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

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:

July. 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

Single Parent Scholarship

Description:

CustodyXChange is offering a $500 scholarship for the Summer, $1,000 scholarship for the Fall, and a $1,000 for the Spring for single parent students.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicant must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children, be enrolled full-time at an accredited college, and have a GPA of 3.0 higher or be a first year student. To apply, send email to scholarships@custodyxchange.com, and attach the following:

  • A 400 to 500 word essay, "How will you use your education to improve your family?"
  • Your unofficial college transcript or admissions letter

Deadline:

April 30th for summer enrollment, August 31st for fall enrollment, and December 31st for spring enrollement

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:

Mattress Help Scholarship

Description:

Mattress Help is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. or Canada or be a current college student already studying at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution. You must also be a U.S. citizen, anticipating completion of high-school diploma at time of application or already in possession of high-school diploma/GED, planning to or currently pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, and carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA.  In order to apply, you must create a short video (no longer than 5 minutes) that answers the following:

  • What factors most negatively and positively affect your sleep?
  • Assess the quality of your own sleep health and discuss some ways that you can improve it?
  • Make your video creative and impactful both to yourself and others.
  • The most creative submission will win the scholarship each year

Upload your video to YouTube, make sure it is titled "Mattress Help Scholarship Submission-Your Name-Year" and include the link when you submit the application.

Deadline:

September 25th of each year

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! 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

Deadline Approaching! Teletrac Navman Scholarship

Description:

Teletrac Navman is offering two academic scholarship winners in the amount of $3,000 for the Fall 2018 semester.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year college/university, preferably in one of the following fields: technology, software development, or transportation. However, there is no major or minor requirement. Applicants must also submit an 500-700 word essay or a video less than 2 minutes one one of the following topics:

  • How has technology changed the transportation industry? How do you think it will continue to change?
  • How can your field of study impact the creation of smart cities?

Deadline:

June 20, 2018 @ 12 noon CST

Deadline Approaching! Dolman Law Group

Description:

The Dolman Law Group is offering a $1100 bi-annual college scholarship to a current or prospective college student. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of a video essay contest.

Criteria:

Applicants must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2018-19 academic year; must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution; if under 18, must have permission from a parent or legal guardian; must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend; and must provide your video essay (YouTube format preferred). Applicants must present 2-3 minute video essay discussing the following issue: Over the last few years, red light cameras have been installed at major intersections causing some to believe that they lower accident rates, while others say that it's just a way for the government to get more money out of otherwise safe drivers. What are the pros and cons of red light cameras, and what is the evidence to support each point? 

Deadline:

June 29, 2018 @ 9AM EST

ABC Fundraising

Description:

ABC Fundraising is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a current high school junior, senior, college undergraduate, or graduate student who has participated in consistent volunteer work. Applicants must also complete the Volunteer Verification Form found on the website and write a 800-1000 word essay reflecting on your volunteer and fundraising experience. How has your volunteer work shaped you into the person you are today? How do you plan to continue your volunteer work in the future? Essays can include photos, charts, or info-graphics where appropriate. 

Deadline:

June 30, 2018

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

Hylan Family Scholarship Scholarship

Description:

Hylan Family is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to eligible, applicants must be attending college in the fall 2018 semester or quarter. Applicants can be high school seniors or current college students. The winner must provide documentation verifying that they will be a student for the fall 2018 and provide proof that they will be furthering their education at an accredited community college, online college, or university. Applicants must answer the following essay question in 500-750 words: "Pick an experience from your life and explain how it has influenced your educational and personal development." 

Deadline:

June 30, 2018 @ 11:59pm E.T.

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

Phoenix Arizona Dentistry

Description:

Phoenix Arizona Dentistry is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be either a high school senior or current college student, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, provide enrollment verification for 2018 fall semester or quarter at an accredited university, community college, or online college, and must volunteer and show evidence of working 20 or more hours at a 501c3 non-profit organization of his or her choice prior to 2018 fall semester. To qualify for the fund, the applicant must first volunteer at least 20 hours with a 501c3 non-profit organization prior to June 30, 2018. Additionally, the applicant is required to write a 500-700 word essay to include the following:

  • Description of the non-profit organization
  • Volunteer's role and responsibilities
  • Experience and skills gained from volunteering
  • Describe how this work may have changed the lives of others

Applicants must also convert the essay into PDF format to upload with the completed application form. Also, include proof of 20 hours work from the non-profit organization on their letterhead.

Deadline:

June 30, 2018 @ 11:59pm E.T.

