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     Schlarships
     2020 - 2021
     

    The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more at psat.org/scholarships.

    American Indian Graduate Center

    American Indian Graduate Center provides up to $30,000 in scholarships per student per year and supports Native students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in the United States. It offers more than 20 scholarship opportunities, plus a comprehensive array of academic and support services for students to utilize throughout their entire academic journey. From completing financial aid applications to creating a study plan to thriving on campus, students can rely on American Indian Graduate Center as a guide every step of the way.

    Check out the center's scholarships as well as its student resource page to learn more. Have questions? Contact an academic adviser by calling 505-881-4584 or by emailing fellowships@aigcs.org.

    APIA Scholars

    Based in Washington, D.C., APIA Scholars is the nation's largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit provider of college scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to APIA students pursuing an undergraduate degree at a U.S. accredited college or university.

    The scholarship application will close on January 14 at 5 p.m. ET.

    For more information on the APIA Scholarship, including eligibility requirements, visit apiascholars.org.

    If you have any questions, please contact APIA Scholars at applicant@apiasf.org.

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund

    The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Program is designed to empower courageous young leaders of Hispanic heritage. The program helps ensure students achieve their higher education and career goals.

    Every year, 10,000 outstanding students are selected as HSF Scholars. While only some will receive HSF scholarships, due to funding limitations, all Scholars have access to HSF’s full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services. HSF Scholar Support Services include mentorship, leadership development, career services, knowledge building, and wellness training. Career services include, but aren't limited to, access to internships and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners.

    Scholarship awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.

    To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit hsf.net. This application closes February 15.

    Jackie Robinson Foundation

    The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship will be available through February 1, 2021, at jackierobinson.org. More than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of JRF’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. The deadline to submit the application for a JRF Scholarship is 5 p.m. ET, February 1, 2021.

    To see a listing of the queries JRF most often receives, view their frequently asked questions.

    To learn more about JRF, please visit their website at jackierobinson.org.


     
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    LAST CALL for NH high school seniors: Apply by January 8, 2021 for our Activist Artist scholarship! Winners will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 payable to their intended college/university. Learn more and apply here: https://www.lantosfoundation.org/activist-artist-scholarship
     
     

     
    YOU DESERVE IT SCHOLARSHIP
    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: October 29, 2020

    Requirements for Eligibility:
    A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
    B) You must be 16 years of age or older
    C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school
    D) You must be located within the United States   *For additional information and application process CLICK HERE!!


    NACME SCHOLARSHIP
    National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 1000
    Award Deadline: October 30, 2020
    NACME is responsible for approximately $3 million in scholarships awarded annually to underrepresented minority (URM) students. NACME expects to support approximately 1,000 underrepresented minority engineering and computer students annually.
    Scholarship Eligibility

    To be eligible to be named for any of the NACME administered scholarships students must either be a high school senior applying to an engineering or computer science program at a NACME Partner Institution, or be currently matriculating in an engineering or computer science program at a NACME Partner Institution, a US citizen or permanent resident, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    NACME's mission is to increase representation of Black/African American, Latinx/Hispanic-American and Native/American Indian in the fields of engineering and computer science.  For application CLICK HERE!!!
      

    JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
    Scholarship Value: $160,000
    Awards Available: 40
    Award Deadline: October 30, 2020

    The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke Scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as a thriving network of over 2,700 fellow Cooke Scholars and alumni.
    Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student's educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive.   To review the application requirements for this competitive scholarship CLICK HERE!!! 


    SP SCHOLARSHIP
     
    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    The SP High School Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.
    To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:
    A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
    Thus far, they have given away more than $650,000 to students through this scholarship program.   For additional information CLICK HERE!!!


    VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP
    Scholarship Value: $30,000
    Awards Available: 50
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020
    The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

    Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, more than 51,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of more than $1.9 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.
    The national first place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements, and download the 2020-21 entry form application, as all student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring local VFW Post by midnight, Oct. 31.  The 2020-21 theme is:Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?   For Application CLICK HERE!!!


    VFW YOUTH AWARDS
    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 50
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    Each year more than 138,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW's Patriot's Pen youth essay contest for a chance to win their share of more than $900,000 in state and national awards. Each first place state winner receives a minimum of $500 at the national level, and the national first place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
    The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America's history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.
    ELIGIBILITY
    The Patriot's Pen program is open to 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade students enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions. Dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools are also eligible to participate.
    HOW TO ENTER
    Download and complete the Patriot's Pen entry form and brochure. Essays must be no less than 300 words and cannot exceed 400 words. They should be submitted to the VFW Post, along with the completed Patriot's Pen entry form no later than the October 31 deadline. Students can ask a teacher or youth group leader to supervise their progress in the competition.
    JUDGING CRITERIA
    Knowledge of the theme is worth 30 points. You must show a thorough knowledge of the theme in your work. Demonstrate you have researched the issue extensively. Theme development is worth 35 points. Answer all relevant facts about the theme such as the who, what, where, when and why. Relate the theme to your own experiences. Clarity of ideas is worth 35 points. Write your essay in an easy-tounderstand format. Leave your reader with a clear understanding of your explanation of the theme.   For Application CLICK HERE!!!


    BE BOLD SCHOLARSHIP 

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    The $10,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.
    To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:
    A) Earnest
    B) Determined
    C) Moving
    The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.
    Furthermore, the scholarship will be unique in that it will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating.   For Application CLICK HERE!!!


    NITRO SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $2,000
    Awards Available: 12
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be:
    A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
    B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
    C) A parent who currently has a child enrolled as a high school senior located within the United States;
    D) A student or a parent whose child has graduated from an accredited undergraduate school (a "School) and who is currently paying back a student or parent loan for his/her/child's educational expenses for such School ("Entrant").   For Application CLICK HERE!!!                                                                   


    CARDiD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 2
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help - books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Most importantly - CARiD believes in higher education and wants to help you achieve your goals!
    HOW DO I APPLY?
    Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@carid.com. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity!
    A) Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however you see fit
    B) Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry
    WHO CAN APPLY?
    Any current US student who:
    A) Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester
    B) Is between the ages of 16 and 20
    C) Is not a CARiD employee
    D) Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners
    WHEN CAN I APPLY?
    Two scholarships will be awarded each year:
    A) Spring entries must be received before midnight on April 30
    B) Fall entries must be received before midnight on October 31
    WHO WILL WIN?
    We're looking for the most creative, inspiring, and thought provoking photos! So get to work and show us what you've got! The winning photo will be published here and our other social media pages.
    We'll pick our favorite photo, and send a check for $1,000 to the winner!
    Winners will be announced on May 15 (spring program) and November 15 (fall program)      For Application CLICK HERE!!!


    MAGNUM OPUS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    To be eligible for the Magnum Opus Scholarship:
    A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
    Enter to win this scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on October 31, 2020. The winner will be announced on November 2, 2020. Note that when you get to the sponsors site, you will need to look to the right hand column for the Magnum Opus Scholarship information.  For application CLICK HERE!! 


    STOKES EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $30,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: October 31, 2020

    The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and earning a degree. The Stokes Program is open to high school seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.
    With the Stokes Program, you will attend college full-time, then work during the summer at NSA's HQ in Fort Meade, Maryland for a minimum of 12 weeks in areas related to your course of study. You will acquire real world experience and receive a salary year-round. Best yet, after you graduate college, you won't have to go through the job search hassle - a position will be waiting for you in your area of study in the exciting world of NSA.*
    Computer Science
    NSA computer scientists work in areas such as applications programming, computer security and graphics, and the design and implementation of software involving database management systems, real-time systems, networking and distributed processing systems.
    Computer/Electrical Engineering
    The challenges and experiences in these areas range from pure and applied research, design, development and testing to project management and systems analysis. You will be involved in projects that focus on communication systems, computer security and networking, microprocessor applications, software engineering and optics.
    *By participating in the Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, you are agreeing to work for NSA for at least 1.5 times the length of study upon graduation.  
    For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    $10,000 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE STUDENTS

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: November 3, 2020
    To be Eligible:
    1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
    The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. To date, they have given away more than $650,000 through the ScholarshipPoints program.  
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!                              

    NCWIT AWARD FOR ASPIRATIONS IN COMPUTING

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 391
    Award Deadline: November 5, 2020

    The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors 9th-12th grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing, as demonstrated by their computing experience, computing-related activities, leadership experience, tenacity in the face of barriers to access, and plans for post-secondary education. Since 2007, more than 17,000 students have received an Award for AiC.
    The multi-tiered award structure includes Winner, Honorable Mention, Rising Star, and Certificate of Distinction designations at National and Regional Affiliate levels, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, all U.S. overseas military bases, and Canada. Regional Affiliate Award programs are hosted in 79 locations nationwide by NCWIT Alliance member organizations-a powerful, national network of universities, companies, non-profits, and government organizations working to increase the influence and meaningful participation of girls and women from every community.

    ELIGIBILITY: Applicants who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to apply. Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements outlined below will be considered for both the National and Regional Affiliate Awards:
    A) They are 13 years of age or older at the time of account creation.
    B) They attend a school in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
    C) They are not an NCWIT employee and have no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors, or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).
    In addition to the aforementioned eligibility requirements, to be considered for a National Award (National Winner or National Honorable Mention designations), the applicant must meet the additional criteria:
    A) They are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or individual who meets the requirements of the substantial presence test.
    B) They have a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.
    Restrictions
    A) Applicants may reapply each year; however, National Award Winners are not eligible to win again.
    B) Regional Affiliate Award programs allow repeat recipients, at their own discretion.   For application and additional information CLICK HERE!!!


    THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 50
    Award Deadline: November 10, 2020 

    The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service.
    Created in 1995 by Prudential and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the program honors middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state and national level.
    Thus far, it has recognized more than 140,000 young people who've made a difference – and inspired countless others to consider how they might contribute to their communities.
    The Spirit of Community Awards program also honors youth volunteers in countries outside the U.S. where Prudential has a significant presence: Japan, Taiwan, Ireland, India, China and Brazil.
    1. Eligibility
    To be eligible, you must:
    A) Be in grades 5-12 as of November 10, 2020
    B) Be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
    C) Have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
    D) Submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 10, 2020   
    For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    $1,000.00 GENIUS LOCI SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: November 10, 2020

     To be eligible for the Genius Loci Scholarship:
    A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
    B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
    Note that when you get to the sponsors site, you will need to look to the right hand column for the Genius Loci Scholarship information.  
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!


