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Scholarships - For All Students

July Scholarships

Central Intelligence Agency: Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Scholarship is open:
  • To high school seniors planning to enroll in a 4-year ​​- 5-year college/university or college freshman or sophomore enrolled in a 4- or 5-year college or university.​​
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 18 years of age by April 1st of your senior year
  • ​Financial need as demonstrated by income (see more details on website)
  • Must be available to work in Washington D.C. during your period of employment​​
  • Maintain full-time college status with a 3.0/4.0 GPA minimum

Award: Up to $18,000 per year
Deadline: July 31, 2018
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City Property Management HOA Service Scholarship

The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college during the fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in HOA Management, but anyone meeting the requirements who can demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the Real Estate field will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: July 31, 2018
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Crest View Recovery Center 2018 Scholarship Program

Applicants must be high school or college students, who are at least 18 years old and are attending or scheduled to attend an accredited college or university. Must submit a 500-1,000 word essay describing how substance abuse or addiction affects your life and community, as well as what you plan to do to fight these problems.
Award: $500
Deadline: July 31, 2018
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R&D Systems Scholarship

Applicants must:

  • Have a major declared in a science related field and enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field.
  • Submit a transcript of all college/post-secondary coursework (if high school student submit high school transcript).
  • Submit a written statement addressing the following topics:
  • Submit a 140 character statement/tweet on what you believe is the biggest hurdle for people working in your specific field of interest and why
  • Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest.

Award: $1,500
Deadline: July 20, 2018
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Redfin Scholarship

Scholarship requirements:

  • Legal U.S. resident
  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college
  • Cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale

Award: $2,500
Deadline: July 31, 2018
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September Scholarships

Cameron Impact Scholarship

Eligibility requirements:

  • 3.7+ GPA
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America;
  • Be a current late HS Junior or early HS Senior (graduating class of 2019), planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor's degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
  • Demonstrate active participation in community service
  • Excel in a broad variety of extracurricular activities. This includes, but is not limited to: athletics, academic clubs, music lessons, performance art, and philanthropic organizations.

Award: Full Ride (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum)
Deadline: September 12, 2018
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Hiking Ambition Wellness Scholarship

Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their application. Passion for a healthy lifestyle or hiking is a must. To participate in this scholarship, you will have to create a piece of content between 500 – 1,000 words promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during high school, college or university years (whichever is relevant to you) and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime.
Award: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2018
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October Scholarships

Gear Up Your Future Scholarship

Students that are interested need be 18 years of age to compete for the scholarship on their own. If you are under the age of 18, we will need the permission of your parent or parents, or a legal guardian. Applicant must submit a 500-3,000 word essay on 'How does AI – Artificial Intelligent support people in studying and improving working efficiency?'
Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline: October 15, 2018
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Pretty Actions Scholarship

The requirements for eligible student entries are:
You should presently be a senior in high school;

  • Or be transitioning from high school to a college or university;
  • Or be already enrolled in a college or university inside the United States or Canada.
  • Applicants must submit a Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800-1000 words.

Award: $500
Deadline: October 15, 2018
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Voice of Democracy Competition

The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12 by the Oct. 31 deadline, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or in an overseas U.S. military/civilian dependent school.
Award: Up to $30,000
Deadline: October 31, 2018
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November Scholarship

Start Standing Scholarship

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “good standing” (i.e. currently enrolled)
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent

Award: $1,000
Deadline: November 15, 2018

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December Scholarships

Annual CGTrader Scholarship

Enter the CGTrader Scholarship 2018 challenge to win $3,000 for your education expenses. The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.


Write and submit an original essay on the topic “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”


  • Write an essay on “Our life on a spaceship: the future of mankind”
  • Essay length is 500-1000 words
  • Submit your essay via online form
  • Submission deadline - December 14, 2018
  • The winners will be announced January 4, 2019, on the CGTrader blog and notified directly via email provided upon the registration.


  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student
  • Enrolled full-time in an academic institution Jan 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018 

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Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students, and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate student. Applicant must fill out a short form.
Award: $500
Deadline: June 30, 2018
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Car Seat Safety Scholarship Program 2018

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. You must be a high school graduate at the time of the award, failure to complete a high school curriculum will result in the disqualification and revocation of the reward. If this happens, the scholarship will go to the next person in line.
  2. Anyone who applies must be in high school, home schooled, or a college student who plans to attend an accredited post-secondary institution. Anyone attending schools outside of the United States are ineligible to apply.
  3. You must plan to attend a post-secondary institution or be in pursuit of a post-secondary degree. If you do not attend college, your degree will be revoked.
  4. All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA when applying and when awarded.

Applicant must also submit an essay of video.
Award: Up to $3,500
Deadline: December 28, 2018
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Miscellaneous Information

Tucson Unified High School Scholarship Links



Palo Verde High Magnet





Tucson High Magnet

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PSAT Resources

The PSAT is just around the corner and the county Library the resources listed below to help students prepare.

Learning Express Library (LEL)

This resource includes tutorials with downloadable materials, timed practice exams, and helpful test taking tips for the PSAT. LEL helps individuals to further their career paths with a robust complement of College and Career Readiness tools. School Center focuses on K-12 skill-building and improvement in math and language arts, College Preparation Center focuses on 9-11 grade AP, PSAT, ACT, and SAT Exams, and College Center focuses on post-secondary education skill-building including practice exams for undergraduate (Accuplacer, Asset, Compass). Learning Express Library will also include updated information about the NEW SAT Exam starting in January.

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Gale Testing & Education Reference Center

Gale Cengage Learning provides individuals with start-to-finish resources with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape your life. This resource includes over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks and study materials, information about more than 4,000 schools, scholarships, resume builder, and career module that help you cover subjects from career change to salary negotiation. Testing & Education Reference Center has sections for High School, College Prep, Career, Grad School, and International tools. Each section includes official practice exams (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP and more) and study materials for accurate and productive student learning.

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