholarships for those planning to major in political science, history, government, or economics, or who are of American Indian heritage. Each scholarship has different requirements and deadlines. Check the website for scholarships for which you might apply.
Award: Varies Deadline: February 15
Eligibility: Applicant must be a minority high school senior showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need. Must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.
Award: Up to $6,000, renewable for four years ($24,000 total); Deadline: February 15 5PM EST
Eligibility: For high school seniors. Must submit an autobiography and write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that answers the following questions:
Award: $500 - $5,000; Deadline: February 15
Eligibility: A multi-media scholarship fostering creativity and innovation. Must be done in one of the five available mediums: art, photography, video, music, and creative writing. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college or university, or currently enrolled full or part-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S with a year or more remaining in their education.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: February 15
Eligibility: Open to high school students (grades 9-12). Applicants are to create a poster that represents the statement “One person can make a difference ” and illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better.
Award: $100 - $1,000 Deadline: February 18
Eligibility: For graduating high school seniors that will be enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college or university in 2013-14 as an engineering or science major (excluding health). Must be of at least 50% Filipino heritage and a resident of either Los Angeles or Orange County.
Award: $5,000 (renewable for 4 years) Deadline: February 20
Eligibility: Applicant must be an incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate in 2013-14 at a University of California (any campus, preference given to Davis and Santa Cruz). Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, be a farm worker or child of a farm or migrant worker and demonstrate financial need.
Award: Up to $2,000 Deadline: February 20
Eligibility: High School Seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Applicant must have shown compassion, courage and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.
Award: $5,000-$10,000 Deadline: February 20
Contact: James E. West Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397, (310) 825-0947, e-mail: email@example.com
Eligibility: Any minority Californian resident that is an undergraduate or high school senior that will be attending UCLA. Must be a U.S. citizen or have official refugee status.
Award: $4000-$20,000 over 4 years Deadline: February 27 11:59 PM PST
Eligibility: For high school seniors or graduates or current undergraduate college students. Must major or plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business-related programs . The applicant must also be interested in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Award: Up to $25,000 for 4 years Deadline: February 28
Contact: 5400 E. Olympic, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90022, (323) 721-1655 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: Applicants entering college as a first-year student in Fall 2015 are eligible to apply for an Award that can be renewed for up to four years. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and attend all events and sessions conducted by the program. The student must be planning to attend the full academic year and have a minimum of 20 hours of community service.
Award: $500-$5,000; Deadline: February 28
Eligibility: Open to United States and international students and alumni, 18 years or older and have been accepted to a post secondary program or college. No GPA, essay, or long forms to fill, simply register and apply! Sponsors increase chance of winning. See site for more details.
Award: $20,000 Deadline: February 28
Contact: : American Chemistry Society, Robert J. Hughes, Manager, 1155 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, (800) 227-5558, Ext. 6250, email@example.com
Eligibility: For high school seniors or undergraduates that are African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian that plan to pursue a career in the chemical sciences. Must demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science as well as financial aid.
Award: Up to $5,000 (renewable) Deadline: March 1
Contact: National Press Club, Attn: General Manager Office, 529 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20045 (202) 662-7500
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who have been accepted to college and plan to pursue a career in journalism. Applicants must demonstrate an ongoing interest in journalism through work in high school and/or other media, submit a one-page essay on why they want to pursue a career in journalism and have at least a 2.75 GPA in high school.
Award: $2,000-$2,500 renewable up to 3 years Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior of African descent who plans to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following graduation. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs. GPA of 3.3 or higher and a passion for technology is a must. Include two essays, a resume, and other necessary documents.
Award: Up to $5,000 for 4 years Deadline: March 1
Eligibility:Open to high school seniors or college students planning to attend or already attending an accredited undergraduate institution. Applicants must submit an essay and demonstrate their achievements and outstanding community responsibility and leadership potential. Must be a U.S resident.
Award: Varies Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Open to children of Marines, former Marines, and Navy Corpsmen who served with or are currently serving with Marines. The average scholarship amounts to $3,000 per year, with $30,000 in scholarship assistance to every child of a Marine, or of a Navy Corpsman serving with the Marines, whose parent is killed in the Global War on Terror.
Award: Varies Deadline: March 3
Contact: : National Society of Professional Engineers, 1420 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 684-2800, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: For high school seniors of ethnic background and with U.S. citizenship who have been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four year college or university.
Award: Up to $5,000 Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who can provide evidence of leadership and/or personal initiative in activities or in an organization (including volunteer or paid work) relating to peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution. Must provide a brief autobiography and at least 2 letters of recommendation..
Award: $250-$500 Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Applicants must be Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) members, entering college in fall 2015, who demonstrate financial need. To maintain eligibility the student must remain enrolled at a Presbyterian related college or university and achieve a 2.5 grade point average.
