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SuccessBaseMass is here to help you find a scholarship! Earning a scholarship can help differentiate you from your classmates during the college admissions process while helping you pay for your college education. Discover some incredible opportunities here!

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Unigo Scholarships

Description:

Unigo offers thousands of scholarships for high school students ranging in value and deadlines.

Eligibility:

Must be current high school student

Award:

Ranges

Deadline:

Rolling

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Red Pine Scholars Program

Description:

The Red Pine Scholars Program is dedicated to making college affordable for Massachusetts families and helping students reach their full potential. Red Pine supports high school seniors and recent graduates from Massachusetts who have demonstrated academic excellence and are planning to attend competitive colleges as freshmen. If accepted into the program, students receive a four-year scholarship of up to $20,000 annually, plus individual mentoring and funding for enrichment opportunities.

Eligibility:

Residency
• US citizens and non-citizens are welcome to apply. Students must be able to prove their financial need for the scholarship via tax documents or enrollment in government support programs, and by filling out the FAFSA Student Aid Report.
• Permanent resident of Massachusetts Financial circumstances
 Adjusted gross family income (AGI) of $80,000 or less (as shown on your most recent tax returns)
 Substantial unmet need (at least $5,000) as determined by college financial aid award letter (you will likely not know this at time of application)
Academic
• Senior at accredited high school in Massachusetts

Award:

Up to $20,000 per year

Deadline:

February 15

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Ann Theodore Foundation Scholarship - New Hampshire

Description:

The Ann Theodore Foundation Scholarship-New Hampshire opens the door to post-secondary education opportunities for youth and adults. This program is designed to help residents from Manchester, New Hampshire attend and graduate from post-secondary institutions in New Hampshire including two-year schools, trade schools, and four-year colleges. The program serves low-income high school seniors and adults who have a desire and a plan to achieve a college degree and for whom financial support along with mentoring and guidance will enable them to move ahead with their dreams of attaining a college degree. If accepted into the program, students receive scholarships of up to $25,000 annually, for up to four years, plus individual mentoring and funding for enrichment opportunities.

Eligibility:

• High school senior or adult resident from Manchester, New Hampshire, or graduate of a Manchester high school, applying to attend or currently attending a two-year school, trade school, or four-year college in New Hampshire (part-time or full-time) in 2021-2022
• Ability to clearly articulate how this scholarship will impact applicant’s life and goals, and a drive to meet these goals through further education
• Significant financial need and opportunity to make a significant difference– priority will be given to applicants with Expected Family Contributions (EFC) of $10,000 or less.
• Substantial unmet financial need (at least $5,000) beyond what is being offered in college aid, as determined by college financial aid award letter
• Applicants must exhibit good citizenship and a commitment to building and investing in their community

Award:

Up to $25,000 per year

Deadline:

May 3

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The Solomon Law Group Scholarship

Description:

A scholarship given by a law group located in South Carolina. They aim to support those who need the money for higher education.

Eligibility:

You must submit proof of your first-year standing. Submit a digital copy (PDF, JPG, or PNG) of your college acceptance letter, including the college letterhead. If you do not have your letter, we also accept other forms of proof, including an email from the college stating you’ve been accepted for your first year, digital transcripts, or a screencap of your first course load.

Award:

$1000

Deadline:

July 16

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“#EqualOpportunity” No-Essay Scholarship

Description:

The world is rigged in favor of people with unearned advantages. Socioeconomic status, race, gender, health, country of origin, and a host of other factors deeply influence one’s ability to ascend in the world. As a small way to help create a more equal playing field for everyone, the “#EqualOpportunity” No-Essay Scholarship exists to support a motivated student who wants to improve their life and the lives of the people around them.

Eligibility:

All high school students

Award:

$500

Deadline:

August 31

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College Greenlight Summer Challenge Scholarship

Description:

The College Greenlight Summer Challenge Scholarship is your chance to win one of two $500 scholarships for getting started on your college and scholarship search. Starting May 1 and up to Sept. 1, you’ll be able to take these easy steps to qualify for the scholarship.

Eligibility:

First, applicants must be in the class of 2022. Next, eligible applicants must be a College Greenlight student who adds 5 colleges to their college list. Finally, applicants must work with a Community Based Organization, Charter School, extracurricular counseling program, or college readiness program. Students are only eligible if their program is selected in their Cappex profile. After you've selected your program and added 5 colleges to your list, submit your active email through the College Greenlight form located in the Cappex scholarship section of your profile or through the entry button below.

Award:

$500

Deadline:

September 15

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Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

Description:

Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

Eligibility:

Must be a high school student

Award:

$1000

Deadline:

September 30

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Breanden Beneschott Fire Memes Scholarship

Description:

The scholarship is open to anyone in school and anyone with student debt. To enter, all you need to do is: Submit your favorite memes. Bonus points for originality. Share a short caption for the meme(s), including your Instagram handle. Follow the Fire Meme Scholarship Instagram at @fire.student.memes and like/comment on your favorite memes.

