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Due Date Title Amount
4/30/21 APAHA Scholarship Application 2021
Be of Asian American or Pacific Islander descent; be a graduating high school senior, pursuing education beyond the high school level; have primary residence in the greater Houston area; and have a commitment to increasing the knowledge about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and helping the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.
Minimum $1,000
4/30/21 The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school; Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school; You must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States in order to apply.
$500
4/30/21 It's Really All About the Education
This award is for U.S. students. Must be a legal U.S. resident. Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.| Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
$3000
4/30/21 Mae and Mary Legacy Foundation
Dedicated to the advancement of African Americans in the medical and health care profession. Scholarships and prizes will vary annually and are based on academic excellence and financial need. Students pursuing careers in the health care profession ONLY should apply.
Varies
4/30/21 The Shawn Carter Scholarship
(High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 year or 4 year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools; US citizen or Permanent Resident; 25 years old or younger; Minimum 2.0 GPA.)
$1,500 - $2,500
4/30/21 The Sara Scholarship
(Applicants must be female; Applicants must be high school seniors with the intention to graduate at the end of the school year; Applicants must meet entrance requirements and plan to enroll at an accredited college or university in the United States; Applicants must have a cumulative minimum unweighted GPA (grade point average) of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale; Applicants must demonstrate financial need; Applicants must demonstrate excellent character and involvement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion).
$2,000
4/30/21 RealtyHop Scholarship
(High school seniors working towards a bachelor and/or associate degree program in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to our company culture.)
$1,000
4/30/21 The Educational Foundation For Women in Accounting
(Female US citizen attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree.)
Unspecified
4/30/21 The Andrea R. Lacy “Grit Award” Scholarship
Andrea created the “Grit Award” to give back to her community, and to help make sure that some talented and tenacious young people enjoy the same opportunities she had to attend college and live their dreams.
500
4/30/21 Tzu Chi USA Scholars Need-Based Scholarship Awards
Applicant demonstrates financial need for college tuition and related expenses; Applicant is a U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent; Applicant has a minimum 3.0 GPA; Applicant will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the academic year 2021-2022.
$1500
5/1/21 The Charles Butt Scholarship For Aspiring Teachers
The scholarship is open to students who are working toward receiving their teaching certification for the first time at selected universities.
$2000
5/1/21 Melvin Drum Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships are available to any son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter of any Sheriff’s Office employee currently working for a Sheriff’s Office in the State of Texas. The scholarship is an academic scholarship for a recipient that is attending, or will be attending, an accredited college, university or trade school within the State of Texas.
$2000
5/1/21 Rennell Scholarship
Applicant must be a former student of Rennell Elementary School: Graduating from a high school in CFISD Spring 2021; Documentation of admission to post-secondary education for fall or summer 2021, documentation of at least 5.5 overall grade point average in high school; Letter of recommendation from an administrator or teacher from student’s high school; Essay: describe a teacher, memory, or lesson learned at Rennell Elementary that has impacted you. Submit the required essay including your full name, contact information, administrator’s letter of recommendation, documentation of 5.5 or higher GPA, and documentation of acceptance to post-secondary education to AnnDrea Searby, counselor at Rennell Elementary School.
$1000
5/1/21 Burns Original BBQ Scholarship Contest
Be a graduating senior from Houston Texas; Have at least a 3.0 GPA; Completed 6 hours of volunteer/community service in the last 2 years (signed proof required); Submit a minimum 300- word essay sharing your career goals.
$1000
5/1/21 Greater Than Gatsby Annual Scholarship
Recently accepted high-school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States; Majoring in any type of art, communications, English, film, fine arts, journalism, multimedia, photography and visual arts; Photos & Essay.
$2000
5/1/21 Big Thinker Scholarship
Powerful Application Essay; Completed Promotional Concept; Original Big Idea; A GPA of 3.25 or higher is required for our $5,000 primary award. However, a GPA of 2.5 or higher is required for all secondary and merit awards ranging for $500-$2,500.
