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Feb - 4-H Opportunity Scholarships 

        Active participants of 4-H are eligible to apply

Feb 1 - ESA Foundation  

         Recipients will be selected based upon character, leadership, service,

         financial need, scholastic ability, and any special criteria set by a donor.      

Feb 10 - National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 

        Students who are pursuing degrees in divers disciplines including political science,

        history, government, economics, law, nursing and education are eligible to apply.

Feb. 15, 2018 - ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program

    Offering $500-$5000 to eligible radio amateurs pursuing higher education. 

    http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-descriptions

Feb 15 - Texas Restaurant Association for Food Service Scholarships 

        Students pursuing a culinary career are eligible.

Feb 15 - Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program 

Feb 16 - George & Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarships 

Feb. 28, 2018 - Abe & Annie Seibel Foundation

    Interest Free loans available to High School graduates and entering full-time status at a Texas College or University. 

    Minimum gpa is 3.0

    https://comptroller.texas.gov/programs/education/msp/funding/aid/scholarship/scaasf.php

ACPA College Scholarship
Sponsor: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or cleft palate or other congenital craniofacial difference). Preference will be given to rising first-year students in any field and to currently enrolled students in a field of study related to cleft or craniofacial conditions (e.g. genetic counseling, speech-language pathology).

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at a university, junior college, or technical school. Applicant must have at least a 2.25 GPA.

Ann Olson Memorial Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

ANS Scholarships
Sponsor: American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field.

Bachelor’s in Nursing Degree Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled for their senior year of a bachelor of nursing degree program at an NLN or CCNE accredited School of Nursing in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship
Sponsor: FIRST
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to, or applied for admission, to an eligible undergraduate program, which means a full-time program in Biomedical Engineering, pre-medical studies, or a program that allows students to pursue a chosen major while simultaneously completing a subset of medical school prep courses. Applicant must have participated as a team member for a minimum of one year on a FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, or FIRST Robotics Competition team.

BMI Student Composer Awards
Sponsor: BMI Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Award is open to currently enrolled students enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must be working towards a Broadcasting degree with an academic focus in radio broadcasting. Applicable majors include, but are not limited to Broadcast and Emerging media, Broadcast Communications, Broadcast Journalism, Broadcasting, Broadcasting and Mass Communications, Electronic Media and Broadcasting, and Radio and Television Broadcast Technology.

Bulkofficesupply.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulkofficesupply.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college Freshmen and Sophomores in the United States. Applicant must have an interest in teaching, art or owning their own business.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: The majority of scholarships are for graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties in Illinois.

Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Outdoor Writers Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students who are preparing for a career relating to the outdoors, environmental conservation, or wildlife management and conservation and whose plans include communicating their findings, opinions, and observations with the general public through mass media.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest
Sponsor: EngineerGirl
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to infrastructure.

Enterprise Education Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Enterprise Education Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors at specific Minnesota high schools (see website for details). Applicant must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota and plan to pursue study in Business, Accounting, Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Pre-Law, or Pre-Med.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative Scholarships
Sponsor: eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to California graduating high school seniors and current college students who have provided service to the LGBT+ community (open to all sexual orientations). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing students and Medical students.

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to children of a migrant work and migrant workers with priority given to those with mobility in the last three years. Applicant must have teaching as a career goal.

Future Jazz Master Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current students attending a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must be pursuing an advanced academic degree in Jazz Performance, Jazz Studies, or related studies.

GCFM Scholarships
Sponsor: The Garden Club Federation of Maine
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are legal residents of Maine and majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management and other garden-related fields.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to highly motivated female graduating high school seniors who have a desire to attend a women’s college in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.7 GPA. There is no citizenship requirement, but student must plan on attending a college in the U.S.

Henry David Thoreau Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry David Thoreau Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Massachusetts and are in their final year at a Massachusetts high school. Applicant must plan to enroll in college the year that the scholarship is awarded and demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field.

Hollister Co Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from anywhere in the world with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must submit a response answering a question in regards to bullying, as well as their transcript, recommendation, and a resume.

IAA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: IAA Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and graduating high school seniors who are Illinois Farm Bureau members, spouses of a member, or a member’s child. Applicant must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university, community college or trade school majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, or a closely related field.

