About Scholarships

This website is dedicated to helping Wyandotte County students find scholarships for college. The site is updated frequently to provide students with the most up-to-date information, listing local, organizational, and national scholarships for students in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas. Featured scholarships are geared toward underrepresented groups in higher education (low-income and first-generation college-going students). Our goal is to simplify the scholarship application process by helping students easily identify the scholarships that they can earn.

This is a not-for-profit site and is produced with the sole intention of helping KCK students find scholarships for college as well as internships and community-service opportunities. 

Questions? Please contact us at 913-342-9823 or kutalentsearch@ku.edu

Hixson Opportunity Award

Deadline(s): January 3, 2020

Description: The Hixson Opportunity Award is for Kansas students who would otherwise not be able to attend the University of Kansas. This renewable award is available to eligible freshmen who will enroll for the upcoming fall semester, and it can be combined with other renewable KU scholarships. Ten students will be selected for this award each year, and recipients will be announced by February 1.   $6,000 per year, renewable for a total of four years Ten new recipients are selected per year
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Deadline(s): January 3, 2020 5:00 PM (EST)

Description: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities. Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.
UMKC - Freshman Automatic Scholarship

Deadline(s): January 15, 2020

Description: Freshman Automatic Scholarship Deadline 
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated - Founders’ Centennial Scholarship

Deadline(s): January 16, 2020

Description: In honor of the five founding members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, the Centennial International President of Zeta Phi Beta will award $100,000 scholarship each year to a new recipient, for five consecutive years beginning the sorority’s Centennial Anniversary year of 2020. The award will be made to one deserving female high school senior to cover educational cost up to and not to exceed $100,000 total. The award is targeted to honor a Title I school senior, who exhibits personal integrity and excellence through academic achievement and community involvement, and demonstrates a moderate to significant need for financial assistance in attaining her educational goals. The recipient may complete her undergraduate studies in the field of her choice at an accredited four-year college or university of her choice. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated will conduct an international search to find and award the most worthy recipient of this award. The award recipients’ journey to Centennial will be chronicled from March 2020, award through June 2020, Centennial. Application Information 
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program

Deadline(s): January 17, 2020 3:00pm (CT)

Description: The Amazon Future Engineer  scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed an advanced placement computer science course, or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test and plan to continue their education at an accredited four-year college or university majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study.  Winners of the award receive $10,000 per year at an accredited four-year college or university as well as a paid summer internship at Amazon after their freshman year of college. Learn more about the program and meet a previous winner here. The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

Deadline(s): January 22, 2020 5:00pm EST

Description: Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA 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 APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically}, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and Have placed a strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.
Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship

Deadline(s): January 27, 2020

Description: Each year the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TASF) grants scholarship awards to deserving young men and women. The number of scholarship awarded is directly related to income received from Foundation investments. Forty (40) or more awards of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) are typically available each year. These $1,500 awards are provided on a one-time, first year basis only.
The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline(s): Postmarked by January 31, 2020  

Description: The Freemont Foundation Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students.  Through generous donations, the Foundation is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students, the "Freemont Scholars".  It is the duty of our dedicated Board of Directors to determine the most outstanding individuals to receive these awards. Freemont Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.  The Freemont Foundation awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students with a record of leadership and volunteerism in the community and participation in extracurricular school activities.
William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship

Deadline(s): January 31, 2020

Description: The William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship honors the esteemed Texas journalist who coined the phrase “Right to Work”  and contributed greatly to the movement’s advancement. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the student who exemplifies the  dedication to principle and high journalistic standards of the late  Mr. Ruggles.
USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Deadline(s): January 31, 2020   

