Private Scholarships List

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Wisc. Dept. of Children & Families Foster Care Scholarship
The Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Scholarship Program awards scholarships up to $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
*Comprehensive list of scholarships available to minority students. Website

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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. The Website is currently under maintenance and will be back up soon.

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Summer Research Programs
Pathway to Science provides several summer research programs to students across the United States. Find a program in your field for research opportunities this summer. Website
Keeva Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $1000 for a student enrolled in at least 12 credits and working towards a 4 year degree. Write a short review of your experience with the company’s products. Website
Top 10 Best Budget Annual Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $1000 for a student enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. Write  a 600-1000 essay on “How to use Facebook as a marketing tool”. Website
Hearing Aid Review Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $1000 for a student enrolled or intending to enroll in college or trade school. Must make a YouTube video answering three questions:

  1. How will you make an impact on the sciences, journalism or marketing industries?
  2. In what ways will your education help you make this impact (be specific)?
  3. What motivates you to reach these goals?

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Digital Media Scholarship
Deadline: 12/07/18. $1,500 for any student who will attend or who is currently attending and has a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher. Include a cover letter and provide an answer to the following three questions: “how has digital technology and media such as social media and smartphones contributed to your success as a student? How are you incorporating digital media into your everyday life? What are 3 expectations you have for digital technology and social media in the near future?” Website
Smith Publicity's $1,000 Book Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: 12/10/18. $1,000 for any high school student or college/university student in the united states. Write a 1,500 word essay addressing the following points: “the most essential elements of persuasive writing, at least one personal example of how you persuaded someone through writing, and comparative analysis of the art of persuasion through written language versus verbally. Website 
AvaCare Medical Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/18. $1,000 for any high school senior or student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who is a citizen of the United States or is in possession of an Alien Registration Card, has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who is pursuing a degree in the medical field. Write an essay up to 800 words, make a video up to 1.5 minutes, or upload an image up to 8.5″ x 11″ about an act of kindness that inspired you. Website
Murse World Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/18. $1,000 for any high school student or student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who is a citizen of the United States or in possession of an Alien Registration Card who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who is pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc. Write an essay up to 500 words explaining how you plan on making the world a better place through your career in the medical field. Website 
Outdoor Gear Only Scholarship Competition
Deadline: 12/20/18. $1,000 for any university or college student who is over 18 years old. Write a 600-1000 word essay on one of the following topics: “what is your favorite outdoor activity and why?” or “write an essay on the following sub-headlines: how can we preserve nature? Tell us about a memorable time in the outdoors? What is your most important outdoors tool?” Website 
The Bullying Prevention Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $1000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. Write a 750 work essay answering the following: “Discuss how you or someone you know has worked to reduce bullying in your community or school. How was this achieved and how can these methods be applied to larger scale situations?” Website
A Place For Moms Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. Five $1000 awards for students that submit a video regarding a senior who has inspired you. Must be a citizen of the US, and enrolled in a medical, nursing or social sciences related major. Website 
Direct Loans Lenders Winter Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $700 for any U.S.A citizen or resident who is enrolled full time or part time in a school, college, professional, trade school or accredited university within the U.S. and who is an undergraduate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Write an essay of no less than 750 words about one of the following topics: “My Motivation Resources for Getting out of Student Debt Faster, What am I Thinking About When I’m Not Thinking About Student Loans, or The Dark Side of Student Loans.” Website
Bad Credit Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $1,000 for any current or future college student who is a US resident, has a minimum GPA of 3.5, and whose major supports a career in the finance industry. Write a 500-900 word essay on the following topic: “How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved.” Website
Health Education and Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 1,500-2,000 word essay about the questions listed on the website. Website
Intoxalock $3,000 Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/18. $3,000 for any student enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a student at an accredited two or four year U.S. college or university. Create an original 30 to 60 second Public Service Announcement (PSA) video on the dangers of drunk driving. Your video must have at least one mention on how ignition interlock devices can be used to aid in the prevention of drunk driving. You will need to upload your video on YouTube and then include the link to your video in the application form. Website 
Decaso Future Quest Scholarship
Deadline: 01/01/19. $2,500 for any high school senior student or any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program who has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and is a permanent legal U.S. resident. Write a 500 word essay designing your ideal future and what you plan to do in order to achieve that dream. Website
SeniorAdvice Senior Caregiver Scholarship
Deadline: 01/15/19. $2,000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. Answer and email your response to the questions on the website and make and attach a video answering the five questions also listed on the website. Website 
iTechGyan Scholarship Program
Deadline: 01/15/19. $1,000, $750, or $500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program who has achieved a GPA 3.0 or above. Write a 150-350 word essay explaining why you should receive this scholarship and also showcase your achievements in a video. One video should be of recommendations from your teachers and professors and the other should be a short video showcasing your recent projects. Website 
The Young Women's Empowerment Scholarship
Deadline: 01/31/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate program in the United States with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 1,000 word essay discussing how you have empowered young women in your family or community. Website
The Opus Group Scholarship
Deadline: 02/08/19. $2,500 for any current, full time student and enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Respond to the 2 essay questions in 500 words or less for each question. Website
The Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
