Scholarships by Deadline

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Any number listed in parenthesis represents the number of scholarships offered.

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Arkansas Chamber Singers Music/Vocal Music Scholarship- $2000. Applications and more information, including eligibility guidelines, are available at the website. Application deadline is January 1, 2023

SkinCare OX- $500 + Organic Beauty Basket (2 winners every quarter!) We’re asking women college students to share their personal wellness journeys and experiences as students. To apply, complete and submit the short online application by midnight PST on January 1st, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th every year. All applicants must submit a 500 word maximum essay on the essay prompt below. Student essays will be judged on their originality, creativity, and dedication to healthy lifestyle choices. Deadline January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30.

MIT THINK Scholars Program $500. Application opens November 1. Students are expected to submit a proposal (of no more than 10 pages) before the application deadline detailing the problem they are attempting to solve, how their idea/system combats the target problem, developmental procedure, a timetable of milestones, and budget allocation. Selected finalists are invited to a four-day all-expenses paid trip to MIT's campus where they meet professors in their field of research, tour labs, attend MIT's xFair, and hang out with members of the THINK team! Finalists also have weekly mentorship meetings with THINK team members for technical guidance, helpful resources, and updates on the project's progress and are given up to $1000 in funding for their project. Deadline January 1

National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship- $250 - 1000. Write a brief essay describing your commitment to conservation and preserving our hunting heritage. Essay must be typewritten, double-spaced and should not exceed three pages. Essay must include: • why you will be a good investment if you are awarded this conservation scholarship • any experiences and background that demonstrate your dedication to conservation and the preservation of our hunting heritage • why hunting is important to you and your family. Deadline Jan 1

Foot Locker Scholar Athlete- $20,000. The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university. Deadline January 3 National Scholarship Contest- $1500. Choose your preferred social media outlet to answer the prompt. Deadline Jan 5

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship $10,000. Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Deadline January 5

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship- $3000 In America, an average of 34,000 people die each year as a result of driving. ​Many people are not aware of these startling and very scary facts, especially newer drivers. The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format addressing the required questions. Deadline January 6

Bezos Scholars Program Each year, 17 exceptional juniors from the U.S. and Africa, along with educators from each of their schools, are selected as Bezos Scholars. Student scholars receive leadership training from noted experts along with free college advising and tutoring. Deadline January 7

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes- $20,000. This scholarship honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability (GPA 3.0+) and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Deadline January 8

Automotive Women's Association Scholarships- $2500 (15 awards). Scholarships are awarded to female, North American citizens, with a passion for a career or advancement in the automotive and its related industries. Deadline January 9

Ron Brown Scholarship Program $40,000 (50 awards) Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements: Must be Black/African American. Must excel academically. Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential. Must participate in community service activities. Demonstrate financial need. Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card. Be a current high school senior at the time of your application. Deadline January 9, 2023

The AAFC (Ark Assoc of Federal Coordinators)- $1000. awarded to full-time students who plan to major in education who enroll in an Arkansas college or university, community colleges, and vocational or technical colleges. Minimum 3.0 GPA Deadline January 10

Simple Texting College Scholarship- $1000. In 800 words or less, answer this prompt: we believe in the power of positivity– and in the value of both written and spoken communication, when used to uplift. If you could send one text to your younger self during a tough time what would you say and why? What advice would you give? What encouragement would you offer? January 11

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarships - To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must: Be a graduating, minority high school senior Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States Show leadership potential Demonstrate a dedication to community service Present evidence of financial need Be a United States Citizen Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21 Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship Deadline January 12, 2022

APIA Scholarship- Range from one-time scholarship of $2500/year to multi-year $20,000. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:​ Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; Are the first in their families to attend college; Are representative of the APIA community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale. Must major in: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Computer Science.​ Deadline January 14

JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest All students must list the name of their nominating teacher on the registration form. $10,000. Deadline January 14

Arkansas Game and Fish Conservation Scholarship Deadline- Scholarships are $1,000 per semester for freshman and sophomore students. January 15

Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship $5,000 Awards for students completing twelfth grade (or final high school year) who are planning careers in government service. Requires One Page essay stating why you plan a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. This essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or guidance counselor evaluating the student's achievements, along with transcripts, national testing scores, and other supporting information of the applicant's choice as described in the Official Rules. Deadline January 15

Providian Medical Scholarship $500.To apply for the scholarship, you must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance. Deadline January 15

MENSA US Scholarship- $2,500. There are two requirements for applicants: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Applicants must submit an application and an essay (of not more than 550 words) explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Deadline January 15

Material Handling Educ Found Scholarship- $1500-6000. For Material Handling, logistics or supply chain majors Deadline January 15

Univ of Central Ark (UCA) Schedler Honors College- Full ride. Deadline January 15

KIWANIS Earl Collins Foundation $1000. Requires transcript, test scores, two letters of recommendation, evidence of extracurricular activities, a statement of educational plans and goals,Key Club involvement. Mail to Springdale contact Christopher White by Deadline January 15

DFA Cares Foundation Scholarships (Dairy Farmers of America)- $1000 (20 awards) Deadline January 15

DECA Student Scholarships- $3000 (80 awards) be attending a DECA member high school. Deadline Jan 15

NASF Scholarship (Natl Assoc for Surface Finishing)- 2 awards $1,500. NASF has a mission to advance an environmentally sustainable future. The association offers scholarships to college students majoring in subjects related to surface science. Scholarships will be awarded based on career interest, academic achievement, motivation and potential. To apply, students must submit an application package along with a personal statement discussing their future career goals. Deadline Jan 15

Profile in Courage Essay Contest- $10,000 Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. Deadline January 17

Air Force ROTC Scholarships Earn at least $14,000 per year plus a stipend. Deadline to apply January 17

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship - $40,000 & paid internship at Amazon - must be a high school senior enrolled in computer science or hardware engineering related courses or have some experience of computer science or hardware engineering education, are planning to pursue an engineering degree at a four-year or two-year college or university, and have work authorization in the US for at least 2 years. Deadline: January 20

The National Student Nurses Foundation- up to $7,500. Pre-nursing students taking courses to prepare for matriculation in to a nursing program. Deadline Jan 20

Live Mas Scholarship- $25,000 (200 awards) This scholarship is for students who are passionate about creating a better future and making a positive impact on their community. This is not needs or achievement based; it is a passion-based scholarship program. Deadline January 20

THEA Foundation Visual Arts Scholarships- Range from $3000- 10,000. Deadline January 21

National Beta Scholarships- $20,000 12th grade students who are active National Beta members are eligible to apply and participate in the scholarship competition. Deadline January 21

US Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation $1000. Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. Deadline January 24

The Point Foundation Scholarship- Applicants must have a proven track record of leadership and community involvement, strong academic achievement. working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community, financial need. Deadline January 25

APIA Scholarship Program - $2,500-$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 2022.

  • 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 2022-2023 academic year using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by early April 2022

  • Submit one letter of recommendation online

Deadline: January 26, 2022

THEA Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship- Range from $3000- 10,000. Deadline January 30

THEA Foundation Slam Poetry -Spoken Word entries may use Thea's Performing Arts or Creative Writing competitions to compete for a Thea scholarship

Technology Addiction Scholarship $1000. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media. While it can be challenging to unplug from all of the electronics, taking a break from technology can be healthy for the mind and body. Digitally Responsible is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who can describe what they would rather do to replace spending time with technology. Deadline January 30

I Have a Dream Scholarship- $1,500. Deadline January 31

Union Plus Scholarships- up to $4000. Awarded to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Deadline January 31

The Argenta Reading Series High School Writing Contest / Scholarship- $1000. Open to 10th through 12th grade students. It's a wonderful opportunity to share your creative writing skills. The winner receives a $1000 scholarship and top three finalist win $500. Deadline January 31

Courageous Persuaders Scholarship- $3000. (16 awards) Deadline January 31

10 Words or Less Scholarship- $500 To be eligible a student must: (1) Be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019.(2) This scholarship is provided by (3) In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions: A. Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question: In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship. B. Before or After writing your Answer you will also need to "Like" our Facebook page. Note we will only read the answers provided from people that have "Liked" our page. Deadline January 31

Discover Loans - Visit brought to you by Discover® Student Loans for free and valuable planning and paying for college tips and resources including Scholarships Sweepstakes, Scholarship Search and related articles and videos.See link for information, click on Scholarship awards. ​Ends January 31

Rove Pest Control Scholarship $500. This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education; special consideration will be given to anyone pursuing a degree in entomology or a related field. This is an online scholarship application only. Deadline January 31

National AG Day Essay Contest- $1000. Deadline January 31

APBA Scholarship $1500. The ABPA Harrington-Arthur Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition was established to reward students who seek to increase their knowledge and understanding of how Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention help ensure safe drinking water. Deadline January 31

Redfin Scholarship- $2500 (2 awards available) This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. The scholarship application period will occur twice yearly with awards delegated in both the Spring and Fall. The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year. The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year. Complete the following form within the designated application periods.

