Scholarship Opportunities


IvyPanda has announced a $1,500 Semi-Annual Video Contest Scholarship for current high school, college, or university students. Awards: The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The runner-up prize is $500.
Deadline to apply: October 6, 2019


Applications are now being accepted for the Upskilled Education Scholarship. To apply by December 1, 2019, students must write in 750 – 1000 words why they deserve to win the AUD $2,000 scholarship and what they will use it for.

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship

SeniorAdvice announced a $2,000 Award for students who have acted as caregiver to an adult friend or relative in any capacity. Application deadline is July 15, 2019 and students are encouraged to apply early.

Students Living in Philadelphia

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

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 $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.