Non-IU Scholarships

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There are a considerable number of scholarships available from sources outside of IU. We encourage you to look for scholarship opportunities in unexpected places in your community, like public schools, nonprofit organizations, and area businesses. Check with your guidance counselor about available scholarships in your community, city, and state. We strongly discourage using paid services to connect to external scholarships.

Non-IU scholarships:

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2020 Fitness and Educational Scholarship

FitnessVolt.com is happy to announce a yearly Fitness Scholarship Program. Eligible students can now submit an essay on the topic of “Importance of physical fitness in student life” to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to all college students who plan to major in any course, with special consideration for students committed to living a healthy lifestyle
  • Any high school senior or college/university student is eligible to participate
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

2020 Molded Dimensions, LLC Scholarship

Molded Dimensions is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in STEM. To apply, qualified applicants must provide a one-page essay stating past accomplishments, education, and career goals in the field of STEM, along with a description of extra-curricular activities that demonstrate leadership or giving back to their community.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$500

2020 The Good Works College Scholarship

Students who are dedicated to making their community a better place by planning community service projects are cordially invited to join its the Good Works College Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate, graduate, law school students, and incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution may apply.
  • Candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Candidates must show dedicated interest in community service and projects about criminal justice.

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

A Step Towards Making a Difference Scholarship

The Hispanic ethnic group is one of the largest minorities in America, but despite this, they still face incredible challenges and adversity when they pursue their higher education - especially in nursing. Nursingprocess.org is providing a scholarship to Hispanic nursing students in order to help bridge the gap between the Hispanic population and nursing community and to improve the number of bicultural and bilingual nurses in the United States to support an ever-growing multilingual community. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The student must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • The student must be 18 years of age or older when submitting the application.
  • The student must be of Hispanic heritage.
  • The student must have a cumulative High School GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • The student must be currently enrolled full-time in an ACEN or CCNE accredited traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree program. (Students accepted into a program but not yet enrolled are also eligible to apply, provided they enroll by the scholarship application deadline of October 31, 2020.)
  • The student must have at least one full semester of academic studies left to complete following October 31, 2020. 

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

ABODO Scholarship

ABODO believes Bloomington is an amazing place to live with many opportunities for Indiana University students. ABODO has created this scholarship to give back to the community and is interested in current or prospective IUB students. ABODO is currently looking for eligible students who can clearly and creatively address the provided prompt. ABODO will select one potential winner based on the criteria of writing ability, creativity, originality, and overall excellence. One winner will receive a Scholarship Award in the amount of $1,000.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$1,000

Abacus Scholarship

The team at Abacus Life is pleased to offer the Abacus Scholarship to students who express a superior amount of involvement in, and care for, their communities. Eligible students are invited to submit an essay, video, or poem describing “What Community Means to You”. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States.

Deadline for application:

October 10, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

All American $1000 Car Review/Essay Scholarship

CarHP has launched the “All American $1000 Car Review/Essay Scholarship” scholarship program. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The candidate should be 18 years or older during admission.
  • The candidate has to secure admission in any approved undergraduate/postgraduate course in any US educational institute.
  • The candidate should submit a non-plagiarised Review or an Essay of a Car that is on sale in the USA in 2020.
  • The Review/Essay should between 1200-1500 words.
  • The Top 10 entries will be featured on the website and the Best Review wins the $1000 Scholarship.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Allied Van Lines, one of the leading moving companies in America, is excited to offer a 2020 scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields. We are committed to growing our industry and supporting the brightest students in logistics and moving. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • A current transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Enrolled or enrolling as full time student of accredited college/university within the United States for completion of undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field
  • Proof of enrollment

Deadline for application:

December, 15 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Annual Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship Program

The Annual Prevounce Preventive Health Scholarship Program is now open to receive applications. The scholarship program is competitive and will be based upon leadership, academics, and achievements. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate applicants must be pursuing a career in healthcare.
  • Graduate Student applicants must be pursuing a career in medicine, nursing, and/or public health.
  • Applicants must be entering or already established in an accredited, U.S.-based undergraduate or graduate program in fall 2020.

