Grants & Scholarships

Since Academy of Art University’s art scholarships program was founded over 40 years ago, we have helped over 45,000 aspiring artists and designers pursue their educational goals. Academy of Art University offers a number of innovative and inexpensive ways for first-time students, high school students, and teachers to improve their skills and experience all that we have to offer.

$10 million
The amount Academy of Art U has awarded in grants and scholarships since 2012

Discover all of the different scholarship and grant opportunities at Academy of Art University. Learn more about it today.

The Teacher Grant* provides high school and community college art teachers an opportunity to practice and improve their skills. These full-tuition art scholarships apply toward any regular undergraduate course and are subject to limited availability.

Program Mission

  • Encourage and inspire those who work with young artists and designers.
  • Provide teachers and counselors the opportunity to refresh and expand their skills as well as tap into the creative community in San Francisco.

Program Information

Program provides a full tuition scholarship for a maximum of:

  • Three undergraduate course units for Online or On-Campus (Summer Only)
  • Three undergraduate course units for Online (Fall/Spring Only)

Recipients are responsible for all other costs and fees, including application fee, registration fee, lab fees, supplies, room and board, transportation and any other expenses.

*Applications are reviewed by the Academy’s Teacher Grant Committee. All applicants will be notified of their application status by the committee.

Curriculum

View academic course offerings or call 1-800-544-2787 to speak with an admissions representative. *Undergraduate level courses only.

Eligibility

  • Open to all secondary school, community college teachers and counselors.
  • Previous Teacher Grant recipients are not eligible to apply. Grants are limited and it is the University’s mission to provide the opportunity to as many educators as possible.
  • You must provide a copy of your teaching certificate, resume, letter of intent, and recommendation letter from school principal, dean or department chairperson.

Campus Housing

  • Campus housing is only available during the Summer program.
  • A separate housing application must be completed online with Campus Housing or call 1-800-544-2787.

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The Military Scholarship provides U.S. service members (Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Coast Guard) an opportunity to start preparing for a career in art and design. This art scholarship applies toward any* online undergraduate-level course.

Award Information

  • The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and inspire transitioning servicemembers to become future artists and designers.
  • Program provides a tuition scholarship for a maximum of:
    • Three undergraduate courses 3-6 units per semester
    • $2,001 per class per semester, for a maximum amount of $4,002 per semester
    • 12 Total Units maximum
    • Lifetime Maximum of $8,004 per student
    • Applicants should be first-time students who will utilize the scholarship to fund the first four sequential semesters or until they reach their maximum lifetime limit of $8,004, whichever comes first

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all U.S. servicemembers (Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Coast Guard).
  • All Military Scholarship recipients must provide a copy of his/her approved Military Tuition Assistance form for scholarship eligibility.
  • Student must complete course. Withdrawal from any Military Scholarship course will result in forfeiture of the scholarship that will require the payment of full tuition for the specified course.
  • Previous Military Scholarship recipients that have met the maximum use of one course (three units) per semester for a maximum of four semesters (maximum 12 units) are not eligible.
  • Applicants should be first-time students who will utilize the scholarship to fund the first four sequential semesters or until they reach their maximum lifetime limit of $8,004, whichever comes first.

Curriculum

View academic course offerings or call 1-800-544-8551 to speak with a Military Admissions Representative.

* Undergraduate-level courses only

The Alumni Tuition Benefit supports Academy alumni in a graduate degree program or a second graduate degree program at Academy of Art University by offering eligible students a 15% overall benefit on their program tuition.

Award Information

  • This benefit is for the recipient only and not redeemable for cash. It may only be applied toward tuition expenses.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must have previously completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at Academy of Art University (BA, BA2, BS, BS2, BFA, BFA2, BARCH, MA, MARCH, MFA). Personal Enrichment students, Online Award of Completion students, and students earning a Certificate are not eligible for this grant.
  • Applicant must have applied to or be enrolled in a graduate program at Academy of Art University. In other words, applicant must be pursuing an MA or MFA or their second MA or MFA degree at Academy of Art University.
  • Applicant must remain continuously enrolled at least half time throughout the academic year in order to qualify (unless only three units are remaining in the student’s final semester).
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen, eligible Non-Citizen, or International citizen.

