Scholarship Saturday – January 4, 2020

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with January and February deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are 42 scholarships for Saturday, January 4, 2020.

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition
Sponsor: C-SPAN
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-12. Student must create a short documentary video on “What’s Your Vision in 2020?”

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Green Is Film Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther | Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in 8th grade, high school, and undergraduate studies. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute video on a girl who is greening up the world.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Stand Up Men Award
Sponsor: ConnectHer
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 8th graders, high school students, and undergraduate students under the age of 25 and of any gender. Applicant must submit an original 3-6 minute film on any man they know who is taking a stand to prevent violence against women and/or standing up for women’s rights.

Charles R. Kendall Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Government Employees Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend on a full-time basis a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursue other post-high school study.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

NEHS Scholarships
Sponsor: National English Honor Society for High Schools
Amount: Up to 5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who hold membership in active chapters of NEHS for one year.

PNC Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | The PNC Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students from Central and Northern New Jersey studying education or early childhood education at a UNCF institution.

ACEC California Scholarship
Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) California
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to California undergraduate (junior or senior status) and graduate students who will be enrolled in an engineering or land-surveying curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) during the Fall of 2020.

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020. Special focus will be given to students who live at or below the poverty level and/or are the first in their family to attend college.

Teens for Jeans: Collect Jeans for Local Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship by running a denim drive in your school or community to help local young people experiencing homelessness. For teens in homeless shelters, jeans are one of the most requested items. Recruit your friends and classmates to donate gently-used pairs. You’ll make a difference in someone’s life and enter to win a $2,500 scholarship.

UNCF Ladders of Hope Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen enrolled as a full-time student in fall 2019 at any UNCF member institution at the time of application. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA, have demonstrated, unmet need, and be a permanent resident of South Los Angeles and/or surrounding areas.

Forest County Potawatomi Scholarships
Sponsor: Forest County Potawatomi Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, technical college, and students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution who are Wisconsin residents.

Live Mas Scholarship
Sponsor: Taco Bell Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, between 16 and 24 years of age, who are on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs or is currently enrolled in college. Applicant must submit a video (two minutes or less) that tells the story of their life’s passion.

Better Brothers LA Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Brothers Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Black LGBTQ students who are residents of Los Angeles County and who have been admitted or are attending an accredited degree, licensing, or vocational program.

Margaret C. Freda Graduate Nursing Scholarship Award
Sponsor: March of Dimes
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to registered nurses who are currently enrolled in graduate education with a focus on maternal-child nursing at a master’s or doctorate level.

NRA Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) Grand Scholarship
Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors in high school who are actively engaged in academics, leadership, and community service with at least a 3.0 GPA. If selected, student will travel to Washington D.C. to attend the Youth Education Summit (expenses paid) to compete for the scholarship opportunities.

NYWICI Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate college students majoring (or planning to declare a major in) in a Communication-related field.

Kia Motors America STEM/Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Kia Motors | UNCF
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who attend a UNCF member institution and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Biomedical Science, Engineering, or Sustainability/Environmental Science.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Point Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 27, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college student who are “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. There is no citizenship requirement, but applicant must be attending or planning to attend an institution in the United States.

QCESC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quad City Engineering and Science Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 27, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who plan on studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be a Quad City area resident in the Illinois Counties of Carroll, Henry, Knox, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside, or in the Iowa Counties of Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa.

PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program
Sponsor: PGA WORKS
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and current post-secondary undergraduates who plan to enroll full-time undergraduate study at one of the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management universities.

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Scholars
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 29, 2020
Description: Award is open to high school juniors who are college bound with a strong record of community service and academic achievement. Student must have financial and/or personal need.

Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are siblings of individuals who are in current treatment, have survived or passed away from pediatric childhood cancer.

Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Golden 1 Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: Golden 1 Credit Union
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Golden 1 members (California) and their dependents. Applicant must be a graduating high school seniors or current college student attending an accredited, nonprofit college or university in California during the 2020-2021 school year.

National Catholic Society of Foresters Scholarship
Sponsor: National Catholic Society of Foresters
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Catholic graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must be a NCSF member.

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers
Sponsor: TheDream.US
Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition
Sponsor: American Backflow Prevention Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to all persons of high school age (at least 13 and no older than age 19 as of December 31, 2019) who are legal residents of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to public drinking water.

ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship
Sponsor: ACIS
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2019 through October 14, 2020.

Advocates Law Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on some of the problems we face on the roads and what law could be changed to make roads safer.

Ag Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in the 2019-2020 school year who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit a written or video essay on a given topic related to agriculture.

AIAA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current AIAA student members who have completed at least one academic semester and are studying science or engineering encompassed by the technical activities of AIAA. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to students studying Astronautics or Aeronautics, female students, and students who attend a college within the Rocky Mountain Section (Colorado, Wyoming or Montana).

Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alfa Insurance
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates and current postsecondary undergraduates enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time accredited program in the state of Alabama. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have a current Alabama Farmers Federation Membership issued in her/her name.

Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: National institute For Labor Relations Research
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate and undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.

ASRT Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Foundation has more than 65 scholarships available for the 2020-2021 academic year. Awards are available for all types of radiologic science students regardless of specific area of interest. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to minority students.

BankWest Scholarships
Sponsor: BankWest
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to South Dakota high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are BankWest Deposit Account holders for a minimum of six months preceding application.

Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to feminist women in the arts who are citizens with primary residence in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must submit work that expresses an inclusive vision of social justice while focusing on justice for women. Work can be poetry, fiction, non-fiction, mixed genre (graphic and visual art with text), or Visual Art.

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