Scholarships – National


Scholarship Name Application Deadline Dollar
Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarships Apply between
March 15, 2019 and June 15, 2019.  The CTE application remains open before and after the application window as long as scholarships remain available.
up to $2,500
  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program (up to 2 years) at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen

KFC Educational Grant

for Kentucky Fried Chicken employees

March 28, 2019
September 26, 2019
$2,000 to $3,000
  • Be a KFC U.S. Restaurant employee (Restaurant General Managers, Assistant Managers, Shift Supervisors, and Team Members may apply)
  • Be a high school senior, high school graduate (or equivalent) or college undergraduate, graduate, or trade/vocational school student (students of any age may apply)
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale
  • Be employed at a KFC U.S. restaurant that is participating in the KFC Foundation’s 2019 Cole Slaw Donation Program (All KFC Company Restaurants are in the program-not all franchisee-owned restaurants participate)
  • Enroll either full-time or part-time in the 2019 fall term and earn a minimum of 12 credit hours during the 2019-20 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or trade/vocational school
  • Be employed at a participating KFC restaurant at the time that REACH Grant recipients are announced in late May 2019
Courage to Grow



Next Deadline:

March 30, 2019

awarded monthly at the end of each month

You must be a junior or senior in high school or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please.
Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship March 30, 2019 58 -$3,500 college scholarships awarded each year
  • A childhood cancer survivor under the age of 25 and diagnosed before the age of 18 with cancer or a high grade or anaplastic brain tumor
  • A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending school in the U.S.
  • Accepted into a post-secondary school in the Fall 2019

Paper Application

Hispanic Scholarship Fund March 30, 2019
Application will open December 2018
  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship March 31, 2019
  • Full time students at an accredited U.S. college or university or an ASE/NATEF Certified post-secondary automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair school
  • Graduating high school seniors planning to be full time students at any of the above
  • No GPA requirement
Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women Quarterly Deadlines


March 31, 2019

June 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

January 1st, 2020

  • HS Senior
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must identify as female.
  • All majors and GPAs welcome to apply.
OppU Achievers


Quarterly Deadlines

March 31, 2019

June 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

December 31, 2019

  • Submit an essay
  • HS Senior enrolled full time
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
SkillsUSA/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship April 1, 2019
  • Current member of both SkillsUSA and National Technical Honor Society
Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL)/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship April 1, 2019
  • Current member of both FBLA-PBL and National Technical Honor Society
The Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarhip April 2019
  • Application opens early 2019
  • Must be a current member of the NAACP.
  • Be a US citizen.
  • Must not have reached the age of 25 by the application deadline.
  • Must be currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university in the United States.
  • Must demonstrate financial need based on the federal poverty guidelines.
  • Must possess a grade point average of 2.5 (C+) on a 4.0 system.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund April 2019
  • Application Opens December 2018
  • Must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
  • Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
  • U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
  • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
Prospective Educator Scholarships
April 2019
  • Application opens late 2018
  • high school senior
  • member of “Educators Rising”
Gloria Baron Prize for Young Heroes April 15, 2019
  • between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)
  • permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada
  • currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months
  • working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.
2019 HonorsGradU Scholarship

Design a Better Future

April 28, 2019
$10,000 (5)
  • Graduating high school seniors planning on attending an accredited college or university.
  • There are no citizenship requirements.
  • Design & work on a community improvement project, using the checklist as a guide.
  • Submit your design thinking project work by April 28, 2019 11:59 MST (see FAQ’s & Details page for link and details on submission requirements).
  • OPTIONAL: Share your work for some checkpoint feedback before the final deadline to increase your chance at winning. Submit your working strategy plan early (from the Navigate Ideas phase of design thinking), with any other work for which you would like feedback. Work must be submitted by March 23, 2019 for feedback. Depending on volume, we will get back to you within 2 weeks.
  • Mailed applications must be postmarked by that deadline.
  • Employees of Honors Graduation and their families are not eligible to participate.


