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/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. 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



May Scholarships

Society of Women Engineers Incoming Freshmen Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2020
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2019, SWE awarded nearly 260 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $810,000. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $15,000 each and some are renewable
Website: http://societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/swe-scholarshipsnew_window

Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2020
Pureland Supply has been selling high quality replacement projector lamps to various universities, schools, and government entities since 1997.  We understand the importance of skilled trades in our society and appreciate those who learn and perform specific trade, craft or labor occupations. The $1000.00 Pureland Supply Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations.  Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today's world and why this is the path they have chosen.
Website: https://www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship.aspxnew_window

OSLS Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 15, 2020
The Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors Scholarship program will provide financial assistance to those applicants who are seeking a career as a Registered Professional Land Surveyor. Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants who have demonstrated talent and achievement in the areas of leadership, citizenship and genuine interest in land surveying. The amount of the scholarship awarded may vary depending on number of applicants.
Website: http://osls.site-ym.com/?Scholarshipsnew_window

Student Award Search Aid: B. Davis Scholarship
Deadline: May 22, 2019
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any postsecondary institution. There is no age restriction. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants must submit an essay describing the three characteristics of leadership they value most.
Website: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

The Fountainhead
Deadline: May 28, 2020
Students in 11th and 12th grade may apply. Awards include: one 1st place award of $10,000; three 2nd place awards of $2,500; five 3rd place awards of $500; 50 finalist awards of $50. Students must select from one of three topics listed on the website and 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 The Fountainhead.
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#thefountainhead-1new_window

Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2020
The Against the Grain Artistic Scholarship provides financial assistance and promotion of Asian American college students pursuing a major in the performing, visual arts, journalism and/or mass communications. $1,000 awards must be applied toward school tuition and fees. Applicants must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the US, and must either be a high school senior or current college student.
Website: http://www.againstthegrainproductions.com/atg-artistic-scholarship/ new_window

Fifth Month Scholarship
Deadline: May 31, 2020
One is the loneliest number. Three is a crowd. Then there is five. What's so special about five? Well, for starters, this lucky number could help you win a $1,500 scholarship. Applicants must be 13 years old and be a legal resident of the US. They must submit an essay of 250 words or less explaining why the number 5 is important.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarship new_window

Leavitt Machinery (LM) Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 31, 2020
To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years in length or greater) by September. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be a US resident or Canada resident and must also attend a school in Canada or the US. Applicants must submit an essay outlining a situation they have been involved in or someone they know has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented injury. They must explain, in detail, what safety procedures should have been in place and how they would have prevented the injury.
Website: https://forklifttraininginseattle.com/apply.phpnew_window

 

June Scholarships

National Pathfinder Scholarship
Deadline June 1, 2020
National Federation of Republic Women has been engaging and empowering women since1938.Three annual scholarships of $2,500 provide financial assistance and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master's program, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Recent high school graduates and undergraduate freshman are not eligible. Applicants may only apply for one scholarship per year. Scholarship winners may not reapply.
Website: https://www.honorsociety.org/scholarships/national-federation-republican-women-nfrw-national-pathfinder-scholarshipnew_window

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest
Deadline: June 1, 2020
JASNA conducts an annual student Essay Contest to foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen's work. Several hundred students compete for scholarship awards each year. Three scholarships will be awarded for $1,000, $500, and $250.
Website: http://jasna.org/programs/essay-contest/new_window

Duck Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest (Virtual Promwear)
Deadline: June 8, 2020
Use your imagination to create Duck Tape prom fashions in either the "Dress" or "Tux" category for a chance to win! One $10,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner of the Dress Category. One $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winner of the Tux Category. Four Dress Category and four Tux Category runners up will each win a $500 cash scholarship and a Duck Brand Prize Pack worth $100.
Website: https://www.duckbrand.com/stuck-at-prom/official-rulesnew_window

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants Scholarship
Deadline: June 12, 2020
Abbott & Fenner are committed to helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited postsecondary institution. To apply for this $1,000 scholarship, applicants must submit an essay over the following topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words.
Website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

BigSun Scholarship
Deadline: June 19, 2020
The BigSun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do their part, they are offering a scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institution. The number and value of awards may vary each year.
Website: http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ new_window

Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2020
The program has specific scholarships for incoming freshmen and upper-level undergraduate students. All of the scholarships are based on financial need and with the usual minimum GPA requirement of 3.0. To be eligible for a scholarship you must: (1) Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career; (2) Provide an official transcript of all academic work; (3) Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests; (4) Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or master's program; (5) Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application; (6) Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program); (7) Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa; (8) Must be enrolled full-time; (9) Must have 3.0 GPA or higher.
Website: http://www.automotivehalloffame.org/scholarships/ new_window

