August Scholarships

Rising Scientist Awards
Sponsor: Child Mind Institute
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: August 24, 2020extended to September 10, 2020
Description: Awards are open to high school seniors who will graduate in 2021 and have an outstanding interest and achievement in psychology, neuroscience or biomedical engineering research. Student must be nominated by an educator.

Check back next year for August 2021 scholarships.

Academic Challenge Scholarship
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Arkansas residents pursuing a higher education who are graduating high school seniors, current college students, or students re-enrolling after a period of time out of college.

Antibodies.com Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Antibodies.com
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen, undergraduates and graduate students who are majoring in a Life Science field.

Arkansas Future Grant (ArFuture)
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Grant is open to Arkansas residents who are enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or regional high demand areas of study. The grant will cover tuition and fees for qualifying certificate and Associate degree programs at Arkansas’ public institutions for eligible students.

Asset Based Lending Scholarship
Sponsor: Asset Based Lending LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens accepted or currently attending a college or university in the United States and planning on pursuing a degree in a real estate for financial services related field.

Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Appel Law Firm LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident or been affected by someone else’s accident.

Brian Bolton Graduate Student/Older Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current graduate students up to age 30, or undergrads ages 25-30, attending a North American college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on the bible and civil liberties.

Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PCB Solutions
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students at an accredited American university or college with a minimum GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the global economy.

COGIC Charities Scholarship
Sponsor: Church of God In Christ Charities, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school graduates who will be attending a college/university full-time in the fall as well as those already enrolled and attending full-time in an accredited college/university pursuing an undergraduate degree. Graduate and/or doctoral degree students must be taking a minimum of 9 credit hours.

Criminal Justice Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Crimcheck.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in post-secondary education or high school seniors/recent high school graduates who are pursuing post-secondary education in the criminal justice field.

Driver Education Initiative Award
Sponsor: National Driving and Traffic School
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and college freshmen. Applicant must submit an essay on many given topics related to safe driving.

Essay Contest for Undocumented & DACA Essential Workers
Sponsor: Herman Legal Group, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undocumented students who must be working, or have recently worked, as an essential work in the healthcare industry, food supply chain, or other essential industries. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think of when they hear the word immigrant.

Future Mentors Scholarship
Sponsor: Justice Solutions Group
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mentorship.

Global Perspectives Scholarship
Sponsor: Rustic Pathways
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students who will be attending an accredited college or university in the United States in 2020. Applicant must have at least a 3.75 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to travel.

Happy Valley Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are legal residents of the United States and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical cannabis.

HBCU Connect Minority Scholarship Program
Sponsor: HBCUConnect.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are incoming or current college students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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