Scholarship Saturday – January 18, 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, February  and March 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 55 scholarships for Saturday, January 18, 2020.

$1,000 January Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 20, 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 student visa. Applicant must fill out a short form.

William B. Brandt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Nebraska Bankers Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Nebraska who are full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance, accounting, economics, marketing or other business-related major at a Nebraska college or university (but not University of Nebraska).

ANS Scholarships
Sponsor: American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field.

ACPA College Scholarship
Sponsor: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have a diagnosis of cleft lip and/or cleft palate or other congenital craniofacial difference). Preference will be given to rising first-year students in any field and to currently enrolled students in a field of study related to cleft or craniofacial conditions (e.g. genetic counseling, speech-language pathology).

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at a university, junior college, or technical school. Applicant must have at least a 2.25 GPA.

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Association for Women in Mathematics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay based on an interview with a women currently working in a mathematical career.

Bachelor’s in Nursing Degree Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled for their senior year of a bachelor of nursing degree program at an NLN or CCNE School of Nursing in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship
Sponsor: FIRST
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to, or applied for admission, to an eligible undergraduate program, which means a full-time program in Biomedical Engineering, pre-medical studies, or a program that allows students to pursue a chosen major while simultaneously completing a subset of medical school prep courses. Applicant must have participated as a team member for a minimum of one year on a FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, or FIRST Robotics Competition team.

BMI Student Composer Awards
Sponsor: BMI Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Award is open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere who is engaged in the study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative). Applicant must have been born on after February 2, 1992. Applicant must submit one composition.

Bulkofficesupply.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulkofficesupply.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college Freshmen and Sophomores in the United States. Applicant must have an interest in teaching, art or owning their own business.

California PTA Scholarships
Sponsor: California PTA
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year. Applicant must demonstrate volunteer service in the school and community.

Changemaker In Your Community Documentary Competition
Sponsor: Actuality Media
Amount: $3,400
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Competition is open residents of the United States who are at least 18 years of age and are currently pursuing higher education in a college or university. Applicant must create a film that introduces a local changemaker, shows what they do and share why it matters.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: The majority of scholarships are for graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties in Illinois.

Cottage & Bungalow Scholarship
Sponsor: Cottage & Bungalow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. and applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic: does any attribute, quality, or skill distinguish you from everyone else?

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.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

Experts to Students Scholarship
Sponsor: Remote DBA
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA and current undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a data-focused or data science career.

GCFM Scholarships
Sponsor: The Garden Club Federation of Maine
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are legal residents of Maine and majoring in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management and other garden-related fields.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to highly motivated female graduating high school seniors who have a desire to attend a women’s college in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.7 GPA. There is no citizenship requirement, but student must plan on attending a college in the U.S.

Henry David Thoreau Scholarship
Sponsor: Henry David Thoreau Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Massachusetts and are in their final year at a Massachusetts high school. Applicant must plan to enroll in college the year that the scholarship is awarded and demonstrate strong academic qualifications and a commitment to an environmental field.

HGA Scholarships
Sponsor: Handweavers Guild of America (HGA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the field of fiber arts.

IAA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: IAA Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and graduating high school seniors who are Illinois Farm Bureau members, spouses of a member, or a member’s child. Applicant must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university, community college or trade school majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, or a closely related field.

IESF Scholarships
Sponsor: Inland Empire Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of San Bernardino or Riverside Counties (California) who are of Latino(a) heritage and can demonstrate financial need as identified by the FAFSA. Applicant must be an incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students and must have at least a 2.7 GPA.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a dental hygiene or dental program. Multiple scholarships available, including specific scholarships for minority students, male students, and students in the states of California, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Iowa 4H Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa 4H Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are members of Iowa 4H.

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.

James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program
Sponsor: James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and community college students in Missouri. Applicant must demonstrate limited financial resources and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship
Sponsor: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years old. Applicant must be pursuing a profession in visual arts and must show an affinity with the classical tradition of Western culture.

