Scholarships – Page 2

Leonard C. Ball and James H. Bell Scholarship

Provided by: Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Award: $2000   Deadline: Varies

The Leonard C. Ball and James H. Bell Scholarship is available to undergraduate students entering or currently enrolled in a college or university. You must have a minimum "C" average and be sponsored by a current dues paying CBTU member to be eligible for this award. An essay is required.



JW Surety Bonds Scholarship
Provided by: JW Surety Bonds
Award: $1000  Deadline: September 30, 2015

The JW Surety Bonds Scholarship is open to current college students. You must submit an informational article of between 500 and 1,000 words on one of the sponsor approved topics in order to qualify for this award. Videos of between one and five minutes and

slideshows of between 10 and 30 slides are also acceptable.  Read More...


Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Provided by: Ayn Rand Institute
Award: $20000  Deadline: October 23, 2015

The Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students. You must submit an essay of between 800 and 1600 words on a topic related to Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. The three topic choices are listed on the sponsor's website and essays will be judged on style and content.



Microsoft Careers: Scholarship

Microsoft awards college tuition scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.


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George Washington Carver



Robert Noyce Scholarship


George Washington Carver

Robert Noyce Scholarship

Google (Women in Science)

Clare Booth Luce Program(Women in Science)



Cal Poly

George Washington Carver


Robert Noyce Scholarship

Franklin B Fuller


The Davidson Institute For Talent Development

The Davidson Institute for Talent Development offers high achieving young people across the country the opportunity to be named a Davidson Fellows. Individuals named as Davidson Fellows receive a $50,000, $25,000 or $10,000 scholarship in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the areas of science, technology, mathematics, music, literature and/or philosophy. Each submission must be an original piece of work recognized by experts in the field as "significant" and it must have the potential to make a positive contribution to society. To be eligible, applicants must be under the age of 18, and a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident. The scholarship must be used at an accredited institute of learning. For information visit


Nicholas Green Award for Students

The Nicholas Green Awards are presented by the National Association for Gifted Children and are designed to recognize excellence in young children. The awards, which include a $500 U.S. Savings Bond, may be made to students in grades 3-6 who have distinguished themselves in academics, leadership, or the arts. Nominations will be accepted from the students themselves, parents, teachers, peers, and community and civic groups. One student from each of the fifty states may be selected to receive this award of excellence. For information visit


QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship for High School Juniors

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship is designed to level the playing field of college admissions by equipping high-achieving low-income students to apply successfully to leading schools. If you are a high school junior who has achieved excellent academic results in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply for the College Prep Scholarship. Each award will include one or more of the following: Full scholarships to selective college summer programs; college admissions counseling; and/or college preparatory conferences. College Prep Scholarship applicants will also gain a head start on applying to the fall 2007 QuestBridge College Match program, which pairs high-achieving low-income high school seniors with admission and full four-year scholarships to QuestBridge partner colleges. The application will be available on the QuestBridge Web site( starting on March 1, and will be due on March 31. The application and awards are free of charge.

Intel Science Talent Search
Deadline: November 11, 2015
Amount: $150,000 first prize. In total, more than $1.6 million in prizes will be awarded at Intel STS 2015.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Deadline: Apply now. Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Class of 2016 application is open now.
Applications are due on November 1, 2015 (11:59 pm EST). Finalists will be notified in January of 2016. Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows will be announced in April of 2016.
Amount: $90,000

Doodle 4 Google
Deadline: Application Opens October 19, 2015

Amount: $30,000 scholarship, and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.

This is an awesome event. An annual art competition open to students K-12, the Google Doodle Scholarship Contest seeks to inspire innovation through creativity. The student must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. legal resident (e.g., must be able to show proof of legal permanent residence, for example, a “green card”), be enrolled in a U.S. based school and be living in the U.S. He or she must also obtain their parents’ or legal guardians’ prior permission to compete in the contest via a signed entry form.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship


Deadline: The application period is open from October to December.
Amount: Up to $30,000 a year

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is targeted towards the nation’s best and brightest community college students. The Scholarship is the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country, and provides the opportunity for community college students to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete their bachelor’s degree. Each year, the scholarship provides 85 deserving students to up to $30,000 per year.


Voice of Democracy Scholarship

Deadline: November 1, 2015
Amount: The amount of each award varies annually. The first-place national award winner receives $30,000. The total amount designated for the entire program, including local, district, state, and national awards, is more than $2.5 million. All awards are non-renewable. All national scholarships are paid directly to the American university, college or vocational/technical school as selected by the recipient. All scholarship funding is held at VFW National Headquarters in escrow for 10 years from high school graduation. The funds, which are disbursed as needed, may be used for tuition, books, laboratory fees or other items relating specifically to the student’s formal education. 


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