IESF Scholarships
Sponsor: Inland Empire Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of San Bernardino or Riverside Counties (California) who are of Latino(a) heritage and can demonstrate financial need as identified by the FAFSA. Applicant must be an incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students and must have at least a 2.7 GPA.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Institute for Oral Health
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a dental hygiene or dental program. Multiple scholarships available, including specific scholarships for minority students, male students, and students in the states of California, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Iowa Cheerleading Coaches’ Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Cheerleading Coaches’ Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior cheerleaders from Iowa who display outstanding scholastic achievement.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $28,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

James F. Byrnes Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: James F. Byrnes Foundation
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are South Carolina residents and have one or both parents deceased.

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship
Sponsor: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. Applicant must be pursuing a profession in visual arts and must show an affinity with the classical tradition of Western culture.

John Lennon Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current full-time or part-time students of a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit one original song with lyrics that are accompanied by whatever instrumentation chosen by the applicant.

JRC Insurance Group Scholarship
Sponsor: JRC Insurance Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited public or private university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to life insurance.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Maryland. South Carolina deadline has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

JVS Scholarship
Sponsor: JVS Chicago
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish college and graduate students who are residents of the metropolitan Chicago area, including Lake County, Indiana.

Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship
Sponsor: For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to, or applied for admission to, an eligible undergraduate program. Applicant must have participated as a team member for a minimum of one year on a FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge or FIRST Robotics Competition.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Hawaii and New York.

Lou Manzione Scholarship
Sponsor: The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania who are registered with USA Hockey.

Make a Difference Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Rent-A-Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who live in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicant must be a customer in good standing of Rent-A-Center, a spouse or dependent child of a customer, dependent child of a current employee of Rent-A-Center or a dependent child of a current Rent-A-Center Franchise owner.

Make Me a Freshman Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Make Me a Freshman
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students and individuals who plan to spend the money on students (parents, mentors, counselors, etc). Applicant must create a free profile at Make Me a Freshman, a tool that helps students stay organized during the college admissions process.

Master’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in (or applying to) a masters nursing degree at an NLN or CCNE accredited School of Nursing in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Montana residents who are at least college Sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in a horticulture-related major.

MusicAuthority Scholarship
Sponsor: MusicAuthority
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled or accepted in a United States college. Applicant must submit a quick biography and an essay on how music has influenced them.

Naomi Rabb Winston Scholarship in Art
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit five (5) art works done within the past two years. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicant’s chose art field – funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

Nashville Songwriting Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current students of a U.S. college or university between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an original song in any of the following genres: Americana, blues, bluegrass, contemporary Christian, country, folk, and roots.

National FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization Program
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship program is open to high school seniors and current college students who are under 23 years of age. Applicant must be a current FFA member.

National Garden Clubs College Scholarships
Sponsor: National Garden Clubs
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, City Planning, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Land Management or other related or allied subjects.

New Century Scholarship
Sponsor: Step Up to Higher Education
Amount: Up to $1,250 per semester
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Utah high school students who will graduate with at least a 3.5 GPA and will be attending a Utah institution of higher education.

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to 1L law students who will be enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

peermusic Latin Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a college or university located in the United States or Puerto Rico who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit an original song or instrumental work in any Latin genre.

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship
Sponsor: The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomore and junior journalism students enrolled in an accredited college or university with a primary residence in one of the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania.

Purpose Challenge Contest
Sponsor: Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to U.S. high school seniors currently planning to attend college in the Fall of 2018 who are currently residing in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit their college essay based on what they’ve learned from the Purpose Challenge toolkit.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Ruth K. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Choristers Guild
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to junior and senior college students and graduate students who are full-time Music majors with choral church music as a primary intent.

San Diego Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Diego Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are residents of San Diego County (California). There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Significant Challenge College Scholarship
Sponsor: Richie’s Spirit Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 2018. Applicant must have taken challenging courses throughout their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

SME Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree students who are pursuing degrees in manufacturing or a related field at a two-year or four-year college or university. Multiple scholarships are available.

Student Side Hustler Scholarship
Sponsor: StudySoup
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must have demonstrated initiative, perseverance, and a little creativity to kick-start a side hustle and bring in a little extra cash to financially support themselves.

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Nebraska and will graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED. Applicant must have financial need.

Tall Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tall Clubs International Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending their first year of college in fall 2018. Women applicants must be at least 5’10” and men applicants must be at least 6’2″.

W.H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship
Sponsor: International Association of FireFighters
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters and legally adopted children of firefighters killed in the line of duty in the United States or Canada who are planning to attend a university, accredited college, or other institution of higher learning.

