College JumpStart Scholarship
The CJS is an annual, merit-based competition open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. Financial need is not considered. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,000 scholarship to any college or university in the US.
Girl Scouts of America
If you were a Girl Scout when you were younger, this opportunity may apply to you. The Girl Scouts of America has compiled a list of colleges and universities with grants and scholarships in each state. In addition, the Girl Scouts Gold Award recipients are eligible to apply for $1,000 scholarships.
Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
The Coca Cola Foundation provides over 1,400 scholarships per year to eligible students through two different programs: the Coca Cola Scholars Program and the Coca Cola Community College Academic Team. Be sure you are keeping an eye on the website because applications open in August!
Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship
The Live Más scholarship is about innovation and daring to achieve dreams. Create a two minute video that displays your passions and why you should be considered for this scholarship.
High School and Community Scholarships
Many high schools, towns and cities have their own scholarships available through local donors. Your guidance counselor may have more information on this.
Local Bank Scholarships
Local banks and credit unions love investing in their communities. Look up scholarships from banks in your neighborhood on their websites.