20 Scholarships with February Deadlines

Planning to apply for scholarships to help fund your higher education? Many students are surprised to hear just how early many scholarship deadlines are. In fact, some are even due before certain college applications.

 

Luckily, we at CollegeVine have our finger on the pulse of all things scholarship related. In this post, we offer a list of 20 scholarships with upcoming February application deadlines. Get started on applying for these scholarships now to optimize your chances.

 

20 Scholarships with February Deadlines

1. Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: Renewable grant of $10,000

Important Info: Open to secondary school seniors or graduates who have not yet commenced full-time undergraduate studies at a college or university, but who have been accepted to, or applied for admission, to a full-time program in Biomedical Engineering, pre-medical studies, or a program that allows students to pursue a chosen major while simultaneously completing a subset of medical school prep courses. Applicants must have participated as a team member for a minimum of one year on a FIRST® LEGO League, FIRST® Tech Challenge or FIRST® Robotics Competition team.

 

2. Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: $10,000

Important Info: The Scholarship Committee welcomes applications from highly motivated women who are passionate about learning and desire to attend a woman’s college in the United States. All women expecting to start their first full term of college at an undergraduate women’s college in the Fall 2019 term are eligible to apply.

 

3. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: Up to $30,000 over 4 years

Important Info: Applicants must be US citizens and graduating high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States, who demonstrate a dedication to community service, and who present evidence of financial need.  All applicants must have a minimum SAT score of 1000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.

 

4. Museum of Flight Student Scholarships

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: Up to $29,500 over 4 years

Important Info: Multiple scholarships available. Applicants must be high school seniors planning to attend a college or university in science, engineering or mathematics related to the field of aviation or aerospace.

 

5. Winston Two Dimensional Art Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: $12,000

Important Info: Applicants must be U.S. citizens between the ages of 16-22. All applicants must submit five pieces of art done within the past two years. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement (including workshops, summer programs, and private instruction) in the applicant’s chosen art field, but cannot be used for traditional college tuition, housing or travel.

 

6. Winston Classical Voice Scholarships

Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

Amount: $12,000

Important Info: Applicants must be U.S. citizens between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. All applicants must submit a ten-minute vocal performance. Scholarship funds are for private study, special training or personal advancement (including workshops, summer programs, and private voice instruction), but cannot be used for traditional college tuition, housing or travel.

 

7. Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 4, 2019

Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years

Important Info: Many scholarships available based on various criteria. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and Texas residents who have graduated high school from an eligible school. Applicants must complete the FAFSA and plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the state of Texas.

 

8. Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Feb. 6, 2019

Amount: Up to $5,000

Important Info: Successful applicants are those who exhibit academic excellence, leadership skills and community involvement as well as activities, awards and honors, and who have a demonstrated financial need in order to attend college. Applicants must be no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2019 and must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students athletes are not eligible.

 

9. AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarships

Deadline: Feb. 8, 2019

Amount: $5,000

Important Info: Sponsored by the American Meteorological Society, this scholarship is open to applicants entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2019 who are planning to pursue a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.

 

10. Carter Roger Williams Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 12, 2019

Amount: Up to $20,000

Important Info: Applicants must be current residents of Rhode Island and be current seniors at any high school (public, independent, or private) in Rhode Island. Recipients must have been accepted by an accredited post-secondary institution by date of award and must demonstrate financial need.

 

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11. Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 13, 2019

Amount: Up to $50,000

Important Info: Applicants must be 18 or younger as of Oct. 1, 2019 and be U.S. citizens residing in the United States, or Permanent Residents of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas due to active U. S. military duty. Applicants must have completed a significant piece of work in one of the following categories: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box.

 

12. We The Students Scholarship Contest

Deadline: Feb. 14, 2019

Amount: $5,000

Important Info: Scholarship is open to students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and students in U.S. territories who are in grades 8-12 and between the ages of 14-19. Applicants must submit an essay on the prompt, “What are the essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?”

 

13. Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

Amount: $5,000 renewable up to four years

Important Info: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 4.0.

 

14. Team Type 1 Global Ambassador Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

Amount: $5,000

Important Info: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or current college students who have Type 1 diabetes and are/will be competitive athletes at an accredited NCAA or NAIA institution. Applicants must be available for at least two Team Type 1 speaking opportunities (at diabetes camps, conferences, or other events) to raise awareness about diabetes management and to inspire people with diabetes to better manage their disease.

 

15. Teen Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019

Amount: $5,000

Important Info: Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, this essay contest asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s disease has changed or impacted their lives.

 

16. Military Commanders’ Scholarship Program

Deadline: Feb. 16, 2019, but only the first 100 applications received will be considered.

Amount: $5,000

Important Info: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have not yet attended college but plan to enroll in a four-year undergraduate program. Applicants must be dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application.

 

17. Gordon A. Rich Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 20, 2019

Amount: $12,500 renewable up to 4 years

Important Info: Applicants must be the dependent children of full-time employees in the financial services industry. They must be high school seniors who are enrolling as full-time first-year students in pursuit of a four-year bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must also have at least a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and be U.S. citizens or legal residents.

 

18. Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 20, 2019

Amount: Up to $10,000

Important Info: Three scholarships available, all of which are open to graduating U.S. high school students who are vegetarians and who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

 

19. Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2019

Amount: Up to $25,000 renewable

Important Info: Applicants must be legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, between 16 and 24 years of age, who are on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs or is currently enrolled in college. Each applicant must submit a video (two minutes or less) that tells the story of his or her life’s passion.

 

20. Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge

Deadline: Feb. 22, 2019

Amount: Up to $5,000

Important Info: Applicants must be high school juniors and seniors and must work in teams of three to five students to tackle an assigned real-world problem under time and resource constraints, akin to those faced by professional mathematicians working in industry.

 

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Kate Sundquist
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Kate Koch-Sundquist is a graduate of Pomona College where she studied sociology, psychology, and writing before going on to receive an M.Ed. from Lesley University. After a few forays into living abroad and afloat (sometimes at the same time), she now makes her home north of Boston where she works as a content writer and, with her husband, raises two young sons who both inspire her and challenge her on a daily basis.