While February’s known for being the shortest month of the year, there certainly is no shortage of scholarships you can still apply to! Start your 2022 strong by grabbing the opportunity to send in as many applications as you can!

Mercatus MA Fellowship

Value: $80,000

Deadline: February 15, 2022

To prepare for a future in public policy, students pursuing a master’s degree in economics at George Mason University may apply for the Mercatus MA Fellowship. The opportunity is a two-year, full-time fellowship program with a total reward of up to $80,000 (over two years).  Under this scheme, scholars are entitled to a  monthly salary, complete tuition support (nine credits per semester), and practical experience conducting and distributing research on relevant policy topics with Mercatus academics and employees. In turn, applicants must maintain a 3.5 GPA and enroll in 9 credits each semester. Further details can be found here.

Society of Actuaries Hickman Scholar Program

Value: $80,000

Deadline: February 14, 2022

The Society of Actuaries James C. Hickman Scholar program was established to increase the number of academic actuaries who hold a PhD and an actuarial designation, and who intend to pursue academic careers in the United States or Canada. The program is designed to provide stipends to doctoral students who will, through their studies, address research and education needs of the profession, including both the theoretical and practical aspects. Recipients are notified in April. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Doodle for Google Competition

Value: $30,000

Deadline: February 26, 2022

Create a Google Doodle based on your unique talent and imagination!  Students are free to choose whichever materials they prefer, but all drawings must be submitted using a completed entry form. It  can be mailed directly to Google Doodle or uploaded to their website as a.png or.jpg file. The winning artwork will then be shown on Google.com for a day. A $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 technology package for their school/non-profit organization, a trip to Google’s headquarters in California, Google hardware, and other Googley merchandise will also be awarded to the National Winner. Meanwhile, four National Finalists shall have their doodles will be shown in the Doodle for Google gallery. For more information, please visit the official scholarship website.

Advanced Energy’s STEM Diversity Scholarship

Value: $20,000

Deadline: February 11, 2022

The Advanced Energy (AE)’s STEM Diversity Scholarship is offering a $20,000 scholarship grant towards their recipient’s tuition. Scholars will also be given an opportunity to intern with AE— a global leader in the design and manufacturing of highly engineered, precision power conversion, measurement, and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes.

Advanced Energy’s STEM Diversity Scholarship is open to all gender-diverse and racially-diverse students studying electrical engineering, physics, or material science. Undergraduate students (rising sophomores) and masters program students (at least one year from program completion) as well as PhD students (second year of study) are eligible to apply. Applicants must have and maintain a 3.25 or better GPA. Further more, aspirants must be attending University of Colorado, Colorado State University, University at Buffalo, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota, San Jose State University, or Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Please visit the official scholarship website for more information.

AEF Scholarship

Value: $20,000

Deadline: February 2, 2022

Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities— regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. In order to be qualified for the opportunity, applicants must be born outside the United States or have two parents born outside the United States, must be a graduating senior at a high school in the boroughs of New York City and must enroll full-time at an accredited public or private college/university in the upcoming academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

American Society of Naval Engineers – Scholarship Program

Value: $16,000

Deadline: February 7, 2022

In 1979, the American Society of Naval Engineers started a scholarship program to promote naval engineering as a career and to encourage undergraduate students to pursue it. 

Each year, rising undergraduate and graduate students in either their junior and senior years nationwide can receive a merit based scholarship valued to to $4,000 per academic year. The criteria for merit include: academic record, work history, and professional interest in naval engineering. Click here for more details.

Augustana College Distinguished Scholar Competition

Value: $60,000

Deadline: February 1, 2022

Augustana College invites graduating high school seniors who possess strong records of academic achievement and have demonstrated exceptional leadership to their school and community to participate in the Distinguished Scholars Competition— the college’s most prestigious scholarship event. In order to be qualified for the opportunity, candidates must have a 3.5 GPA, an ACT of 27 or SAT of 1260, and an ACT of 27 or SAT of 1260. An essay must be submitted with this application, as well as an interview with a faculty committee and an essay that must be completed on-site during the competition. Please visit the scholarship provider’s website for more information.

Boren Scholarships

Value: $20,000

Deadline: February 3, 2022

US undergraduate students can study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests, such as Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, with Boren Scholarships, a prestigious initiative of the National Security Education Program’s National Security Education Program. Boren Scholars agree to work for the federal government for at least one year following graduation in exchange for support. The scholarship is open to high school graduates, GED recipients, and matriculated college students.

For more information, please head on over to the official scholarship website.

Brawerman Fellowship
Value: $40,000

Deadline: February 16, 2022

The Geri & Brawerman Leadership Institute of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is proud to announce that annual college scholarships are available to a select group of outstanding high school seniors from Los Angeles County (a residence of at least three years) who will be attending a four-year accredited college beginning in the fall. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, have a 3.5 GPA and have a record of leadership and community service. (Parents must be permanent residents of Los Angeles County). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Value: $80,000

Deadline: February 15, 2022

Students aged 18 and under who have completed a notable piece of work are eligible for the Davidson Fellows Scholarship. Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Outside the Box are some of the topics that can be applied. Every year in Washington, D.C., Davidson Fellows are honored. including a special reception and a meeting with members of Congress Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Scholarships are given out based on the quality of one’s work. The term “significant work” refers to an accomplishment that is valued by specialists in the field and has the potential to make a beneficial impact on society. Click here to learn more.

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