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42 Scholarships Expiring in February

mzm.zqreetenLate winter is a very popular time for scholarship deadlines! That’s why there are many opportunities on this list of scholarships with February deadlines we’ve compiled for you below. Enjoy!

1. Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1      Award: $300 – $2,000
Must be varsity-level athletes in one or more sports

2. AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $2,500
Must demonstrate achievement in school, community, or work activities

3. Abercrombie & Fitch Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1      Award: varies
Must have academically persevered while experiencing bullying and/or must have lead anti-bullying efforts in school or the community

4. John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

Deadline: February 1      Award: $5,000
Must be pursuing a profession in visual arts

5. Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Deadline: February 1      Award: $10,000
Must be classical musicians, vocalists, or composers

6. Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art

Deadline: February 1      Award: $5,000
Must submit a CD and printout of two-dimensional, original artworks

7. Shirley Rabb Winston Scholarship in Voice

Deadline: February 1      Award: $5,000
Must submit a ten-minute vocal performance

8. National Garden Clubs College Scholarships

Deadline: February 1      Award: $3,500
Must be pursuing a career related to gardening, landscape design, environmental issues, floral design, or horticulture

9. eSchoolView Student Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must be interested in studying graphic design, web design, or development

10. IFSEA Worthy Goal Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $500 – $1,500
Must be pursuing a food service-related major

11. ASRT Foundation Entry-Level Scholarships

Deadline: February 1      Award: $2,500 – $4,000
Must be majoring in a radiologic science program, such as radiation therapy, radiography, sonography, magnetic resonance, or nuclear medicine

12. American Atheists Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $500 – $1,000
Must be atheists

13. CPF College Scholarship for Students with Craniofacial Differences

Deadline: February 1      Award: $500
Must have a craniofacial anomaly, such as cleft palate or cleft lip

14. Raytheon Patriot Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $10,000
Must be student veterans pursuing studies in engineering

15. Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 5      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must be majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice

16. Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Deadline: February 11      Award: $10,000 – $50,000
Must have completed a significant piece of work that falls into one of the following categories: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box

17. Media Plan Case Competition

Deadline: February 11      Award: $2,000 – $3,000
Must team up with another student to submit a competitive media plan

18. Courageous Persuaders Competition

Deadline: February 12      Award: $250 – $3,000
Must create a TV commercial that warns middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking

19. Richie’s Spirit Scholarship

Deadline: February 13      Award: $1,000
Must demonstrate strong leadership roles in the community

20. Proton OnSite Scholarship and Innovation Program

Deadline: February 13      Award: $25,000
Must submit an essay related to renewable energy and hydrogen generation

21. Queer Foundation High School Seniors English Essay Contest

Deadline: February 14      Award: $1,000
Must be LGBTQ or LGBTQ allies

22. AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $500 – $5,000
Must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer’s disease

23. Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $5,000
Must have a minimum 4.0 GPA

24. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award

Deadline: February 15      Award: $7,500
Must be minority high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and leadership potential

25. American Indian Services Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: varies
Must be Native American students

26. RiSE Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: varies
Must have a documented learning disability

27. Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Must meet TCI minimum height requirements of 5’10″ for women and 6’2″ for men

28. Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: February 18      Award: $10,000
Must create and submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card

29. Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: February 18      Award: $12,500
Must have a parent or legal guardian who has a full-time career in the financial services industry

30. Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship

Deadline: February 18      Award: $2,000
Must have been diagnosed with ADHD

31. Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: February 20      Award: $500 – $10,000
Must promote vegetarianism in school or the community

32. The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students

Deadline: February 21      Award: $100 – $1,000
Must create an original poster that interprets the theme, “You Can Make a Difference”

33. GEICO Achievement Award

Deadline: February 22     Award: $1,000
Must be majoring in business, computer science, or a related program

34. John Lennon Scholarship

Deadline: February 27      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must submit an original song with lyrics

35. Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship Award

Deadline: February 27      Award: $5,000 $10,000
Must have proven yourself to be an exceptional leader in the community

36. LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: February 27      Award: $2,500
Must be minority students majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, or communications

37. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 27      Award: $2,000 – $25,000
Must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries

38. William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Deadline: February 27      Award: $2,000 – $4,000
Must be minority students with an interest in nonprofits, philanthropy, and the social sector

39. Congressional Black Caucus Spouses General Mills Health Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: varies
Must be pursuing a degree in medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, or another health-related field

40. GreenPal Business Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,000
Must be enrolled in a college of business

41. NAWIC Founders’ Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: $500 – $2,500
Must be enrolled in a construction-related degree program

42. CORE Que Lleva Cafe Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: $500
Must be undocumented students of Chicano/Latino descent

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Cappex is hosting another online Financial Aid + FAFSA 101 Session, and it’s FREE for all interested high school students. This time, the session will be simulcast in both English and Spanish! You’ll get the scoop on all things financial aid, including:

  • How to pay for college
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  • Tips for winning scholarships
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38 Scholarships Expiring in January

Well winter is finally upon us. You’re likely on winter break right now, which means you probably don’t even want to leave the house. That’s okay, because you don’t need to leave your house to take advantage of these great scholarship opportunities! So wrap yourself up in a cozy blanket, grab a cup of cocoa and your laptop, and apply for a few of these scholarships with January deadlines!

