February Scholarships

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Sponsor: Pets Lifestyle and You (P.L.A.Y.) Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and will be attending an accredited four-year college/university in the next year. Applicant must submit an essay on how Alzheimer’s disease has changed or impacted their life.

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $400
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

UCB Family Epilepsy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UCB, Inc.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2020extended to February 28, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students living with epilepsy or students who are a family member or caregiver of a person living with epilepsy. Applicant must be seeking an associate’s, undergraduate, or graduate degree program during the fall of 2020.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
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.

Youth Eco-Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Action for Nature
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2020
Description: The award is available to students between the ages of eight and 16 who exhibit environmental activism. Applicant must carry out an action-based and self-initiated project that concerns environmental health, advocacy, research, or protection of the natural world.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

Arnold M. Miller | Find-A-Way Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students enrolled in an accredited beauty school.

Can You Handle the Booth? Take a Quiz to See If You’re Ready to Vote
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Many people find the voting process confusing, which keeps them from showing up to the polls and making their voice heard. Educating people about the voting process will make them more comfortable doing it! And that means they’re more likely to actually vote. Take and share our online quiz with friends to educate them on everything they need to know to vote in the upcoming elections. You’ll be entered to win a $1,500 scholarship!

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.

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.

Rev. Dr. A.W. Selma Scholarship
Sponsor: Reverend Dr. A.W. Watkins Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 29, 2020
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 29, 2020
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.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircoloring Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who love hair coloring and are/will be attending an accredited beauty school.

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircutting Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who love cutting hair and will be attending an accredited beauty school.

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Hairdressing Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who enjoy bridal, prom styling or special occasion hair. Applicant must be attending or plan to attend an accredited beauty school.

Sydell L. Miller | Total Image Esthetics Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who attend an accredited beauty school. Applicant must submit a video showing the student applying an esthetics treatment or make-up application.

Teens for Jeans: Run a Jeans Drive to Benefit Youth in Homeless Shelters
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship by running a denim drive in your school or community to help local young people experiencing homelessness. For teens in homeless shelters, jeans are one of the most requested items. Recruit your friends and classmates to donate gently-used pairs. You’ll make a difference in someone’s life and enter to win a $2,500 scholarship.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

Think For Yourself Essay Contest
Sponsor: Let Grow
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students at least 13 years of age at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States, be currently enrolled in middle or high school, and must enroll no later than the fall of 2024 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on one of nine prompts related to free speech, bullying, disagreements, or other personal questions.

Tillman Scholar
Sponsor: Pat Tillman Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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.

Valentine’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 29, 2020
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 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must create a poem to summarize their true feelings about Valentine’s Day.

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