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August

Travel Photography and Savings Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: August 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Currently accepted, or enrolled, in college. 

 

Asian American/Pacific Islander Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $750

Target Student: U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Asian American or Pacific Islander. 

 

First-Generation College Student Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. Must be a first-generation college student.  

 

The Dream Award

Typical Deadline: August 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $5,000 - $15,000 per year

Target Student:  U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).

 

Psychology Matters No-Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident. 

 

WiseGeek Disability Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 2

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior 

Amount: $500

Target Student: Students with mental or physical disabilities

 

21-22 Aliento Fellowship

Typical Deadline: August 8

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior 

Amount: Up to $3,000

Target Student: This leadership development opportunity is open to undocumented, DACA, and mixed-immigration status students.

 

Future Leaders in Tech Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 20

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $20,000

Target Student: Student from a disadvantaged background who is interested in studying computer science. Undocumented students, DACA students, and Dreamers accepted.

 

Single Parent Scholarship

Typical Deadline: August 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: To apply, you must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited college or university, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, or be a first-semester student

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September

Public Service Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Essay required

 

Cameron Impact Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 10

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: Full tuition  

Target Student: US Citizens who have unweighted GPA of a 3.7 or higher.  Candidates have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurriculars and community service.

 

The Gates Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full Scholarship (conditions apply)

Target Student: Pell-eligible minority who is in the top 10% of their graduating class. Demonstrates leadership and personal success skills.

 

Catching the Dream for American Indian Students

Typical Deadline: September 15

Application Grade: Senior or enrolled in a college or university

Amount: Up to $5,000

Target Student: Students must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe.

 

Small Business Marketing Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 18

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year undergraduate program 

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required 

 

WiseGeek Recent Immigrants Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 21

Application Grade: 

Amount: $500

Target Student: Students who have immigrated to the US on or after January 1, 2010. U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident

 

KFC REACH Educational Grant Program

Typical Deadline: September 24

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: KFC employee, minimum of 2.5 GPA. 

 

Flinn Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 27

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full Cost of Tuition 

Target Student: Demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities. Be in the top 5% of their graduating class and have at least a 1340 on the SAT or a 29 on the ACT (SAT and ACT submission not required for class of 2021). Only applicable to Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University.

 

QuestBridge National College Match

Typical Deadline: September 29

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full Four Year Cost 

Target Student: Top 5-10% of class, family income less than $65,000. Open to undocumented and DACA students.


Ethical Torch Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 30

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $500 - $1,500

Target Student: Any. Complete an essay on the importance of ethics and integrity in our community.

 

Marketing Certified Social Media Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 30

Application Grade: Ages 16 through 25

Amount: $300

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Like Facebook Page. Essay required. 

 

Return 2 College Scholarship

Typical Deadline: September 30

Application Grade: Must be at least 17 years old

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or legal resident. Three sentence essay required. 

 

Shout It Out Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: September 30

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior (at least 13 years old)

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Legal resident. Written response required. 

 

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Typical Deadline: September 30

Application Grade: Must be at least 18 years old

Amount: $10,500 - $13,000

Target Student: Must be studying painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking. 

 

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

Typical Deadline: (Quarterly) January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30

Application Grade: Senior or current college student

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Female. Committed to maintaining personal wellness

 

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October

Aviation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 1

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: $20,000 private pilot license or $5,000 flight training

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Involved in community service and extracurricular activities. Written essay.

 

Michael E. Weintraub Esq. Grant

Typical Deadline: October 1

Application GradeSenior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required.

 

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 1 (priority deadline); December 31 (regular deadline)

Application GradeSenior

Amount: Full tuition 

Target Student: Five year active duty obligation 

 

Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 3

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Open to students attending or accepted to an accredited school. 

 

Golden Door Scholars Program 

Typical Deadline: October 4

Application Grade: Senior, Recent High School Graduates, Current Undergraduate 

Amount: Funding for Four Year Degree at Partner Schools

Target Student: Strong academic record. Open to undocumented and DACA students.

 

AES Engineers Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 8

Application Grade: Senior and all post-secondary students 

Amount: $500

Target Student: Good character determined by submitted essay.

 

Olin E. Teague Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 12

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $4,000

Target Student: Must plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in an aerospace field.

 

ISN Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 14 (summer cycle)

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by ISN. Minimum 3.4 GPA. Must be 18 years or older.

 

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15 

Application Grade: Junior or Senior, or 16-19 years of age

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Must plan on enrolling in college upon graduation. Essay required. 

 

P.E.O Star Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15 

Application GradeSenior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be female. Recommended by and receives the vote of a local P.E.O. chapter.  

 

American Muscle Automotive Scholarships

Typical Deadline: October 15 (spring applicants) or June 15 (fall applicants)

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled college students

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Must plan to pursue an automotive themed major.

 

American Trucks Student Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15 (spring applicants) or June 15 (fall applicants)

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled college students (vocational or technical)

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Must plan to pursue a program in construction management or in the traditional trades (e.g. carpentry, HVAC, electrical or related fields of study) at an accredited school.

 

Colgate "Haz La U" Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Multiple awards up to $15,000

Target Student: Must be of Hispanic Heritage, minimum 3.0 GPA (unweighted) and plan to attend an accredited higher education institution. DACA eligible.

 

Simform STEM Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Must be pursuing a career in computer science, applied mathematics, or any field related to STEM.

