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|International Study Abroad|
|Arts & Humanities|
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College Scholarships for High School Seniors
|National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation — Scholarship Program|
|♥||Academic Scholarships for High School Seniors — $2,500|
|Apr 23||This scholarship is for students who will be first-time freshmen including graduating high school seniors, GED graduates and high school graduates enrolling in college for the first time.
|Community Foundation for Greater New Haven|
|♦||♥||Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity — Up to $20,000|
|Apr 30||This scholarship is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. The Scholarship aims to honor these students and to help make their higher education goals more accessible. Open to residents of all US states who will be attending college in NY or CT and also to residents of NY or CT who will be attending college anywhere in the United States. Applicant must be (a) a high school junior, or (b) a high school senior, or (c) any person entering an undergraduate degree program* in the fall after the application deadline or the following spring, or (d) a student in the first year of an undergraduate degree program.
|American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers — Scholarships and Grants|
|♥||High School Senior Scholarships — $3,000|
|May 1||Available to college freshmen enrolled full-time in an undergraduate pre-engineering or engineering technology program leading to a bachelor's degree in a course of study that traditionally has been a preparatory curriculum for the HVAC&R profession.
|Army Scholarship Foundation|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors — $500 to $2000|
|May 1||The Army Scholarship Foundation awards one-year financial scholarships (not grants or loans) on an annual basis to qualified and deserving students.
|U.S. Department of Education — Student Aid on the Web|
|You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college's affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.
|♥||Pell Grants — Up to $5,730|
|Jun 30||A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Undergraduate and vocational students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in participating schools may apply. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. To be eligible for a Pell grant, you must also meet the general federal student aid eligibility requirements. To apply for a Pell grant, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
|♥||FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid|
|Submit electronically the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.
|♥||♠||Direct Student Loans|
|Students and parents can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage their Direct Loans.
|♥||Presidential Scholars - the Most Distinguished High School Seniors|
|The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors, including students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts.
|Siemens Foundation — Resources for Students|
|♥||Siemens Math, Science and Technology Competition for High School Students — Up to $100,000 College Scholarships|
|Sep 30||The Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology recognizes remarkable talent early on, fostering individual growth for high school students who are willing to challenge themselves through science research. Through this competition, students have an opportunity to achieve national recognition for science research projects that they complete in high school.
|Omega Phi Beta Sorority|
|♥||Reach for the Gold College Scholarship|
|May 1||Targets a woman of color who is a college-bound senior.
|Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation — Scholarships|
|♥||Four-Year College Scholarships for High School Seniors — $20,000|
|Oct 31||Seniors in high schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply each year for achievement-based scholarships.
|Ron Brown Scholars|
|♥||College Scholarships for African-American High School Seniors Who Intend to Pursue Undergraduate Degrees Full-Time — $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000|
|The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.
|Boettcher Foundation — Scholarships|
|♥||College Scholarships for Colorado High School Seniors — Over $2,800/year|
|Nov 1||Selection criteria include superior scholastic ability, evidence of leadership & involvement, service to community, and school outstanding character.
|Intel — Education Initiative Competitions|
|♥||Intel Science Talent Search for High School Seniors — Up to $100,000 College Scholarships|
|Nov 6||America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition.
|Daniels Fund — Scholarship Program|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|Nov 15||The Daniels Scholarship offers funding to deserving students in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming who are at risk of not being able to afford a college education.
|Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society — Scholarship Opportunities|
|♥||Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team|
|Dec 2||The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team. In addition, The Coca-Cola Foundation, along with The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation recognizes the New Century Scholars. Fifty students will be named Gold Scholars, each receiving $1,500 scholarships, fifty students will be named Silver Scholars, each receiving $1,250 scholarships, and fifty students will be named Bronze Scholars, each receiving $1,000 scholarships. A state may have multiple Gold, Silver, or Bronze Scholars. All scholars will also receive special medallions.
|♥||Coca-Cola New Century Scholars|
|Dec 2||Scholarships for students in community colleges. The student receiving the highest All-USA Community College Academic Team application score in each state is named a Coca-Cola New Century Scholar and represents his/her state at the New Century Scholars Presidents Breakfast at the American Association of Community Colleges Convention.
|Elks National Foundation — Scholarships|
|♥||Most Valuable Student Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|Dec 6||The Elks National Foundation will award four-year scholarships to the highest-rated high school senior applicants. Two first-place awards of $50,000; two second-place awards of $40,000; and two third-place awards of $30,000. The remaining 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000. The 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000.
|Milken Family Foundation|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Students in the Los Angeles, California Area|
|Dec 20||Scholarships for exceptional young men and women based on their academic performance, community service, leadership activities and triumphs over obstacles.
