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.

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 degree-seeking 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:
    • Up to two undergraduate or graduate courses (3-6 units) per semester
    • $2,373 per undergraduate class per semester, for a maximum amount of $4,746 per semester
    • $2,763 per graduate class per semester, for a maximum amount of $5,526 per semester
    • 12 total units maximum
    • Lifetime undergraduate maximum limit of $9,492 per student
    • Lifetime graduate maximum limit of $11,052 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, whichever comes first

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • This scholarship is open to all U.S. service members (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, whichever comes first.

Curriculum

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

The Alumni Tuition Benefit supports all returning Academy alumni with a 20% tuition benefit off all courses and or additional degrees/certificates.

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 degree, graduate degree, Certificate or Award of Completion at Academy of Art University

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.

JT Legal Group’s College Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: JT Legal Group’s College Scholarship

Details: The passion and commitment of a student with ambitions and dreams towards the enhancements of society are characteristics that JT Legal Group sincerely acknowledges. Higher education brings opportunities for prosperity and no obstacle should get in the way of that, especially financial ones. JT Legal Group is looking to award a college scholarship opportunity in the amount of $2,500 to a student who presents a clear understanding of benefits an attorney provides.

Eligibility Requirements:


AVALAUNCH MEDIA Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: AVALAUNCH MEDIA Scholarship

Details: At the base of the Wasatch Mountain Range sits Avalaunch Media’s headquarters. Within the office you’ll find a 2-foot statue of a yeti symbolizing the mission and purpose of our team. Although some don’t know what a yeti is, or if it even exists, the tall tale of the yeti inspires us. We’re on a quest to create believers in digital marketing through measurable results.

Eligibility Requirements:

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

Brown Bag Marketing Video Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Brown Bag Marketing Video Scholarship

Details: Where is your perfect place to create? We want to know more about your favorite environment that allows you to do your best work and see you in action. Create a video story in 90 seconds or less showcasing your favorite place to create and tell us why it works for you for a chance to win Brown Bag’s second annual scholarship contest!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All students who are currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States are welcome to apply.

Lee, Gober & Reyna Injury Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Lee, Gober & Reyna Injury Scholarship

Details: At Lee, Gober and Reyna, we firmly believe that higher education is the foundation of our future. All students should have the opportunity to further their education to achieve their career and life goals. The Lee, Gober and Reyna Injury Scholarship aims to alleviate some of the financial burdens for deserving students pursuing their post-secondary education.

Applicants must submit the following to scholarship@LGRLawFirm.com in an email with the subject line “Lee, Gober and Reyna Injury Scholarship”:

  • An essay inspired by the following prompt:
    • “How has your life been impacted by a personal injury accident (yours, someone in your family, or that of a close friend)? What have you learned from this experience, and how has this accident shaped who you want to be professionally?”
    • The essay should not exceed 2 pages and should be in PDF format.
  • A completed scholarship application (available at the website)
  • A valid transcript reflecting current academic standing

Failure to include all required application materials will result in a rejection of the application.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All students regardless of degree type, major, or educational institution. Vocational, technical, and associate programs can qualify alongside traditional higher education programs.

ASK PREETO SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: ASK PREETO SCHOLARSHIP

Details:

We at Askpreeto.com are committed to helping students achieve their academic dreams. The Ask Preeto Scholarship is available to US-based students who demonstrate financial need. Eligible students will receive a $1000 scholarship that can be used towards tuition, room and board, also for other education-related expenses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be US citizens or permanent residents
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States

SMART RAIN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: SMART RAIN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Details: Be smart. School smart. SMART RAIN is proud to support students in the classroom.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school seniors, as well as current, full-time students at accredited two-year or four-year American universities or colleges, are welcome to apply. There is no age or specified major requirement.

Scholarship Contest from Chappell Smith & Arden

Application Deadline: December 5, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Scholarship Contest from Chappell Smith & Arden

Details: Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. was founded on the dedication to help injured clients get the justice they deserve. We also want to extend that dedication to students in their pursuit of higher education. We are proud to offer this privately funded scholarship to help students obtain their degrees and build a better future.

To enter the scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 300-500 words: Vaping and manufacturer liability: Should electronic cigarette manufacturers be held liable for injuries and sustained lung damage as a result of vaping? Why or why not?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is actively enrolled at a U.S. college or university with a valid student ID number and currently enrolled in classes.
  • Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written in English by the scholarship application signator.
  • Applicants must read, understand, sign and return to us the (PDF) Chappell Smith & Arden Scholarship Essay Contest Application & Rules along with your submission.
  • Only one submission per student will be considered.

