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February Scholarships

February Scholarships

A Salute to Engineering Essay Contest

Amount: up to $500

Apply By:  February 1, 2021

Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay that salutes engineering’s role in meeting and defeating the challenges presented by COVID-19.

Sponsor: EngineerGirlo

 

American Indian Services

Amount: Varies

Apply By: February 1, 2021

Description: Applicants must be one-quarter Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at a university, junior college, or technical school. Applicant needs to maintain at least a 2.25 GPA.

Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)

 

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Amount: Varies up to $500

Apply By: February 1, 2021

Description: Contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicants will submit an essay on a given topic related to engineering design and subsequent problem solving.

Sponsor: EngineerGirl

 

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Apply By: February 1, 2021

Description: Scholarship is open to female graduating high school seniors who wish to attend a women’s college in the United States. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.7 or higher.

Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative

 

JVS Scholarships

Amount: Up to $8,000

Apply By: : February 1, 2021

Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are in their junior or senior years of undergraduate studies or graduate students who were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Sponsor: JVS Chicago

 

National Garden Clubs Scholarship

Amount: Up to $4,000

Apply By: February 1, 2021

Description: Open to undergraduate and graduate students planning a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design or horticulture.

Sponsor: GardenClub.org

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Amount: Up to $30,000

Apply By: February 2, 2021

Description: Scholars program is open to full-time junior-level students at four-year institutions pursuing a bachelor’s degree during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must have an extensive record of public and/or community service and be committed to a career in government or in public service.

Sponsor: The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

 

Drive2Life Contest

Amount: $1,000 plus a trip to New York City

Apply By: February 4, 2021

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. Contestant must create a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) about preventing drowsy driving.

Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.

  

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 5, 2021

Description: pen to students entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2020 and must be planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

Sponsor: American Meteorological Society

 

SimpleTexting Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Apply By: February 5, 2021

Description: Open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors between the ages of 16 and 22.  Applicant must submit an essay on how texting helped sustain and strengthen their relationships during COVID-19.

Sponsor: SimpleTexting

 

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

Amount: $500

Apply By:  February 8, 2021

Description: Open to incoming and current college students studying interior design. Applicant must submit an essay on the rug industry.

Sponsor: Cyrus Rugs

 

The ExploraVision Competition

Amount: Varies up to $10,000

Apply By: February 08, 2021

Description: The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real-world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM.  Projects must also include an abstract, project description, bibliography, and five sample Web pages. 

Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA

 

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Amount: Up to $50,000

Apply By: February 12, 2021

Description: Open to young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. 

Sponsor: Davidson Fellows

 

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 15, 2021

Description: This is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.

Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

 

HSF General College Scholarships

Amount: Up to $5,000

Apply By:  February 15, 2021

Description: Open to students of Hispanic descent who are graduating high school seniors, community colleges students, transfer students, college students, or graduate students. All majors and graduate fields are accepted, with an emphasis on STEM majors.

Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)

 

 

Gordon A. Rich 

Amount: $12,500 (renewable)

ApplyBy: February 16, 2021

Description: Scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approximately $12,500/year) awarded to hardworking high school students who have a financial need.

Sponsor: Gordon A Rich Memorial Foundation

 

Vegetarian Resource Group

Amount: Up to $10,000

Apply By: February 20, 2021

Description: Contest is open to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Sponsor: Vegetarian Resource Group

 

The Dream.US National Scholarship Program

Amount: Varies up to $29,000

Apply by: February 25, 2021

Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicants should be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college.

Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program

 

Doodle 4 Google

Amount: $30,000

Apply by: February 26, 2021

Description: Contest is open to students in grades K through 12. Student must create an uplifting doodle that tells the world “I show kindness by…”

Sponsor: Google Inc.

 

Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship Program

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 26, 2021

Description: This scholarship is open to incoming college freshman who are majoring in Culinary Arts or Food Science. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, or qualify for DACA.

Sponsor: Goya Foods

 

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

Apply By: February 28, 2021

Description: Open to students from across the U.S. who can tell the best story, describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general.

Sponsor: PetPlay.com

 

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircoloring Student Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 28, 2021

Description: Scholarship is open to new and current students who love hair coloring and are currently or will be attending an accredited beauty school.

Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation

 

 

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Mindy Trotta

Mindy Trotta

Mindy Trotta is an editor who spent many years behind a desk and then switched to working behind the oven as a pastry chef. Now, having perfected the art of multitasking, she is baking, working as the "Chief of Everything" at Road2College, and blogging at Relocation The Blog.
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