Scholarship Mega List | Class of 2021

Updated: Dec 18, 2020

Updated: December 15, 2020


There are lots of scholarships out there but finding them, scanning them for eligibility, and applying can takes literally years. Since there are many corporations like Coca Cola, Apple, and Duck Tape that are actively trying to give away hundreds of millions every year, we started with them.


Foot Locker Scholars Program

Deadline: January 3, 2021 by 5pm EST

Award: Awards $20,000 to 20 student athletes

Overview: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Whether you’re the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you’ve cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.


Starbucks College Achievement Plan

Deadline: Ongoing

Award Amount: 100% tuition coverage

Overview: Starbucks is committed to the success of their partners (employees). Every benefits-eligible U.S. partner working part- or full-time receives 100% tuition coverage for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online program. Choose from over 80 diverse undergraduate degree programs, and have our support every step of the way.


Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

Deadline: October 31, 2021

Award Amount: $20,000

Overview: 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. Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the time of application and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

BMW Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. BMW is world famous for designing and building luxury, high-performance passenger cars and motorcycles. The company is also a leader in developing and manufacturing high technology, high performance internal combustion engines.


2021 HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Deadline: July 17, 2021

Award: $2,000

Overview: Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades like the moving industry means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, HireAHelper will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.


Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Deadline: Re-opens mid-August 2021

Award: $100,000

Overview: Dr. Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals. Any college student aged 18-24 is eligible to enter the tuition giveaway.


Doodle 4 Google Scholarship

Deadline: March 13, 2021 8:00pm (PT)

Award: A $30,000 college scholarship

Overview: Calling all K-12 students – bring your creativity to life in a Doodle of the Google logo, using any medium you choose for the chance to be a Doodle 4 Google winner. The National Winner’s artwork will be featured on the Google homepage, and will win a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 tech grant for their school. Come back on January 7th to find out the theme of this year’s contest and get doodling!


Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Sports Teams and Leagues Sponsorships

Deadline: See Website

Award Amount: Awards Vary

Overview: At DICK’S Sporting Goods and the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, we believe Sports Matter because participation in sports makes people better. Sports increase confidence and motivate kids to stay in the classroom and aim for higher education. They help build character and teach life lessons that extend well beyond the playing field. That’s why we’ve made it the mission of our Foundation, Community, and Sports Matter programs to give young athletes opportunities to play.


Walmart Foundation First-Generation Scholarship

Deadline: June 8, 2021

Award Amount: Up to $6,200

Overview: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and the Walmart Foundation are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding first-generation students attending one of TMCF 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) or a Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). Sixty-one (61) scholars will be selected to receive a scholarship of up to $6,200 for the 2021-2021 academic school year.


Duct Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

Deadline: July 21, 2021 by 11:59:59 PM EDT

Opens: April 1, 2021 at 12:00:00 PM EDT

Overview: Create and wear your original & unique promwear using Duck® brand duct tape and/or Duck® brand crafting tape. Submit photos of your prom creation for a chance to win a number of awards worth $10,000.


Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

Deadline: April 10, 2021

Award Amount: $20,000

Overview: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. Applicants for the Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship must be high-school seniors of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian); must plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation and plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing). A minimum 3.3 GPA and financial need is required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.


Intel Scholarships

Deadline: January 16, 2021

Award Amount: $4,000

Overview: Nearly 400 scholarships will be awarded worldwide each year. Scholarship recipients receive a one-time award of up to $4,000 (USD) for use towards higher education. Scholarship awards will vary based on whether your child is pursuing a two-year or four-year degree. Children receiving the Scholarship can use the money for tuition, books, and fees.


Ford Empowering America Scholarship

Deadline: May 8, 2021

Award: $2,000 – $3,000

Overview: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Ford Motor Company Fund are teaming together to honor one student winner to receive $3,000, payable to the winning student’s educational institution and one student runner up to receive $2,000 for the 2021 educational fall semester.

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Award: Up to $15,000

Overview: Your voice is powerful. You have the power to influence safe driving behavior among teens. Make a video that inspires your peers to drive safely and you’ll be entered for a chance to win one of 15 great prizes! Change lives with your safe driving message.


