Scholarship Mega List | Part 2

Updated: Oct 15, 2021

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.


T-shirt Design Competition

Deadline: April 10, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is proud to announce our first-ever Promotional T-shirt Design Competition. The t-shirt will be used to promote the careers possible in graphics, availability of scholarships through PGSF, and/or how graphic communications fit into today’s world. The winning design will be placed into production during the Printing United show in Atlanta this coming October.


IFDA Student Member Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $2,000

Overview: The IFDA Student Member Scholarship is available through the IFDA Educational Foundation to a full-time, current student member of IFDA who has completed a minimum of four design courses in a post secondary interior design or related program. The IFDA student identification number must be included on the application form.


Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $3,000

Overview: The Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship was established by the Carolinas Chapter to honor Ruth Clark, one of the chapter’s founding members. The scholarship is open to currently enrolled post-secondary students whose emphasis is on residential furniture design.


Tricia LeVangie Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $1,500

Overview: The scholarship is for an undergraduate student focusing on the evolving green/sustainable field of study. Sustainable design is the development of innovative ways to create living spaces that are energy efficient and feature green/sustainable materials, fabrications and products. The student applying for this scholarship is planning to become an educated participant in the green movement. Paying equal attention to both sustainability factors and design aesthetics, the student should be demonstrating creative use of green products and eco-friendly furnishings in class projects. The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled for the fall semester following the March 31st application deadline, in order to receive this scholarship.


Two Ten Higher Education Footwear Design Scholarships

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award: 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.


Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: Available to high school seniors (graduating before June 30, 2021) and college freshmen and sophomore students in the U.S. and Canada. Students must be enrolled or accepted and seeking a degree at a U.S. or Canadian university, college or art school as a declared major in a visual arts program such as painting, drawing, sketching (excluding graphic design, fashion design, interior design, film, music or the performing arts).


Barbara Beckmann Textile Design Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $3,000

Overview: The Barbara Beckmann Textile Design Scholarship was established by the Northern Californian Chapter in memory of Barbara Beckmann, a longtime California Chapter member and mentor to new members and students. She was the recipient of 2008 IFDA Trailblazer Award for outstanding achievement in the design industry. The scholarship is open to currently enrolled post-secondary students whose emphasis is on textile design.


Hazing Prevention Organization Poster Contest

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award: Up to $250

Overview: HazingPrevention.Org™ is a national organization dedicated to empowering people to prevent hazing, by providing education and resources, advocating on hazing prevention, and building partnerships with others. This is a poster contest to promote our message.


Irene Winifred Eno Grant

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Award: $5,000

Overview: The Irene Winifred Eno Grant provides financial assistance to individuals or groups developing an educational program(s) or project that is dedicated to health, safety, and welfare. This grant will be evaluated on the strength of the project proposal, budget, promotion plan, and expected outcome. The grant is open to students, educators, interior design practitioners, institutions, and an interior design related group.


Future Designer Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2022

Award Amount: $2,500

Overview: At CardsDirect our job is to capture a moment that resonates with our customers and present it through our greeting cards. We want your help designing our next top-selling holiday card – and are proud to offer our scholarship program. The winner of our Future Designer Scholarship will receive a $2,500 scholarship to a secondary institution of their choice and will have their designs featured as products on our site. Applicants must be at least 17 years old and already accepted or enrolled in this educational organization.

DEED Technical Design Project

Deadline: October 15, 2022

Award Amount: $5,000

Overview: Technical Design Projects support students working on a technical project of interest to electric utilities, especially engineering students working on their senior design or a capstone project. Review the technical design project requirements and checklist.


IDSA Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship

Deadline: May 20, 2022

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: IDSA’s Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship originally was established with a $25,000 contribution by the late Francesco Gianninoto, FIDSA, a US package designer who was a founder of the Package Design Council, and president of Gianninoto Associates from 1932 to 1983. One of his most famous designs was the “Elsie Daisy,” the Borden Cow. Gianninoto was an honorary professor at Western Connecticut State University, where he taught communication through design.


