January Scholarships

G-III Apparel Scholarship
Sponsor: G-III Apparel Group | UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2021 extended to February 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college sophomores majoring in a business-related discipline.

Significant Challenge College Scholarship
Sponsor: Richie’s Spirit Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2021extended to February 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. citizens currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited high school who will graduate in the Spring of 2021. Applicant must have taken challenging courses throughout their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

IACAC Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 29, 2021extended to February 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from an IACAC member high school (Illinois) with a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time college freshmen at a post-secondary institution (preferably at an IACAC member institution).

Leadership 1000 Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021extended to February 12, 2021
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).

Public Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Public Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2021extended to February 14, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors from Nevada. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details.

Pierre and Tana Matisse Scholarship
Sponsor: Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2021extended to February 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are Black, Latinx, or Indigenous who reside in, or are a permanent resident, of one of the give boroughs of New York City.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 19, 2021Extended to February 16, 2021
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

Etta Gray Memorial Scholarship Program
Sponsor: UNCF | The William Hipp Family
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2021extended to February 22, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current students who have a permanent residence in Upstate South Carolina and are pursuing a technical certification (i.e. Computer Technology, PC Programming, and Networking) at specific technical colleges in Upstate, South Carolina.

Coolidge Scholarship
Sponsor: The Coolidge
Amount: Tuition, room and board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study
Closing Date: January 20, 2021extended February 24, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are high school juniors and will enroll full-time at an accredited U.S. college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2022.

 

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