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General Scholarships

Due Date Title Amount
02/24/2017 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Scholarships
(4 scholarships)
$400-$2500
02/25/2017 Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT)
(applicant must live in Texas and be identified as “gifted”)
$400 - $2,500
02/27/2017 Christopher's Poster Contest
(High school students (Students grades 9 - 12 are invited to enter this annual Poster Contest for High School Students by creating a poster interpreting the theme One Person Can Make a Difference)
$100 - $1,000
02/28/2017 Out for Education Scholarship
(awards outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students)
$1,000 - $10,000
02/28/2017 Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
(Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0; Plan to attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2017-2018 academic school year)
$3,000 or $5,000
02/28/2017 Sweet and Simple Scholarship
(applicants must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$1,500
03/01/2017 United Methodist Scholarship Program-General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
(Applicant must be an ACTIVE, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least ONE year)
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03/01/2017 Project Yellow Light
(competition to encourage your peers to develop and embrace safe driving habits)
$5,000
03/01/2017 Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
(Applicant must be enrolled in high school, college, vocational, bible school or a continuing education program)
$500 & $1,000
03/01/2017 Zonta Club of Houston - Barbara L. Halstead Memorial Young Women in Public Affairs
(For young women in high school who plan to pursue careers and seek leadership positions in public policy, government, and volunteer organizations)
$1,250
03/01/2017 Society of Exploration - Geophysists Scholarships
(SEG Scholarships are based on merit; Applicant must pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, or earth and environmental sciences)
$500-$14,000
03/01/2017 Women’s Western Golf Foundation
(Must meet entrance requirements of and plan to enroll at an accredited four-year college or university. Note: Community Colleges do not qualify)
$8,000/4 yr.
03/01/2017 The National Peer Tutor Scholarship Program
(open to non-paid student tutors in middle and high school)
$250 - $1,000
03/01/2017 Life Lessons Scholarship
(open to college-bound high school seniors who have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian.)
$1,000 - $5,000
03/01/2017 Blacks at Microsoft African American Heritage Scholarship
(applicant should be a high-school senior of African descent)
$5,000
03/01/2017 National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
Diversity (Applicant must display no more than five (5) work samples demonstrating an ongoing interest in journalism through work on a high school newspaper or other media; Must submit a 500-word essay explaining how s/he would add diversity to US journalism)
$2,500
03/01/2017 Trans Ova Genetics Scholarship
(Along with submitting an application, students will be asked to write an essay between 750 and 1,000 words based on one question chosen by the scholarship committee)
$1,500
03/01/2017 2017 Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship
(Awarded to senior girls who have at least one parent or guardian who is a Cy-Fair employee)
$500 - $1,000
03/01/2017 American Chemical Society Scholars Program
(Scholarships for African American, Hispanic, and American Indian students in the chemical sciences)
$2,500 - $5,000
03/02/2017 Create a Greeting Card
(must be at least 14 yrs. Of age)
$10,000
03/03/2017 Ford Driving Dreams Tour Scholarship
(Intended to assist and encourage high school seniors from the San Antonio and Houston areas to pursue a degree at U.S. post-secondary institutions)
$2,000
03/03/2017 National Association of Black Automotive Suppliers
(Must be a graduating African-American high school senior)
Up to $5,000
03/03/2017 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc./ North Harris County Alumnae Chapter
(open to African-American high school seniors graduating in 2017 attending one of these Cy-Fair schools: Cy-Fair High School, Cypress Ranch High School, Cypress Springs High School or Cypress Woods High School.
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03/04/2017 Irene S. Wischer Scholarship
(provides college and technical school scholarships to exceptional students)
Up to $11,000
03/08/2017 The Dream US National Scholarship
(for highly motivated DREAMers who want nothing more than to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost. They have no access to federal aid and limited access to state aid)
$12,500 - $25,000
03/10/2017 The Southern Texas PGA Foundation Scholarship Program
(The Southern Texas PGA Foundation Scholarship Committee will review class ranking, grade point average (GPA) and either ACT or SAT test scores, the student’s extracurricular activities and financial need)
$1,000 - $7,000
03/10/2017 Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston Vocal Scholarship & echnical Internship
(Awards a $1600 scholarship to a promising vocal student attending a college or university in the Houston area, or to a student from the Houston area attending a college or university elsewhere)
$1,600
03/10/2017 Bill Dickey Scholarship Association