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

Student Debt Relief Scholarship

Description:

Student Debt Relief is offering a $2,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be applying to enroll in college by the Fall 2018 semester, or already be enrolled. You can apply for this scholarship if you are: a high-school student attending college for the Fall 2018 semester, undergrad student currently enrolled, or a grad student currently enrolled. Applicants must also submit a 1,000 word or less .pdf or word document answering the following question: Please explain the process in which you selected your college or university. What factors were important for you in your consideration, and what ultimately led you to select your current school. 

Deadline:

June 30, 2018

Zavodnick Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC

Description:

Zavodnick Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC is offering a $1,000 college scholarship.

Criteria:

In order to participate, applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or university in the near future and should write a 500-word essay responding to the following question: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that close to half of professional carpenters and plumbers have suffered some degree of hearing loss from repeated loud banging and drilling. Companies who employ workers in such high-risk environments are required to provide adequate protective gear for employees who are regularly exposed to loud noises. However, many times the protective gear is worn, damaged, or defective and does not sufficiently protect from hearing loss. What do you think companies can do in order to better protect workers from hearing loss? What degree do you believe employees should go to in order to protect themselves from hearing loss? Responses will be evaluated based upon the following criteria: the quality of the writing, originality, the thoughtfulness of the response, and the applicant's demonstrated potential for success in their chosen field of study. Along with the essay, applicants should provide the following information:  their full name, address, and phone number; the name of the educational institution they are attending or plan to attend; their current or proposed course of study; and contact information for their parent or guardian, if the applicant is under 18 years old.

Deadline:

June 30, 2018 @ 9AM PST

Zenlist's Independent Thinkers Scholarship

Description:

Zenlist is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

Open to US citizens or permanent residents enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university full-time in 2018. There is no minimum GPA requirement, but it is mandatory to include your cumulative GPA and declared major in our application form. The basis for awarding the scholarship will be the passion and orginality of the applicant, as represented by their video sample. Verification of enrollment will be required. Applicants will need to create and submit a short 2 minute or less video on the following topic: Talk about an accomplishment that you are most proud from the past few years. Have fun talking about it, be yourself!

Here are some ideas to get you started

  • Did you set goals for this?
  • What were the challenges?
  • How did you solve it?
  • What did you learn from it?

Deadline:

June 30, 2018

Above Ground Pool Info Scholarship

Description:

Above Ground Pool Info is offering a $500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior or current college student, must be a U.S. citizen studying in the U.S., and must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit a 800+ word essay on either of the following topics below:

  • Pool Safety- Research some of the dangers of swimming pools in the United States and provide statistical information as well as ways to prevent these accidents.
  • Swimming- Write an essay on the benefits of swimming for children and adults. Go in depth on the topic and provide facts that most people might not be aware of.

Deadline:

July 1, 2018

Eluxury.com Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship

Description:

Eluxury.com is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a United States citizen, must be a current high school student or full-time college student (full time is defined as 12 or more credit hours) pursuing an undergraduate degree, must be planning to pursue/pursuing a Business or Marketing major (or related) and be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited college/university in the U.S., and must be carrying a 3.00 GPA or higher. Applicants must also submit a 1000 word essay that outlines their plans on how they will use the scholarship to pursue a successful collegiate career and how they will embody the entrepreneurial spirit in their post-college professional career. We want to hear about their ideas for innovation and how they plan to contribute to the business community as well as the local, national, and global communities. 

Deadline:

July 1, 2018

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

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

Darras Law Scholarship

Description:

Darras Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. To participate in the essay contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question: "Why do disabled workers struggle with finding long-term, stable employment? What initiatives do you believe could be put in place by businesses or government to assist disabled workers in securing and sustaining employment?" 

Deadline:

June 15, 2018 @ 9AM EST

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 Aspiring Physicians Award

Description:

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a student with a Bachelor of Science degree or currently enrolled in premed or other undergraduate science programs. Recipients are not required to attend AUA, but must have plans to earn an MD degree to qualify for this award. 

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. or Canadian citizen, current enrollment in premed or other undergraduate science programs, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 (Pre-requisite GPA of at least 3.5), and a certified copy of the application submitted to a School of Medicine (or a DO school). To enter, please write a 500-700 word essay on a physician who has inspired you and why. Essays must be original, unpublished work and written solely by the applicant.If your entry includes any third-party materials, it will be disqualified. Any falsification or plagiarism of the essay will result in disqualification from the award.

Deadline:

July 15, 2018

The Corban OneSource Scholarship

Description:

The Corban OneSource is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Criteria:

In order 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 write a 1500-2000 word essay about your own personal values. How were these values instilled in you? How do you live out these values daily? Why do you think that these values are important? Proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university must be submitted. We will accept a transcript, tuition bill, or acceptance letter.

