Educator's Resources

This page is a simple and quick way to find exciting financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Check back regularly because you never know what will become available next!


American Indian College Fund
Deadline: Various
The American Indian College Fund (AICF) was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges. The AICF is devoted to funding and creating awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values. The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public or non-profit private college all across the United States.
Website: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarshipsnew_window

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Deadline: Various
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps students move forward in their educational journeys by providing a wide range of programs and scholarship opportunities. AISES scholarships help students acquire skills and training that will help them meet the unique STEM needs of our communities. Students are highly encouraged to apply for all the scholarships they are eligible for!
Website: http://www.aises.org/scholarshipsnew_window

BestColleges.com
Deadline: Various
The goal of BestColleges is to help students maximize free money for college by providing them with updated and accurate scholarship information. They have compiled an extensive list of scholarships for criminal justice majors, including criminal justice scholarships and criminal justice grants specifically for undergraduates, graduate students, minorities, and women.
Website: http://www.bestcolleges.com/financial-aid/criminal-justice-scholarships/new_window

McNair Scholars Program
Deadline: Year-Round
This scholarship program is designed to prepare students for careers as graduate students, professors or professional researchers. Applicants must be full-time college students, have completed 42 hours or more, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and be a first generation college student or a student from an underrepresented ethnic group.
Website: https://mcnairscholars.com/resources/new_window

OERB Scholarship
Deadline: Various
Oklahoma Energy Rescources Board (OERB) awards up to $500,000 to students majoring in petroleum-related fields. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4-point scale) and be enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate petroleum-related programs: Petroleum Engineering, Geoscience or Energy Management at University of Oklahoma (OU), Oklahoma State University (OSU) or Univerity of Tulsa (TU); or Petroleum Land Management at Oklahoma City University (OCU).
Website:
https://oerb.com/education/undergraduate-scholarship-and-application/new_window

Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Deadline: Various
The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individuals, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The foundation is now able to receive your transcripts electronically if your high school participates in this free service. Please see OCCF's website for details about each scholarship.
Website: https://occf.org/scholarships/new_window

Tuck Sleep Scholarships
Deadline: Various
Many scholarships today are geared toward specific candidates, including those who struggle with sleep-related issues. Tuck.com provides more than $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health.
Website: https://www.tuck.com/sleep-scholarships/new_window

UCanGo2.org
Deadline: Various
Check out UCanGo2.org for numerous scholarship opportunities for middle school, high school, college and adult students. They provide you with links to scholarships by deadline and by category, as well as a new scholarship of the week each Monday. UCanGo2 also offers free information on college planning and financial aid. Visit their website to find these helpful tools!
Website: http://ucango2.org/Scholarships.htmlnew_window

Varsity Tutors Scholarship
Deadline: Monthly
Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $200 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $200 college scholarship.
Website: https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarshipnew_window


July Scholarships

AMVAC Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship
Deadline: July 1, 2021
The scholarships, each worth $2,000, will be awarded to seven qualified students. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be nominated by a practicing cotton consultant, have worked for a cotton consultant at some point between 2019 and 2021, and be either a senior in high school or currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate-level agricultural program at an accredited college or university. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and awarded based on the merits of their applications. Two winners are selected from each designated region, plus one winner from either California or Arizona. If not enough qualified entries are received in any of these regions, those scholarships will be opened up to regions with multiple qualified applicants. The 2021 Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship Southwest region includes Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Website: https://www.amvac.com/scholarshipnew_window

Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association Scholarship
Deadline: July 9, 2021
The Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association (MFMA) offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Applicants are considered based on academic record, field of study and written essay responses. To apply, students must be a legal resident of the United States and must attend school in the United States. All applicants must submit a 500 word typed essay answering one of several prompt questions.
Website: https://www.maplefloor.org/Programs-Services/Scholarship-Program.aspx new_window