Description: Program Overview The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and may be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to full time employment upon graduation. Successful applicants will receive a temporary appointment to the USDA, not to exceed 4 years. Upon successful completion of the degree requirements and the end of the agreement period, the scholar may be eligible for conversion to permanent appointment in service to USDA without further competition, using the Conversion to Career Conditional Appointment Farm Bill 2018 (5 CFR 213.3102) authority code "ZLM". All USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided. (Note: Specific details of this service requirement will be outlined in the service agreement entered into by the selected Scholar, the University at which the Scholar is matriculated, and the USDA Sponsoring Agency.) The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor's degree at the following universities: Alabama A&M University Alcorn State University, Mississippi  Central State University, Ohio Delaware State University  Florida A&M University  Fort Valley State University, Georgia  Kentucky State University  Langston University, Oklahoma  Lincoln University, Missouri  North Carolina A&T State University  Prairie View A&M University, Texas  South Carolina State University  Southern University, Louisiana  Tennessee State University  Tuskegee University, Alabama  University of Arkansas Pine Bluff  University of Maryland Eastern Shore  Virginia State University  West Virginia State University  Goal The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and the related disciplines. National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines.  Agriculture  Agricultural Business/Management  Agricultural Economics  Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics  Agricultural Production and Technology  Agronomy or Crop Science  Animal Sciences  Botany  Food Sciences/Technology  Forestry and Related Sciences  Home Economics/Nutrition  Horticulture  Natural Resources Management  Soil Conservation/Soil Science  Farm and Range Management  Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)  The Award Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board, for the term of the scholarship. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor's degree.
KUEST ONE Scholars

Deadline(s):

Description: KUEST ONE is a weeklong engineering acclimation program sponsored by KU’s IHAWKe Diversity and Women’s Engineering Programs. The benefits of KUEST ONE Scholars are: One-year Scholarship Moving in to your housing at KU a week early Meeting current and new IHAWKe engineering students Learning more about KU, the School of Engineering and their many resources Engaging in fun engineering and skill-building activities Becoming part of a living learning community During their first year, KUEST ONE Scholars will participate in project-based service learning and research and outreach activities, all while receiving academic support, advising, and training to become successful engineering students and graduates. Selection to the KUEST ONE Scholars Program will be based on academic merits, financial need, and first-generation status. The application process includes an application questionnaire, a recommendation from a teacher or community leader, and evidence of desire to advance the well-being and education of underrepresented minorities. The application questionnaire should highlight how the student has overcome challenges, how they have worked to advance minorities through education, and how they imagine engineering and computing can help them change the world. The recommendation letter should include why the student is a good fit for the KUEST ONE program based on how the student has overcome challenges and how the student has worked with others to achieve classroom and/or community goals.  
BMI Student Composer Awards

Deadline(s): February 1, 2020 11:59pm (EST)

Description: AWARDS Prizes totaling $20,000 and ranging from $500 to $5,000 will be awarded at the discretion of the judges. The judges shall have the right to determine the amount of each award to be given and the number of such awards to be made, as well as the right to make no awards or to make awards totaling less than such full amount. The William Schuman Prize will be given to the score judged “most outstanding” in the competition. This prize is given in memory of the late William Schuman, who served for 40 years as the chairman and then chairman emeritus for the BMI Student Composer Awards. The Carlos Surinach Prize is awarded to the youngest winner in the competition, in honor of the late Carlos Surinach, a premier composer of the twentieth century and generous supporter of the BMI Foundation’s programs for young classical composers.
Donnelly College Scholarships

Deadline(s): February 1, 2020 

Description: College can be affordable, especially at Donnelly! At Donnelly, we are committed to helping you receive plenty of financial aid and to making the process as simple as possible. To apply for scholarships/grants at Donnelly: Complete the admissions application Complete the scholarship/grant application - 30+ Scholarship opportunities on one application! Note: Priority deadline for all 2020-21 scholarships is February 1, 2020  Note: Total institutional scholarship amount cannot exceed total tuition and fees. Check with Financial Aid for more information.  
Wichita State - The Kansas City Area Scholarship

Deadline(s): Friday, February 14, 2020 5:00pm

Description: The Kansas City Area Scholarship was established to support new, incoming WSU students who are originally from the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. The scholarship is funded by Wichita State Alumni and Supporters from Kansas City, and overseen by the Wichita State Foundation. Established in 2017, this scholarship will award multiple $1,000 scholarships to students chosen by the selection committee. The awards will be one-time scholarships distributed over the 2020-21 academic year.
The Greater Kansas City Links Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 15, 2020 11:59 p.m.

