Category Archives: Miscellaneous Scholarships

American Legion Baseball Scholarship


The American Legion, the largest wartime veterans organization, was created by the United States Congress in 1919.  The Legion is dedicated to continuing a number of unique and diverse programming strains that seek to encourage nationwide patriotism, support for veterans, and impacting communities.  One of their most successful and well-known programs is the American Legion… Read More »

$5,000 NEHW Women Leaders Scholarship

5,000 NEHW Women Leaders Scholarship

The Network of the Hospitality Industry (NEWH) is a networking and membership group for professionals in many different facets of the hospitality industry that seeks to further the industry as a whole through quality networking opportunities, education and professional development, and scholarships for students pursuing hospitality careers. The nonprofit organization was founded in the 1980s… Read More »

1,000 Dreams Scholarship

1000 Dreams Scholarship

The 1,000 Dreams Fund was created by Christie Garton, an expert on millennial marketing and college life.  Garton has dedicated her life to the overarching mission of enabling and empowering young women to pursue their collegiate and entrepreneurial dreams by providing tools for their success.  She is the founder of, a popular and useful… Read More »

5 Strong Scholarship

5 Strong Scholarship

The 5 Strong Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization composed of veteran educators with several decades of experience assisting minority students to complete their high school education and become college students. The Foundation was formed with the intent to prepare promising students to join their cohorts of 5 Strong Ready Scholars so they may be… Read More »

Secular Student Activist Scholarship

Secular Student Activist Scholarship

  The Secular Student Alliance (SSA), a grassroots movement first began in 1996 when concerned students realized that there was an apparent need for young people to assert their non-secular rights and needs. The Council for Secular Humanism helped the students found the Campus Forethought Alliance and also went on to govern it.  In April… Read More »

Government Professional Development Scholarship

Government Professional Development Scholarship

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), an association of more than 18,000 members of federal, state and local finance officials who have chosen a career in public planning, financing, and implementing government operations throughout the US and Canada. The Association, founded in 1906, is composed of an 18 member elected Executive Board which oversees seven… Read More »

Medical Health Profession Scholarship

Medical Health Professional Scholarship

Have you committed yourself to serving the country for four years in trade for an education? Many have but do you know that the US military’s various branches are offering The Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)? It provides members of the US armed services help attaining a degree in dentistry, optometry, psychology, pharmacy veterinary studies,… Read More »