Lawn Butler Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2022
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 education

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply.

The Empaxis Scholarship for Women in Business

Application Deadline: December 16, 2022
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: The Empaxis Scholarship for Women in Business

Details: Women are too often under-represented and overlooked in leadership and business. As an entrepreneur and father of two daughters, I am sympathetic to the challenges women face, and I recognize the value of investing in the next generation of talented female leaders. Their increased participation not only leads to a more equitable society, but it brings long-term benefits to our economy. To help in a small way, we created the annual Empaxis Scholarship for Women in Business, now in its 4th year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Grades: No minimum GPA or SAT/ACT requirement.
  • Residency requirement: current United States resident (citizenship not a requirement)

Solwiser Solar Scholarship Fund

Application Deadline: December 25, 2022
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: Solwiser Solar Scholarship Fund

Details: Solwiser is proud to provide a $500 scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 2 to 4-year academic program related to solar/green renewable technologies. The Solwiser Scholarship is for students striving to graduate high school or college and satisfy their educational expenses.

The rules are simple. Write 500 words or more regarding solar energy industry innovations, inventions or industry-related research.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a permanent resident of or possess an authorization to study in the United States
  • Must be entering or currently attending a college or university in the United States
  • Must complete all requirements before application deadlines
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

The Youthist Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: The Youthist Scholarship

Details: The lack of racial diversity within media, fashion and beauty has only recently become a topic of the mainstream conversation. Although steps are being taken to improve representation we wonder if this is just a fad or demonstrative of more permanent change.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be U.S permanent residents or citizens.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior (in their final semester) or current college undergraduate or graduate student studying at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.
  • Applicants must be planning to or already currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.

Sleep Family Scholarship For Those With Disabilities

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Sleep Family Scholarship

Details: Earning a college degree is more expensive than ever, especially for those with disabilities, who not only have to pay for typical college-related expenses like tuition and books, but other medical-related costs as well. That is why we here at Sleep Family do our best to level the playing field for those with disabilities by providing a $1,500 annual scholarship to one disabled student in need.

Our hope is that by removing certain financial obstacles, students with disabilities can focus more on school and the college experience rather than thinking about how they will cover costs to make ends meet.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a 2-4 year university, community college or graduate school program located in the United States.
  • Candidates must have a medically recognized physical or mental disability.
  • The minimum GPA required for application is 2.5, indicating that all applicants are in good academic standing.

Cleanup.Expert’s 2022 Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,000 or $3,500
Website: Cleanup.Expert’s 2022 Scholarship

Details: We at Cleanup.Expert love fueling the academic dreams of young people. That’s one of the reasons why we’re proud to announce Cleanup.Expert’s 2022 Scholarship Program. Two lucky winners will get money towards the college of their choice.

Eligibility Requirements:

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

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Unigo $10K Scholarship

Details: It’s important to be happy with who you are, regardless of your wealth or intelligence level. So tell us, would you rather be smart, funny or rich…and why?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older to apply.

Top Ten List Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Top Ten List Scholarship

Details: There are many scholarships and colleges that want to know the number one thing you want people to know about you. Just one? That’s it? “But, I’m amazing,” you say. We hear you, and we know that it’s tough to narrow down your awesomeness into one measly reason.

So, inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, we created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what’s truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count.

Submit an online written response to the question: “Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship.” (250 words or less)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

‘Do The Right Thing’ Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Scholarship

Details: United Yacht Sales extends its mantra of ‘doing the right thing’ by positively contributing to those that need help most. Students across the US are currently experiencing a difficult time, with many facing financial difficulties in paying for their essential education, and United Yacht Sales is proud to be a company offering a helping hand.

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.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant

Details: You’ve got big ideas, and we want to turn them into a reality. One young scholar with entrepreneurial spirit will receive $2,500 to continue their education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior, undergraduate, graduate, or trade school student
  • Must attend a U.S.-based high school, trade school or university
  • Must hold a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have an interest in starting a business

Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: “Save for Future” Scholarship

Details: $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to only one student from anywhere around the world to help him/her pay for his/her education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently attending a college or university during the Fall 2022 academic year.
  • This scholarship is not open to graduate students or high school students entering college.
  • Only third-year and fourth-year students can apply for this scholarship.
  • Must have a GPA of at least 3.2 at the time of submission.

