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Scholarships come in all shapes and sizes. But the best opportunities have a huge cash prize attached. These scholarships are fantastic for anybody looking for lots of money for college (so… everybody). And remember, if this list isn’t enough to satisfy your craving, you can always find a few thousand more scholarships at our website. These scholarships are organized by the size of their award, and each of them isn’t due until after our Scholarship Marathon on Saturday the 22nd. For more detailed deadline information please visit each of the links back to our database. 

The Dream.US Scholarship Program

$25,000

This scholarship is for DREAMers who are DACA eligible and have applied for or received DACA approval. To qualify, applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates who are first-time students applying to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDREAM.US’s partner colleges.

John Brandt Memorial Scholarship

$25,000

This scholarship is for graduate students pursuing dairy-related degrees at Iowa State University, South Dakota State University, the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, or the University of Wisconsin, Madision.

ISC Foundation Women’s Scholarship

$20,000

This scholarship is for women pursuing study in information security. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must pursue a course of study and/or have declared a major with an information science (IA) concentration in one of the scientific, technical, or managerial disciplines related to computer and network security.

Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship

$15,000

These fellowships are awarded to young poets in order to encourage the further writing and study of poetry. To qualify, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 31 as of April 30, 2014.

Tang Scholarship

$15,000

This scholarship is for LGBTQ Asian/Pacific Islander students in one of the following Bay Area counties in California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Napa, Sonoma, and Solano.

Cory L. Richards Scholarship Program

$15,000

This scholarship is for students who are pursuing an advanced degree (master’s or doctoral) in public policy or public health.

Usher Raymond Scholarship Program

$12,500

This scholarship is for African American high school seniors who are enrolling at a four-year Historically Black College or University. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need.

ASDSO Scholarship Program

$10,000

This scholarship is for full-time college undergraduates who are enrolled full-time in an accredited civil engineering program or a related field as determined by ASDO.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship 

$10,000

This scholarship is for children, legally adopted children, children of a spouse by a prior marriage, and dependent children of active duty US military, National Guard, or military reservists who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001.

LIN Media Minority Scholarship & Training Program 

$10,000

This scholarship is for minority students who are pursuing careers in broadcast television or digital media

Kelly Rooney Memorial Scholarship Award

$10,000

This scholarship is for graduating high school senior athletes who have a mother who passed away from any form of cancer.

Princess Grace Awards in Choreography 

$10,000

This grant program is for dancers with at least three years of choreographic experience; within these three years, a maximum of two years may include dances created for college, university, and workshop setting.

PNC Bank’s “Serving With Integrity” Scholarship 

$10,000

This scholarship is for student veterans who define “Serving with Integrity” and who were honorably discharged or are currently serving.

Toyota/United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarship

$7,500

This scholarship is for college freshmen who are attending Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, or Xavier University of Louisiana. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be majoring in accounting, architecture, biomedical engineering, business (sales interest), civil engineering, communications, computer information systems, construction engineering, economics, education, electrical engineering, engineering, English, international business, management, management information systems, manufacturing engineering, marketing, mechanical engineering, network administration, nuclear engineering, political science, psychology, public administration, and supply chain management

Gus Archie Scholarship Program 

$6,000

This scholarship is for high school seniors who intend to enroll in petroleum engineering in a recognized university program according to their country or region, leading to an undergraduate degree in petroleum engineering.

 

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