Scholarships in United States

Lexington Law Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must be a current, full-time student at an accredited college or university in the United States with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay about what a credit score means to you, how it impacts your financial future, and how you plan to obtain and retain a great credit score during your college years, is required.

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student at an American college/university. Essay between 1,500 and 5,000 words required on this topic: 'Lincoln and the Hard Hand of War.'

Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 23

Applicants must be two family members at least 18 years old who have been n the United States for seven years or less but were born outside of the U.S. Experience in overcoming barriers to pursue education, involvement in community, and financial need must be demonstrated.

Graduate Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a citizen of an Asian country who is a full-time graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited institution in the United States or Canada and hold a valid student ID card. Selection based upon academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in cross-cultural activities, personal statement, and letter of reference completed by a professor or supervisor. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 7

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student who is at least 18 years old and is currently enrolled in a United States college/university. Essay between 750 and 1,500 words on the topic of mesothelioma required.

Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 28

Applicant must be a college student currently enrolled in an aviation program with a "B" average or higher. Preference given to residents of Kansas, Missouri, or Illinois.

Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 10; July 10

Applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in the U.S. who has completed at least one year of college or 30 hours and is planning to participate in a full-time study abroad program for at least one semester. Summer sessions are not eligible. Minimum 3.0 GPA, transcript, resume, and essay between 500 and 800 words required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Tutor the People Essay Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a high school senior or currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a United States accredited post-secondary institution in good standing. Minimum 3.0 GPA and short essay on the following topic are required: Explain how you have helped a member of your community achieve a personal or academic goal.

Race Entry Student Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be enrolled at a college or university in the United States. A short essay sharing your 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon race story is required.

L.I.F.E. Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and be working towards a degree with at least six credits a semester at an accredited college/university in the U.S. Minimum 3.0 GPA, involvement in at least one extracurricular activity, letter from physician, copy of transcript, letter of recommendation, and essay under 500 words required.

Addie B. Morris Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a full-time sophomore, junior, senior undergraduate, or graduate student enrolled at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Canada. Minimum 2.75 GPA, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, and copy of FAFSA required.

Urban Scholarship Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: July 7

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who resides in Texas and plans to be a full-time student at an accredited college/university. Financial need must be demonstrated. Must be a high school graduate from one of the following cities: Abilene, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Beaumont, Brownsville, Carrollton, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Grand Prairie, Houston, Irving, Killeen, Laredo, Lubbock, McAllen, McKinney, Mesquite, Midland, Pasadena, Plano, San Antonio,Waco and Wichita Falls.

WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15; July 15

Applicant must be a female undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university/college in the U.S. with a demonstrated interest in international development, international relations, international trade, international economics, or international business. Three to five page essay required on this topic: "Discuss the economic and political ramifications of negotiating a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union."

Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an outstanding rock musician from the U.S. Financial need must be demonstrated. Live audition and interview required.

Vans Off The Wall Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be an outstanding musician from the U.S. who is an academically high achieving scholar. Financial need must be demonstrated. Audition, interview, and copy of transcripts required. Preference given to a rock, alternative, or indie/creative artist.

Innovation in Education Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: 20th of every month

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled as a high school or college/university student who has designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (examples include: website, blog, app, etc.). Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay describing the goal of the project required. Students must be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the U.S. or Canada.

Havahart Wireless Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen enrolled at an accredited college/university who loves animals. 500 word essay about animals required.

Washington Council of the Blind Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be a legally blind Washington resident who is attending an institution of higher learning in the United States.

Working Your Way Through College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 9

Applicant must be an legal resident of the U.S. who is an undergraduate student that has worked an average of at least 12 hours for four previous weeks.Essay between 500 and 800 words required on this topic: "Discuss the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility."

The White Buffalo Club Annual $500 Scholarship Contest

Award: $500, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be a college/university student in the U.S. or Canada. Required to write a minimum 700 word essay about Wyoming

  • Wyoming
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

TakeLessons Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a U.S. resident enrolled at a U.S. college/university. Essay under 250 words required on this topic: "If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world? Describe the specific goals you would set to make that dream a reality."

Blitz Lead Manager $1,000 Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be attending a college/university in the U.S. or Canada. Essay about sales between 800 and 1,000 words required.

Rich Vogler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a member of the racing community who is looking to further their education. Transcripts and two letters of recommendation required.

CreditRepair.com Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must be a current full-time student at an accredited college/university in the U.S. Minimum 2.5 GPA, current transcript, and essay required on this topic: "What is your credit score and why is it important for your future success"

$1,000 Cameo College of Essential Beauty Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 29

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college/university. Required to write a 500 to 800 word post on a website, blog, or online forum on this topic: "How technology is revolutionizing the beauty industry, and how artistic skills need to be merged with technical skills to be a successful professional."

Evergreen Beauty College Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 30

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen, U.S. citizen, or permanent resident enrolled at a college/university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Required to write a 800 to 1000 word post on a website, blog, or online forum on the following topic: "Express your ideas about how beauty trends influence beauty schools and vice versa." Transcripts and proof of residence also required.

Freedom Scholarship Essay Contest

Award: -, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must be a recent high school graduate who attended school in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Preference given to residents in the 6th Aldermanic District. Acceptance letter, transcripts, photo ID, and essay required on this topic: "(a) analyze why it is so vital that the remembrance, history and lessons of freedom be passed to a new generation; and (b) suggest what you, as students, can do to combat and prevent prejudice, discrimination and violence in our world today."

Skylights For Less $500 Annual Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 31

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who plans to enroll in an undergraduate program at an accredited college/university in the U.S with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Required to capture before and after effects of a skylight installation in a building, describe completed work in under 400 words, and write statement of college goals.

Eula Mae Jett Plan A Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is a legal resident of California pursuing a degree in the legal field at a college/university (scholarship not intended for students planning to enter law school). Biographical letter, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcript required.

Eula Mae Jett Plan B Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a California resident who has completed at least one year at a California college pursuing a degree in the legal field (scholarship not intended for students planning to enter law school). Biographical letter, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcript required.