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[Page 4] Top Need-Based Scholarships to Apply for in 2024

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  1. Gary Robert Schloss Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Les Neidich
    This scholarship will support low-income African American students in Pennsylvania.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Race/Ethnicity: African American
    • Background: Low-income
    Amount:$15,000
    Deadline:Jun 07, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
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  2. Dr. Michal Lomask Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Shemesh-lomask
    This scholarship aims to honor the life of Dr. Michal Lomask by supporting students who have faced financial difficulty as they pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Field of Study: STEM
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Apr 30, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  3. Valentina Vera Buyvol Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Austin-Buyvol
    This scholarship seeks to honor Valentina Vera Buyvol by supporting a student who demonstrates her passion for life.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • State: New Jersey
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Apr 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  4. Aircraft Mechanics for Aircraft Mechanics Scholarship

    Funded by
    colton parker
    This scholarship aims to spread awareness about the aircraft maintenance field by helping students in low-income areas pursue careers in aircraft maintenance.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Background: Low-income and/or an underrepresented minority
    • Field of Interest: Aircraft maintenance
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  5. 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.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Background: Child of a parent with ALS
    • Financial Status: Family facing financial hardship
    • Education Level: Current or prospective college student
    Amount:$16,515
    Deadline:May 31, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  6. Voila Natural Lifestyle Scholarship

    Funded by
    Voila Natural Lifestyle
    This scholarship will support high school seniors dedicated to helping others.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • GPA: 2.5 or higher
    • Experience: Volunteer or non-profit work
    • Background: Low-income
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:May 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  7. Saswati Gupta Cancer Research Scholarship

    Funded by
    sreya sanyal
    This scholarship aims to support female students interested in medicine or biology so they can go on to advance cancer research and prevention.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate junior or senior or Graduate student
    • Gender: Female
    • Field of Study: Medicine or Biology
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Apr 06, 2024
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  8. Above the Peak - Ama Dablam Kesel Family Scholarship

    Funded by
    Aaron Kesel
    To honor the memory of a beautiful life that was lost, this scholarship intends to support high school seniors or undergraduate students that have lost a family member due to suicide.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education level: High School Senior or Undergraduate student
    • Background: Experience with suicide in the family
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    Amount:$1,500
    Deadline:May 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  9. LGBTQIA+ in Advancing Tech & Data Science Scholarship

    Funded by
    Amanda Blake
    This scholarship seeks to support LGBTQIA+ students who have a passion for using technology and data science for good.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school student
    • Identity: LGBTQIA+
    • Field of Study: Data science, technology, STEM, or coding
    • Background: FGLI (first-generation, low-income)
    Amount:$5,020
    Deadline:Jul 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  10. Nina L. Coleman Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Craig Coleman
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income students who need financial assistance in order to fund their college education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Background: FGLI (first-generation, low-income)
    • Race: BIPOC
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:May 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  11. 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.

    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:Apr 19, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  12. Environmental Scholarship

    Funded by
    Olson family
    This scholarship aims to support students who are passionate about devoting their careers to the environment.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student or high school student accepted to college
    • Field of Study: Environmental engineering, conservation, or alternative/renewable energy
    • GPA: 3.0 or above
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Oct 05, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  13. Dr. Connie M. Reece Future Teacher Scholarship

    Funded by
    Nathan Allen
    This scholarship aims to continue the legacy of Dr. Reece by supporting budding teachers who will educate the next generation.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate or graduate student
    • Financial Background: Low-income
    • Field of Study: Teaching or education
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 21, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  14. Ida Nickelson 104 Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Tanya Pope
    This scholarship will support low-income female students studying in New York City.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate
    • Gender: Female
    • City: New York City
    • Background: Low-income
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Sep 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  15. Miguel Mendez Social Justice Scholarship

