College Scholarships with December deadlines


 

We are thrilled to add this new section to our Let’s Homeschool High School site. We hope to update you frequently with great scholarship opportunities. Below you will find scholarships that have a deadline of 12/31/2015. We’ve also taken the time to review each of these scholarships to find the ones that include homeschoolers in their opportunity. So, take a minute and see which of these you may qualify for, all it takes is a little time and effort!

These are scholarships that are open to college students (either those currently enrolled, or those that will be enrolled by date specified in scholarship eligibility requirements) and/or high school students, so that would make them applicable to homeschoolers.

 

Solutionreach Scholarship

Sponsor: Solutionreach

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to patient engagement technology.

 

Unhinge Hardware National Scholarship

Sponsor: Unhinge Hardware

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Dec. 19, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to aspiring businesswomen from all areas of study. Applicant must submit an essay explaining how the design around them influence both their life and/or their business.

 

Out-Of-The-Box Thinking Scholarship

Sponsor: Auto-Pets

Amount: Up to $1,500

Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay, pitch or summary about a pet innovation idea and how the idea was conceptualized.

 

The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship

Sponsor: ClickMinded

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students who are passionate about digital marketing. Applicant must submit the URL of the website they are working on, as well as an essay on why they started the website and why they are interested in digital marketing.

 

The Tree Center Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Tree Center

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have designed an innovative product that makes a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) and submit an essay describing the goal of the project.

Mark A. Forester Scholarship

Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Mattress

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college, or will be enrolled for the winter semester of 2015. Applicant must write a 300-500 word essay explaining how they go about honoring America’s military heroes.

 

TrichStop’s Trichotillomania Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: Trichstop Online Therapy

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States, or students planning to enroll. Applicant must also be at least 18 years of age and have been diagnosed with Trichotillomania.

 

EK Insurance Scholarship

Sponsor: EK Insurance, LLC

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 30, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of two given topics related to car insurance.

 

Unigo Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Applicant must be at least 14 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

“Impact a Life” College Scholarship

Sponsor: A-Z Discount Printing

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who are enrolled or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited American institution of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to fundraising.

 

2015 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

Sponsor: Senior Advisor

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree program at an accredited two or four-year college or university during the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on how their major of study can improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in their town.

 

A Better America Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Global English Editing

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited university in the United States who are U.S. citizens or valid green card holders. Applicant must submit a short essay on how they intend to change America.

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

Sponsor: ACLSMedicaltraining.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in a national accredited Nursing school, Medical school, Pharmacy school, Dental school, Respiratory therapy program, paramedic program, and EMT program. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a life support situation.

AfterCollege Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor: AfterCollege

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

 

Alice Madden Barton Scholarship

Sponsor: Great Clips

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current students, high school students, and anyone interested in cosmetology or barbering a career.

 

Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest

Sponsor: The Expert Institute

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences. Applicant must submit an essay on how they feel their specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law.

 

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2015.

BedwettingStore.com $1,000 Design a Mascot Scholarship

Sponsor: BedwettingStore.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students who are legal U.S. residents enrolled in a accredited U.S. college, university or technical school. Applicant must create a mascot for the company.

 

Best Price Nutrition & Health Scholarship

Sponsor: Best Price Nutrition

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college or alumni who are currently residing in the United States, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom or Canada. Applicant must fill out a survey related to health and fitness.

 

Bi-Annual Scholarship

Sponsor: ShirtSpace.com

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently (or have been accepted to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the vital roles art and design employ in the digital age.

 

Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship

Sponsor: Michigan Auto Law

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident.

CPAPMan College Scholarship

Sponsor: CPAPMan.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to college undergrads, graduate students, and high school students planning to attend college within the follow year. Applicant must submit a 400-750 word story about sleep disorders, sleep apnea, or CPAP therapy.

 

Design Thinking Scholarship

Sponsor: American Graphics Institute

Amount: 1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open students enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay describing how they anticipate design thinking or design tools will impact them and their career choice.

 

Dietspotlight.com Scholarship Program

Sponsor: DietSpotlight

Amount: Up to $3,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to obesity.

 

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Express Medical Supply, Inc.

