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Scholarships by Category

Scholarships for Adult Learners

College Review Scholarship

Unigo.com is offering a scholarship to students who can answer a few questions about what they do on campus and how they feel about subjects such as art and politics. Applicants will rate the quality of their college on topics such as housing, food, class size, academics and facilities. Students must also describe what they think of their college in 250 words or more. While there is no age limit, students must be currently attending college, university or trade school. This scholarship is available starting May 30, 2021.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Learn more about the College Review Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Women

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, total enrollment for women in higher education institutions increased by 21 percent during the last decade. We want to continue to see equal opportunities for women in education and in the work force. On this database of scholarships for women, applications are available for women of all ages in varying degree programs. From business and finance to law and medicine, there are multiple opportunities throughout the year.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; $1,500-$8,000

Deadline: Varies

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts

Concerto High School Musicians Scholarship

"The President's Own" United States Marine Band, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce its Concerto Competition for High School Musicians is open for applications. This year those musicians eligible for the competition are strings, pianists and harpists.


Award Amount: 3 awards; $500-$2,500

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Learn more about the Concerto High School Musicians Scholarship.

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CardsDirect Future Designer Scholarship

At CardsDirect our job is to capture a moment that resonates with our customers and present it through our greeting cards. We want your help designing our next top-selling holiday card – and are proud to offer our scholarship program. The winner of our Future Designer Scholarship will receive a $2,000 scholarship to a secondary institution of their choice and will have their designs featured as products on our site.


Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: November 1, 2021

Learn more about the CardsDirect Future Designer Scholarship.

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ArtsyBucket Scholarship Program

Artsybucket’s scholarship program is a noble and humanitarian initiative to help photography lovers and enthusiasts win prize money for taking the best shot. They can take a photo that best describes freedom for them and submit the same through a Google form found at their website. Whether you have a penchant for photography, for creating posters, frames or canvas prints, you can win in several categories.

Award Amount: $750

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Learn more about the ArtsyBucket Scholarship Program.

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Blue Mountain Arts Poetry Contest

Submit your original poem for greeting cards, calendars, gifts or books to win one of three prizes and to have your work displayed on the Blue Mountain Arts website. All rights to the entries will remain the property of the author. Enter as often as you like.


Award Amount: 3 prizes; $100-$350

Deadline: December 31, 2021

Learn more about the Blue Mountain Arts Poetry Contest.

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Educational Theatre Association Scholarships

The Educational Theatre Association offers a variety of options to recognize student achievement through its scholarship opportunities. Attendance at the International Thespian Festival is not required for the following scholarships:

  • Dr. Kenny D. Hasija Scholarship - $1,000
  • Educational Theatre Association Board of Directors Scholarship - $1,000
  • Christopher L. Hunt Scholarship - $1,000
  • Educational Theatre Association Presidents’ Leadership Scholarship - $1,000
  • Michael J. Peitz Leadership Scholarship - $1,500
  • Melba Day Henning Scholarship - $3,000
  • Democracyworks Essay Competition – Varies

Deadline: April 1, 2022

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, Sports & Fitness, Sustainability and Technology.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: November 14, 2021

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Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

The Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who share Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or Undocumented). Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students for the 2022-23 academic year.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: November 30, 2021

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Webstrauant Culinary Scholarship

The WebstaurantStore Diversity Scholarship was created to encourage diversity in the field of hospitality and reward talented students from minority ethnic groups who possess a passion for the culinary arts. With this scholarship, their goal is to open doors and provide support to traditionally underrepresented communities in the foodservice industry. By encouraging the growth and development of students from diverse minority racial groups, they hope to empower them to achieve excellence in your chosen career.

Award Amount: Two awards; $5,000

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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Ron Brown Scholarship

The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards scholarships to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth. Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship must be Black/African American, US citizens or permanent residents, and a current high school senior at the time of their application. 

