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Scholarship Mega List | Part 1

Updated: October 15, 2021

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, 2022 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, 2022

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, 2022

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.

HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

Deadline: July 17, 2022

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 2022

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, 2022 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, 2022

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 2021-2022 academic school year.

Duct Tape: Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

Deadline: July 21, 2022 by 11:59:59 PM EDT

Opens: April 1, 2022 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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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 2022 educational fall semester.

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Deadline: February 26, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022 (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 2020 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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022.

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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 2022

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, 2022

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. College Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2022

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, 2022

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.


Deadline: The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 31, 2022 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, 2022

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 2021 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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022

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, 2022)

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, 2022

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, 2022

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.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: The Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship is available to high school seniors. To be considered, you must submit an essay detailing your volunteer efforts to help animals in need, and how that involvement has changed your life or shaped your perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.

Spirit of Youth Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Award Amount: Awards Vary

Overview: The Spirit of Youth Scholarship Fund is an umbrella that supports three separate scholarship opportunities for participants in American Legion Auxiliary programs. One is for American Legion Auxiliary Junior members; another is for the Honorary National Junior President; and one is for participants in the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation program.

Point Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 27, 2022

Award Amount: $2,000-$4,800 in scholarship support

Overview: Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training.

Phelps County Community

Deadline: February 15, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: The Foundation manages over 65 scholarship funds and awards almost $250,000 in scholarships annually. It might seem that writing-focused scholarships are reserved only for those who have a passion for reading and writing, but anyone can take a shot at writing an essay in order to win these specially curated awards. The scholarships are for students who are eager to write while also demonstrating the essay-writing skills they learned throughout high school.

Zippia’s Teacher Dream Job Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: Tell us in 500 words or less, why you want to be a teacher. Describe your dream job to us and tell us WHY this is your dream job. Send your essay in the body of the email (no attachments) to with the subject line: “My Teacher Dream Job Scholarship Contest Entry”.

Ayn Rand “The Fountainhead” Essay Contest

Deadline: May 28, 2022

Award Amount: $10,000

Overview: Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.

Southwest Review Poetry Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Award: Up to $1,000

Overview: It is hard to describe SwR’s preference in poetry in a few words. We always suggest that potential contributors read several issues of the magazine to see for themselves what we like. But some things may be said: we accept both traditional and experimental writing; we place no arbitrary limits on length; we have no specific limitations as to theme. Please limit your submission to six poems.

Annual Writing Competition

Deadline: June 5, 2022

Award: Up to $5,000

Overview: Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition for more than 80 years. Enter our 89th Annual Writing Competition for your chance to win and have your work be seen by editors and agents! Almost 500 winners will be chosen.

AFSA High School Essay Contest

Deadline: April 6, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Overview: The AFSA High School Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be considered, in a 1000 to 1250 word essay, you must identify how members of the foreign service work with other civilian parts of the U.S. government to promote peace, national security, and economic prosperity.

Ayn Rand Institute “Anthem” Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award Amount: $2,000

Overview: ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Award Amount: $5,000

Overview: The AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship is available to high school students who will be entering an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award. To apply, you must submit a short personal biography and a 1200 to 1500-word essay describing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on yourself, your family or your community, and what you have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

University Frames Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 15th, 2022.

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: This scholarship is for 3rd-year undergrad students and above who are enrolled at any U.S. college or university and have a GPA of at least 3.0. You must write a 400 to 500 word essay and send in a photo or selfie holding an invisible diploma frame.

TalNexus Scholarship

Deadline: September 2022

Award: Up to $4,000

Overview: The TalNexus Scholarship for a Master in Fine Arts Degree offers grants of up to $4,000 for storytellers (writers and filmmakers) pursuing degrees in Masters in Fine Arts. The award recognizes applicants of demonstrated talent in their craft and a commitment to exploring themes of individuality, community and innovation – broadly imagined – in their works. Scholarship winners will be automatically accepted into Taliesin Nexus’ Writers Workshop (or the Film Lab, if more applicable). Our workshops are entirely free, including tuition and room and board. We also provide travel stipends of up to around $400 for those coming from out of state.