Deadline for application:

October 15, 2020

Award amount:

Varies

Arlington Capital Management Scholarship

The Arlington Capital Management Scholarship has been instituted to encourage and motivate young minds to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations. The prestigious Arlington Capital Management Scholarship is for meritorious students who are facing financial hardships that are acting as an impediment to pursuing higher education.

Deadline for application:

March 1, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

Awesemo Diversity in Sports Media Scholarship

Awesemo.com is pleased to announce the inaugural 2020-2021 $5,000 Awesemo Diversity in Sports Media Scholarship!

To apply, submit an essay to introduce yourself and explain how your unique voice and perspective can improve the sports media industry. Within your essay, provide a case study on a specfic company, story, or sector in sports media and describe how you would make it better. 

Students currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at an accredited college or university in the U.S. are invited to apply.

Deadline for application:

May 1, 2021

Award amount:

$5,000

Best Bug Scholarship

The Thrive Pest Control Best Bug Scholarship was designed to help students further their education and work towards graduation. To apply, students must submit an essay on one of a variety of topics provided. Essays should prioritize the use of statistics and research. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate program in the U.S.
  • The scholarship is open to all majors.

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Bosterbio Scholarships for Young Scientists Of Excellence

Antibody manufacturer Boster Bio is proud to provide an annual scholarship to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4-year academic program related to biology technology. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must provide proof of acceptance into a research position in biology or medical-related lab on a full-time or substantial part-time basis (minimum 9 credit hours worth of research work for the next two semesters). High school candidates may provide proof of significant interest in biomedical research. This interest can be supported by a history of volunteering or internship in area biology and medicine.
  • Candidates must obtain and submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, mentor, tutor or lecturer who knows them well or from an employer in a relevant healthcare services niche. Letters must be signed and on letterhead. 
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.60 on a 4.0 scale.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Bugsnag Careers in Coding Contest

Bugsnag is proud to offer the $1,000 Careers in Coding Contest for students who wish to pursue a career in computer engineering and software development. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application
  • Must be enrolled full time in an accredited 2-4 year technical/vocational college, university or Code Camp program
  • Must provide enrollment verification

Deadline for application:

October 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

CareerFitter Scholarship

For the 19th year, CareerFitter is pleased offer a scholarship to support students and their education. To apply, eligible applicants may submit an essay answering the following question: What is the perfect career for you and why?

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

Deadline for application:

January 31, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

Caring Community Scholarship

Marcus & Mack personal injury lawyers have always valued giving back to the community and are pleased to offer the Caring Community Scholarship to one student who has worked to make their community a better place. Specifically, Marcus & Mack wants you to provide one example of a problem you saw in your community, what you did to combat it, and the positive impact your efforts had on your community, as well as on yourself.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled or about to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$2,000

Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship

The Certa Law Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had their life altered due to a bodily injury from an automotive or pedestrian accident.

Applicants must submit an essay explaining why they deserve to win this scholarship. The winning submission will be one which clearly conveys a non-fictional story of the applicant's life before and after an auto accident.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Chris J. Roy Jr. APLC Scholarship for Students

Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC is awarding a $1,000 scholarship to one qualified student who plans to become an attorney. Pre law undergraduates and students entering law school anywhere in the United States are eligible. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States, or legal resident who is authorized to work.
  • Must be accepted into a U.S. university as a pre-law undergraduate or attending law school.
  • Must be planning to enroll in courses during fall 2021.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required.

Deadline for application:

October 1, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

College Board Opportunity Scholarship

A Clearer Path to College for all students. Applying to college is a complicated process, so we've created a program that guides you through it. It doesn't require an essay, application, or minimum GPA. Instead, it rewards your effort and initiative. Starting this December, complete key steps along your path to college for a chance to earn scholarships. The more effort you put in, the more chances you get to earn a scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000. If you complete all six steps, you’re eligible to earn a $40,000 scholarship. Scholarships are awarded—through monthly drawings—to students who complete each step.