 

Annual Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship Program 

Typical Deadline: October 15

Application Grade: Senior/undergraduate student or graduate student

Amount: Undergraduate - $1,500. Graduate - $2,500

Target Student: Must be pursuing a career in healthcare. 

 

National Young Arts Foundation Award/Program

Typical Deadline: October 16

Application Grade: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and or 15-18 years of age

Amount: Up to $10,000

Target Student: Any from many disciplines of art (Writing, Voice, Dance, Film, etc.). $35 nonrefundable application fee.

 

Heisman Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 19

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000 - $10,000 

Target Student: Student athlete in school sponsored sport. Demonstrated school/community leadership. Minimum GPA 3.0. DACA Eligible.


Pirates Pitch Competition

Typical Deadline: October 27

Application Grade: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $6,000 - $10,000 towards Seton Hall University ($1000 - $2,500 Cash Prize)

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Submit original business idea, product or service you would like to create or have already created.

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $20,000 

Target Student: Leaders that are passionate, service-oriented, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to bettering their community and planning to attend a post secondary institution.

 

VFW Voice of Democracy

Typical Deadline: October 31

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior

Amount: $30,000 for winner. $1,000 - $16,000 for other places

Target Student: Any. Audio recording answering a prompt.

 

Buggin' for Success Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate program in the U.S.

 

Scaredy Cat Scholarship Contest

Typical Deadline: October 31

Application Grade: Age 13 and older. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Any.

 

VFW Patriots Pen

Typical Deadline: October 31

Application Grade: Sixth through Eighth 

Amount: $55,000 (awards) for winner. $500 for state winners

Target Student: Any. Writing of an essay to answer a prompt. 

 

MBA Scholarships

Typical Deadline: October through June (varies depending on the scholarship)

Application Grade: Student seeking an MBA

Amount: Varies (Multiple scholarships available)

Target Student: MBA Seeking students. Multiple scholarships available.

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November

PEO Star Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Female, Any combination of leadership, academics, extracurricular activities or community service. GPA 3.0-4.0. Need recommendation from PEO member.

 

John Spach Grant

Typical Deadline: November 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required 

 

Desert Financial - 2021 Arizona Breaking Barriers Student Athlete Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $3,000

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Current Athlete and plans to attend an Arizona college or university.

 

Arash Hadipour Niktarash Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Any. Undocumented and DACA students are eligible


Digital Monk Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 1

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $500

Target Student: Essay required. Must be a citizen or a legal resident of the United States.

 

Cross & Smith Offering Annual $1,000 College Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 2

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Must intend to pursue a degree in law. Essay required.

 

Levine Law Annual College Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 2

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: Up to $1,250 (multiple scholarships available)

Target Student: Any. Essay required.

 

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

Typical Deadline: November 5

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: "Techie" student who self identifies as women, genderqueer, or non-binary.

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Typical Deadline: November 5

Application Grade: Senior or Currently in Community College

Amount: $1,000 (or more depending award recognition)

Target Student: One who has conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year. 

 

National Security Language Initiative for Youth

Typical Deadline: November 5

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior 

Amount: Full scholarship to study abroad

Target Student: Immerse yourself in Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Mandarin, Persian (Tajik), Russian, or Turkish for a summer or an academic year while living with a host family. 

 

Reel Milk Moments Video Contest 

Typical Deadline: November 7

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: Up to $8,000

Target Student: Arizona Resident planning on attending college in Arizona. Video required.

 

Arizona School Counselors Association (ASCA) High School Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 12

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $1,000 (x3)

Target Student: Arizona Resident planning on attending a postsecondary institution.

 

Youth Awards Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 14

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Must be of Hispanic heritage. Must be U.S. citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA. DACA eligible.

 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000 - $12,500/year

Target Student: Any U.S. Citizen pursuing a four-year degree. 

 

Helmer, Conley & Kasselman Annual College Scholarship

Typical Deadline: November 15

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled in college

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must intend to pursue a degree in law leading to bar eligibility and a license to practice law. 

 

Emory University Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: November 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Partial to Full merit-based scholarships 

Target Student: Attending Emory University in Atlanta, GA. 

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program 

Typical Deadline: November 18

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $55,000/year

Target Student: Exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership. Open to undocumented and DACA students.

 

$300 - $1000 Scholarship for 2021 Hosted by WoWPencils.com

Typical Deadline: November 21

Application Grade: 6th through 8th, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior.

Amount: $300 - $1,000

Target Student: Essay required 

 

Seattle University's Sullivan Leadership Award

Typical Deadline: November 30

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full tuition, room and board

Target Student: Academic excellence, service/leadership, community involvement, and global engagement. Essay required and leadership resume.

 

Maid Sailors Big Dreams

Typical Deadline: Nov 30

Application Grade: Senior, or currently enrolled college student

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Dynamic, passionate, hard-working student in high school, college, university, or trade school, create a 2-4 minute video explaining why you think education is the key to a brighter future, and how you can shape society. DACA Eligible

 

Planet Maids

Typical Deadline: Nov 30

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500 (4 yr renewable)

Target Student: The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school. No major or trade requirements. All students are welcome. DACA Eligible

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December

American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Varying dollar amounts

Target Student: Scholarships are open to students who are AQHA or AQHYA members.

 

Americanism Essay Contest 

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: 7th and 8th. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $1000 to $5000

Target Student: Essays submitted through an FRA member or the Phoenix FRA branch. Awards given for national,1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.

 

Boston University Trustee Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: BU tuition and fees for 1 yr (renewable).

