Private donor scholarships

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Private donor scholarships are offered by private organizations and/or organizations not affiliated with SPC, unless noted. Additional information can be found on the organization’s website. Applications must be returned to the address given on the application form.

If you are a private donor and plan to send a scholarship check for an SPC student, make the check payable to St. Petersburg College. Send the check to: St. Petersburg College, Attn: Scholarships, P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. Please include the student recipient's name and SPC ID number, as well as a contact name and phone number for the donor.

Each individual private donor determines what charges their scholarship will cover. Examples are tuition; tuition and fees; tuition, fees and books; and tuition and fees with remainder to student. If there are unused funds, the funds will be held at SPC for three terms. If they are unused at the end of the third term, they will automatically be returned to the donor. The donor or the student may request to have any unused funds returned to the donor at any time.

The links below are to third-party websites that SPC does not control or maintain. SPC is not responsible for the privacy policies employed by any third-party website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all third-party websites before submitting any personal information.

The scholarships listed below are in deadline date order. Scholarships are added as they become available, so check this page often.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC)

Description:

Provides scholarships to Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) students.

Criteria:

Students with minimum SAT scores of Math-520 and Verbal-530 OR ACT scores of Math-21 or English-22

Contact:

MC1Mario Crittenden at NRRS Seminole, 813-714-0073

Deadline:

no deadline

US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial incentive for college students in the health care allied professions to complete Master's, Doctoral degree, and Internship requirements and obtain commissions in the Medical Service Corps. Specialties include Social Worker, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Environmental Health, Health Care Administration, Industrial Hygiene, Optometry, and Medical and Dental school. The value of this program could be well over $200,000 during the course of a four-year professional school program. After graduation, you'll join the Navy's active duty team as a commissioned officer. Financial benefits:  placed in active duty status as OCSN (E-6), receiving full pay and allowances (except clothing allowance), current monthly pay is at least $4000, full medical and dental benefits for selectee and his/her dependents, and full access to military bases, facilities and services including commissary and exchange (grocery and department store). Tuition, books and other school expenses are the responsibility of the individual.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a US citizen, at least 18 years old and able to complete degree/certification requirements and be commissioned prior to 42nd birthday, enrolled in or accepted for transfer to an accredited college or university in a course of study for a designated health profession, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale prior to and after selection, must be full-time attending all normal school sessions (two semesters or three quarters), official transcripts must be sent to the US Navy upon completion of each school term, degree/certification requirements must be fulfilled within specified time frame for your field of study which has been approved by Commander Navy Recruiting Command, and must meet physical requirements and pass a Military Entrance physical exam.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program

Description:

The US Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program is an educational support program for individuals pursuing graduate degrees in professional medical programs and who have a desire to serve in the US Navy following graduation. Eligible degree programs include Medicine (allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO)), Dentistry (DDS or DMD), Optometry (OD), Podiatry (DPM) and Physician Assistant (PA-C)(masters level program only). Benefits include full tuition (no upper limit) and allowable fees, reimbursement for all required books, supplies and equipment (some limits apply), monthly stipend of $2157.30, full pay and allowances of an Ensign (O1) for 45 days per year (about $4500), $20,000 signing bonus (Medicine and Dentistry only), and reimbursement for student's health insurance if required by school.  Military/Service Commitment:  One year of active duty not in training, for each year of scholarship with a 3-year minimum.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen (dual-citizenship not permitted), physically qualified for a commission in the US Navy, and accepted into an accredited school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico. Local medical officer program recruiters can assist with application, may apply prior to acceptance into school, early application is recommended, requires school transcripts, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores, must complete a physical exam (recruiter will schedule for you), and process typically takes 3 months to complete.

Contact:

LCDR David Forsyth, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-477-9037, david.forsyth@navy.mil & HMCS Mario O. Martin, USN, Medical Officer Programs, 813-972-1680, mario.o.martin@navy.mil

Deadline:

open

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program

Description:

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program provides scholarships for early care educators and center directors to work towards earning an Associate's degree or credentials in early childhood education. It is funded by the Agency for Workforce Innovation Office of Early Learning and involves a three-way partnership for the sharing of expenses by the caregiver receiving the scholarship, the sponsoring child care center or family child care home and T.E.A.C.H. The majority of tuition and books costs are paid for and most T.E.A.C.H. participants receive a per-semester stipend for travel or for internet access as well as a bonus for caregivers and directors who complete their scholarship contract. In most scholarship models, reimbursement to the early childhood program or family child care home for release time given participants.

Criteria:

Depends on the individual scholarship applied for. See their website for more details.

Deadline:

no deadline

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Description:

Many scholarships are available through the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website. There are different deadlines and requirements for each scholarship.

Criteria:

Each scholarship has different requirements. Please see the website for more information.

Deadline:

deadlines vary

BG Scholarship

Description:

The BG Scholarship offers a $300 scholarship in memory of Brandon Goodman from his mother.

Criteria:

Applicants must be in high school or currently enrolled in college, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and be a U.S. Citizen or an international student enrolled in school in the US. Applicants need to submit a 250 word essay about their academic goals and contributions to their school and/or community.

Deadline:

Last day of each month

Varsity Tutors

Description:

Varsity Tutors is offering a monthly $1000 scholarship where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed at the end of the month and one winner is chosen.

Criteria:

Only one entry per person per promotion period. Each submission must exceed 200 words and must not exceed 900 words. Printed essay font size may not be smaller than 12 pt. All essays must address the specific promotion question, must be original, must not have been previously published, released or distributed and must have been created and must be owned exclusively by the applicant.

Deadline:

Rolling

Education-Portal.com

Description:

The Education Portal is offering scholarships to help manage college costs with their new Tuition Won’t Stop Me Scholarship. The scholarships are offered weekly.

Criteria:

"Like" the Education-Portal.com Facebook page and fill out a brief entry form. Answer the scholarship question. For every "Like" posted to the wall, the scholarship amount will increase by $0.50.

Deadline:

every Wednesday at 12:00 PM PST

GP LSAT Prep Prelaw Scholarship

Description:

The Prelaw Scholarship is for undergraduates considering law school.  $1000 grants are awarded twice yearly (January 31 and June 30).