Additional Information

Contact your admissions representative at 800-544-2787 or 415-274-2200.

Aspiring and current students can apply for nationwide scholarship opportunities to help continue your education here at Academy Art University. We’ve organized these by application closing date for your convenience. The Chamber of Commerce has created a Best College Scholarships Guide. This guide provides insight into the types of scholarships available, the application process, and how to improve your odds of being awarded a scholarship. You can access the Chamber of Commerce Best Scholarships Guide through their website.

Adobe Creativity Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 12, 2020
Award Amount(s): Up to $25,000.00 (U.S.) per academic year
Website: Adobe Creativity Scholarships

Details: The Adobe Creativity Scholarships program recognizes the next generation of creators and propels the future careers of those who create. The scholarships provide college or university education tuition to young people who are pursuing study in a creative field and using creativity as a force for positive social impact.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship is open to students who will be pursuing undergraduate college/university studies during the 2020-21 academic year
  • Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited college/university degree or certificate program in a creative field or in a field through which they will use creativity as a force for positive social change
  • While there is no minimum grade requirement to apply for this scholarship, an applicant’s academic record must show potential to succeed in a college/university program in their intended creative field

BrightStar Systems Future Technologies Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: BrightStar Systems

Details: Technology continues to change the way we communicate, work, and live every day. As a company that prides ourselves on delivering current pieces of technology to our customers, we would love to hear the perspective of the next generation.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.

Old School Labs Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Old School Labs

Details: Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and helping others do the same. It took a team of scientists, nutritionists, and designers to help us re-invent a quality and healthy supplement. However, none of that would have been possible without a good education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. who will graduate during the 2019-2020 academic school year.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or a U.S. Permanent Resident.
  • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year.
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Hard of Hearing or Deaf Scholarship

Details: Sertoma’s Scholarship for the Hard of Hearing or Deaf, is the leading scholarship for hard of hearing or deaf students since the program’s inception in 1994. Students with clinically significant bilateral hearing loss, graduating from high school, or undergraduate students pursuing four-year college degrees in any discipline are eligible for the scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT & PTA of 40dB or greater in both ears
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree on a full-time basis at a college or university in the United States – graduate degrees, associates degrees, community colleges, and vocational programs do not qualify
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 un-weighted scale

KNR’s Stop Distracted Driving Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: KNR

Details: At KNR, we are committed to combatting this issue, and that fight starts with greater awareness amongst the younger generations, and we believe that greater awareness of this issue can make a difference. We are proud to announce KNR’s Stop Distracted Driving Scholarship which awards $5,000 to a student pursuing higher-education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Modern Castle $1,000 Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Modern Castle $1,000 Scholarship

Details: Welcome to Modern Castle! At Modern Castle, we see ourselves as educators and researchers of all things home. It’s our hope that we can help support others to pursue their dreams through higher education and life-long learning.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A currently enrolled high school (or home-schooled) senior planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the US in the following year OR an undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of this application (or already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US)
  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • US Citizen

Sleepopolis Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Sleepopolis Scholarship

Details: Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. It is with great pleasure that I would like to announce the 3rd Annual Sleepopolis scholarship available for the 2019-2020 school year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • U.S. citizens
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA currently

MusicAuthority’s Annual Music Lovers Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Music Authority

Details: MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.

Mental Health Scholarships From Big Moods

Application Deadline: April 10, 2020
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: Mental Health Scholarships From Big Moods

Details: With the goal of raising public awareness of mental health, Big Moods is annually offering a $500 scholarship presented to college students who have experienced mental illness.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter

Annual GameAuthority Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: GameAuthority

Details: Are you an undergraduate student that is using gaming or simulation programs to better your education in your studies? We’d love to hear how it’s advancing your learning experience and setting you up for success. If you think you can take on the challenge, please elaborate on your educational gaming experience in an essay!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.

