Scholarships for Perseverance

When it comes to getting through college, perseverance comes in handy. That personality trait can also help you pay for your education. Many local foundations and national organizations offer scholarships to students who have demonstrated perseverance. Often, applicants are asked to submit a personal essay describing how they have demonstrated perseverance in their lives, as well as letters of recommendation from adults who can vouch for you. Some of these scholarships also take into consideration financial need and academic performance. Ready to get started? Check out the list below. One of these scholarships for perseverance might be the perfect fit for you.

Showing 1-20 of 23 scholarships
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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Dennis S. Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Dedication|Mentorship|Perseverance|Ability to Inspire|
  • School (K-12): |Nordhoff High School, Ojai, CA|
  • Major: Study |Education|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 4.0
Jeremy Smith Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Good Character|Perseverance|
  • School (K-12): |Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MS|
  • Athletics: |Athletics|
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
Diana (Diane) De Pover-Nesseler Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • February 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Community Involvement|Determination|Tenacity|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|
  • Major: Study |Technology|Applied Technology|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
Mildred McConkey Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Positive Attitude|Enthusiasm|Perseverance|Determination|Creativity|
  • School (K-12): |Loy Norrix High School, Kalamazoo, MI|Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.5
Josh Putman Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • 750
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Perseverance|
  • School (K-12): |Eastmont High School, East Wenatchee, WA|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Duluth Central High School Alumni Scholarship Fund Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Perseverance|Consideration|
  • School (K-12): |Central High School|Duluth East High School, Duluth, MN|Denfeld High School, Duluth, MN|
  • School (College): Attend |Lake Superior College (MN)|Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WI)|University of Minnesota (MN)|University of WisconsinSuperior (WI)|College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
Jack Weber Memorial Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Feb-24-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Honesty|Perseverance|Pride|
  • School (K-12): |Gull Lake High School, Richland, MI|
  • School (College): Attend a |College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • February 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Perseverance|Integrity|Ambition|Achievement|Loyalty|
  • Disability: |Learning Disability|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas Panhandle, TX|Texas|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
Grace Motteler Ekman Whitley Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central Washington
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Perseverance|Determination|
  • School (K-12): |Wenatchee High School, Wenatchee, WA|Cascade High School, Leavenworth, WA|Manson High School, Manson, WA|Tonasket High School, Tonasket, WA|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 5.0
The Jonathan Family Scholarship Fund Community Foundation of Mendocino County
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Selflessness|Diligence|
  • School (K-12): |Laytonville High School, Laytonville, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|Community College|Vocational School|
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • July 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Career Technical Education Scholarship Community Foundation Sonoma County
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
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|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.5
Crain Educational Grants Program Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 10 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Academic Potential|Honesty|Perseverance|Good Judgment|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Hazel Reed Baumeister Scholarship Program Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Academic Potential|Honesty|Perseverance|Good Judgment|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Santa Clara, CA|San Mateo, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
Hermann and Rachel Henry Scholarship Johnson County Community Foundation
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • June 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Perseverance|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • Residence: Live in |Johnson, IN|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
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|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
Andy Wallstrum Memorial Scholarship Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
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|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
The Dakota Pequeno Memorial Scholarship Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Perseverance|Courage|
  • Disability: |Epilepsy|Seizure Disorder|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Perseverance|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Allied Health|Medicine|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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