(open to graduating high school seniors who participate in golf)
Up to $14,000/4 yr.
03/10/2017 Cy Fair Federal Credit Union
(All applicants must be a graduating high school senior from either Cy-Fair ISD or Waller ISD, and plan to attend an accredited college, junior college, or university)
$1,500 - $3,500
03/11/2017 Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant’s Heart Scholarship
(seeks to identify Christian high school seniors who exhibit compassion through demonstrated service to those around them and the community at large)
$2,000
03/15/2017 Greater Houston Frontiers Club
(A complete application, transcript and essay are required for consideration as a Scholarship applicant)
$500-$1,000
03/15/2017 Microsoft Disability Scholarship
(Applicant must be a current high school senior with living with a disability, whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disability)
$5,000 - $20,000
03/15/2017 Society of Professional Women in Petroleum
(All applicants must be female and graduating from a Houston-area high school)
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03/15/2017 Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship
(seniors pursuing college studies in the area of computer science)
$2,500
03/17/2017 Agriculture Future of America Scholarships
(Awarded to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture-related degree programs across the U.S.)
$1,800
03/17/2017 National Capitol Contracting LLC Hallmark Scholarships
(A high school senior; Academic achievement of 3.3 GPA or higher)
$2,500 - $5,000
03/18/2017 Texas Telephone Association
(Seniors planning to attend a Texas college or university by the Fall of 2017)
$2,000
03/20/2017 Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship
(Students planning to become technicians in automotive, collision, heavy duty or agricultural fields)
$1,000 - $5,000
03/24/2017 Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship Foundation
(Scholarships for students diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis)
$5,000
03/24/2017 Gray Lodge Scholarship Application
(Awarded to high school seniors entering college to study education - specifically early childhood education)
$500-$1,000
03/27/2017 Tulsa Welding School Senior Welding Competition
(The competition is open to High School Seniors who have taken a welding class in high school or at a vocational technical institute. This need-based scholarship program is designed to provide financial assistance to students that are relocating to begin training at one of the three campuses)
Full Tuition ($500 for participants)
03/28/2017 Cypress Fairbanks Health Organization Physical Educators Scholarship
(the applicant must pursue an education degree to become a TEACHER of Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation or Dance Education)
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03/31/2017 Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship
(for students thinking about an automotive aftermarket career. Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle maintenance and repair can be a rewarding career)
$1,000 - $5,000
03/31/2017 Houston Asset Management Charitable Foundation
(For seniors pursuing a career in business)
$10,000
03/31/2017 Scholarships for African American Women Varies
04/01/2017 2017 Phenomenal Pearls Educational & Charitable Foundation
(graduating seniors: Minimum of 2.5 GPA (unweighted); Successfully complete the EOC exam; Documentation of community service hours)
$1,000
04/01/2017 APAHA Scholarship Guidelines 2017
(Applicants must be of Asian American or Pacific Islander descent; be a graduating high school senior, pursuing education beyond the high school level)
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04/01/2017 The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
(awarded to high school senior who can demonstrate commitment to public service)
$2,000
04/01/2017 Entertainment Scholarship Program
(applicant must be a woman or minority student and U.S. citizen pursuing a degree in computer and video game arts)
$3,000
04/01/2017 American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship
(open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA)
$20,000
04/01/2017 Tom Butler Memorial Bronc Riding Scholarship
(Field of study must be in Agriculture, Agricultural & Applied Economics, Agricultural Education & Communications, Ag-Business, Animal & Food Sciences, Equine Science, or Natural Resources)
$250 - $1,000
04/01/2017 American College Foundation $5,000 Visionary Scholarship
High school Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who are US citizens or eligible non-citizens are invited to apply)
$1,000 - $5,000
04/01/2017 Project Yellow Light
(design a video to motivate, persuade and encourage your peers to not drive distracted)
$1,000 - $5,000
04/07/2017 Josh Gibson Foundation Scholarship
(Students must have a strong academic record and demonstrate active participation in their communities)
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04/08/2017 Primeway Federal Credit Union
(GPA must be 3.0 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale; Must be a graduating high school senior or college freshman enrolling full time in a vocational/trade or accredited school or university for the Fall 2017 semester)
$1,000-$5,000
04/10/2017 CyFair Driving School Scholarship