Criteria:

Applicant to a U.S. or Canadian law school.  Submit one sheet of paper with your name, contact information, and if applicable, class rank, extra-curricular activities, and a brief overview of your financial need.  On the same sheet, include an essay of not more than 250 words describing why you are a deserving recipient of the award.

Deadline:

January 31 and June 30 of each year

The Southern Scholarship Foundation

Description:

The Southern Scholarship Foundation is a non-profit organization which awards qualifying students with housing scholarships on the following campuses: FSU, UF, FAMU, FGCU, Tallahassee Comm College and Santa Fe College.

Criteria:

Interested applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and a demonstrated financial need. Scholarship recipients live cooperatively in a house with students representing a variety of backgrounds and cultures. They do not pay rent, but are responsible for their fair share of basic household expenses such as food and utilities. The entire cost to the student averages $950 per semester. Only complete application packets will be reviewed for acceptance.

Deadline:

There is not an application deadline, however, submission by March 1 is encouraged as spots do fill quickly.

UnCommon Goods Scholarship

Description:

UnCommon Goods is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be currently attending or planning to attend a college/university during the fall 2017 academic year and majoring in undergraduate art or design studies.

Deadline:

July 15 for fall enrollment and December 15 for spring enrollment

New! Florida Fund for Minority Teachers

Description:

The Florida Fund for Minority Teachers offers a $4000 scholarship to full-time students. Scholars are selected on the basis of qualities that would indicate their potential to become good teachers. These qualities include strong writing ability, communication skills, overall academic performance and evidence of commitment to the youth of America, preferably demonstrated through volunteer activities. Special consideration is given to community college graduates. Submit an application and supporting documents to Sherri Kent-Roberts, SPC Academic Program Coordinator, 727-341-4659.

Criteria:

Applicants must be a resident of the State of Florida; be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native; be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT’s participating universities/colleges; be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education; have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree; and have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application. Scholarship recipients must attend a mandatory FFMT symposium each year they receive the award or they will not receive further funding. Upon graduation Scholarship recipients must agree to work in a public Florida schools for the number of academic years they receive the award or the scholarship becomes a loan that the student must pay back to the Fund. 

Deadline:

Aug. 1 for fall enrollment and Dec. 1 for spring enrollment.

PrincenFees Affiliate Marketing Scholarship

Description:

PrincenFees Affiliate Marketing is offering two $750 scholarships.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled or accepted into a college/university for the upcoming semester, provide proof of acceptance or enrollment, have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and be ambitious and passionate. Applicants must also type a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay about a product that you have had first-hand experience with. This should be an informative and persuasive piece of writing. If the product left you with something to be desired, explain.

Deadline:

August 15 for fall enrollment and Dec. 31 for winter enrollment

Bailey Family Foundation

Description:

The Bailey Family Foundation provides $5000 in financial assistance to students based on their academic record, financial need and level of community involvement.

Criteria:

Student must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, demonstrate financial need, must be a graduating high school senior or current college student, currently attending or plan to attend eligible schools listed in the application, must be a legal US resident, and must be pursuing their undergraduate degree or diploma. Scholarship is for tuition and tuition related fees only. If selected, application information will be verified. College scholarship is not renewable; however, previous winners may re-apply through the normal application process.

Deadline:

Jan. 1 - Feb. 28 application period

Transfer Scholarship! FAMU Community College Scholarship

Description:

FAMU is offering scholarships to assist high achieving Florida community/junior college graduates. The annual amount of the scholarship depends on your GPA.

Criteria:

This partial scholarship is a two-year undergraduate scholarship awarded to an AA/AS degree transfer student who has a minimum 2.50 GPA and is not enrolled as a FAMU student.

Deadline:

Transfer Scholarship! Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship

Description:

Florida Tech Bridge to Success Transfer Scholarship is offered to 10 students who have graduated with their Associate of Arts degree from a State of Florida public community college or college and have been admitted to FIT in the fall semester only. This scholarship is a combination of grants and scholarships equal to two years tuition at Florida Tech. This scholarship is mutually exclusive and cannot be combined with the Florida Tech Transfer or Scouting Scholarship. It is renewable after the satisfactory completion of 30 credits and submission of an updated FAFSA.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled at a Florida state college at time of application; have a cumulative grade point average greater than or equal to 3.5 for all college work; be admitted to Florida Tech and file a FAFSA with the university before graduating from a Florida state college; and graduate with an A.A. degree by the end of the spring term prior to fall enrollment (students who completed their A.A. degree in December of the previous year may also be considered). Recipients must enroll as a full-time undergraduate at Florida Tech's main campus in Melbourne, FL before the scholarship takes effect.

Deadline:

Pinellas Opportunity Council

Description:

The Pinellas Opportunity Council offers great resources in the following areas:  Case management, Referrals/resource mobilization, Emergency assistance (rent/mortgage, utilities, food, transportation - upon availability of funds), Training/education completion (tuition assistance for last semester), Youth/extra curriculum activity assistance, Financial assistance with books, uniforms, testing, background checks, licensing fees, etc.

Criteria:

Available to heads of household age 21 or older, must have legal custody of children under the age of 18, must be enrolled in their last 15 hours of college or other final stage of training, must present proof of enrollment in school/training, and must meet income requirements. For information, contact 727-823-4101, x25 in south county or 727-937-9393 in north county.

Deadline:

Fry Scholarship

Description:

The Fry Scholarship was created to honor Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry, 28, or Lorena, TX. Sergeant Fry had one week left in his tour in Iraq in 2006, when he volunteered to continue working for seven more hours disarming explosive devices, despite having already sustained an injury to his hand. He made the ultimate sacrifice on March 8, 2006, in Anbar province, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated. He left behind a widow and three children.

Criteria:

Section 701 of the Choice Act expands the Fry Scholarship to include the surviving spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty after September 10, 2001. Prior to this law, only children of those who died i the line of duty were eligible for this benefit. The law states that eligible spouses are entitle to receive:

  • 36 months of full benefits, equal to 100% level of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, this includes tuition and fee payment, a monthly housing allowance, and a stipend for books and supplies
  • Training must start on or after January 1, 2015, training prior to January 1, 2015 is not eligible to receive benefits under Section 701
  • A spouse has 15 years from the date of the Service Member's death to utilize benefits. If a spouse remarries, benefits end the date of the remarriage.

