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American Indian Students
Here are some scholarship opportunities for Native American Students!
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/10/04/4-scholarships-for-american-indian-students new_window

Culinary Scholarships
Are you planning to attend a culinary school? If so, check out these scholarships!
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/07/05/culinary-scholarships-serve-up-varied-career-opportunitiesnew_window

Students with Learning Disabilities (Various)
5 Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/10/25/5-scholarships-for-students-with-learning-disabilitiesnew_window

Scholarships for Volunteers Reward Students Who Give Back
Deadline: Various
There are local and national funds available to students volunteering in their communities.
Website: www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/12/06/scholarships-for-volunteers-reward-students-who-give-backnew_window

OCCC ACT NOW Scholarship
Deadline: Various
The ACT NOW scholarship is offered as an automatic merit-based tuition waiver program for the 2013 graduating class of high school students. The waiver amounts are based on the student's composite score on the national ACT. Students who score a 21 are eligible for a $500 tuition waiver. Scores of 22 - 23 receive a $750 waiver and scores of 24-26 will receive a $1000 waiver. Students with exceptional scores a 27 or higher will receive a $1500 waiver. All waivers are per semester; freshman year only.
Website: www.occc.edu/news/2013/actnowscholarship2013.htmlnew_window

Folds of Honor Foundation
Deadline: Accepted 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/files/applications/FHF_Children%27s_Scholarship_Application_1_0.pdfnew_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year Round
Scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Must be full time student, with 42 hours or more completed, 3.0 GPA & first generation college student or student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website: http://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

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.
Website: www.occf.org/new_window

SMART
Deadline: Various
Part of the National Defense Education Program, science, math, and research for transformation. Open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Website: http://smart.asee.org/new_window

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.
Website: www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window

Concussion Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly Cash Scholarships for 2015 (Every 7th of the month)
Up to twelve $1,000 cash scholarships for 2015. The cash scholarship may be used for any documented related expenses incurred during 2015 while pursuing your education or for any documented expenses you will incur for the 2015 college year.  Any graduate or undergraduate student (future or current) that has been accepted or attends a community college, technical/trade college, or university may apply. This "Concussion Awareness Scholarship" is available to all students not just student athletes.
Website: http://www.thepassrusher.com/concussionawareness.htmlnew_window

September Scholarships

Walmart Associate Scholarship
Deadline: September 3, 2015

A college scholarship is available to Walmart and Sam's Club associates who are based in the U.S.
Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and community involvement.
The Foundation has modified its Walmart Associate Scholarship program (formerly Wal-Mart Higher Reach Scholarship), so associates pursuing associate and bachelor degrees through accredited 2-year and 4-year institutions and associates participating in the Lifelong Learning Program through American Public University are eligible to receive support. The Foundation is accepting applications and awarding Walmart Associate Scholarships multiple times throughout the year.

Eligibility: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States. Must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the appropriate application due date. Must have graduated high school/home school or obtained a GED before applying or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a college or university upon graduation. If applying as a graduating high school senior, must wait to apply until you are within 6 months of starting your college courses. Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with required documents. (Note: Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees, and on-campus room and board are ineligible.)
Website: https://walmart.scholarsapply.org/associate/new_window


Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship
Deadline: September 25, 2015

Started in 2010, the Oklahoma Heritage Association and Gaylord-Pickens Museum award one Oklahoma high school senior the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship. The $5,000 scholarship, which is dispersed to the winning student over four years, is based on the student's leadership roles, civic/community involvement, academic achievement, and knowledge and pride of our great state. Students must commit to attending an Oklahoma college or university to be considered. Students must be nominated for this scholarship by teachers, administrators, or any other adult not related to the student.

Website: http://www.oklahomaheritage.com/scholarships.aspxnew_window

Brochure: http://www.oklahomaheritage.com/Portals/0/PDF's/HOF2014_small.pdfnew_window
 

QuestBridge National College Matching Program
Deadline: September 28, 2015

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible to apply for the National College Match in fall 2014, applicants must graduate from high school during or before the spring/summer of 2015 and plan to enroll as a freshman in college in the fall of 2015.The QuestBridge National College Match is open to all: U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents and Students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States.
Application Requirements: A free, online QuestBridge application, including information on your academic and extracurricular accomplishments, financial background*, two essays, short answer questions. Two letters of recommendation from teachers in core academic subjects. A Secondary School Report from your high school counselor. A high school transcript and additional transcripts (if applicable). Any standardized test score reports to date. QuestBridge accepts SAT, ACT, Subject Tests, IB, or AP test scores. SAT and/or ACT test scores are highly recommended.

