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SCHOLARSHIP

DUE DATE

AMOUNT

ELIGIBILITY

DETAILS

LINK

Silver Pen

2/11/2021

1st:$2,500-2nd:$750-3rd:$500

Current High School senior

Write a 1,000 word essay on the assigned topic

https://silverpen-slc.com/

VA Council on Women STEM

1/3/2021

Varies

High school senior who identifies as female, min 2.5 GPA

Write a 700-1,000 word essay on assigned prompt

https://www.women.virginia.gov/steamh-essay-contest/

Ruth B & George T Huff

1/20/2021

Varies

Demonstrate financial need, min 2.0 GPA

FAFSA SAR must be submitted, 1 page essay explaining why you need the scholarship

https://www.csascholars.org/huff/

Burger King

12/31/2021

$1,000-$50,000

High School student, min 2.5 GPA, passion for serving community

Fill out form on website

https://bk-scholars.com/

National Beta Scholarship

1/20/2021

Varies

Sr. Beta member

Must submit transcript and resume

https://www.betaclub.org/scholarship

"Because College is Expensive"

12/31/2021

$500

Be a high school student

Register on the form

cedaredlending.com

"College is Power"

12/31/2021

$1,000

17 yrs or older and must be a US citizen

Complete online application

http://collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm

CNA Program Scholarship

12/31/2021

$1,000

Must be currently enrolled, accepted or applying to an accredited CNA program. Must follow firm on social media

Complete essay on provided prompt

https://seniorjustice.com/cna-program-scholarship-contest/

Free Speech Essay scholarship

12/31/2021

up to $10,000

High school senior or junior

700-900 word essay on provided prompt

https://www.thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest/

Gen & Kelly Tanabe scholarship

12/31/2021

$1,000

Currently in High School

250 word essay from chosen prompt or of your choice

http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/

Innovation in Education

20th of every month

$500

Must of designed an innovative project that makes a difference in others lives. Min 3.0 GPA

Submit an essay

https://www.latutors123.com/scholarships/innovation-in-education/

"See Something, Say Something" essay scholarship

12/31/2021

$1,000

Current high school senior. Min GPA of 3.0

750-1000 word essay in response to prompt

https://billnettleslaw.com/2021-see-something-say-something-scholarship/

"Top 10 list" scholarship

12/31/2021

$1,500

High school, US citizens

"Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship." (250 words or less)

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship

All Star Verified scholarhsip

Dec 31, April 30

$1,000

High school senior

Write a 450 word (max) response to prompt

https://www.verifiedscholarships.com/scholarship-program/

Foot locker scholar athletes

12/24/2021

$20,000

Be currently involved in sports. Min GPA 3.0

Recommendation letter required

https://footlockerscholarathletes.squarespace.com/

Ron Bown Scholarship program

1/9/2021

$10,000 (every year)

Must be black/african american. High school senior

2 letters of recommendation required, 2 500 word essays

https://ronbrown.org/apply/ron-brown-scholarship/

Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship

1/12/2021

Up to $30,000 over 4 yrs

Minority high school senior, present evidence of financial need

If selected, required to participate in community service

https://jackierobinson.org/apply/

Science Ambassdor scholarship

TBD

Full ride

Women interested in pursuing STEM

Sign up on website for details. To apply, film a three–minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about.

https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/#current-status

Home Depot Foundation's Path to Pro scholarship

12/31/2021

$2,000

Students planning to attend an accredited building construction trade college or postsecondary program in the U.S.

Complete application on website. 2 essay 250 words or less

https://www.myscholarship.app/home-depot-foundation

GE Reagan Foundation scholarship program

1/6/2021

$10,000 (renewable)

Demonstrate attributes of leadership, min 3.0 GPA

Complete application online, semifinalist require recommendation letters

https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

BBB student of integrity scholarship

1/31/2021

$1,000

Min 3.0 GPA

Prepare an essay of up to 500 words describing what does it mean to be a person of integrity, and how will you use your integrity to shape your future?

https://www.bbb.org/local/0613/scholarship

Ag Day Essay Contest

January 31st

$1,000

9th-12th grade high school students, US citizen

Write an essay

https://www.agday.org/essay-contest

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

January 25th

$40,000

Seniors interested in a computer science field

Essay, letter of recommendation, transcript, recent 1040

https://scholarshipamerica.org/amazonfutureengineer/

Animal Welfare Institute Scholarship

February 16th

$2,000

High school seniors interested in animal advocacy who also volunteer their time

Two letters of recommendation

https://awionline.org/content/animal-welfare-institute-scholarship

Association for Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

February 1st

$500

High school students

500 to 1000 word essay based primarily on an interview you conduct with a woman currently working in or retired from a mathematical career.

