College Jumpstart Scholarship– Merit-based scholarship with a 250 word or less essay on educational goals or experiences

Applicants: High school upperclassmen or college students who are legal US citizens

Due: October 17, Award: $1,000

Ge-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program-Honoring the legacy & character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.

Applicants: current high school seniors planning to enroll full time at an accredited 4-year college or university in the United States

Due: ?, Award: $10,000 renewable for up to an additional 3 years

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. High School Essay Contest:

Students’ original essay must be received no later than October 20, 2017 on the following topic: What Actions Can You Take to Promote Social Justice and Embrace Diversity of All People.” The essay must be between 700-750 words in length. To be eligible contestants must comply with all rules on the attached page.

All submissions should be emailed to at or mailed via postal service to

Langston Evans

820 Williamson St. #303

Madison, WI 53703

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Applicant: Current high school senior; U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Residents Refugee, Asylee, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, or Humanitarian Parolee; Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Due: October 31st, Award: 150 students will receive $20,000

RMHC Scholarship Program– opens in the fall

  • Be a high school senior
  • Be younger than 21 years old
  • Be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of study
  • Be a legal U.S. resident
  • Live in a participating RMHC Chapter’s geographic area
  • Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline of the application
  • Meet any additional eligibility requirements outlined by each scholarship program
  • Provide verification of enrollment each year at respective accredited post-secondary institution