Educator's Resources


SCHOLARSHIP CORNER


As a counselor, you know how important it is to stay on track with what's current in financial aid and college prep. This page is a simple and quick way to find some exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities for your students. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next!


American Indian College Fund

Deadline: Various

The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges, and to fund and create 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 and non-profit private college all across the United States.

Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/new_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.  We highly encourage you to apply for all the scholarships you are eligible for!
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

BestColleges.com
Deadline: Various
Our goal is to help students maximize free money for college by providing them with updated and accurate scholarship information! We 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

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: Various

CKSF offers a wide variety of scholarship quizzes throughout the year for U.S. high school, college, and graduate students. We even have some scholarships that parents can win for their children. Award amounts range from $250 to $2,500.

Website
: http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarshipsnew_window

Eskridge Auto Free Ride College Scholarship
Deadline: Year Round

Eskridge Auto Group and Prosperity Bank (together, "Program Sponsors") are awarding a "Free Ride" college scholarship worth up to $25,000 and a new 2016 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ to one graduating senior at a central Oklahoma Area High School! The Program Sponsors together with KOCO 5 are also teaming up to award scholarships worth up to $5,000 to four graduating seniors. The terms and conditions of participation in this program (the "Program") are explained on the website.

Website: http://www.koco.com/freeridenew_window

Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: Year Round
Provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation.
Website: www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarshipsnew_window

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
Deadline: Various
The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education.
Website: http://migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/index.htmnew_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year Round
Scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Must be full time student, with 42 hours or more completed, 3.0 GPA & first generation college student or student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website:
http://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
If you're looking for scholarships, don't forget to visit OCCF.org. There you'll find an abundance of scholarship opportunities for students right here in Oklahoma. 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 website for details on the list of scholarships.
Website:
www.occf.org/new_window

SMART
Deadline: Various
Part of the National Defense Education Program, science, math, and research for transformation. Open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Website: http://smart.asee.org/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 you with 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. We 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 our website to find these helpful tools!

Website:
http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.htmlnew_window

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 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 top 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 $1,000 college scholarship.

Website:
www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window


September Scholarships

Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology
Deadline: September 19, 2017
The Siemens Foundation established the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology in 1999. The Competition is the nation's premier science research competition for high school students and seeks to promote excellence by encouraging students to undertake individual or team research projects. It fosters intensive research that improves students' understanding of the value of scientific study and informs their consideration of future careers in these disciplines. NEW enhanced prizing structure! For the first time this year, National Finalists will be awarded prizes as follows: first place - $100,000, second place - $50,000, all other Finalists - $25,000. The Siemens Competition is open to high school students who are citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States. Students must be in good standing, enrolled in and attending one of the following (during the 2017-18 school year): 1. High school (grades 9-12) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas. 2. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school. 3. Foreign school as an exchange student or because your parent or guardian lives and works abroad. 4. Homeschool provided that signatures are obtained from the school district responsible for such programs. If your state does not require district supervision, the parent or guardian responsible for the homeschooling must sign it. 5. Students must be enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) during the 2017-18 school year.
Website:
https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/new_window

CoffeeForLess.com Hit the Books Scholarship
Deadline:
September 30, 2017
We at CoffeeForLess.com are introducing the semi-annual "Hit The Books Scholarship" as our way of helping the future leaders of the business world meet their educational goals. Eligible students will be aged 18-25 and enrolled in an accredited college or university. The "Hit The Books Scholarship" will award one student up to $500 dollars to be used for educational books and materials.
Website: https://www.coffeeforless.com/scholarshipnew_window

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline:
September 30, 2017
The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving. You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current student or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. 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


Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship

Deadline:
September 30, 2017
A
t Hiking Ambition our goal is to make hiking and any outdoor adventure easier and more accessible for everyone interested in learning and exploring the wilderness. We have created the Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship for high school, undergraduate or postgraduate students who are committed to a lifetime of healthy habits to receive a $1,000 award. Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their application. To participate in this scholarship, you will have to write about a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during high school, college or university years.
Website:
http://hikingambition.com/scholarship/new_window

