Application (with all supporting documents) is due by September 26, 2014.
To be considered, high school seniors must complete the Scholarship Competition application. Candidates must also be accepted to Roanoke College prior to the scholarship competition. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA in rigorous courses should consider applying.
Graduating high school seniors may apply for only one of four scholarships being offered. Must be high school senior, younger than age 21, eligible to attend a 2-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school with full course of study, legal U.S. resident, and live in participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area. See website for full criteria and details.
Contact organization for details.
For information and application process, visit:
Applicants may apply online beginning 10/1/2014. Deadline for application and for postmark of all supporting documents is 1/20/2015.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. The applicant must be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
High school 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade student athletes who meet the following criteria may wish to apply:
-C average or above,
-varsity-level athlete in one or more sports (see website for approved list)
-a “committed follower of Christ who embodies the Playing With Purpose message” (see website for details).
$2000-$75; plus possible summer sports ministries and additional benefits (see website for details)
To access online application, go to:
February 1, 2015
Student Contests (Videos and/or Essays)
High school students can participate in several different contests (videos and/or essays) about school topics listed on website. See website and details of specific contests for eligibility requirements.
Deadlines depend on specific contest; see website for details.
SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes
High school seniors who will enter college in Fall, 2015 (2 or 4 year college/university located in the US) and current undergraduate college students continuing their studies in Fall, 2015 can enter. Participants must reside within specific states of the U.S. (North Carolina is included.) Eligibility is NOT based on GPA or financial need. See website for details.
Registration begins on 9/15/2014 and first drawing will be held on 10/31/2014. Two winners will be chosen every two weeks until 5/15/2015.
TCI (Tall Clubs International) Scholarships
Students entering college in the upcoming fall who are under age 21 and meet Tall Clubs International height requirement minimum (5’10 for women; 6’2 for men) may be eligible. Interested applicants may request an application directly from firstname.lastname@example.org.Please include your name, email, city, and state in your message. Applicants may also contact a local Tall Club to enquire about sponsorship (see website).
Up to $1000
Visit this site for link to more information:
Applications open on July 15 and close on February 15, 2015.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Project Scholarships
Some scholarships are available to graduates interested in pursuing careers in Early Childhood Education or Child Care Center services.
For more information on T.E.A.C.H. programs, go to:
Contact organization for details and/or see website.
The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship
This full-ride scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill is a scholarship for students talented in creative writing. Students must submit samples of their work as part of the scholarship application process and must apply to UNC-CH under Early Admission deadline (10/15/2014). In addition to applying to UNC-Chapel Hill by this date, applicants must complete and submit the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship application by 11/15/2014 (see webpage). Applicants must be U.S. citizens no older than age 22.
For more information and application process, visit:
Scholarship applicants must apply to UNC-CH by the 10/15/2014 early admissions deadline. Applicants must also submit their required application documents postmarked by 11/15/2014 as well (see website for instructions and details).
The Triangle Pest Control Scholarship Fund
This is a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking education in environmental studies. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited environmental technology or environmental engineering program at a college or university.
Application with all required documents must be received by the Triangle Pest Control by March 2, 2015.
UNCG Guarantee Scholarships
The UNCG Guarantee Scholarship helps in-state students graduate from UNCG in four years with little to no debt. Awarded to graduating high school seniors who apply to and are admitted to UNCG for fall enrollment and who meet the following criteria:
-North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
-SAT of 1000 or above on verbal and math or ACT Composite of 21 or above
-pursuing first undergraduate degree
-graduated from high school within past 8 months of first enrollment at UNCG
-will be enrolled full-time at UNCG
-Family income does not exceed 100% of poverty level
Helps meet all expenses for in-state students so they can graduate from UNCG in 4 years with little to no debt. Also provides a support program to encourage academic and personal success.
For full details, go to:
Students must apply to UNCG and be admitted, then must also apply for the UNCG Guarantee Scholarship.
Applications for students beginning at UNCG in Fall, 2015 will be available during Fall, 2014 on the UNCG Guarantee webpage. Check webpage frequently for updates.