Website: http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-apply new_window


Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology
Deadline: September 22, 2015
The Siemens Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing scholarships and increasing access to higher education for talented mathematics, science, engineering and technology students in the United States. Scholarships for winning projects range from $1,000 to $100,000.
Eligibility: The Siemens Competition is open to high school students who are citizens or permanent residents (green card holders) of the United States. Students must be in good standing, enrolled in and attending one of the following (during the 2014-15 school year):
In High school (grades 9-12) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake and Midway Islands, or the Marianas. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school. Foreign school as an exchange student or because your parent or guardian lives and works abroad. Homeschool provided that signatures are obtained from the school district responsible for such programs. If your state does not require district supervision, the parent or guardian responsible for the homeschooling must sign it.
Website: https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/aboutnew_window

Vic Jackson Memorial Aviation Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2015
For a minimum amount of $2,000 annually, the Oklahoma Pilots Association offers the Vic Jackson Memorial Aviation Scholarship to private pilots with a current medical certificate who are planning to attend an accredited aviation school in Oklahoma to get started on a career within the aviation industry. Applicants must have resided in Oklahoma for at least six months, demonstrate financial need, be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher, and submit a recommendation from a local person working in aviation education.
Website: HTTP://WWW.OKLAHOMAPILOTS.ORG/INDEX.PHP?PAGE=114new_window
Application:
HTTP://WWW.OKLAHOMAPILOTS.ORG/DOCUMENTS/1393802340.PDFnew_window

October Scholarships

AES Engineering Solutions

Deadline: October 7, 2015

AES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Amount of award is $500.00.

Applicants must: Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?  What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?

Website: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htmnew_window

College JumpStart Scholarship
Deadlines: October 17, 2015
The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,500 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

Eligibility: 1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;2) U.S. citizen or legal resident; 3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S. 4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

Website: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/new_window

Dr. Pepper Scholarship
Deadline: October 19, 2015
Since 2008, Dr Pepperhas awarded over $7,000,000 in tuition. Submit your One of a Kind goal for a chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition. Go to the Website. Connect with your Facebook account and authorize the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway application. Ensure your full profile is completed by updating your profile with your most current city, major and university on your personal Facebook page. Create your goal ("Goal") by answering "What is your One of a Kind goal and how do you plan to make an impact on the world?" Participants can change or modify his/her goal up until the point he/she receives 50 votes, after which point the goal is locked. You can also nominate someone else who meets the Eligibility requirements above by answering the question above about the person you want to nominate, and providing the person's name, major, name of their current school or school he or she wishes to attend. You must obtain permission from the person (and from the parent/legal guardian if the person is under the age of majority in his/her state of residency) whose goal you submit to use their name, school and reason why he or she deserves to win tuition.
Website: http://www.drpeppertuition.com/new_window

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Deadline: October 23, 2015
Ayn Rand's novels are inspiring and intellectually challenging. But they can also be financially rewarding for high school and college students. The Ayn Rand Institute sponsors annual essay contests that offer 600 prizes and $100,000 in prize money every year. FIRST PRIZE: $10,000;
3 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000; 5 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000; 25 FINALISTS: $100; 50 SEMIFINALISTS: $50

Eligibility: Entrant must be a 12th Grader, College Undergraduate, or Graduate Student.

Applicants must: Select ONE of the following three topics: 1. In the novel, James Taggart's first words are "Don't bother me, don't bother me, don't bother me." Why is this significant? How do his first words relate to his thoughts and actions throughout the novel? 2. At Hank Rearden's wedding anniversary party, a guest says "Isn't it odd? When a politician or a movie star retires, we read front page stories about it. But when a philosopher retires, people do not even notice it." To which, Francisco D'Anconia replies, "They do, eventually." What does Francisco mean? How does his answer relate to the theme of the novel? 3. Explain Ragnar Danneskjold's statement that Robin Hood is the one man he is out to destroy. What is the deeper moral meaning of his claim?

Website: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx?theme=bluenew_window

Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 25, 2015

The Horatio Alger Oklahoma Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students in the State of Oklahoma who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education. 8, $7,000 Scholarship Awarded funded through the generosity of the Horatio Alger Association.

