February Scholarships

Jesse Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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.

Kim and Harold Louis Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Kim and Harold Louie Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and individuals entering their freshman year of college during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants who have parents who are U.S. veterans or currently in the U.S. military, students with financial need, first generation college students, and students with a documented significant disability.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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.

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to attend, or are currently attending, an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State and whose family income does not exceed the amount listed by family size (available on website).

LPGA Scholarships
Sponsor: LPGA Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to female graduating high school seniors who played golf in high school. There are scholarships for students who are planning on playing collegiate golf and for students not planning on playing collegiate golf. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority female students.

Melissa Belote-Ripley Scholarship
Sponsor: Melissa Belote-Ripley Scholarship Fund
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been committed to swimming throughout high school, regardless if they plan to swim in college.

NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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, 2019
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 9/30/2018. Applicant must create a NextStepU account (free) or log into their account.

NY Grace Legendre Endowment Fellowships
Sponsor: New York Grace Legendre Endowment Fund, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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, 2019
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 a topic related to optimism.

Redstone Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Sponsor: Pets Lifestyle and You (P.L.A.Y.) Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are enrolled as full-time high school seniors. Applicant must submit 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and an essay that explains how their involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perception on the importance of animal welfare.

Scholarship for Children of Divorce and Single-Parent Families
Sponsor: Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who were raised by a single parent or experienced the divorce of their parents.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Discovery Education
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 30-60 second video that demonstrates the importance of safe teen driving.

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are seeking a bachelor’s degree or a student seeking a professional degree. Applicant must be a student employee who has been employed for at least six months by a TGCSA member company or a dependent child or spouse of a full-time, permanent employee of a TGCSA member company.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $29,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Tillman Scholar
Sponsor: Pat Tillman Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship program is open to veterans and active-duty military service members, and current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $400
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware Tribal members attending college. Applicant must have at least a 2.7 GPA in the last semester they attended.

Valentine’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are at least 18 years of age and are currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant mus submit an essay on whether they would prefer a $1,000 college scholarship or some other gift of equal value.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Washington state residents and will be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in science, technology engineering, math, or health care.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are honorably discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard. Applicant must be a high school or GED graduate who plans to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate (first Master’s degree) study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

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