Scholarships for High School Seniors

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.

HSF General College Scholarships
Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Hispanic descent who are graduating high school seniors, community colleges students, transfer students, college students, or graduate students. All majors and graduate fields are accepted, but there is an emphasis on STEM majors.

H.U. Lee Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: H.U. Memorial Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have practiced Taekondo.

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.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 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 Massachusetts. California and Maryland deadlines has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

Lisa Kaminiski Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Pay It Forward Cincinnati
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the Greater Cincinnati area (including North Kentucky) who have an outstanding record of community service. Applicant must be intending to declare a major in a STEM-related field of study at a college or university program (Computer Science, MIS, Data Analystics, Digital Design, etc.)

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.

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