High School Scholarships

Deadline Name Description Grade/Age
The Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind,… Read More

Juniors
Unigo I Have A Dream Scholarship

“We want to know… what do you dream about? Whether it’s some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college.” (250 words or less) The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday January 31st, 2019

13yrs and older
Davidson Institute Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Eligibility Applicants must be 18 or younger as of October 1, 2019; be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing… Read More

18 or younger as of October 1, 2019
We the Students Essay Contest

Applicants will write an essay outlining the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America? 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to Constitutional Academy. Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each. Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday February 14th, 2019

Freshmen Sophomores Juniors and Seniors
Live Más Scholarship

The Taco Bell Foundation will award $4 million in Live Más Scholarships. The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference… Read More

Ages 16-24
Sweet and Simple Scholarship

“Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $1,500… Read More

High school and college students
CTA César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Program

This awards program provides recognition for educators and their students who demonstrate an understanding of the vision and guiding principles by which César Chávez lived his life. The recipients, both students and sponsoring CTA members, will receive up to $550 (exact amount will be determined by the Awards committee). Their work will be recognized by… Read More

Freshmen Sophomores Juniors and Seniors
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

The Gallery Collection is excited to give students who are currently enrolled in high school, college or a university the rare opportunity to win a $10,000 cash award by designing a greeting card. The winning entry will be produced and sold as a real greeting card in our product line. Eligibility: All high school, college… Read More

High school and college students
Superpower Scholarship

“Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday March 31st, 2019

High school and college students
Ayn Rand Anthem Contest

Students compete for this award by writing an essay on one of three topics related to The Fountainhead. The first-place winner is awarded a grand prize of $10,000, runners-up also receive prizes. In total, this program gives out $43,250 annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday April 18th, 2019

Juniors and Seniors
All About Education Scholarship

“How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday April 30th, 2019

High school and college students
The Paradigm Challenge

The Paradigm Challenge invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help address real-life problems. The top 100 entries win up to $100,000 and the first place winners in each age division (4-8, 9-13, 14-18) win a 4-day/ 3-night trip to Los Angeles to attend The Paradigm… Read More

Freshmen Sophomores Juniors and Seniors
5th Month Scholarship

“May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” (250 words or less)Winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday May 31st, 2019

High school and college students
Do-Over Scholarship

“If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday June 30th, 2019

High school and college students
Flavor of the Month Scholarship

“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?”… Read More

High school and college students
Make Me Laugh Scholarship

“OMG… finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it’s time to lighten things up a little. We don’t want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!” (250… Read More

High school and college students

High School Seniors Scholarships

Deadline Name Description Grade/Age
Point Foundation Scholarship

The Point Foundation is looking for applicants: with a proven track record of leadership and community involvement, strong academic achievement, working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community, and in financial need. Point Scholarships are awarded on a “last provider” basis, meaning that Point fills in the gaps and provides funds not provided by other… Read More

Seniors
Point Foundation Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Designed to help promising LGBTQ students achieve their full academic and leadership potential despite obstacles. Scholars must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, community involvement, and financial need. Scholarships provide approximately $25,000 per scholar, per year. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development training with fellow Point Scholars, including an annual… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Zip Recruiter Scholarship

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning high school or college student (18+) with the most creative entry in our Summer/Fall 2018 Scholarship Promotion. Essay Topic: create a template for a job interview follow-up email. The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday January 31st, 2019

Must be 18 yrs old, and senior in high school or in college
Buenas Opiniones Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years. Buenas Opiniones awards its annual Latino scholarships through its various scholarship programs, including scholarships geared specifically for high school seniors, community college students, and current college students. In order… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Unigo I Have A Dream Scholarship

“We want to know… what do you dream about? Whether it’s some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college.” (250 words or less) The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday January 31st, 2019

13yrs and older
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships of up to $24,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: Be a graduating high school senior; Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year… Read More

Seniors
McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship

McDonald’s HACER Program was created in 1985 to grant eligible Hispanic students financial aid so they can achieve their dreams through higher education. 30 Scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. The scholarship recipients are selected based on: academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, personal qualities and strengths as portrayed in a personal interview, either in‑person… Read More

Seniors
Davidson Institute Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Eligibility Applicants must be 18 or younger as of October 1, 2019; be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing… Read More

18 or younger as of October 1, 2019
We the Students Essay Contest

Applicants will write an essay outlining the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America? 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to Constitutional Academy. Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each. Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday February 14th, 2019

Freshmen Sophomores Juniors and Seniors
The Vegetarian Resource Scholarship Group

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. The deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday February 20th, 2019

Seniors
Live Más Scholarship

The Taco Bell Foundation will award $4 million in Live Más Scholarships. The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference… Read More

Ages 16-24
Sweet and Simple Scholarship

“Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $1,500… Read More

High school and college students
ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000 per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program. Number of awards and award… Read More

Seniors and College Students
ACS Scholars

African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college students pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must: Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident Be a full-time student at… Read More

Senior in high school; freshman, sophomore, junior in high school.
Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship

HomeAdvisor will award $2,500 to six students who can devise a creative solution to America’s skilled labor crisis. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday March 15th, 2019

