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Scholarship America manages thousands of scholarship programs. Many are only open to employees of the sponsoring company or their families, but some are available to students in the general public. All of the programs below are managed by Scholarship America.

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Currently Open Scholarships: National


Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Ongoing
Visit familiesoffreedom.org for eligibility and opening information

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 left the nation and the world in shock. Through the generosity of individuals and corporations, more than $108 million has been raised to fund this long-term scholarship program.

Along with Lumina Foundation, Scholarship America created the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to financially needy dependents of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Scholarship America will administer the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund to eligible families through the year 2030. Please visit the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund website to learn more and to meet just a few of the more than 3,100 students we’ve helped so far.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Program

Deadline: March 1, 2019

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship is a federal program that offers secondary level teachers (both pre-service and in-service) of history and government up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in history, political science, or related fields.

To be eligible, you must be, or plan to become, a teacher of American history, American government, or any other social studies class, teaching topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12). In addition, you must be a U.S. citizen and either possess a bachelor’s degree, or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.

In addition to receiving financial assistance for a master’s degree program, Fellows will have the unique opportunity to attend an intensive summer institute to strengthen their knowledge of the origins and development of American constitutional government.

Visit jamesmadison.gov to learn more.

Voya Unsung Heroes

Deadline: April 30, 2019

The Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program annually provides grants to K-12 educators who are utilizing new teaching methods and techniques for classroom/school projects to improve learning. Educators are welcome to submit grant applications describing projects they have initiated or would like to pursue. Each project is judged on its innovative method, creativity, and ability to positively influence students. Each year, one hundred educators are selected to receive $2,000 each to help fund their innovative class projects. Three recipients are then selected to receive additional top awards of $5,000, $10,000, and $25,000.

Applicants must be employed by an accredited K-12 public or private school located in the United States and must be full-time educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, or classified staff with projects that improve student learning. Find out more and apply at www.scholarsapply.org/unsungheroes.

 

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Outside the U.S.


There are not currently open scholarships specific to students outside the U.S. If you are attending a U.S. school, you may be eligible for the scholarships listed elsewhere on this page.

 

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AbbVie Immunology Scholarship

Opening November 2018

The AbbVie Immunology Scholarship is designed to provide financial support for exceptional students living with chronic inflammatory diseases. Scholarships of up to $15,000 each will be awarded, dependent upon type of degree pursued. Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S. and diagnosed by a healthcare professional with one of the following: ankylosing spondylitis (AS), Crohn’s disease (CD), hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), psoriasis (Ps), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ulcerative colitis (UC), or uveitis (UV). Qualified applicants must plan to enroll in undergraduate (associate’s, bachelor’s) or graduate (master’s, MD, JD, doctorate) study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on academic excellence, community involvement, and ability to serve as a positive role model in the immunology community.

For more information, or to apply, visit AbbvieImmunologyScholarship.com.

Account Control Technology Foundation Scholarship Programs

Opening April 2019

The Account Control Technology Foundation has established scholarship programs to assist current high school seniors and first-year undergraduate students who plan to continue their education in college.

Up to 16 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors through the ACT Cares Community Scholarship Award. To apply for this award, students must be current high school seniors in one of the eligible counties listed on the application website.

In addition, up to nine $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current college undergraduates through the ACT Second-Year Scholarship Award. Applicants for the Second-Year Scholarship must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must plan and qualify to enroll as second-year students (sophomores) in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of the following academic year.

Recipients of the ACT Cares scholarship are invited to apply for the ACT Second-Year Scholarship the following year. To learn more about both scholarship programs, visit learnmore.scholarsapply.org/actfoundation.

Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program

Opening November 2018
Application Area: Alabama

Alfa Foundation is providing a scholarship opportunity available to high school graduates in the state of Alabama. 100 scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded across the state. This scholarship program will help cover the cost of college or technical school. To apply, students must: have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent); enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school in the State of Alabama; and have a current Alabama Farmers Federation Membership issued in his/her name.