Winston Voice Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicants’ future careers. The funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

WMU Scholarships
Sponsor: Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to Baptist students, including children of Baptist missionaries, and those preparing for Baptist mission service. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open only to females, medical school students, students from South Carolina, and students preparing for Baptist Christian ministry.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarships
Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to Zetas and non-Zetas who are high school seniors and current college students. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically to students studying Anthropology, Counseling, Education, Health Sciences, Medicine or Social Work. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who will be studying abroad.

ZGF Scholarship
Sponsor: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students beginning their final year in an NAAB Accredited Architecture program in the fall of 2018 who currently reside in the United States.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Ascend Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status.

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 and must be planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

AMS Senior Named Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2018 and are pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent residence status and must have at least a 3.25 GPA.

ASCPA Scholarships
Sponsor: Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the state of Arizona. Applicant must be majoring in or planning to major in Accounting.

BankWest Scholarships
Sponsor: BankWest
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to South Dakota high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are BankWest Deposit Account holders for a minimum of six months preceding application.

BBB Student Video Contest
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau – Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains & Southwest Iowa
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9-12 who reside in Metro Omaha/Southwest Iowa, Metro Lincoln and Greater Nebraska, South Dakota, or the Kansas Plains. Applicant must submit an one-minute video based on BBB’s tagline “Start with Trust.”

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors set to graduate in June 2019 from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

Drive2Life Contest
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.
Amount: $1000 plus a trip to New York City
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. Contestant must create a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) to help prevent speeding.

Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from North Texas or the San Antonio or Houston areas who have at least a 3.0 GPA AND 20 or higher on the ACT OR 1050 or higher on the SAT.

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pullman Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Cook County, Illinois residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has at least a 3.0 GPA and can demonstrate strong financial need.

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will transfer in the fall or spring following the award from a Contra Costa County (California) college to junior standing at a four-year accredited institution. Applicant must belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system (African-American, Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish-speaking cultures, Native American, or Pacific Islander.

Legacy Awards Contest
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Award is open to high school seniors who are children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or legal wards of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2015, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015.

Success for Survivors Scholarship
Sponsor: General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited public or private post-secondary or vocational institution who has survived intimate partner abuse.

Wyoming FFA Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Wyoming FFA Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the state of Wyoming who are studying Agriculture.

Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Assemblies of God
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an Assemblies of God endorsed college and classify as an ethnic minority.

Scholarship for Woodworking Manufacturing Students
Sponsor: Woodworking Machinery Industry Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 3, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying, or interested in studying, a wood science or wood technology program at an accredited two-year or four-year technical school, college or university in North America.

A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: A+ Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current A+FCU members (Texas) or children or grandchildren of A+FCU members. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to study any major, current college students with at least 60 collegiate hours AND successfully admitted into the School of Education and teachers working on a master’s degree.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are Texas residents and plan to attend a Texas college or university. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements.

Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA who are from specific counties in the states of Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Utah, or Virginia (see website for specific locations). Applicant must plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university as a full-time student in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program.

PG&E Scholarships
Sponsor: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students whose primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application. Applicant must be enrolled full-time for the entire 2018-2019 academic year at a four-year college or university in California and pursuing a degree in one of the following STEM disciplines: Engineering, Computer Science/Information Systems, Cyber Security, or Environmental Sciences.

We The Students Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and students in U.S. territories who are in grades 8-12 and between the ages of 14-19. Student must submit an essay on a given prompt related to the U.S. government and internet content.

General Application Scholarships
Sponsor: Central Indiana Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 6, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, current college students, and those not currently enrolled in high school or college who will be attending college in the near future who are from Indiana. The foundation administers over 100 scholarships every year with different requirements – check website for specific details.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Sponsor: The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2018
Description: Scholars program is open to full-time junior-level students at four-year institutions pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must have an extensive record of public and community service and is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service.

James F. Byrnes Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Byrnes Scholarships
Amount: $3,250
Closing Date: February 6, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to South Carolina residents who are high school seniors and have lost one or both of their parents by death.

Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Cartoonists Society Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017 – extended to February 7, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students at a four-year college in the United States, Canada or Mexico who will be a Junior or Senior during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants do not have to be art majors to be eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must submit an entry form and eight samples of their own cartooning artwork.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American and pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

Boren Scholarship
Sponsor: Boren Awards for International Study
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asian, Central and Eastern Europe, Euasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2018. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

B. Phinizy Spalding and Hubert B. Owens Scholarship
Sponsor: The Georgia Trust
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Historic Preservation or related field (such as Archaeology, Architecture, History or Planning) at a Georgia school.

Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in Kansas who are current graduate accounting students or graduate school candidates.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest
Sponsor: Courageous Persuaders
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Student must create a commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving.

John J. Killian Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to junior accounting students at any Kansas independent college or university.

Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled as a junior year accounting major at a Kansas college or university.

Microsoft Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Microsoft
Amount: Up to full tuition
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Applicant must be pursuing a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree. Students from underrepresented groups of STEM are encouraged to apply.

NEWH | Rocky Mountain Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH Rocky Mountain
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Colorado, Wyoming, or Nebraska. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

NFBPA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Forum for Black Public Administrators
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship program is designed to recognized African-American and minority students who are currently enrolled full-time at a traditional four-year college or university, preferably a HBCU, and exemplify outstanding scholarship and leadership.

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Kay Wilcox Education Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Michael and Mrs. Wilcox Education Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and graduates from a Minnesota high school or a bordering community in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, or Wisconsin within 25 miles of the Minnesota border. Applicant must plan to enroll in a full-time approved primary health care related undergraduate study in Minnesota.

Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Civil Engineers
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering students at an ABET-accredited program who are U.S. citizens.

J. Robert Ashcroft National Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Assemblies of God
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend an Assemblies of God church and plan to attend an AG endorsed college.

Pink Pearl Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pink Pearl Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Canadian women who have been diagnosed with cancer and are between the ages of 18 and 40 years of age. Applicant must have been actively involved in her community and is attending a post-secondary institution for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship
Sponsor: Saint Paul Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,500
Closing Date: February 10, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college graduates pursuing an advanced graduate degree or certificate and juniors and seniors in college working towards a bachelor’s degree. Applicant must be attending an institution in Minnesota and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

AMEA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alabama Municipal Electric Authority
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Alabama whose parent or legal guardian receives electric service from an AMEA Member utility. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college/university, community, or vocational/trade school within the state of Alabama.

Carter Roger Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: Carter Roger Williams Initiative
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in the state of Rhode Island who have been accepted to attend an accredited post-secondary institution.

CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Sponsor: California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who have demonstrated outstanding athletic performance in a minimum of two years of varsity play in California.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. Applicant must submit an essay related to their injury and how it has affected their education.

Life in a Letter Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or younger who are current or former high school students who will be attending or is attending college in the U.S. Applicant must write a letter in the form of a poem to anyone/anything of their choice.

Students of Integrity Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 13, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must create a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers.

Beinecke Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Beinecke Scholarship Program
Amount: $34,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship program is open to college juniors who are currently majoring in the arts, humanities or social sciences and plan to attend graduate school. Applicant must demonstrate superior standards of intellectual ability, scholastic achievement, and personal promise.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Program is open to students who are 18 years of age or younger as of October 1, 2018. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas to active U.S. military duty. Applicant must submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.” Program is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study.

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to HawaiiUSA members who are presently a high school senior or currently attending an accredited institution of higher education.

High School Seniors English Essay Contest
Sponsor: Queer Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students aged 18 and under who have not yet graduated from high school and who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or an ally. Applicant must submit an essay on “pink ink.”

ACB Scholarships
Sponsor: American Council of the Blind (ACB)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a legally blind student who is a graduating high school senior enrolling in higher education in the fall, or a current undergraduate, graduate or vocational student.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be entering an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Applicant must submit how Alzheimer’s has affected their life.

Alice W. Rooke Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physical assistant) at approved, accredited medical schools, college, and universities.

Allen A. and Dorothy Belle Dickey Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of Weston County (Wyoming) high schools and GED recipients of Weston County who wish to attend a Wyoming community college or the University of Wyoming. Preference will go to those pursuing degrees in agriculture and nursing, but all areas of study are considered.

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers, of one of Alliant Energy’s utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light) who plans to enroll in, for the first time, beginning in the fall of 2018, a full-time undergraduate course of study in a business or STEM major at an accredited institution within the Alliant Energy service territory (Iowa or Wisconsin).

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing majors, children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Arthur Lockwood Beneventi Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in or attending an accredited law school with a 3.25 GPA.

Beverage Industry Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Christermon Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to children, grandchildren and legal guardians of persons who currently hold full-time employment with a company with a valid California beer, liquor or wine license. This includes restaurants, hotels, retail and wholesale grocery, airlines, breweries, wineries, distributors, etc. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or community college transfer student who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

Bullard Family Scholarship
Sponsor: The North Carolina Baptist Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to North Carolina residents who have been accepted or currently enrolled full-time in a degree program at any institution of higher learning. Applicant must be committed to preparing for full-time Christian ministry and be a member (or parents are a member) of a church affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.

