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Scholarships for Adult Learners


$1,000 Moolahspot Scholarship:

The $1,000 MoolahSPOT Scholarship is a competition based on a short essay. Family income, grades and test scores are not used in selecting a winner. The award must be used for any education-related expenses such as tuition, fees, books and room and board.

Students age 16 and older who plan to attend, or are currently attending, college or graduate school are eligible to apply. Applicants may be of any nationality, study any major or plan to enter any career field.

Application Deadline: April 30

Learn more and apply for the MoolahSPOT Scholarship.

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WyzAnt College Scholarships

WyzAnt Tutoring’s annual scholarship contest offers multiple prizes with a first place scholarship worth $10,000. WyzAnt promotes quality education through a community of expert tutors, and wants to see students make it through college too.

Application Deadline: June 1

Learn more and apply for WyzAnt Scholarships.

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Walmart Associate Scholarship

The Walmart Associate Scholarship is available to associates (employees) participating in Walmart’s Lifelong Learning Program through American Public University (APU) and for associates pursuing a postsecondary education at an institution of higher education that is located in the U.S. and is accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education. About ten percent of eligible applicants will be awarded the scholarship.

Funding Limits per Walmart Fiscal Year:

  • Certificate Program (undergraduate or graduate): Up to $1,500 within a single Walmart Fiscal Year
  • Associate Degree: Up to $2,000 within a single Walmart Fiscal Year
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Up to $3,000 within a single Walmart Fiscal Year
  • Graduate Degree: Up to $2,000 within a single Walmart Fiscal Year
  • Maximum Possible Award: Funding for any one degree program cannot exceed $16,000.

Application Deadline: June 2

Learn more about the Walmart Associate Scholarship Program.

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Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award

In an effort to get students committed to the cause of deleting cyberbullying, the Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award, a $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses, is offered for high school, college and graduate students.

Application Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for the Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship.

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Margarian Scholarship

The Margarian Scholarship program is seeking students who have demonstrated commitment to their heritage, community, and society through persistence, dedication and humility. Scholarship recipients aren’t chosen solely by GPA or economic hardship. Scholarship winners are chosen based on numerous facts. The scholarship prize will consist of five awards of $1,000 each.

This program is open to high school juniors or seniors, college/university students and graduate school students.

Application Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for The Margarian Law Firm Scholarship.

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Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation: Education Support Award

The Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation will offer five Education Support Awards of up to $5000 each to assist low-income women with children who are pursuing education or training.

Application Deadline: August 1

Learn more and apply for the Patsy Takemoto Awards.

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Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship

Do you love to write? Smart.Study is excited to introduce a unique opportunity for passionate writers to express their thoughts, get published and win a scholarship. Three scholarships will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st Place - $700
  • 2nd Place - $550
  • 3rd Place - $250

Application Deadline: February 15

Learn more and apply for the Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship.

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Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Think you’re funny? Do you like to make others laugh? Then write a short essay describing an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing, fact or fiction, and make the scholarship judges laugh! You just might find a new career and earn a $1,500 scholarship for college.

Requirements:

  • Must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or D.C.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

Application Deadline: August 31

Learn more and apply for the Make Me Laugh Scholarship.

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We The Future Contest

Constituting America’s Mission is to utilize the culture and multi-media outreach such as music, film, internet, and social media to reach, educate and inform America's adults and students about the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights. The We The Future Contest awards prizes up to $2,000 to students of all ages.

Application Deadline: September 17

Learn more and apply for the We The Future Contest.

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Mark A. Gabis Foundation Scholarships

The Mark A. Gabis Foundation offers six scholarships to students of various ages, with various requirements. This link will connect you to these programs:

  • Mark A. Gabis Scholarship
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Perseverance Scholarship
  • Agnes A. Gabis Over 40 Scholarship
  • Paddy Miller GED Testing Fee Scholarship
  • Stepping Stone Scholarship

Applicants may apply for ONE of these programs, if eligible, and there is no deadline date. Applications are reviewed in October, December, August and March.

Learn more and apply for the Mark A. Gabis Foundation Scholarship.

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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial.

Learn more and apply for the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts


Just Poetry, The American High School Poets National Poetry Quarterly

In an effort to encourage the youth of America in the pursuit of literary exploration and excellence, and to help provide a venue in which American High School students may share their poetic works; The Live Poets Society of New Jersey presents our 16th annual, National High School Poetry Contest. Multiple deadlines and awards are provided.

