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40+ Scholarships with January 2022 Deadlines


The following scholarships include opportunities for middle school students, high school students, undergraduate students, graduate school students, vocational students, homeschooled students, and transgender students.


AIAA Scholarships. These scholarships from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronauts are open to sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate as well as graduate students. Applicants must be pursuing a program in science or engineering.

Award: of up to $10,000. Deadline: January 31st.


APIA Scholarship Program. This scholarship is open to Asian or Pacific Islander students who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students and will be enrolled as an undergraduate in the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must have demonstrated financial need, a minimum GPA of 2.7 and are the first person in their family to attend college.

Award: of up to $20,000. Deadline: January 26th.


Ambassadors of Aloha Scholarships. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and full time undergraduate students from Hawaii. Applicants must have participated in and plan to compete in the sports of: canoeing, surfing, kayaking, swimming, diving, water polo, sailing or volleyball.

Award: amount is not disclosed. Deadline: January 31st.


AMS Graduate Fellowships. These scholarships are from the American Meteorological Society. They are open US citizens with a GPA minimum of 3.0. There are no age restrictions. Open to students pursuing graduate studies in the fields of atmospheric sciences, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, hydrology, mathematics, oceanography and physics.

Awards: of $25,000. Deadline: January 1st.


Army Women’s Foundation. This scholarship is open to women who have served or is are serving honorably in the US Army, US Army Reserve or Army National Guard or the lineal descendant of a woman who has served honorably in the Army and is pursuing a certificate program or a 2-year, 4-year or graduate degree in STEM fields.

Awards: up to $2500. Deadline: January 21st.


Boren Awards. These scholarships are designed for both undergraduate and graduate students for traveling and studying abroad for research and language study in world regions critical to US interests. Their program promotes linguistic and cultural immersion.

Awards: up to $25,000. Deadline: for graduate students for their travel fellowships is January 26th. The deadline for undergraduate students for their scholarships is February 2nd.

Brinkman Scholarship and Design Challenge. This scholarship is open to enrolled interior design college students.

Award: TBD. Deadline: January 16th.


Built Ford Tough Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are FFA members. Applicants may be pursuing any academic major.

Award: $1000. Deadline: January 5th.


Cancer for College Scholarships. These scholarships are open to cancer survivors who are attending trade school, 2-year, 4-year or graduate school programs.

Awards of: $5000. Deadline: January 31st.


DAR Scholarships. These scholarships from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution are open to US citizens regardless of gender. Multiple scholarships are awarded for high school students, undergraduate students and graduate students.

Award: Amounts vary. Deadline: January 31st.


Dinah Shore Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female high school seniors who golf but will not be playing collegiate golf while they pursue a college education.

Award: $5000. Deadline: January 31st.


Discover Student Loans Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, current college students and their parents. This scholarship is a sweepstakes.

Award: $5000. Deadline: January 31st.


Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9 - 12. This scholarship is a drawing.

Award: $500. Deadline: January 4th.


eQuality Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Northern or Central California high school seniors, individuals planning to attend college or trade school, community college transfer students and medical students, who have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible. This scholarship also provides the number of applicants who applied in the previous year.

Award: $6000. Deadline: January 31st.


EnergyRates.ca College Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school seniors planning to enroll or students currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution. This is a non-fixed scholarship. Write an essay telling where you see the future of the energy industry.

Award: $500. Deadline: January 31st.


FriXion Student STEM Grant. This scholarship is open to students in 7th grade -12th grade. This scholarship celebrates students with a passion for STEM education. Multiple awards are offered.

Awards: up to $10,000. Deadline: January 14th.


Garden Club of America Board of Association Centennial Pollinator Fellowship. This scholarship is open to graduate level students interested in studying or researching pollination decline.

Award: $4000. Deadline: January 15th.


Gensler Rising Black Designers Scholarship. This scholarship is open to Black or African American students enrolled in an architecture program.

Awards: of up to $60,000. Deadline: January 16th.


Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship. These scholarships are open to graduate level students who are pursuing careers in state and local government. The scholarship is awarded through the Girard Miller Foundation.

Awards: of up to $20,000. Deadline: January 14th.


Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is open to high school seniors, or currently enrolled vocational, 2-year or 4-year college students pursuing careers in agriculture.

Award: $1500. Deadline: January 5th.


I Have a Dream Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students ages 14 and older who plan to enroll or are enrolled in a college or trade school. Must be a US citizen.

Award: $1500. Deadline: January 31st.


Innovation in Education Scholarship. This scholarship is open to high school and college students who have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others with a GPA minimum of 3.0. Open to students in the US and Canada

Award: $500 and repeats monthly. Deadline: the 20th of every month.


International Documentary Photography Scholarship. This scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students worldwide regardless of academic major. This scholarship is intended to encourage personal involvement in social issues and promote socially conscious documentary photography. Award will be mailed to the recipient in the form of a bank check.

