January Scholarships

$1,000 January Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students, and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid student visa. Applicant must fill out a short form.

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition
Sponsor: C-SPAN
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-12. Student must create a short documentary video on “What’s Your Vision in 2020?”

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

Charles R. Kendall Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Government Employees Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to members and their dependents who are attending or plan to attend on a full-time basis a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school, or pursue other post-high school study.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

NEHS Scholarships
Sponsor: National English Honor Society for High Schools
Amount: Up to 5,000
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who hold membership in active chapters of NEHS for one year.

PNC Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | The PNC Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: January 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students from Central and Northern New Jersey studying education or early childhood education at a UNCF institution.

ACEC California Scholarship
Sponsor: American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) California
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to California undergraduate (junior or senior status) and graduate students who will be enrolled in an engineering or land-surveying curriculum approved by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) during the Fall of 2020.

APIA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity and are citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020. Special focus will be given to students who live at or below the poverty level and/or are the first in their family to attend college.

Teens for Jeans: Collect Jeans for Local Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship by running a denim drive in your school or community to help local young people experiencing homelessness. For teens in homeless shelters, jeans are one of the most requested items. Recruit your friends and classmates to donate gently-used pairs. You’ll make a difference in someone’s life and enter to win a $2,500 scholarship.

UNCF Ladders of Hope Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen enrolled as a full-time student in fall 2019 at any UNCF member institution at the time of application. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA, have demonstrated, unmet need, and be a permanent resident of South Los Angeles and/or surrounding areas.

Coladarci and Ehlers Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Morris Arts
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 17, 2020extended to January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are currently attending public, private, or parochial school in New Jersey. Applicant must be a Morris County residents who plans to pursue post-secondary studies at an accredited institution or acknowledged arts school or fine arts program.

Live Mas Scholarship
Sponsor: Taco Bell Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, between 16 and 24 years of age, who are on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs or is currently enrolled in college. Applicant must submit a video (two minutes or less) that tells the story of their life’s passion.

National FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization Program
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2020extended to January 23, 2020
Description: Scholarship program is open to high school seniors and current college students who are under 23 years of age. Applicant must be a current FFA member.

Share a Card and Support a Friend
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 23, 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.

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