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Cameron Impact Scholarship-September 11, 2020 The Bryan Cameron Education Foundation (“Foundation”) awards four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarships to exceptional high school students who have demonstrated passion and commitment in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. The Cameron Impact Scholar is unique among their high-achieving peers in their desire to make an impact on their communities and in the world at large. Our Scholar aspires to contribute to positive forces for change and plans to tailor their education to that end. Gates Scholarship-September 15, 2020 The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship that is awarded to the top 300 students in the US, in which the winners will receive funding for the full cost of attendance of any accredited institution. Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest-September 21, 2020 An essay contest based on the novel Atlas Shrugged. You may choose from a number of sources, but the 1st place award is $25,000.Enter the Ayn Rand Institute essay contest and you’ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. Questbridge National College Match-September 29, 2020(early season) The National College Match application gives you extra space to tell your unique story as a student who has excelled academically despite financial hardship. Match Scholarship Recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge's college partners with a full four-year scholarship, worth over $200,000
AES Engineering Scholarship-October 5, 2020 Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible. Horatio Alger National Scholarship-October 25, 2020 The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship-October 30, 2020 The Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Coca Cola Foundation Scholarship-October 31, 2020 The Coca-Coca Scholars Program Scholarship is a merit based scholarship which awards students for their service as well as in support of exceptional peoples’ thirst for knowledge and their desire to make a difference in the world. Get Active Scholarship-October 31, 2020 This scholarship encourages students to identify and take action to improve a weakness and begin to transform it into a strength. Voice of Democracy-October 31, 2020 The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you. Thiel Fellowship Program-Any time The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year, $100,000 grant for young people who want to build new things instead of sit in a classroom.Fellows receive $100,000, spread out over two years. They do not take equity in your company!
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship-November 15, 2020 The Most Valuable Student scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Applications are judged on academics, leadership, service and financial need. James Alan Cox Foundation-November 15, 2020 High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class. Five (5) Digital SLR Cameras will be awarded to five (5) high school students. HS applicants should only submit still photographs. FormSwift Scholarship-November 15, 2020(Fall Deadline) & February 15, 2021(Winter Deadline) We love to support and grow the nation's burgeoning class of entrepreneurs. It's why we developed and continue to maintain free documents for business use, and it's the same reason why we have developed our Scholarship Program. Moreover, our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming, entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas. Real World Design Challenge-State Challenge Issued-Spring 2020, Team Registration Deadline- November 2020, Solution Submission Deadline- January 2021 There are national/international deadlines as well! Around January and April 2021 The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual high school competition run by a public-private partnership with the goal of sustainably increasing the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. The partners are focused on working within the context of the American educational system to transform STEM education in the United States by providing professional science and engineering and learning resources to students and teachers. Every teacher that participates in the RWDC gets $1 million in professional engineering software along with training, curriculum materials, and access to mentors. Teams of 3-7 high school students use these resources to solve an engineering challenge that is currently faced by industry. Students first compete in a state level Governor's Cup. The team with the best design is invited to Washington, DC to compete in the national finals. The Challenges have all been focused on the aerospace industry so far, but as the RWDC grows, we will add other content areas as well. We are constantly looking for new partner organizations, states, and school teams to participate. Learning Ally's National Achievement Award-November 30, 2020 Learning Ally offers three endowed scholarship awards for outstanding students with print and learning disabilities The recipients of these awards are role models of success and inspiration to students throughout the country. The top winners from each program receive a financial scholarship award and are highlighted nationally. Dr. Quan Andrade Jr. Scholarship-November 30, 2020 The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 academic year. This includes high school seniors, college freshman, sophmores, and juniors. Recipients will receive a non-renewable scholarship: An academic scholarship ($1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution) for undergraduate students. Education Essay-November 30, 2020 The Education Matters Scholarship is an opportunity to give students a platform 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? One applicant will be awarded our $5,000 Education Matters Scholarship.