Deadline for application:

Monthly

Award amount:

Varies

College Financing Resources For Teachers

The title “teacher” has always carried much more responsibility than simply ‘to instruct’. Motivator, role model, coach, mentor, the list could go on and on; for those who understand the true nature of teaching, it’s a calling. That’s why we at BestColleges.com have created a financial aid resource of curated scholarships for those students who call themselves future teachers.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Connecticut Domestic Violence Information Center’s Good Samaritan Scholarship

To show their appreciation for everyday heroes in our community, the Connecticut Domestic Violence Information Center is proud to offer the Good Samaritan Scholarship. Undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen, may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. educational institution. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Criminal Justice Changemaker Scholarship

Varghese Summersett PLLC is proud to announce the annual Criminal Justice Changemaker Scholarship to award a student $1,000 to pursue their education.

Incoming or current undergraduate or graduate law students are invited to write an essay voicing their opinion on one current law or piece of legislation that deserves to be updated. Applicants should explain how this criminal justice reform can have a lasting impact on society. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an incoming or current undergraduate or law student in the United States and be interested in a criminal justice career.

Deadline for application:

October 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Dagney & Johnson Law Group Community Safeguard Scholarship

Laws exist to keep us safe and protect our rights as citizens, but Dagney & Johnson Law Group knows sometimes laws have unintended consequences and fail to protect us. Dagney & Johnson Law Group invites eligibile sutdents to apply for the Community Safeguard Scholarship by answering the question, "If given the opportunity to change any law designed to keep people safe, which one would you pick and why?"

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be high school seniors that are graduating in summer 2020 or currently enrolled in a university for the start of the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

Data Pros of Tomorrow Scholarship

SentryOne's committement to serving and growing the SQL Server community has had a profound impact on the lives of data professionals all over the globe. SentryOne would like to further expand their reach by offering a scholarship for the spring 2021 semester to the database professionals of tomorrow. 

Students interested in studying or pursuing a degree in any STEM field who are passionate about creating applications, coding, or data and are dedicated to continuing their education in data science and echnology may qualify for the Data Pros of Tomorrow Scholarship.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

Design for Recovery Sober Living Scholarship

Design for Recovery's Sober Living scholarship is offered to help students who fight every day to overcome the devastating effects of addiction. If you or a loved one deal with alcoholism or drug addiction, Design for Recovery wants to hear from you.

Deadline for application:

October 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergraduate student in the United States who has had their life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident. Eligible applicants are encouraged to submit an essay to explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince Dirk Derrick Law Firm as to why they deserve to win this scholarship. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current high school or university student in the United States.
  • Current employees, officers, directors and agents of The Derrick Law Firm and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Dragonfly Digital Marking Scholarship

Digital marketing is an ever-changing field that must be open to new ideas and new ways of doing things.  Dragonfly Digital Marketing is committed to promoting the future of digital marketing by helping future digital marketers, whose voices will help evolve the landscape in which we work. That’s why Dragonfly Digital Marketing is offering a yearly scholarship to students interested in the digital marketing field. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligibile to apply.
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college, university, or graduate school.
  • Proof of enrollment is required.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Dura-Pack Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award

Dura-Pack, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging bags and equipment, is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity to students who submit an essay on topics to reflect Dura-Pack's “Green” initiatives.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in either high school, university or college as a full-time student.
  • Employees and relatives of Dura-Pack are ineligible.
  • Must provide proof of successful acceptance to an accredited college or university.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. is excited to offer the Excellence in Ethics Scholarship. The first-place scholarship will be awarded to one recipient in the amount of $1,000. The second-place winner will be awarded a $500.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or citizen.
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a US law school.
  • Must submit a completed essay discussing the importance of pro-bono legal work.
  • Must submit a completed application.
  • Applicants must not have received the same scholarship in a previous year.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2021

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship opportunities and educational information available today for Hispanic students. Visit this website for information related to preparing for college, financing an education, choosing a school, immigration and legal status, first generation college students, and other resources.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid and Scholarships for Minority Students

OnlineColleges.net built this scholarship and financial aid guide to act as a hub for significant scholarship and other unique opportunities available today for minority students. This site allows you to view scholarships based on these categories: African-American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, General Minorities, and Women. Each resource includes key information, application dates and the eligibility requirements for online programs.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Financial Aid for College Students With Disabilities

College can be expensive for anyone, but it can be especially costly for those with disabilities. Some classroom accommodations are paid for out-of-pocket, medical bills tend to be much higher, and even transportation costs can be greater than what a typical student would have to pay to get to and from class. These are just a few of the reasons why it’s so important for students with disabilities to have ample funding options available to them. This guide focuses on those options, with the goal of helping students with disabilities find the resources they need to pay for and succeed in college.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

First Responders Scholarship

The McCraw Law Group is proud to announce the First Responders Scholarship awarding $1,000 to a student with a unique appreciation for and perspective of first responders. An essay discussing the role of first responders in today’s society and how their roles contribute to public safety is required to apply.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a college, university, graduate, or law school. They can be a GED holder planning to attend college during the upcoming semester. 
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Fisher Investments $5,000 “Invest in Your Future” College Scholarship Program

All applicants for the Fisher Investments “Invest in Your Future” College Scholarship Program must meet these minimum eligibility requirements upon submission of their application:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in a field which promotes financial literacy such as Business, Law, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university located within the United States or its territories and accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (for a list of accredited institutions, see http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx) at the time of application and at the time the Scholarship is awarded.
  • Must be at least 17 years old at the time of application.
  • Must be a United States citizen and resident of the United States.
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
How to Apply
To apply for our scholarship, students must meet the minimum scholarship eligibility requirements listed above and complete the online scholarship application by the application deadline. Applications received after the close of each application cycle will be automatically applied to the next deadline.

Students must also complete a 500-word essay on the topic of financial planning. Applications will be judged based on the applicants' written communication skills, financial literacy skills, demonstrated commitment to achieving stated financial goals, academic performance, and the creativity, clarity, and overall strength of their scholarship essay.

Essay Topic (500 Words Max) What are your short and long-term financial goals? How do you plan to achieve these goals? What financial strategies (such as budgeting, investing, saving, and debt management) will you use and why?

Deadline for application:

January 31, 2021

Award amount:

$5,000

Funding Your Vocational Degree Scholarships

Vocational degrees and certificates prepare students for specific careers, placing them on the fast-track to a profession. As the cost of college continues to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for vocational students to afford school. Finances should never stand in the way of students reaching their career goals. Learn more about funding a vocational degree.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Future Business Leaders Scholarship

BrewerLong Business Law is pleased to announce the Future Business Leaders Scholarship for 2021. This $1,500 scholarship award will go to an incoming student, undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a college or university in the Spring Semester of 2021.

Qualified applicants must compose an essay of 500 words or less describing a situation in which they applied law, reason, or wisdom to a personal or professional relationship.

Deadline for application:

October 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

Future Lawyer Scholarship

McGilberry & Shirer LLP is excited to announce the first annual Future Lawyer Scholarship. Eligible applicants are invited to apply by submitting an essay on this topic: How has the power of the president of the United States changed over the last 100 years, and has this change been good or bad?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in either high school or college in the United States.
  • Must be a legal US resident.
  • Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible.

Deadline for application:

November 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Future Leaders Scholarship

The Future Leaders Scholarship was created by bigappleorganizers.com, a leading on-demand cleaning company, to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school.  If you are a passionate, hardworking, and talented student with a dream of starting your own business, bigappleorganizers.com wants to hear from you.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college, university or trade school.
  • Employees of bigappleorganizers.com or its affiliates, as well as the immediate family and household members of each employee, are not eligible to apply to the scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 30, 2020

Award amount:

$2,000

GAR Disability Advocates Law School Scholarship

GAR Disability Advocates is committed to helping students in need to afford higher education. The annual GAR Disability Advocates Law School Scholarship is offered to help passionate students pursuing a law degree. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school in the United States as of the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

October 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship

The Hartsoe Law Firm, P.C. is happy to support student education with the annual Hartsoe Law Firm Law School Scholarship. Students who are attending an undergraduate, JD, LLB, or LLM program at a college, university, or law school in the United States are encouraged to apply, with preference to individuals that have held various jobs to help support themselves through school, overcome personal adversity, or are concerned about the the rancorous tenor prevalent in American politics. Undergraduates must be interested in pursuing a law school education.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Henness & Haight 2020 Texting and Driving Awareness Scholarship

Henness & Haight is a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas, and they see first hand the devastation that is caused by distracted driving. Henness & Haight's goal is to highlight the dangers of texting and driving – and they're offering a $1,500 scholarship to the student who best helps their cause. This scholarship is open to school seniors accepted to a university, college, or trade school, or students currently enrolled in a university, college, or trade school (or enrolled to begin in the Fall semester of 2020).

