Scholarships – National


Scholarship Name Application Deadline Dollar
Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
College of Saint Mary (Omaha, NE)



January 2019 90% of Total Cost
  • DACA or Undocumented Women ONLY
  • Be admitted to College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE
University of Michigan

The Geisinger Scholarship Program

January 18, 2019
$20,000 in annual support to students from selected geographic areas
  • First-year students admitted to the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must be enrolled full-time at the University of Michigan and pursuing an undergraduate degree program in engineering
Application Link

Information Flyer

Profile in Courage Essay Contest
John F. Kennedy LibraryScholarship
January 18, 2019
  • $10,000 1st
  • $3,000 2nd
  • $1,000 to five finalist
  • $100 to eight semi-finalist
  • The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate.
  • Essay: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by any US elected official who served during or after 1917.
DECA/National Technical Honor Society January 19, 2019
  • Member of DECA the organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.
  • Member of the National Technical Honor Society
California Contractors Insurance Services Scholarship January 31, 2019
  1. The CCIS Scholarship Essay Contest is open to all citizens and/residents of the United States.
  2. Applicants must apply online and include Full Name, Email Address, Permanent Mailing Address, Current/Planned University, Projected Graduation Date, and Area of Study/Major. Finalists must provide proof of current or future enrollment and photo of themselves. Photo and Essay of the winner will be posted on CCIS website to highlight winning submission.
  3. Applications must be submitted by their respective deadlines. No late applications will be considered.
  4. Only one entry per contest per applicant.
  5. Essay must address prompt and be between 250 and 500 words in length.
Redfin Scholarship January 31, 2019
July 31, 2019
  • 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
The Safe Pedestrians Scholarship January 31, 2019
In order to be considered eligible to apply for The Safe Pedestrian Scholarship, students must be high school seniors who will be enrolled in college the following semester. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
10 Words or Less Scholarship
January 31, 2019
  • Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.
  • This scholarship is provided by  In order to apply for the scholarship follow these instructions:
    • Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:  In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.
    • Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to “Like” our Facebook page.  Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have “Liked” our page.
Chase Rubin Scholarship
January 31, 2019
  • Current high school students graduating in 2019 that have already been accepted into an accredited college or university.
  • Current college students who haven’t reached their final year of school.
  • Enter by submitting a 500 word essay on “What is one place that you have traveled to that helped shape your life?” OR  “What is one place that you would like to travel that you think would help shape your life?”
  • Essay submitted on online form found at link to the right.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation Scholarships
February 1, 2019
  • Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada for the next fall term.
  • Scholarships are only available to citizens of the U.S. and territories, citizens of Canada, students with permanent residency status in the U.S. (i.e. green card) or Canada, or applicants with a U.S. or Canadian student visa.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or 70 on a 100 point (%) scale. Most scholarships have a minimum GPA of 3.0/80.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing.
Quincy University Virtuoso Scholarship

Quincy University in Quincy Illinois

February 1, 2019
4 full tuition scholarships
  • open to both instrumentalists and vocalists
  • must be incoming frshmen at QU
  • Not required to be a music major
  • Auditions for the 2019-2020 academic year February 23, 2019
  • Apply to QU by February 1, 2019


Jackie Robinson Foundation
February 1, 2019
Up to $30,000 over four years
  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
LatamReady Business Technology Scholarship
February 1, 2019
  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
  • Students must be Latin-American.
  • Technology and computing interest desirable but not necessary to apply.
McKnight Scholars Leadership Program at

Oklahoma State University

February 1st 2019 2nd round

November 1st 2018 was the 1st 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
Yonkers Honda
Driving Memories Scholarship
February 4, 2019
  • You must be a graduating senior in high school or a current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college.
  • You must be graduating high school or in college and between the ages of 16 and 22.
  • We reserve the right to verify the date of your high school graduation and/or college enrollment.
  • Any and all content may be used in future Yonkers Honda marketing.
Army ROTC 4-Year Scholarship

for High School Students planning to attend a four-year college and are willing to enroll in Army ROTC

February 4, 2019
100% of tuition and mandatory fees
$600 book allowance per semesterstipend of $420 per academic month designed to contribute towards living expenses
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
  • An eight-year service commitment with the Army.
  • Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career


Missouri Bear Battalion Flyer


Daughters of the American Revolution



February 15, 2019
Varies depending on scholarship applying for.  Multiple scholarships available for multiple disciplines.
Flavorful Futures Scholarship February 15, 2019
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4 point scale (high school/home schooled seniors).
  • Must enroll for Fall 2019 as a freshman or 1st year student in part-time or full-time study at a 2-year, 4-year, college, university, trade or vocational school. The school must be an accredited U.S. institution, and listed on the official website for the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers.
Reedsy Scholarship February 21, 2019
September 21, 2019
  • 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.
The Dream.US

National Scholarship

February 28, 2019
up to $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree

up to $14,500 for an associate’s degree

  • Have graduated or will graduate with a high school or GED diploma or a community college associate degree by the end of the 2019 Spring term;
  • Have a current DACA or TPS authorization or would have met the DACA eligibility criteria if the program were still open; and
  • You qualify for in-state tuition at one of our public Partner Colleges (or are admitted to one of our private Partner Colleges).
  • Guidelines
Just 4 Kids Salon Cosmetology Scholarship March 1, 2019
 completion of an ORIGINAL article (1,000 words minimumof your choice in the field of children’s cosmetology
Just 4 Kids Salon Hospitality/Party Planning Scholarship March 1, 2019
 completion of an ORIGINAL article (1,000 words minimumof your choice in the field of children’s cosmetology
 (ISC)² Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship March 1, 2019
Up to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000
  • Must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance.
  • You may be a senior in high school, or an undergraduate student who is currently a junior, freshman, sophomore or senior who will be pursuing an undergraduate degree in the fall. If you will have graduated with your undergraduate degree by the fall then please apply for the (ISC)² Graduate Scholarship if appropriate.
  • GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or an analogous rank based on a comparable scale).
  • You may be a citizen of any country (US citizenship not required)
  • May be attending on campus or online.
  • May be attending full time or part time
  • May be attending in the US or Internationally
  • You do not currently need to be enrolled, however no awards will be disbursed until the recipient is enrolled in a college or university.
  • If awarded: the award will be sent to the school with instructions that it be applied to tuition, fees and books.
Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship March 1, 2019
Three total

1st place: $3,000

2nd place: $2,000

3rd place:


  • Be a permanent resident of the United States who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor’s degree, and;
  • Have a recommended minimum 3.3 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) and minimum ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1680 (includes writing section).
  • Applicants will be judged on demonstrated entrepreneurial success/accomplishments, academic record, extracurricular activity and anticipated future potential.
NCCER & Build Your Future/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship March 1, 2019
  • Current National Technical Honor Society members who are studying a construction related discipline
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship March 1, 2019
  • Current member of both FCCLA and National Technical Honor Society
Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship March 15, 2019
SAE will strive to award seven scholarships of $5,000 each year
  • U.S. Resident
  • Open to all applicants – freshman through senior at an ABET accredited program college or university
  • 3.5 or better for high school applicants
  • SAT/ACT requirement: Applicant must have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above
  • Financial need as determined by a completed FAFSA form
  • One letter of recommendation
HOSA future health professionals/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship March 15, 2019
  • Current member of both HOSA future health professionals and National Technical Honor Society
Business Professionals of America (BPA)/National Technical Honor Society Scholarship March 15, 2019
  • Current member of both BPA and National Technical Honor Society
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
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”
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
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.
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

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)
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


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Written By: teddyirc Date posted: September 8, 2016