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Scholarships for Adult Learners


American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Getting a job or staying competitive in today’s workplace involves showing employers you have the skills and experience to get the job done. In many cases, returning to college is a must. The American Legion Auxiliary’s goal is to help adult students in their endeavors as they pursue a college degree later in life. Students can apply by completing an online application and meeting the following requirements:

  • Be a current member of the American Legion or its affiliates
  • Be a non-traditional student beginning or returning to school later in life

Award Amount: 5 awards, $2,000

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Student Scholarships.

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Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship

A college education can mean the difference between making a living and making a life. That is why the Jeannette Rankin Foundation would like to help women as they reach for their educational goals. The scholarship fund can help pay for college tuition, but can also be used for other living expenses. To apply, students must submit an online application and a statement that discusses their professional goals and how they will give back to the community.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship.

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National Leased Housing Association (NLHA) Education Fund Scholarships

The NLHA Education Fund was established to raise funds for education grants and scholarships for low income individuals residing in federally assisted rental homes. The NLHA is dedicated to the development and preservation of decent and safe affordable housing. Students who are residents of privately owned, federally assisted low income housing are eligible to apply. Simply submit an online application along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: April 20, 2019

Learn more and apply for the NHLA Education Fund Scholarships.

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EGIA Foundation Scholarship

The EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program was established to recognize the excellent and deserving students seeking an HVAC technical education. The scholarship provides essential financial support to aspiring HVAC students. Students can apply by submitting an application and an essay that explains what inspired them to choose an HVAC technical education.

Award Amount: Up to 20 awards, $2,500

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the EGIA Foundation Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts


L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest

The Writers of the Future Contest is a great opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists to show their skills. The contest is open to all students and all themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcomed. To enter, students must submit an original piece of artwork along with an online form.

Award Amount: 3 awards; $500

Deadline: March 31, 2019

Learn more and apply for the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest.


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Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition

The Haiku Society of America is a non-profit organization that promotes the writing and appreciation of haiku (a short Japanese poem) in English. The society is hosting a poetry contest for students in grades 7–12 who are interested in learning the art of haiku writing. To apply, students must submit an online form and a creative haiku.

Award Amount: $100

Deadline: March 21, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Nicholas A. Virgilio Memorial Haiku and Senryu Competition.

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King Family Foundation Scholarships

The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation supports individuals, institutions and organizations committed to educational excellence and professional development. To that end, they would like to offer scholarships to college juniors and seniors who are studying television and film production. Students can apply by submitting an application and supporting documents.

Award Amount: $3,500

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the King Family Foundation Scholarships.

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MusicAuthority’s Annual Music Lovers Scholarship

MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact music can have on a student’s learning experience. With numerous studies showing how music can enhance learning, the company believes music can be a great component to aid a student’s college career. That is why they are proud to offer a scholarship to students pursuing a higher education. Students can apply by writing an essay (1200–1500 words) that answers the following questions:

  • How has music influenced your life, passions and ambitions?
  • How is music a part of your education?
  • What is your favorite type of music or musician to listen to while studying?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the MusicAuthoritys’ Annual Music Lovers Scholarship.

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity


Against the Grain Productions Scholarships

Against the Grain Productions (ATG) finds unique ways to promote the Asian Community. They proudly support future Asian American artists, leaders and innovators by offering several scholarship programs. Students can apply by submitting an application along with all supporting documents. Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be at least 25% Asian and/or Pacific Islander
  • Must be a high school senior or a college student enrolled full-time

Award Amount: Multiple awards; $1,000–$5,000

Deadline: May 6, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Against the Grain Production Scholarships.

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Foot Locker Foundation, Inc-UNCF Scholarship 2019

The Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. provides support for education and sports programs across the country. They have partnered with UNCF to fund scholarships for students attending a UNCF member school. Students can apply by submitting an online application along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: May 31, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Foot Locker Foundation, Inc-UNCF Scholarship 2019.

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Souder, Miller & Associates (SMA) Native American STEM Scholarship

SMA supports the positives goals of tribal communities and contributes to those communities by providing STEM scholarships to Native American undergraduate students. Students can apply by submitting an application along with the following documents:

  • Copy of CIB card
  • Copy of recent transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: June 14, 2019

Learn more and apply for the SMA Native American STEM Scholarship.

