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List of College Scholarship Organizations

List of Scholarships


Russell and Jean Fiddyment Award 

Award Amount: Approximately $3,000 per winner (multiple winners selected)

Google Form Application Link: CLOSED

Deadline: CLOSED

Description: The Fiddyment Award is a competitive achievement and need-based scholarship awarded to selected 2022 graduates from Pioneer & Woodland High attending UC Davis in Fall 2022. Several scholarships of approximately $3,000 will be awarded. Extended criteria for scholarship qualification can be found in the google form application. If you have questions, please contact Monica Peña-Villegas at 

United Negro College Fund

Award Amount: up to $10,000 

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“A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”®

For more than seven decades, this principle has remained at the heart of UNCF, enabling us to raise more than $5 billion and help more than 500,000 students and counting not just attend college, but thrive, graduate and become leaders.

We do this in three ways: By awarding more than 10,000 students scholarships, worth more than $100 million, each year. By providing financial support to 37 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). And by serving as the nation’s leading advocate for the importance of minority education and community engagement.

This three-pronged approach is powerful: Since our founding in 1944, we’ve helped to more than double the number of minorities attending college. The six-year graduation rate for UNCF African American scholarship recipient is 70%. This is 11% higher than the national average and 31% higher than the national average for all African Americans.

Travis Credit Union Community Impact Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,000 

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Deadline: CLOSED

The scholarship will be awarded to 20 current high school seniors bound for college in the fall of 2023! Click on the link above to see the guidelines and requirements for this scholarship. 

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Award Amount: up to $10,000

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Deadline: CLOSED

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 - to 1000 - word essay that describes and analyzes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. GED students under the age of 20 may also apply.

McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship

Award Amount: two awards from $25,000

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The McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors who have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. You must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, be under 21 years of age and be a U.S. resident to be eligible for this award.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Award Amount: up to $5,000

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Deadline: 5:00pm ET on March 21, 2023 

AFA’s Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest is an annual competition for college-bound high school seniors.  Applicants are asked to write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners up.

Scholars Helping Collars

Award Amount: $1,500

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Deadline: CLOSED

The Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship is available to high school seniors. To be considered, you must submit an essay detailing your volunteer efforts to help animals in need, and how that involvement has changed your life or shaped your perceptions on the importance of animal welfare.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Award Amount: $10,000

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Deadline: March 3rd, 2023

The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States. To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, anniversary or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged. Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award

It's Really All About the Education - $3,000


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It's often been said that "education is the key to success." What doors could your educational "key" open? It's not cheap to get a college degree, and many college-bound students see a shut door for education. We're here to help open it again. School can get expensive, so we want to know how winning a $3,000 All About Education Scholarship could help make a difference in your life. Will it ease the burden of student loans? Will it offer you the opportunity to pursue a dream? Will it help you inspire others to work towards their own goals?

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

  • Submit an online written response to the prompt

The Fountainhead Essay Contest ($50 - $10,000)

Deadline April 28, 2022 | JUNIOR, SENIOR

Click HERE to apply. 

Enter an Ayn-Rand Institute essay contest for a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarship prize money. 


Michele Dyke Memorial Scholarship

MIchele Dyke
Michele Dyke

The Michele Dyke Scholarship will support newly admitted EAOP students who enroll at UC Davis. Students must have participated in EAOP at high schools in the five regions served by the UC Davis EAOP. Students must demonstrate leadership qualities, community service and a passion for helping others.

At the moment this award is not yet available. If you would like to donate to this award, please go to our Michele Dyke Memorial Scholarship donation page.



Award winners
EAOP Award Winners