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The Ҵý Scholarship database provides information and resources on various scholarship opportunities for students. Carefully review each scholarship before beginning your application. Although most of the scholarships listed target students in the 12th grade, there are some opportunities for students in additional grades. This database is updated frequently, so check back often.

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Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Deadline: 10/08/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Attend school in Florida in grades 4-12 (including public, charter, private, home or virtual)
  • Provide a Social Security Number. Each student may enter only one essay, written in English, no longer than 500 words.
  • Submit an essay on this year's theme: Celebrating African-American Contributions to Florida’s History

Students should write about an African-American who has had an impactful and inspiring effect on their community whose story should be shared. The subject of the essay should be a Floridian.

Deadline: 02/07/2025
Website:
Additional Information:

Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8) and one high school student (grades 9-12). Each winner will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering the provided question for the current year.

Deadline: 12/31/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. 

 
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: $1,000 - $7,500 renewable yearly
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
  • You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.

Deadline: 11/15/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

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Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • First, the applicant be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Furthermore, the applicant must currently be a junior or senior attending high school in the U.S. for the flight training scholarships.
  • For the aircraft mechanic scholarship, applicants must currently be a senior attending high school in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020 (flight training); or, you must be 18 years old by time of completing program (aircraft mechanic)
  • All applicants must be able to start training within 12 months of receiving the scholarship.
  • Also, you must be able to use the scholarship within 24 months.
  • Additionally, you must have parent or guardian’s approval if under 18 years of age.
  • Most importantly, applicants must have consistent, reliable transportation to attend Epic Flight Academy or be willing to relocate here during training.
  • Finally, you must be able to present a Third Class Medical for the flight training scholarship.
Deadline: 10/01/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

HCC has several merit-based, career-based, and needs-based scholarships available to students. The HCC Foundation also offers a variety of scholarships.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Governor Ron DeSantis’ and First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all students attending any Florida school in grades 6-12 (public, charter, private, home or virtual). 

Visit for the official rules and contest guidelines.

Deadline: 09/18/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Hispanic-American Community Leaders and Champions".

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2022 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Annual American Legion 3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship

Two Categories:

Precision: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

Sporter: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

These scholarships are provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion.

Second place finishers in each category will each receive $1,000 in college scholarships generously provided by The American Legion Auxiliary.

Junior Shooting Sports scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships upon enrollment to an accredited trade school, college, or university in the United States. All scholarship claims are a two-party check: to the student AND the school.

Scholarship recipients must utilize the total award within eight (8) years, excluding active military duty or religious mission.

The winners in both Precision and Sporter category will receive an expense paid trip to The American Legion National Convention where they will be honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.

 
Deadline: Varies
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Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
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Amount: Varies
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school and college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Student must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college).
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
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Denny's Hungry for Education™ scholarship program recognizes students by awarding them with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny’s unite communities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a United States resident attending a public, private, home or parochial school in one of the following Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Ҵý, Pinellas or Polk
  • Must be in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry
  • Have an overall GPA, as of the date of entry, of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.
Deadline: 01/08/2025
Website:
Additional Information:

Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to present the Project Weather Scholarship Contest. A $1,000 check will be awarded to seven high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools who excel in science.

Amount: up to $15,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Participants must be individuals between the ages of 14 – 18 when applying and not older than 18 by the end of the entry period (November 4, 2021). 
  • Participants must be legal residents of the United States or Puerto Rico. 
  • Participants must have started their project on or before June 3, 2024.
  • Winners must bring one chaperone to the in-person event in April.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
Deadline: 09/28/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information, visit Prudential's FAQ's at .

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
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Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Entries should be 650 words or less.
  • Students in 11th or 12th grades are eligible to enter.
  • The contest is open to residents of the United States and its territories.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
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Scholarships for Writers of Color are available to all people of color—historically underrepresented non-white people—who aspire to improve their writing skills, either in the fields of creative writing or elsewhere. With more diversity, the world of writing becomes wiser and more vibrant.