Business Plan Scholarship For Students With Disabilities

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Business Plan Scholarship For Students With Disabilities

Details: The scholarship is open to students with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability may apply for the scholarship

Freedom Financial Network Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): Up to $25,000
Website: Freedom Financial Network Scholarship

Details: We are excited to announce our $50,000 Freedom Financial Network Scholarship Program, which will help some families afford college education without taking on additional debt.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You are a graduating high school senior or a college fresh person, sophomore, or junior planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study during the entirety of the 2020-2021 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States
  • You have a minimum grade point average (“GPA”) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • You are a U.S. citizen or a U.S. permanent resident

Help America Hear Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 26, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Help America Hear Scholarship

Details: Help America Hear is proud to offer a scholarship to a high school senior who is hard of hearing. One recipient will be selected and will be awarded $1,000 and will also receive 2 state-of-the art hearing aids. Our commitment is to make sure the community we serve have as many opportunities as possible in pursuit of their college or vocational education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The scholarship is open nationally to high school seniors who have a hearing loss, which requires the use of hearing aid(s) in their daily life

ICONIC Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 29, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,200
Website: ICONIC Scholarship

Details: We wish to invite students majoring in Design and Arts programs to apply to the ICONIC scholarship program. We understand that education is vital to establish oneself in their chosen career, and we want to help talented and creative students achieve their dream in the design industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Currently enrolled / Accepted full-time at a University or College
  • Majoring in Design, Arts or Fashion
  • Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning

Creative Arts Impact Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Creative Arts Impact Scholarship

Details: In support of our global literacy, empowerment, and education goals, we want to encourage everyone to make an impact through their creativity and artwork.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be entering or enrolled at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States
  • Open to college undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students
  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Financial Literacy Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Financial Literacy Scholarship

Details: Credit Sesame’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their credit and loans and achieve their financial goals. In support of this mission, we want to promote financial literacy for students. Credit Sesame is proud to offer the Financial Literacy Scholarship for students interested in building a sound financial future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be entering or enrolled as a full time student at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States. See Official Rules
  • Open to undergraduate students, graduate students, and professional students with at least one full academic year remaining in their relevant program
  • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Must have an overall average Grade Point Average (“GPA”) of 3.0 at the time the application is submitted

Kay-Grant Group Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Kay-Grant Group Scholarship

Details: We issue an annual scholarship to assist those interested in real estate, technology, or entrepreneurship with obtaining a formal education. The winning applicant will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use towards higher education. More than one winner may be chosen.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be already enrolled in a college or university. Students do not need to have already started their semester, but they need to be enrolled in a college or university at the present or beginning anytime in 2020

TrackRover Annual Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: TrackRover Annual Scholarship

Details: We are passionate about nurturing innovation and understand that bright young minds studying today have unique insights into technology and innovation. Our scholarship program rewards the most compelling ideas, giving financial assistance to the visionaries of tomorrow.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All students over the age 18 years and are currently enrolled in any School/University across the world, for any course/program.

Novi Money Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Novi Money Scholarship

Details: Novi Money, a financial institution that enables you to seamlessly manage your financial life, is excited to offer its inaugural semesterly scholarships. Novi is awarding one (1) $1,000 scholarship for one college senior and one (1) $1,000 scholarship for one graduate student, to help offset educational costs.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate seniors (undergraduate students entering at least their 4th year of study) and Graduate students (in a master’s or doctoral program) who are actively enrolled in a U.S. college or university at least part-time

1800wheelchair.com Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: 1800wheelchair.com Scholarship

Details: Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship fund now bestows one or two $500 awards each year. In the past, we’ve asked applicants to explore mobility issues on campus, overcoming personal challenges, and much more.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the graduate level, undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “good standing” (i.e. currently enrolled)
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)

5Estimates.com Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: 5Estimates.com Scholarship

