|Helen Jean Simpson Scholarship||3/16/2020||$5,000|Scholarship for "Refugee," "Asylum Granted," or "Victim of human trafficking" students
Local Scholarship/Arizona resident scholarship
- Graduating high school senior or current college student
- Entered the United States in Refugee status as holder of an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any of the following designations: “Refugee,” “Asylum Granted,” or “Victim of human trafficking."
- 3.0 GPA in high school or completed college level work.
- Arizona resident for tuition purposes at public colleges.
- Intent to enroll full-time at a 4-year university in the US.
- Financial need as indicated on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA.
Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
|Golden Door Scholars||10/25/2020||Full-Ride at Partner Schools|
- Must have DACA, TPS, or be undocumented
- High GPA
- SAT/ACT not required but accepted
- Current senior, high school graduate, transfer student, or college undergraduate
- Planning to attend a Golden Door partner school (listed on site)
- Essay (400-500 words)
- Video (2 mins or less)
|Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans||10/29/2020||Up to $20,000 a year|
Fellowship Program Intended for United States Immigrants and Children of Immigrants
- Graduate Degree Fellowship - must have Bachelor's degree as of Fall 2020 - be at least a senior in college
- Open to all fields of study within fully accredited graduate programs
- Eligible applicants must be 30 years of age or younger as of November 1st, 2019.
Both of applicant's birth parents must have been born outside of the US as non-US citizens, and both parents must not have been eligible for US citizenship at the time of their births.
Eligible applicants will be pursuing full time graduate degrees at US institutions as of Fall 2019.
- Eligible applicants will have a bachelor's degree as of the fall of 2021, or they may already be enrolled in the graduate program that they are seeking funding for as of the application deadline, and be planning to be enrolled full time in an eligible graduate degree program at a US university for the full 2021-2022 academic year.
- Eligible applicants must not have begun the third year of the program that they are seeking funding for as of the October, 2020 deadline.
- Application requirements:
- Official Transcripts
- 3-5 Recommendation Letters
- 2 Essays
- Standardized Test Scores (If they were required for admission into your graduate program)
- See website for more information
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact
|Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program||10/30/2020||Up to $40,000|
- HS Senior planning to graduate in Spring 2021
- 3.5+ GPA
- Plan to attend 4 year institution full time beginning Fall 2021
SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200+ and/or ACT score of 26+
Note: deadline is projected, may not be exact
|Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program||10/30/2020||Up to $40,000 per year|
- US high school senior graduating spring 2020
- Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020
- Minimum 3.5 unweighed GPA
- Min. 1200 combined critical reading and math SAT score and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above
- Short answers and essay
- Test Scores
- Two academic recommendations
- Income – Demonstrate unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. Last year’s cohort of new college scholarship recipients had a median family income of approximately $26,000.
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact.
|Coca Cola Scholars Foundation||10/31/2020||Up to $20,000|
U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Hatian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees are eligible.
- HS Senior, anticipating completion of HS diploma
- Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution
- Achievement based scholarship
- 3.00+ GPA at the end of their junior year
|Patriot’s Pen Program||10/31/2020||Up to $5,000|
6-8th Grade Essay Contest
- No citizenship requirements listed
- Must be enrolled in public, private or parochial school or home study program in the United States and its territories.
- 300-400 Word Essay
|VFW Voice of Democracy Competition||10/31/2020||Up to $30,000|
HS Student grades 9-12 enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories
Oral Essay of Specified Topic
|Drug Lawsuit Source College Scholarship||11/1/2020||$1,000|
- High school seniors and current community college, university, and trade school students who will be attending any post secondary school in the summer or fall 2020 semesters are eligible to apply.
|Create Real Impact Contest||11/12/2020||Up to $1,500|
Submitted work of: Video, Creative Writing, Music or Artwork
- Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia or DACA recipients between the ages of 14 and 22.
- Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university).
- Create an original work showcasing your idea for a SOLUTION or STRATEGY to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.
- Additional categories for award include
- Spanish Entry Award: Spanish language entries may be submitted in the categories of art or video.
- Sports Team Award: Sports team entries may be submitted to the video category. Sports teams must be a school team (middle school or high school).
|Intel Science Talent Search||11/12/2020||Up to $100,000|
High School Seniors
DACA/DREAMer Eligible for option a.
