Scholarships

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Scholarships

DEADLINE SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION
08/30/2019 American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program - Second Chance College Scholarship Contest

($1,000) - Open to anyone who has graduated high school or equivalency and wants to pursue a college degree or trade school education. Scholarship winners are randomly selected by computer-generated drawing from among valid entries received at the conclusion of the contest period.

08/31/2019 Make Me Laugh Scholarship

($1,500) - 250 words or less describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh! 

09/16/2019 Golden Door Scholars Scholarship for Undocumented Students

(Full Tuition) - Scholarship recipients will receive funding to cover up to full tuition, room and board for a four-year degree at Golden Door partner schools. Students who have applied to or are interested in other colleges should also apply.  We will support students at other schools on a case-by-case basis. Students must be eligible for DACA.

09/17/2019 We the Future Contest

Open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details. Amount varies. 

09/27/2019 QuestBridge National College Match

Online platform that helps outstanding low-income HS seniors gain admission and full 4-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges.

09/30/2019 Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Write a 140-character statement that completes this sentence: "I pledge to not text and drive because..."

09/30/2019 Shout It Out Scholarship

($1,500) - In 250 words of less submit an online written response to the question: "If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?" 

09/30/2019 Scholarship Poetry Contest - Winter Issue

($100-$500) - Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. 

09/30/2019 Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Applicants must submit two small essays, one related to travel, & the other on why they deserve a scholarship. Must be 16-25, w/ 2.5 GPA or greater. US citizenship required. $500.

10/15/2019 CJ Pony Parts Scholarship Video Contest

($500) - Create a short video, under 3 minutes long, on one of the topics/prompts available on the scholarship website.

10/16/2019 Lexus and Scholastic Launch Contest for Middle and HS Students - Land and Water Challenge

($10,000-$30,000) - STEM (Land & Water) contest for grades 6-12. This challenge is an educational program and contest designed to inspire and empower students to learn about the environment and take action to improve it.

10/25/2019 Horatio Alger Scholarship - State Scholarships

($25,000) - The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives.

10/26/2019 U.S. Bank Scholarship Program

Complete a series of Financial Genius for Life online learning modules for a chance to win.

10/31/2019 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

($2,000) - In 250 words or less submit a response to the question: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive."

10/31/2019 Disney Dreamers Academy Applications.

(Academy) - Disney Dreamers Academy is a 4-day, power-packed event in which 100 select high school students, ages 13 to 19, are inspired, motivated and prepared to dream big.

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