Featured $10,000 Scholarship Opportunities


Seven Prestigious Undergrad Scholarships
by Scholarship America (US.News)

Here are seven of the more well-known and lucrative scholarships available to high school students:
1. Coca-Cola Scholars Program: Open to high school seniors who are outstanding leaders in business, government, the arts, or education. This program gives $20,000 renewable scholarships to 50 students and $10,000 renewable scholarships to 400.
2. Davidson Fellows Scholarships: Offers $50,000, $20,000, and $10,000 scholarships to high school students who have completed a portfolio or project related to science, math, technology, music, literature, or philosophy.
3. Gates Millennium Scholars: Full-ride scholarships open to high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership in community service or extracurricular activities, meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility requirements, and are U.S. citizens of African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic descent.
4. Intel Science Talent Search: An extremely prestigious pre-college science competition awarding scholarships of up to $100,000 for original science projects.
5. National Merit Scholarships: This is one prestigious scholarship that doesn't actually take much work to apply. Taking the Pre-SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test automatically enters you into the competition, and multiple scholarships are awarded.
6. Ron Brown Scholar Program: Seeks out African-American high school students with the potential to make significant contributions to society. Applicants must demonstrate leadership, academic excellence, and community service. Ten students will receive a renewable $10,000 scholarship.
7. Siemens Competition: One of the highest science honors for high school students. Multiple scholarships of up to $100,000 are awarded to individuals with remarkable talent in the science, math, and technology fields. Recognizes extraordinary science projects completed during high school years.