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AAU Karate Scholarship
Sponsor: AAU National Headquarters
c/o AAU Karate Scholarship
P.O. Box 22409
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the fall.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an essay, a letter of recommendation and transcripts are required.

Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Helen Gee Chin Scholarship Foundation
66 Winchester Street
Newton Highlands, MA 02461
Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, plan to attend an accredited U.S. four year college or university as a full-time student for the entire academic year and have a B GPA. Applicants must have studied for at least five years one or more of the Chinese martial arts including Kung Fu, Wu Shu or Tai Chi. Selection is based on achievement in academics and martial arts, recommendations, work experience, educational and career goals and leadership in school and community activities.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: June 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an essay, official transcripts covering the previous two years, a recommendation letter from current or most recent Sifu and a recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor or advisor are required.

Rhodes Scholar
Sponsor: Rhodes Scholarship Trust
Attn.: Elliot F. Gerson
8229 Boone Boulevard, Suite 240
Vienna, VA 22182
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 24 and have a bachelor's degree at the time of the award. The awards provides for two to three years of study at the University of Oxford including educational costs and other expenses. Selection is extremely competitive and is based on literary and scholastic achievements, athletic achievement and character.

Amount: Full tuition plus stipend
Deadline: October 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Wendy's High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy's Restaurants
One Dave Thomas Boulevard
Dublin, OH 43017
Eligibility: Applicants must be entering their high school senior year and participate in one of 43 officially sanctioned sports. Eligible students have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on academic achievement, community service and athletic accomplishments.

Amount: $1,000-$10,000
Deadline: October 3
How to apply: Application forms are available online.

Zen Bei Butoku Kai Scholarship
Sponsor: Zen Bei Butoku- Kai International
301 McCormick Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Eligibility: Applicants must have studied a martial art for more than two years and currently be practicing. Selection is based on the merit of a required paper between 3,000 and 10,000 words describing how martial arts training has affected the applicant's personal growth.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applicants must request scholarship funds via regular mail by providing name, address, purpose of funds and amount of funds requested. Applicants should also provide martial arts training history to include dates of training, instructor, style of martial arts, history of the martial art being studied and any letter of recommendation from instructors.