Wisconsin Professional Police Association– Any Wisconsin resident enrolling in a college or vocational/technical school in a course of study leading to a two- or four-year degree in police science, criminal justice, or a law enforcement-related field – which does not include law school – is eligible.

Due: February 1st, Award: $250+

Boren Scholarship– Boren Scholarships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Due: February 9th, Award: $8,000/summer program, $10,000/semester program, $20,000/6-12 month program

Women in Focus 2018: Each year, Women In Focus, Inc., a Madison-area women’s service organization, awards scholarship to deserving college-bound students of color whose achievements and goals embody the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision. In addition, we have two continuing adult college student scholarships, the Miss Annie Mae Scholarship and Al and Jan Studesville Scholarship. 

Students must be a student of color with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and either a high school senior graduating from a Dane County High School or a continuing adult student who is attending an institute of higher education in Dane County, WI. Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need, a spirit of community involvement and academic achievement, or are first-generation college students.

Due: February 15th, Award: $2,000

Business Forum Foundation  Since 1989, the Business Forum Foundation has awarded academic tuition scholarships to female applicants residing in Dane County who plan to begin or continue their education in Wisconsin.

Applicant: female US citizen or permanent resident residing in Dane County, have demonstrated financial need, be pursuing higher education in a 4-year, 2-year in Wisconsin, have a record of academic performance balanced with community involvement, outside interests, and experiences.

Due: February 2, 2018. In the past, awards have been made to five or six women per year and have ranged from $500 to $3,500 per person.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship– Every month, Varsity Tutors offers the  Varsity Tutors College Scholarship for the best essay response to a specific prompt.  Eligibility for the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship contest is limited to individuals at least 16 years of age on or before their entry into the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship contest. Such individuals must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of February 01, 2017.

Due: February 15th, Award: $1,000

Summit Credit Union– must be a member of Summit Credit Union.

Due: February 18th, Award: $1,500

Financial Education Scholarship Program– Check back in February for updates. The scholarship competition requires participation in a series of financial education classes, ensuring that all applicants will leave with added knowledge even if they don’t receive the monetary award.

Women of Distinction Network’s Annual Scholarship– The  mission of the Women of Distinction is to “provide positive mentor ship to young females as they transition into adulthood, motivate women, and enhance the lives of citizens in need within our community.”

Due: February 26th, Award: Varies

ScholarshipOwl “You Deserve It” Scholarship-Application Frequency Period: If you created an Account on or after March 30th, 2016, you will automatically have a single application submitted on your behalf to apply to enter the Sweepstakes. You may subsequently apply to enter the Scholarship Sweepstakes up to once every seven days during the Sweepstakes Period..

Applicants: U.S. Citizens over 16 years of age, currently enrolled in a high school or college in the U.S.

Due: February 28th, Award: $1,000

Innovation in Education Scholarship– LA Tutors is passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, they have established the Innovation in Education Scholarship students who meet certain criteria.”

Applicant: Be currently enrolled in a high school or college/university within the United States or Canada; Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent); Be a citizen of, permanent resident of, or hold a valid student visa in the U.S. or Canada; Have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (This could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.); Submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation (the essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work).

Due: February 28th, Award: $500

Discover Student Loans Scholarship– Are you interested in receiving helpful tips on planning and paying for college?  If  you are, sign up for Discover Students Loans, and  automatically be entered into the sweepstakes to win the Discover Student Loans Scholarship. There is no purchase or student loan necessary to enter or win! You also have the opportunity to earn up to three bonus entries when you share the sweepstakes via Facebook, Twitter and/or e-mail. Find out all the details here.

Applicant: High school seniors 16 years of age or older; Undergraduate students 16 years of age or older; Must be planning to attend or continuing to attend an eligible college or university

Due: February 28th, Award: $2,500

1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship– Cappex is a very generous provider of college scholarships for students–they offer up to $50,000 in awards per year!  One of their signature scholarships is the Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship which is offered each month to high school and college students.  This Cappex scholarship is typically worth $1,000.  In addition to offering awesome scholarships, Cappex also has some really useful tools for navigating the college admissions process.  After all, their slogan is the “college search made simple” which they certainly do.

Applicant: To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in school in the next calendar year.  This includes college/university students, community college students, and those pursuing online degrees.

Due: February 28th, Award: $1,000

Courage to Grow Scholarship– The Courage to Grow Scholarship helps students achieve their higher education goals. By taking away some of the concerns such as “how will I pay for college,” students can concentrate on their education and focus on the task at hand.

Applicant: U.S. citizens who are juniors or seniors in high and college students are eligible.  In addition, students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. A 250 word essay is also required: Explain in 250 words or less why you believe that you should be awarded this scholarship.

Due: February 28th, Award: $500

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship Program– ScholarshipPoints offers one of our most popular programs for students: the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship. This fantastic opportunity is offered on a monthly basis throughout the year, so you can apply often!

Applicant: To be eligible for the ScholarshipPoints program, you must be very interested in continuing your education (whether you are a high school, college, or community college student).  So whether you are a prospective PhD in English Literature,  studying art at a community college, or a sophomore economics major, you can certainly apply.

Due: February 28th, Award: $10,000


JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship-Submit a 500-1,000 word essay on given topics

Applicants: Legal US citizens of Hispanic heritage with a minimum 2.8 GPA and currently enrolled or accepted into a US college or university

Due: November 1st, Award: $2,500