January Scholarship Deadlines
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes
The Foot Locker Scholar-Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms and in their communities.
Who is Eligible:
- Current high school seniors entering an accredited, four-year US college or university in the fall of 2020
- Current members (in good standing) of a high school sports team or are involved in after-school sports
- Maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher
- A U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
- NOT a Foot Locker employee or an immediate family member of a Foot Locker employee
Applicants will be evaluated on the following:
- Embody good sportsmanship and strong moral character
- Are passionate and committed to empowering the community in which he/she lives
- Are confident and enthusiastic leaders
- Display academic excellence
- Come from diverse backgrounds
- Are Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material - they are proactive, highly motivated, inspiring, charismatic, honest, trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous.
Eligible grade: 12
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation's 40th president, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Awards are for undergraduate study only, and may be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board.
To be eligible for this award, applicants must:
Semifinalists will be required to provide a recommendation from a community leader, such as a high school principal, elected official or executive director of a nonprofit organization, and must provide documentation to certify academic performance and financial need. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype or telephone by a member of the selection committee.
Eligible grade: 12
Distinguished Young Women Scholarship
Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program that inspires high school girls to develop their full, individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments: by encouraging continued education and providing college scholarships; by developing self-confidence and the abilities to interview effectively, to speak in public, to perform on stage and to build interpersonal relationships; by encouraging and showcasing excellence in academic achievement, physical fitness, on-stage performance skills, and the ability to think and communicate clearly; and by creating opportunities to beneficially inspire the lives of others.
Distinguished Young Women believes that every young woman has the potential to reach her own goals in life, regardless of her outward appearance or economic status.
Participants earn scholarships and medallions to signify the organization's emphasis on academic achievement and all-around excellence. Participants are provided opportunities to teach young people how to live a healthy life, the importance of education, and self-esteem through the Be Your Best Self Program.
1. Scholastic (based on transcripts from high school and standardized tests)
2. Interview (10 minutes with judges in a business-like suite)
3. Talent (90 seconds of your best performance)
4. Fitness (a routine taught to you with emphasis on fun)
5. Self Expression (answering a question for about 30 seconds in a special "after 5" fancy knee length dress)
DO YOU HAVE A GREAT ATTITUDE? ARE YOU FITNESS MINDED? DO YOU STRIVE TO BE YOUR BEST SELF? DO YOU HAVE A PERFORMING TALENT? DO YOU HAVE A GPA OF 3.5 OR GREATER? Log on to www.distinguishedyw.org and apply today!
Deadline: January 2021 for 2022 graduates
Contact: Lois Wille (801) 792-1287; email@example.com
Eligible Grade: 11
Ron Brown Scholar Program
For high school seniors of African American descent that plan to make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. Must demonstrate financial need.
Eligible grade: 12
Air Force ROTC
You’re under no obligation by simply applying for an Air Force ROTC scholarship. However, if you are awarded a scholarship, you become obligated when you accept and sign an agreement with the United States Air Force.
If you are under legal age in the state where the school is located, your parent or legal guardian must sign this agreement.
You will agree to:
Amount: Up to full tuition, fees and stipend
Eligible Grade: 12
APIASF Scholarship Program
Scholarships range from one-time $2,500 awards to $20,000 awards. APIASF provides scholarships to underserved AAPI students with a special focus on those who:
- live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status
- are the first in their families to attend college
- are representative of the AAPI community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited opportunity and
- have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.
- be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the US Census
- be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the US. Citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau are able to apply
- be enrolling as an undergraduate student in the US accredited college or university in the Fall of 2021
- have a minimum GPA of 2.7 or have earned a GED
- must apply for federal financial aid using the FAFSA
- submit one letter of recommendation online
Deadline: 01/14/2021 5PM EST
Eligible grade: 12