Whether you are in middle school, high school, or college, there is free money available to help pay and prepare for postsecondary education, including college, universities, and career/trade schools! Scholarships – which do not have to be repaid – may be based on merit, financial need, or other factors and can make a real difference in helping you manage your education expenses. Deadlines are provided, but please check each website carefully as dates may change.
Every month, Courage to Grow will give $500 to the winner of its essay contest. An essay answering why you believe you should be awarded this scholarship must be less than 250 words. The scholarship was created to help students realize their college dreams.
Each year, Edison International awards $12,500 per year - or $50,000 over four years - to up to 30 high school seniors to help them follow their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math. Applicants must live in SCE's service territory. All Edison Scholars are eligible for a paid summer internship with Southern California Edison upon completing the first year of school.
Through the creation of this scholarship program, Trailheads’ goal is to recognize and support students who have faced and overcome their own challenges. Submit a 600–800-word essay that describes a challenge you faced, how you overcame it and how the experience affected you.
PLUS ME created this scholarship to encourage high school students to write and share their own personal narratives. The 5 recipients may use grant funds without restriction to support their current life goals. If selected, recipients must share their submitted personal narrative with a live audience at the LISTEN event in Los Angeles on Feb. 3, 2023.