Award: Up to $1,500 Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in journalism, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must plan to attend college this year, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, and provide work samples.
Award: $5,000; Deadline: March 1
Contact: Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Bernadette Ward, Program Manager, P.O. Box 702740, Tulsa, OK 74170-2740, (918) 497-4618, email@example.com,
Eligibility: Must be a high school student planning on entering college next fall or an undergraduate or graduate college student whose grades are above average and intends to pursue a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field.
Award: $500 - $14,000 Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Scholarships will be awarded to students graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon. Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry. Selection will be based on scholastic record, activities evidencing leadership, financial need, written personal goals statement, Essay of Italian Origin, and letters of recommendation.
Award: $500 - $5,000; Deadline: March 1
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who are passionate about the business of entertainment. Program includes scholarship award for four-year college or university in the coming fall, as well as paid summer internships, executive mentorship, and professional development assistance.
Award: $1,250 for 4 years ($5,000) Deadline: March 2
Eligibility: Participants must write an original poem describing who they are without a filter. Must be 25 years old or younger and be a current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college within the U.S or its territories.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: March 6
Eligibility: The objective of the scholarship is to increase the pool of professionals in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science from under-represented groups (female, African-American, Hispanic, Native American, and disabled students). U.S citizenship is not required, but applicants must be U.S residents and plan to attend an accredited U.S college or university.
Award: $4,000 for up to 5 years Deadline: March 6
Contact: Dory Larkin, Educational Department, 1745 Jefferson Davis Hwy., #202, Arlington, VA 22202, (800) 429-9475 Fax: (703) 607-3072; e-mail: dvosburg@afas
Eligibility: Dependent children of either an active duty, deceased, disabled or retired officer from the Air Force. Grant is based on financial aid and a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicants must be a high school graduate enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student in the 2015-16 academic year.
Award: $ 2,000; renewable up to 5 years Deadline: March 13
Eligibility: To apply, high school students must be nominated by an adult who is at least 21 years old and demonstrate volunteer efforts that have occurred within the last year.
Award: $50-$10,000 Deadline: March 13
Eligibility: Eligible to graduating seniors who plan to enroll at Cal State Fullerton. Must have completed all necessary documents for regular admission and financial aid, as well as demonstrate significant contributions to school or community activitites. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
Award: $1,500 Deadline: March 13
Eligibility: In order to apply, applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, show involvement in an extra-curricular activity or work, and complete the application.
Award: $20,000; renewable for 4 years Deadline: March 15
Contact: Elizabeth Powell , 1300 L Street NW, Washington, DC. 20005, (202) 842-4200, (202) 842-8500
Eligibility: Open to seniors attending high school or other corresponding secondary school who is related to a member of the American Postal Workers Union. Awards will be given to ten recipients (one male and one female from each of the five postal regions) to apply towards a four-year college tuition.
Award: $2,000; renewable for 4 years Deadline: March 16
Eligibility: Open to financially needy students who can demonstrate academic promise and determination and perserverance. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Accepted scholars must be accepted to and eligible for in-state tuition (if applicable) at one of the listed partnered colleges in order to receive the scholarship.
Award: Up to $25,000 Deadline: March 17
Contact: The Ayn Rand Institute P.O. Box 57044 Irvine, CA 92619-7044 (949) 222-6550 Fax: (949) 222-6558, www.aynrand.org
Eligibility: Applicant must in be grades 8-10 and submit a 600 to 1200 word essay. Please see their website for the essay questions.
Award: $30 - $2,000 Deadline: March 20
Eligibility: For financially needy graduating high school seniors enrolling into a two or four year college with a minimum 3.0 GPA who also demonstrates community and/or school involvement. Must provide an essay and a letter of recommendation.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: March 20
Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: This program is for students whose major or principal area of study is advertising, architecture, environmental graphics, fashion design, filmmaking, fine arts, furniture design, graphic design, illustration, interior design, or landscape architecture. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, recommendations, and references. Students must show exceptional promise in their chosen field, have an interest in using their profession to give back to society, and be prepared to examine issues of cultural identity in submitted work. Applications from current high school seniors to graduate students are accepted.
Award: $500 - $2,000 Deadline: March 27
Eligibility: Open to 1st generation students to attend college (neither parents have attended college). Must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
Award: $5,000 Deadline: March 30
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or freshmen in college or university. Applicants should hold a record of academic achievement, exhibit the qualities of leadership, show a demonstrable commitment to public service (e.g. through volunteer or other activities) and demonstrate financial need. They must be of excellent character and have a clear understanding of their educational goals and academic abilities.
