January Scholarships

Pre-Health Professions Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: NextStep Test Prep
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in the U.S. who want to pursue a future in a health profession (doctor, speech pathologist, dentist, pharmacist, etc.)

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

Professional BusinessWomen of California Scholarships
Sponsor: Professional BusinessWomen of California (PBWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are high school seniors in California. Applicant must submit a completed application, three letters of recommendation, and a personal essay related to leadership. If selected as a recipient of the scholarship, student must be present at the PBWC Annual Conference on April 23, 2019 in San Francisco (travel expenses not paid for by PBWC).

Public Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The Public Education Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors from Nevada. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details.

R2C Scholarship
Sponsor: Return2College
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and there is no maximum age limit. Applicant must share in three sentences of less why they are getting their degree.

Redfin Scholarship
Sponsor: Redfin
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are graduating high school seniors or current college freshman, sophomores, and juniors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to affordable housing.

RiSE Scholarship
Sponsor: RiSE Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Applicant must be current high school, college bound senior who has submitted applications to and is planning on attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a documented learning disability (a diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify).

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
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.

Scholarship for Latino Students
Sponsor: Buenas Opiniones
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Hispanic undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled during the spring semester/quarter. Applicant must submit an essay on their struggles as a Latino student.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
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.

STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) major. Applicant must be 16-22 years old at the time of entry and be a registered user of NextStepU.com

Texas History Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Texas. History, Government, and English students are particularly encouraged to participate. Applicant must submit an essay on Texas History.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
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.

The Five Actions Challenge: Five Days and Five Ways to Make an Impact This Holiday Season
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: Only 14% of people feel a strong connection to their community. You can win the scholarship by doing five nice things in five days this holiday season. Sign up to receive daily actions, like make thank you cards for people in your school to collect cans for local food and homeless shelters. Snap a picture of you doing the daily action and you’ll be entered to win the scholarship.

Treat Yo Friends: Make a Friend an IOU Activity Book to Celebrate What Makes Them Unique
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
Description: 1 in 5 students experience bullying, often because of the passions that makes them who they are. You can win an essay scholarship just by finding an activity your friend loves to do and asking them to do it with you! Every submission of a photo of your IOU booklet will count as an entry. Unlimited entries.

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