Since 1997, 1-800-Wheelchair has made everyone’s mobility needs their top priority. Every year, the company offers over 1,200 products to countries in the U.S. and U.K. Working with people who have endured difficult times has inspired this company to launch this scholarship.
Students must submit an essay (500-1000 words long) and visual poem describing a time when they overcame a personal challenge
Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)
At least 16 years of age
Deadline: May 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $500
This scholarship is named after the late Milton Fisher. Unlike the traditional scholarship system, this scholarship aims to recognize innovation and creativity. With this fund, students can continue to pursue their higher education goals.
Submit an application form along with:
Scanned copy of any Letters of admission to college (excluding High School Juniors)
Copy of IRS 1040 or FAFSA
Any supplementary information to help explain your project
Applicant must be:
A high school junior, senior, or any person entering an undergraduate degree program
A Connecticut or New York City metropolitan area resident planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education anywhere in the United States, or a resident of any part of the U.S. planning to attend or attending an institution of higher education in CT or NYC
Deadline: May 1st, 2020| Scholarship Value: Up to $5,000
Every year almost 50 million tons of e-waste is discarded in the world. E-waste consists of toxic materials, heavy metals among other components that essentially get into groundwater supplies. Recycling e-waste allows for more materials to be reused annually.
Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about e-waste
Must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. There is no age limit
Deadline: April 30th, 2020| Scholarship Value: $1,000
The Negative Population Growth (NPG) is a national membership platform focused on population issues. With the American population expected to exceed 400 million by 2060, NPG wants to hear students’ thoughts on this.
Student applicants are encourage to submit a 500-750 words essay on this prompt:
“The 2020 U.S. Census will begin in April. In the past, our nation has grown by tens of millions of people each decade and experts predict our population will exceed 400 million by 2060. Is this good or bad for our country? What three aspects of your life do you think will be most affected by that growth?”
Applicant must be:
A U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident and be 14 years of age or older
Applicant must be a senior in high school or a college freshman, sophomore, or junior enrolled in an official undergraduate program of study for the Fall 2020 semester
Deadline: April 19th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: Up to $2,000
The College JumpStart Scholarship fund is provided through private and corporate donations. The scholarship itself is an award for motivated students who submit outstanding applications. As a merit-based competition, financial need is not considered when determining the winner.
Submit a completely filled out application form along with the answer to one of the following questions in 250 words or less:
What are your educational goals?
How will winning this scholarship help you attain your goals?
Write about a time when “hard work” paid off
Describe your experience with community service and volunteering and how that has affected you and your outlook
Students must be:
High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;
U.S. citizen or legal resident;
Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.
Deadline: April 15th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000