Dell Scholars-December 1, 2020 Dell Scholars is a scholarship and college completion program that nurtures and empowers students on their path to a college degree. A $20,000 scholarship National Space Foundation Scholarship-December 2, 2020 Provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with definite plans to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields. Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships-December 5, 2020 The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship program recognizes student innovation and youth led solutions to fight hunger in America. Scholarship winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity. Science Ambassador Scholarship-December 11, 2021 To apply, film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply Equitable Excellence Scholarship-December 15, 2020 Every year, students across the country work hard to make a positive and lasting impact in their communities and beyond. And every year, we award $1.8 million in college scholarships to hundreds of these remarkable young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. To recognize the important role their dedicated educators play in guiding these students along their path to success, we also award a $1,000 grant to every Equitable Excellence winner’s high school. Rubicam Youth Writing Competition-December 15, 2020 These awards encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians.The awards may be given annually to a student in either the junior category (grades 6-8) or senior category (grades 9-12) for an appropriately prepared genealogy. For High school students in grades 9–12, the award winner receives a $500 cash prize, a plaque, and a one-year NGS membership (non-print). Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship- December 31, 2020 The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The winner receives a $1000 scholarship from this program! Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award-December 31, 2021 The purpose of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months. The winning group will receive a $500 scholarship award. Wealth Wise Scholarship-December 31, 2020 Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate(future college students are eligible, ie. HS seniors) and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.Minimum GPA of 3.5, and Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors). The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved. Shred Nations Scholarship Program- December 31, 2020 Shred Nations and Record Nations are Colorado based companies dedicated to promoting economic success of businesses in the shredding and secure destruction or management industries. The Shred Nations and Record Nations Scholarship is an annual award of up to $7,500 to offset the costs of higher education. Applicants must have completed secondary school, or currently be a senior in a secondary school.Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an interest in business, environmental studies, document management or the shredding and recycling industry.Applicants will be required to submit a nomination from an i-SIGMA member. i-SIGMA members will be comprised of any employee or owner of an i-SIGMA member company. Posse Foundation Scholarship-December 2020 (TBD) The Posse model works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students—a Posse—carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for individual and community development. Comcast Leaders and Achievement Scholarship Program- December 2020(TBD) The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. It provides scholarships to give young people the opportunity to continue their education to better compete in tomorrow’s workplace, and you must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
Ron Brown Scholars Program-January 9, 2021 US citizens or permanent residents, identify as Black/African-American, excel academically, demonstrate leadership and commitment to service, and demonstrate financial need. $40,000 over 4 years Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Program-January 14, 2021 You must Identify as Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. CensusScholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; Are the first in their families to attend college; Are representative of the APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically}, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and have placed a strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement. Profile In Courage Essay Contest-January 15, 2021 Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. First-place: $10,000 Technology Addition Awareness Scholarship-January 31, 2021 The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time. The finalists of this scholarship will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about technology addiction. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship-January, 2021(TBD) The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Through the generous support of GE, this national program annually awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to numerous students. Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Program. Boston Mensa Foundation Scholarship-January 2021(TBD) Boston resident. The Mensa Foundation is a clearinghouse for a number of scholarships. By completing the application, you will automatically be considered for a number of scholarships. Live Mas Scholarship-January 2021(TBD) This scholarship is for young innovators, creators and dreamers (ages 16-24) who want to share his/her/their passion and receive support to pursue this passion through a higher educational outlet. This is not needs or obstacle based; it is a passion-based scholarship program. Submit an original video that tells us the story of your real, driving passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. Your video must be a maximum of 2 minutes in length (minimum of 30 seconds in length) and must be no larger than 100 MB to ensure successful upload to the application. The scholarship award ranges from $5,000-$25,000! Google
AWM & Math for America Scholarship-February 1, 2020 The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America co-sponsor an essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers. The essays will be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. The winners (including honorable mentions) receive a monetary prize, a membership in the Association for Women in Mathematics, a certificate, and their name and affiliation published in the Newsletter for the AWM. Hispanic Scholarship Fund- February 1, 2021 The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources needed to successfully complete a higher education, and provides scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students, and an emphasis on STEM Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship-February 17, 2021 Simon Youth Community Scholarships support graduating seniors who live in a Simon mall community through one-time scholarships.Scholarship recipients are eligible for a one-time scholarship of up to $1,500 (based on available funding), with one scholarship awarded at each Simon center. Greater Boston PFLAG Elsie Frank Scholarship-February 2021(TBD) Demonstrated leadership in improving their school’s climate for LGBTQ youth. All students are welcome to apply: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, or straight. People of color and trans youth are encouraged to apply. National Association of Black Accountants Scholarship-February 2021(TBD) Student of an underrepresented group; an ACTIVE Member of NABA (current high school seniors must become members of NABA and if awarded, maintain membership); accounting, finance, or business major; 3.0 minimum GPA. City of Boston Scholarship-February 2021 High school senior Boston resident who plans to enroll in a college/university in Massachusetts Henry David Thoreau-February 2021(TBD) High school senior interested in environmental studies (including oceanography, green architecture, conservation biology, and alternative energy), Massachusetts resident, demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field. NEHRA Norma Kornegay Scholarship-February 2021(TBD) Boston-area high school seniors who value education, promote harmony, and respect diversity. Jackie Robinson Scholarship-February, 2021(TBD) This award is aimed at outstanding minority high school students who demonstrate leadership potential and dedication to community service. Applicants must have financial need and attend a four-year college. In addition to money, scholars receive a variety of support during college, including mentoring and access to internship and job placement help. Red Pine Scholarship-February, 2021(TBD) Massachusetts resident, family income under $80,000, unmet need of at least $5,000 at competitive four-year college. Yawkey Scholars Program-February, 2021(TBD) Massachusetts resident, high financial need (EFC of less than $6,000 or family income of less than $75,000), participate in a mentorship relationship, plan to attend a private college in Massachusetts.