Balanced Man Scholarship

Missouri University of Science and Technology

May 1, 2019
5 scholarships for incoming freshmen totaling $4,000
  • Must attend Missouri S&T in the 2019-2020 school year
  • Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp

Paper Application

Jon H. Poteat Scholarship
May 1, 2019
  • Current National Technical Honor Society member
Construction Students

Workforce Development Scholarships

offered by

Associated General Contractors of America

 June 1, 2019

(renewable  for up to two years)

Scholarship for students pursuing a career in the construction industry that are enrolled in accredited technical schools or approved craft training programs in any discipline of commercial construction.


Pureland Supply Scholarship
June 1, 2019
  • accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade school
  • in an essay describe how your chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how do you expect to play a part in the future of your trade or field

Application Entrepreneurial Scholarship
June 1, 2019
  • Business Major
  • Desire to be an entrepreneur and start your own business
  • Essay Submission
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
June 15th annually for fall semester applicantsOctober 15th annually for spring semester applicants
4 awards
  • be currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school senior planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2019
  • Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.
  • Submit essay about who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry.
Volt Lighting

STEM Scholarship

bi-annually awarded

June 30

December 31


  • currently be applying to or enrolled in a STEM program OR be the child of a parent who currently works in the STEM industry
  • earned less than $35,000 in the previous calendar year
  • active email address
  • part-time or full-time student in high school or college
  • Age 16-25
  • 800 word essay
  • GPA of 2.75 recommended, but not required
Silver Law Firm Scholarship
June 30, 2019
  1. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  2. You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
  3. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA in the current or most recent education program you have attended.
Link Scholarship June 30, 2019
two awards

Student-caregivers who are still in high school are welcome to apply for the Scholarship. Eligible high school applicants must be full-time students and be registered to attend a two-or-four year college or university the semester following their application. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.
  • Must not be related to or living with any employees of Bankrate, Inc. or Caring, LLC.

Scroll to bottom 1/3 of page to apply for

The Scholarship

Minecraft Scholarship

by Apex Hosting


July 31st, 2019
  • You must be a United States citizen
  • You must currently be enrolled in college or high school
  • You must carry a 3.0 or high GPA
Redfin Scholarship July 31, 2019 $2,500
  • Legal U.S. resident
  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
  • Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

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)
Reedsy Scholarship
September 21, 2019February 21, 2020
  • submit the first chapter of an original novel written by the applicant but have not yet published
  • United States, Canada, or Australia Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States, Canada or Australia.
McKnight Scholars Leadership Program at

Oklahoma State University


November 1st  1st round

February 1st  2nd round

  • out of state applicants will be considered for a scholarship that waives the out-of-state portion of tuition for four years
  • Selected scholars will take part in the McKnight Scholars Leadership Program
  • demonstrate a commitment to service and have a proven record of leadership
  • must be admitted to OSU
  • 27 ACT or 1220 SAT
  • 3.75 GPA



November 29th, 2019 $1,000
  • online application
  • 300 word essay on “How does writing impact today’s world?”
  • open to students who are attending or who will attend an accredited college, university, or trade school in 2019/2020


December 15, 2019 $2,000
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • The applicant must be attending a college or university in the Winter of 2019
  • Essay submission required
American Welding Society


March 1


  • National, District, and Kansas Section Scholarships available
  • For students pursuing careers in welding related fields

The AWS Foundation awards over $1 million annually to help students achieve their dreams through education. If you are currently enrolled in a welding program or a related field, then consider applying for our scholarships. Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Regardless of who you are, where you’re from, or what you aspire to be, receiving an AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals.

Northwest Missouri State University varies varies Out of State Students can get in-state rates based on GPA and ACT score Link
Verto International Leadership Award ongoing $5,000 (1-2)

$1,000 (5)

  • Graduating Senior
  • expressed or demonstrated service in their community, and appreciation for intercultural diversity
  • interested in global economic, heath, education or humanitarian issues
  • must have applied to Verto Education Program
  • award goes toward tuition for Verto Education Program participation
  • nomination of high school guidance counselor or teacher
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. Information

Challenge Home Page

International Bullying Prevention Association ongoing $500
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Essays are the criteria for selection


Comments are closed.

Written By: teddyirc Date posted: September 8, 2016