Award: $2,000 (renewable anually) Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Open to creative students who would like to pursue a career in the video game industry. Applicants must submit a video game design through video, storyboard, screenshots, drawings, concept art, or other media of choice. Along with this, students must include an essay clearly describing their ideas. Entries will be judged on creativity, thoroughness, clarity of objective, and plot. See site for more details.
Award: $5,000 Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Open to students interested in pursuing a career as a veterinarian or simply have a love for the well-being of pets. To apply, applicants must complete a 500-1,000 word essay based on a prompt and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Must be a junior or senior planning on attending college during the upcoming academic school year and demonstrate outstanding achievement in a chosen area of talent or giftedness.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Eligible seniors must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, plan to attend an accredited 4-year college, and demonstrate leadership abilities through community service or other extra curricular activities.
Award: $2,500 Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Eligible to seniors applying to a 4-year college as well as those planning to attend community college and transfer after 2 years. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be in good academic standing, demonstrate leadership abilities, and be a U.S citizen of Hispanic origin.
Award: $500-7,500 Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors in any sport who are or have been AAU Participants. Qualities of individuals should emphasize leadership, character, sportsmanship, academics and their accomplishments in sport.
Award: $2,500-$10,000 Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: In order to apply, high school students of any grade level must complete an application, turn in any necessary documents, and type a 500-word essay on "Why College is Important to Me". Financial need is not considered in the final decision.
Award: $1,000-$5000 Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: Must be a high school graduate or graduating senior in financial need. The applicant's course of study must lead to a career in one of the disciplines certified by the American Medical Technologists (Medical Technologist, Medical Assistant, Medical Administrative Specialist, Dental Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Medical Laboratory Assistant).
Award: $500 Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Study Habits Scholarship you must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014. Students must be Canadian or U.S. residents. Applicants must write an essay (< 1000 words) outlining 10 of the best study habit tips he or she would provide to an incoming freshman (grade 9).
Award: $500 Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: Open to all high school seniors. Applicants must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test on an essay about automatic fire sprinklers.
Award: $2,000; Deadline: April 1
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who are a dependent of an associate (employee) of any division of Walmart who has been actively employed with Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 1, 2015. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and provide any necessary documents.
Award: $13,000 over 4 yearsDeadline: April 1
Eligibility: Minority high school juniors or seniors who demonstrate outstanding academic ability in addition to financial need.
Award: Partial scholarships to Cornell University Summer College Program Deadline: April 3
Eligibility: For 2015, Denny's will be offering 3 different scholarships to high school students through the Magic Johnson Foundation, US Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), and the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC). Scholarship requirements vary, but each require that the applicant write a 300-word essay about "how you would end world hunger." Must be a US citizen.
Award: Varies Deadline: April 5-30 (see site for specific program dates)
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years who are enrolled as full-time students. Applicants must create an original work (video, music, creative writing or artwork) showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION to the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.
Award: $500-$5,000 Deadline: April 10
Contact: Penguin Putnam Inc. Academic Marketing Department, Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay contest, 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014
Eligibility: Each English teacher may only submit 1 junior and 1 senior essay Entrants must be a full time 11th, or 12th grade students between the ages of 16-18. Essay should be at least 2 but not more than 3 double spaced pages. All sole work of the entrant. All entries will become the property of Signet Classic (Penguin Putman Inc.) and will not be returned.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: April 14
Eligibility: The scholarship is an annual, merit-based essay competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that the applicant is committed to going to school and can express his or her goals for getting a higher education.
Award: $250-$1,500 Deadline: April 15
Eligibility: Open to US and Canadian residents age 8 - 18 who have organized and led an extraordinary service activity which has clearly benefited other people or the planet we share. Must be nominated by an adult (not a family member).
Award: $5,000 Deadline: April 15
Eligibility: Need-based scholarship awarded to US students age 16 or older who wish to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree.
Award: $1,500 Deadline: April 15
Eligibility: The scholarship winners receive a $1,000 scholarship award for use in their college studies. The scholarship participants are evaluated on their participation in public or school service programs, their formal educational plans, their high school grade point average, two letters of recommendation as well as a written essay proposing an effective educational drug abuse prevention program for their school or their community.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: April 15
Eligibility: The mission of the CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in post-secondary education. The program provides one time awards depending on whether the applicant is pursing an associate, undergraduate, or graduate-level study. Must demonstrate financial need and show consistent participation in public or community service activities.
Award: $2,500 Deadline: April 16
Eligibility: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA above 3.0, and must either be graduating high school or completing his or her first year of college in the spring. All interested students must submit a 500-1,000 word essay with the following prompt: Share a story about how language has helped you express your voice.
