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! 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

Deadline Approaching! 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

    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

    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

    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

    New! Levin Firm

    Description:

    The Levin Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

    Criteria:

    In order to apply, applicants must be currently attending or planning on attending an accredited U.S. college/university and submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: Juvenile detention centers and bootcamps are meant to help those that reside there, however, sometimes these camps go beyond acceptable treatment. What laws/reporting requirements/safechecks should be updated/revamped to make sure these facilities remain humane and helpful?

    Deadline:

    August 15, 2018 @ 9AM EST

    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

    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

    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

    New! Student Loan Planner Dental School Scholarship

    Description:

    Student Loan Planner is offering a $500 scholarship and free one hour student loan plan.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently owe six figures of student loans and be an active dental student for the 2018-2019 school year or have just graduated this spring. Applicants will also need to submit a 800-1500 word essay describing your experience getting through dental school and tips you might have for others.

    Deadline:

    August 31, 2018

    New! Student Loan Planner Med School Scholarship

    Description:

    Student Loan Planner is offering a $500 scholarship and free one hour student loan plan.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently owe six figures of student loans and be an active med student for the 2018-2019 school year or have just graduated this spring. Applicants will also need to submit a 800-1500 word essay describing your experience getting through med school and tips you might have for others.

    Deadline:

    August 31, 2018

    New! Student Loan Planner Vet School Scholarship

    Description:

    Student Loan Planner is offering a $500 scholarship and free one hour student loan plan.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently owe six figures of student loans and be an active vet student for the 2018-2019 school year or have just graduated this spring. Applicants will also need to submit a 800-1500 word essay describing your experience getting through vet school and tips you might have for others. 

    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

    New! Soma Weight Loss Health & Wellness Scholarship

    Description:

    Soma Weight Loss is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student (undergrad or graduate) in a field that promotes achieving and maintaining a healthy weight- such as dietitian, nutritionist, bariatric nurse or surgeon, exercise physiologist or weight loss counselor.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. resident, be an undergraduate or graduate student (any age) in an accredited U.S. education institution, must be a major in any of the healthcare fields that promote achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and explain, in a 500 to 1,000-word essay, "why you are studying your chosen filed and what good health means to you."

    Deadline:

    September 30, 2018

    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

    New! Catalyst for Business Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Description:

    Catalyst for Business is offering a $750 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently enrolled or will be enrolling in an accredited university/college for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents at least 18 years old. Students seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees are welcome to apply. A 1,000 word essay must also be submitted sharing your own entrepreneurship/small business goals and how you plan to achieve them during and after your education.

    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

    New! AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships

    Description:

    AmericanMuscle is offering two scholarships for $2,000 each, which will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major.

    Criteria:

    Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college/ technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program. Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study. A 700-1500 word essay should b submitted explaining "who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry." 

    Deadline:

    October 15, 2018 @ 12pm EST

    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

    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! Don't Pay Full Scholarship

    Description:

    Don't Pay Full is offering a $500 scholarship.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be in high school, college or university education, must be from the U.S., and must answer the three questions founds on the website in full.

    Deadline:

    October 31, 2018 @ 11:59pm

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    New! EVOKE-ative Writing Scholarship

    Description:

    EVOKE is offering a $500 scholarship to one U.S. undergraduate student studying English, writing, or public relations.

    Criteria:

    To be eligible, applicants must currently be attending a U.S. college/university with a focus in English, Writing, Public Relations or Marketing (or the equivalent); have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25, evidenced by the submission of an official transcript; and submit one writing-related piece of undergraduate work from the past year.

    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

    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