Top Winter Scholarships

Don't let winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead.

Elizabeth Hoyt

December 08, 2016

Top Winter Scholarships

Don’t let the cold get you down! Winter is a great season for a myriad of reasons: skiing, snowball fights, snow angels – just to name a few. You may not know that scholarship opportunities should be on the list of reasons to love the season, too!

Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships\.

Note: Many of these scholarships are school-specific, so you may not be eligible for any/all of the below scholarships. Those with passed deadlines will appear at the bottom of the list, just in case you want to keep an eye out to apply next year. To find a list of scholarships you are eligible for, we recommend that you check your scholarship matches frequently!

$1,000 December Scholarship

Deadline: 12/20/16
Award: $1,000
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors

Each new school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, so we’re giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickoff the new school year.

Get more information on the $1,000 December Scholarship.

$1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12/31/16
Award: $1,000
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

You’ll have plenty of bread to pay your rent if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship 2016.

$1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship 2016
Deadline: 12/31/16
Award: $1,000
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
You’ll top off the year with a huge bow if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017. Get more information on the $1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship 2016.
$1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12/31/16
Award: $1,000
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

You won’t mind a chilly day in the snow if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship 2016.

Jocelyn Botterell Staton Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/17
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Jocelyn Botterell Staton Scholarship is available to female students at the Georgia Institute of Technology. First preference is given to students who have demonstrated achievement in figure skating. Second preference is given to students who have participated in Georgia Tech’s intercollegiate swimming program. Third preference is given to students who have had success in amateur athletic competition. This award may be renewed with a maintained minimum 2.5 GPA.

Learn more information about the Jocelyn Botterell Staton Scholarship.

Vince Aguirre Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 3/01/17
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Vince Aguirre Memorial Scholarship is open to full-time students at Boise State University. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need and provides the cost of fees. To be considered for this award, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be active in skiing or pursuing a career in the skiing industry and submit the FAFSA.

Learn more information about the Vince Aguirre Memorial Scholarship.

P.J. Ransley Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 4/01/17
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000

The P.J. Ransley Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors at high schools in Dutchess County. You must plan to major in business, participate in sports (especially sailing, skiing, and/or golf), other extracurricular activities and paid employment, and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the P.J. Ransley Memorial Scholarship.

Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology

Deadline: 6/09/17
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology is available to undergraduate students who have an interest in meteorological science. To be considered, you must submit a paper concerning an aspect of the atmospheric sciences.

Learn more information about the Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology.

Thomas A. Macari Ice Hockey Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Take a break from cross-checking, roughing and slashing long enough to see that passing up this scholarship would be worse than any major penalty.

Don’t be a duster – this scholarship is a one-timer any ice hockey player can appreciate.

The Thomas A. Macari Ice Hockey Scholarship is open to hockey players at the University of Rhode Island.

Learn more information about the Thomas A. Macari Ice Hockey Scholarship.

Go Colorado Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Not only is the state of Colorado known for skiing and snowboarding on it’s snow-covered slopes, but this scholarship is for the winter terms, too!

The Go Colorado Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in online classes for the Winter A or B term who are residents of Colorado.

Learn more information about the Go Colorado Scholarship.

Eastern Michigan Hockey Association – Bob Landaal Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies

The Eastern Michigan Hockey Association – Bob Landaal Scholarship is available to students who have participated in the Eastern Michigan Hockey Association programs. You must demonstrate academic performance and financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Eastern Michigan Hockey Association – Bob Landaal Scholarship.

Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada College

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Here’s a gnarly scholarship to apply for when you’re chillaxing after hitting the slopes.

The Snowboard Scholarship is available to students at Sierra Nevada College.

You must be a member of the SNC Ski/Snowboard Team to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Snowboard Scholarship – Sierra Nevada College.

Henry and Marilyn Okleshen Finance/Hockey Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Male College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

Here’s a 2-man advantage, just for hockey guys.

The Henry and Marilyn Okleshen Finance/Hockey Scholarship is open to finance majors at Minnesota State University, Mankato, College of Business.

You must be a male player on the Division I, Minnesota State Mankato hockey team to qualify for this award.

Learn more information about the Henry and Marilyn Okleshen Finance/Hockey Scholarship.

Bonus Winter Internship!

Winter Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc.

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

Can’t get enough of penguins and polar bears (and all other non-winter themed wildlife)? Here’s a winter internship that’ll help you help them!

The Winter Wildlife Intern position is open to students who are interested in the care and treatment of injured and orphaned wildlife.

You must be able to work 10 hours per week during the fall and/or spring term to be eligible for this internship. This internship is unpaid.

Get more information on the Winter Wildlife internship.

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