    OPPORTUNITY FOR BLACK WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP

     
    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: November 11, 2020
    Talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not.
    Black women are paid 39% less than white men. While this ratio is slowly improving, it won't reach parity at its current pace for another 100 years.
    Black women ask for raises at the same rates as white women, but they get worse results. The pay gap actually widens at higher-age education levels, beginning at age 16 and growing from there. This problem reflects the systemic inequality that is prevalent in so many fields in America. It's an issue that will require reform across many fields in the public and private sectors.  As one small part of this, the Opportunity for Black Women Scholarship will be awarded to a Black woman at any education level and field of study.   
    For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!

    CREATE REAL IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,500
    Awards Available: 9
    Award Deadline: November 12, 2020 
    Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or DACA recipients between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). Residency, age and current enrollment at an accredited educational institution will be verified and subject to final decision of eligibility by Impact Teen Drivers. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
    Requirements
    Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to end reckless and distracted driving. Distracted driving is anything that takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, your mind off your driving, or keeps your ears from being alert to your surroundings. We encourage participants to go beyond addressing phone-use; behind the wheel distractions include texting and talking on the phone but also applying make-up, turning to talk to your friends, adjusting the GPS or radio/shuffling the playlist, eating or drinking, or anything else that takes your attention away from the task of driving.
    We also strongly encourage participants to avoid the word, "accident." These are not just sad accidents but 100% preventable crashes. We believe that the majority of car crashes are preventable based on the choices being made inside of a car by a driver or a passenger.   
    For additional entry requirements and application CLICK HERE!!!

    JAMES ALAN COX STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHY SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $2,500
    Awards Available: 11
    Award Deadline: November 15, 2020

    High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class.
    College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older), and have taken courses in photography or photojournalism.
    Graduate students applying for a scholarship should be enrolled in a journalism or photojournalism program.
    High school, college and graduate students should have at least one semester remaining at time of award.
    Type of Awards:
    Five (5) Digital Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students. (High school applicants should only submit still photographs. The video awards are for college and graduate students only.)
    Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography.
    Starting in 2013, one (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student, payable to their school, for video work.   
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!


    OVERACHIEVERS STUDENT GRANT

    Scholarship Value: $15,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: November 15, 2020 
    Pilot Pen continues to recognize everyday heroes through the G2 Overachievers Grant. The $100,000 G2 Overachievers Grant will be awarded to one deserving individual who goes above and beyond their nine-to-five to make the world a better place. The $15,000 G2 Overachievers Student Grant will be awarded to an outstanding young scholar who is making a real difference in others' lives outside of the classroom.
    Eligibility of Participant:
    Participants must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia that have reached the age of majority in his or her state of residence at the time of submitting a nomination. Participant must nominate someone with whom the Participant is personally acquainted, and Participant must have Nominee's permission to submit the nomination. Participants may nominate themselves as a Nominee; however, each Participant may submit only one (1) nomination.  For Application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!

    ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT COMPETITION

    Scholarship Value: $50,000
    Awards Available: 500
    Award Deadline: November 15, 2020
    The Elks National Foundation is proud to announce the start of the 2021 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest on August 5, 2020. The Most Valuable Student scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Applications are judged on academics, leadership, service and financial need. The application is completed online and must be submitted by the November 15, 2020, deadline. The 500 national winners will be announced in April 2021. Learn more about the MVS scholarship here.
    Eligibility:
    A) Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
    B) Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.
    C) High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
    D) Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
    Awards:
    A) The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.
    B) Male and female students compete separately.
    C) Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
    D) The Chicago office of the Elks National Foundation will announce the 500 national winners in late April, 2021. (Many local Lodges, districts and state Elks associations award their own scholarships through this program. These scholarships are not to be confused with the 500 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships.)
    The 20 Top Finalists traditionally participate in an all expenses paid Leadership Weekend in Chicago during which they'll interview with the national judges. These 20 Finalists will be vying for two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.  Application CLICK HERE!!!

    DRIVER EDUCATION INITIATIVE ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking.
    In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields.
    Conditions of Eligibility
    A) The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
    B) The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.
    C) The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.
    D) The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year.
    E) The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.
    F) The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Olin E Teague Scholarship and/or Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.   *FOR ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION CLICK HERE!!! 

    YOUTH ACTIVITY FUND STUDENT GRANTS

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: December 4, 2020

    The Explorers Club is proud of its history and also looks toward the future by recognizing the importance of new ideas and avenues of exploration. The Club is deeply committed to supporting the fieldwork of serious researchers and, as part of its public service commitment, offers exploration grants in the following categories.
    High School Students and College Undergraduates
    The goal of this grant category is to foster a new generation of explorers dedicated to the advancement of the scientific knowledge of our world. The average award is approximately $1,500.
    Graduate Students and Immediate Post-Doc
    This category of grant supports exploration and field research for those who are just beginning their research careers. Awards are approximately $2,500 to $5000.
    For 2020 two categories of grants will be available, The Explorers Club – OceanX grants for research involving the ocean and The Explorers Club – Mamont Scholars grants for all categories of field science.   For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!


    ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION FOOD SYSTEM VISION PRIZE

     Scholarship Value: Eligible $200,000.00

    Award Deadline: December 5th, 2020

    What is your vision for how the world’s food system should look in 2050? The Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision Prize invites people worldwide to envision a more regenerative and nourishing food system for the future. The Prize, launched by The Rockefeller Foundation in partnership with SecondMuse and OpenIDEO, is an invitation to help develop a positive, inspiring description of your food system in 2050 and hope it will evolve.

    The Rockefeller Foundation has partnered with SecondMuse and OpenIDEO to expand the discourse on the state and future of many of the world’s food systems. Allow communities around the world to develop practical solutions and become champions in their future food.

    The Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision is an opportunity open to all nationalities. The programme is hosted in New York, USA.

    The Rockefeller Foundation Food System Vision 2020 benefits include:

    • $2M will be distributed to the Top Visionaries, who will be eligible to receive a prize of $200,000 each.
    • The Finalists, who will be selected after a Refinement Phase that extends from 2 March – 17 April, will also: Join a cohort of Visionaries addressing systemic food issues via a virtual Accelerator and in-person convening;
    • Collaborate with a select team of advisors and stakeholders to further refine their Visions and find pathways to actualize them;
    • Participate in an Accelerator during which they will have access to media and storytelling training and a global platform via media exposure, in order to attract partners, connections, and other funder and philanthropic networks;
    • Refine and amplify their Visions further;
    • If in full compliance with the Prize Terms and Conditions, be announced as a Top Visionary and have the opportunity to participate in a recognition ceremony.    For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!! 

    STEPHEN J. BRADY STOP HUNGER SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 5
    Award Deadline: December 5, 2020
    The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are designed to recognize and reward the great steps students are taking to fight hunger in our communities across the United States. By submitting an application, you agree that what you send will be deemed non-confidential and you grant Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Sodexo, Inc. (along with its subsidiaries and affiliates) the right to use, copy, modify, edit, publish, transmit, and display your submission via any media, and that Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Sodexo, Inc. will be free to use your name and other identifying information, unless you specifically request in writing that we not do so.
    Applicant Requirements:
    1. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through graduate school) in the United States. All applicants must be ages 5-25 and meet the age requirement by Oct. 5, 2020.
    2. All applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.
    3. All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who reside in the contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii only.
    4. Volunteer services performed by applicant must help non-family members.
    5. If applicant is selected as a potential national Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship recipient, in order to be confirmed as a winner, the student's parent or legal guardian must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Assignment of Rights.
    6. Scholarship funds awarded to winners must be used for tuition and related fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses at an accredited post-secondary education institution.    For additional information and application details CLICK HERE!!


    HISPANIC HERITAGE YOUTH AWARDS

    Scholarship Value: $3,500
    Awards Available: 180
    Award Deadline: December 6, 2020

    The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 22nd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Finance, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Social Justice and Technology.
    Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue.
    Once selected, recipients will be celebrated in 10 virtual ceremonies and will become part of our broader HHF network of 200,000 professionals and fulfill our unique cycle of leadership where we meet America's priorities in the classroom and workforce.
    The Youth Awards program is the main pipeline to Hispanic Heritage Foundation's (HHF) system of talent that prepares and positions Latino youth through the award-winning Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program as they transition from high school, to college, to graduate school, and into their careers. Follow LOFT on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    Eligibility:
    A) Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2021
    B) Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
    C) Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2021-2022
    D) Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
    E) If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory
    F) Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA     *
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    MAKE THE U SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 100
    Award Deadline: December 6, 2020

    Reaching college is one of the biggest dreams of Hispanic families and you are on your way to achieving it.
    "Make the U" is an educational program from Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation that offers financial relief to Hispanic youth on their path to higher education.
    If you have maintained academic excellence, have dedicated service to the community, and have demonstrated leadership, your effort could be rewarded by winning one of: 100 SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH $1,000 EACH* for a grand total of $100,000 in support of higher education for Hispanics.
    If you:
    A) Are Hispanic or Latino descent
    B) Are a Rising Senior (student graduating in the Spring of 2021)
    C) Plan to enroll in college in the Fall of 2021
    D) Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale)
    E) Are U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or DACA eligible.      *
    For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    DENNY'S HUNGRY FOR EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $1,000.00 - 3,000.00
    Awards Available: 25
    Award Deadline: December 11, 2020

    Denny’s partners with leading non-profit minority advocacy organizations to launch anti-hunger programs across the United States. The Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships are awarded to deserving high school and college students for their ideas to help Denny’s fight childhood hunger. Please note that there are a number of organizations that participate, so make sure you give yourself time to explore!

    Who is eligible to apply for the Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships?

    Applicants must be:

    • Enrolled in an accredited high school or college in the United States or Puerto Rico
    • Citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Puerto Rico
    • Use the funds for education, such as tuition and related fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses
    • Possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college). NOTE: Each partner organization may have additional requirements; however, GPA level varies
    • Provide a 300-word essay (high school) or 500-word essay (college) on how Denny’s can bring their communities together
    • Meet GPA level and other requirements set by each partner organization.  For Additional information and application requirements CLICK HERE!!!

