February 2020 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 2020 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, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Drive2Life Contest
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.
Amount: $1000 plus a trip to New York City
Closing Date: February 4, 2020
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) to help promote the importance of all passengers wearing a seat belt while in a vehicle.

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
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.

Live Deliberately Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute
Amount: $250
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Contest is open to youth ages 14-21 around the globe. Applicant must submit an essay or visual essay on a topic related to a quotation by Henry David Thoreau.

Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a 4.0 GPA.

Income Inequality Essay Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Contest is open to writers aged 12-18. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think about income inequality.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 18, 2020
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.”

Income Inequality Video Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Contest is open to filmmakers aged 14-23. Applicant must create a 1-3 minute video on income inequality.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Discovery Education
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2020
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.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2020
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.

Youth Eco-Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Action for Nature
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

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

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One Comment on “February 2020 Scholarships

  1. Rosie,

    There are two scholarships listed that Anna is eligible to apply for Now!!!!

    Love, Mary

    Sent from my iPhone

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