Courageous Persuaders Competition- $1000-2000 The Detroit Auto Dealers Association is passionate about preventing underage drinking and texting while driving. Their Courageous Persuaders Competition encourages high school students to create a 30-second television commercial about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving. Students’ videos will be judged by middle school classrooms for persuasiveness. All high school students are eligible to apply and may submit more than one commercial. Deadline Jan 31

NWA CTE Leadership Award- $1000 NWACC Scholarship or One semester tuition waiver from NWTI. Deadline January 31


Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship- $10,000 per year-The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship is the most academically rigorous scholarship program offered for those graduating seniors scoring either 32 on the ACT or 1410 on the SAT, and a 3.50 academic grade point average. Those who are named National Merit Finalists or National Achievement Scholars may qualify without meeting the GPA requirement, but must still meet the ACT/SAT requirement. The scholarship pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board up to $10,000 per year. Deadline: February 1

Arkansas Baptist Foundation Scholarships- Awards Vary. Deadline: February 1

AR State University LICENSE2HOWL Scholarship ​- $5000 per academic year. For Students Attending Arkansas State University - Minimum ACT 23 and GPA of 3.25 Deadline: February 1

Ataya Kaser Memorial Scholarship - $4,000 (2) This year applicants will create a one to three minute video detailing a state's Safe Haven Law or explaining the purpose of anonymous surrender at a Safe Haven Baby Box location. These videos will be shared across social media, namely TikTok, as a public service announcement. The new format of the scholarship will allow students to be creative, but also create awareness for Safe Haven Law. Deadline: February 1

Marsha Daves Memorial Scholarship - $1000. The scholarship will recognize how SkillsUSA student leaders are empowered by the skills they have gained through their association with SkillsUSA to fulfill the mission of becoming world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. ​Deadline: February 1

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship - $10,000 (100) SME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing. Deadline: February 1

John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education- $500-5,000 To create opportunities in the art profession, Anna Lee Stacey established a scholarship program that encourages students to pursue a career in the art industry. This scholarship is open to all students ages 18–35 who aim to make art their profession. Simply submit an online application and an original art piece that highlights the following traditions of Western culture: Form, Color, Drawing, Painting. DEADLINE: February 1

AWM Scholarships (Assoc for Women in Mathematics) - $500 To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences. Essay contest for biographies of contemporary women mathematicians and statisticians in academic, industrial, and government careers. The essays will be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career. Deadline: February 1

The Door of Opportunity Scholarship - $12,500 (87). A 4-year college/university/vocational scholarship that can be used in-state or out-of-state.  There is no minimum GPA requirement and test scores are not asked for. The only eligibility requirement is that the student have financial need, but they do not need to receive federal aid to qualify. Deadline: February 1

P.E.O. Scholarship $1,000 P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; Educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, and stewardship of Cottey College and Motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. Deadline: February 1

THEA Foundation Film Scholarship- $8,000 - $10,000 (3) Thea scholarships are awarded solely on talent, never test scores, GPAs or intent to major in the arts. Your scholarship will travel with you to any college you attend, but if you choose to attend one of our more than 20 education partners, your scholarship could be matched with additional scholarship money. Click on Education Partners link on the left side of the screen. Thea scholarships are open to students who attend public, private, charter or home schools, as well as those who have completed their GED. Students entering the Film Scholarship Competition must be an Arkansas graduating senior of 2022 to be eligible for a Thea Scholarship. Deadline: February 4

The American Meteorological Society (AMS)- $1,000–$25,000 (22) The AMS administers an array of scholarships for undergraduate students. The society wants to further the education of outstanding students who are pursuing a career in atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic sciences. To apply, students must submit an online application along with all supporting documents. Deadline: February 4 & more

Elks National Foundation Legacy- $4000 (300) Available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Deadline: February 5

McDonald's HACER Scholarships- $100,000 (30) McDonald's HACER Program was created in 1985 to grant eligible Hispanic students financial aid so they can achieve their dreams through higher education. Since then, we've awarded over 31 million dollars and over 17,800 scholarships. Deadline: February 5

McDonald's HACER Scholarship - Hispanic college-bound students and their parents are encouraged to visit for additional college resources in English and Spanish and details on how to apply for the McDonald’s HACER® National Scholarship. Deadline: February 6, 2023

National Elks Foundation Scholarship Deadline: February 7

Elks Legacy Awards up to $4000 Any child or grandchild (or stepchild, step-grandchild or legal ward) of an Elk who joined the Order on or before April 1, 2019, is eligible to apply. Legacy scholars are required to serve with a Lodge every year.  Deadline: February 7

Davidson Fellows Scholarship- up to $50,000.We award $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to gifted and high-achieving students, 18 years old or under, who have completed a significant piece of work.  Deadline: February 9

THEA Foundation Fashion Design-  $8,000- $10,000 Each year, dozens of brilliant homemade creations come before our judges. Thea's 2022 Fashion Design Scholarship Competition judges include the following celebrated Arkansas designers: Korto Momolu Briggs, Bryant Phelan, Linda Rowe Thomas. and a fashion instructor from Savannah College of Art and Design. Deadline: February 11

We the Students Scholarship Essay Competition- $500-$5000 Essay Prompt- What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America? Deadline: February 14

HSF Scholar Program - $500 - $5,000 Scholars are selected based on merit. Award amounts range from $500 - $5,000, based on relative need. Must be of Hispanic heritage.

  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA 

  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students

  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2023-2024 academic year

  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

  • Deadline: February 15

1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship- $25,000.The vision of the 1 for 2 Education Foundation is to transform post-secondary education in the United States. The Foundation’s mission is to build a community of scholars who are dedicated to being life-long learners and are committed to “pay-it-forward” by supporting the education of two additional students. Deadline: February 15

U of A Bumpers College Scholarships- Application Portal and Instructions found on the Bumpers College Website  Both the General Application and the Bumpers College Conditional Application need to be FULLY SUBMITTED to be considered for all Bumpers College Scholarships and Departmental Scholarships Deadline: February 15

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution- $5,000. This Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship awards $5,000 each year for up to four consecutive years to two graduating high school seniors. The selection process shall be based on academic merit with an initial minimum GPA of 4.0. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25. Use the DAR Scholarship Checklist to ensure your scholarship packet is complete and is emailed to the National Vice Chair in a single email no later than midnight. Email: See all DAR Scholarships HERE. Deadline February 15

Women's Cyber Security Scholarships $6,000 (10) GPA of at least a 3.30 out of a 4.0. Must be planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance. Deadline: February 17

Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship- $50,000 (7) The Gordon A. Rich Foundation keeps the legacy of its founder alive by supporting those with limited resources. The foundation would like to offer scholarships to students whose parents have a career in the financial services industry. Students can apply by submitting a completed application along with all supporting documents. Deadline: February 20

The Vegetarian Resource Group- $5,000 (3) & 10,000 (1). The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG) is committed to educating the public on vegetarianism and veganism. To support those who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools or communities, the VRG is awarding scholarships to three outstanding high school students. Students can apply by completing an application and submitting an essay that discusses their challenges and successes with promoting vegetarianism. Deadline: February 20

Davidson Fellows Scholarship - $50,000 (20) We award $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to gifted and high-achieving students, 18 years old or under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Deadline: February 23, 2022

Poetry Slam Competition THEA Foundation- $2000-$4000. This is the only one of its kind in the nation. Don't miss out! Deadline: February 24

Dave Hollenbeck Memorial Scholarship at the U of A - $500 annual The Hollenbeck Scholarship targets graduating seniors from Washington County high schools and provides a $500 annually renewable scholarship to students that have demonstrated personal leadership and community service that will be attending the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Deadline: February 25

TheDream.US Scholarship- Tuition and fees. Click here to see if you are eligible. Deadline: February: 27

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship- up to $1500. Be passionate about helping animals in need. Deadline: February 28

Harvard Business Services Entrepreneur Scholarship $1,000. Write a brief essay describing your planned or existing business. Deadline: February 28

Hadden Scholarships $2,500-4,000 Alexander and Maude Hadden established the Youth Foundation in 1940 to award exceptionally worthy high school seniors. They are pleased to offer their scholarship program to outstanding students for their commitment to education and community service. Students can apply by submitting an online application and the following documents: Personal essay, Two letters of recommendation, Most recent academic transcript. Deadline: February 28 by 11:59 PM

Quell Fighter Scholarship- $1,250 (3): The Survivor Scholarship, The Fighter Scholarship, The Bridge the Gap Scholarship. Deadline: February 29

Unigo Sweet & Simple Scholarship- $1,500.Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Was it a present you could open in a box or a humble gesture from a stranger? Deadline: Feb 28, 2022


National Merit Scholarship Program- $2,500 (7500) Deadline: March 1

American Chemical Society Scholars $5,000 (350) Deadline: March 1

Daughters of the American Revolution - $1,000 (2) These two scholarships are available to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter to pursue accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture. Deadline: March 1

Alzheimer's Foundation of America- $5,000. Applicants are asked to write an essay (1,500 word maximum) describing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia-related illness on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned from it. Deadline: March 1

UBC Family Epilepsy Scholarship- up to $10,000 . 30 scholarships of up to $5,000 and three scholarships of up to $10,000 to people living with epilepsy, their family members, and caregivers pursuing higher education. Deadline: March 1

SEG Scholarship- $500 - $10,000 per year. Based on merit. To qualify, you must be a student who: Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student; Has above average grades; Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. Application opens Nov 1. Deadline: March 1

Life Lessons Scholarship- $5,000- $20,000. If you have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school. Deadline: March 1

FCCLA Memorial Scholarships $2,500 one-time scholarship. Deadline: March 1

FCCLA Youth Scholarships- FCCLA and its partners and sponsors award up to $480,000 in scholarships and awards annually. FCCLA members are encouraged to apply for the following youth scholarship opportunities. Deadline: March 1

National Italian American Foundation- $2,500 - $12,000. (70) Must be a NIAF member or have a parent, grandparent, or guardian with an active membership. *see the website to join or renew. To be considered "Italian American", the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy. Deadline: March 1

UALR Academic Scholarships- Amounts Vary Deadline: March 1

UALR Art and Design Scholarships- up to $7,500. Deadline: March 1

A Voice for Animals - see website. The Humane Education Network is celebrating 30 years of the A Voice for Animals contest! This year we will have a special prize category for submissions that address the history of animal welfare over the last three decades. This could mean showcasing progress made in improving the lives of animals over the years and/or examining where society has fallen short. Deadline: Mar 1

