February 2019 Scholarships

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 a handful of scholarships with February 2019 due dates. Check out the full list of February Scholarships – there are currently over 200 scholarships on the list! More scholarships will be added as they become available.

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.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest
Sponsor: EngineerGirl
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to engineering design and problem solving.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
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.

Naomi Rabb Winston Scholarship in Art
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit five (5) art works done within the past two years. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicant’s chose art field – funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

Winston Voice Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. Applicant must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement in the applicants’ future careers. The funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

Drive2Life Contest
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.
Amount: $1000 plus a trip to New York City
Closing Date: February 4, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. Contestant must create a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) about preventing drowsy driving.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest
Sponsor: Courageous Persuaders
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2019
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 or texting while driving.

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2019
Description: Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 18, 2019
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.”

Feeding Tomorrow Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Feeding Tomorrow
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a variety of disciplines within the science of food.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Discovery Education
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 30-60 second video that demonstrates the importance of safe teen driving.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $29,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

To see the rest of the scholarships with February deadlines, visit the February Scholarships list.

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