Eligibility:

All students

Award:

$1000 USD

Deadline:

October 1

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Horatio Alger Assoc. Scholarships

Description:

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

Eligibility:

Must currently be a high school senior

Award:

$10,000-$25,000

Deadline:

October 25

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Get Up! Get Active! Active Life Scholarship to Tackle your Weakness

Description:

This scholarship encourages students to identify and take action to improve a weakness and begin to transform it into a strength.

Eligibility:

Current high school or college students age 15 years or older.

Award:

$1000

Deadline:

October 31

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Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Description:

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. We want to hear how you have used the skills learned in the locker room to hone a positive impact those and the community around you.

Eligibility:

Be entering college in the Fall as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree, be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win), and not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director.

Award:

$20000

Deadline:

January 8

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Harrison Scholarship

Description:

Four-year, renewable scholarship to cover tuition, fees and educational expenses at a competitive four year college/university in the U.S., provided requirements are met.
Scholarship amounts will be determined based on the financial aid award package the student receives from the college they choose to attend. Scholarships will likely range from $5,000 to $15,000 per year.
Flexible funding available to support student’s enrichment costs.

Eligibility:

U.S. citizens or non-citizens eligible to apply for FAFSA.
• Permanent resident of Massachusetts.
Residency
Financial Circumstances
• Senior or recent high school graduate who is currently receiving/received Catholic Schools Foundation (CSF) scholarship support.
• Adjusted Gross Family Income (AGI) of $85,000 or less.
• Unmet financial need of $5,000 or more, after subtracting expected family contribution (EFC) and all other financial aid offered from the college/university.

Award:

$5,000-$15,000 per year

Deadline:

February 26

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Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship (Canada)

Description:

The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is aimed at inspiring and educating students from underrepresented and underserved communities to pursue a future in computer science. At Amazon, supporting underserved students in their computer science education is not only important to us–it’s imperative to building a diverse tech industry and future. Our Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship program provides students like you with an opportunity to
upgrade their careers with a $7,500 scholarship. Successful applicants will also have an opportunity for a paid summer internship programming at Amazon, at the end of their first year of post-secondary.

Eligibility:

Eligible applicants must:
- be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- be graduating high school (outside of Quebec) or CEGEP (in Quebec) in the current school year
- be entering in full time studies in a first bachelor in the upcoming academic year
- be entering into one of the following fields of study:
o Computer Science, General
o Computer Engineering, General
o Computer Engineering Technology
o Computer Hardware Engineering
o Computer Software Engineering
o Electrical Engineering
o Game and Interactive Media Design
o Information Systems
o Information Technology
o Management Information Systems
o Systems Engineering
- have a minimum average of 80% over the last three terms of available marks. Non- academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered.

Award:

$7500 CAD/year for up to 4 years (up to $30,000 CAD in total)

Deadline:

May 11

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Dave Davis Memorial Scholarship

Description:

Dave Davis was a long time board member of the South Florida Business Aviation Association and selflessly gave back to the community in both time and energy. After losing his battle with cancer in 2014, the SFBAA decided to create a college scholarship in his honor.

Eligibility:

Be a graduating high school senior in Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties. Have a minimum 3.0 weighted GPA. Have created or taken part in an exceptional community service program, with a dedication of at least 300 hours towards a single effort. Plan to enroll full-time in a college, university, or trade school. Complete the attached application and submit the required essay. Provide a letter of recommendation from an advisor of the community service program, or
equivalent

Award:

$5000

Deadline:

August 15

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Cameron Impact Scholarship

Description:

The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. The Cameron Impact Scholar is unique among their high-achieving peers in their desire to make an impact on their communities and in the world at large.

Eligibility:

Maintain a minimum, cumulative, unweighted GPA of a 3.7/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies, Be a full citizen of the United States of America, Be in the high school graduating Class of 2022, planning to enroll in a full-time course of study towards a degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation, show proven excellence in extracurricular activities, be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic, demonstrate active participation in community service and/or civic minded arenas, and submit three components by the Application Deadline: Online Application, Two required Letters of Recommendation, and Transcript certifying academic performance

Award:

A full-ride scholarship

Deadline:

September 10

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The Gates Scholarship

Description:

A highly selective last-dollar full scholarship for minority high school seniors. Scholarship will pay for the full cost of admission that is not already paid for by other financial aid, including tuition, fees, room and board, and books and supplies.

Eligibility:

Must be a high school senior, a minority, eligible for the Pell-Grant, a US citizen, national, or permanent resident, and a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.

Award:

Cost of attendance not met by other financial aid

Deadline:

September 15

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NSHSS Activism and Advocacy Scholarship

Description:

Do you have a passion for bringing about social, political, and/or civil change in your community? Does a particular cause or idea have your attention? Do you hope to apply these skills to your college education? NSHSS wants to hear about it!

Eligibility:

Must be a high schooler

Award:

$1,000 to five winners

Deadline:

September 30

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United States Senate Youth Program

Description:

The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.

Eligibility:

Must be high school junior or senior with leadership in student council

Award:

$10,000

Deadline:

October 7

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VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Description:

High school students have the opportunity to win 1,000-30,000 dollars in scholarship money. To enter, one must write an essay on a question relating to American democracy. The 2020-2021 theme is “Is this the country the founders envisioned?”

