Scholarships in High School Freshman

Hal and Gretchen Oberholzer Scholarship Fund

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford High School student who plans to pursue a four-year degree in elementary education.

William A. Lindsay Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a resident of the Crossett community.

Photo Contest for High Schoolers

Award: $500, Deadline: September 10; September 24; October 8; October 22

While on a campus tour, applicants must take a picture of a place where they could see themselves spending a large amount of time (the main quad, a study lounge in a dorm, a basketball stadium, etc.). They must submit this photo, along with a 150-200 word description of why they found this location so appealing.

Frank & Merle Buttram String Awards Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a high school student participating in the Oklahoma Music Olympics.

Modeling and Acting College Tuition Scholarship

Award: $100,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 18 and submit the application form on the sponsor's site. Recipient will be chosen by random drawing. Only email entries will be accepted.

Bioscience Education Program Scholarship

Award: $45,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school student who would like to obtain a bioscience/biotechnology education. Recipient must plan to study at The Voyage Institute.

Brooke Tibbles and Cobalt Mortgage Dollars for Scholars Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a member of a Boys and Girls Club or YMCA near a Cobalt Mortgage Branch Office who will study accounting at the University of Washington. Minimum 3.4 GPA required.

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: September 30

Applicant must be a currently enrolled high school or junior college student-athlete who is planning to attend a four-year university.

GotChosen Monthly Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Last day of every month

Applicant must be a high school, college, or graduate school student in any field of study. GPA, essay, and financial need are not required. Applicant must apply every month in order to be considered; winner chosen by random drawing. Award must be used for educational expenses.

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is at least 15 years old and studying at an accredited or nationally recognized dance school or institution in the U.S. Nominated students will be judged based on talent, technical skill, and dance expression.

Gene Kelly Legacy Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is at least 15 years old and studying at an accredited or nationally recognized dance school or institution in the U.S. Strong history of classical dance training, plus substantial training in at least one additional style of dance required. Selection based upon talent, technical skill, creativity, interdisciplinary dance expression, and potential as a choreographer.

Copyright Awareness Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 25 and be currently enrolled at an accredited secondary school or post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school). Applicant must creatively present their viewpoint in video format on The Importance of Intellectual Property and Copyright Law.

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award

Award: $1,250, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a high school or current undergraduate or graduate student. Short essay addressing one of the following questions required: 1.) Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying? or 2.) How has cyberbullying personally affected you?

Maryknoll Essay Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 14

Applicant must be a high school student. Essay regarding specific prompt found on sponsor's site regarding Pope Francis, is required. Maximum award amount will be granted to the first place recipient; second and third place recipients will receive the average and minimum amounts, respectively.

$1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Monthly

Applicants must be high school students, college undergraduates, graduate students or adult students residing in the U.S. and attending or planning to attend any accredited college or university within the next 12 months. The scholarship may be used to pay for tuition, books, room and board, computers or any education-related expenses.

Carson Scholars Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 13

Applicant must be a young student (fourth grade through sophomore year in high school) who has a strong humanitarian quality. Applicant must be nominated by their school and honored at one of nine regional awards ceremonies across the country.

Education Will Change the World Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 1

Appliant must be a high school or college student in the United States. A 500-word essay explaining what the applicant is studying (or plans to study) and how it will change the world is required. The best essay in each of the seven categories will receive the minimum award amount; grand prize winner will receive the maximum award amount.

Lesson Learned Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a college student in the United States. A 500-word response to the following question is required: What's the biggest life lesson you've learned during your college career so far?

Music Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a student in a school music program. A 250-word essay responding to the following prompt is required: 'Now more than ever, music education is important because...."

Creative Writing Scholarship - High School

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1; May 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a high school student in the U.S. A 250- to 300-word review of either of the sponsor's two children's stories ('Longfellow and The Deep and Hidden Woods' or 'A Very Extra-Ordinary Place') is required. Selection based upon originality, creativity, and the proper use of punctuation and grammar. Review must be posted to Amazon.com and on a minimum of two social media sites under the applicant's name.

Spirit of Community Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: November 8

Applicant must be a high school student who is a resident of the United States and has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay & Video Contest

Award: $150, Deadline: November 20

Applicant must be a high school student at a Utah public, private, or charter school. Essay or video required.

Founding Class Scholarship

Award: $18,000, Deadline: December 31

Awarded to students accepted as members of the Founding Class at the Minerva Schools at KGI. The Minerva Schools at KGI is a new top-tier university experience designed to be more global, rigorous, and accessible. Minerva students will spend Freshman year in San Francisco with subsequent semesters in Minerva dorms in global hubs like Rio, Hong Kong, Mumbai, London, etc. All classes will be discussion based (15-20 students max) and taken electronically via live video conferencing.

Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

Award: $15,000, Deadline: March 13

Applicant must be a high school student in the United States. An original video (60 to 90 seconds) that promotes safe driving is required. Applicant may work individually or with up to three peers.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a U.S. resident who is 13 years of age or older. Essay on the following topic required: Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you.

Saab Family Foundation Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must be seeking to pursue a private high school education or higher education in the pursuit of a two- or four-year undergraduate degree. Selection based upon academic meet and/or financial need. Minimum 2.75 GPA and active pursuit of a private high school or college/university education are required. Award is reserved for applicants from or studying in New England.

Engineering for You Video Contest

Award: $25,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: high school student, tertiary education student (two-year college through graduate school, full- or part-time, NAE Frontiers of Engineering and Frontiers of Engineering Education Participants/Alumni, NAE Member/Foreign Associate, or the general public). A one- to two-minute video showing engineering contributions that serve human welfare and the needs of society occurring anywhere during the time period 1964 to 2064 is required. Best overall video will receive maximum award amount; People's Choice Award and top videos in each competition category are legible for a prize of up to $5,000.

Music Video Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school student who has taken the ACT or SAT and has a minimum 3.0 GPA or a full-time college student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must create a comedy music video that demonstrates what it's like to be a student in high school or college.

$10,000 Unigo Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be 14 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States who is enrolled (or enrolled no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning in the United States. Applicant must complete registration on sponsor's website and answer the following question: is college worth it for you?

BAMM Relocation Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 19

Applicant must be a high school student who has relocated at least 50 miles during their high school career and is currently in high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Application, essay, SAT scores, and extra-curricular activities are required.