Scholarships for College Freshman

Below is a list of 104 scholarships available to College Freshman. The majority of these scholarships require a short essay submission along with an application. A few scholarships are conditional on the applicant’s ethnicity, their chosen major, or whether or not they struggle with a disability.

“Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 1
Award(s) One (1) winner annually
$25,050
Eligibility Students at any education level, school, field of study, and GPA will be considered.
Requirements This scholarship is awarded to the student whose profile the judges think is the “boldest”. Applicants must apply and create a profile on Bold.org.
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JuJu Foundation Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 30
Award(s) Four (4) winners annually
$5,000
Eligibility Students facing financial hardship.
Requirements The JuJu Foundation Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students.
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Forget Your Student Debt. No-Essay Grant

Application Period Ends May 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$10,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to any student.
Requirements Applicants must have student debt payments to make and must also still be in school. Students who apply early have a greater chance of receiving the award.
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#FinancialFreedom No-Essay Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 31
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to any student or highschool student planning to attend college..
Requirements “The only requirement is that you want to live a life with more financial freedom.”
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Scholarships360 $1,000 No-Essay Scholarship

Application Period Ends Sep 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to any student..
Requirements Applicants must create a Scholarships360 account.
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$1,000 Too Cool to Pay for School Scholarship

Application Period Quarterly. March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to high school, college, or graduate students. They must also be enrolled full time or planning to enroll within 24 months of applying.
Requirements Applicants must register and enter at Access Scholarships.com
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$2,000 Nitro College Scholarship – No Essay

Application Period Ends April 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to both parents and students so long as the parents have children attending high school or college.
Requirements Submit an application on Nitrocollege.com
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NICHE $2,000 No Essay Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000
Eligibility Open to all high school and college students.
Requirements Submit an application on Niche.com
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$1,000 SmarterCollege Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000
Eligibility This scholarship is open to both parents and students so long as the parents have children attending high school, college, or are paying back student loans.
Requirements Submit an application on Smartercollege.org
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Tallo’s $1,000 “What Motivates You?” Scholarship

Application Period Ends March 31
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility Open to all high school and college students.
Requirements Applicant must make a Tallo account and submit an application.
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$10,000 ScholarshipPoints Scholarship Program

Application Period Ends April 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$10,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a student planning to or currently enrolled in college.
Requirements Applicant must submit an application on ScholarshipPoints.com
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No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 29
Award(s) One (1) winner
$7,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a student or enrolling as a student within 3 months of applying for scholarship.
Requirements Applicant must sign up and submit an application with ScholarshipOwl.
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Collegexpress Scholarship

Application Period Monthly
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000 to $10,000
Eligibility Applicant must simply register.
Requirements Applicants must register and choose their favorite color.
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Courage To Grow Scholarship

Application Period Monthly. Current deadline April 30.
Award(s) One (1) winner
$500
Eligibility Applicant must be a junior or senior in high school, or a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Requirements Only an application.
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College Monk $1,500 No-Essay Scholarship

Application Period Ends Oct 15
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,500
Eligibility Applicants must be a college student or a high school graduate about to enter college.
Requirements Only an application.
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3LAU “Everything” Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 20
Award(s) One (1) winner
$14,770
Eligibility The scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students.
Requirements This scholarship is a short essay contest. The applicant must write a 100 to 500 word essay answering the question “Who or what is your ‘everything’?” The question is intended to ask who or what drives the student to accomplish their big dreams in life. The essay must come included with a link to an original song, dance or artwork that expresses their ‘everything’.
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Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship

Application Period Ends Feb 9
Award(s) One (1) winner
$10,220
Eligibility The scholarship is open to college students.
Requirements This scholarship is an essay contest. In 200 to 800 words, the applicant must answer the question ,”How has the loss of a close family member or loved one caused you to focus on what matters most in your life and what you want to ‘fight’ to achieve?”
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$2500 Rover Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,500
Eligibility Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college in pursuit of an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree.
Requirements Applicant must answer in 400 to 500 words, “How did growing up with a pet in your life (could be a friend’s or family member’s) impact the person you are today?” Applicant must also maintain a 3.0 GPA if already in college.
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E-waste Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level.
Requirements Applicants must fill out a form and answer a 140 word personal statement, “The most important reason to care about e-waste is…” The top 10 finalists will be asked to complete a 500 to 1,000 word essay.
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Pedro Zamora Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 15
Award(s) Unspecified
Eligibility “The scholarship is open to current or incoming undergraduate students (ages 27 and younger) enrolled in a U.S. community college or four-year university.”
Requirements Applicants must submit a 250 word personal statement on why the applicant believes they are a good fit for their scholarship. The applicant must also submit a letter of recommendation and a transcript from their current/incoming institution. The application also requires a 1,500 word essay on one of three writing prompts; an essay on the life of Pedro Zamora and how his life has been inspirational, or how the decades long fight against HIV/AIDS will reman central to the applicant’s activism, or how the applicant’s public service and leadership is making a difference in the lives of historically excluded people and how has their work been in parallel to the HIV/AIDS movement?
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Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Application Period Ends Sep 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must fill out a form and answer a 140 word personal statement, “I pledge to not text and drive because…” The top 10 finalists will be asked to complete a 500 to 1,000 word essay.
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Digital Privacy Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must fill out a form and answer a 140 word personal statement, “I’m taking responsibility for my digital profile by…” The top 10 finalists will be asked to complete a 500 to 1,000 word essay..
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Pandemic’s Box Scholarship

Application Period Ends Dec 1
Award(s) Four (4) winners
$500
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements Applicant must answer in a short 150 to 200 word essay how the pandemic has affected their life and/or aspirations in a positive way. The applicant may also choose to submit a a 45 second to 1-minute video instead of an essay.
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Conscious Consumer Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must set up a bold.org account and apply through that website. The scholarship will test applicants on how financially suave they are. Students who apply early and do well on the test will have a better chance of winning the scholarship.
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Breanden Beneschott Ambitious Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Application Period Ends Feb 2
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements This is a scholarship essay contest. The applicant, in 500 to 700 words must answer the question, “Describe a problem you see in the world that Mechanism should explore. Why is this problem worth solving?” Mechanism is the name of the company that is holding this essay contest.
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Fleming Law College Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jun 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to high school seniors or current undergraduate students.
Requirements Applicant must be a high school senior or a current undergrad student. The applicant must submit a 400 to 600 word essay, “What’s your experience with smartphones? How do you think it impacts your day-to-day activities? How do you think it impacts you while you’re behind the wheel?”
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“Your Success” Youssef Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jul 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to high school students or undergraduate students.
Requirements This is an essay contest scholarship. In 400 to 600 words the applicant must answer, “Why do you want to continue to pursue higher education? What extracurriculars are you participating in? What are you currently most passionate about?”
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Darryl Davis “Follow Your Heart” Scholarship

Application Period Ends Sep 11
Award(s) One (1) winner
$500
Eligibility The scholarship is open to undergraduate students.
Requirements Preference will be given for students with a background in singing, giving back to the community, and going to church. Applicants must submit an essay of 150 to 750 words. “Tell us a little more about you, your goals, and how you plan to pursue them. What do you hope to achieve in life? What excites you most about this world? How do you plan to give back to others and your community?”
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Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2022

Application Period Ends April 1
Award(s) $6,000 for the grand prize winner. $2,500 for the 1st runner up. $1,000 for the 2nd runner up. $500 for the 3rd runner up.
Eligibility The scholarship is open to any student.
Requirements Applicant must submit an original artwork, descriptions can be no more than 500 words. Entry must also be in the form of a JPG/JPEG or PNG file of no more than 10MB.
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HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Application Period Ends Dec 31
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000
Eligibility Applicant must be 18 years old or over and currently enrolled (or planning to) as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program.
Requirements Applicant must be in school with a 3.4 GPA and pursuing a degree that enables the applicant or others in their community to learn a new trade, develop skills, technology, or start a small business related to services offered by HireaHelper.
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BigSun Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jun 19
Award(s) One (1) winner
$500
Eligibility ”All student athletes who are high school seniors or in college are eligible to apply.”
Requirements Applicants must answer a short essay 500 to 1,000 words answering the following questions; “How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you?” “Has your participation influenced your career goals?” “Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?” Essays should go to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com.
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Probo Medical Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jun 21
Award(s) One (1) winner
$500
Eligibility Applicants must be enrolled in high school, college, or university in “good standing”. Must also be 16 years old or older.
Requirements Applicants must submit an essay of up to 1,500 words describing how they want to make healthcare more accessible and affordable, and why doing so is important to them and the world. Applicant must also maintain a 3.0 GPA.
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Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 30
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to all high school, college, and graduate students.
Requirements 500 word essay answering one of two prompts: “Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying?” or “How has cyberbullying personally affected you?”
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Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 31 and Dec 31 annually
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate students including adult students.
Requirements Applicant must submit a 250 word essay or less answering 1 of 3 prompts: “Why do you deserve to win this scholarship?” Or “Describe your academic or career goals” or any topic of the applicant’s choice.
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Solar Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$1,000
Eligibility Applicants must be (or planning on being) a full-time student at an accredited institute of higher education.
Requirements Applicants must submit a 500 to 1000 word essay on solar energy in response to the following question, “What excites you most about the future of solar?” Applicant must also have at least a 3.2 GPA. “Submissions must be emailed to info@solaractionalliance.org. Please include ‘Entry for Solar Action Alliance Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email. Don’t forget to include your full name and contact information when you make your submission.”
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Future Designer Scholarship

