January Scholarships

Caffarelli Scholarship

The Caffarelli Scholarship is based on financial need and is available to a young male Texas student. It is renewable for up to four years.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 12
Winner announcement
April 2023

The Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is an award that covers all expenses of a four-year study program in any field. Students apply for the scholarship while they are high school juniors.

Amount
$20,000–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 26
Winner announcement
June 1, 2022

AG Day Essay Contest

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

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
March 2023

MIT THINK Scholars Program

Six high school students receive a $1000 scholarship from the MIT THINK Scholars Program.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 1
Winner announcement
January 31, 2023

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 1

American Legion Oratorical Contest

Write and perform a speech about the U.S. Constitution to win up to $25,000.

Amount
$500–$25,000
Scholarships awarded
53 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 2
Winner announcement
April 2023

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Outstanding African American students have the chance to receive $40,000.

Amount
$10,000–$40,000
Scholarships awarded
45 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 9
Winner announcement
March 2023

Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly competitive scholarship for exceptional community college students who want to complete their bachelor's degree at four-year institutions or universities.

Amount
$55,000
Scholarships awarded
45 winners
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
January 10
Winner announcement
May 2023

Live Más Scholarship

The Live Más Scholarship is for Taco Bell employees and non-employees who are looking to improve their communities or are pursuing higher education.

Amount
$5,000–$25,000
Scholarships awarded
100 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 11
Winner announcement
April 27, 2023

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship awards $30,000 scholarships to students with financial need from minority backgrounds.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
60 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 12
Winner announcement
Early Summer

MUFG Union Bank Scholarship Program

UNCF offers scholarships in partnership with the Union Bank Foundation valued at $5,280 per recipient for undergraduate study across the United States.

Amount
$5,280
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.3
Deadline
January 13

Carson Scholars Program

The Carson Scholars Fund awards $1,000 scholarships to students in middle and high school with stellar academics and community service records.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
500 winners
Required GPA
3.75
Deadline
January 13
Winner announcement
March 2023

NFBPA Scholarship Program

NFBPA offers scholarship awards ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to minority students in accredited educational institutes preferably Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Amount
$2,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
9 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 17

Chevron Corporate Scholarship

Chevron awards a $7,500 scholarship to meritorious students in engineering and computer science from African American, Native North American, Alaska Tribe, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic backgrounds.

Amount
$7,500–$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 18

Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest

Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest invites applicants aged 14 to 18 from California to enter a poster designing competition. They must highlight job safety and health for teens.

Amount
$300–$100
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 28

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program

In partnership with AbbVie, UNCF offers 200 scholarships valued at $5,000 to high school graduates, and college freshman and college sophomores undertaking undergraduate study in healthcare-related fields.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
200 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution offers the Leslie Andree Hanna Medical Scholarship worth $5,000 to female students pursuing a medical degree.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.25
Deadline
January 31

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship offers $3,000 grants to three underrepresented minorities wishing to or undertaking archaeology courses.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
April 2023

InspirASIAN Scholarships

InspirASIAN National Scholarships and InspirASIAN State Scholarships are annual programs offering $2,000 and $1,000 to selected high school students for college studies.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3.4
Deadline
January 31

Texas History Essay Contest

The Texas History Essay Contest offers up to three awards in values ranging from $2,000 to $4,000 high school seniors for them to narrate the history of Texas.

Amount
$2,000–$4,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

The Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture Scholarship (for residents of California and the U.S.)

Robert Hunter Swadley Horticulture Scholarship is a program to support high school seniors planning to study horticulture at an accredited institution in the U.S. It is only for California residents.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 31

Norma Ross Walter Scholarship

The Willa Cather Foundation provides three Norma Ross Walter Scholarships to female high school seniors from Nebraska who plan on majoring in English.

Amount
$2,000–$3,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
March 2023

Bertha Parker Cody Award for Native American Women

The Bertha Parker Cody Award for Native American Women is giving one Native American female student specializing in archaeology or museum studies $4,000 towards their tuition.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship

The APF Queen-Nellie Evans Scholarship offers one $4,000 scholarship grant to master’s or doctorate students who are from minority and underrepresented groups.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31