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 United States Institute of Peace Scholarship National Peace Essay Contest Applicants will be eligible to participate if they are in grades 9-12 in any of the 50 states, the District of Colombia, or any of the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas.  In the past 27 years, the National Peace Essay Contest has encouraged students to explore peacebuilding through their annual competition.  Essay Essay, applicant must have coordinator (see website for more details) See website for more details. $1,000-$10,000 National Peace Essay Contest 
 Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Scholarship APIASF/AT&T Scholarship Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the upcoming fall at a U.S. accredited college or university. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for the FAFSA.    Application, letter of recommendation January 9 $2,500 APIASF/AT&T Scholarship 
 Scholarship America Scholarship Scholarship America Dream Award Applicant must be 17 years of age or older. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident , or individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA. The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. and also have completed (or expect to complete) a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June of the following year. The student must have plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the upcoming academic year. The applicant must also be studying to obtain an associate's or first bachelor's degree as well as have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Lastly, student must demonstrate financial need. The Dream Award has been established for students entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. The Dream Award is a renewable scholarship and will be offered for full-time studies at accredited institutions in the United States of the student's choice. The award will grow in amount each year and will allow students to receive aid throughout their college careers.   Application December 15 $5,000 to $15,000 Dream Award 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship Cal Grant A Entitlement Award Program High school senior; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For undergraduate study at qualifying CA postsecondary schools Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement FAFSA, GPA verification form (minimum 3.0 GPA) March 2nd CSU: up to $5,472 UC: up to $12,192 Private (WASC): $9,084 Career: $4,000 Cal Grants 
 Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any accredited post secondary insititution With this scholarship, Abbott and Fenner seeks to continue their efforts in helping students who have a strong desire and commitment to succeed.   June 15 $1,000 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship Cal Grant B Entitlement Award Program High school senior; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For undergraduate study at qualifying CA postsecondary schools. Can be used as a living allowance or to assist with tuition and fees. Helps pay tuition and fees in the same amount as Cal Grant A after the freshman year. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need and high academic acheivement FAFSA, GPA vertification March 2nd up to $1,473 Cal Grants 
 Mensa Foundation Scholarship Mensa Foundation U.S. Scholarship Applicants must intend to enroll in an accredited U.S. institution for the upcoming academic year as well as be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Mensa Foundation scholarships are awarded on the basis of an essay that provides insight into an applicant's career, vocational, and/or academic goals along with information that shows how the applicant will achieve their goal.  Essay Essay (up to 550 words), entry form January 15 See website for more details. Mensa Foundation 
 Asian Pacific Community Fund Scholarship Chen Foundation Scholarship High school seniors residing in California and who are planning to attend a California State University (CSU) or a California Community College as a 1st year student in the Fall of the following academic year. Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must have a household income at or below California State Low Income Level (Must be able to show tax return) The Chen Foundation is focused on providing and assisting disadvantaged youth fulfill their dreams of obtaining a higher education. Students who receive the scholarship are able to renew it for the fall quarter or semester of their second year of college if they maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and must be able to demonstrate active involvement in community service. Applicant must demonstrate financial need as well as provide documents demonstrating their academic potential along with community service involvement. Online application form, online recommender form, official high school transcript May 16 $2,000 (Renewable) APCF Scholarship 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship The Middle Class Scholarship Must be a California resident attending a UC or CSU. Must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident or have AB 540 student status. Must meet income and other financial aid standards and maintain academic progress. Student must also not be in default on a student loan and must not be incarcerated. New program designed to provide for undergraduate students with family incomes of up to $150,000 to attend University of California or California State University campuses.  Family income must be $150,000 and below. FAFSA or California Dream Act application March 2nd Varies depending on student and institution.  FAFSA 
 AXA Foundation Scholarship AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Must be U.S. citizen or legal residents living or claiming residency in one the U.S., or Puerto Rico. Applicants must also be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire academic year. Students must be able to demonstrate ambition and self-drive through outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities.  The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship Program brings educational opportunity into communities in the United States where AXA has a presence.  Applicant must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement in school, community or work-related activities. They must also be able to demonstrate a determination to set and reach goals and an ability to succeed in colllege Application February 1 $2,500 AXA Foundation 