California Strawberry Scholarships
Sponsor: California Strawberries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with at least a 2.0 GPA who have a parent who is currently employed as a California strawberry field worker for the current and prior two harvest seasons.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need.

Church’s Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Church’s Chicken
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who live in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident and have at least a 2.7 GPA.

Clark E. DeHaven Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Association of College & University Food Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a college or university that is a member of NACUPS. Applicant must be a current sophomore, junior, or senior planning a career in the food service industry, majoring in a food service-related field of study, and have at least one semester of school remaining.

Community Foundation of Great River Bend Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Great River Bend
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the Great River Bend area (Illinois and Iowa). Multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Atlanta area. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for specific information about the scholarships.

Continuing Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to VFW Auxiliary members, their spouses, or children to pursue a college degree or a career direction at technical school.

Dannon Yogurt, Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome Fellowship Grant
Sponsor: The Dannon Company, Inc.
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Fellowship is open to current, full-time graduate students who excel in science and have an interest in the field of the gut microbiome’s effect on human health and well-being, or in the nutritional and functional benefits of yogurt.

DAR American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels.

DAR Centennial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who are pursuing a course of study in the field of historic preservation at a college or university in the United States.

DEED Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Public Power Association (APPA)
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time students attending an accredited institution in the United States. Applicant must be working toward a career at an electric utility. Applicant must also be attending school in a county with at least one DEED member utility and be sponsored by a DEED member. See website for specific information.

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government.

Dr. Francis Anthony Beneventi Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students either attending or planning to attend an approved, accredited medical school, college, or university. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25.

Edward G. and Helen A. Borgens Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or older who are at least college sophomores with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Applicant must be studying to teach elementary or secondary level.

Enid Hall Griswold Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States who are pursuing a major in political science, history, government, or economics.

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students at a two or four-year college or university who is Native American and has proof of American Indian blood. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher.

Georgene Hager Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of Converse County high schools (Wyoming) and GED recipients of Converse County. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Golden Apple Scholars
Sponsor: Golden Apple
Amount: Up to $23,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens (DACAmented students) who are residents of Illinois and will graduate high school in 2018.

Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Goya Foods
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshman who will be majoring in Culinary Arts or Food Science. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or qualify for DACA.

GSF Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current Nursing students. Applicant must provide a letter of intent, letter of recommendation, copy of an unofficial transcript, color photo, and a professional resume.

Guthrie-Koch Scholarship
Sponsor: National PKU News
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to young persons with phenylketonuria (PKU) who are on the diet and about to attend or already attending a college, university, or technical school at the undergraduate level. Residents of any country may apply, but the application and letters of recommendation must be in understandable English.

HR Scholarship
Sponsor: HRIS Payroll Software
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Human Resources or an HR-related program. Undergraduate students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and graduate students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay describing their interest in human resources.

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high scholastic standing and character students who have been accepted into or are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school. There is a preference to females “if equally qualified.”

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Massachusetts and New Jersey. Maryland and South Carolina deadlines has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited MSN, DNP, or PhD program in Nursing and who either live in Kentucky or are enrolled in a Kentucky program. Applicant must also be a current member of KCNPNM.

KYPTA Scholarships
Sponsor: Kentucky PTA
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and parent PTA members who plan to attend a Kentucky accredited college or university and pursue a degree in education.

Law Offices of Jon Friedman Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Jon Friedman
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies or a student entering law school in the Fall 2017 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on an area of law that interests them.

Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to three top students (one in each of the following areas – Math, Science and English).

Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving female students who are U.S. citizens attending medical school.

Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to deserving sons and daughters of members of the NSDAR for four years of college.

Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated advance interest in history and are planning to major in or pursue the study of history in a full-time accredited college or university in the United States.

Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applicant must be a DAR member, a descendant of members or be eligible for membership in NSDAR.

Mary Elizabeth Lockwood Beneventi MBA Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending graduate school full-time in an accredited college or university and majoring in business administration. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.25.

Michael T. and Mary L. Cloyd Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description

Simply residing within the “Bluegrass State” qualifies you for countless scholarships in Kentucky to lower your out-of-pocket tuition costs.