Deadline:

July 15, 2018

The CryptoGuides Scholarship

Description:

 CryptoGuides is offering a $1,000 scholarships.

Criteria:

In order to be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the United States, must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university,  through a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill. Applicants must also write a 1,000-1,500 word essay that addresses the following questions:

  • How do you see cryptocurrencies changing our lives and the financial landscape in the future? What innovations need to occur before these virtual currencies can gain widespread adoption?

Deadline:

July 15, 2018

Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC

Description:

Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC is offering a $1000 scholarship.
 

Criteria:

Applicants must submit a 750+ word essay on the following:  In today's day and age, information (even sensitive information) about businesses can be found than ever before. Businesses often protect themselves from the release of sensitive information by requiring employees to enter into non-competition agreements. Should non-competes be enforced? What about the employee's need for subsequent employment? How should courts strike this balance and what factors should they consider? Applications should be forwarded to scholarshipweisblatt@gmail.com. The application should provide the name of the school where the applicant is enrolled or is actively seeking to enroll in 2018. A high level or writing quality is expected in the essays in both content and structure. Essays with more than one spelling error and more than two grammatical errors will be eliminate from consideration. The attorneys will select three finalists.

Deadline:

July 15, 2018 @ 9 am PST

Instrument Top Scholarship

Description:

Instrument Top is offering a $1,200 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be currently registered as a student in a high school or college/university. You do not need to play a musical instrument to apply. All students, regardless of their major, are welcome to submit an application. Applicants must also submit an essay following the provided prompt:

"Think of a popular tune or song that has lyrics." 

Your task is to replace the original lyrics with new ones that help teach a concept or piece of information to someone. The new song might be aimed at teaching children, helping language learners understand grammar concepts, a way for math students to memorize a formula, and so on. You must think of a new song title  as well. Be creative and please write the title of the original song and artist at the top of your document for reference. Also, be sure to include an introduction that explains why you have chosen the particular song and whom you would like the new version to help. 

Deadline:

July 28, 2018

Moms Blender Scholarship

Description:

Moms Blender is offering a $1,000 scholarship to students who are pursuing passions in the following fields: nursing, medicine, natural or applied sciences, or engineering.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled in a college, university, or high school, must submit a creative and unique 500 word essay on the topic "Why are sporting activities important to culture of a community". Your essay should be provided in PDF format, must use the following document naming format: LastName_FirstName_Date.pdf., and must be submitted to scholarship@momsblender.com

Deadline:

July 28, 2018

CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship

Description:

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

Criteria:

To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements: minimum GPA of 3.5, majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry, must be a U.S. resident, must send in an official transcript, must be a current or future college student, scholarship must go to tuition purposes, and complete an essay for submission. Applicants must also submit an 500-900 word essay on the following subject matter:

  • Essay Topic: In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
  • The essay title must be: "How I Will Impact The Finance Industry"
  • Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
  • Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
  • Essay should be 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.

Deadline:

July 31, 2018

Friendly Dental Group Scholarship

Description:

Friendly Dental Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Criteria:

To qualify, you at least need to be a high school senior getting ready to graduate, enrolled as an undergraduate or a college graduate, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5, then this opportunity might be for you. More so, you should be considered to be in "good standing" in the current school or university that you are enrolled in. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay telling us the following: Life experience that led you to take the educational path in the dental industry. If you are aspiring to become a dedicated and skillful dentist, dental hygienist, orthodontist, or looking for a profession in the dental industry, then here is your chance to make that dream come true.

Deadline:

July 31, 2018

Take Big Risk Scholarship

Description:

Open Listings is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must be a legal U.S. resident, be at least 18 years old, and must meet one of the following criterias:

  • Currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

Applicants must also submit a 2-minute video answering the following questions:

  • What risks are you taking in your life that hope will set you up for an extraordinary career and life?
  • Is there something early on in your life that shaped your ambitious way of thinking? If so, what was it?

Deadline:

July 31, 2018

VOLT Lighting STEM Scholarship

Description:

VOLT Lighting is offering a $500 scholarship to applicants that are pursuing an education in a STEM program or the child of a parent currently working in the following industries: Manufacturing, Distribution, Engineering, Architecture, Design, and Construction

Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must currently be applying to or enrolled in a STEM program, or be the child of a parent who currently works in a STEM industry, must have earned less than $35,000 in the previous calendar year, must have an active email address i.e. Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, etc., must either be a part-time or full-time student in high school or college, and must be between the ages of 16-25. Applicants must also submit a 800 word length essay from one of the following topics:

  • A high-quality essay pertaining to our landscape lighting line
  • How will your study in a STEM program contribute to your immediate or long-range career plans?
  • Explain the importance of your STEM program in today's society
  • What industry do you intend on working with your STEM program learning? What do you think that industry will be like in the next 10 years?
  • What are the most important issues your field (or your parent's STEM career field) is facing today?
  • Describe a role model who inspired your interest in a STEM program.