 

Deadline:

Begins Nov. 3, 2014

NursesLink.org - College Student Scholarship

Description:

NursesLink.org is offering a $500 scholarship to help students pay for the costs of education, based on merit.

Criteria:

Can be awarded to anyone enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university.

The winning applicant will be selected by the administrative staff of NursesLink.org, based upon the merit of their application package. Approximately 1/3 of the weight will come from the formal application and 2/3 of the weight will come from the essay. The formal application criteria are a combination of GPA, extra curricular activities and employment history (if applicable).

The criteria considered in the essay is the author’s ability to present a meaningful answer that speaks directly to the essay question and provides insightful facts to support their claims. The 500-800 word essay for the Spring 2014 College Student Scholarship (deadline April 30th 2014) will ask the student to address the following:  Please describe your passion to succeed in life and how education will help you achieve your goals. Please give several detailed examples. 

Deadline:

April 30 and October 31 of every year

LA Tutors

Description:

LA Tutors is offering a monthly $500 scholarship

Criteria:

Applicants must currently be enrolled as a high school or college/university student within the US or Canada; must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (or the equivalent); must be a citizen of, or hold a valid student visa in the US or Canada; must have designated an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc); must submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide a link to access the content and supporting documentation; the essay, idea or creation must the applicant's original work; must submit a letter of recommendation evaluating the quality of the work and a photo taken during project execution.

Deadline:

Open monthly on the 1st at 8 am through the 20th at 11:59 pm PST

Deadline Approaching! 1-800Accountant Scholarship Contest

Description:

1-800Accountant is offering three scholarships to currently enrolled college students who win the contest. 1st place will be awarded $2,000, 2nd place will be awarded $1,000, and 3rd place will be awarded $500.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a legal U.S. citizen, be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college/university, and must hold at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Applicants must also submit a minimum 500-word essay centered around the question: What about studying accounting is beneficial to those looking to becoming an entrepreneur? 

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! Discount Garage Doors Scholarship

Description:

Discount Garage Doors is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be either a high school senior or a student currently attending an accredited college/university in the U.S., must have a GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 and must reside in the state of Florida. Applicants must also submit a typed written 500-word essay on the topic of work ethic. 

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! HostGator Website Scholarship

Description:

HostGator is offering three $1,500 scholarships to three individual students who write the most compelling essays.

Criteria:

Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college/university during the 2017-2018 academic year. Student of all majors are encouraged to apply. Employees of or immediate family members of employees of HostGator or Endurance International Group are ineligible for this award. Applicants are to complete a 500-word essay response to the following question: "How has the internet impacted your education?"   

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! PickMyRouter Internet Marketing Scholarship

Description:

PickMyRouter is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a individual who is enrolled at a college/university or is planning on enrolling in the near future.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled at a college/university, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a citizen of the U.S., be a undergraduate or graduate student majoring in business, communications or a web-based technology. In order to participate for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay between 500 to 600 words on How the Internet and Social Media Has Changed Your Everyday Life. The applicant who submits the best content will receive this scholarship.

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! Soft Surroundings Scholarship

Description:

Soft Surroundings is offering a $1,000 scholarship to college and high school seniors who are interested in fashion design, merchandising, visual presentation, or fashion marketing.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must submit a 500-700 word essay on the topic of "Who Inspired you to pursue this field of study?" Entries can be submitted to scholarship@softsurroundings.com

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! TendenciaGeek Scholarship

Description:

TendenciaGeek is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student of Hispanic Heritage.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be of Hispanic Heritage who are in college/entering college or are in the last year of high school, must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher, and must submit a 800-1000 word essay explaining: How the Latino community have help in the development of new technology that have help our advance in life. 

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

Deadline Approaching! Transtutors Essay Scholarship

Description:

Transtutors is offering three $1,000 scholarships.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled at a college/university in the U.S. before the deadline, and type a 800-word article answering the following question: What factors contribute to stress and mental health problems? What can be done by students to overcome it? What measures can be taken by Colleges to help students better tackle it? 

Deadline:

November 30, 2017

ClickitTicket Scholarship

Description:

ClickitTicket Program is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled in a accredited college/university in the U.S., be 18 years or older, be a U.S. citizen or lawful resident, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and be able to verify enrollment. Applicants must also submit a 1000-2500 word essay and a related image on one of the following topics:

  • Describe in detail the last live sporting event you went to (preferably a college game, but any live game will do!) and include the teams that played, the outcome and what the whole experience was like.
  • Describe in detail the last live concert you attended, include the band/artist you saw and what the whole experience was like.
  • Describe in detail the last live theater performance you've been to, include the show you saw, the theater it was in, and what the entire experience was like (it could be a school play, and college theater performance, a dance performance or even a Broadway show)!

Deadline:

December 1, 2017

Einstein Moving Scholarship

Description:

Einstein Moving is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled full-time at a four year institution or a high school student entering college and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. In addition to the requirements, applicants must also submit a single-spaced, 500-1000 word essay relating to academic achievement: What's driving you to pursue a college degree? A love and thirst for knowledge? Following a lifelong dream? Plans to change the world? How has high academic achievement shaped your current path? 

Deadline:

December 1, 2017

Upgraded Points Student Scholarship

Description:

Upgraded Points Student is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be current students attending a school in the U.S. and submit a 1,000 written word essay about yourself. Listing what plans you have for your education, where you see yourself in 10 years once you finish your education, what makes you uniquely qualified for this scholarship, and what you'll use the money for? 

Deadline:

December 1, 2017

Ninja Outreach Internet Marketing Scholarship

Description:

Ninja Outreach is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be or planning to attend a college/university during the spring term, must be in good academic standing with your institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must apply to contest via email, and type a 1000-to-1500 word essay answering the following question: "Why do you deserve this scholarship?" You can write about anything. Tell a story-anything you want to talk about. The idea is to "sell". It does not matter what you are selling, what matters is how creative you are at selling it.

Deadline:

December 4, 2017

Make Me Buy It Scholarship

Description:

Jon's Guide is offering a $1,200 scholarship to students currently enrolled at college/university.

Criteria:

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a undergraduate or postgraduate institution, must be in good educational standing, and must submit a 1000 word essay on the following topic: "My Safe Place: Why I'm Buying Online?" Applicants under 18 must have permission from a parent or legal guardian. Must submit the essay as a PDF, along with name, address, and proof of current enrollment.

