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

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

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

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

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 1
Winner announcement
Early Summer

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

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

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 12

Chevron Corporate Scholarship

Chevron awards an o$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

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