Scholarship Saturday – January 25, 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 45 scholarships for Saturday, January 25, 2020.

AMEA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Alabama Municipal Electric Authority
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Alabama whose parent or legal guardian receives electric service from an AMEA Member utility. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college/university, community, or vocational/trade school within the state of Alabama.

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors set to graduate in June 2021 from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from North Texas or the San Antonio or Houston areas who have at least a 3.0 GPA AND 20 or higher on the ACT OR 1050 or higher on the SAT.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are Texas residents and plan to attend a Texas college or university. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements.

Media Plan Case Competition
Sponsor: Washington Media Scholars Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Competition is open to undergraduate students enrolled at a college or university in the United States. Applicant must team up with another student (does not need to attend same institution) to submit a competitive media plan.

New Century Scholarship
Sponsor: Step Up to Higher Education
Amount: Up to $1,250 per semester
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Utah high school students who will graduate with at least a 3.5 GPA and will be attending a Utah institution of higher education.

TSCRF Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF)
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled at an accredited university in Texas or Oklahoma with plans to pursue a degree program in agriculture or an agriculture-related program (Animal Science, Pre-Vet, Agribusiness, Range Management or Wildlife).

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.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Sponsor: The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: February 4, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to full-time junior-level students at four-year institutions pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an extensive record of public and community service and is committed to a career in government or elsewhere in public service.

Boren Scholarship
Sponsor: Boren Awards for International Study
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asian, Central and Eastern Europe, Euasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

General Application Scholarships
Sponsor: Central Indiana Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, current college students, and those not currently enrolled in high school or college who will be attending college in the near future who are from Indiana. The foundation administers over 100 scholarships every year with different requirements – check website for specific details.

San Diego Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Diego Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are residents of San Diego County (California). There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

TLC Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Leadership Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a college or technical school during the 2019-2020 school year who are interested in pursuing a career in the culinary, tourism, or hospitality industry.

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UCB, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students living with epilepsy or students who are a family member or caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree program during the fall of 2020.

A. Loewenstein Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | A. Loewenstein Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.8 GPA and can demonstrate unmet, financial need. Preference is given to African American students.

Desire to Inspire Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or younger who are current or former high school students who will be attending or is attending college in the U.S. Applicant must submit a poem on something that inspires them.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Washington state residents and will be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in science, technology engineering, math, or health care.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Ascend Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status.

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and must be planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

AMS Senior Named Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2020 and are pursuing a degree in the atmospheric or related sciences. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent residence status and must have at least a 3.25 GPA.

ASCPA Scholarships
Sponsor: Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the state of Arizona. Applicant must be majoring in or planning to major in Accounting.

Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students in Kansas who are current graduate accounting students or graduate school candidates.

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).

Green Poster Contest
Sponsor: Concert on the Green
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in Clay County, Florida in grades 4-12. Applicant must create a poster on the theme, “A Symphonic Celebration of the Arts.”

J. Neel Reid Prize
Sponsor: The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Award is open to architecture students, architect interns, and recently registered architects to study architecture anywhere in the world.

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2020. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

John J. Killian Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to junior accounting students at any Kansas independent college or university.

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will transfer in the fall or spring following the award from a Contra Costa County (California) college to junior standing at a four-year accredited institution. Applicant must belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system (African-American, Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish-speaking cultures, Native American, or Pacific Islander.

Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: Kansas Society of CPAs & Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled as a junior year accounting major at a Kansas college or university.

Palama Settlement Scholarships
Sponsor: Palama Settlement
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school and college students who are permanent residents of Hawaii. Applicant must have financial need. In addition to the college scholarships, there is a scholarship for private school tuition.

PFLAG Dayton Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Dayton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of the greater Dayton area and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or an ally.

PFLAG Denver Scholarship
Sponsor: PFLAG Denver
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who have graduated from a Colorado high school and self-identify as LGBTQ+ or ally.

PG&E Scholarships
Sponsor: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students whose primary residence is a PG&E customer in California at the time of application. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university in California in the fall and be pursuing a degree in one of the following STEM disciplines: Engineering, Computer Science/Information Systems, Cyber Security, or Environmental Sciences.

Professional BusinessWomen of California Scholarships
Sponsor: Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are high school seniors in California. Applicant must submit a completed application, three letters of recommendation, and a personal essay related to leadership.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program
Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in Ventura County, California who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, character, communication skills, academic achievement, and commitment to Ventura County.

Success for Survivors Scholarship
Sponsor: General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited public or private post-secondary or vocational institution who has survived intimate partner abuse.

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship
Sponsor: Cyrus Rugs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying interior design. Applicant must submit an essay on the rug industry.

Huddle for Heroes: Make a Card of Appreciation or Letter for Military Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 8, 2020
Description: Beyond everything they do to keep us safe, military service members make the additional sacrifice of spending long periods of time away from family and friends. Use your creativity (and our easy guide) to make an appreciation card for military service members, veterans and their families. You’ll help them feel connected to home *and* automatically enter to win a $2,500 scholarship. Let’s Do This!

CIF Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Sponsor: California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA who have demonstrated outstanding athletic performance in a minimum of two years of varsity play in California.

Eugene C. Figg, Jr. Civil Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: American Society of Civil Engineers
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled junior or senior civil engineering students at an ABET-accredited program who are U.S. citizens.

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.

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship
Sponsor: The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomore and junior journalism students enrolled in an accredited college or university with a primary residence in one of the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania.

Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Trucking Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of a Wyoming high school who plan to pursue a course of study which will lead to a career in the Highway Transportation Industry with the following approved courses of study: business management, computer skills, accounting, office procedures and management, safety, diesel mechanics and truck driving. Applicant must be attending a Wyoming institution of higher learn.

RMEL Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Electric League (RMEL)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2020extended to February 27, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who live in a service areas of a RMEL member company (308 RMEL member companies across 38 states – see website for list of utility company members). Applicant must be planning or currently studying in engineering, business, information systems, plant, line or distribution technology, line worker, or other curriculum related to the electric energy industry.

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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