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LGBT Scholarships


The Welcoming Project

Every year, The Welcoming Project awards scholarships to one undergraduate and graduate student who provides outstanding contributions to LGBTQ activism. They are impressed with the caliber of students around the world who are dedicated to LGBTQ activism and are proud to continue their scholarship program. Students can apply by submitting two letters of recommendations and an essay that describes their involvement and commitment to LGBTQ activism.

Award Amount: 2 awards, $500

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Welcoming Project.

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Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award

The Bisexual Foundation Scholarship is an annual program that helps selected graduate students advance the research of bisexuality psychology. The award recognizes the growing importance of research on bisexuality to the field of LGBTQ issues. All full-time psychology or counseling graduate students are eligible to apply. Simply, submit an application that includes the following documents:

  • A completed cover sheet
  • A copy of your resume
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty supervisor

Award Amount: Multiple awards, $1,000

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award.

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Hampton Roads Pride

Hampton Roads Pride is pleased to assist with the education expenses of people who identify as LGBTQ and all LGBTQ allies (those who don’t identify as LGBTQ, but support the community). The scholarship is open to all students planning to attend a postsecondary institution. To apply, students must submit an essay that discusses your hobbies and passions with a special focus on their service to the LGBTQ community.

Award Amount: 4 awards, $1,600

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Hampton Roads Pride.

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Women in Medicine Leadership Scholarships

Women in Medicine will present up to four, $5,000 LGBTQ Leadership Scholarships for female medical students enrolled in their first three years of medical school. Applicants must be in good academic standing and must be actively contributing/demonstrating leadership for the LGBTQ community. Students can apply by submitting an online application along with a letter of recommendation.

Award Amount: 4 awards, $5,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

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

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Scholarships for Middle School Students


Voice for Animals Contest

The Humane Education Networks’ mission is to raise worldwide awareness about animal suffering. The organization has partnered with the Animal Welfare Institute to host the 29th Annual Voice for Animals Contest. Students can enter by completing an online application and writing an essay (1400–1500) on one of the following topics:

  • Discuss the effects of climate change on the animal population.
  • Address the mistreatment of one animal species and how society can better protect it.

Award Amount: 10 awards; $200–$400

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Voice for Animals Contest.                

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Paradigm Challenge Scholarship

Project Paradigm works to inspire new ways of approaching global issues. They created the Paradigm Challenge to encourage innovation and creativity. The organization invites students to use kindness, originality and collaboration to solve real-life problems and make a difference. Students can enter the challenge as a group or individually. Simply identify a social issue and develop possible solutions for the problem.  

Award Amount: 100 awards; $200–$100,000

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Paradigm Challenge Scholarship.

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Oklahoma's Promise

Oklahoma's Promise offers qualified Oklahoma students an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college tuition.

Applicants must be an Oklahoma resident, must enroll in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade and the parents' federal adjusted gross income must not exceed $55K per year.

Award Amount: Varies

Postmark Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

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Military Scholarships


OurMilitary.com Veteran Recognition Scholarship

OurMilitary.com provides resources to members of the military community. The company is offering a scholarship to undergraduate students who have military affiliations. Eligible students include service members, veterans, military spouses and children. To apply, submit an essay that answers the following question:

  • How has your affiliation with the military community impact your education?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: May 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the OurMilitary.com Veterans Recognition Scholarship.

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ThanksUSA Scholarship

ThanksUSA shows appreciation for America’s troops and their families through the gift of education. Their scholarship program is open to all military spouses and children. Students can apply by submitting an online application and meeting the following requirements:

  • Must have a 2.0 GPA
  • Must be currently enrolled or plan to enroll  in an accredited college or university

Award Amount: 3 awards; $3,000

Deadline: May 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the ThanksUSA Scholarship.

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Military College Scholarship

Low VA Rates awards scholarships to veterans, service members or dependents to help them pursue their education. Students can apply by submitting an online application and an essay that discusses how the military has positively influenced their life.

Award Amount: $1,250

Deadline: July 5, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Military College Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students with Special Needs


Joseph James Morelli Scholarship

The Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund supports high school and college students with dyslexia, dysgraphia and/or dyscalculia who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math. To apply, students must submit an online application along with the following documents:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • Documentation of learning challenge
  • Most recent transcript

Award Amount: $500–$2,500

Deadline: March 14, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Joseph James Morelli Scholarship.