Key Thinkers Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2017
The Key Thinkers Scholarship awards academically qualified students with a $2,500 USD scholarship to one (1) eligible recipient once every academic term. There will be a total of four (4) recipients of the scholarship per academic year. The sponsor ("MoneyKey") offers the scholarship to post-secondary students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. This is an opportunity for students to be a voice in the growing conversation about financial responsibility. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student applying must: 1. be 18 years or older. 2. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 3. Be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. 4. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

Website: https://www.moneykey.com/scholarship.phpnew_window

ShipDig.Com Scholarship

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Award Amount: $1000. ShipDig.com is the largest and most accurate database of post office locations, mailboxes, shipping drop boxes, and couriers, hours, phone numbers, directions and services provided in the United States, is pleased to announce the "ShipDig.com Scholarship Award" fund. Please submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item you have ever received in the mail. This can be a letter or postcard, a package or gift, an advertisement, or any other parcel delivered by mail. Explain why this article of mail was so fascinating to you and how it has impacted your life. Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United States. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students who have previously applied but have not been awarded as finalists are urged to reapply. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment.

Website:
http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/new_window

Shout It Out Scholarship
Deadline:
September 30, 2017
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. Our 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. We'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 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 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarshipnew_window

 

October Scholarships

Wendy's High School Heisman
Deadline: October 2, 2017
A $1,000 college scholarship will be awarded to one senior male and one senior female from each state. Wendy's High School Heisman is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities. Students must be seniors during the 2017-2018 academic year, graduating with the class of 2018. Have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of B (3.0) or better. Participate in at least Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Association and sponsored by your school. Be a leader in school and in the community and serve as a role model for underclassman.
Website:
https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/new_window

AES Engineering Solutions
Deadline: October 6, 2017
Award Amount: $500.00. AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. 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?
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.
Website:
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.phpnew_window

Create Real Impact Scholarship
Deadline: October 6, 2017
Grand Prize: $1500. Distracted and reckless driving is the #1 killer of teens in America. Winning entries will focus on SOLUTIONS and STRATEGIES to stop this deadly epidemic. Remember: distractions come in all shapes and sizes, such as 200 pound humanoid shapes (passengers) to small rectangular boxes (cell phones) to cylindrical cardboard containers (coffee cups). While extremely dangerous and highly illegal, being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while driving is NOT the focus of this contest. Entries focused on drinking alcohol or using drugs and driving WILL NOT be accepted. Create an original work showcasing your idea for a solution or strategy to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). Residency, age, and current enrollment at an accredited educational institution will be verified. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
Website:
https://www.createrealimpact.com/new_window

The Homes.com #FeelsLikeHome Scholarship
Deadline: October 13, 2017
Want $1,000 for college? Homes.com can help make that happen. If you are currently enrolled in college (or headed there in 2017!) and want to win a $1,000 scholarship to help cover expenses, consider entering the #FeelsLikeHome Scholarship contest. Homes.com will award a $1,000 scholarship to one highly motivated student who can thoughtfully respond to the prompt below. The Prompt: At Homes.com, we know the importance of finding the perfect place to call "home." One of the most difficult parts of going to college can be making your college home feel as comfortable as your home! Snap a picture that shows us how you've made (or plan to make) your college experience feel like a home away from home, and share on Instagram or Twitter. Include a short explanation of your picture, tag @homesdotcom, and use the hashtag #FeelsLikeHome. Eligibility: You must be a graduating senior in high school or a current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college. You must be between the ages of 16 and 22. We reserve the right to verify the date of your high school graduation and/or college enrollment. Any and all content may be used in future Homes.com marketing.
Website:
http://www.homes.com/blog/scholarship-2017/new_window

