January Scholarships

Applying To Scholarships With January Deadlines
 

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Amount: Up to $10,000

Apply By: January 18, 2019

Description: The Profile in Courage Essay Contest Scholarship is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 – to 1000 – word essay that describes and analyzes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. GED students under the age of 20 may also apply.

Sponsor: John F Kennedy Library Presidential Library and Museum

 

 

Girls Impact the World

Amount: $5000

Apply By: January 20, 2019

Description: The Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship is available to full – time high school and undergraduate students who are ages 25 and under. To be considered, you must submit an original, three – to six – minute short film that addresses global women’s issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, or a variety of other issues.

Sponsor: ConnectHer

 

 

The Stand Up Men Award

Amount: $2500

ApplyBy: January 20, 2019

Description: The Stand Up Men Award Scholarship is open to 8th graders, high school students, and undergraduate students under the age of 25 and of any gender. Applicant must submit an original 3-6 minute film on any man they know who is taking a stand to prevent violence against women and/or standing up for women’s rights.

Sponsor: ConnectHer

 

 

Child of Divorce/Single Parent Household Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Apply By: January 31, 2019

Description: The Child of Divorce/Single Parent Household Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted and current undergraduate and graduate students who come from a divorced/single parent household. Applicant will submit an essay on a topic pertaining to individuals who are the product of a single parent or divorced household.

Sponsor: Miller Law Group

 

 

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers

Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years

Apply By: January 31, 2019

Description: The Opportunity for Locked-Out DREAMers Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates who live in targeted, locked-out states that do not offer in-state tuition to DREAMers, or bars them from attending state colleges and universities all together.

Sponsor: TheDream.US

 

 

Pre-Health Professions Scholarship Contest

Amount: Up to $1,000

Apply By: January 31, 2019

Description: The Pre-Health Professionals Scholarship is open to undergraduate students in the U.S. who want to pursue a future in a health profession (doctor, speech pathologist, dentist, pharmacist, etc.)

Sponsor: NextStep Test Prep

 

 

National High School Oratorical Contest

Amount: Varies up to $18,000

Apply By: Varies

Description: The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Sponsor: The American Legion

 

 

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Apply By: January 31

Description: The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a 140-character message that relates to technology addiction to qualify for this award.

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

 

 

The National Ag Day Essay Contest

Amount: $1000

Apply By: January 31, 2019

Description: The National Ag Day Essay Contest Scholarship is available to high school students. To be considered, you must submit an original essay of 450 words or less, or a two-minute video, on the following topic: “Agriculture: Food for Life. How Does Our Nation Lead the Way?”

Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America

 

 

Treat Yo Friends

Amount: $5000

Applyby: January 31, 2019

Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by making an IOU (“I owe you”) activity booklet for a friend to celebrate what makes them unique and different. We’ll give you a template and easy instructions to make the IOU booklet – all you have to do is think of activities your friend loves.

Sponsor: Do Something

 

 

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