Nelson Cabinetry Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award: $1,500

Overview: Recipients of our business, interior design, and architecture scholarship will receive $1,500 to use towards expenses related to education including tuition, books, campus housing, and more.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award: $2,250

Overview: Now in its 19th year, this contest seeks today’s best humor poems. No fee to enter. Submit published or unpublished work. $2,250 in prizes. A creative mind can give a student the opportunity to create beauty in the world around them, whether that be through art or music or dancing. There is so much value to creativity, so it’s no surprise that scholarship accolades are not limited to academics, but can also award the creative aspects of a student’s life.

Two Ten Higher Education Footwear Design Scholarships

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $3,000

Overview: Two Ten provides scholarship opportunities to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear. Applicants are evaluated by financial need and design potential. Unlike our traditional college scholarships, the Footwear Design Scholarship is available to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear. This program was created in 2003 to assist students with a demonstrated interest and skill in pursuing a career in footwear design. Applicants are evaluated by design potential and financial need. Awards of up to $3,000 annually are renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study.

GoSkills Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award Amount: $2,000

Overview: Okay, Female high school and college students, here is your time to debut your online business ambitions. There are open-ended questions on the application, but it’s more like a friendly conversation. The questions ask you about your concerns and your role models. Besides the application, you need to provide a link to your business plan (GoSkills provides instructions for your business plan right above the area for the link). If you don’t get excited about writing an essay, try your hand at mapping a business plan.

Penguin Random House Signet Essay Contest

Deadline: April 22, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: We are proud to host our twenty-fourth annual Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest, in which five high school juniors or seniors (or home-schooled students aged 16-18) can each win a $1,000 scholarship award to be used toward their higher education plus a Signet Classics library for their school or public library! Respond to one of the essay prompts about this year’s novel, Wuthering Heights.

National YoungArts Foundation

Deadline: October 8, 2022

Award: Up to $10,000

Overview: Writing encompasses creative nonfiction, novel, play or script, poetry, short story and spoken word. The strongest submissions demonstrate a sense of inventiveness, show attention to the complexities and technical aspects of language, and have a clear, original, and distinct point of view.

ARTBA General Transportation Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Award: Up to $500

Overview: The Student Transportation Video Contest is aimed at helping students gain a better understanding of the importance of transportation infrastructure investment to the U.S. economy and quality of life, and to learn more about the industry and potential career opportunities.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

Deadline: November 30, 2022

Award: $500

Overview: The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about different legal issues. Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about how to drive courteously.

ResumeCompanion Annual Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: We do not require any sort of minimum GPA, and both domestic and international students may apply. Create a resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth. The resume SHOULD NOT be about yourself. Again, do NOT make a resume about your own experiences. Resumes should be no longer than two pages.

Allwork Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $10,000

Overview: This merit-based scholarship supports architecture students with demonstrated financial need. Students must be nominated by the dean or chair of the school of architecture in which they are currently studying in order to apply for this award.

Build U. Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award: $2,500 scholarship Each Semester

Overview: Great companies are built on a shared set of values. Over time, those values may evolve and grow, but the underlying message stays the same: create a great product that customers love.

The Cover Guy 7th Annual Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: The Cover Guy 7th Annual Scholarship is now open for entries. Please follow the instructions to enter your application for the Scholarship. The Cover Guy Scholarship is an award of finances towards your educational pursuits and also an acknowledgement of your hard work and dedication both in your community and studies.

Axon Optic’s “Migraine Story” Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: Any current, full-time student of an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age or specific major requirement. To enter, applicants must submit either 1) an essay (maximum of 300 words), 2) a video (less than 1 minute), or 3) an image (photograph, drawing, etc).

Fifth Month Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: It would take more than just one hand to count all the reasons why the number five is important – and we want to know what you think! What is it about the number five that’s so significant to you? One great reason is that May is the fifth month – which just so happens to be a great time to apply for fun scholarships. Help us bring awareness to the fifth month and the number five.

Young Lions Fiction Award

Deadline: June 11, 2022

Award Amount: $10,000

Overview: Each year, the Young Lions Fiction Award champions emerging writers and recognizes innovation and excellence in contemporary fiction. Celebrate the next generation of fiction writers by toasting our five finalists and enjoying an evening of literary revelry.

Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 14, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $180,000

Overview: Since its inception, the IRA Educational Foundation has awarded almost $2.8 million to deserving students pursuing Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management in college. To qualify for a scholarship, you must be a permanent resident of the State of Illinois (under the age of 30); be accepted and plan to enroll in an accredited culinary school, college, or university; be enrolled as a full-time or substantial part-time student, taking a minimum of 9 credit hours each term and major in a culinary, restaurant management, or food service related program.

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest

Deadline: Check Website for 2022 Deadline

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: High School seniors may compete for college scholarships totaling $4,250 at the Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest. During its 43-year history, the renowned contest has awarded more than $73,000 in scholarships to young duck callers attending 32 different colleges and universities in 13 different states.

Collegiate Inventors Competition

Deadline: Next entry period will begin in the early-spring of 2022

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: The Collegiate Inventors Competition® (CIC) is your opportunity to bring national attention to your work, gain valuable feedback from our National Inventors Hall of Fame® Inductees and compete for cash prizes. This unique invention competition drives innovation and entrepreneurship at the collegiate level. Their judges, including National Inventors Hall of Fame® Inductees, provide invaluable feedback and guidance as we reward the country’s most innovative university students.

13th Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: Contest submissions accepted from: May 31, 2021 – March 2, 2022.

Award: $10,000

Overview: Would you like your artwork featured by the leading publisher of premium quality cards in the United States? Here’s your chance! We formally invite you to enter our 12th Annual Create-A-Greeting Card $10,000 contest. Design a greeting card for the opportunity to win yourself a $10,000 scholarship and $1,000 for your school. Plus, your winning entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by The Gallery Collection.

Achieve Today Scholarship Fund

Deadline: August 31, 2021 and December 31, 2021

Award Amount: $2,000

Overview: Submit a video or audio of three to five minutes OR submit an essay of no fewer than 800 words on personal development or high performance. Competitive candidates will explain one of the following personal development principles and discuss how living that principle made a positive impact in their life or helped to overcome a life challenge.

Arts For Life Scholarship

Deadline: February 3, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: Arts for Life! annually awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art. Launched by former First Lady Columba Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 450 gifted high school seniors.

AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award: Up to $5,000

Overview: AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships benefit underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students who are studying photography, illustration, and design disciplines in colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships are awarded annually to encourage social and environmental responsibility and cultural awareness in the next generation of artists and designers.

Autumn House Poetry Contest

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Award Amount: $2,500

Overview: For the 2022 contest, the Autumn House staff serves as the preliminary readers, and the final judge is Ilya Kaminsky. The winner receives publication of a full-length manuscript and $2,500. The submission period opens January 1, 2022, and closes June 30, 2022 (Eastern Time).

NSS Dexter Jones Award

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: The NSS Dexter Jones Award Residency at Chesterwood will be given to an emerging sculptor working in bas-relief. The award is funded by an endowment in memory of Dexter Jones, past Fellow of National Sculpture Society.

Art Renewal Center Scholarship Competition

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: At our ARC Approved™ atelier schools, we know these methods are still taught by some of the greatest artists alive today and the students who are the recipients of these scholarships will receive the training necessary to create great works of art and carry the knowledge to the next generation. The ARC Awards $30,000 a year to students attending ARC Approved Schools™ to aid with their continued education.

Stop-Painting Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2021 and November 15, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: Stop-Painting is proud to offer a bi-annual scholarship program to provide financial support to a current graduate or executive education student who can articulate how a visually organized workplace can make a company more productive. We are especially excited to get applications from students studying industrial organization psychology, supply chain management, lean organization, business organization, operations management or related fields.

Laura Greenstone Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: This award honors the memory of art therapist Laura Greenstone in her request for the establishment of a scholarship to support masters-level African-American and Afro-Caribbean art therapy students. Through the establishment of this scholarship, Laura hoped to address the legacy of racial violence in the United States by furthering a diversified art therapy profession and serving very diverse communities in inclusive ways.

Gordon Hay Scholarship

Deadline: April 3, 2022

Award: $5,000

Overview: The Gordon Hay Scholarship Fund is a merit-based scholarship established in memory of Gordon Hay, an organizational development professional, who was passionate about transformational change through authentic engagement of people’s hearts and minds in the strategic work of business. He believed passion and fire from within fueled exceptional results.