Description: The Greater Kansas City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has been in existence for more than 60 years and is dedicated to helping African American students. Each year scholarships are offered to talented and motivated college bound seniors.
GPACAC Counselor-Nominated Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 15, 2020  

Description: GPACAC awards up to three scholarships to students in the Great Plains each year. The scholarship amount is $1,000 per student. The award is intended to help pay for tuition, housing, fees and/or books. Scholarship recipients will be notified of the decision by mid-April. This scholarship is a one-time award and will be mailed to your post-secondary educational institution of choice.
GPACAC Student Scholarship 2020

Deadline(s): February 15, 2020  

Description:   GPACAC Student Scholarship 2020 GPACAC awards up to three scholarships to students in the Great Plains each year. The scholarship amount ranges from $500 to $1,000 per student. The award is intended to help pay for tuition, housing, fees and/or books. Scholarship recipients will be notified of the decision by mid-April. This scholarship is a one-time award and will be mailed to your post-secondary educational institution of choice.    
GPACAC Paul Max Service Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 15, 2020  

Description: The 2020 Paul Max Service Scholarship awards one scholarship to a student in the Great Plains each year. The scholarship amount is $1,000. The award is intended to help pay for tuition, housing, fees and/or books. Scholarship recipients will be notified of the decision by mid-April. This scholarship is a one-time award and will be mailed to your post-secondary educational institution of choice.    
Pastor Otis L. Cobbins Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 17, 2020

Description: The Pastor Otis L. Cobbins, Sr. Memorial Scholarship honors a young individual(s) who is furthering their education and exemplifies the attributes of Pastor Cobbins, Sr. These attributes include: honest; integrity; hard working; strong character; love of humanity; servant to community and family; trustworthy; and committed.
The Dream.US Scholarships for DREAMers - National Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 27, 2020 11:59pm (PT) 

Description: TheDream.US scholarships are for highly motivated DREAMers who want nothing more than to get a college education but are unable to afford the cost. They have no access to federal aid, limited access to state aid, and they sometimes face paying out-of-state tuition. About the Award The National Scholarship Award will cover your tuition and fees up to a maximum of $14,500 for an associate degree and $29,000 for a bachelor’s degree, at one of our Partner Colleges. Please note, some Scholars may be eligible for an additional stipend of up to $4,000 (or $1,000 per year) for books, supplies, and transportation.  The award is renewable each year – you simply have to meet the continuing eligibility criteria.
Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline(s): February 28, 2020

Description: At Hy-Vee, we believe our helpful smiles – our people – are our most important asset. And we are committed to cultivating the future by investing in our helpful smiles. The Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program exists to provide financial assistance to help students achieve their educational goals. Since 1969, more than $2.5 million has been awarded in scholarships to high school and college students from the Hy-Vee Foundation. For the 2019-2020 school year, 80 - $1,000 scholarships are available to qualifying high school and college students.
KC Scholars Traditional Scholarship

