Community Activity Scholarships

Are you the type of person who thrives on being active in your community? If so, it may help you pay for college. Local foundations and other organizations celebrate community involvement by awarding scholarships to students who have taken an active interest in their communities, including volunteering and participation in events. Usually, these scholarships are made available to students from a particular area or a particular community, such as a church or volunteer organization. Applicants usually need to submit a personal essay describing their community involvement, as well as letters of recommendation from other community members. Academic record and financial need may also be considered. Find the perfect scholarship for you from the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 108 scholarships
View Details Herb and Ann Fincher Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
key information
  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Parkside High School, Salisbury, MD|James M. Bennett High School, Salisbury MD|Wicomico High School, Salisbury, MD|Mardela Middle and High School, Mardela Springs, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit graduates of the four public high schools in Wicomico County, Maryland (James M. Bennett High, Wicomico High, Parkside High, and Mardela High). Applicants must have been accepted at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university pursuing a degree in either math or engineering.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-20-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Hamilton High School West, Hamilton, NJ|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|College|Technical School|Three-year|
background
The Shirley Irons Forrest, Class of 1938 and John R. Forrest, Class of 1937 Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduating senior from Hamilton High School West. Applicants must be demonstrated leadership abilities during high school.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details VFW Post 2996 Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Parkside High School, Salisbury, MD|Wicomico High School, Salisbury, MD|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
background
The VFW Post 2996 Scholarship is awarded to graduates of Parkside or Wicomico High School. Applicants must be attending an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher education
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 10,000
  • 9 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|School Activities|Community Activities|Extracurricular Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Troy High School, Troy, OH|Troy Christian High School, Troy, OH|Miami East High School, Casstown, OH|Lehman High School, Sidney, OH|Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney, OH|
  • Residence: Live in |Troy, OH|Miami, OH| as a |Troy City School District, Troy, OH|Miami East School District, Casstown, OH|
background
Elizabeth and Leon Brown and Frank and Sara Montross Scholarship was established to support graduating seniors of Troy City School District or Miami East School District. The scholarship offers nine $10,000 funds for students attending an accredited college, university or technical school.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Ryan & Collin Petitte Memorial Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Mendocino County
key information
  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • Residence: Live in |Ukiah, CA|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|Community College|College|Vocational School|University of Connecticut (CT)|Oregon State University (OR)|University of CaliforniaDavis (CA)|
background
The Ryan & Collin Petitte Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded to graduating high school senior attending four-year colleges, or universities, vocational schools, community colleges. Applicants must be pursuing careers in economics, environmental resource management, or wildlife conservation
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William and Elizabeth Robinson Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
key information
  • 1,300
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Church Activities|Community Activities|High School Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Chelan High School, Chelan, WA|Douglas county high school, Douglas, WA|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
background
The William and Elizabeth Robinson Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Chelan or Douglas county high school. Applicants must be participating in high school, community or church activities
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Burge/Tindall Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Galesburg-Augusta High School, Galesburg, MI|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
background
The scholarship is open to graduating seniors of Galesburg-Augusta High School who are planning enroll full-time in a two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.8-3.8 and must show evidence of improvement or consistent effort in academics while in high school; school and community involvement and good work ethic.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details AAAE Foundation Scholarship American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
key information
  • 500 - 1,500
  • 8 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
background
The AAAE Foundation Scholarship is awarded to college junior of senior attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States of America. Applicants must be pursuing major in aviation fields of study
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Waterville Shocker Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
key information
  • 700
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Waterville High School, Waterville, WA|
  • School (College): |Post-secondary School|
background
The Waterville Shocker Scholarship is awarded to graduating or graduate student of Waterville High School. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary school with minimum 2.5 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Wooster-Orrville NAACP Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
key information
  • 9,260
  • 1 award
  • Apr-25-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Extracurricular: |Church Activities|Community Activities|Extracurricular Activities|Co-curricular Activities|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Wayne, OH|
background