Each submission must be unique and written by you in your own words. It should be submitted in the form of a PDF or Microsoft Word document (i.e. PDF, DOC, or DOCX) and typewritten.

Deadline:

Jul 31, 2018

Family Assets Scholarship

Description:

Family Assets is offering a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving student that has shown their own passion for providing care for an elderly person in need.

Criteria:

To be eligible for this award, applicants must be either volunteering providing services to seniors or helping take care of an elderly relative at home, and must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the United States. Applicants must also submit a 1,500 word essay that addresses the following questions:

  • What is the most important lesson you have learned from providing elderly care?
  • How has working with seniors changed your outlook on life?
  • In your opinion, what can society do to improve the quality of life for seniors receiving care?

Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. This can be a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill.

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    New! Find.Jobs Scholarship

    Description:

    Find.Jobs is offering a $1,500 scholarship, Chromebook, and Find.Jobs swag to one college student.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must be either an incoming junior or incoming senior at an accredited college/university with the United States. Applicants must be able to provide proof they are currently enrolled and must submit a current resume. A 500 word essay on "what they have done, or are planning to do with their future" is also required.

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    First Step To Distraction-Free Driving Scholarship

    Description:

    Sutliff & Stout are offering a $2,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be either out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2018) or students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2018 semester. Applicants must also write an essay of at least 500 words detailing "their most common distracted driving habits, and to describe the concrete steps they will take to put an end to those habits." 

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    Instagram Growth Scholarship

    Description:

    Social Network Elite is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Any student enrolled in any accredited college program or who will be enrolled in an accredited collegiate program Fall of 2018. Applicants must also submit an essay meeting the following requirements:

    • Discuss the value of accelerated Instagram growth as well as the drawbacks.
    • Include information about how this topic affects your personal usage of different social media platforms, especially any examples including Instagram.
    • Include your opinion on the Facebook Cambridge Analytica data breach and how you think this will affect social media policies and laws in the coming 20 years.
    • All applications must be at least 1000 words. Include attachments as .pdf or .docx

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    The Center Gifts Scholarship

    Description:

    Center Gifts is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited university or a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited university. Applicants must also write a 1500-2000 word essay about the "the best gifts you have ever received." While writing your essay, please reflect on the following questions: Who gave you the gift? What made the gift so memorable? What do you plan to do with the gift in the future? Proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university must be submitted as well. Transcript, tuition bill, or acceptance letter will be accepted as proof.

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    The Fons Scholarship

    Description:

    The Fons is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college/university in the United States, and write a 1000 word essay answering the following questions:

    • Payment apps have risen in popularity in recent years, why do you think that is?
    • Can you identify why having a payments system which integrates scheduling helps a businesses/professional as well as its customers/clients? How do you think payment apps will be used in the future?

    Along with your essay, please provide an extra page quoting, if any, sources or references used.

    Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university. This can be a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill.

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    The Home Team Hawaii Scholarhsip

    Description:

     Home Team Hawaii is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must either be a high school senior that has been accepted to an accredited college/university or be a current undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited college/university. Applicants must also submit proof of enrollment in a accredited schooling, as well as submit a 1500-2000 word essay about a life changing experience. How did this experience change you as an individual? What lessons did you learn from this experience?  

    Deadline:

    August 1, 2018

    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! Parker Waichman LLP Scholarship

    Description:

    Parker Waichman LLP is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States, be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the fall of 2018, provide proof of identity and school enrollment, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must submit a written essay between 1250-1500 words on the following topic: "Should New York Uber and Lyft drivers undergo a stricter background check to prevent felons or ex criminals to drive for the rideshare companies? Please provide as much information regarding past examples how the lenient screening process has failed." You must create three links to authoritative sources.

    Deadline:

    August 2, 2018

    New! The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

    Description:

    The Kaplan Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship to any undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a business or law-oriented degree program.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be attending any accredited 2 year or 4 year college/university in the USA including graduate programs, and studying in any of the following fields: MBA, Finance, Accounting, Law Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Administration. Applicants must also choose one of the two 600 word essays to complete.

    • Topic 1- Financial Statements & Business Models
    • Topic 2- Should You Sue Your Customer?

