Scholarships for Current College Students

Just because you have started college already doesn’t mean you can’t continue to search for outside scholarships. 

$1,000 January Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
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.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
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.

UNCF Social Justice Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2022extended to January 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are from New York, New Jersey, Vermont, and Connecticut who are committed to social justice. Applicant must be African American and be currently enrolled in college with at least a 2.5 GPA. Although all majors are encouraged to apply, those students who are political science, criminal justice or in a course of study toward the preparation of law school will be given preference.

Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Army Women’s Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to women who have served or are serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Applicant must a current community college or certificate student with at least a 2.5 GPA or a current undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Orange Scholars Program
Sponsor: The Homer Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 21, 2022
Description: Scholars program is open to high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Applicant must be a dependent of an hourly associate of The Home Depot or its subsidiaries to be eligible for the program.

SVC Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 22, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering or currently enrolled in a course of study related to vacuum coating technology at an accredited educational institution.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Point Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 23, 2022
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.

Bobette Bibo Gugliotta Memorial Scholarship for Creative Writing
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating seniors and graduates of public or private high schools in San Mateo or Santa Clara Counties (California) who are planning to enroll or are currently enrolled in a four-year college or university as a full-time student. Applicant must submit two writing samples.

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Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage”
Sponsor: Spike Lee | UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 24, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled at one of the UNCF institutions. Applicant must have overcome difficult circumstances or challenges in pursuit of their college education.

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: Oracle | UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2022extended to January 24, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources, and related majors. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Oracle Developer Scholars Program
Sponsor: Oracle | UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2022 – extended to January 24, 2022
Description: Program is open to African American/Black, Hispanic, and Native American students who are currently pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering/Development. Candidates must be at least a college junior at the time of application and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Scholars will serve as technical development interns during the summer of 2022 and will receive the scholarship at the end of the internship.

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 26, 2022
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 2022. 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.

ACEC California Scholarship
Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) California
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
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 2022.

Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: John Barras, DDS
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to any citizen of the United States diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and who intends to move forward with his or her education.

BankWest Scholarships
Sponsor: BankWest
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
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.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Amount: Up to $7,500 per semester
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Sponsor: Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Contest is open to persons over the age of 18 as of December 2021. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to alcohol availability.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarships
Sponsor: Kentucky Farm Bureau
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students majoring in agriculture or a related field at a Kentucky college or university (unless the program of study is not offered in the state of Kentucky). Applicant must be a member of Kentucky Farm Bureau and remain such while the scholarship is in force.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 29, 2022
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

National Catholic Society of Foresters Scholarship
Sponsor: National Catholic Society of Foresters
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Catholic graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must be a NCSF member.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2022
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, 2022
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.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship: See Us, Hear Us: Climate Justice
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: You could earn a $2,500 scholarship by advocating for bold action against climate injustice! Share how your community faces climate injustice, as well as your vision for a greener future. We’ll put your stories on the first-ever “Youth Map of Climate Injustice” and share directly with the EPA. You could earn a $2,500 scholarship by advocating for bold action against climate injustice! Share how your community faces climate injustice, as well as your vision for a greener future. We’ll put your stories on the first-ever “Youth Map of Climate Injustice” and share directly with the EPA.

AIAA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
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).

Alice W. Rooke Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian, or physical assistant) at approved, accredited medical schools, college, and universities.

Ambassador of Aloha Scholarships
Sponsor: Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students attending an accredited college or high school seniors demonstrating financial aid. Applicant must be a resident of Hawaii, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and participate in canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, water polo, or volleyball, with a record of accomplishments and intention to compete in college.

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