December

December Scholarships

Dell Scholarship
Deadline: December 1, 2019
Criteria: 1)Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12. 2)Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation. 3)Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in the first year of college. 4)Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. 5)Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA. 6)Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year.
Description: While we have a required 2.4-grade point average, Dell Scholars targets low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles. 
Amount: $20,000 
For more information: https://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
Deadline: December 13, 2019
Criteria: Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: embodiment of good sportsmanship and strong moral character; passion and commitment to empowering their communities; confidence and enthusiasm about being a leader; demonstrated academic excellence; diversity; other key attributes, such as being proactive and highly motivated, inspiring and charismatic, honest and trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous.
Amount: Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: embodiment of good sportsmanship and strong moral character; passion and commitment to empowering their communities; confidence and enthusiasm about being a leader; demonstrated academic excellence; diversity; other key attributes, such as being proactive and highly motivated, inspiring and charismatic, honest and trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous.
Amount: $20,000
 Foot Locker Scholarship Link

The Science Ambassador Scholarship
Deadline: December 9, 2019
Criteria: Plan to attend college in the United States; will be pursuing a degree in the STEM field. To apply, submit a three-minute video of yourself explaining a topic in science you are passionate about. You can discuss any topic in science you like, not necessarily your field of study. Upload the video to YouTube, and make sure the video is set to public. 
Description: A full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity. 
Amount: The winner of the Science Ambassador Scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years. 
For more information:http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org

Raoul Teilhet Scholarships
Deadline: 12/15/2019
Amount: $3000
Criteria: 1)Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate continuing college students. 2)The applicant’s parent or guardian must be a member in good standing of an AFT local union in California. 3)The applicant must be listed as a dependent on their parent’s or guardian’s tax return.
Award selection is based on academic achievement, special talents and skills, participation in extracurricular activities, community service, financial need, and a 500-word essay on a social issue of the applicant’s choice. Scholarships are awarded for any one year of higher education: High school seniors who received Raoul Teilhet Scholarships are not eligible for another scholarship as continuing college students. Continuing college students who received a Raoul Teilhet Scholarships are not eligible to apply again. (Students enrolled in four-year courses of study are eligible for $3000 scholarships; those enrolled in two-year courses of study are eligible for $1000.)
Burger King Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Criteria: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, be a graduating high school senior, and plan to enroll full-time for the entire 2019-2020 academic year at an accredited 2 or 4-year college in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico.  Must show financial need. Employment at Burger King NOT required. 
Description: The Burger King Scholars Program is sponsored by the fundraising efforts of Burger King Corporation, Burger King franchisees, and restaurant guests.   
Amount: $1,000 to $50,000
For more informationhttp://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/burger-king-scholars-program/

Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship
Deadline: 12/27/2019
Amount: $1,000
Description: Every summer, high school students are selected from across the country as Semper Fidelis All-Americans, and attend the Battles Won Academy in Washington D.C. During the Battles Won Academy, students will participate in daily workouts, community service events, a tour of our nation's capital, and get the opportunity to network with some of nation's top influencers. This four-day trip is all expenses paid for those selected, to include a mentor of their choosing. Scholarships will be given at the conclusion of the Battles Won Academy and only those who are selected to attend are eligible. This is an excellent opportunity for your students, and is very rewarding for those who attend. The Battles Won Academy will be in July of 2020 and applications are open until January 12, 2020.     Students must list the requirements below to apply: -Be a Junior in High School -Have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent -Be active in community service -Play a competitive team sport -Hold a student or community leadership position
Link: https://jnylaw.com/distracted-driving-scholarship/

Let's Get YOU Flying! (Flight Training
Scholarship)
Deadline: December 30, 2019
Criteria: Applicant must be a female living with Monterey or Santa Cruz counties. To be used by the recipient to obtain her private pilot license or to obtain an advanced rating to further her pursuit of a career in aviation.
Amount: $ 2000
For more informationhttps://www.montereybay99s.org/scholarship.html
 
Top Ten List Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Criteria: Applicants must be U.S. students 13 years of age or older and be legal U.S. residents.
Description: Write an essay: "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship."
Amount: $1,500
For more information: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship

Money Saving Life-hacks for College Students Scholarship
​Deadline:​ 12/31/2019
Amount: $500
Link: https://www.figuides.com/scholarship/

UNIGO $10k Scholarship
Deadline:  12/31/2019
Amount: $10,000
Link: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/unigo-10k-scholarship

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