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Scholarships

February

HGA Scholarships
Sponsor: Handweavers Guild of America (HGA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the field of fiber arts.

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

 

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship
Sponsor: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. Applicant must be pursuing a profession in visual arts and must show an affinity with the classical tradition of Western culture.

 

JRC Insurance Group Scholarship
Sponsor: JRC Insurance Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited public or private university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to life insurance.

 

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Hawaii and New York.

 

LockPickWorld Scholarship
Sponsor: LockPickWorld
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are legal residents of the United States or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must submit an essay describing the importance of their major in today’s society.

 

Mary Johnston Scholarship
Sponsor: Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are children, grandchildren, and legal dependents of OOIDA members.

 

National Garden Clubs College Scholarships
Sponsor: National Garden Clubs
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, City Planning, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Land Management or other related or allied subjects.

 

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.

 

Ruth K. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Choristers Guild
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to junior and senior college students and graduate students who are full-time Music majors with choral church music as a primary intent.

 

Significant Challenge College Scholarship
Sponsor: Richie’s Spirit Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 20. Applicant must have taken challenging courses throughout their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

 

SME Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree students who are pursuing degrees in manufacturing or a related field at a two-year or four-year college or university. Multiple scholarships are available.

 

Tall Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tall Clubs International Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending their first year of college in fall 2019. Women applicants must be at least 5’10” and men applicants must be at least 6’2″.

 

W.H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship
Sponsor: International Association of FireFighters
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters and legally adopted children of firefighters killed in the line of duty in the United States or Canada who are planning to attend a university, accredited college, or other institution of higher learning.

 

Winston Classical Voice Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicants’ future careers. The funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

 

Winston Two-Dimensional Art Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit five (5) art works done within the past two years. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicant’s chosen art field – funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

 

WMU Scholarships
Sponsor: Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Baptist students, including children of Baptist missionaries, and those preparing for Baptist mission service. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open only to females, medical school students, students from South Carolina, and students preparing for Baptist Christian ministry.

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarships
Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Zetas and non-Zetas who are high school seniors and current college students. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically to students studying Anthropology, Counseling, Education, Health Sciences, Medicine or Social Work. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who will be studying abroad.

 

ZGF Scholarship
Sponsor: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students beginning their final year in an NAAB Accredited Architecture program in the fall of 20 who currently reside in the United States.

 

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors set to graduate in June 2021 from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

 

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are Texas residents and plan to attend a Texas college or university. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements.

Media Plan Case Competition
Sponsor: Washington Media Scholars Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Competition is open to undergraduate students enrolled at a college or university in the United States. Applicant must team up with another student (does not need to attend same institution) to submit a competitive media plan.

 

TSCRF Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF)
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled at an accredited university in Texas or Oklahoma with plans to pursue a degree program in agriculture or an agriculture-related program (Animal Science, Pre-Vet, Agribusiness, Range Management or Wildlife).

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Sponsor: The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to full-time junior-level students at four-year institutions pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an extensive record of public and community service and is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service.

 

Boren Scholarship
Sponsor: Boren Awards for International Study
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 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, Asian, Central and Eastern Europe, Euasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

 

TLC Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Leadership Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a college or technical school during the 2019-2020 school year who are interested in pursuing a career in the culinary, tourism, or hospitality industry.

 

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UCB, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students living with epilepsy or students who are a family member or caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree program during the fall of 2020.

 

Desire to Inspire Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or younger who are current or former high school students who will be attending or is attending college in the U.S. Applicant must submit a poem on something that inspires them.

 

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and must be planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

 

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

 

AMS Senior Named Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2020 and are pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent residence status and must have at least a 3.25 GPA.

 

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).

 

  1. Neel Reid Prize
    Sponsor: The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
    Amount: Up to $4,000
    Closing Date: February 7, 2020
    Description: Award is open to architecture students, architect interns, and recently registered architects to study architecture anywhere in the world.

 

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2020. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Success for Survivors Scholarship
Sponsor: General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited public or private post-secondary or vocational institution who has survived intimate partner abuse.

 

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship
Sponsor: Cyrus Rugs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying interior design. Applicant must submit an essay on the rug industry.

 

CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Sponsor: California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who have demonstrated outstanding athletic performance in a minimum of two years of varsity play in California.

 

Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Civil Engineers
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering students at an ABET-accredited program who are U.S. citizens.

 

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.

