The Schoolhouse Connection Scholarship Program

  • Description:

    Provides scholarships and support to youth who have experienced homelessness to ensure their completion of a post-secondary education program;
    Builds a stable peer and adult support network for recipients, before, during, and after their college careers, and into their transition into the workforce;
    Offers young people meaningful opportunities to engage in advocacy, while providing sustained support services to help ensure graduation and success in life.

    The Award


    $2,000 scholarship award (10 scholarships)

    Trip to a national awards ceremony (travel and expenses included)
    Second gathering in Washington, DC, 2 years after the initial scholarship award (travel and expenses included)

    How to  Apply?

    Applicants must be under the age of 20 (Those who turned 20 before November 9 will qualify)

    Applicants must be entering college for the first time during the 2020-21 school year. (Applicants may be high school seniors, students enrolled in a GED or other alternative education programs, or recent graduates/GED recipients) Undocumented students who meet these criteria are eligible.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Deadline: October 15, 2021 

AES Engineering Scholarship

  • Description/Criteria:

    Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped.

    For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

    Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study.

    This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
    You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

    How to Apply:

    Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

    When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

    Award Amount: $500.00
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: October 8, 2021

    • Submit essay to: scholarships@aesengineers.com
    • There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
    • Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarship

  • Description:

    • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2021-2022 academic program in the United States.
    • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
    • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch.

     

    Award Amount: $2,000
    Application Link: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: October 14, 2021

2021 HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

  • HirAHelper will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.

    Eligibilty

    • You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2020-2021 academic program in the United States.
    • You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
    • You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to moving services offered by HireAHelper

    Deadlines

    • Fall Contest Cycle: October 15 - January 15 of the following year.
    • Winter Contest Cycle: January 16 - April 16 of each year
    • Spring Contest Cycle: April 17 - July 17 of each year.
    • Summer Contest Cycle: July 18 - October 14 of each year.

    Award Amount: $2,000
    Application: CLICK HERE

American Muscle Student Scholarship

  • Description: 

    We are offering 2 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,500 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester! This scholarship is ongoing and will be available for both the spring and fall semesters each year.

    Those students who have exceptional drive and ambition should submit a 700-1500 word essay here telling us who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. All entries must be submitted as a PDF or Microsoft Word document to be eligible for consideration and must also be accompanied by proof of current enrollment in an accredited United States college or university.

    Award Amount: $2,500
    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: October 15th, 2021 

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship

  • Description:

    State scholarships are awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. 

    To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*:

    • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
    • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
    • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
    • Be a United States citizen

    Award Amount: $10,000
    Application: Click HERE
    Application Deadline: October 25, 2020 

Golden Door Scholars

  • Description: 

    Applicants must have DACA, TPS or be undocumented, meaning currently not have lawful status in the US

    Applicants must not be eligible for in-state tuition or federal funding

    • Application deadline is Monday, 10/10/21 at 11:59pm EST
    • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so applying early is helpful
    • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
    • Applicants should have strong academic records 
    • High school and college transcripts DO NOT need to be official versions; you may scan and upload the transcript
    • SAT and ACT scores are not required. However, if you do have standardized test scores, you can include them in your application. 
    • Golden Door Scholars will also have access to mentors, fellowship and job search support, along with other professional growth opportunities
    • Click here for the answers to other important FAQs.

    Please visit the Application link for more information.

    Application: Click Here
    Application Deadline: October 10, 2021

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

  • Description:

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
      

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicants must be:

    • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2021-2022 academic school year
    • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
    • Expecting to receive high school diploma during current academic year
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
    • Able to verify a minimum overall B/3.0 GPA in high school coursework

    Applicants may not be:

    • Children or grandchildren of current employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.
    • Children or grandchildren of former employees who are currently receiving retirement benefits based on their previous employment with Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.
    • International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools)
    • High school graduates
    • Temporary residents
     
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: October 31, 2021 at 5:00 pm