Scholarships in College Sophomore

CenturyLinkQuote Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 22

Applicant must submit their top five ideas on how students can use social media to enhance the learning process. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

 

UsBundles Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 10

Applicant must be a college student with a minimum 2.5 GPA. In less than 400 words, the applicant must describe what they think Google will look like in 10 years.

 

Dog Fence DIY Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: undergraduate student enrolled in an undergraduate biology or pre-veterinary studies program (or the equivalent); vocational or community college student working in technical or support degrees associated to the service of animals; graduate student enrolled in an animal assisted therapy graduate program; or Vet Tech program. All applicants must be enrolled full time, hold a minimum 3.5 GPA, and submit a 1,000-word essay on one of the following topics: Ways to improve the quality of life of our canine companions or what to do when you're dog is lost. One of the two awards is open to international students outside of the United States.

 

Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must enroll in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.

 

Fund for American Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15 (summer); July 31 (fall); November 15 (spring)

Applicant must plan to attend one of three seven-week summer institutes or 16-week semester institute.

 

President's Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must rank in top tenth of class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 27 or combined SAT Reasoning score of 1220.

 

Pickett & Hatcher Educational Loan

Award: $10,000, Deadline: in May

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, attending a four-year college, and have a credit-worthy endorser. Minimum composite ACT score of 20 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 950) required.

 

The National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in and pursuing a full-time course of study in an accredited degree program in the United States or Puerto Rico. Online/print application form, personal essay, two letters of recommendation, proof of legal blindness, all post-secondary transcripts, and one interview with NFB state president required; financial need not required. One scholarship may be given to a student who is working full-time and attending part-time. Recipient must participate in the NFB Annual Convention (financial assistance for convention is in addition to the scholarship). The NFB Scholarship Program FAQ page contains tips for all applicants.

 

Engineering Excellence Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an engineering student. Minimum composite ACT score of 30 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1320) required.

 

Maynard Jensen American Legion Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be the child or grandchild of a member of the American Legion or of a POW, MIA, KIA, or any deceased veteran, be a Nebraska resident, and attend a Nebraska institution of higher education.

 

PNA Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a PNA member, a full-time student in a college or university, meet academic qualifications, and demonstrate civic involvement.

 

The Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in and pursuing a full-time course of study in an accredited degree program in the United States or Puerto Rico. Online/print application form, personal essay, two letters of recommendation, proof of legal blindness, all post-secondary transcripts, and one interview with NFB state president required; financial need not required. One scholarship may be given to a student who is working full-time and attending part-time. Recipient must participate in the NFB Annual Convention (financial assistance for convention is in addition to the scholarship). The NFB Scholarship Program FAQ page contains tips for all applicants.

 

The Larry Streeter Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be legally blind in both eyes, residing in and pursuing a full-time course of study in an accredited degree program in the United States or Puerto Rico. Online/print application form, personal essay, two letters of recommendation, proof of legal blindness, all post-secondary transcripts, and one interview with NFB state president required; financial need not required. One scholarship may be given to a student who is working full-time and attending part-time. Recipient must participate in the NFB Annual Convention (financial assistance for convention is in addition to the scholarship). The NFB Scholarship Program FAQ page contains tips for all applicants.

 

Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school, pre-university, secondary school, undergraduate, or graduate student who is or will be studying optics, photonics, or a related field. Selection based upon prospect for long-term contribution that the application will make to the field of optics, photonics, or related field.

 

Edwards Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a permanent home address in the city of Boston proper (Allston, Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury) and be under age 25. Applicant may attend any accreditted college or university, but their permanent address must remain in Boston. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic ability, and character. Preference is given to undergraduate applicants.

 

Harry J. and Lucille B. Brown Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a full-time student, have a minimum 3.3 GPA, and have been a resident of Kent County, Mich. for at least three years. Selection is based upon academic achievement, extracurricular activities, personal statement, and financial need.

 

Dean's Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must rank in the top 15% of graduating class and have a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1140).

 

Academic Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 2

Applicant must be a full-time student.

 

AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time, four- or five-year ABET or ACCE-accredited construction management, or construction-related engineering program. Application, evaluation forms, and transcript are required.

 

Alumni Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 23.

 

University Academic Scholarship

Award: $3,200, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum "B" grade average, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and demonstrate financial need.

 

Chancellor's Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: December 3

Selection is based upon academic ability and achievement and participation in the university honors program.

 

Alexander Scholarship Program

Award: $1,500, Deadline: May; October

Selection is based on YMCA profession career goal and means/method of repayment. Applicant must have good grades and agree to YMCA employment after degree completion. Recommendation is required from a YMCA director or Y's Men Club.

 

Leadership Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection is based on test scores and leadership potential.

 

Cleveland Institute of Art Grant

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 15

 

Eaton Scholarship

Award: $16,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA or rank in the top quarter of high school class and exhibit significant leadership qualities. Applicant must show extra-curricular activities and strong academics. Interview is required.

 

Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and minimum composite ACT score of 24 (combined SAT I score of 1110). Extracurricular activities, leadership activities, and letter of application are considered

 

Luckyday Outstanding Citizenship Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have recommendation letters, essay, and financial need. Applicants must be involved in community service, student leadership activities and civic engagement.

 

Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be looking to pursue traditional Jewish studies at yeshivot or seminaries full-time in the State of Israel.

 

Resume Genius Scholarship Giveaway

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be enrolled or will be enrolled at a full-time college or university. Resume based on the life of any non-fictional character from TV, history, literature, or myth required.