UNCG Scholars Program and Dean’s Scholars Program
Students who apply and are admitted to UNCG may be invited by UNCG Undergraduate Admissions to apply to the UNCG Scholars Program. Awards range from $2500 up to full tuition, fees, room, and board. UNCG Scholars are chosen on the basis of superior scholastic and personal achievement and potential. Successful candidates generally have a minimum SAT of 1200 (critical reading and math) or an ACT of 27 and minimum high school GPA of 3.5.
Range from full tuition, fees, room, and board to $2500. Awards are offered to approximately 30 entering freshmen.
For details, go to:
Students must apply and be admitted to UNCG by 12/1/2014. To be considered for a merit award, students must also submit the application essay. Students who meet these two criteria will automatically be considered for UNCG’s merit scholarships.
United States Coast Guard Academy Scholarships
Three hundred candidates are admitted annually to the United States Coast Guard Academy. Criteria are: proven academic accomplishment (especially in math and the sciences, skill as an athlete, community service, motivation to embrace leadership development, and an unwavering desire to serve their country and humanity.
Full-ride scholarship to US Coast Guard Academy: tuition, room, and board are all included. Cadets also receive pay totaling approximately $12,000 per year to cover required expenses and supplies. Upon graduation, graduates serve at least five years as commissioned officers with the US Coast Guard.
To qualify for the Early Action program, all forms must arrive at the Admissions Office by 10/15/2014. Otherwise, all forms must be received at the Admissions Office by 1/15/2015.
United States Military Academy West Point
The application process to the United States Military Academy West Point begins during the junior year of high school. Candidates must be at least age 17 but no older than age 22 on July 1st of the year that they enter West Point. Candidates must be unmarried, not pregnant, and not legally responsible for the support of any children. Good physical and mental health is required, along with above-average strength, agility, and endurance. You must complete a Candidate Questionnaire on the website. Candidates must obtain a nomination to be eligible to compete for a spot at West Point. See the website for details on this process. You should apply for all nominations for which you are eligible during the spring of your junior year. It is important to pursue every nomination available to you. See website for explanation of additional steps in the admissions process.
Full-ride scholarship: tuition, room, board, and expenses all paid. Five years of active-duty service required upon graduation, plus three years service in Inactive Ready Reserve.
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. See website and contact United States Military Academy West Point for deadlines.
United States Naval Academy (Annapolis)
You should apply for admission between April of your junior year of high school and January of your senior year. The earlier you apply, the better. Candidates must be U.S. citizens of good moral character, at least 17 years old and not past age 23 on July 1st of the year they would enter the academy. Candidates must be unmarried, not pregnant, and with no dependents.
Full-ride scholarship is included with admission to the academy (tuition, room, board, medical, and dental expenses). Five years of active-duty service is required upon graduation.
For information on admissions, go to:
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. Except in very unusual circumstances, candidate files not completed by January 31, 2015 will not receive further consideration.
U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
To apply to the Academy, you must be at least age 17 but not past age 23 on July 1st of the year you enter the Academy. Applicants should be of good moral character, U.S. citizens, unmarried, and with no dependents. Official nominations are a required part of the entry process to the Academy. See website for details and instructions.
Full-ride scholarship is included with admission (tuition, room, board, medical care, monthly stipend, interest-free loans to cover emergency situations if necessary, and access to a low-cost government-sponsored life insurance program. Minimum of eight years service in U.S. Air Force is required after graduation, (the last three of which can be in inactive reserves.)
For information and details, go to:
The application is a multi-step process. Early planning and organization is essential. Complete file and materials must be received by January 31, 2015.
WACE Twelfth Annual National Co-Op Scholarship Program
To qualify, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale and must apply and be accepted for 2015-2016 at one of the colleges/universities that are WACE partner institutions. Johnson & Wales University is one of these; see website for list of partnering colleges/universities. Students must complete the application (available on WACE website) including a typed one-page essay (see website for instructions). WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology to apply.
See WACE website (or contact organization) for details.
To access full information and the scholarship application, go to:
Applications must be postmarked by 2/15/2015, but early applications are strongly encouraged. NOTE: APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR WACE SCHOLARSHIP MAY BE DIFFERENT OR EARLIER FOR CLARKSON UNIVERSITY, DREXEL UNIVERSITY, JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY, MERRIMACK COLLEGE, SUNY OSWEGO, AND UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-LOWELL APPLICANTS. CHECK WACE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS.