 

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2020
Description: Program is open to students who are 18 years of age or younger as of October 1, 2020. Applicant must 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 to active U.S. military duty. Applicant must submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.” Program is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study.

 

ACB Scholarships
Sponsor: American Council of the Blind (ACB)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a legally blind student who is a graduating high school senior enrolling in higher education in the fall, or a current undergraduate, graduate or vocational student.

 

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. Applicant must submit an essay related to their injury and how it has affected their education.

 

POET Scholarship
Sponsor: POET
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in any two- or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. Applicant must submit three personal essays on given topics..

 

Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Energy Telecommunications and Electrical Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology, Computer Science/MIS, Pre-law, Political Science, or Telecommunications/Information Technology.

 

Alice W. Rooke Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physical assistant) at approved, accredited medical schools, college, and universities.

 

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need.

 

Continuing Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to VFW Auxiliary members, their spouses, or children to pursue a college degree or a career direction at technical school.

DAR American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels.

 

DAR Centennial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who are pursuing a course of study in the field of historic preservation at a college or university in the United States.

 

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government.

 

Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students either attending or planning to attend an approved, accredited medical school, college, or university. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25.

 

Edward G. and Helen A. Borgens Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or older who are at least college sophomores with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Applicant must be studying to teach elementary or secondary level.

 

Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States who are pursuing a major in political science, history, government, or economics.

 

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students at a two or four-year college or university who is Native American and has proof of American Indian blood. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher.

 

Guthrie-Koch Scholarship
Sponsor: National PKU News
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to young persons with phenylketonuria (PKU) who are on the diet treatment and about to attend or already attending a college, university, or technical school at the undergraduate level. Residents of any country may apply, but the application and letters of recommendation must be in understandable English.

 

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high scholastic standing and character students who have been accepted into or are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school. There is a preference to females “if equally qualified.”

 

Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to three top students (one in each of the following areas – Math, Science and English).

 

Live Deliberately Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute
Amount: $250
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Contest is open to youth ages 14-21 around the globe. Applicant must submit an essay or visual essay on a topic related to a quotation by Henry David Thoreau.

 

Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated advance interest in history and are planning to major in or pursue the study of history in a full-time accredited college or university in the United States.

 

Martin Luther Scholarship
Sponsor: Beta Sigma Psi – The National Lutheran Fraternity
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to male graduating high school seniors who attend a Lutheran church.

 

Michael T. and Mary L. Cloyd Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA for the third level of undergraduate studying in the field of Archives Management with a preference given to applicants specializing in American History.

 

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an education in piano or voice. Applicant must submit a performance CD. Special consideration shall be given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

 

Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have financial need and have been accepted or are attending an accredited school of occupational therapy (including art, music, or physical therapy).

 

Pro-Life Scholarship Award for Nursing Students
Sponsor: National Association of Pro-Life Nurses
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to pro-life students currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing in the United States. Applicant must submit a complete application, letter of recommendation, and an essay on what nurses can do to promote a positive respect for life.

 

Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a 4.0 GPA.

 

Roadway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Traffic Safety Services Association
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are dependents of roadway workers killed or permanently disabled in roadway work zones.

 

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

 

Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grants
Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Grants are open to early career researchers (including doctoral students) proposing to conduct research in any phase of wildlife conservation or related fields of North American fauna – terrestrial and freshwater (rivers, lakes, streams), extant or fossil.

 

Western Pest Control Scholarship
Sponsor: Western Pest Control
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are studying Business Administration or Marketing. Applicant must submit a completed application, letter of recommendation, and a personal letter of intent.

 

William Robert Findley Graduate Chemistry Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending graduate school full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in chemistry. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25.

 

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: Oracle | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources, and related majors. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Autism Scholarship

https://www.johnbarrasdds.com/2019-autism-scholarship/
Sponsor: Dentistry by John Barras DDS
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and wish to continue their education at a university/college/junior college or trade/vocational school. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, current college student, or student returning to school within a year of scholarship award.

 

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest

https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship

Sponsor: Regions Bank

Amount: $5,000 (HS Seniors); $3,500 (Current college students)

Closing Date: February 28, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. In an Essay of 500 words or less, address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life and discuss their contributions.

 

NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship

https://www.nawic.org/nawic/NFSFScholarships.asp
Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United States.

 

Tillman Scholar

https://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
Sponsor: Pat Tillman Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship program is open to veterans and active-duty military service members, and current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

 

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
https://rankinfoundation.org/for-students
Sponsor
: Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to low-income women who are 35 or older and a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must be pursuing a technical or vocational education, an associate’s degree, or a first bachelor’s degree.

