Scholarships and Grants
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.
Oklahoma City Community Foundation
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.
Tuck Sleep Scholarships
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.
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!
Varsity Tutors Scholarship
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.
Shelter Insurance Scholarship - Deadline: Thursday, March 29, 2018. Submit application to high school advisor's office. Applications were sent out January 31, 2018.
State Fair 2018 Scholarship Program - Eligibiity: High school senior. Award: 10 - $2,500 awards. Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2018. Application opens Monday, Feb. 19th on the State Fair website.
Hike and Cycle Scholarship - Nature-Saving Scholarship for Students by HikeAndCycle.com - Who is eligible to apply: students who are currently enrolled in high school, university, or college in any location Award: the first place winner will get $1,000 and the second place, $500 Link: hikeandcycle.com/scholarship
Swing of Things - $500 Scholarship - Starting your college education can be a big step and a big change in your life. We want to know how you plan on making the transition and get into the swing of things. You can ask family members or friends about their experiences and what changed for them. Whether it's a routine you plan on sticking to or a friend to lean on, tell us how you're going to adjust to this new phase in your life! Submit a short essay (500 to 1000 words) describing what you expect to change going to college and how you will adapt. Essays must be submitted through this form. High school students (18 years old+) who will attend an accredited college or university in 2018. SwingSetMall.com is offering a $500 tuition scholarship. Winner will be announced on May 1, 2018. Deadline: Please submit no later than March 31, 2018. Rules: You can find the Scholarship rules here. Please read them carefully.
The Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship is provided annually to academically successful and determined science students. Applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and award selection will be based on academic merit, community service, and financial need. $1,200 scholarship. Go to Unigo.com and for more information. Deadline: March 31, 2018.
Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2018
At Hiking Ambition, their goal is to make hiking and any outdoor adventure easier and more accessible for everyone interested in learning and exploring the wilderness. They 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. Passion for a healthy lifestyle or hiking is a must. To participate in this scholarship, you will have to create a piece of content between 500 - 1,000 words promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during high school, college or university years and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime.
Sleep Well, Dream Big Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Sleep shapes dreams and dreams shape lives. The founders of Memory Foam Talk believe their education and awareness about health problems helped their project succeed. Now they want to help bright students pursue their dreams of higher education. Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. To apply, create a short video covering a variety of topics involving sleep and wellness. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary's Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth. This scholarship is open to any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States. The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $21,000.
Seniors Helping Seniors Scholarship
Bay Alarm Medical is proud to announce its 3rd annual scholarship program. This year we again seek to reward students who devote their time to improving the lives of our senior citizens. Our 2018 scholarship award is our biggest yet: three scholarships totaling $6,500. 1st place: $3,500, 2nd place: $2,000, 3rd place: $1,000.
To be eligible for one of our scholarship awards, you must be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where you work with the elderly OR participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living in your home.
Write a 500-1,000 word essay that answers the following three questions:
- What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from the senior you work with?
- How has working with seniors impacted your life/inspired you?
- How would you encourage others to spend more time with their grandparents or seniors in the community?
Scholarships will be awarded based on an essay contest. You must provide a photo of yourself and one of the seniors mentioned in your essay.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
Have you ever wondered where you'd go if you could fly around downtown? Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world - to each his own. For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.
Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you've always wanted to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to know how you would use your super powers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day. While we can't give you the ability to walk through walls or read minds, our Superpower Scholarship can help increase your brainpower with $2,500 to use towards education.
- 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
Submit an online written response to the question:
Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?" (250 words or less)
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
Project Yellow Light Video Scholarship Competition
Project Yellow Light was created to bring about change and encourage everyone to avoid distracted driving. As a legacy to Hunter Garner, his parents founded Project Yellow Light – a short film scholarship competition created to honor him and put a stop to the number-one killer of teens and young adults in America – car crashes.
For both the high school and college categories, the first place winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Second place will receive $2,000 and third place will receive $1,000.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2017