Largest Scholarships You Can Find for College
Last updated May 5, 2021
You reached the right place! Whether you're a high school student planning to apply to college or just starting college career, tuition cost is something that is on time of mind. Tuition is a huge factor when it comes to choosing a college - but hopefully, financial aid and scholarships can support the cost. That's why we created the list of the largest scholarships for college. We're talking about tens of thousands of dollars in free money!
1. Google Scholarships // Organization: Google
Amount: Up to $10,000
This past year Google has hosted a few scholarships which include the Generation Google Scholarship, Google Lime Scholarship, and more. Multiple scholarships are available, Google Scholarships are open now with rotating deadlines.
2. Amazon x Pharrell "Your Voice is Power" Scholarship // Amazon
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: June 4th, 2021
Students explore how computer science, music, and entrepreneurship can advance equity. Students will need to code a 30 second to 3 minute musical remix using Pharrell's new. song"Entrepreneur". These remixes will then be judged based on quality of music, code, and messaging by a panel of industry professionals.
3. NAHJ/Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship // NAHJ
Deadline: May 14th, 2021
Students who are interested in photojournalism should apply to this scholarship. One winner will be awarded $10,000, a one-year membership to NAHJ, and access to NAHJ career fairs and conventions. Students will need to submit a portfolio that contains 15-20 photographs, as well as an unofficial transcript, resume, essay, and letter of recommendation.
4. Unigo $10,000 Annual Scholarship // Unigo
Deadline: December 31st, 2021
A pretty simple scholarship with a big payout. For this scholarship, all you have to do is answer a simple question in 250 words or less. Answer the question, "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" Start thinking of who you'd bring back and what apps they'll use and get to writing!
5. Bubba Wallace's "Live to Be Different" Scholarship" // Bold.org
Deadline: May 31st, 2021
Bubba and Live To Be Different's mission is to encourage the next generation to be better and more inclusive than every generation before so that they can achieve anything that they set their mind to. Share an experience where you faced adversity and how you overcame it.
6. Cameron Impact Scholarship // Bryan Cameron Education Foundation
Deadline: September 10th, 2021
This scholarship specifically is looking for candidates who have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurriculars and community service, and who want to make a positive impact on the world around them. If this fits you, check out this scholarship! It offers to pay the full tuition for students entering college.
7. Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest // Duck Brand
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: July 21st, 2021
It's prom season, so let's see all those Prom outfits! Duck Brand is throwing a scholarship contest where two winners will be awarded $10,000 and two runner-ups will be awarded $500. All you have to do is take a picture of your prom outfit, submit it, and go vote on the best outfit!
8. All Star College Scholarship // Umps Care
Deadline: May 14th, 2021
The All-Star Scholarship is open to students who were adopted at or after the age of 13. Their goal is to provide increased opportunities for advanced education, giving one student $10,000 annually that will go towards tuition, books, and other college related expenses.
9. Target Scholars Program // Target and UNCF
Deadline: June 16th, 2021
Target is working with UNCF to provide $5,000 scholarships to 1,000 black students who will be attending an HBCU. They are hoping to support the next generation of black students. Students should have an interest in technology, leadership, or design. Winners of this scholarship will win $5,000, receive support from a college success coach, and access to professional development and internships.
10. Cat Zingano "Overcoming Loss" Scholarship // Bold
Deadline: October 5th, 2021
Cat Zingano, MMA fighter, has gone through a lot of barriers and loss in her life. She lost her mother early in her twenties and her husband soon after her career started. Cat hopes that her story can help inspire youth to continue to fight and move forward. The Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legal guardian or loved one, and is in need of financial support for their education as they move forward.
11. Brandon Zylstra "Road Less Traveled" Scholarship // Bold
Amount: $5,285 to two winners
Deadline: August 1st, 2021
Talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not. Youth in black communities are not offered the same opportunities as those in more fortunate situations. Brandon Zylstra aims to help ambitious and determined black students pursue their dreams. Two Black high school students who plan to attend college and pursue their dreams will be awarded $5,285 each. Simply write an essay on what you are passionate about and the steps you'll take to achieve your dreams.
12. 3Lau "Everything" Scholarship // Bold
Deadline: June 20th, 2021
We all have goals and dreams, but what is your motivation for pursuing those? Write an essay about who or what is your "everything", and be entered ini to win $14,770. This scholarship is open to all high school or undergraduate students.
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