MWC Scholarship Application– The Metropolitan Woman’s Club of Madison is offering one $2,000.00 scholarship to a Dane County resident (male or female) who is pursuing continuing education at either Madison College, UW Madison, Cardinal Stritch, Concordia, Edgewood College, Herzing College, Lakeland University, Upper Iowa University, or UW Extension.

Applicants: Must be an returning to college or a technical institution to pursue a career or career advancement after a hiatus due to financial pressures or family and/or work-related demands, living in Dane County, have a career-oriented goal, and a financial need.

Due: December 1st, Award: $2,000

“Cash Savvy” College Scholarship– Set yourself apart by defining what “success” means to you.

Applicants: Undergraduate or Graduate students in a US college

Due: December 1st, Award: $1,000

BMW of Freeport Scholarship– Submit your 1,000 to 1,500 word essay to the following topic: What If?

Applicant: freshman in college located in the United States; must be currently attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university during 2017-2018; at least a 3.0 GPA

Due: December 1st, Award: $500

Women Techmakers Scholarship – Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Applicants: Females currently enrolled at an accredited school, studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related tech field. Must demonstrate a strong academic record and exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Will need to respond to 4 essay questions

Due: December 1st, Award: $10,000


SMART Scholarship (National Defense Education Program) – In addition to a scholarship, recipients participate in summer internships at the Department of Defense and accept a position at the DoD after graduation

Applicants: US citizens who will be 18 years of age or older by August, 2017, able to participate in summer internships at the DoD and accept positions at the DoD after graduation. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, Industrial and Systems Engineering (technical tracks only), Information Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Oceanography, Operations Research  (technical tracks only), Physics

Due: December 1st, Award: Full tuition, with additional stipend, insurance coverage, and supplies fund


Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest – The topic for this year’s contest is: The 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition and put control over alcohol regulation directly in the hands of the states. Though each state’s alcohol control policies are unique, they all include distinct regulations for different types of alcohol. Why are various types of alcohol regulated in different ways? Should they be?

Applicants: Anyone over the age of 18

Due: December 2nd, Award: $500-$2,500


Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. As part of our commitment, we’ve partnered with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers, to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science.

-Must have a visible or invisible disability
-Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the upcoming school year
-Plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the upcoming school year
-Maintain a strong academic performance
-Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
-Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology

Due: December 6th, Award: $10,000

*This scholarship is currently closed, please check back for updates!


The Science Ambassador Scholarship – A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity.

Applicants: Women seeking a degree in science, engineering, or math. The ideal candidate will be an ambassador for their field. We’re looking for someone passionate about discovery who shares their excitement with others.

To apply, submit a three–minute video of yourself explaining a topic in science you are passionate about.

Due: December 11th, Award: Full tuition coverage for up to 4 years

Scholarship America Dream Award – Established to assist students from across the nation entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice. The awards will grow in amount each year, allowing students to receive aid throughout their college careers.

Applicants: US citizens, permanent residents, or DACA holders with a high school diploma, planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2017-18 academic year, with a minimum 3.0 GPA

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations and unusual personal or family circumstances that demonstrate the student has overcome barriers to success, and an outside appraisal

Due: December 15th, Award: $5,000-$15,000

*Scholarship is currently closed- please check back for updates!


Coca Cola Community College Academic Team – The Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team recognizes high achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit society.

Applicants: High achieving two-year college students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor combined with leadership and service that extends their education beyond the classroom to benefit society. To be eligible for this program, students must submit an application for the All-USA Community College Academic Team and be selected as a nominee by their college.

Due: December 16th, Award: $1,000-$1,500

Elie Weisel Foundation Prize in Ethics – Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself

Applicants: Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2016 Semester

Readers look for: Clear articulation and genuine grappling with an ethical dilemma, adherence to guidelines and carefully proofread essays, observation of rules for Standard English usage (grammar, punctuation, mechanics) in writing, thoroughly thought-out, tightly focused essays, originality and imagination, eloquence of writing style, and intensity and unity in the essay.

Due: December 19th, Award: $500-$5,000

*Scholarship is currently closed- please check back for updates!

Yellow Pages United Mark Smith Scholarship – Create an info-graphic that depicts the evolution of how companies market and advertise from your parents’ generation to today. Be sure to cite any sources of data or images in the message accompanying your entry.

Applicants: US citizens or permanent residents, studying marketing, graphic design, or related majors. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be enrolled full time in college.

Due: December 23rd, Award: $2,000

*Scholarship is currently closed- please check back for updates!

Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship– Smart.Study provides $1500 in scholarships for talented students who demonstrate mastery of essay writing.

Applicants: All students, regardless of status or location

Due: December 29th, Award: $300-$700

*Scholarship is currently closed- please check back for updates!

Competitive Gaming Essay Scholarship –  In 1,500 words or less – give us your take on the “competitive gaming” or “eSports” revolution. Can a competitive gamer maintain a well-paid career in this niche? What do you think is the future of “eSports”? We’re interested in learning where you see the industry going in the future. The Competitive Gaming Essay Scholarship is only open to students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Susana White
2002 Timberloch Pl.
Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX 77380


Urban Art Scholarship – The Urban Art Scholarship is to provide youth with hope for financial and educational support. The foundation was created to support the art in the community for future generations; and to provide inspiration for artists who wish to pursue a career in the arts. Applications must include a 300-500 word essay discussing several topics. Applications must Include 3-5 images of your work

Due: December 31st, Award: $350

William B Ruggles Journalist Scholarship – After an initial review of the applicants by Institute staff, a Selection Review Committee of three or more independent reviewers and representatives of the Institute will review the essays and recommend the first, second and third-best essays to the Institute’s Board of Directors. At its annual meeting in April, the Board will consider the recommendations of the Selection committee and Institute staff and then make its final decision. If, in the opinion of the Board, no applicant meets all the criteria, a recipient will not be selected.

Applicants: Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program by submitting a transcript or copy of acceptance letter from the school you are or will attend. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism by submitting an essay of approximately 500 words clearly demonstrating an interest in, and knowledge of, the Right to Work principle.

Due: December 31st, Award: $2,000

NACA Scholarships for Student Leaders – Includes: two letters of recommendation from administrators or faculty members who are well acquainted with the applicant as a student leader, resume or description of the applicant’s leadership activities, skills and ability, training and accomplishments, and Word Document answering the following questions:
1. What are your general educational goals and how will this scholarship help you achieve them?
2. In your opinion, what role does NACA play in a student’s college career?
3. How has being involved on your campus helped shape you as a leader?

Applicants: US citizens who are matriculated undergraduate students in good standing at the time of the application and during the semester in which the award is received, and hold significant leadership positions on their campuses. Must have made significant contributions to their campus communities and show demonstrated leadership skills and ability

Due: December 31st, Award: Unknown

CC Bank’s Young Scholars

Applicant: under the age of 30; U.S resident; minimum 3.0 GPA

Due: December 31st, Award: $2,000