IDSA Design Foundation Industrial Design Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: May 20, 2022

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: IDSA, through the Design Foundation—a public charity supporting design education—grants an undergraduate scholarship that recognizes excellence in design education. The recipient earns $1,500 USD to be used for undergraduate course tuition fees in the completion of an industrial design degree. Awards are based solely on the excellence of the work students have submitted.

Graham Foundation Grants to Individuals

Deadline: September 15, 2022

Award Amount: Up to $20,000

Overview: These grants assist individuals with the production-related expenses that are necessary to take a project from conceptualization to realization and public presentation. These projects include, but are not limited to, publications, exhibitions, installations, films, and new media projects.


Graphic Design Degree Hub Creativity Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2022

Award Amount: $1,500

Overview: Whether you’re active duty, retired, or a dependent, there are so many scholarships opportunities that can help you accomplish your career goals. To show our gratitude to soldiers and public servants, we have dedicated a list of scholarships just for them. This list offers scholarships for government employees and all branches of the military to make their scholarship search easier. Thank you for your service!


CGX Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28, 2022

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: Recognizing the value of education and the benefits it brings to the Coast Guard Family, the Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship Program was established to provide additional financial resources to dependent children of Coast Guard personnel embarking on undergraduate college/university studies. Annually a $2,000 scholarship is awarded to the outstanding applicants on a one-time basis.

Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association Scholarship

Deadline: February 2, 2022

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: The Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association Scholarship has been established to recognize relatives of Army Service Women.


Wings Over America Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2022

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: Our mission is to provide college scholarships to dependent children and spouses of all US Navy personnel – officer and enlisted – active duty, retired, honorably discharged or deceased who served within Naval Air Forces. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic merit, community service, extra-curricular activities and character.


Marine Corps CTE Scholarship

Deadline: Applications processed on a monthly basis

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: We’re committed to supporting Marine children in pursuit of their educational goals and there’s no more versatile educational path than through Career and Technical Education (CTE). This scholarship is for students planning to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school listed on College Navigator.


ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Applications are accepted annually from December 15 – March 15

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: Honors the lives of our nation’s police officers, firefighters, and other local and state government employees who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The fund provides financial assistance to the surviving spouses and children of employees who have died in the line of duty and are planning to attend an accredited two-year community college, four-year accredited university, or vocational school full-time. Each year, scholarships are awarded to selected students. Since its inception, the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $900,000 in scholarships to hundreds of recipients.


Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Deadline: See Website

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: The mission of the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund is two-fold. First, it helps offset the high cost of a college education for the sons and daughters of American heroes. Second, it is a reminder to the recipient that their parents’ sacrifice will never be forgotten by a grateful nation.


Children of Fallen Patriots Scholarship

Deadline: See Website

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: The vision of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is to ensure that every child of a fallen patriot receives all necessary college funding. We are dedicated to serving the families of servicemembers from all branches of the armed forces who have died as a result of combat casualties, military training accidents, service-related illnesses, suicide, as well as other duty-related deaths as ruled by the Department of Veterans Affairs.


Fallen Heroes Scholarship

Deadline: February 7, 2022

Awards: Multiple

Overview: A college education is the key to the American Dream, opening the door to a world of opportunities. This is why the Coast Guard Foundation’s education support is one of the most meaningful ways we show Coast Guard families we value their service, and there is no program which highlights this more than the Fallen Heroes Scholarship.


Keller Scholarship

Deadline: See Website

Award Amount: Varies

Overview: The CWO John A. Keller, Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association Scholarship Grant (hereinafter “Grant”) is established to financially assist dependent children of members in good standing or who were members in good standing of the CWOA, United States Coast Guard at the time of their death. The assistance shall be a monetary grant for an accredited institution of higher learning.


