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Scholarships and Grants

Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: Year Round
Provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation.
Website: www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarships

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
If you're looking for scholarships, don't forget to visit OCCF.org. There you'll find an abundance of scholarship opportunities for students right here in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see website for details on the list of scholarships.

Tuck Sleep Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. Tuck.com provides you with more than $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health.
Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships/

Deadline: Various
Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. We provide you with links to scholarships by deadline and by category, as well as a new scholarship of the week each Monday. UCanGo2 also offers free information on college planning and financial aid. Visit our website to find these helpful tools!

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship.

October Scholarships

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Class of 2019, do you have what it takes to earn a Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship? Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. Applicants must also perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee or the National Federation of State High School Associations. A $500 college scholarship will be awarded to one senior male and one senior female from each state. 10 national finalists will then be selected and receive additional scholarship funds.
Website: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/new_window

Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program
Deadline: October 25, 2018
This program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. To be eligible for the $10,000 scholarship, applicants must be enrolled full time as a high school senior and be planning to enter a college in the United States in the fall following graduation.
Website: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/state-scholarships/ new_window

CARiD Scholarship Program

CARiD is giving away $1,000 to help students with their educational expenses. The company believes in higher education and wants to help students achieve their goals. To apply for this scholarship, students must submit a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Photos can be cropped, spliced, or edited however students see fit.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the CARiD Scholarship Program.

Coca-Coca Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 30th class in 2018, the Foundation has provided over 6,000 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $66 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Website: http://www.coca-colascholars.org/ new_window

KidGuard for Education Scholarship Program

KidGuard is passionate about the healthy development of children and families. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is part of an effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, childhood depression, and other issues in the age of technology. Students can apply by submitting an essay or video from one of five prompts.

Award Amount: Multiple; $500 to $1,000

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the KidGuard for Education Scholarship Program.

The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship

The Sleep Judge is pleased to announce their annual State of Sleep Scholarship. Sleep is a crucial element to health and wellness that is often ignored in today’s busy world. By offering this scholarship, they hope to increase awareness about the importance of sleep. Students can apply for the scholarship by submitting a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers the following prompts:

  • How has technology affected our sleep for better or for worse?
  • Assess the quality of your own sleep health and discuss ways that you can improve it.

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: October 30, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship.


November Scholarships

uPONICs Hydroponics/Aquaponics Scholarship
Deadline: November 1, 2018
uPONICs is proud to offer a scholarship to eligible students who are interested in hydroponics and/or aquaponics.  Students with concentrations in agriculture, business, environmental sciences, and engineering are especially encouraged to apply. However, they welcome submissions from all students who have an interest in hydroponics and/or aquaponics, as well as in sustainable methods of agriculture. The contest winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. This sum is to be used towards tuition, books, or other educational expenses. All applicants must be US citizens, attending an accredited college or university within the US, and maintaining a GPA of at least 2.5.
Website: http://uponics.com/aquaponics-scholarship/ new_window

Regeneron Science Talent Search
Deadline: November 14, 2018
The Regeneron Science Talent Search is the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Applicants must be enrolled in and attending his or her last year of secondary school and be completing high school courses required for college admission. 300 students will receive a $2,000 award. 40 finalists will receive awards ranging from $25,000 to $250,000.
Website: https://student.societyforscience.org/regeneron-sts new_window

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition
Deadline: November 15, 2018
The 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
Website: http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm new_window

National Space Club Scholarship
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Since 2013, The National Space Club and Foundation has offered the opportunity for a student to give the keynote address at the National Space Club and Foundation's annual Goddard Memorial Dinner, one of the space industry's most prestigious gatherings. The student must intend to pursue a career in the Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) fields, be academically strong and excel in public speaking. In addition to speaking at the Goddard Memorial Dinner, the individual selected will also receive a scholarship, in the amount of $10,000. This scholarship is awarded to a U.S. citizen, and is open to seniors in high school through graduate students studying at an accredited educational institution in the United States, who have definite plans to pursue a career in the STEM fields.
Website: https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html new_window

Make me laugh scholarship -

Why so serious?

Scholarships can be fun! Take a break from the boring application routine and make us laugh. That's right; we want a real LOL moment.

Make Me Laugh is a fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show us your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing - but funny - story to share. Great! We'll promise to laugh with you, not at you.

The point is that not all scholarships have to be serious. Relax and have fun! The only thing serious about the Make Me Laugh Scholarship is the money you could win towards your college education. With $1,500 - you could be laughing your way to the bank!

Applicants must be:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online written response to the question:
"OMG... finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it's time to lighten things up a little. We don't want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!" (250 words or less)

The Make Me Laugh Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around November 30, 2018. 

December Scholarships

Youth Forward Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Volunteerism is increasingly important in American society. Indeed, many of today's high schools require some type of volunteer work in order to graduate. Colleges and universities also seek to encourage students to "give back" to their communities. This scholarship seeks to reward a few deserving youth for their commitment to the spirit of volunteerism. Six $500 scholarships will be awarded.
Website: https://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/ new_window

  Luigi Wewege Foundation
Deadline: December 1, 2018
The Luigi Wewege Foundation scholarship was created with the belief that everyone who has a desire to attend, should be able to attend college or university. By answering a simple essay question, applicants will have an opportunity to be granted a $1,500 scholarship. The foundation committee will select a winner by the end of December. Applicants must be high school students who have been accepted into a college or university or currently enrolled in a college or university.
Website: http://www.luigiwewegefoundation.com/ new_window

Essay topic: "Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind."
Deadline: December 14, 2018
The best submission will be awarded $2,000, while two runners-up will receive $500 each. All information and eligibility requirements can be found here: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships.

Annual CGTrader Scholarship
Deadline: December 14, 2018

Website: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships new_window

The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.  This will include high school seniors applying to college in the fall of 2019.The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
  • Must be a US resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
  • Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below)
  • Please note the following deadlines:

    • Due Date: December 31, 2018
    • Announced: January 21, 2019
    • Awarded: January 31, 2019
    • Please adhere to the essay guidelines below:

      • Essay Topic/Title: How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved. This essay will explore current issues in today’s credit landscape and various ways to offset the negative implications that affect many Americans’ ability to access capital.
      • The essay should be 500-900 words.
      • Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
      • Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
      • The essay should be written in 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.
      • To apply, please mail your official transcript and original essay to the following address:

        Attn: Wealth Wise Scholarship
        15 SE 1st Ave
        Suite B
        Gainesville, FL 32601

        For further questions on the Wealth Wise Scholarship, please submit your inquiry via our online contact form.

January Scholarships

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year.
High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.
Help put promising young leaders in the running for this prestigious award. Share this news with candidates who exemplify these characteristics inside and outside the classroom and encourage them to apply.
Applications for the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.

You may also follow us on Facebook and learn more about the Foundation’s other programs for students and educators.
We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring.


March Scholarships

The Jittery Monks Scholarships - $1,500 - deadline March 1, 2019 - www.jitterymonks.com/scholarship.

June 30, 2019

Denver Recovery Center believes that high school and college students play a strong role in creating and maintaining a healthier future. Through your knowledge, we can reduce substance abuse and addiction across the board. If you have a similar vision for the future as we do, we want to hear from you.
Please write a short essay telling us about how you’re fighting or planning on fighting addiction and substance abuse. Your contribution could be anything from majoring in psychology to helping a loved one get the treatment he or she needs. Whatever your role, we can’t wait to hear from you.  The scholarship is a $500 essay scholarship from Denver Recovery Center.  The rules can be found here: https://www.denverrecoverycenter.com/about-denver-recovery-center/scholarship-program/