January Scholarships

BankWest Scholarships
Sponsor: BankWest
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to South Dakota high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are BankWest Deposit Account holders for a minimum of six months preceding application.

Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to feminist women in the arts who are citizens with primary residence in the U.S. or Canada. Applicant must submit work that expresses an inclusive vision of social justice while focusing on justice for women. Work can be poetry, fiction, non-fiction, mixed genre (graphic and visual art with text), or Visual Art.

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.

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative Scholarships
Sponsor: eQuality Scholarship Collaborative
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to California graduating high school seniors and current college students who have provided service to the LGBT+ community (open to all sexual orientations). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to Nursing students and Medical students.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Amount: Up to $9,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time sophomore students who are majoring in a discipline related to NOAA’s programs and missions. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be a U.S. citizen.

Fred J. Epstein Youth Achievement Award
Sponsor: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
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.

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pullman Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Cook County, Illinois residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has at least a 3.0 GPA and can demonstrate strong financial need.

Geraldine “Polly’ Bednash Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in current program or at last school attended.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2020extended to January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

Green Is Film Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther | Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020extended to January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in 8th grade, high school, and undergraduate studies. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute video on a girl who is greening up the world.

Harvey Simon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Simon Cancer Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the Fall 2020 term. Applicant must have had a form of cancer sometime during their lifetime.

Hawai’I Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Hawai’I Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who are residents of the state of Hawaii and can demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be attending an accredited two or four-year college or university within the United States as either an undergraduate or graduate student. Multiple scholarships available with different eligibility requirements – see website for details.

HEAR Scholarship
Sponsor: HEAR Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Chicagoland high school seniors with financial need and a demonstrated commitment to their community. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA AND at least a 24 on the ACT AND/OR 1110 (out of 1600) on the SAT.

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarship
Sponsor: The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are of Hispanic ancestry and are permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington.

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

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