$5000
5/1/21 American Floral Endowment Scholarships in Floriculture and Horticulture
Any student who is a U.S. citizen and currently enrolled in a Floriculture/Environmental Horticulture program at a 2 or 4-year college or university in the United States; Any student maintaining a “C” or better GPA; Internship must be completed prior to graduation.
$4000
5/1/21 The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship
This award is for U.S. students. Must be a legal U.S. resident. Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application. Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
$1000
5/1/21 The Colwell Law Group Single Parent Scholarship
You must be are a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; You are the child of a single parent, or are a single parent yourself; You will be attending an accredited 4-year college/university or a 2-year community college for Fall.
$2000
5/1/21 Texas Public Works Association Scholarships
Be a high school student in your senior year.
$1000
5/1/21 Dutch Crafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America; Be a U.S. citizen or maintain legal residency within the United States; Have achieved a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
$500
5/5/21 Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
Must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the state of Texas; Must enroll full-time in college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA (some scholarships require higher GPAs); Must have taken either the SAT or the ACT; Must be graduating from high school during the current academic year.
Varies
5/7/21 2021 Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship
High School: Class of 2021 *Applicant must be interested in a media career.
Up to $5,000
5/10/21 Thurgood Marshall College Fund McDonald's Black and Positively Golden Scholarship
Must be 18 years old or older; Be enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior attending HBCU during the 2021-2022 academic school year; Current cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher; Able to demonstrate leadership abilities; Able to demonstrate a financial need.
Up to $2,500
5/12/21 Jack and Jill of America Foundation
Be African American and a US citizen or permanent resident; Be currently classified as a college freshman, sophomore, or junior; Be enrolled full-time for the fall 2021 semester at any accredited 4-year college or university; Be majoring in Communications; Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Up to $2,500
5/14/21 Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarships
For young women who have attained at least the honor of Silver Award Girl Scout, and who plan to or are currently pursuing a college major or minor in foreign language. 3.0 GPA.
$1500
5/15/21 Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program
Applicants must: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2021 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation; Demonstrate critical financial need; 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; and be a United States citizen.
$2500
5/15/21 LPGA Dinah Shore Scholarship
Applicant 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; Minimum 3.2 GPA.
$500 - $5000
5/21/21 National Spanish Examination Scholarships
Be a 2021 graduating senior.
Varies
5/21/21 Feeding Tomorrow Scholarships
Applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent); Applicant must plan to enroll as a full-time freshman student pursuing an undergraduate degree in science of food at an approved U.S. or international university for the 2021–2022 academic year.
Varies
5/22/21 B. Davis Scholarship
To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words.
$1000
5/31/21 The Lisa Michelle Memorial Fund
Applicants must be a legal US citizen and enrolled in a college or university located in the United States; Applicants must show proof of part-time or full-time enrollment in a college or university; Applicants must show proof of a 3.0 minimum grade point average by submitting a recent transcript; Applicants must have had a parent or guardian who passed away due to substance abuse (We must have written verification that this was the cause of death.) Applicants must submit an essay of approximately 800-1500 words.
$1000
5/31/21 $1500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Submissions from current high school, college, or university students from any country will be accepted. The winners will be required to send us proof of their academic status or enrollment. Submission requirements: An essay on one of the following topics is required: The Impact of COVID-19 on Education, Socializing Safely During the Pandemic or What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Environmental and Energy Consciousness
$500 & $1,000
5/31/21 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 2.5 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.
$500
5/31/21 A Voice for Animals Contest
(The competition has sections for 14-15 year old students and sections for 16-18 year old students; The contest is also open to ESL (English as a Second Language) students; The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide regardless of nationality, citizenship, or country of residence.)
$50
5/31/21 Fifth Month Scholarship
You must be currently enrolled in, or have been accepted for the upcoming year, an accredited university or college; You must be able to provide verification of identity and verification of enrollment at the aforementioned university.