The TravelNurseSource "Future U.S. Nurse Scholarship
Deadline: October 13, 2017

Travel Nurse Source is awarding a $2,000.00 scholarship to a nursing student who composes a winning essay to our scholarship essay contest.Travel Nurse Source helps nurses find traveling assignments in hospitals and facilities in all 50 states. Nurse shortages continue to plague our country and the staffing gap is estimated to continue as baby boomers age. Healthcare systems of the future rely heavily on America's future nurses to sustain the ever-increasing demand. We support the education of this country's future nurses. Requirements: We would like you to author your personal narrative including a brief introduction about yourself, your interests, and anything else you feel explains your story and reason for wanting this scholarship. Then in a 750-1000 word essay, please tell us about (1) your desire to become a registered nurse and how you plan to contribute to society as an RN, and (2) the significance that receiving this scholarship would have on you. Eligibility: To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be: a legal US resident, and either (1) a current student of a baccalaureate or higher degree in an accredited U.S. nursing school in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, or (2) accepted into a baccalaureate or higher program for the upcoming semester.
Website:
https://www.travelnursesource.com/resources/scholarship/new_window

 

College JumpStart Scholarship
Deadlines: October 17, 2017
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.netnew_window

Dr. Pepper Scholarship
Deadline: October 18, 2017
Dr. Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals. How to enter: (1) Tell us how you'll change the world in 350 characters or less. (2) Rally your friends to vote. (3) Once you reach 50 votes, submit a video to inspire more fans. Dr. Pepper selects finalist to compete during throw-offs at NCAA conference championship games.
Eligibility: You must be a U.S. legal resident of an Eligible State and within the Age Eligibility (18-24). You are not eligible if you or a member of your immediate family or household (whether or not related) is an (A) employee, officer or director of any Promotion Party, or (B) owner/operator or person responsible for purchasing or promotion decisions at retailers of Sponsor products. You must not be an active NCAA collegiate athlete (any division) in any sport, nor played professional, semi-professional, or Division I collegiate football at any time.
Website:
http://www.drpeppertuition.com/new_window


The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship

Deadline: October 30, 2017

The Sleep Judge is pleased to anno
unce our annual State of Sleep Scholarship helping to increase the awareness around the importance of sleep. Each student who is awarded The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship will be given $1,500 towards their university or college fees. Eligibility Requirements: (1) Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary institution. (2) U.S. or Canadian citizens. (3) Anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high school diploma / GED. (4) Planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary institution. (5) Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA or equivalent grade average.
Website:
https://www.thesleepjudge.com/scholarship/new_window


The Wealthy Education Scholarship

Deadline: October 30, 2017

Apply to win a $3,000 scholarship. In order to spread financial literacy, we are opening our first annual Wealthy Education Scholarship Program to young students who share the same passion for investment with us. Who Can Join: All bona fide university and college students are welcomed to join. If you are below 18 years old, or if you're still in high school, be sure to get the consent of your parents or legal guardians before joining. Having a strong passion for investment and personal finance is a plus as we will be choosing a scholar who believes in the same vision and values as Wealthy Education. All we're asking for is that you write an essay that's 500 to 2000 words long
about stock investment and personal finance. But we don't want it to be just about any finance story. Your essay must emphasize the importance of investment and valuable enough to help other people. Keep in mind that we give premium to uniqueness, so make sure to avoid the usual boring stuff such as general advice and clichés. Your essay must contain actionable tips that most readers should be able to relate to. In fact, the more personal it is, the better!
Website:
https://wealthyeducation.com/scholarship/new_window

CARiD Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 31, 2017
CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help - books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school! Most importantly - CARiD believes in higher education and wants to help you achieve your goals! Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to scholarship@CARiD.com. Eligibility: Any current US student who (1) Is enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester (2) Is between the ages of 16 and 20 (3) Is not a CARiD employee (4) Is not related to an employee of CARiD or its partners. Winners will be announced on November 15.
Website:
https://www.carid.com/scholarships.htmlnew_window

