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Requirements
Power Poetry "I Am..." Scholarship Slam2/13/2016$1,000

Poetry Contest
Must be between the ages of 13 & 25
citizenship not required

Queer Foundation Scholarship2/14/2016$1,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
HS Seniors
Must attend a U.S. college or university in the 2016-2017 academic year
Must study queer theory or related field: queer medical, legal or social issues

ASU Latino Partnership Scholars Los Diablos Scholarship2/15/2016varies

Must have been admitted or currently attend ASU as a full-time student,
Must be classified as an Arizona resident for tuition purposes,
Must demonstrate financial need,
3.0+ GPA
Preference given to those who graduate from an AZ high school, AZ community college, or current ASU students.

BMI Foundation Student Composer Award2/15/2016$5,000

​Various
Musical submissions​

​​​​​​​​​Must be enrolled in an accredited public, private, or parochial secondary school, in an acccredited college or conservatory of music, or engaged in the private study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative).

Hispanic Women's Corporation - ASU Latino Partnership Award2/15/2016Up to $2,000

Arizona Resident Scholarship
Hispanic Female Scholarship
Must be admitted to ASU as a full-time undergraduate degree seeking student as an incoming freshman, incoming transfer, freshman, sophomore, junior or senior.
3.0+ GPA

TheDream.US Scholarship2/15/2016Tuition and Fees

DREAMer Scholarship
DACA or TPS eligible​ or have applied to recieve DACA or TPS approval​

Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest2/25/2016Up to $10,000

All HS students, college and university students eligible to apply
Must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman of the Year Award2/26/2016up to $1,000

Phoenix Resident
Must be a current high school student (or home-schooled) in grades 9-12,
Must be a U.S. citizen or provide evidence that he or she is a permanent resident of the United States.

Que Llueva Café (CORE) Scholarship2/27/2016$500

Must be Chicano/Latino descent
Must be an Undocumented Student
Must be enrolling for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S or Puerto Rico for the 2016-2017 academic year
Must demonstrate financial need
Must demonstrate academic potential and promise

NSHSS Earth Day Awards2/29/2016$500

All HS students
3.0+ GPA
Must submit details about an environmental project that you're currently working on, or one that will be initiated for Earth Day in your home, school, and/or community.

PayScale's Women in STEM Scholarship2/29/2016$2,000

STEM Scholarship
Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an associate, bachelor's or graduate level program in science, technology, engineering or math related major

The CenturyLinkDeals.com Scholarship2/29/2016$1,500

​College students enrolled during the 2015-2016 academic year full-time at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university or in a graduate program
Must be in good academic standing
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.

ASU HBA Scholarship3/1/2016Varies

Arizona Resident Scholarship​ - Latino Scholarship
3.0+GPA
Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 ASU credit hours each Fall and Spring Semester​​

NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest3/1/2016$5,000

​Open to all students up to 12th grade (18 years) from anywhere in the world.

Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars Program3/1/2016Various

Must be either an adult, ages 25 or older, with dependents in their family, College age youths and adults with physical disabilities or Young adults, 18-25 years old, who have been raised in the child welfare system and are responsible for their own financial support,
Must demonstrate need,
Must enroll at ASU or a Maricopa Community College.

Simon Youth Foundation Scholarship3/1/2016up to $1,500

Arizona Scholarship
Must be a HS senior attending school,
Must be living within 50 miles of a Simon Property (Arizona Mills in Tempe, Phoenix Premium Outlets in Chandler, and Tucson Premium Outlets in Tucson),
Must plan to enroll full-time in an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university or vocational/technical school in fall 2016, 
Must demonstrate academic promise and financial need,
Must be a legal U.S. resident.

Generation Google Scholarship3/3/2016$10,000

High school seniors who are entering their first year of University 2016-2017​ as a full time student,
Must intend to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field,
Must exemplify leadership & demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology,
Must exhibit a strong record of academic achievement,
Must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Female, or a person with a disability),
Must be available to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in Summer of 2016.

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest3/4/2016Up to $2,500
Open to all high school students graduating in the classes of 2016 and 2017.
The Early Outreach Scholarship Program3/4/2016up to $5,000

ASU Scholarship
Must be an incoming or current undergraduate affiliated with Access ASU,
Must complete 30 credit hours per academic year
3.0+ GPA,
Must have a FAFSA application in progress.
**Digital/Video presentation submission required

National Foster Parent Association Scholarship3/10/2016$500

​Foster/Adopted Youth Scholarship
Must be a high school-level student who is graduating or getting their GED in 2016 or a foster parent who is a member of NFPA

St. Luke's Service League Scholarship Program3/11/2016varies

Arizona resident scholarship
Must be an American citizen and a Maricopa County resident,
​Must plan to attend, or currrently attending, an accredited college, university, community college or an accredited vocational program in Maricopa County,
Must be pursuing 12 credit hours or more in a health care-related career,
​3.0+ GPA.

Armstrong Family Foundation Scholarship3/13/2016Up to $8,000

Arizona Resident Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time at ASU as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior or an incoming Freshman/Transfer
Orphan/ward of the court/living with extended family/in foster care/independent student without financial support/experienced extreme life circumstances
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful legal resident​​

Doran Community Scholars3/13/2016$3,000

HS Junior or Senior graduating from the Phoenix Union HS District
3.0+GPA
Must demonstrate financial need
Must be admitted to ASU
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful legal resident

Arizona Community Foundation (Various Scholarships)3/15/2016Various

March 31st, April 29th, May 16th and May 31st​ alt deadline​​

High school seniors, current college students, or graduate level students attending schools anywhere in the U.S. can apply.

