Scholarships in College Sophomore

James W. Colgan Loan

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must have resided in Massachusetts for the past five years.

 

Georgetown University Undergraduate Grant

Award: $27,000, Deadline: February 1 (freshmen); April 15

Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

 

CDV - Remission of Fees

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be the child of a disabled veteran who served on active duty during wartime. Award may be used at Indiana state schools only.

 

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Award: $20,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicant must be a high school senior, a college/university undergraduate student or a graduate student. Essay must be between 800 and 1,600 words in length (double-spaced). Only one entry per applicant will be accepted. Contest is open worldwide. No application is required.

 

Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP)

Award: $3,500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be the dependent spouse of an active duty or retired soldier, or widow(ers) of a soldier who died either on active duty or in a retired status residing in the United States. Applicant must enroll and attend at least six credit hours per semester.

 

Need-Based Scholarship

Award: $34,500, Deadline: January 1 (admissions); February 1 (financial aid)

Selection is based upon financial need.

 

Faculty Scholarship

Award: $21,500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a student at the college.

 

Centre Award Scholarship

Award: $13,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a student of the college.

 

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.

 

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 U.S.as 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

North American Indian Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: July 1

 

California Masonic Foundation Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a California resident for at least one year, demonstrate financial need, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

Talent Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Selection based upon talent.

 

Minnesota Indian Scholarship

Award: $3,254, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a Minnesota resident attending an in-state college. Applicant must have at least one quarter American Indian ancestry. Financial need must be demonstrated by qualifying for either Federal Pell Grant or Minnesota State Grant.

 

You Deserve It Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Monthly

Applicant must be a student who is at least 16 years old. Registration and complete profile with ScholarshipOwl required.