    SCIENCE AMBASSADOR SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $40,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: December 14, 2020

    The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.
    Eligibility:
    A) You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student.
    B) You must attend a school in the United States.
    HOW TO APPLY
    Film a three–minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply. To view examples of applications, check out our previous winners. Your video should be:
    A) A mini–lecture, not a personal statement. Pretend you're a lecturer speaking to a class. Teach us something.
    B) Clear, creative, accurate, and a demonstration of your passion for the subject. We value novel, memorable approaches to topics. Your video doesn't need to be fancy or high–tech. Production value is not a factor.
    C) Three minutes or less in length.
    D) About any STEM topic, not necessarily your field of study. Pick a topic that excites and fascinates you. We don't need to hear about the latest thing in science news (unless that's your jam).
    E) Scientifically accurate. We encourage you to cite the sources used to research your topic. Ideally, this would be in a slide or frame at the end of your video.
    F) Uploaded to YouTube and marked 'public.'
    Please note: Part of being a science communicator is leading by example. If applicable, please film your video in a way that complies with your local safety regulations related to COVID-19.
    An advisory board of women who hold higher degrees and work in a broad range of STEM fields will review applications and select finalists. Finalists will be notified in early 2021 and will move onto the next round to submit additional materials. A winner will be announced in April 2021.     For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!! 


    EQUITABLE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $2,500.00 - $25,000.00
    Award Deadline: December 15, 2020

    Every year, students across the country work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond. And every year, we award $1.8 million in college scholarships to hundreds of these remarkable young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico.

    Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, we also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner’s high school.

    Equitable ExcellenceSM award winners come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but are united by their drive, determination, and strong character.

    Applicants to the Equitable ExcellenceSM Scholarship must:
    • Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service
    • Be high school seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
    • Be a United States citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico.   For additional information and application requirements CLICK HERE!!! 

    BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $1,000.00 - $50,000.00
    Award Deadline: December 15, 2020

    Burger King is one of the most iconic fast food chains in the world. One of the ways that the company gives back is through Burger King scholarships. The Burger King Scholars program was created in memory of Burger King co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore in 2000. This program was created to support students from the United States and Canada who are seeking higher education at a four year college or university.

    Who is eligible to apply to Burger King Scholars Program?

    There are a few eligibility requirements that scholarship applicants must fulfill:

    • Be a citizen of the United States or Canada
    • Have graduated from high school within the last three years
    • Students who are applying as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the United States
    • Cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3
    • Minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220
    • Demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity
    • Substantial work experience

    What are the selection criteria?

    • Academic achievements
    • Participation in school and community activities
    • Length of employment (enrichment awards only)
    • Work experience (James W. McLamore “WHOPPER” Scholarship only)
    • Financial information (James W. McLamore “WHOPPER” Scholarship only)

    How much are the Burger King Scholars Program awards?  Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to a whopping $50,000! All award checks will be mailed directly to the institution that the winners are/will attend. 

    When is the application for the Program due?  The application period is open through December 15th. All winners will be notified by May via U.S. Mail.  For additional information and application requirements PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    RUBINCAM YOUTH AWARD

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 2
    Award Deadline: December 15, 2020
    The Rubincam Youth Award was established in 1986 to honor Milton Rubincam, CG, FASG, FNGS, for his many years of service to the National Genealogical Society and to the field of genealogy. These awards encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians.
    The awards may be given annually to a student in either one or two age categories for an appropriately prepared genealogy. Up to two honorable mentions (runners-up) may also be named in each category. The awards are announced and presented at the annual NGS Banquet at the annual NGS Family History Conference. If the winners are not present, award presentations may be made at another agreed-upon time.

    A) Categories
    1) Senior High school students in grades 9–12 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This was the only category in the Rubincam Youth Award until 2007.)
    2) Junior Middle school students in grades 6–8 at the time of submission. The award winner receives a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Presentation details of the winning submission may appear in NGS Magazine. (This category was established in 2007.)

    B) General Guidelines for the Awards
    STUDENTS
    1) Young persons worldwide are eligible to apply.
    2) NGS membership is not required.
    3) Students must apply under the appropriate age/grade award.
    SUBMISSIONS
    1) Must be in English
    2) Must be original unpublished work
    3) Become property of NGS and will not be returned
    4) Are not eligible for later resubmission
    5) Will not be returned if incomplete   *
    For application CLICK HERE!!                 


    FORMSWIFT SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: December 15, 2020

    Why a FormSwift Scholarship Program
    We love to support and grow the nation's burgeoning class of entrepreneurs. It's why we developed and continue to maintain free documents for business use, and it's the same reason why we have developed our Scholarship Program. Moreover, our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming, entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas.
    Also, by creating a unique business plan infographic for their scholarship entries, young business dreamers can build upon and practice the skills that will be required of them at their jobs after college. In short, we envision our Scholarship Program as not only an award that will help students in the present, but a test that will help them hone in on their future career paths.
    Elig
    ibility
    A) You must be a graduating senior in high school or enrolled in college. Community college, professional college, and graduate students are all eligible, in addition to undergraduates at four-year universities.
    B) You may not be related to any of FormSwift's staff or our extended family.
    C) International students, including students from a college or graduating from a high school outside the United States, are also eligible to apply.
    D) We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment.    **
    For application CLICK HERE!!!


    ULTIMATION STEM SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,500
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: December 15, 2020

    Each year Ultimation Industries, LLC awards a scholarship to students enrolled in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs in accredited undergraduate and graduate programs. The scholarship is a merit based award of $1,500 per year for the most innovative idea in a material handling area selected each year by the company. Two additional scholarships of $500 and $250 are awarded to the runners up.
    2020 SCHOLARSHIP FOCUS AREA
    The 2020 scholarships will be awarded to students that can demonstrate innovative ideas and systems for the use of motorized roller conveyors with 24V DC motors. You can consider systems which use both gravity roller conveyors and powered roller conveyors. Submissions may be in both written and graphic form.
    ELIGIBILITY
    A) Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in accredited U.S. colleges or universities only
    B) You must be enrolled in and majoring in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Match) discipline
    C) Students must be high school graduates and may be asked to provide transcripts and proof of high school diploma
    D) Students must be U.S. Citizens or permanent residents of the United States and may be asked to provide proof of residence
    E) The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students. High School students are not eligible
    F) Employees and children of employees of Ultimation Industries, LLC are not eligible to win
    DEADLINE AND AWARD PROCESS
    All entries must be received by December 15, 2020. Winners will be notified by January 11, 2021. The winners will be selected based on the quality of the submission in relation to the scholarship focus area. The panel selecting the winner is comprised of employees of Ultimation Industries, LLC. All materials submitted become the property of Ultimation Industries, LLC. Our committee reserves the right to verify the accuracy of any information received or obtained related to the applicant.   For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    NITRO SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $2,000
    Awards Available: 12
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020

    To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be:
    A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
    B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;
    C) A parent who currently has a child enrolled as a high school senior located within the United States;
    D) A student or a parent whose child has graduated from an accredited undergraduate school (a "School) and who is currently paying back a student or parent loan for his/her/child's educational expenses for such School ("Entrant").

    For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    DESIGN THINKING SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 2
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020
    American Graphics Institute offers multiple scholarships to encourage the use of design and creative thinking across various disciplines and fields. Several scholarships are available each year for students enrolled in any accredited post-secondary degree-granting program in the United States, including undergraduate and post-graduate programs. There are also separate scholarships available for students attending American Graphics Institute programs as well.
    Scholarships are awarded twice annually, in January and again in August of each year.
    The American Graphic Institute Design Thinking scholarship is offered to both part-time and full-time students enrolled in degree programs at any accredited college or university in the United States. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded twice annually, in January and August of each year. The goal of the scholarship is to encourage design thinking across various disciplines. Deadlines for scholarship submissions are July 31 and December 31. The scholarships are offered annually and on a rolling basis. Submissions are considered for the next available scholarship.  For additional information and application requirements CLICK HERE!!

    THE THIEL FELLOWSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $100,000
    Awards Available: 30
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020
     Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation's network of founders, investors, and scientists.
    What is the Fellowship?  The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year, $100,000 grant for young people who want to build new things instead of sit in a classroom.
    How does the grant work?   For additional information CLICK HERE!!!


    WEALTH WISE SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020

    The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.
    The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved.
    Requirements
    To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
    A) Minimum GPA of 3.5
    B) Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
    C) Must be a US resident
    D) Must send in an official transcript
    E) Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
    F) Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
    G) Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below)
    H) Include contact information with the essay so we can get in touch with winners
    Important Deadlines
    Please note the following deadlines:
    Due Date: December 31 annually
    Announced: January 31 annually
    Awarded: January 31 annually    *For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    KNIGHT ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020 (Deadline Estimated)

    The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution to participate in the George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. The contest is open to all US Citizen and Legal Resident students attending home schools, public, parochial, or private high schools in that same grade range. The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2017-18 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.
    To participate, students must submit an original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Each student's essay will be judged based upon its historical accuracy, clarity, organization, grammar and spelling, and documentation.
    The contest is conducted in three phases: the local chapter, state-level society, and national phases. The contest must be entered through an SAR chapter near the student's residence. In some cases, the contest may be entered at the state level (if the local society does not have chapters or the chapters are not participating) and a contact-at-large should be used to find out more contest details. The list of contest contacts listed below can provide you with assistance in entering the Knight Essay Contest. Only one entry per student is permitted per contest year.  For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    EASTON / NFAA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
     
    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 5
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020
     
    The NFAA Scholarship Committee will review and rank the applications, place each applicant into the appropriate category and present their suggestions to the Joint Scholarship Approval Committee for their approval. The Joint Scholarship Approval Committee, consisting of two Directors of the National Field Archery Association Foundation and two Directors of the Easton Foundations, will make a joint decision on winners and the final amounts for each scholarship.
    The NFAA National Office will notify all applicants if their application was denied or approved, and the amount of the scholarship. If approved, it will also describe the procedure for the scholarship payment.
    For all scholarships greater than $500, the recipient will receive an Archery Activity Report form that must be completed and sent to the NFAA National Office twice a year, showing their archery activities during the year.
    Applicant Requirements
    A) The maximum amount of all scholarships for the first three years will be $50,000 per year. The goal is to provide 50% of the scholarships to recurve archers and 50% to compound archers. A secondary goal will be to split the scholarships equally between men & women.
    B) Applicants must be a member of the NFAA or the NAA/USA Archery.
    C) Applicants that are not graduating from high school in the current year (JOAD, NASP, junior high, or high school freshman/sophomore archers) may apply.
    D) For this group, any approved scholarships will be held by the Foundation until the student notifies the Foundation they are graduating from high school, and the name of the qualified school they plan to attend.
    E) High school applicants must be applying to be full time students at a two or four year college/university or a technical training college (these are considered qualified schools).
    F) Applicant must maintain a 2.0 GPA minimum on a 4.0 scale in the current year.
    G) College applicants must be full time students at either a two or four year college or university.
    H) Applicant must maintain a 2.5 GPA minimum on a 4.0 scale in the current year.
    I) Scholarship recipients must compete in archery during the entire academic year.
    J) Olympic, PanAm, or World Team members that have graduated from college may apply for training grants.   *
    For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!

    RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020

    A random act of kindness can go a long way, so we decided to create The 2020 Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship to hear these stories of small efforts that brighten someone's day. We want to encourage students who believe in doing good for others just for the sake of being kind.
    If you have a story of a random act of kindness, whether you were on the one performing the act for others or if someone else did something nice for you, we encourage you to apply. Explain how this event impacted you and the others involved. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship award for their essay detailing this experience and explaining the effects of such an act. It is our hope that this scholarship will not only recognize students for their good deeds, but also encourage others to commit similar acts.
    Scholarship Eligibility
    To be eligible for The Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship, you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. This scholarship is also open to high school seniors who are graduating and enrolled in college before the December 31, 2020 deadline. All candidates must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for this scholarship.
    Application
    Please submit the following materials as part of your complete application:
    A) A transcript from your current or most recent educational institution
    B) A resume
    C) A 750 word essay discussing a time that you performed a random act of kindness for someone or a time where you were on the receiving end of a random act of kindness, and the effects of the event on everyone involved.
    Deadline
    The deadline for The Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship is December 31, 2020. All application materials must be submitted to support@shiverhamilton.com on or before this deadline in order to be considered eligible. Applications should have the subject line "[Applicant's Name – The Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship].  For Application PLEASE CLICK HERE!! 


    SBO ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020

    Answer this essay question:
    "How has playing an instrument changed for you during the pandemic?"
    ENTRY RULES
    Answer in 250 words (or less): How has playing an instrument changed for you during the pandemic?
    TEN $1,000 scholarships awarded in two categories:
    A) Five $1,000 scholarships to students in grades four to eight.
    B) Five $1,000 scholarships to students in grades nine through 12.
    Winning school music programs will receive merchandise prizes contributed by Alfred Music Products, Rovner Products, Sabian Ltd., Woodwind & Brasswind, and Yamaha Corporation of America.
    HOW DO I ENTER?
    Visit sbomagazine.com and click on "Essay Contest 2021" or submit your entry to:
    Student Scholarships
    SCHOOL BAND & ORCHESTRA
    6000 South Eastern Avenue Suite 14-J
    Las Vegas, NV 89119
    The contest ends December 31, 2020
    Along with the essay, please furnish the following information: Name, Address, City, State, Zip Code, (e-mail if available), Telephone, Age, Grade, Instrument Played, Name of Music Teacher/Director, Name of School, Address, City, State, Zip Code, and email for Music Teacher/Director if available. Name and Address of Your Favorite Music Store (optional).  For additional information CLICK HERE!!!


    IMAGINE AMERICA SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 5
    Award Deadline: December 31, 2020

    Are you a high school student trying to find money to pay for your career college education? Are you planning to attend one of the approximately 400 participating career school campuses across the country? The Imagine America High School Scholarship Program can help.
    The Imagine America Foundation created its Imagine America High School Scholarship Program in 1998 to provide scholarships for high school students. This annual scholarship program has helped thousands of high school seniors afford a career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States. Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive a $1,000 Imagine America scholarship!
    The Foundation works with more than 20,000 high school guidance counselors across the country. Graduating high school seniors who meet the recommended guidelines are eligible to receive a $1,000 tuition discount that can be used at career colleges participating in the Imagine America Scholarship Program throughout the nation.  *
    For application CLICK HERE!!!


    NACE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 55
    Award Deadline: January 1, 2021

    The NACE Foundation's Scholarship Program was established to promote the study of corrosion science and engineering, as well as to recognize academic excellence and aid deserving students who demonstrate a drive to succeed and become contributing members of the corrosion industry.
    The application process is open annually from September 1 through January 1 and the NACE Foundation offers several scholarships, funded by contributions from individual members, NACE Sections and Areas, corporations and other non-profit entities, to students who meet the criteria established by the scholarship donors. Each scholarship has its own specific set of eligibility requirements, and is reviewed by a separate Selection Committee.
    If you are interested in applying for a scholarship through the NACE Foundation, please review the general scholarship guidelines , in addition to any eligibility requirements for the specific scholarships. Consideration will be afforded to all eligible candidates who apply, provided the candidate submits a completed application with all necessary documentation prior to the deadline.  For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    GE REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $40,000
    Awards Available: 20
    Award Deadline: January 5, 2021

    Honoring the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
    Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.
    ELIGIBILITY
    To be eligible for this award, applicants must:
    A) Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    B) Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    C) Be citizens of the United States of America;
    D) Be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    E) Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
    Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee. 
    For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    LANTOS FOUNDATION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS & JUSTICE

    ACTIVIST ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $10,000.00
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: January 8, 2021

    The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice has launched a new scholarship contest for graduating New Hampshire high school seniors called the “Activist Artist Scholarship”. This scholarship challenges applicants to examine the influence of a particular Activist Artist and show how that artist used his/her medium to influence, inform and inspire during their lifetime or beyond. Alternatively, applicants may choose to submit their own original piece of activist art. The Activist Artist Scholarship program falls within the Lantos Foundation’s “Global Citizenship” area of work. The Foundation recognizes the powerful, yet often overlooked, role that artists play in the human rights movement. They use their talents to challenge, educate and move communities toward understanding, acceptance and change. Through the Activist Artist Scholarship, and other programs, the Foundation seeks to encourage, support and elevate the work of Activist Artists.

    Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship eligibility will be limited to graduating high school seniors who are residents of New Hampshire that intend to enter a 2- or 4-year undergraduate degree program in the Fall of 2021.

    Award: The Activist Artist Scholarship winner will receive a $5,000 award payable to his/her intended college or university.  Up to two runner-up awards will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 each, payable to the intended college or university.   *To apply for the scholarship CLICK HERE!!!  


    FOOT LOCKER SCHOLAR ATHLETES

    Scholarship Value: $20,000
    Awards Available: 20
    Award Deadline: January 8, 2021

    The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.
    Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.
    JUDGING CRITERIA
    Judges will evaluate each of the fully completed scholarship applications on a points system based on, among other factors:
    A) Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are trusted and respected members of their schools and communities. They have built strong relationships with and will leave a lasting impact on other students, administrators, and community members.
    B) Display academic excellence. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes are intellectually curious, set high academic goals for themselves, and excel in their studies.
    C) Are passionate and committed to empowering the community in which they live. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have made a significant commitment to improving the lives of others.
    D) Are confident and enthusiastic about being a leader. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes aren't reluctant role models. They are confident, honest, and passionate leaders who take on challenges for the greater good.
    E) Come from diverse backgrounds. Foot Locker Scholar Athletes have unique life stories, are from different places, have varied academic ambitions, and play a wide range of sports.
    F) Foot Locker Scholar Athletes share key attributes:
      1) Proactive and highly motivated
      2) Inspiring and charismatic
      3) Honest and trustworthy
      4) Genuine
      5) Strong and courageous

    PRIZING
    Twenty Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000 in college scholarship money for their excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities.
    ELIGIBILITY
    In order to be eligible for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program, the applicant must:
    A) Be entering college in the Fall of 2021 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree;
    B) Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports.
    C) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0;
    D) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win);
    E) Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.   *For application CLICK HERE!!!


    RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $40,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: January 9, 2021

    The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown's mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
    Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. Since the Program's inception in 1996, more than 300 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars.
    Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be graduating high school seniors at the time of their application.
    RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY:
    Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:
    A) Must be Black/African American.
    B) Must excel academically.
    C) Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
    D) Must participate in community service activities.
    E) Demonstrate financial need.
    F) Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
    G) Be a current high school senior at the time of your application.  For application CLICK HERE! 


    PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 8
    Award Deadline: January 15, 2021

    In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who risked their careers to do what was right for the nation. These leaders demonstrated political courage by taking a stand for the public good in spite of pressure by interest groups, their political party, or even their constituents. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.
    The maximum word count is 1,000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Use at least five varied sources such as government documents, letters, newspaper articles, books, and/or personal interviews.
    All submissions must adhere to contest requirements.
    The contest deadline is January 15, 2021.
    Contest Topic
    Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.
    Contest Policies
    All entries must must include a completed registration form and be submitted by 11:59pm (EST) on January 15, 2021 to be eligible for judging. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete submissions.
    Decisions of the Profile in Courage Award Committee are final. Winners will be notified by email and via telephone by April 30. All participants will receive a letter notifying them of the winners along with a Certificate of Participation by the end of May.
    By entering, you agree that your essay will become the property of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and will not be returned. The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation reserves the right to print and display the essays and photographs of the contest winners.    For Application CLICK HERE!!! 


    WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 39
    Award Deadline: January 15, 2021

    The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the annual National Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship Awards for students completing twelfth grade (or final high school year) in 2020 who are planning careers in government service. Scholarship applicants must be citizens of the United States. The Trustees and Members of the Foundation, mindful of the significance of the important event in our nation's history that occurred at Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, believe that if our country is to continue to progress, we must have thoroughly trained, dedicated young people to carry on our government's work in future years.
    Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules.
    We award a variety of scholarships every year. Each scholarship will be paid, as long as the student meets the requirements of the college chosen. Students planning to attend one of the Military Academies or who have been awarded full four-year tuition scholarships will be eligible for an award.
    In past years, winners have received an all expenses paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony. All winners were required to attend the Scholarship Awards Program on the last Saturday in April to win their scholarship. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, a decision regarding the date of the 2021 ceremony has not yet been made.  We invite you to explore our website, which contains all of the information candidates should require to prepare and submit an application.  CLICK HERE


    MENSA US SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $2,500
    Awards Available: 178
    Award Deadline: January 15, 2021

    There are two requirements for applicants:

    1) Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date.

    2) Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

    No application forms are available at any other time. Between September and January, interested individuals can visit the scholarship application area of this site to determine eligibility and, if eligible, enter the program.

    Applicants have until Jan. 15 to write an essay of not more than 550 words explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those goals.

    For additional information and application requirements CLICK HERE!!!


