|Name of Scholarship||Opens||Deadline||Award Amount||Eligibility||Link to apply|
| Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships|
for Migrant Farmworkers
|Now||June 1st and November 1st||Varies||-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
-A history of movement to obtain work in agriculture is REQUIRED.
|A Voice for Animals Contest||Now||April 2018||Varies||Participants 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 Scholarship||Now||June 14, 2018||$1,000||High school juniors and seniors, US Citizen||http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm|
|Adelante Fund||Closed||N/A||Varies||Must be US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)||http://www.adelantefund.org/scholarships|
|AFSA||September 1,2017||April 1,2018||$2,000||Must be US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)||https://www.afsascholarship.org/high-school-contest/|
|Athena Scholarship||Closed||January 11, 2018||$1,000||High school senior w/ 3.0 GPA OR High school school graduate out of school for three or more years||https://nashvillecable.org/advocacy/athena/athena-scholarships/|
|Becas Univision||Now||March 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 Achievers||Closed||N/A||up to $25,000||Automotive Industry, US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)||http://buickachievers.com/|
|Centre College Scholarship||Now||May, 15, 2018||$5,000||First generation students||https://admission.centre.edu/register/ScholarshipNomination|
|College Greenlight||Now||N/A||Unknown||Must create an account to seek available scholarships||https://www.collegegreenlight.com/|
|College Jumpstart||Now||N/A||$1,000||US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship) From grades 10th-12th||http://grantpower.squarespace.com/application-us/|
|Community Foundation of Middle TN||January 28,2018||N/A||Varies||All eligible- and local (Private Scholarship). Students must complete only one application||www.cfmt.org|
|Cornerstone Financial Credit Union||Now||March 1st||$1,000-$5,000||College-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.||https://www.bankcfcu.org/2016/12/6th-annual-25000-cornerstone-scholarship-program/|
|Davis-Putter Scholarship Award||Now||March 31st||$10,000||The 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||Closed||N/A||$1,500||Must be an African American female student. Have a 3.0 and have evidence of participation in extracurricular activities.||http://edublogs.wcs.edu/phsscholarships/2016/12/06/delta-sigma-theta-nashville-alumnae-chapter-2017-scholarship-application/|
|Digital Privacy||Now||June 30,2018||$1,000||US citizen/resident (Private Scholarship)||http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/digital-privacy-scholarship/|
|Diversity Jobs||Now||April 30,2018||$3,000||US citizen/resident, Full-Time Student (Private Scholarship)||http://streetsmart.diversityjobs.com/scholarship-application/|
|EduMed Partners||Now||NA||$1,200||Latino Achievers member. U.S Citizen, resident, DACA, or work permit needed. High School senior applying to EduMed||http://www.edumed-partners.com/about-us/|
|Equal Chance for Education||Now||Spring||Up to $25,000||Only if you are NOT a US Citizen but have a DACA status||https://www.equalchanceforeducation.com/|
|Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award||Now||June 17th, 2018||$2,500||This 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.||https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/freedom-from-religion-foundation-catherine-fahringer-memorial-award/|
|Gen & Kelly Tanabe Scholarship||January 1, 2018||July 31, 2018||$1,000||9th-12th grade high school senior, college, or graduate student including adult students. Must be legal resident of U.S.(Currently in school)||http://genkellyscholarship.com/|
National Migrant Scholarship Fund
|Now||April 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||Closed||N/A||$10,000 US/ $5,000 Canada||Available to first-year, undergraduate, graduate, or PhD students that are pursuing a technical field, also open to undocumented students||http://www.limeconnect.com/opportunities/page/google-lime-scholarship-program|
|HENAAC Scholarship Application Guidelines||Closed||April 30th, 2018||$500-$10,000||Applicants 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 Scholarship||Closed||N/A||$3,000||Latino Seniors, class of 2018||https://app.reviewr.com/hispanicheritage/site/hispanicheritage|
|HSF Scholarship||December 31,2017||March 30, 2018||$500-$5,000||Hispanic or Latino, Minimum of 3.0 GPA, US Citizen, Resident, or DACA||https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/general-college-scholarships|
|Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship||Closed||October 2017||$40,000/ year||Be 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 Award||Now||February 9, 2018||$2,500||College-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 Foundation||September 1, 2017||October 15,2017||$500 to $1,000||GPA above 2.80, Completed at least one full-time year of study for undergraduate applicants,US resident||http://www.lulf.org/apply-national-scholarship/|
|Lagrant Foundation||Open||February 27th, 2017||$2,500||Must 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
• 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
• 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 Fund||Closed||May 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 Scholarship||Closed||N/A||$1,000-$5,000||DACA eligible, Law school students who have ties to San Diego or Imperial Counties||http://sdlrla.com/scholarship/2016-law-student-scholarships-open/|
|LivSecure Scholarship||Now||July 1st, 2018||$1,000||Currently 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 Scholarship||Closed||N/A||5X of $1,000||High school juniors or seniors, college/university students, graduate school students.||http://margarianlaw.com/scholarship/|
|Mental Health Scholarship||Now||March 31,2018||$1,000||Any student currently enrolled in an accredited college is considered eligible.||https://vantagepointrecovery.com/general-education-and-mental-health-education-scholarship/|
|Metropolotian Nashville Education Foundation||Now||April 2, 2018||Unkown||Graduates of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools wishing to become public school teachers||http://www.mnea.com/mnef.html|
|Mexican-American Dream Scholarship||Closed||October 1, 2017||$500-$1,000||Undocumented or DACA only, Minimum 2.5 GPA, Attending school in following counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inland Empire, and Ventura||http://www.cofem.org/scholarships-becas|
|Minority Scholarship for Tennessee Education Association||Now||March 1 , 2018||$1,000||A minority high school student planning to major in education||http://www.teateachers.org/don-sahli-kathy-woodall-scholarship|
|Minority Teaching Fellows Program||Varies||$5,000||be 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||Closed||N/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 Contest||Closed||N/A||$300-$3,500||Must be a high school, college, or university student and at least 16 years old.||http://noplag.com/students-scholarship|
|Nordstrom Scholarship Program||Now||May 1, 2018||$2,500||For high school JUNIORS, minimum of 2.7 GPA. Must be planning to attend a college or university for 4 years.||https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Nordstrom-Scholarship-Program/-s-d-2669|
|Out of the Shadows Scholarship||Closed||N/A||$600||DACA eligible, Must be Florida high school graduate attending a Florida institute||https://chispasuf.com/scholarship/|
|Pionero Scholars Program (Lipscomb)||Now||February 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 Scholarship||Closed||N/A||Varies||• 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 Foundation||September 15,2017||December 5,2017||$2,500-15,000||Financial need, at least 2.5 GPA, Open to Seniors and full time student at a 4 year university (Private Scholarship)||http://www.scarlettfoundation.org/Scholarships/|
|Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship Program||December 1||February 15||$1,000-$20,000||Must Be US Citizen/ Resident and Women Majoring in Engineering, Freshmen Deadline: March 1 2017 - May 1 2017||https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp|
|State Farm Good Neighbor||Now||March 2||$2,500||(High school seniors) At least 2.5 GPA, Financial needs, US citizen/ permanent resident (Private Scholarship)||https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community/education-programs/grants-scholarships/foundations-scholarships/|
|Tennesssee HOPE Scholarship||Now||September 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 senior||Must 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.||https://fafsa.ed.gov/|
|The National Scholarship||November 1st, 2017||N/A||Varies||Have 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 Scholarship||Now||July 31, 2018||$1,000||To 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 email@example.com in Word format by March 31st, 2017.
|Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship||Now||Closed||$1,000-$10,000||For minority students enrolled in technical degree program at bachelor's degree or above (chemistry, information managment, computing & softerware systems, material science, physics, engineering, etc.)||https://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Xerox-Technical-Minority-Scholarship/-s-d-2845|
|YMCA Latino Achievers||Closed||Febuary 2018||Varies||Available to YLA students, high school seniors & college participants||http://latinoachievers.blogspot.com/p/yla-scholarship.html|
Resources translated in spanish to help families understand the college process; scholarships for military families