Colona Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2022

Award: $4,000

Overview: The CWOA LT Art and Eleanor Colona Scholarship Grant was established by the Colona Family to financially assist dependent children of enlisted members of the United States Coast Guard (active, retired, or reserve). Each year, one or more Colona scholarship recipient(s) will be awarded a 4000 dollar scholarship dispersing 1000 dollars a year over four years of undergraduate studies.


Scholarships for Military Children Program

Deadline: Applications close February 24, 2022

Award: A total of 500 scholarship grants, each $2,000

Overview: Commissaries are an integral part of the quality of life offered to service members and their families. The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. It is the intent of the program that a scholarship funded through contributions be awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.

USABA Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 31, 2022

Award: $500

Overview: USABA is pleased to announce the 2021 USABA Scholarship Program, including the I C You Foundation Valor Achievement Award and the Arthur E. and Helen Copeland Scholarships. Both the Valor Achievement Award and the Copeland Scholarships will be awarded to one male and one female athlete, each in the amount of $500. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2021.


Professional Tennis Management Scholarship

Deadline: March 9, 2022

Award Amount: Two $10,000 awards

Overview: The USTA Foundation offers a scholarship targeting those High School seniors who exhibit a passion for tennis and plan on seeking a Professional Tennis Management degree at one of the schools offering this program.


Women’s Western Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award Amount: $2,000

Overview: The Women’s Western Golf Foundation was established in 1971 by the Women’s Western Golf Association and is committed to increasing participation of women in golf and dedicated to providing Women’s Western Scholarships to worthy and deserving undergraduate women. Since its inception, the Women’s Western Golf Foundation has awarded over $4.2 million in scholarships to more than 665 young women across the country.


The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarships and The Walter J. Travis-Rudy Zocchi Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship is an annual award given since 2009 to honor the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of Walter J. Travis in the game of golf. In his pioneering career, Travis was a champion amateur golfer, esteemed golf course architect, innovative turf grass expert, and prolific golf journalist. He was the founder and editor of one of the most influential golf magazines of his time, The American Golfer. We encourage applicants to explore this site to learn more about Walter J. Travis, in whose honor this scholarship program was established.


USA Gymnastics Men’s Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 15, 2022 and June 15, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: On September 28, 1999, the Men’s Junior Olympic Program Committee (JOPC) took a bold step for the future of men’s gymnastics by adopting a Men’s Scholarship Program at the Junior Level. The scholarship program mandates that a one-dollar donation be collected for every athlete participating in a men’s USA Gymnastics sanctioned event where a fee is charged. This one-dollar per athlete fee will be donated to the National Gymnastics Foundation Men’s Scholastic Scholarship Program.


Fitness and Education Scholarship

Deadline: June 1, 2022

Award: $2,000

Overview: This scholarship is intended to help relieve some of the financial burden for students in the fitness field (Exercise Science, Physical Education, Health, and other similar majors) to attend a four year university.


The Dizzy Dean Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Award: Varies

Overview: This scholarship shall be awarded by the National Board of Directors, under such rules and conditions as it may determine, provided however, that only those players who participate in the program of the corporation who are in need of financial help shall be eligible. The deadline to submit an application for scholarship is June 15th of the current year. No applications accepted after June 15th. Applications must be submitted for renewal.


Billy Welu Scholarship

Deadline: June 21, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Professional Bowlers Association Billy Welu Scholarship is awarded annually, recognizing exemplary qualities in male or female college students who compete in the sport of bowling. The scholarship winner receives $1,000. To be eligible candidates must be amateur bowlers who are currently in college (preceding the application date) and maintain at least a 2.5/4.0 GPA or equivalent.


Race Entry Student Scholarship

Deadline: August 15, 2022

Award: $500

Overview: Race Entry is an online race registration company that supports students of all disciplines who pursue self-improvement and enhanced health through race preparation and participation. Annually Race Entry is offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of our annual “Race to Inspire” essay contest. Many people have different reasons for running in a race. We want to hear & share your inspiring story.