Coca-Coca Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2017
We're looking for 150 incredible high school seniors to receive a $20,000 scholarship to the college of their choice. 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. Applicants must be: current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. (or selected DoD schools), U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees, anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
Website: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/blog/be-a-coca-cola-scholar/new_window

Pinot's Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence
Deadline: October 31, 2017

Pinot's Palette is one of the nation's largest paint and sip franchises. We welcome all USA students looking to achieve a degree in the arts to apply for our scholarship. We will award the chosen applicant with $1,000 to be used towards their tuition expenses and any other verified educational costs. Eligibility: (1) Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S.(2) U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or U.S. Permanent Residents. (3) Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application. (4) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

Website: https://www.pinotspalette.com/scholarshipsnew_window


VFW: Patriot's Pen Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2017
The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, this scholarship may be for you.
The Patriot's Pen program is open to students in grades 6-8, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial school or home study program in the United States and its territories. The 2017-18 theme is: America's Gift to My Generation. The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America's history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief. The national first-place winner wins $5,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $54,500, with each first-place state winner receiving a minimum of $500 at the national level.
Website:
https://www.vfw.org/VOD/new_window


November Scholarships



10 Words or Less Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Award Amount: $500. Eligibility: (1)
Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2018. (2) 2) Submit answers to the essay question prior to the deadline. (3) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions: Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships. On the left hand side of the page you will find an area entitled "10 Words or Less Scholarship". In the comment section underneath the "10 Words or Less Scholarship", answer the question.
Website:
https://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.phpnew_window


uPONICs Hydroponics/Aquaponics Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Award Amount: $1,000. uPONICs is proud to offer a scholarship to eligible students who are interested in hydroponics and/or aquaponics. Students with concentrations in agriculture, business, environmental sciences, and engineering are especially encouraged to apply. However, we welcome submissions from all students who have an interest in hydroponics and/or aquaponics, as well as in sustainable methods of agriculture. Eligibility: (1) Must be a US Citizen. (2) Must be attending an accredited college or university within the US. (3) Submission must be 100% original and written entirely by the applicant. (4) Minimum GPA requirement: 2.5.
Website: http://uponics.com/aquaponics-scholarship/new_window

VFW: Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2017

The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship, this scholarship may be for you.
The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. The 2017-18 theme is: American History: Our Hope for the Future. Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient's American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
Website: https://www.vfw.org/VOD/new_window

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Deadline: November 7, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. Are you a middle level or high school student who's making a difference through volunteering? The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. To apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards: Complete the application and the student/parent agreement. Deadline: November 7, 2017. Go to the "Certification" page to email or print out instructions for your certifier. You must deliver these instructions to your certifier by November 7, 2017. Your certifier can be your school principal or the head of a county 4-H organization, Girl Scout council, American Red Cross chapter, YMCA or Affiliate of Points of Light's HandsOn Network. Your certifier has until November 17, 2017, to review applications online and select Local Honoree(s) from the applicants in your school or organization, and nominate them for state-level judging.
Website: https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2018new_window

Women in Aviation Scholarships
Deadline: November 13, 2017
Scholarship awards are a major benefit of membership in Women in Aviation International. In the past 20 years, WAI has disbursed more than $10 million to its members to help them reach their goals and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about.
Applicants must be a member of Women in Aviation International by November 1, 2017, and may apply for no more than three scholarships.
Website: https://wai.org/education/scholarshipsnew_window

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation - College Scholarship Program
Deadline: November 14, 2017
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, up to 40 students will become Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and have access to funding for up to four years for undergraduate studies. This highly competitive scholarship includes: Up to $40,000 per year to attend a four-year accredited undergraduate school, Ability to pursue any area of study, Personal advising about selecting a college and navigating financial aid, and Multifaceted advising about how to transition to college and maximize the college student experience. Eligibility: (1) Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2018. (2) Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university beginning in fall 2018. (3) Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. (4) SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above. (5) Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.