Deadline for application:

September 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

Higher Ed Grants for African American Students

To help reduce debt after graduation, minorities including African Americans may be eligible for federal, state, and privately funded education grants to help them earn a college degree. There are several need- and merit-based grants for post-secondary education available to African Americans, including those specific to women, men, or for students pursuing a specific field of study, such as engineering or science. Grant amounts typically range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. As is the case for many grants, recipients may be required to reapply for funds annually and/or receive additional funds based on their academic progress.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

HomeClean Brighter Future Scholarship

HomeClean maid service, home cleaning, and commercial cleaning service recognizes that the future is shaped by students, the future generation of leaders. Eligibile applicants have the opportunity to showcase their dreams and vision of the future to win the $2,500 HomeClean Brighter Future Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Create a 2 to 4 minute video explaining why education is the key to a brighter future and how you can use this knowledge to change society for the better.
  • Open to all dynamic, passionate, and visionary students in high school, college, university, or trade school.

Deadline for application:

September 15, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

HomeClean Miami Future Leaders Scholarship

HomeClean cleaning service is pleased to offer the HomeClean Miami Future Leaders Scholarship to help fund the education of one visionary student. To apply, create a 2 to a 4-minute video explaining why education is the key to a brighter future and how you can use this knowledge to change society for the better. 

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$2,000

KB Delta Scholarship

KB Delta Compressor Valve Parts is dedicated to helping to support higher education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. To apply, tell KB Delta your story and what it would mean to you to win the KB Delta Scholarship.

Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.

Deadline for application:

July 1, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

Kapuza Lighty Annual Scholarship

In order to combat the texting while driving epidemic, the auto accident lawyers at Kapuza Lighty are offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior or a student enrolled in a college, trade school, or university for the spring 2021 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Keffer Hirschauer LLP Criminal Justice Scholarship

Keffer Hirschauer LLP, a criminal defense law firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana, is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a student studying criminal justice or another legal field at an Indiana university during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Keffer Hirschauer is committed to serving the needs of clients throughout Indiana, and our leadership is eager to give back to a deserving student reaching for their goals and dreams.

Eligibility Criteria
Residency: Indiana
Major/s: Criminal Justice, Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Legal Studies, or related fields
Year: 2021-2022 incoming freshman through senior
GPA: 3.0 and above

Essay Requirements
Length: 500-800 words
Topic: The role attorneys play in protecting individual rights in the American criminal justice system

Application Process

Complete the 2021-2022 Keffer Hirschauer LLP Criminal Justice Scholarship Application on or before March 1, 2021. Other forms of application will not be considered.

Deadline for application:

March 1, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

Lessons In Your Home Scholarship

The Lessons In Your Home Scholarship is open to prospective and enrolled college students. Students studying aspects of music, music business, performance, production (major or minor in any music school program) are eligible to apply.

Deadline for application:

October 24, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Lifeway Scholarship

Lifeway Foods is proud to offer a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree with a STEM focus. Special consideration will be given to students studying the microbiome field. The awarded student will receive $5,000 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree. All applicants are required to submit a personal essay about their future goals and how they aspire to help people lead healthier lives.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. citizens accepted to or currently attending a college or university within the United States may apply.
  • The winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to his or her college or university, or a college transcript. 

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

Looking Beyond College Scholarship

MDG Advertising, one of the country’s most creative advertising agencies, wants to help you pay for college! To apply, describe your ideal job after college. Highlight your unique qualities and give a thoughtful and creatively written explanation about why you think the job would fulfill you and what skills you have that would lead you to success in your chosen field. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The contest is open to students enrolled in a degree-granting college in the U.S.
  • The competition is open to students who are U.S. citizens and residents.