Eligibility: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Oklahoma; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2015 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution). Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Be a resident of the State of Oklahoma; and Be a United States citizen.

Website: https://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships/index.cfmnew_window

SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards


Deadline: October 30, 2015

Student Eligibility:
A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship/8944/edvisors_10000_college_scholarship_scholarship.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=2fa62871dbb3d3d44732d74a581513de
 

Coca-Coca Scholars Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2015

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarshipis an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 26th class in 2014, the Foundation has provided over 5,400 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $54 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

November Scholarships

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadlines: November 1, 2015& January 9, 2016

Each year, a minimum of ten students will be designated Ron Brown Scholars and will receive $10,000 annually for four years, for a total of $40,000. The recipients may use the renewable scholarships to attend an accredited four-year college or university of their choice within the United States. Ron Brown Scholarships are not limited to any specific field or career objective and may be used to pursue any academic discipline. More than 250 students have been designated as Ron Brown Scholars since the inception of the Program.

Eligibility: 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. Current college students are not eligible to apply.

Website: http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply/EligibilityRequirements.aspxnew_window

Create Real Impact Scholarship - $1,500 - 10 Award

Deadline: November 5, 2015

Student Eligibility:

Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_create_real_impact_scholarship_8945.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=2fa62871dbb3d3d44732d74a581513de

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 - 20 Award

Deadline: December 5, 2015

Student Eligibility:

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are open to all college and high school students enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must meet the age requirement by October 5, 2015.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stephen_j_brady_stop_hunger_scholarships_8946.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=2fa62871dbb3d3d44732d74a581513de

 

The Intel Science Talent Search
Deadline: November 11, 2015
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition, providing an important forum for original research that is recognized and reviewed by a national jury of professional scientists. Alumni have made extraordinary contributions to science and have earned many of the world's most distinguished science and math honors, including eight Nobel Prizes, five National Medals of Science and two Fields Medals. Annually, over 1,800 high school seniors from around the country accept the challenge of conducting independent science, math or engineering research and completing an entry for the Intel Science Talent Search. The Intel Science Talent Search recognizes 300 student semifinalists and their schools each year and invites 40 student finalists to Washington, D.C. to participate in final judging, display their work to the public, and meet with notable scientists and government leaders. Each year, Intel STS semifinalists and finalists compete for $1.6 million in awards.
Website: https://student.societyforscience.org/apply-intel-science-talent-searchnew_window

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: November 15, 2015

The Purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each scholarship recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four year college education and graduate debt free. The Hagan Scholarships are for high achieving and self-motivated students in need of financial assistance in order to attend college. These students will graduate from a public high school located in an eligible state and in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents. The Free Workshops and Schwab Investment Account are integral parts of the Scholarship. The average value of a four year Hagan Scholarship is about $24,000.

Eligibility: Must be a resident of an Eligible State. Must have attended as a junior and senior an Eligible High School. Must be a student in the 2015 high school graduating class. Must have achieved a high school GPA of 3.50 or higher. Must have scored 23 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score); or, must have scored 1110 on the SAT (Reading and Math). Must enroll in a four year college the first semester after high school. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to start of college. Must complete the FAFSA in 2014 using 2013 Tax Return Information. Must provide a complete copy of the FAFSA Student Aid Report (5 or 6 pages.) FAFSA Expected Family Contribution (EFC) must be less than $7,500. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

Website: http://haganscholarships.org/index.phpnew_window

Joe Foss Institute - "Adopt a Veteran" Essay Contest

Deadline: November 15, 2015
Celebrate the life of our Veterans by getting to know one of our service men and women. Focus your essay on your experience. This contest is open to U.S. citizens of all national backgrounds that are currently studying in the United Sates or in an American military school out of country. Eligible contestants must be high school (9th-12th) students in public, private, alternative, parochial school, or a home study program. Previous first place JFI scholarship recipients are not eligible. Recent high-school graduates are eligible to participate as long as the "deadline" of the current contest falls within 12 months after graduation. The three winners will receive $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000 scholarships to the accredited U.S. college or university of their choices. The winners will be notified and their names posted on their website (http://www.joefossinstitute.org/) by mid-February, 2015.

