African American Students, Money, Scholarships

Scholarships for African-American Students in Illinois

No Comments 05 February 2016

You may already know that local scholarships have fewer applicants than national scholarships and therefore those who qualify also have a better chance to win.  When you pair local scholarships with other eligibility requirements like family backgrounds or areas of interest, the odds are even better!

The following list of scholarships is for African American students living in the great Midwestern state of Illinois.   As with any scholarship, make sure to check any additional eligibility requirements for each scholarships and, most importantly, if you’re eligible–APPLY!

Taus Community Endowment Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1

This scholarship is for female African American graduations seniors from Winnebago county with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be involved in their community and school.

 

AKA Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 24

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors who reside and attend school in the Englewood, Bronzeville, Oakland, Kenwood, Hyde Park, Grand Boulevard, or Washington Park communities in Chicago, Illinois.

 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors who are residents of Chicago, Illinois. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating in the class of 2015, demonstrate financial need, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and plan to attend a four-year college or university. Applicants also must be attending an eligible school; see website for details. There is no citizenship requirement.

 

Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29

This scholarship is for African American women who reside in Illinois. Awards are given to students who demonstrate the four principles of: Scholarship, Service, Sisterly Love, and Finer Womanhood.

 

Illinois CPA Society Herman J. Neal Scholarship Program

Deadline: Apr 1

his scholarship is for African American accounting majors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be permanently residing in Illinois and enrolled in an Illinois college/university. Applicants must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students, have a 3.0 GPA, plan to sit for the CPA Exam in Illinois within three years of application date, and demonstrate a course of study that reflects this goal.

 

Chicago “DODO” Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Educational Assistance Award

Deadline: Feb 29

This scholarship is for African-American high school seniors in Chicago, Illinois, who will attend an accredited institution at a full-time student in the fall of the succeeding school year.

 

National African American Insurance Association Chicago Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 1

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors from the Chicagoland area in Illinois. All majors may apply; however, preference will be given to students who plan to study insurance, risk management, business, computer science, actuarial science, or finance.

 

CABJ Award Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31

This scholarship is for African Americans who are student members of the National Association of Black Journalists. Applicants must be journalism majors.

 

Sisters Investing in Souls (SIS) College Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of Illinois who are African-American high school seniors or students currently enrolled in an accredited college.

 

Lucien and Christine Nesbitt Scholarship

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors in the community foundation service area, which includes Moultrie, Piatt, Coles, Douglas, Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, Vermilion, and Edgar Counties in Illinois. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have committed themselves to the pursuance of outstanding citizenship in the area of human relations and scholarship of African-American students.

 

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Scholarship Alert: The Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program

No Comments 27 January 2016

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation enables high-ability middle and high school students with financial need to realize their full academic potential. Through the Young Scholars Program, the Foundation has to date supported over 800 students from across the nation, providing them with individualized educational advising combined with comprehensive financial support from the 8th grade through high school.

From eighth grade through senior high of school, Young Scholars receive the following support from the Cooke Foundation:

  • a personal academic and college counselor
  • funding for academic and enrichment programs in the summer and during the school year
  • internship and study abroad opportunities
  • educational resources including books and technology

Applications are available now! 

Program Eligibility

Eligible students must:

  • Be in the 7th grade and plan to enter the 8th grade in fall
  • Earn grades of all or mostly A’s with no C’s in core academic subjects (English/language arts, math, science, social studies/history, foreign language) since 6th grade
  • Submit scores from a standardized test taken within the last two years
  • Demonstrate financial need with a family income that must not exceed $95,000. The average family income of entering Young Scholars over the last three years was approximately $28,000.
  • Reside and plan to attend high school in the U.S. or U.S. territory

Program Selection

The Cooke Foundation selects up to 65 Young Scholars from a nationwide applicant pool.  Admission criteria focus on academic ability and achievement, financial need, drive and persistence, leadership, and a desire to help others. A rigorous application review includes analysis of grades, test scores, student and parent essays, letters of recommendation, and family finances.

