Educator's Resources

 

SCHOLARSHIP CORNER

This page is a simple and quick way to find exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next!

ACT Scholarship Giveaway
ACT® Registered Test Entries Accepted: February 2020, April 2020, June 2020, July 2020
Enter for your chance to win a $15,000 Scholarship + $5,000 Tech Package in the ACT Scholarship Giveaway! Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9.3.2019 and 6.26.2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It's that easy! No purchase necessary or ACT test registration necessary. Sweepstakes subject in all respects to complete official rules.*See Official Rules for eligibility requirements, entry details, and instructions (including alternate entry instructions).  
Website: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/act-scholarship-giveaway.htmlnew_window

American Indian College Fund
Deadline: Various
The American Indian College Fund (AICF) was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges. The AICF is devoted to funding and creating awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values. The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public or non-profit private college all across the United States.
Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarshipsnew_window

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Deadline: Various
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps students move forward in their educational journeys by providing a wide range of programs and scholarship opportunities. AISES scholarships help students acquire skills and training that will help them meet the unique STEM needs of our communities. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for!
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

BestColleges.com
Deadline: Various
The goal of BestColleges is to help students maximize free money for college by providing them with updated and accurate scholarship information. They have compiled an extensive list of scholarships for criminal justice majors, including criminal justice scholarships and criminal justice grants specifically for undergraduates, graduate students, minorities, and women.
Website: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/criminal-justice-scholarships/new_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year-Round
This scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Applicants must be full-time college students, have completed 42 hours or more, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be a first generation college student or a student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website: https://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see OCCF's website for details about each scholarship.
Website: https://occf.org/scholarships/new_window

Tuck Sleep Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. Tuck.com provides more than $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health.
Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships/new_window

UCanGo2.org
Deadline: Various
Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. They provide you with links to scholarships by deadline and by category, as well as a new scholarship of the week each Monday. UCanGo2 also offers free information on college planning and financial aid. Visit their website to find these helpful tools!
Website: http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.htmlnew_window

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $200 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $200 college scholarship.
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window


 


August Scholarships

Straight North STEM Scholarship
Deadline: August 1, 2020
With internet marketing becoming more complex and challenging by the day, successful execution requires a solid education. As an industry leader, Straight North supports students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Through the Straight North STEM Scholarship, one winning student will receive $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, two runners-up will receive a $250 book scholarship. To qualify, undergraduate or graduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university.
Website: https://www.straightnorth.com/scholarship/ new_window

Confident Writers Scholarship
Deadline: August 8, 2020
ConfidentWriters.com is calling all students to show their literary genius, get published and win big! Your opportunity to win a cash scholarship is here, ready and waiting for you. Have no fear. Put away your doubts because you don't have to be an advanced writer to qualify. Grab your computer and let your imagination run wild onto those pages. This is your chance to make your creativity and imagination get the best of you. The judges will score and rank the top three winners, who will then be awarded $700, $500, and $300 scholarships.
Website: https://www.confidentwriters.com/scholarship-essay-contest/ new_window

LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship
Deadline: August 20, 2020
The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is funding tomorrow's entrepreneurs. Applicants must be high school seniors who are going to pursue a college degree or full-time college students. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded based on an essay describing why you're passionate about building a business.
Website: https://www.lawnstarter.com/scholarship new_window

Active Life Scholarship for Political Expression
Deadline: August 31, 2020
This scholarship is designed to encourage students to explore and express their political opinions and become more active in both local and national politics. Applicants must be currently enrolled in college or graduate school or be an adult learner. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/ new_window

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Applicants must write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. YouTube submissions are optional. Videos should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.) One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.
Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp new_window

The Hammock Expert Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2020
At The Hammock Expert, they recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best interest for the future. That is why they are excited to announce their annual college/technical school scholarship for high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Each year they will award up to $6,000 in scholarships, in $1,500 increments, to deserving students that are looking to be successful in life. To be eligible, applicants must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA (high school or university) and submit a 1000-1500 word essay answering the following question: How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?
Website: http://thehammockexpert.com/scholarship new_window

Press Cleaners Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Press loves to see new ideas flourish, and it's one of the main reasons they created their scholarship. They're growing quickly and want to give back to students in need of a little help in their own entrepreneurial ventures. Applicants must submit an essay outlining their business idea, a current schedule or other proof of enrollment and an updated resume. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: https://www.presscleaners.com/scholarship/ new_window

RentHop's College and University Scholarship Program
Deadline: August 31, 2020
The RentHop Apartment Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students in bachelor and associate degree programs in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to their company culture. Applicants must apply using their school email address. If their school does not provide one, then they may still apply using their personal email and include a PDF file of their acceptance letter to an undergraduate program. One winner will receive a cash scholarship of $1,000 and an optional part-time or full-time internship with RentHop.
Website: https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship new_window

September Scholarships

Love Your Career Scholarship
Deadline: September 10, 2020
The founder of JonesTshirts is a firm believer in the importance of loving your career. It affects every aspect of your life. Your family can see a difference when they know you don't dread going to work every day. You're happier and those around you are happier. It's important to start thinking about this concept early! Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university at the time of application. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.jonestshirts.com/scholarshipnew_window

Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 15, 2020
Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program is designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and want to make a significant impact in their school and community. Applicants must submit a visual poem on the theme of "how using disability aids has added vitality to your life". Students must also submit a personal statement with their poem. Each winner will receive $500.
Website: https://www.vitalitymedical.com/scholarshipnew_window

GoSkills Scholarship for Women Who Want to Be the Boss
Deadline: September 15, 2020
GoSkills is eager to offer a scholarship exclusively for women who want to execute their business ideas. Any female high-school or college student who wants to start her own online business is eligible to apply for this $2,000 award. Applicants must submit an application and provide their business plan.
Website: https://www.goskills.com/scholarshipnew_window

We the Future Contest
Deadline: September 17, 2020
Contest categories include elementary, middle school, high school and college students. Within each grade range, students may submit entries in various categories. One winner will be chosen in each category, in each grade level. Winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and may be chosen to appear publicly to promote their contest entry.
Website: https://constitutingamerica.org/?s=scholarshipnew_window

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Deadline: September 20, 2020
DDSRank understands the value of investing in the future of dentistry. To help students pursue a career in dentistry, they're awarding one $500 scholarship to help cover tuition or the cost of books. Applicants must submit an essay describing how the internet will reshape - or already is reshaping - the field of dentistry.
Website: https://www.ddsrank.com/scholarship/new_window

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September 21, 2020
Students in 12th grade, college or graduate school may apply. Awards include: One 1st Place award of $25,000; three 2nd Place awards of $2,500; five 3rd Place awards of $500; and 50 Finalist awards of $100. Students must select from one of three topics listed on the website to write an essay. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view - not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1new_window

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Deadline: September 20, 2020
DDSRank understands the value of investing in the future of dentistry. To help students pursue a career in dentistry, they're awarding one $500 scholarship to help cover tuition or the cost of books. Applicants must submit an essay describing how the internet will reshape - or already is reshaping - the field of dentistry.
Website: https://www.ddsrank.com/scholarship/new_window

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2020
The purpose of this scholarship is to help students understand the risks of texting while driving. Applicants must be high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors or current or entering college or graduate school students of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or legal residents. To apply, complete the application form including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship/new_window

Nitro College Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2020
The $2,000 Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States. Applicants must be 17 years old or older at the time of entry and be high school seniors or college students in the US. Parents of high school seniors and current college students may also apply.
Website: https://www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-applicationnew_window

Shout It Out Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. Unigo's Shout It Out Scholarship committee wants to know what you have to say. Whether it's a message for the world or just a quick "hi mom," this is your opportunity to speak up and win money for college. They're listening! Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message. This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up - and cash in. The "loudest" applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward. Applicants must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarshipnew_window

October Scholarships

AES Engineering Solutions
Deadline: October 5, 2020
AES Engineering is pleased to continue offering scholarships to motivated students as they further their education. One scholarship of $500 will be awarded. Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words to answer 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? Applicants are not required to be taking engineering courses to be eligible.
Website: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm new_window

OSCA Graduate Student Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2020
The OSCA Scholarship is for Oklahoma School Counselor Association members in a Counseling graduate program. Applicants must be in a master's program in Oklahoma and plan on being a school counselor in Oklahoma. They must also attach official transcripts showing undergraduate and graduate work. A $500 check will be paid to the Bursars' Office of the recipient's attending college.
Website: http://www.okschoolcounselor.org/OSCAR-Scholarshipnew_window

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship
Deadline: October 15, 2020
The Economic Secretariat is offering one motivated undergraduate student a $500 scholarship to help them on their entrepreneurial journey. What ways do you consider yourself an entrepreneur? What motivates you to work hard in everything that you do? Applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester when they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
Website: https://www.ecosecretariat.org/scholarship/new_window

College JumpStart Scholarship
Deadline: October 17, 2020
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.
Website: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net new_window

Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 25, 2020
This 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 for the $10,000 scholarship, applicants must be enrolled full time as a high school senior and be planning to enter a college in the United States in the fall following graduation.
Website: https://www.okcu.edu/financialaid/types-of-assistance/scholarships/freshmen/horatio-alger/new_window

Coca-Coca Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2020
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 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Website: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/?s=Scholarship+deadlinenew_window

National Eagle Scout Association Scholarships
Deadline: October 31, 2020
There are three types of Eagle Scholarships: academic, merit, and field study. Eligibility requirements vary for each type of scholarship. Students must be a member of the National Eagle Scout Association. Scholarship amounts range from $2,000 to $50,000.
Website: https://nesa.org/for-eagle-scouts/scholarships/ new_window

The George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
Deadline: October 31, 2020
The George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest offers young artists interested in hunting and wildlife an outlet to use their creative talent, practice artistic techniques, and refine wildlife identification skills through the creation of original works. The NRA does this contest to encourage youth to nurture their interest for the visual arts, hunting, and wildlife conservation. It also reinforces the positive effects of hunting and wildlife conservation with the public at large.
Website: https://artcontest.nra.org/faqs/new_window

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Unigo finally has a scholarship for zombie fans! Have you been thinking about what you'd do if the streets were filled with flesh-eating zombies? Hone your survival tactics and imagine your school might be like in a zombie apocalypse. The scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you'd hide, and the top five things you'd bring to stay alive. Applicants must be at least 13 years old. One $2,000 will be awarded.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarshipnew_window