Details: We’re pleased to announce the 2020 5Estimates.com scholarship program. We know that affording continued education can be costly, which is why we set up our program to help offset the cost of attending. We will distribute $1,000 in annual awards.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently studying at or have been accepted to an accredited university
  • No minimum GPA is required
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply
  • All students may apply. Studies in all fields are accepted

Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship

Details: Distasio Law Firm encourages college-bound teens to apply for the Distasio Law Firm Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship. We will award $2,500 to the winning applicant—someone who creates a video that we think will effectively discourage fellow teen drivers from using their cell phones while driving.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA (attach your unofficial transcript with your application)

Fundera Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Fundera Scholarship

Details: Today, Fundera’s commitment to helping aspiring entrepreneurs while raising awareness about small business issues is stronger than ever. We are proud to introduce the Fundera College Scholarship, designed to help young entrepreneurs afford the rising cost of education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Participant must be a current or incoming student at a university in the U.S. and be able to provide documentation to confirm enrollment

Academic Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Academic Scholarship

Details: The Parrish Law Firm, PLLC is awarding a $1,000 college scholarship to a deserving college student who demonstrates a dedication to helping others and changing the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Earn a 3.0 GPA in high school or college classes
  • Be currently enrolled or admitted to attend classes at an accredited college or university

Aero Auto Glass Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Aero Auto Glass Scholarship

Details: We aim at fostering students with higher education learning, in the hope of creating a self-sufficient future generation. We have confidence in the fact that when a student is offered an opportunity to pursue their most fancied course, they will direct their maximum effort towards achieving their best. Through our scholarship programs, students usually find absolute inspiration while undertaking their studies.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Accepted by or currently attending an accredited college for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or the equivalent)

Auto Safety And Technology Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Auto Safety And Technology Scholarship

Details: Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. will be awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving student for writing an essay about the influence of technology on motor vehicle safety and accident risk.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be accepted to or currently attending a four-year college or university
  • You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Child of an American Veteran Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Child of an American Veteran Scholarship

Details: The law firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD awards an annual $1,500 scholarship to the child of a veteran of the U.S. armed forces. The deadline to apply for the 2020 Child of an American Veteran Scholarship is June 15, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The legal child (natural or adoptive) of a veteran of any branch of U.S. military service (U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Must be either a high school senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.or student currently attending or enrolled in an accredited community college or undergraduate degree program with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

Community Service Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Community Service Scholarship

Details: The Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine will award a $2,500 scholarship to the student who best demonstrates the relationship between their community service and future career goals and ambitions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Students currently enrolled in or formally accepted to an accredited U.S. community college, college, or university undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Applicants should have a history of serving their community in a volunteer role
  • Applicants must currently be in good academic standing and provide transcripts to support a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Dangers of Vaping Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Dangers of Vaping Scholarship

Details: According to the U.S. Surgeon General, vaping among high school students spiked by 900 percent between 2011 and 2015 and JUUL sales increased by 600 percent from 2016 to 2017. Pintas & Mullins Law Firm is decided to try to help bring awareness to the problem through the Dangers of Vaping Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Accepted or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university

Friedman & Simon, L.L.P 2019 $1,500 Academic Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Friedman & Simon, L.L.P 2019 $1,500 Academic Scholarship

Details: Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. awards an annual $1,500 academic-based scholarship to a deserving student who is pursuing a higher education at an accredited college or university.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA (must include unofficial transcript)
  • Must be enrolled in or admitted to an accredited college or university

Sevenish Students Against Drinking And Driving Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Sevenish Students Against Drinking And Driving Scholarship

Details: The Sevenish Law Firm provides an annual scholarship of $2,500 to a student committed to fighting the plight of drunk driving in their community. Students have until June 15, 2020 to apply using the form on this page. Applicants must include an essay on the topic indicated.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA (attach your unofficial transcript to the application form)
  • Attending a college or university, or admitted to a college or university

ABC Fundraising® Volunteer Recognition Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: ABC Fundraising® Volunteer Recognition Scholarship

