December Scholarships

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

Every year, this award goes to some of the best students in the country — do you have what it takes?

Amount
$2,500–$20,000
Scholarships awarded
200 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
June 2023

National Space Club Keynote Scholarships

The National Space Club and Foundation provides a $10,000 scholarship and an opportunity to give the keynote address at the annual dinner.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
June 30, 2022

Barbara Lotze Scholarship

The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) offers scholarships to the value of $3,000 each to six undergraduate applicants studying towards a career in teaching physics.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
March 2023

ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship

The $3,000 grant aims to support full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in any of the ASHRAE authorized programs.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

Lynn G. Bellenger Engineering Technology Scholarship

The Lynn B. Bellenger Engineering Technology Scholars Program offers a $5,000 scholarship for undergraduate students.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

TMCF | Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship awards $6,200 to seven male students for their undergraduate studies.

Amount
$6,200
Scholarships awarded
7 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship

ASHRAE Region III Setty Family Foundation Scholarship is an annual program to support undergraduate engineering students in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

Science Ambassador Scholarship

The Science Ambassador Scholarship Program offers full-tuition scholarships to female high school seniors and undergraduates in a STEM major.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1

Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship

The Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship awards $20,000 to a student enrolled in a full-time master’s study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
April 2023

Jeffery L. Esser Career Development Scholarship

The Jeffrey L. Esser Career Development Scholarship offers one to three awards and is for individuals seeking to advance their public finance careers through a degree on a part-time enrollment.

Amount
$5,000–$15,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 1

Willis H. Carrier Scholarships

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers awards two undergraduates the Willis H. Carrier Scholarship worth $10,000 each to complete their engineering degree with a focus on HVAC&R.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

Reuben Trane Scholarships

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers awards three students the Reuben Trane Scholarships valued from $5,000 to $10,000 for their undergraduate studies in engineering.

Amount
$5,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
August 2023

Gordon V. R. Holness Engineering Technology Scholarship

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers awards one Gordon V.R. Holness Scholarship worth $10,000 for a bachelor’s or associate degree in an HVAC&R profession.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1
Winner announcement
August 2023

ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship

The ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship of $5,000 is an annual scholarship for qualified undergraduate pre-engineering, engineering, or architecture students attending a post-secondary educational institution.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE James R. Bullock Scholarship

The James R. Bullock Scholarship, administered by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), offers one $5,000 scholarship to an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

ASHRAE Rusty & Debbie Hoffman Family Scholarship

The $5,000 scholarship is for an undergraduate mechanical or architectural engineering student enrolled at or graduated from a school in ASHRAE Region IV (North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 1

Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

The Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship awards five students who are spreading awareness about the fight against hunger a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for charity.

Amount
$5,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 5

UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program for Undergraduates

The UNCF/Best Buy Scholars Program for Undergraduates awards $20,000 a year for up to three years of study to undergraduate students.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
December 6

UNCF Ivy Beauty (NY/NJ) Scholarship

UNCF, in partnership with Ivy Enterprises, is awarding five African American freshmen and sophomore students in colleges in New York or New Jersey $2,000 scholarships each.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 9
Winner announcement
January/February 2023

Wellroot Family Services Scholarship Program

The Wellroot Family Services Scholarship Program, sponsored by Scholarship America, provides 58 undergraduate and graduate students across the U.S. awards, ranging from $1,000 to $4,000 to further their education.

Amount
$1,000–$4,000
Scholarships awarded
58 winners
Required GPA
2
Deadline
December 11
Winner announcement
March 2023

SMART Scholarship Program for Service

The SMART scholarship program for service awards 300 scholarships to students pursuing a degree in a STEM discipline.

Amount
$25,000–$38,000
Scholarships awarded
300 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
December 14
Winner announcement
February/March 2023

Burger King Scholars Program

Burger King awards more than 4,000 scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $50,000, each year to employees, and high school seniors.