SEMA Scholarship - up to $5,000 Every year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition and SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical disciplines that lead to careers in the automotive industry are welcome to apply! Deadline: March 1

NWACC Scholarships- Amounts Vary. More than 200 scholarships are available. Deadline: March 2

The Connex Foundation- $5,000 (2). To individuals pursuing a career in the skilled trades (example: electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry), construction and/or facility management industry. The scholarships will go to a deserving Canadian individual and a deserving U.S. individual. Deadline: March 2

Gallery Collection Greeting Card Scholarship- $10,000. Design a greeting card for the opportunity to win yourself a $10,000 scholarship and $1,000 for your school. Plus, your winning entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by The Gallery Collection. Deadline: March 2

Fashion Design Scholarship Competition THEA Foundation- $3,500-$4000. Is fashion your passion? Each year, dozens of brilliant homemade creations come before our judges, who in the past have included designer and Project Runway star Korto Momolu; Scarlet boutique owner Jeanne Johansson; Curbside Couture founder Connie Fails; and Crystal Bridges CFO Tracy Cude. Deadline: March 2

Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence- $250 - $2,000 (23) We are awarding $24,200 in academic scholarships to (23) deserving students who have been impacted by domestic violence. Deadline: March 2

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation- see website. Child of Marine and Navy Corpsmen, 2.0 GPA, income-based. Deadline: March 3

Gilman-McCain Scholarship- $5,000. To be used toward the cost of study abroad or international internship programs. Deadline: March 3

USTA Foundation Tennis Scholarships- $2,500- $15,000. Scholarships to high school seniors who: Demonstrate academic achievement (3.0 minimum GPA),Perform community/volunteer service, Participate in organized youth tennis program such as National Junior Tennis and Learning, Demonstrate significant financial need (verified during second stage of screening by the FAFSA Student Aid Report) Deadline: March 4

Information Security Scholarship- $1,000 - $5,000 (20) Must plan to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance or a similar field. Deadline: March 7

Creative Writing Scholarship Competition THEA Foundation- $2,000-$4,000. Are you the next Stephen King or JK Rowling? Each year, dozens of students from across the state of Arkansas submit their prose to Thea Foundation’s Creative Writing Scholarship Competition, and our panel of judges, which in the past has included acclaimed authors Jay Jennings, Phillip McMath, Paula Morell, Janis Kearney and others, selects two phenomenal pieces. Deadline: March 9

AAPT Ben Farmer Scholarship - $2,000 - Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation scholarship for students that have or had a family member involved in the pupil transportation industry. Applications have been emailed to students email address and are available to pick up in the counseling center. Deadline: March 10

Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship- $2,500. This opportunity helps current college students or college-bound high school seniors who have excelled in the areas of Math and Science and plan to pursue college studies in the field of computer science. Deadline: March 10

Kaplun Foundation Essay Contest- $750- $1,800 Grade 10-12 essays entries may not exceed 1,500 words. Submissions are welcome from anywhere in the world, and by students of any faith. Entries must be received by Deadline: March 13

Minority/Indigenous Nurse Leader Scholarship - $1,000 (1) This scholarship seeks to encourage the next generation of nurses who hope to address the COVID-19 pandemic through their careers. Any first-generation, BIPOC high school or undergraduate student who is interested in or currently pursuing studies in nursing may apply for this scholarship. To apply, tell us how you hope to help the world through your medical career and how you plan to positively impact the healthcare of minorities and marginalized groups. Deadline: March 15

Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs for JUNIORS $10,000- $25,000. To be eligible to apply for a Horatio Alger State Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria*: Be enrolled full time as a high school junior in the United States, 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; and, Be a United States citizen. The undergraduate application is available from December 1, 2021 – March 15, 2022. Deadline: March 15

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - $500 - $5,000 Must be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA, Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students, Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2022-2023 academic year, Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable) Deadline: March 15, 2022

Sister Rita Jeanne from Journalist Education Association- $3,000 State Deadlines: Vary - National Deadline: March 15

John Wright Memorial- $5,000. All applicants must plan to enter the commercial arboriculture industry. Deadline: March 15

Donald & Barbara Mozley Scholarship- $5,000 (7) provides financial support for students pursuing an engineering degree at an ABET-accredited college or university. Deadline: March 15

Louie Family Foundation Scholarships- $4,000. (25) Applicants should have demonstrated outstanding personal achievements, academic merit, leadership qualities and/or community service. Special consideration will be noted for applicants: who have parents that are United States veterans or are currently in the U.S. military; with a demonstrated financial need; with parents who did not attend college; or with a documented significant disability. Deadline: March 15

Microsoft disAbility Scholarship- $20,000. To enable high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the tech industry. Must also have financial need. Deadline: March 15

Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship - $2,500 Eligibility - A) 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale for High School applicant) or 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale for College applicant) B) Plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year C) Students coming from families with total incomes less than $100,000 annually or with an extenuating circumstance (medical, recent job change, etc.) Deadline: March 15, 2022

Performing Arts Scholarship Competition THEA Foundation- $2,000-$4,000 Thea’s Performing Arts Scholarship Competition awards ten scholarships annually to Arkansas high school seniors in the categories of dance, drama and vocal performance. Deadline: March 16

Scholarship for Journalism Diversity Honoring Julie Schoo - $5,000 - The purpose of the scholarship, named for the former executive director of the National Press Club Journalism institute, is to recruit promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism. The award can be renewed up to three years, for a total of $20,000 toward educational expenses. Deadline: 5PM - March 18,2022

The Richard G Zimmerman Scholarship - $5,000 Named for a long-time National Press Club member who died in 2008 and endowed a scholarship in aid of high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in journalism. Recipients receive a one-time scholarship of $5,000. Deadline: 5 PM - March 18, 2022

The Wes Vernon Broadcast Scholarship - $5,000 The award is open to any student at any stage in their career pursuing a degree in broadcast journalism. Preference is given to those students enrolled in community colleges, as outlined by the scholarship donor. Students do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply for this scholarship. Deadline: 5 PM - March 18, 2022

The Dennis and Shirley Feldman Fellowship - $5,000 The Dennis and Shirley Feldman Fellowship recognizes a student pursuing graduate studies in journalism with a one-time stipend of $5,000 to help defray tuition costs. Applicants are not required to have published journalism work samples but should be prepared to demonstrate strong writing skills and commitment to the field. See application for details. Deadline: 5 PM - March 18, 2022

Visual Arts Scholarship Competition THEA Foundation- $2,000-$4,000 Each year, artists from all across Arkansas convene at Thea Foundation in downtown North Little Rock to display their work to our panel of qualified judges, who select 10 winners. Deadline: March 23

FEAA Scholarship- $5,000. Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund. Children, step-children, and legal dependents of full- or part-time permanent federal civilian or postal workers employed with the federal government for more than three years, as well as the employees themselves and their spouses. Some associations and unions partner with FEEA to provide specific scholarship programs for their employees, employees’ children, grandchildren, or spouses, or retirees’ children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren. FEEA uses a common application for all FEEA and co-sponsored scholarships. Please download the detailed 2022 FEEA scholarship application instructions for more information. Deadline: March 25

Arkansas School Plant Management Association - $5,000 The Arkansas School Plant Management Association (ASPMA) seeks to promote the continuation of education by offering scholarships to students in search of a vocational, associate or bachelor’s degree. Any graduating high school senior is eligible to apply for a scholarship. A total of $18,000 is budgeted this year for this program for individuals based on the selection criteria. The scholarship amount given to any one student is at the discretion of the scholarship committee but this amount shall not exceed $5,000. Awarded scholarships are eligible for renewal if funds are available. The scholarship payment shall be made directly to the student to assist them with their educational expenses. Deadline: March 31, 2023

USPAACC Scholarship- $5,000 (10) Since 1989, over two million dollars in scholarship benefits have been awarded through USPAACC. Major corporations have established their Hallmark Scholarships with USPAACC, and Asian American businesses have stepped forward to support the Scholarship Program and endow their own scholarships. Deadline: March 27

Odenza Marketing Group $500 Deadline: March 31

Corner Charitable Scholarship Trust- TBD - Must be African American and economically disadvantaged. Essay of 250 words or less regarding you, your achievements and career goals. Deadline: March 30

C & J Williams Legacy Scholarship - $1,000 - $4,000 Founded in 2020, the Look Back Give Back Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that supports education endeavors. Our mission is to provide financial support to Black or African American high school students who seek to further their education in college, but face socio-economic hardships. Under the 2022 Scholarship Program, one scholarship in each scholarship category listed below will be awarded to seniors of Black or African American descent currently residing and attending high school in a city or town in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. Deadline: March 31

The Ruetzel Foundation- $1,000. The Excellence Scholarship of NWA program will reward students with a possible $2,000.00 scholarship to the University or College of their choice. The student will receive $1,000.00 their first year and $1,000.00 their second year as long as they meet the requirements. Deadline: March 31

Kezian Science Scholarship - $1,200 To be Eligible you: A) Must be at least 18 years of age. B) Must be attending a College or University in the Fall C) Must be a resident of the United States or Canada D) Must complete the application form, including the essay prior to the deadline. Deadline: March 31

Jim Boyce Memorial- $2,000 (2) ​Students who wish to apply must be currently pursuing a degree in architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, construction management, interior design or other degree program closely related to accessibility/universal design at an accredited United States institution of higher learning. Students must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and demonstrate a strong interest in accessibility in both design portfolio and future career interests. Deadline: March 31

Northwest Arkansas LULAC Council 754 - $250-$2,000. Apply Early! For Hispanic students, US citizens, legal residents or DACA, have applied to 2 or 4 year college. Considerations: GPA, academic performance, motivation, financial need, ACT scores, leadership, community involvement. Deadline: March 31