Deadline(s): February 28, 2020

Description: The mission of KC Scholars is to increase postsecondary education attainment in the greater Kansas City area. KC Scholars provides the means – through scholarships, financial incentives to promote college savings, and support services – for low- and modest-income students and adults needing access to pursue and complete a postsecondary credit-bearing credential or degree. KC Scholars provides the opportunity for college for those that likely would not have otherwise attended or completed. How to prepare: https://kcscholars.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2020PrepList.pdf
Go-Long Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: The Go-Long mantra is to give of oneself, to live life fully and to never give up. The Go-Long team formed in 2002 when a group of football-loving friends decided to give back to the Kansas City community. Go-Long seeks to enrich the lives of young people who aspired to attend college. Scholarship funds are raised through a yard-work and neighborhood-beautification business, in which 100 percent of all earnings are dedicated to the Go-Long Scholarship Fund. Since 2009, Go-Long has awarded $34,000 in scholarships. In addition, Go-Long volunteers provide scholarship recipients with neighborhood-beautification service projects, which raise funds to fuel the next class of Go-Long scholars. Scholarship amounts vary and are non-renewable.
The Jerry Bailey Educational Opportunity Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: The Jerry Bailey Educational Opportunity Scholarship provides financial support for low-income, underrepresented and first-generation students as they pursue an undergraduate degree at the University of Kansas. One to two recipients yearly will receive a one-time award, ranging from $750 to $1,500. The yearly application period is January 1–March 1 for awards the following fall. All documents and admissions/financial need processes must be completed and submitted by March 1. Applications postmarked or emailed after this deadline will not be considered. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 15.
Honeywell Black Achievers Society Engineering Education Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: Honeywell offers two $5,000 annual, renewable scholarships exclusively for African American students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science. Eligible students must graduate from the following schools: Bishop Ward High School, Center High School, Grandview High School, Ruskin High School, University Academy, Cristo Rey High School, any high school that is part of the Kansas City, MO Public School District (KCPS), any high school that is part of the Raytown School District, or any high school in the Kansas City, KS Public School District (USD #500). Members of Big Brothers & Big Sisters and Boys & Girls Club are also eligible to apply. Students currently at a community college in the greater Kansas City area, pursuing a degree at an accredited 4 – year institution in any of the areas listed below can also apply.
Missouri Courage Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: Our application is open to all graduating seniors in Missouri, and submissions must be made by March 1, 2020 MCS has awarded over $40,000 since 2016. Awards range from $1,000-$3,000. If you have questions or difficulty accessing the application, please email admin@courage-scholarship.org. MCS may request additional information to help us determine final award recipients (e.g., transcript, FAFSA information, etc).
Hispanic Development Fund

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: For more than 35 years, the Hispanic Development Fund Scholarship Program has encouraged Hispanic youth to attend college and accomplish their personal goals by awarding more than 4,000 scholarships totaling over $6 million to Kansas City-area students.  
Honeywell Opportunity for Prosperity through Education Scholarship - Junior class application

Deadline(s): March 1, 2020

Description: The purpose of this scholarship fund is to provide talented high school students who are economically challenged with a funded path to a post secondary degree focused on a career in a manufacturing trade or technical profession. Supplemental Questions What trade or technical program are you interested in pursuing? Please provide at least 3-5 sentences answering the following essay questions: A. Why do you think a trade/technical program is the right path for you? How would the HOPE program help you achieve your career goals? B. Do you have any barriers to paying for college courses? If so, please describe these barriers. C. Tell us a little about yourself. What drives you to succeed? What strategies will you use to ensure your success in the HOPE program and your college courses? (example: attend all classes)
TMCF - FORD BLUE OVAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): March 9, 2020 11:59 PM EST

Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and Ford Motor Company Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding African American male students attending one of TMCF’s 47 publicly-supported Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) or a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI). Seven scholars will be selected to receive a scholarship of up to $6,200 for 2020-2021 academic school year ($3,100 per semester) which can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees.
TMCF - NAF SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): March 9, 2020 11:59 PM EST

Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), and NAF are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding NAF high senior and alumni NAF students attending any two-year or four year accredited college or university. Fifteen (15) scholars will be selected to receive a scholarship of $1,500 for 2020 – 2021 academic school year ($750 per semester) which can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees).
Mahomes Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 12, 2020