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircoloring Student Scholarship (Multiple Scholarships)

https://beautychangeslives.org/sydell-arnold-miller-family-art-of-haircoloring-student-scholarship/
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who love hair coloring and are/will be attending an accredited beauty school.

March

Community College Scholarship

https://web.saumag.edu/admissions/apply/scholarships/

Sponsor: Southern Arkansas University

Amount: $3,000 per semester

Closing Date: March 1, 2020

Description:  Scholarship is open to students transferring from a community college with at least 48 transferrable credits and a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or better.

 

Mulerider Transfer Scholarship
https://web.saumag.edu/admissions/apply/scholarships/mulerider-transfer-scholarship/
Sponsor: Southern Arkansas University
Amount:
$3,000 per year
Closing Date:
March 1, 2020
Description:
Scholarship is open to students transferring from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of a 3.0 or higher from their most recent school.

Transfer Honors Scholarship

https://scholarships.tamu.edu/TRANSFER

Sponsor: Texas A&M University – Texarkana

Amount: $2,000 per year

Closing Date: Check schools website

Description: Scholarship is open to students transferring with a minimum of 12 credits hours and a 3.25 GPA

 

Student Voice of Mental Health Award
https://www.jedfoundation.org/student-voice-award/
Sponsor: JED Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate college students who are raising awareness about mental health issues on campus, reducing prejudice around mental illness, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers.

Welding Education Scholarship
https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships
Sponsor: American Welding Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a bachelor’s or associate degree in welding or a related discipline.

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
https://actfnd.academicworks.com/opportunities/185
Sponsor: The Actuarial Foundation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have at least one birth parent who is a member of a minority group. Applicant must have an intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.

Overcoming Barriers Scholarship
https://www.texarkanacollege.edu/educational-opportunity-center/
Sponsor: Educational Opportunity Center at Texarkana College
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to participants of TRIO-EOC at Texarkana College who have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Catching the Dream Scholarship
https://www.catchingthedream.org/application-forms/
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2020 and April 30, 2020
Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

Beyond the Boroughs Scholarship
http://www.beyondtheboroughs.org/the-scholarship/scholarship-requirements/
Sponsor: Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited four-year college, university, or equivalent and are from a low-income household. Applicant must submit personal essays and an essay on their community.

KFC Educational Grant Program
https://programs.applyists.com/reach/
Sponsor: Reach Educational Grant program
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 26, 2020
Description: Grant is open to KFC U.S. resident employees who are high school seniors, high school graduates (or equivalent), or college undergraduate, graduate or trade/vocational school students. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Danny Errico Academic Scholarship

https://www.coloradohosa.org/post/danny-errico-scholarship

Sponsor: Danny Errico Foundation

Amount: $10,000

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

Description: The Danny Errico Academic Scholarship was created to give students who want to continue their education the opportunity to do so. Danny Errico created this $10,000 scholarship opportunity to lessen the burden of one student’s tuition cost each year.

Paul S. Mills Scholarship
http://www.financialpro.org/foundation/Awards/psm.htm
Sponsor: Foundation for Financial Service Professionals
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate college or university program and pursuing a course of study in a financial service field.

Foster Care to Success Scholarships
https://www.fc2success.org/our-programs/information-for-students/
Sponsor: Foster Care to Success
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months leading up to and including their 18th birthday; or have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship after their 16th birthday; or have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday and not subsequently adopted. Applicant must be under the age of 25 and have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited, Pell-eligible college for undergraduate study.

Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship
https://www.houstoninjurylawyer.com/the-krist-law-firm-national-scholarship/
Sponsor: The Krist Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical dilemma.

NBT Scholarships
https://www.nutsandboltsfoundation.org/scholarships
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students attending universities in the state of Texas.

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The Herbert Lehman Scholarship

https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/scholarships/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship

Sponsor: The Herbert Lehman Scholarship Foundation

Amount: $8000 (over 4 years)

Closing Date: April 1, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, first-year students at a four-year college, or a student transferring to a four-year college.

 

National Leased Housing Education Fund

https://hudnlha.com/education-fund/

Sponsor: National Leased Housing Association

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: April 11, 2020

Description: Scholarships are open to residents of privately owned federally assisted low income housing properties (Section 8, low income housing tax credits, etc.) or recipients of Section 8 voucher assistance that demonstrate both merit and need.