Website: http://www.joefossinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Guidelines-VET-14-1.pdfnew_window


Women in Aviation Scholarships

Deadline: November 16, 2015

Scholarship awards are a major benefit of membership in Women in Aviation, International. In the past 25 years WAI has disbursed millions of dollars to its members to help them get ahead and advance into the aviation and aerospace careers they have always dreamed about. There is an award for nearly everyone here, from the college student to the woman or man returning to the workforce, from managers and dispatchers to pilots, engineers, technicians and mechanics.

Applicants must: be a member of Women in Aviation, International by November 1, 2014, and may apply for no more than two scholarships.

Website: http://wai.org/education/scholarships.cfmnew_window

BBG Communications Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
Deadline: November 29, 2015
BBG provides the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award to recognize and reward a student who demonstrates a passion for volunteering, while maintaining a high level of academic achievement. Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater. A student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline. A student must submit an essay on the topic prior to the deadline.

Website: http://www.bbgcommunications.com/communications/article/104.phpnew_window

January Scholarships

January Scholarships


JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Deadline: January 6, 2016
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest invites United States high school students to consider the concept of political courage by writing an essay on a U.S. elected official who has chosen to do what is right, rather than what is expedient. A "Profile in Courage" essay is a carefully researched recounting of a story: the story of how an elected official risked his or her career to take a stand based on the dictates of the public good, rather than the dictates of polls, interest groups or even constituents. The contest challenges high school students to discover new profiles in courage, and to research and write about acts of political courage that occurred after the 1956 publication of John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest meets several Common Core Standards and National Standards in Social Studies and English and offers a meaningful opportunity for students to develop and enhance research, writing and critical thinking skills while they deepen their understanding and appreciation of politics and history.
Website: http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Contest-Information-and-Topic-Guidelines.aspxnew_window

 


Concussion Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: January 7, 2016
$1000.00 cash scholarship. The cash scholarship may be used for any documented related expenses incurred during 2015 while pursuing your education or for any documented expenses incurred during 2016 while pursuing your education or for any documented expenses you will incur for the 2016 college year. Any graduate or undergraduate student (future or current) that has been accepted or attends a community college, technical/trade college, or university may apply. This "Concussion Awareness Scholarship" is available to all students not just student athletes.
Website: http://www.thepassrusher.com/concussionawareness.htmlnew_window

APIASF Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 8, 2016
The APIASF General Scholarship is open to Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) high school and college students who will be enrolling or are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in the upcoming academic year. There are multiple scholarship opportunities that vary in award amount, number of years, field of study, location, and more. Award Amount: $2,500 - $15,000
Website: http://www.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf.htmlnew_window

The Gates Millennium Scholarship

Deadline: January 13, 2016

Funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GMS was established in 1999, as a twenty year commitment, to provide greater access and opportunity to higher education for outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds (1,000 selected each year; 20,000 in 20 year commitment).  The program promotes academic excellence and encourages students to pursue and complete an undergraduate education in all discipline areas and graduate education for those students pursuing studies in computer science, mathematics, life/physical science, engineering, education, public health, library science and/or information science. GMS supports its scholars in a variety of ways including but not limited to personal, leadership and professional development opportunities, networking and mentorships opportunities, as well as financial and academic support to prepare its scholars to be the next leaders in their professions and communities.
Website: https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/the-gates-millennium-scholarship/new_window
 

United States JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship
Deadline January 15, 2016
Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution of the recipient's choice.
Website: http://www.usjcisenate.org/index.php/programs/scholarshipnew_window

BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering. BMW is world famous for designing and building luxury, high-performance passenger cars and motorcycles. The company is also a leader in developing and manufacturing high technology, high performance internal combustion engines. This scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year. Scholarship may be renewed at $1,500 a year for three additional years (total award $6,000).  
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/bmw/new_window

Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence
Deadline: January 15, 2016
The Dan and Vicky Hancock Scholarship for Mechanical Engineering Excellence, established by Dan and Vicky Hancock, provides financial support for students pursuing college degrees in the field of mechanical engineering. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $5,500.Students will be eligible to receive the scholarship for multiple years but the student must reapply each year and be selected by the SAE Scholarship Committee.
Website: http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/hancock/new_window

Donald & Barbara Mozley Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
The Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship provides financial support for students pursuing an engineering degree at an ABET-accredited college or university. Depending on corpus state and number of qualified candidates, SAE will strive to award seven scholarships of $5,000 each year; Students will be eligible to receive the scholarship for multiple years but the student must reapply each year and be selected by the SAE Scholarship Committee.
Website: http://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/mozley/new_window

Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Hendrickson International, a Boler Company, established an endowment to underwrite the scholarship in memory of the late Edward D. Hendrickson. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,000 per year. Scholarship may be renewed at $1,000 a year for three additional years (total award $4,000).
One scholarship will be awarded each year for $5,000 per year.* Scholarship may be renewed at $5,000 a year for three additional years (total award $20,000).* *starting the 2015-2016 academic year.
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/hendrickson/new_window

Fred M. Young Sr. /SAE Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
The Young Radiator Company established this scholarship in memory of the company's founder, Fred M. Young, Sr. Mr. Young started the company in 1927 and saw it grow to become a major force in the field of Heat Transfer. He had a high regard for the value of engineering in terms of its contribution to the success of society. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,000.Scholarship may be renewed at $1,000 a year for three additional years (total award $4,000).
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/young/new_window

Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarship
Deadline January 15, 2016
The Foundation's college scholarship program bases its awards totally on essays written by the applicants. Consideration is not given to grades, academic program or financial need. The U.S. scholarship program covers all of the country and awards more than $87,000 a year. The Foundation's U.S. scholarship program relies on approximately 400 volunteers around the country with support from the Foundation's office staff.
Website: http://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/new_window

SAE Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Established in 2007, The Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies (Ford PAS) Scholarship was developed by the Ford Motor Company Fund in partnership with Education Development Center Inc. (EDC). It is for high school seniors who are past or present students in a Ford Next Generation Learning Community, and/ or past or present students of a Ford PAS program at their high school or in a Ford PAS afterschool/weekend/summer/college program. One $5,000 scholarship will be awarded each year.
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/ford/new_window

Tau Beta Pi / SAE Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Tau Beta Pi Association, the engineering honor society, is the world's largest engineering society. Founded in 1885 at Lehigh University in 1885 by Edward Higginson Williams, Jr. Tau Beta Pi has initiated more than 505,485 members in 124 years. Active collegiate chapters exist on 234 campuses across the nation. Six scholarships valued at $1,000 each will be awarded for the freshman year only.
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/taubetapi/new_window


TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
SAE and The Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations have established this technical education scholarship to honor the leadership of Donald D. Dawson. From his position as Vice President of Maintenance with Roadway Express, Mr. Dawson worked through SAE and TMC to merge the goals of truck equipment users and manufacturers. One scholarship will be awarded each year for $1,500 per year.
Website: http://students.sae.org/scholarships/dawson/new_window

The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: January 15, 2016
The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the Forty-seventh annual national Washington crossing foundation scholarship awards for students completing twelfth (or final high school year) in 2016 who are planning careers in government service. 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.
Website: http://www.gwcf.org/AppDownload.htmlnew_window

Sutton Avian Research Center Award
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Any Oklahoma student in Grades 10 (Sophomore) through 12 (Senior) may apply for the award by providing a piece of art that represents or portrays any conservation topic. The artwork may be two-dimensional (paintings, drawings, photographs, etc.) or three-dimensional (carvings, sculpture, etc.) and qualify as fine art, a photo assay, or an advertisement (including digitally-produced layouts). The artwork must be accompanied by an essay which outlines and elaborates upon the conservation topic depicted in the artwork itself, with this essay accounting for 33.3% of the total score during the judging process. If you (or a high-school student you know) have an interest in conservation and a talent for art, please consider an entry into the Sutton Award scholarship contest. Approximately $20,000 will be disbursed among many awardees as part of this long-running and highly effective program to stimulate conservation art among Oklahoma students.
Website: http://www.suttoncenter.org/sutton-award-for-student-conservation-art-2016/new_window

C-SPAN's Student Cam 2016
Deadline: January 20, 2016
StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (5-7 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the 2016 competition theme, "Road to the White House", and the issue they most want the candidates to discuss during the 2016 presidential campaign. With cash prizes totaling $100,000 , C-SPAN awards prizes to 150 student documentaries, and 53 teacher advisors!
Website: http://www.studentcam.org/new_window

Ronald McDonald House U.S. Scholarship
Deadline: January 20, 2016
Students across the country work hard to earn top marks, dreaming of the college they'll attend and the education they'll receive. Unfortunately, many of these students won't be able to afford it. We want these students to reach their full potential. To help them accomplish this, our network of U.S. Chapters, along with the global office of RMHC, offer scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Since 1985, more than $56 million in scholarships have been awarded.Most local chapters award a minimum of $1,000.
Website: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarshipsnew_window