Award: $1,500; renewable up to 4 years Deadline:April 18
Eligibility: To apply, students must write a 500-1000 word essay based on a time when you've had to overcome adversity to succeed in a sport. Must also fill out a brief questionaire on website. Open to graduating high school seniors.
Award: $1,000 Deadline:April 20
Contact: The Ayn Rand Institute P.O. Box 57044 Irvine, CA 92619-7044 (949) 222-6550 Fax: (949) 222-6558
Eligibility: Interested students must select one of three essay topics to write about. Essays will be judged on both style and content, and will be evaluated in a fair and unbiased four-round judging process. Open to 11th and 12th graders.
Award: $50 - $10,000 Deadline: April 26
Eligibility: Requirements include financial need and a family or personal involvement in California or Arizona agriculture. It is open to students entering any phase of their undergraduate college career, at any school, and in any field of study. The student and/or a member of the immediate family (parents/siblings/grandparents) must be, have been or currently be involved in California or Arizona agriculture.
Award: $2,000 average per year Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: The program is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender graduating high school seniors who are involved in their community. Must provide two essays and demonstrate community involvement. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Award: $1,500 - $2,500 Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: Open to Hispanic seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 unweighted scale who plan to be a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) major.
Award: $500-$10,000 Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: The scholarships are available in the United States to high school seniors and college freshmen who maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 unweighted scale.
Award: $50 - $1,500 Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: Evolve IP, The Cloud Services Company, continues to break new ground in the cloud. We believe that technology affects all aspects of our lives and are pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving high school student who plans on a career in technology or computer sciences. Scholarships will be awarded based on need, academic background, and demonstrated leadership. To apply, answer a few questions and provide brief essay answers that demonstrate a passion for technology.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: April 30
Eligibility: PUSH Excel makes a number of awards each year through five named scholarships: Jesse Jackson Fellows, Ora Lee Sanders, Cirilo McSween, Presidential Choice and GM Scholars. Scholarship recipients will be selected from the pool of applicants who apply for a particular scholarship and meet the minimum criteria provided in the guidelines. Please visit the website for specific requirements.
Award: $4,000 - $10,000 Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors. Selection based on academic ability, financial need, volunteer/community service, special achievements/honors, extracurricular activites, and individual future goals and objectives.
Award: $500 Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: For high school seniors only. Participants complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges and are then automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
Award: $500 - $4,000 Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Must be a graduating high school senior entering at the college freshmen level in the upcoming fall semester, have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. (Or documented evidence of extenuating circumstances that caused a lower GPA.) Must be the child or grandchild of a United States veteran, demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
Award: $1,000 - $4,000 Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Various annual scholarships awarded to high school seniors who are sons/daughters of National Guard members. Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be a U.S citizen, and provide all necessary documents listed on the website.
Award: Avg. $1,000 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors who demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have been accepted to an accredited 4-year institution. To apply, applicants must complete an application form, along with a statement of financial need and a 750 word essay.
Award: $500 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), will again sponsor an essay competition awarding scholarships to three young people. Participants in this year’s contest will submit essays expressing their thoughts on “What role can IAPMO play in helping the plumbing industry develop new sources of potable water?” Contest is open to seniors or students accepted to an accredited school. See site for more details
Award: $500-$1,000 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: The goals of the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest are to help California students develop awareness of the issues surrounding aid in dying and to financially assist college-bound scholars. To participate, applicants must be a high school junior or senior planning to pursue a degree in an accredited college.
Award: $250 - $1,000 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: This scholarship is only open to high school juniors. Awarded based on academic performance, community involvement and financial need.
Award: $2,500 (renewable for four years) Deadline:TBA
Eligibility: The Dr. Angela E. Grant Memorial Scholarship is designed to recognize future scholars who have also been affected by cancer and who are dedicated to community service and celebrating the spirit of life. To apply for this scholarship you must also be a cancer survivor who is actively pursuing or planning to pursue a college education in any field of study or be an applicant with an immediate family member who has been diagnosed with cancer. Awards are based on an essay, application, extracurricular activities, achievements, community responsibility, leadership potential, and two recommendations.
Award: Varies Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:· This program provides financial awards to students who have a passion for and plan on pursuing a career in the visual arts. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and be pursing a major in the visual arts.
Award: $3,000; Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:· This highly competitive scholarship was developed in honor of the late performing artist Curtis Mayfield and provides financial assistance to students pursuing performing arts careers. Each year, scholarships are awarded to gifted and talented students who want to pursue careers in music, drama and other arts vocations. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and demonstrate talent or potential in your chosen art.
Award: Up to $3,000 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility:· Open to high schol seniors that have been accepted into an accredited higher education institution. To apply, fill out the application on the website for consideration.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 1
Eligibility: Multiple scholarships available for female minority students studying computer science or engineering who are attending or planning to attend an institution that is SWE approved or has an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) program. Awards are based on academic achievement and leadership experience or potential.