We offer the following scholarships, each of which will go to at least three winners on an annual basis.

Scriptwriting Scholarship

  • Choice of two scriptwriting courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the courses, plus the latest version of Final Draft

  • Application window: December 1 – February 15

 

College Admission Essay Coaching Scholarship

  • One-on-one sessions in our College Essay Coaching program
  • Application window: March 1 – May 15

Publish a Book Scholarship

  • Query Letter Coaching with a literary agent, plus a seat at a Pitching Roundtable at a Gotham Writers Conference, plus classes in How to Get Published and Nonfiction Book Proposal

  • Application window: June 1 – August 15

Creative Writing Scholarship

  • Choice of three creative writing courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the three courses
  • Application window: September 1 – November 15

 

 

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Artworks on current events are eligible for $2,000 scholarships.

Works about personal grief, loss, and bereavement are eligible for $2,500 scholarships/travel funds.

High School seniors submitting a portfolio of six works are eligible for scholarships of up to $12,500.

Summer Scholarships - Full tuition scholarships are available to attend summer art or writing programs.

Deadline: Ongoing
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The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2024
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The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click to view the partner schools.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

For graduating seniors planning to enroll in an HBCU.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions that participate in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2024.
Deadline: 01/31/2025
Website:
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Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

UT offers generous scholarships and grants based on academic achievement, talent and financial need. The following programs are available to new undergraduates seeking their first baccalaureate degree. All institutional grants and scholarships are available in the fall and spring semesters and require  unless otherwise noted. Institutional scholarships and grants are a reduction on UT's full-time undergraduate tuition rate. Students must be assessed the full-time undergraduate tuition rate for the terms in which they seek to receive institutional scholarships and grants (exclusions for Study Abroad experiences apply). Annual scholarship and grant award amounts are divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters only. Scholarships are renewable annually and require a minimum GPA be maintained; see  for more information.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
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The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Scholarships are based on academic merit, extracurricular activities (e.g., community service organizations, ROTC, Robotics, etc.), talents, or demographics. Some scholarships consider financial need and will require that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

After you submit your initial application, we encourage you to check periodically to see if any additional scholarships become available. 

Please note: You must  to log in to the scholarship application and begin applying for scholarships. 

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.
Deadline: 10/31/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Veterans of Foreign Wars offers two scholarship opportunities:

  • Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2024-2025 thems is "Is America Today Our Forefathers' Vision?"

     

  • The Patriot's Pen essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme.  The 2024-2025 theme is: 'My Voice in American Democracy'

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: $40,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Fossi is looking for students interested in making an impact and innovation through science, engineering, and math. 

  • A high school student looking to make the world or your community a better place?
  • Plan to attend an HBCU next year?
  • Have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math?
Deadline: 01/31/2023
Website:
Additional Information:

Preferred majors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Material Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • IT
  • Sustainability
  • Agriculture/Science

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Deadline: 10/08/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Attend school in Florida in grades 4-12 (including public, charter, private, home or virtual)
  • Provide a Social Security Number. Each student may enter only one essay, written in English, no longer than 500 words.
  • Submit an essay on this year's theme: Celebrating African-American Contributions to Florida’s History

Students should write about an African-American who has had an impactful and inspiring effect on their community whose story should be shared. The subject of the essay should be a Floridian.

Deadline: 02/07/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8) and one high school student (grades 9-12). Each winner will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering the provided question for the current year.

Deadline: 12/31/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. 

 
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category: General
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: $1,000 - $7,500 renewable yearly
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
  • You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.