Target Student: Student must apply to Boston University and write an essay.

 

Dell Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $20,000

Target Student: Any student who has attended a college readiness program, such as AVID.

 

Hermann & Hermann Innovation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Junior and Senior

Amount: $1000-$2500

Target Student: Any student writing an essay about the topic and an essay nominating a favorite teacher.

 

WiseGeek Cosmetology No-Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident currently enrolled or planning on enrolling in cosmetology school.

 

WiseGeek Nursing No-Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident who has plans to study nursing.

 

WiseGeek Community Service No-Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident who has an outstanding record of community service.

 

WiseGeek Law No-Essay Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident who has plans to study law

 

JL Cochran Memorial Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student: Any student writing an essay about the topic.  Need proof of college acceptance.

 

Remote DBA Experts to Students Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student: Any student who is interested in a data-focused or data science career. Essay is required.

 

Washington & Lee Johnson Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: tuition, room and board, +$7000 for summer experiences

Target Student: Any student with financial need.  Essay is required.

 

Working: Now and Then Undergraduate Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Currently attending or accepted to an accredited college or university

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Considering a career in employment law.  Essay is required.

 

National Alumni Scholarships (Drake University)

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full tuition to Drake University  

Target Student: Admitted to Drake University of submitted a complete Drake University application. ACT composite of 31 or SAT combined score of 1390. Rank in top five percent and/or have a minimum 3.8 GPA. 

 

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Ages 15 to 18 1/2. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior.

Amount: Full scholarship to study abroad in Germany. 

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. If interested in the program please reach out to your counselor or a career center specialist for them to recommend you. 

 

Nextiva Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Pursuing a degree in business, science, technology, engineering, arts or mathematics with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

CGTrader Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: December 2

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500-$2000

Target Student: Any student interested in writing an essay on innovative technologies.

 

Beliz Law Firm Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 3

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Any student accepted into a college or university.  Video is required.

DACA eligible.


Advanced Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 5

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student: Any student desiring a 4 year degree to use to service the community.  Video is required.

 

PixelPlex Bi-Annual Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: December 5

Application Grade: Enrolled, or accepted with plans to attend, a college or university

Amount: $2000

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Field of study must be related to STEM, economics, or business. Essay required.

 

Montana State University Presidential Scholarships

Typical Deadline: December 6

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full Tuition

Target Student: Attending Montana State University. Minimum 3.75 GPA. ACT score of at least 30 or SAT score of at least 1360.

 

National Honor Society Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $3,200 to $25,000

Target Student: Given to outstanding NHS students.

 

Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study 

Typical Deadline: December 8

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior 

Amount: Full Scholarship to study abroad 

Target Student: American high school student interested in living and studying in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, or the Balkans. 

 

Military Child of the Year Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 7

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and or ages 13 thru 18

Amount: $10,000 + Laptop

Target Students: A student from a military family with a creative solution to address a local, regional, or global challenge.

 

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 9

Application Grade: K-8th. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior, and or ages 5 to 25

Amount: $5000 + $5000 to hunger-related charity

Target Student: Any student who can provide a solution and mobilize youth to help solve the problem of eliminating hunger in the U.S.

 

Science Ambassador Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 9

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full tuition

Target Student: Any female student planning on a STEM major. Video required. DACA Eligible. 

 

SunTec Auto Glass Yearly Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 15 

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled college student

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Completion of an essay.

 

Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 15th

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Any student who enjoys playing the game, Final Fantasy.  Brief essay required.

 

Burger King Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: December 15 or the first 50,000 applications

Application Grade:  Senior

Amount: $5,000 to $50,000

Target Student: Any student who meet the criteria for the general track or is an employee of Burger King.

 

Responsible Pest Control Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  December 15

Application Grade:  Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student:  Any student willing to write an essay on scorpions.

 

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  December 15 or until 10,000 applications are accepted.

Application Grade:  Senior

Amount: $2,500, $10,000, or $25,000

Target Student: Demonstrate courage, strength and wisdom as shown by community impact through volunteer service

 

PB&J Scholarship

Typical Date: December 16

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student: We are looking for students who have experienced challenges that may have prevented them from reflecting well on paper (GPA, Test Scores, Etc…), but have the drive to succeed. 

 

FAIR Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 21

Application Grade:  Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount:  $465

Target Student:  Any student who is Asian or Pacific Islander and preparing their DACA papers. Soon to be DACA eligible.

 

Youth Ambassadors Program

Typical Deadline: December 22

Application Grade:  Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount:  

Target Student:  Program is designed for travel to the Caribbean and South America in the summer.

 

Phoenix Chapter National Alliance of African American Athletes Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: December 24

Application Grade:  7th, 8th, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount:  

Target Student: Male student athlete with some African American Heritage. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Good athlete. Past community service or willing to do some in the future. 

 

National Debt Relief Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  December 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student:  Any student pursuing a STEM major.  An essay, video, or infographic is required.

 

R3 Stem Cell Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 31

Application Grade: Senior or 18 years old

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Accepted into a college. Essay is required.

 

Boster Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: December 31 

Application Grade: Currently enrolled in college or Graduating Senior

Amount: $1,000 (Two available)

Target Student: Accepted into a research position in biology or medical-related lab. Minimum 3.4 GPA. Essay required. 

 

WiseGeek Women in STEM

Typical Deadline:  December 31

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student:  Female high school students who are planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.

