Student Grants & Scholarships

Scholarships P-U

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 20, annually
Each year the Vegetarian Resource Group awards $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating high school seniors who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Voto Latino Innovators Challenge
Application Deadlines: October 15, annually
Technology can change lives. From an app that helps Latino students navigate the college application maze to a website that makes it easy to contact members of Congress and advocate for immigration reform, technology can help Latinos address issues facing our communities. Now it’s your turn. Is there a challenge facing Latinos that you are concerned about? Is there a way technology can help? In 250 words or less, applicants will need to submit a proposal discussing the problem and the proposed solution. Don’t worry if you are not a tech genius. If you have a great idea, VL Innovators Challenge can suggest partners you can team up with to build out the technology.



XEROXXEROX Technical Minority Scholarship Program
907 Culver RoadRochester, New York 14609-7192
Deadline - Mid September each year, check website for more details The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship provides funding to minority students enrolled full time in a technical science or engineering discipline. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a four-year institution, pursuing a degree at the bachelor level or above with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship is available to U.S. citizens and individuals with Permanent Resident visas. 


Youth Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
8820 South Sepulveda Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone 310.670.7664 Fax 310.670.5238
Deadline – Late February each year.

Youth Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: February 28, 2015
Youth Foundation was established in 1940 by Alexander and Maude Hadden. It seeks to award the Hadden Scholarships to exceptionally worthy secondary school seniors who are in need of financial support for their undergraduate college education.


Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 31, annually
Can you outsmart the Zombies at your school and win one of these strange scholarships for college? Write a short essay (250 words or less) about what you would do to survive if your school was overrun with Zombies, the walking dead. This scholarship is open to high school students ages 13+ and college students.