National Scholarships are posted using the 2015-2016 school year template. As new information is received, scholarship information and deadlines will be revised. Please sign up for Remind alerts to receive updated scholarship information.
Daves Cheap Bikes Scholarship
$1,000 Scholarship for Fall Semester 2016. Improve your health through the daily activity of cycling. Deadline:
$1,500. Scholarship provided on a quarterly basis going forward indefinitely. Students can apply on either a merit or a need basis for the award. Application consists of two essays and some questions. See the link for all information and application process.
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants
$1,000. Visit the website to learn full details about this scholarship opportunity. Scholarship Deadline: June 12, 2107.
Varsity Tutors' Monthly Scholarship
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1000 college scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. Interested students can obtain additional information and enter the contest by accessing the link.
Future Innovators Scholarship
StudySoup has announced a $2000 Future Innovator Scholarship. Please access information though scholarship link.
Toptal Scholarship Program will award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help young women pursue their technical career aspirations. Please visit the website for all scholarship guidelines and opportunities.
1. Gen Lloyd W. "Fig" Newton Scholarship - $1,000
2. College Jump Start Scholarship - $1,000
3. YDI Scholarship - $1,000
4. 2016 Scholarship Points Awards - 10 @ $1,000
5. E-Waste Scholarship - $1,000
6. Paradigm Challenge Scholarship - 100 @ $100
7. LGMD Awareness Scholarship - 4 @ $3,000
8. Mark A. Forester Scholarship - $1,000
9. 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500
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10 Words of Less Scholarship
2017 Student-View Scholarship Program
Deadline: April 22, 2017. You may log on to www.studentinsights.com for more information about the company. Phone: 724-903-0439
2017 Pennsylvania American Legion 82nd Annual Essay Contest
Please see the attached flyer and visit the website. Deadline: Students submit their essays to their Social Studies teachers by January 5, 2017.
AAU Middle Atlantic Scholarship
The 2016/2017 Middle Atlantic Scholarships have been announced. Two $5000 and Five $2000 Scholarships are being offered. This is NOT need based! Please visit the website for application information.
Adventures in Education
The deadline for the 11th annual AES Scholarship is October 6, 2016. Visit the website. Winners are announced within two week of the deadline.
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American Foreign Service Association Scholarship
$5,000 - 77 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Apartment List Scholarship
ApartmentList.com is offering a quarterly scholarship opportunity for a student to receive $2500. Deadline: Please visit the scholarship page for all details.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is offered to high school seniors interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the website to find eligibility information and online application. The scholarship can be found on the right side of the page. Deadline: June 1, 2017
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
This $1000 scholarship is awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a business degree at an y accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the link. Deadline: June 1, 2017
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
This is a $1000 scholarship for students interested in pursiung a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Visit the link and find scholarship information located at the bottom of the page. Deadline:
Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
Nursing Schools Almanac has launched its second annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. A $1000 scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing: LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Deadline: Visit the website for detailed information and the official application form. Deadline: June 30, 2017
B. Davis Scholarship
The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a $1,000 scholarship for 2017. Please visit the website for information and directions for applying. Deadline: May 22, 2017
Believe in You Scholarship & Principal Award
This scholarship is sponsored by Herff Jones. Interested high school seniors should visit the website for information and application process.
Big Sun Scholarships
The Big Sun Organization is proud to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. Deadline: June 19, 2017
Cappex(College Search Made Simple)
$500 - 1 Award Deadline: November 30, 2016
Student must be attending college/university no later than Fall, 2017. GPA of 2.5 or greater
CHS Foundation Scholarships
Communities in Schools Pennsylvania
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
College Scholarship Program application opens Friday, September 30, 2016. Several opportunities through the program. Call 800-941-3300 or email: scholarships @jkcf.org for application details.
Davidson Fellows Scholarships
$50,000 - 20 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Dogs By Nina Scholarship
Nina is excited to be offering a $1,000 scholarship to pet lovers in college. Deadline: 7/31/2017
$10,000 - 40 awards. Deadline: Visit website for all details.
FinAid (Student Guide to financial aid)
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
$500 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Good Call Scholarship
Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association is accepting applications. Deadline: October 25, 2016. This association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. To apply online, please visit scholars.horatioalger.org.