Application Period Ends Nov 1
Award(s) One (1) winner
$2,000
Eligibility Applicants must be 17 years old or older. Applicants must also be either a full-time student enrolled in a post-secondary education institution (this includes junior colleges and vocational schools) or one that has been formally accepted into such post-secondary educational institution and will begin school within the next calendar year.
Requirements Applicants must submit original artwork for the scholarship contest. Artwork should be holiday themed, Christmas card style.
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Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarships

Application Period Ends Dec 31
Award(s) One (1) winner. Multiple scholarships.
$3,000 or more
Eligibility Applicants must be college students. Certain scholarships require verification of minority or disabled status.
Requirements Submit application, specific scholarships may have specific requirements.
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Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jan 11
Award(s) one hundred (100) winners.
$25,000
Eligibility Applicants must be students aged 16 to 26.
Requirements Applicants must send a short, 2 minute video that tells the story of their driving passion.
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Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jan 30
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility Scholarship is open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must fill out a form and complete a 140 character message about technology addiction. The top 10 finalists will be asked to write a full 500 to 1,000 word essay about technology addiction.
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Learner Education Women in Mathematics Scholarship

Application Period Ends Aug 1
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility Scholarship is open to women high school students and undergraduates in a mathematical field.
Requirements Applicant must answer a 400 to 600 word essay, “What draws you to math, and how have the principles of mathematics shaped your understanding of the world?”
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Soo Joo Park Scholarship for Asian American Women

Application Period Ends Sep 1
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$2,000
Eligibility The scholarship is open to Asian American women ages 16 and up from immigrant backgrounds in any field of study and educational level..
Requirements Applicants must submit a 800 to 1000 word personal statement about their experience as an Asian American woman, and how that experience has affected them and what it has taught them about themselves.
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Nervo “Revolution” Scholarship

Application Period Ends Sep 1
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Female students in the US at all levels of study are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Requirements To apply, applicants must write about their greatest ambition and how they hope to bring that vision to reality. In 200 to 750 words, “What’s your biggest artistic ambition? How will this help you bring that vision to life?” The applicant also has the option of submitting a link to an original artistic work.
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3Wishes Women’s Empowerment Scholarship

Application Period Ends Nov 30
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Female students in the US at all levels of study are eligible to apply for this scholarship. While not required, applicants who have volunteer experience, express financial need, and/or are women of color are encouraged to apply.
Requirements Women planning to attend college within the next 2 year are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, applicants must write an essay in 400 to 600 words, “How do you think society can most effectively empower women? What needs to be done to ensure these demands are met?”
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Red Thread Foundation for Women

Application Period Ends Feb 26
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Women of an international background, including foreign students, immigrants, or first-generation Americans, who are first year entrants to a U.S. college or university program in Fall 2022 are eligible to apply for the Red Thread Scholarship Program.
Requirements The applicant must have a google account in order to apply. The application consists of several short-answer questions, two essays, and a letter of recommendation. Finalists will be interviewed by phone in a 30 minute session.
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Admiral Grace Murray Hopper Scholarship (Est. 1992)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) Three (3) winner(s).
$1,500
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a student, preference is given to students in computer engineering related majors
Requirements Submit an application.
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Amateur Radio Digital Communications Scholarship – Freshman