 

Atlanta Innovative Medicine Annual Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  December 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,500

Target Student:  Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required

 

Arizona Injury Law Group Scholarship 

Typical Deadline:  December 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,500

Target Student:  Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required

 

Abogados de Accidentes Ahora Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  December 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $5,000

Target Student:  Minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay required

 

The Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 31

Application Grade: Senior - at least 18 years of age

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Must show proof of acceptance from a university or community college. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required.

 

Single Parent Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: To apply, you must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited college or university, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, or be a first-semester student

 

2021 Car Accident Scholarship

Typical Deadline: December 31

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay required

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January

American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest

Typical Deadline: January 1

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $2,000 (first round pick) $15,000 - 20,000 (1st, 2nd, 3rd place)

Target Student: US Resident. Oration on an aspect of the U.S. Constitution. 

 

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

Typical Deadline: (Quarterly) January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30

Application Grade: Senior or college student

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Female. Committed to maintaining personal wellness

 

Ursinus College Scholarships 

Typical Deadline: January 1

Application Grade: Senior planning to attend Ursinus College

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Scholarship applications are due with the student's college application.

 

School Spirit Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 1

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $1,000 - $3,000

Target Student: Essay required on how you demonstrate school spirit. 

 

Washington University in St. Louis/Danforth Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: January 2

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Half to full tuition 

Target Student: Submitted application to Washington University in St. Louis. Complete an essay.

 

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Typical Deadline: January 3

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $20,000

Target Student: Any student athlete with exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills.

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 6

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $40,000

Target Student: U.S. Citizen. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Demonstrates attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. 

 

Bezos Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: January7

Application Grade: Junior

Amount: All expenses paid to participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival and workshops

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or DACA status. Be a Junior at time of application. Be enrolled or have taken AP, IB, or college-level courses.

 

Baird Foundation Scholarship at The University of Arizona

Typical Deadline: January 10

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $12,500/yr up to 4 years

Target Student: Admitted to University of Arizona. U.S. citizen. Minimum GPA of 3.75.

 

ASU Leadership Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: January 11

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $10,000/annually 

Target Student: Minimum 3.25 GPA. Actively participated in school and community organizations and events. Served in leadership roles. Each High School may submit only one nomination. See your Student Adviser or Career Center Specialist for more details.

 

Mesa Student Citizens of The Year

Typical Deadline: January 11

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,500

 

Target Student: MPS student. Minimum of 150 community service hours recorded on transcript.

 

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Typical Deadline: January 14

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: Up to $10,000 

Target Student: Essay required

 

Ithaca College Park Scholar Program

Typical Deadline: January 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full Tuition 

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Apply to Ithaca College by Jan 2, 2020. Strong character and leadership.

 

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 15

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $500-$5,000

Target Student: Any senior who is planning a career in government service.

 

ISN Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 15 (fall cycle)

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by ISN. Minimum 3.4 GPA. Must be 18 years or older.

 

Safe for All: Florida Visitors Roadway Safety Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 15

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000 (paid directly to the intended college or university)

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay required

 

Coolidge Scholarship

Typical DeadlineJanuary 15

Application Grade: Junior

Amount: 4 year full tuition and expenses

 

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Distinguished academic record and interest in public policy.

 

Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 16

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $20,000

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Minority student. Architect Major. Minimum 3.0 GPA

 

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 17

Application Grade: Senior

Amount:  $2,500

Target Students:  Any student with a learning disability or ADHD who will be attending a 2 year community college.

 

 Anne Ford Scholarship

Typical Deadline:  January 17

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $10,000

Target Student: Any student with a learning disability or ADHD who will be enrolling in a 4 year Bachelor’s degree program.

 

C-Span Student Cam

Typical Deadline: January 20

Application Grade: 6th-8th & Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: Up to $5,000

Target Student: Complete a 5-6 minute documentary regarding a prompt.

 

Phoenix Chinese Week Scholarship

Typical Deadline: January 23

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $750 (3 scholarships)

Target Student: Arizona resident. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Involved in the Chinese community.

 

Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

Typical Deadline: January 24

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Applicants must be students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2021 - 2022. Additionally, applying students must have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale.  

 

United States JCI Senate Foundation

Typical Deadline: January 24

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Graduating senior must be planning to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

 

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: January 25

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $10,000 (up to 100 awards will be granted)

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Currently enrolled or have completed advanced placement computer science courses. Planning to major in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other related field of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

Norwich University - JROTC Leadership Award

Typical Deadline: January 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $4,000/year

Target Student: Apply and enrolled at Norwich University. Senior must be participating in a JROTC program and be nominated.

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February

Wood Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $5,000/year

Target Student: Minimum 3.2 GPA, enrolled in a Mesa Public Schools high school, demonstrated financial need, accepted at an Arizona college or university or Brigham Young University. Please submit your completed application to your counselor or career center specialist.

 

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Typical Deadline: February 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $28,000

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Minority student. Demonstrate a dedication to community service, show leadership potential and evidence of financial need. Minimum SAT score of 1,000 or ACT score of 21.

 

Nikhil Desai "Perspective" Scholarship  

Typical Deadline: February 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: First-generation Americans or first-generation college students will be preferred, but not required.

 

ASU Latino Partnership Scholarship-Tomas Espinoza/CPLC Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount

Target Student: Must file FAFSA by ASU priority deadline. Minimum 3.0 GPA.


McDonald's HACER National Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 3 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount

Target Student: Minimum 2.8 GPA. Legal U.S. Resident. At least one parent of Hispanic heritage. 

