Featured Scholarships

New University-Wide Scholarship Essay Prompts

Beginning Fall 2014, the University-Wide Scholarship essay requirements will change.

Instead of writing one standard personal essay for all scholarships, applicants will be required to submit a separate essay for each scholarship based on the prospective prompts. Applicants must write an essay that accurately reflects the requirements stipulated in each prompts.

Sample essay prompts are… more »

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:  Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a financial award for the academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. In addition, all scholarship recipients and finalists will… more »

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

Purpose: As the living memorial to our thirty-third President, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership.

Scholarship Value: $30,000


At the time of application, must be a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree Must have junior-level academic standing; must have… more »

DAR National Society Scholarships

Purpose: The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, sex or national origin. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students… more »

John Lennon Scholarship Competition

Purpose: Three scholarships totaling $20,000 are presented annually for the best original songs in any musical genre

Scholarship Value: Varies (up to $20,000)


Must be a current student or alumni of a U.S. college or university Must be between the ages of 17 and 24, as of February 27th, 2015 Former winners (other than Honorable Mention) of… more »

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

Posted On June 23, 2014

Purpose: To carry on Congresswoman Mink’s most ardent commitments: educational access, support, and opportunity for low-income women, especially mothers; and educational enrichment for children


Must be a woman, at least 17 years of age Must be a mother, with minor children Must be pursuing a vocational degree/certificate; or an associate’s degree; or a first… more »

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Posted On June 20, 2014

Purpose:  To offer a level playing field for students to receive a scholarship regardless of achievement of financial need. Scholarship is based solely on written essay.


9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students. Legal resident of the U.S. Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12… more »


The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is an educational program of leadership and military skills training. The program prepares students for officer responsibilities in the active Army, Army Reserve, or the Army National Guard following graduation.

Scholarship Value: varies Awards Available: varies Award Deadline: ongoing Requirements: The ROTC program is divided into “Basic” and “Advanced” Courses. Students… more »