Deadline: 11/15/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

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Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • First, the applicant be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Furthermore, the applicant must currently be a junior or senior attending high school in the U.S. for the flight training scholarships.
  • For the aircraft mechanic scholarship, applicants must currently be a senior attending high school in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020 (flight training); or, you must be 18 years old by time of completing program (aircraft mechanic)
  • All applicants must be able to start training within 12 months of receiving the scholarship.
  • Also, you must be able to use the scholarship within 24 months.
  • Additionally, you must have parent or guardian’s approval if under 18 years of age.
  • Most importantly, applicants must have consistent, reliable transportation to attend Epic Flight Academy or be willing to relocate here during training.
  • Finally, you must be able to present a Third Class Medical for the flight training scholarship.
Deadline: 10/01/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

HCC has several merit-based, career-based, and needs-based scholarships available to students. The HCC Foundation also offers a variety of scholarships.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Governor Ron DeSantis’ and First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all students attending any Florida school in grades 6-12 (public, charter, private, home or virtual). 

Visit for the official rules and contest guidelines.

Deadline: 09/18/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Hispanic-American Community Leaders and Champions".

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2022 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Annual American Legion 3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship

Two Categories:

Precision: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

Sporter: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

These scholarships are provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion.

Second place finishers in each category will each receive $1,000 in college scholarships generously provided by The American Legion Auxiliary.

Junior Shooting Sports scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships upon enrollment to an accredited trade school, college, or university in the United States. All scholarship claims are a two-party check: to the student AND the school.

Scholarship recipients must utilize the total award within eight (8) years, excluding active military duty or religious mission.

The winners in both Precision and Sporter category will receive an expense paid trip to The American Legion National Convention where they will be honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.

 
Deadline: Varies
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school and college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Student must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college).
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Denny's Hungry for Education™ scholarship program recognizes students by awarding them with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny’s unite communities.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a United States resident attending a public, private, home or parochial school in one of the following Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Ҵý, Pinellas or Polk
  • Must be in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry
  • Have an overall GPA, as of the date of entry, of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.
Deadline: 01/08/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to present the Project Weather Scholarship Contest. A $1,000 check will be awarded to seven high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools who excel in science.

Amount: up to $15,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Participants must be individuals between the ages of 14 – 18 when applying and not older than 18 by the end of the entry period (November 4, 2021). 
  • Participants must be legal residents of the United States or Puerto Rico. 
  • Participants must have started their project on or before June 3, 2024.
  • Winners must bring one chaperone to the in-person event in April.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
Deadline: 09/28/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, visit Prudential's FAQ's at .

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Entries should be 650 words or less.
  • Students in 11th or 12th grades are eligible to enter.
  • The contest is open to residents of the United States and its territories.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Scholarships for Writers of Color are available to all people of color—historically underrepresented non-white people—who aspire to improve their writing skills, either in the fields of creative writing or elsewhere. With more diversity, the world of writing becomes wiser and more vibrant.

We offer the following scholarships, each of which will go to at least three winners on an annual basis.

Scriptwriting Scholarship

  • Choice of two scriptwriting courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the courses, plus the latest version of Final Draft

  • Application window: December 1 – February 15

 

College Admission Essay Coaching Scholarship

  • One-on-one sessions in our College Essay Coaching program
  • Application window: March 1 – May 15

Publish a Book Scholarship

  • Query Letter Coaching with a literary agent, plus a seat at a Pitching Roundtable at a Gotham Writers Conference, plus classes in How to Get Published and Nonfiction Book Proposal

  • Application window: June 1 – August 15

Creative Writing Scholarship

  • Choice of three creative writing courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the three courses
  • Application window: September 1 – November 15

 

 

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Artworks on current events are eligible for $2,000 scholarships.

Works about personal grief, loss, and bereavement are eligible for $2,500 scholarships/travel funds.

High School seniors submitting a portfolio of six works are eligible for scholarships of up to $12,500.

