The National Merit Scholarship
The National Merit Scholarship program awards students who qualify through the PSAT taken in their junior year.
Award: $2500 scholarship
Deadline: Since this scholarship is based upon your PSAT score, you are automatically entered upon taking the exam. The corporation will reach out to you and inform you whether you were able to advance into the next round.
For more information: visit The NMSQT website
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.
Award: $500 to $5000 based on need
Deadline: This scholarship opens on January 1 and the deadline is on February 15
For more information: visit The Hispanic Scholarship Fund website
The Gates Scholarship
The Gates Scholarship is a high selective that is awarded to the top 300 students in the US that will receive funding for the full cost of attendance (basically free college to anywhere!) based upon eligibility
Award: A full ride to any university or college
Deadline: This scholarship opens July 15 and the deadline is on September 15
For more information: visit The Gates Scholarship website