Scholarships with February 2015 deadlines

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Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. Below are 60 college scholarships and contests with February deadlines. Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

“Frugal Student” Scholarship
Sponsor: ThePennyHoarder
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015, now due Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in a college or university. Applicant must submit a short essay (150 words) describing the most unique or interesting thing they have done to make or save extra money.

Abercrombie & Fitch Anti-Bullying Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Foundation
Award: $2,500
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must submit an application, educator recommendation, resume and essay related to bullying.

ASRT Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Foundation has over 60 scholarships available for the 2015-2016 academic year. Awards are available for all types of radiologic science students regardless of specific area of interest.

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
Sponsor: AXA Foundation
Award: $2,500
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

CPF College Scholarships
Sponsor: Cleft Palate Foundation
Award: $500
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current college or graduate school student with craniofacial anomalies, such as a cleft palate and cleft lip.

eSchoolView Student Scholarship
Sponsor: eSchoolView
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior with an interest in pursuing graphic design, web design or development. Applicant must create a homepage and an interior page for a website related to a school class or club that does not already exist.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2014-2015 academic year.

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education
Sponsor: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. Applicant must be pursuing a profession in visual arts.

Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit two-dimensional, original artworks.

National Garden Clubs College Scholarships
Sponsor: National Garden Clubs
Award: $3,500
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must be planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture.

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Veterans of America (SVA)
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. Army veteran entering sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or enrolled in a graduate program for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Shirley Rabb Winston Scholarship in Voice
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance.

SportQuest Playing With Purpose Scholarship
Sponsor: SportQuest Ministries Inc.
Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current high school sophomore, junior or senior who maintains a minimum “C” grade average or higher. Applicant must also be a current varsity level athlete in one or more sport and a committed follower of Christ who embodies the Playing with Purpose message.

Worthy Goal Scholarship
Sponsor: International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)
Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a food service-related major.

NFLRUsh Fantasy Scholarship
Sponsor: National Football League
Award: $500
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2015
Description: Applicant must be between the ages of 6 and 15 years of age and a legal resident of the United States. Applicant must register on the website and select players who will do the best in their position during the week. There is a new contest each week.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 5, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination.

Jesse Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Award: Up to $20,000
Deadline: Feb. 6, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to volunteers who are age 21 or younger and have volunteered for a minimum of 100 hours annually at a VA medical center during the previous calendar year.

Lexington Law Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Lexington Law
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 7, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current, full-time student of an accredited U.S. university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay related to credit scores.

MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship
Sponsor: MathMovesU
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 7, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to middle school students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents. Applicant must submit a PowerPoint illustrating the importance of math in the world around you.

eQuality Scholarship for High School Seniors
Sponsor: eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Award: Up to $12,000
Deadline: Feb. 9, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a resident of northern or central California who is a current high school senior or college student. Applicant must have demonstrated service to the LGBTQ community. Multiple scholarships are available.

PG&E Scholarships
Sponsor: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 9, 2015
Description: To be eligible, student or parent/guardian must reside in PG&E territory. There are multiple scholarship with different requirements. See website for details.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Award: Up to $50,000
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 18 years or younger, a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas to active U.S. military duty. Applicant must submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.”

Media Plan Case Competition
Sponsor: Washington Media Scholars Foundation
Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2015
Description: Competition is open to undergraduate students enrolled at a college or university in the United States. Applicant must team up with another student (does not need to attend same institution) to submit a competitive media plan.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest
Sponsor: DADA Education Foundation
Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 12, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Student must create a commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking.

Proton OnSite Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Proton OnSite
Award: Up to $100,000 for four years
Deadline: Feb. 13, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior currently enrolled in a U.S. high school and a U.S. citizen. Applicant must submit an essay related to renewable energy and hydrogen generation.

Richie’s Spirit Scholarship
Sponsor: Richie’s Spirit Foundation
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 13, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a legal U.S. citizen currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 2015. Applicant must also plan to attend a vocational school, community college, or a four-year college full-time during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Scholarships for Military Children
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Feb. 13, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a dependent, unmarried child under the age of 23 of an active duty personnel, reserve/guard or retired military member or survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military.

Anti-Bullying Scholarship – link no longer available now that deadline has passed
Sponsor: Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 14, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a senior in high school with proof of passing the MCAS or equivalent test. Applicant must also provide proof of being admitted to an institution of higher learning. Student must submit an anti-bullying essay. Finalist will be invited for an interview.

High School Seniors English Essay Contest
Sponsor: Queer Foundation
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 14, 2015
Description: Contest is open to high school seniors who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, as well as allies. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic.

“Business Plan” Scholarship for Students With Disabilities
Sponsor: Fit Small Business
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 at an accredited American college, university or trade school with a documented disability. Applicant must write an essay on what they learned from writing a business plan.