Deadline:

December 10, 2017

AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

Description:

AgoraPulse is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in high school or college/university, studying in fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT is recommended but not required, must be passionate about social media, and provide a brief essay explaining: The best use of social media management-the act of engaging with a targeted audience on social media to increase brand visibility and build trust and top of mind awareness-that they have seen. The essay should explain in five paragraphs or less how it made you feel, the call-to-action, and ultimately explain why you feel it was the best use of social media that you have ever seen for the purposes of achieving business goals.

Deadline:

December 15, 2017 @ 11:59pm (PST)

Artificial Grass Liquidators College Scholarship

Description:

Artificial Grass Liquidators is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in an accredited college and you must submit a 500-word essay about your educational goals and your plans after graduation, then complete the online form to submit your application.  

Deadline:

December 15, 2017

Emroch & Kilduff, LLP Scholarship

Description:

Emroch & Kilduff, LLP is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants should include demographic information listed on the webpage; must be planning to enroll in a accredited US college or university in 2017-18; and write a 600-word essay on:   According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, close to half of the 5.8 million car crashes in the U.S. are intersection-related and most of those are the result of left turn collisions. Based on your research, what are some tactics that have been implemented in order to help eliminate left turn collisions? 

Deadline:

December 15, 2017

Go-Assignment Scholarship

Description:

Go-Assignment is three $1,000 scholarships to currently enrolled students.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be college enrolled before the submission deadline. Applicants must also type a 800-word well researched article answering the following question: Exorbitant tuition cost has become the biggest concern for college bound students. Student debt loans has already crossed $1 Trillion worldwide a long ago. Given this context, write an essay on the ways students can hope to cope with this ever increasing debt. 

Deadline:

December 15, 2017

Joseph J. LoRusso Personal Injury Attorney College Scholarship

Description:

Joseph J. LoRusso Personal Injury Attorney College Scholarship is offering $1000 for fall 2017.

Criteria:

Both current college students and those starting college next spring are welcome to apply. Applicants must submit a 500-600 word essay answering the following question: Although there are Federal and State laws that require cities to build and maintain safe roads and highways, thousands of people are hurt or killed each year on U.S. roads and highways due to poor road quality and conditions. Based on your research, what are the most common road conditions that contribute to car accidents? Make sure to also submit your name; address; phone number; date of birth; parents contact information, if under 18 years old; name of the institution you plan to attend; and course of study you plan to pursue.

Deadline:

Dec. 15, 2017 @ 9 am PST

Sarasota Dentistry Dental National Scholarship

Description:

Sarasota Dentistry is offering two $1,500 scholarships for one undergraduate student and one dental student.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled at an accredited college/university in the U.S. and provide proof of current enrollment and submit a typed 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on the following topic: What technology should you expect when going to the dentist in 2017. 

Deadline:

December 15, 2017

Something Greek (GreekLife) Scholarship

Description:

Something Greek is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen and an active sorority/fraternity member, be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited U.S. college/university, be in excellent academic standing with a 3.0 grade point average or higher, and be actively involved with philanthropy/volunteer activities with your organization. Applicants must also type a 1000-1500 word essay on the following topic: What does it mean to be a part of Greek life in 2017?  

Deadline:

December 15, 2017

Raz Klinghoffer Scholarship

Description:

Raz Klinghoffer is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a college/university student, be at least 18 years of age, and must submit a 2000 word article on one of the following topics:

  • Various Genre of Music
  • Why Music is Important
  • How Big is Music Industry
  • Top 10 Songs of 2017
  • Top Singers of All Time

Applicants must make sure to research before writing the article. Having knowledge on relevant topics is a plus. Experience on any of these topics or categories will make you an even more desirable candidate since this will allow you to share more valuable information.

 

Deadline:

December 20, 3017

Arnold Palmer Annual Scholarship

Description:

Arnold Palmer Annual is offering three scholarships to currently enrolled college students. Winner will be awarded $500, 1st runner-up will be awarded $300, and 2nd runner-up will be awarded $200.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled at an accredited college/university (international students are welcomed) and type a 500-1000 word essay on the following topic: "The Impact of Animation on Society" 

Deadline:

December 25, 2017

Affiliate Blogging Scholarship

Description:

Affiliatebloggingtips.com is offering a $800 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, attending a college/university,  must have a talent, passion, and knowledge for online marketing and relevant fields. Applicants must also type a 500-word article on any of the following topics: Quality Content Generation, Social Media Strategies, Making a Visually Appealing Blog, Creative Writing Tips and Tricks, and Website Creation. 

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Continuing Education Scholarship

Description:

55places is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a student who is 50 years of age or older.

Criteria:

 To be eligible, applicants must be attending an accredited college/university in any U.S. state, must be 50 years of age or older, and must submit a written 1000 word essay discussing "Why you want to go back to school and the impact graduating from college will have on your life."   

The essay should be no more than 1000 words and no less than 700 words. Applicants essays will be graded on the following:

  • Continuing Education Essay: Topic (60%) 
  • Why is it important for you yo go back to school?
  • How will graduating from college improve your life?
  •  Continuing Education Essay: Quality of Writing (40%) 
  • Style, clarity, flow, and vocabulary
  • Structure, paragraphing, introduction, and conclusion
  • Syntax, grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Deadline:

December 31, 2017 @ 5:00pm CST

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

Description:

Howell & Christmas, LLC is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited college/university planning to attend law school, have a minimum 2.8 GPA, and submit an official copy of their transcript. Applicants must also submit a typed 500-1000 word essay on one of the following selected questions:

  • Describe why we should, or should not, protect Americans' rights to Trial by Jury in the United States.
  • Address the impact of the United States Constitution on the everyday lives of Americans.
  • Address whether we should, or should not, have capital punishment in the United States

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Katelyn Wilson's Half Yearly Scholarship

Description:

Katelyn Wilson is offering a $1,500 scholarship for one qualified winner.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled at any accredited college/university in the U.S., and submit a 1500-2000 word essay answering the following topic: Best Foot Care Remedies. The applicant should research on the skin care and find out the various ways to keep the skin healthy.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Paid Traffic Scholarship

Description:

Paid Traffic is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

Any currently enrolled undergraduate or prospective student is eligible to apply. Prospective students must provide proof of acceptance to an accredited US college/university. Applicants must also submit an 800-1500 word essay on: How you envision the future of digital marketing. How will the industry evolve? Which aspects will change and which aspects will mostly stay the same? How will technology drive these changes and what are our current limitations? In addition to the essay, applicants must upload a video explanation of the thinking behind your essay and the arguments you have presented. It should be 5-10 minutes long and demonstrate your enthusiasm for digital marketing and your knowledge and understanding of it.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

PayScale

Description:

PayScale is offering two $2,000 scholarship to help support the educational goals of two exceptional woman actively pursuing an associate, bachelor's or graduate degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math related major).