Website: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/new_window

Lawn Maintenance Master Scholarship
Deadline: November 15, 2017
Award: $500.00. Lawn Maintenance Master is a family owned business which operates in Winter Park and Orlando Florida. We believe that anyone can achieve their dreams if the given the chance. We know how important and education is for society as this is where new inventions and business owners are developed.
Write an essay on "Why lawn maintenance is important to society and property value" and share your thoughts on the process through experience or research. Eligibility: (1) 18 years or older. (2) Legal residents of the United States or Canada. (3) Applicant must be a student who is currently enrolled in high school, college or university based in United States or Canada. (4) Having a Minimum GPA: 2.75.
Website:
http://www.lawnmaintenancemaster.com/scholarship/new_window

Moreira Team Mortgage Scholarship
Deadline: November 15, 2017

Award Amount: $500.00. This academic scholarship is meant to ease the financial burden that is associated with a higher education, so that everyone has the opportunity to expand their knowledge. Choose a mortgage products and services topic relevant to "First Time Home Buyers, Getting Home Loan Ready, Financing Your Home, and Home Loan Ready Credit" and share your thoughts on the process through experience or research. Eligibility: (1) 18 years or older. (2) Legal residents of the U.S. or Canada. (3) Applicant must be a student who is currently enrolled in high school, college, or university based in U.S. or Canada. (4) Having a Minimum GPA: 2.5.

Website: https://moreirateam.com/mortgage-scholarship/new_window


Regeneron Science Talent Search

Deadline: November 15, 2017
The Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public (the Society) is the nation's most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors.  Eligible students are invited to apply to the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. From the entrant pool, the Society for Science & the Public and Regeneron will award $3.1 million dollars to top students and their schools.
Website:
https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-stsnew_window

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: November 15, 2017
The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide, need based merit scholarship for rural students who will require financial assistance to attend college. These students will graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. Three hundred fifty scholarships can be awarded each year. Eligibility: (1) Must be a U.S. Citizen. (2) Must attend an Eligible Public High School; see List of Eligible Public High Schools. (3) Must be a student in the 2018 high school graduating class. (4) Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.50 or higher. (5) Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or 1,200 on the SAT. (6) Must enroll in a four-year college the first semester following high school graduation. (7) Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college. (8) Must complete the FAFSA in 2017 using 2016 tax return information.
FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500. (9) Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants. (10) Must not have been convicted of a felony.
Website:
http://haganscholarships.org/index.phpnew_window

Elks National Foundation - Most Valuable Student
Deadline: November 27, 2017
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Eligibility: (1) Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply. (2) Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks. (3) High school graduates are not eligible to apply. (4) Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify. (5) Male and female students compete separately.
Website:
http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm new_window


Duffel Bags Boy Internet Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2017
We have created the Duffel Bags Boy Internet Marketing Scholarship for High School, Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of "Internet Marketing" to receive a $1,250 award. Those students who are currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Programming or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program. One does not require any expertise in this area. Passion for internet marketing content creation is enough. To participate in this scholarship program you will have to research and create a piece of content between 500 - 1,000 words on the subject "Internet Marketing and its Importance in Society." We want you to include the following ideas: (1) Why do you believe that internet marketing is important? (2) How have you used internet marketing in school? The person who does the best will receive $1,250 that can be used either in course materials or other resources. If you would like to know more, please continue reading Eligibility: This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools.
Website:
https://duffelbagsboy.com/scholarship/new_window

River Cohen College Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2017
Award Amount: $1,000. The River Cohen College Scholarship was created with students in mind. College has become increasingly expensive and necessary. This scholarship is designed to help someone in their college career. River Cohen wants to hear your answer to this question, "How can philanthropy change the world?" This should be a short essay (under 500 words). Eligibility: (1) High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school. (2) Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
Website:
http://rivercohengiving.com/new_window

