Scholarships for High School Seniors

Wyoming Auctioneers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Auctioneers Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Wyoming students who have graduated or will graduate from an accredited Wyoming High School or has completed the past year at a qualified University or school of higher education. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Wyoming State 4-H Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Wyoming students who are current and/or past 4-H members in Wyoming.

A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: A+ Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current A+FCU members (Texas) or children or grandchildren of A+FCU members. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to study any major, current college students with at least 60 collegiate hours AND successfully admitted into the School of Education and teachers working on a master’s degree.

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: Alliant Energy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to a dependent child of a current customer, or current customers, of one of Alliant Energy’s utility subsidiaries (Interstate Power and Light or Wisconsin Power and Light) who plans to enroll in, for the first time, beginning in the fall of 2020, a full-time undergraduate course of study in a business or STEM major at an accredited institution within the Alliant Energy service territory (Iowa or Wisconsin).

Income Inequality Essay Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Contest is open to writers aged 12-18. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think about income inequality.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 18, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. Contestant must create an original poster based on the theme, “You Can Make A Difference.”

Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: Dentistry by John Barras DDS
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and wish to continue their education at a university/college/junior college or trade/vocational school. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, current college student, or student returning to school within a year of scholarship award.

Simon Youth Scholarships
Sponsor: Simon Youth Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 19, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who attend one of the Simon Youth Foundation Academies, live near a Simon mall property, or are a son or daughter of an employee of Simon Property Group.

Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation (GAR)
Amount: Up to $50,000 ($12,500 per year)
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a dependent child of a full-time employee in the financial services industry. Employee must be presently employed with five years of experience OR no longer employed in the field but had ten years of experience which ended no longer than five years prior to scholarship. Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are enrolling as a full-time first-year student in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Income Inequality Video Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Contest is open to filmmakers aged 14-23. Applicant must create a 1-3 minute video on income inequality.

Optimist International Essay Contest
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Applicant must be under the age of 19 and have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent. Applicant must contact their local Optimist Club and submit an essay on a topic related to “iMagine.”

Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarships
Sponsor: Ruiz 4 Kids
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who live within 35 or 50 miles of an area with a Ruiz Foods presence (Dinuba or Tulare, California; Denison, Texas; or Florence, South Carolina – see website for details).

Tozer Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Tozer Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,750
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are residents of, or attended high school in Kanabec, Pine or Washington counties in Minnesota.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Vegetarian Resource Group
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2020. Applicant must be a vegetarian and have promoted vegetarianism in their school and/or community.

CISCO Scholarships
Sponsor: Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to children of building trade union members and employees of union contractors. Applicant must be a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen and has been provisionally accepted as a full-time student into an undergraduate degree program at a two or four-year accredited college or university.

Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to multiple-birth graduating high school seniors seeking enrollment in an accredited post high school education or training. Applicant must reside within the St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois metropolitan statistical area.

Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are permanent residents of Iowa and plan to attend college in fall 2020. Applicant must complete two online financial literacy tutorials and a related online assessment.

Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge
Sponsor: MathWorks
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship challenge is open to high school juniors and seniors. Applicants must form a team of three to five students and one teacher from the same school.

SPJ High School Essay Contest
Sponsor: Society of Professional Journalists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students enrolled in grades 9-12 in U.S. public, private, and home schools within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “During a presidential election cycle, how can local journalism help foster more civil discussion in communities around politics and democracy?”

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 23, 2020
Description: Contest is open to all public, private, parochial and home school students in grades 5-12. Applicant must submit an essay on where we are in society now compared to 1995.

Sowers Club of Nebraska Scholarship – High School Seniors
Sponsor: The Sowers Club of Nebraska Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Nebraska and planning to attend a college in Nebraska.

Student Speakers Contest
Sponsor: Lions Clubs International MD4
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 24, 2020
Description: Contest is open to California residents in grades 9-12. Applicant must perform a 5-10 minute speech on a given topic related to integrity and civility. Applicant must apply with their local club (see website for details).

CEMS Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 25, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current residents of the state of Maryland who are high school juniors or seniors or currently attending an accredited Maryland post-secondary school. Applicant must be the first person in his/her immediate family who will be attending a Maryland accredited post-secondary school and studying (or planning to study) in the medical field.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Discovery Education
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2020
Description: Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 30-60 second video that demonstrates the importance of safe teen driving.

College Counts Scholarship
Sponsor: State of Alabama
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or first-time college freshmen beginning in fall 2020 who are Alabama residents and planning to attend an Alabama eligible education institution. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 2.75 GPA.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 27, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Arizona Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Arizona. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

Book Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Publicity, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students. Applicant must submit a maximum 1,500 word essay on persuasive writing.

Geiger Scholarship
Sponsor: Island Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students in 6th grade or above who have Island residency on one of Maine’s 15 year-round, un-bridged islands. Middle school scholarships are for students attending off-island enrichment or travel programs, including summer camps. High school scholarships are for students attending a semester enrichment program or attending an off-island summer camp, travel, or enrichment program. College scholarships are for semester or summer study abroad programs. There is also a scholarship for students enrolled in a gap year program between high school and post-secondary education.