- Citizenship Requirements: Either a) Any student who is enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school (public, private, parochial, or home school) on the application deadline date in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas; or b. Any United States citizen enrolled in his or her senior or 12th grade year of secondary school on the application deadline date attending a: i. Department of Defense Dependents School or an accredited overseas American or International School; or ii. foreign school as an exchange student; or iii. foreign school because his/her parent(s) are temporarily working and living abroad. Proof of citizenship and school accreditation is required for 1b (above)
- 3-5 letters of recommendation
- Research report (max 20 pages)
*Note: Deadline is projected: may not be exact
|AAUW’s International Fellowship Program||11/15/2020||Up to $30,000|
- Cannot be a citizen of the U.S.
- Have citizenship in a country other than the United States or possession of a nonimmigrant visa if residing in the United States
- Women holding dual citizenship in the United States and another country who are permanent legal residents of the United States are not eligible.
- Hold an academic degree (earned in the U.S. or abroad) equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree completed by November 15, 2020.
- Intend to devote herself full-time to the proposed academic plan during the fellowship year for master's degree, doctoral degree, or other professional degree, and must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited institution located in the United States during the fellowship year
- Be proficient in English
- See website for more information
|Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest||12/1/2020||up to $2,500|
- No Citizenship/Residency Requirement Specified
- HS juniors and Seniors, and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities in the United States
- Students currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university
|Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships||12/1/2020||$1,000|
DACA/DREAMer Eligible/No citizenship requirements listed
- Various (College, Nursing, Law School, Medical School, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy)
- Must be enrolled at a 4-year college or university or community college
- Transcript and proof of enrollment
- Resume or C.V.
500 to 750 word essay
- 2.8 Minimum GPA
- See website for more info
|Litherland International Technology Education Association Undergraduate Scholarship in Technology Education||12/1/2020||$500|
DACA/DREAMer Eligible/nternational Scholarship (No Nationality Requirements)
- Must be a current undergraduate student
- Must attend a university or a four-year college
- Must study full-time
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- Restricted to students studying Education with emphasis in Science, Technology, and Society, or Engineering/Technology
- Must be affiliated with/become affiliated with International Technology Education Association
|Hooked to Books Annual Scholarship||12/18/2020||$500-$1,000|
- Essay: 1000-2000 words answering one of the following questions: "How did a book change your life?", "What book got you hooked to books?" or "What book mirrors your life?"
- Enrollment in a 2-4 year college
|Hooked to Books Scholarship||12/18/2020||$1,000|
- For students 15+
- Available to students worldwide
- Essay topic- Choose from -
- How did a book change your life?
- What book mirrors your life?
- What book got you hooked to books?
- 500+ words
|NATA Pioneers of Flight Scholarship||12/25/2020||$1,000|
No residency/citizenship specifications
- College Sophomore or Junior
- Enrolled in aviation degree program
- 3.0+ GPA
- Career goals in General Aviation
*Note: Deadine is projected, may not be exact
|BluePay STEM Scholarship||12/31/2020||$250 - $1,000|
No citizenship requirements specified - DACA/DREAMer Eligible
- Undergraduate or Graduate students
- Attend an accredited college or university
- Write an essay in a minimum of 500 and a maximum of 1,000 words. Choose between these topics:
What recent innovation has meant the most to your daily life?
What do you imagine or have you experienced to be the single greatest challenge that arises when you start your own business? What do you think is the biggest threat to the security of your personal information?
|From Failure to Promise Scholarship||7/31/2021||$10,000|
- Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of presentation.
- Contestants must be high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate-level college students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada.
*Note: Deadline is projected, may not be exact - website says scholarship will reopen in September 2020
|Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute- Congressional Internship Program -Summer Internship||11/19/2021||$2,500 - $3,750 stipend|
Hispanic Scholarship/Internship program
- for students interested in Politics/Government
Students must be currently enrolled full time and working towards their undergraduate degree.
- Community colelge individuals graduating in June are eligible for the Summer session if they are transferring to a new institution come the Fall semester.
- Applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asyless, or individuals who are lawfully authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who, at the time of application, possess lawful evidence of employment authorization.
- Preference of 3.0 GPA or higher
- Demonstrate evidence of leadership skills and potential for leadership growth
- Demonstrated commitment to public service-oriented activities
2 essay questions
- One letter of recommendation