February Scholarships

College Counts Scholarship
Sponsor: State of Alabama
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or first-time college freshmen beginning in fall 2022 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.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

Distinguished Raven FAC Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Edgar Allan Poe Literary Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to descendants and legal wards of any Lao or Hmong individual who served in the Royal Laotian Military or Hmong forces in defense of the Kingdom of Laos between 1960 and 1975. Applicant must also be a high school senior or graduate, and must be enrolled or actively seeking to enroll full-time in the coming academic year in an undergraduate program at an accredited college.

Dr. Arnita Young Boswell Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to female African-American graduating high school seniors with at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must be involved in school and community activities and must have completed at least 200 hours of documented community service.

Dr. W. A. Frazier Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to female African-American students who are at least 21 years of age and are accepted to a college or university. Applicant must demonstrate special talents gained through previous academic work, civic contributions, and/or social services.

Eli Lilly & Company Make Life Better Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Eli Lilly & Company | UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time college sophomores attending a UNCF member institution, HBCU, or other accredited four-year institution who are majoring in a STEM-related discipline. Applicant must be a resident of Indiana.

Enterprise Holdings Road Forward Scholarship
Sponsor: Enterprise Holdings
Amount: Up to $12,222
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current, first-year students of a UNCF-member institution. Applicant must be a first generation college student and have at least a 2.75 GPA.

Fort Wayne Indiana Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Ft. Wayne Indiana Leadership Council | UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors from the state of Indiana who have at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant can be majoring in any field, but students majoring in the natural sciences, accounting, finance, marketing, informational systems, or business management will be given preference.

HFS FCU Scholarship Program
Sponsor: HFS Federal Credit Union
Amount:
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from the Big Island who are current HFS FCU members with his/her own accounting in good standing.

IHS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Indian Health Service (IHS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in preparatory or undergraduate prerequisite courses in preparation for entry to a health professions school, courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry, and other subjects needed by the Indian health program, and eligible health profession degree programs.

Jesse Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
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.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and AB-540/DACA recipients who are a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicant must be a full-time student at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S. with at least a 3.0 GPA and majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations. Applications submitted on or before January 14 will be eligible for an extra 10 points.

Maude and Alexander Hadden Scholarship
Sponsor: Youth Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are United States citizens seeking higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. The Scholarship Committee will consider character, financial need, scholastic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), objectives, volunteerism, potential for leadership and good citizenship.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2021-2022 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Morelli Scholarship
Sponsor: Joseph James Morelli Legacy Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students diagnosed or presumed to have a learning challenge who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicant must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field.

NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a construction-related degree program at a school in the United States.

NextStepU Win Free Tuition
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
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 9/30/2021. Applicant must create a NextStepU account (free) or log into their account.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university located in the United States at the time of awarding the prize.. Applicant must complete a scholarship survey, and answer three short-answer questions.

NY Grace Legendre Endowment Fellowships
Sponsor: New York Grace Legendre Endowment Fund, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Fellowships are open to women who are United States citizens and residents of New York State. Applicant must be currently enrolled in graduate studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited New York State college or university and have completed at least one semester in the program.

Optimist International Essay Contest
Sponsor: Optimist International
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
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 the following theme: “How Does an Optimistic Mindset Change My Tomorrow.”

Redstone Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
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.

Rev. Dr. A.W. Selma Scholarship
Sponsor: Reverend Dr. A.W. Watkins Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in the Bible and Pastoral Ministry with a classification of Junior or Senior. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Rev. Dr. A.W. Watkins High School Scholarship
Sponsor: Reverend Dr. A.W. Watkins Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
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.

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2022
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must complete an online registration form.

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