Ithaca College - Park Scholar Program
Park Scholar awards cover cost of tuition, room and board, and stipends for living expenses, books, computer purchase and may be renewable up to 3 years. Deadline: January 15, 2017. Visit the website for application details and information.
KHANACADEMY - Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Enter for a chance to win $250,000 college scholarship. Create a short video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way. Deadline: October 10, 2016
Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Lucy A. Valero Memorial Scholarship
McDaniel College Educator's Legacy Scholarship
This scholarship is available to the sons and daughters of K-12 school employees with four or more years of current and consecutive full-time employment. This $100,000 scholarship well be awarded at an annual rate of $25,000 per year as long as the student is admitted and maintains continuous enrollment. Visit the website for all details.
National Federation of the Blind and National Federation of the Blind Pennsylvania
This is an opportunity for blind or visually impaired persons in Pennsylvania. This organization promotes opportunities for scholarships and it sponsors an active student division where blind students can network with others both locally and nationally. All details and application are available on the website. Deadline: March 31, 2017
New Scholarship for Women in Technology
StudySoup is offering a $1,000 scholarship to women seeking a career in computer science and/or computer programming, a field they are highly underrepresented in. The scholarship will be awarded to a female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry. Details/Application on posted link:
Next Step U
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation
100 Scholarships will be awarded to Young Entrepreneurs, ranging from $2,000 to $25,000. Visit the website for information and application.
NHS Scholarship 2016-2017
Applications are open for the NHS Scholarships awarded by NASSP and parent organization of the National Honor Society. See the website for general information and application procedures. Deadline:
See the website for Scholarship opportunities from insurance companies and organizations that could provide excellent opportunities.
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
$500 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program
2016 Green Home Improvement Scholarship
ENTELEC’s Wayne V. Black Scholarship
VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Patriotic Art Contest
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Diabetes Scholars Foundation
We invite you to use this link which lists and offers contact information for virtually all post-secondary schools, colleges, and universities in Pennsylvania. Elsewhere on
PA House of Representatives Scholarship
All details on website for The Foundation of Enhancing Communities.
PAEOP Hermine Solt Student Scholarship
The PA Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) offers the Hermine Solt Student Scholarship - $500.00 - for a Pennsylvania high school senior who is pursuing higher education in a business-related field (secretarial, office technology, accounting, business education). Complete details including criteria, guidelines, and scholarship application can be found a PAEOP's website www.paeop.com under Award & Scholarships.
Deadline: March 1, 2017
PASC / NASC Opportunities
Several opportunities are available through these National Programs. Visit the following:
PenSPRA 2017 Scholarship
The Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association offers three $1,000 scholarships, one in each of its three regions, for public school students planning to major in communications or public relations. Deadline: March 15, 2017
Applications and more information are available on the PenSPRA website.
Pennsylvania JCI Senate Scholarship Program
The Pennsylvania Junior Chamber International Senate is an organization affiliated with the PA Jaycees and the U.S. JCI Senate. The organizations together promote leadership training through community involvement and believe "that service to humanity is the best work of life." Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to PA residents and those recipients will be forwarded to the U.S. JCI Foundation for consideration to receive a national grant of $1000. Deadline: January 20, 2017. Application with all appropriate attachments must be returned to: Jeri M. Stoehr, 53 Highlands Rd. #106, Bethel Park, PA, 15102. Questions may be directed to J. Stoehr @ 412-667-1055. Click on "Scholarship Program" in the top header for the link to the application at:
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship
PSECU Scholarship Program
Student must be a member of PSECU by December 31, 2016. Deadline: Noon, February 28, 2017. Visit the website to see scholarship requirements and application details.
Prudential Spirit of America Awards
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program will award scholarships to students recognized for their dedication and selfless commitment to volunteerism. Eligible students must be in engaged in an act of volunteerism that has occurred, at least in part, during the twelve months prior to the application date. Programs could be done in or out of school. Deadline: November 8, 2016
QuestBridge National College Match
Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will enroll in college in the fall of 2017. QuestBridge seeks to enroll students who have achieved academically despite financial hardship. Deadline: September 27, 2016
Introducing Micro-Scholarships. Get scholarships from colleges for your achievements in high school.
