Scholarship Opportunities

Amethyst Recovery Center

Amethyst Recovery Center is offering a $500 scholarship to a college or university student who effectively demonstrates a strong aptitude for writing. Apply before the May 31, 2019 deadline. Winner will be announced June 15, 2019.


Adzuna has launched its ‘Student of the Year’ scholarship to award the brightest and most forward-thinking individual of 2018. To honor exceptional achievements, they are awarding the winner a cash prize of $5,000 and 1-on-1 career coaching to help them in their job search. The deadline to enter is December 31, 2018.

Hard Money Home

HardMoneyHome is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has a dedicated interest in volunteerism and entrepreneurship. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Spring of 2019, will receive $1,000 for tuition and/or books. The scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of merit and need. Submit your application by the January 15, 2019 deadline.

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village is dedicated to maintaining exceptional service while providing unique opportunities for education and personal development. As part of this commitment, they are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing a medical-related course of study. Apply before the June 30, 2019 deadline.

Crazy Games

Crazy Games has announced a $1,500 game development scholarship for any student in computer science or a computer related education program. The application deadline is December 31, 2018.

Resume Writing Lab

Resume Writing Lab has launched a $500 scholarship designed to get students of the US thinking about their future career opportunities and resume specifically. High school seniors and graduates can apply by December 31, 2018.

Personal Money Service Scholarship

Personal Money Service recently launched a contest “$1,000 Scholarship for Veterans” for active duty members of the U.S. Military service or veterans; high school seniors or high school graduates. The winner will be chosen based on creativity and originality. Applications must be made by December 12, 2018.

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.


Each year, RentToOwnLabs offers a $2,500 to help cover tuition, textbooks or development courses for a student (in any major) pursuing a career in real estate. Download the application and submit by October.15.

The Jittery Monks

The Jittery Monks Scholarship: Send Your Custom Scholarship Essay to Win $1,500. The Jittery Monks announced that funds have been secured to renew the scholarship for 2019! Applications are now being accepted and will be until 01 March, 2019.

A-1 Auto Transport

Three awards worth $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded under the A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship every year. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school/university/college’s financial aid office. Last date to apply for the scholarship program is March 10, 2019.


The Fieldboom scholarship was created to help foster the next generation of marketers, software developers and entrepreneurs. Both current students and rising freshmen are eligible to apply and the deadline is December 31, 2018.

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.