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) Ten (10) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a student in Electrical Engineering, or Engineering Technology, preference given to candidates from under-represented groups and candidates demonstrating financial need. Minimum GPA: 3.5
Requirements Submit an application.
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Antonietta Lo Pardo Costa Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a student from any major.
Requirements Submit an application.
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B.J. Harrod Memorial Scholarship (Est. 1998)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a student in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Barbara W. & Thomas W. Benko Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a student in Engineering.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Ceasar’s STEM Headstart Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) Seven (7) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman and a student in Engineering or Technology and a member of the Society of Women Engineers. Minimum GPA 3.5.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Dorothy M. & Earl S. Hoffman Scholarship (Est. 1999)

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Eleven (11) winner(s).
$3,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman. Must attend Bucknell University or Rensselaer Polytechnic University. Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Ellen Hippeli Memorial Scholarship (Est. 2015)

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,250
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman majoring in Nuclear Engineering.
Requirements Submit an application.
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GE Foundation Engineering Scholarship Program (Freshman)

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Three (3) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman majoring in Engineering or Technology. SWE Membership required. Preference given to candidates from under-represented groups. Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Katherine F. Lindquist Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,250
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman.US citizens that are incoming freshman pursuing any undergraduate engineering related major are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who live in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Johnson City, and the surrounding areas.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Liebherr Mining – Freshman

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,250
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman. Permanent address must be in the state of Virginia. Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Lois Aileen Bey Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman enrolled in Chemical Engineering.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Mary Gunther Memorial Freshman Scholarship (Est. 2011)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$6,500
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman enrolled in Engineering. Minimum 3.5 GPA.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Paula Loring Simon Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,250
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman enrolled in Engineering or Computer Science. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Rebecca McNally Gilden Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Resideo Freshman in Tech Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$4,500
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman in Engineering or Computer Science. Preference given to candidates demonstrating financial need. Candidates must be enrolled at Arizona State University (main campus), Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, New York University Tandon School of Engineering (Formerly New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering), Stony Brook University (Formerly State University of New York at Stony Brook), University of Minnesota Duluth, University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Requirements Submit an application.
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SWE Baltimore-Washington Section Freshman Scholarship (Est. 2013)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,500
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman in Engineering and a member of SWE. Home must reside within the boundaries of the Baltimore-Washington Section Zip Codes DC: 200, 202-205; MD: 206-212, 214, 216-217 or VA: 201, 220-223.
Requirements Submit an application.
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SWE New Jersey Section Scholarship (Est. 2008)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$2,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a female freshman in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
Requirements Submit an application.
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SWENext Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$2,000
Eligibility Incoming college freshmen who have participated in SWENext and are planning to study engineering are eligible to apply.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Xilinx Empowering Women in Technology Scholarship (Freshmen)

Application Period Ends May 2
Award(s) Five (5) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility College freshman women who are enrolled in engineering or computer science. Preference given to candidates from under-represented groups. Minimum GPA: 3.5.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Larry F. Ball Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 31
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$4,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a woman and a resident of the state of Ohio. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate service within the community in some way and committed to community service in the future.
Requirements Application must include a letter of recommendation.
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Jean-Louis Palladin Professional Work/Study Grant

Application Period Ends April 1
Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
2 annual grants of up to $4,000 each.
Eligibility Culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or hospitality institution, college, or university.
Requirements Applicant must submit a cover letter, two professional references, and a detailed work/study plan.
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Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

Application Period Ends Aug 1
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,500.
Eligibility Applicant must be a current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who plans to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Demonstrates ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. Demonstrates interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.
Requirements Students are evaluated on a variety of factors, including academic achievement, involvement in school and in their community, work experience, and essay strength.
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Christa Mcauliffe Teacher Incentive Program

Application Period Ends May 20
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$5,000.
Eligibility Applicant must be a resident of Delaware. Applicant must be a full time student enrolled in a program that will lead to teacher certification. Preference is given to students in critical teaching shortage areas.
Requirements Candidate must fill out an application and submit academic information to the Delaware Higher Education Office.
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John Galt Solutions Scholarship for Future Supply Chain Leaders

Application Period Ends June 3
Award(s) Two (2) winner(s).
$10,000.
Eligibility Applicant must be an undergraduate student who is taking or who has taken a class in supply chains.
Requirements Applicants must write a personal statement that demonstrates their passion for supply chain management, financial need, and their dedication to personal growth.
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American Bus Association Academic Merit Scholarship

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Two (2) winner(s).
$5,000.
Eligibility Applicant must be a college student in a major program of study related to transportation, travel, or the tourism industry. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4.
Requirements Applicant will also be asked to write a short essay detailing how their major/ course of study is related to this industry.
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DEWALT Trades Scholarship

