Often, students miss out on scholarships not because they could not make the cut, but because they did not know about the opportunity in the first place. As your number one college expert partner, we have taken it upon ourselves to inform you about upcoming scholarships, so that you won’t miss out anymore.

Please note that this scholarship listing is an overview. You should visit each scholarship website for additional details and requirements.

1 – Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: February 5, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science. Must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident Scholarship are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2021. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Essay Required: Not listed

GPA Minimum: 3.0 for high school seniors & 2.75 for college applicants.

For full details and to apply visit:https://www.jimmyranefoundation.org/scholarship-about

2 – Injury Scholarship

Sponsor: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: February 12, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. Applicants must submit an essay related to their injury and how it has affected their education.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: No

For full details and to apply visit:https://harrispersonalinjury.com/injury-scholarship/

3 – POET Scholarship

Sponsor: POET

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: February 15, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in any two- or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. Applicants must submit three personal essays on given topics.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: No

For full details and to apply visit:https://poet.com/scholarships

4 – Danone North America, Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant

Sponsor: The Dannon Company, Inc.

Amount: $25,000

Deadline: February 15, 2021

Eligibility: Be an incoming, current and full-time enrolled graduate student, at least 18 years of age,with an interest in studying the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt in human health and wellness  at an accredited U.S. Institution. Applicant must be a current U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum:  Good standing.

For full details and to apply visit:https://www.danonenorthamerica.com/fellowship-application/

5 – Past Presidents’ Legacy Scholarship

Sponsor: National Hydropower Association

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: February 15, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors beginning fall 2021, or graduate students with at least a 3.0 who are pursuing a study that is related to the hydropower industry: Engineering, Sciences (Biology, Fisheries, and Hydrology), communications, or environmental studies. Must be U. S. Citizens or legal residents.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: 3.0

For full details and to apply visit:https://www.hydro.org/awards/past-presidents-legacy-scholarship/

6 – Live Deliberately Essay Contest

Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 16, 2021 10:00 AM EST

Eligibility: The contest is open to youth around the world. Youth must be at least 14 years and no older than 18* years of age when the Contest closes on February 16.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: No

For full detail and to apply visit: https://www.walden.org/education/essay-contest/ 

7 – The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students

Sponsor: The Christophers

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: February 18, 2021

Eligibility: Contest is open to high school students (Only students living in the United States are eligible to enter) in grades 9 through 12, they must create an original poster interpreting the theme “You Can Make a Difference”.

Essay Required: No

GPA Minimum: No

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.christophers.org/poster-contest

8 – Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge

Sponsor: MathWorks

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: February 19, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship challenge is open to high school juniors and seniors. Applicants must form a team of three to five students and one teacher from the same school.

Essay Required: No

GPA Minimum: None

For full details and to apply visit: https://m3challenge.siam.org/participate/important-dates 

9 – The National Scholarship

Sponsor: TheDream.US

Amount: The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $16,500 for an associate degree and $33,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation.

Deadline: February 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST

Eligibility: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. The applicant must be a first-time college student and intend to attend a partner college. 

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: 2.5 (High School & HSE Program Graduates), minimum 3.0 (Community College Graduates)

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/ 

10 – Student Video Contest

Sponsor: World of 7 Billion

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: February 25, 2021

Eligibility: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Essay Required: NA

GPA Minimum: NA

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.worldof7billion.org/student-video-contest/ 

11 – ACS Scholars Program

Sponsor: American Chemical Society

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science. Must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: 3.0

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html 

12 – Dream Big Scholarship

Sponsor: RentLingo

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: March 1, 2021

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to any student (including international students) 18 years or older currently attending a college or university. Applicants must submit a short online form and essay on their dream job.

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: None

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.rentlingo.com/scholarship 

13 – Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: March 10, 2021 11:59 PM PST

Eligibility: Scholarship is for gifted and high-achieving students, 18 years old or under, who have completed a significant piece of work. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas to active U.S. military duty.

Essay Required: Not specified

GPA Minimum: NA

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows-scholarship 

14 – Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Eligibility: The award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 through high school juniors who have strong musical ability and a willingness to perform on our NPR show. Applicants must possess strong scholastic achievement indicated by good grades, academic awards, and strong test scores.

Recommendation Required: 2

GPA Minimum: Not Listed

For full details and to apply visit: https://fromthetop.org/apply/scholarship-opportunity-jack-kent-cooke-young-artist-award/

15 – The Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship

Sponsor: Shell Oil Company

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Eligibility: The scholarship will provide financial and career assistance to graduating high school seniors who have expressed an interest in the energy industry and demonstrated an aptitude in mathematics and science. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States without any form of sponsorship. Must have plans to enroll full-time in one of the following majors (geology, geophysics, physics, chemical, civil, electrical, geological, geophysical, mechanical or petroleum engineering) at a specified institution

Essay Required: Yes

GPA Minimum: Not Listed

For full details and to apply visit: https://www.shell.us/careers/about-careers-at-shell/shell-graduate-program/scholarships.html#vanity-aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc2hlbGwudXMvY2FyZWVycy9zdHVkZW50cy1hbmQtZ3JhZHVhdGVzL3NjaG9sYXJzaGlwcy9iYWNoZWxvcnMtZGVncmVlLXN0dWRlbnRzLmh0bWw 

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