Current Scholarships

All About Pink Scholarship

Deadline: 
We have contacted the sponsor multiple times, it's not clear that there will be a competition this year.
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students
Comments: 
You must be the natural, adoptive or step child of a Breast Cancer survivor or parent who has succumbed to Breast Cancer.

When a parent is suffering from Breast Cancer, it can be a difficult time for other family members. The All About Pink Scholarship helps by providing support to families with college age students whose parent is suffering from Breast Cancer or who have succumbed to the disease.

The All About Pink Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to those students who might otherwise be unable to obtain a college education.

Eligibility:

Through the Looking Glass Scholarship

Deadline: 
March 1, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Comments: 
High school seniors and college students

Through the Looking Glass Scholarship is for students with parents who have disabilities. There will be fifteen $1000 scholarships given out.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 
March 30, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$5,000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments

HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to:
•    Graduating High School Seniors
•    Community College Students
•    Community College Transfer Students
•    Undergraduate Students
•    Graduate Students

Award amounts generally range from $1,000 to $5,000.

National WWII Museum 2016 High School Essay Contest

Deadline: 
March 15, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students

"Being an American of dark complexion and some 26 years, these questions flash through my mind: Should I sacrifice my life to live half American? Will things be better for the next generation in the peace to follow?"
- James G. Thompson, Letter to the Editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, January 31, 1942

2016 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 
March 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$2,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

The Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to honor Mrs. Scott who was among the 125 individuals who perished in Pentagon during the attacks by terrorists on the morning of September 11, 2001.

The foundation will issue between three and five $2,500 scholarships this year. These awards are one time awards. 

 

Princeton University Ten-Minute Play Contest

Deadline: 
March 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
High school juniors

The Princeton University Ten-Minute Play Contest is for a junior in high school who writes the best ten minute play.

You can submit one play up to 10 pages. The play will be judged by members of the Princeton University Theater Faculty.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Brochure

Deadline: 
March 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
All high school students

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Brochure (pdf) is a contest that gives talented art students in grades 9-12 an opportunity to compete for up to $10,000 for college. To participate, contact the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (info at ladiesauxvfw.org) to find your local chapter.

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 
March 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$2000
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
For Hispanic students. You must have applied or be enrolled in a college or other post-secondary school program.

The LULAC National Scholarship Fund is for Hispanic students that meet the following eligibility requirements.

Applicants are eligible for the following 3 types of scholarship awards:

1. National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2,000)
• GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman.
• 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test.