Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Many scholarships have age limits, leaving non-traditional college students (over 25 years of age) out of luck. However, there are still many scholarships out there that have no age requirements, or are specifically open to non-traditional college students.

Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Asian Pacific Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students in California who are of Asian descent. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements. See website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to Computer Science, Economics, Environmental or Physical Science, Engineering, Journalism or Mathematics majors, and LGBT students.

CAWV Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Contractors Association of West Virginia
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to West Virginia residents who are college sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled, or planning to enroll, in civil engineering or a construction related four-year degree program in a West Virginia college or university.

Richard and Louise Varco Scholarship
Sponsor: Richard and Louise Varco Scholarship Fund, Saint Paul and Minnesota Communication Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 24, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate, graduate or professional level study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA OR be a worker displaced under extraordinary circumstances.

CEMS Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 25, 2018
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.

American Atheists Scholarships
Sponsor: American Atheists
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to incoming and current college students in the United States who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen, but must attend a U.S. based institution. Applicant must demonstrate atheist activism in their communities and schools. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to a member of the LGBT community.

Frito-Lay Variety Pack’s Dreamvention
Sponsor: Frito Lay
Amount: Up to $250,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Description: Contest is open to persons legally residing in, and physically located within, one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are at least 13 years of age. Applicant must dream up a fun invention idea, draw it, and submit their idea.

Shred Nations Scholarship
Sponsor: Shred Nations
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and have an interest in business, environmental studies or the shredding and recycling industry.

Wyoming Trucking Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Wyoming Trucking Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of a Wyoming high school who plan to pursue a course of study which will lead to a career in the Highway Transportation Industry with the following approved courses of study: business management, computer skills, accounting, office procedures and management, safety, diesel mechanics and truck driving. Applicant must be attending a Wyoming institution of higher learn.

Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: Dentistry by John Barras DDS
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2018
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.

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Annual Scholarship Program
Sponsor: First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association (FCSLA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 27, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to members in good standing with the Association for at least three years prior to date of application. Applicant must also have a policy with the organization in his or her own name. Scholarships are open to students in grades 1-12, as well as college and graduate students. Award must be used towards tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year.

“You Deserve It” Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipOwl
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are residents of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or U.S. Territories who are 16 years of age or older and are either enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of registration in a qualified high school, college or university in the United States.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

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