Scholarships for High School Seniors

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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