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 1-20 of 39 scholarships
View Details Educational Scholarships Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED)
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|School Service|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|Vocational School|
  • Career: |Electric Utility (Industry)|
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The Educational Scholarships is awarded to high school senior, high school graduate, or college undergraduate student. Applicants must be pursuing major in power plant technology, electric lineworker, powerline technology, electrical power technology, electrical lineworker technology, electrical distribution systems, utility line technician, environmental specialist, and traditional and alternative power generation technologies
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Miss Swinburne Scholarship The Rhode Island Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to highly motivated women of Newport County who are seeking college education or training to become a self-supporting woman.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details A. Asbury Parks & Donna Lea Morgan Parks Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Intelligence|Motivation|Integrity|
  • School (K-12): |Crisfield Academy/High School, Crisfield, MD|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Two-year|Four-year|
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A. Asbury Parks & Donna Lea Morgan Parks Scholarship is given to two graduating seniors of Crisfield High School. The scholarship provides a maximum of $2,500 for the students' education in an accredited four-year College or university or accredited two-year institution.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details CBC Spouses Education Scholarship Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
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  • 400 - 8,200
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Academic Achievement|
  • Ethnicity: Be |African American/Black|
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This scholarship was started in 1988 by the spouses of Congressional Black Caucus members, to provide financial assistance for the education of academically talented and highly motivated students of all majors. Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degrees. Eligible applicants are African-American or black students.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • October 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Commitment|Motivation|Compassion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|Three-year|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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The David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship was established in memory of David Knox. The fellowship provides a fund of up to $2,500 to support an applicant in a nursing degree-seeking program. The awardee must have a commitment to a 1-year service obligation to practice nursing in a small community in Alaska.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Commitment|Motivation|Potential to Succeed|
  • Residence: Live in |Colorado|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
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Colorado Press Association Scholarship - College Students was established by the Colorado Press Association. The scholarship provides a $2,500 funds to support students in pursuing journalism/media. The program is open to students who will be a full-time junior or senior (minimum 12 credits/semester) at a four-year Colorado college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Menorial Scholarship Zonta Club of Coos Bay
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Zonta District Coos Bay Area, OR|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
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This scholarship was established to support females whose education has been interrupted and planning to attend full-time at an accredited institution. Applicants must be permanently residing in the Coos Bay Area Zonta district.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Rhode Island|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship award was established to benefit Rhode Island women pursuing education or job training beyond high school. This fund assists with transportation, child care, tutoring, educational materials, and/or other support services.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Workman Family Scholarship Wayne County Community Foundation
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  • 3,000
  • 2 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Confidence|
  • School (K-12): |Dalton High School, Dalton, OH|Orrville High School, Orrville, OH|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Open Scholarships Zonta Club of Coos Bay
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Coos County, OR|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school and college students planning to attend full-time at an accredited institution in Fall 2016. Applicants must be permanently residing in Coos County.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details STEM Scholarships Zonta Club of Coos Bay
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  • 1,500
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Good Character|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Coos County, OR|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
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This scholarship was established to benefit high school and college students planning to attend an accredited institution and pursuing study in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Medical. Applicants must be permanently residing in Coos County.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 4 awards
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Career Commitment|Maturity|Potential to Succeed|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Fairfield-Suisun communities, Fairfield, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Fairfield-Suisun Community, Fairfield, CA|
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This scholarship was established to honor Helen and L.S. Wong, residents of the Fairfield-Suisun community. This was designed to provide educational support to incoming freshmen enrolled full-time at an accredited four year-college/university or a community college in 2016-17. Applicants must have a strong commitment to transferring to a four-year institution.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship Fund Southwest Florida Community Foundation
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  • 5,150
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Charlotte, FL|Collier, FL|Glades, FL|Hendry, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |Lee, FL|
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John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship is a $5,150 fund given to students residing in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County. The scholarship awards two students who are pursuing degrees in teaching, nursing, paramedic training, or emergency medical technician training.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Character|Motivation|
  • Organization: State Employees Association of North Carolina (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|Community College|Trade School|Technical School|Junior College|
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The State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Scholarships (Need-Based) was established in 1974, the SEANC Scholarships awards to active and associate SEANC members, their spouses, and their dependents. Applicants must attend technical schools, community colleges, trade schools, junior colleges, or four-year universities full-time.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Motivation|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska, AK|
  • Major: Study |Music|Civil Engineering|Mechanical Engineering|Electrical Engineering|
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This scholarship was established by Sven and Lorraine Eriksson, true Alaskan pioneers who have spent their lives enjoying Alaska. The scholarship aims to benefit incoming university freshman and continuing university students planning to or studying engineering or music at the University of Alaska. Applicants must demonstrate academic motivation and success, leadership qualities and financial need.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000 - 7,000
  • 1 award
  • Jan-5-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Interest|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Polish|
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This scholarship was established to benefit American students of Polish descent for graduate studies at colleges and universities in the United States. This scholarship is available for full-time studies only.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Social values|Maturity|Goals|
  • Organization: Material Advantage (Club)
  • School (College): |North American university|
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Established by Sue Woodside Shulec in honor of her grandfather, William Park Woodside, a man whose vision and leadership evolved into the founding of ASM International. Scholarship is intended to encourage and support capable students with interest and potential in the field of metallurgy/materials engineering and related careers.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Motivation|Interest|
  • Organization: Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Lodge #1903 (Professional Organization)
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
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This scholarship was established to support qualified undergraduate students for full-time studies at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must be United States citizens of Polish descent and Polish citizens with permanent residency status in the US. Applicants must also be members in good standing of the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Lodge #1903. The scholarship is non-renewable.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details University of Alaska Anchorage David and Mary Carlson Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Academic Potential|Motivation|
  • Residence: Live in |Bristol Bay, AK|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska Anchorage (AK)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit University of Alaska Anchorage incoming or Nursing students and provide them with financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses. Applicants must demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Character Trait: Show |Leadership|Motivation|Talent|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school|Grades 9-12|
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The scholarship was established to award talented and academically-capable high school students that demonstrate leadership potential and motivation.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
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