Annual membership can be obtained online, by calling 1-800-964-2532 or by visiting a local Alfa Insurance office. Members can apply for the scholarship at scholarsapply.org/alfa.

AMETEK Foundation, Inc. International STEM Scholarship Program

Opening March 2019
Application Area: United Kingdom, France, China

The AMETEK Foundation, Inc. International STEM Scholarship Program provides scholarship awards of $500 to $5,000 USD, to students in the European Union and China who plan to continue their education in a STEM field.

Applicants must be in their final year of upper or higher secondary school and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study, or be current technical or university level students who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at one of the following three schools for the entire upcoming academic year: Shanghai (China) University of Engineering Science; INSA in Lyon, France; the University of Leicester or Loughborough University, UK. Students must be a resident of the European Union (EU) to apply for the scholarships offered in France and in the United Kingdom and be a resident of China to apply for the scholarship offered in China.

Applicants must major in a STEM field of study, defined as: Science (Physics or Chemistry), Technology (Computer Software Engineer, Information Security Specialist, Information Technology, or Database Administrator), Engineering, or Mathematics. Study in any medical field is not eligible.

Students can review the guidelines and apply at scholarsapply.org/ametekfoundation.

Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship Program

Opening May 2019

Arborjet has established its Taking Root Scholarship Program to encourage and enable bright and promising young students to fulfill their dreams of entering careers in the arboriculture industry.

Scholarships are offered for students looking to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two- or four-year college or university of the student’s choice.

For more information, please visit scholarsapply.org/arborjet.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Opening September 2018
Application Area: All 50 U.S. states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico

The AXA Achievement Scholarship, sponsored by the AXA Foundation, provides scholarship awards of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000, with recipients in every state nationwide.  In addition, every recipient’s high school will receive a grant of $1,000.

The program is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents and must have demonstrated ambition and self-drive as evidenced by an outstanding achievement in a school, community, or workplace activity. More information is available at the AXA Foundation website.

BB&T Cyber Innovation Scholarship

Opening Date TBD
Application Area: Raleigh, North Carolina Area

The BB&T Cyber Innovation Scholarship is providing renewable awards of up to $10,000 to current college undergraduates and graduate students in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.

Applicants must currently be full-time sophomore, junior, senior or first-year graduate students at an accredited college or university in the Raleigh, North Carolina area, and must plan to continue their enrollment during the upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a declared major in computer science, math, analytics, data analytics, or related area of study with the intention to work in banking, risk management, cyber or digital forensics following graduation.

To learn more and apply, visit www.scholarsapply.org/bbtcyberinnovation.

Bennett Clayton Foundation Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019
Application Area: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota

The Bennett Clayton Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates who have been diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) and who reside in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, or North Dakota. Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

All applicants will be asked to provide a doctor’s statement with their OI diagnosis, as well as a personal statement describing the impact that OI has had on their life.

One undergraduate award of $3,000 will be granted; if the award recipient maintains satisfactory academic performance the award is renewable for up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever comes first. For more information, download the program brochure. To apply, complete this PDF application.

Bonnie Tiegel Memorial Scholarship Program

Opening April 2019

For more than 20 years, producer Bonnie Tiegel was “the heart and soul” of Entertainment Tonight. To honor her memory, CBS Television Distribution is proud to present the Bonnie Tiegel Memorial Scholarship Program.

The program will provide $2,500 scholarship awards for up to five (5) students pursuing an undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism, communications or journalism. Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or current postsecondary undergraduates, and must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study for the entire upcoming academic year.

To learn more, visit scholarsapply.org/tiegelmemorial.

Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc) Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

The Binc Scholarship Program is open to bookstore employees, bookstore owners, former Borders employees and dependents* of bookstore employees, owners and former Borders employees who plan to enroll in full or part-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for at least half of the upcoming academic year.

*Dependents include children under the age of 25, spouses and qualified same-sex partners.

