Scholarships for Motivation

Motivation is crucial to success. And it can also help fund your college education. Universities, nonprofits and other organizations provide scholarships to students who have demonstrated a high degree of motivation. If you've done something that requires a great deal of motivation – perhaps completing a marathon, organizing a large fundraiser or beating the odds to get accepted to your dream school – then you may qualify for one of these scholarships. To apply, you will probably need to submit transcripts showing academic achievement. A personal essay and letters of recommendation from people who can attest to your motivation also may be required. Get motivated to apply for financial assistance by looking through this list of scholarships for motivation.

Showing 21-39 of 39 scholarships
View Details Mildred, Milton, & Thomas Kreif Scholarship Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Sep-12-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • School (College): Attend a |Technical School|Private College|Public College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Non-Traditional Students|
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This scholarship was established acknowledge and financially assist Gardner Dam Camp staff members. Applicants must be planning to attend a private or public college, university or technical school in the fall semester immediately following their summer employment at Camp Gardner Dam. Through this scholarship, Gardner Dam Camp staff members will be inspired to exemplify motivational qualities and provide outstanding experience for camp scouts, the opportunity to work at the camp, while being able to earn and save money for their future educational endeavors.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Musicianship|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Orchestral Instructor|
  • Major: Study |Music Education|
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The Frank and Carol Pinkerton Orchestral Scholarship is provided to students who is pursuing a music education. The applicants who intend on becoming orchestral instructors in Alaska will be given preference.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Career Technical Education Scholarship Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing trade, technical or vocational certificates or degrees or pursuing certificates or degrees in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Students who completed Career Technical Education coursework in Project Make, Principles of Engineering, Introduction to Engineering and Design, STEM/DES Fundamentals and Plant and Soil Science are given preference. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, perseverance, and motivation to attend and complete higher education.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • School (College): |New Jersey|Accredited Osteopathic School|
  • Major: Study |Osteopathy|
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The NJOEF scholarship awards deserving New Jersey residents who have been accepted into the fall first-year class of an approved osteopathic medical school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Mendocino, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|Humboldt, CA|Del Norte, CA|Lake, CA|Modoc, CA|Siskiyou, CA|Trinity, CA|
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This scholarship was established students from the Redwood Empire pursuing study in the field of architecture accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. Applicants must be residing in Sonoma, Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake, Modoc, Siskiyou, or Trinity Counties and demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Motivation|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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FBI Middle Eastern Foreign Language Honors Internship Program is provided to individuals with strong academic credentials and proficiency in Middle Eastern Langauge. The program provides internship to the Federal Bureau of Investigation operations. the program is given to undergraduate students in their junior and senior year or graduating high school seniors.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Foot Locker Foundation, Inc.
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  • 20,000
  • 20 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Passion|Commitment|Enthusiasm|Honesty|Sportsmanship|Motivation|High Morals|Courage|Academic Achievement|Ability to Inspire|Confidence|Proactiveness|Charisma|Trustworthyness|Genuineness|Strength|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited U.S College or University|
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This scholarship was established to benefit current high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year, accredited US college or university in the Fall of 2017. Eligible applicants are students who are currently a member in good standing. Applicants must have demonstrated good sportsmanship and strong moral character, passion and commitment to empowering the community in which they live, confidence and enthusiastic and academic excellence.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Henry Max Galbraith / East Wenatchee Grange No. 1012 Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Volunteerism|Motivation|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Douglas, WA|
  • School (College): Attend |Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA|
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Henry Max Galbraith / East Wenatchee Grange No. 1012 Scholarship distributes a total of $850 to one or more awardees as determined by the committee. The scholarship is given to Douglas County resident that is graduating from Wenatchee Valley College. Students who are first or second-year students at Wenatchee Valley College may also apply.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Major: Study |Nutrition|Nursing|Allied Health|Medicine|Health Sciences|Dentistry|Counseling|Psychology|Gerontology|Health Technology|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students studying in any field, but preference will be given to students studying in fields related to health sciences, medicine, nursing, psychology, counseling, allied health, gerontology, nutrition sciences, health tech, dental, and related fields. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, perseverance, and motivation to attend and complete post-secondary school. Applicants must also be clients of the County of Sonoma Department of HealthServices or Human Services Department.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Andy Wallstrum Memorial Scholarship Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|Improvement|