Seniors
The Dream US Scholarships

The Dream US Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. You need to have DACA or TPS or meet the past DACA eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. They also offer an online college option. The Scholarship is for up to $14,500 for an… Read More

Seniors and Community College Graduates
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

The Gallery Collection is excited to give students who are currently enrolled in high school, college or a university the rare opportunity to win a $10,000 cash award by designing a greeting card. The winning entry will be produced and sold as a real greeting card in our product line. Eligibility: All high school, college… Read More

High school and college students
Start Standing Scholarship – Fall

Start Standing offers a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Applicants will write at 1,000-2,000 word essay. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday March 31st, 2019

Seniors and College Students
Superpower Scholarship

“Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday March 31st, 2019

High school and college students
AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest

AFSA High School Senior College Scholarship Contest Open to 2018-2019 High School Seniors who want to pursue a college degree or trade school education. Enter for the chance to win 1 of 10 $2,000 College Scholarships. The deadline for this scholarship is Monday April 1st, 2019

Seniors
Ayn Rand Anthem Contest

Students compete for this award by writing an essay on one of three topics related to The Fountainhead. The first-place winner is awarded a grand prize of $10,000, runners-up also receive prizes. In total, this program gives out $43,250 annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday April 18th, 2019

Juniors and Seniors
All About Education Scholarship

“How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday April 30th, 2019

High school and college students
The Paradigm Challenge

The Paradigm Challenge invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help address real-life problems. The top 100 entries win up to $100,000 and the first place winners in each age division (4-8, 9-13, 14-18) win a 4-day/ 3-night trip to Los Angeles to attend The Paradigm… Read More

Freshmen Sophomores Juniors and Seniors
Leesa Social Impact Spring Scholarship

The Leesa Social Impact Scholarship will provide $10,000 to support four exceptional students as they embark on their own journey toward social action. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited college or university, demonstrate a commitment to social action, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. The application requires students to submit a… Read More

Seniors and College Students
5th Month Scholarship

“May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” (250 words or less)Winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday May 31st, 2019

High school and college students
Keith Williams – Fall Scholarship

The Keith Williams Law Group Semi-Annual Scholarship provides a $1,500 scholarship, with two winners to be chosen each year, 1 per semester. Each winner will receive $1,500 to use toward pursuit of their higher education.Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 800 words written by the applicant that explains the adversity in your… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Do-Over Scholarship

“If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday June 30th, 2019

High school and college students
Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program

The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program will award $1,000 to one student per academic semester. The student must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university during the semester for which the scholarship application is awarded. To be considered for the Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship, students must submit an original… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

Bachus & Schanker Law Firm will be awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a senior high school students. Applicants will write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about their opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment and how it affects their life. The deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday July 30th,… Read More

Seniors
Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award – Fall

Senior planning will be giving an award of no less than $900 to a High School Senior or Undergraduate with less than 90 credit hours, to help ensure the next generation of medical social workers are ready to provide the care that American seniors will need. Senior Planning shall, at the end of each application period,… Read More

Seniors and College
Flavor of the Month Scholarship

“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?”… Read More

High school and college students
Make Me Laugh Scholarship

“OMG… finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it’s time to lighten things up a little. We don’t want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!” (250… Read More

High school and college students

College Scholarships

Deadline Name Description Grade/Age
Point Foundation Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Designed to help promising LGBTQ students achieve their full academic and leadership potential despite obstacles. Scholars must demonstrate academic excellence, leadership skills, community involvement, and financial need. Scholarships provide approximately $25,000 per scholar, per year. Each scholar is paired with a mentor and participates in leadership development training with fellow Point Scholars, including an annual… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Zip Recruiter Scholarship

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning high school or college student (18+) with the most creative entry in our Summer/Fall 2018 Scholarship Promotion. Essay Topic: create a template for a job interview follow-up email. The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday January 31st, 2019

Must be 18 yrs old, and senior in high school or in college
Buenas Opiniones Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduating Latino high school seniors or currently enrolled college undergraduate or graduate students. The award is $2,500 per year for up to four years. Buenas Opiniones awards its annual Latino scholarships through its various scholarship programs, including scholarships geared specifically for high school seniors, community college students, and current college students. In order… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Unigo I Have A Dream Scholarship

“We want to know… what do you dream about? Whether it’s some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college.” (250 words or less) The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday January 31st, 2019

13yrs and older
Dorothy L. Weller P.E.O. Scholarship

Scholarship for female California residents who have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently pursuing a course of study in the field of law at an accredited college, university, or licensed paralegal school.  Selection criteria based on excellence in character, integrity, scholastic ability, school/community activities, and financial need. Award amount and number of awards varies annually. The deadline for this… Read More

College
Dorothy C. Wisner Scholarship

Scholarship for female California residents currently enrolled in the United States in an undergraduate broad field of medicine.  Must be a high school graduate. Selection criteria: integrity of character, scholastic ability, school/community activities and financial need. Award amount and number of awards varies annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday February 1st, 2019