Award: Varies Deadline: May 15
Eligibility: The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship does not have a specific major requirement and is open to full-time students of all academic fields. Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and complete all necessary requirements.
Award: Varies Deadline: May 22
Eligibility: To apply, students must write an essay of less than 1000 words based on an essay prompt. See site for more details.
Award: Varies Deadline: May 25
Eligibility: The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, is designed to aid and honor talented Hispanic high school seniors. Scholarships are awarded to students who have exemplified excellence through their school work and work in the community. It is intended to highlight how Hispanic high school students can positively impact their community. Students will be rewarded for their leadership as shown through their values and actions, whether through formal volunteer activities or in more subtle ways. Hispanic high school seniors who have worked hard and truly care about their role in the community are encouraged to apply.
Award: $100 - $5,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: One of the ways that we communicate with our customers at our gas stations is through point-of-purchase (POP) signage.Two of our highly visible POP are the Perimeter Pole Sign (PPS) and the Pump Topper Sign (PTS). The PPS is placed in large frames along the exterior of our station lots. The PTS sits in a frame on every pump at many of our stations. As future graphic designers, we would like to see what type of creative concepts you can develop for our retail POP around our high quality fuels.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: Digital Marketers are always looking for new tactics and platforms to help them connect and communicate with consumers. We would like to see a digital marketing campaign that could be implemented for the Aplus convenience store brand at many of our Sunoco locations.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: To enter, eligible high school seniors must take an online survey and write a 400-500 word essay based on an essay prompt. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: To apply, take the nine-question survey about different communication technologies and respond to an essay prompt in 500 or fewer words. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: Interested students must write an essay with 500 words or less based on the provided essay topic related to online brand protection. See site for details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: To enter, eligible high school seniors must take an online survey and write a 400-500 word essay based on one of two essay prompts. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: To apply, eligible high school seniors must take an online 14-question survey and respond to an essay prompt in 500 words or less. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: Many major web & tech organizations that once started as small entrepreneurial start-ups have rapidly expanded to major companies that impact our everyday lives, such as Google and Facebook and even Twitter and Instagram. If you were given a budget of $1,000 to initiate a startup that could rapidly threaten these major organizations – what startup would you propose?
We’d like to see your best business proposal plan for an online business startup that would challenge the likes of Google and Facebook. For this plan, please complete an essay based on the provided essay prompt. See site for details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: May 31
Eligibility: Eligible for seniors heading off to college or an automotive trade/vocational school in 2015. Applicants must fill out a submission form and write a 500-1000 word essay based on a prompt. See site for details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: June 1
Eligibility: Open to creative high school seniors interested in creating a t-shirt design. The winning design will be printed and shared on the revzilla website. See site for details and design requirements.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: June 1
Eligibility: Must write a minimum 500 word essay based on one of two prompts and complete a brief online survey. See site for details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: June 1
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors planning to pursue an animation related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. To apply, students must fill out an application and complete a 500-1000 word essay based on a provided prompt. See site for more details.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: June 1
Eligibility: Open to student athletes of any sport, the BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. To apply, eligible students must send in a short 500-1000 word essay based on an essay prompt. See site for more details.
Award: $500 Deadline: June 19
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade school within the US. Minimum 3.0 GPA is required and must complete an application and present all necessary forms.
Award: Varies Deadline: June 30
Eligibility: The BBG Communications Scholarship is designed for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are currently in or will be attending an institution of higher education in the Fall of 2015. To apply, students must submit answers to two essay questions, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be a US citizen.
Award: $1,000 Deadline: June 30
Contact: Robert Lynch, P.O. Box 549, Geneseo, NY 14454, (800) 245-5681
Eligibility: Applicant must show a recent history of movement for agricultural employment, as well as demonstrate scholastic achievement and financial need. Award: $100 - $2,000; Deadline: July 1
Eligibility: Open to all high school graduates or GED recipients. Applicants must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test on an essay about automatic fire sprinklers. Award: $1,000; Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Open to high school students in good standing who wish to create an individual (grade 12 only) or team (grades 9-12) research project and participate in a national competition. A complete list of requirements can be find on the website. Award: $1,000 - $100,000; Deadline: September 30
Eligibility: Open to graduating high school seniors who e xhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States, demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required), are involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Award: Varies; Deadline: October TBA
Eligibility: Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA for incoming freshmen, transfer students and current Northridge undergraduates. Applicants must also submit a personal essay, letter of recommendation and a transcript. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: October TBA
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors.