Deadline for application:

November 20, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Management Training Institute Scholarship 2020

Management Training Institute s delighted to offer a 2020 scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on management and leadership development. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to apply. 
  • Must be enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of accredited college/university within the United States for completion of undergraduate degree in Management or Leadership field.
  • A current transcript and proof of enrollment are required.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

Melmed Law Group Collegiate Scholarship

The employment lawyers at Melmed Law Group P.C. understand the financial toll that higher education can have on students, and they want to help with the financial investment of higher education by offering the Collegiate Scholarship award.

To apply, students must submit a 500-1,00 word essay on the topic of how they were impacted by an issue of workplace fairness. Applications will be accepted between January 1st and February 15th of each year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Must be a law student or have completed at least one year of college or university and be currently enrolled. 
  • Proof of enrollment is required.

Deadline for application:

February 15, 2021

Award amount:

$5,000

Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship

The Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship is a college scholarship of $1,500 awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation, and leadership in school activities and work experience, and is pursuing a career in a health and fitness related field.

Applications for the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship will be accepted until 1,000 scholarship applications have been submitted or until August 1, 2020, whichever comes first.

Eligibility requirements:

  • United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico are eligible to apply.
  • Must be a current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.
  • Must demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

$1,500

Military Scholarship for Veterans, Active Duty and Military Spouses

Education is valuable, but it can also be costly. Paying for college on top of everyday expenses can be difficult, and every little bit can help! To show thanks for the sacrifices made by the United States military and their families, Education Connection is offering a scholarship worth $1,000. We hope to help offset the costs of earning a degree and pursuing those next steps in your civilian career path.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be military active duty, honorably discharged, veteran, or a spouse from any branch of the military.
  • This scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. They must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application. And, are enrolled, or do enroll no later than the fall of 2021 in an accredited institution of higher learning.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Miller Law Scholarship

The Miller Law firm wants to hear about a time when you resolved a professional conflict or argument. Students enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the spring 2021 semester are eligibile to to apply for the Miller Law Scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

Morris Bart, LLC Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship

The Morris Bart, LLC Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to one deserving college student who creates the best public service announcement video that outlines the dangers of driving while distracted.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must submit documentation of a 3.0 or higher grade point average.
  • Must be enrolled or accepted to an accredited university or college with plans to attend in the spring 2021 semester. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2021

Award amount:

$2,500

NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship

The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding undergraduate Latino students attending a U.S. post-secondary institution with an interest in the media and entertainment industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a college sophomore or junior enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
  • Must be a U. S. Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, or have legal authorization to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Must have an interest in the media and entertainment industry; all majors are welcome.

Deadline for application:

TBD

Award amount:

$5,000

Nextiva Business Scholarship

Nextiva, a business communications company, established the Nextiva Scholarship Program to support aspiring students studying in fields related to business or STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts, math) to reach their highest potential. Nextiva will award selected students $1,000 for the upcoming school year.
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school junior or senior.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Must be currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a US college, university, or trade school by the selection date.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

The Outstanding Citizen Scholarship and Essay Contest aims to give demonstrated community leaders and dedicated citizens an opportunity to pursue the education that will inform and better their causes.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All candidates must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll by fall 2020 into an accredited post-secondary program, which includes: community colleges, private or public undergraduate colleges, and universities, private or public graduate degree programs, law programs, and business programs. 
  • All candidates have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • All candidates must possess a proven commitment to citizenry, as demonstrated by their essay and resumé.

Deadline for application:

September 30, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship

Pacific Bay Recovery's yearly scholarship award is offered to help raise awareness and understanding of rehabilitation options while also positively impacting a student and their pursuit for academic success. Students that meet all eligibility requirements should submit a 1,000+ word essay that covers this topic: In this new 2020 decade, what new way/s would you suggest our cities/states utilize to achieve a successful reduction in existing and/or the prevention of new cases of opioid addiction?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicant must be an American citizen.
  • Applicant must possess a GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 or higher.
  • Applicant must show proof of current enrollment at a university, accredited college or community college or provide proof of acceptance from a university, accredited college or community college.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

Premier Lighting Solutions Scholarship

Bay Lighting is committed to promoting the future of the lighting industry by helping future lighting specialists and is offering a scholarship to students interested in the science and sustainability of lighting.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students may apply.
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college, university, or graduate school.
  • Must provide proof of enrollment. 

