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Scholarships

Education First Scholarship

Education First provides college scholarships to low-income high school seniors. Awards can be used for tuition and books at a college, university, community college, or trade school and must be used within seven years after graduating high school. Applicant must be a senior at one of our target high schools (see website for list). Preference is typically given to first generation college students in the “academic middle” who have overcome significant life obstacles. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

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Scholarship

Brief Description

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Beans for Brains Scholarship
$2000 scholarships for students who have a 3.0 GPA and who know how to knit, crochet, or weave.
5/24
Humane Education Network: A Voice for Animals HS Essay Contest
For HS students (ages 14-19). $150-$650. Rules & requirements may vary from year to year.
5/31
Fifth Month Scholarship
($1,500) – In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: “May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here’s a high five to you for being original.” Must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application.
5/31
College is Power Scholarship
($1,000) A scholarship to help you pay for college! The “College Is Power” scholarship is open to students aged 17 and older who are currently in college or plan to start college within the next 12 months. Use the scholarship to pay for tuition, books, room and board, computers, or anything else related to your education!
5/31
UW Young Executives of Color Program
YEOC is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business. The program currently serves 190 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from 75 schools in the state of Washington. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship. YEOC is a FREE nine-month program. The only cost to students is transportation to UW Seattle.
5/31
American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship
Full Circle Scholarship: The American Indian College Fund supports American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking technical, undergraduate, and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and other nonprofit, accredited schools. Any Native American U.S. citizen that is a member or descendant of a state or federally recognized tribe with at least a 2.0 grade point average, and enrolled as a full-time student can apply for a scholarship.
5/31
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
($1,000) – This scholarship is awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian AISES members pursuing degrees in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, math & technology. Students are required to submit 3 essays (prompts provided), up to 1,000 words each.
5/31
We the Future Contest
Open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate school students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older.
5/31
Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
For native students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (Associate of Applied Science Degree).
6/1
Wells Fargo Scholarship for Undergraduates
(Up to $5,000) – For college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who hold a current GPA of 2.7 or higher with up to $5,000 for one year of study in any chosen major at any accredited institution in the US.
6/1
Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest
($10,000) – This is the coolest scholarship contest around! Students are challenged to create and wear their prom outfits made entirely from Duck Tape for the chance to win scholarship cash!
6/5
National First-Generation Recognition Program
From College Board. For HS students whose parent(s) does not have a bachelor’s degree or has some education that is less than a bachelor’s degree.
6/14
2024 Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Win a life-changing $250,000 college scholarship! For 13–18-year-olds who are good at explaining math or science. To enter, they must create a less than 2 min. video explaining a key concept in math, physics, or life sciences for a chance to win a prize for them, their teacher, and their school.
6/25
Navigate Your Future Scholarship
A $2,500 scholarship is offered to an HS graduate continuing his or her education in the aviation industry.
6/28
Geoscience IDEA Scholarship (formerly AWG Minority Scholarship)
The scholarship provides up to $5000 in awards, annually, typically split between two or more undergraduate students, and matches them with AWG mentors to enhance their careers. It also includes a one-year, sponsored, AWG student membership.
6/30
Do-Over Scholarship
($1,500) – In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: “If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why?”
6/30
Scholarship Poetry Contest – Fall Issue
Open to all U.S. HS students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. Up to $500.
6/30
Flavor of the Month Scholarship
($1,500) -Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. July is National Ice Cream Month, and that’s the inspiration behind this award. We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting. If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?” (250 words or less)
7/31
Make Me Laugh Scholarship
($1,500) – Make Me Laugh is a fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show us your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing – but funny – story to share. Great! We’ll promise to laugh with you, not at you. Must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application.
8/31
Beauty & Wellness Professionals Scholarship
($2,500) For students currently enrolled in an eligible program and prospective students planning to enroll in an eligible program before the scholarship deadline.                                        Due 9/1.
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