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need? Award: $500; Deadline: October 6
Contact: School Guidance Counselor, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL 60201-4897, (847) 866-5100, www.nationalmerit.org
Eligibility: Students sign up for scholarship by taking the PSAT/NMSQT. Students must be high school students enrolling in college or a university the following year. Must be a U.S. citizen. Award: $2,500; Deadline: TBA
Contact: Dena Willman, 800 Brickell Ave., Suite 500, Miami, FL 33131, (800) 970-ARTS, Fax: (305) 377-1149; e-mail: email@example.com
Eligibility: Senior high school students who are pursuing a career in the area of dance, music, visual arts, theater, writing, and film, etc. Must be between 17 and 18 years old and a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Award: Up to $1,000-10,000; Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores. Minimum 1500 SAT (1000 Math & Critical Reading, 500 Writing) or 21 ACT scores or higher (high school students), and a 3.0/4.0 scale high school or college GPA. Award: CIA summer employment & annual salary, benefits package, and up to $18,000 tuition assistance per academic year ; Deadline: Mid-October TBA
Contact: The Ayn Rand Institute P.O. Box 57044 Irvine, CA 92619-7044 (949) 222-6550 Fax: (949) 222-6558
Eligibility: Applicant must high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors and sumbit a 800 to 1600 word essay. Please see their website for the essay questions. Award: $50 - $10,000; Deadline: October 24
For graduating high school seniors pursuing a two or four-year degree. Award: $1,000-2,000; Deadline: October 31
Contact: Prudential Spirit of Community Awards CSFA, 1505 Riverview Road, PO Box 297, St. Peter, MN 56082
Eligibility: Students must be in grades 5-12 from any state. Student must show participation in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application. Application must be submitted to a school principal, Girl Scout council executive director, or county 4-H agent by the last week in October. Award: $1,000-$6,000; Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: U.S. high school students in grades 9-12. Students must submit a 3-5 minute essay for local competition. Selected candidates compete on state and national levels. Contact your high school counselor or local VFW Post. Award: Contact for details, up to $25,000; Deadline: November 1
Eligibility: The Science Talent Search (STS) is America's oldest and most highly regarded science contest for high school seniors. In order to compete in the talent search, students must conduct their own scientific research study. Award: $7,500 - $100,000 ; Deadline: TBA
Contact: 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, Tel: (708) 633-6328 Fax: (708) 633-6329, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ahbai.org/scholar/scholar_new.html
Eligibility: High school seniors planning to major in cosmetology, must be enrolled in a four-year college as freshmen, must have minimum 3.0 GPA, based on financial need Award: $250-$500;
Eligibility: Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. College students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; resident alien status does not qualify. Male and female students compete separately. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Award: $4,000 - $60,000; Deadline: December (varies)
Eligibility: Open to National Merit, National Achievement, National Hispanic Scholarship Finalist. Must name USC as first choice college with National Scholarship Corporation. Award: Half Tuition (approximately $13,000); Deadline: TBA
Contact: University of Southern California, Academic Services, University Park Campus Los Angeles, CA 90007, (213)-740-5930, http://rfa.usc.edu/caldwell-scholarship-program/
Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors focusing on Liberal Arts. Award: $3,000; Deadline: TBA
Contact: Scholarship Department, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 9007, (213)-740-2311, www.usc.edu
Eligibility: Open to National Merit, National Achievement, National Hispanic Scholarship Finalists. Must name USC as first choice with National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Award: Half Tuition (approximately $13,000); Deadline: TBA
Eligibility: Must create a cappex.com account and currently be enrolled in high school or college or plan to enroll in the next 12 months. Award: $1,000 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: College Prowler gives out more than $50,000 in scholarships every year to current and prospective students. Multiple scholarships are available and usually require that the applicant is a member of the College Prowler website. Award: Varies Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: The CollegeWeekLive Monthly $1,000 Scholarship is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicants must enroll no later than the fall of 2018 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Applicants are eligible to win only if they register online at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login to CollegeWeekLive between the 1st and last day of the month, and visit 3 colleges (go to their page) to be considered in the month’s scholarship drawing. Award: $1,000 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: Must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only. Short essay required. Award: $500 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: This scholarship giveaway is open to legal residents of the United States or to foreign students with a valid student visa who, at the time of entry, are enrolled at an eligible degree-granting college or university or will be enrolled by September 30, 2014. "Eligible degree-granting college or university" refers to those that are eligible under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Award: $1,000 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: The GotChosen $1000 Every Month Scholarship Drawing is open to United States and international students, 18 years or older. There is no cost to enter, and eligibility is not based on financial need or academic performance. You must apply each month to be eligible for the current month’s drawing. New visitors to GotChosen must complete an on-line registration and then click the “Apply” button under the Scholarship Panel for the GotChosen $1000 Every Month Scholarship. Award: $500 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: Ongoing, monthly scholarship open to all high school students and college freshmen, sophomores & juniors. Once you make an Ennounce account, you're considered every month just by sharing what's happening in school. Award: $1,000 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: You may enter the monthly drawing for the Milton G. Wright Scholarship if you:
Award: $500 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: Essay contests are frequently held throughout the year for all students at least 13 years of age. Most essays have a 250 word requirement. All participants must also have a scholarship search profile with ww.scholarshipexperts.com. Award: Up to $5,000 Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizen age 16 or older. Must write an essay 200 to 900 words long in response to a monthly prompt. Award: $200-$5,000; Deadline: Monthly
