Private Scholarships List

Wisc. Dept. of Children & Families Foster CareScholarship
The Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Scholarship Program awards scholaships upt $5,000 for youth who have been in out-of-home care (OHC) placement in: foster home, group home, residential care center or court ordered Kinship Care Application Link 
Scholarships Open to Minority Students
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Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
My (Un)Documented Life offers up-to-date information & resources for undocumented immigrants including available scholarship opportunities. Website 
The Sleep Judge State of Sleep Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/17. $1500 award open to current or incoming students at a post-secondary institution. Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and hold a 3.0 GPA. Website
Marketbiz Scholarship for Students
Deadline: 10/30/17. $1000 first prize award and a $500 for the runner up to any student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is accepted to, planning to, or enrolled in a USA/Canada University, accredited college, or trade school. Write an essay on one of the following topics:

  1. How has technology changed the face of market research through the years?
  2. The Impact of Online Market Research on Society
  3. Identify two poor market research techniques, and suggest how they could be improved?


#MyCredibleFuture Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/17. $10,000 award for any actively enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program at a United States higher education institution. Upload a photograph with an essay about why education is so important to you. Website
Market Inspector Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/17. $1000 award to a student currently enrolled or accepted into an accredited US/UK post-secondary institution within 2017. that was born in one of the following countries: Iran, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. Must write an essay on why they feel they should be chosen for the scholarship. Website 
ABODO Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/17. $500 to be awarded each fall and spring semester to any undergraduate or graduate student. Students must be a legal resident of the U.S. or the District of Columbia and at least 18 years of age. Write a 500-1000 essay about “5 great thinks most people don’t know about your school” Website/Rules
Car Seat Research Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/17. $500-$3000 for a high school or college student who are, or are planning, to pursue a degree at a post-secondary institution in the U.S. Must be a U.S. citizen and hold a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Write an essay on the topics provided. Website 
Future of Robotics Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/17. Three awards ranging from $1500-$3000 to a current or future student of an accredited university or college in the U.S. in good academic standing. Must write an essay answering “How will robotics change our lives in the next 10 years?” Website
Staver Law Group National Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/17. $5000 award for a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program in the United States. Must be a U.S. citizen and hold a 3.0 or higher GPA. Website
Innovation Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/17. Three awards from $1000-$2500 will be awarded to high school juniors and seniors and students currently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university in the U.S. Must answer the following: “What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads?” Website
Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/17. $5000 award to a student pursuing higher-education. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and hold a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must develop a plan that will persuade young adults from texting and driving. Website
Veterans Benefits Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/17. Three $2000 scholarships will be awarded to students who are enrolled in a program at an accredited 2 or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year. Must submit an essay answering the following “Give an example of one veterans benefit and explain how it helps senior veterans. Then propose your own benefit to help senior veterans.” Website
Coupons Plus Deal Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/17. $3000 award for any entering, current, or post-grad level students from colleges and universities around the world. Write an essay describing how you save money in your daily life. Website
Virginia Wagner Award
Deadline: 01/15/2018. Several awards for students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree and live in the Midwestern Region. Website
Feldco Windows Siding and Doors Scholarship
Deadline: 01/15/18. $1000 Award for current undergraduate or incoming new freshman that is also a legal U.S. resident. Website
Mock Interview Scholarship
Deadline: 01/30/18. Five $1000 awards will be awarded to currently enrolled students in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. Website
Glen Lerner Gives Back Community Service Scholarship
Deadline: 01/31/18. $1000 for any student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and be able to demonstrate dedication to serving their community. Website
Qualify Me! Scholarship
Deadline: 03/01/18. $740-$2000 award for students enrolled at an accredited two or four year college or institution in the U.S. or Canada. Must have a 2.8 GPA or higher. Write an essay answering the following question: “What lifelong education learning means to you?” Website
Kirst Law Firm National Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/2018. $10,000 award for a current student enrolled in an accredited college, university or graduate program within the U.S. with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen. Website
Sawinery DIY Scholarship
Deadline: 04/17/18. $1500 for any student studying in a college or university who writes an article about a DIY project they have done in the past. Website
Wrongful Law Firm Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/18. $5000 for any student accepted to of currently enrolled in an accredited university. Must be a U.S. citizen and hold a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students must have demonstrated outstanding service to the community, high initiative to further their education, and a strong academic performance. Write an essay about drinking and driving. Website
Sterling Law Offices Annual College Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/18. $1000 annual award for a full-time student at an accredited two or four-year college or trade school. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a U.S. resident. Website
Straight North STEM Scholarship
Deadline: 08/01/18. $1000 award for any undergraduate or graduate students majoring in a STEM field of study and attending an accredited college or university. Website
Shoes Tracker Scholarship Program
Deadline: 08/09/18. $2000 award for a high school or college student who will write a 500-2000 word essay about foot pain and health. Website