Accelerated Genetics Scholarship
Sponsor: Accelerated Genetics
Award: $500
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to major in agriculture at a short course vocational technical college or four-year university. Any high school senior who has participated in FFA, 4-H, any of the various breed organizations or any agriculture organization is eligible to apply.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school student who will be entering an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Alzheimer’s disease.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in a university, junior college, or technical school.

DAR General Scholarships
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. Multiple scholarships are available.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Award: Up to $7,500
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

Love Letters Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 26 years of age or younger. Applicant must make a homemade valentine’s card for an older adult and give to Meals on Wheels for delivery. Student will receive one entry for the first card donated, and an additional entry for every additional three (3) cards donated.

RiSE Scholarship
Sponsor: RiSE Scholarship Foundation
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be current high school, college bound senior, who has submitted applications to and is planning on attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a documented learning disability (a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify).

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Tall Clubs International (TCI)
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending their first year of college in fall 2015. Women applicants must be at least 5’10” and men applicants must be 6’2″.

Teens for Jeans Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 26 years or younger. For every 2 pairs of jeans a student collects and donates, they will receive an entry into the lottery.

Pork Industry Scholarships
Sponsor: National Pork Board
Deadline: Feb. 17, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to junior and seniors in college who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend veterinary or graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine.

2015 College Hopes and Worries Survey Scholarship
Sponsor: The Princeton Review
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a resident of the United States or District of Columbia and 13 years of age or older. Student (or parent) must fill out a survey about their thoughts on the college search and college admissions process.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time in 2014 who are legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation (GAR)
Award: $12,500
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a dependent child of a full-time employee in the financial services industry. Employee must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in the field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to scholarship. Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are enrolling as a full-time first-year student in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship
Sponsor: Shire US Inc.
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and is under the care of a licensed health care professional for ADHD. Applicant must be accepted to or will be enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade school, technical school, or vocational school located in the United States.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 18, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. Contestant must create an original poster based on the theme, “You Can Make a Difference.”

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Vegetarian Resource Group
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 20, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. high school senior graduating in the spring of 2015. Applicant must be a vegetarian and have promoted vegetarianism in their school and/or community.

Bake Sales for Babies Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Award: $3,000
Deadline: Feb. 22, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 26 years of age or younger. Applicant must host a bake sale with proceeds going towards the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Karam Foundation. The funds will go towards warm clothing, thermal blankets, support services, and formula for babies in the Syria region. After the sale, donate the funds online and submit a photo of the sale. For every ten dollars raised, a student gets a chance at the scholarship.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Scholarship America
Award: Up to $25,000 per year, renewable for up to four years.
Deadline: Feb. 27, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior, high school graduate, or a current post secondary undergraduate student enrolled full-time in undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must be majoring in (or planning to major in) a course of study that focuses on engineering, technology, or select design or business related programs of study.

John Lennon Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 27, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a current student or alumnus/alumna of a U.S. college or university who is between the ages of 17 and 24 at the time of submission. Applicant must submit an original song with lyrics accompanied by whatever instrumentation is chosen by the applicant.

Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Anne Frank Center USA
Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Feb. 27, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior who will be attending a four-year college in the Fall of 2015. Applicant must exhibit extraordinary leadership in their school and community and a meaningful effort to address issues of social justice.

100 Black Men of America Future Leader Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior transitioning to college or a current undergraduate student. Applicant must have completed 50 hours of “active” community service within the past 12 months with certified documentation. The organization provides scholarships to deserving college students on an equal opportunity basis regardless of race, sex, creed, or religious preference.

Congressional Black Caucus Spouses General Mills Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
Award: $2,500
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must plan to enroll or be a student who is already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate field of study in medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition or another health-related field at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicant must live in a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) district (look-up available at website).

CORE Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicano Organizing and Research in Education (CORE)
Award: $500
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to college bound, undocumented students of Chicano/Latino descent.

Eco-Hero Award
Sponsor: Action for Nature
Award: Varies
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: The award is available to students between the ages of eight and 16 who exhibit environmental activism. Applicant must carry out an action-based and self-initiated project that concerns environmental health, advocacy, research, or protection of the natural world.

FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: FormSwift
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman, sophomore or junior in college. Applicant must write a one-page business plan, create a brief PowerPoint, or make a two-minute video on a given topic.

GreenPal Scholarship
Sponsor: GreenPal
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay related to their desire to be a business owner.

NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Foundation
Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United States.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipExperts.com
Award: $1,500
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

The Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize
Sponsor: The Atlantic and College Board
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students 16-19 years of age. Applicant must write an essay based on a U.S. history text from a list available on the contest website.

College Student Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Noodle
Award: $1,000
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2015 (Scholarship offer every month with deadline being the last day of the month)
Description: Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited college located in the United States. Applicant must also be 18 years of age or older and a permanent, legal U.S. resident.

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