Learn more about the Just Poetry contest.

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The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial.

Learn more and apply for the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant.

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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Since 2005, From the Top and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation have awarded more than $2 million in scholarshipto exceptional young musicians with financial need. In addition to providing these young artists with an opportunity to perform on From the Top’s national broadcasts, recipients are awarded up to $10,000 to help offset the often prohibitively expensive costs of studying classical music at a high level. Each year, From the Top chooses approximately 20 exceptional pre-collegiate musicians ages 8-18 to receive the Award.

Who should apply?

  • Classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers (ages 8-18) who have not yet graduated high school.
  • Applicants must be interested in performing on From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, and demonstrate (in order of importance):
    • exceptional musical achievement
    • unmet financial need
    • solid academic achievement
    • strength of character.

Learn more and apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.

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eSchoolView Student Scholarship Program

eSchoolView offers student Web Design & Development scholarships each school year! Eight scholarships are distributed in the following break-down:

  • 1 - $5,000
  • 2 - $2,500
  • 3 - $1,000

This opportunity is available to any high school senior across the country interested in pursuing graphic design, web design or development. Students are required to create a homepage and an interior page of a website for a school-related activity that does not already exist.

Application Deadline: February 6

Learn more and apply for the eSchoolView Student Scholarship Program.

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity


Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) Program

For nearly 10 years, APIASF has worked to mobilize resources that create opportunities for deserving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students to access, complete and succeed after post-secondary education. During that time, APIASF has not only provided the critical access to higher education that AAPI students need, but it has helped develop future leaders who excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and contribute to a vibrant America.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the fall of 2017. Please read the scholarships by supporter details below for specific eligibility requirements regarding the academic standing required for each scholarship.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
  • Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Submit one letter of recommendation online.

Application Deadline: January 18

Learn more and apply for the APIASF Scholarship Program.

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Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholar Program (RBSP) honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.

Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline.  Since the Program’s inception in 1996, more than 300 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars.

Application Deadline: January 9

Learn more and apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.

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Mas Family Scholarship

In 1996, the Mas family established a scholarship whose purpose is to advance the education of talented young Cuban and Cuban American men and women, furthering their commitment to promoting the benefits and opportunities that can be garnered through hard work in a free society. Since its establishment, over 160 students have been able to obtain a college education thanks to the Mas Family Scholarship, making it the largest scholarship program for students of Cuban descent. Many of these students have gone on to become leaders in their respective communities, reflecting the potential of what individuals can achieve given the freedom and opportunity to do so.

Application Deadline: January 9

Learn more and apply for the Mas Family Scholarship.

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Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Education Scholarship

The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship does not have a specific major requirement, and is open to full-time students of all academic fields.

Eligibility
To be eligible for the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking student at an accredited college or university OR a current high school senior preparing to become a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking student at an accredited college or university
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Exhibit leadership ability and participate in community service activities
  • Selected applicants will be qualified African-American or black students

Application Deadline: May 19

Learn more and apply for the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship.

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Ford Motor Company are offering financial assistance to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities within the TMCF member-school network. In Oklahoma, Langston University is the eligible institution.

This scholarship is open to African American male students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $6,200 for the 2016-17 academic year.

Application Deadline: April 30

Learn more and apply for the TMCF Ford Blue Oval Scholarship.

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through a scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students.

Application requirements:

  1. Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
  2. Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander
  3. Will be a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses       
  5. Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 600

Actuarial exams will be an important factor in evaluating scholarship qualifications for applicants entering their junior year and beyond. Additionally, exams passed will also be a consideration for previous award recipients applying to renew the scholarship.

Award levels:

  • $1,000 – high school senior applying for freshman year;
  • $2,000 – college freshman applying for sophomore year
  • $3,000 – college sophomore applying for junior year; and
  • $4,000 – college junior applying for senior year

Application Deadline: May 1

Learn more and apply for the Actuarial Foundation Diversity Scholarship.

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American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Minority Scholarship

The AIChE Minority Scholarship award is presented to selected incoming college freshmen annually. Applicants are required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander.

Applicants must plan to enroll during the current academic year in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree. Approximately ten scholarships are awarded annually at $1,000 per student.

Application Deadline: July 1

Learn more and apply for the AIChE Minority Scholarship.