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States. Applicant must answer a question related to a fictional character in 108 characters or less.

Extra Mile Scholarship

Sponsor: Carpenter Bus Sales

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. Applicant must also write an essay on what it means “to go the extra mile for others?”

 

Fitness Lifestyle Scholarship

Sponsor: MySupplementStore.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college, an alumni, or in high school. Applicant must submit an essay on what can be done to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.

 

Flight Network Scholarship

Sponsor: FlightNetwork

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current Canadian and American students. Applicant must submit an essay on a travel related experience or topic.

 

For Diehard Fans Scholarship

Sponsor: For Diehard Fans

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college or vocational school within the United States. Applicant must create a short video showing what the ForDiehardFans website is about.

George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest

Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are United States citizens or legal aliens who attend a public, parochial, or private high school (including accredited home schools). Applicant must submit an essay related to the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution.

 

Goldia.com Scholarship

Sponsor: Goldia.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college or alumni who are currently residing in the United States, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom or Canada. Applicant must fill out a survey related to jewelry and submit an essay answer to three questions related to jewelry.

 

Greg Baumgartner Scholarship

Sponsor: Baumgartner Law Firm

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in high school or college in the United States with at least a B average. Applicant must submit an essay about themselves, their educational goals, and the reasons for needing the scholarship.

Healthcare Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Medical Assistant Degrees

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are getting the education in the healthcare field. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP)

Sponsor: Imagine America Foundation

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students 19 years of age or older who will be enrolling in a participating college. Applicant must complete the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Student Success Assessment to be consider for the scholarship.

 

Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship

Sponsor: Injury Lawyer News

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to all pre-law and law school students. Applicant must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university AND have a medically documented disability.

Nutra Pure HCG Scholarship

Sponsor: US Premium Health, LLC

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current full-time students in college and high school students. Students pursuing degrees in Health, Fitness, and Nutrition are encouraged to apply.

 

Olan Rogers Scholarships

Sponsor: Olan Rogers Apparel

Amount: $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarships are open to students who are 18 years old or beginning college in 2015. There are two scholarships to choose from: Film/Arts/Creative: Battle Bear Scholarship and Academic and all else: Master Commander Scholarship.

 

Scholarship of Academic Excellence

Sponsor: InfoParrot

Amount: $1,250

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled a full-time in an educational institution, or students who can show a letter of acceptance from a university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Internet.

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

 

Shopventory Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Sponsor: Shopventory

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to entrepreneurially minded college students with a GPA of 3.2 or above. Applicant must submit an essay describing why they want to start their own business and why they will be a successful entrepreneur.

 

Sterling Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Sterling Law Offices, S.C.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshman and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on what makes a society a productive society.

 

Student Caregiver Scholarship

Sponsor: Caring.com

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a U.S. university or college in Winter Term 2016 (starting January 2016), who have been caring for an older relative while attending school. This includes current high school students who are matriculating in January 2016 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college. Applicant must submit an essay or two-minute video telling the scholarship committee about their journey.

ThePennyHoarder’s $2,000 “Frugal Student” Scholarship

Sponsor: ThePennyHoarder

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college or university with an active class schedule. Applicant must, in 150 words, share the most unique or interesting thing they have ever done to make or save extra money.

 

Top Ten List Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

 

Truckcrashlawgroup.com Scholarship

Sponsor: Truckcrashlawgroup

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay sharing information about themselves, their goals, and why they need the scholarship.

 

Writers of the Future Contest

Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library

Amount: Up to 1,000

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015

Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professional published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

 

These are for high schoolers:

 

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards

Sponsor: National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015

Description: Award is open to graduating high school seniors who own and operate his or her own business. Applicant must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the Fall 2016. ** We emailed them to make sure homeschoolers could apply and they said yes, provided they meet the other criteria**w

About 

Jamie Gaddy, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. has been an education professor for over 17 years. She is also a pastor’s wife, freelance writer, and entrepreneur who now homeschools four of her six children (ages 9-15) in a sweet tea sippin’, wrap around porch sittin’, sweet southern Georgia town. Jamie is also a contributing author at Online Education for Kids and MomSCHOOL


November 30, 2015

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