Award Amount: Multiple awards; $40,000

Deadline: January 9, 2022

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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American and Pacific Islander students. The scholarship award recognizes and encourages the academic achievements of full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Learn more about the Actuarial Diversity 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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LGBTQ+ Scholarships

Aspirations in Computing Collegiate Award

The NCWIT Collegiate Award honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate women, genderqueer, or non-binary students. Conferred annually, the award recognizes technical contributions to projects that demonstrate a high level of innovation and potential impact. Past projects include: software and app development, machine learning, big data, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, space, and more.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; Varies

Deadline: November 5, 2021

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Out to Protect Scholarship

This scholarship is for individuals who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender and who are pursuing a career in law enforcement by attending a basic law enforcement training program, such as a police academy, sheriff’s academy, corrections academy or 9-1-1 dispatcher academy. The award is for those individuals who have the courage and willingness to be visible role models in law enforcement.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 26, 2021

Learn more about the Out to Protect Scholarship.

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Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training. Applicants must have:

  • A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
  • Strong academic achievement
  • Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
  • Financial need

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: January 26, 2022

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Gamma Mu Foundation Scholarship

The Gamma Mu Foundation has sought to fund projects in rural and/or underserved areas that provide support to the LGBT community. In 1999, the Foundation expanded its granting policies to include grants and scholarships for programs other than HIV/AIDS. These included undergraduate and advance degree scholarships for gay men as well as grants to organizations meeting special needs in LGBT subpopulations such as youths, seniors, and victims of domestic violence.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: March 31, 2022

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Scholarships for Middle School Students

Education Matters Scholarship

While continuing your education takes time and money, there's a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. The Unigo.com Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics? Speaking up for education could lead to helping you pay for your own.

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Learn more about the Education Matters Scholarship.

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Angela Award

This award honors a female student in grades 5-8 who with a strong connection to and passion for science. Eligibility requirements include a nomination by an educator, parent or community leader and an essay, up to 500 words submitted by the student.

Award Amount: $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Learn more about the Angela Award.

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Stephen J. Brady "Stop Hunger" Scholarship

A scholarship that recognizes student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger in the U.S. These young people are creating awareness and mobilizing peers in their communities to be catalysts for change. To support their innovative efforts, winners get a $5,000 scholarship for school and a $5,000 grant to give to the hunger-related charity of their choice.

Award Amount: Five awards; $5,000

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Learn more about the Stephen J. Brady "Stop Hunger" Scholarship.

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Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA) has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers (kids, teens, and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999. Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2021, submit photos of your project in action and submit an essay.

Award Amount: 3 awards; Varies

Deadline: December 31, 2021

Learn more about the Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program.

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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

Learn more about and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

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Military Scholarships

H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarship

Following active duty service, many United States military veterans choose to earn a higher education degree. This path can help former military service members adapt to civilian life and launch a fulfilling future, whether through a community college or state university. The Hill & Ponton Law Firm sponsors this scholarship to help veterans pursue higher education.

Award Amount: 4 awards; $1,000 each

Deadline: November 1, 2021

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Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

This scholarship sponsored by VFW and Sport Clips provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way for us to say “thank you” to those who fought for our freedoms. Must be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: November 15, 2021

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Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans

The Graduate Technology Scholarship Program was designed to provide financial assistance to veterans of the United States military, along with the spouse/partner and children of U.S. military veterans, who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree related to technology.

Award Amount: 10 awards; $1,000

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Learn more about the Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans.

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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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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

Despite living in the most prosperous and interconnected time in history, rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and suicide are on the rise. In the United States, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death. It kills someone every 12 minutes. 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. Applicants must write a 500-1,000-word essay about the following topic:

  • How has your experience with mental health influenced your beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations?

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: November 30, 2021

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Mental Health Education Scholarship

A mental health disorder can be the result of biological, environmental, or a combination of the both factors. The treatment of such disorders can be multi-faceted, incorporating western and eastern medicine techniques and traditions. Write an essay answering the prompts on this website for a chance to win a $1,500 scholarship.

