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 inheritors45@yahoo.com 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