https://awm-math.org/awards/student-essay-contest/

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

March 21st

$1,500

Unweighted GPA of 3.75, U.S. resident, incoming Freshman, pursue an engineering degree through an ABET program

Two letters of recommendation, participate in extracurricular STEM activity

https://www.sae.org/participate/scholarships/bmw-sae-engineering-scholarship

Deborah Grace's Scholarship

January 31st

$1,150

High School senior

Write an essay about facing adversity

https://bold.org/scholarships/deborahs-grace-scholarship/#ref=great-scholarships

Divorce Stigma Scholarship

February 28th

$1,000

Accepted into or enrolled in community college or a 4 year university, 3.0 gpa

Write a 750 word essay

https://atlantadivorcelawgroup.com/the-divorce-stigma-scholarship/

DNA Day Essay Contest

March 4th

$1,000

High school students

Write an essay

https://www.ashg.org/dna-day/

Dominion Credit Union Scholarship

March 16th

$2,000

High school students, 2.5 gpa, plan on attending college following year, families who are members

Application, transcript

https://www.dominionenergycu.org/resources/education/scholarship/application-information/

Doodle for Google Scholarship

February 26th

$30,000

High school students

Fill out entry form, doodle, write an essay about the doodle,

https://doodles.google.com/d4g/how-it-works/

Environmental Awareness Scholarship

February 1st

$1,000

High school student

Essay

https://www.reusethisbag.com/scholarship/environmental-awareness-scholarship

I Have a Dream Scholarship

January 31st

$1,500

At least 14 years old, a U.S. citizen

Essay: "We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college." (250 words or less)

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship

Mental Health System Reform Scholarship

February 28th

$1,000

High school seniors planning to enroll in an undergraduate program. Must have a 3.0 GPA, transcript, resume.

Write an essay

https://sccriminallaws.com/2021-scholarship/

Poster Contest for High School Students

February 17th

$1,000

High school students 9th-12th grade

Create and submit poster

https://www.christophers.org/poster-contest

Public Service Scholarship

January 31st

$1,000

Applicants must be current high school seniors Students must be in good overall academic standing and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

Essay prompt

https://addairlaw.com/2021-public-spirit-scholarship/

Role Model Scholarship

January 31st

$1,000

High school senior, minimum 3.0 gpa

Write an essay

yoshalawfirm.com

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

February 28th

$1,500

High school senior

Write 500-1000 word essay, submit 2-3 photos volunteering with animals

https://www.petplay.com/pages/scholarship

Willful Worker Scholarship

January 31st

$1,000

High school senior, 3.0 GPA

Essay prompt, resume, transcript

https://pricebenowitz.com/2021-willful-worker-scholarship/

Stan Parker Memorial Scholarship -Roanoke Valley Wrestling Association

March 23rd

$1,000

High School senior, active in wrestling or son/daughter of someone active in wrestling, maintain at least a C avg

2 Letters of Recommendation, application and letter explaining financial need

https://www.roanokevalleywrestling.com/scholarships

Fossi Scholarship

February 15th

$40,000

Planning on majoring in STEM, accepted and planning to attend and HBCU, maintain a 3.0 GPA

Application, transcript, short answer questions

https://futureofstemscholars.org/fossi/apply

Robin Hardy Hodgin Scholarship

March 25th

$5,000

Pursuing degree in Nursing or Heath related field

1 page essay stating passion for healthcare, Completed FAFSA, 2 Letters of Rec, Application packet

Contact Ms. Abbott for PDF application

Airgas-Terry Jarvis Scholarship

February 15th

$2,500

Student interested in welding

Create profile

https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships

The Debt Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

February 1st

$500

High schooler

Proof of applying to other scholarships and write an essay

https://www.debt.com/our-story/scholarships/

IARL STEM scholarship

April 15th

$1,000

Plans to major in STEM at 2 yr or 4yr

Completed applicatin packet, 3 short essay questions, 1 Letter of Rec

Contact Ms. Abbott for PDF application

USDA Scholarships

January 31st

TBD

Plan to attend a University that is a part of the eligible 1890 and 1994 Land-Grant Universities and plans to major in the field of agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related. 3.0 GPA

Application packet, Essay on what motivates you to consider a career in public service

1890: https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1890NationalScholars 1994:https://www.usda.gov/partnerships/1994-program

George E Allen Academic Scholarship

March 4th

$2,000

A successful candidate should be able to demonstrate good character, scholastic improvement, and high achievement despite having to overcome obstacles or special challenges.

Completed application, transcript, 2 Letters of Rec, Test Scores

https://www.allenandallen.com/about/community-involvement/scholarships/george-e-allen-scholarship/

Granville P Meade Scholarship

March 7th

$2,000 each year

The Granville P. Meade fund provides scholarship awards to worthy and financially disadvantaged Virginia high school seniors to attend one of Virginia's public or private colleges or universities.

