Top Scholarships and Financial Aid Programs For Students, Teachers and Parents

Top Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students, Parents and Teachers

Welcome To Scholarships Online! We are the largest online directory of legit scholarships, education grants, and financial aid opportunities. Every year, more than $50 billion dollars in such college funding is given away by corporations, organizations, and government agencies.


United Negro College Fund/ Michael Jackson Scholarship

Michael Jackson Scholarship
The Michael Jackson scholarship provides financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the current academic year.

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 attending University or College.

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Breakthrough Junior Challenge
Breakthrough Junior Challenge is open to students aged 13 to 18. Students may enter the challenge by submitting a 3-minute video on a theory or concept in math, physics or the life sciences.

One student winner per year is chosen to receive a $250,000 college scholarship, a new $100,000 science lab for their school, and $50,000 for their teacher.

Washington Women In Need Education Grant Program

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Washington Women In Need Education Grant Program is open to women in their first year of a two-year academic program and their first or second year of a four-year academic program. The scholarship pays for one year for tuition and required books, and recipients are eligible to apply for one additional grant

Scholarship recipients may attend any approved Washington college or university of their choice. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the state of Washington for at least the past 12 months. Eligibility is based on annual household income. For a family of two, for example, household income must be at or below $35,500 per year.

The Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship For African American Students

The Coca-Cola First generation scholarship provides renewable awards up to $5,000 to students who are first in their families to attend college.

Restriction for this program is limited to full time matriculation in an AUC (Atlanta University Center) College or University.

These schools include: Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University of the Interdenominatinal Theological Center.

Malcolm X Scholarship for "Exceptional Courage"

The Malcolm X Scholarship The Malcolm X Scholarship for "Exceptional Courage" is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions. The scholarship was developed by award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee to increase the awareness about the life and contributions of Malcolm X within society.

The program will provide scholarship support for students, who have overcome difficult circumstances or challenges in pursuit of their college education. Students can be enrolled in any accredited field of study at their chosen UNCF institution.

The Gates Scholarship For Minorities

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The Gates Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship awarded to exceptional high school seniors planning to attend college full time. Applicants must be minorities, including African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American.

The Gates Scholarship will be awarded to 300 eligible minority high school students. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.3 or above, be in the top 10 percent of their graduating class, and demonstrate leadership qualities. Eligible students must plan to enroll full-time in a four-year degree program at an accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university in the US.

Jeanette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund For Low Income Women

The Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund awards scholarships every year to low-income women who are 35 years of age or older. Named after Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, the fund has awarded over $1.8 million in scholarships to over 700 women since 1978.

Aiming to assist women who have a vision of how their education will benefit themselves, their families and their communities, the fund requires applicants to be in an undergraduate or vocational training program. In addition, applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and must meet the maximum net household income guidelines.

RMHC/HACER National Scholarship For Hispanic Students

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RMHC/HACER National Scholarship is open to graduating Hispanic high school seniors planning to enroll at an accredited post-secondary education institution following their graduation. Applicants may choose to attend a two- or four-year college or university as a full-time student.

The RMHC/HACER scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating Hispanic high school students to help them fulfill their dreams of pursing a higher education. Students are selected based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement.

V&E Scholars Program For Minority High School Seniors

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V&E Scholars Program For Minority High School Seniors is open to high school seniors in Texas with high academics and an interest in law. Applicants must be a minority and demonstrate financial need.

Candidates must be a member of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession. This can include Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/Two or More Races. They must also be in the top 20 percent of their class and have a minimum of 1100 SAT combined score or a minimum of 22 ACT score.

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) African American Heritage Scholarships

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) African American Heritage Scholarships
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) African American Heritage Scholarships are offered to outstanding black high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. High-school seniors of African descent may apply (for example, African American, Caribbean, African, etc).

Applicants must plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or a business program such as finance, business administration, or marketing. Students must have a GPA of 3.3 or above and demonstrate financial need. Two scholarships are awarded. Scholarships are renewable up to four years of college.

Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship

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Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is open to full- or part-time, graduate or upper level undergraduate minority students. Applicants must be enrolled in a course of study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

Eligible courses of study include Public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management.

Express Scripts Scholars Program

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Express Scripts Scholars Program is open to students who are pursuing a degree that leads to a career in pharmacy. Up to 4 scholarships are awarded annually.

Eligible students must be enrolled in a professional pharmacy degree program or graduate program at an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited college or school of pharmacy with at least precandidate ACPE status. The dual degree program must be a professional degree (PharmD) combined with a graduate or professional degree (MBA, PhD, JD).

The Cargill Global Scholars Program

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The Cargill Global Scholars Program is open to first- or second-year university students who have excellent academic records. Students from the U.S., Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia may apply.

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need, who are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country, and to those who specialize in fields of study that are considered preferred fields in their country.

The Cameron Impact Scholarship

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The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarship awarded to exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service.

Candidates must be high school seniors planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation. A 3.7 GPA is required. Eligible majors include Finance, Education, Healthcare, Technology, Military, Legal, Sports, Engineering, Art, Education, Public Service, and more.

NBNA Scholarship Program For Black Nurses

NBNA Scholarship For Black Nurses
The NBNA Scholarship Program offers 14 scholarships each year to students pursuing a career in nursing who are members of the National Black Nurses Association, Inc. The scholarships are based on merit and financial need.

Eligible students must be enrolled full-time at a two-year or four-year college or university pursuing a Bachelors, Associate, or L.P.N. degree with at least one year of school remaining. Applicants need to be active in student nursing activities as well as African-American activities in the community. Scholastic achievement is important.