Life Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Going to college is a big financial commitment. To apply for this scholarship, write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling and what you expect your job to be once you are finished with your schooling. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21, must be attending school in the fall of 2019, have a 3.0 GPA or above and be a US or Canadian resident. One applicant will receive a $500 scholarship.
Website: https://forkliftpartsnewjersey.com/forkliftparts.phpnew_window

Money Key Scholarship
Deadline: June 30, 2020
To apply for this $2,500 scholarship, students must submit a 500-750 words essay on the topic of financial responsibility and answer the question: "What does financial responsibility mean to you and what steps should students take to plan their budget?" before the end of the quarterly application deadline.
Website: https://www.moneykey.com/scholarship/new_window

Oklahoma's Promise
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Students must apply in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade, be a resident of Oklahoma, complete a specific high school curriculum, achieve at least a 2.50 GPA both in the curriculum and overall, and abide by certain conduct standards. The federal adjusted gross income of the student's family may not exceed $55,000 at the time of application. In addition, the family income must not exceed $100,000 each year the student is enrolled in postsecondary education (students must complete the FAFSA each year). Oklahoma's Promise will pay resident tuition at a public college or a portion of tuition at private institutions or public technology centers in Oklahoma.
Website: https://secure.okcollegestart.org/applications/oklahoma_promise/apply.html new_window

 

July Scholarships

Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Scholarship
Deadline: July 10, 2020
The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Applicants are considered based on academic record, field of study and written essay responses. To apply, students must be a legal resident of the United States and must attend school in the United States. All applicants must submit a 500 word typed essay answering one of several prompt questions.
Website: https://www.maplefloor.org/Programs-Services/Scholarship-Program.aspxnew_window

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2020
In 2016, The American Legion awarded $22,000 in scholarships to deserving players. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships this year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund. Students must submit an official high school transcript, showing the student has graduated high school. They must be on a current roster (American Legion National Baseball Electronic Registration Form) filed with National Headquarters. They must also be part of a team affiliated with an American Legion post. Each applicant should submit three letters of testimony with the application. Each Department Baseball Committee will select an American Legion player who best meets the qualifications as the American Legion Baseball Scholarship winner. Each department winner will receive a scholarship from The American Legion of $500. Nine applicants will be selected for additional scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000.
Website: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/baseballnew_window

BankMobile Scholarship
Deadline: July 17, 2020
BankMobile Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, attend an accredited institution, maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application, transcript and personal essay. If applicants are not current college students, they must provide proof of enrollment/acceptance.
Website: https://www.bankmobile.com/scholarshipnew_window

Educational Research Center of America's Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 26, 2020
The Student Research Foundation Personal Achievement Scholarship Competition is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must: (1) describe a personal achievement story (2) determine and explain instances of struggle or adversity, (3) and display how they overcame adversity to reach their goals. One winner will receive a scholarship of $15,000. One second place award of $5,000 and two third place awards of $2,500 each will also be awarded.
Website: https://www.studentresearchfoundation.org/college-scholarship/new_window

American Association of State Troopers
Deadline: July 31, 2020
The American Association of State Troopers Foundation, Inc. accepts scholarship applications from the dependents of trooper members for assistance with their post-secondary education expenses. Dependents are defined as: child by natural birth, child legally adopted, stepchild, or child raised as a member's own (claimed as a dependent on income tax). Students can be eligible to reapply each year for a total of four scholarships ranging from $500 - $1,000 each.
Website: https://www.statetroopers.org/scholarship-requirements-informationnew_window

CardRates Financial Futures Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2020
CardRates is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management and other areas that will prepare them for a career in the personal finance industry. Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.
Website: http://www.cardrates.com/scholarship/new_window

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Winning scholarships can be sweet - especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream. Are you simple and sweet like vanilla, classic yet unpredictable like chocolate chip, or a little nutty like pistachio? Whatever the flavor or reasons may be, Unigo wants to know what ice cream flavor best reflects your personality and why. July is National Ice Cream Month, and they need a little help picking out a "Flavor of the Month" for their famous ice cream scholarship. 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 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. To apply, submit an online written response of 250 words or less answering the prompt: "Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?" One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/flavor-of-the-month-scholarshipnew_window

Minecraft Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2019
Apex Minecraft Hosting is proud to offer a scholarship to enable students to focus on their studies and career goals. Students may apply for the $2,000 scholarship which can be used toward tuition for their next semester at college. All interested students must submit a short essay expressing their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development.
Website: https://apexminecrafthosting.com/minecraft-scholarship/new_window

Redfin Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining our own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, and have earned a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
Website: https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarshipnew_window