$1500
5/31/21 Encore Protection Victims of Drunk Driving
Applicants must be: The victim of a drunk driving accident; The child or dependent of a victim of a drunk driving accident; OR The spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident.
$1000
5/31/21 College Is Power
Students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education; Applicants may be full- or part-time students and attend a campus-based or online program; Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
$1000
6/1/21 The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship
Involvement in golf-related interests and activities; Extracurricular activities, including volunteer work with student/community organizations; participation in sports and community affairs; jobs held; special interests, and hobbies.
$1000
6/1/21 Johnny L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
High school seniors enrolled in a U.S. college and students attending post-high school education in the U.S. Winners receive a one-time dispersal per winning entry.
$1000
6/1/21 Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship
Applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program; only cosmetology students who graduate any time after August 31st may apply. If you are a high school student please apply during the final semester of your senior high school year.
$1200
6/1/21 The Terry Bryant Scholarships
Available to all current U.S. high school seniors, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability; Applicants must also have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must be planning to enter an accredited four-year university to pursue a degree.
Varies
6/1/21 Digital Marketing Scholarship
High school seniors and college undergraduate students; Major (or plans to major) in a field related to digital marketing; Must plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the Fall 2020 semester.
$2000
6/1/21 Alphonso Deal Scholarship
Must be a high school senior and U.S. citizen to attend a two-year college or university; Must study law enforcement or other related criminal justice field; Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
$500
6/2/21 Got A Spine Scholarship
Applicant must be attending college or university no later than October of 2021; Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2021; Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year; Be a U.S. or Canadian resident; Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2021.
$500
6/4/21 Pride Houston Scholarship Opportunity
Must be a self-identified member of the LGBTQI+ community; Must be a current Houston-area (which includes Harris or a contiguous county) resident or currently attending a Houston-area high school or college at the time of application; Must be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution. All high school Seniors and collegiate LGBTQI+ youth are encouraged to apply.
$5000
6/12/21 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.
$1000
6/15/21 Go Foodservice Scholarship
Open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in college at the start of the next school year, or all students who are currently enrolled in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program.
$500
6/15/21 American Muscle Automotive Scholarship
Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, Canadian colleges, Automotive Engineering programs, Trade schools, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.
$2500
6/15/21 Auto Safety & Technology Scholarship
You must be accepted to or currently attending a four-year college or university; You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; Submit an essay.
$2500
6/19/21 Big Sun Athletic Scholarship
A short essay is required (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
$500
6/30/21 Cirkled In - $2,500 Scholarship
Applicant must be at least 13-years-old; Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or the District of Columbia; Applicant must be currently enrolled in 8th - 12th grade in a school. Homeschool qualifies as well.
$2500
6/30/21 Impact on Community Scholarship
The Impact on the Community Scholarship is available for students who are accepted to or enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. Eligibility: Essay; Transcript; Resume.
$1000
6/30/21 The Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship
Open to graduating high school seniors of any major; Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream; Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA; Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
$2500
6/30/21 Little Bundle Supermom Scholarship
Essay required: If you're a single mother in school, how do you juggle caring for your little one with pursuing a degree and everything else you do? How do you make ends meet financially? Have you thought about dropping out?
$1000
6/30/21 Do Over Scholarship
This award is for U.S. students.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.| Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
$1500
6/30/21 Digital Privacy 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. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
$1000
6/30/21 Delete Cyberbullying
Selection is based on the written essay and focused on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying. The awards are one-time only and not renewable.
$1000
6/30/21 CyFair LoneStar College Performing Arts Scholarships
You must be a high school graduate or have earned a GED; You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be considered (we will use your high school GPA if you are a new student); You must be enrolled in at least 6 hours at LSC-CyFair, the LSC-Fairbanks Center, and/or the LSC-Cypress Center; You must meet Satisfactory Academic Policy.
$1000
6/30/21 SDEF Empower Scholarship
Swami Dayan and Education Foundation – (Current High School Seniors graduating in 2021 from public or private school in Greater Houston area; Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; A commitment to community service; Significant financial need; Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S; Applicants must have enrolled full-time in an accredited College/University.)
