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LEAGUE Foundation

Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship

Since 1999, with the support of the Shepard family, the LEAGUE Foundation has honored Matthew’s memory by awarding at least one scholarship to a student who had demonstrated leadership in promoting diversity and understanding in the community.    This scholarship is open to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Application deadline is APRIL 19.

Scholarship Information Grid

Ongoing Scholarships


In addition to the scholarships from the list above, there are many "ongoing" scholarships available.

Click the link below to obtain a list of these scholarships in PDF format:


The Coolidge Scholarship

This is a highly competitive, full-ride merit scholarship that students apply for as juniors and it can be used at any college in the United States. Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. The application opens in October and the submission deadline is in January. For more information and to apply: The Coolidge Scholarship

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Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships

Army ROTC Scholarship Program Application online—Application must be started by February 4 with all of it completed by March 4.

Navy ROTC Scholarship Program Application online—Application deadline January 31.

Air Force ROTC Scholarship Program Application online—Application deadline December 1.

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The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

Students pay 150 % of the receiving school's resident tuition, thereby saving significantly over the standard nonresident tuition. Over 16,000 students are enrolled at about 100 institutions in 15 states.

Since 1998, has assisted millions of students from high school all the way through graduate school in their efforts to find money for college. sits atop the short list of reputable scholarship and financial aid information websites, and is the highest-ranked organic search result for "scholarships" on all the major search engines. We are members of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), and the National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) and we're recognized by over 24,000 high schools and colleges nationwide.