Find out more and apply at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/binc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship for Cancer Survivors

Opening February 2019

The Bristol-Myers Squibb Scholarship For Cancer Survivors provides assistance to cancer survivors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

Applicants must be cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. To be eligible, you must be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Up to 25 students will receive $10,000 scholarship awards. (Funds for this scholarship were provided by a donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb.) Awards are not renewable, but you may reapply each year that you meet eligibility requirements. To learn more, visit learnmore.scholarsapply.org/cancer-survivors.

BURGER KING Scholars Program

Opening October 2018

Integrity, high standards, entrepreneurial spirit, good citizenship and education were the values that defined BURGER KING® co-founder James W. McLamore. It was those values that helped realize a dream and it is those same values that are the core of the BURGER KING McLAMORE Foundation.

Administered by the Foundation, the BURGER KING Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education.

High school seniors are invited to apply for the Burger King Scholars program if they live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico; have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent; be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations;  and plan to enroll full-time in 2019-20 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. To apply, visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars.

The Cash Store Continuing Education Scholarship Program

Opening April 2019

The Cash Store Continuing Education Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to high school graduates, current undergraduates or graduate students at least 25 years of age with a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Up to five (5) awards of $1,000 will be granted each year. Awards are one time only. Only the first 200 submitted applications will be accepted.

For more information, please visit www.scholarsapply.org/cashstore or www.cashstore.com/scholarship.

Catch a Break! Scholarship

Opening November 2018
Application Area: Minnesota

The Catch a Break! Scholarship Program is offering scholarships up to $10,000/year. The program is intended to enable recipients to graduate debt-free following four years of study. Applications are open to Minnesota residents who demonstrate academic potential and financial need and who plan on attending a four-year public college or university in Minnesota. For more information and to apply, please visit scholarsapply.org/catchabreak.

Church Mutual Religious Scholars Program

Opening January 2019

The Church Mutual Religious Scholars Program, established by CM CARES, is offering 50 scholarships of $5,000 each to the religious leaders of tomorrow, totaling $250,000 to assist students pursuing an advanced degree in religious studies.

To apply, students must be enrolled in a full-time, advanced degree religious studies program at an accredited theological seminary, college or university of higher learning for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and must demonstrate personal impact through their education, work experiences, and volunteerism.

In addition, applicants must be committed to entering the practice of full-time ministry in the United States following completion of studies — including leading a denominational congregation, or worship group, or serving in religious leadership at a house of worship. Religious students of all denominations are encouraged to apply.

Up to fifty (50) awards will be granted; awards are one-time only and not renewable. To learn more and apply, visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/cmcares-scholars.

Cognizant Accelerate Diversity Scholarship Program

Opening Fall 2018

Cognizant’s Accelerate Diversity scholarship program addresses the conundrum that, while the future has never looked brighter for STEM careers, there is evidence that these exciting careers are failing to attract broad segments of our population.

This unique $5,000 scholarship program is designed from a Cognizant perspective to identify and develop diverse talent for the Future of Work.

Current sophomores or juniors at accredited 4-year colleges are invited to apply, if they are enrolled as a STEM or Business major with a focus on pursuing a career in IT and related business services. Applicants must be citizens or legal permanent residents of the United States, and must be able to demonstrate commitment to the value of diversity.

To access the application and scholarship guidelines visit the Accelerate Diversity application page.

The Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship Program, Sponsored by the Guttmacher Institute

Opening January 2019

The Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship Program is open to graduate students who are pursuing a Masters Degree in the field of Public Policy or Public Health and demonstrate a commitment to advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive rights. Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) to apply.

One individual will be designated each year as a Cory Richards Scholar and awarded a one-time scholarship of $15,000 to support full-time graduate study at an accredited institution in the United States.

The individual will be selected based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, an essay, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal completed by a professor, advisor or mentor. Financial need will also be considered.

More information can be found on the Cory Richards Scholarship website.