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February Scholarships

No Comments 25 January 2016

Too cold outside to leave the comfort of your couch? While winter may not be the best season for doing outdoor activities, we can think of one thing to do while you’re cooped up at home: apply for scholarships with deadlines in February! We’ve made this even easier by compiling the following list that focuses on scholarships that only have February deadlines. Think of applying to a few of these scholarships as a Valentine’s Day present to yourself!

We’ve included scholarships for underrepresented students, as well as scholarships that give preference to students with significant financial need. Please make sure to click each scholarship’s link for more detailed application requirements.

 

SME Education Foundation Scholarships

DEADLINE:          Feb 1

AWARD RANGE:               $1,000 – $70,000

These scholarships are for graduating high school seniors, current undergraduates, and master’s or doctoral degree students who are pursuing degrees in manufacturing or a related field at a two- or four-year college or university.

 

Women in Geographic Education Award

DEADLINE:          Feb 1

AVERAGE AWARD:          $500

This scholarship is for women who are undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a program leading to a career in geographic education. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA overall, and a 3.5 GPA in geography courses

 

Dr. Abdulmunim A. Shakir Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 1

AVERAGE AWARD: $1000

This scholarship is for Muslim American high school seniors who will be entering as college freshmen. To qualify, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and have American citizenship or permanent residency

 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 1

AVERAGE AWARD:          $2,500

This scholarship is for current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States by fall 2015. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities. Special consideration will be given to achievements that empower society to better face risk through education and action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, and/or emergency preparedness.

 

AMS Minority Scholarships

DEADLINE:          Feb 5

AVERAGE AWARD:          $3,000

This scholarship is for minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2015. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to pursue a career in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents

 

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship

DEADLINE: Feb 5
AVERAGE AWARD: $2,500

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who will begin undergraduate college study in the fall of 2016. Applicants must intend to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Media Plan Case Competiton

DEADLINE: Feb 10
AWARD RANGE: $2,000 – $3,000

This competition is for undergraduate students enrolled at a college or university in the United States. Applicants must team up with another student to submit a competitive media plan. Finalists win a trip to Washington, DC for Media Scholars Week to participate in the Media Scholars Program.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

DEADLINE: Feb 10
AWARD RANGE: $10,000 – $50,000

This scholarship is for high school students who have completed a significant piece of work that falls into one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box.

Our Future Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 11

AVERAGE AWARD:          $12,500

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are the children of active duty service members stationed at one of the following installations: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Bragg, Fort Meade, Fort Polk, Fort Riley, Fort Rucker, Fort Sill, Edwards AFB, Eglin AFB, Eielson AFB, Hurlburt Field, McConnell AFB, and Seymour Johnson AFB. Applicants do not have to live in a Picerne Military Housing home to be eligible. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and plan to attend a four-year institution.

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award

DEADLINE:          Feb 15

AVERAGE AWARD:          $7,500

This scholarship is for minority graduating high school seniors. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have achieved a minimum 1000 SAT score (1500 three-score) or an ACT composite score of 22. Applicants must plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States and be US citizens. Applicants must not possess a degree from a two- or four-year college when applying for the scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential.

 

DAR American Indian Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 15

AVERAGE AWARD:          $4,000

This scholarship is for American Indians of any age, from any tribe, and in any state, who are pursuing an education at the undergraduate or graduate level.

 

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 15

AVERAGE AWARD:          $5,000

This scholarship is for students of high scholastic standing and character who have been accepted into or are pursuing an approved course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, osteopathic medicine, veterinarian, or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school. This scholarship is also available to students who have been accepted into or who are pursuing an approved course of study in the field of psychiatric nursing at the graduate level at an accredited medical school, college, or university. There is a preference to women if equally qualified.

 

Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

DEADLINE:          Feb 15

AVERAGE AWARD:          $5,000

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors with a minimum 4.0 GPA. Applicants must be US citizens and attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States. This scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

 

Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire

DEADLINE:          Feb 18

AVERAGE AWARD:          $2,000

This scholarship is for students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and who are under the care of a licensed health provider..

