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Scholarships by Category

Scholarships for Adult Learners

Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship

The Ernst Law Group is proud to show our support of family members and caregivers of those with serious brain injuries through our annual $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is meant to help one deserving student whose life has been touched by a loved one’s injury.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline Date: July 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship.

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Flavor of the Month Scholarship


July is National Ice Cream Month, and we need a little help picking out a "Flavor of the Month" for our famous ice cream scholarship. Tell us all about your ice cream flavor, and you could scoop up a sweet $1,500 scholarship.

Submit an online written response to the question:
"Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?" (250 words or less)

Applicants must:

  • be 14 years of age or older at time of application
  • be a legal U.S. resident
  • be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline Date: July 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Flavor of the Month Scholarship.

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Mary Schonfield PA School Scholarship


The Mary Schonfield PA School Scholarship seeks to support women adult learners who are currently accepted to a Physician Assistant program. Any female student who is at least 27 years old and studying to become a PA may apply for this scholarship. To apply, tell us what prompted you to return to school to become a medical professional and what are you hoping to accomplish once you graduate.

Award Amount:  $4,250

Deadline Date: August 17, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Mary Schonfield PA School Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts

Stuck at Prom Scholarship


How creative are you? How would you like to earn a college scholarship by designing your own prom attire? Eligible entrants must create and wear: prom attire consisting of either a complete dress or a complete tuxedo and accessories made using Duck® brand duct tape and/or Duck® brand crafting tape ("Duck Tape® Prom Attire"). Other materials, in addition to Duck® brand duct tape, may be used or incorporated into the design. Entrants must submit at least one photo showing the Entrant wearing Duck Tape® Prom Attire; the location of the photograph is at the discretion of the Entrant. The Duck Tape® Prom Attire: (i) must be an original creation, (ii) may not have previously won any award or Contest, or (iii) may not copy, incorporate or be based on the work of a third party.

Award Amount: There will be a total of ten (10) scholarship prizes awarded from among all eligible contest entries:

  • One (1) First Place Prize – Dress Category: $10,000 Cash Scholarship will be awarded to the winning Finalist in the Dress Category.
  • One (1) First Place Prize – Tux Category: $10,000 Cash Scholarship will be awarded to the winning Finalist in the Tux Category.
  • Eight (8) Runners Up Prizes: $500 Cash Scholarship and Duck® Brand Prize Pack (ARV $100 each) will be awarded to the remaining Finalists in each of the Dress and Tux Categories.

Deadline Date: July 20, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Stuck at Prom Scholarship.

 

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Design Thinking Scholarship


The American Graphic Institute Design Thinking scholarship is offered to both part-time and full-time students enrolled in degree programs at any accredited college or university in the United States. The goal of the scholarship is to encourage design thinking across various disciplines.

To apply for the Design Thinking Scholarship, submit an essay between 500 and 1500 words describing how you anticipate design thinking or digital design tools will impact you and your career choice. The title of the essay must reflect how design thinking or design tools impacts either you or your career choice.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline Date: July 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Design Thinking Scholarship.

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Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship


The Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship is open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application. Scholarship winner is determined solely by our selection committee. All decisions of the selection committee are final. Lounge Lizard is not responsible for technical issues which prevent applications from being submitted or considered.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline Date: October 3, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship.

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity

Sutliff & Stout Diversity Scholarship


Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm is proud to sponsor a nationwide scholarship contest for minorities pursuing a legal career. To do our part towards promoting diversity within the legal profession, we are offering an annual $1,500 minority scholarship to be put towards legal education costs. To qualify: candidates must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program.

We are asking applicants to write an essay answering the question: How will your law degree help your community?

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline Date: July 29, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Sutliff & Stout Diversity Scholarship.

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Loretta Webb Green Scholarship


In 1973, Loretta Webb Green became the first single African American woman in Georgia to adopt a child. This groundbreaking adoption created a better life for her daughter who otherwise may not have escaped the foster care system. Foster children often have less access to education due to lower-quality secondary education, a lack of family guidance and mentorship, and limited financial resources, which can result in a lifetime of struggles. 

This scholarship aims to honor Loretta Webb Green by supporting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) students who have been in the foster care system. Any BIPOC undergraduate student who has been in the foster care system may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us what your goals are for your education and how being a foster child impacted these goals.