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Promotion and Contest

Opening August 2018

Every student deserves a chance to realize their potential. That’s why Dr Pepper gave away over $1,000,000 in tuition last year to help students across the country pursue their dreams.

Since 2008, the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway has changed lives by giving away millions of dollars in tuition. With the challenges of rising tuition costs and studying full-time, we take pride in helping students achieve their goals.

If you’re a student between the ages of 18-24, you can submit your goal at drpeppertuition.com starting in August 2018 and enter for the chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. You’ll be eligible to submit a video once you reach 50 votes.

Dr Pepper will select finalists for a chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition at a college football conference championship game this December. Find more information and get started at www.drpeppertuition.com.

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Kay Wilcox Education Fund

Opening December 2018
Application Area: Minnesota; parts of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin

The Dr. Michael and Mrs. Kay Wilcox Education Fund is providing renewable scholarships for undergraduate study in approved health care-related fields. Applicants must be high school seniors graduating from a Minnesota high school, or a bordering community in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa or Wisconsin within 25 miles of the Minnesota border.

Students who receive awards from the Fund must be planning to enroll in an approved health care-related undergraduate field at an accredited two year or four year college, university or vocational-technical school in Minnesota for the entire 2019-20 academic year. After graduation, recipients are expected to work in a medically underserved area or population in the state of Minnesota (as identified by the Health and Human Services Administration).

For more information, visit http://sms.scholarshipamerica.org/wilcox.

The Edwards Lifesciences Scholarship Program

Opening March 2019
Application Area: California, Utah, Puerto Rico

The Edwards Lifesciences Scholarship Program provides renewable $2,500 awards for students pursuing a major in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM majors).  Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents who are high school seniors and residents of Orange County, CA; Salt Lake County, UT; or Puerto Rico.  Recipients must demonstrate financial need. Children of Edwards Lifesciences employees are eligible to apply regardless of residence location, provided all other eligibility requirements are met.

Only the first 150 applications will be processed. More information is available at www.scholarsapply.org/edwards/.

EGIA Foundation Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

EGIA Foundation is awarding $2,500 scholarships to students who are pursuing academic and trade education at an accredited two-year college, vocational or technical school and are enrolled in an HVAC technology-related course of study.

Applicants must be high school seniors, graduates or GED recipients, and must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year college, vocational, technical school or other approved technical institute in the U.S. for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Applicants must also maintain a 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in an approved course of study.

To learn more and apply, visit www.scholarsapply.org/egiafoundation.

Enterprise Education Foundation Scholarship

Opening October 2018
Application Area: Minnesota

The Enterprise Education Foundation Scholarship will be open from October through February each year for high school seniors in certain Minnesota school districts. Scholarships are $5,000 renewable awards, and financial need will be considered.

New applicants must be U.S. citizens and Minnesota residents, in their senior year at one of the high schools listed below; To apply, you must also be planning to enroll in full time undergraduate study at an accredited, four-year, not-for-profit college or university in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota for the entire 2019-20 academic year. In addition, scholarship recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent) and pursue a field of study in Business, Accounting, Economics, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Pre-Law, or Pre-Med.

Visit scholarsapply.org/enterpriseeducation to learn more and apply.

Applications are accepted from these high schools: Anoka High School, Apple Valley High School, Blaine High School, Bloomington John F. Kennedy, Bloomington Thomas Jefferson, Columbia Heights High School, Eagan High School, Eden Prairie High School, Fridley High School, Hopkins High School, Irondale High School, Minnetonka High School, Mounds View High School, Richfield High School, Roseville Area High School, Spring Lake Park High School, St. Louis Park High School, and Wayzata High School

Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Scholarship Program

Opening March 2019

The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning Scholarship Program is awarding scholarships of up to $10,000 to students who have embraced technology to improve their educational experiences, both academically and personally.