 The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship Applicants must be high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and communities   See website for more details. February 20 One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 each The Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship 
 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship College Scholarship Program Must be a high school senior planning to graduate from a U.S. high school. Applicant must intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning the following fall semester or quarter. The applicant must have earned a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. Student applying for scholarship must also demonstrate significant financial need (Foundation will consider applicants with family income of up to $95,000). The applicant must also receive standardized test scores in the top 15%. The College Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, hopes to reward high achieving seniors with financial need to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, a desire to help others, and leadership Application, standardized test scores, student essays, letters of recommendation, school profile, and family finances See website for more details. $40,000 College Scholarship Program 
 Walmart  Scholarship Walmart Hispanic Scholarship Fund Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage as well as be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to attend college full-time and should be seeking a degree-program in an accredited 4-year college or university. The applicant must be willing and able to participate in a one-year retention program in their freshman year of college and apply for the FAFSA. Applicants must be residents of cities listed on Walmart's website.  This scholarship is for Hispanic high school students living in specific geographic regions (see website for details) in the U.S. who are enrolling in college as a full time freshman student.  Application January. See website for full details. $2,500 Walmart Hispanic Scholarship Fund 
 AXA Foundation in association with U.S. News & World Report Scholarship AXA Achievement Scholarship Program Must be U.S. citizen or legal residents living or claiming residency in one the U.S., or Puerto Rico. Applicants must also be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire academic year. Students must be able to demonstrate ambition and self-drive through outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities.   Applicant must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement in school, community or work-related activities. They must also be able to demonstrate a determination to set and reach goals and an ability to succeed in colllege Application December 15 $10,000 for 52 winners, additional $15,000 for ten selected as national winners AXA Foundation 
 OCA Scholarship OCA/UPS Foundation Gold Mountain College Scholarship Must be Asian American or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. For students entering their freshman year of undergraduate study Must demonstrate financial need. Recommendations, essay, resume, FAFSA See website for more details $2,000 OCA Scholarship 
 Quest Bridge Scholarship College Prep Scholarship Students must be juniors who have plans to apply to college or universities during the fall of their senior year of high school. The applicant must either be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident in order to be eligible to apply. Academic achievement, financial qualifications, and personal circumstances will also be taken into account when reviewing each candidate's application.   Application, essay, responses to short answer questions, teacher recommendations, transcript, any available standardized test scores March 25 $30,00-$40,000 Questbridge College Prep Scholarship 
 Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Scholarship Dell Scholars Program Must be a high school junior or senior participating in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program. The student must be graduating from an accredited high school in the current academic year. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.4 as well as be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The applicant must be eligible to receive a federal Pell grant in the first year of college and must be planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after the student's graduation from high school.   Individual determination to succeed, future goals and plans to achieve them, ability to communicate hardships that the applicant has faced and overcame. Must be able to demonstrate self motivation in completing challenging coursework as well as a need for financial assistance. Online application. Semifinalists will need to submit a current copy of their high school transcript, a complete Student Aid Report from their FAFSA, and an online recommendation.  January 15 See website for more details Dell Scholars Program 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship Cal Grant C Award Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA. Must enroll in a vocational program that is at least four months long at a CA community college, private college, or a career technical school. For undergraduate study at qualifying CA vocational or 2-year institution. Available for up to 2 years depending on program. Applicant must demonstrate financial need FAFSA, GPA verification March 2nd $547-$2,462 Cal Grants 