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship

Details: Chairish is committed to helping college students achieve their dreams. If you are overcoming obstacles to earn a college degree, we want to hear from you!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.

International Documentary Photography Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: International Documentary Photography Scholarship

Details: The International Documentary Photography Scholarship is intended to encourage personal involvement in social issues, and promote socially conscious documentary photography.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all fully-matriculated undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of degree major, gender, ethnic background, or country of residence.

Sage IT Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 5, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Sage IT Scholarship

Details: Sage IT, a leader in digital business transformation and optimization, is offering the university students a scholarship opportunity of $1,000 as we believe you deserve assistance as you wade through your exciting decision to invest in your future. The challenge-to-win is an article writing contest on “Innovative thinking on application of technologies” and the winner gets a scholarship of USD 1,000 on the International Day of Education in 2023.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship can be availed by all US citizens and legal residents, who are older than 19 years and below 30 years
  • All regular and part-time college students are also eligible to take part in this contest
  • The participating student must be enrolled in a recognized College/University functioning in the United States of America

Woolroom Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 5, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Woolroom Scholarship

Details: The founder of Woolroom (Chris Tattersall, MA (hons) at St. Andrews University) understands the value of a quality education to creating and developing a successful career. Chris appreciates hard work and ambition and believes that money should never become an obstacle when working towards one’s lifetime ambitions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college is welcome to apply to the Scholarship Program.
  • There is no age nor specified major requirement.

Jordan Sidoo Scholarship 2022-2023 For Student Athletes

Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Jordan Sidoo Scholarship 2022-2023 For Student Athletes

Details: The Jordan Sidoo Scholarship for Student Athletes announces the inception of our fund, which is available for future student athletes who are located in the United States. We will provide funding for a deserving student who is studying while involved in at least one sport and we aim to create awareness for the issues faced by young students who are involved in student athletics.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • In order to apply, the applicant should be a current university or high school student that will attend university.  We wish to focus on those students who also participate in athletics at their school.

CareerFitter’s Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: CareerFitter’s Scholarship

Details: We understand the overwhelming number of career opportunities available to students and how difficult this can be to navigate. CareerFitter has tailored its career assessment tool to examine multiple factors of the person to ensure a range of considerations is made to find an appropriate career.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited US college or university for the semester, they are applying to receive the scholarship
  • Applicants must have a GPA average above 2.4
  • Applicants are not required to have a specific major
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 30, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Details: With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology is healthy for both the mind and body. The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the negative effects of too much screen time.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible.
  • There is no age limit.
  • You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: I Have a Dream Scholarship

Details: Did you have a dream that was off-the-wall, or maybe it was so real that you didn’t know you were dreaming? Maybe you dream of a successful future or reaching your goals. Whatever your dreams might be, they could help you towards getting a scholarship for your college education.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

KASS & MOSES ADDRESSING INJUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: KASS & MOSES ADDRESSING INJUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP

Details: At the Law Firm of Kass & Moses, we have made a commitment to help others in the community. One way we have chosen to do this is through a scholarship to provide assistance to those pursuing further education. We are aware of the burden that the increased costs of college can put upon families. To help defray these costs, we present the Kass & Moses Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any prospective or current students enrolled in an accredited university or college located within the United States may apply.

Pioneer Academics Scholarship

Application Deadline: January 31, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Pioneer Academics Scholarship

Details: To help support college students in exploring subjects or issues they care about, we are launching a scholarship program.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any student currently enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year American university or college is eligible to apply, regardless of major or area of study. Students who have had minimal research experience will be prioritized.

The Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 8, 2023
Award Amount(s): $500
Website: The Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship

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 2021.
  • 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 19, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: WEB DESIGN Scholarship

Details: Show us how creative you are! The web design can be from past or present.

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.

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Details: Your gift will forever be priceless, but our Sweet and Simple Scholarship can help sweeten that present with a $1,500 award towards your college education. So, for those looking for an easy scholarship, keep it simple – sweet and simple.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

Paragon’s ‘Relocate or Remodel?’ Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Paragon’s ‘Relocate or Remodel?’ Scholarship

Details:How does home remodeling compare to home relocation in terms of financial gain and personal satisfaction?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All applicants must be enrolled, or currently enrolling, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Enrollment must occur for their applied semester to receive the scholarship.
  • Students must be enrolled in a course related to home remodeling i.e. Interior design, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture etc. Vocational courses related to Plumbing, Electrical and Carpentry also accepted.
  • No minimum GPA is required.
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to make a submission.

