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.
Foodgear.org - $1,000 scholarship - essay submission - https://foodgear.org/scholarship.
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.
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.
Taking Steps to Helping Pets - Royal Ramps is dedicated to compassion and promoting the wellbeing of animals. We love to hear about the efforts of young professionals to improve the lives of our furry friends and we know there are a ton of hard working young minds who share our passion. If you’ve been involved in any project dedicated to improving the lives of animals, we can’t wait to hear about it. Please submit a short essay detailing your volunteer efforts and the impact you’ve had on animals in need. Deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2018. http://www.royalramps.com/taking-steps-to-helping-pets-college-scholarship/.
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.
November Scholarship Deadlines:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December Scholarship Deadlines:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 will retail banking change in the next 25 years?" This should be a short essay (under 500 words).
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.
Geekermag Scholarship - $1,000 scholarship for students who are pursuing courses in Medical, Technical, Nursing, Law and Arts. Mail an essay of approx 500 words which describes your achievement and contribution towards human society. Deadline: Dec. 10, 2017 and May 10, 2018. Mail for details at scholarship[@]geekermag.com.
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.
The Hughes Law Firm Scholarship - Deadline: December 15, 2017
The Hughes Law Firm, P.C., is offering a $500 scholarship to current students! The Hughes Law Firm believes in supporting those who are seeking a higher education and can use a hand with their financial obligations.
To apply for the scholarship, every applicant must write an essay, comprised of no more than 400 words, answering the following: discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family. The Hughes Law Firm will review all submissions and notify the recipient by January 1st, 2018. Go to https://www.thehugheslawfirm.net/The-Hughes-Law-Firm-Scholarship.shtml
Please Note:This scholarship is available to current or entering college students. By submitting your information, you agree to use this $500 scholarship fund for educational purposes only: tuition or expenses such as books, school supplies etc.
The Axa Achievement - Deadline: Dec. 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
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.
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.
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.
Math Scholarship - Essay Topic Math is everywhere around us. Benjamin Franklin once said: "No employment can be managed without arithmetic, no mechanical invention without geometry." To the best of your ability, complete a 500-1000 word article discussing how a math teacher, a math class, a math tutor, or a math lesson has changed how you see the world around you. Selection and Eligibility: The annual scholarship award is for students who are currently enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the United States or Canada. Applicants must complete the student information form below and submit their 500 to 1000 word essay on the selected topic in PDF format. The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work. The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of educational professionals. All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017. Apply at https://www.studypug.com/scholarship.html.
February Scholarship Deadlines:
Apply Now for the 2018 WAEPA Scholarship Program!WAEPA members, applications for the 2018 WAEPA Scholarship are now being accepted! Since 2007, WAEPA has awarded over $1.2 million in scholarships. This year, the WAEPA Scholarship Program will provide tuition assistance for up to 75 individuals and include awards granted to students attending four-year colleges or universities and students attending two-year colleges or vocational-technical schools. Children of WAEPA members insured under WAEPA's Group Term Life Insurance programs and who meet our eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply! Deadline: Feb. 1, 2018
HonorsGradU Design A Better Future $10,000 Scholarship - Seniors: Whether through essays or multimedia, students have used their voices to share visions for a better world. So here's their chance to put them to action! We're asking high school seniors to submit a proposal for how they'll better thier communities. Because this will be a much more rigorous process with multiple rounds, we're also raising the bar for tuition awards: from five $1,000 tuition awards to five $10,000 tuition awards! We will also fund the top project up to $5,000. Go to link for application and information: https://www.honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm.
March Scholarship Deadlines:
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.