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

*Information for applying to college and a comprehensive list of scholarships available to minority students. Website

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.

You can also find facts about Undocumented Students & College here.

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
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
The AutohausAZ Scholarship
Deadline: 03/15/19. $1000, $500, or $250 for any full-time or part-time student attending or accepted into an undergraduate college or university in the U.S and who is a United States citizen or permanent resident. Write a 750-1000 word essay on any of the provided prompt choices listed on the website 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
Wheelhouse Spring 2019 Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 700-1000 word essay on one of the following topics: “what software system will have the biggest impact in 2019?” or “what are the biggest business trends on the horizon over the next 2 years?” Website 
The Wisconsin Laboratory Association Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/19. $1000 for any student enrolled in an accredited college or university having completed at least one semester of classes as a technical student, undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a curriculum that will enable them to pursue a career in a non-medical laboratory related field and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Submit the three pieces of information requested for on their web page. Website 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/19. $500 for any college student and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. Fill out the form on the website. Website 
Help Your Loved One Scholarship
Deadline: 05/01/19. $1000 for any student enrolled at either a 2 or 4-year college or university, either in an undergraduate or graduate/advanced program. Answer the questions presented on the website and send them to email address listed. 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 
The $500 Think Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship
Deadline: 06/15/19. $500 student enrolled at an accredited university with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Write an essay explaining why you should be awarded the scholarship. 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
The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $1000 for any student who is pursuing a health-related degree program. Write an essay consisting of no more than 500 words describing why you are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Website 
The Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $2500 for any high school senior, college undergraduate, or graduate student enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States who has a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Write an essay consisting of no more than 500 words describing your ideal future life and how you plan to achieve that dream. 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 
The First Generation Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $1000 for any first generation American student enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate program and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 700-1000 word essay discussing the obstacles you have faced as a first generation American and how those experiences have shaped you into who you are today. Website 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Deadline: 06/30/19. $500 for any college student and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. Fill out the form on the website. Website 
TTR Lost Data Recovery Scholarship Fund Fall Semester
Deadline: 07/15/18. $1000 for any high school student attending college or university in the following semester with a minimum GPA of 2.80. Write an essay consisting of no more than 800 words discussing how company data loss can hurt a business. Explain the importance of data recovery for businesses and organizations. 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 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Deadline: 09/30/19. $500 for any college student and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. Fill out the form 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
RNCareers Registered Nursing/Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student. Write a 750+ word essay answering the prompt listed on the website. 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
WisePick Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1500, $1000, or $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student attending a college or university in the U.S. at the time of the award and who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Write an essay of approximately 1500-2000 words on the topic “How home environment affects your life success?” Website