Scholarship Opportunities

Redfin Scholarship 

The $2,500 biannual scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. They will accept submissions from November 1st through January 31st!

You can find all the information related to the scholarship on the link.

Students Living in Philadelphia

Philadelphia City Scholarship Program
The program awards $1000 to approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs.
February 24, 2018

Tom Joyner Foundation
Offers a full ride scholarship program for graduating HS seniors planning to study at any HBCU.
Deadline: N/A

African American Students

The Jackie Robinson Foundation
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.
Deadline: February 1, 2018

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.
Deadline: March 1, 2018

Students with English as their second language

Leo S. Lowe Pan American Scholarships
Sponsored by the Organization of American States (OAS), the Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund Scholarships are designed to offer up to $15,000 to undergraduate and graduate English language learners who have been admitted for studies at an accredited institution in the United States. Ideal candidates must be citizens of Latin American or Caribbean nations, show satisfactory academic records with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, and agree to return to their country of origin within one year after graduation.
Deadline: N/A
To apply, contact:

Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund Scholarships
1889 F St. NW Suite 769
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 370-9760

Nora Stone Smith Scholarship
The Nora Stone Smith Scholarship for ESL/ELL Students provides, regardless of citizenship status, qualified applicants up to $2,000 in assistance for tuition at an accredited Washington institution.
Deadline: N/A
To apply, contact:
Nora Stone Smith Scholarship for ESL/ELL Students
190 Queen Anne Avenue N Suite 260
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 461-7248

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The HSF Scholarship is 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, and graduate students. Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected.
Deadline: Will be available soon

Students engaged in their religion
(Christianity and Islam)

Islamic Scholarship Fund
Our mission is to increase American Muslim representation in media and politics in order to improve public opinion and policies. We do that by empowering students and professionals through academic scholarships, film grants, congressional internships and fellowships.
Deadline: March 21, 2018

*NOTE: There a very few independent Christian scholarships. However, most Christian colleges have many institutional scholarships.

Muslim Students interested in Health Care

Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Program
The concept of the program is to build a team of professional and committed Muslims as a tool for the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of their communities. Under this program, the scholarships are given as interest-free loan to the students but grants to the communities to which they belong. After graduation and gainful employment, all graduates are obliged to repay their loan amount to the community (IDB Local Trusts) for recycling and awarding additional scholarships to the local needy students.

The program covers all relevant expenses during students’ study period, including tuition fees, health and living costs as determined by the IDB.
Deadline: June, 2017

Alfaisal University Scholarship (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

Alfaisal has many scholarship programs available to students that are Merit-based (excellence in academic performance) and Financial need-based. The following outlines the scholarship opportunities available to new students applying to Alfaisal, please note that scholarships are yearly based and being awarded by the beginning of each academic year.

Scholarships Coverage (of Tuition Fees) for bachelor’s degree is between 50% and 100%.
Deadline: June 26, 2017

Female Students going into Medical Professions

Chester Haddan Scholarship Fund
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Development Fund is pleased to announce the Chester Haddan Scholarship Program to provide grants to individuals who are pursuing an education in orthotics and prosthetics. Each year the program will award $1000 to a deserving O&P practitioner program student.
Deadline: January 31, 2017
Applications must be received by February 8, 2017.
Send materials to:
The Academy
Chester Haddan Scholarship Fund
1331 H Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20005
Materials will become the property of the Fund and cannot be returned.
QUESTIONS: If you have any questions about applying for the Chester Haddan Scholarship, please contact the Academy at (202) 380-3663, ext. 212 or email

General Scholarships for Females

(ISC)² Foundation Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship
The (ISC)² Foundation Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarship works to inspire women to join the ever growing field of information security.
Deadline: March 15, 2017
NOTE: You must make an application account to apply.

BHW Scholarship
The BHW Group is excited to announce our Women in STEM academic scholarship.
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 15, 2017

Students interested in Culinary Arts

Culinary and Hospitality Scholarship
The Webstaurant Store Scholarship is a $1,500 GRANT for students who are currently enrolled in, or are planning to attend, culinary arts school or college majoring in the Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management fields. We’ve set up this scholarship in order to support the next generation of innovative chefs and restaurant managers, who are such a critical part of Webstaurant Store’s success
Deadline: June 15, 2017

Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Education Fund
The PRAEF scholarship program, now co-branded with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) scholarships, annually provides Pennsylvania students with the opportunity to further their education in the hospitality industry. Since the program’s inception in 2006, the PRAEF has awarded more than $125,600 in scholarship monies.
Deadline: March 1, 2017

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 28th class in 2016, the Foundation has provided over 5,700 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $60 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
Deadline: N/A (Applications open August 2017)