 Toyota Financial Services Scholarship Making Life Easier (MLE) Scholarship Program Applicant must be between the ages of 16 and 26 and must be high school seniors, graduates, current postsecondary undergraduate, or graduate students. The applicant must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent degree by the following September. The applicant must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university, professional school or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the following academic year. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be in good standing in the community and at school.  Application, essay responses, financial need, community involvement, outside appraisal, essay responses Application, transcript, essays, copy of previous year's IRS Form 1040 October 24 up to $20,000 that will be distributed over four years Making Life Easier Scholarship 
 Corcentric Scholarship Accounting Software Scholarship Open to high school and college students in the United States   500-1,000 word essay May 30 $1,000 Corcentric Scholarship 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship Cal Grant B Competitive Award Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For undergraduate study at qualifying CA postsecondary schools. Intended for students from disadvantaged and low-income households. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement FAFSA, GPA verification (minimum 2.0 GPA) March 2nd and Sept. 2nd $1,551-$7,788 Cal Grants 
 Scholarship Experts Scholarship All About Education Scholarship Applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application and be legal residents of the United States of America. The student must be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. The applicant must also complete an online scholarship search profile at ScholarshipExperts.com   Essay describing how winning a $3,000 scholarship could make a difference in your life. April 30 $3,000 All About Education Scholarship  
 Coffee Serv Inc. Scholarship  CoffeeForLess.com "Hit the Books" Scholarship Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 25 as well as enrolled in an accredited college or university.   Essay of no more than 500 words Essay January 31 and September 30 $500 Hit the Books Scholarship 
 Nordstrom Scholarship The Nordstrom Scholarship Applicant must be a high school junior who lives and attends school in a state or U.S. territory with a Nordstrom or a Nordstrom Rack store. The applicant must also have at least a 2.7 GPA and is a volunteer or active participant in community service or extracurricular activities. The applicant must be planning to attend an accredited college or university during the fours years in which the scholarship is distributed. The applicant must also be planning to apply for financial aid in order to attend college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes outstanding students for their academic achievement and community involvement.   May 1 $10,000 The Nordstrom Scholarship 
 College JumpStart Scholarship Fund Scholarship College JumpStart Scholarship Program Applicant must be high school, college, or adult student. The applicant must be a citizen or a legal resident of the United States.  This scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding academic potential. It is not a needs-based scholarship but a merit-based competition. The main requirement for students who are interested in applying is that they must be able to show a commitment in going to school. The applicant must also be able to express the goals they have for achieving a higher education.  Application form and personal statement April 15, 2015 $1,000 JumpStart Scholarship 
 Coca-Cola Scholarships Coca-Cola Scholars Program Applicants must be current high school seniors attending schools in the U.S. and must have a plan of pursuing a degree at any accredited post-secondary institution in America. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 An achievement-based scholarship for graduating high school seniors who have been recognized for their capacity to lead and serve and for their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.   Application October 31 $20,000 Coca-Cola Foundation 
 Target Corporation Scholarship Target All-Around Scholarship Program There is currently no information about this program on Target's Corporate website. If interested in this scholarship, please contact the company at 1-800-316-6142. The application process for Target's scholarships will begin with this phone number. Applicants must be high school graduates under the age of 24 who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, in undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Target will award 2100 All-Around Scholarships each year to hard-working and deserving high school students who will be pursuing higher education. The scholarships are meant for students who have demonstrated high academic achievement and devotion to community service.  Merit based Application November 1 Four awards of $10,000 and two smaller scholarships for each Target store Target All-Around Scholarship 
 Prudential Scholarship The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Applicant must be in grades 5-12 as well as be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C. The applicant must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application as well as submit a completed application to a school principal or head of an officially designated local organization by November 4.  The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the largest youth recognition program in the United States based exclusively on volunteer community service. The program was created in 1995 to honor middle level and high school students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national level.  Application November 4 $1,000 (State Honorees), $5,000 (National Honorees) Prudential Scholarship 
 The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Applicant must be a graduating, minority high school senior. Student must plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year institution in the U.S. The applicant must show leadership potential and demonstrate a dedication to community service. Student must present evidence of financial need and be a U.S. citizen. The applicant must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.  Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.  Online application, including four essay questions, digital photo of applicant, one letter or recommendation, SAT/ACT scores, high school transcript (Online ONLY) February 15 up to $7,500 per year for four years Jackie Robinson Scholarship 
 Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund Applicants must be high school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools. The applicant must also be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be 25 years old or younger, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund provides motivated students with scholarships so that they may have the opportunity to further their education.   Application, essa April 30 See website for more details. Shawn Carter Scholarship 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship Cal Grant A Competitive Award Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For undergraduate study at qualifying CA postsecondary schools. Intended for students from low- and middle-income households. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement FAFSA, GPA vertification (minimum 3.0 GPA) March 2nd and Sept. 2nd $1,551-$7,788 Cal Grants 
 The Korean American Scholarship Foundation  Scholarship The Korean American Scholarship (Western Region) Student must be a full time student at one of the designated Western region states as well as have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The student must also have Korean heritage   Online application, two to three recommendations, essay, resume, financial information, photo of applicant, current FAFS July 8 Award amount varies KASF Scholarship  
 The Ayn Rand Institute Scholarship  Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Scholarship is open to applicants in the 12th grade,as well as college undergraduates and graduate students   Student must submit and application along with an essay answering one of the topics listed on the website. December 23 $50-$20,000 Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest 
 Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc Scholarship Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program Applicant must be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States and be progressing normally towards graduation and have plans of entering a college in the United States right after applicant’s high school graduation. Applicant must show commitment in pursuing and completing a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited institution in the United States and must also demonstrate critical financial need. The applicant must show a commitment to community service as well as maintain a GPA of 2.0. The applicant must be a United States citizen.  The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is designed specifically to assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives. The Horatio Alger program seeks students who have a commitment to use their college degrees in service to others.   Certifications Form, high school transcript. Support Form, Income Verification form. Citizenship Verification Document October 31 $22,000 Horatio Alger National Scholarship 
 California Student Aid Commission Scholarship California Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Must be high school senior. Must also be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For full-time undergraduate study at accredited postsecondary institution in U.S. Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement Must be nominated by high school Contact high school guidance counselor $1,500 CSAC 
 Air Force/ROTC Scholarship Air Force/ROTC Four-Year Scholarship (Types 1, 2, and 7) Applicant must be U.S. citizen and be between the ages of 17 and 30.    Interview, Recommendation(s), Transcript, SAT/ACT scores, physical fitness assessment, resume. In addition, applicant must agree to serve four years of active duty. The applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. December 1 to submit applications, January 12 to complete and upload required forms Amount of stipend is based on student's academic year. Air Force/ROTC Scholarship 
 Discover Financial Services Scholarship Discover Scholarship Program Applicant must be U.S citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must also be high school junior.  Applicant must demonstrate leadership and service orientation. Recommendations, essay, transcript. Applicant must also submit community service verification. January 31 $40,000 Discover Scholarship Program 
 Ayn Rand Institute Scholarship The Fountainhead Essay Contest Applicant must be in the 11th or 12th grade.   Student must submit and application along with an essay answering one of the topics listed on the website. April 26 $50-$10,000 The Fountainhead Essay Contest 
 Active Data Scholarship Active Calendar Scholarship Student must currently be enrolled and attending classes at a university or college in the United States or must be a high school senior planning to enroll at a university or college for the following academic year. Applicants must submit an essay between 500-1,000 words in length about why knowing what's happening on campus is vital to the success of a student.   Essay April 20 $1,000 Active Data Scholarship 
 The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library Scholarship GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program Applicants must demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship as well as show strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale). The applicant must also demonstrate financial need and be citizens of the United States. Applicants must be high school seniors attending school in the U.S., U.S. territories and commonwealths and be eligible to graduate by the end of their senior year. The applicant must also plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study towards a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. the fall immediately following their high school graduation.  The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program selects and supports through substantial financial aid well-rounded, college-bound high school seniors who are capable of demonstrating leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.   Online application and components January 8 $10,000 (renewable) GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship 