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Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: National Pork Producers Council
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students in a two-year swine program or four-year college of agriculture and a U.S. citizen.

 

NEWH Green Voice Design Competition
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: January 3, 2020
Description: Contest is open to undergraduate and graduate Hospitality Interior Design or Architecture students who are junior level or above. Applicant must have at least $7,500 in current/upcoming debt through college for tuition and program approved books/supplies. Applicant must showcase their design skills while utilizing the very best in sustainable design products and practices.

 

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: MarvelOptics.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students attending an accredited four-year American university or college. There is no age nor specified major requirement. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing what a quote by Helen Keller means to them.

 

Express Medical Supply Scholarship
Sponsor: Express Medical Supply, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college in the United States. Applicant must make and submit an original meme about “a day in the life of a college student.”

 

GFOA Scholarships
Sponsor: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. See website for details. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically to minority students.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
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 2019-2020 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 2, 2020.

 

Marsha Martin Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Farm Credit
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of FFA or 4H, plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree, and reside in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory.

 

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $36,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2020
Description: Award is open to Jewish teens who are between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination. Student must have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repair of the world).

 

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

 

Golf Cart Garage Scholarship
Sponsor: Golf Cart Garage
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students with a valid student visa who is currently enrolled or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. university, college or school. Applicant must submit an essay share which person, alive or dead, they would like to meet and why.

 

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Army Women’s Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women who have served or are serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Applicant must a current community college or certificate student with at least a 2.5 GPA or a current undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA.

 

Sacks for CF Scholarship
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have cystic fibrosis.

 

SimpleTexting Scholarship
Sponsor: SimpleTexting
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 11, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors between the ages of 16 and 22. Applicant must be attending college in the U.S. or a U.S. territory. Applicant must submit an on a text they would send to their younger self.

 

AACN Scholarship
Sponsor: Hurst Review Services
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to pre-licensure Nursing students enrolled at member AACN schools.

 

AT3 Tactical Scholarship
Sponsor: AT3 Tactical
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on how they demonstrated leadership ability in their school, work, or community.

 

Blaze Your Own Trail Scholarship
Sponsor: TrailHeads
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a challenge they have faced, how they overcame it, and how the experience affected them.

 

Future Jazz Master Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current students attending a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must be pursuing an advanced academic degree in Jazz Performance, Jazz Studies, or related studies.

 

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: The May Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Community College or University. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think would really make drivers stop texting while driving.

 

John Lennon Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current full-time or part-time students of a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit one original song with lyrics that are accompanied by whatever instrumentation chosen by the applicant.

 

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Red Cross
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all high school and college students. Applicant must host an American Red Cross blood drive between December 15, 2019 and January 15, 2020.

 

NABA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students studying accounting, finance, or business at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be an active student member of NABA.

 

National FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization Program
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship program is open to high school seniors and current college students who are under 23 years of age. Applicant must be a current FFA member.

 

peermusic Latin Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a college or university located in the United States or Puerto Rico who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an original song or instrumental work in any Latin genre.

 

Photography Talk Scholarship
Sponsor: Photography Talk
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have an interest in photography. Applicant must submit an essay or video on given questions related to photography.

 

Providian Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Providian Medical Equipment
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age and older who are graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum.

 

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington Crossing Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government.

 

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with learning disabilities who are graduating high school seniors and will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD in the fall. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

 

Anne Ford Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $10,000 ($2,500 /year over four years)
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.

 

Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Sponsor: The Center for Reintegration
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be attending during the 2020-2021 academic year and have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

 

Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Sponsor: Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Contest is open to persons over the age of 18 as of December 2019. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic to a Supreme Court case related to an alcohol policy.

 

Diversity Advancement Scholarship
Sponsor: Architects Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a NAAB-accredited undergraduate architecture program.

 

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. Applicant must be planning to study abroad and program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution.

 

Mike Reynolds Scholarship
Sponsor: Radio Television Digital News Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be college sophomores, juniors, or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded and are pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism.

 

Payette Sho-Ping Chin Memorial Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Institute of Architects
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women studying architecture within a NAAB accredited bachelor or master’s degree program. Applicant must be entering at least their third year of undergraduate or any level of graduate study.

 

Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an act of political courage.

 

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Sponsor: National Grid
Amount: $15,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020
Description: Award is open to graduating college seniors to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world. Applicant must develop a proposal for public service.

 

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition
Sponsor: C-SPAN
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-12. Student must create a short documentary video on “What’s Your Vision in 2020?”

 

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and college undergraduates who are 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.

