AXA Achievements Scholarship
Type: One-time scholarship
Eligibility: Provides more than $600K in annual scholarships to 52 students – one from each state to applicants who are:
Deadline: December 15, 2015
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships
Type: Community service based/Interest based
Eligibility: Student must demonstrate an on-going commitment to the fight against hunger through volunteer service. Added consideration is given to students working to combat child hunger in the US. Must be a U.S. citizen and have a Community Service Recommender to apply.
Deadline: December 5, 2015
Burger King Scholars Program
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent. They must also work part-time an average of 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (unless individual circumstances prevents the student’s involvement).
Notes: Awards are given without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, or national origin; Non-renewable but may reapply each year you are eligible.
Deadline: December 2015
SCHOLARSHIPS WITH VARIOUS DEADLINES
This section has a list of scholarships with various deadlines. This can be because there are multiple scholarships offered from one organization, or that information is still being updated. Check each scholarship website to see more details (click the title of the scholarship).
Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program
Type: Interest-based scholarship and internship
Common Knowledge Foundation Scholarship
Eligibility: Must be at least 14 years old or older and planning on attending an accredited college or university; International students are also eligible as long as they live and attend a school in the U.S.
Notes: All U.S. high school, college, and graduate students are eligible (parents can compete, too)
Dorothy and Robert DeBolt Scholarship
Type: Need based, Foster youth
Eligibility: Awarded to youth adopted from foster care in the state of California.
Award: $2,000-$3,000 (lesser amounts awarded to runners-up and honorable mention)
Deadline: Late spring
National Achievement Scholarship
Type: Academic based for black high school students
Eligibility: Black students may enter both the National Achievement Program and the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) in 2013 or no later than their third year in high school, and meeting other published requirements for participation.
Notes: Information supplied by the student on the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT answer sheet determines whether the individual met requirements for participation in the 2015 National Achievement Program.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)/ HACER Scholarship
Type: Need based
United Negro College Fund Scholarships
Type: Scholarships and internship programs for black students
Eligibility: Students from black, low-income families.
Serena Ostrowsky, M.Ed.