Scholarships in High School Senior

Vermont Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will enroll in a dental hygiene program at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Safe Water Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be enrolled in a secondary education program related to the water industry, including community college, technical school, four-year undergraduate programs, and masters and doctoral programs. Applicants must be either an Illinois resident or enrolled in an Illinois secondary education program. This includes, but is not limited to such fields of study as water utility operations and management, civil or environmental engineering, environmental science and policy, chemistry, biology, or water resource management. Selection based on merit/academic performance, leadership/extracurricular activities, recommendation letters, personal statement outlining qualifications for the award, and essay on how applicant envisions contributing to the water industry in the future. Applicants with prior experience in the water industry are preferred.

Roxane Leopold Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who has been or is being served by King Street Center and will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Vermont State Grange Harry H. Gibbs Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who's parent(s) are a member in good standing of a Vermont subordinate grange and plan to attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Milton McKevett Teague Scholarship

Award: $2,250, Deadline: January 29

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or enrolled in an accredited college/business/trade school. Applicant must have been a Ventura County resident for a minimum of three preceding years and who shows school community involvement.

Gordy and Gwen EMS Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be an active member, or the spouse or child or an active member, of a Vermont-licensed ambulance or first response squad in Addison or Chittenden County. Academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement/service must be demonstrated.

Philadelphia Scholar Award

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a student from one of the City of Philadelphia's 21 comprehensive high schools. Applicant must be nominated by high school officials on the basis of academic success and promise.

Vermont Sheriffs' Association: William Graham Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a dependent of a member of the Vermont Sheriffs' Association who will attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement, financial need and school/community involvement must be demonstrated.

Vermont Paralegal Organization Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will attend an accredited paralegal/legal assistant program. Academic achievement, financial need and community service must be demonstrated.

Calavo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Varies

Awarded to students majoring in Agriculture at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be related or married to a member of Calvo Growers of California.

Community and Folk Arts Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must have graduated from a Ventura County high school, be enrolled at an accredited college or university, and demonstrate an interest in the arts.

Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be entering a Georgia university, college, or technical institute (if program is two or more years) as a full-time student in the fall following their high school graduation. High school record/transcript, SAT scores, qualification from high school teacher, essay on community banking, and list of leadership positions, activities, honors, and awards are required to be submitted. Selection will be based upon merit; financial need is not a consideration.

Saticoy Lemon Association Employee Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: January 29

Applicant must be an employee, child or legal ward of an employee of Saticoy Lemon Association, and be a resident of Ventura County, CA.

Alyea M. Brick Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be recommended by high school counselor or faculty member.

Vermont State Grange Scholarship (Vocational/Technical)

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will attend an accredited vocational or technical school. Financial need and academic achievement must be demonstrated.

Harry de Forest Smith Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 9

Applicant must have had at least two years of Greek and have applied to Amherst College. Applicants are required to participate in an examination which will determine to whom the scholarship will be awarded.

Jane Secola Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.

West Paterson Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be a resident of West Paterson, New Jersey.

Harold Brotherhood Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Bloomfield High School student who is active in community or school activities and has demonstrated academic ability. Applicant must be a full-time Bloomfield College student.

Q Link Wireless Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as an undergraduate student at any accredited college or university within the United States. Essay answering the following question must be submitted: Why are government benefit programs (Lifeline Assistance Program, Food Stamps, Medicaid, etc) important resources for helping people with financial difficulties? What can we do to improve the effectiveness of these programs? Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Selection based upon originality, thoughtfulness, and insight. Recipient must provide a copy of their high school or college transcript and a high resolution headshot photograph of themselves.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

The Sambar Scholarship Endowment

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 7

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the Glendale Unified School District who will attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Deborah Snyder Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 25

Applicant must be a high school senior in Palm Beach County, FL who wishes to pursue a collegiate course of study in architectural design, interior design, or landscape design.

Tweet For Success Scholarship Contest

Award: $500, Deadline: September 18

Applicant must be a high school graduate or GED recipient who is currently enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college this fall with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a 140 character tweet about the pros and cons of e-books versus traditional textbooks (submit tweet via sponsor's site).

Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 12

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a permanent resident and high school senior in one of the following states contiguous to Iowa: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. Applicant must plan to attend college in the fall of the application year at an institution located in Iowa. Two online financial literacy tutorials and an online financial literacy assessment related to the tutorials are required. A short essay will be required, if necessary, to break ties among those who score highest on the assessment to determine winners.

Fellowship in Jewish Studies

Award: $10,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must have an interest in Jewish studies. Award is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary, or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement, or transmission of Jewish culture.

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans

Award: $450, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be enrolled full time in a New York state school or college, be a New York resident at the start of the term for which payment is requested, and be the child of a veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during specified periods of war or national emergency, and, as a result of service, died or suffered a 40% or more disability, was a POW, or is currently classified as MIA. Veteran parent must have been a New York resident at the time of entry into service or at death.

National Honor Society Scholarship

Award: $13,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is a member in good standing of their NHS chapter and has been nominated by his or her local chapter. Each National Honor Society chapter may nominate two applicants based on leadership, scholarship, character, and service. Contact your local National Honor Society adviser for further information.

Hansen Leaders of Tomorrow

Award: $4,000, Deadline: September 6

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in the 26-county area of northwest Kansas, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and plan on attending an accredited school in Kansas.

Northern Virginia Urban League Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be an African-American high school senior who is graduating from an accredited public or private high school in Alexandria, Arlington, Loudon, Prince William, or Fairfax County. Applicant must have been accepted to, or have applied to an accredited college or university in the United States and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a program leading to a bachelor's degree. Minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstration of communication skills, leadership skills, and community involvement are required.