     

    PROVIDIAN MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: January 15, 2021

    We believe that education is key for anyone preparing to enter the workplace and embark on a career. To that end, we hope to play a small part in helping students achieve their educational goals with this bi-annual $500 scholarship.
    To apply for the scholarship, you must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance.
    Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of principles and employees of Providian Medical. The decision of the panel will be based on originality, research, and quality of the essay submitted. Any student planning for a medical or veterinary career is especially encouraged to enter, however, students on any career path are also welcome to apply.
    Requirements for entry:
    A) Must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States
    B) Must be either in your final year of high school or enrolled at the undergraduate level in "good standing"
    C) Must be age 16 or older
    D) Must be attending a U.S.-based institution
    E) Must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
    F) Entries must be post marked by June 21st for our Summer Entry Deadline or Jan 15th for our Winter Entry Deadline
    Additional information:
    A) There is no formal entry form; simply follow the instructions on this page
    B) No email or fax entries will be accepted. Entries must be sent by U.S. mail
    C) No additional material or documentation (such as tax returns, letters of recommendation, etc.) is needed or accepted
    D) Each entry should include the following: printed copy of your essay with your complete contact information on each page (full name, address, email address and phone number) and a statement or transcript showing your current cumulative GPA (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).  For Application CLICK HERE!!!


    C-SPAN STUDENTCAM COMPETITION

    Scholarship Value: $5,000
    Awards Available: 150
    Award Deadline: January 20, 2021

    StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation.
    1. The entry should reflect this year's theme:
    "Explore the issue you most want the president and new Congress to address in 2021"
    Your video should analyze the current and/or historical significance of your chosen issue, and include differing points of view.
    The entry must be the original work of the student(s), hereafter referred to as "entrant(s)."
    2. This competition is open to entrants currently enrolled in middle or high school in any state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. International students in the equivalent of U.S. grades 6-12 and aged 18 years or younger may also participate. Students may be enrolled in public or private schools, or be home-schooled.
    Students in grades 6-8 will be considered "middle school" entrants; grades 9-12 will be considered "high school" entrants.
    3. The employees and officers of the National Cable Satellite Corporation and their immediate family members, and the Trustees of the C-SPAN Education Foundation and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate in the contest.
    4. The documentary must be between 5 and 6 minutes in length. End credits, if applicable, must begin after the 5-minute mark but are permitted to run longer than the allotted 6-minute time frame.
    5. Clips of topically-related C-SPAN programming must be used to enhance the video documentary. You may choose to use multiple C-SPAN clips throughout your documentary, but the use of C-SPAN video need not be excessive to the point that it detracts from your original production.
    Winning StudentCam documentaries will also thoroughly explore a variety of viewpoints related to the chosen topic, including those that may oppose the filmmakers points of view. As a non-partisan television network, we recommend that students strive to demonstrate a balanced presentation of differing viewpoints.  
    For additional information and requirements for this competition PLEASE CLICK HERE!!! 


    BMI FOUNDATION ~ JOHN LENNON SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $20,000.00
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: January 22, 2021

    The John Lennon Scholarship program honors the memory of one of the preeminent songwriters of the 20th century. Yoko Ono, in conjunction with the BMI Foundation, established this scholarship program in memory of her beloved husband John Lennon. The scholarship honors one of the prolific songwriters of our time. John Lennon is known for writing “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Strawberry Fields,” “Imagine,” “I Am the Walrus,” “All You Need Is Love,” and “Come Together.” Aspiring songwriters and composers, apply for one of these three John Lennon Scholarships now!

    Who is eligible to apply for the BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarships?   Eligibility requirements for these scholarships:

    All eligible applicants must:

    1. Be a current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university
    2. At the time of submission, be between the ages of 17 and 24 (the deadline is January 22, 2021)
    3. Affirm that the rights to the submitted work have not been assigned to a major music publisher or to a major record label
    4. Not be a prior BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarship winner (excluding Honorable Mentions)

    NOTE: If you are applying to the John Lennon Scholarship and the Nashville Songwriting Scholarship contest, you must submit different songs for each contest. Remember, you may not submit the same original work to both competitions!

    How much are the BMI Foundation John Lennon Scholarships worth?  Each year, three scholarships totaling $20,000 are presented annually for the best original songs in any musical genre. These scholarships are available through the generosity of Ono and Gibson Musical Instruments.

    When is the deadline to apply for these scholarships? Completed applications are due online no later than January 22, 2021 at 11:59pm EST. Start your application early, and remember, incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.  Winners announced in the summer of 2020!  For more information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!! 


    UNITED STATES JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 20
    Award Deadline: January 22, 2021

    Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient's choice.  For information and application CLICK HERE!!


    FUTURE CONTRACTORS OF CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $750
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: January 31, 2021

    CCIS is dedicated to the future of California's contractor community. We are excited to offer scholarships for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career as a contractor.
    Prize: One $750 scholarship
    Prompt:
    In construction, there are numerous regulations and codes that contractors are required by law to follow. Although different states and municipalities have variation in their regulations, there are some standard guidelines that all state and local governments require builders to abide by. Please choose a building or municipal code that you feel is outdated and elaborate on as to why, as well as provide your amendments to said code.
    Rules and Requirements
    A) The CCIS Scholarship Essay Contest is open to all citizens and/residents of the United States.
    B) Applicants must apply online and include Full Name, Email Address, Permanent Mailing Address, Current/Planned University, Projected Graduation Date, and Area of Study/Major. Finalists must provide proof of current or future enrollment and photo of themselves. Photo and Essay of the winner will be posted on CCIS website to highlight winning submission.
    C) Applications must be submitted by their respective deadlines. No late applications will be considered.
    D) Only one entry per contest per applicant.
    E) Essay must address prompt and be between 250 and 500 words in length.
    F) Essay must be original work of the applicant. Plagiarism will result in disqualification. Essays must not infringe on any intellectual property or third-party rights of any person, company or organization.
    G) Past winners are not eligible to win a second time.
    H) Decisions are final.
    I) Finalists are chosen by CCIS and the scholarship winner will be voted on via a public poll. All finalists will be notified of their chance to win so they can share the link to the voting page. The winner of the poll and all finalists will be notified of the results upon the voting deadline.
    J) CCIS is not responsible for any federal, state or local taxes.
    K) By submitting to the CCIS Scholarship Essay Contest, the applicant acknowledges their understanding and acceptance with these stated rules and requirements.   For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!  


    SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 100
    Award Deadline: February 1, 2021

    SME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing.
    Eligibility Requirements for SME Education Foundation scholarships:
    A) Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada for the next fall term.
    B) Scholarships are only available to citizens of the U.S. and territories, citizens of Canada, students with permanent residency status in the U.S. (i.e. green card) or Canada, or applicants with a U.S. or Canadian student visa.
    C) Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or 70 on a 100 point (%) scale. Most scholarships have a minimum GPA of 3.0/80.
    D) Must be pursuing a degree in a qualifying major   For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!! 


    MCDONALD'S HACER NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $100,000
    Awards Available: 30
    Award Deadline: February 3, 2021

    HACER stands for Hispanic American Commitment to Education Resources. Your generation is making the world a better place, and McDonald's wants Hispanic students to be front and center in that transformation. That's why we're giving you and your community more opportunities to make a difference. And to help you HACER Más, check out the schedule of the McDonald's HACER Education Tour, our livestream workshops, to help you and your parents, teachers and counselors through the college application process.

    Are you eligible?
    Check out the requirements below to find out if the McDonald's HACER National Scholarship is right for you:
    A) You're a high school senior
    B) You're a legal U.S. resident
    C) You're younger than 21 years old
    D) You carry a minimum 2.8 GPA
    E) You're eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
    F) You'll disclose other scholarship programs that you've applied for
    G) You'll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
    H) You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

    For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!! 


    BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $20,000
    Awards Available: 100
    Award Deadline: February 3, 2021

    Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.
    Boren Scholars represent a vital pool of highly motivated individuals who wish to work in the federal national security arena. In exchange for funding, Boren Scholars commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.
    Eligibility & Basic Information
    You must respond to all of these questions in order to proceed with the application.
    A) U.S. Citizenship - Only U.S. citizens are eligible for the scholarship.
    B) I will be a matriculated undergraduate student at a U.S. college or university as of the Boren Scholarships application deadline – Only matriculated students are eligible.
    C) Current Institution as of Application Deadline – Choose your current U.S. institution. Should that change before the application deadline, you may change it later.
    D) Proposed Country of Study – Choose a country of study at this time. You may return to change it later.
    E) Are you a citizen of this country? - Boren recipients may not study overseas in a country in which they are a citizen.
    F) Proposed Language – Choose your language of study at this time. You may return to change it later.     
    For more detailed information about the Boren Scholarships PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY AWARDS

    Scholarship Value: $4,000
    Awards Available: 300
    Award Deadline: February 5, 2021

    Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below.
    Who is Eligible?

    A) For the 2021 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2018, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2018, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
    B) The applicant must be a high school senior.
    C) The applicant must apply online only. The 2021 Legacy Awards application deadline is February 5, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time.
    D) If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
    E) We have waived the standardized test requirement for the 2021 Legacy contest. You do not need to submit ACT and/or SAT scores.
    F) Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student wins more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.
    G) Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)
    H) If you are selected as a 2021 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. 
    How Do I Apply, and What Are the Deadlines?
    Eligible students should apply in the following manner:
    A) The student must complete and submit the ONLINE application. The 2021 Legacy Awards application deadline is February 5, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time.
    B) The Elk sponsor's membership will be verified through the BPOE Grand Lodge headquarters.
    C) When a student registers to complete the online application, both the applicant and Lodge Secretary will be notified by email.
    D) If you have questions about your online Legacy Awards application, contact the ENF Scholarship Office via email at scholarship@elks.org. Visit our Legacy Awards FAQ page.
    E) Upon receipt of the application, the applicant will receive a notification that the application was received. Winners will be announced in late April 2021.
    **Note: Because the contest begins in one Lodge year and the winners are announced in the next, a Legacy Award could go to the child or grandchild of a lapsed member. An applicant's Elk parent or grandparent must be a paid-up member in good standing at the time of application, but if the Elk chooses not to renew membership, that decision will not affect the outcome of the Legacy Awards contest.  
    For application and additional informatioCLICK HERE!!!  


    CYRUS ARTISAN RUGS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500.00
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: February 8th, 2021

     

    Cyrus Artisan Rugs, established in 1885, has become one of the largest online retailers of handmade designer rugs and carpets.  Inorder to give back and invest in the future talent of the industry, they offer a scholarship to incoming or current student of interior design or related courses.  