Siddhi Yoga Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2017

Award Amount: $1,000.
We believe in community at Siddhi Yoga. And more than anything, we believe that education should be accessible to everyone,regardless of status, level or income. Yoga means union, and we aim to unite as many people as we can through this practice.As part of our commitment to community, we at Siddhi Yoga have decided to start an annual Siddhi Yoga Scholarship program. Eligibility: We welcome all students-from universities, colleges and high schools. If you are under the age of 18, or if you're still in high school, you'll need to get consent from your parents or legal guardians before applying. Having a strong passion for yoga is a major benefit, as we will be choosing a scholar who believes in the same vision and values as SiddhiYoga. It's simple. We want you to write a personal story or essay of 500 to 1000 words in length about yoga. But we want a story that shines. Your essay should focus on the impact yoga has had in your life and how it continues to help you grow in your daily life. Your story should be about you, as well as provide value that can help others, too.We want to get to know you. Let your personality come through your writing and try to steer clear of clichés and advice in general.
Website: https://www.siddhiyoga.com/siddhi-yoga-scholarshipnew_window

TonaLaw Veteran's Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2017

Award Amount: $1,000. Eligibility: (1) Only open to students attending school in the United States. (2) Applicant must be a veteran of any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States. (3) Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application.
All funds will be dispersed to scholarship recipient within 30 days of being announced as the winner. Scholarship winner is determined solely by our selection committee. All decisions of the selection committee are final.
Website:
https://www.tonalaw.com/scholarship/new_window

 

December Scholarships

 

Academic All-State - Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence
Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Foundation recognizes and honors academic excellence in Oklahoma's public schools through a prestigious Awards Program. Awards to be given at the Academic Awards Banquet in May include: a $1,000 scholarship to each of the 100 Academic All-State scholars selected from Oklahoma's public high school graduating seniors; a $5,000 cash award and Medal for Excellence to five public school educators, one each at the elementary, secondary, community college/regional university and research university levels. An elementary/secondary administrator also is honored.
Website: http://www.ofe.org/index.php?our-programs/academic-awards-program/academic-all-state-application-guidelinesnew_window

Capital Alliance College Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Capital Alliance scholarship was created to help students interested in higher education reach their goal of attending college or university. Interested applicants will have an opportunity to be granted a $1,000 college scholarship to be used towards higher education expenses in 2018. Capital Alliance wants to hear your answer to this question; "From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?" This should be a short essay (under 500 words).
A committee will select one winner at the end of December 2017 and the scholarship will be awarded before January 31, 2017. Eligibility: (1) American High school students graduating this calendar year, and have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA. (2) Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year.
Website:
http://www.capitalalliancegivesback.com/new_window

Kids' Chance of Oklahoma Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2017
To be eligible for a Kids' Chance of Oklahoma, Inc. scholarship, applicants must have a parent who has been seriously or fatally injured in a workplace accident in the state of Oklahoma.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need and meet the following requirements: (1) Must be between the ages of 17 and 25 at the time of disbursement of the scholarship award. (2) May be married or single. (3) Reside in the state of Oklahoma. (4) Have a high school diploma, GED, or be a high school senior. Academic achievement, student government involvement, aptitude, extracurricular activities, and community service of the applicant are considered. (5) Maintain a GPA of 2.5. (6) Must be enrolled as a full- or part-time student at an accredited institution in the United States:  a university or college to obtain a bachelor's or master's degree; a junior/community college to obtain an associate's degree; or a career tech school to obtain certification or license. The amount of each Kids' Chance of Oklahoma, Inc. scholarship award is decided by the Scholarship Committee and Board of Directors.  The award will be paid directly to the education institution.   The award is contingent upon available funds.
Website:
www.kidschanceok.orgnew_window

National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar Application
Deadline: December 1, 2017
Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking. In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in High School through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who has definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields. Eligibility: (1) The applicant must be a U.S. citizen. (2) The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students. (3) The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests. (4) The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year. (5) The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner. (6) The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Robert H. Goddard Memorial Scholarship, Olin E Teague Scholarship, Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.
Website: http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/new_window