Award Amount: $1,600

Deadline Date: August 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Loretta Webb Green Scholarship.

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American Indian Services Scholarship

The AIS Scholarship is intended to open the door of opportunity for Native Americans. Applicants must be enrolled or intending to enroll in a university, college, junior college or technical school. They must also be at least a one-quarter enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized Native American tribe or descendant of an enrolled member. Graduate studies are not eligible for this scholarship. To apply, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.25 and have completed the FAFSA.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: Ongoing

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Health

 

Tocris Scholarship Program

Tocris is proud to support students who are pursuing a science related field of study (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science). This scholarship is open to students accepted/enrolled in a college/university/institute within US, Canada and European Countries who are pursuing a science related field of study (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science).

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline Date: July 20, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Tocris Scholarship Program.

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BioMatrix Scholarships for the Bleeding Disorders Community

BioMatrix offers six (6) $1,000 scholarships assisting individuals in the bleeding disorders community seeking higher education. Each opportunity is offered exclusively to several demographics within the bleeding disorder community including women, men, inhibitor patients and immediate family members.

Award Amount: Six $1,000 scholarships

Deadline Date: August 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the BioMatrix Scholarships for the Bleeding Disorders Community.

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Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship



The Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience, and interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness related fields. The student may apply and use the money for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. 

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline Date: August 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship.

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LGBTQ+ Scholarships

NGPA Scholarships

The National Gay Pilots Association is the largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer aviation professionals and enthusiasts from around the world. Since 1990 our mission has been simple: to Build, Support, and Unite the LGBTQ aviation community worldwide. Through education, social events, and outreach we advance our primary goals.

NGPA offers 25 scholarships to assist you with educational expenses.

Award Amount: Varies by scholarship

Deadline Date: July 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the NGPA Scholarships.

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Lee Avenatti Memorial Scholarship

Lee Avenatti was a devoted father and advocate who dedicated his professional life to working with young people who had been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. This scholarship seeks to honor Lee's memory by supporting students with a history of time spent in out-of-home care (group homes or foster care). These students need additional support to pursue higher education so they can gain financial stability and create generational prosperity.

Any self-identified LGBTQIA+ high school or undergraduate student who is motivated, passionate, and has a history of time spent in a group home or foster care may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, applicants will answer questions about their life experiences, educational goals, and how this scholarship would support those goals.

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: August 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Lee Avenatti Memorial Scholarship.

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Pride in Diversity Scholarship

The Pride in Diversity Scholarship is offered through Aronow.io and is awarded to a member of the LGBTQ+ community pursuing a degree in a STEM-related field. Rather than an essay, applicants must submit a one- to two-minute video explaining their role in the LGBTQ+ and STEM communities and how this scholarship would benefit their education. Aronow.io will prioritize applicants who are facing financial hardship, transition-related medical costs or discrimination.

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline Date: Oct. 12, 2022

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Scholarships for Middle School Students

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award is a one-time, non-renewable, need-based grant of up to $10,000given in conjunction with full participation in From the Top’s Learning and Media Lab Fellowship. Each year, From the Top chooses approximately 20 pre-collegiate musicians ages 8-18 to receive the award. The Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award is given to driven and committed pre-collegiate musicians with financial need to help offset the often prohibitively expensive costs of studying classical music at a high level.

Eligible students are classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers (ages 8–18) who are full-time elementary, middle, or high school students, and have not yet entered college.

Award Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline Date: September 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.

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VFW Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Contest

To apply, eligible applicants will submit a 300-400-word essay on a patriotic theme chosen by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Commander in Chief over all entries in the nation. The first-place winner in each state will receive a $500 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. This contest is open to students in grades 6-8, including homeschool students.

Award Amount: $5,000 for the First Place National Winner
Award Amount: $500 for each first-place winner in each state

Deadline Date: October 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the VFW Patriot’s Pen Youth Essay Contest.

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Unigo Monthly Scholarships

Applicants must:

  • be 14 years of age or older at time of application
  • be a legal U.S. resident
  • be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

This award is for U.S. students.

Award Amounts: Monthly awards range from $1,500 - $5,000

Deadline Date: Last day of the month

Learn more and apply for the Unigo Scholarships.

