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Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
Deadline: July, 31, 2015
This scholarship is for undergraduate students attending American colleges and universities. American citizenship is not required.
A Voice for Animals Contest
Deadline: Saturday, August 15th 2015 (11:59pm PDT)
This contest is for high school students who have participated in projects that promote the humane treatment of animals. Students are eligible regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.
Deadline: You can apply starting September 1st, 2015 for the October 15th, 2015 deadline
This scholarship is for Hispanic students enrolled in an eligible bachelor’s or master’s degree program. Applicants must reside in the United States. Undocumented students and non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: OCTOBER 23RD, 2015
This essay contest is for 12th graders, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.
Deadline: November 1, 2015
This scholarship is for students who are involved in the LGBTQ community. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadlines: 2016-17 application will be open from January 1-March 31, 2016
This scholarship is for orphans and/or students who have been in foster care while living in the United States. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: MARCH 25, 2016
This essay contest is for 8th, 9th, and 10th graders worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, Anthem by Ayn Rand.
Deadline: Mar 31 (This deadline has passed for 2015–check back in 2016)
This scholarship is for undocumented students who are DACA eligible and have applied for or received DACA approval. Applicants must attend a partner college.
Deadline: Apr 1 (This deadline has passed for 2015–check back in 2016)
This scholarship is for students who are active in movements for social and/or economic justice. US citizenship is not required.
Deadline: APRIL 29, 2016
This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide; there are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
Deadline: May 1st, re-opens November 30, 2015
This scholarship is for high school seniors, high school graduates, and currently enrolled college freshmen of any ethnicity. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: May 22 (This deadline has passed for 2015–check back in 2016)
This scholarship is for students of Sephardic Jewish origin or who are working in Sephardic studies. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: June 30 of each year (This deadline has passed for 2015–check back in 2016)
This scholarship is for students of Iranian descent. Scholarships are available regardless of citizenship or country of residency.
Deadline: This deadline has passed.
This essay contest is for high school students in the United States and its territories. Students attending high school in the United States are eligible regardless of citizenship.
Deadline: This deadline has passed.
This essay contest is for full-time college juniors and seniors attending colleges or universities in the United States. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
This deadline has passed.
This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors of Latino/Latina descent who are attending any two- or four-year institution of higher learning. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: The application deadline is June 15, 2015.
This scholarship is for Hispanic students who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, math, or a related field, and are members of SHPE. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: July 15th, 2015
This scholarship is for college graduates who are planning to attend an accredited US law school. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: April 30th, yearly
This scholarship is for Hispanic students who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math. Non-US citizens are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: Applications are available between September 1 and March 15, yearly
This scholarship is for rising college juniors and seniors who are studying television and film production. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: Applications Due June 5
This scholarship is for women of any citizenship or nationality who are interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field.
Deadline: April 1, yearly
This scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Deadline: April 1, yearly
This scholarship is for students studying sculpture art. Non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
This award is for students in middle school and high school who have made a difference through volunteering over the past year. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be in grades 5-12 as of November 5. Applications for next year’s awards will open in the fall.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards NATIONAL
These scholarships are for students in grades 7-12. To qualify for these scholarships, applicants must be enrolled in a public, private, parochial, homeschool, or after-school program in the United States, Canada, or an American school abroad. To apply for these scholarships, applicants must participate in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards by submitting original art or writing pieces.
QuestBridge National College Match Program
This scholarship program is for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges. Most College Match scholarship recipients come from households earning less than $60,000 annually (for a typical family of four) and have experienced long-term economic hardship. Applicants must plan to graduate from high school during or before the spring/summer of 2014 and enroll as freshmen in college in the fall of 2014. Non-US citizens, undocumented, and international students are eligible. Recipients are granted admission to one of QuestBridge’s partner colleges with a full scholarship. All scholarships are full four-year scholarships with no loans. See website for more details.
Golden Door Scholars
Golden Door Scholars is a nonprofit that provides undocumented students with college scholarships and internship/career opportunities. Our team hopes not only to raise awareness about this injustice but to also give these students hope for the future. We’re not politically affiliated. We’re just passionate about doing what’s right. The 2015 scholarship will open in the fall.
Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student, in a four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories, and demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Recipients must also be available to attend the 33rd National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL, February 12-15, 2015.
JCKF College Scholarship Program
This scholarship rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Application period is from late-August to early-November.
JCKF Young Scholars Program
This program offers the most personalized, generous scholarship and educational support to exceptionally promising students from across the nation who have financial need. Scholars receive comprehensive advising and financial support from the 8th grade through high school.
Univision’s “Es El Momento” Scholarship
Applicants must be Latino/a, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have a history of extracurricular activity.
All nominations for this scholarship must be made exclusively by the school’s principal or guidance counselor. A student must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service and display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience, and have a GPA above 2.8.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarships
The HSF has several scholarships listed at the link below. They allow DACA eligible students to apply to any of their scholarships at this time.
Davis Putter Scholarship Fund
The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues.
Scholarship for Prospective Educators
Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning on majoring in education.
The Esperanza Education Fund
Award: $5,000 – $20,000
Applicants must be graduating seniors at a high school in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia and must enroll full-time at an accredited public college or university in the 2014-2015 academic year.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Scholarship
Award: $2,500 – $5,000
Applications must be DACA eligible and possess an employment authorization document at the time of application. Applications must demonstrate consistent, active participation in public or community service.
Ayn Rand The Fountainhead Essay Contest
This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide. There are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
Byron Hanke Fellowship
Applicants must be graduate students working on topics related to community organizations.
Ayn Rand We the Living Essay Contest
This essay contest is for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders worldwide. There are no citizenship requirements. To apply, applicants must submit an essay on the book, We the Living by Ayn Rand.
Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarship
Applicants must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents in one of the following disciplines: visual-painting, sculpture, photography, performance art, dance, music, film, poetry, literature, folk art, furniture crafting, weaving, or pottery.
Chicana/ Latina Foundation Scholarship
The Colombian Education Fund (ColEF) recognizes, rewards, and promotes academic excellence and community service in the Colombian-American community. We are currently seeking Colombian students, and/or children of Colombian citizens, who are New York State residents and wish to pursue or continue a post-secondary education. A total of five (5) scholarships in the amount of 2000 dollars each will be available to graduating high school seniors or college sophomores currently enrolled in an undergraduate program.