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Featured Scholarship Opportunities


Craig D. Butler Scholarship

This scholarship was established to honor the life of Craig D. Butler and to continue his legacy of integrity, generosity and service.

CDB aims to aid young adults from undeserved populations to pursue higher education. Each year, the CDB Scholarship Foundation will seek future high school graduates to offer financial support as they pursue their dreams in the aftermath of gun violence.

The CDB Scholarship is an annual, merit based competition, that focuses on instilling philanthropic values in ambitious, driven, goal-oriented individuals. This is a one-time award of $1000. Financial need is considered, however, all high school seniors are encouraged to apply. An award recipient is selected in June of each year.


To qualify for the scholarship, the recipient needs to meet the following criteria:

Students must be a resident of Philadelphia County at the time of application.

Students must be of African American descent.

Students must have a scholastic average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Students must be entering a two or four-year college/university as a full-time freshman student in the fall of the year of the announcement of the scholarship award AND/OR students must be entering an accredited vocational-technical school as a full time freshman in the fall of the year of the announcement of the scholarship award.

Submission of the completed application and associated documents.

Disbursement: Funds will be paid to the college directly. A letter from the educational institution will be required to ensure this requirement is met.

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Transgender First National Scholarship

The first national scholarship exclusively dedicated to helping underserved Transgender students get affordable access to a college education. For more information please click here. Awards are annual and based on eligibility, financial need, personal hardship, academic merit, and other related considerations. Applicants must identify as Transgender, plan to pursue a degree, or currently pursuing a degree, at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, have a high school diploma or GED, and be a U.S. Citizen

Scholarship E-mail Address:

HOW TO APPLY: Online form on the website at
DEADLINE: Dec 31st

Study Level: Associate, Bachelor’s, Graduate, High School
Award Type: Scholarship, Grant, Prize
Scholarship Award Amount: $2500
Residency Restrictions: United States
Gender Restrictions: None

The Best Schools

A total of six $1,000 scholarships for use by winning students enrolled in an accredited online college or accredited online university degree program:

Three scholarships awarded for the Fall Semester
(Deadline for application: July 31)

Three scholarships awarded for the Spring Semester
(Deadline for application: November 30)

Students who submit an application for Fall Semester scholarships and are not awarded a scholarship remain in consideration for the Spring Semester scholarships. All entries are reset December 1 and thereafter must be resubmitted for consideration for the following fall/spring academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded by random selection from the pool of applicants who meet all eligibility requirements.

Please check out the scholarship details and application information here:

TBS $1,000 Scholarship –

Scholarship NameDeadline
The Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarships & AwardsJanuary 01
Center for Alcohol Policy Essay ContestJanuary 08
Ron Brown Scholars ProgramJanuary 09
The APIASF ScholarshipJanuary 14
F. Lammot Belin Arts ScholarshipJanuary 15
I Have a Dream Short Essay ScholarshipJanuary 31
Union Plus Scholarship ProgramJanuary 31
Naval ROTC ScholarshipJanuary 31
The Jackie Robinson Scholarship ProgramFebruary 01
The Lou Manzione
February 01
AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College ScholarshipFebruary 15
Society of Women Engineers ScholarshipFebruary 15
Philadelphia City Scholarship ProgramFebruary 24
Philadelphia Chapter of Women of Engineers ScholarshipFebruary 24
Sweet and Simple ScholarshipFebruary 28
Teen Drive 365 Video ChallengeFebruary 28
The P.L.A.Y ScholarshipFebruary 28
McKee ScholarsMarch 01
National Cellular Directory ScholarshipMarch 01
USciences Opportunity ScholarshipMarch 01
The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. March 01
Pennsylvania Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Inc. March 01
Herb It Forward ScholarshipMarch 01
Print & Graphic Scholarship FoundationMarch 01
Tzu Chi ScholarshipMarch 02
A-1 Auto Transport Annual ScholarshipMarch 10
Zeta Phi Beta - Beta Delta Zeta ScholarshipMarch 27
Hispanic Scholarship FundMarch 30 ScholarshipMarch 31
Wilt Chamberlain Memorial FundApril 01
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math & Science ScholarshipApril 10
Craig D. Butler ScholarshipApril 01
The Daniel Triano ScholarshipApril 15
Gloria Barron Scholarship PrizeApril 15
Sports Unlimited ScholarshipApril 25
The Luther & Mary Ida Vandross ScholarshipMay 01 Leadership ScholarshipMay 01
Actuarial Diversity ScholarshipMay 02
Francis H. Thole Essay ContestMay 18
American Best Future Security Professionals of America ScholarshipMay 30
Aspiring Pennsylvania Attorneys ScholarshipMay 31
Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur's ScholarshipMay 31
Joe Francis Haircare ScholarshipJune 01
USPAACC ScholarshipJune 02
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship June 12
Big Sun Scholarship June 19
High School Scholarship Program 2018June 30
Tylenol ScholarshipJune 30
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship (AHF)June 30 Scholarship ProgramJune 31
Redfin ScholarshipJuly 31
STEM Scholarship by XBOAugust 1
Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship ProgramAugust 28
The American Fire Sprinkler AssociationSeptember 01
Beauty+Wellness ScholarshipSeptember 30
AES Engineering ScholarshipOctober 05
Wells Fargo Student Impact ScholarshipOctober 05
Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship ProgramOctober 15
American Trucks ScholarshipOctober 15
Dr. Pepper Giveaway TuitionOctober 18
Wendy's High School Heisman ScholarshipOctober 20
The Octavius Catto ScholarshipOctober 30
Coca Cola Scholars FoundationOctober 31
Elks Most Valuable Student ScholarshipNovember 15
JIE ScholarshipNovember 24
Griswold Home Care ScholarshipNovember 30
Dell Scholars ProgramDecember 1
Varsity Tutors College Scholarship ContestDecember 15
Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship ProgramDecember 15
Foot Locker Scholar AthleteDecember 15
Vape Craft Inc. ScholarshipDecember 30
The Overcoming Obstacles ScholarshipDecember 31
The Gen and Kelly Tanabe ScholarshipDecember 31