High School Scholarships

High School Freshman Scholarships

 

 

 

 

 

 

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: ExpressVPN

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to privacy.

 

 

 

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship

Sponsor: Scholarship Detective

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

 

We the Future Contest

Sponsor: Constituting America

Amount: Varied based on class standing

Deadline: September 17, 2017

Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit the website for details.

 

Siemens Competition

Sponsor: Siemens Foundation

Amount: Up to $100,000

Deadline: September 20, 2017

Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

 

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

 

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

Scholarships.com $500 InstaScholarship

Sponsor: Scholarships.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Contest is open to all U.S. citizens who are either currently enrolled in high school and plan to attend a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution of higher education or are currently enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution of higher learning. Applicant must share a post/pic of their top priorities for this upcoming school year and tag @scholdotcom and use #InstaScholarship on Instagram.

 

Shout It Out Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Sponsor: CaptainU

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Varies

Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

 

Writer’s Square Essay Contest

Sponsor: Hakka Foundation

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay on how they can make the world a better place.

 

 

 

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

JEN Scholarships

Sponsor: Jazz Education Network (JEN)

Amount: Varies

Deadlines: October 15, 2017 

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and university students with talent and potential in performance; classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers (ages 8–18) who have not yet entered college and have an interest in performing on From the Top. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Applicants should see website for details.

 

 

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: TBA

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Students must submit a piece of art on a given topic related North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

 

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: TBA

Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “MY Responsibility to America.”

 

Education Matters Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Americanism Essay Contest

Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

 

College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

 

Rubincam Youth Award

Sponsor: National Genealogical Society

Amount: Up to  $500

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Description: Award is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicants must submit a genealogical project.

 

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Progra

Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2016.

 

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest

Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2016-2017 academic year, including home-schooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

 

Poetry Card Contest

Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts

Amount: Up to $300

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

 

Top Ten List Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Unigo Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Applicant must be at least 13 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

 

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2016) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safe drinking water.

 

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Sponsor: American Red Cross

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all high school and college students. Applicant must host an American Red Cross blood drive between December 15, 2016, and January 15, 2017.

 

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Sponsor: Connecther

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: January 20, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

 

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

 

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

 

Sweet & Simple Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

 

NSF Peer Tutoring Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: National Scholar Foundation, Inc.

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to non-paid student tutors in middle and high school. Applicant must submit a 500-word essay on a given topic to peer tutoring.

 

Dexter All-American Team Scholarship

Dexter All-American Team Scholarship

Sponsor: U.S. Bowling Congress

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 25, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to female high school students who are nominated. Applicant must have a USBC high school membership.

 

2017 GRHS Youth Essay Contest

Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities. The student must submit an essay on a topic related to German-Russian history, heritage or culture. Students do not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter the contest.

 

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship

Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

 

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

 

Superpower Scholarships

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. In a short written response, students must explain which superhero or villain they would want to changes places with for a day and why.

 

E-waste Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and current or entering college or graduate students at any level. Applicant must answer in 140-characters or less “the most important reason to care about e-waste is…”

 

Fifth Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship

Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed her of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

 

Digital Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete a short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

 

Do-Over Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Summer College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

High School Sophomore Scholarships

CouponChief.com Scholarship Program

Sponsor: CouponChief.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents enrolled in high school, college, or trade school. Applicant must submit a 2-5 minute video on saving money.

 

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, college, or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit an essay answering why they deserve the scholarship or their academic or career goals.

 

 

Summer College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

2016 Creative Outlook Cover Contest

Sponsor: Townsend Communications, Inc.

Amount: $250

Deadline: August 1, 2016

Description: Contest is open to current college level students, as well as high school students. Contestant must submit an original piece of art.

Fitness Fixation Annual Scholarship

Sponsor: Fitness Fixation

Amount: $500

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. Students currently studying in the areas of Health, Fitness and Sports Science may be extremely interested in the scholarship, and although taking a course in these specific areas is not a necessity, a passion for health and fitness is a must.