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Twenty (20) winner(s).
$10,000.
Eligibility Applicant must be a student and must be majoring in a trade construction, industrial, motor/power sector, mechanics, or technology degree/certificate. They must also maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Requirements Each applicant will be required to submit an essay on, “Please provide the reasons you selected your trade focus and how pursuing this field will positively change your life or the lives of others. Please also include where you see the future of your trade in the next five years.”
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Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Two-hundred (200) winner(s).
$10,000.
Eligibility Applicants must maintain a 2.5 GPA at minimum and be enrolled in a STEM major. Applicant must express interest in a paid internship with Lockheed Martin following their freshman, sophomore or junior year of college. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who self-identify as members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in STEM careers, including: Women; Racial and ethnic minorities; Individuals with a disability (as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act); Individuals that identify as LGBTQ; Individuals that are or will be first-generation college students; Active Duty U.S. military, including Reserves and National Guard; U.S. military Veteran, including Reserves and National Guard; Spouse of U.S. military Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, or Veteran.
Requirements Application must include transcript of grades and a letter of recommendation.
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2022 National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholarship

Application Period Ends Dec 2
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$10,000.
Eligibility Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college with a major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.
Requirements Applicant must provide transcript and letters of recommendation, and if chosen for the finals, must speak at a live video conference with the NSCF executive committee.
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Do Something Scholarships

Application Period Varies, Ends May 2, June 9
Award(s) Vary One (1) winner(s).
$1,000 – $2,500.
Eligibility Applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 25 years old and live in the U.S. (or are a U.S. citizen, but living abroad), interested in volunteering, and looking for scholarship opportunities.
Requirements Applicants must sign up and complete a campaign related to the scholarship. Applicants must upload a photo showing completion of the campaign.
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Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 15 and November 15 annually.
Award(s) Vary One (1) winner(s).
$1,000 – $2,500.
Eligibility Applicants must be a college student and must be accepted into a study abroad program.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Gilman-McCain Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 1.
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$5,000 to be used towards the cost of the study abroad program.
Eligibility Applicants must be a dependent child of an active duty military member(s) during the time of application in one of the following branches: Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard, including activated (currently on active duty) Reserve Forces, Air National Guard, and Army National Guard; Recipient of any type of Title IV federal financial aid during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving Title IV federal financial aid during their study abroad program or internship; In the process of applying to, or accepted to, a credit-bearing study abroad or internship program, or a virtual international program. Virtual programs and internships will be eligible until April 30, 2023. Proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement; and Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory System.
Requirements Submit an application
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Christian ‘Myles’ Pratt Foundation Fine Arts Scholarship

Application Period Ends Aug 12.
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,229
Eligibility This scholarship is open to minority students who are interested in or already enrolled in courses related to an art degree.
Requirements In 400 to 600 words the applicant must answer the questions, “Who has been the biggest influence in your life? How will you use your artistic skills when you graduate to be innovative? What makes your artistic gift or skill different?” The applicant must also submit a few photos or visualizations of their artwork.
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Maida Brkanovic Memorial Scholarship

Application Period Ends Oct 6.
Award(s) Two (2) winner(s).
$500
Eligibility Eligible applicants are recent immigrants or first-generation high school or undergraduate students.
Requirements The applicants are required to write a 400 to 800 word essay. “Please write about your experience as a recent immigrant and/or a first-generation student and how that’s influenced your beliefs about life.”
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Cafe Bustelo El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 1.
Award(s) Twenty-five (25) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a full-time student attending a four-year college that is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. Applicant must have at least a 2.0 GPA.
Requirements Candidates must write an 800 word essay describing how their Latino heritage has impacted their desire to obtain a college degree. In the essay the student must also describe what they intend to accomplish with their degree and how they will give back to their community.
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MGM Resorts International Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 1.
Award(s) Seventeen (17) winner(s).
$500
Eligibility Applicant must be a full-time freshman attending a four year Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities member institution. The student’s GPA must also be a 3.0 or higher.
Requirements Submit application.
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Abran Arreola Latinx Scholarship

Application Period Ends Jun 30.
Award(s) Two (2) winner(s).
$1,004 each.
Eligibility Applicant must be applying for or currently enrolled in a 2 to 4 year degree program. Applicant must also be Hispanic.
Requirements Candidate must submit a 400 to 600 word essay. The student must write about the following, “Please tell us about an important experience in your life. How has that experience shaped your understanding of yourself, the world, and your community?”
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Social Change Fund United Scholarship