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The Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship

After emerging out of the ashes of the Holocaust, Sara and Max Goldsammler dedicated their lives to empowering the next generation of young adults to become proud and passionate leaders of their communities, influencing positive change. In their honor, the Sara and Max Goldsammler scholarship will sponsor a $1,000 scholarship (2nd place will receive $500 and third place $300) to go towards tuition, for any high school senior or current Jewish college student. Any Jewish student can apply! Applicants should describe in 500 - 1000 words what they are passionate about and how this can be applied to making the world a better place.

Application Deadline: August 10

Learn more and apply for the Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship.

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LGBT Scholarships


Point Foundation Online Scholarship

Point Foundation ("Point") is the nation’s largest higher education scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Students. Point empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential—despite the obstacles often put before them—to make a significant impact on society.

Point supports scholars who have demonstrated, and will further demonstrate: 

  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, in the fall of 2017. Students enrolled or intending to enroll in a college or university in a United States territory are NOT eligible.
  • Must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year.
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/ doctoral program. Post-doctoral research programs are not eligible.
  • Students studying at community colleges, online programs, or trade schools, are NOT eligible. 
  • Community college students must be transferring to a four-year college or university.
  • Must be at least a senior in high school
  • of challenges overcome, accomplishments delivered and the role that Point has had in their development as leaders will change minds and lives.
  • If selected as a finalist, the finalist must be in North or Central America on April 20-22 and be available to fly to Los Angeles in order to remain eligible for the scholarship. All travel expenses will be covered by Point.

Application Deadline: January 30

Learn more and apply for the Point Foundation Online Scholarship.

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Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award

The Bisexual Foundation Scholarship is an annual fund awarding up to $1000 per award to selected graduate students to advance research on the psychology of bisexuality. This new award recognizes the growing importance of research on bisexuality to the field of LGBT issues in psychology and offers concrete support and encouragement to emerging scholars in this field.

Application Deadline: March 30

Learn more and apply for the Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award.

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Out to Protect

Out to Protect's mission is to create greater awareness of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender professionals working in law enforcement and to support those pursuing a law enforcement career. Scholarships are typically awarded in June and December each year. The amount of each scholarships depends on funding availability, but ranges from $500-$1,000 per award.

Application Deadline: May 26

Learn more and apply for the Out to Protect Scholarship Program.

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Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarships

Women in Medicine (WIM) was created in 1984 as a not-for-profit organization for LGBTQ physicians. WIM will award four $5,000 scholarships to LGBTQ female medical students enrolled in allopathic or osteopathic medical schools in the U.S. and Canada.

Application Deadline: Feb 1

Learn more and apply for the Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarships.

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National Gay Pilots Association Airline-Sponsored Scholarships

Are you seeking to develop professional aviation skills beyond a private pilot certification? The NGPA offers six $5,000 scholarships to students who meet various requirements from each airline. Read more to see if you qualify!

Application Deadline: August 1

Learn more and apply for the NGPA Airline-Sponsored Scholarships.

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Scholarships for Middle School Students


C-Span StudentCam Competition

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the 2017 competition theme, "Your Message To Washington: What is the most urgent issue for the New president and Congress to address in 2017?” With cash prizes totaling $100,000, C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and 53 teacher advisors! 

Application Deadline: January 20

Learn more and apply for the StudentCam competition.

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Ayn Rand Anthem Essay Contest

Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for thirty years.

Application Deadline: March 29

Learn more and apply for the Anthem Essay Contest.

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Oklahoma's Promise

Oklahoma's Promise will pay qualifying students' tuition at an Oklahoma public two-year college or four-year university. It will also cover at least a portion of tuition at an Oklahoma accredited private college or university or for courses offered at public technology centers that qualify for credit from an Oklahoma public two-year college.

Postmark Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

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We The Future Contest

Constituting America’s Mission is to utilize the culture and multi-media outreach such as music, film, internet, and social media to reach, educate and inform America's adults and students about the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the foundation it sets forth regarding our freedoms and rights. The We The Future Contest awards prizes up to $2,000 to students of all ages.

Application Deadline: September 17

Learn more and apply for the We The Future Contest.

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Education Matters Scholarship

While continuing your education takes time, and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. The Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics? Just write a 250 word essay to answer these questions and apply for $5,000!

Applicants must:

  • Be thirteen years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be a legal resident of the United States or District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled, or enroll no later than the fall of 2022, in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Application deadline:  November 30

Learn more and apply for the Education Matters Scholarship.

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Military Scholarships


Naval Helicopter Association Scholarship

Founded in 1993, the NHA Scholarship Fund was established to assist persons who desire to pursue their educational goals and expand their knowledge. Since its inception, the Fund has provided over $200,000 to High School and College students to assist them with their goals of higher education.

