Current Scholarships

Youth Free Expression Film Contest

Deadline: 
December 13, 2013
Maximum Award: 
$1,000 and a trip with a guest to New York City
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
All members of the filmmaking crew must be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted

Censorship, you’ve read about it, seen it and perhaps experienced it. The National Coalition Against Censorship wants you to tell them about a time when and adult was concerned about what you were reading and wanted to take it away. You can also create a film about or inspired by a book censorship incident you’ve read about in the news that involves students or other young people. Your presentation must be in the form of a YouTube video and must be under 4 minutes.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: 
December 15, 2013
Maximum Award: 
$25,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

The AXA Achievement Scholarship is for high school seniors. The award ranges from to $10,000 and $25,000. You must have demonstrated outstanding achievement in your activities in school, the community or the workplace to be eligible.
 

Applications can be submitted from September 5, 2013 until the deadline unless they receive 10,000 applications before then. Therefore, you are urged to submit your application early.
 

Eligibility:

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 
December 15 and January 20
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.

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Deadline: 
Deadlines vary by region but are typically in December and January
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
For students in 7th through 12th grade.

Past winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards include: Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.

They provide a chance for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Students in grades 7 through 12 can apply in 28 categories of art and writing for the chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published.

SAE Engineering Scholarships

Deadline: 
January 15, 2014 for high school seniors
Maximum Award: 
Full Tuition
Eligibility: 
See comments
Comments: 
For high school seniors and college students

Deadline (for high school seniors):

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

Deadline: 
December 17, 2012
Maximum Award: 
$10,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors
Comments: 
You must be All nominated by a dues-paying member of NFIB