$2000
7/1/21 Keith M. Fletcher Excellence in Ethics Scholarship
(In order to qualify for the Excellence in Ethics Scholarship, applicants must: • Be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or citizen; Be currently enrolled in or accepted to a US law school; • Submit a completed essay discussing the importance of pro-bono legal work; • Submit a completed application)
$500 & $1,000
7/1/21 ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc. Academic Scholarship
Applicant must be a student currently enrolled at a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in the United States; Applicants must be studying or planning to study the fields of science (excluding social sciences i.e. economics), engineering, mathematics, or technology.
$1000
7/1/21 The Robert S. Simmons Christian Studies Scholarship
To apply and qualify for the Christian Studies Scholarship, an applicant must: • Be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or U.S. citizen; • Enrolled in or accepted and plan to attend a Christian college or university for undergraduate studies in the fall of the scholarship year; • Be a participant in volunteer or community work; • Submit a completed application; • Submit a completed required essay
$1000
7/15/21 Business research Guide Scholarship for Women Entrepreneurs
Applicants must submit a written business plan of 500-1000 words. The plan must be 100% original. Judges are looking for innovative, viable business plans that are well-thought-out and clearly described.
$1000
7/17/21 Hire A Helper Scholarship
You must be 18 years or over and currently be enrolled as a high school senior, or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program, or be planning to enroll in a high school, community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college, or vocational program during the 2021-2022 academic program in the United States; You must have a minimum 3.4 GPA. You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to moving services offered by HireAHelper.
$2000
7/21/21 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
We’re giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand Duct Tape! New this year? You can document your journey to prom perfection in a short video or written essay.
$100 - $10,000
7/26/21 Community Contribution Scholarship
Applicants must: A) have recognized a need or a problem in their community, B) have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem, C) have developed an action plan so as to address the need or solve the problem. The action plan must be a unique project developed by the student, not a project developed by an established group of which the student is a member.
$7000
7/30/21 Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship Contest
Applicants must be either out-going high school seniors or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2021 semester.
$1500
7/30/21 Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship
Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply; Each student must write an essay about his or her opinion(s) on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment. Students are encouraged to think critically about the right to trial by a jury, and other elements of the Amendment, and it how affects their lives.
$2000
7/31/21 Prime Scholarship
Open to applicants working towards a two-year or four-year degree.
$1000
7/31/21 Gen and Kelly Tanabe
9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students; Legal resident of the U.S.; Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months; In 250 words or less, please submit an essay on one of the following: 1. Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? -OR- 2. Describe your academic or career goals. -OR- 3. Any topic of your choice.
$1000
8/1/21 The Zimmerman Law Fir Scholarship
Students to write a 500-word essay)
$1500
8/1/21 Sugar Spun Run
Applicants must write an essay based on the following prompt: “A life lesson learned through food”.
$1500
8/1/21 Military Dependent Scholarship
Military dependents that are high school seniors or any year in college are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
$500
8/1/21 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
Be current high school senior planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year univ; Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical.
$1500
8/1/21 Driver Education - In the Driver's Seat
“In the Driver’s Seat” Scholarship – Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2020-2021 school year.
$3000
8/15/21 Race to Inspire Scholarship
Participants must be able to verify enrollment for college at an accredited university inside the USA during the fall semester of the same year the essay is submitted.
$500
8/15/21 Drummond Law Firm Scholarship
A high-school student currently in a JROTC or Boy Scout Explorer program that has been accepted to and will be attending a post-high school institution in the United States.
$1000
8/31/21 The RealtyHop Scholarship
You must be a current student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior in the U.S., working towards a bachelor’s degree or associates degree.
$1000
8/31/21 Make Me Laugh Scholarship
Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.| This award is for U.S. students.
$1500
8/31/21 Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
1 Be attending college or university no later than January of 2022; Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2022; Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year; Be a U.S. or Canadian resident; Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by January of 2022; Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.
$500

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