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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.

Shred Nations Scholarship Program

The Shred Nations Scholarship is an annual award given to an outstanding student to offset the costs of higher education.

As a member of the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), Shred Nations recognizes the benefits of continuing higher education for those individuals interested in business, environmental responsibility and making future contributions to the community. Shred Nations supports the independent shredding industry and believes in giving back to providers by providing a scholarship to students seeking higher education.

National Geographic Bee

National Geographic Bee
National Geographic Bee is open to students in grades four through eight. Students in public schools, private schools, and home schools in the United States Atlantic and Pacific territories, and Department of Defense Dependents Schools  may participate.

Schools may register to participate and register not less than 6 students for the competition. The competition is a series of questions relating to world geography. The purpose of the contest is to teach students more about the world.

The SAWF Scholarship Program

The SAWF Scholarship Program
The SAWF Scholarship Program is open to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM related field, such as science, technology, engineering, or math, or an automotive field. Female high school seniors or graduates from specific southern states may apply.

Eligible states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas or West Virginia. Applicants may attend an accredited two-year technical program, four-year undergraduate program, or graduate program. GPA requirements are 2.5 cumulative, and 3.0 in major. Eligible students may attend college part-time or full-time.

Gensler Scholarships

Gensler Scholarship
Gensler, recognized as the world's largest and leading collaborative design firm, is also committed to the education of emerging design talent. The firm offers two U.S. scholarship opportunities annually for architecture and interior design students.

One of the scholarships offered is Gensler Diversity Scholarship. Gensler believes diversity ignites innovation in design. Gensler also believes in bringing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and points of view to work at Gensler.

Miss America Foundation Scholarship Fund

Miss America Scholarship Fund
The Miss America Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to over 12,000 young women who compete in the state and local competitions as well as Miss America first place winner, four runners-up, semi-finalists and non-finalists.

Since 1945, the Miss America Organization, a not-for-profit organization, has recognized young women not just for beauty but also talent and intelligence. Scholarships have been an important part of the awards that have helped many young women pay for college and prepare for rewarding careers.

Chick-fil-A Scholarships

Chick-fil-A Scholarships are available to any Chick-fil-A employee who is working at any of the chain’s franchisees. Scholarships may be applied at any accredited institution of their choice, including online.

Scholarships will be awarded based on factors such as academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Applicants are not required to meet any minimum length-of-service requirement in order to be eligible.

AREMA Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

AREMA Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
The AREMA Educational Foundation provides scholarships to engineering students who are specializing in the railway industry and supports other educational and training endeavors that help to ensure the future of the profession.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited four or five-year engineering or engineering technology undergraduate/graduate degree program.

Smithsonian Magazine Annual Photo Contest

Smithsonian Annual Photo Contest
The Smithsonian Annual Photo Contest awards scholarships every year to students and others interested in photography. Since 2002, Smithsonian Magazine has awarded talented photographers around the country for their creative work in photography.

Applicants may submit up to 15 photographs in each of six categories. The categories include the natural world, travel, people, American culture and heritage, artistic images and mobile photos. A total of eight awards will be distributed, including one winner in each of the six categories, one Readers' Choice award, and one grand prize winner.

Google U.S./Canada PhD Fellowship Program

Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program
Google U.S./Canada PhD Fellowship Program honors exceptional graduate students in the U.S. and Canada who do outstanding and innovative work in computer science, related disciplines, or promising research areas. Qualifying students must be pursuing a Ph.D. in  fellowship research areas. Candidates must be nominated by their department.

The two-year fellowships cover tuition and fees, a Google research mentor, and a yearly stipend. Candidates must be full-time students attending one of the eligible schools and universities. Fellowships are offered in the areas of computer graphics, computer architecture, networking, energy efficient computing, software engineering, programming technology, and much more.

Microsoft Scholarship Program

Microsoft Scholarship Program
Microsoft Scholarship Program is for students who are currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree program. Students must be attending a school in North America and pursuing studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

Most of the scholarships will be awarded to female students, underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American) or students with disabilities. All candidates are reviewed on the basis of their passion for STEM fields, leadership qualities and financial need. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Scholarships cover full or partial tuition for one academic year.

ASA Minority Fellowship Program

ASA Minority Fellowship Program is open to new or continuing minority graduate students. Applicants must be applying to or enrolled in sociology departments with a strong focus on mental health research programs.

Applicants must be members of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: Blacks/African Americans, Latinos (Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans), American Indians or Alaskan Natives, and Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian), or Pacific Islanders (Hawaiian, Guamanian, Samoan, Filipino). The fellowship includes a stipend and some funding for travel to the ASA Annual Meeting each August, regional or association meetings in the spring or fall, and professional development training programs and workshops.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

AXA Achievement Scholarship
AXA Achievement Scholarship is looking to award college scholarships to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.

The insurance company's AXA Foundation offers more than a million dollars in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico.

Courage To Grow Scholarship

Courage To Grow Scholarship
The Courage To Grow Scholarship is open to high school juniors or seniors or current college students. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or above.

Students may enter the contest by submitting a 250-word essay that describes an experience or life situation that has made a significant impact in their lives. Applicants must explain how the experience gave them courage to grow and how the scholarship will help them achieve their education and career goals.

Sullivan Leadership Awards


Sullivan Leadership Awards are FULL RIDE scholarships that are offered to outstanding students who accept admission to Seattle University. The scholarship is for students who pursue rigorous college preparatory coursework with noteworthy achievement.

