Scholarships Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Value: $500-$5000 Awards Available: Many Award Deadline: February 15, 2020 Website:https://www.hsf.net/scholarship Applicants must be of Hispanic heritage to be considered for the scholarship
HEAT Scholarship Scholarship Value: $5,000 Awards Available: 3 Award Deadline: January 25, 2020 Website: https://www.nba.com/heat/community/scholarships Scholarships are awarded based on excellent academic performance and outstanding community service
Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship Awards Scholarship Value: $5,000 Awards Available: 5 Award Deadline: January 15, 2020 Website:Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship Awards We invite you to explore our web site, www.gwcf.org, which contains all of the information candidates should require to prepare and submit an application. Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The student must confine the essay to viewpoint, attitude and purpose in choice of career.
The Washington Crossing Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of national and regional college scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Students planning to attend one of the Military Academies or who have been awarded full four-year scholarships will be eligible for an award. Students do not apply for specific scholarships; an application is automatically considered in each category for which it qualifies.
Mensa US Scholarship Scholarship Value: $2,500 Awards Available: 178 Award Deadline: January 15, 2020 Website: Mensa US Scholarship A) Only one application is allowed per student in this scholarship competition. B) Applicants must intend to enroll in an accredited educational institution for the 2020-21 academic year. C) Applicants must complete all required information on the entry form. D) Essays must be the applicants' original work and no more than 550 words in length. E) Essays must be entered via cut/paste on our scholarship application form on this website. Essays will be truncated to the limit specified. F) Applications must be submitted online on or before 11:59 p.m., Central or 5:59, GMT, on Jan. 15, 2020. Profile in Courage Essay Contest Scholarship Value: $10,000 Awards Available: 7 Award Deadline: January 17, 2020 Website:Profile in Courage Essay Contest Requirements A) The contest deadline is January 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM (EST). B) Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count. C) Essays must be the original work of the student. D) John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays. E) Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The official may have addressed an issue at the local, state, or national level. See Contest Topic and Information and Helpful Tips for Writing Your Essay for more information.
Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Program Scholarship Value: $20,000 Awards Available: 500 Award Deadline: January 22, 2020 Website: Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Program Eligibility Criteria: A) Identify as Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census B) Must be a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the U.S. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are also eligible C) Must be enrolling/enrolled as an undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited institution in the academic year following the application's submission D) Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale or have earned a GED E) Must apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA
Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards Scholarship Value: $4,000 Awards Available: 300 Award Deadline: January 31, 2020 Website: Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards A) For the 2020 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2017, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2017, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2020. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. B) The applicant must be a high school senior. C) The applicant must apply online only. The 2020 Legacy Awards application deadline is January 31, 2020 at 11:59 a.m. Central Time. D) If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge. E) Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) in time to received their scores before the application deadline by December 31, 2019. F) Students may apply for more than one ENF scholarship; however, they may win only one. In cases where the student qualifies for more than one, we will award the scholarship with the greater value. Students can accept local and state scholarships, which are separate from the awards at the national level. G) Legacy Awards may only be applied to accredited US American schools, colleges or universities. (Note: Applicants from Guam, Panama, Puerto Rico and the Philippines may apply Legacy Awards toward schools, colleges or universities in their respective homes.) H) If you are selected as a 2020 Legacy Awards recipient, you will be required to perform service once a year with an Elks Lodge during the four years you are receiving the scholarship. Click here for more information about serving with the Elks.
Shred Nations Scholarship Program Scholarship Value: $7,500 Awards Available: 1 Award Deadline: January 31, 2020 Website:Shred Nations Scholarship Program Shred Nations and Record Nations are Colorado based companies dedicated to promoting economic success of businesses in the shredding and secure destruction or management industries. As a member of i-SIGMA, Shred Nations and Record Nations recognizes the benefits of continuing higher education for those individuals interested in business, environmental responsibility and making future contributions to the community. Both companies support the independent shredding and document management industry and believe in giving back to those providers by offering a scholarship to students seeking higher education. The Shred Nations and Record Nations Scholarship is an annual award of up to $7,500 to offset the costs of higher education. The scholarship award may be divided into two separate payments to be paid directly to the applicant's chosen institution of higher education, which must be an accredited university, college or trade school. Attendance at the i-SIGMA Conference to Receive Scholarship Award The 2020/2021 Scholarship recipient will be flown to the i-SIGMA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL in May 2020 and provided a meal stipend and room for one night to be presented their scholarship award. Scholarship Eligibility Criteria A) Applicants must have completed secondary school, or currently be a senior in a secondary school. B) Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an interest in business, environmental studies, document management or the shredding and recycling industry. C) Applicants will be required to submit a nomination from an i-SIGMA member. i-SIGMA members will be comprised of any employee or owner of an i-SIGMA member company.