 

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

DEADLINE:Feb 19

AVERAGE AWARD:$7,000

This scholarship is for full- and part-time upper-division undergraduate students and graduate students who are studying public administration, governmental accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management).

 

Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship

DEADLINE:  Feb 19

AVERAGE AWARD:  $1,000

This scholarship is for undergraduate students attending a four-year college or university whose parents currently are or were formerly employed at an Asian-owned or Asian cuisine restaurant. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicants must participate in community advocacy and social justice work on behalf of Asian-American, immigrant, gay and lesbian, and/or other progressive causes.

 

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 29

AWARD RANGE:                       $2,000 – $25,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors, high school graduates, and current post-secondary undergraduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries while using these areas of study.

 

CISCO Scholarship Award Program for High School Seniors

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 27

AVERAGE AWARD:                  $2,000

This scholarship is for children of building trade union members and employees of union contractors.

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Optimist International Essay Contest Scholarships

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 28

AWARD RANGE:                       $500 – $2,500

This contest is for students under the age of 19 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent. To apply, applicants must contact their local Optimist Club and submit an essay on the given topic: “Optimism Should be a Priority.” See website for more details.

 

100 Black Men of America Future Leader Scholarship Program

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 29

AWARD RANGE:                       $1,000 – $2,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors and college undergraduate students who will maintain full-time status at an accredited, post-secondary institution beginning in the fall of the current year.

 

Distinguished Raven FAC Memorial Scholarship

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 28

AWARD RANGE:                       $500 – $2,500

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are descendants or legal wards of any Lao or Hmong individual who served in the Royal Laotian Military or Hmong forces in defense of the Kingdom of Laos between 1960 and 1975.scholarship.

 

GreenPal Business Scholarship

DEADLINE:                                  Feb 28

AVERAGE AWARD:                  $2,000

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

 

 

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Updated for 2016: Scholarships for Undocumented Students

No Comments 20 January 2016

For many undocumented students, finding accurate and reliable scholarship information is exceptionally difficult. The vast majority of scholarship providers require applicants to have a social security number or proof of citizenship, limiting the number of good opportunities available to undocumented Americans.

To try and help these hardworking students, we’ve combed our scholarship database to find awards for undocumented, international, and immigrant students. In addition, we’ve listed many great scholarships that our partners and friends have created specifically for undocumented students. This list features these scholarships for undocumented students in chronological order, starting with the scholarship with the deadline that is coming up the soonest, as well as a separate list of scholarships for undocumented students with specific areas of interest.

Please note that many of these scholarships have not yet been updated with 2015 application deadlines, so they may list as “expired” in our database. Additionally, this list features scholarships that may not accept applications or have a deadline until next year. If you are interested in a scholarship with a deadline that has passed, make sure to take note and apply when it reopens which, for some may be later in 2015! 

If you know of any scholarships that are not on this list, please send an email with a link to the scholarship to our content manager. 

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: July, 31, 2016

This scholarship is for undergraduate students attending American colleges and universities. American citizenship is not required.

A Voice for Animals Contest

Deadline: May 25th 2016 (11:59pm PDT)

This contest is for high school students who have participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals. Students are eligible regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: You can apply starting September 1st, 2015 for the October 15th, 2015 deadline

This scholarship is for Hispanic students enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program. Applicants must reside in the United States. Undocumented students and non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Deadline: October 23rd, 2015

This essay contest is for 12th graders, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: Jan 19, 2016

This scholarship is for students who are involved in the LGBTQ community. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Foster Care to Success Scholarships

Deadlines: March 31, 2016

This scholarship is for orphans and/or students who have been in foster care while living in the United States. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Ayn Rand Anthem Essay Contest

Deadline: March 25, 2016

This essay contest is for 8th, 9th, and 10th graders worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, Anthem by Ayn Rand.

TheDream.US Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15th, 2016

This scholarship is for undocumented students who are DACA eligible and have applied for or received DACA approval. Applicants must attend a partner college.

Davis-Putter Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st, 2016

This scholarship is for students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice. US citizenship is not required.

Ayn Rand The Fountainhead Essay Contest

Deadline: April 29th, 2016

This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.