|Harvard University — Financial Aid|
|♥||Harvard Financial Aid Initiative — Potentially worth over $60,000/year.|
|Dec 31||Admission to Harvard is based on achievement and promise without regard to financial need; the financial paperwork is handled separately, and applying for financial aid does not jeopardize a student's chances for admission. The application fee normally associated with admissions can also be waived. Harvard College does not award merit nor athletic scholarships. All scholarships are based on demonstrated financial need. Ninety percent of American families would pay the same or less to send their children to Harvard as they would a state school.
|Imagine America Foundation — Education Scholarships|
|♥||Scholarships for College Bound High School Seniors|
|Dec 31||Each year, every high school in the United States and Puerto Rico may nominate up to five graduating seniors to receive an Imagine America scholarship.
|♥||Scholarships for High School Seniors Who Live in or Attend a High School Served by Southern California Edison|
|Jan 10||The Edison Scholars Program rewards public and private high school seniors who show potential for a successful college career and have a financial need.
|National Honor Society — Scholarships and Awards|
|♥||National Honor Society Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|Jan 12||The NHS Scholarship Program awards scholarships to outstanding NHS members.
|SAE International Foundation — Scholarships Program|
|♥||Scholarships for High School Seniors — Up to $6,000|
|Jan 15||These scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students around the world to pursue their passion for engineering.
|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation|
|♥||Gates Millennium Scholarships — Over $10,000|
|Jan 15||The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program provides outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing Gates Millennium Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.
|Michael & Susan Dell Foundation — Urban Education|
|♥||Dell Scholarships for College-Bound High School Seniors — $20,000 to complete your higher education over the course of six years.|
|Jan 15||Unlike many other college scholarships, the Dell Scholars Program recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance. The Dell Scholars Program is available to students participating in approved college readiness/college access programs. If your school/area has a program that you believe meet the criteria below, please submit the informational request for your program to be reviewed for inclusion in the Dell Scholars Program.
|Civil Air Patrol — Scholarships|
|♥||Academic Scholarships for CAP High School Seniors — Up to $5,000|
|Jan 15||Academic scholarships to support cadets pursuing their undergraduate education.
|Burger King McLamore Foundation — Scholars Program|
|♥||Burger King Scholarships for Graduating, College Bound High School Seniors — Up to $50,000|
|Jan 17||Scholarships for current high school senior who will be enrolling full-time in the fall of the scholarship year.
|McDonald's, Ronald McDonald House Charities — U.S. Scholarships|
|♥||Scholarships for Graduating, College-Bound High School Seniors — A minimum $1,000|
|Jan 21||All students are eligible to apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin, must be a high school senior, be younger than 21 years old, be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study, and be a legal U.S. resident.
|Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation|
|♥||Scholarships for Residents of Northern New Mexico — Up to $7,500 per year for four years.|
|Jan 21||Any permanent resident of Northern New Mexico who is enrolling in or currently attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution is eligible to apply.
|The Little Rock Nine® Foundation|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|Jan 31||Scholarship recipients are chosen through an essay contest. Each student who is granted an award, must show leadership ability, be highly motivated, and exhibit an overwhelming desire to make a difference in the larger community.
|♥||AXA Achievement℠ Scholarships for High School Seniors — $10,0000 to $25,000|
|Feb 1||The AXA Achievement℠ Scholarship offers college scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.
|American Meteorological Society — Scholarships and Fellowships|
|♥||AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships — Up to $5,000|
|Feb 7||The scholarship program is open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences.
|♥||AMS Minority Scholarships — Up to $3,000|
|Feb 7||The scholarships help support the college educations of minority students traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students, who intend to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall are eligible to apply.
|Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library — Scholarship Programs|
|♥||Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program|
|Feb 18||The Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholars Program awards Ventura County, Calif., high school seniors who exemplify outstanding leadership skills and personal character with a total of $50,000 in scholarships annually. Each recipient will receive an amount ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 in college scholarships and will attend an awards ceremony in Simi Valley, California. The two highest monetary awards each include a $500 grant that the recipient will give to the teacher of their choice.
|♥||GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarships — $10,000 scholarship renewable for up to an additional three years - up to $40,000 total per recipient|
|Jan 9||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. Awards are for undergraduate study only, 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.
|Davidson Institute for Talent Development|
|♥||Davidson Fellows Scholarships — $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 Scholarships to Extraordinary Young People, 18 and under|
|Feb 19||For young people under the age of 18 who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception. The Davidson Institute is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study. This scholarship is not geared toward students at the novice level.
