Scholarships

Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

In addition to deals, plenty of retailers offer scholarships, giving away thousands of awards to high school, college and graduate students!

Elizabeth Hoyt

November 06, 2019

Black Friday Scholarships & Internships
The holidays have arrived earlier than ever this season (at least it feels that way). No matter which holiday you observe, one type of “holiday” seems to be shared by everyone – deals and steals. Black Friday. Cyber Monday. It appears everyone wants in on the action, whether it's waiting in line at a store to snag the latest tech or surfing the web for sales from the comfort of your couch. Yep - everyone wants the steals and deals offered on Black Friday and, of course, Cyber Monday, too. But, are you aware of the deals and savings that won’t cost you a dime? In addition to deals, plenty of retailers offer scholarships, giving away thousands of awards to high school, college and graduate students. These companies also offer exciting internships, awarding amazing opportunities to students like you. Instead of spending this year, why not earn your way to a brighter future? Check out these Black Friday- and Cyber Monday-themed scholarships and internships: you may find that your deal of the century is your scholarship win or internship-turned-employment offer!

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Inspired Scholarships

Chick-Fil-A True Inspiration Scholarship

Deadline: 12/03/19
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $25,000 The Chick-Fil-A True Inspiration Scholarship is available to Chick-Fil-A team members who are or intend to be current post-secondary undergraduate or graduate students. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be active in your school and community, demonstrate a strong work ethic, leadership abilities, good teamwork, and a desire to succeed to qualify for this award. Get more information on the Chick-Fil-A True Inspiration Scholarship.

Google Lime Scholarship

Deadline: 12/05/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000 The Google Lime Scholarship is available to full - time undergraduate and graduate students who are living with disabilities. You must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Google Lime Scholarship.

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: 12/15/19
Available to: High School Senior through College Freshmen
Award Amount: Up to $50,000 The Burger King Scholars Program is open to graduating high school seniors in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. To be eligible, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll in a two - or four - year college, university, or vocational school. Learn more about the Burger King Scholars Program.

James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $50,000 The James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship is available to U.S. and Canada students who are graduating high school or have graduated within the last three years and will be full - time college freshman. You must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and a minimum 25 ACT / 1220 SAT score to be eligible for this award. You must also demonstrate substantial work experience and an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and / or similar co - curricular activity. Get more information on the James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship.

Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program

Deadline: 12/31/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $20,000 The Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled undergraduate students attending an accredited four-year college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree within the field of fashion in North America. Special consideration will be given to students who live or study in one of the 12 Gucci Changemakers cities– Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington DC and/or plan to attend or currently attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Learn more about the Gucci Changemakers Scholarship Program.

Gucci Changemakers x CFDA Scholars By Design Program

Deadline: 12/31/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000 The Gucci Changemakers X CFDA Scholars By Design Program is open to diverse graduating high school seniors who plan to study fashion design at an accredited four-year undergraduate college or university. Learn more about the Gucci Changemakers x CFDA Scholars By Design Program.

Foot Locker Foundation: A $20,000 Scholarship Could Be Yours!

Deadline: 1/03/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000 For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker will be awarding incoming college freshman with $20,000 in scholarship funding to pursue a 4-year college degree - not because they scored the most touchdowns or goals, but because sports have helped them grow into strong leaders at school and in their communities. As a bonus, one of our 20 winners will be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5000 award (for a total of $25,000). This year's 20 winners will join the program's seven previous classes of Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, which will result in 160 total scholarship recipients since the program's inception in 2011. Applicants are evaluated based on whether they are Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material. The ideal candidates would be proactive, highly motivated, inspiring, charismatic, honest, trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous. Additionally, promising applicants embody good sportsmanship, strong moral character, are passionate/committed to empowering his or her community, are confident and enthusiastic leaders, come from diverse backgrounds and display academic excellence. Get more information on the $20,000 Foot Locker Foundation Scholarship.

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

Deadline: 1/17/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000 The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship is open to current high school seniors who are currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test, be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order to be considered for this award. Get more information on the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship.

Orange Scholars Program

Deadline: 1/22/20
Available to: College Freshmen through College Juniors
Award Amount: $2,500 The Orange Scholars Program is open to high school seniors and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. You must be a dependent of an hourly associate of The Home Depot and its subsidiaries to be eligible for this award. Get more information on the Orange Scholars Program.