McDonald’s® HACER® National Scholarship

Deadline: February 5, 2021

Award Amount: $100,000

Overview: $100,000 ($25,000 per year paid over four years) for five student. Applicants must be a high school senior under 21 years of age with a minimum 3.0 (4.0 scale) GPA. Must be a legal U.S. resident and must be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university with a full course of study. Must plan to enroll at an accredited post-secondary education institution during the academic year following their graduation.

Dell Scholars Program Scholarship

Deadline: January 29, 2021 (Expected to Reopen in October)

Award: A $20,000 scholarship and more

Overview: The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation created Dell Scholars to recognize and assist an underserved population—students in the academic middle from low-income households who are often among the first in their families to attend college. Since starting the program in 2004, the foundation has supported more than 4,800 scholars, including more than 2,000 college graduates. All Dell Scholars have overcome significant personal challenges in their pursuit of higher education. The financial award helps students with various education expenses; but, most importantly, the program is more than just a check:

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: The 2021 program is closed. Expected to reopen in October 2021.

Award: Up to $40,000 Total Per Recipient

Overview: The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Each year, the Program selects numerous recipients to receive a $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Awards are for undergraduate study and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room, and board. In addition, Scholars are invited to participate in a special awards program and receive ongoing leadership-development support.


Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Award: 20 one-year awards of $2,500 for high school seniors enrolling in engineering.

Overview: Shell Oil Company offers $5,000 annual scholarships through the Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship program to underrepresented students pursuing an undergraduate degree in a specific technical field of study at certain colleges. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses.

TOYOTA TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: February 26, 2021

Award Amount: $15,000

Overview: All entries will first be screened then top 10 finalists will be added to an online poll for the public to determine the People’s Choice Award. Regional winners will be the highest scoring videos (excluding the 10 finalists) from each of the four U.S. regions. See contest rules for more details. All winners will be announced before June 30, 2021.


Ford Motor Company Fund

Deadline: See Website

Award: See Website

Overview: Ford Fund invests more than $16 million annually to support educational initiatives that empower people to envision and lead change in their communities or in their own lives.


Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021 and closes Dec. 15, 2021

Award: Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000

Overview: Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.


The Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award Sweepstakes

Deadline: January 31, 2021

Award Amount: $5,000

Overview: Sign up for emails to get helpful college tips and resources, and enter for the chance to win a scholarship! Throughout the year, 12 eligible students or parents will be randomly selected to win a $5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award to help cover college expenses.


Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes

Deadline: June 30, 2021

Award Amount: $4,000

Overview: Scholarship contest for college-bound students. Simply submit this Official Entry form by the deadline posted in the Official Rules and you could win a $4000 College Scholarship!


The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2021

Award Amount: $10,000

Overview: Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Recipients of The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship will each receive a $10,000 award for the upcoming academic year.

Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: January 23, 2021

Award Amount: $25,000

Overview: No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers. Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not about how well you can make a film – we just want you to show us your passion and explain why you should be considered.


Raytheon-FIRST Robotics Scholarships

Deadline: Opens April 2021

Award Amount: 40 individual scholarships of $1,000 each

Overview: 40 individual scholarships of $1,000 each to FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) alumni pursuing undergraduate education as math, science, engineering or technology majors.

Abby’s Closet Dreams Can Come True Scholarship

Deadline: February 7, 2021

Award: $2,500 to a Female Student

Overview: Each year Abby’s Closet is proud to offer a college scholarship to one lucky recipient. The applicant that best embodies the spirit and mission of Abby’s Closet will receive the scholarship award and attend a private giveaway to select their perfect gown and accessories.


SelectBlinds.com College Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: At Select Blinds, we love and value innovation, education and most of all, passion. That’s what our scholarship program is all about. We want to see your innovative spirit and learn what you’re passionate about. It could earn you $1,000 to use toward your college expenses!


Future Educator Scholarship

Deadline: August 20, 2021

Award Amount: $1000

Overview: Scholarship opportunity for incoming or current college students majoring in education. We believe that educators have the power to spark positive development in student’s lives and their futures.