Eligibility:

Open to middle and high school students

Award:

$1,000-$30,000

Deadline:

October 31

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Act Six Scholarship for Taylor U students

Description:

An initiative of Shepherd Community Center, Act Six is Indianapolis’ only full-tuition, full-need urban leadership award. Act Six will select approximately 14 of the Indianapolis’ most promising urban leaders for scholarships to Oakland City University and Taylor University.

Eligibility:

Must currently be high school seniors

Award:

Full tuition

Deadline:

November 5

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Yawkey Scholars Program

Description:

The Yawkey Scholars program is designed to make college affordable for talented, motivated, low-income students from Massachusetts and Georgetown County, South Carolina who are among the first generation in their family to complete a bachelor’s degree. It provides a four-year renewable tuition scholarship ($35,000 in Massachusetts and $15,000 in South Carolina per year) and other supports to help students achieve academically and go on to be successful and highly productive members of our community. Since 2005, the Yawkey Scholars Program has provided more than $13 million in tuition supports to more than 300 Scholars as they pursue a college education.

Eligibility:

Applicants from Massachusetts must:
be a U.S. citizen and permanent resident of Massachusetts
have a private, competitive college in Massachusetts among your top four college choices
have someone in your life who you consider a mentor
have a family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $125,000 or less and/or an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $25,000 or less
have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (unweighted)
be among the first generation in your immediate family to complete a 4-year college/university degree
Applicants from Georgetown County South Carolina must:
be a U.S. citizen and permanent resident of Georgetown County South Carolina
have a private or public college in South Carolina among your top four college choices
have someone in your life who you consider a mentor
have a family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $80,000 or less and/or an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $15,000 or less
have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (unweighted)
be among the first generation in your immediate family to complete a 4-year college/university degree

Award:

$35,000 in Massachusetts and $15,000 in South Carolina per year

Deadline:

February 12

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Progress Software Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM

Description:

Progress Software will award one four-year renewable scholarship of up to $10,000 annually to a female student from Massachusetts who is planning to major in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science in college and who exemplifies Mary Székely’s qualities. For the purpose of this scholarship, STEM is defined as computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science.

Eligibility:

Female or identify as female.
Planning to major in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science.
High school senior or high school graduate who plans to enroll OR a student currently enrolled in an accredited university, college, community college or trade school.
Cumulative high school unweighted GPA must be above 3.2 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) to qualify.
Desire to make a meaningful contribution in the field of computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science.
Massachusetts resident.
U.S. citizens or permanent residents eligible for federal financial aid.
Personal attributes that exemplify Mary Székely’s qualities.

Award:

Up to $10,000 per year

Deadline:

March 5

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The John Shippen Achievement Scholarship

Description:

THE JOHN SHIPPEN Achievement Scholarship was created in honor of John Shippen, Jr., the first American-born and the first Black professional golfer. Fifteen (15) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to current students of color (High School Junior through Graduate Student status) who have demonstrated leadership & service with a commitment to inclusion & diversity efforts on campus and in the community.

Eligibility:

Must identify as one of the following: American Indian, Native American or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander. Black, Afro-Caribbean or African-American, Hispanic or Latina(o)(x), Middle Eastern, Arab American or Chaldean American, South Asian or Indian American.
Have a minimum high school or undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 (based on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent

Award:

$1000

Deadline:

July 9

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Unigo Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Description:

Have to write a fun and funny short essay about an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing. Writer of best essay wins $1,500.

Eligibility:

Must be a legal U.S resident who is at least 14 year old at the time of application.

Award:

$1,500

Deadline:

August 31

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I, Too, Am the Dream

Description:

The first ever I, Too, Am the Dream Contest seeks to engage high school seniors in describing dynamic stories that have propelled themselves and others to pursue and achieve their own American Dream.

Eligibility:

Must currently be in your senior year of high school

Award:

$5,000

Deadline:

September 14

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Nelson Cabinetry Scholarship

Description:

Recipients of our business, interior design, and architecture scholarship will receive $1,500 to use towards expenses related to education including tuition, books, campus housing, and more.

Eligibility:

Must currently be in your senior year of high school

Award:

$1,500

Deadline:

September 15

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College Raptor

Description:

To help students take a thoughtful approach to the college decision process and pay for college, College Raptor is awarding a $2,500 scholarship.

Eligibility:

Must be a high school student 16 years or older.

Award:

$2,500

Deadline:

September 30

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Dr. Pepper $100,000 Tuition Giveaway Contest

Description:

Submit a one-of-a-kind story or video, get more votes than other participants to win

Eligibility:

Students age 18-24

Award:

$100,000

Deadline:

October 17

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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Description:

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.

Eligibility:

Must currently be in your senior year of high school

Award:

$20,000

Deadline:

October 31

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The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Description:

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is the United States’ largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer community service.

Eligibility:

Any grade level, volunteer experience, completed application by student and principal

Award:

$1,000-$10,000

Deadline:

November 10