ARRL Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2016
The ARRL Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible radio amateurs pursuing higher education. More than 80 scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 will be awarded in 2016. In addition, one applicant is selected for the prestigious William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship, awarded to a high school senior pursuing a degree in business, computers, medical, nursing, engineering or science.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/scholarship-programnew_window

 


February Scholarships

 

AXA Achievement Community Award
Deadline: February 1, 2016
The AXA Achievement Community Award offers $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA Advisors, LLC. Every recipient's high school will also receive a grant of $2,500 for educators' professional development. The 2016 Community Award will be accepting applications from November 9, 2015 until 10,000 applications are submitted or 11:59 p.m. CST on February 1, 2016, whichever comes first. Your application must be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!
Website:https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/axa-community/new_window

National FFA Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 1, 2016
Students may receive one scholarship as a high school senior and one while in college for a maximum of two scholarships during their academic career. Students who have already received two scholarships through this program are not eligible to apply.
Website: https://www.ffa.org/participate/scholarshipsnew_window

OMRF: Fleming Scholar Program
Deadline: February 1, 2016
In 1982, the Fleming Scholar Program became a model for a national program funded by the federal government to bring the best and brightest high school and college students into contact with the best and brightest scientific and mathematical minds in government and non-government laboratories.Today the Fleming Scholar Program remains popular, attracting as many as 100 applicants each year.
Website: http://omrf.org/education-outreach/fleming-scholar-program/new_window

Daughters of the American Revolution
Deadline: February 10, 2016
The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education. All applicants must be citizens of the United States and must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the United States.  DAR chapter sponsorship is not required; however, a chapter or state chairman may work with the applicant to put the information together to send to the DAR Scholarship Committee.
Website:http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-infonew_window

RiSE Scholarship Foundation
February 10, 2016
The RiSE Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit resource and scholarship opportunity for high school students who learn differently. This scholarship opportunity is for current high school seniors that are graduating in 2016 and attending college in the fall of 2016.
Application: http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2016-Fillable-Application-1.pdfnew_window
Website: http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/rise-award/apply-now/new_window

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2016
Scholarship awards to deserving college-bound students will be a $5,000 scholarship to the winner; and $2,500 and $1,000 scholarships to the first and second runners-up, respectively. Additionally, seven $500 scholarships will be awarded for Honorable Mention.
Website:http://youngleadersofafa.org//about_new.htmlnew_window

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2016
Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $28,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/new_window

Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships
Deadline: February 20, 2016
The vegetarian resource group offers two $5,000 scholarships plus one $10,000 scholarship. Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring 2016. Deadline is February 20, 2016. We will accept applications postmarked on or before February 20, 2016. Early submission is encouraged.
Website: http://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htmnew_window

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
Deadline: February 29, 2016
Receive up to $100,000 over four years. If you have the passion to succeed-especially in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) - the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, we will award 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year.
Website:http://buickachievers.com/new_window


March Scholarships
 

H.W. Almen West OKC Rotary Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2016
The West OKC Rotary established the H. W. Almen Scholarship Fund at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation with the purpose of providing scholarships for students graduating from high schools in Oklahoma. Award amount: $4,000.00
Website:https://occf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1110new_window

OK-AHEAD Scholarship
Deadline: March 1, 2016
OK-AHEAD offers scholarship money to Oklahoma students with disabilities in post-secondary education. Applications must be postmarked on or before March 1 of the award year. Scholarships can be applied at any Oklahoma technology center, or any two-year or four-year college or university. Three $500 scholarships are awarded annually. Scholarship applications (available in Word) must be received from November 1 to March 1 for the subsequent academic year. Please contact Brenda Dawes (brenda.dawes@okstate.edu ) from Oklahoma ABLE Tech for additional information.
Website:http://ok-ahead.org/scholar.htmlnew_window

Anthem Essay Contest
Deadline: March 25, 2016
Students must choose from one of three topics listed on the website to write an essay. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view-not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Anthem.
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#anthem-1new_window

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Deadline: March 30, 2016
HSF/General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to: graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, undergraduate students, & graduate students. Award amounts generally range from $500 to $5,000.
Website: https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/general-college-scholarships