Criteria:

The applicant must have accepted an offer of admission or be attending classes at an accredited college or university before the award is granted. The application includes sections on participation in extracurricular activities, work experience, and awards and academic honors. Applicants are asked to share information about themselves and why this scholarship is important to them. Applicants must complete a 300-500 word essay on Why you chose to pursue a STEM degree. What inspires you? What do you want to do with your degree? Employees of PayScale and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to apply.

Deadline:

11:59 PM on December 31, 2017

POET Media Digital Marketing Scholarship

Description:

POET Media Digital Marketing is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the U.S. and provide a typed 2500 to 3500 written word essay discussing: how different interfaces (mobile phone, tablet, and computer) affect how you use search engines to find what you are looking for and why you made these choices.  

Deadline:

December 31, 2017 @ 11:59PM, EST

Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education Scholarship

Description:

Pre-Veterinary and General Animal Husbandry Education is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, you must be currently attending any accredited college and submit a 1,000-word essay on one of the following topics: The importance of the breeder in maintaining breed standards. Canine genetic defects and their role in a breeding program. General canine health concerns & prevention. Other topics will be considered as well, as long as they are directly related to dogs ie: health, breeding, training etc. 

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Recovery Ranch Scholarship

Description:

Recovery Ranch is offering three scholarships. 1st place will be awarded $6,000, 2nd place will be awarded $3,000, and 3rd place will be awarded $1,000.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a legal U.S. resident, be an undergraduate student, be at least 18 years old, and must currently be enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a college/university in the U.S. To participate, applicants must write a 500-word essay responding to the following prompt:

The new edition of the Associated Press's Stylebook states the word "addict" should no longer be used as a noun. "Instead," is says, "choose phrasing like he was addicted, people with heroin addiction or he used drugs. "In short, a person should be identified separate from their disease. Choose one of the following options to answer the prompt:

 

 

  • Essay Option: Explain why describing someone as "addicted" rather than "an addict" is important to society in combating addiction.
  • Design Option: If you prefer, feel free to interpret this topic via an infographic or illustration.
     

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

SEO Inc's Digital Marketing Scholarship

Description:

SEO Inc's Digital Marketing is offering a $1,500 scholarship for students with an interest in digital marketing and SEO.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, must be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited US college/university, must be in excellent academic standing with a 3.0 grade point average or higher at the time of application, and must submit a 1000-1500 word essay answering the following topic: What will be Google's next big algorithmic change in search for 2018? 

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Toolsngadgets.com Digital Marketing Scholarship

Description:

Toolsngadgets.com is offering a $500 scholarship to an undergraduate/postgraduate student who's passion is in digital marketing.

Criteria:

Applicants must be pursuing Marketing, Business, IT, and other related courses, have a passion in Digital Marketing, and answer the following question in a minimum of 500 words: What invention of the new millennium do you think has been the mist revolutionary? Explain.  Applicants can submit their essays in word format, toscholarships@toolsngadgets.com before the deadline. Please include your full names, institution, address and contact details.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Travel Nursing Career Scholarship

Description:

TravelNursing.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship to nursing graduates.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a graduate from an accredited nursing school, 18 years or older, have a valid nursing license in good standing with the BON, and submit a 500-word essay providing insight into: Why you chose nursing as your career and how this nursing scholarship will help you further your education/career goals. 

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Video Game Design Scholarship

Description:

GameDesigning.com is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student, provide proof of enrollment at an accredited college/university, type a 800-1500 word essay on: What you perceive to be the most revolutionary development in the gaming industry since the turn of the century. How was the gaming world changed by it? Why was it more impactful than other innovations? How will it impact the future of the gaming industry? To support your essay, you also must record a video explanation of the ideas outlined in your essay and the reasoning behind it. It should be between 5 and 10 minutes long and touch on the key ideas you wrote in your essay.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Wpromote Digital Marketing Scholarship

Description:

Wpromote is offering three scholarship awards to the winners of the challenge. 1st place will receive a MacBook Pro and $500, 2nd place will receive $750, and 3rd place will receive $500.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a legal U.S. residents, currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university in the U.S., submit their undergraduate/graduate transcripts with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, and submit a short essay between 200-300 words, answering the question: "What's one way you are actively trying to challenge the status quo as a student?" You can talk about on-campus initiatives you're leading, ways you're demonstrating leadership, or class projects you're working on. Also, submit a picture on Instagram to go along with your essay using the hashtag #ThinkLikeAChallenger so we can find your photo on social media. (Your Instagram account must be public to qualify for the scholarship.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

ZipRecruiter Scholarship

Description:

ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to the winning college/university student with the most creative entry.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of one of the fifty U.S. or the District of Columbia, be 18 years of age or older, and be enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S. Applicants must also type a 250-500 word essay on one of the following three topics:

  • The best on- or off-campus part-time jobs for students at your school
  • The top local internship opportunities for students in your major and the best approach to land a top internship.
  • How ZipRecruiter can help you find your next job in your city.

All essay entries must be submitted in .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX file format. You may also include images, infographics, and diagrams provided that the entire essay submission fits on one page and all the content, including your essay and images are your own original work. If your Entry includes any third-party materials, it will be disqualified.

Deadline:

December 31, 2017

Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship

Description:

Alert1 is offering a $250 scholarship to a student attending an accredited U.S. college/university who wants to help seniors.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, attending an accredited U.S. college/university in the U.S. This scholarship is open to high school students who will be attending an accredited college/university in Spring 2018. Applicants must follow all instructions and agree to Alert1's Student for Seniors Scholarship Agreement, and must answer the following three questions (under 300 words each):

  • What is your experience with seniors?
  • What is the most important lesson you've learned from seniors?
  • How will you help seniors in your chosen career?

