African-American Grants - Open Education Database
OEDB.org developed a list of scholarships and grants specifically for African American students. We provide context for how students can best take advantage of available resources while offering a listing of 15 scholarship and grant opportunities.
Link to OPEDB
Dave's $1,000 "Ride A Bike" Scholarship [Summer/Fall 2017]
Our scholarship acceptance period (Deadline 6/30/2017) and I wanted to make sure your students had a chance to apply!
Link to ride-a-bike scholarship information
Dogs By Nina $1,000 “Show And Tell” Scholarship
$1,000 [Summer/Fall 2017] Scholarship
Our scholarship acceptance period (Deadline 7/31/2017) and I wanted to make sure your students had a chance to apply!
Link to scholarship
The Monica’s Health Magazine Academic Scholarship Program
The scholarship is open to all your full-time students, as well as to high school seniors that you may have awarded acceptance letters for the 2017 academic year.
- The deadline for submitting the applications is 11:59 PM EST, August 30, 2017
- All applicants will get a chance to win $2500 that will be used to cover academic expenses including, but not limited to, tuition fees, books, laptops, and other equipment. The two winners with the best applications will be selected and awarded $2500 each to cover the aforementioned expenses.
- Click on link below for all the details pertaining to The Monica’s Health Magazine Academic Scholarship Program, including application requirements and application instructions
- Link to scholarship
Offering $500 - $1000 essay scholarship
Link to scholarship information
About the scholarship: We want to hear your students’ thoughts on the topic of cyberbullying: How have you or your peers been affected by cyberbullying? How do you think schools can aid in stopping cyberbullying? We want to hear their honest opinions and express their well-thought-out ideas clearly, supported with research and evidence in the form of an essay. We want to stress that word count is not a deciding factor in this essay contest.
- Deadline: March 31, 2017
- Eligibility: Applicants must be junior (11th grade) or senior (12th grade) students currently enrolled in a high school during the 2016-2017 academic year in the United States
- To apply: Applicants must apply to the contest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide their contact information and a verification of full-time enrollment at the institution. Please visit our website for more detailed information: www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/high-school-scholarship/
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- · Location - view the child's current and past whereabouts.
- · Call history - view the child's incoming and outgoing calls and contacts.
- · Images - view the child’s camera roll
- · Apps - view what apps the child has downloaded on their device.
- · Texts - view the child's received, sent and deleted text messages
- · Browser history - view what sites the child has recently visited
- · Social media - view the child's online activity on their social media accounts, including Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram.
Scholarship opportunities with open applications
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship
Green Home Improvement Scholarship
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund National President’s Scholarship
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Scholarships
2017 Rosa Parks Scholarships for Michigan High School Seniors
The application for the 2017 Rosa Parks Scholarships ($2,000) is now available on our web site: Link to website. This is an annual scholarship. Link to scholarship application
Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation - Annual scholarship
Email: email@example.com If you have a major concern that needs to be addressed, PLEASE send a new email with the subject: SCHOLARSHIP QUESTION
AAACF’s online scholarship application
Applications are due on March 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Some scholarships that your students may qualify for are listed below. Please click on the individual scholarship name to be linked to more information about the scholarship (criteria, requirements, etc.)
Please note that there are a few changes to the application process this year. (1) The Letter of Recommendation requirement has been replaced with a Scholarship Recommendation Form (found on our website and (2) The Scholarship Recommendation Form and transcript can now be uploaded at any time during the process.
Attached are instructions to get your students started and two flyers you may want to distribute or hang.
Duffel Bags Boy Internet Marketing Scholarship
One-time $1,250 scholarship to students interested in Internet marketing.
Amount: $1,250 (one time) / 2 available for each semester
Submission: Link to scholarship information
Deadline: March 31, 2017 and November 30, 2017
Criteria: Essay on the importance of Internet marketing in society
Eligibility: All grade levels and majors welcome
We have created the Duffel Bags Boy Internet Marketing Scholarship for High School, Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of “Internet Marketing” to receive a $1,250 award.
Award-winning experience and a full-ride scholarship to CMU
Your students can make their dreams of a career in the media/communication field a reality with the Lem Tucker Scholarship at Central Michigan University. Each year, the scholarship awards one future communicator with full tuition, room, board, and books.
Download an application (pdf)
For students interested in broadcasting, journalism, public relations, or a related field, CMU offers one of the most comprehensive media programs in the country. Whether it's television, radio, print, or public relations, you'll be involved on a national scale with award-winning hands-on experiences.
CMU's broadcast and cinematic arts program is the only one of its kind with two student-run radio stations providing you with irreplaceable experience in running a radio cluster.
Students have won multiple state, regional and national awards, including 13 consecutive designations as College Television Station of the Year from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.
CMU has one of just two accredited journalism programs in Michigan.
CM-Life, the student-run newspaper, annually earns national awards for top advertising, public relations, marketing, design and social media from the College Media Business & Advertising Managers.
Application materials must be postmarked by February 17.
