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Scholarships by Category

Scholarships for Adult Learners

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

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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Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. Dendel Scholarship

The Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. is offering scholarships to students interested in the field of fiber art. The guild understands that students possess great artistic and technical talent that should be rewarded. Students can apply for the scholarship by submitting an online application along with a statement discussing their goals as an artist.

Award Amount: Varies

Due: February 1, 2020

Learn more about the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. Dendel Scholarship

 

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Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

Cyrus Artisan Rugs is committed to championing the finest creative minds. To help them do that, they’re offering a scholarship program to students who are aspiring to become interior designers. They hope to encourage students to pursue the passion of beautifying various living spaces. Students can apply by submitting an essay that discusses the importance of receiving the scholarship.

Award Amount: $500

Due: February 8, 2020

Learn more about the Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

 

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Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Would you like to see your artwork featured on a greeting card one day? The Gallery Collection is inviting you to enter their annual greeting card contest for a chance to win $10,000. Students can apply by submitting their original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card. Please see official rules to learn more about what is acceptable for constructing the greeting card.

Award Amount: $10,000

Due: March 2, 2020

Learn more about the Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

 

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity

APIA Scholarship Program

The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund is used to support underserved APIA students who will be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the fall of 2020. Students who live at or below the poverty level or are the first in their families to attend college, are especially encouraged to apply. To qualify, applicants must also apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Amount: Multiple awards; $2,500-$20,000

Deadline: January 22, 2020

Learn more about the APIA Scholarship Program

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Ron Brown Scholarship

Ronald H. Brown was the first African-American appointed to the Cabinet post of Secretary of Commerce and was the first to serve as Chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The Ron Brown Scholar program honors his memory by supporting community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. The scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate an interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

Amount: $40,000

Deadline: January 9, 2020

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LGBTQ Scholarships

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

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Scholarship

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the AWM and Math for America are co-sponsoring an essay contest for students in grades 6-12. To apply, students must interview and write an essay about any woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. Suggested interview questions can be found on the scholarship website.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: February 1, 2020

Learn more and apply for the AWM Scholarship

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Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Whether it was a present you could open or a simple gesture, Unigo.com wants to hear about this sweet and simple gift. In a 250-word essay give a creative and captivating answer to the following prompt:

  • “Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.”

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: February 29, 2020

Learn more and apply for the Sweet and Simple Scholarship

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Kaplun Essay Contest

Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Whether it was a present you could open or a simple gesture, Unigo.com wants to hear about this sweet and simple gift. In a 250-word essay give a creative and captivating answer to the following prompt:

  • “Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it’s the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.”

Award Amount: Multiple Awards; $500 - $1,800

Deadline: March 13, 2020

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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

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program

The Army Women’s Foundation promotes public interest in the Army and recognizes and honors the service of all U.S. Army women. The Foundation recognizes the importance of education in long-term professional and personal fulfillment. The Legacy Scholarship Program provides grants to women soldiers, past and present, and their descendants to help attain educational goals.
Financial support is offered towards certificate programs, community college coursework, undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees. 

Amount: $1,000-$2,500

Deadline: January 10, 2020

Learn more about the Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program

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

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation Family Scholarship

The SME Education Foundation enjoys inspiring, preparing and supporting the next generation of manufacturing and engineering professionals. Each year the organization awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students who are pursuing advanced degrees in manufacturing or engineering. To apply, students must submit an online application. This one application allows students to apply for multiple scholarships at one time. Students should start applying early to increase their chances of winning.

Amount: 4 awards; (3) $20,000 & (1) $40,000

Deadline: February 1, 2020

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Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program

Fontana Transport Inc. is looking for first generation high school seniors who are passionate about furthering their education as a means to reach their career goals. The corporation would like to support students by offering their scholarship program to those interested in working in one of the following fields: STEM, medical, architecture or psychology. Those interested in majoring in Spanish Language/Literature are welcomed to apply as well. To apply, students must submit an online application along with supporting documents.

Amount: Varies

Deadline: March 15, 2020

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Study Abroad Scholarships

The Boren Awards Scholarship

The Boren Awards funds study abroad for U.S. undergraduate students in world regions that are critical to U.S. interests. Applicants can choose between Regional Flagship Language Initiatives in Africa, Indonesia, South Asia, or Turkey. Alternatively, applicants can select to design their own study abroad program. The application requires two essays; one about National Security and the other about Motivation and Public Service Careers. Most Boren Scholars work with an on-campus Boren Awards representative. If your school does not have one, ask advisors to contact the Boren Awards staff.

Amount: Up to $20,000

Deadline: February 5, 2020

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ACIS Travel Scholarship

The American Council for International Studies works to provide educational travel for middle and high school students and their teachers. In order to help fund this education, ACIS is hosting their Travel Scholarship Contest. It is open to students in grades 6 through 12 who will be traveling on an ACIS tour any time between October 15, 2019 and October 14, 2020. Students must answer the prompt: What does global citizenship mean to you? How do you see it shaping your future? Students can demonstrate their responses creatively through artwork, photography, or writing submissions.

Amount: 4+ awards; $250-$1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Learn more about the ACIS Travel Scholarship

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