Jacki Robinson Scholarship Foundation

  • Description:

    To apply, ALL scholarship applicants MUST:

    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, 2020

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

  • Description:

    Write an original, fictional story in which the main character is a female who uses engineering skills to solve a problem.

    There are three basic rules:

    1. Your main character must be female.
    2. Your main character must use engineering design principles to solve a problem - she cannot use or rely on magic or supernatural powers.
    3. Your story must be under the word limit for your grade level, which is listed below.

    Elementary (grades 3-5): 800 words.

    Middle School (grades 6-8): 1100 words.

    High School (grades 9-12): 1500 words.

    All stories must be original work. Any evidence of plagiarism will immediately disqualify an entry.

    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, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.

FFA National Scholarship Program

  • Description:

    To apply, ALL scholarship applicants MUST:

    • Be a high school senior or currently enrolled in college
    • Be less than 23 years of age at time of application (February 1)
    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
      • Must have Social Security Number to claim scholarships
    • Plan to attend post-secondary school in the U.S.
    • Be a full-time student
      • Currently enrolled and actively attending classes
      • Minimum 12 credit hours if enrolled in a post-secondary institution

    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: January 15, 2020 

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 5, 2020 

Courageous Persuaders Scholarship

  • Description: 

    The following rules must be followed, or your video will be disqualified

    1. Your commercial must be 30 seconds long or less, and your message must be about the dangers of underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving. Students can enter separate videos in both categories. Middle School classrooms are your target audience. Videos will be judged on originality, creativity and persuasiveness.
    2. There are two ways you may enter your commercial: (a) Upload video entry to the Internet (i.e., YouTubeVimeo, or SchoolTube) along with the completion of the online entry form; or (b) you can mail the entry form and DVD to Courageous Persuaders®, 1900 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 100, Troy MI 48084.
    3. Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2019. Your entry must either be submitted online or postmarked by this date.
    4. More than one commercial may be submitted by one student.
    5. Should your commercial be selected as a winning entry, please save all original work.
    6. You may enter as an individual or as a team. All team members listed on the entry form must be a high school student, in grades 9-12 (ages 19 and under) and a United States or Canadian citizen attending a United States (or U.S. territories) or Canadian high school. Team members are decided by the team captain. Team members must be listed on the entry form. Should your commercial be selected as a winning entry, the scholarship money would be divided evenly among all team members listed on the entry form.
    7. A completed Consent Form is required for each individual involved with creating or producing the commercial, including any music and sound effects. This includes all team members, all on-camera actors, all voice-over announcers, individuals in photographs, music composers, sound effect creators, and musicians who have participated in any way. You will only be contacted and required to fill out and return the Consent Form if selected as a finalist, prior to your entry being sent for final judging, aired on television or added to the Courageous Persuaders® website. Every person involved in developing or producing the commercial submission must sign a Consent Form.
    8. A completed Work Cited page is required and must be completed under an MLA or APA format and submitted with the Consent Form if chosen as a finalist. This includes any photographs, researched facts and statistics. Do not use any family photographs, published photographs, website photographs, or film footage without written permission from the owner or all people in the photograph/film footage. This includes footage of school activities and sporting events. Photos that appear on the Internet and in magazines usually have copyrights and cannot be used (all movie, video game and TV footage is protected, as are news photos and film footage). Any video or photographs submitted using images without signed permission of the video or photograph’s owner will be disqualified.
    9. No alcohol can be consumed or appear to be consumed during the making of your commercial. You may dramatize the drinking of alcohol if you use a non-alcoholic beverage and cut the scene when the container reaches the lips of the actor. Nothing can be ingested. All “real” alcohol brand names must be removed from bottles or covered up so that they are not seen. Do not use any distinguishable alcohol containers, even if the labels are removed.
      No “drinking games” are allowed in your video (i.e., Beer Pong).
    10. Commercials must be acceptable for airing by television stations; vulgar language and graphic content are not allowed.
    11. Commercials that contain dangerous stunts, unsafe driving, vomit or vomiting, or toilet scenes will be disqualified.
    12. Do not show any company names or logos (i.e., businesses, high schools, universities, cemeteries) trademarks or art, including those on hats, shirts, and other items of clothing.
    13. Do not include any phone numbers or web site addresses except for CourageousPersuaders.com. You may include your name and those of your team in the video as producers of the video, if you choose, although it is not necessary.
    14. You may not use images in your video of tombstones with legible names and dates on them unless you have written permission from the family of the deceased. Permission must be submitted with your entry. You may edit the names and dates by blurring or blacking them out.
    15. Videos submitted to the Courageous Persuaders® competition will not be returned, and may be displayed, duplicated, edited and exhibited for educational or promotional purposes as deemed appropriate by the Detroit Auto Dealers Association Education Foundation, Inc. Submission of the video constitutes your approval for such use and exhibition. We suggest you make a duplicate of your commercial in case it is damaged in mailing.
    16. Any video that glamourizes or encourages drinking will be disqualified. Any videos submitted by students will be determined to be ineligible at the sole discretion of Courageous Persuaders®. Any dispute associated with a video submission will be governed in accordance with substitutive and procedural Michigan law.
    17. Given the fluctuation in number of entries each year, we are unable to determine odds of winning, however each year at least 16 awards are presented.

