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External Scholarship Applications and Guidelines

United Negro College Fund
Several opportunities from the UNCF

  • Deadline:  various
  • Award Value:  varies
  • The UNCF Program Services Department manages various scholarship programs. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. 

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships Information

  • Deadline:  various
  • Award Value:  varies
  • Various scholarship programs for students from a variety of ethnicities. Each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. 

US Bank
US Bank Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  March
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to high school seniors and freshman, sophomore or junior college students. Applicants submit their name and winners will be selected at random.

USBundles.com
USBundles.com College Scholarship

  • Deadline:  December
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to high school seniors and college students who are to submit a 250-300 word essay on a given topic.

Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline:  Monthly
  • Award Value:  $1,000
  • Available to US legal residents. 200-900 essay on a given topic, promotion of essay on social media.

Veterans United
Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline:  April and October
  • Award Value:  $2,000
  • Available to college students who have a connection to the military through one of the following: Active-duty service member, Veteran, Spouse or child of a military member or veteran, Surviving spouse of a fallen soldier. Must submit an essay on a given topic.

Webucator
Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students

  • Deadline March 31
  • Award: $1000
  • Available to undergrad and graduate students. Applicant must meet academic requirements and submit a 250-350 word essay on how you will use computer science in your career.

Wyzant.com Scholarship
Wyzant.com Scholarship

  • Deadline:  May
  • Award Value:  up to $10,000
  • Available to college students who must submit a 300 word essay on a given topic, and promote their essay through social media.

Zinni Optical
Zinni's Scholarship Poetry Contest

  • Deadline: April
  • Award: up to $3000
  • Available to high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant will submit an original poem (up to 250 words) on growing up with glasses.