Details: For the past 25 years, ABC Fundraising® has helped schools, youth sports teams, churches, and thousands of organizations all across America raise over 50 million dollars. We are now looking to award one determined and charitable student with our annual $1,500 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current high school junior, high school senior, college undergraduate, or graduate students that have participated in consistent volunteer work

Chairish Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Chairish Scholarship

Details: Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA
  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States

Impact on the Community Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Impact on the Community Scholarship

Details: If you’ve made a positive impact on your community, we’d like to hear your story. We believe there are many ways to make an impact, because even the smallest actions can make a difference. Whether that is starting a community garden, volunteering at an animal shelter, helping kids with their homework or donating supplies to a homeless shelter.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be entering or enrolled as a full time student at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States. See Official Rules
  • The scholarship is open to anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating before the deadline and have been accepted to or enrolled in a graduate program are also eligible.

Information Technology Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Information Technology Scholarship

Details: We want to see young people with the same passion we have get the opportunities that brought us to where we are today. Thus, we have created a $1,000 scholarship for one student who can display where they think information technology may take them in the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be currently enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants are required to have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Students attending an accredited online university are welcome to apply
  • Possess a general interest in technology

Rustica Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Rustica Scholarship

Details: If you share our goal of “building America” using environmentally friendly practices, we want you to submit an essay for the chance to win one of two prizes. For our Rustica Scholarship, $2,500 will be awarded for the fall semester and a further $2,500 for the spring semester.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The Rustica scholarship is open to all students, regardless of major

Veteran Continuing Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Veteran Continuing Education Scholarship

Details: GAINSWave® invites veterans who would like to return to school to apply for our Veteran Continuing Education Scholarship. The winner of this $2,500 scholarship will be a veteran who meets the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a 3.0 GPA (application must include a copy of your unofficial transcript)
  • Be enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university

Community Hero Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Community Hero Scholarship

Details: We want to help you pay for college! Apply for our $5,000 scholarship today.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 20 hours of community service in 2019
  • Are currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university as listed with the U.S. Department of Education website
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA

High School Super Senior Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: High School Super Senior Scholarship

Details: We want to help you pay for college! Apply for our $5,000 scholarship today.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a US high school as a high school senior
  • Will be enrolled or have been accepted full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university as listed with the U.S. Department of Education website
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA

Rise Up First Generation Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Rise Up First Generation Student Scholarship

Details: We want to help you pay for college! Apply for our $5,000 scholarship today.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be the first in your family to attend college
  • Are currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university as listed with the U.S. Department of Education website
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA

Veteran Hero Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Veteran Hero Scholarship

Details: We want to help you pay for college! Apply for our $5,000 scholarship today.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a retired, honorably discharged or active duty service member of the United States military or have a family member of such service
  • Are currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university as listed with the U.S. Department of Education website
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA

BOWEN Web Design Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: BOWEN Web Design Scholarship

Details: The BOWEN Web Design Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship awarded semi-annually to full or part-time students, with a declared major related to web design or development.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The BOWEN Web Design Scholarship is only open to students attending school in the United States
  • Applicant must be a student at an accredited school or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application

The Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship

Details: Sure Oak is a quickly growing and expanding digital marketing agency. We work to deliver high-quality results to all of our clients and believe that no task is too small and no challenge is too great.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific Major
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

White Glove Moving Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: White Glove Moving Scholarship

Details: White Glove is proud to offer an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to any financially deserving student going into either Freshman or Sophomore year. ALL applications are accepted. We are looking for any student who has a story to tell and has shown an ability to overcome obstacles in his/her life. Everyone has the ability to change the world.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a student going into either Freshman or Sophomore year

Eooke Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Eooke Scholarship

Details: Write a short essay on “Cameras that revolutionized photography and changed how we take pictures.”

