Grant Opportunities for Students

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    Hands-On Learning

    Katie's Krops Growers Grant provide funding to help growers create gardens that give back. The program helps youth to make a difference to end hunger in their cities or communities by donating fresh vegetables to local food initiatives such as food pantries.
    Founds: Gift cards up to $500 for garden supply stores
    Eligibility: Students age 9-16  
    Deadline: December 31, 2018

    Disney Dreamers Academy
    Disney Dreamers Academy seeks to help 100 select high school students from across the U.S. jump-start their life goals and pursue their dream.
    Students participate in hands-on, immersive career seminars in a wide range of disciplines found at Walt Disney World. Participants learn how to improve their communication skills, what it means to be a leader, and networking strategies, among other skills. 
    Founds: Four-day,all-expenses-paid experience at Walt Disney World, inlcuding a parent or guardian. 
    Eligibility: High School Students, ages 13-19
    Deadline: October 31, 2018

     
    The Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

    This scholarship will award ten college students with academic scholarships of $10,000. Additionally, Nikon Inc. will identify rising stars on digital platforms and recognize them as a part of the curated “Nikon100 List.”
    Funds:  
    $10,000
    Eligibility:  
    Students
    Deadline:  
    Not listed


    Young driver awards and scholarship opportunities 
    List of awards and scholarships that include the Digital Responsibility's Don't Text and Drive Scholarship, the DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship, and more.
    Eligibility and Deadline: Varies


    U.S. Department of State 
    The U.S. Department of State has recently announced scholarship opportunities for American high school students to study abroad.
    Eligibility: High School Students
    Deadline: Varies


    Teen Drive 365 Teen Video Challenge 
    Teen Video Challenge invites young people to highlight safety when it comes to driving.
    Funds: $1,000 to $15,000
    Eligibility: Students in grade 9-12
    Deadline: ongoing

     

    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation requests applications for the Young Scholars Program. 
    The program supports selected students from eighth grade through high school with academic and college advising, as well as financial support for school.
    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently in seventh grade 
    Deadline: March 21

     


    Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross
    The Paradigm Challenge is an annual competition developed by Project Paradigm and the American Red Cross. The challenge is intended to inspire youth to use science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills and kindness, creativity, and collaboration to make a difference. The annual challenge aims to generate new ideas to reduce waste in homes, schools, communities, and around the world. Youth are invited to submit entries, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help reduce waste. A panel of judges evaluates entries based on effectiveness, feasibility, originality, presentation, and collaboration. Members of the public also vote for their favorite finalist.
    Funds:  One grand prize of $100,000; first-place prizes of $10,000; second-place prizes of $2,000; third-place prizes of $1,000; and finalist prizes of $200.
    Eligibility:  Students aged 4-18
    Deadline:  May 1, 2018

     

    Scholarships:


    Student Financial Aid Search Engine: Find & Apply for Financial Aid to Pay for College

    Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students

    Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships

    Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program

    NOAA’s Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship

    Diabetes Scholars Foundation

    Common Knowledge Scholarship Competition