ACE Grants

Deadline: December 9, 2021

Award Amount: Awards Vary

Overview: The Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant provides financial assistance to young men and women who aspire to earn a college golf scholarship through competitive junior golf.


The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation: Advancement of Women in Sports Scholarship

Deadline: June 14, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation Scholarship for the Advancement of Women in Sports & Entertainment is intended for eligible college undergraduate and graduate school women who desire to work and contribute their efforts within the field. Due to the underrepresentation of this demographic in the industry, this scholarship fund has been established in order to aid women in furthering their education, encourage their valued participation in the profession, and benefit the profession as a whole.


Dexter All-American Team

Deadline: December 2, 2021

Award: $1,000

Overview: Five male and five female High School members are selected annually for the Dexter High School All-American Team. Each student-athlete selected to the team receives a $1,000 scholarship. Additionally, one of the ten athletes selected will receive the Bud Clapsaddle Award, being named the team captain. The recipient of the Bud Clappsaddle Team Captain Award will receive an additional $500. No matter one’s disability or illness, a student may be able to receive aid that is reserved for people with their unique set of circumstances.

Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities

Deadline: Reopens in October 2021.

Award: If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award for full-time study or a $1,250 award for half-time study.

Overview: In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $1 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to implement a special scholarship program to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in the career path of their choice.. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin. Only the first 700 applications submitted will be considered for scholarship evaluation.


Autism Scholarship Contest

Deadline: February 5, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000

Overview: The Kelly Law Team (KLT) is delighted to announce that for the fourth year since 2016, it is offering an educational scholarship. This year, as in 2015 and 2017, the scholarship will be open to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to continue their education. The award will be applied to offset tuition at the educational institution chosen by the applicant.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award Amount: $3,000-$12,000

Overview: The National Federation of the Blind’s annual scholarship program is the largest of its kind in the nation. Every year, we award more than $120,000 to blind scholars across the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, community service, and leadership.


Mental Note: Take Time For Yourself

Deadline: March 30, 2022

Award: $2,500

Overview: Research shows that men are less likely than women to have conversations about their mental health. With the cards you give the guys in your life, they’ll set aside time to do a quick mental health check-in and be connected to clutch mental health resources for especially tough times. You’ll also enter to win a $2,500 scholarship from DoSomething.org.

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Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship

Deadline: January 30, 2022 3:00 pm CT

Award: $5,000

Overview: The Foundation has given more than $320 million since its inception in 1992 and is designed to create lasting impact in the communities where the company’s employees and financial representatives live and work. We accomplish this by combining financial support, volunteerism, thought leadership and convening community partners to deliver the best outcomes. Our efforts are focused nationally on curing childhood cancer, and locally on education, neighborhoods and making our hometown of Milwaukee a great destination. Up to $350,000 in scholarships awarded to 35 college students nationwide.


Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Sibling Scholarship

Deadline: January 30, 2022 3:00 pm CT

Award: $5,000

Overview: Since 2012, Northwestern Mutual’s Childhood Cancer Program has been committed to funding research and providing help for families during treatment, as well as supporting survivors and their families as they continue to live their lives beyond cancer.

ACPA Scholarships

Deadline: Applications are due February 1, 2022

Award: Multiple up to $4,000

Overview: ACPA Family Services awards college scholarships annually to outstanding students born with cleft or craniofacial conditions. The online application period opens each fall.


OAR Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET

Award: $3,000

Overview: In 2008, OAR introduced the Schwallie Family Scholarship to support the post-secondary, undergraduate education of qualified individuals with an autism spectrum diagnosis. It benefits students attending any of the types of institutions that fall under the Schwallie Family Scholarship Program criteria, as well as any of the growing number of certificate and life skills/transition programs in the country. Board member and Scholarship Committee chairwoman, Lisa Hussman, championed the initiative, which is supported through a generous gift from the Lisa Higgins Hussman Foundation. As of December 1, 2017, we have awarded a total of $815,500 to 268 students from across the country. Their scholarship program provides $3,000 scholarships to students across the autism spectrum.

