College Jumpstart Scholarship

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 $1,000 scholarship to help cover educational expenses. This award can be used at any college or university in the United States.

Annual Amount


Open To

10th-12th grade high school student, college student, or non-traditional student

Additional Selection Criteria

You must meet the following requirements:

  •  High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;
  •  U.S. citizen or legal resident;
  •  Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.
  •  Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.
  •  Submit essay of 250 words or less of one of the asked questions on site

Application Process

For online application, go to:

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


April 15, 2022


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