Scholarships to apply for in December

Expecting some downtime this month? Fill it with scholarship applications! Your teen can apply for scholarships NOW and stockpile them for later when they attend college.

These scholarships were collected from the fantastic website at JLV College Consulting

National Don’t Wait to Reach Your Potential Scholarship
Sponsor: Potential Magazine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college-bound teens in 9th-12th grades in the U.S. Students need to sign up for Potential Magazine’s free weekly eNewsletter and they will automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Young Filmmakers Contest
Sponsor: One Earth Film Festival
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: January 5, 2022
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 3 through college (ages 8 and up) from the United States. Student must create a film on one of many given topics related to the Earth.

Edward M. Nagel Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students pursuing studies in business (and business related majors) with at least a 3.0 GPA.

GE – Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and GE
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, at the workplace, and in the community. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $36,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2022
Description: Award is open to Jewish teens who are between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination. Student must have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repair of the world).

Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 7, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union members who are college bound high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall.

Pride Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Pride Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 7, 2022
Description: Applicant must be a resident of the Northwest (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington) and pursuing post-secondary education. Applicant must also be LGBTQ or a straight ally student leader.

Ron Brown Scholar Program
Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: January 9, 2022
Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

San Diego Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Diego Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 9, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who are residents of San Diego County (California). There are multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

College Achievement Awards
Sponsor: Polanki
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 10, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors, and current graduate students (preferred GPA of at least 3.0) who are either Wisconsin residents or attending a Wisconsin college or university. Applicant must be of Polish ancestry OR have studied Polish language, history, society, culture OR significantly engaged in Polish culture. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students engaged in science, music, dance, or theatre.

AMS Graduate Fellowships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: January 1, 2022
Description: Fellowship is open to students entering their first year of graduate school in the fall of 2022 who are pursuing a degree in atmospheric or related sciences. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent resident status and have at least a 3.25 GPA.

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