Since becoming the Union’s 15th state in 1792, Kentucky has been a notable higher education hot spot for the Midwest. Kentucky houses 53 public and private universities within its borders to serve over 178,800 full-time students. From the immense University of Louisville to the itty-bitty Union College, Kentucky has a top-notch, diverse learning landscape. In particular, the University of Kentucky is ranked the 129th best college and 62nd top public school in America by the U.S. News.

Related: 20 Most Affordable College Towns in Kentucky

Whether you’re a native Kentuckian or migrating to the Upland South, consider the following scholarships available in Kentucky.

1. Anthony Muñoz Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: April 30th

Each year, the Anthony Muñoz Foundation awards seven $20,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Greater Cincinnati, including Kentucky’s Boone, Campbell, Grant, Gallatin, Kenton, and Pendleton counties. Eligible candidates must be accepted as freshmen at accredited Tri-State colleges, maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher, score at least 18 on the ACT, pursue an associate or bachelor’s degree full-time, exhibit financial need, and have leadership roles in the community.

Contact

Anthony Muñoz Foundation Scholarships
8919 Rossash Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
(513) 772-4900
cwillis@munozfoundation.org
Scholarship Link

2. Brice Simpson Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 11th

The Community Foundation of Louisville awards over $1 million annually with scholarships in Kentucky, including the Brice Simpson Memorial Scholarship. Named for a courageous Air Force Lieutenant, the $6,000 award is available for Kentucky high school seniors who belong to a Junior ROTC unit. Eligibility criteria includes enrolling full-time at an accredited college, carrying an overall GPA of 2.5, having unmet financial need, and proving leadership ability.

Contact

Brice Simpson Memorial Scholarship
325 West Main Street #1110
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 585-4649
ebonyo@cflouisville.org
Scholarship Link

3. Coal County College Completion Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st

Administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, the Coal County College Completion Scholarship awards up to $7,457 each year for residents in the Commonwealth’s coal-producing counties. Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens, attend an in-state non-profit college at least half-time, have earned 60+ college credits, be pursuing their first bachelor’s degree, maintain satisfactory academic progress, and have no previous financial obligations to the KHEAA.

Contact

Coal County College Completion Scholarship
P.O. Box 798
Frankfort, KY 40602
(502) 696-7442
studentaid@kheaa.com
Scholarship Link

4. Dr. Lois E. Layne Scholarship Award

Deadline: Varies

The Kentucky Association for Gerontology (KAG) gifts the Dr. Louis E. Layne Scholarship Award yearly for $1,000 to in-state undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees for gerontology, geriatrics, aging studies, or related fields. Eligible nominees must attend a higher learning institution in Kentucky full-time, have high academic achievement, demonstrate leadership skills, show evidence of community service, and exemplify integrity and selflessness for working with the elderly.

Contact

Dr. Lois E. Layne Scholarship Award
P.O. Box 557
Frankfort, KY 40602
(502) 266-6084
aieshaskinner@hotmail.com
Scholarship Link

5. Garden Club of Kentucky Scholarships

Deadline: March 1st

Valued at $1,000, the Garden Club of Kentucky Scholarships provide financial aid to Kentucky residents enrolled full-time at in-state universities for studying horticulture, forestry, botany, agronomy, landscape design, plant science, land management, or relevant majors. To qualify, candidates must be pursuing an accredited degree-granting program, have at least junior standing, maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, possess gardening experience, and submit one letter of recommendation.

Contact

Garden Club of Kentucky Scholarships
1905 Port Royal Court
Lexington, KY 40504
(270) 781-5695
marthamorgan@twc.com
Scholarship Link

6. Harry Barfield KBA Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 24th

To honor the late chairman for Lexington’s WLEX-TV, the Kentucky Broadcasters Association established the Harry Barfield KBA Scholarship Program, which grants six $2,500 scholarships in Kentucky each year. Successful applicants will be Commonwealth residents who are majoring in broadcasting, journalism, or communications at an accredited Kentucky college. Funds are reserved for tuition and fees incurred while pursuing a career in television or radio broadcasting.

Contact

Harry Barfield KBA Scholarship Program
101 Enterprise Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
(888) 843-5221
karen@kba.org
Scholarship Link

7. Horatio Alger Kentucky Scholarship

Deadline: October 25th

Funded by the Lift a Life Foundation, the Horatio Alger Kentucky Scholarship presents $10,000 annually to 10 deserving high school seniors who plan to pursue bachelor’s degrees full-time at accredited, non-profit colleges in the United States. Qualified Kentuckians must have U.S. citizenship, achieve a minimum 2.0 GPA, have overcome adverse setbacks with perseverance, be actively involved in co-curricular activities, and have an adjusted gross family income below $55,000 per year.