    Deadline:

    August 12, 2018

    Opulent Jewelers Scholarship

    Description:

    Opulent Jewelers is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate student who can explore and express their own notions surrounding the future of online marketing.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of major or academic level must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S. Applicants must also submit a 1,000 word essay which answers the following questions:

    • When considering businesses in an oversaturated market, what do you think are important methods of gaining and keeping customer interest?
    • How do you think social media will affect future business platforms in relation to selling and advertising?
    • Considering your own purchasing habits, please outline what method of advertising you feel has the most impact on your purchasing decisions.

    Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college or university. This can be a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill.

    Deadline:

    August 15, 2018

    Prosper Shaked Scholarship

    Description:

    Prosper Law is offering a $1,500 scholarship to an applicant pursuing any of the following degrees: An undergraduate degree in a pre-medical field (biology, chemistry, or pre-med), Nursing degree, Physician's Assistant degree, Medical Assistant degree, M.D. or D.O. degrees, Doctor of Nurse Practitioner (D.N.P), Nurse Anesthetist, Dentist, Psychiatry, Chiropractor, or any other medical degrees.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a citizen of the United States, must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment at an accredited college/university in pursuit of a degree related to the medical field. If you have not been accepted into a program yet, you can apply for the scholarship, but no funds will be released without proof of acceptance or enrollment. Must maintain a minimum GPA score of 3.0 through the time that you are applying. Applicants must also complete the Future Medical Professional Scholarship form found on the website, submit a 650-word essay about your future goals in the medical field, and submit a transcript reflecting your current academic standing, a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and proof of enrollment.

    Deadline:

    August 15, 2018

    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

    New! Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship

    Description:

    Wikibuy is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must have at least a 3.4 GPA, must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution as determined by the U.S. Department of Education, must be studying in one of the following fields: Business Administration and Management, Business (General), finance, accounting, or other related business degrees. Both majors and minors are accepted. Applicants must also compose a 500-word (or less) essay on the following prompt: "Which trending technologies will affect the future of online retail and eCommerce the most in the next 20 years?"

    Deadline:

    August 21, 2018

    Personal Injury Scholarship

    Description:

    KRW Lawyers is offering a $5,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident, be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college/university/graduate program within the U.S., have a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate good character and high initiative. Applicants must complete the application form on the website, submit a current high school, college, or graduate school transcript, a letter of recommendation from a teacher/faculty member and submit a type essay of 300-500 words about a time when you faced a significant ethical, financial, or moral dilemma. What was the situation and what did you do? Also, please include a brief personal statement as to why you believe you deserve this scholarship ans how it may further impact your education. Applicants are highly encouraged to speak genuinely about themselves.

    Deadline:

    August 31, 2018

    New! SafeButler Scholarship

    Description:

    SafeButler is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school in the United States and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must also submit a 2 minute max video sharing your vision on the insurance industry. "How will the younger generation consume insurance differently? What's becoming possible with the new technology in AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning), IoT (Internet of Things), drones and blockchain? What if you could craft the entire insurance experience from a clean slate?" Get Creative! Post the video on YouTube and send a link on SafeButler's Facebook page.

    Deadline:

    August 31, 2018

    Mason Finance Life Settlement Awareness Scholarship

    Description:

    Mason Finance is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college/university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply. Submit a 1000 word essay that reflects the statement (found on website) and answer the following questions:

    • Many seniors fall into financial difficulties through no fault of their own. What reasons do you think factor into this problem?
    • When considering the finances of those already retired, how do you think new technology can help them gain access to historically hard to reach retirement services such as a life settlement, viatical settlement or annuity?
    • Keeping in mind seniors are less likely to feel comfortable using technology and less trusting of the internet, how do you think modern companies can best manage that balance?

    Deadline:

    September 15, 2018

    The Abelson Law Firm Scholarship

    Description:

    The Abelson Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. To participate , applicants should create a 2-3 minute video essay answering the following question: "With most teenagers and young adults active and engaged on social media, cyber bullying is an issue that most will face. What do you believe are some key actions teens and young adults can do to stop cyber bullying? Review any cyber bullying laws in your state. Are there changes that can be made, or laws that can be put in place to stop cyber bullying?"  

    Deadline:

    September 15, 2018 @ 9AM EST

    Avalaunch Media Scholarship

    Description:

    Avalaunch Media is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be current full-time students of an accredited two-year or four-year American college/university. There is no age or specific major requirements. Applicants must also submit an essay( minimum of 500 words) or video (less than 2 minutes) on the following topic:

    • How have you created believers in yourself and your story?