SUVCW Scholarships- $2,500 (2) The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) awards two $2,500 scholarships annually for tuition and books to high school seniors and college students (male or female) contingent upon their enrollment at an accredited four-year college or university prior to December 31st of the year the scholarship is granted. Deadline: March 31

Lockheed Martin Vocational Scholarships - $5,000 (150 awards) Lockheed Martin’s Vocational Scholarship Program will award up to $5,000 to as many as 150 recipients. Deadline: March 31

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program - $10,000 (200 awards) Each year, the STEM Scholarship Program awards $10,000 to 200 recipients studying engineering or computer science at a 4-year college or university. Recipients may renew the scholarship up to three times for a total potential value of $40,000 per student. Deadline: March 31


Univ of Ark Montcello- EAST Initiative Scholarship- The EAST scholarship provides high school seniors who participate in their campus EAST programs the opportunity to earn a 12-15 hour tuition scholarship while attending the University of Arkansas at Monticello. UAM awards two per year. Criteria is below:

EAST Scholarship Award: Tuition for up to 15 academic hours of credit, beginning the fall semester immediately following the high school senior year. Eligibility: Any high school graduating senior is eligible to apply who completes a scholarship application, shows proof of at least two years of active involvement in a recognized high school EAST program, has a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average, a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or comparable SAT score and a minimum score of 19 in English, Reading, and Mathematics, and provides two letters of reference regarding EAST service and performance. Any major in any degree program offered by UAM is accepted. Selected award(s) must be used the first semester immediately following high school graduation and will be made by the Scholarship Committee. Additional Criteria: Any student selected for this award will be required to complete an assignment on campus for a minimum of 10 hours per week each semester the award is made. Arrangements for the assignment will be coordinated through the Scholarship Office. Priority deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 1. Renewal Criteria: Minimum completion of 12 hours of college level work the first semester and 15 hours in the second semester and thereafter and minimum of 3.00 GPA in an academic year. Deadline April 1

Arkansas Rural Ed Association Employee's Child Scholarship- $1000 renewable. Deadline April 1 to the Har-Ber Counseling Office

Arkansas Rural Ed Graduating Senior Scholarship- $1000 renewable. Deadline April 1

Arkansas School Plant Management- $1000. (14 awards statewide) Selection based on academic excellence, leadership in school activities, work experiences and community service. Deadline April 1, Application

The Arkansas Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators (AACTEA)- $500 (2 awards). Awarded to full-time or part-time students who enroll in an Arkansas college or university, including junior colleges, community colleges, and vocational or technical colleges. Eligibility requirements include: Concentrator or Completer status on at least one Program of Study, Having a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale, Exhibiting a good citizenship record with no suspensions or expulsions, Attempted or achieved an industry certification (ex CRC, OSHA, MTA), Planning to major in a demand occupation (listed on Discover Arkansas). Click here to go to the AACTEA forms page to download the scholarship application form. Deadline- The completed application must be received on or before April 1. Complete and mail all items listed on the application checklist. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Arkansas Community Foundation Scholarships - Over 200 scholarships investing in Arkansas students. Connecting students seeking financial assistance with donors who want to help. Deadline - April 1

Blitman Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering- $5,000 Applicant must be a high school senior who: is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority in the field of engineering: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander: has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university, and is a U.S. citizen. Deadline: April 1

Flight Training & Post - Secondary Scholarships - EAA invites those who are interested in pursuing flight or a career in aviation or aviation related/STEM fields. We encourage individuals who are well-rounded, involved in their school or community, and interested in the world of aviation to apply for an EAA Scholarship. Deadline - April 1

Frame My Future Scholarship- $5000 Grand Prize. To apply for this scholarship, please submit a maximum 2MB JPG/JPEG or PNG file format directly on the Church Hill Classics website. Applicants may use their preferred medium of choice, including but not limited to paint, graphic design, ink, and poetry. For the description, make sure that you stick to the 500 character or less limit. Deadline - April 1

Mandy Coats Scholarship – TBD Individuals may apply for this scholarship needing financial assistance in attending their freshman year of a college or university of their choice.  Preference will be given to student-athletes who are active members of evangelical Christian churches and who show promise of becoming outstanding Christian citizens in society. Deadline: April 1

Play4Jarren Foundation Celebration of Life Scholarship $1000 ​The Celebration of Life Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior in the state of Arkansas whose life has been affected by childhood cancer in some way. This award will be given to an individual who has been impacted by pediatric cancer, yet continues to celebrate every moment of life, living it to the fullest. This person may have had cancer themselves, or had a family member/friend with cancer. Deadline - April 1

C.B Garrison Scholarship -$1000 For twenty-five years, MGM Benefits Group of McKinney, Texas and the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators have awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a son or daughter of an AAEA member who will be graduating high school this year. The scholarship w as established the scholarship in honor of Dr. C. B. Garrison, former Superintendent of the Fort Smith Public Schools. The selection is based on academic excellence, leadership in school activities, work experiences and community service. To access a form that can be completed in Microsoft Word and then printed, please click here. The completed application must be signed by the high school principal or an appropriate school official and returned no later than April 1 to the AAEA c/o Garrison Scholarship, 219 South Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201. A panel of AAEA members will judge the applicants and select a winner. MGM Benefits Group will send a $1,000 check to the college/ university the winner will attend. Deadline - April 1

Preston Woodruff Scholarship- $1000. Deadline April 1

Truck Technician Scholarship Application - up to $7,500 Please read carefully before completing application. To be considered for the scholarship:

You must be graduating from an accredited vocational, public, private, or parochial high school.

  1. It is necessary for you or an official from your high school to send ATA your official high school transcript showing your most recent three years’ academic performance.

  2. Your application must be received by the ATA office by April 1, 2022. Awards will be announced by May 13, 2022.

  3. Scholarship is awarded towards a minimum two-semester medium/heavy duty truck technician program from a school that is within the state of Arkansas. Students may begin their course of study in either August or January based on individual program requirements.

  4. Before the scholarship is awarded, ATA must verify your acceptance from the chosen school.

  5. Scholarship will be split into 2 payments. In order to qualify for second payment at halfway point of program, student must provide proof of continued enrollment and transcript showcasing a GPA of 2.8 or above, overall.

There are two portions of the application. The first portion is to be completed by you and your parent/guardian (if you are under 18).

The second portion is for officials from your high school (teachers, counselors, principals, and coaches) to provide information about you. After providing the Authorization to Release Information, we will email this form to the email address provided for your high school official. You may also download and print copies of this section if you wish to request more than one school official who knows you well to complete the forms.

You are the one responsible for assuring both portions of the application are completed and submitted on time. Additional information is available on our site. Deadline: April 1

Mandy Coats Memorial Scholarship Read about Mandy Coats ​This application must be returned by email ( NO EARLIER THAN JANUARY 1 AND NO LATER THAN APRIL 1 of the year in which the scholarship is being sought. Deadline April 1

Carroll Electric ASU-Newport High Voltage Lineman Scholarship- tuition for the three-semester technical certificate in the High Voltage Lineman Technology program, which prepares for a career in electrical power line work. Deadline April 1

American Foreign Service Assoc Essay Contest- $2,500, a trip to Washington, D.C. and more. Deadline April 4

Benton Co. Republican Women Holke Scholarship- $500. 250 word essay. Apply between March 1-31 of the senior year

HWOA Scholarships- amounts vary. HWOA's scholarships are for graduating high school seniors and college students: traditional and non-traditional students attending or planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education or technical school. Requirements taken into consideration in the selection of the recipient include: Hispanic Origin, academic record, leadership activities and /or family responsibilities, community service, financial need, seriousness of regard to education. Deadline April 6 application here

Tyson Family Foundation- $3000 per semester / renewable. Applicant must be an active Tyson Foods team member / contract grower, spouse, or direct* dependent of such. *claimed on annual income tax return. Deadline must be received (not postmarked) by 5 pm, Friday, April 9

AAPT "Ben Farmer" Scholarship- $2000. The Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation will be awarding one scholarship to a graduating senior from an accredited Arkansas Public, Private or Parochial High School. Essay- explaining why you would like to be considered for this scholarship. (Please attach to the application) Deadline April 10

Ozarks Electric Cooperative Scholarship- One $1000 scholarship awarded to one eligible senior in each area high school. The parent or guardian must be members of Ozarks Electric Cooperative.. Application deadline- due to Ozarks Elect by 5 pm on April 15

Marathon Petroleum Youth Leadership Scholarships- $2500 (20) ​This scholarship is designed to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. 500 word essay required. Deadline April 15

Film Scholarship Competition THEA Foundation- A $2,500 scholarship is available for each of the following categories: Screenwriting, Directing, Cinematography, and Editing. Scholarships will be awarded to the student's institution of choice, regardless of planned major, GPA or test scores. Deadline April 1

Phi Alpha Omega Memorial Academic Scholarship - (award varies) The Phi Alpha Omega Chapter Memorial Academic Scholarship was established in memory of deceased members of Phi Alpha Omega and Kappa Iota Chapters. The scholarship is offered to: Graduating African American seniors enrolled in a high school located in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties. African American students currently enrolled in accredited colleges and universities in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties. Deadline: April 10

Rock City Running - Kinco Constructors Students Athlete Scholarship - $1,500 - The basic student qualifications are: Must have run at least two seasons of cross-country, indoor track, and/or outdoor track, Must be a graduating senior of 2023, Must be attending a high school in the state of Arkansas, Must be entering college in the fall of 2023 E-Mail: for an application. Deadline: April 12, 23

