February Scholarships

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February Scholarships

 

American Indian Services

Amount: Varies

Apply By: February 1, 2020

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)

 

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Apply By: February 1, 2020

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

 

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Amount: Varies up to $500

Apply By: February 1, 2020

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

 

National Garden Clubs Scholarship

Amount: Up to $4,000

Apply By: February 1, 2020

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

Sponsor: GardenClub.org

 

Drive2Life Contest

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

Apply By: February 4, 2020

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.

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Amount: Up to $30,000

Apply By: February 4, 2020

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

 

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 7, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2019 and must be planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

Sponsor: American Meteorological Society

 

The ExploraVision Competition

Amount: Varies up to $10,000

Apply By: February 10, 2020

Description: The ExploraVision competition for K-12 students engages the next generation in real-world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM. The contest categories are divided into: Primary Level (Grades K-3), Upper Elementary Level (Grades 4-6), and Middle Level (Grades 7-9) High School Level (Grades 10-12). Projects must also include an abstract, project description, bibliography, and five sample Web pages. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA

 

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Amount: Up to $50,000

Apply By: February 12, 2020

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

 

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Apply By: February 15, 2020

Description: The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school students who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American History and American Government. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25. U.S. Citizens residing abroad may apply through a Units Overseas Chapter. The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship is an award of $2,000 each year for up to four years with annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal.

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

 

DAR Good Citizens Award

Amount: Varies up to $5,000

Apply By: February 15, 2020

Description: The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, created in 1934 recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree.

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

 

Nellie Love Butcher Music Scholarship

Amount: Up to $20,000

Apply By: February 12, 2020

Description: Scholarship is offered every year to a male or female music student who is pursuing an education in piano or voice. Special consideration is given to students currently attending the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

Sponsors: Daughters of the American Revolution

 

 

Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Apply By: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to students with high scholastic standing who have been accepted into or are pursuing a course of study to become a medical doctor (no pre-med, veterinarian or physician assistant) at an approved, accredited medical school. There is a preference to females if the applicants are equally qualified.

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

 

Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 15, 2020

Description: Scholarship is open to female students who are U.S. citizens and currently attending medical school.

Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution

 

Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship Program

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 17, 2020

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

 

Gordon A. Rich

Amount: $12,500 (renewable)

ApplyBy: February 20, 2020

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, 2020

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 27, 2020

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

 

 

NFBPA Scholarship Program

Amount: Varies up to $10,000

Apply By: February 28, 2020

Description: Scholarship intends to recognize African-American and minority students who are currently enrolled full-time at a traditional four-year college or university, preferably a HBCU, and show outstanding scholarship and leadership.

Sponsor: National Forum for Black Public Administrators

 

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

Apply By: February 28, 2020

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

 

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 28, 2020

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

 

Valentines Day Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Apply By: February 29, 2020

Description: Eligible students will answer the question “For Valentine’s Day, if given the choice, would you prefer a $1000 college scholarship or another gift of equal value and why?”

Sponsor: MoneySolver

 

Sydell & Arnold Miller Family | Art of Haircoloring Student Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Apply By: February 29, 2020

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 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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