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 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. You can access the Chamber of Commerce Best Scholarships Guide through their website.

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

Preply Cognitive Disabilities Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): Up to $3,000
Website: Preply Cognitive Disabilities Scholarship

Details: Submit a video explaining why you’re the best scholarship candidate and tell us how learning a foreign language can be a new direction to overcome your cognitive disability. Win up to $3000 to cover your educational expenses or learn a language with a specialized private tutor at Preply.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have a language learning or reading disability
  • Must be between 16 and 35 years old
  • Open to high school students in their final year, college or university students, and graduate students enrolled at an accredited institution in the U.S., Canada, UK or Australia.

Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: Autism and Special Needs Awareness Scholarship

Details: Gacovino, Lake & Associates, P.C. is proud to award a scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to a college applicant who is on the autism spectrum or has a documented learning disability.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a diagnosis or documented history of autism or a learning disability
  • Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university undergraduate program in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021

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

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Details: July is National Ice Cream Month, and we need a little help picking out a “Flavor of the Month” for our famous ice cream scholarship. Tell us all about your ice cream flavor, and you could scoop up a sweet $1,500 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

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

Capital Management Scholarship

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

Details: The Joseph F LoPresti and Arlington Capital Management Scholarship has been created to help one student defray the high cost of university tuition. Joseph believes that everyone who seeks higher education should be able to do so.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school senior currently accepted at an accredited college or university
  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior 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

Gounaris Abboud Scholarship

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

Details: In order to increase awareness about the risks of drunk driving, we want to hear from students what they would do to discourage drunk driving by people in their communities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be EITHER (1) out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) OR (2) students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2020 semester.

How to Protect Yourself From Cyber Crimes Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: How to Protect Yourself From Cyber Crimes Scholarship

Details: Criminal Defense Attorney & Workers Compensation Law Offices of Arechigo & Stokka are offering an essay contest for qualifying undergraduate students that asks: what are the best ways to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of a cybercrime?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2020) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2019 semester.

Ravenscroft Scholarship

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

Details: The Marc Mitchell Ravenscroft Scholarship has been created to help one student defray the high cost of university tuition. Marc believes that everyone who seeks high education should be able to do so.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • High school senior currently accepted at an accredited college or university
  • Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior student currently enrolled at an accredited college or university

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

iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,500
Website: iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship

Details: The Intermountain Vein Center is pleased to invite applications for the iVein Scholarship to reward students who are committed to a lifetime of healthy habits.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any current full-time undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.4 is welcome to apply

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

OutdoorStack Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 18, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: OutdoorStack Scholarship

Details: To encourage students and families throughout America to spend more time outdoors, we have created the Outdoor Stack’s Annual Financial Aid Program for students enrolled in Full-Time, Part-Time, or Online education courses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • If you’re currently a full-time, part-time, or online education student with interest in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, cycling, water sports, or winter sports then we strongly encourage you to apply

Shout It Out Scholarship

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,500
Website: Shout It Out Scholarship

Details: Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message. This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up – and cash in. The “loudest” applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Sleeknote Scholarship

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

Details: We believe that your education should be as rewarding and fulfilling as possible, and that’s why we’re looking to help two students each year with the Sleeknote Scholarship, with the winners each receiving $1,000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To apply, you must be a high school, university, college, or business academy student
  • Winners will be asked to provide proof of their active education status

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

Pickleball Pad Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 10, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Pickleball Pad Scholarship

Details: The team at Pickleball Pad recognizes that everyone deserves a top-quality education, but unfortunately, finances put it out of reach for some.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be listed as a current graduate or undergraduate student in a technical/business/medical institution, community/junior college, or at a university for the current year or
  • Intend to enter a technical/business institution, college, or an institution of higher education on a part-time or full-time basis, in the US, UK or Australia for the current academic year and
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

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

IvyPanda Annual Video Contest Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: IvyPanda Annual Video Contest Scholarship

