Last updated on April 15, 2024

Top Need-Based Scholarships to Apply for in 2024

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  1. Cover image for Lemon-Aid Scholarship

    Lemon-Aid Scholarship

    Funded by
    Christine Andruzzi
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Coleen Elizabeth Lemon by supporting students with financial need as they pursue higher education.
    Funded by
    Christine Andruzzi
    This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Coleen Elizabeth Lemon by supporting students with financial need as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    Amount:$1,650
    Deadline is Approaching! 17 days left
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  2. Cover image for Robert F. Lawson Fund for Careers that Care

    Robert F. Lawson Fund for Careers that Care

    Funded by
    Lance Lawson
    This scholarship seeks to support high school and undergraduate students who intend to spend their careers helping other people.
    Funded by
    Lance Lawson
    This scholarship seeks to support high school and undergraduate students who intend to spend their careers helping other people.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • Field of Interest: Healthcare, social work, government, education or a related field
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2024
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  3. Cover image for Sandra West ALS Foundation Scholarship

    Sandra West ALS Foundation Scholarship

    Funded by
    West Family
    This scholarship aims to support college students who face the dual challenges of academic pursuit and familial responsibilities during a difficult time.
    Funded by
    West Family
    This scholarship aims to support college students who face the dual challenges of academic pursuit and familial responsibilities during a difficult time.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Background: Child of a parent with ALS
    • Financial Status: Family facing financial hardship
    • Education Level: Current or prospective college student
    Amount:$15,915
    Deadline:May 31, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  4. Cover image for Bethel Memorial Award for Veterinary Medicine

    Bethel Memorial Award for Veterinary Medicine

    Funded by
    George Albright
    This scholarship aims to honor Bethel’s memory by supporting students who share her love for animals, keeping her legacy alive.
    Funded by
    George Albright
    This scholarship aims to honor Bethel’s memory by supporting students who share her love for animals, keeping her legacy alive.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school, undergraduate, or graduate student
    • Field of Study: Veterinary medicine
    Amount:$1,100
    Deadline:Jun 01, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  5. Cover image for Cody Cochlin Memorial Scholarship

    Cody Cochlin Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Jaedan Ford
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Cody Cochlin by supporting students who share his love for skateboarding.
    Funded by
    Jaedan Ford
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Cody Cochlin by supporting students who share his love for skateboarding.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • Athletics: Rollerblading, rollerskating, snowboarding and/or skateboarding
    Amount:$1,275
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  6. Cover image for Hubert Colangelo Literacy Scholarship

    Hubert Colangelo Literacy Scholarship

    Funded by
    Lupe Colangelo
    This scholarship seeks to support students who are mostly self-funding their education so they have the assistance they need to succeed.
    Funded by
    Lupe Colangelo
    This scholarship seeks to support students who are mostly self-funding their education so they have the assistance they need to succeed.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Financial Status: Financial need
    • Identity: Underrepresented Minority
    • Identity: First-generation and/or has at least one immigrant parent
    Amount:$1,600
    Deadline:May 31, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  7. Cover image for Julius Quentin Jackson Scholarship

    Julius Quentin Jackson Scholarship

    Funded by
    This scholarship seeks to support students who have financial need so they can afford to pursue their collegiate dreams.
    Funded by
    This scholarship seeks to support students who have financial need so they can afford to pursue their collegiate dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Race: BIPOC
    • GPA: 2.9 or higher
    • Financial Status: Economically disadvantaged
    • Education Level: Four-year undergraduate student or high school senior
    Amount:$2,250
    Deadline is Approaching! 4 days left
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  8. Cover image for Etherine Tansimore Scholarship

    Etherine Tansimore Scholarship

    Funded by
    Ollie Tansimore
    This scholarship is perfect for high school seniors from low-income backgrounds who want to make a difference through a career in the medical field.
    Funded by
    Ollie Tansimore
    This scholarship is perfect for high school seniors from low-income backgrounds who want to make a difference through a career in the medical field.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Background: Low-income
    • Field: Medical
    Amount:$550
    Deadline:Nov 28, 2024
    One Click Apply
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  9. Cover image for Thadford Dickerson and Paula Schuman Scholar Award

    Thadford Dickerson and Paula Schuman Scholar Award

    Funded by
    Temel Dickerson and Nadja Vielot
    This scholarship aims to honor the lives of Thadford Dickerson and Dr. Paula Schuman by supporting students who are pursuing public service careers.
    Funded by
    Temel Dickerson and Nadja Vielot
    This scholarship aims to honor the lives of Thadford Dickerson and Dr. Paula Schuman by supporting students who are pursuing public service careers.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • State: North Carolina
    • Field of Study: Public service (healthcare, public health, first-responder, safety, etc.)
    • Background: First-generation, low-income student
    Amount:$4,250
    Deadline:May 31, 2024
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  10. Cover image for Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal Scholarship for Scientific Studies

    Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal Scholarship for Scientific Studies

    Funded by
    The Aggarwal Family
    This scholarship seeks to support the next great minds of science by helping low-income high school students in Massachusetts and New Jersey afford their college education.
    Funded by
    The Aggarwal Family
    This scholarship seeks to support the next great minds of science by helping low-income high school students in Massachusetts and New Jersey afford their college education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Field of Interest: Science
    • Location: Massachusetts, New Jersey
    Amount:$5,000
    Deadline:Jun 18, 2024
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  11. Cover image for Hispanic Climb to Success Scholarship

    Hispanic Climb to Success Scholarship

    Funded by
    Tirado Family
    This scholarship aims to support low-income Hispanic students so they have the resources necessary to afford college.
    Funded by
    Tirado Family
    This scholarship aims to support low-income Hispanic students so they have the resources necessary to afford college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Financial Background: Low-income
    • Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latinx
    • State: New York
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Apr 15, 2024
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  12. Cover image for Michael C. Overholser Memorial Scholarship

    Michael C. Overholser Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Overholser Family
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Michael Overholser by supporting students who are passionate about music.
    Funded by
    Overholser Family
    This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Michael Overholser by supporting students who are passionate about music.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • State: Maryland
    • Passion: Involved in music or plan to pursue music in college
    Amount:$2,295
    Deadline is Approaching! 1 day left
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