1000 Dreams Scholarship

Sponsor: 1,000 Dreams Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: August 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college women who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants will need to submit a completed application and at least one letter of recommendation.

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: ExpressVPN

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to privacy.

FirstSiteGuide Scholarship

Sponsor: FirstSiteGuide.com

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to any degree-seeking student enrolled in an accredited college or university and to all high school students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to blogs.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship

Sponsor: Scholarship Detective

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

Student Transportation Video Contest

Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Amount: $500

Deadline: August 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

Youth Forward Scholarship

Sponsor: National Driving and Traffic School

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to volunteerism.

We the Future Contest

Sponsor: Constituting America

Amount: Varied based on class standing

Deadline: September 17, 2016

Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit the website for details.

Siemens Competition

Sponsor: Siemens Foundation

Amount: Up to $100,000

Deadline: September 20, 2016

Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Scholarships.com $500 InstaScholarship

Sponsor: Scholarships.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Contest is open to all U.S. citizens who are either currently enrolled in high school and plan to attend a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution of higher education or are currently enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution of higher learning. Applicant must share a post/pic of their top priorities for this upcoming school year and tag @scholdotcom and use #InstaScholarship on Instagram.

Shout It Out Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Sponsor: CaptainU

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest

Sponsor: Hakka Foundation

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay on how they can make the world a better place.

Save the Frogs! Art Contest

Sponsor: Save the Frogs!

Amount: $100

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Description: Contest is open to anyone, regardless of age, with a talent for art. Applicant must submit a cool frog piece of art.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: October 3, 2016

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

YoungArts Program

Sponsor: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: October 14, 2016

Description: Program is open to young artists in grades 10-12 or ages 15-18 with talent in cinematic arts, dance, design arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. There is a $35 application fee, but fee waivers are available to qualified applicants.

JEN Scholarships

Sponsor: Jazz Education Network (JEN)

Amount: Varies

Deadline: October 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and university students with talent and potential in jazz performance and/or education or industry. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Applicants should see website for details.

College JumpStart Scholarship

Sponsor: The College JumpStart Scholarship Fund

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 17, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students in 10th through 12th grades, college students, and non-traditional students. Applicant must submit a short essay.

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: October 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: November 1, 2016

Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “MY Responsibility to America.”

Education Matters Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Americanism Essay Contest

Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

Rubincam Youth Award

Sponsor: National Genealogical Society

Amount: Up to  $500

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Description: Award is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicants must submit a genealogical project.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2016.

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest

Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2016-2017 academic year, including home-schooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

Poetry Card Contest

Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts

Amount: Up to $300

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Sponsor: CaptainU

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

Top Ten List Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Unigo Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Description: Applicant must be at least 13 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2016) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safe drinking water.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Sponsor: Connecther

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: January 20, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

Sponsor: Association for Women in Mathematics

Amount: Varies

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Students must submit an essay based on an interview with women currently working in a mathematical career.

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

1000 Dreams Scholarship

Sponsor: 1,000 Dreams Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college women who can demonstrate financial need. Applicants will need to submit a completed application and at least one letter of recommendation.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

Digital Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete a short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

Do-Over Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Summer College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

High School Junior Scholarships

Building Strong Foundations Scholarship

Sponsor: Olshan Foundation Solutions

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 12, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students 16 years of age or older who are high school, undergraduate, masters degree, or adult learner students. Applicant must submit application, personal essay, and a short video.

Fitness Fixation Annual Scholarship

Sponsor: Fitness Fixation

Amount: $500

Deadline: August 15, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. Students currently studying in the areas of Health, Fitness and Sports Science may be extremely interested in the scholarship, and although taking a course in these specific areas is not a necessity, a passion for health and fitness is a must.

1000 Dreams Scholarship

Sponsor: 1,000 Dreams Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: August 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college women who can demonstrate financial need. Applicant will need to submit a completed application and at least one letter of recommendation.