Herbert Lehman Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st, 2016

This scholarship is for high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently enrolled college freshmen of any ethnicity. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Momeni Foundation Financial Assistance Scholarship

Deadline: June 30th, 2016

This scholarship is for students of Iranian descent. Scholarships are available regardless of citizenship or country of residency.

National Peace Essay Contest for High School Students

Deadline: March 15th, 2016

This essay contest is for high school students in the United States and its territories. Students attending high school in the United States are eligible regardless of citizenship.

Los Hermanos de Stanford Scholarship

Deadline: May 5th, 2016

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors of Latino/Latina descent who are attending any two- or four-year institution of higher learning. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Deadline: This deadline passed in December 2015.

This essay contest is for full-time college juniors and seniors attending colleges or universities in the United States. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Scholarships for Specific Fields of Study

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st, 2016

This scholarship is for Hispanic students who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, math, or a related field, and are members of SHPE. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Earl Warren Scholarships

Deadline: April 30th, 2016

This scholarship is for college graduates who are planning to attend an accredited US law school. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Great Minds in STEM / HENAAC Scholars Program

Deadline: April 30th, yearly

This scholarship is for Hispanic students who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math. Non-US citizens are encouraged to apply.

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Applications are available between September 1 and March 15, yearly

This scholarship is for rising college juniors and seniors who are studying television and film production. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Applications Due March 25th, 2016

This scholarship is for women of any citizenship or nationality who are interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field.

American Nuclear Society John and Muriel Landis Scholarship

Deadline: February 1st, 2016

This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

National Sculpture Society Scholarship

Deadline: May 30th, 2016

This scholarship is for students studying sculpture art. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.

 

 

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21 High-Effort, Low-Competition Scholarships

No Comments 18 January 2016

Even though they may be daunting, there are many reasons to apply to high-effort scholarships.  Not only will many offer large awards and other resources to scholarship winners, many students don’t end up applying due to the extra required time and work.  This is great news to those who do take advantage and apply!

In addition to many of these scholarships requiring a few extra steps in their application processes, many also have other criteria that further narrow down the pool of available applicants and increasing chances for those who fit the criteria.  Make sure to double check the eligibility requirements carefully before adding these to your list but, as we mentioned before, the number applicants will be low so if you qualify, apply!

Remember: this list is just the beginning!  Check with your counselors, teachers, and other members of the community to find even more local scholarships that will give you the best chances at winning money to help pay for college.

1. Van Doren Scholarships

Application Deadline: Mar 22
Award amount: Varies

This scholarship is for legal residents of Somerset County, New Jersey. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate or trade course of study for the upcoming academic year. Preference will be given to applicants who reside in the Borough of Peapack-Gladstone, New Jersey.

 

2. Gateway Hemophilia Association Scholarship Program

Deadline: Mar 31
Average Award: $3,000

This scholarship is for post-secondary students who have been diagnosed with a bleeding disorder. Applicants must live in the association’s service area, defined as eastern Missouri and southern Illinois.

 

3. Eye-Bank Young Ambassador Scholarship in Memory of Christopher Nordquist

Deadline: May 15
Average Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for students who reside in Eye-Bank’s service areas, which include New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, and Putnam Counties of New York State. Applicants must participate in and write a short essay about an educational or public service initiative that promoted eye, organ, and tissue donation.

 

4. Salute to Education Scholarship

Deadline: May 31
Average Award: $1,000
This scholarship is for seniors who are currently attending an accredited high school in Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or Texas.

 

5. Kent S. Butler Memorial Groundwater Stewardship Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: Mar 22
Average Award: $2,500
This scholarship is for Texas high school juniors, seniors, and immediate graduates. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must reside in and attend/have attended a public, private, or accredited school in one of the seven school districts overlapping the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD) boundary: Austin, Eanes, Dripping Springs, Hays Consolidated, Del Valle, Bastrop, and Lockhart. Applicants must write a research-based essay on groundwater issues, but do not have to be planning for a career in a water-related field.