Applicants must submit and complete the application form by the deadline. No exceptions will be made for applicants after the deadline.

 

Deadline:

January 5, 2018 @ 11:59PM PST

Atlantic Coast Aesthetics Scholarship

Description:

The Atlantic Coast Aesthetics is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled into college for at least a year, although GPA is not an important requirement, students with higher GPAs will have an advantage, and write an essay of between 1,000-2,000 words. The topic of the essay should be on any of the following topics and are advised to take a unique and creative angle to the essay.

  • "The role of artificial technology in the practice of medicine"
  • "Trends in plastic surgery over the last decade"
  • "Changing perceptions in plastic surgery in the world and the role of doctors in this"

Deadline:

January 15, 2018

The May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship

Description:

The May Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must submit a 300 word minimum essay answering the following question: What would really make drivers stop texting while driving (TWD)? Applicants should attach a copy of their resume including the current GPA as well as the college/university they are attending.

Deadline:

January 15,2018

Digital Social Media Marketing Scholarship

Description:

Bestbackpacklab.com is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

Students who are pursuing their education in the branches like Marketing, Business, IT, Communications, Health Science and other related categories are highly recommend to participate. Applicants must currently be enrolled at a college/university, and must submit a typed 800-1000 word informative essay on the following topic: Importance of Social Media Marketing Plan 

Deadline:

January 30, 2018

Florida Law Group Scholarship

Description:

The Florida Law Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college/university in the Spring 2018 semester, incoming and existing law students enrolled in the Spring 2018 semester (1L, 2L, 3L) are eligible to participate. Applicants must also submit a 600 word essay answering the following question: "According to Boat US Foundation, nearly half of all boating accidents involve alcohol. In most states, it is illegal to drive a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08% or higher. What are the drinking and driving boating regulations in your state and what do you believe your state can implement to ensure safer boating?" 

Deadline:

January 31, 2018 @9am EST

Glen Lerner Gives Back Community Service Scholarship

Description:

Glen Lerner is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be attending an accredited college/university in the U.S., have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and provide a current resume and unofficial transcript. Applicants must also type an original essay of 750-words describing: Their experienced commitment to community service and what their experience with community has played and will play in their academic career. 

Deadline:

January 31, 2018

Impact Sign's Infographic Scholarship Competition

Description:

Impact Sign's is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the contest winner.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college/university in the Spring 2018 semester. To participate in the contest, applicants should design one of the following:

  • Design a plaque (cast aluminum, cast bronze, or etched stainless steel for a main building on your campus that welcome guests).
  • Design metal lettering (cast bronze or aluminum or stainless steel finishes) for a needed area on your campus such as a building, campus name, or entrance monument wall.
  • Design a memorial plaque for a famous professor at your campus (include a photo of the professor and short bio). The plaque should be created for a room, building, or a park.

Examples located on website

Deadline:

January 31, 2018 @9am, CST

Redfin Scholarship

Description:

Redfin is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a legal U.S. resident, be 18 years of age or older, a graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited college/university, and have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must also submit a 300-500 word essay answering the following question: "Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?

Deadline:

January 31, 2018

The Dream Act Scholarship

Description:

The Dream Act is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, students must be enrolled at an accredited college/university in the U.S., must be in good academic standing and possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must also submit a 700-word essay or statement that considers current immigration conditions and reforms in the United States and offers at least two concrete ways that these conditions might be improved. A professional resume and a current official transcript must be submitted as well.

Deadline:

January 31, 2018

Triumphing Over Adversity Scholarship

Description:

Prezler Injury Law Firm is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be attending an accredited college/university in the U.S., have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and provide a current resume and unofficial transcript. Applicants must also type a 750-word essay outlining: A time period or past circumstance which posed a unique hardship and elucidates the ways in which he or she managed to overcome those obstacles. 

Deadline:

January 31, 2018

New! Gillespie & Murphy, P.A. Education Scholarship

Description:

Gillespie & Murphy, P.A. is offering a $750 scholarship to a 2018 high school graduate.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the U.S., currently hold or anticipate a high school diploma or GED within the 2018 school years and have a 3.0 or higher GPA, must be planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, and must submit a written essay pursuant to the established guidelines and deadline dates and times. The submitted essay must be a 500-word minimum, on the following topic: What life experiences have shaped who you are today and what challenges have you overcome in achieving your education (i.e. financial, personal, medical, etc.)?

Deadline:

February 1, 2018

Brauns Law, PC Scholarship Contest

Description:

Brauns Law, PC is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university/law school in the U.S for the Spring 2018 semester. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" found on the website. To participate, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: Brauns Law is committed to helping people "fall forward"- taking setbacks like being injured in a car accident and leveraging the experience to become stronger and more empowered in life. What qualities and values do you possess, and how have those qualities and values helped you overcome certain obstacles in your life? What was a short-term failure that in hindsight became an asset or empowering experience? 

Deadline:

February 28, 2018 @9am EST

Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship

Description:

Dr. Edward Jacobson is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing a program of study at an accredited college/university in the U.S., provide an updated resume, as well as an official transcript, and type a personal statement of no less than 750 words describing: your approach to healthy living and interest in fostering community wellness programming or awareness. 

Deadline:

February 28, 2018

Education Dynamics

Description:

Education Dynamics is offering a $1000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, students must:  be a veteran, on active duty, or a spouse of a veteran; be a legal resident of the US; and be currently enrolled i a college, university, or trade school (or will be starting by fall 2018) .  Write a 250-word essay on How has your military service better prepared you to enhance your education? 

Deadline:

February 28, 2018

Polito & Associates, LLC Scholarship Contest

Description:

Polito & Associates, LLC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to the essay winner.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the U.S. for the Spring 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students. Applicants must comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" section found on the website. To participate in the contest, applicants must write a 600-word essay answering the following question: Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,477 lives in 2015 alone. "How can technology be used to help prevent and/or reduce accidents caused by distracted driving?" 