Qualifications:
I am a prospective or current high school graduate, high school equivalent, or college undergraduate/graduate student and...

  • a natural/step/adopted son or daughter, of grandchild of an active duty, former, or retired Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard rotary-wing aviator, air crewman or maintenance/support personnel or
  • I am a spouse of an active duty or former Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard rotary wing aviator, air crewman or maintenance/support personnel or
  • An active duty or former Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard rotary wing aviator, air crewman or maintenance/support personnel.

Application Deadline: January 31

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Scholarships for Military Childen Program

Commissaries are an integral part of the quality of life offered to service members and their families. The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. It is the intent of the program that a scholarship funded through contributions be awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.

A total of 700 scholarship grants, each for $2,000, will be awarded for school year 2016-17. There will be at least one recipient selected at every commissary location where qualified applications are received, and additional recipients will be selected based on a prorate basis, so more applicants will be selected from those commissaries with larger numbers of applicants.

Application Deadline: February 17

Learn more and apply for the Scholarships for Military Childen Program.

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The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ROTC Scholarship

The AFCEA Educational Foundation ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to students enrolled full-time in C4I-related major or the following fields of study:

Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, or Telecommunications Engineering at accredited 4-year colleges or universities in the United States. Majors related to the mission of AFCEA Educational Foundation will only be accepted.

Application Deadline: February 17

Learn more and apply for the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship.

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Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

It is important to acknowledge the sacrifices of our servicemembers who preserve our freedom, but that is not enough. The sacrifices of the children of those who served should also be honored. Providing funds to assist these children so they can pursue higher education is a concrete way of showing how much we, as a nation, care.

The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors the Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship to support the children of our warriors. These scholarships are awarded to 15 students annually who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities.

Application Deadline: March 1

Learn more and apply for the Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship.

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SGM Drum Collegiate Scholarship

The Sergeant Major Douglas R. Drum (SGM) Memorial Scholarship was developed to honor the Founder and first National President of The American Military Retirees Association (AMRA).  Scholarships are funded by donations to the American Military Retirees Foundation from AMRA members in honor of SGM Douglas R.Drum, whose interest in and passion for education are honored by scholarships awarded in his name. SGM Drum had a sincere appreciation of education; and its use as a tool of transition for our youth and retirees. 

Twenty-four scholarships are offered annually, totaling $35,000.  Applicants are divided into two categories - High School Seniors (Incoming College Freshmen) and Returning College Students (Sophomores to Seniors).  Adult applicants (military retirees/spouses) may apply in the Returning College Student category.  Identical scholarships are offered for each category - one $5,000, one $2,500 and ten $1,000 scholarships.  These scholarships are for students attending two or four year accredited, degree-granting colleges or universities.

Application Deadline: March 1

Learn more and apply for the SGM Drum Collegiate Scholarship.

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Air Force Sergeants Association Scholarship and Grant Programs

The Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) and the Airmen Memorial Foundation (AMF) joined together to conduct a scholarship program to financially assist the undergraduate studies of eligible, dependent children of the enlisted Total Air Force members.   AFSA, AMF (including the CMSAF Scholarship Program), and AFSA International Auxiliary award scholarships valued from $500 to $3,000 to students attending an accredited academic institution. The grant amount and total number of scholarships awarded are dependent upon funds available. To date, over $1.9 million dollars in scholarships have been awarded to Air Force dependent children. The Air Force Sergeants Association scholarship programs all use the same application.

Application Deadline: March 31

Learn more and apply for the Air Force Sergeants Association scholarship programs.

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The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics (AFCEA) War Veterans Scholarships

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is dedicated to providing academic support to U.S. military personnel. Scholarships are made possible in part by generous contributions from the AFCEA Northern Virginia Chapter.

Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) who are currently enrolled and attending classes part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. 

Application Deadline: April 15

Learn more and apply for AFCEA War Veterans Scholarships.

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Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship

Do you love to write? Smart.Study is excited to introduce a unique opportunity for passionate writers to express their thoughts, get published and win a scholarship. Three scholarships will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st Place - $700
  • 2nd Place - $550
  • 3rd Place - $250

Application Deadline: February 15

Learn more and apply for the Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship.

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Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Think you’re funny? Do you like to make others laugh? Then write a short essay describing an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing, fact or fiction, and make the scholarship judges laugh! You just might find a new career and earn a $1,500 scholarship for college.