Most Sullivan Scholarship recipients have a GPA of 3.7 or higher. They are leaders in their campus community as well as in their communities. Students who are currently living and studying in the U.S. may apply.

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Scholarship of Distinction

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Scholarship of Distinction
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Scholarship of Distinction is open to minority students who want to pursue careers in the financial industry. Eligible candidates include women, African Americans, LGBT, Hispanics, Native Americans, military veterans, and students with disabilities.

The scholarship is for students interested in a career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum GPA of 3.2 or above who are pursing a BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. Candidates must have excellent performance both in and outside the classroom.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (by Google)

Women Techmakers Scholars Program is open to women who are studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student.

Candidates include those pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada. They must have strong academic records, leadership skills, and a passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science.

Allianz Global "ScholarTrips" Contest For Creative Students

Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance company, is looking for creative students who want to travel to participate in international volunteer and study abroad programs.

Each year, they ask students questions from something like "What is your dream travel experience?" "What inspires you to travel abroad?" to "If you could bring any TV or movie character, whether animated, human or animal, with you on a trip abroad, who would it be and why?"

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Coca-Cola Scholars Program
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is a very competitive program for high school seniors throughout the United States. Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company, the largest soft drink company in the world, the program awards millions every year in college funding.

Applicants must be current high school (or home-schooled) seniors, must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents, must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited university or college, and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards is open to high school seniors of Hispanic/Latino descent who plan to enter college in the fall after graduating from high school. Eligible students may apply to their closest region; there are 10 different regions across the country.

Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above in order to apply. Students can apply to various award categories, including:

YoungArts Scholarship

YoungArts Scholarship
YoungArts Scholarship is open to student artists in film, design, music, dance, photography, visual arts, theater, and writing. Emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States may apply.

YoungArts Winners receive not only financial awards but support and professional development and mentoring from world-renowned performers, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Sarah Brightman, Plácido Domingo, Frank Gehry, Jeff Koons, Wynton Marsalis, Rebecca Walker and Carrie Mae Weems.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Scholarship Program

Beyonce and Jay-Z
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter have announcd a new scholarship program that will award one exceptional senior high school student, with financial needs, up to $100K in funds to put toward their enrollment in a college or university for the upcoming academic year. The award will serve as a dedicated university-based fund for each selected student throughout the duration of the student's enrollment.

This back to school season, students in OTRll Tour markets, who are preparing for college, will be chosen by Boys and Girls Club of America. Qualified students must demonstrate academic excellence and show financial needs that would make it hard for them to enter a college or university for the academic year.

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize is looking to award exceptional student inventors across the country. Teams of undergraduate students and individual graduate students from any college or university in the United States who have significant inventions are invited to join the contest.

The inventions must represent one of the important sectors of the economy including healthcare, transportation and mobility, food/water and agriculture, and consumer devices. It also serves as the prize categories.

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.

Boeing/ Thurgood Marshall College Fund HBCU Scholarship Program

Boeing/ Thurgood Marshall College Fund HBCU Scholarship Program
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with The Boeing Company is proud to announce the Boeing | TMCF HBCU Initiative. This program provides an unparalleled career opportunity and scholarship for outstanding students attending Boeing HBCU priority schools. High performing students currently in their sophomore year, with a minimum GPA of 3.3 are encouraged to apply.

This unique opportunity provides students with full college to career support—opening the door to a full-time career with the world’s largest aerospace company, and lead manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems!

Derrick Rose Scholars Program

Derrick Rose Scholars Program
Passionate about embodying a legacy that will empower the next generation to pursue greatness; NBA star Derrick Rose has launched a scholarship program called the Rose Scholars.

The program is open to high school sophomore, junior + senior students who are civically minded and have an instinct to lead.

B'nai B'rith International's Diverse Minds Writing Challenge

B'nai B'rith International's Diverse Minds Writing ChallengeStudents who are up for a challenge in writing are encouraged to join the Diverse Minds Writing Challenge created by B'nai B'rith International, a Jewish service organization.

The challenge is to write and illustrate a children's book that tells a story of tolerance, diversity or inclusion. The story may tackle topics including but not limited to bullying in schools, persons with disabilities, diverse families, LGBT, equal rights, and religious and cultural tolerance.

Bellhops "Moving Forward" Scholarship

Bellhops, a tech-enabled moving service provider, is looking for an outstanding student nationwide to be awarded one scholarship each year to help complete their college education.

To be eligible, applicants must be either currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited undergraduate college or university in 2018 and must also have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Roy E. Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship

Since 2006, maintenance management company Roy Jorgensen Associates, Inc. has been awarding an outstanding engineering student each year in memory of its late founder, Roy E. Jorgensen.

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and an undergraduate college senior or graduate student enrolled at an accredited engineering university in the United States.

CharterUP National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees

CharterUP, a transportation technology provider, is awarding a scholarship to one deserving immigrant or refugee student who was born outside the United States. It is in conjunction with the company's belief that cultural diversity and opportunity is what would make the United States become more progressive.

The CharterUP scholarship is open for immigrants and refugees who are currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant

Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant
Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant (LMAA), founded in 1993 by Lisa Ruffin, is based on the idea that young people must begin with a strong foundation. They believe that each of our girls possesses the promise of unlimited possibilities. In partnership with supportive parents and sponsors, they offer the LMAA pageant as a vehicle to develop their potential.

This educational program is dedicated to empowering young ladies between the ages of six through 12 with a CAP - Confidence, Awareness and Pride - to prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow. LMAA uses a pageant format to provide girls with an early introduction to the arts and a heightened cultural understanding.