College
Ethel O. Gardner Scholarship

Scholarship for female California residents, must have 2 years of college, be attending an accredited college or university. Selection criteria outstanding scholastic, character and activities record and a financial need. Award amount and number of awards varies annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday February 1st, 2019

College
Janet H. Griswold Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship for female California residents attending and accredited college or university. Selection criteria: Outstanding scholastic, character and activities record and a financial need. Award amount and number of awards varies annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday February 1st, 2019

College
Dorothy Halleck Education Scholarship

Scholarship for female residents of California, Santa Barbara County southward. Must be attending an accredited college or university. Selection criteria: outstanding scholastic, character and activities record and a financial need. Award amount and number of awards varies annually. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday February 1st, 2019

College
Scholarship Selection Committee — P.E.O. Foundation

For female California residents studying in a variety of fields : unrestricted funds – choice of college and field of study (ur), unrestricted fields of study (urfs), preferred fields of study (pfs), music or fine arts (m/fa), continuing education & vocational (ce/v), education (ed), health care or teaching (hc/t), media (m). Eligibility female California resident,… Read More

College
Davidson Institute Scholarship

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Eligibility Applicants must be 18 or younger as of October 1, 2019; be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing… Read More

18 or younger as of October 1, 2019
Live Más Scholarship

The Taco Bell Foundation will award $4 million in Live Más Scholarships. The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference… Read More

Ages 16-24
Sweet and Simple Scholarship

“Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $1,500… Read More

High school and college students
The National Scholarship – The Dream US

Scholarship for Dreamers. The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate’s degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books,… Read More

College
ACS Scholars Program

The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and are also intending to pursue careers in chemistry-related fields. Selected recipients are awarded up to $5,000 per academic year. To date, over 3,000 students have received a funding from the ACS Scholars Program. Number of awards and award… Read More

Seniors and College Students
ACS Scholars

African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college students pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology. To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must: Be African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident Be a full-time student at… Read More

Senior in high school; freshman, sophomore, junior in high school.
The Dream US Scholarships

The Dream US Scholarship is for high school or community college graduates. You need to have DACA or TPS or meet the past DACA eligibility criteria and qualify for in-state tuition at one of our Partner Colleges to receive this scholarship. They also offer an online college option. The Scholarship is for up to $14,500 for an… Read More

Seniors and Community College Graduates
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

The Gallery Collection is excited to give students who are currently enrolled in high school, college or a university the rare opportunity to win a $10,000 cash award by designing a greeting card. The winning entry will be produced and sold as a real greeting card in our product line. Eligibility: All high school, college… Read More

High school and college students
Start Standing Scholarship – Fall

Start Standing offers a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors and college undergraduates. Applicants will write at 1,000-2,000 word essay. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday March 31st, 2019

Seniors and College Students
Superpower Scholarship

“Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday March 31st, 2019

High school and college students
All About Education Scholarship

“How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive a $3,000 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Tuesday April 30th, 2019

High school and college students
HACU IES Abroad Scholarship – Fall

Scholarship of up to $2,500 (summer) or up to $5,000 (semester) to participate in the IES Abroad Program. Open to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU – www.hacu.net).  Student must apply to or be accepted to and enroll in a summer,… Read More

College
Leesa Social Impact Spring Scholarship

The Leesa Social Impact Scholarship will provide $10,000 to support four exceptional students as they embark on their own journey toward social action. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited college or university, demonstrate a commitment to social action, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. The application requires students to submit a… Read More

Seniors and College Students
5th Month Scholarship

“May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” (250 words or less)Winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday May 31st, 2019

High school and college students
Keith Williams – Fall Scholarship

The Keith Williams Law Group Semi-Annual Scholarship provides a $1,500 scholarship, with two winners to be chosen each year, 1 per semester. Each winner will receive $1,500 to use toward pursuit of their higher education.Applicants must submit an essay of no more than 800 words written by the applicant that explains the adversity in your… Read More

Seniors and College Students
Do-Over Scholarship

“If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less). Winner will receive $1,500 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Sunday June 30th, 2019

High school and college students
Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program

The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program will award $1,000 to one student per academic semester. The student must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university during the semester for which the scholarship application is awarded. To be considered for the Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship, students must submit an original… Read More

Seniors and College Students
The Actuarial Foundation Scholarships

The Actuarial Foundation offers various scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $9,000 for college students interested in pursuing careers in actuarial science. The deadline for this scholarship is Thursday July 11th, 2019

College
Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award – Fall

Senior planning will be giving an award of no less than $900 to a High School Senior or Undergraduate with less than 90 credit hours, to help ensure the next generation of medical social workers are ready to provide the care that American seniors will need. Senior Planning shall, at the end of each application period,… Read More

Seniors and College
Flavor of the Month Scholarship

“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?”… Read More

High school and college students
I Heart My School

I Heart My School. $1,000 Scholarship. Tell us what you love about your school and you could win a $1,000 scholarship. The deadline for this scholarship is Friday August 30th, 2019

College
Make Me Laugh Scholarship

“OMG… finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it’s time to lighten things up a little. We don’t want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!” (250… Read More

High school and college students