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Rise Challenge
$500,000
Each year, Rise invites 15-17 year olds from around the world to participate in the Rise Challenge. Unlike many traditional applications, Rise uses videos, projects, and group interviews so applicants have multiple opportunities to showcase their potential. For applicants without access to a video recording device, we offer the option of submitting text responses. For applicants without access to technology, we offer an alternative low-tech pathway through paper applications.The Rise Challenge encourages applicants to create an individual project that demonstrates their talents and benefits their communities, and peer review other applicants’ projects, among other activities.After applicants complete the Rise Challenge,...
Deadline
Jan 25, 2023
Jefferson Scholarship
$333,000
Developing leaders for a self-governing people is at the heart of what we do. Since 1980, the Jefferson Scholarship Program has been cultivating outstanding undergraduate students, providing them with the financial support to pursue their passions and develop their talents for the good of the University and beyond. The mission of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation is to benefit the University of Virginia by identifying, attracting, and nur­turing individuals of extraordinary intellectual range and depth who possess the highest concomitant qualities of leadership, scholar­ship, and citizenship. Students who wish to be considered for a Jefferson Scholarship nomination but do not attend...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Thiel Fellowship
$100,000
Founded by technology entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel in 2011, the Thiel Fellowship is a two-year program for young people who want to build new things. Thiel Fellows skip or stop out of college to receive a $100,000 grant and support from the Thiel Foundation's network of founders, investors, and scientists.What is the Fellowship?The Thiel Fellowship is a two-year, $100,000 grant for young people who want to build new things instead of sit in a classroom. How does the grant work?Fellows receive $100,000, spread out over two years. We do not take equity in your company.How many Fellows do you select?Between...
Deadline
Dec 31, 2022
Cincinnatus Scholarship Program
$94,000
The cornerstone scholarship program for incoming freshmen to the University of Cincinnati is Cincinnatus. The brightest and most promising prospective freshmen in all academic disciplines are selected to receive renewable awards totaling more than $22 million in University of Cincinnati four-year scholarships. To be considered for awards, incoming freshmen with a strong high school record must have a complete application for admission (the Common Application* including UC-specific areas, high school-submitted transcript, and official test scores sent directly from testing agencies) by December 1st of their senior year. Eligible Cincinnatus scholars will be determined by academic program.
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Terry Foundation Freshman Scholarship
$70,000
The Terry Freshman Scholarship, known as the Terry Traditional Scholarship, is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas. Affiliated Universities The University of Texas- Austin Texas A&M University University of Houston Texas State University The University of Texas- Dallas The University of Texas- San Antonio Texas Tech University University of North Texas Texas Woman's University Texas A&M University- Galveston Sam Houston State University The University of Texas- Arlington The University of Texas- El Paso What are the qualifications for Freshman Applicants? A) Demonstrated financial need (as...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Burger King Scholars Program
$50,000
Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded nearly $55 million in scholarships to over 45,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across North America since 2000. In 2022 alone, the Foundation awarded over $4.6 million in scholarships to nearly 4,000 students.Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.The application period begins on Oct. 15 and...
Deadline
Dec 15, 2022
Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program
$50,000
Distinguished Young Women is a unique program that combines the chance to win college scholarships with a program that offers Life Skills training to prepare young women for the world after high school. Each year we make over $1 billion dollars in scholarships available and it costs nothing to enter! The program takes place in all 50 states and Washington DC with some states having local programs as well. Young women participate in either their junior or senior year of high school, so check the web page of your state or local program to make sure you don't miss out....
Deadline
Apr 01, 2023
Sachs Undergraduate Scholarships
$50,000
The Sachs Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship application is available to Colorado High School seniors planning to pursue their undergraduate degree beginning in the autumn of 2021, Sachs Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship grants are typically awarded in the amount of $10,000 to $12,500 per year for four years of study ($40,000 to $50,000 total award) and can be applied to any accredited institution where a student is enrolled full-time. All students who fit the below criteria are encouraged to apply using the link at the bottom of the page. Applications are only available between January 1 through March 15. CRITERIA: In order to...
Deadline
Mar 15, 2023
Niche $50,000 Scholarship
$50,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year. How It WorksThe $50,000 "No Essay" Scholarship is an easy scholarship with no essay required. Only one entry allowed per person. The winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and...