Summer Scholarships - Full tuition scholarships are available to attend summer art or writing programs.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category: General
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click to view the partner schools.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

For graduating seniors planning to enroll in an HBCU.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions that participate in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2024.
Deadline: 01/31/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

UT offers generous scholarships and grants based on academic achievement, talent and financial need. The following programs are available to new undergraduates seeking their first baccalaureate degree. All institutional grants and scholarships are available in the fall and spring semesters and require  unless otherwise noted. Institutional scholarships and grants are a reduction on UT's full-time undergraduate tuition rate. Students must be assessed the full-time undergraduate tuition rate for the terms in which they seek to receive institutional scholarships and grants (exclusions for Study Abroad experiences apply). Annual scholarship and grant award amounts are divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters only. Scholarships are renewable annually and require a minimum GPA be maintained; see  for more information.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Scholarships are based on academic merit, extracurricular activities (e.g., community service organizations, ROTC, Robotics, etc.), talents, or demographics. Some scholarships consider financial need and will require that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

After you submit your initial application, we encourage you to check periodically to see if any additional scholarships become available. 

Please note: You must  to log in to the scholarship application and begin applying for scholarships. 

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.
Deadline: 10/31/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Veterans of Foreign Wars offers two scholarship opportunities:

  • Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2024-2025 thems is "Is America Today Our Forefathers' Vision?"

     

  • The Patriot's Pen essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme.  The 2024-2025 theme is: 'My Voice in American Democracy'

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: $40,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Fossi is looking for students interested in making an impact and innovation through science, engineering, and math. 

  • A high school student looking to make the world or your community a better place?
  • Plan to attend an HBCU next year?
  • Have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math?
Deadline: 01/31/2023
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Preferred majors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Material Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • IT
  • Sustainability
  • Agriculture/Science

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. 

 
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Artworks on current events are eligible for $2,000 scholarships.

Works about personal grief, loss, and bereavement are eligible for $2,500 scholarships/travel funds.

High School seniors submitting a portfolio of six works are eligible for scholarships of up to $12,500.

Summer Scholarships - Full tuition scholarships are available to attend summer art or writing programs.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Annual American Legion 3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship

Two Categories:

Precision: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

Sporter: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

These scholarships are provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion.

Second place finishers in each category will each receive $1,000 in college scholarships generously provided by The American Legion Auxiliary.

Junior Shooting Sports scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships upon enrollment to an accredited trade school, college, or university in the United States. All scholarship claims are a two-party check: to the student AND the school.

Scholarship recipients must utilize the total award within eight (8) years, excluding active military duty or religious mission.

The winners in both Precision and Sporter category will receive an expense paid trip to The American Legion National Convention where they will be honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.

 
Deadline: Varies
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school and college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Student must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college).
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Denny's Hungry for Education™ scholarship program recognizes students by awarding them with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny’s unite communities.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click to view the partner schools.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2022 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Entries should be 650 words or less.
  • Students in 11th or 12th grades are eligible to enter.
  • The contest is open to residents of the United States and its territories.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Scholarships for Writers of Color are available to all people of color—historically underrepresented non-white people—who aspire to improve their writing skills, either in the fields of creative writing or elsewhere. With more diversity, the world of writing becomes wiser and more vibrant.

We offer the following scholarships, each of which will go to at least three winners on an annual basis.

Scriptwriting Scholarship

  • Choice of two scriptwriting courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the courses, plus the latest version of Final Draft

  • Application window: December 1 – February 15

 

College Admission Essay Coaching Scholarship

  • One-on-one sessions in our College Essay Coaching program
  • Application window: March 1 – May 15

Publish a Book Scholarship

  • Query Letter Coaching with a literary agent, plus a seat at a Pitching Roundtable at a Gotham Writers Conference, plus classes in How to Get Published and Nonfiction Book Proposal

  • Application window: June 1 – August 15

Creative Writing Scholarship

  • Choice of three creative writing courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the three courses
  • Application window: September 1 – November 15

 

 

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Scholarships are based on academic merit, extracurricular activities (e.g., community service organizations, ROTC, Robotics, etc.), talents, or demographics. Some scholarships consider financial need and will require that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

After you submit your initial application, we encourage you to check periodically to see if any additional scholarships become available. 