Follow steps on website after you create an account

https://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/virginia_scholarships/granville_meade/index.shtml

Jet Future leaders scholarship

January 31st

$1,000

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career in business

Answer the following essay prompt: Over your lifetime, the cost of college tuition has increased significantly compared to average wages. Do you believe that the value of the education provided has risen with the increased cost of tuition?

https://jetsurety.com/scholarship

Caroline E Hult Nursing Scholarship

January 31st

$2,500

Pursuing degree in Nursing and must demonstrate financial need

A letter of acceptance into a nursing program or a transcript stating the applicant is in a nursing program must be included with the application. 2 Letters of Rec. 1,000 word personal statement

https://dar.academicworks.com/opportunities/349

Student- View Scholarship

April 23rd

Up to $5,000

No requirements

Complete 20 minute application

http://www.student-view.com/

American Culinary Federation Scholarship

April 30th

2,500

GPA of 2.75 or higher, accepted into a institution with a culinary, pastry or food service related major

Complete scholarship application

https://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/

Women's Cyber Security Scholarships

February 28th

6,000

Have a GPA of at least 3.3. Plan to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity or information assurance

Will need: transcript, 1 letter of rec, resume and essay questions

https://iamcybersafe.org/s/womens-scholarships

Abbott Painters Scholarship Program

April 30th

500

Must have a min 2.75 GPA

Answer an essay question that is less than 1,000 words

https://painterslangley.com/apply

Got a Spine scholarship

May 2nd

500

Have a 2.5 or higher GPA

Complete application and 2 short answer essay questions

https://arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.php

Hospital Safety Awareness scholarship

May 31st

1,000

Min 3.0 GPA

The candidate must submit a 500-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: What laws would you create to help make hospitals safer? Must have a Resume and transcript

https://lowenthalabrams.com/hospital-safety-awareness-scholarship/

NIADA Foundation Scholarship

March 12th

3,500

Have the desire to work in the Automotive industry and dispay outstanding academic achievements

Complete scholarship application and 1 letter of rec

https://niada.com/foundation/

Spencer-Penn Alumni Association: George Burton Scholarship

April 1st

1,000

The applicant shall have attended Spencer-Penn School for at least one year or shall be a direct descendant (child, grandchild) of a student of Spencer-Penn School.

Complete application form, transcript, and brief personal statment

Application forms may be requested by e-mail from Mary Jordan: [email protected]
or contact Ms. Abbott for application form

HH Webb & Nora Midkiff Webb trust

April 1st

3,000 (renewable for each year)

Scholarships awarded based on financial need and scholastic ability

Complete application form

Scholarships form available in Ms. Abbott's office. Email or come by my office to pick up a copy

Minority/Indigenous Nurse Leader Scholarship

March 15th

1,000

To be eligible student must be 1st generation & BIPOC. Must be interested in pursuing nursing

Complete bold.org profile and scholarship application form

https://bold.org/scholarships/hsintelligence-scholarship/#:~:text=This%20scholarship%20seeks%20to%20encourage,may%20apply%20for%20this%20scholarship.

Careers that Care scholarship

April 18th

750

Demonstrate financial need, must be interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, social work, government, education or a related field

Create a bold.org profile and scholarship application form

https://bold.org/scholarships/robert-f-lawson-fund-for-careers-that-care/\

Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

March 1st

10,000

Must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scouts of America unit that is chartered to an American Legion post

Complete application form

https://www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary State Financial Aid and Tuition Assistance Programs

Varies

Varies

Grants include: Virginia Commonwealth Award
Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant
Two-Year College Transfer Grant
Virginia Military Survivors and
Dependents Education Program
Workforce Credential Grant
Academic Common Market

Read requirements and eligibility on SCHEV website

https://www.schev.edu/docs/default-source/tuition-aid-section/financial-aid/primarystateprogramfactsheetscompiledaccessible2021.pdf

Charles C Powell Loan Foundation

Submit an application for request

TBD

A private foundation in Stuart, Virginia which provides student loans to Patrick County, Virginia residents who wish to further their education at an eligible trade school, college or university

These are loans and will be required to pay back but have lower interest rates than institutional loans. Application on their facebook page

Make a copy before you edit https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Yq5SY--nv9D3I7OSaqJNRNyQU8VzTisV/edit

Scholarship Search Engines -use these to find your own scholarships!

scholarships.com

scholarships360.com

cappex.com

fastweb.com

chegg.com

niche.com

myscholly.com

petersons.com/scholarship-search.aspx

finaid.org

unigo.com/scholarships#/fromscholarshipexperts

studentscholarshipsearch.com

studentscholarships.org

goingmerry.com

https://www.anthonyoneal.com/scholarships

http://www.smartscholar.com/

https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/

uncf.org

https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx

 


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