     

     

     All candidates must send a link to their video or email their essay to our scholarship committee at acholarship@avalaunchmedia.com. In addition, all participants are required to post their submissions on AT LEAST one of their personal social media accounts.

    For video entries, load the video to your social media account of choice. To share word documents on your account, applicants can either load the entire document onto a post OR share a link to the document via Google Doc or another similar platform. (If you share the link, make sure you allow "Read Only" and don't provide editing privileges.)

    Deadline:

    October 1, 2018

    Bookmundi's Travel The World Scholarship

    Description:

    Bookmundi is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled , or due to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college/university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students are eligible to apply. Provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted. Applicants must also submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay answering the following questions:

    • What is your dream vacation?
    • What has inspired this trip?
    • Would you take anyone on your vacation with you? If yes, who?
    • Using the tool available on Bookmundi, plan out some of the tours you would take on your trip. What made these tours stand out to you?

    Deadline:

    October 1, 2018

    AES Engineers

    Description:

    AES Engineers is offering a $500 scholarship to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. AES Engineering believes that a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason, they are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted. Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

    Criteria:

    Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:  When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? There is no application packet for this award. Do not include your resume in your submission. Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.

    Deadline:

    October 6, 2018

    AP Review Book Annual Scholarship

    Description:

    AP Review Book is offering a $750 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student from an accredited college/university in the United States.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be at least 18 years old, be enrolled full-time as a undergraduate or graduate student at accredited colleges/universities in the United States, and must submit a 500 word minimum essay that answers the prompt: Why the Student Loan Crisis is Even Worse Thank People Think? 

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018

    New! Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship

    Description:

    Pretty Photoshop Actions is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must either be a senior in high school, be transitioning from high school to a college/university, or already be enrolled in a college/university inside the U.S. or Canada. Employees and their immediate family members of PhotoshopActions.com are not eligible to participate. Applicants should carefully research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial of 800 to 1,000 words, with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the following topics. Use proper grammar and punctuation.

    Choose a topic below for your tutorial essay:

    • How Photoshop has changed photography
    • How to re-touch skin in Photoshop for photographers
    • Favorite tips to enhancing color in Photoshop
    • Photoshop overlay ideas for adding WOW to your portraits

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018

    Skinner Law Firm Scholarship

    Description:

    Skinner Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship.
     

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600 word essay answering the following question: "Cyberbullying is an issue that many people (including students) struggle with at one point. Pennsylvania does not have specific cyberbullying laws, however, cyberbullying falls under Pennsylvania's harassment/stalking statues. Additionally, schools must have their own policy, publicly posted, and reviewed at least once per school year with students. Review your state's cyberbullying laws/statutes, as well as your own experience/view on cyberbullying. Do you believe there are additional laws/provisions needed to punish cyberbullies? If so, what laws do you believe would benefit students in particular in your state?" 

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018 by 9AM EST

    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

    Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Description:

    Residual Reviews is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, all applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college/university for the semester when they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicant are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply. Applicants must submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay answering and reflecting the following questions:

    • In what ways do you consider yourself an entrepreneur?
    • What motivates you to work hard in everything that you do?
    • As an entrepreneur, what do you view as "success" and what do you think it takes to become successful in 2018?
    • Knowing that entrepreneurship involves a lot of ups and downs, describe the best example of you being persistent in the face of failure.

    Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be acceptable.

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018

    Responsify Empowering Others Scholarship

    Description:

    Responsify is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college/university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, undocumented students may apply. Applicants must also submit a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay answering the following questions:

    • Why is empowering others so important?
    • How do you think your major can be used to empower others?
    • When was the last time you felt empowered? What inspired this?

    Please provide proof of enrollment in an accredited college/university. A transcript, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted.

    Deadline:

    October 20, 2018

    Tayloright Scholarship

    Description:

    Tayloright is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in or have been accepted to attend a college/university in the USA and must send a word document file containing a minimum of 1,000 words describing why you think businesses need internet marketing in order to grow their business. We are looking for well-written articles that provide unique insights as to why online marketing is so important for business growth.

    Deadline:

    October 20, 2018

    ConsumerBasket Internet Marketing Scholarship

    Description:

    ConsumerBasket  is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be studying at a community college, state college, university, and as long as you're attending high education classes. There is no age restriction or minimum GPA requirement. Applicants must also submit a 1000 word article on one of the following topics: How Internet Has Changed Our Lives or The Future of Artificial Intelligence.