 

Stand Up Men Award
Sponsor: ConnectHer
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 8th graders, high school students, and undergraduate students under the age of 25 and of any gender. Applicant must submit an original 3-6 minute film on any man they know who is taking a stand to prevent violence against women and/or standing up for women’s rights.

 

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

 

NEHS Scholarships
Sponsor: National English Honor Society for High Schools
Amount: Up to 5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who hold membership in active chapters of NEHS for one year.

 

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020. Special focus will be given to students who live at or below the poverty level and/or are the first in their family to attend college.

 

Live Mas Scholarship
Sponsor: Taco Bell Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, between 16 and 24 years of age, who are on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs or is currently enrolled in college. Applicant must submit a video (two minutes or less) that tells the story of their life’s passion.

 

Margaret C. Freda Graduate Nursing Scholarship Award
Sponsor: March of Dimes
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to registered nurses who are currently enrolled in graduate education with a focus on maternal-child nursing at a master’s or doctorate level.

 

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Scholars
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 29, 2020
Description: Award is open to high school juniors who are college bound with a strong record of community service and academic achievement. Student must have financial and/or personal need.

 

Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are siblings of individuals who are in current treatment, have survived or passed away from pediatric childhood cancer.

 

Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

 

National Catholic Society of Foresters Scholarship
Sponsor: National Catholic Society of Foresters
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Catholic graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must be a NCSF member.

 

 

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination.

 

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

 

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2019) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to public drinking water.

 

Advocates Law Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on some of the problems we face on the roads and what law could be changed to make roads safer.

 

Ag Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in the 2019-2020 school year who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit a written or video essay on a given topic related to agriculture.

 

Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: National institute For Labor Relations Research
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.

 

ASRT Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Foundation has more than 65 scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Awards are available for all types of radiologic science students regardless of specific area of interest. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to minority students.

 

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

 

Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Schools Directory
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning on attending a program related to the beauty industry (cosmetology, barbering, hair design, nail technology, etc.)

 

Call to Serve Scholarship
Sponsor: Criminal Justice Programs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are studying criminal justice. Applicant must submit short essays related to criminal justice.

 

Cancer for College Scholarship
Sponsor: Cancer for College
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer patients and cancer survivors who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.

 

Cherokee Nation Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Cherokee Nation citizen students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. There are multiple scholarships available, including scholarships open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.

 

Child of Divorce/Single Parent Household Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted and current undergraduate and graduate students who come from a divorced/single parent household. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic pertaining to individuals who are the product of a single parent or divorced household.

 

Child Welfare and Development Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Living Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work (sociology, psychology, social sciences or a related field) at an accredited university. Applicant must have good academic standing and extracurricular experience working with children who have experienced neglect or abuse.

 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

 

 

 

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $45,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program; or transferring from a two-year to a four-year institution, or a 3rd year student in a five-year program. Applicant must be studying a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and mission at an accredited minority serving institution.

 

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $9,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomore students who are majoring in a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and missions. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a U.S. citizen.

 

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.

 

Harvey Simon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Simon Cancer Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the Fall 2020 term. Applicant must have had a form of cancer sometime during their lifetime.

 

 

 

 

 

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

 

I Have a Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

 

Legacy Awards Contest
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award is open to high school seniors who are children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or legal wards of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017.

 

Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarships
Sponsor: Lint Center for National Security Studies
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Applicant must be pursuing a career related to national security.

 

New Year’s Resolution Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older and legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must be currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicant must share their 2020 resolutions and how they plan to keep them.

 

PanHellenic Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are of Hellenic descent (applicant must have at least one great-grandparent with Hellenic roots). Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

 

Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Sponsor: Rove Pest Control
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States who have been accepted to a college or university. Although the scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree entomology or a related field.

 

Shred Nations Scholarship
Sponsor: Shred Nations
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and have an interest in business, environmental studies or the shredding and recycling industry.

 

STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) major. Applicant must be 16-22 years old at the time of entry and be a registered user of NextStepU.com

 

Texas History Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Texas. History, Government, and English students are particularly encouraged to participate. Applicant must submit an essay on the last president of the Republic of Texas.

 

The Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates Injury Attorneys
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle safety.

 

Union Plus Scholarships
Sponsor: Union Plus
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children. Applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.

 

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Applicant must study agriculture, food, natural resource science, or other related academic disciplines.

*The Texarkana College Educational Opportunity Center is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Education. The grant is funded for $241,900.00 through August 31, 2021.

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