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Accepted by or currently attending an accredited college for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or the equivalent)

Gotoandlearn Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Gotoandlearn Scholarship

Details: We were all students once, and remember the difficulties and stress associated with tuition payments, books, rent, food and more, so we’re more than happy to help out where we can and make things easier along the way.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in university/college
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • You have a 3.0+ GPA
  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

BambooHR Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: BambooHR Scholarship

Details: Setting people free to do great work is our mission. And when we say “people,” we don’t just mean HR professionals—we mean everyone, including students. That’s why we are delighted to offer three $5,000 scholarships to three passionate, creative university students who care about improving people’s lives as much as we do.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America
  • Must be 18 years or older

Beth DeBouvre Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Beth DeBouvre Scholarship

Details: Beth DeBouvre has recently established the Beth DeBouvre Scholarship. The scholarship will help one (female) student lessen the burden of University tuition, and move toward establishing the successful career she deserves.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university
  • Applicant must be a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university

Bradley Beman Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Bradley Beman Scholarship

Details: Amongst the many challenges universities face, providing first class services to manage the mental health of their student body should be of primary concern.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled, and/or accepted student at an accredited college or university
  • A freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate student, currently enrolled at an accredited college or university

The Disabled Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: The Disabled Student Scholarship

Details: This scholarship program is for students who have a debilitating condition(s) while continuing their education at a college institution. The condition can be any medically diagnosed impairment (physical or mental) that interferes with everyday activities and quality of life.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The applicant will need to provide a physician’s statement of diagnosis for their impairment in addition to the other required documentation
  • Applicants who are pursuing a masters degree or higher are only required to be taking 9 credit hours or more for the upcoming fall semester

Lawn Butler Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 5, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Lawn Butler Scholarship

Details: At Lawn Butler, we believe landscape management should be hassle-free-and so should pursuing a college degree. Our hope is that the Lawn Butler Scholarship will inspire current and future students to seek college degrees and finish their educations.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply. There is no age or specified major requirement

American Acne Foundation Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: American Acne Foundation Scholarship

Details: We aim at fostering students with higher education learning, in the hope of creating a self-sufficient future generation.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Accepted by or currently attending an accredited college for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or the equivalent)

Digital Signages Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Digital Signages Scholarship

Details: We aim at fostering students with higher education learning, in the hope of creating a self-sufficient future generation. We have confidence in the fact that when a student is offered an opportunity to pursue their most fancied course, they will direct their maximum effort towards achieving their best.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Accepted by or currently attending an accredited college for a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States

The 2020 KompareIt Higher Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The 2020 KompareIt Higher Education Scholarship

Details: We understand that losing a parent or guardian is an incredibly painful experience and it has a huge impact on the home and family. We believe students that are in this position deserve an extra push in helping them with their education, which we’d like to gift via a scholarship towards their educational expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific major
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

Great Livings Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Great Livings Scholarship

Details: As we were students in the past, we know all the difficulties that you face each day. That is why we want to help and support others to pursue their dreams through higher education and life-long learning.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A currently enrolled high school (or home-schooled) senior planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the US in the following year OR an undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of this application (or already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US)
  • GPA of at least 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • US Citizen

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Disability Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Disability Scholarship

Details: The scholarship is available to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Has a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis
  • Completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university

OohLaLaPets Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: OohLaLaPets Scholarship

Details: Being students in the past, we know all the difficulties that you face each day. We strive to help a little bit, that why we will hold a scholarship contest every year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A currently enrolled high school (or home-schooled) senior planning on attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the US in the following year OR an undergraduate student currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of this application (or already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the US)
  • GPA of at least 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • US Citizen

Cleanup Expert Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 20, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,900
Website: Cleanup Expert Scholarship

Details: With our focus on cleaning products for busy homeowners, we want young people to understand the social and environmental impact of cleaning products. Students may choose between several topics for their essays and videos revolving around current issues in the cleaning industry. From environmental to socioeconomic concerns, our mission is to educate those who will be responsible for manufacturing and purchasing decisions in the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens
  • High school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited U.S. college or students currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. college
  • Those with a minimum GPA of 3.00

Indium Software Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Indium Software Scholarship

Details: Indium Software would like to give the students, who are the leaders of tomorrow the opportunity for innovative thinking on technologies that are shaping the future. We are pleased to announce an article writing contest which will help win a scholarship of USD 1,500.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Available to all US citizens or legal residents who are older than 19 and not older than 30
  • Who are regular or part-time college students
  • Who are enrolled with a university functioning in the US

