Young Heroes $5,000 Scholarship

by Josh B on December 15, 2014

Did you know you (or your kids) can start earning scholarship money for higher education when they are elementary students? ScholarshipDude has been finding more and more scholarships geared toward students of all ages.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited, highly diverse young people from all across America. Each year, the Barron Prize honors twenty-five outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. The top ten winners each receive a $5,000 cash award to support their service work or higher education. The primary goal of the Prize is to shine the spotlight on these amazing young people so that their stories will inspire others.

Read about the program here. Nominations for 2015 will be accepted starting January 2.

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2014 SuperCollege Scholarship

by Josh B on December 9, 2014

The SuperCollege Scholarship gives back to help you make college affordable. It’s open to all students — high school, college, grad or adult — who are currently in college or plan to start. You can use the scholarship to pay for tuition, books, computers, room and board or any education-related expense.

Apply for this scholarship here.

The deadline for the scholarship contest is December 31, 2014.

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American Radio League Scholarships

December 6, 2014

The American Radio League (ARRL) gives out over 20 scholarships each year, ranging from $500 to $5,000. At the ARRL Foundation website, you can read about these scholarships and see if you qualify for them. You can apply for all of the scholarships you are eligible for with one application. Founded in 1914, the American […]

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PEPA Scholarship Opportunity

November 26, 2014

The Western Poultry Scholarship and Research Foundation has been helping nurture careers and research in the poultry industry since 1965. Since then, Pacific Egg and Poultry Association (PEPA) has assisted outstanding college students in achieving their scholastic goals. Awards are made on the basis of your interest – current and future – in the poultry […]

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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

November 15, 2014

If you are a high school senior planning to enroll in a 4-or 5-year college program, or you are a college freshman or sophomore enrolled in a 4-or 5-year college program, who is looking for career experience in a dynamic environment, apply to the CIA’s Undergraduate Scholar Program and contribute to the work of the […]

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More than a scholarship: Gates Millennium Scholars

November 13, 2014

Get a good-through-graduation scholarship from the Gates Millennium Scholar program. The money is more than a scholarship: It’s a chance to change your life. Be one of 1000 recipients for the 2015 award. The application deadline is January 15, 2015. Apply here. Good Luck!

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SAG Foundation Scholarship

November 8, 2014

The SAG Foundation John L. Dales Scholarship Fund was created in 1973 in honor of the Screen Actors Guild’s longtime Executive Secretary.  Since its creation, the John L. Dales Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to 1,730 SAG-AFTRA performers and their dependents.  John L. Dales Scholarships are granted for study at accredited and licensed universities, colleges, junior […]

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Retha M. Ford Endowed Scholarship

October 30, 2014

The Retha M. Ford Endowed Scholarship is open for students at UNCF (United Negro College Fund) member institutions who are English Majors. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. The scholarship will provide an award up to $5,000 depending on the financial need of the student as verified by the […]

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ASCPA Scholarships: $2500

October 28, 2014

The Alabama Society of CPA’s Educational Foundation awards the following each year. Each scholarship is $2,500.00 23 General Scholarships, one for each accredited accounting program in Alabama 5 Diversity Scholarships 2 Financial Need Scholarships 3 Endowed Scholarships for $1,500.00 each. The scholarships are awarded with the assistance of local chapters of the ASCPA. Some chapters […]

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Get a Scholarship; Give a Scholarship

October 11, 2014

Win the Bake a Change Scholarship and earn $500 for yourself and a $500 scholarship for a girl in India. The She’s the First organization partners with Zinch Scholarships to donate $500 to sponsor a girl’s education. The scholarship is open to all college bound and current college students. Apply for this feel-good scholarship by […]

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Wendy’s High School Heisman Program: Deadline Extended

October 1, 2014

Since 1994, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program has honored more than 250,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school seniors in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy® Committee. The leadership award-honorees are well-rounded young men and woman who excel in learning, performing, and leading in the class room, on the field and in the […]

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2015 Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award

September 25, 2014

The Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award was created in 1997 to honor the late Aurand Harris (1915-1996) for his lifetime dedication to all aspects of professional theatre for young audiences. A panel of judges will administer this award. Two cash prizes will be awarded: First Prize of $1000, and Second Prize of $500. The judges […]

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Easy Zinch Scholarship

September 23, 2014

We’ve posted the Zinch easy essay scholarship before, but a) it’s easy and b) you can apply every week! Here it is: Win one thousand dollars for answering a short essay – two to three sentences. Zinch.com gives high school and college students a question each week to answer. It sounds simple because it is. […]

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RNtoBSNOnlineProgram.com Scholarship Program: $500

September 20, 2014

RNtoBSNonlineProgram.com provides students with vital information on how to become a nurse. They have decided to offer a $500 scholarship to a student attending school Fall of 2015, and who is pursuing a career in the medical field. The RNtoBSNOnlineProgram.com scholarship program will award $500 to a student who values saving money and gaining an education. […]