Live Más Scholarship

Deadline: 1/23/20
Available to: Ages 16-24
Award Amount: $5,000 - $25,000 The Live Más Scholarship is available to innovators, creators, and dreamers between the ages of 16 and 24. To be considered, you must create and submit a video of up to two minutes in length that tells the story of your life's passion. Get more information on the Live Más Scholarship.

Live Más Employee Scholarship Program

Deadline: 1/23/20
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000 - $10,000 The Live Más Scholarship Program is open to students who are employees of Taco Bell. To be considered, you must submit a two - minute video that tells the story of your life's passion. Get more information on the Live Más Employee Scholarship Program.

Nat Moore Scholarship – Miami Dolphins

Deadline: 2/28/20
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000 The Nat Moore Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors. You must be graduating from a high school in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach or Monroe County, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and submit a personal essay of between 500 and 700 words in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the Nat Moore Scholarship.

CVS/Pharmacy Scholarship – University of Toledo

Deadline: 3/01/20
Available to: College Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: Varies The CVS/Pharmacy Scholarship is available to fourth- and fifth-year pharmacy students at the University of Toledo. You must have expressed an interest in retail pharmacy to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the CVS/Pharmacy Scholarship – University of Toledo.

Leaders & Achievers Scholarship - Comcast

Deadline: 4/15/20
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $2,500 The Leaders and Achievers Scholarship is available to full-time high school seniors attending a high school in a community served by Comcast. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate a strong commitment to community service, and display leadership abilities in school activities or work experience to be considered for this award. Learn more about the Jason Henry Wittrock Memorial Scholarship.

Goodyear Toyota Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $700 The Goodyear Toyota Scholarship is available to full-time students at Cameron University. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify for this award. Learn more information about the Goodyear Toyota Scholarship.

Starbucks College Achievement Plan

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 100% of Tuition The Starbucks College Achievement Plan is available to part - and full - time benefits eligible Starbucks partners. Recipients of this award will receive full - tuition coverage at Arizona State University. After three consecutive months of working 20 hours per week or more, you become benefits eligible and you can enroll in classes during the next session. Learn more about the Starbucks College Achievement Plan .

Archways to Opportunities Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: McDonald’s Employees
Award Amount: Varies The Archways To Opportunities Program is open to restaurant managers, office staff, and crew members employed by participating McDonald’s Franchise Owner / Operators in the United States. You must be working an average of 20 hours per week to be eligible for this award Learn more about the Archways to Opportunities Program.

Toshiba America Consumer Products Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: Varies The Toshiba America Consumer Products Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are dependents (natural birth or legal adoption) of Toshiba employees. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 and a minimum ACT composite score of 18. You must also intend to major in science, math, or business at Volunteer State Community College. Learn more about the Toshiba America Consumer Products Scholarship.

Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies The Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond Scholarship is available to continuing students who are majoring in marketing or retail at Virginia Union University. Get more information on the Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond Scholarship.

Wal-Mart Food Retailing Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies The Wal-Mart Food Retailing Scholarship is available to food marketing majors at Western Michigan University. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be eligible for this award. Get more information on the Wal-Mart Food Retailing Scholarship.

Walgreens Scholarship – Iowa Pharmacy

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies The Walgreens Scholarship is open to fourth-year pharmacy majors at the University of Iowa. You must demonstrate excellent leadership skills and an interest in community pharmacy to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Walgreens Scholarship – Iowa Pharmacy.

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Inspired Internships

Target Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors Internships are available to undergraduate and MBA students at Target Corporation. To be considered, you must demonstrate action - oriented leadership ability; relationship-building aptitude; have strong written and verbal communication abilities; and problem analysis, decision making, and analytical capabilities. Learn more information about the Target Internship.

J.Crew Group, Inc. Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Seniors The J.Crew Group, Inc. internship is available to current rising senior pursuing undergraduate degree ready to work hard and learn from the best, apply available across several departments including Allocation, Merchandising, Planning, and Production. You must be eager to learn and strong communication and oral skills to be considered for this position. As an intern, you will have a start a path to an amazing career and allow you to learn “hands on” how we work in a fashion retail environment. Learn more information about the J.Crew Group, Inc. Internship.

Nordstrom Retail Management Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors and College Seniors The Nordstrom Retail Management Internship Program is available to junior and senior students with an interest in a career in retail management. Intern duties will include working on our sales floor and the rest of your time learning business and management skills in a variety of settings. You must thrive in a fast-paced environment thanks to your ace organizational skills and ability to quickly learn new processes and procedures to be considered for this internship. Learn more information about the Nordstrom Retail Management Internship Program .