The Hammock Expert Scholarship Program
$1,500 annual scholarship (one time)
4 scholarships available every year (2 per semester)
Submission: To be eligible, an applicant must have a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA (High school or university) and submit a 1000-1500-word essay answering the following question:
How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future? All final essays should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org Please direct any scholarship questions to our Human Resources Department at email@example.com
Winter deadline: January 31, 2017
Fall deadline: August 31, 2017
Terms and Conditions:
The Hammock Expert Scholarship award will be paid directly to the student with an edu e-mail or HS e-mail (will need to provide HS proof if HS does not have own email).
The funds from this scholarship are to be used solely for tuition, books, supplies and any additional fees required for students’ course work.
After the winner is chosen, enrollment and GPA qualifications will be confirmed.
If applicant does not meet the stated requirements, the award will then be given to the next eligible runner-up.
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link: Link to scholarship information and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program
This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, Link to scholarship information to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.
The deadline: June 1, 2017.
Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link: Link to scholarship information and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.
The deadline: June 1, 2017.
The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program
The scholarship is open to all your full-time students, as well as to high school seniors that may have awarded acceptance letters for the 2017 academic year. All applicants will get a chance to win $2000 that will be used to cover academic expenses including, but not limited to, tuition fees, books, laptops, and other equipment. The three winners with the best applications will be selected and awarded $2000 each to cover the aforementioned expenses.
All the details pertaining to The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program, including application requirements and application instructions. Link to scholarship information
The scholarship selection will take place once each year, but previous winners should not apply, as they will not be given a chance to win the scholarship a second time. The deadline for submitting the applications is 11:59 PM EST, April 30, 2017. Winners will be announced 7 working days after the close of the application process.
DCAcar is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $2,000 scholarship to students of Ypsilanti Community Schools.
- Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the Spring, Summer or Fall 2017 academic year.
- Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
- For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
- Must provide your written essay: “Driverless Vehicles” by the deadline of April 30, 2017
- A winner will be chosen on – May 15, 2017
All essay submissions should be sent in: Click on link for address. firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Scholarship page where students can find all the details: Link to scholarship information
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
It’s that time of year again: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program is honoring 20 outstanding young people with a $20,000 college scholarship. Download a summary of the program here to share with students, colleagues, and friends.
As a newly added bonus, one of our 20 winners will be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5,000 award.
Know an athlete who loves sports as much as he or she loves making a difference in the community?
Lawn Starter Scholarship
A scholarship geared towards promotion of entrepreneurship.
The scholarship is offered semi-annually.The scholarship information is included below.
Eligibility Requirements: Open to all majors as long as they are an incoming or current full-time student enrolled in a 2-year/ 4-year/ or graduate program and are passionate about entrepreneurship.
Website: Link to website for scholarship information
Application for Scholarship: Students apply by sending a transcript, resume, and a 500-700 word essay answering the following prompt "What makes them passionate about building a business?" to email@example.com
Number of Awards: 2 (one per semester)
Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
We are proud to announce the first annual Kelsey’s Law Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship for Michigan high school seniors has launched. You may be familiar with Kelsey's Law, which prohibits the use of cell phones for Level 1 and 2 drivers in the state. Our law firm teamed up with Kelsey's mother, Bonnie Raffaele, to honor Kelsey, inspire change in teens who drive distracted and help prevent car accidents.
Click here for the details of our scholarship are included here -
Link to scholarship information
Submissions from students can include a video, graphic or Tweet that compels teen drivers to stop distracted driving; and the contest goes through the end of August. In October, we will be awarding $5,000 worth of scholarships to Michigan students.
Beth Warner - Michigan Auto Law
30101 Northwestern Hwy
Farmington Hills, MI 48334 - Link to more information
MSU Black Alumni Scholarship
Open to ALL students! The deadline postmark date is April 30th.
Applications are currently being accepted. It is the equivalent of the China Rhodes Scholarship. This is an exciting application for Today's Youth.
Link to scholarship information
Zumper Apartments College Scholarship
Link to scholarship information
Zumper apartment rental search is sponsoring a $1,000 college scholarship:
Scholarship details: We’re looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!
Please read the Ypsilanti rental guide at this link to scholarship information before applying! Zumper Description: Free apartment and home rental search with real-time updates. Sort listings by price, number of bedrooms, cat-friendly, dog-friendly, pet-friendly, and time posted. Available on iOS & Android.
Spring: April 1, 2017
StudySoup Future Innovator Scholarship Program
As a company driven to help students succeed, we know that college is an important step along many career paths, but it can be expensive. Students can upload notes to StudySoup.com to lighten their financial burden. However, we still felt like we could do more to give back to the future leaders of the world. Therefore, we are offering a $2,000 scholarship each semester to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of StudySoup’s core values:
- Be a Knight
- Make an Impact
- Succeed Together
You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad. Whatever your achievements, we want to hear from you!
Any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria:
- Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
- Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)!
Spring Semester 2017: March 1st, 2017
$1,000 Scholarship Contest, which we have made available for high school seniors and college students across the country. You can give it a look at the link below:
Link to scholarship information