AXA Achievement Scholarship
Deadline: until 10,000 application are submitted or December 14, 2020
For: High school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.
Scholarship amounts: $4,034
Apply online at: https://apply.scholarsapply.org/equitableexcellence/
Deadline: varies by scholarship throughout September and beyond
For: those 25 years old or younger on different topics like: Healthier Us, Disrupt Racism, Read Set Vote!,, & more. Each scholarship has different submission requirements
Award amount: varies by scholarship
For additional information & online application at: https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships
The Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship
Deadline: October 30, 2020
For: High school seniors who have worked as caddies for at least two years at a sponsoring club. Must have maintained above a B average in college prep coursework.
Additional information and online application at: https://www.wgaesf.org
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Deadline: October 31, 2020
For: The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
Scholarship amount: $20,000
Apply online at: www.coca-colascholars.org
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Deadline: January 9, 2021
For: African-American high school seniors who excel academically, who exhibit exceptional leadership potential, and participate in community service activities.
Award amount: Scholars are awarded $40,000 ($10,000 per year for academic expenses)
Eligibility information & online application at: www.ronbrown.org .
The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020 Final Deadline: April 1, 2021
For: High school seniors who are interested in teaching profession. Scholars must agree to
teach for five years in a designated low-income or low-performing Illinois school.
Award amount: up to $23,000
For additional program information & apply online at: www.goldenapple.org
Horatio Alger National, State, & Career/Technical Scholarship Programs
Deadline: October 25, 2020
For: High school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.
Award amount: Various amounts for their multiple scholarships up to $25,000
For additional information & online application at: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
Deadline: November 1, 2020
For: high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution, with a unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, demonstrates financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000), and possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community
Award amount: up to $5,000 per year, for 4 years
For additional information & online application at: https://greenhousescholars.org/our-scholars/become-a-scholar/
Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Deadline: November 30, 2020
For: high school seniors who will be enrolling full-time in an accredited two-or-four year institution for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic year. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry and demonstrate a need for financial support.
Award amount: $1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution.
For additional information & online application at: https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2020
For: Students age 13 and older who will be enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Submit an online response to the following question: "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)
Award amount: $2,000
Apply online at: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
AvaCare Medical Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2020
For: High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are pursuing a degree in the medical field. This scholarship is awarded annually to one submission that tells about an inspiring act of kindness.
Award Amount: $1,000
Apply online at: https://avacaremedical.com/scholarship
Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2020
For: High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc.
Award amount: $1,000
Apply online at: https://medicalscrubscollection.com/scholarship-program
Burger King Scholars Award
Deadline: When 50,000 applications have been submitted
For: High school seniors who have a GPA 2.5 or higher. Candidates academic record, and participation in school and community activities are considered.
Award amount: varies, with a top prize of $50,000
For additional information & online application at: www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php
Denny’s “Hungry for Education” Scholarship Awards
Deadline: Varies by cooperating organization beginning December 2, 2019
For: High school students. Awards deserving students with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny's efforts to fight childhood hunger.
Award amount: Varies by cooperating organization
For additional information & online application at: http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/
Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Deadline: November 10, 2020
For: High school students that have made a difference in their community through volunteering.
Award amount: Up to $5,000 and local, state, & national recognition awards.
For additional information & online application at: https://spirit.prudential.com/
Flavorful Futures Scholarship
For: High School seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Sparkling Ice is looking for fun and unique candidates who are not afraid to be themselves.
Award amount: $5,000
For additional information & online application at: www.flavorfulfutures.com
National Space Club Keynote Scholar Award
Deadline: December 2, 2020
For: High school students planning to major in a STEM field & must create a video and deliver a speech on the topic of space travel and/or space exploration.
Award amount: $10,000
For additional information & online application at: https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html
The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award
Deadline: January 15, 2021
For: High school students will have to submit a 1,000 word essay, describing an act of political courage by an elected US official who served during or after 1917.
Award amount: awards vary with a top prize of $10,000
For additional information & online submission forms at: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest
McDonald’s Hacer National Scholarship (scholarship opens October 5th)
Deadline: estimated February 2021
For: High school seniors with a minimum 2.8 GPA with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
Award amount: ranging from $5,000 to $100,000
For additional information & online application at: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award
Deadline: November 15, 2020
For: High school seniors who are US citizens
Award amount: up to $12,500 per year
For additional information & online application at: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm
Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2020
For: high school seniors who submit a short response to the question “I Pledge not to text and drive because…”
Award amount: $1,000
For additional information & online application at: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship
Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarships
Deadline: December 1, 2020
For: high school seniors who submits a creative entry on the topic of sharing about a community service activity or project you participated in that positively changed your community, contributed to your growth, and/or affected your plans for the future.
Award amount: varies up to $10,000
For additional information & online application at: https://www.herrmanandherrman.com/scholarship/
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