January Scholarships

NRA Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) Grand Scholarship
Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors in high school who are actively engaged in academics, leadership, and community service with at least a 3.0 GPA. If selected, student will travel to Washington D.C. to attend the Youth Education Summit (expenses paid) to compete for the scholarship opportunities.

NYWICI Scholarships
Sponsor: New York Women in Communications
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Applicant must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate college students majoring (or planning to declare a major in) in a Communication-related field.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: January 25, 2019
Description: Contest is open to all public, private, parochial and home school students in grades 5-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to change in your community.

QCESC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quad City Engineering and Science Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 26, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who plan on studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be a Quad City area resident in the Illinois Counties of Carroll, Henry, Knox, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside, or in the Iowa Counties of Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa.

Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage”
Sponsor: Spike Lee | UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are enrolled at one of the UNCF institutions. Applicant must have overcome difficult circumstances or challenges in pursuit of their college education.

PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program
Sponsor: PGA WORKS
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and current post-secondary undergraduates who plan to enroll full-time undergraduate study at one of the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management universities.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Point Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college student who are “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. There is no citizenship requirement, but applicant must be attending or planning to attend an institution in the United States.

Shred Nations Scholarship
Sponsor: Shred Nations
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and have an interest in business, environmental studies or the shredding and recycling industry.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Award recognizes the strengths and accomplishments of young people with learning disabilities and ADHD. Award is open to a student 19 years old or younger who has demonstrated initiative, talent and determination resulting in a notable accomplishment in any field, including art, music, science, math, athletics, or community service.

Hamilton Award
Sponsor: Alexander Hamilton Scholars
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Award is open to high school juniors who are college bound with a strong record of community service and academic achievement. Student must have financial and/or personal need.

National Catholic Society of Foresters Scholarship
Sponsor: National Catholic Society of Foresters
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Catholic graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must be a NCSF member.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university with enrollment through the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination.

Sleeping Angels Co. Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Sleeping Angels
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as a college/university student within the United States who are American citizens, permanent residents, or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Student must submit an essay describing the evolution of the nanny in the 21st century.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Sponsor: StudentScholarship.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019. Applicant must share in 10 words or less why they deserve the scholarship.

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