2021/2022 Top 10 Scholarships
With a simple self-observation, you should be able to decide whether you fit any one of these scholarships’ criteria as well as whether you qualify! Don’t forget to bookmark this page for new scholarships and check out the rest of our scholarship lists to explore your options.
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Award Amount: $3,500
Overview: Iran, which was once the birthplace of the Persian Empire – the oldest and largest empire in the world – undoubtedly has one of the richest histories and cultures in the entire world. In an attempt to spread the word of the abundant Iranian culture, the Houtan Foundation offers scholarship to students from all origins – Iranian and non-Iranian – who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran’s great culture, heritage, language and civilization. The candidates for the award must demonstrate leadership ability and the desire to make a difference in the society where they reside. The Houtan Foundation has a strong interest in each of these students’ achievements throughout the scholarship period and beyond, as the foundation’s goal is to participate in each student’s success.
Deadline: February 3, 2021
Award Amount: See Website
Overview: The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate students. All eligible applicants have the option to either apply for a Regional Flagship Language Initiative or select/design their own study program.
2021/2022 Top 10 Scholarships
Deadline: July 30, 2020
Award: See Website
Overview: Ibn Battuta Arabic Scholarships aim to reward students for excellence and dedication to the study of the Arabic language as well as promote the study of Arabic as a foreign language. Prospective students may apply to either one of the semester programs (fall, spring) or else to one of the winter and summer programs offered at the Qalam wa Lawh center in Rabat Morocco.
Deadline: November 29, 2020
Award Amount: $1,500
Overview: On Q Financial’s Mission is to simplify the mortgage process to make the dream of home ownership a reality for everyone. One of the many ways that On Q is helping people achieve this goal is through our Multicultural Advantage Program. We simplify the mortgage experience by offering our website, loan documents and marketing materials in multiple languages to better serve our clients and their families. Now, we get to make dreams come true with our Dream is Inclusive™ Scholarship. We’re offering three $1,500 scholarships in celebration of the languages we offer under our Multicultural Advantage program.
Deadline: December 11, 2020
Award Amount: $4,500
Overview: The Committee on Diversity in the Profession of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) invites applications from undergraduate students from historically underrpresented groups across North America for scholarships to be awarded for Summer 2021. The purpose of the scholarships is to further students’ study of classics or classical archaeology with opportunities not available during the school year. Eligible proposals might include (but are not limited to) participation in classical summer programs or field schools in the Mediterranean or language training at institutions in the U.S., Canada, or Europe.
Deadline: October 1, 2020
Award Amount: Varies
Overview: The Lithuanian Foundation believes that students who are active in their community are developing leadership skills that will benefit them and those around them in the future. The Foundation concentrates its resources on those students who have demonstrated an involvement and volunteerism in the Lithuanian community or in the community at large. As such, the Lithuanian Foundation strives to ensure the continuity of the Lithuanian culture and traditions by contributing to the development of future leaders in the Lithuanian community.
Rural Student Scholarships
Deadline: Fall 2020: June 30, 2020; Spring 2021: October 31, 2020
Award Amount: $1,000
Overview: Since 1980, Carrot-Top Industries, Inc. (Sponsor) has been a leading flag and patriotic products retailer priding ourselves on a dedication to patriotism and community growth across America. Now, we want to help low-income students living in rural areas with their college endeavors.
Deadline: November 15, 2020
Award Amount: Up to $6,000
Overview: The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship designed to help students graduate college debt-free. Recipients must graduate from a public high school having fewer than 100 students in the high school graduating class, or graduate from a larger public high school located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents.
Single Parent Scholarships
Deadline: June 30, 2020
Overview: In 2000 Professional Women of Winston-Salem (PWWS) established a scholarship fund for single mothers in or attending school in Forsyth County. The scholarship is intended to help single mothers complete their education while juggling the demands of family, work and school; all the while demonstrating a strong commitment to their academic studies. The PWWS Scholarship Fund will provide $2,000 for tuition and books for one semester or quarter of study at an accredited institution. Qualifying students may apply for more than one semester or quarter; however, an application packet must be completed each time.
Child of Single Parent Scholarships
Deadline: See Website
Award Amount: See Website
Overview: Our scholarships and financial assistance, funded by our loyal donors and corporate sponsors, have assisted over 1,550 bright and motivated students throughout their undergraduate studies. We celebrate every spring with our families as the next group of students graduate from colleges and universities across the country! Their story, and how they came to work with us, may begin with tragedy, but each one of our scholars is a shining example of how honoring legacy results in inspiring success.