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January Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS DUE IN JANUARY:

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
Foot Locker will be awarding 20 incoming college freshmen with $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation.  Current seniors entering an accredited, 4-year US college or university in Fall 2020.  Are currently members (in good standing)of a high school sport team or are involved in after-school sports. Have maintained an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade. 
Application Deadline: 1/3/2020 5:00 p.m. EST  
Award: $20,000 (20 Scholarships)



The Ron Brown Scholarship 
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.  RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship – the four pillars of the late Ronald H. Brown’s mission to uplift people of all races, cultures and ethnicities – especially our disadvantaged youth.
Application deadline: January 9th of each year


AACN Scholarship
Hurst Review Services, the fastest growing NCLEX Review Company in the country, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing are pleased to announce our continued partnership awarding scholarships to students pursuing professional nursing degrees.

The scholarship program is available to prelicensure students enrolled at member AACN schools. Visit this web site to find out if your school is a member:  http://www.aacnnursing.org/About-AACN/Who-We-Are/Member-Schools.  

Two scholarships in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded twice yearly.
The deadlines each year are January 15 and July 15.
Application Deadline: January 15th of each year 
Award: $2,500


John F. Kennedy - Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Open to high school students in grades 9th-12th.
Application Deadline: 1/17/2020 Awards: varies between $100-$10,000


Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships 
Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:

  • Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
  • Are the first in their families to attend college;
  • Are representative of the APIA community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and
  • Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.

Application deadline: postmarked by 1/22/2020 
Awards: $1,000-$20,000


Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships
2019-2020 Essay Competition
Applicants do not need to be a member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa; however, there are separate awards for Mensa member and/or their dependents.  Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of not more than 550 words, which describes the applicant's career, vocational, and/or academic goals for which the scholarship is to provide aid.  Entries will be judged and awarded at three levels: local, regional and national. 
Applicant Deadline: 1/15/2020
Awards: $600 and up

Washington Crossings Foundation Scholarship
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the FORTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL NATIONAL WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS for STUDENTS COMPLETING 12th grade in 2017 who are planning careers in government service
Application Deadline: Must be postmarked by 1/15/2020


You Deserve It Scholarship
Eligibility requirements:
US resident, age 16 or higher & enrolled at a
qualifying high school.
Application Deadline: 1/29/2020
Award: $1,000


CAPPEX Scholarship
Scholarship eligibility requires you meet the following: Currently enrolled in high school or college or plan to enroll in the next 12 months.
Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
Award: $1,000



Union Plus Scholarship 
Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4 million to students of union families. Over 2,700 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. 
Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
Award amounts $500-$4,000


Elks Legacy Award
This scholarships awards 4,000 to seniors whose parent or grandparent is a member of the Elks National Foundation.
Application Deadline: 1/31/2020



$2,000 "No Essay" College Scholarship
Open to all high school and college students. 
Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
Award: $2,000



I Have a Dream Scholarship

It's crazy to think of all the amazing stories that happen as soon as we close our eyes and drift to sleep. It could be in a deep slumber or perhaps in a carefree daze, but our dreams can help shape our ideas, perceptions, and - now - education.

If we had that crazy contraption from "Inception," we could just live the dream with you. But, since we can't, we need you to tell us in our scholarship for dreamers. Did you have a dream that was off-the-wall, or maybe it was so real that you didn't know you were dreaming? Maybe you dream of a successful future or reaching your goals. Whatever your dreams might be, they could help you towards getting a scholarship for your college education.

Scholarships don't have to exist in your rich reveries. Let your dreams be your muse - and your ticket to free money for school. One "dreamer" in our I Have a Dream Scholarship Scholarship will receive $1,500 to help make his or her educational dream come true.

Applicants must:

  • 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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Submit an online written response to the question:
"We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college." (250 words or less)
Application Deadline: 1/31/2020
Award: $1,500



Courage to Grow Scholarship
(1) 500 dollar scholarship is awarded every month for juniors and seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Deadline date is the last day of every month. Student is required to write an essay in 250 words or less about why he or she should be awarded this scholarship. 
Application Deadline: Last day of every month.



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