To apply, students must be high school seniors who have completed a minimum of five blended or online courses during the last two years of high school. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement or improvement as a direct result of their enrollment in the blended/online learning curriculum. Applicants must also be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/fbol-scholarship.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Opening October 2018

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and General Electric Company (GE), is offering $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the United States. The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is open to current high school seniors who demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship similar to those exhibited by President Ronald Reagan. Like President Reagan, candidates use the formative experiences of their youth to lead, serve, and pursue a life of purpose and significance, both individually and for their communities. Renewable scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. For more information, and to apply, visit the Reagan Foundation website.

Glancy Wine Education Fund

Opening October 2018

The Glancy Wine Education Fund provides scholarship awards up to $5,000 to students in an eligible course of study at San Francisco Wine School. (Eligible courses of study include any full programs offered by San Francisco Wine School; excluded are WSET programs offered by Grape Experience and any other programs offered by 3rd parties.)

To apply for a Glancy Wine Education Fund scholarship, students must enroll in an eligible course of study at San Francisco Wine School between January 1 and December 31, 2019, and must be 21 years or older on the day coursework begins.

To learn more, visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/glancywineeducationscholarship.

To support the Glancy Wine Education Fund, visit https://sanfranciscowineschool.com/pages/scholarships. Donations are accepted year-round.

ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

Opening December 2018

The ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to the surviving children and spouses of US city, county, and state public employees* who have died in service to their communities.  Applicants must enroll in and attend an accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school on a full-time basis. High school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students are eligible to apply. Find out more at icmarc.org.

*Students must provide a letter from the deceased employee’s place of work verifying his or her employment at time of death, and supporting financial information.

Awards are determined based on merit and financial need and are for tuition and fees only.

International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Scholarship Program

Opening February 2019

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association is providing $5,000 undergraduate scholarships to students pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Construction Management, Public Policy or Public Administration. (Other degree programs will be considered if the applicant has a demonstrated emphasis on transportation.)

Applicants must be current undergraduate college students who have completed both their freshman and sophomore year at the time of application, and who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/ibtta.

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program

Opening April 2019

The James Beard Foundation (JBF) Scholarship program was established to assist aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or food-focused program.

The JBF Scholarship program is offering more than 90 scholarships from $1,000 up to $20,000 each.

To apply, students must be high school seniors or graduates planning to start or continue a course of study at a licensed or accredited culinary school or food-focused program in the 2019-2020 academic year. Additional eligibility requirements may apply for some of the JBF scholarships. Students complete one application to be considered for all JBF scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

Professional grants are also available for independent work, study and travel. Find out more at scholarsapply.org/JamesBeard.

James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program

Opening December 2018
Application Area: Missouri

The James L. and Nellie M. Westlake Scholarship Program was established pursuant to the provisions of the wills of James L. and Nellie M. Westlake for the purpose of assisting Missouri residents in pursuing a college education. Renewable scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited four-year institution of the student’s choice. Applicants must:

  • Be Missouri residents,
  • Be graduating seniors at Missouri high schools who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four- year college or university
    OR
  • Have completed one or two full years at a Missouri community college with sufficient credits to permit transfer to an accredited four-year college or university at the sophomore or junior level, respectively.
  • Demonstrate limited financial resources with an expected family contribution of $7,000 or less and a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less.

Awards will cover the cost of tuition, plus approximately $2,000 additional to cover the costs of fees, books, and supplies. More information is available at sms.scholarsapply.org/westlake.

LGS Innovations Scholarship

Opens December 2018

LGS Innovations, a leading provider of networking and communication solutions, is offering $5,000 scholarships to rising college juniors or seniors or graduate-level students pursuing a STEM degree. Eligible applicants must be rising college juniors or seniors or graduate-level students with at least a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or the equivalent and are enrolled in an ABET-accredited STEM program seeking a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics.

For more detailed information and to apply, visit scholarsapply.org/lgsinnovations.

Military Commanders’ Scholarship Fund

Opening November 2018

The New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association sponsors up to 15 $5,000 scholarships for dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application.  Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the fall.  Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.  Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need will also be considered. More information is available at sms.scholarsapply.org/militarycommanders.

