Scholarships in College Sophomore

Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Loan

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a Texas resident, a graduate of a Texas high school, and a student enrolled full-time at an accredited Texas college or university with the intention of completing requirements toward a first bachelor's degree. Freshmen applicants must rank in the top 10% of their high school graduation class or have a minimum of 1100 SAT or 23 ACT score. College level students are reviewed on their grades earned through the fall semester each year. Renewable up to four years with a required minimum GPA of 3.0 overall. Co-signer is required.

 

Kentucky State University Scholarship

Award: $13,132, Deadline: July 1

 

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Award: $40,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be attending or planning to attend a TMCF member school and be able to demonstrate financial need and leadership ability. Minimum 3.0 GPA and recommendation by a school faculty or staff member are required.

 

Palmetto Fellows Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 15 (early awards); June 15 (final awards)

Early award applicant must be a high school senior who is a resident of South Carolina and who meets one of the two following sets of academic requirements: score a minimum SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27) by the November test administration, earn a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA on the South Carolina Uniform Grading Policy (SC UGP) at the end of the junior year, and rank in the top six percent of their graduating class at the end of their sophomore or junior year or score a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32) by the November test administration and earn a minimum 4.0 cumulative GPA on the SC UGP at the end of their junior year. Final award applicant must be a high school senior who is a resident of South Carolina and who meets one of the following sets of academic requirements: score a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27) by the June national test administration of the senior year, earn a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA on the SC UGP at the end of the senior year, and rank in the top six percent of the class at the end of the sophomore, junior, or senior year or score a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32) by the June national test administration and earn a minimum 4.0 cumulative GPA on the SC UGP at the end of their senior year. Applicant must not owe a refund or repayment on any State or Federal financial aid and not be in default on a Federal student loan; must have never been convicted of any felonies and have not been convicted of any second or subsequent alcohol/drug-related misdemeanor offenses within the past academic year.

 

Indiana Minority Teacher Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a black or Hispanic Indiana resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA who agrees to teach in Indiana upon certification. Award may be used at Indiana schools only.

 

Oregon Community Credit Union Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: January 15 (freshmen); February 1 (transfer)

Minimum 3.5 GPA required of freshman applicants,(minimum 3.0 GPA required of upper-class applicants). Selection is based on financial need and essay.

 

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a minority student of African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American or Native American origin. Applicant must be enrolled in a teacher education program or curriculum leading to initial teacher certification at a qualified Illinois institution of higher education.

 

Trustee Scholarship

Award: $18,000, Deadline: March 15

Selection based upon academic merit and artistic talent.

 

Academic Grant and Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: April 15

Selection is based upon GPA and ACT score.

 

The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a permanent resident of a New England state, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be enrolled in a demanding course of study, demonstrate skilled writing ability, and rank in the top 20% of their graduating high school class. Selection is based on community service, school and work activities, and aspirations and goals with integrity, resolution, self-discipline and judgment.

 

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.8 GPA, rank in the top 20th percentile of their class, and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1210 (composite ACT score of 27).

 

Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a female student who is enrolled in, or accepted to, a regionally- or ACICS-accredited school. Applicant must be 35 years of age or older by March 1 and considered low income. Selection based upon applicant's goals, plan for reaching goals, challenges they have faced, and their financial situation.

 

General Scholarship for Continuing UM Students

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.4 GPA, be an enrolled UM student, and submit an essay, resume of activities, letter of recommendation, and transcript.

 

College Peas Standout Student Scholarship

Award: $400, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a student who has something special that makes them different from their peers (such as a special activity). Sponsor recommends a Non-Teenager Activity (NTA), which is an activity that teenagers don't typically do.

 

Sheet Metal Workers International Association Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be the child of an active sheet metal worker. SAT Reasoning or ACT scores, transcripts, essay, and letter of recommendation are required to be submitted.

 

Park Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must endorsed by his or her high school.

 

Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must submit a short fiction piece of no more than 7,500 words.

 

Academic Award

Award: $11,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, rank in the top third of class and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1650 (ACT score of 23).

 

Boren Scholarships

Award: $20,000, Deadline: Early February

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen enrolled as an undergraduate student in a U.S. post-secondary institution, and planning to study abroad in an eligible world region (Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East).

 

Liberty University Academic Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time residential student.

 

Texas American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be sponsored by a local American Legion Auxiliary unit. Selection is based upon character, Americanism, leadership, financial need, and scholarship.

 

State Nursing Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and enroll for at least six credits in a nursing program at a Maryland school.

 

FNSNA Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 10

Applicant must be enrolled at a state-approved school of nursing or pre-nursing. Graduate applicant must be pursuing his or her first nursing degree. Selection is based upon academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in student nursing organizations and community service related to health care.

 

Academic Scholarship

Award: $24,500, Deadline: February 1

 

Ohio War Orphans Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be an Ohio resident between the ages of 16 and 25 attending a participating Ohio college or university. Applicant must be the child of a veteran who served at least 90 days active duty during a period of war and must now be either disabled or deceased.

 

Raynor Distinguished Scholars

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must rank in the top 5% of class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 30 (combined SAT I score of 1300). Semifinalists are interviewed by a selection committee.

 

Order Sons of Italy in America National Leadership Grant

Award: $25,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be of Italian heritage and be a full-time student attending or planning on attending an accredited four-year institution who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and a distinguished level of scholastic achievement. Recipients will be officially recognized in May at the SIF's National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala in Washington, DC. Monetary awards are presented directly to students' academic institutions in accordance with eligibility requirements.

 

Concord University Scholarships

Award: $17,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a combined SAT Reasoning (critical reading and math) score of 870 (composite ACT score of 18).

 

University Scholarship

Award: $2,850, Deadline: January 15

Selection is based upon career goal, major, merit, residence, or other factors.

 

Book Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon FAFSA and EFC of less than $2,000.