21 Scholarships with February Deadlines

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Wouldn’t you just love to get a scholarship for Valentine’s Day? With this list of scholarships expiring in February, you just might!

 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $2,000
Applicants must be ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities.

Darin C. Banks Foundation Scholarship Competition

Deadline: February 1      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.

National Peace Essay Contest

Deadline: February 1      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Applicants must submit an essay on the topic of “Gender, War, and Peacebuilding.”

Microsoft Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1      Award: varies
Applicants must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Deadline: February 5      Award: $30,000
Applicants must have an interest in public service, education, the non-profit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Deadline: February 6      Award: $10,000 – $50,000
Applicants must have completed a significant piece of work that falls into the category of science, technology, engineering, math, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box.

Courageous Persuaders Scholarship

Deadline: February 12      Award: $250 – $3,000
Applicants must create a TV commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award

Deadline: February 15      Award: $7,500
Applicants must be minority students.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $250 – $5,000
Applicants must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer’s disease.

ChairScholars National Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicants must be severely physically challenged.

Best Buy Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Richie’s Spirit Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have taken challenging courses during their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

Queer Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender or a friend/ally of someone who is.

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant/Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must be majoring in a major related to the food industry.

Google Lime Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 18      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Applicants must have a disability and be studying computer science or computer engineering.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest

Deadline: February 18      Award: $100 – $1,000
Applicants must create an original poster interpreting the theme, “You Can Make a Difference.”

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: February 20      Award: $5,000
Applicants must be vegetarians who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Optimist International Essay Contest Scholarships

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,500
Applicants must write an essay about how they can help their friends realize their value.

100 Black Men of America Future Leader Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28      Award: $1,000 – $2,000
Applicants must have completed at least 50 hours of active community service within the past year.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,000 – $25,000
Applicants must be majoring in a major related to engineering, technology, design, or business.

Lowe’s Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,500
Applicants must demonstrate a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service, and/or work experience.

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Original Post Date: January 14th, 2013

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