Eligibility: Students at least 17 years old, interested in the fields of aeronautics, aerospace, astronautical science, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics or physics. Award can be used at any campus that offers Air Force ROTC. Award: Varies; Deadline: Various
Eligibility: Student must be a U.S. citizen and be between the ages of 17 and 26. Student must have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT( excluding the required writing test
scores) and meet physical standards. Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard). Award: Varies; Deadline: Various
Contact: Professional Careers in the Public Sector for Minority Students, 630 Fifth Ave., Suite 2550, New York, NY 10111, (212) 649-1649, Fax: (212) 757-5117
Eligibility: Students desiring internships with the federal government. Offers positions as staff members on legislative committees, the U.S. Foreign Service and other international affairs agencies of the U.S. government. Amount: Varies, contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: PO Box 9828, Albuquerque, MN 87119, (505) 765-1052, Fax: (505) 765-5608 www.aises.org/ e-mail: email@example.com
Eligibility: Must be ¼ Native or Alaska Native, must be member of high school senior or college undergraduate with interest in science, math or engineering, minimum 2.0 GPA, must be a member of AISES. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: July 15, June 15, April 15 (depending on specific one)
Contact: 1325 W Walnut Hill LN, Irving, TX 75038-3096, (972) 580-2000
Eligibility: Members present or past, of the Boy Scouts, explorer scouts, or interested in a career in law enforcement. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: Jack Shakely, Pres., 445 S. Figueroa St. Suite 3400, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1638, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 413-4130, Fax: (213) 622-2979, www.calfund.org
Eligibility: Residents of the LA County area. Packet of info must be received. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Quarterly basis
Contact: 1006 12th St., Suite J, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 442-9777, www.cspe.com
Eligibility: Applicant must be a graduating high school student from California who wishes to pursue a degree in Engineering. There may be restrictions on which college you may attend with this award. For further information, please contact using the above contact information. Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for details
Eligibility: Students must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, and be an enrolled member of a U. S. tribe. "U. S. tribe" is defined as federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated. Applicants must have excellent grades, high ACT or SAT scores, some work experience, a track record of leadership, and a strong commitment to their Indian community. Award: Varies Deadline: Various (March 15, April 30, September 15)
Contact: 911 2nd Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 (202) 543-1771, (800) 367-5273, Fax: (202) 546-2143
Eligibility: Internship. College bound Hispanic high school students as well as undergraduates. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The CHCI also offers a fellowship program for Hispanic graduate students receiving advanced degrees in public policy or policy-related areas. It ranges from aides in congressional offices to assistants in the White House and government agencies and private sector corporations. The CHCI also offers financial assistance by dialing (800) EXCELDC. The Institute provides Hispanic students with access to more than fourteen hundred sources of scholarships, fellowship & internships in a broad range of academic fields. Amount: Fellows: $1550/month + paid room and board. Interns: $2000 for 8-week term; Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: 5151 State University Drive, SA 213, Los Angeles, CA 90032, (323) 343-6260; www.calstatela.edu/univ/finaid/scholar.htm
Eligibility: Entering freshman and transfer students of all focuses. Award: $100-$3,000; Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: Jezebel Sierra, East Los Angeles College (ELAC), 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754, (323) 265-8892, www.elac.cc.ca.us
Eligibility: High school graduates within the ELAC area. Contact for details. Applicants must identify themselves as of Chicano/Hispanic/ Latino Background. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details
Various scholarships with awards up to $10,000; Deadline: Various
Contact: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, 210 Route 4 East, Suite 310, P.O. Box 68, Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 587-8800, Fax: (201) 587-9105
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school senior of Hispanic descent, with at least one parent from a Spanish-speaking Latin American country or Spain. They must be legal residents of the United States, have earned at least a 3.5 GPA, and be entering as a full time student at 2-year or 4-year accredited college recommended in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine’s “Publisher’s Picks List.” Award: $1,000; Deadline: Contact for more information
Eligibility: Each scholarship program has its own set of criteria. Go to the scholarship application site to read the full list of requirements of each program. At minimum applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident residing in the 50 states or Puerto Rico or have graduated from a high school in the U.S. after having attended at least 3 years and must have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Award: Varies Deadline: Ongoing
Contact: 400 South El Camino, Suite 300, San Mateo, Calif. 94402, (800) 334-5353, Fax: (650) 347-7200, e-mail: Jsa@jsa.org, www.jsa.org
Eligibility: High school student who will not be graduating before summer school. Decision is based on academic achievement, leadership ability, and interest in politics or government. Students meet and question headline figures from government and politics such as the President, his cabinet, House and Senate leaders, Justices of the Supreme Court, journalists, and members of the diplomatic corps. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Rolling
Contact: Kathryn M. Whitten Trust, c/o Farmer and Merchant Co. of Long Beach, PO Box 891, Long Beach, CA 90802
Eligibility: Students must be a high school senior that demonstrates financial need and academic achievement. Applicant must reside in Long Beach, CA. Award: $500; Deadline: Contact for more information
Contact: P.O Box 419029, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741, (888) 224-7268
Eligibility: Undergraduate CA resident, natural or adopted child of a parent who became deceased or totally disabled while on duty as a law enforcement officer. Must be a U.S. citizen. Award: $1,500; Deadline: Contact for details.
