November

Elks National Foundation – Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Deadline: November 5, 2019     Amount: up to $50,000

  • Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks.
  • Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)

Deadline: November 5, 2019     Amount: Varies

Any U.S. woman in grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply and will be considered for both the National and Affiliate Award, if she also meets all of the following criteria:

  • She is 13 years of age or older at time of account creation.
  • She is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who attends school in the U.S. or is a U.S. citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or on a U.S. overseas military base.
  • She has a U.S. Tax Identification or Social Security Number.
  • She is not an NCWIT employee and has no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren, and persons residing in the same household).

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 5, 2019     Amount: up to $5,000

  • be in grades 5-12 as of November 5
  • be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
  • have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
  • submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 5.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Deadline: November 13, 2019   Amount: up to $160,000 ($40,000 per year for four years)

  • Graduate from a U.S. high school in the spring of 2020
  • Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in  the fall of 2020
  • Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Receive standardized test scores of either an SAT Total Score of 1200 and above OR an ACT Composite Score of 26 or above
  • Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.

Daniel’s Scholarship Program

Due Date: November 15, 2019  6 pm (Mountain)     Amount: Varies

  • Complete the FAFSA before application deadline
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be a resident of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming
  • Be a high school senior graduating from a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming
  • Earn a minimum SAT Math score of 490 and a minimum Evidence-Based Reading & Writing score of 490 or a minimum ACT score of 18 in each category (writing score not required). Super scoring is not accepted.
  • Earn a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 in high school (on an unweighted 4.0 scale)

“President’s Own” Marine Band Concerto Competition 

Deadline: November 15, 2019    Amount: up to $2,500

  • Open to high school musicians (grades 9-12) enrolled during the 2019-20 academic
    year.
  • Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments may apply.
  • Previous competition winners and immediate family members of current or former U.S. Marine Band members are not eligible.
  • All applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants must select ONE of the works listed for their instrument in the application packet and submit an audio recording of their performance of that selection accompanied by piano, band, or orchestra.

Geneva Rock Scholarship

Deadline: November 22, 2019    Amount: $2000

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university, college, trade or vocational school. High school seniors are eligible to apply, but must be enrolled in one of the previously mentioned institutions.
  • Must be in pursuit of construction-related careers including, but not limited to: Construction management, civil engineering, business, and commercial/professional sales. Students involved in trades such as welding, diesel tech, heavy equipment operations and building tech are also welcome to apply.
  • Must have received, (or be in the process of attaining), their high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be U.S. citizens, or be a legal permanent resident with work eligibility status.

Education Matters Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2019    Amount: $5000

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
  • Submit an online written response to the question:
    “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” (250 words or less)

Utah Jump$tart Coalition Scholarship 

Deadline: November 30, 2019     Amount: $1,250

  • Be a high school student, graduating class of 2020, at an accredited Utah school.
  • Have successfully completed or currently be enrolled in the General Financial Literacy course or equivalent required course.
  • Show proof that you plan to pursue post-secondary education which includes acceptance letter from an eligible post-secondary institution.
  • Complete online submission form located at www.utahjumpstart.org between September 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019. A second chance to apply for this scholarship will be in Spring 2020.
  • Submit required video as specified in application criteria.
  • Submit post-secondary institution acceptance letter OR document indicating student has completed the application process and is being considered for admission.
  • Submit all of the above NO later than midnight on November 30, 2019.

December

2020 National Space Club and Foundation Keynote Scholar

Deadline:  December 2, 2019     Amount: 10,000

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
  • The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.
  • The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests.
  • The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.
  • The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Olin E Teague Scholarship and/or Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program

Deadline: December 6, 2019  (at 5:00 pm EST)     Amount: $2,500

  • Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership
  • Be enrolled as a high school senior and reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX.), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Please enter zip code to confirm eligibility
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university or vocational-technical college in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Demonstrate financial need

Military Child of the Year – Innovation Award

Deadline: December 9, 2019    Amount: $10,000

  • Must be a legal military dependent. Status confirmed by Military ID or DEERS enrollment form.
  • Must be between the ages of 13 and 18, at the time of application submission.
  • Should identify any organizational sponsor or mentor who can help them communicate with the Booz Allen Hamilton team and implement the plan.
  • Child and one adult guardian must be available to travel to the Washington, DC area for the March 30 – April 3, 2020 Gala award presentation.