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship

The Law Offices of Randall B. Isenberg offers the Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship to an individual who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to raising awareness about alcohol addiction.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled in or formally accepted to any accredited U.S. community college, undergraduate or graduate degree program. This includes incoming students who currently hold a high school diploma or GED.
  • Scholarship candidates must possess a history of raising alcohol addiction awareness, as demonstrated by volunteer, educational, or professional experiences.
  • Scholarship candidates must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Deadline for application:

June 15, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

SB Builders and Construction Scholarship

SB Builders is offering an annual scholarship of $500 to one student who demonstrates interest in pursuing a course of studies in architecture or a related discipline. 

Any undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate school may apply for this scholarship. Proof of enrollment is required.

Deadline for application:

January 31, 2021

Award amount:

$500

SFVBA ARS Law School Scholarship

The SFVBA Attorney Referral Service is excited to offer current law school students the opportunity to win an annual scholarship for students currently enrolled in an accredited college.

Please submit an essay (1,000-word minimum) about your educational goals and post-graduation plans. Tell us why you feel you deserve to win this scholarship and what it would mean to you if you won.

We will review all applications and award the winning applicant the $1000 SFVBA ARS scholarship.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

SI Yachts Scholarship Program

Each year, SI Yachts awards a $2,000 scholarship to one student who displays the work ethic and professionalism that SI Yachts wants to encourage.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in at least of 6 hours undergraduate courses or 3 hours graduate at an accredited University.
  • Must have taken at least 40 undergraduate credit hours or 10 graduate credit hours.
  • Must have proof of a declared major.
  • Must demonstrate volunteer work on campus or in the community of attended University or College.
  • Must attach one letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a professor or University faculty member.
  • Must be currently enrolled at your college or university during the time of submission.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$2,000

STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship

Brightech  wants to support students that are interested in pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors and is offering a $500 scholarship to the most creative video on the topic "What lights you up about STEM"?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university or high school during the 2020 – 2021 school year.
  • Proof of enrollment is required.
  • Gap year students are eligible to apply.
  • Any student is welcome to apply, regardless of major or focus.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$500

Sachs Marketing Group 2020 General Marketing Education Scholarship

Sachs Marketing Group is dedicated to helping to support general marketing education and is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter. 

To apply, submit an essay (1,000 word minimum) about your educational goals and plans for after graduation.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Sapling HR, People Ops and Onboarding Scholarship

The SaplingHR Onboarding Experience Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for the people operations and HR space.

To apply, submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince SaplingHR about a great idea for an onboarding program for new employees of a business, and how it would improve their experience.

Deadline for application:

November 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

A compilation of resources to guide Hispanic and Latino Students through the college application process, bestcolleges.com provides guides for DACA students to complete the FAFSA, tips for completing scholarship applications, and links to specific scholarships and scholarship search engines.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Scholarships for Single Mothers and Fathers

Single parents made up more than 15% of the undergraduate population in US colleges and universities as of 2012. According to the American Council on Education, more than half of this demographic were first generation college students and in the low-income bracket. Though students who are single parents may be fighting a seemingly uphill battle to fund their college experience, there are significant rewards in higher education.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

Seattle Marketing Scholarship

Seattle Marketing has created an annual scholarship for one undergraduate student that best details overcoming their own challenges in a well thought out essay. 

To apply, submit an essay about a personal story of the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome in your life. Be real and authentic. What was the hardest part? How did you overcome it? What life lessons have you learned as a result?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester you 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.

