Scholarships and Programs for Seniors

Updated 9/20/18

Scholarships in RED are new additions
Scholarships in BLUE are summer or weekend programs
Schoalrships in Green have paper applications 

Scholarships & Programs Criteria How to Submit Deadline
Shout It Out Scholarship 

www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?"
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application  9/28/2018
AES Scholarship 

www.aesengineering.com/scholarship.php
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Open to any major - not just engineering
  • Essay
  • Award Amount $500
 Email  10/6/2018


Colonel James L. Graham Memorial Aviation Scholarship 

Graham Aviation Scholarship Application
  • Virginia Resident 16-20 years old
  • GPA 3.0 in the last school year
  • Desire to become a pilot within a year
  • Scholarship is for flight school training- see application for requirements
 Mail application 10/15/2018
Wendy's High School Heishman Scholarship

www. wendyshighschoolheisman.com
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Athlete
  • Leadership 
  • Award amount varies
Online application  10/17/2018
Horatio Alger Scholarship 

www.scholars.horatioalger.org
  • Class of 2018 high school senior
  • Strong commitment to pursue a Bachelor's Degree 
  • Critical Financial Need
  • Community Service
  • GPA 2.0 or higher
  • US citizen 
  • Award amount varies
Online application 10/25/2018
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest
"Why My Vote Matters"

Voice of Democracy application
  • Current 9th-12th grade student
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident planning to become a US Citizen
  • Essay, recording of essay, and entry form
  • Award amount varies
Email application to
vfw2123youth
@gmail.com
 10/31/2018
My Projector Lamps Scholarship 

www.myprojectorlamps.com
  • Age 14 & up
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Cover Letter, Essay, Image, unofficial transcript
  • Award amount $500
Mail paper copies 10/31/2018
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies.  Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you would hide and the top five things you'd bring to stay alive" 
  • Award amount $2,000
Online application  10/31/2018
 Coca-Cola Scholars Program

www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply 
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Award amount $20,000
Online application  10/31/2018
Virginia Earth System Science Scholars

www.vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS/
  • Virginia high school 11th or 12th grader
  • GPA 2.7 or higher
  • Short essay, recommendation from counselor and teacher
Online application  11/11/2018
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars

www.vsgc.odu.edu/VASTS/
  • Virginia high school 11th or 12th grader
  • GPA 2.7 or higher
  • Short essay, recommendation from counselor and teacher 
Online application  11/11/2018
Elks Most Valuable Student

www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • US Citizen
  • Award amount varies($4,000 & up)
 Online application  11/15/2018
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship

www.jkcf.org/our-schoalrships/college-scholarship-program/how-to-apply/

  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Planning to attend a 4 year college in fall of 2019
  • GPA 3.5 or higher
  • Min SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Award amount varies
 Online application  11/20/2018
Education Matters Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarships 
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?"
  • Award amount $5,000
Online application  11/30/2018
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship

www.footlockerscholarathletes.com
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Planning to attend a 4 year college in the fall of 2019
  • Currently involved in high school sports
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • US citizen or Permanent Resident 
  • Award amount $20,000
 Online application  12/14/2018
Top Ten List Scholarship 

www.unigo.com/scholarships

  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of US
  • Create a list of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship(250 words or less) 
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application 12/31/2018
Unigo 10K Scholarship 

www.unigo.com/scholarships 
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal resident of US
  • 250 word essay"Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app? 
  • Award amount $10,000
Online application  12/31/2018
I Have a Dream Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal resident of US
  • 250 word essay "We want to know...what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college"
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application  1/31/2019
DAR Scholarship
Richard & Eugene Dean Scholarship


www.dar.org/general-scholarship
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • GPA 4.0
  • Application can be completed online and saved as a PDF
  • Application, essay, unofficial transcript, 2-4 letters of recommendation, activity sheet, photocopy of proof of US citizenship
  • Award amount $5,000
Email application packet

