Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarships:
Awards two $5,000 college scholarships to 2014 graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Postmark deadline is February 20, 2014. Early submission is encouraged. Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong committment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle. An essay and three or more recommendations (including at least one teacher) are required. You must also provide any documentation related to your promotion of vegetarianism in high school and/or community including photographs, newspaper stories, etc. Details available at:
Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship
Last year BK awarded more than 2000 scholarships, totaling more than $2.2 million, including one King $25,000 award and three James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship $50,000 awards. Also available are $5,000 Regional Awards and $1,000 awards. Application data must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific), January 10, 2014. If 50,000 applications are received prior to January 10, the application will no longer be available. Application and guidelines now available at:
Future Farmers of America (FFA) Scholarship Program
Scholarships are available to FFA members and non-members. Applications must be submitted online no later that 5 p.m. (EST) on February 1, 2014. Required signature page must be postmarked by February 8, 2014. Scholarships from %500 to $10,000.
Union Plus Scholarship Programs
$150,000 per year is available to family members of unions participating in any Union Plus program. The amount of the non-renewable awards ranges from $500 – $4,000. Requires a 500 max word essay on “Career goals, aspirations, community service and how the labor movement has personally affected your life.” Application deadline: January 31, 2014.
United Negro College Fund
Website includes a list of 50+ scholarships. Apply to all the scholarships for which you are eligible. Scholarships range from $500 to $10,000. Deadlines vary from December through February.