 

6. F. Lammont Belin Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Jan 15

Average Award: $12,000

This scholarship is for US citizens who live or have lived in the northeast region of Pennsylvania. To qualify, applicants must provide proof of exceptional ability in their chosen field and prove that this field is their intended life’s work. The scholarship supports the noble arts of painting, sculpture, photography, music, drama, dance, literature, and architecture

 

7. Atkinson Scholarship Program

Deadline: Feb 1

Average Award: $5,000

This scholarship is for resident of Sudbury, Massachusetts who are graduating high school and are planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or approved post-secondary vocational/professional development program.

 

8. Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Heart Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 1
Average Award: $1,000

The purpose of this scholarship is to stimulate interest in the study of heart and blood vessel diseases. This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a four-year college or university in the state of Minnesota.

 

9. Jewish Family and Children’s Services Educational Loans & Grants (Scholarships)

Deadline: Oct 30
Award Range: $500 – $6,000

These scholarships are for Jewish students who have been residents of select counties in California for at least one year prior to application

 

10. Random House, Inc., Creative Writing Competition

Deadline: Feb 6
Award Range: $500 – $10,000
This scholarship competition is for high school seniors who are attending a New York City public high school. Applicants must submit an original literary composition in one of the following formats: poetry/spoken word, fiction/drama, personal essay/memoir, or graphic novel.

 

11. Simon Scholars Program

Average Award: $4,000

The Simon Scholars Program is for economically disadvantaged students facing difficult life circumstances who want the chance to advance themselves through a college education. Only students from Certified Simon Scholar high schools are eligible.

 

12. Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest Scholarships
Deadline: Nov 27
Award Range: $500 – $2,000
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must be graduating high school seniors and participate in a duck calling contest in Stuttgart, Arkansas

 

13. Long Island Help America See Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30
Average Award: $500

This scholarship is for Long Island high school seniors (Nassau and Suffolk County, New York) who are considered legally blind or visually impaired.

 

14. Herbert D. Brent Arts Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 4
Award Range: $1,000 – $2,000
This scholarship is for high school seniors and college students who are studying the arts. Applicants must either live in Wicomico County, Maryland, or be from Wicomico County and attending school elsewhere.

 

15. World Trade Week Scholarship for College Students

Deadline: Mar 18
Average Award: $500

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors entering an accredited college or university with the goal to prepare for a profession in international trade. Applicants must submit a one-page essay discussing their future college and career goals as they relate to international trade.

 

16. Bud Wagner – Donatella and Ken Neumann Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 12
Award Range: $500 – $1,500

This scholarship is for high school seniors who are permanent residents of Charlotte County, Florida. To qualify, applicants must wish to pursue a career in music or music education. Applicants also must perform an audition.

 

17. Edgar Snyder & Associates “Words to be Heard” Scholarship Contest

Deadline: Mar 25
Award Range: $2,500 – $10,000

This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors in western Pennsylvania. To apply, applicants must submit a project (video, PowerPoint, brochure/booklet, website, essay, or another idea) that discourages underage drinking and distracted driving

 

18. Fary Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Dec 15
Average Award: $6,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors attending a state-accredited public or private high school, or home-schooled seniors who have resided for a period of no less than two years in an eligible Virginia county immediately preceding application

 

19. Ruth Mitchell Hanson Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 15
Average Award: $500

This scholarship is for high school seniors who attend school in Saginaw County, Michigan. Applicants must plan to enroll full-time in an undergraduate music degree program and/or supply proof of admittance to the Department of Music at an accredited college/university. Selection will be based on a 10-minute or less audition tape of instrumental music; academic record; community involvement; commitment to a career in music as demonstrated in the essay; recommendations; musical achievements; and honors/awards.

 

20. Gaston LeNotre Scholarship

This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a hands-on culinary education at a school located in Harris County, Texas.
Award Range: $500 – $2,000

 

21. Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence

Deadline: Dec 1
Award Range: $1,000 – $3,500

These awards are for student vocalists residing in Bartholomew County, Indiana. Two competitions will be held; one for seniors and one for underclassmen. Senior contestants must plan to major in the field of music in college or continue their music education by studying with qualified instructors or taking music classes at college.