    Eligibility:

    • Must be currently enrolled, or about to enroll, in an interior design or similar course, OR
    • A high school graduate planning to study interior design or a related course in a college or university during the Spring of 2021
    • Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution
    • Applicants under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

    Applicants must submit the following via email:

    • An original essay (minimum of 500 words, ideally in PDF format). The topic should be related to the rug industry. Alternatively, the applicant could discuss why they should receive the Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship grant. This essay must NOT be previously published.

    • Name, contact details, and address.

    • Name and address of institution currently enrolled in or plan to attend.

    • School I.D. and a government issued I.D. (i.e. driver’s license)

    • Curriculum vitae

    For additional information and details for essay submission PLEASE CLICK HERE!!


    EXPLORAVISION AWARDS

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 40
    Award Deadline: February 8, 2021

    Since its inception in 1992, more than 450,000 students from across the United States and Canada have participated in Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision. It's a fun and engaging program that can inspire a lifelong love of science, technology and innovation for students and teachers alike.
    What is ExploraVision?
    The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. ExploraVision challenges students envision and communicate new technology 10 or more years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current science and technology.
    ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as they pick a current technology, research it, envision what it might look like in 10 or more years, and describe the development steps, pros & cons, and obstacles. Past winners have envisioned technologies ranging from a hand-held food allergen detector to a new device to help people who have lost limbs regain movement in real time. To download an ExploraVision brochure, please see below.

    Who can participate?
    ExploraVision is designed for K – 12 students of all interest, skill and ability levels. The competition is open to students enrolled in public, private or home school in the United States and Canada. See our full eligibility requirements here.
    How do I get my students involved?
    The most important step is educating them about the program. You can then either implement it as part of your curriculum or become a coach for the students who would like to participate. But if they don't know about it they'll never know if they want to register. See our Teacher Resources page for more information.
    Why does Toshiba sponsor ExploraVision?
    Toshiba was founded with a strong commitment to technological innovation, and this commitment goes hand in hand with the company's passion for science education. Through Toshiba's shared mission partnership with NSTA (National Science Teaching Association), the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision competition makes a vital contribution to the educational community. Participants are provided the opportunity to better understand the core disciplinary ideas in science, and engage in the scientific and engineering practices espoused in the Next Generation Science Standards, as they wrestle with solving real-world, authentic problems presented via the ExploraVision competition. ExploraVision is one of the world's largest K-12 science competitions and is a cornerstone of Toshiba's efforts to inspire youth in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  For additional information and application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    DAVIDSON FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $50,000
    Awards Available: 20
    Award Deadline: February 10, 2021

    The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box.
    Who is eligible to apply for the Davidson Fellows scholarship?
    To be eligible for the Davidson Fellows scholarship, an applicant must:
    A) Applicants must be 18 or younger as of the application deadline to be eligible.
    B) Be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U.S. military duty.
    C) Have completed a significant piece of work in one of the submission categories.
    D) Be able to demonstrate that the work is his or her own creation.
    E) Be able to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception in Washington, D.C. (Note: Travel and lodging expenses will be paid by the Institute.) 
    For application CLICK HERE!!!


    AFRICAN-AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURS MALE GRANT

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: February 11, 2021

    Talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not.
    Although African-Americans comprise 13.4% of the US population, just 1% of start-ups receiving venture funding have Black founders.
    From small businesses to venture-scale companies, entrepreneurship is an enduring and impactful way that communities move forward, but the funded entrepreneurs in the US do not reflect the diversity of our country.
    Solving this problem will take deep dedication throughout the start-up and venture capital world.
    As one small part of this, the African-American Entrepreneurs Grant - Male Award will be awarded to a male African-American entrepreneur at any education level who is currently building or who aspires to build a new business.
    Current or aspiring African-American entrepreneurs across any field or business stage will be considered.
    Winners will be selected on the merit of their business idea, and on the impact that additional financial support will have for them.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    LOUNGE LIZARD

    WEB DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: February 20th & October 3rd

    The Lounge Lizard is an award-winning website design company, digital marketing agency and SEO Company located in New York City. The Lizard Lounge was founded by Ken Braun.  Twice a year, the Lounge Lizard awards the Lizard Lounge Web Design Scholarship to two creative students to help fund their educations.  The Lizard Lounge wants you to show them just how creative you are! The web design you submit can be from the past or present, and submitted right on the application page. In addition to the monetary award, the lucky winner receives a design critique session with founder Ken Braun for any project they choose.

    Eligibility:

    • The scholarship is only open to students attending school in the United States
    • Applicants must be students at an accredited school, or
    • Accepted to begin school at an accredited school within six months of application

    Deadline: 

    The application deadline is October 4, 2020 for the Fall application period. The scholarship has a February 20, 2021 deadline for the Spring.

    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!


    GORDON A. RICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $50,000
    Award Deadline: February 20, 2021

    Just last year, the Gordon Rich Foundation provided $236,000 in college scholarships. Each Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship is worth up to $50,000. These scholarships are awarded to bright, hardworking high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need. Applicants parents and/or legal guardians must have/had a career in the financial services industry, defined as banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses.

    Who is eligible to apply for the Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship?

    All applicants must meet the following criteria:

    1. Be dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry (click here for the specific details)
    2. Graduating high school seniors who are enrolling as full time first year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college/university located in the United States
    3. Have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
    4. Rank in the top 20% of their class
    5. Demonstrate financial need
    6. Must be a US citizen or legal resident

    How much is the Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship worth?

    The GAR Foundation awards up to seven scholarships worth $12,500 per year. As long as award winning students enroll full-time and are in good standing at their respective colleges, they are eligible to receive $12,500 for each of the remaining three years for a total of $50,000.

    In addition to the above scholarship, all GAR scholars are eligible for a special award called the “Parkman Prize.” This $5,000.00 award, named after one of GAR’s most generous donors, is awarded to the scholar with the highest GPA in each academic year.

    When is the scholarship due?  The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 20th, 2021.  For additional information and application requirements PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: February 20, 2021

    Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.
    One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2021.
    Deadline is FEBRUARY 20, 2021.
    We will accept applications postmarked on or before FEBRUARY 20, 2021. Early submission is encouraged. We had 280 applications in 2019.
    Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S. based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of The Vegetarian Resource Group. We may ask finalists for more information. Scholarship winners are contacted by e-mail or telephone. Please look at your e-mail.  For additional information and application process CLICK HERE!!!


    SCHOLARS HELPING COLLARS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,500.00
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: February 28, 2021

    When it comes to promoting compassion towards animal welfare, P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle And You) truly practices what they preach. For starters, they donate products to local shelters in need through the Warm Bellies Initiative with the Petfinder Foundation. P.L.A.Y. also offers the annual Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship to a graduating high school senior who best exemplifies their core values and beliefs.

    Who is eligible to apply for the Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship?

    • The contest is open to U.S. residents
    • No purchase is necessary
    • Full-time high school seniors are eligible
    • One submission per person

    How do I apply for this scholarship?

    The internal judges at P.L.A.Y. select the winner based on the overall quality of the essay. According to the website, this includes:

    • Compelling and engaging description of volunteer efforts and their impact on your personal life, as well as your community
    • Thematic consistency throughout the submission around the central thesis
    • Proper spelling and grammar usage throughout the submission.

    In taking in the above selection criteria, it is obvious that a well-planned essay that moves the reader is needed. This kind of writing takes time, so start early! Ask a relative, friend, or teacher to take a look at your essay before you hit that “submit” button.

    How much is this scholarship worth?

    • First Prize is a $1,500 award
    • Second place winner receives one set of Warm Bellies Special Edition Chill Pads (10 beds) for donation to an animal shelter of  their choice
    • Third prize is a Garden Fresh plush toy set (five toys) for donation to animal shelter of the winner’s choice

    When is the scholarship application due?  The essay submission deadline is 11:59pm PT on February 28, 2021. Winners will hear the good news in April of 2021!  For scholarship application and details PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    JESSE BROWN MEMORIAL YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $20,000
    Awards Available: 8
    Award Deadline: February 28, 2021
    Volunteer service is at the heart of the DAV mission of helping empower more veterans to lead high-quality and fulfilling lives. From volunteering at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers to assisting veterans in local communities, DAV youth volunteers make a real difference in the lives of veterans. DAV offers $75,000 in scholarships annually to be used toward any accredited institution of higher learning, including universities, colleges, community colleges and vocational schools.
    This college scholarship is open to volunteers age 21 or younger who have contributed a minimum of 100 hours credited through DAV or DAV Auxiliary. Students may apply with the inclusion of an essay on what volunteering for veterans means for them. Anyone can nominate a worthy candidate including the student/applicant.
    Eligibility
    A) Scholarships can be awarded to any volunteer who is age 21 or younger and has volunteered for a minimum of 100 hours in service to veterans.
    B) Volunteer hours can be accumulated at a VA medical center, under DAV's Volunteer for Veterans Program and/or the Local Veterans Assistance Program (LVAP). Hours must be credited to Disabled American Veterans.
    C) Scholarships can be used at any accredited institution of higher learning; to include universities, colleges, community colleges, vocational schools, etc.
    D) Scholarships must be utilized in full prior to the recipient attaining the age of 25, or within 6 years of receiving the scholarship, whichever is later.
    E) Nominations for this award may be submitted by the applicant, Voluntary Service Program Managers at VA medical centers, members of DAV departments and chapters, or friends and family.   
    For application CLICK HERE!!!  