 

Alisa’s Angels Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 4

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $5,000

Target Student: Students who are committed to service to others. Complete and submit an essay. 

 

Arizona CPA Foundation for Education and Innovation Accounting Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 4

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Senior planning to enroll in an Arizona university or community college as a full time student in fall 2020 majoring in accounting.

 

Dorrance Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 9

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $12,000 per year

Target Student: AZ resident. First generation college student. Minimum 3.0 GPA and a SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 22. Admitted to ASU, UofA or NAU. Must successfully complete the Dorrance Summer Bridge Program in Flagstaff.

 

Elks National Foundation Legacy Award

Typical Deadline: February 7

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $4,000

Target Student: Children or grandchildren of dues-paying living Elks. 

 

Spotlight on Leadership Award

This scholarship will not be offered in 2022.

Typical Deadline: 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: 

Target Student: Future Leader. Essay required that shares experience about being a leader. 

 

2019 Autism Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 14

Application Grade: Senior

Amount $1,000

Target Student: Any student with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

Daughters of the American Revolution

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Senior or current college student

Amount: Varies

Target Student: US Citizen. 1000 word essay with career objectives. Multiple scholarships available. See website.

 

Dr. Eugene Kramer Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Senior or current college student

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: High School student that plans to attend university.  The scholarship is geared towards students who plan to attend medical school in the future.

 

Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $5000

Target Student: Any student with a 2.5 GPA or above. Video required.

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500 - $5,000

Target Student: Must be of Hispanic Heritage. Minimum 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA).  


Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Senior or current college student

Amount: 

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Resident of Maricopa County. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Pursuing 12 or more credit hours in a health care related career. Planning to attend, or currently attending, a college or university in Maricopa County.

 

Fleischer Scholars Program 

Typical Deadline: February 15

Application Grade: Junior (Graduation in 2022)

Amount: Free summer program - FREE laptop, college course credit and more

Target Student: First generation student, minimum 3.0 GPA, low income household. Involved in school and community. Teacher recommendations required. 

 

East Valley Women's League Scholarship

Typical Deadline: February 22

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $10,000 awarded over 4 years

Target Student: Female applicant from the East Valley, who exhibits service to the community, participation in extracurricular activities, demonstrates financial need and is in the “academic middle”.  

 

The National Scholarship (TheDream.us)

Typical Deadline: February 28

Application Grade: Senior or High School graduate

Amount: Up to $29,000 for a bachelor's degree (additional stipends available)

Target Student: Minimum GPA of 2.5. TheDream.US has adopted new immigration eligibility criteria. You are now eligible to apply if you came to the country before November 1, 2015.  

 

The Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: February 28

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: See website

Target Student: AZ resident. Be of African American/Black heritage or descent. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

 

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March

Arizona Community Foundation

Typical Deadline: March through May (Varies)

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: Varies (90+ Scholarships available)

Target Student: Any, including undocumented and DACA students.

 

American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $5,000 (x15)

Target Student: Daughter, Son, Granddaughter, Grandson of a veteran (conditions apply). 50 hours of community service completed in high school.

 

Beus Family Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior or incoming transfer student 

Amount: Up to $15,000 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be selected as a New American University Merit Scholar and admitted to Barrett Honors College. Enrolled in STEM or Music programs at ASU.

 

Central Arizona Tall Society Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $250 

Target Student: Height requirements of 5’ 10” for Women and 6’ 2” for men.

 

Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior or ages 18-25 (other criteria may be met)

Amount: $2,500 to $10,000 

Target Student: U.S. Citizen and resident of Arizona. Demonstrates financial need and have applied to ASU before applying for scholarship.

 

Project Yellow Light Scholarships

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: $2,000 to $8,000

Target Student: Create a video ad, a radio spot, or a design for a billboard ad to encourage safe driving.

 

Desert Club Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 2

Application Grade: Current Senior

Amount: See website for details

Target Student: In need of financial assistance. Judged on: community and school involvement and future goals.

 

Operation Thank an Officer Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Pursuing a career in law enforcement

 

Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application GradeSenior

Amount$5,000/year

Target Student: Declare an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing). Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

ASU Nina Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior; Ages 18-25

Amount:  

Target Student:  Must meet one of the following: Adults who have (a) dependent(s) in their household, adults with a physical disability, adults who have experienced foster care or been disconnected from their parents or primary caregiver and are responsible for their own financial support. Must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of Arizona.

 

ASU Pathways for the Future Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $3,000 - $6,000 

Target Student: Eligible degrees are within Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the W.P. Carey School of Business, or The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

 

Education Forward Arizona Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 4

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $3,000/semester 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA and a be involved in one of these College Access Partners

 

The Phoenix Chapter of The Links, Inc. Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 12

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Exhibits respect and demonstrates ambition.

 

GFWC-Desert Jade Woman's Club

Typical Deadline: March 12

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $650

Target Student: Chinese descent. Involved in school and community. Academic Achievement is a factor. For more information, please see your Career Center and/or Counseling department.


Horatio Alger Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Junior

Amount: $10,000 

Target Student: $55,000 or less adjusted gross family income, involved in co-curricular and community service activities and minimum GPA of 2.0

 

Spirit Writing Contest

Rochester Institute of Technology - National Technical Institute For The Deaf

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Sophomores and Juniors

Amount: $500 (4 winners)

Target Student: Deaf or Hard of Hearing 

 

Digital Arts, Film & Animation Scholarship

Rochester Institute of Technology - National Technical Institute For The Deaf

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

Amount: $250

(winner for each category - Web Design, Graphic Media, Film, 3D Animation, Interactive Media, Photo Imaging.)