Requirements:

  • Must be 13 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or D.C.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

Application Deadline: August 31

Learn more and apply for the Make Me Laugh Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students with Special Needs


Sacks for Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship

The Sacks for CF Scholarship is related to quarterback sacks made during the NFL season. The undergraduate and graduate award is made annually to 30 people who strive for therapy adherence and academic success. For every sack recorded during NFL Monday Night Football games, the Sacks for CF Scholarship Program receives a donation from a Boomer Esiason Foundation corporate partner. Sacks for CF funds are awarded annually to 30 college students, based on their academic achievements and adherence to daily cystic fibrosis (CF) therapy. Awards range from $3,000-$10,000.

Application Deadline: January 13

Learn more and apply for the Sacks for CF Scholarship.

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Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) College Scholarships

CPF is pleased to award several annual college scholarships to outstanding students nationwide. To be eligible for CPF college scholarships, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution or program in the United States during the year of award
  • Have a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or cleft palate, submucous cleft palate, craniosynostosis, Crouzon syndrome, Goldenhar syndrome, hemifacial microsomia, hemangioma, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, microtia, Moebius syndrome, Pierre Robin Sequence, 22q11.2 Deletion syndrome (VCFS), Treacher Collins syndrome, or other craniofacial anomaly.
  • Not have received a CPF college scholarship in the past.

Application Deadline: January 10

Learn more and apply for the Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) College Scholarships

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American Council of the Blind Scholarship

The American Council of the Blind (ACB) annually awards approximately 20 scholarships ranging in amounts from $1,000 to $2,500 to vocational, entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate college students who are legally blind, maintain a 3.3 GPA and are involved in their school/local community.

Application Deadline: February 15

Learn more and apply for the ACB Scholarship.

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Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

The Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship program is for legal residents of the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are accepted to or enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school located in the US for the academic year 2016-2017.

Application Deadline: March 8

Learn more and apply for the Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship Program.

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Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarships

There are numerous possible causes of TBI, but generally it is the result of an external force causing brain dysfunction. Whatever the cause may be, the condition often leads to learning and behavioral impairment, including problems with vision, the ability to concentrate, memory, and mood, among others. These problems can have a significant impact on education. Our scholarship program is designed to assist those individuals with TBI to pursue their educational goals.

This scholarship program consists of two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 that will be used to help cover tuition at a university, college, community college, secondary school, or a trade school. The winners will have a year in which to use the award. In order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must have been diagnosed with TBI and applications will require proof of the diagnosis.

Application deadline: November 3

Learn more and apply for the Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarships.


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Annual Dyslexia Scholarship

Dyslexia is a learning disability. It can hinder writing, reading, spelling, and in some cases speaking. It is estimated that it affects approximately 17% of the population. Those with dyslexia often have difficulty in the classroom, and these scholarships are designed to encourage them to pursue their educational goals.

Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually. Applicant must be diagnosed with dyslexia to apply for this award. Proof of diagnosis may be required.

Application deadline:  November 4

Learn more and apply for the Annual Dyslexia Scholarship.


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Kelly Law Team Annual Down Syndrome Scholarship

The Kelly Law Team takes pleasure in announcing two annual $1,000 scholarships for individuals with Down syndrome. The scholarships are to pursue secondary or post-secondary educational opportunities.

Two scholarships of $1,000 each are being offered and will consist of tuition payment for attendance at a college, trade school, community college or secondary school. The scholarship money must be used within a year after the award date.

Application deadline:  November 7

Learn more and apply for the Kelly Law Team Annual Down Syndrome Scholarship.


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Scholarships for Students Pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM)


AfterCollege Scholarships

AfterCollege has been connecting students and recent grads with employers hiring for internships and entry-level positions since our inception in a Stanford University dorm room in 1999. AfterCollege gives new job seekers a competitive advantage by tapping into valuable professional networks with a patented job search algorithm and career-building tools to help land that all-important first job. AfterCollege proudly offers scholarships to help deserving students cover expenses during school and propel them forward into rewarding careers after college.

Application deadline:  March 31

Learn more about AfterCollege scholarships.

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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships

The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. In 2015, SWE disbursed approximately 220 new and renewed scholarships valued at more than $660,000.

Application Deadline: February 15 and May 15

Learn more and apply for SWE Scholarships.