    SCHOLARSHIP FOR JOURNALISM DIVERSITY

    Scholarship Value: $8,500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: March 1, 2021

    The National Press Club, one of the oldest and most prestigious journalism organizations in the country, wants to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism.
    The scholarship consists of a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend to be called the Ellen Masin Persina Scholarship. The Persina Scholarship will be awarded to the recipient of the NPC Scholarship, making the total amount of the first-year award $2,500.
    The competition is open to high school seniors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a journalist who will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.
    Applicants MUST provide the following information in TRIPLICATE (3 copies of all requested information). All information must be included in ONE PACKAGE, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS – newspaper articles MUST be reduced to 8 ½ by 11 sheets ONLY. FAILURE TO INCLUDE ALL INFORMATION IN TRIPLICATE, INCLUDING MULTIMEDIA FORMATS, WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
    A) No more than five (5) work samples demonstrating an ongoing interest in journalism through work on a high school newspaper or other media. These may be print articles (reduced to 8 ½ by 11 size), or multimedia stories ON A THUMB (USB) DRIVE.
    B) A 500-word essay explaining how s/he would add diversity to U.S. journalism.
    C) Three letters of recommendations from persons who are not members of your family (MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE SAME PACKAGE).
    D) A copy of your high school transcript (MUST BE MAILED IN THE SAME PACKAGE ALONG WITH ALL OTHER INFORMATION).
    E) A completed signed copy of the Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) that you submitted.
    F) A letter of acceptance from the college/university of your choice or some documentation indicating where you have applied.
    G) A brief description of how you have pursued journalism in high school. The student may discuss financial need or any special circumstances that would assist the Scholarship Committee in selecting a nominee.     
    Application and additonal information PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    MICROSOFT DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $20,000
    Awards Available: 10
    Award Deadline: March 1, 2021

    This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and target a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.
    Requirements
    To be considered for the Microsoft Disability Scholarship, you must:
    A) Be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability.
    B) Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school's eligibility).
    C) Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
    D) Demonstrate a passion for technology.
    E) Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
    F) Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    G) Require financial assistance to attend college.
    H) Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    CREATE-A-GREETING-CARD SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

    Scholarship Value: $10,000.00
    Award Deadline: March 9, 2021

    The Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest is currently being offered by The Gallery Collection. If you are someone who is creative and/or loves a good greeting card, then this scholarship is for you! As with other artistic scholarships, this opportunity is based on creativity!

    Who is eligible to apply for the scholarship contest?

    This scholarship is open to all high school, college, and university students. The only eligibility criteria is that students must be at least 14 years or older at the time of entry (so some middle school students may even be able to apply). Home-schooled students are also welcome apply.

    This scholarship opportunity is perfect for creative students. There is no required  “theme,” but check out the Gallery website so that your card creation falls under one of the card lines featured. The Gallery website states that while Christmas cards are their biggest sellers, birthday and anniversary cards are also popular. Have a penchant for sympathy or “get well” messages?  Those themes are also welcome. Be sure to browse the Gallery website for ideas, but also remember that their cards are targeted to a corporate clientele.  The winner will be chosen by a panel of objective employees who serve as judges.

    The main criteria looked at is as follows:

    1. Overall aesthetic appeal
    2. Quality of execution
    3. Creativity and Originality
    4. Successful incorporation of design elements
    5. Appropriateness for use as a greeting card

    How much is the Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest worth?

    The applicant with the winning entry will receive a cash scholarship of $10,000 plus a $1,000 prize for their school!

    The winner’s award is paid directly to the school they will/are attending.

    When is the deadline to apply to the Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest?  The Contest ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, March 09, 2021.   For application and information PLEASE CLICK HERE!!


    BMW ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $6,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: March 15, 2021

    This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. BMW is world famous for designing and building luxury, high-performance passenger cars and motorcycles. The company is also a leader in developing and manufacturing high technology, high performance internal combustion engines.
    This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future.
    Student Eligibility Requirements:
    A) U.S. resident.
    B) 3.75 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale (required).
    C) Rank in the 90th percentile in both math and critical reading on SAT I or composite ACT scores.
    D) Pursue an engineering or related science degree through an ABET accredited program.
    Terms of Scholarship:
    A) One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year.
    B) Scholarship may be renewed at $1,500 a year for three additional years (total award $6,000).
    Selection and Announcement of Recipient:
    A) Recipient will be selected by the SAE Scholarship Committee and notified by the end of June.
    Payment of Scholarship Funds:
    A) This scholarship will be paid into your account at your selected university in July/August.
    B) It can be used for tuition or any other incidental school expenses.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: March 30, 2021

    To be considered eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must:
    A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2021.
    B) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline.
    C) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award.
    D) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
    E) Be a citizen of the United States or Canada
    The scholarship winner will be announced roughly six weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET. No late applications will be reviewed.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    AVOMEEN MINORITIES IN STEM SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $2,500
    Awards Available: 2
    Award Deadline: April 1, 2021

    We value the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our staff, and the diversity of our team is a big part of what makes Avomeen's company culture so fantastic. Nearly half of our staff identify as minorities, and 43% of the leaders within our organization are minorities.   Two scholarships are available, one $2,500 scholarship for women pursuing undergrad STEM education and another $2,500 scholarship for minorities pursuing an undergraduate degree in STEM at a US-based college or university.  For more information, FAQ's and application process PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    THE STEPHEN PHILLIPS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

    The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund offers renewable, four-year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (in school, the community or at home), a consistent history of part-time work, grit and passion for overcoming obstacles and/or achieving future goals, and leadership qualities. Applicants may attend college anywhere in the United States but must be from New England. Awards are limited to students seeking their first bachelor’s degree at a four-year college. They may be high school seniors or prospective or current college students who will be attending college full time in 2021-2022. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to be considered. Students should have a history of part-time employment. Applicants must have financial need. It is our intent to award students with Expected Family Contributions (EFC) of about $10,000 or less, although families with special, extenuating financial situations should call or email to see if they should apply. Before beginning the application, use the financial calculator on the Phillips website to be sure that you qualify financially. Your financial need takes into account the scholarships and grants that your college gives you, so you need to have that information in order to calculate your need. 94% of newly awarded students in 2020 had family AGIs of less than $80,000 and 89% had EFCs below $5,500. Applicants must either be United States citizens or noncitizens with a current lawful presence and work authorization in the U.S.   For additional information and application requirements PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


    GLORIA BARRON PRIZE FOR YOUNG HEROES

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 25
    Award Deadline: April 15, 2021

     ELIGIBILITY
    The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline:
    A) Between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
    B) Permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada
    C) Currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
    D) Working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.
    The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.  
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    NATIONAL DAIRY SHRINE SCHOLARSHIPS

    Scholarship Value: $3,000
    Awards Available: 42
    Award Deadline: April 15, 2021

    Tomorrow's dairy leaders are here today, in classrooms, dairy youth organizations, at dairy competitions and on dairy farms across the country. National Dairy Shrine's task is to encourage, stimulate and inspire them. Since its inception, National Dairy Shrine has recognized the importance of laying a foundation for the future, and has constantly expanded its youth programs to capture and challenge the interest of outstanding dairy youth. Dairy students, our future leaders, are eligible to apply for National Dairy Shrine college scholarships and recognition awards with grants totaling over $40,000 every year.  All National Dairy Shrine scholarships and student awards are only for U.S. students attending schools, colleges or universities in the United States and majoring in dairy or other agricultural related fields.  For additional information for the National Dairy Shrine Scholarships and awards available CLICK HERE!!! 


    IWSH ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 3
    Award Deadline: April 30, 2021

    The 2021 Topic is "What can IWSH do to raise awareness for those who lack access to running water, sanitation?"
    PURPOSE
    To acquaint the uninitiated with the crucial importance the plumbing industry plays in our everyday lives. To introduce students to the global impact of IWSH projects.
    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    Students must provide a copy of their current full-time schedule, school transcripts, or acceptance letter with their submission.
    Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.  International students are eligible. Please submit proper school documentation with the essay.
    GENERAL RULES AND REQUIREMENTS
    1) The deadline for essay submissions is 11:59pm (PT) on April 30, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted.
    2) Each submission must include a cover page containing the student's name, address, phone number, and email. We must be able to contact you, if we have any questions or comments regarding your entry.
    3) Essays must be written on the topic noted above, and must be an original essay.
    4) One essay per student.
    5) Essays should be no fewer than 800 words and no more than 1,600 words. The essay cover page, added footnotes, references or citation page does not contribute to the word count.
    6) Entries must be typed, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or an equivalent font with a one-inch margin on all sides of the page. Standards of content and style from MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 8th ed., will be expected for:
    a. Documentation of sources in the text of your essay;
    b. The format of the list of works cited;
    c. Margins and indentation; and,
    d. Bibliography.
    7) Essays MUST be submitted in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format. Essays submitted in any other format will not be considered. For scholarship application PLEASE CLICK HERE!!


    GREATER THAN GATSBY SCHOLARSHIP

     

    Scholarship Value: $10,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: May 1, 2021

    Founded in 2012 by a family in Dallas, Texas, the Greater Than Gatsby company creates professional and high-quality Lightroom presets and Photoshop actions for photographers around the world. Their actions and presets have been downloaded over a half a million times! In order to give back and support aspiring photographers, the company offers the Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship. Remember, though, this scholarship is open to many other mediums, so if you are creative, apply!

    Who is eligible to apply for the Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship? The following criteria applies to all applicants:

    • Recently accepted high-school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States
    • Majoring in any type of art, communications, English, film, fine arts, journalism, multimedia, photography and visual arts
    • Able to provide proof of your identity if you are chosen as the winner (qualified ID is a student id or driver’s license)

    There are multiple components to this scholarship, including the submission of three of your best photos and a 500 word essay. The essay asks you to describe your interest in photography and why you feel passionate about it. Is photography is part of your chosen career, share about that relation. In addition to the photos, the essay will help the judges “see” who you are as a person. Therefore, make sure that you give yourself plenty of time to apply!

    How much is the Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship worth?

    This scholarship is worth $10,000! The scholarship is paid in the form of a co-payable check sent to the winner’s school.

    When is the Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship application deadline?

    • The deadline for submissions is May 1st of each year
    • Winners are notified by email and also announced on the website on June 1st of each year

    For additional information and application procesCLICK HERE!!


    THE PARADIGM CHALLENGE

    Scholarship Value: $100,000
    Awards Available: 100
    Award Deadline: May 1, 2021

    The Paradigm Challenge is an ongoing competition that invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve real-life problems and make a difference.
    WHO CAN JOIN THE CHALLENGE?
    Students aged 4 to 18 (as of the date the entry is submitted) around the world are invited to enter The Paradigm Challenge individually or as teams of any size. See the Challenge Rules for more information about who can join The Paradigm Challenge.
    WHAT TYPES OF ENTRIES ARE ACCEPTED?
    We welcome all types of ideas, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help address one or more of the Paradigm Challenge Projects.
    HOW WILL WINNERS BE SELECTED?
    Project Paradigm will select no less than 100 entries as Paradigm Challenge Finalists. Finalists will be selected throughout the current Challenge as entries are submitted. A blue-ribbon panel of judges will evaluate Finalist entries based on effectiveness, feasibility, originality, presentation, and collaboration to determine the First, Second, Third, and Grand Prize winners.
    WHEN IS THE ENTRY DEADLINE?
    The deadline to submit an entry for the current Paradigm Challenge is May 1, 2021.   For application CLICK HERE!!!