Must be typed
 2/15/2019
DAR Scholarship 
Pittenger American History Scholarship

www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/history-etc
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Application can be completed online and saved as a PDF 
  • Application, essay, unofficial transcript, 2-4 letters of recommendation, activity sheet, photocopy of proof of US citizenship 
  • Award amount $2,000
Email application packet

Must be typed
2/15/2019
DAR Scholarship 
The LB Findley History Scholarship


www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/history-etc
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Application can be completed online and saved as a PDF
  • Application, essay, unofficial transcript, 2-4 letters of recommendation, activity sheet, photocopy of proof of US citizenship
  • Award amount $2,000
Email application packet

Must be typed
2/15/2019
DAR Scholarship
The Utz Math, Science, & English Scholarships


www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/specific-scholarships

  • Class of 2019 high school senior 
  • Majoring in English, science, or math
  • Applications can be completed online and saved as a PDF
  • Application, essay, unofficial transcript, 2-4 letters of recommendation, activity sheet, photocopy of proof of US citizenship
  • 3 Awards of $4,000 each (English, science, and math) 
Email application packet

Must be typed
2/15/2019
Sweet & Simple Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant.  In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives.  Think back and tell us about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you."
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application  2/28/2019
Virginia Airport Operators Council Scholarships 

2019 Kenneth R. Scott Scholarship

John R. Lillard Schollarship


VAOC Scholarship applications
  • Virginia high school senior
  • Unweightes GPA of 3.5
  • Planning a career in the field of aviation
  • Application, official copy of transcript, copy of acceptance letter, essay, recommendation letter, and activity sheet
  • Award amount $3,000 each
 Mail application  3/9/2019
Willard G. Plenti Aviation Scholarship Program

Plenti Aviation Scholarship Application


  • Virginia high school senior who is planning an aviation career in a non-engineering area
  • Unweighter GPA of 3.5
  • Application, official copr of transcript, copy of acceptance letter, essay, recommendation letter, and activity sheet
  • Award amount $1000
 Mail application  3/18/2019
Superpower Scholarship 

www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships 

  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "Which superhero or villain would you want to change places with for a day and why?"
  • Award amount $2,500
Online application  3/31/2019
Winchester Host Lions Club Scholarship

WHLC Scholarship Application
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • Application, letter of recommendation, essay, and activity sheet
  • Award amount $3,500
Mail paper copies of application  4/1/2019
All About Education Scholarship 

www.unigo.com/scholarhsips/our-scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "How will a $3,000 scholarship for education make a difference in your life?"
  • Award amount $3,000
Online application  4/30/2019
Fifth Month Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "May is the fifth month of the year. Write a letter to the number five explaining why five is important. Be serious or be funny. Either way, here's a high five to you for being original."
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application 5/31/2019
Pureland Suppy $1000 Scholarship 

www.purelandsupply.com/t-scholarship
  • Planning to attend community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade school in the Fall of 2019 
  • Essay, application, unofficial transcript, & one letter of recommendation
  • Award amount $1,000
Mail Paper Copies  6/1/2019


Do Over Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarship/our-scholarships
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?"
  • Award amount $1,500
Online application  6/30/2019
Flavor of the Month Scholarship

www.unigo.com/scholarship/our-scholarship 
  • Age 13 & up
  • Legal Resident of the US
  • 250 word essay "Summer and ice cream go hand-in-hand. In fact, July is National Ice Cream Month, and that's the inspiration behind this award.  We think people are very similar to ice cream; some are nutty, others a little exotic, while some are very comforting.  If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?"
  • Award amount $1,500 
Online application 7/31/2019
Courage to Grow

www.couragetogrowscholarship.com
  • Class of 2019 high school senior
  • GPA 2.5 or higher
  • US Citizen
  • 250 words or less why you believe that you should be awarded the scholarship
  • Award amount up to $500
Online application Awarded monthly
Imagine America Scholarships

www.imagine-america.org
  • Class of 2019 high school senior planning to attend an Imagine America vocational and career college program or technical job training
Online application n/a
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