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Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship offers a total of $56,000 to 25 undergraduate students.

Eligible Grades
College Sophomore – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
September 15, 2022
Application Deadline
February 6, 2023
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$1,000–$10,000
25 Award Winners
Closed
$10,000
5 Award Winners

Pursuing Academics with Support (PAWS) Scholarship

The Pursuing Academics with Support Scholarship is a $10,000- award offered to Black/African American students who seek to complete their higher education.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 7, 2023
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$10,000
5 Award Winners
Closed
$8,000
16 Award Winners

PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program

PGA WORKS Golf Management University Scholarship Program offers $8,000 to 16 deserving students as means to enhance the recruitment and retention of talented students enrolled in golf management university programs.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 7, 2023
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$8,000
16 Award Winners
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$5,000
1 Award Winner

Diversity in Hospitality Scholarship

The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Diversity in Hospitality Scholars Program offers a $5,000- scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
October 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 7, 2023
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$5,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$12,500
1 Award Winner

Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship

Every year, the Robert E. Applebaum Scholarship offers $12,500 worth of scholarship funds to undergraduates and postgraduates.

Eligible Grades
College Senior – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 9, 2023
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$12,500
1 Award Winner
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$12,000
1 Award Winner

Dorrance Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for first-generation high school graduate students planning to enroll at a public university in Arizona. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior
Application Open Date
October 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 9, 2023
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$12,000
1 Award Winner
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$2,500
24 Award Winners

Western Arts & Culture Scholarship

The Western Art & Culture Scholarship targets Northern Nevada high school graduates with proven skills and appreciation for their chosen area of art and culture.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate
Application Open Date
October 27, 2022
Application Deadline
February 9, 2023
Closed
$2,500
24 Award Winners
Closed
$500
1 Award Winner

Marianne Beel Scholarship

The Nebraska Press Women (NPW)awards the Marianne Beel Scholarship worth $1,000 which offers scholarships to female high school seniors in Nebraska.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – College Sophomore
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 9, 2023
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$500
1 Award Winner
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$3,000
1 Award Winner

Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship

The Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA) offers the Byron Bird Graduate Scholarship to one accounting graduate student in Kansas to complete their postgraduate studies.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
November 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
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$3,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$2,500
1 Award Winner

John J. Killian Scholarship

The Kansas Society of CPAs Educational Foundation offers the John J. Killian Scholarship to full-time college junior students majoring in accounting enrolled at independent Kansas colleges or universities.

Eligible Grades
College Junior
Application Open Date
November 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
Closed
$2,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$2,500
1 Award Winner

Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship

KSCPA offers the Mary Ellen Kirkpatrick Leadership Scholarship to one college junior with accounting majors in Kansas to complete their undergraduate degree program. Applicants must be Kansas residents.

Eligible Grades
College Junior
Application Open Date
November 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
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$2,500
1 Award Winner
Closed
$2,500
2 Award Winners

Mary Holloway McCoo, M.D. and Wayman Glen McCoo, Sr. M.D. Scholarship

UNCF offers two scholarships valued at $2,500 per semester to postgraduate and doctoral students studying in the medical field across the United States.

Eligible Grades
Graduate – Doctorate
Application Open Date
January 6, 2023
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
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$2,500
2 Award Winners
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$1,000–$2,500
20 Award Winners

Reno Rodeo Foundation Scholarship

The Reno Rodeo Foundation offers the Reno Rodeo Foundation Scholarship, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, to Nevada high school graduate students to pursue higher education of their choice.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
October 21, 2022
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
Closed
$1,000–$2,500
20 Award Winners
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner

Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) offers the Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship of $1,000 to an undergraduate or graduate student to further their education.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
September 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 10, 2023
Closed
$1,000
1 Award Winner
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$600–$2,500
2 Award Winners

Norman J. Crabtree Memorial Aviation Scholarship

The Norman J. Crabtree Memorial Aviation Scholarship awards $2,500 to students pursuing a degree in aviation or $600 to those pursuing an A&P certificate in Ohio.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
January 3, 2023
Application Deadline
February 11, 2023
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$600–$2,500
2 Award Winners
Closed
$8,000
1 Award Winner

Pro-Life Scholarship Award

The Pro-Life Scholarship Award by the National Association of Pro-Life Nurses awards undergraduate students up to $8,000. Full- and part-time students are eligible to apply if they meet the criteria.

Eligible Grades
College Junior
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 12, 2023
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$8,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$1,000
2 Award Winners

AG Day Essay Contest

The Ag Day Essay Contest awards two high school students $1,000 for the best written and video essay.

Eligible Grades
High School Freshman – High School Senior
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 13, 2023
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$1,000
2 Award Winners
Closed
$250–$1,000
12 Award Winners

Porter Fleming Literary Competition

The Porter Fleming Literary Competition grants the amount of $7,000 to 12 individuals who exhibit skill in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or one-act playwriting.

Eligible Grades
All
Application Open Date
August 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 13, 2023
Closed
$250–$1,000
12 Award Winners
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$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) partners with 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities to offer up to 36 National Scholars Program awards to current or incoming students.

Eligible Grades
College Freshman
Application Open Date
November 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$20,000–$60,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$25,000
16 Award Winners

FTE Fellowships for Doctoral Students of African Descent

Eligible students of African origin, pursuing a Ph.D. or Th.D. program in theology, theological studies, or biblical studies, can apply for the $25,000 program.