5 Strong Scholarship

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5 Strong Scholarship is open to minority, graduating high school seniors who plan to attend a Historically Black College or University. Five students are chosen every year to be placed on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and a minimum ACT: 19/ SAT: 980 (verbal and math only). They must also live in Atlanta or one of the cities surrounding Atlanta. Candidates will be required to attend the mandatory bi-monthly college prep sessions.

Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship

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Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who will graduate or have graduated from high school in one of the participating Middle Tennessee counties. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Candidates must be graduates of a high school in the following Tennessee counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dekalb, Dickson, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson and Wilson.

Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship

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Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating from high schools in the Bay Area. Eligible students must reside in one of the eligible counties in need.

The scholarship is based on greatest service and financial need. Applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo.

Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program

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Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship Program is for graduate students. One male and one female student-athlete is awarded every year a postgraduate scholarship in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and potential for success in postgraduate study.

Recipients who are awarded the Byers Scholarship can also renew the scholarship for a second academic year, as long as the graduate school where the Byers Scholar is enrolled provides evidence of the scholar's satisfactory performance and progress.

Girls Inc. National Scholars

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Girls Inc. National Scholars offer scholarships to female high school seniors graduating from affiliate high schools located throughout the U.S. and Canada. Candidates must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada.

The private scholarship is open only to young women who are in the 11th or 12th grade and who are members of a Girls Inc. affiliate. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year and may be applied to tuition and expenses at any accredited 2- or 4-year college or university.

Colgate-Palmolive Haz La U Scholarship Program

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Colgate-Palmolive Haz La U Scholarship Program is open to Hispanic students who demonstrate academic excellence, dedication to community service, and leadership in their community.

Applicants must be graduating from an accredited high school, have a GPA of 3.0 or above, and be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines). Candidates must be planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school.

AOTF Scholarship Program for Occupational Therapy

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AOTF Scholarship Program is open to students currently enrolled as a full-time student at an AOTA accredited or developing professional level (master's or OTD) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program. It is also open to students who already have a degree but are pursuing their first degree in occupational therapy.

The scholarship is offered every year to eligible students pursuing careers in occupational therapy. To apply, students must submit a completed application, which includes contact information, resume, record of academic performance, and two letters of reference or recommendation. Also required is the completion of a 500-word essay.

SABRE's Safe Is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes

SABRE's Safe Is Smart Scholarship
Safe Is Smart Scholarship Sweepstakes is open to any student attending any accredited university, college, or trade school. One scholarship will be awarded.

Students may enter the competition online. Students must be age 18 or older at the time of entry and currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college, university or trade school in the U.S. One entry per person is allowed.

Natural Resources-Excellence in Education Scholarships

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Natural Resources-Excellence in Education Scholarships are offered by The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE). Five scholarships are awarded every year to incoming freshmen attending universities in Texas.

Applicants must major in a natural resource-related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, or similar majors. They must reside in Texas and be a Texas high school graduate enrolling in a Texas college within 1 year of high school graduation. A GPA of 2.5 is also required.

Ron Brown Scholar Program for African American Students

Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholar Program provides scholarship awards to African-American high school seniors who are excelling in their academics, exhibiting exceptional leadership potential, and actively serving in community service activities.

Applicants must be US citizens or must have a permanent resident visa card. They must also be able to demonstrate financial need, and must be in high school. The scholarship awards are not available to current college students.

Pride Foundation Scholarships

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Pride Foundation Scholarships are available to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, straights who are supportive of LGBT issues, and students from LGBT families. Students must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington but may study anywhere.

Applicants must be high school seniors who are currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, trade, vocational or certificate programs or planning to enroll in the next school year. High school freshman, sophomores or juniors are not eligible.

National Eagle Scout STEM Scholarship

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National Eagle Scout STEM Scholarship is awarded to one Eagle Scout annually who plans to major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field (STEM). All applicants must be members of the National Eagle Scout Association to apply.

The National Eagle Scout STEM Scholarship is the largest scholarship awarded by the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA). It is awarded each year to an applicant who plans to major in a science, technology, engineering or math field. Applicants must be Eagle Scouts applying during their senior year of high school.

Apple HBCU Scholarship Program

Apple HBCU Scholarship Program via Thurgood Marshall College Fund
The Apple HBCU Scholarship Program is offered to eligible college students who are in their final year of college at a HBCU institution. Eligible students include those who are majoring in Computer Science, Information Science/Technology, Mathematics, and/or Engineering.

Candidates must be currently juniors with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3. They must also have specific skills, such as the ability to analyze information and express ideas, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to grasp new concepts. One year scholarships will be awarded to 30 selected students.

Tampa Bay Times Barnes Scholarship

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Tampa Bay Times Barnes Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the Tampa Bay Area, Florida. Eligible high school seniors must aspire to attend college outside of Florida. Four scholarships are awarded every year.

Applicants must live in the Tampa Bay counties of Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Citrus or Hillsborough. They must have a GPA of at least 3.0., be high academic achievers, demonstrate financial need, and have overcome significant obstacles in their lives.

Anheuser-Busch NAPABA Law Foundation Presidential Scholarships

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Anheuser-Busch NAPABA Law Foundation Presidential Scholarships are open to law students who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential to serve the Asian Pacific American community. Two scholarships are awarded every year.

Applicants must be enrolled at least half time as a law degree candidate in an accredited law school in the United States. The law school must be accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).