February Scholarships

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 29, 2020
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 29, 2020
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.

Founders Scholarship
Sponsor: Cornerstone Credit Union
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have a Cornerstone Credit Union (Illinois) membership account in which his/her name is primary on the account.

James T. & Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: James T. & Rose M. Perryman Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are/will be studying in technology, engineering, math, or metals. Applicant must live within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Maude and Alexander Hadden Scholarship
Sponsor: Youth Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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.

Mental Note: Share a Mental (Health) Note with a Guy Frien
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: You could win an easy scholarship by giving a guy in your life (a friend, teammate, fraternity brother, actual brother, or boyfriend) one of DoSomething’s Mental (Health) Notes as a reminder to spend some quality “him” time. Using the card, he’ll set aside time to do a quick mental health check-in, do some personalized self-care, and be connected to clutch mental health resources for especially tough times.

Missing in History: Share a Black History Watch List
Sponsor: DoSomething
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
About: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship just by sharing a Netflix watch list online. Too often, US schools practice “erasure” by leaving out or misrepresenting the truth about Black historical figures and events. If schools won’t teach the real history, it’s on us. This February, share our crowdsourced Netflix watch list. By inspiring friends to watch movies like “When They See Us” and “Teach Us All,” we can fight erasure and educate friends during Black History Month and beyond. Plus you’ll automatically enter to win an easy $1,000 scholarship!

National CPR Foundation Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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.

NextStepU Win Free Tuition
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 9/1/19. Applicant must create a NextStepU account (free) or log into their account.

Nitro College Scholarship
Sponsor: Nitro
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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.

Press Club of Western Pennsylvania Scholarship
Sponsor: The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 10, 2020extended to February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomore and junior journalism students enrolled in an accredited college or university with a primary residence in one of the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

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