Application Period Ends Nov 6.
Award(s) Two (2) winner(s).
$5,417 each.
Eligibility Applicant must be a black student studying or planning to study in psychology social work or a similar field.
Requirements The applicant must enter an essay contest and answer in 400 to 600 words 2 questions, “What is your utopian vision for optimal mental health for the Black community? How can mental health care and advocacy help achieve social justice for communities of color?”
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Alex Austin’s Overcoming Adversity Scholarship

Application Period Ends Sep 1.
Award(s) Three (3) winner(s).
(1) $1,000, (2) $500
Eligibility Scholarship is open to high school students and undergraduates. Priority will be given to minority students and students who are the first in their family to attend college. Applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
Requirements Applicants must answer and submit the following essay question, “Overcoming adversity and hardships of all shapes and sizes are often what help us to build resiliency. In 500 words or less, tell us about a time that you encountered an obstacle or challenge. How did you navigate this situation, and what lessons did you learn from it?”
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American Red Cross Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Application Period Ends Aug 31.
Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
$1,000 to applicants who collect 25 to 59 pints of blood. $1,500 to applicants who collect 60 to 99 pints of blood. $2,500 to applicants who collect 100 or more pints of blood. Entering the contest while automatically net the applicant a gift card of up to $200.
Eligibility Open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must host a blood drive while school is out of session and apply for the scholarship between program time frames.
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Ciri Foundation General Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 1.
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$6,000
Eligibility Applicant must be a CIRI original enrollee or direct descendant. They must also have at minimum a 2.5 GPA.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Ciri Foundation Competitive, Merit Based Scholarships

Application Period Ends June 1.
Multiple Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
$20,000 for a 3.7 GPA. $10,000 for a 3.5 GPA. $8,000 for a 3.0 GPA.
Eligibility Applicants must have a high GPA and be enrolled full time. Applicants are screened based on personal mission statements, career goals, level of community service and civic activity, and how much they are willing to give back especially the Alaskan Native community.
Requirements Submit an application.
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Kick Start Scholarship (First Term Only)

Application Period Ends June 1 or December 1.
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
Up to $2,000.
Eligibility Applicant must be a CIRI original enrollee or direct descendant and entering their Freshman year.
Requirements Submit an application.
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The Annual Ira Mitzner Memorial

Application Period Ends May 1.
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
two (2) installments of $5,000 each.
Eligibility Applicant must be a college student or entering college and be a competitive boxer for the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association club.
Requirements An applicant must submit a completed application, a letter of recommendation from their current coach, copies of their current transcripts, and a signed release form allowing the association to contact their school.
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Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Application Period TBA October
Award(s) Twenty (20) winner(s).
$20,000
Eligibility Applicants must be entering their freshman year in the fall of 2022 and must also be involved in high school, intramural, or community based sports. Applicant must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and not be an employee or directly involved with Foot Locker or any of its subsidiaries.
Requirements Submit an application.
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First Responders Children’s Scholarship

Application Period Ends June 15
Multiple Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
Up to $6,250 each.
Eligibility Applicant must be the child of a first responder. Applicant must be a full time student and maintain a 2.7 GPA minimum.
Requirements The application must include 3 letters of recommendation and at least one must be from a teacher or a professor.
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Army ROTC Scholarships

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
100% tuition coverage and other awards.
Eligibility Applicant must be in the army.
Requirements Applicants must commit to 8 years of army service.
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U.S. Air Force ROTC Scholarships

Application Period Unspecified
Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
100% tuition, a monthly living expense stipend, and an annual book stipend. Or $18,000 annually in tuition plus a monthly living expense stipend, and an annual book stipend.
Eligibility Applicant must be in the air force. Applicants can either already be in college or about to enroll. They must also maintain a minimum GPA and pass a fitness test.
Requirements Applicants must eventually accept a commission as an airforce officer and serve at least 4 years on active duty.
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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Application Period Ends June 27
Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
Needs based aid up to $18,000 annually for tuition, fees, and books. $25,000 for STEM field positions. Daily allowance for meals and fees during summer tours and reimbursement for travel costs between school and D.C. Also included is health and life insurance, retirement plans, and annual salary between $32,733 and $43,609, time off, education, training, health services, child care services, and a credit union.
Eligibility Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate relevant practical experience in the field of their interest and a genuine interest in the CIA’s mission.
Requirements Upon college graduation, the student is expected to work with the agency for a period of 1.5 times the length of the college sponsorship they received.
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Texas Big Game Awards Scholarship

