Special Circumstance Scholarships

Higher Education | Scholarship Opportunities

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Trudgers Funds

This scholarship is for high school seniors and undergraduate students who have experienced their own struggles with alcohol and drug addiction and are seeking higher education to enhance their lives.

Link: Trudgers Fund

Deadline: 11/24/2022

Award Amount: $1,000



Americanism Essay Contest for Grades 7-12

FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled.  Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch.

Link: Essay Contest (fra.org)

Deadline: 12/1/2022

Award Amount: $1,500



Military Child of the Year Award

Award is open to young people ages 13 to 18 who are children of someone who is/was in the military.

Link: Military Child of the Year® - Operation Homefront

Deadline: 12/4/22

Award Amount: $10,000



Travis W. Watkins Tax Attorney Scholarship

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Attorney Scholarship is a one-time $1,000 award for any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family's life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.).

Link: Travis W. Watkins Tax Attorney Scholarship | Oklahoma City | Tax Lawyers (traviswatkins.com)

Deadline: 12/31/2022

Award Amount: Varies



Single Parent Scholarships

The Custody X Change Giving Fund awards three scholarships to single parents each year for undergraduate study.

Link: Single Parent Scholarships - The Custody X Change Giving Fund

Deadline: Varies

Award Amount: $500 - $1,000