    Deadline:

    October 31, 2018

    New! Paving The Way Scholarship

    Description:

    SaveOnPaving is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Applicant can be anyone who has been accepted to attend a technical school or approved post-secondary institution, including a high school senior, military member, or current post-secondary student. Applicants can be a full-time student or part-time student and must be able to prove they are a U.S. or Canadian citizen. The university or college experience is both a challenging and rewarding one. In a 1000-word essay, explain why you want a career in your chosen industry and what you think it takes to be successful in this highly competitive and evolving world.  Answers should include personal motivations and experiences that have led to your career choice, and what your plans are for the future. In addition to your essay, please include a link to a video of yourself explaining your answers. The video must be 5-10 minutes in length and should act as a supplement to your submitted essay. We know this can be challenging but simply discuss the key points in your essay and just be yourself.

    Deadline:

    October 31, 2018

    Backgrounddigger.com Scholarship

    Description:

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

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, you must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college placement, students that are enrolled in distant learning or online education classes will need to speak with their school officials to check and then verify that enrollment meets full time status, enrolled in college full-time, maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, enrolled within an accredited university, college, or trade/vocational school, and the school must be allowed to participate in financial aid programs and must also be approved by the United States Department of Education. Applicants must also submit a 1000 word essay about: How public records benefit the general public. 

    Deadline:

    November 1, 2018

    New! Zumper Apartments Scholarship

    Description:

    Zumper is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2018-2019 is eligible to apply. To apply, please submit a short piece of 500 words in writing that includes the following:

    1. How you've impacted your fellow student body or community.

    2. Housing advice for students at your school: What;s one piece of advice you would give first-time student renters?

    Deadline:

    November 15, 2018

    New! Crush The CPA Exam Scholarship

    Description:

    CrushTheCPAExam.com is offering a $1,000 reimbursement of NASBA fees plus a Full Crush Test Bank & Study Guide ($766 value).

    Criteria:

    To be considered for this scholarship, you must be an actively enrolled college student in the last semester of obtaining your accounting degree or a recent graduate with a final cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who plans on taking the CPA Exam.

    Deadline:

    November 30, 2018

    New! Kelleher International Scholarship

    Description:

    Kelleher International is offering a $2,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade/design school or must currently be enrolled in a college, university, trade/design school. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay answering the following question: "How can philanthropy change the world?"

    Deadline:

    November 30, 2018

    Abels & Annes Scholarship Essay Contest

    Description:

    Abels & Annes, P.C. is offering a $1,500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Any current high school senior, undergraduate, or law student who will be attending am accredited college/university or law school in 2019 in the U.S. is eligible to apply. Applicants must also answer the following essay contest: Driving is one very important way we retain our independence. As we age, however, our risk of accident increases. What are some main ways elderly people can remain behind the wheel? What sort of invention/device (beyond autonomous cars) would you create in order to make cars safer for the elderly? 

    Deadline:

    December 15, 2018 @ 9AM CST

    Arnold Palmer Annual Scholarship

    Description:

    Arnold Palmer Annual is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a full time or part time undergraduate/postgraduate student currently studying at an accredited college/university. (international students are welcomed to apply) and type a 500-1000 word essay on the following topic: "The Impact of Animation on Society" Include your written essay and all the details below in a Word .doc file: Your details (first name, last name, phone, and address), School/University Name, Area of Study, and Any School ID or Document (Proof that you are a student at the mentioned school).

    Deadline:

    December 25, 2018

    Florida Tour Guide Scholarship

    Description:

    The Zebra is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. Entrants should create an original video not exceeding 2 minutes. Each video submission must be hosted on YouTube or Vimeo, and should be submitted to scholarships@thezebra.com Use the following prompt for your video submission: "So, Florida students, we want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state- from your unique perspective. If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great! But there are no limits to what we're looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way. This is a chance for your to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible." 

    Deadline:

    December 31, 2018 @ 11:59PM CST

    New! Internet Marketing Scholarship

    Description:

    TastySerps is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an individual who is currently attending college or graduate school in the neat future.

    Criteria:

    To apply, applicants must submit a 1000+ word essay on the following topic: "How would you deliver an internet marketing strategy that is creative and drives traffic to the business owner's website for more sales." 

    Deadline:

    December 31, 2018 @9AM EST

    216 Marketing, Business or Web Development College Scholarship

    Description:

    216 Marketing is offering a $500 scholarship award to any student that is currently enrolled, or recent high school graduates who are pursuing a post-secondary degree on web development, marketing or business.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be enrolled in a post-secondary education or high school seniors/recent graduates who are going to be pursuing a degree in one of the following: web development, marketing or business. Must be a full-time student currently enrolled in classes for the current year of the upcoming school year (incoming high school seniors), and must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.  Applicants must also submit a 1000 word essay as to why they deserve this scholarship out of all other applicants ans how this scholarship will help you achieve your academic and career goals.  