Wendy’s High School Heisman Awards
Rising high school seniors (Class of 2015) who have at least “B” grade average and participate in at least one of 27 eligible school-sponsored sports can apply online. Two winners will be chosen from each school. Winners go on to compete at the regional, state, and national levels. Twelve National Finalists are selected, and two National Winners are chosen.
One female and one male student athlete will each be chosen as National Winners and will receive national recognition on ESPN, a trophy, patch, $10,000 awarded to their schools, and a $500 Wendy’s gift card. National finalists, state winners, and state finalists also receive recognition and awards (see website for amounts and details.)
To learn more and to apply, go to:
For full details on awards for each stage of the competition, go to:
Application deadline is October 3, 2014. Reviewer deadline is October 6, 2014.
West Teaching Scholarship at Catawba College
High school seniors who have been admitted into Catawba College who are planning to pursue teaching careers may apply. Minimum SAT of 1100 (or equivalent) on quantitative and verbal sections and GPA of 3.4 required. Contact Catawba College for additional criteria and requirements.
Contact program director at Catawba College for details.
Students applying to William Peace University are potentially eligible. Merit scholarships are awarded based on weighted cumulative GPA and the highest combined SAT/ACT critical reading and math scores. Scholarships are also offered in the areas of performing arts, leadership, and more.
Merit scholarships range up to $15,000/year and are renewable.
Interested students should contact the WPU Office of Admissions to request scholarship applications:
919.508.2214 or 800.732.2347 or email@example.com
All applications must be submitted by March 15, 2015.
Wingate University Academic and Merit Scholarships
Students who apply and are admitted to Wingate University are automatically considered for university merit scholarships based on GPA, academic rank, SAT/ACT scores, leadership achievement and involvement. A separate scholarship application is not required.
To receive additional information or a Wingate admissions application call 1-800-755-5550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Wingate University Office of Admissions for college application deadlines.
X-ACTO Sharpen Your Skills Scholarship Sweepstakes
X-ACTO school supplies company is offering a scholarship contest online. See website for details and rules. Participants upload a photo that shows how pencil help them achieve their goals; plus a description of why this photo was submitted.
For information, go to:
September 30, 2014, 11:59PM ET.
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarships
Graduating high school seniors (or students currently in full-time undergraduate or graduate studies) may apply. Applicants must belong to one of the following ethnic populations: Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Alaskan, or Hispanic. Applicants must have a B average or above and be pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in a technical science or engineering discipline. Applicants must also have tuition or tuition-related expenses not covered by scholarships/grants (excluding loans.)
To access application, go to:https://clouda.lincware.com/clouda/doc/run/rba/xtmsp_application_2014
Deadline for submission of all materials, including resume, is 9/30/2014.
YoungArts Award Program (National YoungArts Foundations
YoungArts provides young artists with access to scholarships, career opportunities, and professional contacts, nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, master classes with world-renowned artists, national recognition, and other opportunities. Talented students in grades 10-12 in the visual, literary, design and performing arts may apply. Areas include cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. See website for details.
Up to $10,000
October 17, 2014
Zinch $1,000 Scholarship
All U.S. high school and college students are eligible. Students answer a short essay question online and submit the online application. See website for full requirements and details.
Zinch website also offers information about various scholarships available from other organizations. See website for details.
For more information about this and other Zinch scholarship opportunities visit http://www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly?utm_source=gt-weekly&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=scr&utm_content=wkly&utm_campaign=gt
For information on more scholarship opportunities, go to:
See website for details.
$1,000 Moolahspot Scholarship
Any student at least 16 years or older who plans to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Students may study any major or plan to enter any career field at any accredited college or graduate school. Although applicants can be from any country, all applications must be completed in English. All entries must be submitted by December 31, 2014. Only applications submitted electronically will be accepted and any incomplete applications will be disqualified.
Go to the website listed below and complete the application electronically.
December 31, 2014
$1,500 Scholarship Detective Launch Scholarship
ScholarshipDetective is a free scholarship search engine currently offering two $1,500 college scholarships. To enter, complete the online application
The ScholarshipDetective website also provides information about other scholarships offered by various organizations. See website for more information.