Private Scholarships List

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.

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
OppU Achievers Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/18. $2500 for students with a 3.0 or higher GPA enrolled in an accredited university. Answer in 500 words or less how you are an achiever. Website
GreenPal Business Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/18. $2000 award for any graduating senior or current student enrolled in a college of business with a 3.5 or higher GPA. Website
Square Foot Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/18. $500-$3000 award for a junior or senior who is expected to graduate in Spring of 2020 and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Submit an essay about how technology will change the commercial and/or residential real estate industry. 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?


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 
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