Target Student:  Deaf or Hard of Hearing. 

 

Krystal Ebel Memorial Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Pursuing a career in the medical field. For Dobson students only. See Counseling Department for an application.

 

Jack Peterson Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Pursing education as a major.

 

Panfilo H. Contreras Honorary Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Junior or Senior

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Hispanic or Native American. 

 

Leoboost Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required.  

 

Optimist International Essay Contest

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Under 19 years old. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: Up to $2,500 

Target Student: Essay required

 

Almowafir Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Accepted into a U.S. Business School. Essay required.

 

Armstrong Family Foundation Scholarship - ASU

Typical Deadline: March 17

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $8,000/year

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Arizona Resident and an orphan, ward of the court, living with extended family, in foster care or an independent student without financial support. Attending ASU.

 

Charles and Christine Michaels Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 19

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500 

Target Student: Minimum 2.75 GPA. Attending ASU and an Arizona resident.

 

ASU Pioneer Heritage Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 20

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500 

Target Student: Active member of LDS Church, active with campus-based LDS Institute, while attending ASU and demonstrated school and community leadership. Scholarship awards can be deferred due to church mission service.


Red Mountain Academic Booster Club Merit Award

Typical Deadline: March 20

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Planning to attend a college or university in 2020. Essay required. Red Mountain students only.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program

Typical Deadline: March 23

Application Grade: Seventh (five-year, pre-college scholarship)

Amount: 

Target Student: High performing 7th grade students with financial need.


ASU Pioneer Heritage Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 24

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Scholarships can be deferred due to church mission service.  

 

Design A Better Future Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 28

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $10,000 (x5)

Target Student:

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (Delta Beta Omega Chapter)

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000 to $3,000

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. African American Women

 

Credit Union West 

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $1,000 (x5)

Target Student: Must be a member, or become a member, of Credit Union West

 

Kaity's Way Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Senior or first year community college student in Maricopa County 

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Majoring in a field related to social services.

 

Modern Castle Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Senior or an undergraduate college student  

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. U.S. Citizen. Create a short video answering one of the provided questions.

 

Delta Beta Omega's Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. Interested in careers in education. Essay required. 

 

Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central 

Typical Deadline: March 31

Application Grade: Varies - Multiple scholarships available

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Thinking about an automotive aftermarket career. 

 

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

Typical Deadline: (Quarterly) January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30

Application Grade: Senior or current college student

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Female. Committed to maintaining personal wellness

 

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April 

 

Driver Education Initiative Award

Typical Deadline: April 1

Application Grade: Currently enrolled in high school

Amount: $3,000

Target Student: Any. Essay required.

 

#IAM Project Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount$1,000 

Target Student: Plan on pursuing a STEM degree. Westwood students only. DACA eligible.

 

Mental Health Movement Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 1

Application Grade: 

Amount: Up to $3,300

Target Student: Impacted by mental health challenges (personal or loved ones). Essay required.

 

Ryne Starr Zahner Memorial Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 5

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Strong leadership qualities. Committed to becoming a teacher. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Mesa High School students only. See your Student Adviser or Career Center Specialist for more details.

 

Prime Mailbox Women in STEM Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 5

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $675

 

Target Student: Female students pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, or math

 

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Phoenix Lodge

Typical Deadline:  April 10

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $600 (x5)

Target Student: Chinese descent. Involved in school and community. Academic Achievement is a factor. See your Student Adviser or Career Center Specialist for more details.

 

LeRoy Neiman Centennial Art Contest 

Typical Deadline: April 14

Application Grade: Ages 12-18; Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior  

Amount: Up to $500  

Target Student: Create artwork. 

 

Mesa Service Learning Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: April 15, by 4:30 PM

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000 

Target Student: Minimum 200 hours of community service (recorded on MPS transcript). U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.


Arizona Musicfest Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount:  

Target Student: Students pursuing a music based degree.

 

ASMZINE Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Enrolled or accepted in a college or university

Amount: $350

Target Student: Must be pursuing studies in graduate and post graduate.

 

Horatio Alger Association - Career and Technical Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $2,500

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Demonstrates financial need, applicants must be Pell Grant eligible, perseverance in overcoming adversity and enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in fall 2020 

 

We the Students Essay Contest

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Eighth, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: Up to $7,500

Target Student: Any. Complete an essay answering a prompt.

 

Mattie Cowan Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Any student who plans to pursue a degree in agriculture.

 

Graybar Construction Trades Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 15

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Any student who intends to complete an associate degree, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, or certificate program leading to work in the construction trades. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required.

 

Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (Multiple Scholarships)

Typical Deadline: April 16

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: Varies

Target Student: Fall applicants to the Maricopa Community College District. Open to undocumented and DACA students.

 

ISN Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 16 (winter cycle)

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by ISN. Minimum 3.4 GPA. Must be 18 years or older.

 

Ayn Rand Essay Contest

Typical Deadline: April 18 (varies based on grade)

Application Grade: Eighth, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $50 - $2,000

Target Student: Essay on a prompt for Ayn Rand novel readers.

 

Student-View Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: April 18 (varies based on grade)

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $500 - $4,000

Target Student: Any. Complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. Random Drawing.