Eric Dalius Giving Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: The Eric Dalius Giving is aimed at supporting talented and motivated scholars so that they could obtain skills and sound knowledge required for sustainable development and success as an entrepreneur. Eric J. Dalius foundation would be choosing the most deserving candidate every semester and he would be awarded a prize-money of $1,000 so that he could use that money towards payment of his course fees or meeting some other educational expenses.


Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship

Deadline: October 15

Award: Undergraduate awards are $1,250 each and graduate awards are $1,750 each.

Overview: The Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, developed by the past presidents of SHAPE America to honor deserving students, is awarded to three undergraduate students and two graduate students in January of each year. All scholarships are presented at the SHAPE America National Convention & Expo held in the spring.


CC Bank’s Young Scholars Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2022

Award: $2,000

Overview: Each year CC Bank’s Young Scholars Scholarship offers up to five $2,000 scholarships to students attending universities, colleges, and other academic institutions across the U.S.


JKCF College Scholarship Program

Deadline: Opens August 1, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities.


Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: October 15

Award: $1,000

Overview: The award is a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to an undergraduate health education major student. Recipients may spend the award in any manner they desire. Recipients will also receive a one-year complimentary student membership in SHAPE America.


(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships

Deadline: February 19, 2022

Award Amount: $1,000 to $6,000

Overview: Scholarships to inspire women to join the ever-growing field of Information Security. You may also wish to apply for the (ISC)² Graduate Cybersecurity Scholarship, or (ISC)² Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship, which are open to both women and men.


Thurgood Marshall College Fund Scholarships

Deadline: See Website

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). Publicly-supportedHBCUs enroll over 80% of all students attending HBCUs.

The USRA Scholarship Awards

Deadline: Applications re-open Spring 2022

Award: $5,000

Overview: USRA presents up to four scholarship awards all worth $4,000 to undergraduate students each fall. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students attending a four-year accredited college or university that offers courses leading to a degree in science or engineering. Applicants must be within two (2) years of earning a B.S. or a B.A. in a field of science and engineering, including life science and science education by the time the award is received. Scholarship awards are made in the fall, with applications accepted during the summer.


2018 General Marketing Education Scholarship – Marketing Education

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Award: $1,000

Overview:Sachs Marketing Group is a search engine optimization (SEO) and social media company based in Southern California who use innovative strategies to go beyond the scope of “regular” SEO. Sachs Marketing Group is also dedicated to helping to support general marketing education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship to a student currently enrolled in any accredited college.


Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Opens September 1, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: We seek students who place a premium on higher education. If you have always known deep inside that given the chance, you’d achieve greatness, well, here is that chance. The Board anticipates awarding up to six scholarships annually to students that either reside or attend high school in any one of the following areas: Fairfield, Greens Farms, Redding and Westport, Connecticut and the cities and surrounding suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada.


The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund

Deadline: May 22, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: A merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking undergraduate or graduate level education in environmental studies or related fields. Mark and Brad Leahy have created a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, the pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.


Beacon Scholarship for Rural America

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: Since 1980, Carrot-Top Industries, Inc. (Sponsor) has been a leading flag and patriotic products retailer priding ourselves on a dedication to patriotism and community growth across America. Now, we want to help low-income students living in rural areas with their college endeavors. The Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America will award $1,000 scholarships to ONE winner in the Spring and TWO winners in the Fall semester, to graduating high school seniors, current college students or adult learners planning to enroll in an accredited college program during the 2021 – 2021 academic year.


$2000 Nitro College Scholarship Application

Deadline: January 31, 2022

Award Amount: $2,000

Overview: Nitro cares about providing you the resources you need to successfully navigate financing college. That’s why we’re offering you the opportunity to earn a $2,000 scholarship from Nitro. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.