Award: $1000. Deadline: January 1st.


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students at a community college seeking to complete their degrees at a 4-year college or university.

Award: up to $120,000 total with $40,000 awards given per year up to 3 years. Deadline: January 6th.


James F. Reveille Scholarship. This scholarship is open to full-time college students from New York State in a program related to the intellectual and developmental disability fields such as behavior sciences, social work, nursing, healthcare administration, healthcare management or psychology.

Award: $3000. Deadline: January 7th.


Jonathan Weingold Scholarship. This scholarship is open to The Arc New York Chapter employees who wish to continue their education with the intention of contributing to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Award is $3000. Deadline is January 7th.


Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship. This scholarship is open to students enrolled in a New York State program leading to a special education certification.

Award: $3000. Deadline: January 7th.


Landholm Scholarship. This scholarship is for enrolled college students from Nebraska who are pursuing veterinary medicine.

Awards: of up to $4500. Deadlines are: January 1st and September 1st.


Leaders Save Lives Scholarship. This scholarship is from the American Red Cross. This scholarship is open to high school and college students including trade schools or community college. Simply organize a blood drive within these time frames.

Awards: of up to $2500. Deadlines are: December 15th-January 15th, & June 1st- August 31st.


Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship. This scholarship is open to current undergraduate students at a 2-year or 4-year agricultural or swine program. This is for US citizens only.

Award: $2500 and several scholarships are awarded. Deadline: January 2nd.


Margaret McNamara Education Grants. These educational grants are awarded to women who intend to work in or with a developing country to improve the lives of women or children. Applicants must be at least 25 years old.

Awards: of up to $15,000 recipients can pursue travel to Latin America, South Africa and Canada. Deadlines: for applications are September 15th or January 15th depending on travel plans.


Marilynn Smith Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female high school seniors who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. This scholarship is from the LPGA Foundation and the Marilyn Smith Scholarship Fund.

Award: $5000. Deadline: January 31st.


MyMozaic Scholarship. This monthly scholarship is open to US citizens ages 13 and older. This is a scholarship sweepstakes or drawing.

Award: $1,000. Deadline: the last day of every month


NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. This scholarship is open to college student athletes who excel academically and who are at least in their final year of intercollegiate athletics.

Award: $10,000. Deadline: January 14th.


NJCPA Scholarship. This scholarship is open to New Jersey undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing Graduate level programs in accounting.

Awards: up to $6500. Deadline: January 7th.


Opportunity Scholarship. This is an opportunity for high school senior DACA eligible students from AK, NC, SC, ND, SD, GA, IN, IA, LA, MI, MS, WV and WI with a minimum GPA of 2.8. This scholarship is open to students planning on attending a college or university in the Opportunity Scholarship network.

Award: up to $80,000. Deadline: January 31st.


PBWC Academic Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female high school senior students from California. This scholarship is awarded from the Professional Businesswomen of California.

Awards: of up to $15,000. Deadline: January 28th.


Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship. This scholarship is open to female high school senior minority students who plan to play golf at the collegiate level. This is a needs based scholarship.

Award: $5000. Deadline: January 31st.


Ron Brown Scholar Program. This scholarship is open to Black/African American high school seniors who are US citizens with financial need.

Award: $40,000. Deadline: January 9th.


Samuel Huntington Public Service Award. This scholarship is open to graduating college seniors, who have an interest in pursuing public service anywhere in the world.

Award: $15,000. Deadline: January 14th.


Smith Diversity Scholarship. The Coyner and Donna Smith Diversity Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are open to Nebraska high school seniors pursuing 4-year or trade school programs and have demonstrated financial need. These scholarships are organized by Lutheran Family Services.

Awards: up to $25,000. Deadline: January 14th.


Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship. This scholarship is open to 9th-12th grade high school students, undergraduate and graduate students including home schooled students who are US citizens. There are no age limits.

Award: $1000. Deadline: January 30th.


The May Firm Scholarship. This opportunity is for enrolled community college or university students. Write about one traumatic experience you experienced in your life and how you overcame it.

Award: $1000. Deadline: of September 15th and January 15th each year.


Young Filmmakers Contest. This scholarship is open to students in grade 3 through age 25. Award categories include elementary school, middle school, high school, senior year + college, animation/stop-motion, creativity award, and Post-Graduate. Multiple awards offered.

Awards: up to $1000. Deadline: January 5th.


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Jean O’Toole is an educational consultant and author of the bestselling book, Scholarship Strategies Finding and Winning the Money You Need. Over the past 15 years, she has helped tens of thousands of students in the United States. Individuals collectively have been awarded millions of dollars by applying her scholarship strategies. In 2008 she co-founded Connections101, a company specializing in providing motivational tools for scholarship searching. It is her goal to empower students to design their paths to their future without college debt. For more information about Jean, visit www.connections101.com.

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