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Learn more about the Mental Health Education Scholarship.

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Bottar Leone Scholarship

The Bottar Law, PLLC Scholarship, hopes to reduce barriers to education for students with physical or learning disabilities by providing additional financial security as they pursue their studies in college.

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship

All high school students with autism attending a post-secondary program in the 2022-2023 academic year may apply. In addition, all current college students with autism may apply as well who will be attending a post-secondary program in the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants must include a bio, resume, autism diagnosis and a 500-1,000 word essay on "your story of growing up on the autism spectrum."

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: April 25, 2022

Learn more about the Making a Difference for Autism Scholarship.

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

ASHRAE Foundation Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship

ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904. They have several scholarships listed to apply for. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate engineering or pre-engineering students.

Award Amount: 10 awards; $3,000-$10,000

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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FTEE Undergraduate Scholarship

The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators announces the availability of a scholarship for an undergraduate student majoring in technology and engineering education teacher preparation. The award is based upon interest in teaching, academic ability and faculty recommendations.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: December 1, 2021

Learn more about the FTEE Undergraduate Scholarship.

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GeneTex Scholarship

GeneTex believes in accelerating scientific advancement and the notion that the genesis of future discoveries begins with the support of young scientists now. The GeneTex Scholarship Program will award a scholarship to students pursuing a STEM undergraduate or graduate degree.

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: December 15, 2021

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Animal Science Scholarship

Pawzandpetz is a small group of Los Angeles-based pet lovers that are dedicated to providing quality information to people that love pets as much as we do. As part of their mission, they want to give back to the community by donating a portion of their profits to students that are studying in an animal-related field.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: December 31, 2021

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Akkadian Labs Scholarship

Akkadian Labs exists to create innovative, forward-thinking software that simplifies unified communications (UC) administration. Akkadian wants to see young people with the same passion they have. Thus, they have created a $1,000 scholarship for one student who can display where they think information technology may take them in the future.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 31, 2021

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Study Abroad Scholarships

Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship

Graduate and undergraduate students studying at American colleges and universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents are invited to apply for Overseas Press Club Foundation scholarship/fellowship awards. American students studying abroad are also eligible to apply.

In a typical year, the Foundation awards 17 scholarships/fellowships. The Foundation pays travel and living expenses for the fellowship winners to spend time in the foreign bureaus of such leading news organization as the Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, GroundTruth Project, Wall Street Journal and Forbes and at foreign English-language media companies such as the South China Morning Post.

Award Amount: Multiple awards; varies

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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IEFA Scholarship Database

The website for International Education Financial Aid is the premier resource for international scholarship and grant information for students. They have a comprehensive listing of scholarships for international students. Scholarships are listed by field, with some scholarships open to specific career interests and others unrestricted by field of study. Additionally, scholarships are listed by required nationality and host countries. Many scholarships are available for students from all nations studying in any host country, while some scholarships are offered for specific host countries and nationalities. Deadlines and award amounts vary by scholarship. Applicants must create an account on the IEFA website to apply.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: Varies

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StudiesAbroad.com Funding Your Program Scholarships

Visit StudiesAbroad.com to explore scholarship opportunities for assisting in covering the costs of college in other countries. Five scholarships are currently listed, as well as a list of host university partners who generously offer scholarships to participating in the International Studies Abroad (ISA) program.

Award Amount: Multiple awards

Deadline: Varies

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Ongoing Scholarships

SuperCollege.com Scholarship

Every month, SuperCollege.com offers a scholarship opportunity to all students from high school to adult. Awards can be used to cover tuition, books, room and board or any other expenses. Applicants can only submit an entry once every scholarship period; however, the scholarship is awarded once a month! Students only have to complete a brief form to apply.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Ongoing

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Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship

Write a winning essay for a monthly contest and win a scholarship for college. Essay questions change each month, and each deadline is clearly stated. Must be at least 16 years of age on or before the essay is submitted, and must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.

Award Amount: $200

Deadline: Ongoing

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