Current Scholarships

USDirect Scholarship

Deadline: 
June
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

USDirect is no longer offering this scholarship.

Phyllis G. Meekins 2016 Scholarship

Deadline: 
May 16, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$1,250
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
You must be a female, golf playing high school senior from a minority background

The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is a scholarship, given by the LPGA Foundation,  to a female high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be attending college full-time and playing collegiate golf at an accredited college or university in the United States.

To apply online.

Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 5, 2016
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
High school seniors who have been accepted to a nursing program and college students enrolled in one.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration has a Nurse Corps Scholarship Program.

You must be enrolled or admitted to an accredited nursing program in order to be eligible.

A Voice for Animals Contest

Deadline: 
May 2016
Maximum Award: 
$750
Eligibility: 
See comments
Comments: 
You must be between 14 and 18 years old

Depending on your age, there are two different ways to enter A Voice for Animals Contest.
 

If you are 14 years old, you must submit an essay which addresses either the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, or the preservation of one species threatened with extinction, occurring anywhere in the world.
 

National Sculpture Society Scholarship

Deadline: 
April 1, 2015
Maximum Award: 
$2,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

The National Sculpture Society Scholarship is offered to four students who have created a portfolio of works of sculpture. They prefer works that are inspired by nature - or figurative or realist sculpture.

This is an opportunity to have your work reviewed by professional sculptors.

The FiSCA National Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
April 21, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$2000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

This scholarship is not being offered in 2015

 

The FiSCA (Financial Service Centers of America) National Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors from families in areas served by its members. Funding for the National Scholarship Program is provided by contributions from organization that are members of FiSCA and affiliate members, including MoneyGram International and Western Union. 

What Makes a Great Teacher Contest

Deadline: 
April 21, 2014
Maximum Award: 
$800
Eligibility: 
See comments
Comments: 
Students between the ages of 14 and 19

This contest is no being offered currently.

Energize Students states as its goal “to improve school quality and better educate today’s youth…”. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week they promote the “What Makes a Great Teacher Contest”. Students are asked to write an essay (800 words or less) on their opinion of what makes a great teacher.

Glenn Miller Birthplace Society Scholarship Competition

Deadline: 
March 1, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$4,000
Comments: 
High school seniors and college freshmen who are instrumentalists or vocalists

Clarinda’s Glenn Miller Birthplace Society is offering scholarships of $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000 to instrumentalists. The vocal scholarships will also be $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000. These scholarships, which are awarded without regard to any other award, may be used for any education-related expense. It is not the purpose of this competition to select Glenn Miller look-alikes or sound-alikes, nor is it limited to pop music performance. Rather, in honoring Glenn, we wish to seek out and assist