Please note: You must  to log in to the scholarship application and begin applying for scholarships. 

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

HCC has several merit-based, career-based, and needs-based scholarships available to students. The HCC Foundation also offers a variety of scholarships.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

UT offers generous scholarships and grants based on academic achievement, talent and financial need. The following programs are available to new undergraduates seeking their first baccalaureate degree. All institutional grants and scholarships are available in the fall and spring semesters and require  unless otherwise noted. Institutional scholarships and grants are a reduction on UT's full-time undergraduate tuition rate. Students must be assessed the full-time undergraduate tuition rate for the terms in which they seek to receive institutional scholarships and grants (exclusions for Study Abroad experiences apply). Annual scholarship and grant award amounts are divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters only. Scholarships are renewable annually and require a minimum GPA be maintained; see  for more information.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

For graduating seniors planning to enroll in an HBCU.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Governor Ron DeSantis’ and First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all students attending any Florida school in grades 6-12 (public, charter, private, home or virtual). 

Visit for the official rules and contest guidelines.

Deadline: 09/18/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Hispanic-American Community Leaders and Champions".

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Deadline: 10/08/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • First, the applicant be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Furthermore, the applicant must currently be a junior or senior attending high school in the U.S. for the flight training scholarships.
  • For the aircraft mechanic scholarship, applicants must currently be a senior attending high school in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020 (flight training); or, you must be 18 years old by time of completing program (aircraft mechanic)
  • All applicants must be able to start training within 12 months of receiving the scholarship.
  • Also, you must be able to use the scholarship within 24 months.
  • Additionally, you must have parent or guardian’s approval if under 18 years of age.
  • Most importantly, applicants must have consistent, reliable transportation to attend Epic Flight Academy or be willing to relocate here during training.
  • Finally, you must be able to present a Third Class Medical for the flight training scholarship.
Deadline: 10/01/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.
Deadline: 10/31/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Veterans of Foreign Wars offers two scholarship opportunities:

  • Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2024-2025 thems is "Is America Today Our Forefathers' Vision?"

     

  • The Patriot's Pen essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme.  The 2024-2025 theme is: 'My Voice in American Democracy'

Amount: up to $15,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Participants must be individuals between the ages of 14 – 18 when applying and not older than 18 by the end of the entry period (November 4, 2021). 
  • Participants must be legal residents of the United States or Puerto Rico. 
  • Participants must have started their project on or before June 3, 2024.
  • Winners must bring one chaperone to the in-person event in April.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
Deadline: 09/28/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

For more information, visit Prudential's FAQ's at .

Amount: $1,000 - $7,500 renewable yearly
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
  • You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.

Deadline: 11/15/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

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Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering the provided question for the current year.

Deadline: 12/31/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a United States resident attending a public, private, home or parochial school in one of the following Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Ҵý, Pinellas or Polk
  • Must be in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry
  • Have an overall GPA, as of the date of entry, of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.
Deadline: 01/08/2025
Website:
Additional Information:

Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to present the Project Weather Scholarship Contest. A $1,000 check will be awarded to seven high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools who excel in science.

Amount: $40,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Fossi is looking for students interested in making an impact and innovation through science, engineering, and math. 

  • A high school student looking to make the world or your community a better place?
  • Plan to attend an HBCU next year?
  • Have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math?
Deadline: 01/31/2023
Website:
Additional Information:

Preferred majors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Material Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • IT
  • Sustainability
  • Agriculture/Science

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions that participate in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2024.
Deadline: 01/31/2025
Website:
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Attend school in Florida in grades 4-12 (including public, charter, private, home or virtual)
  • Provide a Social Security Number. Each student may enter only one essay, written in English, no longer than 500 words.
  • Submit an essay on this year's theme: Celebrating African-American Contributions to Florida’s History

Students should write about an African-American who has had an impactful and inspiring effect on their community whose story should be shared. The subject of the essay should be a Floridian.