Road to Safety Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award: Up to $1,000

Overview: The Road to Safety Scholarship Contest provides high school seniors with the opportunity to submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk driving or distracted driving for the chance to win college scholarship money. The ultimate goal of the contest is to help spread the message to drive with safety in mind all the time!

The Artist’s Magazine Annual Art competition

Deadline: May 1, 2022 (Early Bird Deadline: April 2, 2022)

Award Amount: $24,000

Overview: Artists Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of Artists Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in Artists Magazine.

CMP Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 20, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Civilian Marksmanship Program is proud to provide this scholarship program for deserving high school seniors who excel in marksmanship! Known in the past as, simply, the CMP Scholarship Program, it was renamed in 2021 to the Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship.

Elizabeth Horvath Swimming Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: This fund was established by Stephanie Hunsberger to commemorate the influence that her grandmother, Elizabeth Horvath had on Stephanie’s achievements and focus toward goals. Elizabeth encouraged Stephanie to remember that in difficult times we must fill our hearts with understanding and compassion, always focusing on the improvement of ourselves. Elizabeth inspired Stephanie to remember that when it seems like we are alone in our lane, there is always something greater along for the swim that is able to lift our arms and move our legs to the wall.

ASID Scholarships & Grants

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: At ASID, we know education matters. That’s why the ASID Foundation, in partnership with our ASID Industry Partners, provides a number of annual scholarships and grant opportunities available to expand research and knowledge around the impact of interior design on behavior, health, and well-being.

FFTA Scholarship

Deadline: March 20, 2022

Award amount: $3,000

Overview: For more than three decades, Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) has provided financial aid to students interested in the fields of flexography and/or graphic communications through the FFTA Scholarship, enabling them to fulfill their college goals and earn money toward their schooling expenses.

Footwear Warriors Higher Education Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award amount: $4,000 – $5,000

Overview: Two Ten Footwear Foundation has established scholarship programs to assist Footwear employees and dependent children of Footwear employees and/or applicants that demonstrate an interest and commitment to a career in footwear design who plan to continue their education in college, vocational-technical or nursing school programs.

2019 Youth Workplace Safety Video Contest

Deadline: March 6, 2022

Award Amount: $4,500

Overview: This is an amazing opportunity to showcase your knowledge and creativity!

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000 – $5,000

Overview: Scholarship awards vary in amount from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, in most cases, for up to four years. In addition, all current recipients are given an honorary membership in the Printing Industries of America for the duration of their studies. Thus, they receive the same benefits that other Educational Members receive, such as discounts on Printing Industries of America products. PGSF students may post their résumés on for those who are seeking internships, part-time, or full-time employment. The Scholarship Selection Committee of PGSF will determine the amount of each scholarship. The amount of the scholarship is not made public. The award will be paid in a lump sum directly to the college financial aid office, in the student’s name. The college will be authorized to draw upon the grant for payment of tuition and other fees.

WJA Student Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000 – $7,000

Overview: The WJA Foundation provides scholarships to female-identifying students enrolled in jewelry or metalsmithing programs at an accredited college, university, or training school between August 1, 2021 and July 31, 2022. Recipients are selected by a jury in early June and are awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000.

Team Type 1 Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: Team Type 1 is funding scholarships in order to recognize young, talented athletes with type 1 diabetes who demonstrate an ability to balance both academic and sporting commitments, promote good health with successful management of their diabetes through exercise, and support families already burdened with additional expenses associated with diabetes care.

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award Amount: $500

Overview: We are so excited to continue our Pretty Presets for Lightroom $500 annual scholarship. This ongoing scholarship provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education and achieve their goals!

John L. Dales & George Heller Memorial Scholarships

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $3,500

Overview: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation John L. Dales Scholarship Fund was created in 1973 in honor of the legacy Screen Actors Guild (SAG) longtime Executive Secretary. Since its creation, the John L. Dales Scholarship has awarded more than $7.5 million in scholarships to over 2,000 SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents.

The Howard Chapnick Grant

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award Amount: $10,000

Overview: In 1996 the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund established the Howard Chapnick Grant, to encourage and support leadership in fields ancillary to photojournalism, such as editing, research, education and management. The Grant was established to honor the memory of Howard Chapnick, and to acknowledge the value of his enormous contribution to photography.

