If you have the passion to succeed – especially in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is looking for you. This year, they will award 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year.


  • Student must be either a high school senior, high school graduate, or a current postsecondary undergraduate student.
  • Student must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2016-17 academic year.
  • Applicant must plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, Design or other programs of study related to the automotive industry.  (List of eligible majors available at website).
  • Student must have an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico.
  • Student must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

*NOTE: special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel.

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 29, 2016.


Promoting education on elder issues goes hand-in-hand with renewed respect for our elders. With that goal in mind, Hackard Law is honored to provide a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500 to one college student who wins the Hackard Law 2016 Scholarship Essay Contest.


  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Student must be 18 years or older at the time the scholarship is awarded
  • Must be enrolled as a student in a U.S. college or university
  • Must be in good academic standing with their higher educational institution

Submission Deadline: August 16th


To apply for the 2016 Scholarship, please submit a 1000-word essay for the following topic:

Our company sells hand-held labeling guns; a very old, but still surprisingly useful tool for a variety of applications.  For this essay, we would like you to describe a tool or function that is very dated but has proven to be extremely useful for you and expect it still will be in the future. In other words, what tool or application has stood the test of time and is still useful in the ever-changing world of technology?


  • Must be a student in the United States
  • Student must be enrolled as a full-time college freshman, sophomore, or junior, or a high school senior.

Submission deadline: May 31


Posted in May.

Lumity is excited to sponsor the 2016 Health Care and Science Scholarship to currently enrolled college students participating in educational programs involving Health Care, Dermatology, Nutrition or Science. Any student interested in participating should submit a copy of their current transcript as well as an answer to the essay question provided on the website.


  • Student must be a current student at an accredited college or university within the U.S.
  • Must have a minimum of 2.8 GPA
  • Must submit a copy of their transcript

Submission Deadline: July 1st



A big part of the overall mission at ToBecomeATeacher.org is to provide all of the resources a new teacher or soon to become teacher will need to successfully navigate their educational and career path.


  • Funds must be used for current education
  • Candidates must be applying to or currently attending a teaching educational program

Submission Deadline: November 1st


Jason Waechter loves both the medical profession and the legal profession.  He believes the best of each field have something in common—they solve problems in creative and original ways.  These scholarships embrace this.


  • Open to students in any kind of legal or medical college, university or program
  • NO Minimum GPA requirement
  • 150+ word essay

Scholarship application opens annually: January 1st

Scholarship Deadline: September 1st


As part of their commitment to supporting aspiring female software engineers,
Toptal has established the Toptal Scholarships contest. These scholarships
provide assistance to women from around the world to help empower them
to become top professional software engineers.


  • Scholarship is available to women and girls age 13 and older
    • This includes individuals who consistently live and identify as women, age 13 and older
  • This is an international scholarship, however students must be legal residents or citizens of their countries of residence to enter the scholarship program

Submission Deadline: October 14, 2016


The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) has again partnered with BASF to award four students who have a personal connection to the wheat industry and a planned career path in agriculture the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship. In its fourth year, the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship honors both high school and college students who have demonstrated success in academics and leadership roles.


  • Student must be a freshman, sophomore or junior pursuing an agricultural-related degree
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, junior or community college
  • Must be a member of the National Association of Wheat Growers; have a close relative who is a member, or be nominated by someone sitting on the NAWG Board of Directors or a state wheat association board


Must be postmarked on or before Dec. 11, 2015