NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation (YEF) - Mississippi

This organization offers $2,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community, or the workplace. An application and essay are required. Apply .

We fulfill this pledge by investing in communities where Elks live and work.

At its February meeting in Savannah, Georgia, the Elks National Foundation Board of Trustees approved appropriations and distributions for the 2017-18 fiscal year totaling $33.14 million.

Scholarships - Mensa Foundation

Must be a high school senior planning on attending college. September Deadline. Apply online .

Students must have a 3.0 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 25 or a minimum SAT score of 1600 and demonstrate leadership skills. Applicants must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering. Please apply This scholarship has a November deadline.

Strange, Weird, & Unusual Scholarships

AES Engineering-belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. The award is available for high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. Amount of award is $500.00. This scholarship has an October deadline. Click to access online scholarship

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship - $5,000 For …

This program is designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences. ACS will award 100 scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 per academic year. Eligible students must be high academic achievers in chemistry or science, be able to demonstrate financial need, and intend to pursue a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science. March Deadline. Apply

The required essay cannot exceed 500 words

To those with a knack for words and writing, there is a plethora of writing scholarships available at the tip of your pen. Scholarships are often awarded based on standard, basic, and fairly universal criteria.

The Odyssey Scholarship program …

Applicants need to be high school seniors or current undergraduates planning on enrolling full time at a four-year college or university and are planning to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry. Apply . Deadline is in February