Community service can be more than just a resume builder for prospective college students. Students that are active in volunteerism are eligible for many community service scholarships that can provide assistance to those looking to further their education. Below we have listed a few community service scholarships that students can apply for and some to keep an eye on for next year.

Huddle Against Hunger

Awarded to those that give back by collecting healthy and non-perishable food items for local food pantries, helping young people to be active & strong. Learn more here.

Jesse Brown Scholarship

The Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program honors young volunteers who are dedicated to serving veterans. Learn more here.

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Because Zonta International offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes young women, ages 16-19, for demonstrating leadership skills and commitment to public service and civic causes, and encourages them to continue their participation in public and political life. Learn more here.

National Honor Society Scholarship

To recognize the most outstanding NHS members, the organization awards its respected NHS Scholarship to hundreds of students every year-helping make their higher education aspirations more affordable. The 2019–20 NHS Scholarship application process will reopen in October 2019, more information can be found here.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

Comcast Leaders and Achievers are students who have been selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. Funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, the award is a one-time scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses. Find out more about next year’s program here.

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in our future by offering college scholarships to exceptional high school students dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. Learn more about next year’s application here.


By Alysha Rice, Freelance Blogger + Marketer

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