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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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17 Scholarships with January Deadlines

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For a lot of us, it’s getting to be that time of year when all we want to do is sit inside and cozy up underneath a fuzzy blanket with a cup of hot cocoa. Why not take advantage of that time and apply for some scholarships?! Our team has put together a lovely list of scholarships that are expiring in January. Check ‘em out below!

 

Sophia L. Gokey Scholarship Award

Deadline: January 2      Award: $1,000
Must have been challenged with a significant roadblock or setback.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 5      Award: $500 – $10,000
Must write an essay on the topic of political courage.

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadline: January 9      Award: $10,000
Must be African American high school seniors.

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: January 10      Award: $1,000 – $25,000
Must be high school seniors with a 2.5 GPA.

GE – Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

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

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Scholarship

Deadline: January 11      Award: $2,500 – $8,000
Must be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity.

Point Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 14      Award: $10,000
Must be involved in the LGBTQ community.

Dell Scholars Program

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

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 15      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must demonstrate leadership on behalf of the cause of freedom, American values, and constitutional principles.

Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $500 – $5,000
Must be planning careers of service to the United States in a local, state, or federal government.

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship

Deadline: January 15      Award: $1,500
Must plan to major in engineering or a related science degree program.

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Deadline: January 16      Award: $10,000
Must be minorities who meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: January 16      Award: $10,000
Must create and submit a photo, artwork, or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Gulen Institute Youth Platform Essay Contest

Deadline: January 18      Award: $50 – $3,000
Must submit a research-based essay on a topic related to the theme, “Hospitality in the Global Village.”

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: January 18      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must be majoring in accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice.

National ACT High School Poster Contest

Deadline: January 21      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must create an original poster that encourages students to take the ACT test.

DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

Deadline: January 31      Award: $200 – $5,000
Must submit an essay on a science-related topic.

Head on over to Cappex to discover even more scholarships that you could apply for. Good luck!

Scholarships Expiring in November

We’re coming in fast toward the end of October. Where did the time go?! Don’t let time get the better of you during your scholarship search. Take a look at the following scholarships that are expiring next month and get working on those applications. Good luck!

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Deadline: November 1
Award: $1,000 – $30,000
Applicants must submit an essay and a recording on a topic related to the U.S. Constitution.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards from Prudential Financial
Deadline: November 6
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicants must have made a difference through volunteering over the past year.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay ContestOklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Video Contest from the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Deadline: November 9
Award: $50 – $100
Applicants must submit an essay or a video that expresses their thoughts about speaking up against violence, doing the right thing, and making a difference.

First Freedom Student Competition from the First Freedom Center
Deadline: November 12
Award: $2,500
Applicants must submit an essay or video production that examines the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom.

Intel Science Talent Search from the Society for Science & the Public
Deadline: November 14
Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Applicants must present a full scientific report about research of their choosing.

PBA/NCA Sally Beauty Scholarship from the Professional Beauty Association and the National Cosmetology Association
Deadline: November 15
Award: $1,000
Applicants must plan to enter the cosmetology profession.

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship from the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Journalists
Deadline: November 15
Award: $2,500
Applicants must be student photographers.

American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship from the American Association on Health and Disability
Deadline: November 15
Award: varies
Applicants must have a documented disability.

Scholarship Slam from Power Poetry
Deadline: November 19
Award: $1,000
Applicants must enjoy writing poetry and have a passion for advocacy.

Young Patriots Essay Contest from the National Center for Policy Analysis
Deadline: November 23
Award: $2,000 – $5,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to government.

FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay Contest Scholarships from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Deadline: November 25
Award: $500 – $10,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to free speech.

Samsung Superhero Competition from Samsung Techwin America
Deadline: November 30
Award: $500
Applicants must portray a historical character in a digital video.

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