College is expensive! The list below highlights some good scholarship opportunities for spring and fall. Good luck!
ARTS OR CREATIVE WRITING
- Ayn Rand Fountainhead Essay Contest: For 11th and 12th grade students worldwide (Applications due April 28)
- Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship (Applications due April 30, 2023)
- Love Your Career Scholarship: Open to any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (Applications for Winter semester due January 10, applications for Fall semester September 10)
- Scholastic Scholarships: Multiple arts-based scholarships of varying award amounts for high school students.(Applications due beginning December 1)
- Share Your Poetry Scholarship: The Share Your Poetry Scholarship will support students of any educational level who write poetry, encouraging their future in writing. (Application due March 15, 2023)
FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR
- EduMed Digital Guide: The EduMed Digital Guide helps Hispanic and Latino students looking for a college education find some of today’s best financial, education, and advocacy resources for Hispanics and Latinos in 2023.
- Ojeda Multi-County Youth Scholarship: This scholarship aims to assist inner-city high school students so they can afford the costs of their tuition and books. Applicants must be of Hispanic or African American origin, and have a minimum 2.9 GPA to apply for this scholarship. (Applications due Aug 1, 2023)
- Community Pride Scholarship: This scholarship aims to support LGBTQIA+ high school seniors who are pursuing careers in public service so they have the encouragement necessary to achieve their dreams. (Applications due May 5, 2023)
OTHER (INTERESTING and UNUSUAL SCHOLARSHIPS – OFTEN NO ESSAY REQUIRED!)
The AAUW link is more for grad students and adults, but there are some opportunities for first time college students.