TEFL Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: TEFL Scholarship

Details: The TEFL Academy is all about supporting students who want to uncover the life changing career path that is Teaching English as a Foreign Language abroad. We believe in the importance of education and the incredible impact it has on everyone’s lives. As such, we’re sponsoring a contest for students who want to pursue a career as a TEFL teacher in order to receive a $2,500 scholarship from The TEFL Academy.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a US, UK, AU, CA, NZ , EU or SA citizen
  • Must be a current student (proof will be required)

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 2, 2023
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Details: Submit original photo, artwork, or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled during the time period of the contest in an academic program designed to conclude with the awarding of a diploma or a degree.
  • This contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible.
  • Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of entry, unless prohibited by law.

Dechtman Wealth Management National Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 30, 2023
Award Amount(s): $3,500
Website: Dechtman Wealth Management National Scholarship

Details: Dechtman Wealth Management believes a better-educated society is crucial to continued progress. Unfortunately, receiving a college education has become a financial burden for many students and their families. This scholarship is designed to help students receive a quality education so they can better their lives, as well as their communities. Dechtman Wealth Management also believes that individuals must demonstrate high moral character and perseverance to make an enduring positive impact.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year accredited American college, regardless of major or area of study.

Superpower Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Superpower Scholarship

Details: For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.

MyCreativeShop’s Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: MyCreativeShop’s Scholarship

Details: Are you a student who thinks creatively? Do you express your work differently than others? Do you find that your creative thinking abilities have enabled you to achieve your educational goals?

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.
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.

All About Education Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 30, 2023
Award Amount(s): $3,000
Website: All About Education Scholarship

Details: Education can truly change a person’s life – and this scholarship just might be that first step. Let us know why winning a scholarship for education matters to you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This award is for U.S. students.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.

Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship

Details: Established by Greater Than Gatsby as part of a new initiative to establish a channel of support for the next generation, the Greater Than Gatsby Scholarship supports the future of visual art and content creators.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a recently accepted high-school student, undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States.
  • You must be majoring in any type of art, communications, english, film, fine arts, journalism, multimedia, photography and visual arts.
  • You must be able to provide proof of your identity if you are chosen as the winner.  Qualified ID is a student id or driver’s license.

Peter Oldani, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Peter Oldani, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Details: Oldani Brothers is proud to announce the Peter Oldani, Sr. Memorial Scholarship in memory of our late grandfather who came to America at a young age for the opportunity of a fresh start. He valued hard work, honesty, and education, and he lived those ideals throughout his life, becoming a successful small business owner and encouraging his children and grandchildren to pursue educations.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submit an original, relevant essay as described in the Essay Requirements section.
  • Must be younger than 25 years of age.
  • No individual may win this scholarship more than once.

Rover Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Rover Scholarship

Details: Higher education: that magical time when deadlines are tight and budgets are tighter. We’d like to help fund this education. Just write a 400-500 word essay for your chance to win $2500!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You need to be a resident of the United States.
  • You must be a graduating high school senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college in pursuit of an associates degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or university enrollment.
  • If you’re a graduating high school senior, your GPA must be 3.0 or above.
  • If you’re in college, your GPA must be 3.0 or above. If you’re in graduate school, you must either have a 3.0 GPA or above or a “Pass” in a Pass/Fail grading system.

Fifth Month Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Fifth Month Scholarship

Details: Help us bring awareness to the fifth month and the number five. We’re awarding one $1,500 scholarship to a lucky student – and an endless supply of high fives.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident.
  • Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
  • This award is for U.S. students.

The Richard Rawle Memorial Scholarship From Check City

Application Deadline: June 1, 2023
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: The Richard Rawle Memorial Scholarship

Details: The Richard Rawle Memorial Scholarship contest is named for Richard Rawle, the father of Check City CEO Tracy Rawle. The Rawle family believes that education is essential for making communities thrive. With the Richard Rawle Memorial Scholarship funds, students can finance their education and go on to support and elevate their communities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited university or college in the United States
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5

Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2023
Award Amount(s): $600
Website: Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship

Details: Harlem Bling, a hip-hop jewelry brand, offers an annual scholarship to help students continue their education. We understand that some students need financial support to attend college or university, and we want to help those in need. The Harlem Bling Annual Scholarship doesn’t expire and is recurring each new school semester.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled in a US university or college for the upcoming school year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or above

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

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

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

SuperMoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship

Application Deadline: Open/No Deadline
Award Amount(s): $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.

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.

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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