Jacki Robinson Scholarship Foundation

  • Description:

    To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

    • 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.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Elks Foundation Legacy Awards

  •  Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined below. For the 2021 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2018, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2018, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2021. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.

    1. The applicant must be a high school senior.
    2. The applicant must apply online only. The 2021 Legacy Awards application deadline is February 5, 2021 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time.
    3. If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
    4. We have waived the standardized test requirement for the 2021 Legacy contest. You do not need to submit ACT and/or SAT scores.
    5. Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student wins more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level.
    6. Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.)

    If you are selected as a 2021 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. Click here for more information about serving with the Elks.

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 5, 2021 

McDonald's® HACER® National Scholarship

  • Description:

    Check out the requirements below to see if the HACER® National Scholarship is right for you:

    • You’re a high school senior
    • You’re a legal U.S. resident
    • You’re younger than 21 years old
    • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full-time course of study
    • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
    • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
    • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 3, 2021

AFA's Teen Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Description:

    AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

    Award Amount: The grand prize is a $5,000 college scholarship.  Prizes will also be awarded for first runner-up ($2,500 scholarship), second runner-up ($1,500 scholarship), third runner-up ($1,000 scholarship), fourth runner-up ($750 scholarship) and honorable mention ($500 scholarship).
    Application: CLICK HER
    Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Simon Youth Scholarship

  • Description:

    To be eligible, applicants must:

    • Be a high school senior attending school and living in a Simon® community,
    • Be a legal U.S. resident;
    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school in Fall 2020;
    • Demonstrate academic promise and financial need.

    Applicants will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, written response, work experience and community/extracurricular involvement.

    Scholarship recipients are eligible for a one-time $1,500 scholarship, with one scholarship awarded at each Simon center.

    In addition, the top-ranking applicants selected in Simon communities will be eligible for the Award of Excellence, which is a renewable scholarship awarded to one student in eligible Simon regions.

    Award Amount: $1,500
    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: February 17, 2021

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

  • Description: 

    The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to:

    • High school seniors

    • Undergraduate students (all years)

    • Community college students transferring to four year universities

    • Graduate Students

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • 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 undergraduate and graduate students

    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, during the fall of a scholarship cycle (year)

    • US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)

    • Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)

    Award Amount: Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 17, 2021

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

  • Description:

    Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. 

    Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.

    One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2020.

    Award Amount: One award of $10,000 and Two awards of $5,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 20, 2021

oxyGEN Scholarship by AT&T

  • Description/Criteria:

    The oxyGEN scholarship program celebrates our commitment to growth through the pursuit of higher education. Our scholarship recognizes student's ability to demonstrate critical and creative thinking by effectively communicating the importance of a STEM topic of their choice and their ability to make an impact in the field or in their community.

    To be eligible for consideration for the oxyGEN scholarship applicants must:

    • Demonstrate a passion for a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) topic, but they are NOT required to be pursuing a degree in a STEM field
    • Enroll in an accredited 2- or 4-year undergraduate program within the U.S. for the 2020-2021 school year
    • Complete the scholarship application by February 28, 11:59 pm ET. This deadline will not be extended, incomplete applications will not be considered

    Applicants who meet all criteria, including AT&T employees and their families are encouraged to apply!

    Still have question? Learn more about eligibility by checking our FAQs.

    Award Amount: $1,000
    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 28, 2021, 11:59pm ET.

Summit Credit Union Board of Directors Scholarship

  • Each year three $1,500 continuing education scholarships are awarded to members who are high school seniors or college students.

    To apply:
    Complete all areas of the scholarship application including membership eligibility and essay questions. Attach a grade report/transcript for the December 2020 semester, showing cumulative GPA noted on a 4.0 scale or indication of equivalent.
    Summit is accepting applications from January 4, 2021 to February 26, 2021. Download the 2021 Scholarship Application and mail the completed application to:

    Summit Credit Union
    Attn: Community Giving & Event Coordinator; Scholarship
    2424 Rimrock Rd.
    Madison, WI 53713

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline:  February 26, 2021

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

  • Description:

    The COVID-19 pandemic profoundly changed how we work, learn, and play. Making these changes were – and continue to be – an immense challenge.

    Fortunately, this is the kind of challenge that engineers are made for.

    Since COVID-19 began raging across the globe, engineers have been working with public health officials, medical workers, business owners, and research scientists to implement solutions to problems posed by the pandemic. They have contributed essential insights and expertise to address issues like:

    • protecting essential workers in different environments
    • helping people work from home
    • retooling factories to make medical or protective equipment
    • mass producing and distributing medicines and vaccines
    • maintaining supply chains when businesses are closed
    • making schools safer for students and their families
    • helping people stay connected

    The 2021 EngineerGirl Writing Contest invites you to submit a piece of writing that salutes engineering’s role in meeting and defeating the challenges presented by COVID-19.

    More tips on how to write a winning entry can be found in the complete rules & regulations.

    Elementary (grades 3-5): 600 words.

    • Write a letter to the editor of a local paper or community website that pays tribute to the contributions of engineers responding to the pandemic. You may include an original artwork or graphic along with your letter.  Limit: 600 words.

    Middle School (grades 6-8): 650 words.

    • Write a news story or blog post that illustrates the contribution of engineers in responding to the pandemic. You may include one original image or graphic and up to five references in an annotated bibliography that will help support your story. Limit: 650 words.

    High School (grades 9-12): 700 words.

    • Write an essay that examines the vital contribution of engineers in responding to the pandemic. You must include at least 3, but no more than 10 references in an annotated bibliography to support your essay. You may also include one image or graphic that will help the reader understand your ideas.  Limit: 700 words.

    Award Amount: Winners in each grade category will receive the prizes listed below:

    • First-place winners will be awarded $500.
    • Second-place entries will be awarded $250.
    • Third-place entries will be awarded $100.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: February 1, 2021

Foremost Farms Agriculture Scholarship

  • Description/Criteria:


    Student must be a son or daughter of a Foremost Farms USA member-owner who plans to pursue a career in an agriculture-oriented occupational field. Applicant must be accepted at an accredited college, university or technical school. See application for additional details.

    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

Helen M. McLoraine Figure Skating Scholarship

  • Description:

    Applicants to the Helen M. McLoraine Figure Skating Scholarship Program must be:

    • Be high school seniors or graduates or be current postsecondary undergraduates.

    • Plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

    • Self-attest that they have competed at least once in a U.S. Figure Skating qualifying competition at the novice or higher level in either the Mens, Ladies, Dance, or Pairs event.

    Synchronized skating is not eligible. 

    Award Amount: $4,000, $6,000, or $8,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: 2020-2021 Date to be determined

The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship

  • Description: 

    The Jim McKay Memorial Scholarship honors sports journalist Jim McKay (1921-2008) and was established in 2009 by the HBO, CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX networks. It is presented at the Sports Emmys each May. It is awarded to a college-bound applicant who demonstrates exceptional talent as a creator of video programming as well as outstanding academic achievement and potential for success in a highly competitive profession.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Must be an undergraduate student

    Must attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college

    Citizenship requirements: US

    Must currently be a high school student

    Must study full-time

    Restricted to students studying Communications, Filmmaking/Video, Journalism, Music, Performing Arts, Photojournalism/Photography, TV/Radio Broadcasting

    Award Amount: $10,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 26, 2020