Scott and Kim Verplank Foundation Scholarship up to $10,000 - Minimum Criteria: High School Senior, Childhood diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes, Successfully managing diabetes with proper medication, exercise and diet, Commitment to education by maintaining in excess of a 3.0 grade point average, Commitment to participating in athletics by actively participating on an organized team, United States Citizen, Completion of application with supporting documentation and endorsements. General Information: Applications are accepted beginning January 1 of a student’s Senior year in high school, Awardees must maintain a 3.0 grade point average until graduation, To be considered for funding to begin in the fall of 2022, applications must be received by the Foundation by April 15, 2022. Applications received after April 15 will not be considered. Deadline: April 15

American Legion Legacy Scholarship- To qualify and apply for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship, you must be able to answer YES to the following 3 questions. 1. Are you currently a high school senior and/or accepted at or attending an institution of higher education? 2. Is your institution of higher education a nonprofit and regionally-accredited institution? (If you are unsure, contact your institution's admission office. Regional accreditation applies to the whole school not a program.) 3. Does at least one of the following statements apply to you? a. A legal parent of mine died while serving on active duty, U.S. military service on or after September 11, 2001. (Does not have to be a death out-of-country or in combat.) b. A legal parent of mine is a Post-9/11 veteran of the U.S. military, who has been given a disability rating of 50% or higher by the Veterans Administration. Deadline April 15

Balkhi Foundation Scholarship - $1,000 (41 awards) An ideal applicant for a Balkhi Foundation Scholarship is a student who has shown dedication to their academics as well as their personal goals whether that is through community service, creation of a business or invention, or significant dedication to academic pursuits. Students should be self starters who have shown tenacity in the face of challenges and a hunger for success. Previous Balkhi Foundation Scholars have represented a diverse variety of backgrounds and high school experiences including community service, writing and publishing novels, completing university level research or associates degrees in high school, or being identified as leaders within their school and community. Current high school seniors with a 3.5 weighted or unweighted GPA with financial need are encouraged to apply. Important dates are below.

Student Applications Open April 1, 2023
Student Applications Close Saturday, April 15 at 11:59pm EST
Teacher Recommendation forms (sent via email) Due Friday, April 28 at 11:59PM EST
Finalists Notified May 2023

Deadline: April 15, 2023

Bird Dog Foundation- $1500 1st place, $1000 second place. Students may either be directly a member or have a parent or relative who is an active member of a sporting dog Field Trial club or organization. Deadline April 15

Ozarks Electric Cooperative High Voltage Lineman Scholarship: Ozarks Electric will be awarding a scholarship to a graduating high school senior to attend Arkansas State University at Newport, Arkansas for High Voltage Lineman certification during the 2018-2019 academic year. The value of the scholarship is $7,870 and would involve training for one calendar year to become certified as a high voltage lineman. Deadline April 15

Steps for Change Scholarship- $2000 (3 awards) Students from low-income families are recognized for their capacity to lead and commitment to making a significant impact on communities. Award recipients must display academic excellence, exude passion in empowering the community, and exemplify a desire for continuous personal growth. Requires application, transcript, letter of recommendation and one-minute video. Deadline April 15

APHA Scholarship- $1000. The Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) Scholarship is for any student in Arkansas pursuing a degree in the field of public health. The APHA Student Scholarship is given annually at the APHA conference to a student selected from a pool of applicants to provide support for their attainment of a public health degree. Criteria: Currently enrolled in the field of public health at an Arkansas school, High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student, Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good standing, Become a student member of your local APHA chapter, Not a previous scholarship recipient. Deadline - April 15

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes- $10,000 (25)

The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people who are, on our April 15 deadline:

  • between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)

  • permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada

  • currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months

  • working as an individual to lead their service work. The Barron Prize does not accept applications from large groups of young people.

The Barron Prize does not discriminate against its applicants based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. Deadline - April 15

NAACP Scholarship - $1,000 One-time academic year scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00, will be given to an individual who is living in Northwest Arkansas (Benton, Madison or Washington county) and currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in Northwest Arkansas. High seniors must have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on their last official academic transcript. Deadline: Applications must be emailed to and received no later than 5:00pm on April 15, 2022.

Conway Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc Scholarship - $250-$1,500 Now accepting applications for college scholarships from qualified minority high school seniors who live in Arkansas. The scholarships are typically one-year, from $250 - $1,500 non renewable. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, community service activities and financial need.  Eligible applicants must plan to enroll full-time in a four-year or two-year accredited college or university for the Fall 2022 term. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be active in community service activities. THE PROCEDURE IS AS FOLLOWS: â€˘ Complete and return the attached application and include all required materials. Scholarship winners will be notified no later than May 31, 2022We invite you to take advantage of this scholarship opportunity. If you have any questions, please call Eric Flowers at 870-814-3861 or e-mail Deadline: April 17, 2022

Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation Must be a junior or senior in college. Deadline April 17

Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) Scholarships- $1000 Must be enrolled in the field of public health at an Arkansas school and become a student member of the state APHA organization. Deadline April 19

Marion Chapter- Daughters of the American Revolution $500 All applicants: Must be a citizen of the United States, Must be a high school senior residing in Washington or Madison County Arkansas, Must plan to attend an accredited college or University in Arkansas in the next succeeding year and submit a complete application package. Deadline - April 23

2020 Springdale Schools Marshallese Scholarship- Deadline April 27

Buster Bynum Education Scholarship- $2500. Deadline April 27

Your Time to Climb- $1000. Deadline April 28

Make Your Mark Scholarship- $500. Deadline April 29

Review It Scholarship- $1000. Deadline Apr 30

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation- up to$2500, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs, is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships annually to students. Deadline April 30 and Oct 31


Service and Justice Scholarship- $1000. Provided by Artemis Andriotis Law Firm. To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit a two-minute video essay discussing the following topic: Why Do I Want to Be a Lawyer? Explain why you want to be a lawyer, what contributions you would make once you’ve become a lawyer, and why you should be awarded the scholarship. Winners will be determined based on : creativity, originality, feasibility, demonstration of potential for success in law. Deadline May 1 $1000. (3 awards) To help pay tuition and academic expenses to an accredited non-profit college or technical school in the US. Deadline May 1

Brower Youth Awards- $3000. Each of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work from an Emmy award winning film crew, and flight and lodging accommodations for a week long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. Deadline May 1

Save A Life Scholarship- $1,500. (2 awards) awarded twice per year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Each $1,500 award will go to a different student, in order to maximize the impact of the scholarship, spread the word of the importance first aid and CPR training, and share more stories from future educators and healthcare professionals. Deadline May 1

2022 Trotter Project Scholarships

  • Farmer Lee Jones Scholarship - $10,000

  • Homaro Cantu Scholarship - $10,000

  • Pursuit of Excellence - up to $10,000

Deadline: 11:59 PM CST, May 15, 2022

American Indian Center of AR - Earnest Whitelaw-Don Kinney Scholarship - $500 The American Indian Center of Arkansas Scholarship Award Program is intended to encourage Native American youth in Arkansas to consider a college education as a means of realizing their full potential and providing them with a broader range of choices when careers and employment are chosen. The program will also provide assistance with tuition, books or other college related expenses that might otherwise cause the student to not pursue additional education beyond high school. In order to be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must be of documentable Native American descent from a federally recognized tribe. The documentation required is a CDIB (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood) card or tribal enrollment documentation from a federal recognized tribe. A copy must be furnished with the application. Questions pertaining to the scholarship program can be directed to the American Indian Center of Arkansas at 800-441-4513. Deadline: May 15, 2022

Cameron Impact Scholarship FULL TUITION A four-year, full-tuition, impact-driven undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, community service, extracurricular activities, and academics. As a merit-based program, the Cameron Impact Scholarship is open to all applicants who meet the GPA and citizenship requirements, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation or any other background factors. We are looking for young leaders with demonstrated passion and commitment to any variety of positive impact. Early Application Deadline: May 20, 2022 - Regular Application Deadline: September 9, 2022

Conway Textbook Brokers Scholarship- Please fill out the form in its entirety to be entered to win a full textbook scholarships for Fall 2021! These scholarships can be used only at Textbook Brokers in Conway AR and are only for Incoming Freshmen (new UCA, UACCM and CBC students). Deadline to enter is May 14th, 2021.

B Davis Scholarship- $1000. If you have any questions, please contact Deadline May 22

Tommy Smith Scholarship- $1000. To enter for a chance to receive the $1000 Tommy Smith Scholarship you have to write a 500 word essay. Deadline May 31

PB&J Scholarship- $500-1000. The PB&J scholarship is awarded to students who have experienced personal challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to reflect well academically, but who have the drive to succeed- high GPA is not needed to qualify. Application, transcript, and 1-2 letters of recommendation required. Deadline May 31

Asher and Lyric Study Abroad Scholarship- $1800. 400-500 word essay required. Deadline May 31


Exceptional Nurse Scholarships - Applicants must be students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university program on a full-time basis. Complete and sign application form, Three letters of recommendation, Essay (approx. 1-2 pages), Official high school transcript, Medical verification of disability form. Deadline: June 1, 2022

Got a Spine Scholarship- $500. To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: (1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2020. (2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2020. (3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. (4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident. (5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2020. (6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on June 2, 2020.*Note that you can be enrolled in any field of study. Deadline June 2

Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation Scholarship - $2,500 - (Brochure) Scholarships are selected by the Scholarship Committee and awarded quarterly to the women with a quest and drive for the automotive, mobility and related industries.  It is our hope that with these scholarships, we can lessen the burden on students and allow them to focus on gaining knowledge and further development toward a solid career path in this ever evolving expansion of global mobility. To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants should be already accepted to or enrolled in an accredited collegiate program, with a 3.0 or higher GPA and a citizen within North America.  We accept applications throughout the year. Deadline: postmarked by June 10, 2022

