Scholarship & Grant Opportunities for College Students

Smart Service Scholarship - 9/1/21 (Seniors Only)

Smart Service Scholarship Fund awards $2,000 once a year to students entering into, or continuing their education in, skilled trades education and training programs. Applying is simple. Review the eligibility requirements below and complete the online application. Scholarship is reserved for those entering or continuing an education or training program in the skilled trades (i.e.: HVAC, electrical, plumbing, construction, fire protection, landscape design, pest control) or related field. Will have graduated high school with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Stanford Advanced Materials Scholarships - 9/1/21

Advanced materials play an important role in ensuring the survival of human beings and continuously improving the quality of human life. Please write an essay (1000 words or less), or submit a video (8 minutes or less) to the following prompts: “What technological problem will pose the biggest challenge in the next decade? If you were supplied the resources and financial means, what research project would you undertake to address this problem and why?” OR “Share with us one of your previous projects or course experiences using advanced materials. What were you trying to achieve? What type of material did you use for the project? What impact did that material have on the project?”

Gates Scholarship- 9/15/21 African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American Senior Only                                                           
The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.

The Cameron Impact Scholarship - 9/21/21 (Seniors only)

The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, merit-based undergraduate scholarship awarded annually to 10-15 exceptional high school students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service. As a merit-based program, the Cameron Impact Scholarship is open to all applicants who meet the GPA and citizenship requirements, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation or any other background factors. We are looking for young leaders with demonstrated passion and commitment to any variety of positive impact. 

QuestBridge National College Match - 9/28/2021 (seniors only)

Match Scholarship Recipients are granted early admission to one of QuestBridge's college partners with a full four-year scholarship, worth over $200,000. We are looking for high school seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges. We take a holistic approach to reviewing applications, and we do not have absolute criteria or cut-offs for GPA, standardized test scores, income, or other factors.