Scholarship Saturday – January 11, 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 60 scholarships for Saturday, January 11, 2020.

BLSTF Scholarship
Sponsor: Boyd Lyon Sea Turtle Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. and internationally who can clearly demonstrate interest in enhancing our understanding of sea turtle behavior and conservation, habitat needs, abundance, spatial and temporal issues.

Connor Group Kids and Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Connor Group Kids and Community
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must have a family income of $75,000 or less. Preference will be given to students who reside in one of the markets in which they operate: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbia, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Louisville, Minneapolis, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham, and Tampa.

Pinellas Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Pinellas Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend school in Pinellas County, Florida. There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.

Share a Card and Support a Friend
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 23, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by sharing a card to support one of your friends! Pick a friend and share a card with our text keyword on it. When they text in, we’ll send them our easy guide on professional development and building community to help make their dreams a reality. By sharing, you’ll automatically enter to win a $5,000 scholarship! Plus, both you and your friend can apply for The Live Màs Scholarship, which offers up to $25,000 internship opportunities, and so much more.

Pacific Northwest Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who are residents of Washington or Oregon state and planning to enroll full-time in the fall of 2020 at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

BBC&S Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Bertoldo Baker Carter & Smith
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Clark County School District (Nevada) high school seniors with an interest in law or a related field and planning to attend college in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to athletics and legal issues.

Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Schools Directory
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning on attending a program related to the beauty industry (cosmetology, barbering, hair design, nail technology, etc.)

Call to Serve Scholarship
Sponsor: Criminal Justice Programs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are studying criminal justice. Applicant must submit short essays related to criminal justice.

Can You Handle the Booth? Take a Quiz to See If You’re Ready to Vote
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Many people find the voting process confusing, which keeps them from showing up to the polls and making their voice heard. Educating people about the voting process will make them more comfortable doing it! And that means they’re more likely to actually vote. Take and share our online quiz with friends to educate them on everything they need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. You’ll be entered to win a $1,500 scholarship!

Cancer for College Scholarship
Sponsor: Cancer for College
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer patients and cancer survivors who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Cherokee Nation Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Cherokee Nation citizen students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. There are multiple scholarships available, including scholarships open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Child of Divorce/Single Parent Household Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted and current undergraduate and graduate students who come from a divorced/single parent household. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic pertaining to individuals who are the product of a single parent or divorced household.

Child Welfare and Development Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Living Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work (sociology, psychology, social sciences or a related field) at an accredited university. Applicant must have good academic standing and extracurricular experience working with children who have experienced neglect or abuse.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Deja Vu Surf Hawaii Scholarship
Sponsor: Deja Vu Surf Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who attend an accredited two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the United States as a full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are residents of Kauai and maintain a 2.7 GPA. Preference will be given to students who have been in foster care and first generation college students.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

EAA Scholarships
Sponsor: Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicants must be majoring in Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or a related field.

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $45,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program; or transferring from a two-year to a four-year institution, or a 3rd year student in a five-year program. Applicant must be studying a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and mission at an accredited minority serving institution.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative Scholarships
Sponsor: eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to California graduating high school seniors and current college students who have provided service to the LGBT+ community (open to all sexual orientations). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing students and Medical students.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $9,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomore students who are majoring in a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and missions. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a U.S. citizen.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pullman Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Cook County, Illinois residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has at least a 3.0 GPA and can demonstrate strong financial need.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in current program or at last school attended.

Harvey Simon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Simon Cancer Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the Fall 2020 term. Applicant must have had a form of cancer sometime during their lifetime.

Hawai’I Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawai’I Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who are residents of the state of Hawaii and can demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be attending an accredited two or four-year college or university within the United States as either an undergraduate or graduate student. Multiple scholarships available with different eligibility requirements – see website for details.

HEAR Scholarship
Sponsor: HEAR Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Chicagoland high school seniors with financial need and a demonstrated commitment to their community. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA AND at least a 24 on the ACT AND/OR 1110 (out of 1600) on the SAT.

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship
Sponsor: The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are of Hispanic ancestry and are permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington.

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

HIV League Scholarship
Sponsor: The HIV League
Amount: $7,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 2.5 GPA and are living with HIV.

I Have a Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 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 essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

IACAC Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from an IACAC member high school (Illinois) with a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time college freshmen at a post-secondary institution (preferably at an IACAC member institution).

Idaho Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates Injury Attorneys
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective students enrolled in an accredited U.S. college. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

InspirASIAN Scholarships
Sponsor: InspirASIAN
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.4) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2020. Applicant must be residents of an area with a APCA chapter (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C. metro area). Applicant must submit completed application, reference, and personal essay.

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to attend, or are currently attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State and whose family income does not exceed the amount listed by family size (available on website).

Legacy Awards Contest
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award is open to high school seniors who are children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or legal wards of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017.

Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarships
Sponsor: Lint Center for National Security Studies
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Applicant must be pursuing a career related to national security.

LRAEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Louisiana students who are currently enrolled or accepted in a bachelor and/or associate degree program for at least two consecutive semesters/terms after award date. Applicant must be pursuing a career in the culinary and/or hospitality industry.

Midwest Member Chapter Scholarships
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in college for the fall semester, or a First, Second, or Third year student currently enrolled in a full-accredited college or university. Applicant must be members of the AIST Northeastern Ohio member chapter or the dependent of a member of the AIST Northeastern Ohio chapter.

Montana Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drunk driving.

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field

New Year’s Resolution Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older and legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must be currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicant must share their 2020 resolutions and how they plan to keep them.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the United States at the time of awarding the prize. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
Sponsor: The Willa Cather Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are graduating high school seniors at a Nebraska high school and plans to enroll as an English major at an accredited college or university.

OTEC Scholarships
Sponsor: Oregon Trail Electric Co-Op
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are active members or a dependent of an active member receiving electric service from OTEC (Oregon).

PanHellenic Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are of Hellenic descent (applicant must have at least one great-grandparent with Hellenic roots). Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

R2C Scholarship
Sponsor: Return2College
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and there is no maximum age limit. Applicant must share in three sentences of less why they are getting their degree.

Rove Pest Control Scholarship
Sponsor: Rove Pest Control
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and graduates nationwide in the United States who have been accepted to a college or university. Although the scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education, special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree entomology or a related field.

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must complete an online registration form.

San Antonio Area Foundation Scholarships – Individual Applications
Sponsor: San Antonio Area Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Applicant must be from the greater San Antonio (Texas) area. There are multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Visit website for details.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

Shred Nations Scholarship
Sponsor: Shred Nations
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and have an interest in business, environmental studies or the shredding and recycling industry.

STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) major. Applicant must be 16-22 years old at the time of entry and be a registered user of NextStepU.com

Texas History Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Texas. History, Government, and English students are particularly encouraged to participate. Applicant must submit an essay on the last president of the Republic of Texas.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

The Advocates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Advocates Injury Attorneys
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle safety.

Union Plus Scholarships
Sponsor: Union Plus
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children. Applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program
Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Applicant must study agriculture, food, natural resource science, or other related academic disciplines.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are 16 places to look for scholarships.

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