The scholarship was established to help African-American descent who are Wayne County residents and a graduating high school senior of any public school in Wayne County, Ohio that has been already accepted or planning enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical educational institution.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Minority Teaching Scholarship Missouri Department of Higher Education
key information
  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Jun-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +5 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|Lawfully present in the United States|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|African American/Black|Asian-American|Hispanic American|
background
The Minority Teaching Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate, a college student pursuing a career in teaching. Applicants must be United States citizen or permanent resident, or otherwise lawfully present in the United States
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Kelly Marie McQuate Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Nov-1-2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|Personal Activities|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors who have lost a mother or a father, either biological or adoptive. Students must be planning to enroll as a full-time college student. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have involvement in school activities, community and personal activities.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Appell Family Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MI,|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
background
The Appell Family Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior of Vicksburg High School. Applicants must demonstrate involvement in school and community activities and pursue major in health science field.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Paul W. Lawrason, Jr. Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • Residence: Live in |Moorpark, CA|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|Accredited Community College|
background
The Paul W. Lawrason, Jr. Scholarship Fund was established to benefit students graduating from a high school in the city of Moorpark who have demonstrated good citizenship and the initiative to succeed. Applicants must be a resident of the city of Moorpark.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 500 - 2,200
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Activities|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Major: Study |Accounting|
background
The NSA Scholarship Foundation was established in 1969 to help accounting students with the increasing costs of higher education. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in accounting at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicants must exhibit leadership and community involvement and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • 8,000
  • 25 awards
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Home School|private high school|Any Pennsylvania secondary school|
  • Residence: Live in |Pennsylvania|
background
The scholarship is administered by Scholarship America. It is available to current high school seniors at any Pennsylvania secondary school (public, private or homeschool). Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must also be planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited, non-proprietary four-year college or university in the state of Pennsylvania for the entire academic year.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details AAAE Foundation Scholarship for Women in Aviation American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
key information
  • 3,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
background
The AAAE Foundation Scholarship for Women in Aviation is awarded to a female college student or junior college, or graduate student. Applicants must be pursuing major in aviation with a minimum of 3.5 GPA
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (K-12): |Troy High School, Troy, OH|Troy Christian High School, Troy, OH|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
background
This scholarship was started to benefit a student from Troy High School and a student from Troy Christian High Schoo planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in business, i.e., management, accounting/finance, human resources, marketing, operations, etc.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-3-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Extracurricular: |Community Activities|
  • Residence: Live in |Aitkin, MN|Anoka, MN|Benton, MN|Brown, MN|Carver, MN|Cass, MN|Crow Wing, MN|Dakota, MN|Hennepin, MN|Isanti, MN|Itasca, MN|Kanabec, MN|Mcleod, MN|Mille Lacs, MN|Morrison, MN|Nicollet, MN|Ramsey, MN|Scott, MN|Sherburne, MN|Sibley, MN|Stearns, MN|Todd, MN|Wright, MN|Carlton, MN|Chisago, MN|Cook, MN|Fillmore, MN|Goodhue, MN|Houston, MN|Lake, MN|Olmsted, MN|Pine, MN|St. Louis, MN|Wabasha, MN|Washington, MN|Winona, MN|Ashland, WI|Barron, WI|Bayfield, WI|Burnett, WI|Chippewa, WI|Douglas, WI|Dunn, WI|Eau Claire, WI|Iron, WI|Pepin, WI|Pierce, WI|Polk, WI|Rusk, WI|Sawyer, WI|Washburn, WI|Blue Earth, MN|Cottonwood, MN|Dodge, MN|Faribault, MN|Freeborn, MN|Jackson, MN|LeSueur, MN|Martin, MN|Mower, MN|Murray, MN|Nobles, MN|Pipestone, MN|Rice, MN|Rock, MN|Steele, MN|Waseca, MN|Watonwan, MN| as an |AgStars local service area|St. Croix, WI|
  • Career: |Agriculture (Industry)|
background
Offered by the AgStar Fund for Rural America, the scholarship is open to sophomore or second year college student who is pursuing a career in an agricultural or agricultural related field. Applicant must have resided in AgStars local service area.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • May-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • School (College): |North Carolina|Accredited Institution|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|High school graduate|GED Certificate Holder|
background
This scholarship was established by The Fallen Linemen Foundation, a 501-3C organization focused on providing financial assistance to electric utility linemen injured while on the job and/or supporting organizations and institutions. This program is open to individuals who are high school seniors or have a high school diploma from an accredited school or GED equivalent. Students must be planning to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution. Applicants must demonstrate academic performance and community service.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
Showing 1-20 of 108 scholarships