(Must be a 2017 graduating senior who will attend a college or university in the fall; must attend Cypress Lakes High School, Langham Creek High School, Cypress Springs High School or Cypress Falls High School)
$300
04/10/2017 A “Voice for Animals” Contest
(Prizes awarded to high school students whose entries best promote the humane treatment of animals)
$150 -$650
04/13/2017 Italian Cultural & Community Center Scholarships
(Merit-based scholarships)
$1,000
04/14/2017 Denny’s Hungry for Education $3,000
04/15/2017 VAMA Greater Houston 2017 Scholarship
(Awarded to students of Vietnamese descent; Should have an interest in pursuing medicine)
$500 - $1,500
04/15/2017 The Wire Reinforcement Institute Education Foundation Scholarship
Current sophomore or higher high school students intending to pursue four-year (4) undergraduate degrees in structural and/or civil engineering at an accredited four-year (4) university or college located in the United States or Canada only)
$2,000 - $4,000
04/15/2017 Texas Baptists Minority Scholarship Program
Mary Hill Davis Ethnic/Minority Scholarship (All applications must have pastor recommendation)
$6,400/4yr
04/15/2017 Diabetes Scholars Program
(available to incoming freshmen with type 1 diabetes seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school)
$1,000 - $5,000
04/15/2017 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
(applicant must have done more than survive a difficult personal challenge. Their heroism must have made an impact on the world beyond themselves)
$5,000
04/21/2017 Congressional Black Caucus
(open to students with majors in the visual arts; preference will be given to African-American students)
$3,000.00
04/30/2017 The Elaine Chapin Fund
(this scholarship will provide funds to support the post-secondary education of students impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member)
$1,000
04/30/2017 E Waste Scholarship
You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level)
$1,000
04/30/2017 All About Education
(for students 13 yrs or older)
$3,000
05/01/2017 Dutch Crafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
(Recognizes undergraduate students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities; do not have to be Amish)
$500
05/01/2017 Countdown to College Scholarship Signup
(for college-bound teens in grades 9th-12th; specific test scores, GPA, or class ranking not required)
$1,000
05/01/2017 Electronic Document Systems Foundations Scholarship
(For students pursuing careers in the document management and graphic communications industry)
$1,000 - $5,000
05/01/2017 Minute Maid Grand Slam for Youth Baseball.pdf
(must have participated in an organized youth baseball or softball program which could include but is not limited to T-ball, Little League, Pony League, Church Leagues, YMCA or Boys and Girls Club Instructional Leagues, City Sponsored Leagues, Select Teams. Elementary, Middle School or High School Teams, etc.; must not be a recruited prospective student athlete)
$5,000
05/01/2017 Sertoma's Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing and Deaf $1,000
05/01/2017 Sara Scholarship for senior girls
(Awarded to female high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and who demonstrate academic achievement, excellence of character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion.)
$8,000
05/01/2017 Texas Nursery & Landscape Assoc. Education & Research Foundation
(awarded to horticulture/ landscape students)
$1,000
05/12/2017 Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships
(Applicant must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of their high school career)
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05/15/2017 LPGA Dinah Shore Scholarship.pdf
(Must be a female high school senior who has been accepted into a full-time course of study at an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning and has played golf regularly for two years but not on a competitive collegiate golf team)
$500 - $5,000
05/22/2017 B. Davis Scholarship.pdf
(This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution)
$1,000
05/31/2017 Inheritance of Hope legacy Scholarship
(awarded to a college-bound high school senior who is living with a parent who has a life-threatening illness)
$1,000
05/31/2017 Leavitt Machinery (LM) Scholarships
(Be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September; have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline)
$500
05/31/2017 Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
(high school junior participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club)
$1,000 - $2,000
05/31/2017 C.I.P. College is Power Scholarship
(open to students age 17 and older who are currently in college or plan to start college within the next 12 month)
$1,000
05/31/2017 Angel Tree Outreach
(Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors (whose parents and or guardians are incarcerated or have been released within the last 18 months) in the greater Harris County and Fort Bend County Areas)
Not specified
05/31/2017 Facing Acne Scholarship
(Be a high school senior (home schooling is accepted) in the U.S; Have and maintain a 3.00 GPA)
$2,000
06/30/2017 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
(Open to all U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs)
$1,000
07/10/2017 TADC Urban Scholarship Fund.pdf
(must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident card I-551 front and back copy; Texas resident)
Over $500,000 in free scholarship dollars annually)

