Eligibility

To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;
2) U.S. citizen or legal resident;
3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.
4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.

If you meet all of the above requirements, we invite you to apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship.

Deadline

The College JumpStart Scholarship competition is held every year and the deadline is October 17 and April 15 of each year.

The deadline for the current College JumpStart Scholarship is midnight October 17, 2014.

News

The scholarship is currently OPEN.

Donors

The College JumpStart Scholarship is funded by corporate donations. We do not accept contributions from individuals. If you are a corporation and would like to make a contribution please contact us.

Welcome to the College JumpStart Scholarship Program

The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition -- financial need is not considered -- that is open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. The first place prize is a $1,500 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

The deadline for the competition is October 17, 2014. When you are ready to apply, please SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TODAY.

 

Thursday
May012014

Fall Scholarship Program is OPEN

Although we are still judging our spring scholarship entries we have begun to accept applications for our fall scholarship. The deadline will be October 17, 2014 at midnight. Please click on the application link at the top to complete our online application. Please note that we no longer accept mailed applications -- please only use our online application. Thank you and good luck!

Tuesday
Apr152014

Spring Deadline - Stay Tuned for Fall

Thank you for entering our spring scholarship contest. We received a lot of wonderful entries and will be spending the next few weeks reading and judging your entries. We will be posting our Fall scholarship program soon so stay tuned.

Tuesday
Apr082014

7 Days Left

Our spring competition ends in 7 days -- on April 15, 2014. Please make sure you get your application submitted before midnight April 15th. It typically takes our judges about 30 days to review all applications and select winners. Good luck!

Tuesday
Feb252014

When It Is Cold Outside ...

... it is a great time to apply for a scholarship! Our spring scholarship is open and we are accepting applications until April 15, 2014. Visit the "application" link to apply. Good luck! 

Thursday
Oct312013

Happy Halloween

We hope everyone is having fun today. Our spring 2013 competition closed last week on October 17. Thank you everyone who applied. Now our judges have the difficult job of selecting winners. All winners will be notified by mail and email as soon as possible. We have also opened our spring competition whose deadline is April 15, 2014. Good luck!