NANOG Scholarship Program

Opening March 2019

The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) is the professional association for Internet engineering, architecture and operations. Their core focus is on continuous improvement of the data transmission technologies, practices, and facilities that make the Internet function. In an effort to support the next generation of network operators, NANOG is providing $10,000 scholarships to assist current undergraduate and graduate level students pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Network Engineering or Telecommunications*.

To apply, students must plan to enroll part- or full-time in undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year institution for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent. Qualified students are encouraged to apply as early as possible at www.scholarsapply.org/nanog.

*Telecommunications scholarships are available at the graduate level only.

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship Program

Opens December 2018

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship Program, sponsored by the National Hydropower Association, is open to current college sophomores or juniors who will be juniors or seniors beginning in the fall; or graduate students; with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent), who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents. Applicants must be pursuing a program of study, approved by the National Hydropower Association, that is related to the hydropower industry. More information can be found at Hydro.org.

Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship

Opening December 2018

The Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship program assists cancer survivors, age 25 and under, in continuing their education and pursuing their college dreams. The scholarship program will award 25 renewable $5,000 scholarships.

Applicants must be cancer survivors, age 25 or under, and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-20 academic year. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and demonstrate financial need.

To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/nmsurvivors.

Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship

Opening February 2019

The Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship program assists siblings of individuals affected by childhood cancer who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. The scholarship program will award up to 10 renewable $5,000 scholarships.

To apply, students must be U.S. citizens, 25 years or younger and siblings of individuals who are in current treatment, have survived or passed away from pediatric childhood cancer. Applicants must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) and demonstrate financial need.

To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/nmsibling.

Olson-Anderson Owatonna Clinic Scholarship Program

Opening March 2019
Application Area: Minnesota

Are you a current or previous resident of Owatonna, Minnesota, or Steele County, Minnesota, or someone who works or has worked in Owatonna or Steele County, Minnesota?  Do you have an immediate family member who lives or has lived or works or has worked in Owatonna or Steele County, Minnesota?  Are you planning to enroll in a medical-related education program at an accredited two-year or four-year college or vocational-technical school for the entire 2019-20 academic year?

The Olson-Anderson Owatonna Clinic Scholarship Program is offering $1,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study.  Up to 20 awards will be granted.  There is no GPA requirement and financial need is not considered.

To learn more and download an application, visit http://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/owatonna.

Pension Real Estate Association Scholarship Program

Opening May 2019

The Pension Real Estate Association awards scholarships on an annual basis to promising students studying real estate at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study in real estate. Applicants to the PREA Scholarship Program must be college sophomores, juniors or seniors and graduate level students who are already enrolled or planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited four-year school; applicants must also be majoring or concentrating in real estate.

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $5,000. To learn more and apply, please visit scholarsapply.org/prea.

Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship

Opening October 2018

The Peter J. Hengel Thai Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to male students of Thai descent who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States. The scholarship is intended to provide for 100 percent of the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies, and financial need will be considered in determining the award amount.

To apply, students must be males of Thai descent, age 23 and under, and planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study for the entire upcoming academic year. Preference will be given to students who are gay, and to students who plan to attend college in Minnesota. Students who fit the criteria can apply at scholarsapply.org/hengel.

PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

The PGA of America is offering scholarship awards to students pursuing careers in golf management.

Applicants must be high school seniors, high school graduates or current undergraduates, and must be planning to enroll fulltime at one of the 18 accredited PGA Golf Management Universities during the entire 2019-20 academic year. In addition, applicants must be pursuing a PGA Golf Management University Program degree with the intent of becoming a PGA of America Member.

Recipients will earn $8,000 awards. To learn more and apply, visit scholarsapply.org/pgaworks.

PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarships

Opening December 2018
Application Area: California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering Better Together STEM Scholarships of $1,000 or $10,000 to students pursuing science, technology or engineering studies at universities in California. Students must be California residents and PG&E customers at the time of application.

Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study in an eligible STEM field at any four year college or university in California for the entire upcoming academic year. Nontraditional students who are returning to school to finish their degree or planning on attending for the first time are encouraged to apply. Eligible majors include: Engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer, industrial, environmental); Computer Science/Information Systems; Cyber Security and Environmental Sciences.

To learn more, please visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/pge.

Rent-A-Center Make A Difference Scholarship

Opening December 2018

Rent-A-Center is offering $1,000 scholarships to customers and employees. To be eligible, applicants must be: current customers; customers within the past two years who are in good standing; their immediate family members (spouse or dependent children living in the customer’s household); dependent children (age 25 or younger) of current employees of Rent-A-Center, Get It Now!, Home Choice, Acceptance Now, RAC National Product Service or RAC Field Support Center who have been continuously employed for at least one year; and dependent children (age 25 or younger) of Rent-A-Center franchise owners — who live in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Applicants must plan to enroll or already be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico for the entire upcoming academic year. More information is available at https://www.scholarsapply.org/makeadifference.

Richard and Louise Varco Scholarship Fund

Opening December 15, 2018
Application Area: Minnesota

Through the Richard and Louise Varco Scholarship Fund, The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations are offering scholarships of up to $5,000 to applicants who demonstrate high achievement and financial need. The program is available to the following:

1) High school seniors or graduates, current postsecondary undergraduates, graduate level and professional level students.

2) Workers displaced under extraordinary circumstances, enrolling in a retraining program.

In either case, applicants must plan to enroll full time at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school IN MINNESOTA for the entire 2019-20 academic year. In addition, applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Awards of up to $5,000 each will be granted. For application materials, visit scholarsapply.org/varco.

Risk Management Association (RMA) Foundation Scholarship

Opening September 2018

The Risk Management Association (RMA) Foundation Scholarship Program is awarding over $200,000 in renewable scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 each, to current undergraduates interested in working in the banking industry after graduation. To be eligible, you must have completed a minimum of two years of college. All applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year college or university.

Visit scholarsapply.org/rma for more information and to apply.

Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship Fund

Opening December 2018
Application Area: Minnesota

Through the Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship Fund, The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations are offering scholarships of up to $12,500 to applicants who demonstrate high achievement and financial need. This unique program is open to students who will be attending an accredited Minnesota college or university, as either a senior in college or a graduate school student for the entire 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).

The authorized distribution of awards will be determined by The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations at the time awards are chosen, based on the total amount available for distribution from the Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship Fund.

For application materials, visit sms.scholarshipamerica.org/applebaum.

Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation Scholarship

Opening January 2019
Application Area: Texas

The Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation is offering up to $100,000 in scholarships to students from eligible Texas counties who plan to attend college in the state. Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), and must be planning to enroll full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college in Texas for the full 2019-20 academic year.

Renewable scholarships of $10,000 will be granted for students attending four-year colleges, and $5,000 for students attending two-year colleges.

For more information (including a list of eligible counties) and to apply, visit scholarsapply.org/mittefoundation.

Scholarship America Dream Award

Opening August 2018

Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. Awards will be given to students entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school, based on the fact that too often scholarships are only offered in their freshman year. Award amounts will grow each year, helping ensure that students can afford to complete their degrees.

Dream Award scholarships for 2018-19 include general scholarships, STEM-specific scholarships (for study in science, technology, engineering and math-related majors), the World Journal Dream Award Scholarship for Chinese American students and the Midwest Scholars Dream Award for students in eligible states. Financial need will be considered in determining award amounts.

To qualify, students must have received a high school diploma or equivalent from a U.S. school, and must be planning to complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by the end of the 2018-19 year. Applicants must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore-year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2018-19 academic year, and must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Finally, applicants must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA).

To read detailed criteria and apply, visit the Dream Award page of our site.