 

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Feb/March 2017 Scholarships for African American Women varies

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Opens Mar. 1
(Deadline to Apply -  July 10, 2017)

TADC Urban Scholarship Fund Texas Association of Developing Colleges (must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident card I-551 front and back copy; Texas resident)

Over $500,000 in free scholarship dollars annually)

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James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund (Essay Contest)

$1,000

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Fastweb’s Scholarship Directory (Fastweb's scholarship directory allows you to search scholarships by all sorts of categories!  It’s 100% FREE.  Join Fastweb TODAY!!!)

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Fastweb’s Scholarships for African American Students (These scholarships are typically awarded through schools, from notable African American advancement organizations, such as the NAACP, UNCF, as well as historically African American sororities, fraternities and foundations)

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Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Program (awarded to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies)

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Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
(The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education)

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Applications will be available in March 2017

Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) is offering scholarships for their 2017 Xplorations Summer Science camps.
(Summer camp scholarships will be awarded for students ages 6-12 as of Sept. 1, 2017 to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science or for students to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land). 
http://www.hmns.org/education/summer-camp/scholarships/

The scholarship includes a full week of Before Camp, Camp, daily lunch, After Camp, and a snack.

TBA Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program $10,000 per academic year

Apply Now!

Applications are currently being accepted as of May 2016
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) Student must enter into an agreement requiring a four-year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Not specified
Check web Jean Evelyn Freshman Scholarship for African American Female Seniors $500
Check web Buick Achievers Scholarship Programs Up to $100,000
The last day of every month $2000 “No Essay” College Scholarship (Random monthly drawing)
Enter to Win!
$2000
2:00 pm on the last day of every month American Harlequin Corporation Dance Scholarship Program (must submit or vote for a video for the Harlequin Floors Monthly Video Contest) $250
11:59 pm Pacific Time on the last day of every month $1000 Every Month Scholarship

$1,000

11:00 PM EST on the last day of every month $2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship 

$2,000

Last day of each month American Harlequin Floors/The World Dances Dance Scholarships

$250

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Varies Le Cordon Bleu Future Chef of America High School Competition (available to high school seniors who plan to enroll full - time at Le Cordon Bleu) Varies
Varies Ventures Scholars Program(open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students pursuing a math- or science-based career) $10,000
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Varies
Varies Executive Women International Scholarship $2,000-$10,000
Varies Cy Fair Educational Foundation Varies
Varies The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Up to $10,000
Varies MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Forum) Scholarships Varies
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarship Resources and Listings Varies
Varies Additional Listings of Scholarship Resources Varies
Varies ScholarshipGuidance.com Scholarship Database for High School Students Varies
Varies Discus Awards List of College Scholarships (updated constantly) Varies
Varies General Nursing Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies Dental Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for Students Without Social Security Numbers Varies
Varies Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Varies
Varies Project Working Mom Scholarship Program for Working Parents Getting Online Degrees Varies
Varies Navy ROTC Scholarship Programs  Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for African American Students Varies
Varies The Straightforward Media Nursing Scholarships $500
Varies Do A Good Deed Contest for students of all ages Free Computer
Varies FreeCollegeScholarships.net Scholarship Drawing for students of all ages $10,000
Varies General Aviation and Aircraft Maintenance Scholarships Varies
Varies American Legion Scholarships for Children of Military Personnel, Baseball Players, Eagle Scouts, Boys and Girls State Attendees, Orators, and Junior Shooting Sports Competitors Varies
Varies ROTC Scholarship Program (Air Force, Army ROTC, Navy-Marine Corps) Varies
Not specified College for All Texans Early High School Graduation Scholarship $2000 +
Not specified America’s Homecoming Queen, Inc. Pageant and Scholarships Varies
End of each month College Prowler Monthly Scholarship Drawing $2000.00
Monthly TG Milton G. Wright Scholarship $500
Monthly The Poem Place Poetry Contest for students of any age $1000
Monthly 2015 Harlequin Floors Monthly Video Scholarship (awards a total of $1,000 every month to the winners of the 2015 American Harlequin Scholarship Monthly Video Contest. Each month four videos are selected) $1000
Not specified TEXAS STATETECHNICAL COLLEGE 2016 TEXAN SUCCESSSCHOLARSHIP (Graduated in the top 70% of their graduating class 2.0 (or equivalent) GPA or have received a GED with a minimum score of 145…) $1,000
Not specified – Apply Now! 2015-16 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program – (must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale; Achieve a college readiness score on the SAT (1590) or ACT (23); Be ranked in the top one-third of the prospective high school and eligible students must enter into an agreement requiring a four year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States) Amount of award not determined until Sept. 2015

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January 2017 Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/?s=January+2017+Scholarships
(There are scholarships on the list for students in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and graduate school)

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February 2017 Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/?s=February+2017+Scholarships

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Scholarships Offered Monthly - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/monthly-scholarships/
(These monthly scholarships are usually very easy to enter and are available every month!)

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Scholarships by Major - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/scholarships-by-major/
(Scholarships open to students studying specific majors)

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Scholarships by Age/Grade Level (Elementary-Graduate students) - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/

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Minority Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/minority/
(To help promote diversity, many scholarship providers offer scholarships for minority students)

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International Student Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/international-students/
(Scholarships open to international students who are already studying in the United States or hoping to come to the U.S. for their college education)

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Athletic Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/athletic/
(Some of the scholarships listed are for specific sports, while others are open to all student athletes)

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Gender Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/gender/
(Scholarships for Males  and Scholarships for Females)

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Military Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/military-scholarships/
(Scholarships for military service members, veterans, and military and veteran spouses and dependents)

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LGBTQ Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/lgbtq/
(Many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies)

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Scholarships for Parents - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/parents/
(Scholarships for single parents and parents that are still together)

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Religious Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/religious-scholarships/
(Scholarships for students of specific faiths)

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Disability Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/disability/
(Some scholarships are open to all disabilities, while others are specific about their disability or health condition requirement)

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Study Abroad Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/college-students/study-abroad/
(Scholarships open to students who will be studying abroad)

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