Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be the child of a Marine or Navy Corpsmen who served with a Marine unit and who plans to attend an undergraduate or vo/tech school and whose family adjusted gross income (not exceeding $9,000). Minimum 2.0 GPA required.


Colonel Scholarship

Award: $17,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student of the college.


International Self-Published Book Awards

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 2

The competition is open to all English-language self-published books for which the authors have paid the full cost of publication, or the cost of printing has been paid for by a grant or as part of a prize. There is a $100 entry/judging fee for your first work and $50 for each additional submission.


Founders Scholarship

Award: $17,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student at the college.


Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1 (high school seniors); April 1 (undergraduates); February 15 (graduates)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, strong leadership qualities, and specific goals for a career in graphics. Selection is based upon test scores and recommendations.


James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who ranks in the top 15% of their class, has, or expects to have excellent SAT Reasoning or ACT scores, and is the child of a Teamsters member.


National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: Last Friday in March (early application recommended)

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national enrolled or accepted into an accredited school in the a full-time student.


MESBEC Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 15 (fall); September 15 (spring); March 15 (summer)

Applicant must be at least one-quarter Native American and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe that is federally recognized, state-recognized, or terminated, with high GPA and test scores and be enrolled in an accredited college or university.


Robert W. Woodruff Scholarship

Award: $33,792, Deadline: November 15

Awarded to applicant who demonstrates character, communication skills, intellectual and personal vigor, leadership and creativity in community or school, outstanding academic achievement, and potential for enriching lives. Nomination by school officials or Emory Admission Committee and interview are required.


Dean's Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 21, and be a member of the A+ Program, Disciples of Christ/United Church of Christ, Alumni Legacy, Boys State Participant, or Girls State Participant.


New Student Academic Scholarships

Award: $6,000, Deadline: January 25

Applicant must be a new first-year student.


John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Award: $20,000, Deadline: January 4

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: a United States high school student in grade nine through twelve attending a public, private, parochial, or home school; a United States student under the age of 20 enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the United States territories; a United States citizen attending school overseas. An original and creative essay of less than 1,000 words on the political courage of a United States elected official since 1956 is required as part of the application process. The first-place recipient will be invited to accept the award at the Profile in Courage Award Ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.


Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a member or the child or grandchild of a U.S. member or deceased member of the union. Scholarships are prorated according to the number of Union members in each of the nine districts. Awards are based on chance, not grades.


Thurgood Marshall Scholarship

Award: $4,400, Deadline: May 30

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1100 (composite ACT score of 25), be a U.S. citizen, and be recommended as an exceptional academic achiever or outstanding talent in creative and performing arts. Applicant must attend one of 38 historically black public institutions as a full-time student, and must demonstrate financial need.


National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship

Award: $31,500, Deadline: January 4

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or national intending to pursue doctoral study in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, biosciences, chemistry, cognitive, neural, and behavioral sciences, computer science, electrical engineering, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography, physics, or civil engineering.


South Carolina Teacher Loan

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 15 (priority deadline)

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and fall into one of the following categories: be a freshmen student who ranks in the top 40% of their high school graduating class, and meets state average SAT scores; a returning undergraduate with a minimum 2.75 GPA and who takes the Praxis I exam; or a graduate student who has a minimum 3.5 GPA. All applicants must be pursuing a teacher education and must agree to teach in a critical geographic or subject area in South Carolina.


General Academic Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1


OFA Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be under the age of 25 and have spent at least 12 consecutive months prior to their 18th birthday in foster care in the United States or have been orphaned as a child and not subsequently adopted. Applicant must be accepted into or enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program at the undergraduate level.


National Co-Op Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school senior or transfer student who plans to participate in a college cooperative education at one of the sponsor's partner institutions. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.


Presidential Scholarship

Award: $5,400, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman and an Oregon resident.


NIH Loan Repayment Programs

Award: $35,000, Deadline: December 15 (extramural LRP); May 1 (intramural LRP)

Doctoral level degree is required.


Department Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be an enrolled student at Youngstown with a minimum 3.5 GPA and has completed 36 credit hours at the university.


Cornell University Grant

Award: $36,850, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate financial need.


Intel Science Talent Search Competition

Award: $100,000, Deadline: Early November

Applicant must be in their last year of secondary school in the United States or be a United States citizen attending an accredited American or international school abroad temporarily. Applicant must have performed independent science research and write a research report with their findings. Selection is also based upon recommendations, grades, test scores, essay questions, and school transcript.


Kansas State Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Kansas resident who is attending an eligible Kansas school as a full-time student, have been designated during senior year of high school as a State Scholar, and be able to demonstrate financial need.


College Scholarship Competition

Award: $5,000, Deadline: December 1


Walmart Dependent Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be enrolling as a full-time student in a two- or four-year United States college or university with an accreditation approved by the Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is the dependent of a Walmart employee. The employee must have been employed with Walmart for a minimum of six continuous months by the application deadline.


North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship/Loan

Award: $6,500, Deadline: October 22

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident and a U.S. citizen. Selection is based upon GPA, class rank, standardized test scores, writing samples, community service, extracurricular activities, interview, and references.


Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship

Award: $1,150, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must be the dependent of a disabled veteran (child or stepchild under age 26) or spouse or non-remarried widow(er) who is enrolled in a state-supported institution in Alabama. The veteran must have honorably served at least 90 days of continuous active federal military service, be rated 20% or more disabled due to service-connected disabilities or have held the qualifying rating at the time of death, or be a former prisoner of war, declared missing in action, or have died as the result of a service-connected disability or in the line of duty while on active duty. The veteran must have been a permanent civilian resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year immediately prior to initial entry into active military service or any subsequent period of military service in which a break in service occurred and civilian residency was established. Dependents of permanently disabled service-connected veterans rated at 100% may also qualify after the veteran has established at least five years of permanent residency in Alabama.


Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

Award: $18,000, Deadline: None

Grants are intended for art students and artists in the early or developmental stage of their career. Applicants must work in a figurative or representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking and be committed to making the practice of their art a lifetime career. Grants are intended to assist applicants in the study or practice of their art, and the costs associated therewith, such as tuition, studio rental, model fees, travel, and living expenses. Eligible courses of study or training include undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate studies and diploma programs from accredited institutions, recognized residencies, apprenticeships/internships, and studio training. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of their application. Grants are available to students and artists around the world.