    Funded by
    Nancy Roberts
    This scholarship will support students who are passionate about social justice and seek to enact change in their communities.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate
    • Background: Low-income and first-generation college student
    • GPA: 3.0 or higher
    • Career Path: Social Justice
    Amount:$3,000
    Deadline:Jul 19, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is in review
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  16. Gloria Stokes Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Jada Dumas
    This scholarship aims to honor Gloria Stokes and her legacy by supporting low-income college students so their finances don’t hold them back from their dreams.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Financial Background: Low-income
    • Race: African American
    • State: Low-income
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:May 25, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  17. Minority/Women in STEM Scholarship

    Funded by
    ExecuSearch Staffing Solutions, Inc.
    This scholarship aims to support underprivileged students who are interested in pursuing careers in STEM.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Demographic: BIPOC and/or female
    • Background: FGLI
    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate student
    • Field of Interest: STEM
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:Nov 15, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    5 winners
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  18. Cheryl Twilley Outreach Memorial Scholarship

    Funded by
    Twilley Family
    This scholarship seeks to honor the memory of Cheryl Twilley by supporting low-income students in their pursuit of higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Two or four-year undergraduate student
    • Identity: Underrepresented minority
    • Background: First-generation, low-income
    • GPA: 2.8 or higher
    • Experience: Community service
    Amount:$2,500
    Deadline:Feb 05, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    5 winners
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  19. JDT Ventures Scholarship Fund

    Funded by
    We Clean and Azcany Brand
    This scholarship supports immigrants or international students from low income households.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Background: Low-income household
    • Citizenship: International (not U.S.)
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Apr 19, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  20. 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.

    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:Jun 07, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  21. Liv For The Future Scholarship

    Funded by
    BenGlobal LLC
    This scholarship seeks to support underprivileged students who are active in their community in order to lower the financial burden of higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior accepted to a two or four-year degree program
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • Background: Community service and leadership experience
    Amount:$500
    Deadline:Nov 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  22. 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.

    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
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  23. 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.

    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
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
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  24. Frantz Barron Scholarship

    Funded by
    Patrick Barron
    This scholarship will support low-income, male high school seniors who will be first-generation college students.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Gender: Male
    • Background: Low-income, first-generation college student
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:May 01, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  25. Stitt Family Aeronautics, Aerospace & Aviation Scholarship

    Funded by
    Stitt
    This scholarship aims to support students who are pursuing the field of aviation or aerospace and need financial assistance in order to do so.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school or undergraduate student
    • GPA: 3.5 or higher
    • Background: Financial need
    • Field of Study: Aviation, aerospace, or aeronautics
    • State: California or Colorado
    Amount:$15,000
    Deadline:Mar 08, 2024
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    3 winners
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  26. Promising Pathways-Single Parent Scholarship

    Funded by
    Seamone Family
    This scholarship aims to support single parents who are pursuing higher education while raising children.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: Undergraduate student
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • Background: Single parent
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Dec 06, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  27. Pamela Gammon Photography Scholarship

    Funded by
    Pamela Gammon Photography
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income students from Kentucky and Ohio so they can afford to attend college.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Background: Low-income
    • Education Level: High school student or Undergraduate
    • State: KY or OH
    • GPA : 3.0
    Amount:$1,004
    Deadline:Dec 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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  28. Lewis Ohana Scholarship

    Funded by
    Michael Lewis
    This scholarship seeks to support low-income students so they have the resources they need to pursue higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school junior or senior
    • State: Arkansas
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    Amount:$2,100
    Deadline:Jan 01, 2023
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  29. Future Minority Leaders Scholarship

    Funded by
    Yaneury Fermin
    This scholarship aims to support and uplift minority students so they have the resources necessary to complete their degrees.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior
    • Race/Ethnicity: BIPOC
    • Financial Status: Low-income
    • State: California
    Amount:$1,000
    Deadline:Nov 01, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    1 winner
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  30. Maine Catalyst Scholarship

    Funded by
    Maine Catalyst Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship will support low-income students from Maine as they seek higher education.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Education Level: High school senior or undergraduate
    • Background: Low-income
    • State: Maine
    Amount:$2,000
    Deadline:Jun 05, 2022
    One Click Apply
    Scholarship is awarded to
    2 winners
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