January Scholarships

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

BBC&S Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Bertoldo Baker Carter & Smith
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Clark County School District (Nevada) high school seniors with an interest in law or a related field and planning to attend college in the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to athletics and legal issues.

Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Schools Directory
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning on attending a program related to the beauty industry (cosmetology, barbering, hair design, nail technology, etc.)

Call to Serve Scholarship
Sponsor: Criminal Justice Programs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are studying criminal justice. Applicant must submit short essays related to criminal justice.

Can You Handle the Booth? Take a Quiz to See If You’re Ready to Vote
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 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!

Cancer for College Scholarship
Sponsor: Cancer for College
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer patients and cancer survivors who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 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.

Cherokee Nation Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Cherokee Nation Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to Cherokee Nation citizen students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. There are multiple scholarships available, including scholarships open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students.

Child of Divorce/Single Parent Household Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted and current undergraduate and graduate students who come from a divorced/single parent household. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic pertaining to individuals who are the product of a single parent or divorced household.

Child Welfare and Development Scholarship
Sponsor: Family Living Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work (sociology, psychology, social sciences or a related field) at an accredited university. Applicant must have good academic standing and extracurricular experience working with children who have experienced neglect or abuse.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 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.

Deja Vu Surf Hawaii Scholarship
Sponsor: Deja Vu Surf Hawaii
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who attend an accredited two or four-year, not-for-profit institution within the United States as a full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are residents of Kauai and maintain a 2.7 GPA. Preference will be given to students who have been in foster care and first generation college students.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 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.

EAA Scholarships
Sponsor: Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicants must be majoring in Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or a related field.

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $45,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled as a full-time 2nd year student in a four-year academic program; or transferring from a two-year to a four-year institution, or a 3rd year student in a five-year program. Applicant must be studying a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and mission at an accredited minority serving institution.

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