Amount
$1,000–$50,000
Scholarships awarded
4,200 winners
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
May 2023

Angela Award

The NSTA Angela Award aims to support female students in grades 5—8 who have proven excellence in STEM fields and an interest in pursuing the field further.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
March 2023

Foreclosure.com Scholarship

Forclosure.com Scholarship Program selects three students for educational scholarships worth $1,000 to $4,000.

Amount
$1,000–$4,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15

The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award offers 10 awards to gifted young jazz composers to help nurture their careers during the earliest stages.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
March 2023

Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors Doctorate

The NBCC Minority Fellowship Program is a $20,000 scholarship and fellowship program that supports mental-health counselors pursuing doctoral studies in the United States.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
March 2023

Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors Master’s

The Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors is a program that supports mental health counselors and offers a $10,000 fellowship to graduate students pursuing their master’s in mental health.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
March 2023

Predoctoral Fellowship

The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship awards $27,000 to 75 exceptional Ph.D. or Sc.D. scholars to support living expenses for three years of full-time study.

Amount
$27,000–$81,000
Scholarships awarded
60 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 16

Arcadis Scholarship

Every year, Arcadis awards a $5,000 scholarship to a student from an underrepresented racial and ethnic minority group who is pursuing a graduate degree in STEM fields.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Jacobs Holly A. Cornell Scholarship

In partnership with the American Water Works Association, Jacobs Holly A. Cornell Scholarship offers $10,000 to a minority postgraduate student interested in waterworks.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

AWWA Abel Wolman Fellowship

AWWA annually grants a $30,000 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing a water research degree at the doctorate level in North America.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Carollo Engineers Bryant L. Bench Scholarship

The Carollo Engineers Bryant L. Bench Scholarship of $10,000, administered by the American Water Works Association is awarded to graduate students passionate about finding innovative solutions to the planet’s water challenges.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20
Winner announcement
May 2023

HDR One Water Institute Scholarship

HDR One Water Institute Scholarship of $10,000, administered by the American Water Works Association (AWWA), is offered to one graduate student to complete their degree and conduct research in the field.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20
Winner announcement
May/June 2023

Stantec Scholarship

The AWWA awards one graduate student, in a research-based postgraduate program in water science and engineering, the Stantec Scholarship of $10,000 to enhance their education and develop their career.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20
Winner announcement
May/June 2023

Generation Google Scholarship (North America)

Prospective computer science or computer engineering students can win a $10,000 scholarship.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
42 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 29
Winner announcement
June 2022

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

The Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship is available to minority students who are incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in veterinary medicine.

Amount
$250
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

The Tom Joyner Foundation Scholarship

The Tom Joyner Foundation Scholarship is a $2,500 award given, in collaboration with Denny’s Hungry for Education program, to 10 students currently enrolled at an HBCU.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

Free Speech Essay Contest

The Free Speech Essay Contest offers from $500 to $10,000 to nine winners each in different categories.

Amount
$500–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31
Winner announcement
February 15, 2023

100 Black Men of Upstate SC

The 100 Black Men of Upstate South Carolina gives outstanding high school students a $10,000 scholarship each for their undergraduate studies expenses and tuition fees.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31
Winner announcement
February 2023

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

NACME partners with like-minded entities to provide the NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program of up to $16,000 for high-achieving, underrepresented minority college students pursuing careers in engineering and computer science.

Amount
$2,500–$16,000
Scholarships awarded
1,000 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program

The program, administered by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, provides up to $5,000 to students planning to take the CPA examination and be CPA certified in Texas.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

The Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial Scholarship

The National Association for Amateur Radio (ARRL) foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship to an amateur radio operator who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in Texas or Arkansas annually.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31
Winner announcement
May 2023

Florida Student Assistance Grants (FSAG)

Florida Student Assistance Grants awards from $200 to $1,500, annually, to students in a post-secondary institution within the state who require financial aid to continue their education.

Amount
$200–$1,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
December 31