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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, 10th or 11th grade and the parents' federal adjusted gross income must not exceed $60K per year.

Award Amount: Varies

Postmark Deadline: June 30, 2023

Learn more about and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

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Military Scholarships

HotelPlanner.com Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans

Are you a veteran of the U.S. military, or the spouse/partner or child of one? Further, do you have plans to pursue a degree related to technology? If both apply, consider applying to The HotelPlanner.com Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans! This scholarship awards $1,000 to 10 lucky applicants who submit an essay (of 500 words or less) in which they detail their interest in a technology-related career.

Award Amount: Ten $1,000 awards

Deadline Date: August 15, 2022

Learn more and apply for The HotelPlanner.com Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans.

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Allied.com Military Scholarship Competition

At Allied Van Lines, we believe that educational advancement is paramount in improving the lives of individuals from all walks of life—from young adults recently graduating from high school, to career adults seeking continued education for the improvement of their portfolio, a quality education is always the first and most important step in raising the bar for one’s life in many more ways than one. To apply for this scholarship, submit a brief essay of between 400- 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing sincere firsthand experience and sentiment, is best—no need to be too formal. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you.

Applicants must be:

  • U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as full-time student of accredited college/university within the United States for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.

Applicants must also be one of the following below:

  1. An honorably discharged veteran or current member of the active military (including National Guard and Reserves).
  2. A spouse of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran.
  3. A child (under age 21 or full-time student under age 23) of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran.

Award Amount: Two $1,000
Deadline Date: December 15, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Allied.com Military Scholarship Competition.

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Oklahoma National Guard State Tuition Waiver

The National Guard State Tuition Waiver Program (STW) entitles eligible members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard who are attending two or four year accredited institutions of higher learning within the State of Oklahoma to the following benefit. This benefit will waive the resident tuition of satisfactory participating Oklahoma National Guard members who are Oklahoma residents. The resident tuition waiver can waive up to eighteen (18) credit hours per semester per institution. The recipient must be pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in a minimum of three (3) hours to receive the waiver.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: Ongoing

Learn more about the ONG STW Program

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Oklahoma Women Veterans Scholarship

The Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization (OKWVO) is a 501(c)(19) nonprofit War Veterans Service Organization. The OKWVO recognizes the contributions of Oklahoma's daughters made in the defense of this great nation from the Civil War to the present. The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for locating, communicating and associating with military women in Oklahoma, of the various military services. The OKWVO may serve as a medium of exchange between women veterans and other veteran organizations.

Award Amount: $500-$200

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Oklahoma Women Veterans Scholarship.

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Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship serves to honor the sons and daughters of military heroes. Applicants must be a dependent child of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who was killed or permanently disabled in a combat mission or training accident. Additionally, students must be under the age of 26 at the time of application. Recipients can apply to renew the scholarship for up to three years, provided that the student is enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with a GPA of at least 2.0.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: Multiple

Learn more about the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

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Air Force Ongoing Education Opportunities

The United States Air Force provides educational opportunities to develop even stronger Airmen. They invest time and resources to help student achieve their goals and reach their potential. There are multiple scholarship opportunities for enlisted airmen, officers, medical professionals, law professionals and ministry professionals who intend to advance their career in the Air Force. Awards and requirements vary by scholarship, so be sure to explore the different opportunities on the Air Force Ongoing Education page.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: Varies

Learn more about the Air Force Ongoing Education Opportunities.

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Scholarships for Students With Special Circumstances

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship is dedicated to Sheri Rosser, a wonderful woman who taught her son the power of authenticity, belief, and compassion. His hope is that this scholarship inspires greater awareness about mental health and fuels innovative solutions that help the millions of people who are suffering.

The scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges.

Students applying to the scholarship will be required to write an essay about how their experience with mental health has influenced their beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations. While not required, working or volunteering at organizations that increase mental health awareness, provide mental health support, or research mental health solutions will be a plus on student applications.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline Date: October 30, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship.

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American Sign Language Project - Nicholas J. Deleonardis Scholarship

The goal of the Nicholas J. Deleonardis Scholarship is to encourage full-time college students to engage in research leading to noninvasive technologies that will improve communication between Deaf and hearing people. The scholarship funds may cover any portion of tuition, fees and books.