Disney College Program Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5 The Disney College Program Internship is open to students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university and have completed at least one semester. You must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for this internship. Internship roles include: attractions, custodial, guest relations, guest research, parking cashier, PhotoPass photographer, resort transportation and parking, ticket taker, hopper and main entrance operations. All internships take place at Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts. All majors are welcome to apply. Learn more information about the Disney College Program Internship.

AT&T Retail Leadership Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors The Retail Leadership Internship is available to undergraduate students who are pursuing a career in retail sales management. You must be pursuing a degree in business, finance, hospitality, communications, management, or marketing to be considered. Preference is given to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Learn more information about the AT&T Retail Leadership Internship.

Patagonia Enviro Internship

Deadline: Rolling
Available to: Patagonia Company Employees The Patagonia Enviro Internship is open to Patagonia employees who are interested in interning with environmental groups. Patagonia provides up to two months of paid time off for employees to pursue their environmental interests. Learn more information about the Patagonia Enviro Internship.

Hershey Foods Corporation Culinary & Pastry Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5 The Culinary and Pastry Internship is available to students majoring in culinary arts, pastry arts, or a related field. Intern duties may include assisting in banquet preparation, pastry preparation, and various other tasks. Learn more information about the Hershey Foods Corporation Culinary & Pastry Internship .

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Retail Operations Intern

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors The Retail Operations Intern is available to current students or recent graduates. You must have passion for fashion and retail to be considered for this position. As an intern, you conduct weekly and monthly sales reporting and ad hoc analysis. Learn more information about the LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Retail Operations Intern .

PepsiCo Brand Design Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 2
The PepsiCo Brand Design Internship is available to undergraduate and graduate students who have a background in packaging design or brand design with 360 identities. Interns will be responsible for partnering across different types of design projects and execution of comprehensive brand design and graphic design projects across PepsiCo Global Food and Global Beverage portfolios. Learn more about the PepsiCo Brand Design Internship.

Microsoft Business Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors The Microsoft Business Internships are available to undergraduate and graduate students. Positions are available in finance, human resources, legal, marketing, sales, and content publishing. Learn more information about the Microsoft Business Internship.

CVS Caremark Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5 The CVS Caremark Internship is available to pharmacy students. This internship provides the opportunity to develop your professional and clinical skills in a community practice by exposing you to all aspects of the pharmacy profession. You must be actively enrolled in one of your professional years of pharmacy school to be eligible for this award. Learn more information about the CVS Caremark Internship.

John Deere Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5 The John Deere Internship Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students. Internships are offered in: accounting/finance, engineering, information technology, marketing / product support, and supply management. Learn more information about the John Deere Internship Program.

Dell IT Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5 The Dell IT Internship is available to undergraduate and graduate IT students. Internships last 10-12 weeks and provide participants with opportunities to work and learn at Dell. Learn more information about the Dell IT Internship.

AMEX Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors The AMEX Undergraduate Summer Internship Program is open to students attending top - tier schools in the U.S. In this 10 to 12 - week professional development program, interns will have the opportunity to gain hands - on experience in projects that have strategic, operational, or financial significance to the company while working alongside senior leaders. Learn more information about the AMEX Undergraduate Summer Internship Program.

Amazon University Internships

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5 The Amazon University Internships is available to students currently enrolled in undergraduate, MBA or equivalent master’s level program. You must be committed to learning new things, taking ownership and getting things done to be considered for this internship. As an intern, you will roll up your sleeves to complete a high-priority project that will deliver significant impact to the business. Learn more information about the Amazon University Internships.

Mattel Inc. Undergraduate Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors The Undergraduate Internship is available to junior and senior students majoring in electronics or computer science. Interns will assist in the engineering and development of electronics for current and future toy products, work with a global team of Engineers and Designers, document existing and new processes, assist in the creation of Excel based (VBM) and Web based tools to increase Team productivity and work on WEB and server storage based archiving of existing documents. You must possess strong verbal, written and analytical skills to qualify for this internship. Learn more information about the Mattel Inc. Undergraduate Internship. Please note: If scholarship deadlines have passed for the 2018 application cycle, many of these scholarship programs will be taking applications again in 2019. If you are interested in any of these scholarships, make a note to yourself about the name of the scholarship as well as its website. Check the scholarship provider’s website frequently for application updates. Best of luck!

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