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01/01/2020 Kelly Lynn Lutz Memorial Scholarship

($2,000) - Applicants must have lost the life of a parent to cancer.

01/17/2020 AFA Teens Scholarship

Scholarships for essays on the impact that Alzheimer’s disease has had on their own lives & others in their family & community.

01/30/2020 The UW DO-IT Scholars Program

Prepares HS students with disabilities for college, careers, leadership, and independent living.  For HS sophomore/ juniors w/a disability. 

01/31/2020 LEAD360 Challenge

(Project Based) - LEAD360 starts with a contest for young people to submit their big ideas to solve problems they are most passionate about. We’re looking for submissions that are simple, scalable, and measurable – whether they are existing service projects or new ideas. Five finalists will compete in an online vote, and the winner will receive a Jefferson Award and have their project activated nationwide! Application opens January 6th of 2020.

01/31/2020 The American Legion National HS Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Participate in the Oratorical Contest by delivering a speech on a given topic. Scholarships are awarded to the three finalists. First place receives $18,000, second gets $16,000 and third takes $14,000. To apply for the contest, download the application form in the “Student Application” section above and return it to your local Post, Unit, Squadron or District Contest Chairman as instructed. Remember all applications must be received by the State Contest Chairman by December 15, 2018. Contestants must be certified by their sponsor by January 1, 2019.

02/01/2020 John F. & Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship Fund for Art Education

($500-$5,000) - For students ages 18 -35, pursuing a profession in visual arts & be skilled & devoted to the classical or conservative tradition.

02/18/2020 The Christophers’ Poster Contest

Open to 9-12 graders. Must create an original poster that interprets the theme “One Person Can Make a Difference,” & illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better. $100-$1,000.

02/20/2020 Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship 

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.

03/01/2020 Washington State PTA Scholarship

Washington State PTA offers three (3) $3,000 scholarships and one (1) $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors, from Washington State public high schools with an active PTA, that will be starting college (either 2-year or 4-year) in the Fall. 

03/01/2020 American Chemical Society Scholars Award

Renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000* are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian HS  seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

03/02/2020 Create a Greeting Card Scholarship

($10,000) - Submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

03/04/2020 ASHG DNA Day Essay Contest

This contest is open to students in grades 9-12 worldwide and asks students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics.

03/31/2020 Scholarship Poetry Contest - Summer Issue

Open to all U.S. HS students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. Up to $500.

04/01/2020 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Incoming Freshmen Scholarship

The American Nuclear Society believes in rewarding its members for their academic, services and leadership excellence. To do so, scholarships are granted to qualified student members of ANS who have demonstrated a high commitment to the standards set by the Society.

04/15/2020 CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

($500) - Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the topics/prompts available on the scholarship's website.