December Scholarships

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: December 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must submit an essay the trait they think describes the best leader and why.

West Texas Pharmacy Association Scholarships
Sponsor: West Texas Pharmacy Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited school of pharmacy that is a WTPA member in good standing.

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time at an HBCU in the Mid-Atlantic or Southern Region (Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia). Applicant must be pursuing a degree in a relevant field of study (i.e. a declared major in biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, environmental science or policy, history, physics, political science, or sociology).

Jacoby & Meyers Law School Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Jacoby & Meyers
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school. Applicant must submit an essay on the most significant issue affecting their community, and how one might use the law to address the issue.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $27,000 for three years
Closing Date: December 16, 2021
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
Sponsor: Raise Your Hand Texas
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner school (see website for details). Each Texas school has a different deadline; December 17 is the earliest deadline for the program.

Equitable Excellence Scholarships
Sponsor: Equitable
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: December 17, 2021 or until 10,000 applications are received
Description: Applicant must be a current high school senior who plans to enroll full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2022-2023 academic year. Applicant must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. APPLY EARLY – only the first 10,000 applications will be considered.

$1,000 December Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students, and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid student visa. Applicant must fill out a short form.

AceableAgent Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: AceableAgent
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current university, post-graduate, community and technical college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay or video on what home is to them.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

Cooper Industries Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Cooper Industries
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are majoring in engineering or business and have at least a 2.75 GPA.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LA Tutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Turn 2 Foundation/Sharlee Jeter Scholarship
Sponsor: Turn 2 Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 20, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen who have completed the Jeter’s Leaders Program in Kalamazoo, Michigan or New York and are enrolled as a full-time college freshman at a HBCU institution.

$2,500 Easy Scholarship STEM Works for Me
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 29, 20219
Description: Take a quiz about your interests and we’ll tell you the perfect STEM jobs for you. Have your friends take the quiz too to see how they can work in STEM too. Send us a photo of you hyping up your friends about finding their dream STEM job. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship!

Elder Abuse and Neglect Infographic Scholarship
Sponsor: Peck Law Group
Amount: $700
Closing Date: December 29, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to a college and well as students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to elder abuse and neglect.

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