Life Lesson Scholarship-March 1, 2021 A college education is already a major financial challenge for most American families, but it becomes infinitely more difficult for a student when a parent dies, leaving little or no life insurance.Life insurance is an important financial safety net that parents can leave their families. Unfortunately nearly 100 million Americans don’t have life insurance, and most with coverage have far less than recommended. Recognizing the character and perseverance that so many young people show in the face of such adversity, Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors. Qualified entrants who submit essays or videos about how the death of a parent impacted their lives are eligible for scholarship money. Over two million dollars in college scholarships have been awarded over the years. The total of scholarships for the 2019 Program is $200,000; check back in 2020 for details on allocation amounts. Boston Pearl Foundation Scholarship-March, 2021(TBD) Massachusetts high school senior student of color, 3.0 GPA minimum. ACS Scholars Program-March, 2021(TBD) US Citizen or permanent resident, identify as African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (B or better), demonstrate financial need, intend to pursue a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science. Edwards Scholarship Fund-March, 2021(TBD) Resident of Boston, minimum GPA of 2.0, and financial need. Journalism Education Foundation of New England-March 2021(TBD) The New England Newspaper and Press Association awards up to 10 scholarships each year to aspiring journalists through the Journalism Education Foundation of New England. Our foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to pursue a career in the newspaper industry. College students or high school seniors who are studying and acquiring work experience that will prepare them to work in the field of journalism are eligible to apply. College Club of Boston Scholarship-March 2021(TBD) Seniors in Boston’s public high schools, and admitted to accredited, not-for-profit colleges or universities (including junior colleges, community colleges, and conservatories). Students must demonstrate scholastic ability, financial need, and participation in school and community affairs. Mark Bavis Leadership Foundation-March 2021(TBD) The Mark Bavis Leadership Foundation was created to help deserving young men and women excel in their quest to improve themselves, their school or their community.The scholarship is available to any high school student in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is awarded on the basis of need, and is not academically based. In addition, the Foundation will give more serious consideration to those students who have made efforts to make a difference in their communities and/or have shown leadership qualities within their school or community. Massachusetts Police Foundation Scholarship-March 30, 2021 This scholarship is available to the children of active or retired members in good standing of the Mass Police Association. There will be seven (7) awards in each of the five geographical areas. The full amount of $1,000.00
David Putter Scholarship-April 1, 2021 The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement Car Brain Scholarship- April 1, 2021 For the 2021 Summer Scholarship, we are asking applicants to consider one of the following questions:Option 1: What 21st century advancement in vehicles has done the most to improve safety while driving? How and why? Option 2: From rideshares to rentals, the nature of car ownership is changing. How do you imagine the car industry adapting to these changing demands over the next decade? Pick one of the questions listed above and answer it in a full-length essay of at least 500 words. Be sure to include any works cited. Your essay must be completely original and uniqueز AFSA High-School Scholarship-April 1, 2021 The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; the winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than the Fall 2021 session.Winner selection is NOTbased on financial need, GPA, or demographic criteria.Home-schooled students may apply as long as the course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school. RealtyHop Scholarship-April 2021(TBD) The RealtyHop Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students and high school seniors working towards a bachelor and/or associate degree program in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to our company culture. Young Women In Public Affairs Award-April 2021 The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award Program is to encourage young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing the candidate’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and a dedication to empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Lowell L. Richards III Memorial Scholarship-April 2021(TBD) Resident of the City of Boston, Chelsea, Revere or Winthrop. Boston Public high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Involved in community service, interested in pursuing Government, Public Administration, Management, Planning, Architecture, or Design College Club of Boston Scholarship-April 2021(TBD) Seniors in Boston’s public high schools, and admitted to accredited, not-for-profit colleges or universities (including junior colleges, community colleges, and conservatories). Students must demonstrate scholastic ability, financial need, and participation in school and community affairs. Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships-April 2021(TBD) BAM will award three (3) US $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. Up to 24 scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a one-time $2,500 BAM technology stipend based on need. Elginility includes the student must be a high-school senior of African descent (African American or African), plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation, plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing), demonstrate a passion for technology, demonstrate leadership at school or in the community, have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, and require financial assistance to attend college.
NEACAC Annual Essay Contest-May 2021(TBD) High school juniors and seniors from NEACAC-member high schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont are invited to submit a 500-word essay on a spefic topic. The prompt will be available in 2021 Review it Scholarship-May 15, 2021 The scholarship is based on a movie review. To be eligible for the Dr. Gabriel and Christine Chiu "Review It" Scholarship a student must: Be attending college or university no later than September of 2021, have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year, and be attending or planning to attend a school in the US. Future Leaders of Boston Scholarship Fund-May 2021(TBD) Demonstrate leadership, community service, academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in extracurricular activities. The Thaddeus Miles Community Leadership Scholarship-May 2021(TBD) Eligible to receive federal aid, Boston resident, demonstrated UNMET financial need, completed FAFSA, strong academic record or demonstration of significant improvement over time, participation in school/community/work activies, demonstrated leadership potential and dedication to making a meaningful contribution to the community.
Got A Spine Scholarship-June 2, 2021 This scholarship is an essay competition which amounts to a $500 scholarship award. To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2021, have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year, be a U.S. or Canadian resident, and be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2021 Infinity Law Group Annual Asian Heritage HS Scholarship-June-August 2021(TBD) High school senior in Boston that will be attending their first year of college in the fall of the application year. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Recipient must be of Asian heritage with at least one parent of Asian ancestry.