Deadline: 02/07/2025
Website:
Additional Information:

Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8) and one high school student (grades 9-12). Each winner will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2024
Website:
Additional Information:

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.

Amount: $500 - $40,000
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships program is open to all class of 2021 students in the United States, Puerto Rico and the US territories. 

 
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category: General
Additional Information:

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Complete all six steps, and you’re eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.

Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12, Other
Requirements:

Artworks on current events are eligible for $2,000 scholarships.

Works about personal grief, loss, and bereavement are eligible for $2,500 scholarships/travel funds.

High School seniors submitting a portfolio of six works are eligible for scholarships of up to $12,500.

Summer Scholarships - Full tuition scholarships are available to attend summer art or writing programs.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category: General
Additional Information:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partner with dedicated individuals, foundations, and corporations to offer creative challenges and scholarship opportunities to students.

Amount: $1,250 - $10,000
Grades: 11
Requirements:

Scholarship applications are restricted to high school juniors who attend the current session of either The American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program and are a direct descendant - i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc. - or a legally adopted child of a wartime U.S. military veteran who served on active duty during at least one of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for American Legion membership.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
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Amount: $2,000 - $25,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Eligible participants must be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or home school). The curriculum of the school must be considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade 9 and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. Contestants must either be legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the department that they enter competition. 

To request more information, visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Annual American Legion 3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship

Two Categories:

Precision: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

Sporter: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

These scholarships are provided in part by The American Legion and The Sons of the American Legion.

Second place finishers in each category will each receive $1,000 in college scholarships generously provided by The American Legion Auxiliary.

Junior Shooting Sports scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarships upon enrollment to an accredited trade school, college, or university in the United States. All scholarship claims are a two-party check: to the student AND the school.

Scholarship recipients must utilize the total award within eight (8) years, excluding active military duty or religious mission.

The winners in both Precision and Sporter category will receive an expense paid trip to The American Legion National Convention where they will be honored as part of the Youth Champions Delegation.

 
Deadline: Varies
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Four-Year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Whatever your passion, there are a number of scholarships for you to consider. To view all available scholarships, please click .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is here to offer support to the USF student community through scholarship aid from USF Foundation donors. We are committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Must be US citizen and at least 17 years of age
  • Minimum scores on at least one test: 1000 SAT/22 ACT/74 ASVAB

For additional requirements visit .

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, contact Sergeant Dowling at 407-398-9434 or Durrell.Dowling@marines.usmc.mil.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (high school and college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • All applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Student must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA (high school and college).
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Denny's Hungry for Education™ scholarship program recognizes students by awarding them with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny’s unite communities.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

See website for criteria and eligibility.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Applying for a Stamps Scholarship is easy: just apply to one or more of our partner schools. If you qualify, you’ll automatically be considered for a Stamps award.

Click to view the partner schools.

Amount: Varies
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • High school seniors
  • cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0
  • U.S. citizen or resident
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The SuperCollege Scholarship is available to all students — high school, undergraduate, graduate, and returning adults. Win up to $1,000 in funds applicable for tuition, room and board, books, or other education-related expenses. Applicants must complete an online form. The recipient will be chosen based on completeness of the application.

Amount: $200
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

All high school students are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Apply for the monthly Varsity Tutors Scholarship for a chance to win a $200 grand prize. Students must submit an essay, promote their essay on social media, and score the most votes. 

Amount: $2,500
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Applicant must be at least 13-years-old.
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Cirkled In is the award-winning, secure, FREE platform for students to create an electronic portfolio showcasing their holistic skills and achievements. Get discovered by colleges and increase your success rate for all applications - from internships to summer jobs and more.