 

Westwood Alumni - Coach Dusty Everman Scholarship

Typical Deadline: TBD

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $8,000 ($2,000/year) 

Target Student: Participated in cross country or track. Planning to attend NAU. Westwood High School students only. Please see the Compass Center Page or contact Mrs. Mason for more information


Westwood Alumni - HonorHealth Scottsdale Physican’s Medical Scholarship

Typical Deadline: TBD

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $500 - $1,000

Target Student: Must be majoring in a medical related field. Westwood High School students only. Please see the Compass Center page or contact Mrs. Mason for more information.


Westwood Alumni - General Scholarship

Typical Deadline: TBD

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: A student who demonstrates the spirit of a true Warrior . Westwood High School students only. Please see the Compass Center page or contact Mrs. Mason for more information.

 

Sander Jennings Spread the Love Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 29

Grades: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required

 

Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 30

Grades: Senior

Amount: $2500 (for 4 students)

Target Student: Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. The student must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or trade school. No major or trade requirements. DACA Eligible

 

American Legion Auxiliary, Anna K. D. Julius Memorial Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 30 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Daughter, Son, Granddaughter, Grandson of a veteran or active duty military. Arizona Resident. Plan to attend an Arizona college, university, technical or trade school. 

 

American Legion Auxiliary, Mesa Unit 26

Typical Deadline: April 30 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $300 (x3)

Target Student: Daughter, Son, Granddaughter, Grandson of a veteran/active duty military. Arizona Resident. Plan to attend a college, university, technical or trade school. 

 

Single Parent Scholarship

Typical Deadline: April 30

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: To apply, you must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited college or university, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, or be a first-semester student.

 

College Scholarship from IVLA

Typical Deadline: April 1

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required 

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May

Mesa College Promise

Typical Deadline: May 1 (priority deadline). Students are allowed to apply after priority deadline.

Grade: Senior (other options for GED students exist) 

Amount: Up to $2,070 (AZ resident tuition and fees) for two years.

Target Student: Mesa resident. Minimum 2.0 GPA. Enrolling full-time at Mesa Community College. Demonstrates financial need (please see website for a description of financial need). DACA eligible

 

Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education Scholarship.

Typical Deadline: May 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500 

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen (per FAFSA definitions)

 

WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Students who show an entrepreneurial spirit, US citizen or permanent legal resident.

 

Class 101 Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 1

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $1000

Target Student: Any student who is making a difference in their community, showing leadership, and working on academics.  Two essays are required.

 

CodeWizardHQ Educational Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Minimum 3.5 GPA. Priority to STEM program applicants.

 

Finz Firm Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $1,000

Target Student: Video submission required

 

Parsons' Dreamers Scholarship Application 

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Full ride to Grand Canyon University (GCU) 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA. The scholarship requires that students have applied for DACA, but do not have to be a DACA recipient yet. Scholarship flyer.

 

Maison Law Students with Injuries Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Essay required 

 

MyImpact Challenge Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 1 

Application Grade: Ages 13-19

Amount: $10,000 grand prize

 

Target Student: Essay and project required to be submitted by May 1

 

The Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 5

Application Grade: Senior

Amount:  $1,000

Target Student:  3.0 GPA, on track to graduate high school and enrolled in 2 or 4 year college. DACA Eligible.

Essay required

 

Best Reviews List Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 10 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,000

Target Student:  Any student pursuing a degree.  Essay required.

 

Phoenix Pride Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 15 

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Self-identified member of the LGBTQ community with a record of involvement in the LGBTQ community or dependent of self-identified LGBTQ parent. Minimum 2.5 GPA. 

 

Law Firm Marketing Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $1000 (nonrenewable)

Target Student: Applicants must be planning on attending an accredited United States college or university in 2020. This is open to high school seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Essay required

 

College Skateboarding Educational Foundation Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 15 

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: 

Target Student: Passionate about skateboarding and have decent grades.

 

Helen Dyar King Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $2,000 - $4,000

Target Student:  Student who is dependent of active or former member of armed services or law enforcement.

 

Wish Foundation Phoenix Community Science Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 17

Application GradeSenior

Amount$400

Target Student: Student interested in pursuing a career, with an aptitude for research in science, math or engineering disciplines. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

Wish Foundation Phoenix Community Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 17

Application GradeSenior

Amount$400

Target Student: Student interested in pursuing a career in higher education in any discipline. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

Wish Foundation - CHEGU/Purushothaman Living Trust Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 17

Application GradeSenior

Amount$400

Target Student: Student interested in pursuing a career in Science or Engineering with an aptitude for research, creative and scholarly activities and has shown a commitment to community service. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

Wish Foundation - Herbert A. Hauptman Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 17

Application GradeSenior

Amount$400

Target Student: Student interested in pursuing a scientific research career. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

Wish Foundation - Sandhya and Balaji Family Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 17

Application GradeSenior

Amount$400

Target Student: Student coming from a family with an annual income at or below $45,000. Minimum 3.0 GPA. 

 

Cameron Impact Scholarship

Typical Deadline: May 21

Application Grade: Junior or Senior 

Amount: Full tuition 

Target Student: US Citizens who have unweighted GPA of a 3.7 or higher.  Candidates have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurriculars and community service.

 

We Belong In College

Typical Deadline: May 31

Application Grade: Junior, Senior

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Share your journey to college on social media using the hashtag #WeBelongInCollege. Must read rules for social media posting. DACA Eligible 

 

Yarkoweb Scholarship

Typical DeadlineMay 31

Application GradeSenior

Amount$1,000

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA

 

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June

Hope Scholarship - RMHS Only

Typical Deadline: June 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Essay required. Please see your counselor or career center specialist for more details.