Deadline: 02/21/19. $1,000 for any student accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States, Canada, or Australia. Your application must include the first chapter (1,500-7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published. Website 
OutdoorStack's Annual Financial Aid Program
Deadline: 02/28/19. $1,500 for any student enrolled in full-time, part-time or online educational courses. Submit your details on the website. Website
Antibodies Scholarship Program
Deadline: 03/01/19. $1,000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution and is majoring in a life science field . Answer all questions in the application form. Website
Stanford Advanced Materials $1,000 College Scholarship
Deadline: 03/20/19. $1,000 for any high school senior or student enrolled in college. Write an essay consisting of less than 800 words sharing your experience with one or two advanced materials in life or art school, and talk about what impact it will have in people’s life. Website 
Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/19. $500 for any high school graduate, holder of a GED, or student enrolled in an accredited community college, junior college, undergraduate or graduate program in the United States with a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750 word essay explaining the ways in which you embody the principles of healthy living and explain your ideas for expanding wellness initiatives in the surrounding community. Website
Alliance Marketing Scholarship Program
Deadline: 05/15/19. $1000 for any undergraduate student who has declared a major in marketing and been accepted to that major and who also has completed a minimum of 72 credit hours by April 1, 2018 and 84 credits by the start of the fall 2018 semester, has completed at least one semester of the college’s intermediate accounting course(s) and has achieved an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Write and submit a research paper on the topic “Is direct marketing really the most effective form of marketing?” Website 
Restaurant Account Services Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited school. Write a 1,000-1,500 word essay discussing the question “What does hospitality management mean to you?” Website
McCready Law Cyberbullying Awareness Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750 word essay “discussing the role of parents, school administration, and the role YOU could play in cyberbullying awareness and prevention. How can these parties react to cyberbullying and what steps can they take to effectively prevent it?” Website
1st Formations Business Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/19. $800 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 500 word essay explaining what makes you a good candidate for the scholarship. Website 
Lalco Residency Scholarship Program 2018-19
Deadline: 05/31/19. $500 for any student over the age of 18 years who is currently enrolled in any school or university across the world, for any course or program. Send a photo (you have taken yourself) or graphic design (you have created) showing the world you want to live in. Send a brief text of no more than 300 words explaining or describing the photo/graphic design you have sent. Website
All Year Cooling Academic Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/19. $1,000 for any high school senior that has been accepted into a college or university or be a current college or university student. Write a 500 word essay answering the following question: “Thinking about your current major, how do you see your future career helping others and/or businesses?” Website
Aadhar Card Portal
Deadline: 05/31/19. $500 for any student enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college. Write an essay consisting of 1200 or more words on the topic “Why Aadhar Card is now just an Identity Card.” Website 
Apro Software Scholarship
Deadline: 05/31/19. $500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write an essay consisting of 1200 or more words on the topic “How to Foster Collaboration in Software Development?” Website 
Key Information For Parenting in The 21st Century Scholarship Program
Deadline: 06/26/19. $500 for any student who is enrolled in a two or four-year degree at a college or university to further their studies in a health-related field. Write a 1,500-2,000 word essay on a health or wellness topic and it relates to parenting. Website
Overcoming Injuries Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program and has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750-1000 word essay describing “how you or a loved one has overcome a personal injury. Explain the challenges you or a loved one faced, and the personal growth that came from such an experience.” Website
Direct Loans Lenders Winter Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $700 for any U.S.A citizen or resident who is enrolled full time or part time in a school, college, professional, trade school or accredited university within the U.S. and who is an undergraduate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Write an essay of no less than 750 words about one of the following topics: “My Motivation Resources for Getting out of Student Debt Faster, What am I Thinking About When I’m Not Thinking About Student Loans, or The Dark Side of Student Loans.” Website
$1,500 Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $1,500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Answer the questions in the application. Website 
Antibodies Scholarship Program
Deadline: 08/01/19. $1,000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution and is majoring in a life science field . Answer all questions in the application form. Website
ShootSearcher $2,000 Scholarship Program
Deadline: 09/20/19. $2,000 for any student currently enrolled in a college, university or vocational/trade school (especially welcome art and photography students). Write an essay consisting of more than 1000 words on one of the following topics: “the application and influence of photography in human life, the effects of camera, tripod, lens and other equipment on photography, the relationship between camera and photography, optics, science and technology, or the differences and similarities between photography and videography in modern life.” Website 
Home Improvement Ideas 2019 Awards
Deadline: 09/30/19. $3,000 for any student pursuing or enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 800-1500 word article on any one of the 4 topics presented on the website. Website 
Many Bidets Scholarship
Deadline: 10/01/19. $1,000 for any student is enrolled in an accredited university or college who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and who is studying in one of the following: medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, social work and other health related disciplines. Write a 500-750 word essay answering the following prompt: Please discuss your desire and commitment to work with individuals with limited physical mobility. What experiences have you had or activities have you participated in that have prepared you to work with these individuals? Website
Diet Chart Scholarship 2018-19
Deadline: 10/24/19. $500 for any student over the age of 18 years who is currently enrolled in any school or university across the world, for any course or program. Make and upload a personalized video of the ways you ensure your food and lifestyle choices are healthy while in college. Website
ATMA Environmental Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/19. $500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay on the following topic: “Consider the major floods and droughts over the past 12 months in the context of global temperatures since 1990. Is there credible evidence that climate change is contributing to the number and severity of events since 1990 or is the science inconclusive?” Website
Debt Consolidation USA Scholarship
Deadline: 11/15/19. $1000 for any student that has been accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade school, currently holds a 3.0 GPA or higher, and has earned a high school diploma or GED. Write a 1000 word essay assessing the following prompt: “How Has Rising Tuition Costs Affected Your Pursuit of a College Education?” Website