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Name of ScholarshipOpensDeadlineAward AmountEligibilityLink to apply
Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships
for Migrant Farmworkers
NowJune 1st and November 1stVaries-Minimum 16 years of age
-Applicant need not be enrolled in school
-Because there is no essay required, the Letter of Recommendation is very
important and should address the quality of both the applicant and the
intended project.
-A history of movement to obtain work in agriculture is REQUIRED.
A Voice for Animals ContestNowApril 2018VariesParticipants must currently be attending middle or high school, or be home-schooled and under 19 years of age on January 2018 (the date the contest opens for entries). No exceptions!

The contest is open to all otherwise eligible students worldwide regardless of nationality, citizenship or country of residence.`
Abbott and Fenner ScholarshipNowJune 14, 2018$1,000High school juniors and seniors, US Citizen
Adelante FundClosedN/AVariesMust be US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)
AFSA September 1,2017April 1,2018$2,000Must be US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)
Athena ScholarshipClosedJanuary 11, 2018$1,000High school senior w/ 3.0 GPA OR High school school graduate out of school for three or more years
Becas UnivisionNowMarch 30,2018$500-$5,000(Private Scholarship)Must be of Hispanic Heritage
Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students
Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students
Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year) U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA)
Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable)
Buick AchieversClosedN/Aup to $25,000Automotive Industry, US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)
Centre College ScholarshipNowMay, 15, 2018$5,000First generation students
College GreenlightNowN/AUnknownMust create an account to seek available scholarships
College Jumpstart NowN/A$1,000US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship) From grades 10th-12th
Community Foundation of Middle TNJanuary 28,2018N/AVariesAll eligible- and local (Private Scholarship). Students must complete only one
Cornerstone Financial Credit UnionNowMarch 1st $1,000-$5,000College-bound high school senior with GPA of 3.0 and above. And if you are a Tennessee resident and your parent or gaurdian is a Cornerstone member you can apply too.
Davis-Putter Scholarship AwardNowMarch 31st$10,000The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These
need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or
university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive
movement. Undocumented students are invited to appy.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Nashville ClosedN/A$1,500Must be an African American female student. Have a 3.0 and have evidence of participation in extracurricular activities.
Digital PrivacyNowJune 30,2018$1,000US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)
Diversity Jobs NowApril 30,2018$3,000US citizen/resident, Full-Time Student (Private Scholarship)
EduMed PartnersNowNA$1,200Latino Achievers member. U.S Citizen, resident, DACA, or work permit needed. High School senior applying to EduMed
Equal Chance for EducationNowSpringUp to $25,000Only if you are NOT a US Citizen but have a DACA status
Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award