Georgia United High School Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Georgia United Credit Union
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Georgia graduating high school seniors who are members of Georgia United Credit Union in good standing. Applicant must submit a video sharing how they are going to use their education to help their community.

Jesse Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to volunteers who are age 21 or younger and have volunteered for a minimum of 730 hours over a span of five years at a VA medical center.

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to female graduating high school seniors who played golf in high school. There are scholarships for students who are planning on playing collegiate golf and for students not planning on playing collegiate golf. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority female students.

NextStepU Win Free Tuition
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, age 15 or older, who are in college or will be enrolled in college within three years of 9/1/19. Applicant must create a NextStepU account (free) or log into their account.

Redstone Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who will be attending a Redstone Federal Credit Union partner institution (see website) in Alabama in the fall.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Sponsor: Pets Lifestyle and You (P.L.A.Y.) Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are enrolled as full-time high school seniors. Applicant must submit 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and an essay that explains how their involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perception on the importance of animal welfare.

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are seeking a bachelor’s degree or a student seeking a professional degree. Applicant must be a student employee who has been employed for at least six months by a TGCSA member company or a dependent child or spouse of a full-time, permanent employee of a TGCSA member company.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $400
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware Tribal members attending college. Applicant must have at least a 2.7 GPA in the last semester they attended.

Rev. Dr. A.W. Watkins High School Scholarship
Sponsor: Reverend Dr. A.W. Watkins Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduation high school seniors who are residents of the Central Alabama area. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and 830 on the SAT or 17 on the ACT. Applicant must also possess leadership skills and show school/community involvement.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 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 written response about a gift they received.

Valentine’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are at least 18 years of age and are currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must create a poem to summarize their true feelings about Valentine’s Day.

Regis L. Mullen Accident Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Mullen & Mullen
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and students already attending college (undergraduate or graduate) who reside in the U.S. and who lost a family member or whose family member they depend on was seriously injured due to another’s negligence. It is also open to a student who were injured or debilitated in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school.

Richard G. Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: National Press Club
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must submit three work samples and other application materials.

West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
Amount: Up to $4,750
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to West Virginia high school seniors who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit the FAFSA on or before March 1, 2020.

Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Women’s Western Golf Foundation (WWGF)
Amount: $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors who are active participants in the sport of golf and have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Banatao Family Filipino American Education Fund
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen of Filipino heritage (at least 50%) who will be majoring in engineering, mathematics, computer science, environmental or physical science. Applicant must be a permanent resident of California.

Chin: Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate college students who has done community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian American, immigrant, gay and lesbian and/or other progressive causes. Applicant or parents must be current or former employee at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine resident.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2018 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2020
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program
Sponsor: California State Fair
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are legal residents of California. There are 14 categories of scholarships – see website for details. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to Agriculture, Art, Business, Culinary Arts, Education, Enology, Hospitality Management or Viticulture majors.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth (North Mississippi, East Arkansas) residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Seguritan: Frederick and Demi Seguritan Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: March 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshmen enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicant must be a first generation Asian American, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, and have an interest in business (but not required to be a business major).

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 13, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are permanent residents of Southeastern Illinois. Multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American and pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

Old School Labs Scholarship
Sponsor: Old School Labs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school (or home-schooled) students attending a school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic year and is planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. Applicant must submit a video on a given topic related to health and fitness.

Scooter Inside Scholarship
Sponsor: Scooter Inside
Amount: $1,200
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media for business or SEO.

Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have completed a minimum of five blended or online courses during their last two years of high school. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement or improvement as a direct result of their enrollment in the blended/online learning curriculum.

Catch a Break! Scholarship
Sponsor: Catch a Break!
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen who will be 21 years of age or younger when they enroll. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Minnesota resident attending a public college or university in Minnesota. Applicant must have faced challenges in their life and have a household income that shows significant stress/challenge in paying for college.

UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 19, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are African-American/Black, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and plan to study a STEM field in college, including Biological/life sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Engineering, Information Sciences, Engineering, or Mathematics. Applicant must have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university.

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen who will be enrolled in the Fall of 2020. Applicant must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, first in immediate family to attend college, and be a resident of California (with preference given to Bay Area residents).

Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship program is open to low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska college or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with the institutions. Deadline is for Winter term classes.

Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship
Sponsor: The Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and G.E.D. holders who have acceptance at a trade school, art school, two-year or four-year college or university for either undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicant must have been a resident of the State of Washington for at least five years prior to application. Student must be profoundly fascinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed their observations in an artistic way that engages the everyday person.

SFM Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: SFM Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students in Minnesota and Iowa who are a dependent of a worker injured or killed in a work-related accident during the course and scope of employment in their state.

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