Scholarships in College Sophomore

Trustee Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Selection based upon standardized test scores, leadership activities, and GPA.

 

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $7,900, Deadline: April 1

Selection based on standardized test scores, grade point average, and class rank.

 

Video Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must create a video on the preservation of traditional family demonstrating specific points listed on the sponsor's website.

 

Leslie H. Cochran University Scholars Award

Award: $14,100, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 30 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1340) and either recognition as a National Merit or National Achievement Finalist or rank in top 15% of class with college-preparatory curriculum. For special consideration, applicant must have a minimum composite ACT score of 28 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1260) and either recognition as a National Merit or National Achievement Semifinalist or rank in top 15% of class with college-preparatory curriculum and a recommendation by the University Scholars Committee.

 

Department of Children & Family Services Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a current or former ward of the state of Illinois between ages 16 and 21, who was placed in an adoption or guardianship arrangement.

 

Special Education Services Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

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

 

Emerging Leader Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Awarded to students who will be members or already are members of the Corps of Cadets. Applicant must submit FAFSA. Award is to be used for room and board.

 

Named and Alumni Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a returning student and submit application and essay.

 

NAHJ General Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must submit a sample of best work, resume, recommendations, essay, transcript, financial need statement, parents' W-2 forms, and application. Selection is based upon academic excellence, demonstrated interest in a journalism career, and financial need. For application, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with request.

 

Music Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 2

Selection is based upon merit and performance.

 

Filene Music Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: January 15

Selection is based upon performance competition. Audition tape required as part of scholarship application.

 

Minority Teaching Fellows

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is a minority student enrolled full-time at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution. Applicant must be an entering freshman with a 2.75 high school GPA with at least an 18 ACT/860 SAT on a national test date. Continuing college students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA may also apply.

 

Overseas Press Club Foundation

Award: $3,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must aspire to be a foreign correspondent at some point in their career. Foundation also funds reporting fellowships at foreign bureaus of major news organizations and English-language foreign newspapers.

 

BIA Higher Education Grant

Award: $2,500, Deadline: July 1 (fall); December 1 (spring); April 1 (summer)

Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA or minimum composite GED score of 45%. Financial need is considered.

 

Bowman Travel Grant

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1 (summer/fall); October 26 (spring)

Applicant must be participating in a program of study administered by the council, a council member institution, or a university appointed as an official ISIC issuing office.

 

Bill and Lynn Stamm Kovach Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1 (priority)

Entering freshman applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 24. Undergraduate applicant must demonstrate potential for academic success and financial need.

 

New Jersey State Golf Association (NJSGA) Caddie Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have caddied for at least two seasons. Scholastic achievement, CEEB SAT Scores, qualities of character and leadership, length of service as a caddie, and financial need are the selection criteria. Attendance full-time at an accredited college or university is required.

 

Fellowship for Full-Time Studies in French

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicants must be Alberta residents, Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants, and plan to register full-time in a post-secondary program of at least one semester in length. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum of three courses per semester which have French as the language of instruction.

 

Dolphin Scholarship

Award: $3,400, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be an unmarried child/step-child under the age of 24 of a member or former member of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force who qualified in submarines and served in the submarine force for at least eight years or served in submarine support activities for a minimum of 10 years.

 

Young Jazz Composer Awards

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a young jazz composer who is able to submit the completed application form; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicant must also submit a CD or cassette of the composition.

 

Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 3

Applicant must be pursuing a career in the performing arts.

 

Presidential Award

Award: $25,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate unusual academic potential.

 

USBC Gift for Life

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a member of USBC and be able to show financial hardship. No phone calls.

 

Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: April 29

Applicant must be pursuing a career in the visual arts.

 

Friends of Scott Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a cancer survivor or currently receiving treatment who is enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an accredited undergraduate or graduate school Copy of the acceptance letter from the college or university of choice, two letters of recommendation, signed statement from applicant's attending physician verifying applicant's medical history, and essay are required to be submitted.

 

ROTC Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen enrolled in an accredited four-year institution in the United States who is active in a ROTC program and nominated by professors of military science, naval science, or aerospace studies. Applicant must be able to demonstrate academic excellence, good moral character, potential to serve as an officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, and financial need.

 

Global Citizen Scholarship Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a college freshman or sophomore who is an international student (not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident); preference granted to high school students in their graduating year. Selection based upon academic excellence, school/community leadership, extra-curricular involvement/service, and a commitment to global citizenship. Financial need is considered.

 

Global Citizen International Awards

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a college freshman or sophomore who is an international student (not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident); preference granted to high school students in their graduating year. Selection based upon academic excellence, school/community leadership, extra-curricular involvement/service, and a commitment to global citizenship. Financial need is considered.

 

Media Plan Case Competition

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 12

Applicant must be an undergraduate student currently enrolled at a U.S. college or university. Applicant must be part of a team that creates a strategic media plan based on a hypothetical special election referendum issue. Students work with actual, real-world, data from leading national research and ratings firms to create a media plan that will make the most effective impressions on their target voter. The six finalist teams earn an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for Media Scholars Week. On the final full day, each team presents their strategic plans to a panel of judges; top two teams take home a portion of $10,000 in scholarship awards.

 

Presbyterian Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 1

Applicant must be a communicant member of the Presbyterian Church, USA.