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Scholarships for Adult Learners


Helmer, Conley & Kasselman Scholarship

The attorneys at Helmer, Conley & Kasselman have experience with numerous matters of the law. While they’re passionate about legal affairs, they’re also believers in giving back to the community. Their scholarship program aims to help students begin the journey toward becoming a lawyer. All students pursuing a law degree are encouraged to apply. Simply write an essay detailing your desire to become an attorney.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Helmer, Conley & Kasselman Scholarship.

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Mental Health Education Scholarship

Seasons is a mental health center that specializes in the treatment of mental health disorders. They understand the importance of equipping the next generation with the proper tools to assist those struggling with a mental health issue. Their scholarship program is open to all students interested in this field of work. To apply, students must submit an essay, online application and proof of college enrollment.

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Mental Health Education Scholarship.

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Credit Repair Scholarship

CreditRepairExpert.org aims to educate and empower individuals to repair their credit rating and learn to take control of their financial situation. They’re pleased to announce their scholarship program in hopes that it will assist one student as they pursue their educational goals. Students can apply by submitting an essay that discusses how a credit score can impact overall financial success.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 20, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Credit Repair Scholarship.

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Utah Advocates Scholarship

The Advocates Law Firm has a mission to inform others about the importance of adequate insurance coverage for motorcyclists and proper road etiquette when sharing the road with bicyclists. To further their mission, the organization is offering a $1,000 scholarship to college students. Students can apply by submitting a 500-word essay that answers the following question:

  • What are some of the daily problems bicyclists face on the roads? How aware are you of bicyclists and the laws associated with them? How can you contribute to improving awareness and road safety for bicyclists?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Learn more and apply for the Utah Advocates Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts


Houzz Scholarship Program

Houzz.com is supporting the next generation of architects, interior designers, landscape architects and construction managers. Students who are 17 years of age or older and currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program can apply for one of five scholarships. From Women in Architecture to Sustainable Design, each scholarship is offering $2,500 to students in the specified industries. Each application requires an education survey, explanation of career goals and an essay prompt. 

Award Amount: $2500

Due: December 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Houzz Scholarship Program

 

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Creative Excellence in Graphic Design Scholarship

DesignAShirt.com helps clients display their creativity and goals through fashion. The company believes that inspiring a new generation of graphic artists and fashion students is just as important as inspiring their own customers. That’s why they’re pleased to offer scholarships to the next generation of artists. All students majoring in graphic arts & design, fashion or a related field are eligible to apply. Simply submit a personal marketing package that includes the following:

  • An essay (1,000 words) on how design impacts branding
  • An essay (1,000 words) on how fashion styles influence branding
  • Samples of your own design ideas and images of your own style profile

Award Amount: 2 awards, $500 each

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Creative Excellence in Graphic Design Scholarship.

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UncommonGoods Spring 2020 Scholarship

UncommonGoods understands that it isn’t easy for students who are just starting out in the creative field. Yet, the talent students bring to the art industry is incredible and UncommonGoods would like to reward students’ talents with a scholarship. Students can apply by completing an online application and submitting up to three of their own original pieces of artwork.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the UncommonGoods Spring 2020 Scholarship.

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Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation funds young artists who are pursuing their studies or are beginning their career in painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking. There are no citizenship or residency requirements to apply for the grant. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and no older than 41 years of age. The application requires a portfolio of images of six works produced in the last two years. Applicants must also provide an artistic proposal, detailing their proposed artistic project or course of study to be supported by the grant. A budget detailing the intended use of the $15,000 award for the proposed project/course of study is also required.

Award Amount: $15,000

Due: Ongoing

Learn more about the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

 

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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is offering financial assistance to classical instrumentalists, vocalists and composers ages 8-18 who have not yet entered college. The award is intended to help young musicians’s instrument purchases, summer program tuition, college audition expenses, private lessons and other music-related needs. Applicants are required to upload at least two unedited video or audio samples of their music. Winners will also appear on NPR’s From the Top.

Award Amount: Up to $10,000/20 recipients

Due: January 6, 2020

Learn more about the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

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Women Band Directors International Scholarships

Women Band Directors International gives 5 scholarships annually to women enrolled in a university or college music curriculum. Students who are pursuing music education with the intention of becoming a band director are encouraged to apply. The application details the student’s musical experiences, awards and professional goals. Students should also provide two letters of recommendation, preferably one from a current band director and one WBDO member, if possible.

Award Amount: Varies

Due: December 1, 2019

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity


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LGBTQ Scholarships


Out to Protect Scholarship

Out to Protect hopes to create greater awareness of the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender professionals working in law enforcement. Their scholarship program offers financial assistance to those interested in a law enforcement career and who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender. Students can apply by submitting an online application along with letters of recommendation.

Award Amount: $500–$1,000

Deadline: November 29, 2019

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Rainbow Scholarship

Exploring another country and learning a new culture is the experience of a lifetime. The Rainbow Special Interest Group understands this and hopes to award a deserving LGBTQ+ student a scholarship to study abroad. Students who want to participate in a high-quality, rigorous education abroad program are eligible to apply. To apply, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
  • Must study abroad a minimum of 4 weeks

Award Amount: up to $10,000

Deadline: January 17, 2020

Learn more and apply for the Rainbow Scholarship.