 

ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: ExpressVPN

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a high school, undergraduate school, or graduate school located in the United States. There is no age or citizenship requirement. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to privacy.

 

FirstSiteGuide Scholarship

Sponsor: FirstSiteGuide.com

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to any degree-seeking student enrolled in an accredited college or university and to all high school students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to blogs.

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Pack That Ash Up Scholarship

Sponsor: Do Something

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Asking someone to quit smoking is hard. We totally get that. We can help by giving you easy ways to start the conversation, facts to use during it, and ways to support a smoker in your life! Sign up at the link to get access to the resources and enter to win a $2,000 scholarship.

 

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship

Sponsor: Scholarship Detective

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

 

Student Transportation Video Contest

Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Amount: $500

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

 

The Summer Challenge Scholarship

Sponsor: College Greenlight

Amount: $500

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students who embody College Greenlight’s mission in one or more of the following ways: demonstrated financial need, underrepresented minority status, or by being the first in their family to attend college. Applicant must create a College Greenlight profile.

 

Youth Forward Scholarship

Sponsor: National Driving and Traffic School

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words addressing the application questions on volunteerism.

 

Staples For Students Scholarship

Sponsor: Staples

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: September 10, 2017

Description: Sweepstake is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 13 years of age and older. During the sweepstakes period, visit a participating Staples location and make a purchase of at least $25 to receive one unique code per purchase. Applicant can also receive an entry without purchase by following directions on website.

 

Cameron Impact Scholarship

Sponsor: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA.

 

We the Future Contest

Sponsor: Constituting America

Amount: Varied based on class standing

Deadline: September 17, 2017

Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

 

Siemens Competition

Sponsor: Siemens Foundation

Amount: Up to $100,000

Deadline: September 20, 2017

Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

 

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

 

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group

Amount: $500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit two essays on given

topics.

 

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

Shout It Out Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Writer’s Square Essay Contest

Sponsor: Hakka Foundation

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay on how they can make the world a better place. it an essay on a topic related to volunteerism.

 

Education Matters Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Americanism Essay Contest

Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

 

College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

 

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2016.

 

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest

Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2016-2017 academic year, including home schooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

 

Poetry Card Contest

Sponsor: Blue Mountain Arts

Amount: Up to $300

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Contestant must submit an original poem.

 

Top Ten List Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Unigo Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Description: Applicant must be at least 13 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

 

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2016) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to safe drinking water.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: January 9, 2017

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Sponsor: Connecther

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: January 20, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

 

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

Sponsor: Association for Women in Mathematics

Amount: Varies

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay based on an interview with a women currently working in a mathematical career.

 

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

 

Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement

Sponsor: Yale University – Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration.

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors in the United States (class of 2018). Award winners will demonstrate a record of creative leadership and public service, academic distinction, interdisciplinary problem solving, and experience addressing societal issues including, but not limited to, race and racism.

 

Sweet & Simple Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

 

2017 GRHS Youth Essay Contest

Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities. Student must submit an essay on a topic related to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Student does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

 

Superpower Scholarships

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. In a short written response, student must explain which superhero or villain they would want to changes places with for a day and why.

 

Fifth Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Digital Privacy Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and graduate school students. Home school students are also eligible. Applicant must complete short form and finish the following statement in 140-characters or less: “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…”

 

Do-Over Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

 

 

High School Senior Scholarships

Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: OU Alumni/Israel Free Spirit Birthright
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: August 10, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish high school seniors and college students.

Building Strong Foundations Scholarship
Sponsor: Olshan Foundation Solutions
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 16 years of age or older who are high school, undergraduate, master degree, and adult learn students. Applicant must submit an application, personal essay, and a short video.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

Luis E. Torres Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Luis E. Torres Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: August 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must have overcome a medical hardship.

Official Coupon Code Future Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Official Coupon Code
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: August 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit a personal essay on three of four given topics.