USCA Scholarship

Deadline: December 14, 2019    Amount: $500

  • Applicant must be a Utah resident and high school senior who plans to attend college in the Fall of 2020.
  • The application and required attachments must be submitted together by the posted deadline.
  • Award Amount = $1000 ($500 is given to the student and $500 is given to the nominated counselor).
  • 4 awards will be given out to students.
  • Award ceremony is tentatively scheduled during National School Counselor Week February 2nd – 8th, 2020.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019 or until 10,000 applications are received     Amount: up to $25,000

  • Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico
  • Be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester
  • Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities
  • Because reducing risk is woven into the fabric of our company, special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness

James W. McLamore WHOPPER® Scholarship Award

Deadline: December 15, 2019     Amount: up to $50,000

  • Be a citizen of the United States or Canada,
  • Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico,
  • Apply as a full-time freshman to a four-year accredited, college or university that is located in the United States and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,
  • Have a cumulative unweighted grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3,
  • Have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220,
  • Demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity (such as student government, team sports, fraternal life, etc); and,
  • Demonstrate substantial work experience.

2019 School, Band and Orchestra (SBO) Magazine Essay Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2019     Amount: $1,000

  • Selected students win a $1,000 scholarship and music products for their school music program.
  • Public and private school students in grades 4–12 are eligible.
  • In 250 words or less, answer the following essay question: “How does your musical instrument match your personality?”

UNIGO $10K Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2019    Amount: $10,000

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
  • Submit an online written response to the question:
    “Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What’s their favorite mobile app?” (250 words or less)

January

Footlocker Scholar Athletes

Deadline: January 3, 2020  (at 5:00 pm EST)      Amount: $20,000

  • Be a high school senior who is enrolled in and scheduled to matriculate (12 semester credit minimum) at a four (4)-year accredited college or university in the United States;

  • Have been a member in good standing of a sports team at their school and/or involved in an after school or community-based sports program such as intramurals and martial arts;

  • Have an unweighted Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade;

  • Be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident;

  • Have documented all extracurricular activities (school/community involvement/employment) that he/she participated in from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade;

  • Have documented all Community Service that he/she participated in from ninth grade to first semester of 12th grade;

  • Have submitted for consideration: evidence of past academic performance and future potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

  • All selected Scholars must graduate from a state approved High School in the United States to receive funds.

  • All selected Scholars must maintain satisfactory academic progress at his/her college or university to receive funds.
  • Foot Locker Foundation Inc. employees and their immediate families are ineligible to participate in this Program.

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 3, 2020    Amount: up to $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years)

  • Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • Demonstrate a strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be a current high school senior attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
  • Plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship

Deadline: January 22, 2020    Amount: up to $20,000

  • Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
  • Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible to apply
  • Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2020.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED
  • Must apply for federal financial aid for the 2020-2021 academic year using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by early April 2020
  • Submit one letter of recommendation online

February

Provo Elks Lodge Student Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1, 2020   Amount: Varies

  • Current high school seniors planning on a technical or vocational education or students with special medical or financial needs.
  • Paper applications are available in the College and Career Center.
  • Applications must be submitted to the Provo Elks Lodge, 1000 South University Avenue, Provo, UT  84601 by 9 p.m. on February 1.

March

America’s 911 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Deadline: March 9, 2020   Amount: $2,000

  • Any student whose parent is an Active Duty First Responder, either Paid or Volunteer (EMS, Fire, or Police)
  • Must be admitted to an accredited College or University
  • Submit two letters of reference from current school faculty and/or community leader, non-related
  • Financial need can be a component of this scholarship
  • Write an essay (250-500 words) on “Why is the America’s 911 Foundation important?”

April

May

June

Steve Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2020     Amount: $2,000

  • The applicant must be a high school senior or college student.
  • The applicant must be the dependent son or daughter of a current, full-time commissioned law enforcement officer in the United States.
  • The recipient must attend an accredited community college or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • The recipient must be enrolled in a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours per semester.
  • The applicant must submit the official pdfUSDSA scholarship application, certified high school/college transcript, and signed media release.

July

August

AspenRidge Recovery Annual Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2020    Amount: $1,000

  • Open to anyone pursuing higher education that has either struggled with or been impacted by mental illness or substance abuse.
  • Students currently enrolled or enrolled in the upcoming semester at a college, university, or trade school in the United States must write 500 to 1,000 words on how mental health and/or substance abuse has impacted their lives.
  • Essays can be emailed to [email protected]
  • If you have questions about the AspenRidge Recovery Annual Scholarship submission process or the status of your submission, please email [email protected] or call (720) 513-2228.

September

October