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Adolph Linscheid and D.J. Nabors Speech Award
Sponsor: East Central University
1100 E. 14th Street
Ada, OK 74820-6999
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must be planning to pursue a profession in which public speaking will be used extensively or planning to enter the teaching profession or students who excel in forensic competition.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ecok.edu/current-students/paying-college/financial-aid/academic-scholarships

Artistic Achievement and Participation Awards
Sponsor: George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming students demonstrating outstanding talents and intends to contribute to George Fox University community through the areas of debate, music or theatre. Students must audition or submit required portfolio to the department awarding the scholarship.

Amount: $1,000-$1,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.georgefox.edu/offices/financial-aid/undergrad/grants.html

Bill Gove Scholarship
Sponsor: National Speakers Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1500 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Website: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/recognition/

Cavett Robert Scholarship
Sponsor: National Speakers Association
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1500 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April
How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.
Website: http://www.nsaspeaker.org/recognition/

Fine Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613-2596
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are talented and willing to participate in art, music, theatre, speech and debate at Southwest Baptist University.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.sbuniv.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships.php#scholarships

Fine Arts Scholarships
Sponsor: Sterling College
125 W. Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
Eligibility: Applicants must be talented students who are interested in participating in music, theatre, debate, forensics, art, video production and/or journalism.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.sterling.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-and-grants

J.J. Rains Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Coastal Bend Community Foundation
555 North Carancahua Street
Suite 900
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Eligibility: Preference is given to students in speech or debate and/or can demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cbcfoundation.org

Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest
Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution
1000 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Eligibility: Applicants must prepare a speech of five to six minutes on some aspect of the Revolutionary War. The contest is open to high school students at public, private and parochial high schools, as well as home-schooled students. Eligibility for the national contest is determined by contests on the state and local level.

Amount: $200-$6,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from local chapters of Sons of the American Revolution.
Website: https://www.sar.org/education/

Katherine Zauner Speech Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida SouthWestern State College. Students must be interested in speech and have outstanding speaking skills.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.fsw.edu/financialaid/scholarships#inst

Lady A Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Wooster High School in Ohio and been a member of the Speech and Debate team for at least three years. Students must have competed at the state tournament twice and accumulated at least 375 National Forensic League points by May of graduation year. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student.

Amount: $575
Deadline: Contact High School
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/

Mock Trial Award
Sponsor: Cornell College
600 First St. SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314-1098
Eligibility: Applicants must be experienced mockers or must be someone who's excited to try something new as a Cornell College student. Students need to prepare a 150-500 word statement about their experience with oral advocacy, public speaking or performance to get started, and submit that with the online application form. Applicants will be interviewed either in person or online by the members of our Mock Trial program.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cornellcollege.edu/financial-assistance/scholarships-awards/

National Catholic Forensic League
Sponsor: Gannon University
109 W Sixth St
Erie, PA 16541-0001
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen who participated in high school forensic tournaments.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gannon.edu/Financial-Aid/Types-of-Financial-Aid/Gannon-Scholarships-and-Awards/

Northwood University Competitive Speech Team Scholarship
Sponsor: Northwood University
4000 Whiting Dr
Midland, MI 48640-2398
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students at Northwood University. Students must be interested in competitive speech and maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://admissions.northwood.edu/aid/adp-scholarships

Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: Optimist International
4494 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Eligibility: Applicants must be students in the U.S., Canada or Caribbean under the age of 16 as of December 31st of the entry year. Selection is based on an oratorical contest.

Amount: $1,000-$2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Contact your local Optimist Club.
Website: http://www.optimist.org/e/member/scholarships3.cfm

Phyllis Mork Scholarship
Sponsor: Glenville State University
200 High Street
Glenville, WV 26351-1292
Eligibility: Applicant must be a deserving student who has compiled a grade point average well above the high school average. Students must also excel in one or more areas, including athletics, music, student government, community affairs, debating, dramatics, and any other activities relating to school and community.

Amount: $2,000-$3,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.glenville.edu/financial-aid

Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC)
Essay Contest
200 Maryland Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors. Students must submit an essay relating to religious freedom. Selection is based on the overall strength of the essay.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: March 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://bjconline.org/contest/

Ryder Coach's Award and Scholarship
Sponsor: Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, OH 44691
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating from Wooster High School in Ohio and be members of the Speech and Debate Team for three years. Students must show growth as a competitor, leadership and dignity.

Amount: $500
Deadline: Contact High School
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.waynecountycommunityfoundation.org/

Speech (Forensics) Scholarships
Sponsor: Hastings College
710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
Eligibility: Applicants must be part of the speech team.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hastings.edu/admissions/cost-aid/types-of-aid/academic-scholarships/

Speech and Debate
Sponsor: Oklahoma City University
2501 N Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-1402
Eligibility: Applicants must be students interested in joining the Oklahoma City University speech and debate team.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.okcu.edu/financialaid/types-of-assistance/scholarships

Speech and Debate Scholarships
Sponsor: Concordia University-Nebraska
800 N Columbia Ave
Seward, NE 68434-1556
Eligibility: Applicants must enroll at Concordia and must submit the FAFSA. Students must submit their audition or interview to be considered for a speech or debate scholarship at Concordia University.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cune.edu/costs-and-aid/undergraduate/scholarships

Speech Scholarships
Sponsor: Concordia College at Moorhead
901 S 8th St
Moorhead, MN 56562
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and must have at least 3.0 cumulative GPA (non-weighted) and have exhibited proficiency in speech. Students must have applied for admission to Concordia and either be accepted or waiting for acceptance.

Amount:
Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.concordiacollege.edu/tuition-aid/scholarships/concordia-scholarships/

Teen Talent Scholarship
Sponsor: Messenger College
2701 Brown Trail, Suite 408
Bedford, TX 76021-4202
Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen who are first place national winners in the categories of male/female vocalist, instrumental solo or persuasive speaking.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.messengercollege.edu/financialaid

The John B. Finigan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
34 Walden Street
Unit 217
Concord, MA 01742
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or high school graduates. Students must be current or past residents of Concord or Carlisle or have attended school in one of these towns. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on demonstration of commitment to community service and peer leadership.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 1 (College Applicants); May 1 (High School Seniors)
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.thescholarshipfundofcc.org/

We The Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
P.O. Box 1988
Colleyville, TX 76034
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and middle, high school or college students. Students must submit an entry in one of the following categories: essay, song, entrepreneurial plan, short film, PSA, STEM or speech - all with the theme of the U.S. Constitution.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: September 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://constitutingamerica.org/enter/