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 Discount 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 discount on their program tuition.

Award Information

  • This discount 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.

Paper Boat Creative’s Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Paper Boat Creative’s Scholarship

Details: Many dream of becoming photographers and digital artists but are unable to pursue this career path because of financial limitations. With this scholarship program, Paper Boat Creative can help ease one of the roadblocks keeping talented youths from reaching their highest potential.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to undergraduate, and graduate students from the United States and the United Kingdom

Jungle Scout Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Jungle Scout Scholarship

Details: Are you a business or computer science student with entrepreneurial spirit? Do you have innovative ideas for SaaS or digital ecommerce products?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants will be studying at, or preparing to study at an accredited University in the US

SIXT Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: SIXT Scholarship

Details: SIXT rent a car is pleased to offer five high school seniors the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship and become a SIXT scholar. The program is designed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2019/2020
  • Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
  • Financial need will be considered

Textbook Nova 2019 Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 30, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Texbook Nova

Details: Our mission statement is to help students pay for college and this year we would like to help even more. Textbook Nova welcomes college students with a knack for writing to apply for our 2019 Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or incoming students to an accredited educational institution as a full time student during the 2019 academic year
  • Undergraduate students of all majors are encouraged to apply

Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Ashoori Law

Details: Ashoori Law is impressed by the work college students are doing every day to better the lives of others. Our goal for this scholarship is to help a college student pay for their tuition or other expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You are enrolled or accepted in an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate program.
  • You have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • You have performed an act of kindness for another person (this can be a single act or a history of ongoing kindness)

Bowen Web Design Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Bowen Media

Details: At BOWEN, we understand the power of innovative design, and we want to help young designers alleviate the stress of paying for college during their academic pursuit.

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.

HealthWholeness Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: HealthWholeness

Details: We believe that students are the hope of our generation. Health Wholeness would like to help these soon-to-be leaders of our society in any way we can. This is why we are giving a scholarship grant to a deserving University student.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a college/university in the US.

The PinProsPlus Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: The PinProsPlus Scholarship

Details: PinProsPlus, America’s home for custom lapel pins, challenge coins, custom buttons, embroidered patches, finisher medals and vinyl banners, is proud to offer the “Tell Us Your Story” scholarship for students at accredited universities, colleges and trade or technical schools in the U.S. to help further the education of motivated and committed students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be accepted into or a student of an accredited university, college, trade or technical school in the United States

Skoolville’s Scholarship for Exemplary International Students

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Skoolville

Details: Skoolville is an online study abroad consultancy providing free counseling services to international students interested in applying to USA, Canada, and Australia universities. Due to our continuing commitment to assisting students, we are supplementing our efforts with a scholarship award for international undergraduate and graduate students that are studying at an accredited US college or university.

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.
  • The applicant must be an international undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university in US.
  • Applicants are required to have a 3.4 GPA.

Lawn Butler Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $4,000
Website: Lawn Butler

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.

Mercer Mettl Scholarship For Emerging Leaders 2019

Application Deadline: December 15, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Mettl

Details: Mercer Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders is designed to assist young leaders who show an exceptional flair for leadership and have the mettle to be dynamic business leaders of tomorrow.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have proof of enrollment in a degree course from a recognized university or college.

SoftOrbits Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 19, 2019
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: SoftOrbits Scholarship

Details: Write a study about the digital photography industry. You may write about unusual photos in your collection, how you managed to take them, describe the editing process, whether you use any programs or prefer the natural look. Send us the examples of your photos and share your photography tips.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled in college or university can apply

Brightech Magnifying Creativity Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: 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 2019 – 2020 school year

ChameleonJohn Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: ChameleonJohn Scholarship

Details: Our mission at ChameleonJohn.com is to help people save money on their online purchases. We decided to give a hand to students who are struggling financially and thus established an annual University Student Scholarship with which we give away $1,000 every year to one student in the United States.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduate and undergraduate students of universities/colleges are eligible to apply, verification of enrollment will occur prior to payment

DB Designer Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: DB Designer

Details: We are pleased to announce our very first scholarship “DB Designer Scholarship Program” to assist students to achieve their educational goals. The $1000 yearly scholarship will be awarded to one student for their education expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students can apply for the scholarship program, provided they are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school.

Diversity Career Group Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Diversity Career Group Scholarship

Details: DCG Recruiting provides specially-focused career fairs that give you the opportunity to talk and interview with decision-makers at recognized national brands and the best local businesses. The scholarship will be awarded to one individual applicant attending an accredited 2- or 4-year college in 2019. The award for the scholarship winner will be $1,500.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to students attending an accredited 2- or 4-year college
  • Must have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.0.

Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design Award

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): Up to $20,000
Website: Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars by Design

Details: THE MISSION OF THE GUCCI CHANGEMAKERS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM is to create more opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds to gain access to the fashion industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Diverse graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students attending an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree within the field of fashion in North America.

The Heer Law Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Heer Law

Details: At Heer Law, we know students have great entrepreneurial ideas. We also know that many startup businesses start by bootstrapping whereby the initial funding comes from the founder’s personal funds.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently attending university or college or set to attend during the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Must be in good standing with their current or prospective institution

LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: LendUp Opportunity Scholarship

Details: We’re looking for ambitious and outstanding students who have demonstrated future potential through helping their community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club, worked on an entrepreneurial project, or benefited your campus or community in some other way. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any legal U.S. resident who is enrolled full time in high school or at least part-time in college, graduate, professional or trade school is eligible to apply
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better

Ownage Pranks Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Ownage Pranks

Details: At Ownage Pranks, we’re passionate about bringing smiles and laughs to people’s hearts for over a decade! We’re honored to reward others who do the same. We would love to contribute to an undergraduate student’s education with a scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship.
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to apply.

Patrick de Arteaga Scholarship for Artists

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: Patrick de Arteaga

Details: A quality education is important for all people who want to develop their artistic abilities. Sadly, not everyone can afford one. Daunting expenses mean thousands of students can’t pursue their educational goals every year. At patrickdearteaga.com, education is valued and Patrick de Arteaga wants himself to help talented artists with the finances for their higher studies.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Both Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students can apply for the scholarship program, provided they are enrolled in a full-time or part-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5

Rise Up First Generation Student Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
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:

  • Must be the first in your family to attend college
  • Permanent legal U.S. resident
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship

Details: SuperMoney’s mission is to help everyone reach their financial goals. SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship seeks to celebrate students who share our same mission. Our scholarship program awards $2,500 a year to a student who wants to help Americans improve their financial wellness through continued education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior or be a part-time or full-time student in a college, graduate school, trade school, or coding bootcamp
  • Have an overall average GPA of at least 3.0
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

Veteran Hero 2019 Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Veteran Hero 2019 Scholarship

Details: We want to help you pay for college! Apply for our $5,000 scholarship today. Must be a retired, honorably discharged or active duty service member of the United States military or have a family member of such service.

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
  • Permanent legal U.S. resident
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.

Brain Cradle’s Technology Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Brain Cradle’s Technology Scholarship

Details: Our scholarship was started with a simple objective: invest in and develop leaders with the courage to challenge themselves in ways they never thought possible.

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

HIV League Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): Up to $7,000
Website: HIV League Scholarship

Details: The HIV League seeks to identify and award scholarships to the most promising students living with HIV as evidenced by their educational accomplishments, leadership, and service.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a student living with HIV
  • Be either currently or going to be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an institution of higher education in the United States of America or US territory for at least one year starting in the Fall of 2020
  • Have an unweighted GPA of at least 2.5

Innovative Architects Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Innovative Architects Scholarship

Details: Innovative Architects, a nationally recognized IT leader for Microsoft technology and mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, believes that every student—regardless of their age or background—deserves an opportunity to pursue their education. For this reason, we offer this privately funded scholarship to help give the next generation of American citizens a leg up on college tuition.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college or university
  • Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator

Autism Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 5, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Autism Scholarship

Details: The Autism Scholarship will be open to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who wish to continue their education. Our firm believes that because ASD may have a profound impact on a person’s education, tuition assistance can have a positive influence on an individual’s desire and ability to pursue their educational goals.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Eligibility for the scholarship is open to United States citizens diagnosed with ASD who would like to continue their education at the trade school, junior college, college or university level

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 8, 2020
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: Cyrus Rugs

Details: Since we are committed to championing the finest creative minds, Cyrus Artisan Rugs is offering a scholarship program that will benefit future interior designers. We want to support incoming and current interior design students so that they can pursue their passion for beautifying the spaces people live and work in.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled, or about to enroll, in an interior design or similar course OR must be a high school graduate planning to study interior design or a related course in a college or university during the Spring of 2020.
  • Must be in good academic standing with his/her current educational institution.
  • Applicants under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.

Web Design Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 13, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Web Design Scholarship

Details: Lounge Lizard is an Award-Winning Website Design Company, Digital Marketing Agency and SEO Company in New York City.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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

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

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

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

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.

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)

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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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