Description: Back in November, Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the 15 and Mahomies Foundation granted the Kansas City Kansas Public School (KCKPS) $15,000. With that money the district decided to continue the efforts to make sure that students ARE ON TRACK during their time at KCKPS and also when it comes to plans after high school. All high school seniors with plans to attend college can enter for a chance to win one of 8- $1,000 scholarships.  
Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 15, 2020

Description: The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $500 awards available each academic year, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards. Watch an interview with Glenn Lyrgrisse  
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline(s): March 15, 2020 11:59pm (EST)

Description: The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, through the generosity of its donors, provides merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees related to the restaurant industry. Scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $10,000. Applicants complete one NRAEF application and the application system will match them to scholarship funds they are eligible for after completing and submitting the application.
Emporia Music Talent Scholarships

Deadline(s): Audition dates are: February 12, 2020 & March 25 2020

Description: Music Talent Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate an advanced level of instrumental or vocal performance. This scholarship includes required enrollment and participation in a major music ensemble each semester and is renewable annually, pending completion of requirements, a re-audition, and approval of the music scholarship committee. Prospective students interested in auditioning should attend a Music Talent Scholarship Audition Day, listed below. Audition days give prospective students the opportunity to meet faculty and current students, sit in on classes and rehearsals, as well as perform their audition material. MUSIC TALENT SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION DAYS To arrange your audition date, complete the Opportunities in Music form, call the Music Office at 620-341-5431, or email us at muscstud@emporia.edu.
TMCF ALL AROUND SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): March 30, 2020 11:59 PM EST  

Description: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) within the TMCF 47 member-school network.
American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

Deadline(s): April 1, 2020 11:59pm (CT)

Description: The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public-at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck!
Congressional Hispanic Census Institute Scholarship Program

Deadline(s): Rolling

Description: To see a list of all the scholarships on CHCI’s NextOpp, scroll through the summaries below. Want to narrow down your results? Click here to do an advanced search based on your personal and academic information.
Kansas City Securities Association Educational Fund

Deadline(s): April 2, 2020

Description: The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to graduating students in the greater Kansas City area who will be attending an accredited college, university or trade school.
Mid-West Concrete Industry Board Educational Fund

Deadline(s): April 30, 2020

Description: The Mid-West Concrete Industry Board has established a perpetual fund known as the Midwest Concrete Industry Board Educational Fund. The Fund is an endowment fund that will provide financial assistance to college engineering students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or higher degree that includes concrete and concrete design courses as an integral part of their degree program.
Shawn Carter Scholarship

Deadline(s): April 30, 2020

Description: he Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund (SCSF) was founded on the belief that any motivated individual in need should have the opportunity to further his or her education. By removing some of the financial burdens associated with going to, surviving in, and graduating from college, the SCSF plays a vital role in increasing college access and success for many motivated yet underserved youth and young adults. The SCSF provides individual grants, paid directly to the educational institution, to every student who qualifies and reapplies yearly, from admission to graduation. The grant can be used to cover tuition expenses and related supplemental educational expenses such as books, lab fees, travel and select costs of living. All Shawn Carter Scholars are required to “give back” by conducting community service and by serving as mentors to younger, aspiring Shawn Carter Scholars.
Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Deadline(s): April 30, 2020

Description: Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.
THE VICTORIANO MACIAS LUEVANO SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): May 1st, 2020 11:59pm  

Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Amount: $1000  
THE CLAUDIA PATRICIA GÓMEZ GONZÁLES SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): May 1st, 2020 11:59pm

Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Amount: $1000
BLACK IS BRILLIANT SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): May 1st, 2020 11:59pm  

Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Amount: $1000  
MARIPOSA SIN FRONTERAS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): May 1st, 2020 11:59pm  

Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Amount: $1000  
EL DERECHO A SOÑAR (THE RIGHT TO DREAM) SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline(s): May 1st, 2020 11:59pm  