Deadline for application:

November 30, 2020

Award amount:

$5,000

Seattle Yachts Scholarship

Seattle Yachts will give a $1,500 scholarship to one student based on their application and merits. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in at least of 6 hours undergraduate courses or 3 hours graduate at an accredited university.
  • Must have taken at least 40 undergraduate credit hours or 10 graduate credit hours.
  • Must have proof of a declared major.
  • Must demonstrate volunteer work on campus or in the community of attended university or college.
  • Must attach one letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a professor or university faculty member.
  • Must be currently enrolled at your college or university during the time of submission.
  • Must have a 2.80 GPA or higher.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

Shook & Stone Scholarship

The lawyers at Shook & Stone want to help students in their paths to higher education, which is why they have created the Shook & Stone scholarship. Students that share Shook & Stone's goal of helping individuals fully understand their rights and the benefits of hiring a skilled personal injury attorney are encouraged to apply.

Eligibilty Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate student or law student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$2,500

StrapsCo $1000 Scholarship

The StrapsCo scholarship provides a one-time reward of $1000 to pay for tuition, books, computers, room, and board or any education-related expense. There’s no GPA requirement and no application forms. 

This scholarship will be open to both undergrad and graduate students attending any accredited university within the United States as well as high school seniors who have been accepted into a university program for spring 2021.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.
  • Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in any accredited U.S. university, college or school.
  • Must be 18 years or older.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

The Gates Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must be from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American.
  • Must be Pell-eligible.
  • Must be a US citizen, national, or permanent resident.
  • Must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). 
  • Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
  • For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required. 

Deadline for application:

September 15, 2020

Award amount:

Varies

The Johns Law Firm Scholarship

The Johns Law Firm, LLC announces the Johns Law Firm Scholarship and looks forward to receiving essays from the next generation of lawyers about what influenced their legal career and why they are pursuing law school.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be enrolled at an accredited law school.
  • If you have applied to a law school and have not been accepted yet, you may apply for the scholarship, however, the scholarship will be awarded to a student already enrolled at an accredited law school.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,500

The Juneteenth Scholarship

To highlight community leaders in our country, Flora Templeton Stuart law firm is proud to announce the Juneteenth Scholarship. The goal of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to underprivileged ethnic minority students throughout the United States whose passion and leadership through volunteer work have improved the lives of people in their communities and will in the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be graduating high school seniors enrolled in college in the fall 2020 semester or current undergraduate students.
  • Applicants must belong to a racial or ethnic minority.

Deadline for application:

December 15, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

The Larson Law Office Scholarship

The Larson Law Office, PLLC is offering students across the country the opportunity to win the Larson Law Office Scholarship. This scholarship is dedicated to helping the winner pay for education expenses. To apply, please write a 1,000-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or plan to attend a college, trade school, university, or graduate institution in the United States.
  • Proof of enrollment (transcript or acceptance letter) is required.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

The Law Firm of Jeremy Rosenthal College Scholarship

The Law Firm of Jeremy Rosenthal is  proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship each year to help meet the tuition expenses of students with an excellent record of academic achievement.

To apply, submit an essay describing the unique qualities and perspective you will bring to your chosen profession that will cause you to stand out from the crowd.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must submit proof of acceptance to or enrollment at an accredited post-secondary or graduate educational institute, such as a college, university, or trade school.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit proof through an official transcript, if currently enrolled in an institute of post-secondary or graduate education.
  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit proof through an official high school transcript, if you have not yet started your first semester.
  • Must submit an essay by midnight Pacific Time on December 31, 2020.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

The Minority Foreclosure Awareness Scholarship

Vantage Group Legal is proud to announce The Minority Foreclosure Awareness Scholarship. To apply, qualified applicants are asked to submit an essay answering the following quesion: How can legal professionals help minority communities suffering from foreclosure in America?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be either out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2021) or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2021 semester.
  • Candidates must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program.

Deadline for application:

February 10, 2021

Award amount:

$1,000

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships

UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the online application process.

Deadline for application:

Varies

Award amount:

Varies

We The Students – 2020 Scholarship Contest

Denver Trial Lawyers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the applicant with the best essay describing wat makes a good citizen within your community. 

Applicants must be high school seniors graduating summer 2020 or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 1, 2020

Award amount:

$1,000

You Deserve an Ally Scholarship

Ally Lawsuit Loans knows life is full of challenges and wants to hear from students about a time when someone lent a helping hand to help them through a challenging period. 

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 2020 semester.

Deadline for application:

December 31, 2020

Award amount:

$750

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