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Point Foundation Scholarship Fund

The Point Foundation’s mission is to empower promising LGBTQ students. Their scholarship program was created to help students achieve their academic dreams and reach their full potential. All students who identify as LGBTQ are encouraged to apply. Simply submit an online application along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: January 28, 2020

Learn more and apply for the Point Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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Scholarships for Middle School Students


Maryknoll Student Essay Contest

The Maryknoll Student Essay Contest asks students to describe their method of sharing the Good News of God’s love. The contest’s theme, Courageous Missionaries, should be reflected in students’ essays. Students can submit their applications online or by mail.

Award Amount: 3 awards, $150–$1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Maryknoll Student Essay Contest.

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Angela Award

The National Science Teaching Association recognizes exceptional and innovative science educators. Created to raise awareness of outstanding work in the science education field, the association offers many awards to those contributing to the world of science. The Angela award honors one female student, in grades 5-8 ,who greatly enjoys science. Students can apply by submitting an online application along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 17, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Angela Award.

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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative engages young volunteers in environmental cleanup and conservation projects. The program aims to elevate young people into leadership roles and empowers them to rebuild their communities. Students can participate by conducting their own environmental stewardship project, taking pictures of their work, and writing an essay about their findings. Projects must be registered and submitted online.

Award Amount: 3 awards, $250–$1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program.

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Shout It Out Scholarship (Ages 13 +)

Do you have something on your mind that you would like to say? Unigo.com is listening. This unique scholarship provides you with a platform to give your thoughts a voice. To apply, students must submit a written response to the following question:

  • If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 30, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Shout It Out Scholarship.

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National WWII Museume Middle School Essay Contest

The National WWII Museum is asking middle school students, grades 5-8, to consider the words of American Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson during the trial of defeated Nazi leaders in 1945. “The privilege of opening the first trial in history for crimes against the peace of the world imposes a grave responsibility. The wrongs which we seek to condemn and punish have been so calculated, so malignant, and so devastating, the civilization cannot tolerate their being ignored, because it cannot survive their being repeated…We must never forget that the record on which we judge these defendants today is the record on which history will judge us tomorrow…”
Students are prompted to explain what they feel the “grave responsibility” of justice means and why it’s important for today and how “history will judge us tomorrow.” Use specific examples from the twenty-first century. Further explanation of the prompt is found on the website.

Award Amount: $250/3 prizes

Due: December 27, 2019

Learn more about the National WWII Museum Middle School Essay Contest

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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


 

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Scholarships for Students with Special Needs


Business Plan Scholarship

Have you written a business plan for a competition, class or to further your entrepreneurial ventures? If so, FitSmallBusiness invites you to apply for their scholarship program and tell them about your experience with developing a business plan. The scholarship is open to all college students who have a documented disability. To apply, students must submit an essay that discusses the following topic:

  • What did you learn from writing a business plan?

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Business Plan Scholarship.

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Bottar Law, PLLC Scholarship

Bottar Law is proud to announce their scholarship for students with physical or learning disabilities. The law firm would like to reduce barriers to education for students with disabilities by providing additional financial support as they pursue their studies. Students can apply by submitting the following documents:

  • An essay describing the impact of your disability
  • A copy of your unofficial high school transcript
  • Proof of your college enrollment

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Bottar Law, PLLC Scholarship.

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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship

Many people have seen how diabetes can change a life. Often, it comes without warning and it can radically alter how a person lives from day to day. The Los Angeles DUI Attorneys believe diabetes doesn’t have to be an impediment to pursuing your dreams. That’s why they want to offer a scholarship to students who have been diagnosed with diabetes. To apply, students must submit an essay that discusses one of three topics concerning the impact of diabetes.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 15, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship.

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


David Ghozland Scholarship Program

Are you an aspiring medical professional? David Ghozland, M.D. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student showing promise in the sciences or medical field. The student must currently be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States, majoring in human biology, chemistry, anatomy or related sciences. The application requires an essay of up to 1,000 words answering the following prompt:

  • What do you believe is the most significant breakthrough in the field of women’s health over the past 10 years and why?

Award Amount: $1,000

Due: November 16, 2019

Learn more about the David Ghozland Scholarship Program

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Generation Google Scholarship

Google is offering financial support for underrepresented groups in the tech industry. Aspiring computer scientists are encouraged to apply, especially those who identify as part of historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. The scholarship will also include an invitation to attend the Google Scholar’s Retreat in the summer of 2020. Students will be required to answer four short essay questions and should provide one letter of reference.

Award Amount: $10,000(USD) Or $5,000 (CAD)

Due: December 5, 2019

Learn more about the Generation Google Scholarship

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National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship

This award is provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields. The individual will be offered the opportunity to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation’s annual Goddard Memorial Dinner. Students must provide a video audition on the topic “Why are you inspired by space?” Videos must be no longer than 3-minutes and should feature the applicant speaking directly to the camera.

Award Amount: $10,000

Due: December 2, 2019

Learn more about the National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship

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Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

This program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. Research is a critical component for the development of life science, so Novus Biologicals hopes to further scientific achievement by supporting students. Students must be accepted into or currently enrolled in a degree program. In the application, they must provide a personal statement on the impact they hope to make in the science field. They must also provide a short essay on why they chose this field of study.

Award Amount: $1500

Due: December 13, 2019

Learn more about the Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

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Study Abroad Scholarships


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