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!Students who decidedly want to pursue a career in music know that the competition is steep and the prices are high. Take advantage of music scholarships, made especially for you, and use them to pave your way through college and to the career of your dreams.

Jim and Margie Fegley Orchestral String Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: The purpose of the fund is to provide an annual scholarship to a male or female Berks County resident who is pursuing his or her education in the field of music, more specifically, orchestral strings. Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Science in Music degree or a music certificate. The applicant must have been an active participant in his or her high school or college music program or a music program outside the school. In order to apply, the applicant must have a strong commitment to academics by having achieved a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or an 85% or higher on a 100% scale; or if already in college, a college cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Fund for the Advancement of Musical Arts

Deadline: May 1, 2022

Award: Varies

Overview: FAMA grants are designed to support a specific music education/outreach project. They are non-renewable and are not intended to support ongoing projects. New grant applicants will receive priority over previous grant recipients, and preference will be given to community projects that strengthen music education/music appreciation in the United States. All decisions of the committee are final.


Women Band Directors Scholarships

Deadline: Application opens September 1, 2022

Award Amount: See Website

Overview: WBDI COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS are given annually to women enrolled in a university music curriculum pursuing a degree in music education with the intention of becoming a band director.


Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition

Deadline: March 15, 2022

Award: See Website

Overview: The Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition alternates each year between oboe and bassoon and is for players who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the date of the final round of the competition. The 2021 Norma Hooks Young Artist competition is for oboe and will take place June 23-27, 2021, at the University of Iowa School of Music, Iowa, City, USA. Entries for the 2021 competition will be accepted online from January 1 to March 15, 2021. Full competition information is available for download on the link below.


Over the Rainbow Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2022

Award: $1,000

Overview: Alex G. Luttrell, gained his wings in a car accident on October 15, 2017. During his time in this life, Alex became a very accomplished musician, singer and actor. He was involved in Band, Chorus and Drama at his beloved South Paulding High School. During his time at school he participated in Fall and Spring musicals and in his Junior year he played the role of the Spartan Warrior King in the Marching Band’s halftime show “Spartan Odyssey.” He also appeared in the “Ant-Man and the Wasp” movie and on TV. Those around him were infected by his charismatic spirit and entertained by his hilarious antics. Alex was known for his hair flips, nicknames and alter egos. Caring about others was in his bones and the Alex G. Luttrell Over the Rainbow Foundation will carry on this legacy by providing scholarships to performing arts students.

2021 Donald Runnicles Musical Arts Scholarship

Deadline: April 6, 2022

Award: Up to $20,000

Overview: In 2018, the Grand Teton Music Festival launched a scholarship competition in honor of Music Director Donald Runnicles. The annual competition is open to graduating high school seniors from Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana who are pursuing college studies in music. After submitting an audition video, semi-finalists are invited to perform in a daylong celebration of music at Walk Festival Hall, where they compete for the scholarship prize money in front of GTMF’s panel of renowned judges and a live audience.


Lessons In Your Home Scholarship

Deadline: October 24, 2021

Award: $500

Overview: Since 1977, Lessons In Your Home has been dedicated to giving high-quality music lessons in the convenience of people’s homes. We pride ourselves in offering the best, most energetic, and supportive music teachers that put their students first. Our organization is currently teaching future musicians in Atlanta, Houston, Washington, South Florida, Denver, Orlando, Baltimore, Seattle, and Dallas. We are thrilled to encourage and support the musical endeavors of students.


Tiffany Green Operator Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $10,000

Overview: Established to support women pursuing a career in live entertainment. Fields of study may include but not limited to: live event operations, production, music engineering and/or other related fields.


David E. Ballard Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2022

Award: $10,000

Overview: Established in the memory of David E. Ballard, with the support of the Living Legacy Foundation, this $10,000 scholarship supports youth who have experienced homelessness and/or been part of the foster care system pursuing a career in live entertainment. Field of study may include but is not limited to live event operations, production, music engineering, music business management, customer service, hospitality and/or other related fields.