    Deadline:

    December 31, 2018

    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

    The Emroch & Kilduff Scholarship Essay

    Description:

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

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior in the graduating class of 2019, planning to enroll in an accredited United States college/university during the 2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: Texting and driving/distracted driving are among some of the top causes of accidents on our roads. Review your state's laws on texting and driving. Do you think laws need to be revamped? What invention or device would you invent in order to help lower the temptation to drive while distracted? 

    Deadline:

    December 31, 2018 @ 9AM EST

    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. 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 10, 2019 @ 11:59PM PST

    Berkowitz & Myer Scholarship Essay Contest

    Description:

    Berkowitz & Myer is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college/university during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must also submit a 600-word essay answering the following question: Currently, under the Federal Bankruptcy Code, federal student loans are almost never eligible for discharge. Explain the pro's and con's of whether Congress should change the Federal Bankruptcy Code to allow these loans to be discharged. The, take a position and explain why you think federal student loans should not be allowed to be discharged in bankruptcy, like other unsecured debts (i.e. credit cards, medical bills, etc..). 

    Deadline:

    January 15, 2019 @ 9AM EST

    Meldon Law College Scholarship

    Description:

    Meldon Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college/university in the 2019-2019 academic year. Participants must also submit one 5-6 minute video which includes a 1-2 minute video bio, and 2-3 minute video essay on one of the following topics:

    • Research your state's gun purchasing process, and requirements a resident must meet in order to purchase a firearm. Do you believe this process should be changed or updated? What changes or updates would your suggest?
    • School across the country have different protocols in place to protect students and employees from gun-related violence. Investigate your school's safety protocols. Are there ways your school, or schools in general, can change protocols to make them more effective? What changes would you make to schools or school policies to help protect everyone from gun-related violence?

    Deadline:

    January 20, 2019 @ 9AM EST

    Blake Rubin Scholarship

    Description:

    Blake Rubin Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or is a current college/university student (including undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students) who aren't in their final year of study. Applicants must also submit a 500 word or less response to the following question: "Who is your role model in life and why?"  

    Deadline:

    January 31, 2019

    Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship

    Description:

    Law Office of Kenneth Carp are offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college/university. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question: "Although there are many positive reasons to avoid Probate, there are practical reasons to take advantage of a court supervised process. Please discuss the process, and explain in detail which situations probate is a good decision, and which situations probate is not a good solution." 

    Deadline:

    January 31, 2019 @ 9AM EST

    Mark Alvarado Scholarship

    Description:

    Mark Alvarado is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, you must be a current college/university student that has not reached your final year in your degree program or be a current high school senior that has already been accepted into a college/university. Applicants must also submit a 500 word essay on the following question: " How can schools better prepare students for the workforce? For example, students in San Francisco Unified District (SFUSD) are often going into a high tech workforce in the Silicon Valley, are they well prepared for this type of work?" 

    Deadline:

    January 31, 2019

    Nationwide Debt Reduction Services Scholarship

    Description:

    Nationwide Debt Reduction Services is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    In order to be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or be a current college student that is not in their final year. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: "What is one money tip that you learned that you feel will help you become financially stable after graduation?" 

    Deadline:

    January 31, 2019

    InsureSTAT Scholarship Essay Contest

    Description:

    InsureSTAT is offering a $1,000 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizens currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year college/university, and must have at least a 2.5 GPA. To enter, students must submit a 500-to 700-word essay on one the following topics:

    • How can disability insurance give disabled people the freedom to accomplish their goals?
    • How can disability insurance help prepare people for unseen disasters?
    • Why is disability insurance a worthwhile investment, especially when it comes to student loan protection?

    Deadline:

    February 12, 2019 @ 12 noon EST

    Chrissy Weems Scholarship

    Description:

    Chrissy Weems Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a high school senior that has been accepted into a college/university or a current college student that is not in their final year. Applicants must also submit a 500-word essay one the following topic: "Share an adversity in your life that you have fought to overcome and what you have learned from it."  

    Deadline:

    February 28, 2019

    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, 2019

    New! Down To Five Scholarship

    Description:

    Down To Five is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. In 800-1000 words, tell us about the most memorable life experience(s) you have had and how it/they has influenced you.

    Deadline:

    April 30, 2019

    New! Dealsscoop Scholarship

    Description:

    Dealsscoop is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    The eligibility requirement is all scholarship entries must be for an intentional educational purpose, and the prize money must be used toward an educational venture. Applicants must write a 500-1000 word essay on any marketing or educational topic of your choice.

    Deadline:

    September 1, 2019