Scholarships / Grants / Free Money

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Name of the ScholarshipDescriptionDeadlineURLGrade Level
Name of the ScholarshipDescriptionDeadlineURLGrade Level
Fred Luster, Sr. Education Scholarship $250 scholarship. Cumulative Average 3.0. 2 Letter of Recommendations. W2 Form April 15, 2014 12 
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 scholarship to Latino Students. April 16, 2015 12 
Hark's Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 500-1000 word essay. April 20, 2013 12 
FiSCA National Scholarship Program $2,000 scholarship. 200-word essay. April 21, 2014 12 
HENAAC Scholars Program $500-$10,000 scholarship for Hispanics pursuing a career in STEM fields. April 30, 2013 12 
CRAZIEST THING I DID TO SAVE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP "Submit your story about the craziest thing you did to save money and you will be entered to win a $4,000 scholarship (so you don't have to do such crazy stuff to pay for school)." April 30, 2013 ALL 
MoolahSPOT $1,000 Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 400-word essay. April 30, 2013 11-12 (or anyone 16+ years old) 
Roy Webster Memorial Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 1000-word essay. April 30, 2013 12 
Google Science Fair $25,000-$50,000 scholarship.  April 30, 2013 ALL 
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications $5,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. April 30, 2013 ALL 
Upakar Scholarship Program $2,000 scholarship for applicants "who were born or whose parent or parents were born in the Republic of India." April 30, 2013 12 
SanDisk Scholars Program $10,000 scholarship for students pursuing engineering and/or computer science. April 30, 2013 12 
East Villagers Service Scholar Essay & Art Contest $150-$500 scholarship. 1,500-word essay. April 30, 2013 ALL 
Milton Fisher Scholarship $20,000 scholarship. Decision is based on "innovative and creative problem solving". Financial need does not affect selection. April 30, 2013 11-12 
SHUT UP & SWEAT Athletic Gear Student Athlete Annual Scholarship $2,000 scholarship. Must be nominated by someone. August 1, 2013 12 
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition $4,000-60,000 scholarship.  December 2013 (actual date TBD) 12 
Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program $100-$500 scholarship.  December 31, 2013 ALL 
$1,000 High School Survey Scholarship Take a survey about your school. Apply each month. End of each month ALL 
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship $24,000 scholarship. Four essays. Must be part of a minority. February 15, 2013 12 
Best Buy Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship. Selection is based on "academic achievement, volunteerism efforts and/or work experience." February 15, 2013 ALL 
Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship $5,000 scholarship. Essay required. Must be vegetarian February 20, 2013 12 
Davidson Fellows Scholarships " The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work." February 20, 2013 ALL 
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program $100,000 scholarship. Must be majoring in one of the select engineering/technology and design/business majors.  February 28, 2013 12 
Burger King Scholars Program $1,000-$50,000 scholarship. Selection is heavily based on leadership experience. January 10, 2013 12 
United Realty Students Scholarship Program $5,000-$10,000 scholarship. " To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a short essay that answers the question, "How do I invest in my future?"" January 1, 2014 11-12 (or anyone 16+ years old) 
Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest $10,000 scholarship. "To apply for this scholarship, applicants must create and submit a photo, artwork, or a computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. Designs should be appropriate for business and consumer use. " January 14, 2014 ALL 
Dell Scholars Program $20,000 scholarship.  January 15, 2013 12 
Gates Millennium Scholarship Full-ride. Scholarship may extend into graduate school. January 2014 (actual date TBD) 12 
Julia Corine Barnes Scholarship by Questia $2,500 scholarship. One-page essay. Must be "pursuing a degree in language, literature, or linguistics." January 31, 2013 12 
AT&T Savings Technology for Tuition Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 300-500 word essay. July 1, 2013 12 
Locksley Anthony Henry Scholarship Foundation $1500 scholarship to be used towards tuition. Minimum 2.5 or 70 average or higher. Need two letters of recommendation, transcript and personal essay: If education was a key, what door would it open for you? 500 words or less.  July 1, 2014 12th 
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 250-word essay. July 31, 2013 ALL 
"My Mentor Was Me" Scholarship Video Challenge $1,000 scholarship. "To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a video between one and three minutes in length that identifies and describes the impact a mentor has had on their pursuit of success and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships. Applicants may upload up to three videos for consideration. See website for more details." July 31, 2013 12 
Copyright Awareness Scholarship $5,000 scholarship. "To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit a creative video presentation between 30 seconds and 3 minutes that would be used to educate their peers on the importance of intellectual property and copyright law. See website for more details." June 1, 2013 ALL 
$1,000 High School Senior Scholarship Answer a short question about your high school experience. June 1, 2013 12 
Abbott and Fenner Business Consultant Scholarships $1,000 scholarship. 500-1000 word essay. June 14, 2013 11-12 
Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship  $1,000 scholarship. Decision based on "but is not limited to, involvement in extra-curricular activities/community service/work experience, future potential and knowledge of Bruce Lee." June 14, 2013 12 
Minority Scholarship Award for Incoming College Freshmen $1,000 scholarship.  June 15, 2013 12 
Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest $1,000 scholarship. Write an essay on a selected piece of literature. June 15, 2015 11-12  