 Alzheimer's Foundation of America Scholarship AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States at the time of application. Applicant must be a high school senior and have plans to continue their education at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States.    Autobiography, two additional essays, must agree to have name, city, and name published on AFA Teens Website, must provide AFA with photo as well as be available for interviews with media. Applicant must show proof of college registration and U.S. citizenship (or permanent residency) upon selection February 15 $500-$5,000 AFA Teens Scholarship 
 BK McLamore Foundation  Scholarship The James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award Must be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico. Applicant must be graduating high school seniors in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The applicant must plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico The James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship was first created in honor and memory of Burger King co-founder James W. McLamore. The scholarship was inspired by McLamore's commitment to advancing education. Academic record, participation in school and community activities Application, transcripts, family's financial information, if applicable January 10 up to three scholarships of $50,000. BK McLamore Foundation 
 Gen and Kelly Tanabe  Scholarship Tanabe Student Scholarship Applicant must be enrolled in high school, college, or graduate school. Adult students may also apply. The applicant must also be a legal resident of the United States.  The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship aims to assist students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is a merit-based program.  Personal Statement Application, personal statement December 31 $1,000 Gen and Kelly Scholarship 
 The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Applicant must be a graduating, minority high school senior. The applicant must plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution in the United States. Student applying for scholarship must show leadership potential as well as demonstrate a dedication to community service. The applicant must present evidence of financial need and be a United States citizen. Student must have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 (CR+M) or a composite ACT score of 21. Lastly, applicant must not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship. The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship was created to assist minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.   Online application, answers to four essay questions, a professional, hi-resolution digital photo, one letter of recommendation, SAT or ACT scores, transcript February 15 $24,000/four years The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship 
Accounting American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students Must be Alaskan native, Asian American, African American, Mexican American, Hispanic American, Puerto Rican, American Indian or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. Must also be U.S. citizen or permanent resident.  For full-time undergraduate or graduate study at postsecondary institiution Must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement, leadership, and seriousness of purpose while also having a major or career interest in field of accounting. Recommendations, essay, transcript, proof of eligibility. Must have a plan for obtaining CPA license, and also must be able to provide a list of honors/activities/work experience. Applicants must have completed at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) of college work and a minimum of 6 hours in accounting is required. Applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 3.3 March 15 $1,500-$3,000 Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students 
Accounting, finances National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation Scholarship National Society of Accountants Scholarship Applicant must be either be a U.S. or Canada citizen.  Scholarship is intended for students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at an accredited institution in the United States who will be pursuing a major and eventually a career in accounting.  Applicant must have major or career interest in accounting as well as demonstrate financial need, high academic achievement and leadership. Transcript, appraisal form March 10 $500-$2,000 National Society of Accountants Scholarship 
Arts Alliance for Young Artists and Writers Scholarship Scholastic Art Portfolio Gold Award Must be high school senior For undergraduate study at postsecondary institution Talent and interest in visual arts. Major/career interest in arts, general. Portfolio (must contain at least 8 works), recommendations, signed registration form Contact sponsor or visit website for more details. $10,000 Scholastic Art Award 
Arts Alliance for Young Artists and Writers Scholarship Scholastic Writing Portfolio Gold Award Must be high school senior For undergraduate study at postsecondary institution Talented and interested in writing/journalism. Major or career interest in English, journalism, literature or theater arts Portfolio (must contain three to eight works of narratives, individual poems, or dramatic scripts demonstrating diversity and talent), recommendations, essay Contact sponsor or visit website for more details. $10,000 Scholastic Writing Award 
Behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences American Addiction Centers Scholarship AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program Applicants must be current high school seniors who will be entering college the fall semester or quarter after graduation or full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students. The applicants must be entering or enrolled in any of the listed majors/career fields: behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, other programs focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.    800 word essay (must answer question listed on website), scholarship application form May 31 1st place: $5,000 2nd and 3rd: @2,500 AAC's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program 
