Scholarships with January Deadlines

January scholarships

Scholarships with January Deadlines

January scholarships

Employment BOOST College Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Apply by: Year round

Description: Open to both high school and college students. One scholarship is open to students studying any major and is also eligible for students who are currently undecided about their course of study. The second scholarship is available to students who will major or are majoring in business or STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math).

Sponsor: Employment Boost

MIT THINK Scholars Program

Amount: $1,000 budget, chance to win $500 scholarship, mentorship, and a trip to MIT

Apply by: January 1, 2022

Description: Applicant must be a current high school student at a school in the United States and submit a project proposal on a science, technology or engineering idea.

Sponsor: MIT THINK

You Glow Differently When You’re Happy Scholarship

Amount: $800

Apply by: January 1, 2022

Description: Open to all undergraduate BIPOC students who can describe a happy memory in 100 words or less.

Sponsor: Bold.org

“Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential” Scholarship

Amount: $500-$1,000

Apply by: January 4, 2022

Description: Open to college-bound teens in grades 9-12

Sponsor: Potential Magazine

Marvel Optics National Scholarship

Amount: $1,500

Apply by: January 5, 2022

Description: Open to any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college who must answer a prompt.

Sponsor: Marvel Optics

Pettable Pet Lovers Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 (1 winner every three months)

Apply by: January 5, 2022

Description: Open to pet owners who will share a photo of their pet with a caption.

Sponsor: Pettable.com

Young Filmmakers Contest

Amount: Up to $1,000

Apply by: January 5, 2022

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.

Sponsor: One Earth Film Festival

Ron Brown Scholar Program Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Apply by: January 9, 2022

Description: Open to all talented and economically-challenged African-American high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship –

Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Amount: Up to $10,000

Apply by: January 14, 2022

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

F. Lammot Belin Arts Scholarship

Amount: Up to $10,000

Apply by: January 15, 2022

Description: Applicants must reside in the northeast region of Pennsylvania and  must show that the scholarship will aid them in their development into professional artists.

Sponsor: BelinArts

Video Contest for College Students

Amount: Up to $2,000

Apply by: January 16, 2022

Description: Open to college students who can create a video that must interpret some variation of the theme, “One Person Can Make a Difference.”

Sponsor: Christophers.org

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Amount: Up to $5,000

Apply by: January 18, 2022

Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition

Award: Up to $5,000

Apply by:  January 20, 2022

Description:  The competition is open to all students in grades 6-12 who will explore the issue you most want presidential candidates to address during the campaign. Grades 6-8 compete in the Middle School category, and grades 9-12 compete in the High School category. (The competition requires a video submission.) 

Sponsor: C-Span/StudentCam

APIA Scholarship

Amount:Varies from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards.

Apply by: January 26, 2022

Description: Open to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status.

Sponsor: APIA Scholars

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Amount: Up to $7,500

Apply by: January 29, 2022

Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Apply by: January 30, 2022

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

Center for Reintegration Scholarship

Amount: Varies from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.

Apply by: January 31, 2022

Description: Open to students who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder and are actively involved in rehabilitative or reintegration efforts, such as clubhouse membership, part-
or full-time employment, volunteer efforts or school enrollment

Sponsor: Center for Reintegration 

The National Ag Day Essay Contest

Amount: $1000

Apply by: January 31, 2022

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

Opportunity Scholarship for Locked-Out Dreamers

Amount: Up to $80,000 over four years

Apply by: January 31, 2022

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

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