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 And make sure to check out this comprehensive 2015-2016 scholarship guide and directory created by Glendale Union High School District.

Upcoming Scholarships

Out to Protect Scholarship11/27/2015Up to $1000

Identify as LGBT
Must be currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program

Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest12/1/2015up to $2,000

HS juniors and Seniors
Students curently enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or university

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships12/1/2015$1,000

Various​ (College, Nursing, Law School, Medical School, Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy)

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship12/1/2015$10,000

Computer science, computer engineering or closely related major
Must be a female currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year
Must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a university in the U.S. for the 2016-2017 academic year
Must maintain a strong academic record

"Business Plan" Scholarship for Students with Disabilities12/4/2015$1,000

Students with a documented Disability
Must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition 12/4/2015Up to $50,000

HS Senior
Must be U.S. Citizen

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships12/5/2015$5,000

Must be between the ages of 5-25 (kindergarten through graduate school)
M​​ust be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the U.S.
Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the U.S. at least within the last 12 months

Barro's Pizza and Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Contest12/7/2015$10,000

​Arizona residents 18 years or older

Novus Biologicals Scholarship12/11/2015$1,500

Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (Baccalaureate, Graduate, Associate Degree or Diploma) with a declared major in a science related field​​

R&D Systems Scholarship12/11/2015$1,500

Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (Baccalaureate, Graduate, Associate Degree or Diploma) with a declared major in a science related field​​​​​

AXA Achievement Scholarships12/15/2015Up to $25,000

Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
HS senior planning to enroll full-time in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2016-2017 academic year
Involved in extracurricular, community, or work-related activity​​​​​

Burger King Scholars- James McLamore Whopper Scholarship12/15/2015Up to $50,000

HS senior or have graduated from high school within 3 years and are applying as a full-time freshman to a 4-year accredited college or university in the U.S.
3.3+ GPA
25+ ACT score; 1700+ SAT score
Must demonstrate an active leadership role in community service, athletics, or co-curricular activities and demonstrate substantial work experience
Must be a U.S. citizen

HomeAdvisor's Green Home Improvement Scholarship12/15/2015$1,000

Essay (i.e. Why is going green in the home important? What are some unique green alternatives to use in the home?)

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship12/15/2015up to $40,000

Current student at an accredited U.S. Community College or 2-year institution with sophomore status or recent graduate
Must plan to enroll in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2016
Have not previously enrolled at or attended a 4-year institution
Must demonstrate significant unmet financial need
3.5+ GPA

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards12/16/2015% of $250,000

Public, private, parochial, or home-school students in the U.S., Canada, or American schools abroad enrolled in grades 7-12 are eligible to participate in the Awards.​

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes12/17/2015$20,000

Must be a current high school senior entering a 4-year accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2016
3.0+GPA (maintained from 9th grade to first semester of 12th grade)
Must currently be members in good standing of a sports team at their school or are in an after-school sports program
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

$1,000 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship12/31/2015$1,000

Must be a HS student, undergraduate or graduate student
Must be a legal U.S. resident 

First Credit Union Scholarship12/31/2015$500

2016 Graduating HS Senior in Arizona planning to enroll ​full time ​​at an accredited 2 or 4 year College, University, or Vocational school in Arizona 
Must be a U.S. Citizen​
2.5 GPA​
Must be a First Credit Union Primary M​​ember ​ Healthcare Scholarship Program12/31/2015$500

Healthecare Field Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time in a healthcare related program
Must be 18+ years
Must be a U.S. Citizen

NSHSS Greg Goff Leadership Awards12/31/2015$2,000

HS seniors
3.0+ GPA
scholarship based on outstanding leadership

Phoenix Marathon Foundation Scholarship12/31/2015$2,000

HS Senior
3.5 Gpa
2+ Years Competing in Varsity Level, Running-related Athletics
Must Enroll as Full-Time College Student

The DrugNews Spring 2016 Scholarship12/31/2015$1,000

U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Currently enrolled in an undergrad program with 15 hours completed,
3.0 GPA​,
Pursuing a career in drug research or Education affected by a family member's drug injury

The PennyHoarder's "Frugal Student" Scholarship12/31/2015$2,000

​Must currently be enrolled in a College or University and have an active class schedule

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship1/7/2016up to $40,000

HS senior
Plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the entire upcoming academic year
Must be a U.S. citizen

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund1/8/2016Up to $15,000

Asian/Pacific Islander
Must be a U.S. Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident of the U.S.
2.7+ GPA
Must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited College or University as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in Fall 2015​

Ron Brown Scholar Program1/9/2016$10,000 for four years

Black/African American Scholarship
HS senior
Must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, and participate in community service activities
Must demonstrate financial need
Must be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card **Early deadline: November 1, 2015​​

Gates Millennium Scholars Program1/13/2016$1,000

​Minority Scholarship
3.3+ GPA​
Will be enrolling for the first time at a U.S. accredited college or univeristy as a full time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the Fall 2016

American University Frederick Douglas Scholarship Program1/15/2016Full tuition, fees, books, room, and board

Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Rank in Top Half of their Class
Satisfactory ACT or SAT Scores
2 letters of recommendation
Apply to the American University in Washington, DC​

Discontrue Scholarship1/15/2016$3,000

Must be accepted into a U.S. college or university and attend in fall 2015
3.0+ GPA
Must be a U.S. citizen or possess an authorization to study in the U.S