Application Period Ends March 31 annually
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
Unspecified.
Eligibility All applicants must be enrolled in agricultural and/or natural resource majors in Texas.
Requirements College applicants must submit a transcript and 2 letters of recommendation. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay answering one of two prompts; “Why would they encourage hunters to participate in the Texas Big Game Awards? Or in their own words, define the value of hunting”.
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Tennessee HOPE Scholarship

Application Period Ends March 31 annually
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
Up to $1,750 per full-time enrollment semester at a 4 year institution. Up to $1,500 per full-time enrollment semester at a 2 year institution. Award amounts can continue onto the student’s senior year.
Eligibility Applicant must be an entering freshman and be a resident of Tennessee. Applicant must also graduate from a Tennessee high school. The HOPE scholarship is only applicable to Tennessee colleges. Entering freshman must have achieved a minimum of 21 on the ACT or 1060 on the SAT and achieved an overall 3.0 GPA average minimum. Applicant must enroll in a postsecondary institution within 16 months of high school graduation.
Requirements Applicant can apply by completing a FASFA.
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NES Scholarship Program

Application Period Ends Late June
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$25,000 over a 4-year period.
Eligibility Applicant must be an incoming freshman to an eligible New England college or University. The incoming student must also have attended high school in New York city and demonstrated need of financial aid.
Requirements Submit an Application.
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Honor Society Undergraduate Achiever Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 10
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$2,000
Eligibility Applicant must be an active Honor Society member and be comfortable giving a video and/or written testimonial about their program and the scholarship.
Requirements Applicants must submit a written summary of their current academic program and achievements. They must also complete their Honor Society profile and submit a copy of their transcript along with their GPA.
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Lupus Inspiration Foundation for Excellence Scholarship

Application Period Ends July 1
Multiple Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
$500 minimum prize
Eligibility Applicant must have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), applicant must submit a doctor’s note attesting to their condition. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Involved in at least one extracurricular activity. Has demonstrated leadership within their community and is willing to tell their story.
Requirements Applicants must submit an application, a letter of recommendation, a copy of their transcript, a selfie-photo, and a 500 word essay on how Lupus has affected their life.
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Patsy Mink Foundation Education Support Application

Application Period TBA late spring
Multiple Award(s) Five (5) winner(s).
$5,000
Eligibility Applicants must be a mother pursuing their first degree at a post-secondary institution. They must also be low income earning less than $20,000 to $28,000 annually depending on family size.
Requirements Submit Application
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Ron Hubbard Writers of The Future Contest Support Application

Application Period Varies. Contest is run quarterly.
Multiple Award(s) Multiple winner(s).
$500 for 3rd place. $750 for 2nd place. $1,000 for 1st place. $5,000 as for the grand prize winner.
Eligibility Applicants are mostly amateur aspiring writers.
Requirements Applicants must submit a short story under 17,000 words in the science fiction or fantasy genre.
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CollegeVine Scholarship

Application Period Multiple scholarships. Varied deadlines.
Multiple Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
Weekly scholarships of $500 or more.
Eligibility Open to all students.
Requirements Website with multiple scholarships available via one-click applications. Chances of winning are improved with profile completion, answering site questions, creating college lists, and inviting friends.
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Ascent Funding Community Champions Scholarship

Application Period Ends April 15
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility College students or parents of college students.
Requirements Applicant must follow @AscentFunding on Instagram and “like” the their Instagram post. Applicant must leave a comment on an Instagram post tagging an important woman in their life and how they have supported, inspired, or motivated them. They must also end the comment with #AscentSponsored.
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Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship

Application Period Ends Oct 3 and Feb 19
Award(s) One (1) winner(s).
$1,000
Eligibility Open to all students.
Requirements Applicants must submit an original web design.
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IN2(the)FUTURE Scholarship

Application Period Ends May 11
Award(s) Fifty-five (55) winner(s).
$2,500
Eligibility Applicant must be under 25 and a child of an incarcerated parent who has completed and graduated from the IN2WORK program. Applicants must be a student or planning to become a student. Applicants must also maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Requirements Application along with transcript of grades and certificate of parent’s completion of the IN2WORK program.
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