Scholarships for High School Seniors

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.

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).

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″.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

RMEL Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Electric League (RMEL)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 6, 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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Carter Roger Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: Carter Roger Williams Initiative
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in the state of Rhode Island who have been accepted to attend an accredited post-secondary institution.

HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to HawaiiUSA members who are presently a high school senior or currently attending an accredited institution of higher education.

ACB Scholarships
Sponsor: American Council of the Blind (ACB)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a legally blind student who is a graduating high school senior enrolling in higher education in the fall, or a current undergraduate, graduate or vocational student.

Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to African American high school seniors who attend a school in Tarrant County (Texas).

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the Atlanta area. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for specific information about the scholarships.

FSF Scholarships
Sponsor: Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who graduated from a school or homeschool program in the State of Hawaii. Applicant must have an interest in Business and eventually return to Hawaii or the Pacific Islands region (if going out-of-state for college).

VSAC-Assisted Scholarships
Sponsor: Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are residents of Vermont. There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Ashcroft-Riggs National Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Assemblies of God
Amount: Up to $30,000 awarded over 8 semesters
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who attend an Assemblies of God church and plan to attend an AG endorsed college.

Beverage Industry Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Christermon Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to children, grandchildren and legal guardians of persons who currently hold full-time employment with a company with a valid California beer, liquor or wine license. This includes restaurants, hotels, retail and wholesale grocery, airlines, breweries, wineries, distributors, etc. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or community college transfer student who will be attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

California Strawberry Scholarships
Sponsor: California Strawberries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with at least a 2.0 GPA who have a parent who is currently employed as a California strawberry field worker for the current and prior two harvest seasons.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need.

DAR American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels.

DEED Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Public Power Association (APPA)
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current full-time students attending an accredited institution in the United States. Applicant must be working toward a career at an electric utility. Applicant must also be attending school in a county with at least one DEED member utility and be sponsored by a DEED member. See website for specific information.

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government.

Great River Friends Scholarship
Sponsor: Great River Friends
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who have graduated from high schools in Great River Health Systems’ service area (Iowa) in the last ten years.

Iowa Cheerleading Coaches’ Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Iowa Cheerleading Coaches’ Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior cheerleaders from Iowa who display outstanding scholastic achievement.

Live Deliberately Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute
Amount: $250
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Contest is open to youth ages 14-21 around the globe. Applicant must submit an essay or visual essay on a topic related to a quotation by Henry David Thoreau.

Lucinda Beneventi Findley History Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated advance interest in history and are planning to major in or pursue the study of history in a full-time accredited college or university in the United States.

Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Applicant must be a DAR member, a descendant of members or be eligible for membership in NSDAR.

Martin Luther Scholarship
Sponsor: Beta Sigma Psi – The National Lutheran Fraternity
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to male graduating high school seniors who attend a Lutheran church.

Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with financial need who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Preference will be given to candidates from the Lowell, Massachusetts area.

Ned McWherter Scholars Program
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to Tennessee graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.5 GPA and have a minimum composite score of 29 on the ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT). Applicant must be planning to attend college in Tennessee.

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing an education in piano or voice. Applicant must submit a performance CD. Special consideration shall be given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

OAC Scholarships
Sponsor: Ohio Agricultural Council
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors preparing to enter college or any other undergraduate student currently enrolled in college. Applicants or their parents or legal guardian must be a resident of the State of Ohio. Applicant must have declared, or plan to declare, a major in agriculture.

Path-Away Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from any Albany County high school (Wyoming) who wish to further their education at either an accredited four-year state college/university or other accredited four-year private/nonprofit college outside the state of Wyoming.

Phyllis A. Bermingham Hmong Education Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating Southeast Asian high school seniors from Marathon County (Wisconsin) who are able and deserving, and demonstrate a passionate commitment to social justice.

Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a 4.0 GPA.

Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who will be entering an accredited college or university located in the United States as a Freshman with a major in horticulture. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen residing in the state of California.

Troy Yost Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors of any Wyoming High School and graduates attending the University of Wyoming or other in-state junior and community colleges. Applicant must submit a sample piece of artwork they feel best exemplifies their artistic style.

Walter Urbigkit Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors of any Wyoming High School and past graduates of Wyoming High Schools who are studying in the field of aviation. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA. Scholarship is open to students statewide, but preference is given to students of Fremont and Hot Springs Counties.

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