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Cancer for College General Scholarship
Phone: 760-599-5096
Deadline: January 31

  • Must be a current or former cancer patient.
  • Must be planning to attend an accredited four-year university, community college, or graduate school as a full-time student.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship,

Phone: 336-336-0086
Deadline: March 31
Eligibility: This scholarship is based on positive impact, strength in adversity, academic excellence and financial need

  • Applicants must have battled cancer at one point in their life as well as those who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member that has battled or is currently in the battle against cancer.
  • Must be enrolled full time at an accredited university, community college, junior college, or graduation degree program.
  • Essay and letters of recommendation required.

Get Educated Online College Scholarship Program

Deadline: October 15 & March 15

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited online university degree program located in the USA
  • This scholarship requires a 500-word essay: “What an Online College Degree Means to Me
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

The Online College Scholarship

Deadline: July 31 & November  30 – $1000

  • Must be enrolled in a 100% online degree program or taking at least 80% of their courses online. Part-time or full time applies
  • Must be 18 years or older and have minimum GPA of 3.0

DAR American Indian Scholarship

Deadline: February 14


  • Applicants should demonstrate Financial need
  • Must provide proof of American Indian heritage – American Indians of any age, tribe, and in any state pursuing an education at undergraduate or graduate level
  • Must have a minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.25

Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees Academic Scholarships

Deadline: April 1


  • Must be pursuing degree through a distance program and be enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 semesters or 45 quarter hours still to be completed
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on if notified as the award winner by the selection committee
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  • Scholarship selection is based on academic history and extracurricular activities

The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Christian Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 1


  • Must be enrolled in or accepted and plan to attend a Christian college or university for undergraduate studies in the fall of the scholarship year
  • Must be a participant in volunteer or community work
  • Must submit a completed application and a required essay
  • Must not have received same scholarship in previous year.
  • Must also be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or U.S. citizen

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: January 29


  • “Scholarships are provided for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate education leading to a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field that prepares the student to preach the Christian religion or enter into vocational ministry.”
  • Scholarships are to be used for tuition, books, fees, and other necessary expenses for school attendance
  • Interview with Foundations Scholarship Interview Committee
  • Must be a citizen of the USA and a permanent resident of the northernmost twenty-six counties of the
    • A permanent resident of the Texas Panhandle is defined as an individual who has resided in or been gainfully employed in the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle for the 12 months preceding the date of application or who graduated from a high school in the Panhandle and has been continuously enrolled in a post-secondary education program since leaving the Panhandle.
  • Cumulative Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or above


Juliette M. Atherton Scholarship 

Amount and Deadline varies, please see website

Sons & Daughters Scholarship:


  • Be a dependent son or daughter of an ordained and active Protestant minister in an established denomination in Hawai’i.
  • Be an undergraduate student.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a full-time student.
  • Attend an accredited, two or four year, not-for-profit institution within the US (including US territories)
  • Be a resident of the State of Hawaii’
  • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA

The Baptist Foundation of Alabama

Deadline: March 31


  • Applicant is to be a member in good standing of a Southern Baptist Church cooperating with the Alabama Baptist State Convention. (Seminary applicant is to be a member of a Southern Baptist church cooperating with the Southern Baptist Convention.)
  • Applicant is to be classified as a full time student according to the school’s current catalog.
  • Applicant is to be a bona fide resident of the State of Alabama.
  • Applicant must have and maintain a 2.0 GPA.


Anvet Law 2020 National Scholarship

Deadline: July 15 – $1,000


  • Accepted or currently enrolled in college, university, graduate program within USA
  • Student is to demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism and/or community service
  • Letter of recommendation and essay required
  • US citizen or permanent resident


Trey Porter Law Scholarship

Deadline: March 31


  • Small essay required
  • Attend Canadian or American University/College
  • Any year of study
  • Any citizenship allowed


The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship

Deadline: December 1 – $1,000


  • You have performed an act of kindness for another person (this can be a single act or a history of ongoing kindness)
  • Enrolled or accepted accredited US undergraduate or graduate program
  • 750-1000 word essay introducing yourself, explaining act of kindness, the impact it has had and how it has shaped you
  • Must be a US citizen


Nitro College Scholarship Application


  • A current student in an accredited college located in the USA or a high school senior who is going to attend an accredited college in the USA
  • 17 or older
  • For legal residents of the USA


Banafshe Law Firm Scholarship

Deadline: July 31


  • Currently attending or planning on attending first year of college of graduate school
  • Overcome a challenge in life, performed community service
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Brief essay required
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 31


The applicant must reside in a US state where there is a participating LULAC council. For this information visit:

  1. National Scholastic Achievement Awards ($2,000)
    • GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman, 29 or higher on the ACT test, or 1350 or higher on the SAT test.
  2. Honors Awards ($500 to $2,000)
    • GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale or equivalent, and if the student is an entering freshman, 23 or higher on the ACT test, or 1100 or higher on the SAT test.
  3. General Awards ($250 to $1,000)
    • Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, an emphasis may be placed on the individual’s motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.


Macy’s Emergency Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Apply in time of need


  • Must be enrolled full time
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Emergency financial need from: change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary, fire. Essay of this need is required.
  • Cannot receive other LNESC scholarships
  • Must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas


IvyPanda Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students

Deadline: June 15th


  • Must submit original video of: Money- Managing Tips for Students, Socializing in College, How to Enhance Your Studying with the Use of Digital Age Tools. Video must be in English only.
  • Current high school, college, or university students from any country

Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Deadline: March 31


  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in undergraduate or graduate studies in the next two years
  • One entry per person, random drawing
  • Must be a US student