Scholarships in United States

Legacy of Hope

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a current high school graduate who has survived childhood cancer and is now residing in Colorado or Montana.

Timothy J. Penny State Public Service Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 1; March 15

Applicant must be a MnSCU student with financial need looking to grow as a public servant through participating in state or local government internships.

Timothy J. Penny Federal Public Service Fellowship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15; November 1

Applicant must be a MnSCU student with financial need looking to grow as a public servant through participating in state or local government internships.

Barbara J. Penny Community Service Scholarship

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

Applicant must be a MnSCU student who has demonstrated a commitment to community service and is a community leader.

Underserved Students Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an eligible major at an accredited two- or four-year Historically Black College or University in the United States. Special consideration will be given to military enlisted candidates/military veterans.

Newton H. Baker Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Washington County in Vermont who will be the first generation to attend college, or faces significant barriers that limit access to education, and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and community service must be demonstrated.

Burlington Business and Professional Women's Organization Science and Technology Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a female resident of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, or Lamoille County, VT who will pursue education or training in a science or technology field.

Ted Bridges Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue education or training related to hospitality or tourism at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and academic achievement must be demonstrated.

NDS/DMI Milk Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in his/her sophomore or junior year of a four-year college. Two letters of recommendation with at least one from a faculty member in the applicant's major department and an official transcript showing all courses required.

Dairy Student Recognition Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior who is planning to pursue a career related to dairy (production agriculture, manufacturing, marketing, agricultural law, business, veterinary medicine, and environmental science) who has demonstrated leadership skills, academic ability, and an interest in dairy cattle. Letter of recommendation from department chair or faculty member and official transcript are required to be submitted. Two applicants per college or university are accepted for this contest in any given year.

Orange County Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a female resident of Orange County who has faced significant barriers limiting access to education after high school, and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Vermont State Grange Cobble Hill Grange Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in agriculture at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Award: $1,600, Deadline: January 27

Applicant must attend an accredited high school in Illinois and compete in the state oratorical contest.

L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a current active member of the California Teachers Association who is pursuing a career in public education.

Bailey Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15 (priority)

Applicant must be a Wyoming resident who meets the academic requirements of a full-time student (without restrictions). Applicant must maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and have a minimum composite ACT score of 19. Completed FAFSA is required.

Salvatori Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 17

Applicant must be a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute who receives The Intercollegiate Review. Applicant must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. Award seeks to further an understanding and appreciation of both the principles of the Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views.

Fisher Communications, Inc. Minority Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be involved in broadcasting, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism courses. Applicants must be of non-white origin and must be at least a sophomore (by fall term of scholarship year) enrolled in the following: a broadcast, broadcast technology, marketing, or journalism curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited four-year college or university. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited community college, transferable to such a four-year baccalaureate degree program. A broadcast curriculum at an accredited vocational-technical school. If you are a permanent resident of the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana tuition may be applied to an in-state or out-of-state school. If you are not a permanent resident of the above-mentioned states, tuition must be applied to a school in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, or Montana.

Bache Renshaw Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 17

Applicant must be a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute who receives The Intercollegiate Review. Applicant must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. Essay on the theme of education and a free society is required.

Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a full-time MnSCU university undergraduate student who has shown exceptional leadership on their campus.

Sister Elizabeth Candon Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a female resident of Vermont who is a single parent with primary custody of at least one child 12 years of age or younger and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Paul Gallagher Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Chittenden County, VT who will pursue a degree in business or a related field at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and community involvement must be demonstrated.

John Hudson Savage Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Chittenden County, VT who will pursue a degree in public safety at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and community service must be demonstrated.

Vermont Police Association: Erwin Bugbee Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in law enforcement at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Youth Activist Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 7

Applicant must be a Utah resident who is a current high school senior planning to enter an accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student. Applicant must have proof of strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism addressing such issues as equality, racial justice, free speech, religious freedom, tolerance, and privacy.

Vermont Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences (VTFCS) Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in a field related to family and consumer sciences at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Slovenian Women's Union Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Students must be high school seniors, current college students or adult part time students at an accredited school. Applicants must be or become members of the SUA. High school senior applications must include a photo, FAFSA, a letter of recommendation from high school principal or teacher, brief autobiography, including personal and educational goals, a high school transcript including SAT and ACT scores, a letter of recommendation from an SWUA branch officer and a financial statement from their parents. College student applications must include a photo, FAFSA, a brief autobiography including personal and educational goals, letters of recommendation from a college professor/instructor and an SWUA branch officer and grade transcripts from the last two semesters. The committee considers life goals, scholastic achievement, financial need and involvement in school, church and community.

AIWF Culinary Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a Vermont resident who has lived in Vermont for at least 10 years and will pursue a degree in the culinary arts at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Essay, letter of recommendation and financial need required.

Essex Classical Institute Award Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Essex, VT who demonstrates financial need.

Stonyfield Farm Endowed Scholarship for St. Albans Cooperative Creamery

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a member or employee, or the spouse or dependent of a member or employee of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA) Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in dairy business/production, dairy sciences, or a related field at the University of Vermont or Vermont Technical College. Academic achievement and community service/involvement must be demonstrated.