Description: Our scholarships are open to ALL undocumented students, regardless of their eligibility for DACA. All of our scholarships do not have GPA nor volunteer/club involvement requirements. If there are any accessibility concerns with our applications, please contact us and we will work with you to ensure our scholarships are accessible. Lastly, our scholarship applications do not require students to write about any traumatic experiences or hardships that could be triggering. Instead, we ask that you write about your passions, goals and dreams! Amount: $1000  
Ayn Rand The Fountainhead Essay Contest

Deadline(s): May 28, 2020

Description: Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for more than thirty years. This year we will award over 230 prizes, totaling more than $70,000.
Full Circle Scholarship

Deadline(s): May 31, 2020

Description: The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges, nonprofit, and accredited schools.
Full Circle Scholarship

Deadline(s): May 31, 2020

Description: FULL CIRCLE SCHOLARSHIP The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking under- graduate and graduate degrees at: – Tribal colleges & universities – All nonprofit & accredited schools: Tribal colleges and universities All non-profit & accredited schools   HOW TO APPLY: Here are the basic items that you will need to apply for the Full Circle Scholarship: Digital photo – Upload a digital photo that’s at least 1.5 MB in size. We share photos with donors, so please ensure it looks professional. Read more in our Application Photo Q&A. Tribal Affiliation – Upload a copy of your proof of tribal enrollment (ID or CIB) or descendency by submitting your parent’s or grandparent’s proof of tribal enrollment along with your birth certificates that proves descendancy. Transcripts – Upload your most recent college transcript. (unofficial transcripts are accepted). High school students should submit transcripts or GED scores.  
Golden Doors Scholars

Deadline(s): September 30, 2020

Description: Golden Door Scholars was founded in 2013 with the goal of promoting economic mobility for undocumented students. In our first year, we awarded 13 scholarships. Since then, we have impacted 360 Dreamers by partnering with schools to cover tuition, room and board for a four-year degree. Our scholars also have access to mentors, internship and job search support, along with other professional growth opportunities.
Wichita State Scholarship Competitions

Deadline(s): November 1, 2020

Description: Wichita State University invites you to participate in our annual scholarship competitions. A variety of scholarships are awarded to competition participants, including three of the largest scholarships in Kansas!
Angel and Maude Munoz Scholarship

Deadline(s):

Description: Awards are granted on a first-come, first-served basis provided the applicant is a qualified student. Cosmetology awards may not exceed 50% of the actual tuition cost or up to a maximum of $4,000, whichever is less, for the entire program of study. Community college awards may not exceed 50% of actual tuition cost or up to a maximum of $4,000, whichever is less, per academic year. Students may receive the award for a maximum of two years. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each academic term they meet eligibility requirements.   Visit website for Application Instructions 
Mega List of Scholarships

Deadline(s): Varies, see website for list of scholarships and deadlines.

Description: See website for full list of scholarships.
Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

Deadline(s): Varies, see website for list of scholarships and deadlines.

Description: Please see website for a list of scholarships available for undocumented students.
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Scholarship Page

Deadline(s): Varies, see website for full list of scholarships and deadlines.

Description: We encourage students to research the following scholarship opportunities, bookmark relevant scholarships and apply online at gkccf.academicworks.com.
UMKC Scholarship Page

Deadline(s): Varies, see link for full list of scholarship and deadlines.

Description: See website for full list of scholarships and deadlines
Immigrants Rising Scholarships

Deadline(s): Yearly, see website for list of scholarships and deadlines.

Description: Immigrants Rising’s Scholarship Fund (previously called New American Scholars Fund) provides financial awards to low-income immigrant college and graduate students who live and/or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide scholarships of up to $7,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Scholars are selected for their academic excellence, financial need, and community impact; they are also expected to maintain a minimum GPA (2.8 for college students and 3.0 for graduate students), and participate in ongoing Immigrants Rising’s programming, events, and activities throughout the year.