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2021
Each year, the American Legion awards between $22,000 - $25,000 in scholarships to deserving players. Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. The American Legion will award several scholarships this year depending on the number of applicants and interest earned from the trust fund. Students must submit an official high school transcript, showing the student has graduated high school. They must be on a current roster (American Legion National Baseball Electronic Registration Form) filed with National Headquarters. They must also be part of a team affiliated with an American Legion post. Each applicant should submit three letters of testimony with the application. Each Department Baseball Committee will select an American Legion player who best meets the qualifications as the American Legion Baseball Scholarship winner. Each department winner will receive a scholarship from The American Legion of $500. Nine applicants will be selected for additional scholarships of $2,500 and $5,000.
Website: http://www.legion.org/scholarships/baseball new_window

BankMobile Scholarship
Deadline: July 16, 2021
BankMobile Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment. Applicants must be citizens of the United States, attend an accredited institution, maintain a 3.0 GPA and submit a complete application, transcript and personal essay. If applicants are not current college students, they must provide proof of enrollment/acceptance.
Website: https://www.bankmobile.com/scholarship new_window

Educational Research Center of America's Community Contribution Scholarship Program
Deadline: July 26, 2021
The Student Research Foundation Personal Achievement Scholarship Competition is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must provide a short essay. Essay must: (1) have recognized a need or a problem in their community, (2) have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem, (3) have developed an action plan so as to address the need or solve the problem. Ten (10) scholarships, totaling $25,000, will be awarded to 10 Finalists/Winners as follows: One (1) First Place Award of $7,000; One (1) Second Place Award of $5,000; One (1) Third Place Award of $2,500; Seven (7) Fourth Place Awards of $1,500 each.
Website: https://www.studentresearchfoundation.org/srf-community-contribution-scholarship/new_window

American Association of State Troopers
Deadline: July 31, 2021
The American Association of State Troopers Foundation, Inc. accepts scholarship applications from the dependents of trooper members for assistance with their post-secondary education expenses. Dependents are defined as: child by natural birth, child legally adopted, stepchild, or child raised as a member's own (claimed as a dependent on income tax). Students can be eligible to reapply each year for a total of four scholarships ranging from $500 - $1,000 each.
Website: https://www.statetroopers.org/scholarship-requirements-information new_window

Flavor of the Month Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Winning scholarships can be sweet - especially with this special a la mode award for scholarship seekers who love ice cream. Are you simple and sweet like vanilla, classic yet unpredictable like chocolate chip, or a little nutty like pistachio? Whatever the flavor or reasons may be, Unigo wants to know what ice cream flavor best reflects your personality and why. July is National Ice Cream Month, and they need a little help picking out a "Flavor of the Month" for their famous ice cream scholarship. Applicants must: Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. To apply, submit an online written response of 250 words or less answering the prompt: "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?" One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/flavor-of-the-month-scholarshipnew_window

Minecraft Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Apex Minecraft Hosting is proud to offer a scholarship to enable students to focus on their studies and career goals. Students may apply for the $2,000 scholarship which can be used toward tuition for their next semester at college. All interested students must submit a short essay expressing their opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence within their education and career development.
Website: https://apexminecrafthosting.com/minecraft-scholarship/new_window

Redfin Scholarship
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining our own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine real estate in the customer's favor. This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents, 18 years of age or older, and have earned a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale.
Website: https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship new_window

 

 

 

August Scholarships

Confident Writers Scholarship
Deadline: August 10, 2021
ConfidentWriters.com is calling all students to show their literary genius, get published and win big! Your opportunity to win a cash scholarship is here, ready and waiting for you. Have no fear. Put away your doubts because you don't have to be an advanced writer to qualify. Grab your computer and let your imagination run wild onto those pages. This is your chance to make your creativity and imagination get the best of you. The judges will score and rank the top three winners, who will then be awarded $700, $500, and $300 scholarships.
Website: https://www.confidentwriters.com/scholarship-essay-contest/ new_window

2nd Chance Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Enter for the chance to win one of five $1,000 scholarships. The Second Chance College Scholarships Contest is open to citizens and those legally residing in the USA with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner's college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll or already be enrolled for spring 2019 session. Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.
Website: https://www.afsascholarship.org/secondchance/ new_window

Active Life Scholarship for Political Expression
Deadline: August 31, 2021
This scholarship is designed to encourage students to explore and express their political opinions and become more active in both local and national politics. Applicants must be currently enrolled in college or graduate school or be an adult learner. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-political-awarenes/new_window