Shop Smart Scholarship $2,000 scholarship. "To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay explaining how their college experience has been/will be defined by remarkable frugality, ingenuity, effort, or thrift. In keeping with the "shop smart" theme, there is a bias against high annual tuition costs and student loans." June 16, 2013 12 
BigSun Scholarship $500 scholarship. Must be student athlete.  June 21, 2013 12 
Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. ". The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity, and academics. Selection for this scholarship is based on financial need, content of character, and the candidates' potential to make an impact on their peers and community." June 28, 2013 12 
JUST POETRY!!! Scholarship Awards $100-$500 scholarship. "To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an original piece of poetry. Scholarships are awarded quarterly - applicants may submit only one poem per quarter." June 30, 2013 ALL 
Crime Prevention Essay Scholarship $1,000-$2,500 scholarship. Two-page essay. June 30, 2013 12 
Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award $1,500 scholarship. 500-word essay. June 30, 2013 ALL 
BBG Communications Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. Two essays. June 30, 2013 11-12 (or anyone 16+ years old) 
QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship Full-ride to 35 of the nation's top schools such as Yale, Princeton, MIT, Columbia, Northwestern, UVa, Emory, etc. Late September 2013 (Actual date TBD) 12 
Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award $10,000 scholarship. 1,000-word essay. Winners will be selected based on their dedication to anti-discrimination. March 1, 2013 12 
Contact Lens & Glasses Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. March 1, 2013 12 
QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship Full-scholarship to summer programs at Harvard, Brandeis, Emory, Notre Dame, UPenn, Stanford, and Yale. March 27, 2013 11 
Go Daddy .ME Scholarship $10,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. March 30, 2013 11-12 (or anyone 16+ years old) 
ZocDoc Generation Health Scholarship $2,000-$6,000 scholarship. 1-2 page essay. Selection will be based on "writing quality, merit of ideas/research, and relevance of the essay to the given topic. Additionally, we will factor in candidate background (GPA, leadership experience, awards, etc.)." March 31, 2013 ALL 
DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship $500 scholarship. 750-word essay May 1, 2013 12 
Nordstrom Scholarship Program $10,000 scholarship. Selection is based on academic achievement and community involvement. May 1, 2013 11th 
SHPE Foundation Scholarships $1,000-$5,000 scholarships for Latinos going into the STEM fields. May 1, 2013 12 College Scholarship Program $200-$800 scholarship. Two single-spaced page long essay. May 1, 2013 12 
AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. May 1, 2013 12 
3 Point Scholarship  $2,000 scholarship. 250-word essay. May 1, 2013 12 
Samsung High School Student Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship. 300-word essay. May 15, 2013 10-12 (or anyone 15+ years old) 
Design-A-Sign Scholarship Contest $100-$1,000 scholarship. Design a sing that represents your goals and dreams. May 24, 2013 ALL 
FMAA Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship. "Applicants must submit a short video explaining what the American flag means to them." May 24, 2013 12 
B.Davis Scholarship  $1,000 scholarship. 1000-word essay. May 27, 2013 ALL Scholarship $500 scholarship. " To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write a poem, in a style of their choice, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge." May 30, 2013 11-12 (or 16+ years old) 
Power Poetry "Slam What You Will" Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. "To enter, students must submit an original poem; submissions can be written or multimedia on any topic of the poet's choosing." May 31, 2013 ALL 
LM Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship.  May 31, 2013 12 
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program $1,000 scholarship. NO ESSAY REQUIRED. May 31, 2013 12 
Online Games Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. May 31, 2013 12 
Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship $1,500 scholarship. 140-character essay. May 31, 2013 11-12 
Dish Systems Essay Scholarship $1,000 scholarship. 500-word essay. May 3, 2013 12 
Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Program Design the next Google Doodle and win a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 grant for your school. Next Year TBD ALL 
Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders $500-$1,000 scholarship for Hispanic students.  November 1, 2013 12 
AFSA National High School School Essay Contest $2,500 cash prize + full-tuition for a Semester at Sea voyage + all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to meet the US Secretary of State. 1,000-2,500 word essay.  November 15,2014  ALL 
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award $500 scholarship. 1000-word essay. November 29, 2014 ALL 
College JumpStart Scholarship $1,500 scholarship. 250-word essay.  October 17, 2014 10-12 
Courage To Grow Scholarship $500 scholarship. 250-word essay. GPA: 2.5 or higher October 31, 2014 11-12 
TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship $5,000. 500-word or less essay. Must demonstrate community involvement. TBD 12 
New York Education Foundation Scholarship $500-$1,000 scholarship. Cumulative average of at least 3.0  TBD 12 
Generation Ali Global Citizenship Scholarships $10,000 scholarship. TBD 12 
Verbal Ink Transcription Services Scholarship $1,500 scholarship. 500-1000 word essay. Cumulative Average 3.0 TBD 12 
Posse Scholarship Full-tuition scholarship to Posse partner school. Must be nominated in order to apply. TBD 12 (can be nominated 2nd semester of 11th grade) 
$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship Just sign up for a chance to win. You can apply every month. The last day of each month ALL 
$1,000 Weekly Scholarship "Three Sentence Essay" Varies (changes each week) ALL 
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