Scholarships in United States

Eula Mae Jett Plan C Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a California resident who has had a career change and is now pursuing a degree in the legal field (scholarship not intended for students planning to enter law school). Must be attending a California college/university. Biographical letter, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcript required.

Social Justice Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior at a post-secondary educational institution in the U.S. Minimum 3.0 GPA, resume, 500 word letter of intent, and current official transcript required.

Video Social Justice Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a college student in the U.S. who has demonstrated interest in furthering the cause of social justice through digital media. Minimum 3.0 GPA, video, resume, 500 word letter of intent, and current official transcript required.

Pertino IT Innovation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student who is a legal U.S. resident currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university. Minimum 3.5 GPA, blog post between 500 and 700 words, transcripts, and one letter of recommendation required.

Clark Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at any accredited American college/university. Essay required on this topic: "Why are colored gemstones better than diamonds for an engagement ring or other high end jewelry?"

Miller Law Offices 50+ Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be over 50 years old and enrolled at an accredited college/university. Minimum 3.0 GPA, transcripts, letter of acceptance, and essay required on the following topic: "What have you learned as an older American that has prepared you for the challenges you face as a student?"

American Bullion Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be a high school or college student in the U.S. Essay required on the following topic: "Why is gold a good investment for future generations?" Five $250 scholarships for high school students; five $500 scholarships for college students.

Improve Your Chances Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: Last day of every month

Applicant must be a high school or college student who is a legal resident of the U.S.

Mervyn Sluizer, Jr. Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 4

Applicant must be an active Boy Scouts of America member for at least five years and attained the rank of Eagle. Must be a high school senior who resides in one of the following counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties in New Jersey. Leadership as a scout for at least one year must be demonstrated.

MyProjectorLamps Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 13; April 13

Applicant must be a high school senior or college/university student in the United States. Minimum 3.0 GPA, transcript, one page essay, and "liking" MyProjectorLamps Facebook page are required.

Working Student Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 10

Applicant must be a student at U.S. college/university who is working while pursuing a degree. Essay required.

EJobApplications.com Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 20

Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled at a United States college or university. 1,000 word essay required on the topic: "Ways you use the Internet to find job opportunities."

College Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in Arizona and have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Transcript, proof of enrollment, and essay between 500 and 750 words required. Resume is optional.

Tad Nelson Law Firm Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate from Texas who is seeking a future career in law. Minimum 3.0 GPA and student aid report showing income status of household are required.

Nebraska Rural Radio Foundation

Award: $2,500, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is committed to the industry of agriculture and rural communities in Nebraska and actively involved in farming. Must be a resident of Nebraska for at least ten years who is between the ages of 25 and 55.

Continuing Education Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October

Applicant must be a high school graduate who resides in Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Must be at least 25 years old and enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.75 GPA.

Law Scholarship for Veterans

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be either an active military or retired from military student who has been accepted or is currently enrolled at an accredited law school in the U.S. Minimum 2.8 GPA and transcript required.

Contribution Limits Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 28

Applicant must be a college or university student in the U.S. Essay required on the following topic: "How would you use your IRA account to maximize savings for retirement?"

What is Your Dream Job Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 28

Applicant must be a student enrolled in a U.S. college or university with an interest in the media industry. Essay required on applicant's dream media job.

CARiD Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30; October 31

Applicant must be a U.S. student who is between the ages of 16 and 20 that is currently enrolled in a post-secondary education program. Required to create and submit photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry.

Joseph A. Levendusky Memorial Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: September 5

Applicant must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior student who is studying chemical or mechanical engineering seeking a career in the field of water technology. Must be enrolled in an accredited institution in the U.S.

Hispanocare Student Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 3

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen of latino descent who resides in Illinois and is pursuing a degree in the healthcare field. Minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 21, essay, copy of transcript, resume, three letters of recommendation, copy of most recent tax return, and proof of citizenship required.

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15; October 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate student with a minimum 2.8 GPA who is currently enrolled in an eligible bachelor's or master's degree program at an accredited four-year college or university pursuing one of the following degrees: Bachelor degree, Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration/Policy, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, or Master of Divinity. Must have completed at least one year (full-time) and reside in the U.S. Transcripts and one letter of recommendation required.

NFB of Washington Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: September 5

Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes and a Washington state resident who is pursuing a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree. Essay, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation required.

Susan Bunch Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a degree at a California college/university who has a learning disability. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Cindy Kolb Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a degree at a four-year California college/university who has a disability. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

William May Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a degree at a California college/university who has a disability. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Lynn M. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a vocational career at a California community college who has a disability. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Walter Young Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a degree at a California college/university who is blind or visually impaired. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Steve Fasteau Past Presidents' Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 8

Applicant must be a student pursuing a degree at a California college/university who has a disability. Verification of disability, letter of recommendation, transcripts, and proof of current enrollment required. Financial need, high academic achievement, leadership, and dedication to the advancement of students with disabilities in postsecondary education must be demonstrated.