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)|
|♦||MITES Program for High School Juniors|
|Feb 20||The MITES Program is a rigorous six-week residential, academic enrichment summer program for talented high school students who are interested in studying and exploring careers in science and engineering.
|Buick Achievers Scholarship Program|
|♥||College Scholarships for First-Time Freshman or Existing College Students — Up to $100,000|
|Feb 28||College scholarships for high school seniors or graduates or be current undergraduate students in engineering/technology or select design and business-related programs of study. A dedicated student. A leader in school. A volunteer worker. A college-bound and community-minded individual. The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program wants to reward students who have succeeded both inside and outside of the classroom-and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It's a reward for what you've made of yourself and the difference you are making for others.
|Appalachian Leadership and Education Foundation|
|♥||College Scholarships for West Virginia High School Graduates|
|Mar 1||The scholarship recipients are required to attend Concord, Davis & Elkins, Shepherd or Marshall Universities in West Virginia.
|Japanese American Citizens League|
|♥||Scholarships for High School Seniors Entering College|
|Mar 1||The National Scholarship and Awards Program offer scholarships to students at the entering freshman, undergraduate, graduate, law, financial need and creative & performing arts. All scholarships are one-time awards. Every applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL Membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply.
|Google — Scholarships for Students|
|♥||The Generation Google Scholarship — $10,000 U.S. or C$5,000 Canadian dollars|
|Mar 3||Applicants must be high school seniors who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada OR be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program. To be eligible to apply, applicants must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Female.
|QuestBridge — College Prep for High School Juniors|
|♦||College Prep Scholarships|
|Mar 26||QuestBridge's College Prep Scholarship provides opportunities designed to help outstanding low-income high school juniors prepare to apply to top colleges. More than 2,000 students will be selected as College Prep Scholars and will receive one or more awards that will make them stronger applicants to selective colleges.
|♦||♥||Quest for Excellence Awards|
|Mar 26||The Quest for Excellence program is an innovative initiative for talented, low-income high school juniors and seniors, and serves as a powerful complement to the College Prep Scholarship and National College Match programs. Quest for Excellence Awards are designed to enhance educational exploration for qualified juniors and seniors with a range of backgrounds and interests.
|♦||♥||National College Match|
|The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.
|Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA)|
|♥||Scholarships for Current Civilian Federal or Postal Employees and Their Dependent Family Members|
|Mar 28||FEEA sponsors the only merit-based scholarship competition program open exclusively to federal employees, their spouses, and their children--rewarding hard workers through our merit-based program.
|American Federation of Teachers — Scholarships|
|♥||Robert G. Porter Scholars Program — $1,000 to $8,000|
|Mar 31||Open to graduating high school seniors who have at least one parent or legal guardian who is an American Federation of Teachers member. For accomplished high school students who show outstanding service to their community and an understanding of the role unions can play to create a more just society.
|National Federation of the Blind (NFB)|
|♥||College Scholarships for Legally Blind Students — $3,000 to $12,000|
|Mar 31||Scholarships to recognize achievement by blind scholars.
|Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute|
|♥||College Scholarships for Maine Residents Enrolled in a Four-Year Degree Program at a College or University in Maine|
|Apr 1||The Mitchell Institute awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from every public high school in Maine.
|U.S. Navy/Marine Corps NROTC — Full-Scholarship Opportunities - Offering up to $180,000 for tuition plus a host of other advantages|
|♥||Four-Year College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|If you are interested in a collegiate scholarship program that not only pays for school but also generates some of the country's most capable leaders, start by looking into the NROTC Scholarship program.
|♥||Four-Year Nursing College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|Available to students interested in pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN).
|National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) — National Merit College Scholarships|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors — $2,500|
|The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.
|♥||Special Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|National Merit Program participants, who are outstanding but not Finalists, are awarded Special Scholarships provided by corporations and business organizations. To be considered for a Special Scholarship, students must meet the sponsor's criteria and entry requirements of the National Merit Scholarship Program.
|♥||National Achievement Scholarships for Outstanding Black American High School Students — $2,500|
|The National Achievement Scholarship Program is an academic competition that provides recognition for outstanding Black American high school students.
|Ventures Scholars Program|
|♦||High School Students Interested in Pursuing Math- and Science-Based Careers|
|As a high school Ventures Scholar, you are provided with a variety of services. Your name will be shared with the Ventures Scholars Program Consortium, a membership of over 200 member colleges and universities interested in helping you achieve your career goals. You can learn about math and science careers simply by contacting the member professional associations. All Ventures Scholars can download their personalized certificate of recognition. Some of the member institutions request the certificate when granting fee waivers to Ventures Scholars. Most Ventures Scholars include their certificate along with the college application. You will receive a biweekly e-mail newsletter for high school Ventures Scholars that provides continuously updated information on a broad array of topics and resources about the college planning process and VSP consortium members.