Deadline:

February 28, 2018 @ 9AM EST

New! Environmental Awareness Scholarship

Description:

Denver Air Duct Cleaning is offering two scholarship awards to two students with the best essays. 1st place will be awarded $1,000 and 2nd place will be awarded $250.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be 18 years or older and must currently be enrolled in a U.S.-based college/university. Applicants must also submit a 1000-1500 word essay answering the following two part question: If you could suggest one thing that anyone could do to reduce their impact on our environment, what would that be? Explain how following your suggestion would benefit our environment.

Deadline:

March 1, 2018

Fix Your Walk Annual Scholarship

Description:

Fix Your Walk is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be attending or planning to attend a college/university, demonstrates a passion or knowledge on running and related topics such as running pain management and preventing injuries, and write a piece that will answer the following three questions:

  • Why do you love running?
  • How do you avoid injuries from running?
  • What do you do to improve running efficiency?

    Deadline:

    March 1, 2018

    Music Instruments Center Scholarship

    Description:

    Music Instruments Center is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, must be enrolled in a college/university in the U.S. or Canada, has been admitted to a college before March 28th, have a minimum GPA is 3.0, and must submit a 1500 word essay on the following topic: "How does music affect your life?" 

    Deadline:

    March 1, 2018

    Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Description:

    Bautista LeRoy, LLC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to students who want to gain valuable networking and entrepreneur experience.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must submit an official application (found on site) and submit a 250-word maximum, typed essay addressing the following questions:

    • Why you are applying for "Bautista LeRoy Entrepreneur Scholarship;
    • How receiving this scholarship will benefit your professional goals; and
    • The basis and extent of your need for this scholarship.

    Deadline:

    March 30, 2018

    OutdoorStack's Scholarship

    Description:

    OutdoorStack's is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, must currently be a student of St. Petersburg College, and have a interest in outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, cycling, water sports or winter sports.

    Deadline:

    March 30, 2018

    Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship

    Description:

    Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled in a undergraduate/graduate program at an accredited U.S. college/university, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, complete each section of the online application, and type a 500-word essay explaining: How data will be important in your expected future career. 

    Deadline:

    March 31, 2018

    Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

    Description:

    Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled by Fall 2017 into an accredited college/university, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and possess a proven commitment to citizenry, as demonstrated by their essay and resume. An updated resume', official academic transcript, letter of recommendation, and a 500-word essay that answers the following question: What is one of the most important ways an individual can serve her or his community, and how have you served your community in this way? must also be submitted for consideration.

    Deadline:

    March 31, 2018

    Exact Data (See the World) Scholarship

    Description:

    Exact Data is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college/university within the U.S. There are no citizenship requirements, but this award is not intended for students returning home for the summers. Students from all backgrounds and majors are encouraged to apply.

    Deadline:

    April 1, 2018

    ComfortBro Creative Writing Scholarship

    Description:

    ComfortBro is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help students and to encourage them to pursue their academic dreams.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in a undergraduate/postgraduate program at a college/university, must be above the age of 18, and must submit a typed 1500-2000 word article on the following topic: "How Technology is Evolving Comfort Products." 

    Deadline:

    April 2, 2018

    2017 Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

    Description:

     Price Benowitz is offering a $1,500 scholarship to students pursuing college or advanced degrees of all types.

    Criteria:

    This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate/graduate program in the U.S. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED. The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. All candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must also type a 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: What are some significant challenges people with disabilities encounter on a regular basis? What are some practicable public policies that could address these challenges? Feel free to speak about the challenges you have experienced or witnessed in a loved-one's life. 

    Deadline:

    April 30, 2018

    Top Best Review Consumerism & Internet Scholarship

    Description:

    Top Best Review is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program, undergraduate program, or be a high school senior (one year prior to college) who has a valid acceptance letter to attend a college/university. Applicants must also type a 1000-word essay on the following topic: How Internet has made an Impact on Consumerism? 

    Deadline:

    May 27, 2018

    2018 Visual Essay Scholarship Contest

    Description:

    Randolph Rice Injury Attorneys is offering a $1,250 scholarship to the contest winner that combines a written essay with a visual campaign that addresses one of the following public safety issues.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college/university for the fall of 2018, must comply with all requirements set forth in the "Application Procedure" found on the website, and must submit an essay of 750-1000 words on one of the specified topics below:

    • Concerns that an individual may have after being involved in an accident.
    • Consequences of drinking and driving
    • Safety tips to decrease distracted driving

     Each paragraph of the essay will correspond to an original photograph that supports the subject. Please note that all photographs submitted must be taken by the applicant with a range of 4-6 photographs preferred.

    Deadline:

    May 31, 2018 @ 9AM EST

    Beco Life Scholarship Contest

    Description:

    Beco Life is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the U.S. for the Spring 2018 semester. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students. Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the "Essay Submission Procedure" found on the website. To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: Our life expectancy is constantly growing thanks to advances in science and medicine. While life insurance is a wise decision, many individuals let their policy lapse, for a myriad of reasons. Others sell their life insurance policies on the secondary market through life settlements or viatical settlements. What are some new ways we encourage those with life insurance (typically aging adults) to keep their policies active and avoid lapse? 

    Deadline:

    May 31, 2018 @9AM EST

    IT Support NJ Scholarship

    Description:

    American Tech Pros is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must enrolled at a college/university, have at least a 3.5 grade point average, must have proof of enrollment at the college/university, and must submit a well written essay or infographics of at least 800 words on any topic related to Trending Technology.

    Deadline:

    May 31, 2018

    Sleep Sherpa Scholarship

    Description:

    Sleep Sherpa is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must create a short video (no longer than 10 minutes) outlines how you will use your education to make the world a better place. It can be serious, humorous or somewhere in between. In the video address the following questions:

    • What is your dream?
    • How will your education further your dream?
    • What will you do with your education and dream to make the world a better place?

    Have fun making this video! The video that best answers these questions wins. Please submit the following to ben@sleepsherpa.com. Make sure to include your full name, school year, name of college you plan to or are already attending, and a link to your video. Upload your video YouTube and make sure it is public.

     

    Deadline:

    May 31, 2018 @ 11:59pm CST

    Gun Safety Scholarship

    Description:

    Gunsafeable.com is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must either be a high school senior or a undergraduate/graduate student currently enrolled in a college in the U.S., be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and submit a type 800-1500 word essay on: Different gun safety, gun accessories and shooting gadgets.  