 

Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates 

Typical Deadline: June 1

Application Grade: Enrolled, or accepted, to a college or university 

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Interest in fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a ASBMB member. DACA eligible. 

 

PixelPlex Bi-Annual Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 5

Application Grade: Enrolled, or accepted, with plans to attend, a college or university 

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Field of study must be related to STEM, economics, or business. Essay required.

 

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program

Typical Deadline: June 12

Application Grade: Juniors, Seniors

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Student will need to write an essay between 500 and 1000 words on the topic listed on the website.

 

Horatio Alger Association - Undergraduate Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 15

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: Up to $2,500

Target Student: U.S. citizen. $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income. Minimum 2.0 GPA.

 

Horatio Alger Association - Career and Technical Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 15

Application Grade: Under the age of 30

Amount: Up to $2,500

Target Student: U.S. citizen. Demonstrates financial need and perseverance in overcoming adversity. 

 

American Muscle Automotive Scholarships

Typical Deadline: October 15 (spring applicants) or June 15 (fall applicants)

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled college students

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Must plan to pursue an automotive themed major.

 

American Trucks Student Scholarship

Typical Deadline: October 15 (spring applicants) or June 15 (fall applicants)

Application Grade: Senior or currently enrolled college students (vocational or technical)

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Must plan to pursue a program in construction management or in the traditional trades (e.g. carpentry, HVAC, electrical or related fields of study) at an accredited school.

 

Marion B Sewer Distinguished Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 1 

Application Grade:  Senior

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and/or molecular biology and enhance the diversity of science. DACA Eligible

 

Desert Financial Community Service Scholarship

Typical Deadline: March 1, 2022

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: $2,500 to $10,000 

Target Student: Minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least 50 hours of community service

 

ACT Student Scholarship Giveaway

Typical Deadline: June 26

Application Grade: Sophomore, Junior or Senior

Amount: $5,000 Tech Package - $15,000 Scholarship

Target Student: US residents who register and complete ACT by June 25, 2020

 

Caring.com Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 30 

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $1,500

Target Student: Student caregiver. Essay and a two-minute video.

 

Impact on the Community Scholarship

Typical Deadline: June 30 

Application Grade: Senior or enrolled in a college or university 

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Any. Completed essay discussing the impact you’ve made on someone or something in your community.

 

JUJU Foundation Scholarship 

Typical Deadline: June 30 

Application Grade: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior

Amount: $5,000 (4 available) 

Target Student: Students who face financial challenges in paying for their education. 

 

The No Sweat Scholarship (Cirkled in)

Typical Deadline:  June 30

Application Grade: 8th, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Amount: $2,500

Target Student: Must be a legal U.S. resident. 

 

Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women

Typical Deadline: (Quarterly) January 1, March 31, June 30, and September 30

Application Grade: Senior or college student

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Female. Committed to maintaining personal wellness

 

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July

WiseGeek LGBT+ Awareness Scholarship

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade:  

Amount: $500

Target Student: Students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community.


Study.com Scholarship for Indigenous Students

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Student must be Indigenous American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian.


Study.com STEM Scholarship for Students of Color

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Student must be African-American, Native American, Alaska Native, or Asian American & Pacific Islander descent, as well as students of Latin/Hispanic origin.


Study.com Scholarship for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. This scholarship is open to Asian & Pacific Islander American students pursuing a 4-year degree.


Study.com Scholarship for Military Children

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should be a child of a current or former member of the United States military. This includes the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.


Study.com Scholarship for LGBTQ Students

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. This scholarship is open to LGBTQ students.


Study.com Scholarship for Future Nurses

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should be pursuing a degree in Education related to teaching K-12 students.


Study.com Scholarship for Future Teachers

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should be pursuing a degree program in a nursing related field.


Study.com Scholarship for Homeschool Students

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. This scholarship is open to students who have been homeschooled for at least two of the past 4 years prior to enrolling in college.


Study.com Scholarship for First Generation Students

Typical Deadline: July 1

Application Grade: Senior

Amount: $500

Target Student: Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should be part of the first generation of their family (i.e., parents and grandparents did not attend a college or university) to attend a four-year college program


HIRSCH & LYON ANNUAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Typical Deadline: July 10

Application Grade: Senior or enrolled in college 

Amount: $500

Target Student: Intend to pursue a degree in law. Essay Required.


ISN Scholarship

Typical Deadline: July17 (spring cycle)

Application Grade: Seniors

Amount: $2,000

Target Student: Must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by ISN. Minimum 3.4 GPA. Must be 18 years or older.

 

Western Governors University (WGU) Scholarships (many)

Typical Deadline: Varies depending on scholarship 

Application Grade: Senior 

Amount: Varies depending on scholarship

Target Student: Must be accepted to WGU

 

Banafshe Law Firm Scholarship

Typical Deadline: July 31

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Scholarship program is aimed at students who have overcome a challenge in life, performed community service, and demonstrates financial need. Essay Required.

 

Negretti & Associates Clayton Trovillion Memorial Scholarship

Typical Deadline: July 31

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: Minimum 2.5 GPA. Essay required.

 

Women in Mathematics Scholarship

Typical Deadline: July 31

Application Grade: Senior  

Amount: $1,000

Target Student: U.S. citizen who plans to study mathematics or a related field.