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5 Upcoming Scholarships

Check out these scholarships to help you pay for your education!

1. Hope-General Assembly Merit Scholarship

For students in Tennessee, the Hope-General Assembly Merit Scholarship allows grades to turn into cash. With an application deadline of September 1, this scholarship focuses on students in the Tennessee area.  With a total fund of $30,200,000, a maximum of $1,500 is awarded to a multiple applicants.  Entrants should have a minimum of a 3.75 GPA with a 29 ACT or 1280 SAT.  After applying, entrants receiving the Hope-General Assembly will be notified by January 1, 2014.

2. Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship

For students who excel in and out of the classroom, the Hall/McElwain Merit Scholarship is perfect. This scholarship is for Eagle Scouts across the US perusing an undergraduate degree. With a maximum of $1,000 awarded to 5,000 boys, this prestigious scholarship has an application deadline of December 31, 2013 with a notification date of July 15, 2014. To receive this award, students should have or be working on their Eagle Scout award.  

3. Wilma Motley Memorial California Merit Scholarship

Perusing a career in dental hygiene can be expensive. Thankfully, for California residents, the Wilma Motley Memorial California Merit Scholarship can offer a little help. California applicants interested in a career in Dental Hygiene can apply for this prestigious award. Entrants should have 3.5 GPA and can be any year in college. This award is giving $2,000 to 3 different applicants attending accredited institutions.  With an application deadline of February 2, recipients will be informed by July 2014. 

4. PROMISE Scholarship

With an awesome name, the PROMISE Scholarship does exactly what you would expect, by helping students in West Virginia live up to their promises when it comes to higher education. Students with a 22 ACT and at least a 3.0 GPA in the state of West Virginia are eligible for the PROMISE scholarship. This scholarship offers up to $4,750 for recipients with a deadline of March 1, 2014.  To apply students must submit an application and be perusing an undergraduate degree.

5. Danforth Scholars Program

Named after former Chancellor and First Lady of Washington University, St. Louis, William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth, this scholarship offers full or partial tuition for students looking to attend Wash U.  Students must be nominated before October 15, 2013.  Since its creation, over 25,000 students have been nominated with 400 receiving the prestigious and generous award. Once nominated, students will be notified to submit an application along with an essay for the board to review by January 15, 2014.