MENSA Education and Research Foundation1/15/2016$1,000

Eligible students are those who will be pursuing a degree program in an accredited U.S.​​ college or university during the academic year following their application

Washington Crossing Foundation Essay Contest1/15/2016up to $5,000 for 1 year

​U.S. Citizen,
High School Senior,
Planning Career of Service to the U.S. in Local, State, or Federal Government

Point Foundation Scholarships1/19/2016Up to $10,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
Must be a HS senior intending to enroll or a current college student enrolled full time at an accredited college or university
Must be enrolled ​​in a degree-granting undergraduate, graduate or doctoral program
Community college students must be transferring to a 4-year college or university
​DACA Eligible

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) National Scholarship1/20/2016$1,000

HS Senior
Younger than 21
Eligible to attend a 2 or 4 year College, University, or Technical School Full Time
M​​​ust be a legal U.S. Resident
Must live in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship1/30/2016$1,000

All HS students, home schooled students​, college and university students and graduate students eligible to apply
Must be a U.S citizen or legal resident

Microsoft Minority Scholarship1/31/2016Partial or Full tuition

Must be enrolled full-time in a bachelor's computer science degree program at a 4-year college or university
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Must also apply to the Microsoft Internship program to be eligible for the scholarship

Active Renter Property Management Entrepreneurship Scholarship2/1/2016$500

Arizona Scholarship,
Entrepreneur Scholarship,
Must live in Maricopa County,
Must be a senior in high school or have less than 60 credits in college,
3.5+ GPA,
Must have run own business for 1 year. 

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship2/1/2016$1,000

Migrant Workers​ or Children of Migrant Workers
Education major or desired major
​DACA Eligible

Hometeam Homecare Scholarship2/1/2016$2,000

HS students who have been accepted in a nursing school or home health aide program
Must be admitted or enrolled in a nursing school or homecare certification program

NSHSS/Hollister Co. Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program2/1/2016$2,500

HS seniors
3.0+ GPA
Outstanding students who have academically persevered while experiencing bullying
Those who have led anti-bullying efforts in their schools and communities.

Power Poetry "I Am..." Scholarship Slam2/13/2016$1,000

Poetry Contest
Must be between the ages of 13 & 25
citizenship not required

Queer Foundation Scholarship2/14/2016$1,000

LGBTQ Scholarship
HS Seniors
Must attend a U.S. college or university in the 2016-2017 academic year
Must study queer theory or related field: queer medical, legal or social issues

TheDream.US Scholarship2/15/2016Tuition and Fees

DREAMer Scholarship
DACA or TPS eligible​ or have applied to recieve DACA or TPS approval​

NSHSS Earth Day Awards2/29/2016$500

All HS students
3.0+ GPA
Must submit details about an environmental project that you're currently working on, or one that will be initiated for Earth Day in your home, school, and/or community.

The Scholarship2/29/2016$1,500

​College students enrolled during the 2015-2016 academic year full-time at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university or in a graduate program
Must be in good academic standing
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.

ASU HBA Scholarship3/1/2016Varies

AZ Residents​ - Latino
Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 ASU credit hours each Fall and Spring Semester​​

The Early Outreach Scholarship Program3/4/2016up to $5,000

ASU Scholarship
Must be an incoming or current undergraduate affiliated with Access ASU,
Must complete 30 credit hours per academic year
3.0+ GPA,
Must have a FAFSA application in progress.
**Digital/Video presentation submission required

Armstrong Family Foundation Scholarship3/13/2016Up to $8,000

AZ Resident Scholarship
Must be enrolled full time at ASU as a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior or an incoming Freshman/Transfer
Orphan/ward of the court/living with extended family/in foster care/independent student without financial support/experienced extreme life circumstances
Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful legal resident​​

Ayn Rand "Anthem" Essay Contest3/25/2016Up to $2,000

​8th, 9th, and 10th graders
Open to students worldwide

The Sleeklens Academic Scholarship Program3/31/2016$2,000

Must be an Undergraduate, Graduate, or High School Senior with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited Univeristy or College Inspire Our Future Scholarship4/1/2016$2,500

Must be 18yrs or older
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. studying to obtain a teaching degree
3.5+ GPA

Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children4/15/2016Up to $250

Migrant Youth
Enrolled in or accepted at an accredited public or private college, technical or vocational school, or a dropout or a potential dropout from high school
​DACA Eligible

Ayn Rand "Fountainhead" Essay Contest4/29/2016up to $10,000

​Open to students worldwide in 11th and 12th grade

MyProjectorLamps Scholarship5/1/2016$500

HS Senior or Undergraduate attending an accredited program in the U.S.
3.0+ GPA and considered in good standing at current institution
Must follow or 'like' the MyProjectorLamps FaceBook page

The Rover College Scholarship5/31/2016$1,000

Must be a graduated HS senior or currently a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college,
Must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program6/10/2016$1,000

​Open to all high school juniors and seniors and all students currently enrolled in any accredited post-secondary institution

CenturyLinkQuote Scholarship7/18/2016$1,000

GED students/HS seniors with a 2.5+ GPA planning to attend an accredited college or university in fall 2016
College students enrolled full time at an accredited college or univeristy with a 2.5+ GPA
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S.


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