Communications National Speakers Association Scholarship National Speakers Association Scholarship  For full-time junior, senior or graduate study at an accredited university in the United States. Applicant must have above-average academic record, major or minor in communications or speech related studies, and desire to be a professional speaker.  Major or career interest in communications. Student must demonstrate financial need, high academic achievement, leadership and seriousness of purpose.  Recommendations, essay, transcript June 1 $5,000 NSA Foundation 
Communications The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Scholarship The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship Applicant must be a high school senior The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Jim McKay, who was a well-respected individual in the television broadcast industry.  Academic achievement Contact information, current GPA and standardized test scores (SAT or ACT), examples of recent creative works, examples of recent field or work experience and school activities, two written essays answering the topics listed on scholarship website March 16 $10,000 The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship 
Computer science and related fields Google Scholarship The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Must be a female student enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the current academic year. Must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a university in the U.S. for the academic year. Applicant must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical field. Student demonstrate strong academic record and exemplify leadership and show passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science. Applicant can be U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or international student.  Google proudly honors Dr. Anita Borg's memory and support of women in technology with the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership.  Online application, general background information, such as contact information along with information about current and intended institutions the student will be enrolled in for the academic year, current resume, academic transcripts from current and prior institutions, two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser, supervisor, and a response to four essay questions January 15 $10,000 Anita Borg Scholarship  
Computer Science and related fields Google Scholarship Generation Google Scholarship Students must be from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or female). Must be enrolled or accepted for full time studies at a university in the United States or Canada. Students majoring in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering or any other related program are more than encouraged to apply. Students must also exhibit a strong record of academic achievement.  For students who plan to pursue computer science and other related fields in technology.  Major or career interest in computer science and other technology related fields High school applicants: general background information, current resume, academic transcript, one letter of reference from a STEM instructor, response to four essay questions; Current university student applicants: general background information, current resume, academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions, two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor, response to four essay questions High school applicants: See website for more details. Current university students: January 15 10,000 USD or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) Generation Google 
Criminal Justice ACFE Foundatiion Scholarship Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship  For full-time undergraduate or graduate study at accredited 4-year institution Must be interested in pursuing a major/career in criminal justice Recommendations, essay, transcript January 15 $1,000 Ritchie-Jennings Scholarship 
Dentistry, dental hygiene ADHA Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Wilma Motley Memorial California Merit Scholarship Applicant must be residing in California Scholarships will be awarded to students based solely on merit, not financial need. Students applying for this scholarship must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicant must major or have a career interest in dental hygiene. Applicant must also demonstrate high academic achievement and leadership.  Recommendations, essay February 1 $1,000 Wilma Motley Memorial Scholarship 
Education Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Foundation Scholarship KFC Colonel's Scholars Program Must be U.S. citizen or a permanent resident by law. Applicant must also be a graduating high school senior with a minimum GPA of 2.75 and must be interested in pursuing their bachelor's degree at an accredited institution in the state in which the applicant resides. The applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need.  For graduating high school seniors who are interested in pursuing their college education.   Application Mid-February $5,000 per year for four years KFC Foundation 
Education California Student Aid Commission Scholarship California Child Development Grant Program Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in CA For undergraduate study at accredited 2-year or 4-year institution in CA Applicant must demonstrate financial need and have a major or career interest in education or early childhood Recommendations, nomination by postsecondary institution or employing agency, FAFSA Deadlines and notification dates vary. $1,000-$2,000 CSAC 
Engineering American Nuclear Society Scholarship John and Muriel Landis Scholarship  Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident  For undergraduate or graduate study at 4-year or graduate institution in the United States Applicant must have a major or career interest in nuclear science or engineering. They must also demonstrate financial need.      