NowJune 17th, 2018$2,500This award is available to high school students of color (Black/African American, Latino(a), Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American) who live in the U.S. and identify as Atheist, Agnostic, Humanist and/or Secular, and are accepted into two or four-year colleges. Preference is given to students who are the first in their families to go to college. Applicants must have a record of service to and participation in school and/or community-based organizations.
Gen & Kelly Tanabe ScholarshipJanuary 1, 2018July 31, 2018$1,0009th-12th grade high school senior, college, or graduate student including adult students. Must be legal resident of U.S.(Currently in school)
Gloria Mattera
National Migrant Scholarship Fund
NowApril 1st, 2018$250• Recent history of movement for agricultural employment - priority will be
given to currently interstate migrant youth
• Scholastic potential
• Financial need
• Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical
or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school
who shows promise of ability to continue schooling
Google Lime Scholarship ClosedN/A$10,000 US/ $5,000 CanadaAvailable to first-year, undergraduate, graduate, or PhD students that are pursuing a technical field, also open to undocumented students
HENAAC Scholarship Application Guidelines
ClosedApril 30th, 2018$500-$10,000Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities
Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community
Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
Hispanic Heritage ScholarshipClosedN/A$3,000Latino Seniors, class of 2018
HSF ScholarshipDecember 31,2017March 30, 2018$500-$5,000Hispanic or Latino, Minimum of 3.0 GPA, US Citizen, Resident, or DACA
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer ScholarshipClosedOctober 2017$40,000/ yearBe a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2017, or a recent graduate (since spring 2013).
Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2018.
Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent).
Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.
Have not previously enrolled at or attended a four-year institution.
Jack Diller Education AwardNowFebruary 9, 2018$2,500College-bound senior currently attending a Nashville or Middle Tennessee area high school (must be attending college in the fall of the school year following application)
-Demonstrate leadership qualities in the classroom and/or inspirational qualities on the athletic field
-Minimum 3.0 GPA
-Demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic, and community outreach
La Unidad Latina FoundationSeptember 1, 2017October 15,2017$500 to $1,000GPA above 2.80, Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants,US resident
Lagrant FoundationOpenFebruary 27th, 2017$2,500Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
• Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific
Islander, Hispanic/Latino or Native American/American Indian
• Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution in the U.S., carrying a total of 12 units or
more per semester/quarter
• *Must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA (if you do not meet this requirement, please see the application
checklist below)
• MUST major in a field of study that has an emphasis in advertising, marketing, public relations or in
anthropology, art, communications, English, graphic design, sociology while maintaining a career focus
in advertising, marketing or public relations
• Must have AT LEAST ONE YEAR to complete his/her degree from the time the scholarships are awarded in
June 2015
• Recipients MUST be available from June 7 through June 9, 2015. If chosen, the applicant MUST attend
TLF’s scholarship activities as noted at top of page to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a
one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support
Latino Resources Scholarship FundClosedMay 31, 2018$2,000-2017 Latino Resources Scholarship Application
-Current Resume (To include: employment history, honors, awards, extra-curricular, and community service activities)
-Enrollment Verification (Acceptance Letter or Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses Registration)
-Personal Essay (see the application form)
-Official High School/College Transcript
-ACT/SAT (only high school seniors submit)
-2017 FAFSA Student Aid Report
-2017-2018 Financial Aid Award Letter Photo
Law Student ScholarshipClosedN/A$1,000-$5,000DACA eligible, Law school students who have ties to San Diego or Imperial Counties
LivSecure ScholarshipNowJuly 1st, 2018$1,000Currently studying law enforcement, law, criminal justice, or a related field. Be a graduating high school senior (May 2018) or freshman/sophomore in college
NOT be related to any My Alarm Center staff or extended family
Margarian ScholarshipClosedN/A5X of $1,000High school juniors or seniors, college/university students, graduate school students.
Mental Health ScholarshipNowMarch 31,2018$1,000Any student currently enrolled in an accredited college is considered eligible.
Metropolotian Nashville Education Foundation Now April 2, 2018Unkown Graduates of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools wishing to become public school teachers
Mexican-American Dream ScholarshipClosedOctober 1, 2017$500-$1,000Undocumented or DACA only, Minimum 2.5 GPA, Attending school in following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, and Ventura
Minority Scholarship for Tennessee Education Association NowMarch 1 , 2018$1,000A minority high school student planning to major in education
Minority Teaching Fellows ProgramVaries$5,000be a minority Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen, and
be a high school senior or a continuing college student, and
be a high school senior who has achieved at least a 2.75 high school cumulative grade point average, and either scored a minimum composite score of 18 on the ACT (or concordant equivalent score on the SAT), or
be a continuing college student who has achieved at least a 2.5 college cumulative grade point average.
Neumeier Family Leadership Award
ClosedN/A$1,000-Undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing
-Enrolled in an accredited college or university in Georgia or Florida
-Current PRSSA member who has demonstrated an outstanding record of effective leadership in the Public Relations -Student Society of America (at the chapter, regional or national level) and/or other campus or community organizations
Noplag Essay Essay ContestClosedN/A$300-$3,500Must be a high school, college, or university student and at least 16 years old.
Nordstrom Scholarship ProgramNowMay 1, 2018$2,500For high school JUNIORS, minimum of 2.7 GPA. Must be planning to attend a college or university for 4 years.
Out of the Shadows ScholarshipClosedN/A$600DACA eligible, Must be Florida high school graduate attending a Florida institute
Pionero Scholars Program (Lipscomb)NowFebruary 5, 2018$10,000• Be a graduate of a public high school in Nashville/ Davidson County
• Have an interest in being a future teacher
• Be a US citizen, permanent resident, DACAmented, or other status with work authorization
• For high school seniors:
• Must be admitted to Lipscomb University
• Score a minimum of a 22 on the ACT
Que Llueva Café ScholarshipClosedN/AVaries• Must be of Chicano / Latino descent
• Must be an undocumented, immigrant student.
• Must be enrolling for the first time in an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the 2017-
2018 academic year. Due to limited funds, current college students will not be considered.
• Must demonstrate financial need.
• Must demonstrate academic potential and promise.
Scarlett Family FoundationSeptember 15,2017December 5,2017$2,500-15,000Financial need, at least 2.5 GPA, Open to Seniors and full time student at a 4 year university (Private Scholarship)
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship ProgramDecember 1February 15$1,000-$20,000Must Be US Citizen/ Resident and Women Majoring in Engineering, Freshmen Deadline: March 1 2017 - May 1 2017
State Farm Good NeighborNowMarch 2$2,500(High school seniors) At least 2.5 GPA, Financial needs, US citizen/ permanent resident (Private Scholarship)
Tennesssee HOPE ScholarshipNowSeptember 1st for fall semester, Febuary 1st for spring and summer semesters$1,750 per semester as a full-time freshman and sophomore; $2,250 per semester as a full-time junior and seniorMust be a TN resident for atleast one year, a graduate from a TN eligible school, must plan to enroll in TN public colleges, universities, or private college, entering freshman must obtain a minimum 21 on the ACT, and a gradepoint average of 3.0.
The National ScholarshipNovember 1st, 2017N/AVariesHave graduated or will graduate from high school (or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma) by the end of the 2016-2017 academic year with a GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;
Are not currently enrolled in college in the 2016-2017 academic year (except in a high school pre-college or dual enrollment program);
Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges no later than the Spring of 2018;
Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend;
Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
Are DACA eligible OR have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and

Have significant unmet financial need.
The Pearl Source ScholarshipNowJuly 31, 2018$1,000To be eligible to participate; applicants must be currently enrolled in or actively applying to a college or a graduate/professional program.
Applicants should include their name, address and phone number, as well as state where they are currently attending or planning to attend school.
Applications should be emailed to in Word format by March 31st, 2017.
Xerox Technical Minority ScholarshipNowClosed$1,000-$10,000For minority students enrolled in technical degree program at bachelor's degree or above (chemistry, information managment, computing & softerware systems, material science, physics, engineering, etc.)
YMCA Latino AchieversClosedFebuary 2018VariesAvailable to YLA students, high school seniors & college participants
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Resources translated in spanish to help families understand the college process; scholarships for military families
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