Cherokee Nation College Resource Center's College Scholarship Program- Opens Feb 1 and the Deadline is June 15

Horatio Alger Assoc Career & Technical Scholarship provides up to $2,500 to assist students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Application here Deadline June 15

WebstaurantStore Diversity Scholarship - $5,000 created to encourage diversity in the field of hospitality and reward talented students from minority ethnic groups who possess a passion for the culinary arts. With this scholarship, our goal is to open doors and provide support to traditionally underrepresented communities in the foodservice industry. By encouraging the growth and development of students from diverse minority racial groups, we hope to empower them to achieve excellence in their chosen career. Deadline: June 15, 2023

WebstaurantStore Hospitality Scholarship - $5,000 - created to assist students with an eagerness to further their culinary education. By awarding this supplemental grant, we hope to fuel the passion of one bright student as they pursue their dream of becoming a chef, restaurant owner, or hospitality professional. Deadline: June 15, 2023

Big Sun Athletics- scholarship to a deserving young athlete to help them succeed in their academic pursuits. Deadline June 19

WIN a full textbook scholarship for Fall 2020! These scholarships can be used only at Textbook Brokers in Conway AR and are only for Incoming Freshmen (new UCA, UACCM and CBC students). Deadline June 30th

LendUp Scholarship- $2500 We're looking for ambitious and outstanding students who have demonstrated future potential through helping their community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club, worked on an entrepreneurial project, or benefited your campus or community in some other way. Whatever it is, we'd love to hear about it! Deadline June 30

Cirkled In "No Sweat" Scholarship- $2500. •No income or GPA requirements and no long essay. You can use it immediately after receiving it. Use for any educational need. Deadline June 30

Women In Trades Scholarship $3,000 (5) This scholarship is designed to: A) Encourage and assist women in obtaining post-secondary industrial trades education;
B) Support capacity-building by helping to increase the number of women professionals in the communities where we operate, which is in line with our goal to have 40% women in the workplace by 2030; and C) Increase the number of women role models in our communities by showcasing successful women in trades through this program.
On an annual basis, TransAlta will offer scholarship awards of up to $3,000 for eligible students entering post-secondary trade programs on a full-time basis. Deadline: June 30


Academic Challenge Scholarship - The Academic Challenge Program provides scholarships to Arkansas residents pursuing a higher education. Funded in large part by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the Academic Challenge Scholarship is available to students regardless of their academic status, whether just graduating from high school, currently enrolled in college, enrolling in college for the first time, or re-enrolling after a period of time out of college. Must have a 19 on the ACT or ACT equivalent score, FAFSA Required. Deadline July 1

2021 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards- amounts vary. Poetry has a way of moving us past facts and immersing us into an experience. The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards encourages poets to do just that. There are three age categories: Adult, Youth 13-18, and Youth 12 & Under. The annual contest is open to people worldwide. Poems must be original, unpublished, and in English. Deadline- All entries must be postmarked (or emailed) by July 1.

Arkansas Future Grant ​The purpose of this grant is to increase the education and skills of Arkansas’s workforce in an affordable manner. The grant applies to students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or regional high demand areas of study. The grant will cover tuition and fees for qualifying certificate and Associate degree programs at Arkansas’ public institutions for eligible students. The grant is available on a first come, first serve basis. Deadline July 1

LGBTQ+ Vitality Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 1. Eligibility: All LGBTQ+ identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Women’s Leadership Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 1. Eligibility: All female and female-identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Wellness Warriors Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 1. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Career Scholarship $1,000. Deadline: July 1. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship $1500​ Demonstrate 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. Deadline July 15

Creative Safety Supply- $1000. This is a one-time scholarship that will be awarded directly to the student’s chosen college, university, or vocational school. Essay answers to both of the following question: What career path have you chosen? What made you choose this path? (300-500 words) How have you used creative thinking/problem solving to help you accomplish your academic or personal goals? (500-750 words). Deadline July 15

Bankmobile Financial Empowerment- $1500. Do you believe that financial empowerment plays an important role in your life and the lives of others? That reaching financial freedom should be a goal more people in the United States strive to achieve? Are you actively promoting financial empowerment in your community to help better our society as a whole?This scholarship goes to one (1) excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Deadline July 17

American Graphics Institute Scholarship- $1000. Deadline July 31 or December 31.

Mind, Body, and Soul Scholarship. $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Healthy Eating Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Your Health Journey Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Sports Lover Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Math Lover Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Learner Algebra Scholarship $500. Application Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Learner Calculus Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Learner Geometry Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Learner SAT Scholarship $500. Deadline: July 31.Eligibility: All high school seniors


Driver Education Initiative Scholarship- $3000 In America, an average of 34,000 people die each year as a result of driving. ​Many people are not aware of these startling and very scary facts, especially newer drivers. The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format addressing the required questions. Deadline August 1

Capital Auto Auction Annual Scholarship- To qualify, undergraduate students must be majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university. Deadline August 15

Asbestos Scholarship- $3000. Asbestos is a toxic mineral that causes mesothelioma, an often terminal cancer affecting more than 3,000 Americans annually. The topic you choose should bring light to the issues surrounding mesothelioma and help raise awareness about the disease, research, promising clinical trials, survivors and caregivers. Deadline August 18

Unigo Make Me Laugh Scholarship- $1500. Short Essay. Deadline August 31

Digital Success- $500. Create an original, informative and powerful 600 - 800 words essay on any one of the following topics. Please note that only one entry per student will be accepted. The essay should be completely original and fully written by you. Deadline August 31


Scholarships 360- Top 29 Easy Scholarships to Apply for in September

Masterpiece Smiles- $500. Applicants are required to submit a short Facebook post answering the question: "How do you think a beautiful smile can help your future career and life in general?" Deadline September 1

Cameron Impact Scholarship FULL TUITION A four-year, full-tuition, impact-driven undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, community service, extracurricular activities, and academics. As a merit-based program, the Cameron Impact Scholarship is open to all applicants who meet the GPA and citizenship requirements, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation or any other background factors. We are looking for young leaders with demonstrated passion and commitment to any variety of positive impact. Early Application Deadline: May 20, 2022 - Regular Application Deadline: September 9, 2022

Phase I of the Gates Scholarships is due Sept 15! Click here to apply!

Formswift Scholarship Program- $1000. Create a Business Plan Infographic for a chance to win $1000 for college!

Constituting America- We the Future Contest September 17

KFC Foundation Scholarships- $3000 (50 awards) The REACH Educational Grant Program® helps employees at participating KFC U.S. restaurants pursue their dreams of going to college. Employees of any age, any position, pursuing any degree can receive money to help them attend the accredited four-year or two-year college of their choice. The money can also be used at trade/vocational schools and for graduate study. Deadline Sept 24

Questbridge College Match- application deadline September 24

Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream Scholarship- $25,000. High School junior or senior, planning to attend college or trade school and has financial need.

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship- up to $2000. Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer recently ranked “Best in the USA,” has teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League to help qualified students pay for the ever-rising costs of tuition, fees, books, and supplies. These groups have just introduced the first gold-backed scholarship of the modern era, setting aside 100 oz of physical gold for scholarships to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who display deep understanding of economics and monetary policy. Deadline September 30

Supporting the Community Scholarship- $1000. Deadline Sept 30

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship- $1000 Do you know how far you will drive on the freeway if you take your eyes off the road for five seconds, the average time it takes to send a text? An entire football field. (The winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.)​ Deadline September 30

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Scholarships- Up to $3500. Be currently enrolled in or entering a certificate or degree program which leads to a manufacturing career at a community/technical college, or trade school on a full-time basis (12 or more credit hours). Deadline September 30

OppU Achievers Scholarship- $2500. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant's essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. Deadline September 30

Path to Pro Scholarship Program - Award Varies Must be a high school senior planning to enroll in a approved trade-related program at an accredited two-year school (technical/vocational school or college) in the U.S. focused on Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing or Construction Management. Deadline: September 30, 2022

Unigo Shout it Out Scholarship- $1500. Short essay. Deadline September 30

Sleeknote Scholarship- $1000. Create a video of between one and two minutes explaining your purpose for applying and why you feel you should receive the scholarship. Include why you chose your particular field of study, the kind of profession you plan to pursue, your future goals, and how the scholarship will help you attain those goals. Creativity is encouraged so please try and make your application memorable in the short amount of time that you have. Deadline September 30

"Be Bold" No-Essay Scholarship- $1000 Deadline Sept 30

Family Adversity Scholarship- $1000 Yates and Wheland is pleased to offer the 2020 Family Adversity Scholarship to recognize students who have been through hardships with their families and who can articulate how the struggle they faced has impacted them. Deadline September 30

Veterans United Foundation- $3000. (10 awards) To be eligible for this scholarship award, applicants must be: A surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member from a service-related death OR a veteran with a 100% service-connected disability. Deadline September 30


United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship- $10,000. See website for rules and requirements. Deadline October 4

AES Engineering $500. AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Deadline October 5

Heisman High School Athletes Scholarship - $10,000 The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The Heisman High School Scholarship extends the Heisman prestige to our nation’s most esteemed male and female high school seniors by recognizing and rewarding outstanding scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories not only happen on the field, but in their schools and communities. These remarkable young leaders set the example and make a game-changing difference every day, paving the way to greatness for everyone around them. Students must submit their application by 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET in order to be considered. It’s best to complete your application as early as possible to give your reviewer adequate time to submit their review. Deadline: October 8

Couponbirds "Help to Save" Scholarship- $1000. This program requires the participants interested in applying to complete a small survey and upload a 3-5 minute video about their habits during the shopping season and thoughts on the relationship between shopping season and coupon websites. Individuals with the best ideas and responses will be chosen to give a presentation at our site, and the person with the most intriguing ideas will receive a grand prize. Deadline October 10

