January Scholarships

National Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades in the U.S. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: MarvelOptics.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students attending an accredited four-year American university or college. There is no age nor specified major requirement. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing what a quote by Helen Keller means to them.

Young Filmmakers Contest
Sponsor: One Earth Film Festival
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 5, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.

Express Medical Supply Scholarship
Sponsor: Express Medical Supply, Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college in the United States. Applicant must make and submit an original meme about “a day in the life of a college student.”

GFOA Scholarships
Sponsor: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who plan to pursue a career in state/provincial or local government finance. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. See website for details. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically to minority students.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 2, 2020.

Marsha Martin Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Farm Credit
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of FFA or 4H, plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree, and reside in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory.

Share a Card and Support a Friend
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by sharing a card to support one of your friends! Pick a friend and share a card with our text keyword on it. When they text in, we’ll send them our easy guide on professional development and building community to help make their dreams a reality. By sharing, you’ll automatically enter to win a $5,000 scholarship! Plus, both you and your friend can apply for The Live Màs Scholarship, which offers up to $25,000 internship opportunities, and so much more.

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps that they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that they love.

Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest
Sponsor: YoungWorkers.org
Amount: Up to $300
Closing Date: January 7, 2020
Description: Contest is open to California teens between the ages of 14 and 18 years old. Contestant must create a poster on the theme, “Safe Jobs for Youth.”

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $36,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2020
Description: Award is open to Jewish teens who are between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination. Student must have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repair of the world).

School Notification System Scholarship
Sponsor: Dial My Calls
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are high school seniors or current college students with at least a 2.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the career they are pursuing and why.

AWSC Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are current members in the AWSC and plan to pursue further education in an accredited two or four-year institution of higher learning.

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2020
Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

2nd Opportunity Research Scholarship
Sponsor: American Veterinary Medical Foundation
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to veterinary students who have previously conducted a summer research project and are seeking to gain a second summer of research experience.

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