Details: Each year IvyPanda awards creative and talented in movie making students with scholarships $1500 total. Scholarships are given to two winners: the winner receives a $1,000 scholarship; the runner-up prize is $500.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • We will accept videos from current high school, college, or university students from any country
  • The winners will be required to send us proof of their academic status or enrollment

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Application Deadline: October 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Details: Hone your survival tactics and imagine what your school or college campus might be like in a zombie apocalypse. Our Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship committee wants to know your plan to avoid the zombies, where you’d hide, and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

“Growing Together” Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 16, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: “Growing Together” Scholarship

Details: At BloomsyBox.com, we want to help make someone’s college education a real opportunity, and therefore, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to help a student enrolled in college.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be currently enrolled at a college or university and planning to attend in 2021
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on undergraduate college course work
  • Demonstrate Community service – this should be included in the essay

Education Matters Scholarship

Application Deadline: November 30, 2020
Award Amount(s): $5,000
Website: Education Matters Scholarship

Details: While continuing your education takes time, and money, there’s a certain value that everyone is hoping to achieve. Our Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why education matters. Why does education matter to you? What is the value you hope to receive from college? What would you do to convince the college cynics?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Art and Design Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Art and Design Scholarship

Details: We’re looking for undergraduate and graduate students who can display their unique use of creativity, art, or design within their major.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be studying at an accredited school. To see if your school is accredited, please see the Government’s Database of Accredited Institutions
  • Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply
  • Students attending online universities are welcome to apply

Community Leadership Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Community Leadership Scholarship

Details: We will award $1,000 to the winning applicant—someone who embodies the qualities of leadership and a deep-rooted interest in community involvement and improvement.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA (applicant must attach include an unofficial transcript with their application)

Entrepreneurial Scholarship

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

Details: A $1,500 scholarship which will support one high-achieving, entrepreneurially-minded college student.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You are passionate about pursuing your entrepreneurial dream
  • You are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted by, an accredited university/college in the United States. We encourage both undergraduate and graduate students to apply
  • You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • You are able to provide an unofficial copy of your transcript, a completed application, and your essay, no later than the deadline, using the online form to your right

Get Best Sewing Machine Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Get Best Sewing Machine Scholarship

Details: At Get Best Sewing Machine, we are passionate about education and hard work. We understand that some students who are dedicated to their education and work hard to provide themselves with a better future need some financial help to attend the school of their dreams.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
  • Has a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Must apply to the contest via email/name and provide your name and the name of the institution

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

Legit Writing Services Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Legit Writing Services Scholarship

Details: You would probably agree when we say that today’s key to success is knowledge. This is why more and more students are craving to attain a higher education. As our company’s team includes professional academics, we know better than anyone how important an education can be for you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To get a scholarship, you must be studying or due to be studying full-time at a certified American institution. In other words, at the time of receiving the scholarship you must be already enrolled
  • Your minimum GPA is to be 3.0 out of 4.0
  • If you haven’t yet reached 18 years of age, you must receive permission from your parent or legal guardian

Mercer Mettl Scholarship For Emerging Leaders

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Mercer Mettl Scholarship For Emerging Leaders

Details: Mercer | Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders is designed to empower young leaders who demonstrate an exceptional flair for leadership and have the mettle to become dynamic business leaders of tomorrow.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 or an equivalent scale
  • Proof of enrollment in a degree course from a recognized university

Rowlen Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020
Award Amount(s): $2,000
Website: Rowlen Scholarship

Details: At Rowlen, we are passionate about education and hard work. We understand that some students who are dedicated to their education and work hard to provide themselves with a better future need some financial help to attend the school of their dreams.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
  • Has a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

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

Ownage Pranks Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $1,000
Website: Ownage Pranks Scholarship

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 and potential internet fame.

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
  • There is no minimum GPA requirement
  • All domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to apply

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2020
Award Amount(s): $10,000
Website: Unigo $10K Scholarship

Details: Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What’s their favorite mobile app?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

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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