Scholarships

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be high school senior who has taken AP Computer Science
Deadline: Application now closed. Will reopen November 2020

A scholarship for high school seniors offering 10,000 dollars per year for college, along with a paid summer internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college.

Dell Scholars

Deadline: December 1 *Application now closed, will reopen early October*
Eligibility: Must earn a minimum 2.4 GPA, participate in an approved college readiness program in 11-12th grade, demonstrate financial need, be on track to graduating high school, and plan to enroll in an institution of higher learning

A highly selective national scholarship program for high school seniors. Selected Dell Scholars receive a $20,000 scholarship to a university of their choice, a new laptop, textbook credits, and personalized college counseling.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: Must have Hispanic heritage, with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA if in high school
Deadline: February 15 *Application now closed, will reopen early January*

A scholarship for high school seniors or undergraduate students of Hispanic heritage to offer financial support to obtain a degree.

Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship Program

Deadline: November 13 *Application now closed, will reopen fall 20
Eligibility: Must be a current high school senior

A scholarship program available for high achieving high school seniors. Scholarship recipients receive up to $40,000 per year, along with college transition, navigation, and financial aid assistance. Specific amount awarded based on student financial need, cost of student’s tuition, and other grants or scholarship student receives.

QuestBridge College Prep Scholars

Deadline: March 24 *Application now closed, will reopen February 2021*
Eligibility: Must currently be in your junior year of highschool

Opens high school juniors to several resources that will help in their final year of high school. These resources may include: a full scholarship to a college summer program, awards of $1,000 to spend on what they wish, direct feedback on your college admissions essays, and one on one mentoring from Amherst College students.

QuestBridge National College Match

Deadline: September 26 *Application now closed, will reopen early August*
Eligibility: Must currently be in your senior year of highschool

Highly selective college scholarship program for high achieving, underrepresented high school seniors. When applying in your senior year, you not only apply for full ride scholarships to accredited universities, but you are also completing your college applications for these universities - no separate application necessary.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Eligibility: Must be high school student of at least 15 years old
Deadline: April 15 *Application now closed, will reopen February 2021*

A prestigious award given to a high school student who has completed a water quality based research project, and written a report on their findings. There are several stages in the competition, prizes ranging from certificates to scholarships of $15,000.

The Gates Scholarship

Deadline: September 15 for first phase of application *Application now closed, will reopen*
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.

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.

VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Eligibility: Open to middle and high school students
Deadline: October 31, 2020

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?”

Unigo Scholarships

Eligibility: Mus be high school student or college undergrad
Deadline: Varies

A website giving students access to hundreds of scholarships with various interesting prompts ranging in award size.

NCWIT Awards for Aspirations in Computing

Eligibility: Must be in 9th-12th grades and identify as female, nonbinary, or genderqueer
Deadline: November 5th *Applications now closed, will reopen September 2020*

An award for high school students who identify as female, genderqueer, or nonbinary to celebrate their computing-related achievements. Students are selected based on their computing experience, and there are several award levels at which students can gain prizes in money and resources.

Lendedu: Financial Aid for Minorities

Provides a comprehensive list of scholarship opportunities for underrepresented communities, including African American, Native American, and Hispanic students. 

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