Contact

Horatio Alger Kentucky Scholarship
99 Canal Center Plaza #320
Alexandria, VA 22314
(844) 422-4200
scholarships@horatioalger.org
Scholarship Link

8. Isaac Murphy Horsemen’s Scholarship

Deadline: March 25th

Sponsored by Team Valor International, the Isaac Murphy Horsemen’s Scholarship is granted by the Race for Education annually to provide $5,000 to African American students who reside in or are attending college full-time within Kentucky. Eligible recipients must be 24 years old or younger, show commitment to an equine-related career, possess a minimum 2.85 GPA, and have an annual family income under $75,000 or be financially independent. There’s also a $500 4-H “Leg Up” Scholarship in Kentucky.

Contact

Isaac Murphy Horsemen’s Scholarship
1818 Versailles Road
Lexington, KY 40504
(859) 252-8648
info@raceforeducation.org
Scholarship Link

9. Jacqueline Bail Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 14th

The Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives (KCNPNM) offers the Jacqueline Bail Memorial Scholarship annually for $1,500 to registered nurses who are enrolling in an accredited MSN program. Aspiring APRNs must legally reside in Kentucky, have at least one semester remaining, carry a minimum 3.0 GPA, display financial need, and plan to practice as nurse practitioners. Online applications must write a 500-word essay titled “The Benefits of Belonging” about the importance of NP organizations.

Contact

Jacqueline Bail Memorial Scholarship
1017 Ash Street
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 333-0076
scholarships@kcnpnm.org
Scholarship Link

10. Jane Allen Newman Scholarships

Deadline: March 15th

Ranging from $1,000 to $2,000, the Jane Allen Newman Scholarships are bestowed annually by the Blue Grass Community Foundation for Kentucky high school seniors from Fayette, Harrison, and Union counties who have significant financial need to afford attending college. Recipients can renew funds for four years if a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.0 is maintained. Other BGCF scholarships in Kentucky include the Lewis Sexton Scholarship and Emma E. Buckley Scholarship.

Contact

Jane Allen Newman Scholarships
499 East High Street Suite 112
Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 225-3343
kbranham@bgcf.org
Scholarship Link

11. John and Sue Gompper Founders Scholarship

Deadline: April 26th

Since 2009, the Kentucky Youth Soccer Association has distributed the John and Sue Gompper Founders Scholarship with a one-time $1,000 award for high school seniors who have participated in a youth soccer program. Eligible applicants must reside in Kentucky, be completing a college-prep curriculum, be accepted at an accredited U.S. institution, maintain a cumulative GPA above 3.0, and demonstrate active community service. Those signing to play Division I soccer cannot apply.

Contact

John and Sue Gompper Founders Scholarship
158 Constitution Street
Lexington, KY, 40507
(859) 268-1254
StanSizemore@kysoccer.net
Scholarship Link

12. Kentucky Minority Educator Recruitment Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

For $5,000, the KHEAA also awards the Kentucky Minority Educator Recruitment Scholarship annually to racial minority students who are enrolling full-time in participating Kentucky colleges for a bachelor’s degree in education. Eligibility criteria mandates being a U.S. citizen, seeking initial state teacher certification, achieving a minimum 2.75 GPA, and exhibiting professional capacity for leading elementary or secondary classrooms. Recipients must teach one semester in Kentucky per semester funded.

Contact

Kentucky Minority Educator Recruitment Scholarship
P.O. Box 798
Frankfort, KY 40602
(502) 696-7442
studentaid@kheaa.com
Scholarship Link

13. Kids’ Chance of Kentucky Scholarship

Deadline: April 15th or October 30th

Biannually, the Kids’ Chance of Kentucky Scholarship provides $1,500 to $3,000 to young adults between the ages of 16 and 25 who are the natural and adopted children of Kentucky employees who were killed or permanently injured in compensable work-related accidents. Interested applicants must have substantial financial need, plan to enroll at two- or four-year colleges, exhibit academic achievement, and be actively involved in community service.

