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Largest Scholarships You Can Find for College

Last updated January 14, 2022

 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!

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1. Barbizon $100,00 College Tuition Scholarship // Barbizon

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: December 31st, 2022

The Barbizon $100,000 College Tuition Scholarship will make one student's dream come true and offer them $100,000 in scholarship money. Education is one of the most important investments for your future and Barbizon helps make it come true. Simply apply and one winner will be selected! 

2. Google Scholarships // Google

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: Varies

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.

3. Davidson Fellows Scholarship // Davidson Institute

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: February 9th, 2022

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships, awarding up to $50,000 to students who show academic excellence. Students interested in pursuing a career in a STEM field should look into this scholarship.

4. BTL Athletes Scholarship // Bold.org

Amount: $15,000

Deadline: February 1st, 2022

BTL Industries is focused on strengthening and empowering individuals based on the values of teamwork, trust, and building others up. Through this scholarship, five separate winners will be awarded $15,000 each. Applicants should be a varsity-level athlete or college athlete, and submit a 2-5 minute video speaking on how this scholarship would help them fulfill their dreams and aspirations.

5. Young Women in STEM Scholarship // Bold.org

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: March 1st, 2022

Women make up only 27% of workers in STEM workplaces, and this scholarship aims to boost representation of women in this field. Three young women who aims to pursue a STEM major will be awarded $10,000 each.

6. Rita's First-Gen Scholarship // Bold.org

Amount: $31,678

Deadline: July 1st, 2022

This scholarship aims to help all first-generation college students in America. Many first-generation students struggle to attain the funds needed to attend a post-secondary education, so this scholarship aims to help. One student will be awarded over just over $31,000 for school.

7. Cameron Impact Scholarship // Bryan Cameron Education Foundation

Amount: Full Tuition

Deadline: Opens February 2022

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.

8. Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship //Gordon A. Rich Memorial Foundation

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: February 16, 2022

The GAR Foundation awards up to seven scholarships worth $12,500 per year for a total of $50,000. Applicants parents and/or legal guardians must have/had a career in the financial services industry, defined as banks, investment banks, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, fund and asset management companies, credit card and finance companies and similar businesses.

9. EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program  //National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Amount: $45,000

Deadline: January 31, 2022

The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship provides funds for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support NOAA's mission. Participants conduct research at a NOAA facility during two paid summer internships.

10. McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship //McDonald's

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: February 3, 2022

In 1985, McDonalds created the McDonald’s HACER Program to assist Hispanic students as they pursue their higher education goals. The McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship is an outstanding opportunity for students who have a least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Scholarships are worth $25,000 per year. As long as award winners are in good standing, scholarships are for all four years!

11. Ron Brown Scholar Program // Ron Brown Foundation

Amount: Up to $40,000

Deadline: January 9th, 2022 *Ended*

The Ron Brown Scholar Program is open to Black/African American students who are well-rounded and excelling in their studies. Scholarship winners will be awarded up to $40,000 over 4 years ($10,000/year), and receive support and mentorship.

12. Burger King Scholars Program // Burger King Foundation

Amount: Up to $50,000

Deadline: December 15th, 2021 *Ended*

Burger King offers a similar scholarship every year where students are eligible to win anywhere between $1,000 to $50,000 for school. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate leadership, grades, and financial need. Winners will be selected from both general students as well as Burger King employees.

13. Most Valuable Student Scholarship // Elks National Foundation 

Amount: Up to $12,500 per year

Deadline: November 15th, 2021 *Ended*

Students pursuing a 4-year degree can apply to this scholarship by the Elks National Foundation. They will be awarding 500 students scholarships for four years, ranging from $1,000 to $12,500. The top 20 scholarship applicants will participate in an all-expenses paid trip to Elks National Foundation's Leadership Weekend, where they are eligible to win even more money for college.

14. 5 Strong Scholarship // 5StrongScholars

Amount: Full Tuition

Deadline: December 1st, 2021 *Ended*

5Strong, partnering with many HBCUs, hopes to increase retention and graduation rates for students attending HBCUs. Through this scholarship program, five students will be given support over the course of their college career to ensure persistence and graduation in four years. 

15. Unigo $10,000 Annual Scholarship // Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: December 31st, 2021 *Ended*

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!

16. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program // Jackie Robinson Foundation

Amount: Up to $30,000

Deadline: January 12th, 2022 *Ended*

The Jackie Robinson Foundation aims to help graduating minority seniors get to college and succeed. Winners will be awarded up to $30,000 based on financial need, academic excellence, and more. 

17. Terry Crews "Creative Courage" Scholarship // Bold.org

Amount: $20,000

Deadline: January 12th, 2022 *Ended*

Terry Crews and Bold.org have come together to create a scholarship aimed towards helping struggling artists. One scholarship winner will be awarded $20,000 that can be used towards their artistic development and education.

18. Dell Scholars Program // Dell

Amount: $20,000

Deadline: December 1st, 2021 *Ended*

The Dell Scholars program was designed to provide a support system for the challenges many students face while pursuing a degree. 500 winners will be awarded $20,000 as well as year-round support to help them succeed in college. 

19. Jameela Jamil x I Weigh Scholarship // Bold.org

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: December 2nd, 2021 *Ended*

The "I Weigh" Scholarship is all about radical inclusivity and allyship. The aim is to create a community where no one feels alone. Everyone has a story and it deserves to be heard. Three winners will be awarded $5,000 each. Tell your story and apply!

20. Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Program // Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Amount: Up to $55,000 per year

Deadline: November 18th, 2021 *Ended*

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Program opens up every year and offers up to $55,000 per year to students who will be attending an accredited college/university. 

21. Taco Bell Live Mas Scholarship // Taco Bell Foundation

Amount: Up to $25,000

Deadline: January 11th, 2022 *Ended*

The Live Mas Scholarship believes that the youth have the drive to change the world. This scholarship opens up this Fall but is open to all students who are pursuing a secondary education. To enter, you'll have to submit a 2-minute video answering a few of their questions.

22. Footlocker Scholar Athletes // Footlocker

Amount: Up to $20,000

Deadline: December 17th, 2021 *Ended*

The Footlocker Scholar Athletes program comes back every year. Each year, 20 high school seniors who are exceptional leaders on their sports teams will be awarded up to $20,000 that will go toward their college education. 

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