The Luigi Wewege Foundation

Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Luigi Wewege Foundation scholarship was created with the belief that everyone who has a desire to attend, should be able to attend college or university due to higher education becoming increasingly more expensive over the last few decades. By answering a simple essay question, applicants will have an opportunity to be granted a $1,500 scholarship. A foundation committee will select a winner by the end of December, 2017 and there will only be one winner who will be selected to receive $1,500 towards higher education expenses in 2018. The following people are eligible for the Luigi Wewege Foundation scholarship: (1) American High school students graduating this calendar year, and have been accepted into a college, or university in the USA. (2) Students currently enrolled in a college or university, and not having reached their senior year. Luigi Wewege wants to hear your answer to this question; "How willretail banking change in the next 25 years?" This should be a short essay (under 500 words).

Website: http://www.luigiwewegefoundation.com/new_window


Job-Applications.com Scholarships Programs

Deadline: December 9, 2017
Are you a working parent currently in college or other accredited post-secondary educational institution? Job-Applications.com is proud to announce our new initiative, a college scholarship awarded twice a year designed to help working parents currently enrolled in higher education. We're here to assist you get the education you need to get the job you've always wanted. Earn $1,000 to help with school costs! Eligibility: (1) Is a full or part-time student who is in an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution (including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school, or similarly accredited program) with a current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at that institution; and (2) Has worked an average of at least twelve (12) hours for each of the previous four (4) weeks at the time of applying; and (3) Is a residential parent of at least one minor child; and (4) Is a legal resident of the United States of America; and (5) Is currently enrolled and furthering his or her education at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution or program; and (6) Is eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of applying; and (7) Completes and submits the official Application form within the relevant periods for the periodic scholarships to be awarded.

Website: http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/new_window

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service. The requirements to become a BURGER KING Scholar are simple. You must apply within the application period, and fit the prerequisites below: Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community, and be a high school senior, BURGER KING® employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee. High school students should be graduating seniors with plans to attend a two- or four-year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. BK® employees can further their education by using the scholarship for non-degree courses such as accounting, computer or language courses.

Website: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgramnew_window

The Axa Achievement
Deadline: December 15, 2017

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. Eligibility: (1) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 United States, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. (2) Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year. (3) Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. (4) Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness

Website: http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/axa-achievement-scholarship.htmlnew_window


The Support Collectors Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2017
Award Amount: $500.00.
Support Collectors, the online leader in providing child support collection services, is excited to announce a new scholarship program. We want to provide financial assistance to a selected college student who has either been affected by family separation in their own life, or who intends to pursue a career that will have a positive impact on separated families. The selected student will receive an award of $500 for use toward tuition, books, or living expenses. Eligibility: (1) An existing college student or incoming freshman (to be enrolled in the fall of 2017 in good academic standing)
. (2) Attending any school, college or university as a full-time student. (3) Complete and submit the application form. Judging will be based on the submission quality of the application, which will include a short, 1000 word or less on: Problems faced by children of separated families, and how to overcome them.
Website:
http://www.supportcollectors.com/scholarship/new_window


Neighborhoods.com Neighborhood Involvement Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2017
Award Amount: $2,000. Each recipient gets a one-time payment of $2,000, which will be paid to the accredited college or university he or she is attending. Available to all students attending an accredited 2- to 4-year undergraduate college or university in any U.S. state. Requirement: 3.5+ GPA. Written essay by the applicant. The essay should discuss your experience with neighborhood involvement and the role your neighborhood played in shaping who you are today.
Website:
https://www.neighborhoods.com/scholarshipnew_window

The UNIGO $10K Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Award Amount: $10,000. Applicants must: (1) be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application. (2) Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. (3) Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Submit an online written response to the question:
"Surprise! You just got elected president. What's your first tweet?" (140 characters or less, including spaces). The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2018.

Website:
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarshipnew_window