    Deadline:

    June 1, 2018

    New! BigSun Athletic Scholarship

    Description:

    The BigSun Organization is offering an annual $500 scholarship to a deserving student. To apply, an applicant must answer a short essay (listed on the website).

    Criteria:

    All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute. Write a 500-1,000 word essay answering the following questions:  How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?  SPC athletes can apply for this scholarship, but can only be awarded during terms in which their sport is not playing. 

    Deadline:

    June 19, 2018

    New! Corporate Office Database Scholarship

    Description:

    Corporate Office Database is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full-time at a college/university in the U.S. or Canada for the current academic year, be in good standing with their current academic institution, and exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement. Students who are under the age of 18, must have permission from a parent or legal guardian. Applicants should answer the following questions regarding their community volunteer involvement and what it means to them to be a volunteer:

    • How do you help in your community?
    • How long have you been volunteering?
    • Why do you volunteer?
    • What does volunteering mean to you and what has it taught you?
    • What plans do you have to volunteer in the future?

    Deadline:

    June 30, 2018, @ midnight PST

    Lodlois Scholarship 2018

    Description:

    Lodlois is offering two scholarships. 1st place will be awarded $1,000 and 2nd place will be awarded $250.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in a undergraduate/graduate program in the U.S. and must be 18 years of age or older. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 700+ word essay on the topic of : "Online Product Reviews: Why Both Consumers and Businesses Need Them". Entries that contain plagiarized text from other articles that are not your own, will not be accepted.

    Deadline:

    June 30, 2018

    Page Law's Scholarship Essay Contest

    Description:

    Page Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the essay winner.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: "According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles, based on 2014 fatal crash data. What are 3 safety precautions motorcyclists can take to avoid fatal accidents?"  

    Deadline:

    June 30, 2018

    Slumber Search Scholarship

    Description:

    Slumber Search is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have completed or will complete high school, receiving a high school diploma or GED by September 2018, or are currently pursuing/planning to pursue a degree at a post-secondary U.S. organization, and currently have a minimum 3.00 GPA. Applicants must also submit a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers this one question: If you were to create a product or business to disrupt a current industry, what would you do and what would it be? Please make your video showcase you and your strengths, be instructive, creative, and interesting! Once you finish it, upload it to YouTube and complete the application form on the website.

    Deadline:

    June 30, 2018 @ 11:59PM PST

    Indy Displays Graphic Arts Scholarship

    Description:

    Indy Displays is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll at an accredited U.S. college/university for Fall 2018, pursuing a Graphic Design or Applied Arts degree, and be a legal U.S. resident of at least 18 years of age. Applicants must also create a unique visual design using the attached image file provided on the scholarship website and submit a 200-300 word essay answering the following prompt: Why are you passionate about pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Applied Arts? 

    Deadline:

    July 1, 2018

    My Sewing Solutions Scholarship

    Description:

    My Sewing Solutions is offering three scholarship awards. 1st place will be awarded $1,000, 2nd place will awarded $700, and 3rd place will be awarded $300.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, must be a citizen or a permanent legal resident of the U.S., and must be enrolled in a full undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college/university. Applicants must also submit a 500-1000 word essay or blog post on any of the following topics:

    • How technology plays a huge role in helping obtain an education.
    • Sewing and tailoring have been a filed of interest for many. What scope do you think sewing and tailoring have, in the lane of careers. And what sewing machines for beginners would you refer to them.
    • What was your biggest turning point of your life? How has that made and impact on you?

    Deadline:

    July 1, 2018

    New! The Fusion Electronix Scholarship

    Description:

     Fusion Electronix is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited college/university or a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college/university. Applicants must also submit a 800-1500 word essay about gadgets that you use for your education, as well as answering the following questions: How do you use technology to make your education simpler? How do you think that technology can be improved to help students? In addition to your essay, please record a 5-10 minute video demonstrating how you use technology for your education.

    Deadline:

    July 1, 2018

    Duffy Law Scholarship

    Description:

    Duffy Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently attending (or have been accepted to and will be attending) an accredited American college/university as a full-time undergraduate, graduate student, or law student. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: Should college athletes be paid to play? why or why not? 

    Deadline:

    July 15, 2018 @ 9AM EST

    The Life Coach Spotter Scholarship

    Description:

    Life Coach Spotter is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student who has been accepted to a college or is already currently enrolled.

    Criteria:

    Applicants must submit a typed 800-1500 word essay about a "personal story of the biggest challenge you've had to overcome in your life." be real and authentic. What was the hardest part? How did you overcome it? What life lessons have you learned as a result? Along with the essay, please record a 5 to 15 minute video of yourself telling your story that you wrote about in your essay. In your video, explain what your essay was about and summarize it. Talk about key point. Be honest, come from the heart. Submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited college/university that is listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education.

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    New! The Simpalm Scholarship

    Description:

     Simpalm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants can either be a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited college/university or a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college/university. Applicants must submit a 1000-1500 word essay about your education and mobile technology answering the following questions: How has your education benefited from mobile technology? How will you continue to use mobile application technology to move forward with your education?

    Deadline:

    August 15, 2018

    TestPrepHQ Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Description:

    TestPrepHQ is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Any current college/university student enrolled in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate program during the 2017-2018 school year is eligible. The student must be enrolled, and be able to provide proof of such, at an accredited university, college or trade school. Applicants must also submit a 1000 word essay answering the following prompt:

    Us at TestPrepHQ would like you to outline how entrepreneurship will play a roll on how you will utilize your degree. Anything from a solid business plan, to a side job is on the table for discussion.

    • How will you use your degree to leverage new opportunities for yourself?
    • How will your degree and entrepreneurship come together to help you to change your community and local area?
    • How will you manage the increasing competition in a globalized world?

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018

    New! Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

    Description:

    365 Pet Insurance is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be of Hispanic, African-American, Native American, Pacific Islander or other minority designation, complete the online application, submit a one-page resume describing animal welfare related activities, provide two letters of reference, and provide proof of full-time enrollment in a veterinary medicine program. Applicants must also submit a 300-500 word essay on one of the following topics:

    • What Veterinary Medicine Means to You
    • The Greatest Challenges Facing Animal Health
    • The Role of Nutrition in Animal Health
    This scholarship is for Spring 2019 or Fall 2019.

     

    Deadline:

    December 31, 2018