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1. FIRE’s Free Speech Essay Contest Scholarships

Deadline: January 1      Award: $500 – $10,000
Must write an essay on a topic related to free speech

2. John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 5      Award: $500 – $10,000
Must write an essay on a topic related to political courage

3. Young Patriots Essay Contest

Deadline: January 5      Award: $2,000 – $5,000
Must write an essay on a topic related to economics and public policy

4. GE – Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 8      Award: $10,000
Must demonstrate the leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship

5. Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadline: January 9      Award: $10,000
Must be African Americans

6. APIASF Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 9      Award: $2,500 – $15,000
Must be of Asian/Pacific Islander descent

7. TravelNursing.org Nursing Education Scholarship

Deadline: January 10      Award: $1,000
Must be pursuing a medicine-related program of study

8. Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: January 10      Award: $1,500
Must have lost the life of at least one parent to cancer before the age of 22

9. Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Deadline: January 14      Award: $10,000
Must be of African American, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Asian, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic descent

10. Sacks for CF Scholarship

Deadline: January 14      Award: $3,000 – $10,000
Must have cystic fibrosis

11. BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $1,500
Must be majoring in engineering or a related science area

12. National Multiple Sclerosis Society Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 15      Award: $1,000 – $3,000
Must have multiple sclerosis or have a parent with multiple sclerosis

13. Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $10,000
Must be women pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field

14. Generation Google Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $10,000
Must be minority students and/or women and/or disabled persons pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or a related field

15. Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $500 – $5,000
Must be pursuing a career that will serve the United States in the local, state, or federal government

16. National Sojourners Essay Contest

Deadline: January 15      Award: $500 – $2,000
Must submit an essay in response to a given prompt related to the Star-Spangled Banner

17. Dell Scholars Program

Deadline: January 15      Award: $20,000
Must have participated in a college readiness program

18. GuildScholar College Scholarships

Deadline: January 15      Award: $15,000
Must be legally blind

19. Express Metrix IT Asset Management Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $5,000
Must be pursuing a career in IT management

20. El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: January 15      Award: $5,000
Must be of Latino descent

21. Providian Medical Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $500
Must submit an original essay on a topic related to medical equipment technology

22. Truman D. Picard Scholarship

Deadline: January 16      Award: $2,000 – $2,500
Must be Native Americans or Native Alaskans enrolled in a federally recognized tribe or corporation

23. Woody Brittain – Education is the Equalizer Scholarship

Deadline: January 16      Award: $7,500
Must be African Americans pursuing an education in health, science, or technology

24. Mas Family Scholarships

Deadline: January 17      Award: $8,000
Must be of Cuban descent

25. Google Lime Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 18      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must have a disability and be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field

26. C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition

Deadline: January 20      Award: $250 – $5,000
Must create a short video documentary on a topic related to the given theme

27. Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship

Deadline: January 20      Award: $2,000 – $5,000
Must reside within the boundaries of a participating RMHC Chapter

28. Point Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 20      Award: $10,000
Must be involved in the LGBTQ community

29. Bev Sellers Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: January 25      Award: $2,000
Must be pursuing an education in vocal music (performance, education/pedagogy, or therapy)

30. Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: January 26      Award: $5,000
Must be majoring in engineering, engineering technology, computer science/MIS, pre-law, political science, or telecommunications/information technology

31. Google SVA Scholarship

Deadline: January 27      Award: $10,000
Must be student veterans or students on Active Duty who are studying computer science, computer engineering, or a related field

32. Microsoft Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 30      Award: varies
Must be undergraduate students pursuing studies in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline

33. Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: January 30      Award: $500 – $1,500
Must write a short essay about technology addiction

34. Cancer for College Scholarship

Deadline: January 31      Award: $500 – $4,000
Must be cancer patients or cancer survivors

35. DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Deadline: January 31      Award: $200 – $5,000
Must write an essay on one of four given science-related topics

36. PanHellenic Scholarship Awards

Deadline: January 31      Award: $2,500
Must be of Hellenic/Greek descent

37. Minorities in Hospitality Scholars Program

Deadline: January 31      Award: $2,000
Must be minorities majoring in the hospitality field

38. Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarships

Deadline: January 31      Award: $500 – $1,500
Must be pursuing a career related to national security

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