Review It Scholarship
$1,000 - 1 Award. Deadline: September 30, 2016
Student must be attending college or university no later than September, 2017. GPA of 2.5 or greater during last academic year.
Road To Safety Scholarship Contest for High School Seniors
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Scholarship
Earn college credit in Washington, DC and experience history as it unfolds. Early Deadline: October 5, 2016 Final Deadline: November 10, 2016
Sallie Mae - College Answer
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Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarships
$10,000 - 75 Awards. Deadline: September 30,2016
Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship
$2,500 - 20 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
$100,000 - 18 Awards - Criteria: High School Student Deadline: September 20, 2016
Signet Classics Student Scholarship
$1,000 - One award. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Skidmore College - Filene Music Scholarship Competition
The Filene Scholarship provides a special opportunity for musically gifted students with high academic aspirations. Application information and deadlines can be found online.
SP $10,000 Scholarship
$10,000 - 10 awards. Deadline: Visit the website for details.
Student Aid on the Web
Student Loan Funding (UPromise)
Please visit the link below for a list of 10 scholarship programs (AIS, Elks National Foundation, Happy New Year, 2017 Scholarship Points Awards, Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying, John and Muriel Landis, VIP, Spread Positivity in Your Community, Conquer Your Resolution, You Deserve It). Deadlines are varied dates.
StudyPug is pleased to announce a $1,000 annual scholarship. Requirement: Essay Submission. All details regarding application and essay questions are available on the website. Deadline: December 15, 2016
The 2017 I'm First! Scholarship
The Center for Student Opportunity 2017 I'm First! Scholarship application is now open. Deadline:
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
The Mensa Education and Research Education Scholarship
Please visit the website as listed below or by calling 888-294-8035 Ext. 5509. Deadline: January 15, 2017
Tobacco Free Life Scholarship
Please visit the website listed below for information for scholarships awarded each year to students who share their stories of how quitting smoking helped them to change their lives and their views on how we can create a smoke-free world. $8,000 in scholarships awarded annually. [Email: firstname.lastname@example.org] [Phone Number (4949) 310-8170]
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United Steelworkers Hugh Carcella Scholarship Program - District 10
Scholarships will be available for use in an accredited college in the United States or Canada. Applications may be obtained, upon request from participating local unions. No application will be accepted unless properly signed by the President and Recording Secretary of the respective local union. Deadline: March 15, 2017
University of Dayton
$10,000 scholarships are available to HHS students who are planning to attend the University of Dayton. Please see your guidance counselor by December 1, 2016 if interested.
University of Pittsburgh - Stamps Scholarship and Nordenberg Scholars Program
As one of only 43 schools in the country, the University of Pittsburgh is proud to partner with the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation to offer a full tuition, room and board scholarship to five incoming freshman from Pennsylvania who exemplify leadership, scholarship, service, perseverance, and innovation. Known as the Stamps Scholarship, the award also provides up to $17,400 in enrichment funds to be used over four years for the purpose of study abroad, unpaid internships, research, and other leadership experiences.
Each year, 10 graduating high school seniors from Pennsylvania will be selected to participate in the Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program. Each student will each receive a full-tuition scholarship for eight terms; one international experience; and paid internships in the summers after their freshman, sophomore, and junior years. Nordenberg Leadership Scholars are provided with the resources for a rich collegiate experience with opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development, civic engagement, and interaction with organizations and corporations in the Pittsburgh region.
Please note, while your students’ credentials will be AUTOMATICALLY reviewed for University of Pittsburgh academic scholarships, consideration for the Stamps Scholarship and the Nordenberg Scholars Program requires the submission of additional materials and is completely voluntary.
To be considered, the following three items must be submitted together and received by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid:
- Typed essay, in no more than 500 words, detailing the student’s greatest accomplishment in the area of leadership.
- One page academic resume/activity sheet highlighting the student’s leadership, community service, and international experiences.
- One page letter of recommendation from ONE individual who can discuss the student’s leadership experiences and continued leadership potential. https:www.oafa.pitt.edu
Veterans of Foreign Wars
VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition: This Year's Topic: My Vision for America. Any student may apply. The goal of VFW is to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice. Download application. Entry deadline:
Wells Fargo Student Loans
You Deserve It Scholarship
$1000 - One award. Deadline: September 29, 2016 Visit the website for all details.