As a reminder, this is not a comprehensive list. For more scholarships please look at other scholarship search websites as well.
Private scholarship details vary. Please check websites for complete details.
If letters of recommendation are required please ask recommenders early, giving them enough time to write your letter.
AES ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE:
Criteria: High school seniors. Need not pursue an engineering degree to apply. Short essay required.
Deadline: 5thOctober 2020
OLIN E. TEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: High school senior planning to pursue a career in the aerospace field. US citizen.
Deadline: October 12, 2020
BROWN AND CALDWELL NAVAJO NATION SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: Enrolled members of the Navajo Nation. Senior in high school with a letter of acceptance from the college or university to be attended. 3.0 GPA. US citizen or permanent resident. Intend to declare a major in civil, chemical, mechanical, electrical or environmental engineering or environmental sciences (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, ecology).
500 word essay - “My role in creating a sustainable world.” Two letters of recommendation.
Amount: $1,000 for up to 4 years of schooling (for a total of $4,000). A laptop computer or tablet.
Deadline: October 15, 2020.
Criteria:High school seniors. Weighted GPA of 3.0 or better.Proven leaders and role models within school and community.Must perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports.
Deadline: October 20, 2020
THE GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARS
Criteria:High school Seniors (Recent high school graduates, currently enrolled undergraduates and transfer studentsare also welcome to apply).
Applicants must have DACA, TPS or be undocumented.
Amount:Funding for a four-year degree beginning Fall semester, 2021
Deadline:25 October, 2020
HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:High school senior. US Citizen. Demonstrate financial need.
Amount: $25,000 (106 scholarships offered)
Deadline:October 26, 2020
Criteria:High school seniors.Based on leadership, academics and service.
Amount: $20,000 (150 scholarships offered)
Deadline:October 31, 2020
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY VFWSCHOLARSHIP
Criteria: 9- 12 grade. U.S. permanent residents and citizens. Essay and recording of essay required. Theme “Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?”
Amount:Up to $30,000.
Deadline: October 31, 2020
JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:High schoolseniorswith at least 3.5 GPA,26ACT or1200SAT scores. Demonstrate financial need. Exceptional academic ability. Leadership andservice. Apply through common app.
Amount:up to $40,000/year
Deadline:October 30, 2020
HISPANIC HERITAGE YOUTH AWARDS
Criteria: High school senior of Hispanic heritage.GPA of 3.0 or higher. Permanent Resident, DACA, U.S. Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen
Deadline:Usually October, 2020 details coming soon
Criteria:High school senior. U.S. Citizen. Minimum 2.5 GPA. 750 word essay required.
Amount:$1000(2 scholarships offered)
Deadline: Usually October. 2020 details coming soon.
COLLEGE JUMPSTART SCHOLARSHIP
Criteria:High school 10th-12th grade. U.S. citizen or legal resident. Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational school in the U.S.
Deadline:Usually October. 2020 details coming soon.
EQUITABLE EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (formerly AXA Achievement Scholarship)
Criteria:High school seniors who demonstrate ambition and self-drive by outstanding achievement in an activity in school, community or workplace.
Amount:$2500 - $25000(plus $1,000 for teacher)
Deadline:Opens September 1st 2020. Deadline December 15, 2020, but only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. Apply as early as possible!