Amount: Up to $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must graduate in calendar year 2022 with a GPA of 2.5 or above and enroll in a participating career college. Applicants may also be requested to demonstrate commitment to community service and/or financial need.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Entries should be 650 words or less.
  • Students in 11th or 12th grades are eligible to enter.
  • The contest is open to residents of the United States and its territories.
Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Scholarships for Writers of Color are available to all people of color—historically underrepresented non-white people—who aspire to improve their writing skills, either in the fields of creative writing or elsewhere. With more diversity, the world of writing becomes wiser and more vibrant.

We offer the following scholarships, each of which will go to at least three winners on an annual basis.

Scriptwriting Scholarship

  • Choice of two scriptwriting courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the courses, plus the latest version of Final Draft

  • Application window: December 1 – February 15

 

College Admission Essay Coaching Scholarship

  • One-on-one sessions in our College Essay Coaching program
  • Application window: March 1 – May 15

Publish a Book Scholarship

  • Query Letter Coaching with a literary agent, plus a seat at a Pitching Roundtable at a Gotham Writers Conference, plus classes in How to Get Published and Nonfiction Book Proposal

  • Application window: June 1 – August 15

Creative Writing Scholarship

  • Choice of three creative writing courses (Online, Zoom, or NYC), plus a one-on-one Mentorship after completion of the three courses
  • Application window: September 1 – November 15

 

 

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

This resource shares 45+ financial aid scholarships for future and current students as well as potential graduate students to supplement the cost of education or professional development endeavors. Information on where to find scholarships and grants is supplied. Also highlighted within the resource are opportunities dedicated to specific demographics such as African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Students, Native Americans, and much more. The featured scholarships are current and are provided by trusted organizations. The resource will constantly be updated to ensure students can apply to the most accurate scholarships available.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Scholarships are based on academic merit, extracurricular activities (e.g., community service organizations, ROTC, Robotics, etc.), talents, or demographics. Some scholarships consider financial need and will require that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

After you submit your initial application, we encourage you to check periodically to see if any additional scholarships become available. 

Please note: You must  to log in to the scholarship application and begin applying for scholarships. 

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

HCC has several merit-based, career-based, and needs-based scholarships available to students. The HCC Foundation also offers a variety of scholarships.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12, Adult, Other
Requirements:

UT offers generous scholarships and grants based on academic achievement, talent and financial need. The following programs are available to new undergraduates seeking their first baccalaureate degree. All institutional grants and scholarships are available in the fall and spring semesters and require  unless otherwise noted. Institutional scholarships and grants are a reduction on UT's full-time undergraduate tuition rate. Students must be assessed the full-time undergraduate tuition rate for the terms in which they seek to receive institutional scholarships and grants (exclusions for Study Abroad experiences apply). Annual scholarship and grant award amounts are divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters only. Scholarships are renewable annually and require a minimum GPA be maintained; see  for more information.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: Varies
Grades: 12
Requirements:

For graduating seniors planning to enroll in an HBCU.

Deadline: Ongoing
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

Governor Ron DeSantis’ and First Lady Casey DeSantis’ Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest is open to all students attending any Florida school in grades 6-12 (public, charter, private, home or virtual). 

Visit for the official rules and contest guidelines.

Deadline: 09/18/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Hispanic-American Community Leaders and Champions".

Amount: $500
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:

When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Deadline: 10/08/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Amount: $5,000 - $20,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • First, the applicant be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Furthermore, the applicant must currently be a junior or senior attending high school in the U.S. for the flight training scholarships.
  • For the aircraft mechanic scholarship, applicants must currently be a senior attending high school in the U.S.
  • Applicants must be turning 16 years of age or older on or before December 31, 2020 (flight training); or, you must be 18 years old by time of completing program (aircraft mechanic)
  • All applicants must be able to start training within 12 months of receiving the scholarship.
  • Also, you must be able to use the scholarship within 24 months.
  • Additionally, you must have parent or guardian’s approval if under 18 years of age.
  • Most importantly, applicants must have consistent, reliable transportation to attend Epic Flight Academy or be willing to relocate here during training.
  • Finally, you must be able to present a Third Class Medical for the flight training scholarship.
Deadline: 10/01/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Amount: $5,000 - $30,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled by the Oct. 31 deadline in public, private, parochial school, or home study program in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.
Deadline: 10/31/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Veterans of Foreign Wars offers two scholarship opportunities:

  • Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2024-2025 thems is "Is America Today Our Forefathers' Vision?"

     

  • The Patriot's Pen essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme.  The 2024-2025 theme is: 'My Voice in American Democracy'

Amount: up to $15,000
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

To be eligible, you must:

  • Participants must be individuals between the ages of 14 – 18 when applying and not older than 18 by the end of the entry period (November 4, 2021). 
  • Participants must be legal residents of the United States or Puerto Rico. 
  • Participants must have started their project on or before June 3, 2024.
  • Winners must bring one chaperone to the in-person event in April.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
Deadline: 09/28/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

For more information, visit Prudential's FAQ's at .

Amount: $1,000 - $7,500 renewable yearly
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
  • You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.

Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.

Deadline: 11/15/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

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Amount: $250 - $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Applicants must be a high school senior or current undergraduate student, be enrolled in or planning to attend a U.S. college or university and submit their application, with all components, by the deadline.

Applicants must submit an essay (700 - 1,400 words) answering the provided question for the current year.

Deadline: 12/31/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Two (1st and 2nd place) scholarships will be awarded

  • First Place Winner: $1,000
  • Second Place Winner: $250

Amount: $1,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Must be a United States resident attending a public, private, home or parochial school in one of the following Florida counties: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Ҵý, Pinellas or Polk
  • Must be in grade 12 (or equivalent in their final year of high school) as of the date of entry
  • Have an overall GPA, as of the date of entry, of at least 3.5 on a scale of 4.0.
Deadline: 01/08/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Spectrum Bay News 9 is proud to present the Project Weather Scholarship Contest. A $1,000 check will be awarded to seven high school seniors in public, private or parochial schools who excel in science.

Amount: $40,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

Fossi is looking for students interested in making an impact and innovation through science, engineering, and math. 

  • A high school student looking to make the world or your community a better place?
  • Plan to attend an HBCU next year?
  • Have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math?
Deadline: 01/31/2023
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Preferred majors may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Computer Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Material Science
  • Environmental Sciences
  • IT
  • Sustainability
  • Agriculture/Science

Amount: $500 - $4,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • Current and retired members of unions that participate in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2024.
Deadline: 01/31/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of union families. Over 3,200 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

Amount: 4-Year Florida College Plan Scholarship
Grades: 6 - 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Requirements:

  • Be a Florida resident
  • Attend school in Florida in grades 4-12 (including public, charter, private, home or virtual)
  • Provide a Social Security Number. Each student may enter only one essay, written in English, no longer than 500 words.
  • Submit an essay on this year's theme: Celebrating African-American Contributions to Florida’s History

Students should write about an African-American who has had an impactful and inspiring effect on their community whose story should be shared. The subject of the essay should be a Floridian.

Deadline: 02/07/2025
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

Three winners will be selected: one elementary school student (grades 4-5), one middle school student (grades 6-8) and one high school student (grades 9-12). Each winner will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation.

Amount: Up to $10,000
Grades: 12
Requirements:

  • High School Senior
  • Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes
  • Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet
  • Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average
  • Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team
  • United States Citizen
Deadline: 04/15/2024
Website:
Category:
Additional Information:

The Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation provides annually, renewable college scholarships to students beginning their undergraduate studies of up to $10,000 to be used toward tuition, student fees, and books. Scholarships are renewable for up to a maximum of four years for any one recipient based on completing the renewal requirements.