Contact:P.O. Box 2148, Gardena, CA 90247-3201 www.laspositascollege.edu
Eligibility: CA undergraduate residents attending CA colleges and universities. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Write for details
Contact: California Department of Education, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Eligibility: This award is for graduating high school seniors living in California with a Native American background. Award: $1,250; Deadline: Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with a request for more information.
Contact: Society of Mexican-American Engineers & Scientists (MAES), 13337 South St., #349, Cerritos, CA 90703, www.maes-natl.org, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: MAES student members or MAES promotion and awareness of careers in PACES engineering and sciences high school students. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: TBA
Contact: 1725 K St., NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC. 20006, (202) 833-0060, Fax: (202) 496-0588, e-mail: MANAevents@aol.com, www.hermana.org
Eligibility: Hispanic women admitted to or attending, a junior college, college, or university, or vocational institution. Award: Scholarship Varies
Contact: School counselors or administrators make nominations and disperse applications, NACME, Inc. 440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302, White Plains NY 10601-1813, (800) 888-9929, www.nacme.org
Eligibility: American Indian, Black, or Hispanic students who will be entering college as a freshman, transfer students or full-time undergraduates in the field of engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen and maintain 2.5 GPA. Award: $500-3,000; Deadline: Year round acceptance
Contact: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Room 1678, New York, NY 10112
Eligibility: Incoming college students or current college students. Programs are designed to give students practical, on the job training and experience in the broadcast industry. Send a resume, cover letter and letter from your university stating you will get college credit for the internship. Award: none; Deadline: Contact for details
Eligibility: Open to students age 16 - 25 with a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Must submit two short essays about business and marketing. Award: Varies Deadline: March 30, September 30
Eligibility:Applicants must be a current Asian Pacific American high school senior entering their first year of college, demonstrate financial need, be a permanent resident or U.S. citizen and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Award: Varies Deadline: Varies (see website for details)
For low-income high school seniors entering four-year colleges. Based on academic achievement. Award: Up to $200,000; Deadline: Various
Contact: Michael A. Mallory 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434) 964-1588, Fax: (804) 964-1589 e-mail: email@example.com; www.ronbrown.org
Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a strong sense of social responsibility and a willingness to extend themselves to others who are in need. Award: $40,000 ($10,000/4 years) Deadline: November 1 OR January 9
Contact: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, c/o Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, 555 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
Eligibility: Open to students in grades 7-12 enrolled in a public school in the United States. Awards are available in 10 writing categories and 16 art categories. Award: More than 1 million in prize money and scholarships. Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: Sylvia Bailey, Educational Services Department, 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 (800) 331-2244, www.uncf.org
Eligibility: Complete an FAF FFS form, and request that the report be sent to the financial aid office at the UNCF. Scholarships are awarded to students attending member institutions that receive a minimum 2.5 GPA and are nominated by the financial director. Unmet financial need will be verified by the Financial Aid Director. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details
Contact: Mary Anne Steinhauer, Executive Director, c/o Marine Bank Trust Department, P.O. Box 8480, Erie, PA 16553, (814) 871-9597
Eligibility: Must be U.S. citizens. Award: $200-$5,000; Deadline: Varies
Contact: Santistevan Art, P.O. Box 9302, Glendale, California 91226, (800) 666-4763, e-mail: email@example.com
Eligibility: Minority high school students accepted in a four-year college, majoring in visual arts. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Contact for details
Last updated April 10, 2014