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Clubs of America is proud to offer the "Clubs of America Scholarship Award" for students pursuing their career aspirations. This $1,000 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education. Applicants must write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. YouTube submissions are optional. Videos should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.) One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.
Website: http://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp new_window

Press Cleaners Scholarship
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Press loves to see new ideas flourish, and it's one of the main reasons they created their scholarship. They're growing quickly and want to give back to students in need of a little help in their own entrepreneurial ventures. Applicants must submit an essay outlining their business idea, a current schedule or other proof of enrollment and an updated resume. One student will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: https://www.presscleaners.com/scholarship/ new_window

RentHop's College and University Scholarship Program
Deadline: August 31, 2021
The RentHop Apartment Scholarship awards up to $2,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students in bachelor and associate degree programs in the US who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to their company culture. Applicants must apply using their school email address. If their school does not provide one, then they may still apply using their personal email and include a PDF file of their acceptance letter to an undergraduate program. Each winner will receive a cash scholarship of $1,000 and an optional part-time or full-time internship with RentHop.
Website: https://www.renthop.com/college_scholarship new_window

 

September Scholarships

Love Your Career Scholarship
Deadline: September 10, 2021
The founder of JonesTshirts is a firm believer in the importance of loving your career. It affects every aspect of your life. Your family can see a difference when they know you don't dread going to work every day. You're happier and those around you are happier. It's important to start thinking about this concept early! Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university at the time of application. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.
Website: https://www.jonestshirts.com/scholarship new_window

Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program
Deadline: September 15, 2021
Vitality Medical's Student Disability Scholarship Program is designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and want to make a significant impact in their school and community. Applicants must submit a visual poem on the theme of "how using disability aids has added vitality to your life". Students must also submit a personal statement with their poem. Each winner will receive $500.
Website: https://www.vitalitymedical.com/scholarship new_window

GoSkills Scholarship for Women Who Want to Be the Boss
Deadline: September 15, 2021
GoSkills is eager to offer a scholarship exclusively for women who want to execute their business ideas. Any female high-school or college student who wants to start her own online business is eligible to apply for this $2,000 award. Applicants must submit an application and provide their business plan.
Website: https://www.goskills.com/scholarship new_window

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Deadline: September 19, 2021
DDSRank understands the value of investing in the future of dentistry. To help students pursue a career in dentistry, they're awarding one $500 scholarship to help cover tuition or the cost of books. Applicants must submit an essay describing how the internet will reshape - or already is reshaping - the field of dentistry.
Website: https://www.ddsrank.com/scholarship/ new_window

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: September 27, 2021
Students in 12th grade, college or graduate school may apply. Awards include: One 1st Place award of $10,000; three 2nd Place awards of $2,500; five 3rd Place awards of $500. Students must select from one of three topics listed on the website to write an essay. Essays will be judged on whether the student is able to argue for and justify his or her view - not on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
Website: https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1 new_window

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2021
The purpose of this scholarship is to help students understand the risks of texting while driving. Applicants must be high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors or current or entering college or graduate school students of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or legal residents. To apply, complete the application form including a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving. The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Website: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship/ new_window

Shout It Out Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2021
Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. Unigo's Shout It Out Scholarship committee wants to know what you have to say. Whether it's a message for the world or just a quick "hi mom," this is your opportunity to speak up and win money for college. They're listening! Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message. This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up - and cash in. The "loudest" applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at the time of application, be legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
Website: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship new_window

Money Key Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2021
To apply for this $2,500 scholarship, students must submit a 500-750 words essay on the topic of financial responsibility and answer the question: "What does financial responsibility mean to you and what steps should students take to plan their budget?" before the end of the quarterly application deadline.
Website: https://www.moneykey.com/scholarship/ new_window

INS Global Scholarship
Deadline: September 30, 2021
INS Global is offering a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree in the field of business (International preferred). The awarded student will receive $1,500 to be used towards expenses for his or her degree.
Website: https://ins-globalconsulting.com/scholarship/ new_window