Contact

Kids’ Chance of Kentucky Scholarship
P.O. Box 910234
Lexington, KY 40591
(859) 219-0194
info@kidschanceky.org
Scholarship Link

14. Marvin Dodson-Carl Perkins Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st

The Kentucky Education Association (KEA) sponsors the Marvin Dodson-Carl Perkins Scholarship to provide four $1,000 and four $500 awards to undergraduate or graduate student members who are pursuing first-time teaching endorsements at Kentucky colleges. To apply, future educators must attain at least junior standing, display involvement in the KEA student program, maintain a minimum “B” average, provide two reference letters, and plan to teach full-time in Kentucky, especially rural communities.

Contact

Marvin Dodson-Carl Perkins Scholarship
401 Capital Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 875-2889
cmain@kea.org
Scholarship Link

15. NTA Pat and Jim Host Scholarship

Deadline: April 15th

Tourism Cares offers the NTA Pat and Jim Host Scholarship each year for $2,000 to permanent residents of Kentucky who are enrolled as full-time undergraduates and graduate students to study hospitality, travel management, tourism development, or related fields. Eligible awardees must attend an accredited college in the United States or Canada, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, hold at least 30 college credits, and display professional dedication to the travel industry.

Contact

NTA Pat and Jim Host Scholarship
275 Turnpike Street #307
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 821-5990
scholarships@tourismcares.org
Scholarship Link

16. Oren and Patty Justice Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st

Established by the Tri-State Foundation in 2000, the Oren and Patty Justice Scholarship grants at least $1,000 to graduating high school seniors residing in Kentucky’s Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup, and Lawrence counties. Successful candidates must be accepted at participating four-year colleges like the University of Kentucky, pursue majors in the sciences, display strong academic merit, possess unmet financial need, and attach a counselor’s recommendation. Science education majors won’t be considered.

Contact

Oren and Patty Justice Scholarship
855 Central Avenue #300
Ashland, KY 41105
(606) 324-3888
info@tristatefoundation.org
Scholarship Link

17. Paul D. Everman Lifetime Learning Scholarship

Deadline: April 29th

The Kentucky Farm Bureau gifts the Paul D. Everman Lifetime Learning Scholarship for $3,000 annually to non-traditional adult students who are returning to any SACS-accredited Kentucky college for completing a bachelor’s degree. Eligible candidates must hold a high school diploma or GED certificate, be at least 23 years old, be KFB members for 2+ years, carrying a minimum “C” average, maintain satisfactory degree progress, and write a 300-word essay about their continuing education goals.

Contact

Paul D. Everman Lifetime Learning Scholarship
9201 Bunsen Parkway
Louisville, KY 40250
(502) 495-7781
Susan.Tanner@kyfb.com
Scholarship Link

18. Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 3rd

The Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship grants $1,000 through the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana for non-traditional students who exhibit outstanding perseverance in eliminating college barriers after being diagnosed with epilepsy or seizure disorders. Applications are accepted from Kentucky residents, except those living in Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton counties. Eligible students must be currently under a physician’s care for anticonvulsant medications or other epilepsy treatments.

Contact

Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship
982 Eastern Parkway
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 637-4440
bstivers@efky.org
Scholarship Link

19. Tommy Thompson Scholarship Fund

Deadline: April 15th

Every spring, the Home Builders Association of Kentucky sponsors the Tommy Thompson Scholarship Fund to award $1,000 to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing housing-related majors, including architecture, construction management, real estate, and government affairs. Future freshmen at accredited two- and four-year Kentucky colleges who are the children or grandchildren of the HBAK may apply. Applications require two recommendation letters, three semesters of transcripts, and a 500-word career goals statement.

Contact

Tommy Thompson Scholarship Fund
1040 Burlington Lane
Frankfort, KY 40601
(800) 489-4225
lora@hbak.com
Scholarship Link

20. Vaughn Williamson Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15th

The Kentucky Association Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) offers three annual scholarships in Kentucky, including the Vaughn Williamson Scholarship. Active members who are pursuing degrees in family and consumer sciences at accredited four-year Kentucky colleges with scholastic standing above a 3.0 GPA can apply. Selection is based upon candidates’ community leadership, FCCLA contributions, personal character, academic merit, and career dedication.

Contact

Vaughn Williamson Scholarship Program
2025 Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3472 ext. 4223
Scholarship Link

According to the College Board, the average in-state tuition costs $9,188 at public, four-year universities in Kentucky. Those graduating on time will spend approximately $36,752 on tuition, plus extra on room and board. Prices are even more astronomical at private colleges like Bellarmine University where tuition costs $48,058 per year! Scholarships are essential to lower these expenses without being crushed with loan debt. Financially pave the pathway towards your degree by applying for these 20 great scholarships in Kentucky.

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