$1,000 Dorm Room Makeover Sweepstakes
Sponsor: The Container Store
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 21, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia aged 17-25 years who are currently enrolled, or intend to be enrolled by Sep. 30, 2017 in a college, university or other institution of higher learning. Student must sign up to receive an invite for special savings and will be entered to win the sweepstakes

AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA)
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to citizens and aliens legally residing in the USA with a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Applicant must take a ten-question multiple-choice test (open book) on information provided by the AFSA.

1000 Dreams Scholarship
Sponsor: 1,000 Dreams Fund
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: August 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college women who can demonstrate financial need. An applicant will need to submit a completed application and at least one letter of recommendation.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age and older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must submit an online form and a short essay on their primary goal for going to school.

Family Rentals “Create Your Ideal Event” Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Rentals
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by August 31, 2016 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the future of event planning.

Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Professional Beauty Association
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current PBA student members enrolled full-time in an accredited cosmetology school.

 

 

Pack That Ash Up Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Asking someone to quit smoking is hard. We totally get that. We can help by giving you easy ways to start the conversation, facts to use during it, and ways to support a smoker in your life! Sign up at the link to get access to the resources and enter to win a $2,000 scholarship.

Prevent Texting and Driving!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Texting while driving is dangerous. DoSomething knows it is hard to tell a friend to not text and drive. Sign up to get ideas on how to tell friends to not text and drive and automatically get entered for the scholarship.

Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarship Detective
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must fill out a short online application and share in 140 characters or less how they will use the scholarship.

Smiles for Soldiers Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Beyond everything they do to keep us safe, military service members make the additional sacrifice of spending long periods of time away from family and friends. That means service member can feel disconnected from the people and the comforts of home. Mail handmade cards to “A Million Thanks” and they will give your cards to military service members. Applicant can get one entry for every two cards sent to “A Million Thanks” with a total of five entries possible.

Social Media Scholarship
Sponsor: Marketing Certified
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 years of age who are citizens of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media.

Student Transportation Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

The PinkRose Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The PinkRose Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are legal residents of the United States of America and under the age of 25 who have lost a parent or legal guardian to breast cancer. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent and must be pursuing post-secondary education or certificate training.

The Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship
Sponsor: Rand Marketing
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program by August 1, 2016 at any accredited U.S. college, university, and art or fashion institute. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in the design industry.

The Summer Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: College Greenlight
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who embody College Greenlight’s mission in one or more of the following ways: demonstrated financial need, underrepresented minority status, or by being the first in their family to attend college. Applicant must create a College Greenlight profile.

Fit&Me Stay Fit and Healthy Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                

Sponsor: Fit&Me

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Description: This scholarship is for high school, college and university students who have demonstrated an interest in promoting a fit and healthy lifestyle among students.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science.

NANBPWC National Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to African American female students who are graduating high school seniors and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on “why education is important to me.”

 

Aspiring Writer Scholarship
Sponsor: Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens of African descent from any area of the Diaspora who is a full-time freshman, sophomore or junior student at any historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the United States. Applicant must submit a compelling essay of no more than 800 words on the following topic: The Power of the Written Word.

 

Unpublished Writer Award
Sponsor: Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15, 2017
Description: Award is open to U.S. citizens of African descent from any area of the Diaspora who reside in the United States. Applicant must submit an original, unpublished work of fiction (short story or novel excerpt) not to exceed 2000 type words on double-spaced pages.

 

Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Ellis Law Corporation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to, or attending a four-year college program with the intention of pursuing a legal degree. Applicant must also be a member of an ethnic/racial minority or an individual who has made a demonstrative commitment to diversity issues within his or her school and/or community.

Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship

Sponsor: Dealhack.com

Amount:$1,500

Deadline: June 30,2017

Description:Every year Dealhack awards a $1,500 scholarship to the student who best demonstrates exceptional volunteer involvement in their community.