Olin E. Teague Scholarship $4000. The National Space Club and Foundation offers a scholarship each year in memory of the Honorable Olin E. Teague, a Representative in Congress who aggressively supported our national space program, to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields. The scholarship, in the amount of $4,000.00, is awarded to a graduating high school senior at an accredited U.S. high school. The student must be a U.S. Citizen. This scholarship program is intended to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields. Deadline October 12

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship- $1000. Essay topic:"How (*Enter Your show*) Inspired Me to Realize My Dreams." Deadline October 15

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards- $3500. Awards Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering. Deadline October 15

Make the U Scholarship- Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, helps youth on the track to college by providing financial relief via educational grants. Deadline October 15

American Muscle Student Scholarship- $2000. Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study. Deadline October 15

NSHSS STEM Scholarship- $1000. 7 awards. Deadline October 15

NSHSS Business and Public Policy Scholarship- $1000. Deadline October 15

Polymer Chemistry Innovations: Women In Stem Scholarship - $2,000 - Must Be 18. As a company built on education, PCI’s leadership understands the importance of continued education, and appreciates the discipline, dedication, time, and effort it takes to see a college degree through to the end. Deadline: October 15

Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway- $2500 - $100,000. Describe your goals- how will you change the world? Upload your video. Be passionate. Be creative. Be you. Deadline October 18

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity-$500 college scholarship. NWA High School Essay Contest topic: How has social media impacted today's youth and what influence does it have on their future? Deadline October 19

Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce - $1,000. Must Live in Benton or Washington Counties. Will attend a technical school, college or university in Arkansas. Deadline: October 21, 2022

Mana Scholarship Program- $10000 (up to 15 awarded) Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, an essay, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal. Financial need is not considered. Deadline October 23

Golden Door Scholars Awards Vary - Who is the scholarship for? Students attending college in Fall 2023, Students who have DACA, TPS, or are undocumented. Applicants must be a high school student, recent high school graduate, current college/community college student, or have obtained a GED. Applicants must have high financial need. Strong preference will be given to applicants who are not eligible for in-state tuition. Strong preference will be given to those who are interested in pursuing one of the following career paths: software engineering, nursing, analytics, business, and digital marketing. Popular majors that align with these career paths include math, statistics, computer science, data science, nursing, etc. Scholarship Benefits: Tuition for up to 4 years at our partner colleges. Room and board for up to 4 years at our partner colleges. Career readiness support, Mentor and fellowship opportunities, Annual community building summit. Deadline: October 23

Lessons in Your Home Scholarship- $500. Must be studying aspects of music, music business, performance, or production at a US institution (major or minor in any music school program.) Deadline October 24

Horatio Alger Scholarship- $25,000. Scholarship for technical school or college. Financial need. Display perseverance in overcoming adversity. US Citizen. 106 awards nationwide. Deadline October 25

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program- $160000. The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. Deadline October 30

National Rice Month Scholarship Contest- Awards as follows: $4000 (1st place), $3000 (2nd place), or $1500 (3rd place) To enter, submit a three-minute video that creates awareness and promotes US grown rice, September National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to your state. Deadline October 31

Kid Guard Scholarship- $800, $700, or $500. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is part of our effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. Deadline October 31

Voice of Democracy- $30,000. The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student, this scholarship is for you. The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply? Read the rules and eligibility requirements, then download and complete the 2019-20 entry form. All student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring local VFW Post by midnight, Oct. 31

Coca-Cola Scholars- $20,000 Current high school or homeschooled senior, U.S. Citizen, planning to pursue a degree at a U.S. post-secondary institution, MAY NOT be child or grandchild of Coca-Cola employee. Deadline October 31

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship- $2000 "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less) Deadline October 31

CARiD Scholarship- $1000. Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and email it to Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen - we're looking forward to your creativity! more details on - Deadline October 31

Persevering Through Injury Scholarship- $1000. In a 750-1,000 word essay, describe someone who you look up to who used perseverance, mental fortitude, and resilience to overcome a significant injury. Would you consider them a hero? What traits do they possess that you believe helped them overcome their injury? Deadline October 31

Be Bold Scholarship- $10,000. a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest, B) Determined, C) Moving. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics. Furthermore, the scholarship will be unique in that it will favor students who apply earlier-who are bold and seize the day without procrastinating. Deadline October 31

Nitro Scholarship Sweepstakes- $2000 (1 monthly) Deadline October 31

InfoTracer Scholarship- $1000. 1000 word essay required. Deadline October 31


Drug Lawsuit Source Scholarship- $1000. Deadline Nov 1

Electric Mobile Device IT Innovation Scholarship- $1000. Deadline Nov 1

Future Designer Scholarship- $1500. Deadline Nov 1

AEIOU Tech Scholarship- $1000. Nov 1

Prudential Emerging Visionaries- up to $15,000 Deadline Nov 4

Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship - $2,000 and $1,000 Deadline: November 5

JBU Scholarships- amounts vary. Deadline November 5

The Legacy Lab Scholarship- Deadline Nov 8

MLK Scholarship APPLY NOW! the 2021-2022 NWA MLK Jr. Council Scholarship application is now available at the following link: Northwest Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Scholarship Deadline November 9th

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Amount Varies . The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States' largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service. Deadline Nov 10

Martin Luther King NWA Scholarship- $1,000.00 scholarships will be AWARDED FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR respectively to: (1) graduating seniors from BENTON AND WASHINGTON COUNTY high schools; and (2) currently enrolled undergraduates IN ARKANSAS INSTITUTIONS. Deadline Nov 9, 5 pm. Email application to

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing $500. This scholarship honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology. Deadline November 5

Create Real Impact Scholarship- $1500. Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving. Deadline November 12

Haz La U - up to $100,000 (31 Awards). At Colgate, we believe that a higher education is a path to a brighter future and are dedicated to Hispanic students like you. That’s why, in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, we have created “Haz La U” (Make the U), a college grant program for Hispanic high school seniors. Have you focused on academic excellence, dedicated service to your community, and demonstrated leadership? Your effort could be rewarded by winning one of 31 educational grants* with a total support of $100,000. Deadline: November 13

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards- $3500. Awards Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering. Deadline November 14

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship- $1,000-$12,500 500 4-year scholarships will be awarded. Deadline November 14

Arkansas Tech University- amounts vary Deadline November 15

Create and Go Design Your Future Scholarship- $2000. Deadline Nov 15

UAFS Univ of Ark Ft. Smith- $ amounts vary. Prestigious scholarships UAFS website at Students must be fully admitted to the university in order to apply. *On a student’s acceptance letter, they are provided their Student ID Number. This number is required for successful submission of the application. Deadline: Applications must be received by November 15th for priority consideration. Please note- students need not complete a separate application for Freshman Merit scholarships. They must be fully-admitted by November 15th, in order to have priority consideration. More information on UAFS Freshman Merit Scholarships can be found at

University of Missouri- amounts vary. Deadline November 15

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program- provides 8 semesters of full tuition, room & board, and fees for scholars at Duke and
UNC Chapel Hill.
Deadline November 15

Your Path Scholarship- Provided by Candice Lenoir. Up to $500. Deadline November 15

The President's Own US Marine Concerto Competition- $2500. Due to the conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Marine Band has had to make the difficult decision to discontinue plans for the 2021 concerto competition in order to ensure the safety of our young artists from around the nation. We are excited to launch the new phase of our competition this spring and invite all string, piano, and harp players to look for next year’s competition application in May of 2021. Musicians of woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments will be able to compete once again in 2022-2023 competition. Deadline Nov 15

Great Value Colleges Community Service Scholarship- $1500. Deadline November 15

Tomorrow's Entrepreneur- $2000 renewable. Deadline November 15

James Cox Student Photography Scholarships- $2500 (11 awards) High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school and should have taken at one photography or related art class. ​Deadline November 15

Maryknoll Scholarships $1000. Tell a true story of when you saw someone sharing God’s love through an act of kindness and how that inspired you to act in a similar way. November 16

Real World Design Challenge- $50,000. The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual high school competition run by a public-private partnership with the goal of sustainably increasing the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. Students work as a team. Every teacher that participates in the RWDC gets $1 million in professional engineering software along with training, curriculum materials, and access to mentors. Teams of 3-7 high school students use these resources to solve an engineering challenge that is currently faced by industry. Team Registration Deadline November 20

Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest- $500 - 2000. Open to any current high school senior graduating in 2020, the competition will be on Friday, November 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. The contest is associated with the World’s Champion Duck Calling Contest and will take place on the Main Street Stage beside the Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce. Deadline Nov 29. *Check with Stuttgart Chamber for availability in 2020 due to Covid.