  • School (K-12): |Lawrence Cook Middle School, Santa Rosa, CA (High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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Andy Wallstrum Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided to a student who attended Lawrence Cook Junior High School.The applicant must be Sonoma resident who has a history of low grades or behavior problems and demonstrated improvement. The scholarship aims to support a student in pursuing a degree in any discipline.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Koski-Preston American Legion Scholarship Community Foundation of Jackson County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • Military: |Dependent of Armed Forces|
  • School (K-12): |Easton Valley High School, Preston, IA|
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Koski-Preston American Legion Scholarship is given to Easton Valley High School Seniors and Successors who will be attending a two or four-year postsecondary education. The program provides assistance to students that demonstrate financial need and exhibits a good academic record. The scholarship gives preference to students who has a family member who is serving the armed forces.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Rita L. LeBlanc Philanthropist of the Year American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Strong Philantropic Spirit|
  • Organization: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (Professional Organization)
  • Extracurricular: |Volunteer Activities|
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The AANA Foundation established this award in 2006 to recognize an individual who has gone beyond the call of duty as a supporter of the AANA Foundation other philanthropic organizations. The awardee must demonstrate a strong philanthropic spirit and motivates others to give through his or her charitable actions. This award is through a nomination to be made by members of the AANA, members of the AANA Foundation Board of Trustees, and AANA staff.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Allied Health|Medicine|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing study in the field of nursing or other allied health fields. Applicants must be residents of Sonoma County. Graduates and professional degree students are eligible to apply.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • School (K-12): |Petaluma High School, Petaluma, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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This scholarship was established to benefit Petaluma High School seniors planning to enroll at a four-year college or university. Applicants must have participated in a varsity level sport in their senior year including cheerleading.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Greg Lee Jr. Memorial Scholarship Johnson County Community Foundation
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Passion|Good Character|Motivation|
  • Organization: 4-H (Club)|Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Organization)
  • School (K-12): |Whiteland Community High School, Whiteland, IN|
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Greg Lee Jr. Memorial Scholarship is given to graduates of Whiteland Community High School. This scholarship was established memory of Greg Lee Jr who was an outstanding leader, friend to all and a team player. He is honored with a scholarship because of his first-class sportsmanship and admirable character.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Vera Yip Memorial Scholarship The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Dedication|Motivation|Courage|Determination|
  • Disability: |Cancer Patient/Survivor|Family of person with Cancer|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Vera Yip who was a courageous, determined, motivated and dedicated person. The purpose of this scholarship is to support young adults who are impacted by cancer and seeking higher education.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details James Buchner Memorial Scholarship The Community Foundation Serving Riverside & San Bernadino Cities
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|Desire|
  • School (K-12): |Cathedral City High School, Cathedral City, CA|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
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The scholarship was established as an endowment by Dora Buchner to honor the memory of her husband James Buchner. The scholarship provides financial support to Hispanic, Catholic students, and are a high school senior at Cathedral City High School who have demonstrated motivation, perseverance and a sincere desire to gain a college degree.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details AOA Presidential Memorial Leadership Award American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF)
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|Motivation|
  • Organization: Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) (Professional Organization)|American Osteopathic Association (AOA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine|
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This award was established in honor of the Past Presidents of the American Osteopathic Association and recognize their leadership and lifetime commitment to the osteopathic profession. It aims to benefit an osteopathic medical student, committed to the principles of osteopathic medicine and made excellent steps in becoming one of the top student leaders. Students must be a good motivation to others and well-calculated steps in developing themselves as well as others. Eligible applicants are students who are current members of the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA).
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Shields-Gillespie Scholarship American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA)
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • Organization: American Orff-Schulwerk Association (Professional Organization)
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to AOSA members who are planning to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education for the growth of Orff-Schulwerk.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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