JRC Insurance Group Scholarship
Sponsor: JRC Insurance Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students enrolled at an accredited public or private university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to life insurance.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Maryland.and California only. All other states have a later deadline.

JVS Scholarships
Sponsor: JVS Chicago
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are in their junior or senior years of undergraduate studies or graduate students who were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Hawaii and New York.

LockPickWorld Scholarship
Sponsor: LockPickWorld
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are legal residents of the United States or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must submit an essay describing the importance of their major in today’s society.

Lou Manzione Scholarship
Sponsor: The Atlantic Amateur Hockey Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania who are registered with USA Hockey.

Mary Johnston Scholarship
Sponsor: Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are children, grandchildren, and legal dependents of OOIDA members.

Museum of Flight Student Scholarships
Sponsor: The Museum of Flight
Amount: Up to $29,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to attend a college or university in science, engineering or mathematics related to the field of aviation or aerospace.

National Garden Clubs College Scholarships
Sponsor: National Garden Clubs
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Agronomy, Agriculture Education, Floriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife Science, Plant Pathology/Science, City Planning, Habitat or Forest/Systems Ecology, Environmental Concerns, Land Management or other related or allied subjects.

NJMCA Scholarships
Sponsor: New Jersey Mosquito Control Association (NJMCA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to New Jersey high school seniors and graduate students who either have studied mosquitoes (graduate students) or have a family member (parent grandparent, sibling) or sponsor who is/was a member in the New Jersey mosquito control community.

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Doctoral Scholarship
Sponsor: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to 1L law students who will be enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: The Roothbert Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Scholarships are open to students in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background, but it does seek to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. Finalists will be invited for a brief in-person interview usually in New York, New Haven, Philadelphia and Washington, DC (travel costs not paid for by organization).

Ruth K. Jacobs Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Choristers Guild
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to junior and senior college students and graduate students who are full-time Music majors with choral church music as a primary intent.

Significant Challenge College Scholarship
Sponsor: Richie’s Spirit Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 20. Applicant must have taken challenging courses throughout their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

SME Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree students who are pursuing degrees in manufacturing or a related field at a two-year or four-year college or university. Multiple scholarships are available.

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Nebraska and will graduate from a Nebraska high school or earn a Nebraska GED. Applicant must have financial need.

Tall Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tall Clubs International Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending their first year of college in fall 2019. Women applicants must be at least 5’10” and men applicants must be at least 6’2″.

Tennessee HOPE Scholarship – Nontraditional
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: Up to $1,750
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Tennessee residents who are 25 years of age or older. Applicant must be an entering freshman in an eligible post-secondary institution or have not been enrolled for at least two years after last attending any post-secondary institution. Applicant must have an adjusted gross income of $36,000 or less on their IRS tax form.

W.H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship
Sponsor: International Association of FireFighters
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters and legally adopted children of firefighters killed in the line of duty in the United States or Canada who are planning to attend a university, accredited college, or other institution of higher learning.

Winston Classical Voice Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
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.

Winston Two-Dimensional Art Scholarships
Sponsor: National Society of Arts and Letters
Amount: $12,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
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 chosen art field – funds cannot be used for college tuition, housing or travel.

WMU Scholarships
Sponsor: Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Baptist students, including children of Baptist missionaries, and those preparing for Baptist mission service. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open only to females, medical school students, students from South Carolina, and students preparing for Baptist Christian ministry.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Scholarships
Sponsor: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Zetas and non-Zetas who are high school seniors and current college students. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically to students studying Anthropology, Counseling, Education, Health Sciences, Medicine or Social Work. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who will be studying abroad.

ZGF Scholarship
Sponsor: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students beginning their final year in an NAAB Accredited Architecture program in the fall of 20 who currently reside in the United States.

Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County Scholarships
Sponsor: The Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 2, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who attend school in San Luis Obispo County. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
Sponsor: American Geosciences Institute
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences.

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