The UncommonGoods Spring 2022 Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2022 (Opens September 1, 2022)

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: We know it isn’t always easy when you’re just starting out in a creative field of study. So, we’re offering a scholarship to help hardworking student-artists out, because hey—you might be gracing our assortment with your work someday!

Embracing Our Differences Contest

Deadline: October 7, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $3,000

Overview: Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences international juried competition.

BEF Scholarship of the Arts

Deadline: May 15, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Overview: Calling all CF artists! BEF’s Scholarship of the Arts is an annual award promoting communication through creativity. Artwork in the form of video, painting, sketching and sculpturing is considered.

Annual Student Scholarship Awards

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Overview: Applicants must be members of AATA at the time of application, as well as at the time of receipt of the scholarship should they be awarded.

New Professional Scholarship Award

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: The American Art Therapy Association and its generous donors provide an opportunity for AATA’s New Professional members, who are also new attendees to conference, to attend our National Annual Conference. AATA aims to encourage the growth of the profession by helping our newest professionals access information and resources for networking and to support the work that they do.

Pearlie Roberson Annual Scholarship Award

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: Pearlie Roberson was an African American artist and art therapy client. This scholarship award was created in 2000. The award honors Ms. Roberson’s request to “remember me” and supports efforts to “explore, express, connect…” to enhance the multicultural aspects of the therapeutic experience.

Dr. Ellen G. Horovitz Spiritual Art Therapy Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Dr. Ellen G. Horovitz Spiritual Art Therapy Scholarship is available to a student or practitioner who demonstrates financial need and has a particular interest in the application of Spiritual Art Therapy and mind/body practices. This award is intended to underwrite projects and/or research envisioned to develop this specialization.

Celebrate The West High School Art Competition

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award: $1,200

Overview: Open to high school students in the 19 Western states and three U.S.-flag islands served by the nonpartisan policy association. Entrants from WGA member states will create original two-dimensional artwork inspired by their state or informed by living in the West. Students may draw ideas from a variety of sources, including state history, landmarks, natural resources, National Parks and Monuments, people, communities, and culture. “Original artwork” is defined as artwork which is unique in concept, design, and execution, and is created directly and personally by the Student.

Doodle for Google

Deadline: March 13, 2022

Award: $30,000

Overview: This year’s theme invites you to tell us how you show kindness. Is it by helping around your home? Volunteering in your community’s green space? Maybe it’s comforting someone who’s down, or picking up trash in the park. However you define it, let us know how you bring a little bit more kindness into the world. Take your ideas and bring them to life in your doodle!

Science without Borders® Challenge

Deadline: April 20, 2022

Award: $500

Overview: For this year’s contest, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is asking students to use their artistic talents to create a piece of art that illustrates one or more of the different actions that can be taken to preserve coral reefs.

Harpo Foundation Grants for Visual Artists

Deadline: April 17, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: The Harpo Foundation was established in 2006 to support emerging visual artists. The foundation seeks to stimulate creative inquiry and to encourage new modes of thinking about art. We view the definitions of art and artist to be open-ended and expansive.

The 3×3 International Illustration Show

Deadline: March 27, 2022

Award: Up to $1,500

Overview: 3×3 is the first publication devoted entirely to the art of contemporary illustration. Published in the United States and distributed worldwide, our sole interest is in sharing what’s shaping international illustration.

Future Generation Art Prize

Deadline: May 2022

Award: Up to $100,000

Overview: The biannual Future Generation Art Prize is the only prize for the young generation of artists with a global dimension and guided by an open, free, and democratic application process (online). Supported by an eminent board, distinguished jury, and outstanding selection committee, the Prize brings together the best of the art world to champion a new generation of artists. Together with its award of $100,000 and commitment to commission new works, the Prize sustainably supports artists around the globe.

Promotional Poster Design Competition

Deadline: April 10, 2022

Award: $500

Overview: Each year PGSF awards 200+ college level scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $5,000 and we turn to our student community to help us promote these scholarship programs. We are asking students to design a poster promoting our scholarship programs. The winning posters will be displayed in schools across the United States in the 2021-2022 school year. The winning entrant will receive a $500 check, an award certificate, and will be honored in a national news release, on the PGSF website, and on social media platforms.

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