Engineering and Computer Science Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Scholarship APIASF/NASA Scholarship Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the upcoming fall at a U.S. accredited college or university. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for the FAFSA. Student must major in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Computer, or Biomedical Engineering. Students can also choose to major in Computer Science.    Online application, letter of recommendation January 9 $2,900 APIASF/NASA Scholarship 
Engineering (Civil, electrical/electronic, environmental, marine, mechanical, nuclear, structural), physical sciences American Society of Naval Engineers Scholarship ASNE Scholarship Applicant must be U.S. citizen  Student must demonstrate high academic achievement as well as seriousness of purpose. Applicants must also be majoring in one of the above fields.  Recommendations, essay, transcript February 15 $3,000-$4,000 ASNE Scholarship 
Engineering, Design, Technology, Business or related fields Buick (Through the GM Foundation) Scholarship Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Must be high school senior or current undergraduate student. Must plan ton enroll in full-time undergraduate student at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire academic year student is applying for scholarship. The applicant must have plans to major in engineering, technology, design and business (see website for more details) and also plan to pursue a career in the automotive or related industries. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have permanent residence in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Through the GM Foundation, Buick hopes to award hard-working students who successful both inside and outside of the classroom.  Academic achievement and financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industry.  Application February 28 100 renewable scholarships of $25,000, 1000 one-time scholarships of $2,000  Buick Achievers Scholarship 
Engineering, Technology, Business, Finance, Management, or Economics General Electric (GE) Foundation  Scholarship Scholar-Leaders Program Applicant must be in their first or second year of study in either Engineering, Technology, Business, Finance, Management or Economics. Student must also be attending a participating university (see website for more details) The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program is about developing leadership, community involvement, and global connections for anew generation of students. The scholarship includes financial support for the last 2 or 3 years of the applicant's program, as well as access to funded participation in the Leadership Development Seminar the Foundation hosts. There will also be opportunities to serve in community development or volunteer projects as well as mentorship experiences with GE Business Leaders.  Academic standing, community service, letters of reference, etc. Application, letters of recommendation, strong academic standing and ability to demonstrate leadership in community service Varies by region See website for more details GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program 
Interest in becoming health care professionals, such as: general practitioners, internists, family practitioners, OB/GYNs, dentists, public health professionals, mental health professionals, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists.  Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund in partnership with United Health Foundation Scholarship APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the upcoming fall at a U.S. accredited college or university. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for the FAFSA. Student must demonstrate a commitment to working in underserved communities as well as reside in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, KS, MN, NC, NM, NV, NY, TN, TX, WA or WI.  Must be planning to or already pursuing a degree that will lead to a career as a health care professional. Online application, letter of recommendation January 9 Three-year scholarship of $5,000/year. Student must be majoring in a health field to received renewal awards. APISAF/United Health Foundation Scholarship 
Journalism Ford Motor Company Fund & Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Scholarship "Emerging Voices" Scholarship Program Female graduate or undergraduate student who is enrolled in an accredited university of college for full time.  Designed to award scholarships to two outstanding female graduate or undergraduate students. Recipients will be working with AVM by providing jounralistic content on assigned topics for the AWM website. Applicant must demonstrate leadership and interest in journalism, communications, or related fields. Application, letter of recommendation from a communications/journalism/media professional or professor, along with two writing samples of 300-500 words each. See website for more details.  See website for more details. $2,500 Alliance for Women 
Law, Public Service, Government Affairs Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Scholarship APIASF & Frances Sonn Nam Memorial Scholarship Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander as an undergraduate student in the upcoming fall at a U.S. accredited collor Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must be enroege or university. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for the FAFSA.    Online application, letter of recommendation January 9 2-year scholarship of $4,000 APIASF & Frances Sonn Nam Memorial Scholarship 
Medicine, Engineering, Forestry, Public School Administration California Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Ruppart Scholarship Applicant must be a California resident aged 17 to 25 seeking an undergraduate college degree. Applicant must be enrolled at a fully accredited college or university nationwide. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.o scale.  Student must demonstrate high ideas and ability, have strong academic achievement, and show significant financial need. Applicant must also be working and must be employed at least part-time.  Applicant must provide a certified transcript of grades from the previous semester as well as provide a list of planned courses in the upcoming quarter or semester. The applicant must also be able to provide the sponsor with a current mailing address.  February 20 $2,000 per year for a maximum of 4 years Ruppert Scholarship 
