Scholarship Database

Announcement Important Date





Scholarships are available in a variety of ways...

 
 

OPEN TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS - These scholarships can be applied to the college of your choice. Each scholarship has specific requirements to be met.

 

CAREER (MAJOR) SPECIFIC - These scholarships apply to a career field or college major. Some of these must be used at a specific college, while others can be used at the college of your choice.

 

REQUIRE NOMINATION - These scholarships require the high school to nominate candidates. If there is a scholarship in this category for which you feel you should be nominated please see your counselor.

 

SCHOOL SPECIFIC - In order to receive a scholarship from a particular college or university you must send an application to and be accepted by that college. The scholarship can only be used at that institution.

 
 

BUT DID YOU ALSO KNOW........
 

Check for available scholarship opportunities through student/parent employers and faith-based, military, or community organizations!

Visit our sister page entitled, "Online Scholarship Searches" c/o the HHS Guidance site for REPUTABLE websites that assist with finding additional scholarships via the web.

CAUTIOUSLY use social media to find scholarships.  Follow/Like scholarship providers and colleges online via Twitter and Facebook.  Make sure YOU have a professional online presence/profile FIRST!  Check out our tab "Smart Social Media" for helpful tips!



RECENTLY ADDED!

Scholly

Check out the Scholly App! 
Scholly:  Scholarship Search $0.99 via Apple/Android

Target your search criteria, save scholarships, and more!
Recommended by prior graduates!


 


 
Currently Available Scholarships...
 
 
Keep checking!  This page is continuously updated!






VARSITY TUTORS SCHOLARSHIP

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where applicants must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

Deadline: Rolling


Visit: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship







MAKE THE U SCHOLARSHIP


Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation,
encourages students to get on the path to higher education.The Haz La U Program helps put Hispanic youth on the track to college by providing educational grants.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
  • Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020
  • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
  • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense
  • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA



Deadline: October 15, 2018

Visit: https://www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us/core-values/community-responsibility/make-the-u





WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN SCHOLARSHIP


Since 1994, Wendy’s Restaurants have teamed up with the Heisman Trophy Trust to create the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. The award honors both male and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership.

Criteria for Application

  1. Students whose senior year of high school is the 2018–2019 academic year, graduating with the class of 2019.
  2. Students who have at least a “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10, and 11.
  3. Students who participate in at least one of 47 Wendy’s High School Heisman recognized sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee or the National Federation of State High School Associations.
  4. Students who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community.


Deadline: The student’s application must be submitted NO LATER THAN October 17, 2018 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET
Reviewers must submit their review NO LATER THAN October 19, 2018 at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET in order for applications to be considered.

Visit: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com






HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP

The Horatio Alger State and National Scholarship Programs are scholarship programs that assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders.

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger State or National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0


Deadline: October 25, 2018

Visit: https://scholars.horatioalger.org





​THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP


The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 

Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be:

A) Current high school student attending a school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2018-2019 academic school year

B) U.S. Citizens

C) Will receive high school diploma during current academic year

D) Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution 

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Visit: https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org





ODENZA MARKETING GROUP VOLUNTEER AWARD

The main goal of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months.

Eligibility Requirements:

A) Be between the ages of 16 and 22 on December 30th, 2018

B) A student must also possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year.

C) A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months. Please ensure that you have completed this amount of hours and that a person within the organization(s) is willing to confirm that you have volunteered this amount of time.

D) A student must be a resident of the United States and must attend a school in the United States.

Deadline: December 30, 2018

Visit: https://odenzamarketinggroupvolunteeraward.com





10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility Requirements:

A) Applicants must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.

B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for the scholarship follow these instructions:

1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:

In 10 words or less, tell them why you deserve the scholarship

2. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" their Facebook page. Note they will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" their page.

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Visit: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship

 


The entry shall consist of three illustrations done by the entrant in a color or black-and-white medium created from the artist's imagination. Use of gray scale in illustrations and mixed media, computer generated art, and the use of photography in the illustrations are accepted. Each illustration must represent a subject different from the other two

The Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public. The ultimate eligibility criterion, however, is defined by the word "amateur"-in other words, the artist has not been paid for 









 
 
 
 

Requirements

  • The contest deadline is January 4, 2018.
  • Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count.
  • Essays must be the original work of the student.
  • John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays.
  • Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
  • Essays about past recipients of the Profile in Courage Award will be disqualified unless they describe an act of political courage other than the act for which the award was given. 
  • Essays about the senators in Profiles in Courage will be disqualified.
  • Essays must have a minimum of five sources.

Source Material

  • Essays with fewer than five listed sources will be disqualified.
  • All participants must cite sources they used to research their topic throughout their essay. Please use parenthetical citations within the text. We can not accept citations in footnote form.
  • Essays must include a bibliography. Accepted formats include APA, MLA, or Turabian. You must use a minimum of five selected sources. Please refer to Guidelines for Citations and Bibliographies.

Essay Submission

  • Students have the choice of either submitting their essay online (preferred) or of mailing their essay. All students must complete and submit a registration form online for student and school information. For instructions on how to submit your essay, see Registration and Submission.
  • Mailed in essays for the 2018 contest must have been postmarked by January 4, 2018