Arizona Highway Patrol Association Scholarship3/15/2016$2,000

AZ Highway Patrol​ dependent of an active officer, civilian, retired/deceased member
Must be a HS senior or a full-time student at a ​college/university
3.0+ GPA​

Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship3/15/2016$1,500

​Arizona National Participant
Must be a high school graduate,
Must have at leat 12 semester hours completed after high school graduation and prior to applying,
Must be currently taking at least 12 hours at a college or university,
​2.5+ GPA,
Participation of more than 1 year in the Arizona National Livestock Show or Arizona National Horse Show as an exhibitor, volunteer or contestant.

United States Institute of Peace National High School Essay Contest3/15/2016up to $2,500

HS students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply
Must be a U.S. citizen

Ayn Rand "Anthem" Essay Contest3/25/2016Up to $2,000

​8th, 9th, and 10th graders
Open to students worldwide

Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference3/28/2016$1,000

HS senior
2.5+ GPA
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

Lemberg Law "Stop Cell Phone Robocalls" Scholarship3/31/2016$1,000

HS seniors graduating with the Class of 2016 or 
Current undergraduate students who are attending an accredited U.S. two-year or four-year college or university
Must complete the statement: "Cell phone robocalls need to be regulated because..." in a 140 character statement.

Princeton Ten-Minute Play Contest3/31/2016Up to $500

All 11th grade high school students eligible to apply
1 play submission (10 page maximum)​

The Rudy Aguallo Memorial Scholarship3/31/2016various

DACA Eligible,
U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA),
High school graduate, community college student, transferring community college student, student attending an accredited 4-year institution,
Plan to enroll, or currently enrolled in, full-time (min. 12 credit hrs) undergraduate student,
3.0+ GPA (must be maintained throughout duration of scholarship),
Demonstrated financial need, 

Demonstrated leadership and community service.

The Sleeklens Academic Scholarship Program3/31/2016$2,000

Must be an Undergraduate, Graduate, or High School Senior with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited Univeristy or College

Tripping.com Scholarship3/31/2016$1000

Graduating 2016 High School Seniors​,
Undergraduate and Graduate students,
Students enrolled in technical schools are eligible as well.

Low Budget Movers Scholarship4/1/2016$500

Arizona Scholarship,
Graduating 2016 High School Seniors,
Current college freshman, sophomores, or juniors who are enrolled full time at a college or university.

Teachers.org Inspire Our Future Scholarship4/1/2016$2,500

Must be 18yrs or older
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. studying to obtain a teaching degree
3.5+ GPA

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children4/15/2016Up to $250

Migrant Youth
Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school
​DACA Eligible

Ayn Rand "Fountainhead" Essay Contest4/29/2016up to $10,000

​Open to students worldwide in 11th and 12th grade

Phoenix Suns Charities SunStudent Scholarship4/29/2016up to $7,000

Arizona Resident Scholarship
Must be a graduating senior from an AZ high school,
Must be admitted to and enroll at an accreditted in-state post-secondary institution,
3.0+ GPA,
​Must demonstrate financial need as indicated on the Federal Student Aid report​,
Must demonstrate evidence of hgih engagement in the community,
Must articulate a positive vision for their future using their education.

Air Traffic Control Scholarship5/1/2016Various

​Air Traffic Control/Aviation Science
Students enrolled half to full-time in a program leading to a bachelor's degree or higher in an aviation-related course of study.
Various

Law Offices of Michael Cordova: 2016-2017 Scholarship5/1/2016$500

Must be a graduating senior in the Spring of 2016​,
3.0+ GPA,
Must enroll at an AZ Community College or accredited 4-year university with a minimum of 12 credit hours in the fall semester following graduation.

MyProjectorLamps Scholarship5/1/2016$500

HS Senior or Undergraduate attending an accredited program in the U.S.
3.0+ GPA and considered in good standing at current institution
Must follow or 'like' the MyProjectorLamps FaceBook page

The Rover College Scholarship5/31/2016$1,000

Must be a graduated HS senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college,
Must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Workers6/1/2016Up to $2,500

Must be at least 16 years old
Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their artistic talents (visual, performing, media, literary and crafts)
History of movement/work in Agriculture
​DACA Elibigle

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program6/10/2016$1,000

​Open to all high school juniors and seniors and all students currently enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution

Medicalassistantdegrees.net Healthcare Scholarship Program6/30/2016$500

Healthecare Field Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time in a healthcare related program
Must be 18+ years
Must be a U.S. Citizen

CenturyLinkQuote Scholarship7/18/2016$1,000

GED students/HS seniors with a 2.5+ GPA planning to attend an accredited college or university in fall 2016
College students enrolled full time at an accredited college or univeristy with a 2.5+ GPA
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.

Marketing Certified Social Media Scholarship8/31/2016$500

Must be a student between the aged of 16 and 25,
2.5+ GPA

College Peas Standout Student College Scholarship9/1/2016$400

Must be a current high school student
Must intend to enroll full time at a 4-year college
2.0+ GPA​

 

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