Education Matters Scholarship- $5,000. State why education matters to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics? Deadline November 30

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship- $3000 In America, an average of 34,000 people die each year as a result of driving. ​Many people are not aware of these startling and very scary facts, especially newer drivers. The essay contest “In The Driver’s Seat” seeks to have applicants highlight the importance of being a safe and educated driver. This scholarship seeks to reward six students for his or her submission dealing with the importance of being a safe and educated driver. To apply, submit an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format addressing the required questions. Deadline November 30

Bachus and Schanker LLC Scholarship- $2,000. 800 word Essay topic: write about your opinions on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment. Think critically about the right to trial by a jury, and other elements of the Amendment, and how it affects your life. Deadline November 30

National Space Club Scholarship- $10,000. Provided to a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student with definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics). Deadline November 30

Sixt rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors graduating in 2020 the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a Sixt scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. Deadline November 30

Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship- $1000 Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate students, in an accredited institution in the US or US territories and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. Deadline November 30

vCISO Cybersecurity Scholarship- $500. You must submit a personal essay on your cybersecurity journey. Essays should be between 800 to 1,200 words long. Deadline November 30

AED Superstore Scholarship- $1000. Submit a Video or essay related to increasing awareness and education around CPR and AEDs Deadline November 30


National Honor Society Scholarship- 1 National Winner – $25,000 scholarship, 24 national finalists – $5,625 scholarship, 575 national semifinalists – $3,200 scholarship, Total scholarships awarded: 600 Deadline December 1

Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship- $1000. For a student who is majoring in a field related to business, sustainability or marketing. This money may be used to pay for tuition, books or living expenses. Deadline December 1

The Hagen Scholarship- $48,000. Need-based scholarships for rural students. Deadline December 1

HeySunday Eco-Warriors Scholarship $1,000. Deadline: December 1. Eligibility: All high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Arkansas State University- amounts vary. Deadline December 1

Kansas State University- amounts vary. Deadline December 1

PrimePutt Scholarship for Women Golfers $1,000 Deadline: December 1 Eligibility: All female and female-identifying high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students are eligible to apply. Amount: $1,000. Application Deadline: December 1

UALR Scholarships- amounts vary. Priority Deadline December 1. Final Deadline March 1

Texas A & M Brockman Scholars STEM and Business Scholarship- Full ride merit-based and covers 5 years of study. Deadline December 1

The University of Mississippi- amounts vary. Deadline December 1

Dell Scholars Program- $20,000, plus a laptop, and personalized support. 2.4 GPA, must complete the FAFSA and demonstrate a financial need. Deadline December 1

Full Scholarship – STEM and Business – Texas A&M The Brockman Scholars Program invites applications for a merit-based full-ride scholarship that covers five years of study at the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.The Brockman Scholarship supports four years of undergraduate study in an approved Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics (STEM) program followed by the one-year MS Business graduate degree for non-business majors at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.Top students are encouraged to apply for this prestigious scholarship via the application portal at Applications for study beginning in the 2020 – 2021 academic year are open on September 1, 2019. The application deadline is 5pm United States Central Time on December 1

Builders' Association Scholarship- $3000. Scholarships for outstanding individuals preparing for a career in construction within the area served by the Association. Deadline December 1

Americanism Essay Contest- $5000, $2500, $1500, or $1000. Fleet Reserve Association sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth. Deadline December 1

Lamber-Goodnow Scholarships- $1000. the Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team awards several academic scholarships to students pursuing undergraduate degrees in a range of programs and schools. Deadline December 1

The Keith Williams Law Group Annual Scholarship $1500. seeks to help students who have fought through adversity in their lives in order to better themselves through education. 800 word essay. Deadline December 1

Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship- $1000. Awarded to a student who plans to attend college or some form of higher education and who best brings awareness to motorcycle safety. Deadline December 1

Barbara Lotz Scholarships for Future Teachers- $2500. Must be planning to pursue a course of study leading toward a career in Physics teaching in high school. Deadline December 1

Luigi Wewege Foundation Scholarship- $1500. Luigi Wewege wants to hear your answer to this question: "How will retail banking change over the next decade?" This should be a short essay (under 500 words). Deadline December 1

Wyland Foundation National Art Challenge- $500. Encourages thousands of students across the nation to think about the many conservation issues we face around the world and interpret them through art. Students can choose to work collaboratively on mural projects or create individual works of art and earn a chance to win classroom prizes and scholarships. It is our hope that the process of interpreting their relationship to the natural world through art will lead students to a greater understanding of their role as future caretakers of our water resources. Deadline December 1

Jefferson Scholars Foundation- Valued at $290,000, this merit based scholarship covers the full four years at Univ of Virginia. Students must be nominated, so let your counselor know if you are interested. Deadline: must be submitted by December 2

National Space Club Scholarship- $10,000. Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking. Deadline December 2

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange- Full scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Dept of State. Deadline December 3

10xDigital Marketing Scholarship- $2000. Major (or plans to major) in a field related to digital marketing. 500 word essay. Deadline December 4

Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships- $5000. Recognizes student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger in the US. Deadline December 5

Make the U Scholarship- $1000. If you:• Are Hispanic or Latino descent• Are a Rising Senior (student graduating in the Spring of 2021)• Plan to enroll in college in the Fall of 2021• Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale)• Are U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or DACA eligible.Deadline December 6

National Honor Society Scholarship- $3,200 - 25,000. Deadline December 7

Science Ambassador Scholarship $5,000. Film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply. Your video should follow all requirements. Deadline December 13

UCA Scholarships- amounts vary Deadline December 10

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program- Merit- based full scholarship for the University of Texas at Dallas. Deadline December 12

Edison Scholars Program- $40,000. scholarships to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) and empower them to change the world. Deadline December 14

Jameela Jamil- I Weigh Scholarship- $5,000. Essay 400-600 words. Topic: Allyship is a complex and lifelong journey. Tell us a story of a time recently you showed up for a community or individual, and how it impacted you. Deadline December 14

AXA Achievement Scholarship- $25,000. Must be a citizen or legal resident and demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Deadline December 15

Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship- $1000. For students going into a Health or Medical-related field of study. Essay prompt: up to 500 words "What inspired you to pursue a career in helping others?" Deadline December 15

Kofsky Infographic Scholarship- $1500. The 2019 scholarship application process requires students to create an infographic on the chosen topic below:

"8 Driving Tips That Can Avoid Car Accidents With Technology". All Infographics will be judged on creativity, design, and wording. Deadline December 15

Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal/Choral Scholarship - $1000 First Place, $500 Second Place Applications process includes a competitive audition. Apply Deadline Dec 14

The National School Plant Management Association $500-$1500. (NSPMA) seeks to assist qualified students who are continuing their education by offering scholarships to those pursuing a Technical/ Trade Certification, Associates or Bachelor of Facilities / Engineering degree. Deadline December 15

Equitable Excellence Scholarship- $25,000. Award winners come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, but are united by their drive, determination, and strong character. Applicants must: Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service. Deadline December 15

Avacare Medical Scholarship- $1000. 3.0 gpa, pursuing a degree in medical field. Deadline Dec 15

Creative Writing Contest- (6) $1500 Scholarships which may be used in any degree program at Arkansas Tech University. Deadline December 15

Senior Planning Social Work and Eldercare Scholarship $900. Senior Planning believes in helping ensure the next generation of medical social workers are ready to provide the care that American seniors will need. Senior Planning shall, at the end of each application period, make between one and five awards, depending on the number of deserving applicants and the amount of funds available. Deadline December 15

FormSwift Scholarship- $1000 Entrepreneur Scholarship- Create a Business Plan infographic choosing from one from the following industries: Startup, Restaurant, Non-Profit, Transportation, Clothing. Deadline December 15

Burger King Scholars Program- varies from $1000 - $50,000 Recipients are selected based on the grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities, and community service. Deadline December 15

Rubincam Youth Award- $500. National Genealogical Society Scholarship “To encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians.” Application requirements HERE. Deadline December 15

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition (5) $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Must plan to major in Logistics of equivalent field. Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Must complete application and required documents including: Submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. December 15

Exstensiv Supply Chain Scholarship - $2,500. For students accepted in an accredited college or university by December 1, 2022. Must be seeking a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Supply Chains, Logistics, or Operations Management. Deadline: December 1, 2022

Burger King Scholars Awards Vary Created in memory of Burger King Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded nearly $55 million in scholarships to over 45,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across North America since 2000. In 2022 alone, the Foundation awarded over $4.6 million in scholarships to nearly 4,000 students. Deadline: December 15

Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship- $700. Our challenge to you: Create an article on elder abuse and neglect of at least 1000 words (the more the better). Deadline December 29

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship- $500. Applicant must be 1) Be between the ages of 16 and 22, 2) possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year, 3) have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months, 4) must submit their application prior to the Deadline December 30th

Juvenile Justice Scholarship- $1000. A 500-1,000 word essay describing a rehabilitative program the student would design for the purpose of supporting our youth and reducing jail times. The goal of the program would be to reduce the rate of juvenile recidivism by creating and promoting opportunities for youth in his or her community. Deadline December 31

Design Thinking Scholarship- $1,000. (Awarded twice annually on a rolling basis) The American Graphic Institute offers to both part-time and full-time students enrolled in degree programs at any accredited college or university in the United States. The goal of the scholarship is to encourage design thinking across various disciplines. Deadlines July 31 and December 31

Diet Spotlight Student Essay Scholarship- $1000 - 3000. Climate Change & Global Warming – The importance of Sustainable Practices It’s undeniable the impact climate change has caused. Whether it’s the melting of glaciers, extinction of animal species, or forests burning to the ground acre by acre – high temperatures may be the cause.In 1500 words or less, please explain how climate change impacts our health and the importance of sustainable practices that can positively impact climate change. Deadline Dec 31

cirkled in "No Sweat" Scholarship- $2500. No minimum gpa or essay required. Just create an account and apply. Deadline December 31

PhentermineClinics Health Scholarship $1000. Details: Please create a unique content piece in the range of 1,000 to 2,000 words covering the subject of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle in 2019. We’d like to see the following discussions included: 1. Trends in nutrition (intermittent fasting, carb backloading, paleo, IIFYM, etc), 2. Trends in workout/fitness methods, 3. How tech (like mobile devices) has affected the idea of a healthy lifestyle, 4.Your own ideas are also welcome. We will review all submissions and choose the best content piece. The winner will receive the $1,000 scholarship reward which is intended to be used for educational purposes. Deadline December 31

GoTranscript Academic Scholarship Program $1000. GoTranscript is a professional transcription company, founded in 2005. Our team consists of nearly 20,000 professional transcriptionists, proofreaders, and customer support specialists. All staff members are carefully trained and certified. We review our service quality regularly to ensure best-in-class results. Deadline December 31

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