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GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

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

Ron Brown Scholar Program

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

Dell Scholars

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

Mas Family Scholarships

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

Civitan Shropshire Foundation

Contact: PO Box 130744 Birmingham, AL 35213 (205) 591-8910 Fax: (205) 592-2307; e-mail:;

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

Union Plus Scholarship

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

The Beverage Industry College Scholarship

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


Davidson Fellows Scholarship

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

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

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

Annual Graduation Scholarship from Honors Graduation

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 11

The Christophers Poster Contest

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 19

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund College Scholarship

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 4

Lapiz Family Scholarship

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

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

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

TELACU Education Foundation Scholarship

Contact: 5400 E. Olympic, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90022, (323) 721-1655 e-mail:

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

Warner Bros. Los Angeles County Honorship

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: February 26

American Chemistry Society Scholars Program

Contact: : American Chemistry Society, Robert J. Hughes, Manager, 1155 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036, (800) 227-5558, Ext. 6250,

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

Journalism Diversity Scholarship

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

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships

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

"Leading the Future II" Scholarship

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

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

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

Peace Scholarship

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

Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship

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

#NoFilter Scholarship Slam

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

PO Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship

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 9

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

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 10

TheDream.US Scholarship

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

Anthem Essay Contest

Contact: The Ayn Rand Institute P.O. Box 57044 Irvine, CA 92619-7044 (949) 222-6550 Fax: (949) 222-6558,

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: Early March of each year

California Credit Union Scholarship

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

Big Fish Gaming Scholarship Contest

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

Gloria Barron Prize For Young Heroes

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

AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest

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: $20,000; Deadline: April 1

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship

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 5

Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship

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

The Fountainhead Essay Contest

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

Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Award Conference (HENNAC) Scholars Program

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

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic heritage, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, enroll full-time in a 4-year university, US citizen, permanent resident, and complete FAFSA.

Award: $500 - $5,000 based on need Deadline: April 26

Herbert Lehman Scholarship

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: April 1

Army Scholarship Foundation

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

Dr. Angela E. Grant Memorial Scholarship

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

B. Davis Scholarship

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 22

Daring Young Artists to Dream Scholarship

Contact: Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships, 164 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010,

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: May 1 Trade School and College Scholarship

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

Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship

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

The "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program

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

BigSun Scholarship

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

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship

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

BBG Communications Award

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

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

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





The Gates Scholarship

Eligibility: Highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors, US citizen, national or permanent resident, mimimum cululative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

Award: 300 top student leaders. Deadline: September15

AES Engineering Solutions Scholarship

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

National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Contact: School Guidance Counselor, 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200, Evanston, IL 60201-4897, (847) 866-5100,

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

National Foundation of Advancement of the Arts (NFAA) Recognition and Talent Search

Contact: Dena Willman, 800 Brickell Ave., Suite 500, Miami, FL 33131, (800) 970-ARTS, Fax: (305) 377-1149; e-mail:

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: October 13

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

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

Coca-Cola Scholars

For graduating high school seniors pursuing a two or four-year degree. Award: $1,000-2,000; Deadline: October 31

The 7th GotScholarship $10k Give Away

Eligibility: Open to United States and international students and alumni, 18 years or older and scholarship award must be used for educational expenses or outstanding student loans. Must create a profile with current photo and create an original post. There is no cost and eligibility is not based on financial need or academic performance.

Award: $10,000 Deadline: October 31

Create Real Impact Scholarship Competition

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: October 16

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

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: November 17

Elks National Foundation: Most Valuable Student Competition

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: November 27

Griswold Home Care Scholarship

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: November 30

Russell Caldwell Neighborhood Scholarship

Contact: University of Southern California, Academic Services, University Park Campus Los Angeles, CA 90007, (213)-740-5930,

Eligibility: Graduating high school seniors focusing on Liberal Arts. Award: $3,000; Deadline: TBA

National Achievement Scholarship, University of Southern California

Contact: Scholarship Department, University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA 9007, (213)-740-2311,

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

SAE International Scholarships Program

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: December 15

Burger King Scholars

Eilgibility: Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community and be a high school senior.

Award: $1,000 - $50,000; Deadline: December 15

Scholarships for Military Children Program

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: December 15 Opens

Denny's "Hungry For Education" Scholarships

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: December 1


Air Force ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Program

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

Army ROTC 4-Year Scholarship Program

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

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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

California Community Foundation

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,

Eligibility: Residents of the LA County area. Packet of info must be received. Award: Contact for details; Deadline: Quarterly basis

California Society of Professional Engineers

Contact: 1006 12th St., Suite J, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 442-9777,

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

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc.

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

Google Scholarships

Various scholarships with awards up to $10,000; Deadline: Various

Hispanic Outlook Scholarship Fund

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

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund

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

The Junior State of America Junior Statesman Foundation

Contact: 400 South El Camino, Suite 300, San Mateo, Calif. 94402, (800) 334-5353, Fax: (650) 347-7200, e-mail:,

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

Kathryn M. Whitten Trust

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

Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program

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.

Leon L. Granoff Foundation

Contact:P.O. Box 2148, Gardena, CA 90247-3201

Eligibility: CA undergraduate residents attending CA colleges and universities. Award: Various scholarships; Deadline: Write for details

Maple Creek Willie Scholarship

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.

MAES Local Chapter Awards

Contact: Society of Mexican-American Engineers & Scientists (MAES), 13337 South St., #349, Cerritos, CA 90703,, e-mail

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

MANA-A National Latina Organization, Mexican American Women's National Association

Contact: 1725 K St., NW, Suite 501, Washington, DC. 20006, (202) 833-0060, Fax: (202) 496-0588, e-mail:,

Eligibility: Hispanic women admitted to or attending, a junior college, college, or university, or vocational institution. Award: Scholarship Varies

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME, Inc.)

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,

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

National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Corporate Internship

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

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarships

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

Questbridge Scholarships

For low-income high school seniors entering four-year colleges. Based on academic achievement. Award: Up to $200,000; Deadline: Various

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Contact: Michael A. Mallory 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434) 964-1588, Fax: (804) 964-1589 e-mail:;

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

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Contact: The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, c/o Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, 555 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, e-mail:,

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

William McMannis and J. Haskell McMannis Educational Fund

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

John C. Santistevan Memorial Scholarship

Contact: Santistevan Art, P.O. Box 9302, Glendale, California 91226, (800) 666-4763, e-mail:

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 September 8, 2017