Scholarships – National


Scholarship Name Application Deadline Dollar
Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
A-1 Auto Transport Annual Scholarship March 10, 2018
  • $1,000
  • $500
  • $250
  • current, full-time, or part-time student
  • attending or planning to attend an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school, or other logistics program
  • 3.0 Cum GPA
  • Essay about a topic related to transporting autos, shipping freight, moving, etc.  See website for suggestions.
Associated General Contractors of America

Workforce Development Scholarship

June 1, 2018 $1,000




AXA Achievement Scholarship Dec. 15, 2017 Up to $25,000
  • U.S. Citizen
  • HS senior, enrolled in 2 or 4 yr. college for 2018-2019.
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive
ACT Student Champion Scholarship December 31, 2017 $500
  • Student who has overcame challenges
  • Composite ACT score – 22
  • GPA 3.0 or greater
  • First generation college student.
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship June 1, 2018 $1,000 Write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education. Link
America’s Farmers Grow AG Leaders February 1, 2018 $1,500
  • GPA 2.5
  • Pursuing degree related to agriculture
  • Minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Live in one of the eligible counties
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship August 31, 2018 $1,000
  • U.S. HS seniors
  • Pursue Nursing Education
  • 500 word essay
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship June 1, 2018 $1,000
  • Seniors pursuing animation related career.
  • Submit essay on related topic.
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship June 1, 2018 $1,000
  • Seniors pursuing fashion related career.
  • Submit essay on related topic.
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship June 1, 2018 $1,000
  • Seniors pursuing businessrelated career.
  • Submit essay on related topic.
Abbot & Fenner June 14, 2018 $1000
  •  Essay
American College Foundation May 1, 2018 $1,000-$5,000
  • A completed American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship Application
  • A copy of the student’s most recent unofficial high school transcript
  • A 500-word, typed, double-spaced essay on “Why College is Important to Me
AES Engineering October 6, 2018 $500 essay: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Link
Balanced Man Scholarship

Missouri University of Science and Technology

May 1, 2018 varies
  • male
  • attending Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • incoming freshman 2018-2019 school year

Paper Application

Balanced Man Scholarship varies varies
  • males
  • The link to the right displays a list of schools nationwide that have chapters offering this scholarship
Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women Quarterly Deadlines
Jan. 1, 2018
Mar. 31, 2018
Jun. 30, 2018
Sept. 30, 2018
  • HS Senior
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must identify as female.
  • All majors and GPAs welcome to apply.
Burger King December 15, 2107 varies Available for BOTH non-employees and employees of Burger King; Non-Employees follow the “general track” application and Employees or dependent children of employees follow the “employee track” application – requirements are different for both. Link
Big Sun Athletics June 19, 2018 $500
  • How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?
  • Has your participation influenced your career goals?
  • Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?

Financial Futures Scholarship

July 31st annually $1,000
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
  • Must be a U.S. resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
  • Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines on website)
Centrio Training February 28, 2018 $1,000 for their four month IT Career Training Program Link
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation October 31, 2018 $20,000 The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities Link
Create-a-Greeting Card  Scholarship March 1, 2018 $10,000 Submit original artwork for the front of a greeting card Link
College Mouse April 31. 2018 $1,500 An essay or video  on the topic “Why College Matters to Me.” Link
DAR – Daughters of American Revolution February 15, 2018 $5000
  • 1000 word essay
The Dream March 1, 2018 varies for DACA students Link 
Doodle for Google March 2, 2018 varies Create an uplifting doodle that tells the world “What inspires me.” From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any materials to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. Link
Drone Pilot Ground School

Drone Technology College Scholarship

May 1, 2018 $1,000
  • High School Seniors
Ellis Foundation Scholarship Feb. 15, 2018 $1,000 per semester
  • HS Senior
  • GPA 3.0
  • ACT minimum of 20
  • Student must attend one of the participating colleges.
Elks Most Valuable Student  past varies
  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • High school graduates are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
Footlocker   $20,000
  • Sportsmanship
  • Community envolvement
  • Leader
  • Academic Escellence
  • Unique life story
Future Farmers of America February 1, 2018 varies link takes you to over 1800 FFA scholarships Link 
Future Female Leaders March 30, 2018 $2,000
  • At least 16 years old
  • Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible).
GE-Reagan Foundation past varies Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Link
Good 360 Sustainability Scholarship October 31, 2018 $1,000 Post a photo on Instagram with your 200-300-word essay explaining what sustainability means to you and complete the form Link
Gates Millennium Scholars Program varies varies Financial need based award covering undergraduate program costs. Eligible students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American, have a minimum 3.3 GPA and enroll to an accredited college or university in the fall as a full time, degree seeking, first year student. Link 
Gen & Kelly Tanabe Scholarship July 31 $1,000 In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following:

1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR-

2. Describe your academic or career goals. -OR-

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship June 15, 2018 $500
  • Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in the US or Canada by September of 2014.
  • Submit a short story staring 2 pieces of their equipment
  • Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Be a resident of the US or Canada.
H & R Block Budget Challenge ongoing $20,000 The H&R Block Budget Challenge helps teens get real-world ready from the safety of the classroom. Students pay bills, manage expenses, save money, invest in retirement and pay taxes. Link
HonorsGradU February 11, 2018 $1,000-$10,000 a multi-phased community based project Link
International Bullying Prevention Association ongoing $500
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Essays are the criteria for selection
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship February 1. 2018 up to #30,000
  • High School Minority student
  • Plan on attending 4 yr. accedited Institution.
  • Demonstrates Financial need
JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest January 4, 2018 varies The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. Link
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation November 2018 40 scholarships up to $45,000
  • 3.5 GPA
  • 26 ACT
  • financial need


October 31st (annual) $500-$1000
  • 9-12th grade students
  • Essay or video over one of the listed prompts
  • Online Application
Knowledge Matters

Virtual Business Scholarship

April 1, 2018 $2,000
  • business, marketing, and family & consumer sciences students enrolled in personal finance courses
  • Junior or Senior in High School
Lighthouse March 31, 2018 up to $10,000
  • Be legally blind
Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation  March 1, 2018 varies Children of US Marines or Navy Corpsman (who have served in a US Marine unit) and have a 2.0 GPA (or higher) are invited to apply for a variety of renewable scholarships. Link 
Mensa January 15, 2018 varies
  • Essay
  • monies for Mensa and NON Mensa members
Mometrix May 18, 2018 $1,000 In 2,000 characters or less (about 400 words), tell us what test preparation practices work best for you and why. Link
Military Commanders’ Scholarship February 16, 2018 $3,500
  • be dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application
  • have a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent, at the time of application.
 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship January 31, 2018 The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program is designed to support families by minimizing the cost and isolation that exists for students living with MS, or with a parent living with MS, pursuing a college education Link 
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards January 2, 2018 varies Applicants MUST be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. Link
National Young Artist Foundation October 13, 2017 varies Have a passion in the visual, literary and performing arts. Artistic forms that are included consist of: cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice and writing. Link
Optmist International Essay Contest Feb. 2, 2018 up to $2,500
  • under age 18
  • Essay no more than 800 words.
  • 2017 Essay Theme: “Can Society Function Without Respect?”
Optimist International Oratorical Contest March 9, 2018 up to $2,500
  • under age 18
  • Student must prepare his/her own speech.
  •  2017 Oratorical Theme: “Where Are My Roots Of Optimism”.
Out of the Box Thinking December 2018 $1,5000 The purpose of the scholarship is to get the younger demographic thinking differently about innovation, marketing and retail, specifically with regard to pet products. Whether an idea for a cat/dog feeder, or perhaps a unique point of sale retail concept, the scholarship is designed to push applicants to think differently. Link
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship March 30, 2018 $500 Essay Link
Profiles in Courage Essay Contest January 4, 2018 $500-$10,000
  • High School Student
  • 1000 word essay
Points Scholarship January 30. 2018 varies
  • A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
  • Financial need
Parentinn – Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship February 28, 2018 $1,250
  • Applicant must be high school student
  • Applicant must write an article of 600-1000 words on the topic “Why and how to Stop Cyberbullying?”
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards November 2018 varies This scholarship was established to call attention to the importance of youth volunteerism in schools and communities.  It provides a unique opportunity to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism throughout our student body, and recognize students who have distinguished themselves through volunteer work.  It can also generate great publicity for our schools and will give one (or more) of our students the chance to win state and national awards Link
Quest Bridge September 2018 varies
  • income
  • ACT 28
  • Leadership & Community involvement
  • must apply to National College Match
Reedsy February 21, 2018September 21, 2018 $1,000 Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published. Link
Redfin January 31, 2018 $2,500
  • Essay Question
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship June 30, 2018 $1000
  • Health-related degree program
  • personally affected by addiction
  • online application and essay submission

CryptoCurrency Impact


May 1, 2018 $1500
  • High School Senior graduating in good academic standing with an offer of acceptance from an accredited institution of higher education  OR  a current student enrolled in an accredited university
  • 1500-2000 word essay about any cryptocurrency coin or token of your interest
  • video
S   $2,5000 Random Drawing in May Link
Student-View Scholarship April 22, 1018      
Society of Women Engineers varies varies There are many scholarships with varying amounts and due dates. Link 
Taco Bell March 18, 2018 $5,000-$25,000
  • Legal US Resident
  • Create a video on your passion
Tip Top Tux May 1, 2018 varies Based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need and volunteer service in their community. Link 
 UNCF STEM Scholar January 26, 2018 up to $25,000
  • Be a graduating high school senior.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Plan to attend a UNCF institution (see web site for listing). Course of study is not restricted.
  • A US Citizen or permanent resident.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship July 31, 2018 $1,000
  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Senior attending college by Fall 2018
  • GPA 3.0
 Varsity Brands Scholarships  varies  Over 25 categories for awards Link
Vegetarian Resource Group February 20, 2018  $5,000 & $10,000 Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle Link 
Wendy’s High School Heisman October, 2018 $1,000 – $5000 3.0 GPA
Play one of 47 sports
Be a leader and role model in school and community


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Written By: teddyirc Date posted: September 8, 2016