High school and college students who are searching for funding opportunities to assist with their educational expenses will find there are numerous scholarships for US and non-US citizens available. The below unclaimed scholarships at this time of the writing of this article were available for both students who are US and Non-US Citizens.
One such unclaimed scholarship is the Human Capital Scholarship. This scholarship is sponsored by the Asian Pacific Fund and is available to high school seniors. All applications must be submitted by September. The scholarship gives out an award of $1,500. To be eligible for this incognito scholarship, students must be a full-time incoming freshman student at a University of California campus and must also be a first-generation college student from a minority family. A total of two potentialy unclaimed scholarships are awarded.
La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is October 15th. The award is between $250 and $1,000. To be eligible for this pseudonymous scholarship, students must be Hispanic.
The Latino Medical Student Association sponsors the Cinthya Felix Scholarship. This scholarship is for students who have at least a sophomore standing at a four-year university or a graduate student. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is early November. Students must be committed to pursuing a career in medicine and to serving Latino and underserved communities. Applicant should demonstrate a history of leadership in extracurricular activities and/or membership in civic organizations. Financial need is considered. Students must be attending a school in California, Arizona, Utah, Washington, or Oregon to be eligible for this scholarship.
The Alvin Cox Memorial Scholarship is for a high school senior or current college student. Graduate students may also apply for this scholarship. Applications must be received in November to be considered for this scholarship. This unspecified scholarship has an award value of $700. To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an essay regarding why they are pursuing a college education.
The MetroPCS Community Scholars Program is given to a high school senior. All applications must be received in November. There are several $2,500 awards given through this scholarship for US and non-US citizens. In addition, there is a $25,000 grand prize given. To be eligible for this scholarship contest, students must demonstrate exceptional involvement in community service and volunteerism. Students must also have plans to enroll full-time in a two-year or four-year college.
The Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders is for a high school senior or current college student. The deadline to apply for this little known scholarship is December 31st. There is a $500 community college award and a $1,000 award for a four-year college student. Applicants must demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. At least one parent must also be of Hispanic ancestry. Scholarship recipients must also be able to attend the Annual National USHLI Conference based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Elks San Francisco Lodge-Tom Schomburg Scholarship for Future Citizens is for a high school senior. The deadline to apply for this obscure scholarship is in early December. The award amount for this scholarship varies between $1,000 and $4,000.
The Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Scholarship is for prospective or current graduate students. The deadline to apply is December 1st. Award recipients will receive a stipend of $9,000 that can be used for art, architecture, dance, theatre, urban regional planning. There is also a $20,000 award given for architectural design and history, art and design, theatre, dance, instrumental or vocal music. In addition, there is a $20,000 award for any field of music. Preference is given for students who are under the age of 25.
The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is given to high school students in grades 9-12 whose efforts have had a positive and significant effect on race relations in their communities or schools. The deadline to apply for this unknown scholarship is January 31st. This scholarship has a value of $1,000.
Students looking for unclaimed scholarships for US and non-US residents may also wish to apply for the TRENZA scholarships. This scholarship program is specifically for Chicana/Latina girls in their senior year in high school. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is in February. The award amount is $500.