Safe Driving Practices For the Next Generation Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Safe Driving Practices For the Next Generation Scholarship

Details: Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. is happy to present a $2,500 Safe Driving Practices for the Next Generation Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the student applicant who best conveys a meaningful understanding of today’s unsafe driving practices among young drivers.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A student must be either accepted to or currently enrolled in a two or four-year university or college
  • A student must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0

The Brightech Magnifying Creativity Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Brightech Magnifying Creativity Scholarship

Details: To inspire your creativity we’re giving away a $1000 scholarship to the most creative, innovative and unique project that uses a magnifier lamp. You can use any medium you want. It can be a sewing project, paint, your hobby, electronics, you name it.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university or high school during the 2020 – 2021 school year
  • Any student is welcome to apply, regardless of major or focus

Zippia “What’s Your Dream Job” Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Zippia “What’s Your Dream Job” Scholarship

Details: Submit an article to Zippia on the theme of “What’s Your Dream Job?”

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled at any high school, College, University, Associates, JC, Vocational Institution in the United States during 2020

ChooseWhat Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: ChooseWhat Scholarship

Details: Have you ever earned money as a contractor or a small business owner? If so, this scholarship opportunity is for you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with self-employment experience may apply.

Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): The Rogers STEM Scholarship will provide up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (to a maximum of $30,000) to qualifying Veterans and Fry Scholars seeking an undergraduate STEM degree or who have earned a STEM degree and are seeking a teaching certification.
Website: Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship

Details: VA has launched the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program for students training in high demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. The Rogers STEM Scholarship will provide up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits (to a maximum of $30,000) to qualifying Veterans and Fry Scholars seeking an undergraduate STEM degree or who have earned a STEM degree and are seeking a teaching certification.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a Veteran or Fry Scholar enrolled in a STEM degree program and has completed at least 60 semester credit hours (or 90 quarter credit hours)
  • Must be a Veteran or Fry Scholar who has earned a STEM degree and is now seeking a teaching certification

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $15,000
Website: The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

Details: Available to emerging figurative artists with a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture, or printmaking. Offers additional renewal awards to selected applicants. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Restricted to individuals with the following interests: art

Mohsen Arts Foundation

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): Varies
Website: Mohsen Arts Foundation

Details: The Mohsen Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit arts & education organization founded in 2014. By awarding scholarships, we hope to encourage the next generation of Middle Eastern, Arab and Southeast Asian artists through education, practice, and self-expression.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing an art-related degree in an accredited college or university.
  • Must be of Middle Eastern, Arab, or Southeast Asian descent.
  • Applicants do not need to be US citizens to apply.

Nitro College Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Nitro College Scholarship

Details: Nitro cares about providing you the resources you need to successfully navigate financing college. That’s why we’re offering you the opportunity to earn a $5,000 scholarship from Nitro. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia
  • Students must be applying to or enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming (2017-2018) school year

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: OppU Achievers Scholarship

Details: The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school
  • Must possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0

Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund

Details: The Roshan Rahbari Scholarship Fund seeks to support outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges and universities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Current resident of California
  • Current community college student transferring to a four-year college or university on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Demonstrated service to community or school
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Character qualities such as integrity, compassion and generosity

SEIU Moe Foner Scholarship Program for Visual & Performing Arts

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: SEIU Moe Foner Scholarship Program for Visual & Performing Arts

Details: This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to: drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must study full-time
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted to students studying Performing Arts or Arts
  • Must be affiliated with Service Employees International Union

UncommonGoods Scholarships

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: UncommonGoods Scholarships

Details: We know it isn’t always easy when you’re just starting out in a creative field of study. So, we’re offering a scholarship to help hardworking student-artists out, because hey—you might be gracing our assortment with your work someday!

Eligibility Requirements

  • We’re looking for undergraduate art or design majors at accredited universities.
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