3RD ANNUAL LITNER + DEGANIAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2021 at 9 a.m. EST.

Award: $2,500

Overview: A $2,500 scholarship award to the winner of our 3rd annual scholarship contest. This year’s theme is our most exciting yet! We challenge you to create a superhero dedicated to bringing awareness to this issue and improving driver safety in the United States.


Live Bearded Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2021

Award Amount: $2,500

Overview: The Live Bearded team is all about helping students fulfill their dreams, just as we are fulfilling ours! Most students need a little financial aid, and if we can help you seek a higher education to be the next successful entrepreneur, start a small business, open a barbershop, become a civil or public servant, or whatever path you’re traveling to pursue happiness through education, we’re here to do our part in assisting!


ServiceScape Scholarship 2021

Deadline: November 29, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: A solution that could help out with books, supplies, or anything else you need to cover your educational expenses. Apply now to our 2019 Scholarship, which will be in the amount of $1,000.00 USD to be paid toward the educational certification/degree program of your choice. The chosen topic is as follows: How does writing impact today’s world? Think about it, write about it, and let us know your thoughts.


Shred Nations Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 31, 2021

Award Amount: $7,500

Overview: Shred Nations and Record Nations are Colorado based companies dedicated to promoting economic success of businesses in the shredding and secure destruction or management industries. As a member of i-SIGMA, Shred Nations and Record Nations recognizes the benefits of continuing higher education for those individuals interested in business, environmental responsibility and making future contributions to the community. We reward community service in the form of a college scholarship.


Mutual Security Community Service Scholarship

Deadline: April 24, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: Scholarships will be awarded to students who are in good academic standing, have demonstrated financial need, and have given selflessly of themselves to improve the overall state of affairs in their community. Students and/or parents must be a current member of the credit union.


Spirit of Giving Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Spirit of Giving Scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 750 words on one of the following three topics in order to be considered for this award: How have you advanced the spirit of giving in your community or abroad either through service or in giving? How has the spirit of giving affected you personally? How will your college or post-secondary education allow you to be of service to others or give to others?


Nordson BUILDS Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2021

Award Amount: $2,000-$10,000

Overview: The mission of Nordson BUILDS is to attract and develop a diverse, highly-skilled talent pool for careers in the manufacturing industry. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible to receive a Nordson BUILDS Scholarship.

The Barron Prize

Deadline: April 15, 2021

Award Amount: $10,000

Overview: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and the environment.


William H. Cooper Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: March 16, 2021

Award Amount: $5,000

Overview: William H. “Bill” Cooper, former Chairman of First State Bancshares, always remained committed to excellence, service, personal growth and integrity. This scholarship allows the First State family of companies to honor his legacy, while encouraging future leaders to follow his exceptional example.


Christianson Grant

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Award Amount: Up to $10,000

Overview: The Christianson Grant is awarded to motivated young Americans who create and carry out their own meaningful service projects abroad. Grantees also share their experiences via regular blog posts about their project and a completion report in order to further international understanding and promote cultural awareness.


Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship

Deadline: October 25, 2021 (Application Opens: August 1, 2021)

Award Amount: 106 $25,000 awards

Overview: The Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.


Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28, 2021

Award Amount: Various Awards up to $20,000

Overview: From volunteering at a local Department of Veterans Affairs medical center to assisting veterans within their local communities—and everything in between—DAV youth volunteers across the country are committed to serving our ill and injured heroes.


Ocean Awareness Contest

Deadline: June 15, 2021

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: The 2021 Ocean Awareness Contest is a call for young artists, conservationists, makers, thinkers, and activists who are concerned about the future of our blue planet. Join thousands of youth around the world in our annual program that raises awareness about the climate crisis and potential solutions, uplifts youth voices for ocean conservation, and inspires hope and action through art, creative media, and storytelling.


Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Deadline: December 5, 2021 (Application Opens: October 5, 2021)

Award Amount: $5,000

Overview: The scholarship awardees comprise a wide variety of students, ages 5 to 25, who are recognized at the national and regional level and hail from across the country. A program that recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in the U.S. Scholarship winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity.