Scholarships – National

 

Scholarship Name Application Deadline Dollar
Amount
Awarded
Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
ACT Scholarship Giveaway Available at June 8 and July 13 ACT tests $40,000 Scholarship & $5,000 Tech Package
  • For Sophomores and Juniors
  • Register when you take the ACT on June 8 or July 13.  Just opt in during the registration process.
  • More information and rules available at act.org
Link
Courage to Grow

Scholarship

 

Next Deadline:

May 30, 2019

awarded monthly at the end of each month

$500
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.
Link
“Design Your Own Elective” Scholarship May 31, 2019
June 30, 2019(new writing prompt for June application date.  See website for prompt)
$1,000
  • create a FREE Student Cirkled In account
  • Click the “Apply Now” button
  • Submit your 3 sentence response to the question: If you could design your own high school elective course, what would it be and why?
  • increase your chances of being selected by completing your portfolio at least 50% and earning more points.  Winner selected on: profile completeness, number of points, and your prompt write up.

There’s no minimum GPA, no income parameters,  and no long essay to write.

Scholarship can be applied to any educational need from tuition to books or even a car.

Link

Flyer

(English & Spanish)

Construction Students

Workforce Development Scholarships

offered by

Associated General Contractors of America

 June 1, 2019
$1,000

(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.
Link

Flyer

Pureland Supply Scholarship
June 1, 2019
$1,000
  • 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
Link

Application

Projectorlamps.com Entrepreneurial Scholarship
June 1, 2019
$1,000
  • Business Major
  • Desire to be an entrepreneur and start your own business
  • Essay Submission
Link
Career or Technical Education Scholarship Program

funded by the

Horatio Alger Endowment Fund

June 15  annually
must submit by 5pm Eastern Time on June 15(Application opens March 15)The CTE application remains open before and after the application window as long as scholarships remain available.
up to $2,500

many scholarships awarded

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Have completed high school (or earned a high school equivalency credential)
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2019
  • 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
Link
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
June 15th annually for fall semester applicants October 15th annually for spring semester applicants
$2,000
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.
Link
Volt Lighting

STEM Scholarship

bi-annually awarded

June 30

December 31

 

$500
  • 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
Link
The Huggable Supermom Scholarship bi-annually awarded
June 30thDecember 31st
$1,000 + free Huggable baby formula for 1 year

-Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.

– Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.

– Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.

– All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.

Link
Silver Law Firm Scholarship
 
June 30, 2019
$1,000
  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
Caring.com Scholarship June 30, 2019
$1,500
two awards

Student-caregivers who are still in high school are welcome to apply for the Caring.com 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.
Link

Scroll to bottom 1/3 of page to apply for

The Caring.com Scholarship

OppU Achievers

Scholarship

Quarterly Deadlines

June 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

December 31, 2019

March 31, 2020

$2,500
  • Submit an essay
  • HS Senior enrolled full time
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Link
Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women Quarterly Deadlines

 

June 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

January 1st, 2020

March 31, 2020

$1,000
  • HS Senior
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Must identify as female.
  • All majors and GPAs welcome to apply.
Link
Minecraft Scholarship

by Apex Hosting

 

July 31st, 2019
$2,000
  • 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
Link
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
Link
CardRates.com

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)
Link
Practice Reasoning

Student Scholarship

August 31, 2019
$1,000
  • Must be attending a public or accredited private senior high school or college
  • Must be applying or planning to apply for an entry position at a US company with a recognised graduate development program
  • Must currently be receiving a recognised grant determined by financial need
Link
Reedsy Scholarship
September 21, 2019February 21, 2020
$1,000
  • 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.
Link
REACH

KFC Educational Grant

for Kentucky Fried Chicken employees


September 26, 2019March 28, 2020
$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
Link
McKnight Scholars Leadership Program at

Oklahoma State University

 

November 1st  1st round

February 1st  2nd round

$5,000
  • 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
Link
ServiceScape

Scholarship

 

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
Link
EDsmart.org

Scholarship

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
Link
American Welding Society

Scholarships

March 1

annually

varies
  • 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.

Link
Hispanic Scholarship Fund March 30, 2020
Application will open December 2019
$500-$5,000
  • 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)
Link
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
Link
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
Link

 

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Written By: teddyirc Date posted: September 8, 2016