Deadline
Dec 14, 2022
Edison Scholars Program
$50,000
The Edison Scholars Program recognizes students who want to be makers of tomorrow — the dreamers, inventors, guardians and pioneers — those who dare to be great.This year, Edison International will award $50,000 college scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world.This is a chance for students with big dreams to advance their education and take part in shaping a brighter future.Edison International has awarded more than $13.5 million in scholarships to 730 students through the Edison Scholars program since 2006.The DetailsHere’s...
Deadline
Dec 09, 2022
Earl Warren Scholarship
$45,000
The Earl Warren Scholarship is named for the Honorable Earl Warren, the 14th Chief Justice of the United States and former Governor of California whose stewardship of the Warren Court helped end school segregation and transform America's legal landscape. In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to racial justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Eligible law students include those entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school. Earl Warren Scholars are Given a Unique Opportunity...
Deadline
May 01, 2023
Big Future Scholarship
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements. It’s easy to enter scholarship drawings each month. Simply complete one of the steps before the deadline, and you’ll be automatically entered to win $40,000.To be eligible for the Big Future Scholarship you:A) Must attend a public, private,...
Deadline
Nov 30, 2022
Big Future Scholarship
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or citizenship requirements. It’s easy to enter scholarship drawings each month. Simply complete one of the steps before the deadline, and you’ll be automatically entered to win $40,000.To be eligible for the Big Future Scholarship you:A) Must attend a public, private,...
Deadline
Nov 30, 2022
Science Ambassador Scholarship
$40,000
The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.Eligibility:A) You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student.B) You must attend a school in the United States.HOW TO APPLYFilm a three–minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. To apply, you must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student.. Your video should be:A) A mini–lecture, not a personal statement. Pretend you're a lecturer speaking to a class. Teach us something.B) Clear, creative, accurate, and a demonstration of your passion for the subject. We...
Deadline
Dec 13, 2022
GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
$40,000
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.ELIGIBILITYTo be eligible for this...
Deadline
Jan 05, 2023
1890 Scholars Program
$40,000
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The program awards scholarships to students to attend one of 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. What does a scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provide? A scholarship under the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program provides: A) Full tuition; B) Employment with the USDA during the summer and after graduation; C) Employee benefits while employed with USDA; D) Fees; E) Books; F) Use of a laptop computer, printer, and software while on scholarship; G) Room and board for...
Deadline
Feb 01, 2023
Sachs Foundation Graduate Scholarship
$40,000
This scholarship is ONLY available to Sachs Foundation undergraduate scholarship recipients who will, or have, received their undergraduate degree within the last three years. For former Sachs scholarship recipients pursuing their graduate degree beginning in the autumn of 2021, Sachs Foundation Graduate Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $10,000 per year for up to four years of study depending on course of study. INSTRUCTIONS: Applications will be available online through the below link between January 1st and March 15th of each year. As part of the application, you will be asked to submit the following required materials:; A) Your...
Deadline
Mar 15, 2023
Ron Brown Scholarships Program
$40,000
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans. RBSP competitively awards 45 – 50 four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown's mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.Recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university...
Deadline
Jan 09, 2023
SMART Scholarships
$38,000
The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is funded by the Department of Defense (DoD). It is a combined educational and workforce development opportunity for bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. students to gain technical skills in critical STEM fields and support the national security mission of DoD. Mission The SMART Program provides a combined education and career opportunity to students pursuing STEM degrees that will enhance the Department of Defense (DoD) civilian workforce. Vision The SMART Program creates a highly skilled Department of Defense (DoD) STEM workforce that competes with the dynamic trends in technology and innovation to...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
$36,000
The Awards recognize up to fifteen Jewish teens who are outstanding leaders in community service with awards of $36,000 each. We seek teens showing significant initiative and leadership in creating and leading a new initiative – or who have considerably deepened or expanded an existing project - that embodies the values of tikkun olam, repairing the world.The Helen Diller Family Foundation created the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards in 2007. The family's primary focus is to support education, science, and arts and they've donated and helped fund programs and institutions around the world. They created this specific program to help...
Deadline
Jan 05, 2023
AQHF Scholarships
$35,000
Complete a single application to determine your eligibility for available scholarship funding. Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship offered. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and Quarter Horse involvement, as well as an applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills. The grading scale for selection of each scholarship will vary dependent upon the criteria established by that scholarship's donor.Submitted materials must include a completed application form with financial information, three reference letters or appraisal forms, and a high school or college transcript. Students applying for a state or regional...