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Asparagus Club Scholarship

September 12, 2014

Since 1990, the Asparagus Club Scholarship Program has provided over $850,000 in scholarships to students preparing for careers in the grocery industry. In just the past five years, the Asparagus Club awarded over $100,000 to young men and women who have set out on the road to careers in the industry. Each year, subject to […]

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The Fleet Reserve Association Scholarship Essay: $5000

September 9, 2014

The Fleet Reserve Association’s annual scholarship essay deadline is coming up soon. The theme for 2014-2015: Why I Am Proud to Be an American The essay contest’s grand national prize is $5,000 with additional prizes of $2,500 for first place, $1,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place in grades seven through twelve. Each […]

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Culinary Scholarships for high school, college students

September 4, 2014

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), offers educational scholarships to high school students, college students, professional chefs looking to further their education or become certified and student culinary teams currently competing at ACF regional and national conferences. If you are interested in the culinary field these scholarships […]

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Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program: $22,000

September 2, 2014

The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program gives out 106 $22,000 scholarships to deserving students. As one of the nation’s largest college financial aid programs in the country, the Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in […]

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Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship: $5-10,000

August 29, 2014

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs. One award of $10,000 […]

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“How to Win American Scholarships” on sale today at Amazon

December 5, 2013

Buy Judge Josh’s book for 99 cents – today only – so click here to get the book that will guide and help you along your scholarship journey. Get it here.

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The Print and Media Scholarship

October 29, 2013

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation offers $2000 – $5000 scholarships to high school seniors seeking a career in graphic communications, printing technology, printing management or publishing. Apply for this scholarship at http://www.printing.org/pgsfapplication. This print and graphics scholarship could be very valuable throughout college, as you can get it for four years. Be sure to read […]

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Apply for the GetDirectTV Scholarship

July 15, 2013

GetDirectTV is currently awarding an awesome scholarship! The scholarship gives $2500 to the rising/current college student who submits the best blog entry on how television has influenced their post-graduate career aspirations. For instance, who watching Star Trek made you dream of being a rocket scientist, or Grey’s Anatomy made you want to become a surgeon. […]

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Should You Study Abroad?

June 27, 2013

Hey Judge Josh, So I’ve got amitious plans for my college years. I’m a freshman, and I just made my four year plan. I think I’d like to major in Chemistry and double minor in Spanish and Business. I also really want to study abroad. There’s a faculty led summer study abroad program at my […]

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Finding Scholarships with a Low GPA

June 24, 2013

Skyllar is worried about his ability (or lack of) to find scholarships with a low GPA. After a few sucky years at college, Skyllar is now on the right track, but doesn’t know if there are scholarships available. Well, I guess I should start at the beginning. I graduated High School in 2005 with a […]

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How important is a minor on your transcript?

June 20, 2013

Hi Josh, I have a slight dilemma that I could use some real-world insight on. I’m a senior in college, I’m done applying to graduate schools & I graduate in May. However, I took too many classes during my last semester (think maybe 23 credit hours) and now I’m a little overwhelmed. I find that […]

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Is Your Financial Aid Enough?

June 18, 2013

Let me introduce to you Shelby, who is planning on going to her dream school, but doesn’t know if it’s going to work out. Let’s hear her story….. Hey Judge Josh. It is with a puffy, tear swollen eyes that I must ask you for your advice. I got accepted to the University of Minnesota, […]

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Should Katlyn Go To College?

June 4, 2013

Katlyn is excited about going to college, but she’s nervous that she will pick the wrong career path. Today I’m going to tell her why she  SHOULD go to college. After taking a two year hiatus from high school and working like a dog, I am pleased to announce that I’m set to graduate in […]

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Choosing Between Two Schools?

June 3, 2013

Good day readers! If you are tired of applying for scholarships, I am giving advice to Emma today, who is trying to choose between two schools. Hello, I stumbled upon your site through a posting about Cassidy and when “name” schools are worth it. So here is my very fortunate dilemma: I was recently accepted […]

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1800 Wheelchair Scholarship

May 29, 2013

1800wheelchair.com is announcing their thirteenth scholarship award. Established in 2006, the 1800wheelchair scholarship now awards two $500 scholarships each year. Past topics have explored mobility issues on campus and much more. The current scholarship is a poetry contest. Write a poem, in a style of your choosing, on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. […]

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Zinch Easy Essay Scholarship

May 20, 2013

We’ve posted the Zinch easy essay scholarship before, but a) it’s easy and b) you can apply every week! Here it is: Win one thousand dollars for answering a short essay – two to three sentences. Zinch.com gives high school and college students a question each week to answer. It sounds simple because it is. […]

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