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Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Program

Living with blindness or vision loss is a challenge. Lighthouse Guild supports higher education for all individuals and acknowledges the achievements of academically qualified high school and college students. The organization is pleased to offer their scholarships to students with vision loss. Students can apply by submitting a short essay (500 words) about their educational and personal goals.

Award Amount: 20 awards, up to $10,000

Deadline: March 31, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Program.

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Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship

Diabetes Scholars Program provides scholarships to high school seniors living with Type 1 diabetes. The scholarships recognize students who are actively involved in the diabetes community, who have high academic performance, and who participate in extra-curricular activities. Students can apply by completing an online application and providing all supporting documents.

Award Amount: 25 awards, $1,000–$5,000

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship.

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Little People of America Scholarship

Little People of America (LPA), Inc., is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. As part of their service to people with dwarfism and the community at large, LPA offers scholarships to students pursuing their higher educational goals. To apply, students must submit an application and must meet one of the following criteria:

  • A member of LPA who was medically diagnosed with a form of dwarfism
  • An immediate family member of dwarfs who are LPA members
  • A person with dwarfism who is not an LPA member

Award Amount: 3 awards; $250–$1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Little People of America Scholarship.

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


American Association of Candy Technologists (AACT) Scholarship

AACT is a premier professional group who is dedicated to the advancement of the confectionary industry. They are excited to support the next generation of candy technologists with the 2019 John Kitt Memorial Scholarship Program. The program is available to all college sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in food science, chemical science or biological science. Students can apply by submitting an online application along with the following materials:

  • A copy of transcript
  • A copy of resume
  • A short personal statement

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: March 25, 2019

Learn more and apply for the American Association of Candy Technologists Scholarship.

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Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) Senior Undergraduate Scholarship

The mission of the ASDSO is to improve the condition and safety of dams through education. They hope for a future where all dams are safe and hope to find that safety in upcoming engineering students. The ASDSO Scholarship Program is looking to award senior undergraduate engineering students who want to pursue a career related to the design, construction or operation of dams. To apply, students must submit three letters of recommendation along with an essay (500 words) describing the importance of dam safety.

Award Amount: $5,000–$10,000

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Learn more and apply for the ASDSO Senior Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Dotcom-Monitor Women in Computing Scholarship

Dotcom-Monitor encourages and supports female undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in computing. To assist these students in achieving their academic goals, the company is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Eligible students can apply by submitting an online application and an essay (500 words) that answers the following questions:

  • What kind of power does the degree you seek hold for the future?
  • Why do you think women should pursue a career in computing and how can they impact the industry?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Dotcom-Monitor Women in Computing Scholarship.

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Tech Mastery Scholarship

Rentec Direct recognizes that an investment in knowledge pays the best dividends for the future. To further support the goals and dreams of future technology influencers, Rentec Direct developed a scholarship fund for all students pursuing a career in Computer Science. They want to help students complete their education and make their dreams a reality. Students can apply by submitting a cover letter, transcript and an essay that discusses the greatest obstacles technology has overcome.

Award Amount: 4 awards; $500

Deadline: April, 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for Tech Mastery Scholarship.

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National CPR Association Scholarship

The National CPR Association invites students to apply for their Healthcare Training Scholarship. The association would like to assists students as they aim to become qualified professionals. Students in the medical field are encouraged to apply. Simply write an essay that explains your thoughts about the possibility of performing CPR to save someone’s life and how you would handle the situation.

Award Amount: $3,000 and CPR Certification Training

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the National CPR Association Scholarship.

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Study Abroad Scholarships


David Porter Need-Based Diversity Scholarship

IES Abroad helps students safely travel the world. They are offering scholarships to students who are underrepresented in study abroad programs. Students must attend an IES Abroad Consortium member college or university.  Eligible students can apply by submitting an online application along with all financial aid documents.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: May 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the David Porter Need-Based Diversity Scholarship.

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Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship

Do you want to see the world beyond your college campus? Tortuga Study Abroad is offering a scholarship to students who desire to explore the globe. To apply, students must submit an online application and must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student
  • Apply and be accepted into a study abroad program

Award Amount: $1,000 and a travel backpack

Deadline: May 20, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship.

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Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship

The Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation is dedicated to helping students study abroad. They’re offering three awards to eligible applicants. To apply, write an essay describing an event that has changed or shaped your life.

Award Amount: 3 awards; $4,000

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Ashley Soulé Conroy Foundation Scholarship.

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