Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid Help and Scholarships

Understanding Financial Aid Letters from OnlineU 

list updated 9/22
Name Qualifying Criteria Deadline 
-Need Based, Top 5-10% of graduating class, competitive test scores, extracurricular and community involvement
September 27, 2022
-Enrolled in school grades 8-12
-Earn points by completing the portfolio. Points lead to scholarship money
September 30, 2022
December 31, 2022
March 2023
June 2023
-Be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university OR a high school senior attending school in the United States anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application.
-Be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident, Refugee, Cuban-Haitian Entrant, or Humanitarian Parolee.
-Be pursuing or planning to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution in marketing, business, technology or entrepreneurship.
-Carrying a minimum 3.3 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school or 3.3 GPA in college.
Open year round and awarded quarterly
-You are Currently Residing in the United States (undocumented applicants are eligible)
-You were Born On or After October 15, 2002
-You Will Begin College (four year, community college, or trade school) for the first time in 2023 (not including dual-enrollment courses)
-You Experienced Homelessness in the Last Six Years
October 15, 2022
-Be a high school senior or a student attending a post secondary educational facitlity
-Scholarship will be awarded based on character 
October 8, 2022
NATIONAL YOUNG ARTS To be eligible, you must be able to answer ”Yes“ to these statements:
-Be either a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident/green card recipient, or can demonstrate that your legally able to receive taxable income in the United States
-Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year you're applying
-If selected as a Finalist, this would be your first time attending National Young Arts Week
October 14, 2022
-open only to legal residents of United States and the District of Columbia
-Must be sixteen (16) years of age or older at the time of application
-Applicants must attend or plan to attend a two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school
October 16, 2022
HEISMAN HIGH SCHOOL -Participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the sports listed on their website
-Achieve a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Be a leader in the school and community
October 18, 2022
BIG FUTURE SCHOLARSHIPS  -Complete college planning steps before the end of each month Monthly Raffles
begins 12/6 and ends 2/28
*Deadlines begin in June*
COCOA-COLA SCHOLARS -Achievement-based scholarship
-Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.
October 31, 2022
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP -High school student in grades 9-12 October 31, 2023
COLLEGEXPRESS SCHOLARSHIP -Be 13 years of age or older and a legal resident of the US
-Current high school, college, vocational, or any other accredited institution student
October 31, 2023
ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE -Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application
-Must be a legal U.S. resident
-Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia
-This award is for U.S. students.
October 31, 2022
STOKES SCHOLARSHIP Minority student, major in Chinese, Russian or computer science, electrical engineering, 3.0 U.S. citizen, summer internship October 31, 2022
CHICKFILA -Reside in the United States (U.S.) or Canada
-Be current high school seniors/students in their final year of upper or higher secondary school, college/university undergraduate (including CEGEP students) or graduate students or planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university (or equivalent), or full-time study at a vocational-technical school or CEGEP institution for the upcoming academic year
-Be involved in community service, extracurricular activities and/or a leadership role in the twelve (12) months prior to application deadline (for example,volunteering for non-profits, helping others less fortunate, tutoring/mentoring, etc.)
-Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
November 2, 2022; 3pm
ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT -You must be a current high school senior. High school graduates are not eligible.
-You must be a citizen of the United States on the date your application is submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.
Note: You do not have to be a member (or the dependent of a member) of the Elks to qualify.
-You must enroll in a four-year undergraduate degree program. Beginning at a two-year college and transferring to finish your four-year program is acceptable.
-You will be evaluated on leadership, academic achievement and records, community involvement, and financial need
November 14, 2022
-3.0 unweighted GPA
-Must enroll in an accreditted higher education institution i2023-2024 school year
-Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
-If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory 
November 13, 2022
10 WORDS OR LESS SCHOLARSHIP -Plan to attend school in fall 2023
-Submit a response to the sponsor's essay prompt
November 15, 2022
IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP -Plans to pursue higher education in college, university, or trade school
-Activist taking action for the environment, mental health, or social justice and its intersectionality with nicotine/tobacco
-People making positive change in the world around them
-3 minute or less video
November 15, 2022
NATIONAL SPACE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP -Be a senior in high school
-Have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields
November 15, 2022
ODENZA MARKETING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP -Be between ages of 16 and 25
-Have GOA of 2.5 or greater
November 15, 2022
JACK KENT COOKE SCHOLARSHIP -Graduate from a US high school in spring 2023
-Intend to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college in fall 2023
-Achieve cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above
-Demonstrate unmet financial need.
November 17, 2022
SP SCHOLARSHIP -Be a high school student planning to attend college in September 2023
-Be a legal resident of the US or PUerto Rico
Novemebr 30, 2022
RUMBA MEATS SCHOLARSHIP -2023 graduate entering as a full-time undergraduate student in 2 or 4 year post-secondary institution
-Non-US citizens are eligible to apply (DACA or undocumented)
-Financial need
-Minimum 2.5 GPA
-have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry
November 30, 2022
LOOK TWICE, SAVE A LIFE SCHOLARSHIP -Applicant must plan on attending college
-Must have a valid driver's license
December 1, 2022
LAMBER-GOODNOW EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS -Be enrolled in high school or college
-Must have minimum 2.8 GPA
-Submit essay by due date
December 1, 2022
DELL SCHOLARS PROGRAM -Participate in a program-approved college readiness programs in grades 11 and 12 and demonstrate financial need
-Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year
December 1, 2022
BARBARA LOTZE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FUTURE TEACHERS -Be a high school senior accepted for enrollment in 2023 who plans to pursue a course of study leading toward a career in teaching physics in high school December 1, 2022
CHUCK HALL STAR OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP -Be a current USBC Youth member in their senior year of high school or enrolled in college
-Have a current GPA of 3.0 or better, based on a 4.0 scale
December 1, 2022
AMERICAN ROCKETRY CHALLENGE -Be a part of a team of three to ten students in grades 6-12
-Build a model rocket that carries one large hen egg to an altitude of 850 feet, stays airborne for between 42 and 45 seconds, and returns the rocket to the ground safely
December 1, 2022
-Accepted or currently enrolled in an accreddited college or university in the US
-Demonstrate good character and academic achievement
December 9, 2022
-Create a 3 minute mini lecture
-Any nationality can apply
December 13, 2022
MINDSCAPE BIG PICTURE SCHOLARSHIP -Have a deep curiosity in studying the universe for it's own sake, whether that be pursuing studies in philosophy, biology, math, literature, or any other field that seeks a better understanding of our existence December 15, 2022
OVERACHIEVERS STUDENT GRANT -Be in middle or high school
-Be a person who is making a difference in others' lives outside of the classroom
December 15, 2022
COMMON APP SCHOLARSHIP -Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12
-Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year
December 31, 2022
ARTHUR M. & BERDENA KING EAGLE SCOUT SCHOLARSHIP -Be an Eagle Scout between the ages of 13-18
-Compete at the local Chapter level prior to competing at the National level
December 31, 2022
BURGER KING FOUNDATION -Be living in US, Puerto Rico, Guam, or Canada
-2023 high school graduate
-unweighted 2.5 GPA or higher
-Plan to enroll full-time in two or four year college/university/voacational school
-School/Community participation
December 31, 2022
*Application opens Oct 15th*
MOOLAH SPOT SCHOLARSHIP -Plans to attend or currently attends college or graduate school
-Submit short essay
-Award must be used for education-related expenses
December 31, 2022
-Enroll in approved two year trade-related program at Technical/Vocation college
-Cannot be an employee or dependant of an employee at Home Depot
-Focused on Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, or Construction Management
December 31, 2022