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The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ROTC Scholarship

The AFCEA Educational Foundation ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to students enrolled full-time in C4I-related major or the following fields of study:

Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, or Telecommunications Engineering at accredited 4-year colleges or universities in the United States. Majors related to the mission of AFCEA Educational Foundation will only be accepted.

Application Deadline: February 17

Learn more and apply for the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship.

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Shell Scholarships

Shell is pleased to announce two scholarship programs which focus on developing talent in the engineering and geosciences fields. The Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship and Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship have been created to provide financial and career assistance to graduating high school seniors who have expressed an interest in the energy industry and demonstrated an aptitude in mathematics and science. In each program, Shell will sponsor up to 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for selected graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell. Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to apply to receive a four-year renewable award of $5,000 annually.

Application Deadline: March 2

Learn more and apply for Shell Scholarships.

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American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Minority Scholarship

The AIChE Minority Scholarship award is presented to selected incoming college freshmen annually. Applicants are required to be high school graduates during the current academic year and be members of a minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering, i.e., African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander.

Applicants must plan to enroll during the current academic year in a four-year college or university offering a science/engineering degree. Approximately ten scholarships are awarded annually at $1,000 per student.

Application Deadline: July 1

Learn more and apply for the AIChE Minority Scholarship.

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United Airlines Tech Ops Scholarship

This scholarship is open to Women in Aviation International members who:

  • are seeking a degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance Technology or an A & P through an Aviation Technician Program.
  • are currently enrolled or officially accepted into an Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering program, Aviation Maintenance Technology Program or Aviation Technician Program at an accredited university, college or AMT school in the U.S.
  • currently have a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent at the time of application either in high school or their current Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering Program, Aviation Maintenance Technology Program or Aviation Technician Program.
  • are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

Applicants are required to complete the scholarship application and submit transcripts as well as a 500-1000 word essay on a topic provided. Two winners will be chosen and offered a scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

Application deadline: July 29

Learn more and apply for the Women in Aviation United Airlines Tech Ops Scholarship.

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The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology

Launched by the Siemens Foundation in 1999, the Siemens Competition is the flagship initiative of the Foundation and a symbol of their commitment to education in the United States. The nation’s premier competition in math, science and technology, the Siemens Competition honors the best and brightest students for their accomplishments. High school students submit innovative individual and team research projects to regional and national levels of competition as they vie for college scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $100,000.

Application Deadline: September 20

Learn more and apply for The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.


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Regeneron Science Talent Search (Regeneron STS)

The Regeneron STS, a program of Society for Science & the Public since 1942, is the nation’s most prestigious science competition for high school seniors. Students complete independent science and engineering research projects and submit a written research report, essay questions, transcripts, and test scores to Regeneron STS. The judges are looking for students who show the greatest potential as future scientific leaders. They believe that an individual can excel in any number of ways, and therefore there are no cutoffs for GPA, test scores, or any other factor.

All eligible entrants receive a digital Regeneron STS Entrant Badge and a free t-shirt to recognize their dedication to science research. Many entrants will also be awarded digital badges for demonstrating particular skill in writing a research report or for demonstrating great initiative. Each year 300 Regeneron STS scholars and their schools are recognized, earning $2,000 each. From that select pool of scholars, 40 student finalists are invited to Washington, DC in March to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, meet with notable scientists, and compete for the top awards.

Application Deadline: November 16

Learn more and apply for the Regeneron STS scholarship.


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New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Semiannual Scholarship

Twice each year, New Look awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in one of the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering.

Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university for the upcoming spring semester.

Application: Three components must be submitted for your entry

  • Application Form
  • Small Writing Project
  • Transcript

Application deadline: November 30

Learn more and apply for the New Look Tattoo Removal Semiannual Scholarship.


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Study Abroad Scholarships



Go Overseas Scholarship Programs

Did you know that less than 10 percent of U.S. students study abroad? Go Overseas wants to change that! International experience can help you build language skills, gain cross cultural competencies, and can help you get a great job. Multiple scholarships of up to $10,000 are offered.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2016

Learn more and apply for the Go Overseas scholarship programs.

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$1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship

Learning in another country is an amazing experience. But it's not cheap. To help, SuperCollege.com offers $1,000 scholarship to students who wish to participate in any academic or degree program, summer or language program, internship, GAP year program, summer or semester program, teach abroad and volunteer activity that is not in the U.S. You must be a high school junior or senior or current college student to apply. Adult and non-traditional students are also eligible.

Application Deadline: Feb 28

Learn more and apply for the $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarship.

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