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Scholarships with January Deadlines

Scholarships include the International Documentary Photography Scholarship, Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Providian Medical Scholarship, Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship, John Lennon Scholarship, and I Have a Dream Scholarship.

Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up six different scholarships with January deadlines that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Whether you love song writing, photography, or health care, there's something for all kinds of students on this list of January scholarships. Prizes top out at $20,000. Find all the details on these scholarships for Winter 2021 below.

International Documentary Photography Scholarship

Details: Tell a story in 12 to 20 images and write an essay explaining your photo series
Eligibility: Must be a current student at an accredited college
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 1, 2021

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

Details: Answer the question of how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used them to create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you
Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents with a minimum 3.0 GPA, currently involved in sports, and entering their college freshman year in Fall 2021
Amount: $20,000 each to 20 winners
Deadline: January 8, 2021

Providian Medical Scholarship

Details: Submit an essay of no more than 1,500 words describing how you want to make healthcare more accessible and affordable, and why doing so is important to you and the world.
Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and all college undergraduates attending a U.S.-based institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students planning for a medical or veterinary career are especially encouraged to apply
Amount: $500
Deadline: January 15, 2021

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Details: Write a short essay highlighting future plans related to your program of study and how the army has impacted your goals
Eligibility: Must be a woman serving, or the child of a woman who has served, in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, or Army National Guard attending a certificate program, college, or graduate program
Amount: Between $1,000 and $2,500
Deadline: January 15, 2021

John Lennon Scholarship

Details: Submit an original song with lyrics accompanied by instrumentation. Jointly written works are acceptable
Eligibility: Open to current full-time and part-time college students between the ages of 17 and 24 who are U.S. citizens or Green Card holders
Amount: 3 scholarships of $20,000 each will be awarded
Deadline: January 22, 2021

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Details: Submit an answer of 250 words or less to the question, "We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college."
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the U.S. who are at least 13 years of age and currently enrolled in college or planning to be enrolled in college no later than Fall 2026
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: January 31, 2021

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