    Award Amount: $3,000

    Application Link: CLICK HERE

    Application Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5 P.M.

American Welding Society Section Scholarship

  • Description:

    • Complete the attached Financial Aid Report that must be completed by a Financial Aid officer at your college if you have completed one or more semesters at a technical college.
    • Attach an unofficial transcript of your grades from any technical education classes you have taken even if you have not graduated. If you are already registered for a program, include a copy of your courses for the current semester.
    • Attach two personal statements of your career goals. Limit your response to one page total word processed. PLEASE ASK THEM TO TYPE THIS STATEMENT

    Statement 1: Why welding as a career?

    Statement 2: Why did you choose to go to a technical college for your education?

    Email one copy of the application to karen.gilgenbach@airgas.com. Applications will not be accepted after the due date under any circumstances. Incomplete applications are not accepted for award allocation. If you don’t receive a confirmation email from Karen your application was not received.

    Application: CLICK HERE

    Application Deadline: February 12, 2019

Davidson Institute Fellows Scholarship

  • Description/Criteria:

    Scholarships are awarded to extraordinary young people under the age of 18 who completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. Please see website for all details as there are several types of scholarships available

    Award Amounts: The Davidson Fellows scholarship awards $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000 scholarships
    ApplicationCLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: February 12, 2020

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: February 14, 2019 

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 15, 2020

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 HERE
    Application Deadline: January 17, 2020

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, 2020

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 19, 2020

The Live Más Scholarship presented by the Taco Bell Foundation

  • Description:

    The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. Submit a two minute video that tells us the story of your life’s passion. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to tell us about your passion and how you will use it to make a difference.

    Inspire us with your application, and we’ll help you inspire the world

    Application:  CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: January 23, 2020 5:00 PM PST

Summit Credit Union Board of Directors Scholarship

  • Description:

    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 most recent December semester, showing cumulative GPA noted on a 4.0 scale or indication of equivalent.

    Summit is no longer accepting applications from January 2, 2020 to February 28, 2020 Download the 2020 Scholarship Application and mail the completed application to:

    Summit Credit Union
    Attn: Community Giving & Event Coordinator; Scholarship
    1709 Landmark Drive
    Cottage Grove, WI 53527

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline:  February 28, 2020

Pagel Graphic Arts Scholarship

  • Description:

    The Pagel Graphic Arts Scholarship Fund is open to individuals of all ages who are attending school full time and pursuing some form of post-secondary education in the graphic communications industry. Scholarships will be based on academic performance, outside activities and financial need. 

    Award Amount: Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500
    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

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, 2020, 11:59 ET.

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: February 28, 2019