|♦||College Scholarships for Public High School Seniors who live in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York and Washington, D.C.|
|Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams—Posses—of 10 students. Posse partner colleges and universities award Posse Scholars four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships.
|Florida Department of Education — Student Scholarships Grant Program|
|♥||Florida Bright Futures Scholarships for College|
|The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program rewards students for their academic achievements during high school by providing funding to attend postsecondary education in Florida.
|Georgia Student Finance Commission — HOPE Scholarship Program|
|♥||HOPE Scholarships for College Up to over $3,000|
|Georgia's HOPE Scholarship is available to Georgia residents who have demonstrated academic achievement. The scholarship provides money to assist students with their educational costs of attending college in Georgia.
|Hispanic Scholarship Fund — Scholarship Programs|
|♥||Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors — Up to $5,000|
|The Nation's largest provider of college financial aid for Latino students.
|♥||♠||Latino Scholarship Dollars - Scholarships for Latino Students|
|Scholarships can play an important role in helping you pay for college. They are free money that you can apply for - and they don't have to be paid back.
|College Board — Pay for College|
|♥||Search for scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.|
|Locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match your education level, talents, and background.
|Distinguished Young Women — Scholarships|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Senior Girls|
|A scholarship recipient must be enrolled in her chosen field of study at an approved school or institution by the fall term following her high school graduation unless a deferment is approved by the Foundation's board of directors.
|First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) — Scholarship Program|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors — Up to $40,000+|
|FIRST scholarships enable students to pursue majors and careers in engineering, computer science, science, math, design, aeronautics, and many other fields.
|George Snow Scholarship Fund|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors in Palm Beach and Northern Broward Counties, Florida, USA.|
|The primary mission of The George Snow Scholarship Fund is to provide educational grants to the deserving young people of Palm Beach and Northern Broward Counties, Florida, USA. The Fund offers a variety of scholarships.
|Horatio Alger Association — Scholarship Programs|
|♥||Scholarships for College Bound High School Seniors — Receive up to $21,000 for college|
|For students in financial need who are currently in their senior year of high school and graduating in the spring.
|KFC Foundation — Colonel's Scholars Program|
|♥||College Scholarships for High School Seniors — Up to $20,000 over four years.|
|KFC Colonel's Scholars® is looking for high school seniors with entrepreneurial drive, strong perseverance, demonstrated financial need and who want to pursue a college education at an accredited public institution in the state they reside.
|♥||Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|While Key Club International is no longer distributing scholarships on an international level, Kiwanis International will participate in matching district scholarships administered by local Key Club districts.
|National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA)|
|♥||Scholarships for First-Year and Transfer African American, Latino, and American Indian Engineering Students|
|NAMEPA offers both national and regional scholarships for African American, Latino, and American Indian students who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering.
|National Eagle Scout Association (NESA)|
|♥||College Scholarships for Eagle Scouts Graduating High School and Entering College — Up to $50,000|
|NESA academic scholarship applicants must be Eagle Scouts graduating high school and entering college in the year for which they apply for a scholarship.
|♥||Scholarships from Scholarship America|
|Scholarship America is a national education service organization that mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college.
|Tiger Woods Foundation|
|♥||Earl Woods College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|The Earl Woods Scholarships are awarded to academically-successful, graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated financial need and a proven commitment to community service.
|University of Arkansas, Fort Smith — Financial Aid|
|Scholarships and grants are types of funding you receive for your education that you don't have to pay back. The difference between the two is that scholarships are usually based on academic merit, while grants are usually based on financial need.
|U.S. Air Force AFROTC — Scholarships|
|♥||Four-Year College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|The Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program provides three- and four-year scholarships in three different types to high school seniors.
|♥||Four-Year Nursing College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|The Nursing Scholarship program is operated on a noncompetitive basis - those who meet the qualifications are awarded the scholarship and do not meet a scholarship selection board.
|U.S. Army ROTC — Scholarships|
|♥||Four-Year College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|The high school Four-Year Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program.
|♥||Nursing College Scholarships for High School Seniors|
|The Army ROTC program offers two-, three- or four-year scholarships for undergraduate nursing students.
|Scholarships for young entrepreneurs nationwide who have started their own businesses.
|♥||McKelvey Scholarships for a First Generation to Attend College|
|Scholarships for qualifying high school seniors to attend any four-year college in their home state.
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