Pharmaceutical Sciences American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Research grant AFPE Gateway to Research Scholarship Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident For sophomore, junior, senior or first professional study at accredited 4-year or graduate institution. Intended to encourage students to undertake mentored research experience and to consider pursuing a Ph.D in pharmaceutical sciences.  Major or career interest in pharmacy/pharmaceutics/pharmacology Recommendations, essay, transcript, research proposal, and nomination by faculty member sponsoring research. Also required is the faculty member's curriculum vitae January 22 $5,000 AFPE Gateway Scholarship 
Race Relations Princeton University Scholarship The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Applicant must be a high school student who is involved in an activity that helps improve race relations in their school or community. The applicant must be able to describe activity in the application. The applicant must also have a supporter.  The Princeton Prize in Race Relations was created to identify and commend young people who have a strong passion and commitment to advancing positive race relations.    January 31 $1,000 and other prizes The Princeton Prize in Race Relations 
Science Solar Action Alliance Scholarship  1. You must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education. In order to verify this, you must provide us an official statement verifying your enrollment. 2. You must have at least a 3.2 (out of a 4.0 scale) GPA. Submit a 500-1000 word essay to answer the following question: What excites you most about the future of solar? Submissions must be emailed to info@solaractionalliance.org. Please include “Entry for Solar Action Alliance Scholarship” in the subject. Include your name and contact information in your email submission.   July 1 $1,000 solaractionalliance.org/scholarship/ 
Sciences The American Society of Human Genetics Scholarship DNA Day Essay Contest Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12   Essay March 6 Varies DNA Day Essay Contest 
Sciences American Association for Cancer Research Scholarship Gary J. Miller Undergraduate Prizes for Cancer and Caner-Related Biomedical Research  For full time undergraduate or graduate study at 4-year institution. Will be competing in the annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition. Applicants will exhibit a scientific poster concerning cancer or cancer-related biomedical research. Major or career interest in field of science  Late March. See website for more details. $200-$1,500 Gary J. Miller Scholarship 
STEM and Humanities related fields Davidson Institute for Talent Development Scholarship Davidson Fellows Scholarships Applicant must be 18 or younger at the time of the application as well as be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Must be available to attend awards reception in Washington D.C. The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards scholarships to extraordinary young people (18 and under) who have completed a significant piece of work.   Application and project, nominating form February 11 $10,000, $25,000 or $50,000 Davidson Fellows Scholarhsips 
STEM related fields Edison International Scholarship Edison Scholars Applicant must be a high school senior planning to pursue science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) at a four-year college or university as a full-time student. The applicant must also have a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, as well as live in the Southern California Edison service territory, or attend a high school in the Southern California Edison service territory. The applicant must demonstrate financial need and plan to major in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or computer science/information system. The Edison Scholars Program rewards public and private high school seniors who show potential for a successful college career and have financial need. The Scholars Program supports the study of math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science, computer science or information systems with renewable scholarships at four-year colleges.  Application, personal statement Application, test scores, work experience information, list of activities, awards, and honors, statement of career and educational goals and objectives, personal statement, family's financial information February 1 $40,000 Edison Scholarship 
STEM related fields Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund in partnership with Toyota Motor Company  Scholarship APIASF/Toyota Scholarship Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity. Must be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the upcoming fall at a U.S. accredited college or university. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Must apply for the FAFSA. Student must major in a STEM field. There will be a preference for students based in Southern California as applicants must be able to attend a Toyota scholarship event in Torrance, CA in the spring.   Students without parents or guardians employed by Toyota Motor Sales USA.  Online application, letter of recommendation January 9 $2,500 APIASF/Toyota Scholarship 
STEM related fields Reed Tech Scholarship Reed Tech Scholarship Opportunity Applicant must be studying, or are planning to study, at a U.S. university or college in STEM related fields Essay competition for students who are interested in pursuing a major or career in STEM related fields. Essay topic is on website.   Essay with no more than 750 words, proof of matriculation May 30 $1,000 Reed Tech 
STEM related fields Proton Onsite  Scholarship Proton Onsite Scholarship Applicant must be a high school senior currently enrolled in a U.S. high school. The applicant must also be a U.S. citizen.  Strength of application, demonstrated leadership, work ethic and community involvement, ability and promise of the idea, thoroughness and presentation of the idea Online application, separate application packet (must be submitted with multiple copies in the order specified in the instructions) February 20 Amount varies but award will be renewable if student is enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university and maintains a 3.0 GPA  Proton Onsite Scholarship 
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