    LM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: May 31, 2021

    The LM Scholarship Program provides a $500 scholarship to a deserving student who is:
    1. Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September.
    2. A student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.
    3. A student must be a United States resident or a Canadian resident and must also attend a school in Canada or the US.  For Scholarship Application CLICK HERE!!!


    NATIONAL HEALTHCARE HEROES GRANT FOR NURSES

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: May 1, 2021

    There is currently a shortage of nurses in the US, and the median student debt for nurses completing graduate school is $40,000-$55,000.
    Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, our nurses are on the frontlines, fighting on a daily basis to stop the spread of coronavirus that is crippling our nation.
    Despite this, as some hospitals reduce or halt elective procedures, some nurses have seen their incomes drop during a period in which they have never been more essential.
    This grant will go to an aspiring or current nurse to aid with the cost of their tuition or student loans. All levels of nursing education are eligible for this award, including current nursing students, recent nursing graduates, and aspiring nursing students      For application CLICK HERE!!!


    REVIEW IT SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: May 15, 2021

    Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu are active philanthropists who avidly support a variety of organizations such as: Children Mending Hearts, Cedars Sinai, the American Red Cross, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Children's Action Network, GenArt, AVIVA, Project Angel Food, Center Dance Arts, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Obesity, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Help for Orphans, the American Red Cross, P.S. Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Art of Elysium, Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis, Children's Action Network and the Music Center.
    Student Eligibility
    To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu "Review It" Scholarship a student must:
    1) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2021.
    2) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.
    3) Be attending or planning to attend a school in the US.
    4) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.  
    For application CLICK HERE!!!


    ODENZA VACATION COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: June 1, 2021

    To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must:
    1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2021.
    2) Submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 1st, 2021 deadline.
    3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
    4) Be a resident of the United States or Canada.
    The scholarship winner will be announced roughly 6 weeks after the deadline and will be posted on this website immediately after. All applications must be received by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline. No late applications will be reviewed.   
    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    GOT A SPINE SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: June 2, 2021

    To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must:
    1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2021.
    2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2021.
    3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.
    4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.
    5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2021.
    6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on June 2, 2021.
    *Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    BIGSUN SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Award Deadline: June 19, 2021

    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  Offering the BigSun Scholarship to deserving student athletes, no matter what the sport they play.

    Eligibility: All student athletes who are high school seniors or in college are eligible to apply.  The best part....your eligible to apply for the scholarship no matter what sport you play!!!

    Application: Please send a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions:

    How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?

    Has your participation influenced your career goals?

    Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

    Please remember to include your name and the name of your that your are attending!!!

    Deadline: June 19th, 2021  For additional information CLICK HERE!!


    LIFT PARTS EXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: June 30, 2021

    1. To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship you must be either:
    A) A Current Senior in High School or
    B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University
    2. Be a legal resident of the United States
    3. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2021
    4. Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.

    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!


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    THE SOLAR SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000.00
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: July 1st, 2021

    The Solar Scholarship will once again make students who are environmentally aware and active happy! This scholarship is funded by the Solar Action Alliance, a group of environmentalists who, according to their website, “want to spread the word about the most clean, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the Sun.” In order to give back to hard working students who care about the future of our earth, Solar Action Alliance is once again awarding this annual scholarship.

    Who is eligible to apply for the Solar Scholarship?  There are two main requirements for applying:

    • Applicants must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. In order to verify this, please provide an official statement verifying enrollment.
    • A 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA required

    How do I apply for this scholarship?

    This is an essay scholarship, so you know what that means! In order to stand out as a winner, submit your very best 500-1000 word essay in response to the following question:

    What excites you most about the future of solar?

    Make sure that you directly answer the prompt, including specific examples and vivid details to make your essay “come to life.” Let your passion for solar energy shine bright!

    Submissions must be emailed to info@solaractionalliance.org. Please include “Entry for Solar Action Alliance Scholarship” in the subject line of the email. Don’t forget to include your full name and contact information when you make your submission.

    Remember, only one submission per applicant!

    How much is this scholarship worth?  The scholarship award is a sunny $1,000!

    When is the deadline to apply for this scholarship?  The annual scholarship deadline is July 1st. The lucks winner will be notified by August 1st, 2021.  For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    MINECRAFT SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $2,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: July 31, 2021

    All of us here at Apex Hosting believe that education is a fundamental part of living a full and joyful life. In the past, we have partnered with educational institutions and libraries as part of our commitment to education in the classroom and the power of Minecraft through our minecraft server hosting service. This typically has been in the form of sponsored get togethers, class projects, and similar programs and colleges, high schools, middle schools and libraries.
    Students are able to apply for our $2,000 scholarship which can be used towards tuition for their next semester at college. All drawings will be done early August each year after submission deadlines have passed. All interested students will be required to write a short essay about their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development. Minecraft has been used in many different facets of education and we want to know how you believe that the game can be further utilized to enhance learning and development. We are interested in hearing your thoughts and experiences about how this amazing game that we love can be much more than just a game.
    Eligible students will need to:
    A) Write a short essay of no less than 500 words about your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence on education and career development.
    B) Fill out the information form with your essay and appropriate information.

    Requirements
    A) You must be a United States citizen
    B) You must currently be enrolled in college or high school
    C) You must carry a 3.0 or high GPA

    For additional information and application CLICK HERE!!!


    ROSEN HAGOOD COMMUNITY SERVICE

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: August 1, 2021

    The attorneys at the Rosen Hagood Law Firm have always shown a strong commitment to our community and have supported many civic, arts, and philanthropic causes.
    We strongly believe that one of the primary ways we can encourage people to play a larger role within their communities is by empowering them and helping them to fulfill their full academic potential.
    It is because of this belief and our firm's commitment to people and the local communities we serve, that we are very proud to announce the Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship.
    Proud Commitment to Service

    The Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship will award $1,000 to the student who best describes their experiences that demonstrate their commitment to community service and what role that experience with community service has played and will play in their academic career.
    Eligibility Criteria
    In order to qualify for the Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship, an applicant must be currently enrolled in a course of study at any duly accredited community or junior college, undergraduate or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States.
    Candidates must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
    High school graduates or GED holders who are about to embark on college-level studies are also eligible
    Eligible candidates must also be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to serving the community and be able to describe personal examples of the service to the community they have committed to in the past.
    Application Requirements
    In order to apply for the scholarship, interested candidates should provide the following:
    A) Pertinent contact information, updated resume, and current status as a student.
    B) A 750-word original essay which provides the candidates' experiences of community service and what giving back to the community means to them.(NOTE: it is preferred that all essays be typed in 12-font Times Newman font.)
    C) An up-to-date transcript from the applicant's current institution. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. (NOTE: first-year students are permitted to submit unofficial transcripts from their most recent institution attended along with unofficial documentation from their current school.)
    Application and Deadline Information
    In order to be considered for our 2021 scholarship, please send all required documentation (essay, transcripts, and resume) via email to scholarship@rosenhagood.com by the official program deadline of August 1, 2021. The scholarship winner will be announced shortly after the August 1st deadline.  
    For additional information and application requirementCLICK HERE!!!


    ARCTIC PHYSICAL THERAPY SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $500
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: August 31, 2021

    Eligibility:
    To be eligible for the "Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship" a student must:
    1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2022.
    2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2022.
    3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.

    Be a resident of the U.S. or Canada
    *Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study.  
    Click here for application


    CLUBS OF AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship Value: $1,000
    Awards Available: 1
    Award Deadline: August 31, 2021

    Who Can Apply
    Any current college student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 is welcome to apply.
    How to Apply
    Eligible students will:
    A) Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current studies will help you achieve success in your career. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
    B) Email your essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: scholarship@greatclubs.com
    C) YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)
    When is the Deadline to Apply?
    All entries must be submitted by midnight on August 31 of each year. The winning applicant will be selected in the month of September of each year.
    Award Amount
    One gift totaling $1,000 will be awarded at the beginning of fall semester in each year.
    Selection Process and Notification
    The Clubs of America Scholarship Committee will select one winner each year. Once the winner has been determined, Clubs of America will notify the scholarship recipient by email. The full award amount will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the winning candidate's institution.  For application CLICK HERE!!!


    2021 ULTRASOUND TECHNICIAN SCHOLARSHIP 

    Scholarship Value: $1,000.00

    Deadline: September 1st, 2021

    You’ve made the decision to pursue a career in ultrasound technology, and there are a lot of good reasons why that could be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made. Few allied health careers can offer what ultrasound technology does. After a fairly short period of initial education and training, you’ll have a job with a very respectable salary waiting for you. The people you’ll be working with, and the work itself, are fascinating, and so is the technology. It’s just one of those jobs that pays well, provides a lot of opportunity for growth, while still being a lot of fun to do every day.  But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to master the skills you need to pass certification exams and do the job well. And there’s definitely a lot involved in following those skills as far as they can take you. For a lot of people in the field, it’s a career-long process of learning and developing new types of expertise by stacking on certificate courses in different specialty areas.  Whether you’re just getting started in a general diagnostic sonography program or looking at post-degree certificate options to get into a specialty, even with a good income and employer support the process of getting all trained up and certified can still be expensive.  Taking a good look at your scholarship options is a wise idea, and the rewards of that wisdom could very well be worth a tidy sum if your essay wins the 2021 Looking to the Future Ultrasound Technology Essay Contest – worth $1,000!  For additional information regarding eligibility and requirements PLEASE CLICK HERE!!!


     

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    The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more at psat.org/scholarships.

    Below are deadline notifications for three of our partners:

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation believes that investing in students who are leaders, both academically and in service to others, will result in positive, lasting change and sustainable communities.

    Encourage your students to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar by October 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET, and receive a chance for one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 through the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. For more details and a link to the application, visit Cokeurl.com/scholarships.

    Horatio Alger Association

    The Horatio Alger Association welcomes eligible high school seniors to apply for the Horatio Alger Scholarships, which range from $10,000 to $25,000.

    Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for these awards.

    One application is all that's necessary to apply for state, national, and specialized programs. The application is open until October 25 and available at application.horatioalger.org.

    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

    The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.

    Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements.

    The 2021 Cooke College Scholarship Program application closes on October 30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., in your local time zone.

    Applicants can add the Cooke College Scholarship Program Application to their Common App.

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    Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2020, at 5 p.m. Eastern.

    We want your school to have a Coke Scholar this year!

    The 2020-21 application is open to high school seniors until 5 p.m. Eastern on October 31, 2020.

    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
    P.O. Box 442, Atlanta, GA 30301
    scholars@coca-cola.com | www.coca-colascholars.org

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