GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

  • Description: 

    Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

    This program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

    Eligibility:

    • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
    • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
    • be citizens of the United States of America;
    • be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
    • plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

    Award Amount: The Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 3, 2020

Gates Millennium Scholars **No longer Available**They met their 20,000 student limit

  • Description:

    • Be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American;  
    • Be Citizens, legal permanent residents or nationals of the United States;
    • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED;
    • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;
    • Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria;
    • Enroll for the first time at a U.S. located , accredited college or university (with the exception of students concurrently pursuing a high school diploma) in the fall as a full-time, degree seeking, first year student;
    • Have completed and submitted their application by the deadline; and
    • Have the following forms completed and submitted by the deadline on your behalf:
      • A Nominator Form-an evaluation of the student's academic record, and;
      • A Recommender Form- an evaluation of the student's community service and leadership  activities.

    Scholarship covers the cost of your education.  See application for complete details

    Application:  CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 12, 2019 

MENSA Foundation

  • Description:

    There are two requirements for applicants:

    • Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date.
    • Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

    Award Amount: $2,500
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

U.S. Air Force ROTC

  • Description:

    There are three types of high school scholarships:

    • Type 1 - Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 1 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.
    • Type 2 - Pays up to $18,000 per year in college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Scholarship payment is further capped at up to $9,000 per semester or up to $6,000 per quarter. Type 2 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.
    • Type 7 - Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees (capped at the in-state tuition rate) at a public institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 7 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.

    Additional Information can be found here

    Award Amount: Varies
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 17, 2020, at 11:59pm CST

APIA Scholarship

  • Description:

    The APIA Scholarship online application will open on September 4, 2019 and close on January 22, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST. Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:

    • Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
    • Are the first in their families to attend college;
    • Are representative of the APIA community's diversity, (geographically and ethnically), especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and
    • Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.

    Eligibility

    • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
    • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
    • Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020.
    • Must apply for federal financial aid for the 2020-2021 academic year using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by early April 2020
    • Submit one letter of recommendation online.

    Award Amount: Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards.
    Application:  CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 22, 2020

The Coolidge

  • Description:

    The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. High school juniors planning to enroll in college in the fall of 2021 are eligible to apply (note: current high school seniors are not eligible to apply).

    • 2020 Coolidge Scholarship applicants must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2021. That is to say, students in their junior year of high school, or the equivalent if home schooled, are eligible to apply. (Students who are currently high school juniors but take some courses at a local college are indeed eligible to apply for the Coolidge Scholarship.)
    • 2020 Coolidge Scholarship applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States of America by the 2020 scholarship deadline.
    • 2020 Coolidge Scholarship applicants cannot be the immediate family member of any current employee or trustee of the Coolidge Scholars Program or the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation.

    Application: CLICK HERE (For more information)
    Application Deadline: January 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST

The Union Plus Scholarship Program

  • Description:

    Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

    Over 3,000 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, supported in part by contributions from the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card. (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.) 

    Criteria:

    • Eligibility - Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2020.  

    • Evaluation Criteria - This is a competitive scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. The required essays can account for up to half your total score. Scholarship applicants are judged by a committee of impartial post-secondary educators

    Award Amount: Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2020. Students may re-apply each year.
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship

  • Description:

    Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Current high school seniors, high school graduates (including students who have earned their GED certificate), or current undergraduate students of any age who have MS or have a parent with MS and will be attending, or are already currently attending, an accredited postsecondary school working toward their first undergraduate degree. United States citizen or legal resident living in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam or any other U.S. territory.
    • Plan to enroll in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school located in the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam or any other U.S. territory for the 2016-17 academic year. (Students who are planning a mission trip, GAP year, or other experience and do not plan to enroll in college for the 2019-2020 academic year should not apply now. Instead, plan to apply in the year you plan to enroll in college.)
    • Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester in coursework leading to a first-time degree, license or certificate.
    • Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree are ineligible to apply.

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Successories College Scholarship

  • Description:

    Scholarship Essay Question:

    "We want to know... what motivates you to succeed? Whether it's succeeding in your personal life, academically or in your career, share your motivation with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college." (250 words or less)

    Scholarship Applicant Requirements:

    Be fifteen (15) years of age or older at the time of application

    Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

    Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education - college, university or trade school

    Please read the full Official Rules

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

I Have Dream Scholarship

  • Description:

    Applicants must:

    • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college." (250 words or less)

    The I Have a Dream Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around April 30, 2020.

    Award Amount: $1,500
    Application: CLICK HERE  
    Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Great Clips Scholarship

  • Description:

    Great Clips, Inc. (“Sponsor”) is sponsoring the 2020 Great Scholarship Program (“Scholarship”), in memory of Alice Madden Barton, by setting aside certain amounts for scholarship opportunities for cosmetology school students.

    Eligibility: The Scholarship is open to individuals: (a) at least 16 years of age and older, (b) who are legal residents of the 50 United States (including D.C.) or Canada (excluding Quebec), (c) and are, at the time of application through award distribution, enrolled in a cosmetology program. Individuals under 18 (or the age of majority in your state or province of record) will need written consent of a parent or legal guardian to accept any award. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor are not eligible to participate in the Scholarship. Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By applying, participating or accepting an award, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. Sponsor may change, suspend or terminate the Scholarship at any time (subject to applicable law) and will provide notification of any changes on its Scholarship website at www.greatclipscareers.com/scholarship (“Site”). Void where prohibited.

    ApplicationCLICK HERE 

    Application Deadline: January 31, 2020