Deadline
Jan 15, 2023
Be Bold Scholarship
$25,210
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the scholarship will be unique in that it will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating.
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Montana Presidential Leadership Scholarships
$25,000
The Davidson Honors College (DHC) offers academic scholarships to incoming students to recognize outstanding talent, academic performance, and leadership. These are the University of Montana's premier academic scholarships and include the Presidential Leadership Scholarship (PLS), Provost's Honors Scholarship (PHS), and the Dean's Leadership Scholarship (DLS). These scholarships significantly reduce the cost of attendance at the University of Montana and students who meet progression standards may have their awards renewed for up to four years. We are looking for well-rounded, ambitious, and curious learners. The average DHC scholar has a 3.9 GPA, 30 or higher on the ACT, and 1360 or...
Deadline
Dec 02, 2022
Live Mas Scholarship Program
$25,000
The Taco Bell Foundation breaks down barriers to educate and inspire the next generation of America’s leaders. Since 1992, the Taco Bell Foundation has reached more than 4 million young people across the country and has awarded more than $110 million in Live Más Scholarships and grants to youth-serving nonprofit organizations focused on education and career readiness.EligibilityAll applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered eligible for the 2023 Live Más Scholarship Program:Applicant is a legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who is at least 16 years of age and...
Deadline
Jan 11, 2023
Smith Diversity Scholarship
$25,000
Lutheran Family Services established the Coyner and Donna Smith Diversity Scholarship Fund to provide a college education for graduating high school seniors from low-income, minority families who are residents of Nebraska.Annual scholarships of $25,000 are awarded to support each recipients’ college education, regardless of where they want to attend. Annual scholarships of $12,500 are also available for recipients wishing to attend trade school.Who is eligible to apply?To be eligible, students must:Be graduating from a Nebraska high school or obtain GED in the current academic year and plan to begin their freshmen year of post-secondary the following academic year.Be a resident...
Deadline
Feb 28, 2023
Humanity Scholarship
$25,000
The deadline for this scholarship was changed on November 2nd to May 31st, 2023.We are seeking bright minds with a desire to heighten national awareness via our social media campaign to end the dehumanizing forces of human trafficking and child exploitation.Eligibility RequirementsMust be a current high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, or junior.Plan to attend an accredited college, university, or community college in the upcoming academic year.Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.Have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.Entries must be an original, unpublished video created by the entrant.Submission RequirementsRecord a video (maximum length of 2 minutes) sharing a...
Deadline
May 31, 2023
James Madison Memorial Teaching Fellowships
$24,000
Eligibility Requirements Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the state of their legal residence. To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, you must: A) Be a U.S. citizen B) Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or civics classes where you will teach topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12) C) Possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying Professional Teaching Obligation After receiving the master’s degree, each Fellow must...
Deadline
Mar 01, 2023
John F. Duffy Scholarship
$24,000
Dependents of California peace officers who have died in the line of duty are eligible to receive annual scholarships from the California Peace Officers' Memorial Foundation. Donations from member law enforcement associations and corporate sponsors fund the John F. Duffy Scholarship program. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis. All dependents of California peace officers that have died in the line of duty, regardless of how long ago, are eligible. Approval of applications will not be based upon sex, age, race, creed, national origin, or religious preference, or restricted based upon the applicants' field of endeavor. The criteria to be...
Deadline
Jun 01, 2023
Meyerhoff Scholars Program
$22,000
Meyerhoff Scholars are selected for their interests in the sciences, engineering, mathematics, or computer science and their plans to pursue a Ph.D. or combined M.D./Ph.D. in the sciences or engineering. The selection committee considers academic performance, standardized test scores, recommendation letters, and proven commitment to community service. Historically, application to the Meyerhoff Program was initiated through nomination. While it is no longer a requirement to be nominated for our program, it is highly encouraged. Nominations are most frequently submitted by high school administrators, guidance counselors, or teachers. Deserving students may also be nominated by other adults who are influential in...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022
Dell Scholars Program
$20,000
The Dell Scholars program is a scholarship and college completion program that nurtures and empowers students on their path to a college degree. Since starting the program in 2004, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has supported 5,000 scholars, including more than 2,000 college graduates.To apply for a scholarship from the Dell Scholars program, the first step is completing the online application. Once submitted, all applications will be assessed and a group of semifinalists will be selected. Semifinalists are asked to submit a current copy of their high school transcript, a complete Student Aid Report (SAR) from their FAFSA, and...
Deadline
Dec 01, 2022