Eligible Grades
Graduate
Application Open Date
September 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$25,000
16 Award Winners
Closed
$5,000–$20,000
1 Award Winner

James E. Cox Medical Scholarship Fund

The James E. Cox Medical Scholarship Fund awards students $5,000 scholarships to pursue their undergraduate or graduate medical studies in the state of Georgia.

Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$5,000–$20,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$5,000–$20,000
1 Award Winner

Tech High School Alumni Assoc./W.O. Cheney Merit Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta offers Tech High School Alumni Assoc./W.O. Cheney Merit Scholarship offers $5,000, renewable for four years.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$5,000–$20,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$2,000–$8,000
1 Award Winner

James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta awards the James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund of $2,000 for undergraduate study in ministry human services, arts, music, and sciences.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 6, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$2,000–$8,000
1 Award Winner
Closed
$6,000
6 Award Winners

Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarship

Minnesota Masonic Charities annually offers the Minnesota Masonic Charities Signature Scholarships of $6,000 to six high school seniors/graduates to pursue higher education at a college or university.

Eligible Grades
High School Senior – High School Graduate
Application Open Date
January 1, 2023
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$6,000
6 Award Winners
Closed
$2,000–$6,000
2 Award Winners

Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship

The Gulf Coast Hurricane Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students residing and studying plastic industry-related courses at postsecondary institutions in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.

Eligible Grades
High School Graduate – Undergraduate
Application Open Date
December 1, 2022
Application Deadline
February 15, 2023
Closed
$2,000–$6,000
2 Award Winners

About February Scholarships 2023

February is the shortest month of the year yet it is also the recommended month to apply for scholarships especially if you are a high school senior… Just be well prepared! Around that time, most universities and colleges typically begin offering financial aid applications, allowing students more opportunities to secure funding for their education. Many organizations and institutions also offer scholarships and grants with deadlines around mid-February, so it’s important to do your research early. Take advantage of the time off during your winter break to find the scholarship that suits you the most and work on your applications.

Be sure to look at scholarships, provided by a number of private organizations in February, that are specifically tailored for certain student demographics or interests, such as women only, minority students, or those in STEM fields, for example.

The beginning of the new year often brings a renewed focus on academic and professional goals, which can lead to higher levels of motivation and ambition when it comes to applying for scholarships. If you are a high school senior applying for a scholarship, there are some things you need to keep in mind. The earlier you start looking and applying for scholarships, the better your chances of receiving one, read the fine print of each scholarship carefully and understand all of the application requirements. Lastly, apply on time.

Scholarships Deadlines in February

The best times to apply for scholarships or the common scholarships deadlines are in October and March yet it is never too late, or early, to apply for scholarships in February. Usually scholarships for the fall semester are available between January and February — some may be extended to March. So mark your calendars to organize your time; and by staying up-to-date with scholarships opportunities and deadlines, you remain on top of your financial aid search and make sure your applications are in by their respective due dates. Check out Scholaroo list of scholarships that cater to every need and with deadlines in February.

Top Five Scholarships in February 2023

Now that you have completed your college application process and awaiting the admission’s decision, you can spend that time searching for scholarships open to all students of all academic years and majors to fund your education and cut on your expenses. Here are the top scholarships with deadlines in February to consider:
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship of up to $40,000 is available to high-school students from underserved backgrounds along with a paid programming scholarship every year.
The Distinguished Young Women Program offers up to $30,000 to young female students to pursue their higher education.
Eagles STEM Scholarship is designed to provide under-represented students in STEM with financial assistance, advising, and research opportunities to achieve success after graduation. The award ranges between $20,000 to $60,000.
The Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship of $10,000 is available to female students in the U.S. and Canada to complete their higher education.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship awards $30,000 to college or undergraduate students from each of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and some territories that will be considered as a single entity.

Tips for Winning Scholarships in February

1. Start Applying Early: The best time to apply for scholarships is as soon as possible. February marks the beginning of a new scholarship season, so don’t wait until the last minute to start your applications! Look for deadlines throughout the month and make sure you submit your applications well in advance.

2. Research Your Options: When it comes to scholarships, one size does not fit all. Make sure you research your options and find the ones that are best suited for you. Many scholarships have specific requirements, such as having certain grades or extracurricular activities. Look into these details before submitting your application so that you can increase your chances of success.

3. Prepare a Standout Application: When it comes to scholarships, the most important thing is standing out from the crowd. Make sure your application reflects who you are and what makes you unique. Your application should include personalized statements and experiences that will make you stand out from other applicants. Additionally, be sure to proofread your application for any potential mistakes or typos. This will help ensure that your application is taken seriously by the scholarship committee.

Frequently asked questions

When should I start applying for scholarships 2023?

Simply put, the earlier the better. You should ideally start applying for high school and college scholarships in your junior year. This way you can practice the application questions, review the requirements, and be well prepared in your senior year. Each scholarship has its own opening and closing date so make sure you are following them as well.

How to apply for scholarships?

The best way to prepare and apply for scholarships is to study in detail what the requirements are. However, some common documents required by the scholarship applications are transcripts, financial statements, school verification letters, and your identification.