Scholarship program guidelines
To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate or full-time graduate student at an accredited four-year university or college in the United States.
  • Have permanent U.S. residency
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
  • Complete the entire application packet
  • Propose a research project involving non-invasive technology that will improve communication between Deaf and hearing people. The project will be completed by the applicant as a part of the program requirements.

Award Amount: $6,000

Deadline Date: April 15, 2023

Learn more and apply for the American Sign Language Project Scholarship.

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

American Chemistry Scholarship

The Jordi Labs sponsors the Analytical Chemistry Scholarship that is awarded to any full-time student (including incoming students, undergraduates, and graduate students) who attends an accredited college or university pursuing a career in science.

  • Applications are accepted each year from February 1 through July 31st.
  • Scholarship winners will be contacted directly by a representative from Jordi Labs in August.
  • The winner will be announced on the Jordi Labs website.

How to Apply:

  • Qualified applicants must submit a complete scholarship application shown on their website.
  • Students must be U.S. citizens, enrolled in science and likely to pursue a career in science.
  • Please do not include supporting documents with your application.  If you are selected as the winner, we will request proof of enrollment which can consist of class registration, official acceptance letter, transcripts, etc.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline Date: July 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Analytical Chemistry Scholarship.

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Capital Auto Auction Scholarship

Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship supports students pursuing STEM-related degrees. The scholarship will award the selected student applicant $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, they will award a $250 textbook scholarship to the two runners-up.

Qualifications To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university.

Award Amount: $1,000 for first place and $250 textbook scholarships to two runners-up

Deadline Date: August 15, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship.

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Tuition Solution Scholarship for STEM Students

If you’re a current or aspiring STEM major, the quarterly $500 “Tuition Solution” Scholarship for STEM Students awards may be for you. $500 will be awarded to help one lucky STEM student pay off the hefty costs of their college education. In order to apply, you must write an essay about how your passion for STEM started and how the scholarship will help you fulfill your dreams.

Graduating high school seniors (including homeschooled students) planning on enrolling in community college or four-year colleges/universities to study a STEM field in the Fall of 2022 are all eligible. Current college and graduate students working towards a STEM degree are also eligible.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline Date: August 31, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Tuition Solution Scholarship for STEM Students.

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Study Abroad Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness. The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Requirements:

  • A citizen of the United States;
  • An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (including both two-year and four-year institutions);
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted to, a credit-bearing study abroad or internship program, or a virtual international program.

Award Amount: $100 - $5,000

Deadline Date: October 6, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Study Abroad Award Essay Competition

The Study Abroad Award essay competition is open to students who want to study abroad at college level. The cash award can be used to pay for living expenses as an international student. You must be enrolled, or seeking to enroll, in an accredited college or university. Proof of this will be required if your essay is chosen as the winner.

Applicants will be required to write a 150-250word essay on this year’s theme: My Trip, My Future
A study abroad experience is a life changing one. By immersing yourself in a foreign culture, you learn new and different ways of living. You return home a little more knowledgeable and wiser than before.
Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline Date: November 1, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Study Abroad Award Essay Competition.

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Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship

The Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded biannually to passionate students who want to explore the world. At Tortuga, our mission is to make travel easier, including for study abroad and gap year students. When customers buy luggage from us, they are "paying it forward" by funding scholarships for students like you.

The winner of the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship will receive:

The scholarship may be used for tuition, room and board, books, or travel. Funds will be sent directly to the winner's study abroad program or university. In cases where this is not possible, alternative arrangements will be made.

To apply for the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or currently studying in the United States on a student visa
  • Be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at a four-year, degree-granting college or university in the United States
  • Have applied to or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by your college or university

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline Date: November 15, 2022

Learn more and apply for the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship.

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Ongoing Scholarships

The Scholastic Awards

As the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens, Scholastic Awards celebrates teens locally and nationally with awards, exhibitions, publications, and scholarships. 

Awards: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Learn more and apply for The Scholastic Awards

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund

We’re dedicated to transforming the lives of students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions. Talented students from diverse backgrounds may gain access to lifelong rewards by applying to this scholarship fund.

Awards: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Learn more and apply for scholarships through the Thurgood Marshall College Fund

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