Scholarships for High School Seniors

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.

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.

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.

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 17, 2020extended to January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with learning disabilities who are graduating high school seniors and will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD in the fall. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

Anne Ford Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $10,000 ($2,500 /year over four years)
Closing Date: January 17, 2020extended to January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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