Structural Engineering/Architect Student Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

The Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program, sponsored by Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., is available to students who are already enrolled as juniors (at least 60 semester hours or equivalent) or seniors in a full-time undergraduate course of study in architecture or structural engineering at designated four-year colleges and universities.

Detailed information, a scholarship application and a list of the eligible schools can be found at scholarsapply.org/sst.

ThanksUSA Scholarship Program

Opening April 2019

ThanksUSA “thanks” the men and women of the United States Armed Forces by awarding need-based college, technical and vocational school scholarships for their children and spouses.

In 2019, ThanksUSA will award up to 500 scholarships. Most recipients will receive awards of $3,000 to use for qualified educational expenses, and several eligible military dependents will earn full or partial undergraduate scholarships to Purdue University Global’s online program.

Applicants must be the spouse or the dependent child (age 24 or younger) of a U.S. military servicemember who served at least 180 days active duty after 9/11/2001. Applicants must also be high school seniors, high school graduates or college/technical school undergraduates with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. (Spouses may also use the award for non-degree licensure and certification programs regardless of whether an undergraduate degree has already been completed.)

To check your eligibility and apply, please visit thanksusa.org.

Toshiba Machine Co., America Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

The Toshiba Machine Co., America Scholarship Program was established to assist students pursuing an industrial maintenance or plastics processing program of study. Recipients will earn $2,500 scholarship awards for full-time study at an accredited institution of their choice.

High school seniors, high school graduates and college undergraduates may apply, as long as they plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited school for the upcoming academic year. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an industrial maintenance or plastics processing program of study, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (for high school students) or 2.5 (for college students) on a 4.0 scale. For more information and an application form, visit the Toshiba Machine Co., America website.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Opening October 2018

The Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities is designed to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice.

To apply, you must have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity). Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who are planning to enroll (or who are already enrolled) in full- or half-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the 2019-20 academic year.

The program will award up to $2,500 renewable scholarships for full-time students and up to $1,250 renewable scholarships for half-time students. Visit https://scholarsapply.org/pwdscholarship for more information and to apply.

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grants

Opening January 2019

An unexpected financial setback can be a major disruption on the path to a degree. The Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grants are designed to help U.S. military veterans who are enrolled in postsecondary education meet their household expenses, ensuring that they are able to stay in school without creating undue financial hardship for themselves or their families.

The Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program makes immediate grants available to eligible veterans who are pursuing a postsecondary degree and who experience financial difficulties. One-time grants up to $1,000 will be awarded on an ongoing basis while funds are available; grant amounts will be determined based on the cost of the emergency need. To learn more about eligibility and the application process, visit www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveteransemergency.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019

Despite federal education benefits for veterans, unmet financial need often delays or derails academic progress. The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarships will help fill financial aid gaps for veterans and the spouses of disabled veterans, after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been utilized.

To apply, you must be an honorably discharged veteran of the United States military, or the spouse of a disabled veteran, and you must be a high school or GED graduate. The program will award renewable scholarships of up to $7,000 per year, determined by financial need and consideration of academic performance, work experience, leadership, community service and challenges to completing a postsecondary program. The scholarships are renewable, and each year’s awards will increase by $1,000 to encourage program completion.

Visit www.scholarsapply.org/wellsfargoveterans for more information and to apply.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship

Opening Date TBD

For more than two decades, Wendy’s has recognized young men and women who believe that good enough is never really good enough. With each year, the new Heisman class continues to build on the legacy of those who have come before. This year, exceptional high school senior student athletes can earn scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 from the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship program.

If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman. Visit wendyshighschoolheisman.com to learn more.

William C. and Corrine J. Dietrich Scholarship Program

Opening January 2019
Application Area: Minnesota

The William C. and Corrine J. Dietrich Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Minnesota Community Foundation, is open to high school seniors at any public high school in Minnesota who demonstrate financial need. The awards are offered for full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. More information is available at learnmore.scholarsapply.org/dietrich.