College Scholarships Ending 3rd Quarter 2016


Scholarships with July 2016 deadlines

Advanced Institute for Oral Health Scholarship

Sponsor: Advanced Institute for Oral health

Amount: $500

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher who are planning to attend an accredited university for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must submit a 300 word essay (400 max) describing how they plan to positively impact the world with their degree.

Bookoo Scholarship

Sponsor: Bookoo, Inc.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an application and answer questions related to the applicant’s educational plans.

MFMA Scholarship

Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association, Inc.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must submit personal essay answering one of six given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship

Sponsor: Spokeo, Inc.

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to recently graduated high school seniors who will enroll as a freshman at a four-year or two-year college or university in the Fall of 2016 or students who are currently enrolled on a full-time basis at an accredited four-year or two-year college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to technology.

The Savor Summer College Scholarship

Sponsor: how2winscholarships.com

Amount: $500

Deadline: July 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open only to those legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited secondary institution of higher learning. Application must include name and contact information, background details, academic details, and a short original, previously unpublished written response to the scholarship topic, “How are you planning on using your summer vacation?” Your written response must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar, and it must not exceed five hundred (500) words.

Safe Driver Scholarship

Sponsor: CareInsuranceComparison.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 10, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year. Applicant must also have a valid driver’s license. Applicant must participate in a Safe Driver Program and create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on safe driving.

Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Sponsor: Family Travel Forum

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: July 13, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. homeschool program. Applicant must share a travel story.

You, Me, and Poetry Scholarship Slam

Sponsor: Power Poetry

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 13, 2016

Description: Contest is open to individuals who are 25 years of age or younger and are current or former high school students who will attend or is attending college within the U.S. or its territories. Applicant must submit a poem on the theme: “What do poetry and being a poet mean to you?”

ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

Sponsor: Educational Research Center of America (ERCA)

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: July 15,2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must have recognized a need or problem in their community, have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem, have developed an action plan, and have worked to put the action plan in place.

Legal Scholarship

Sponsor: Console & Hollawell, PC

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and anyone currently pursuing or accepted into a legal program.

LendingTree Scholarship

Sponsor: LendingTree, LLC

Amount: $2,500

Deadline: July 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit a short online application and a short video answering how they plan on paying for college.

Annual Fruit Shoot Photo Contest

Sponsor: California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.

Amount: Up to $100

Deadline: July 16, 2016

Description: Contest is open to anyone. Contestant must submit a photo of fruit, flowers or foliage attached to a live plant.

Storm Drain Street Art

Sponsor: dosomething.org

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 18, 2016

Description: To enter, applicants must make chalk art on street storm drains to promote the protection of our local waterways.

The d’Olveira & Associates College Scholarship

Sponsor: d’Oliveira & Associates

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 29, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing college degrees or certifications in law school, paralegal studies, legal assistant studies, court reporting, or any other law-related field from community colleges, technical schools, or business schools.

The Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards

Sponsor: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Amount: Varies

Deadline: July 30, 2016

Description: Contest is open to people of all ages. Contestants must submit a poem or poems that explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. There is no entry fee for people 12 years of age or younger. Youth between 13 and 18 must submit a $5 entry fee and adults (over 18) must submit a $15 entry fee.

Atlanta Dental Spa Scholarship

Sponsor: Atlanta Dental Spa

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as all students currently registered in an accredited post secondary institution, college, business or technical school.

Context Clues

Sponsor: Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description: Open to from middle school grades and up. In this reading game, applicants use their reading skills (and their phone) to unlock the code of a mysterious locked box. Invite three friends to play the game and you will be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship.

Coupon Chief Scholarship

Sponsor: Coupon Chief

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description:  Applicants must upload a 2-5 minute video to Youtube that details one of two things:

1. How you personally save money as a college student.

2. An amazing extreme coupon haul that you have made.

* You must be a US resident enrolled in high school, college, or trade school to apply.

Dolman Law Group Video Essay Contest

Sponsor: Dolman Law Group

Amount: $1,100

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must create a two to three minute video essay discussing a given topic related to motorcyclists wearing helmets.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: July 31, 2016

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 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

“From Failure to Promise” Essay Contest

Sponsor: Dr. C. Moorer and Associates

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate-level college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must write a 1,500 word min., addressing all three given prompts related to the book, “From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees.”

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, college, or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit an essay answering one of three questions: 1. Why you deserve the scholarship. 2. Describing your academic or career goals. 3. Any topic of your choice.

Thumb Wars

Sponsor: dosomething.org

Amount: $3,000

Deadline: July 31, 2016

Description:  To be entered, applicants must make two pairs of Thumb Socks using the easy guide on our site. Keep one pair, share another with a friend, and take a pic with the two of you rocking your Socks!

Scholarships with August 2016 deadlines

Halstead Grant

Sponsor: HALSTEAD BEAD, INC.

Amount: $7,500

Deadline: Aug. 1, 2016

Description: This scholarship is for student or professional jewelry designers who intend to pursue a full-time career in jewelry design

Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship

Sponsor: Smart.Study

Amount: Up to $700

Deadline: Aug. 1, 2016

Description: This scholarship is for students of all locations and any academic level. Applicants must follow Smart Study on Twitter and submit a 500 to 700-word essay on a given topic.

Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund

Sponsor: OU Alumni/Israel Free Spirit Birthright

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 10, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school senior or current Jewish college students.

Healthy Home Scholarship

Sponsor: Olshan Foundation Solutions

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 12, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students who are 16 years of age or older who are high school, undergraduate, master’s degree, and adult learn students. Applicant must submit application and personal essays.

Luis E. Torres Scholarship Award

Sponsor: Luis E. Torres Scholarship Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must have overcome a medical hardship.

The Levin Firm Scholarship

Sponsor: The Levin Firm

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or planning to attend college during the upcoming term. Applicant must submit a 500+ word essay on the topic “What can we do to reduce auto-collisions on our nation’s highways.”

Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky Scholarship

Sponsor: The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: Aug. 16, 2016

Description: Applicants must submit a 500-1,000-word essay describing what safety precautions and traffic laws should be emphasized and how you plan to educate the public on the importance of these precautions and laws.

$1,000 Dorm Room Makeover Sweepstakes

Sponsor: The Container Store

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: August 21, 2016

Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia aged 17-25 years and who are currently enrolled, or intend to be enrolled by Sep. 30, 2017 in a college, university or other institution of higher learning. Student must signup to receive an evite for special savings and will be entered to win the sweepstakes.

CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes

Sponsor: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Aug. 30, 2016

Description: Sweepstakes is open to full or part-time students who are in an accredited secondary or post-secondary educational institution or program (including, but not limited to, high school, college, university or trade school, or are home schooled in an accredited program). Student must enroll in the Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS educational resource program.

Arctic Physical Therapy Fairbanks

Sponsor: Arctic Pain Management and Physical Therapy

Amount: $500

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the U.S. or Canada who will be attending a college or university no later than January 2017. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Physical Therapy. Scholarship is open to students of any major.

Backseat Adviser

Sponsor: Do Something

Amount: $2,000

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: According to sources, “texting and driving is a major cause of accidents, but 1 in 4 teens still does it.”.  For every 1 entry, applicants must provide name, cell phone number, and the cell phone numbers of three people to be entered into the sweepstakes.

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Sponsor: Courage to Grow

Amount: $500

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Student must be a junior or senior in high school and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. It is open to US citizens only.  Must write a 250 word essay explaining why you deserve the scholarship.

C.I.P. Scholarship

Sponsor: College is Power

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age and older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must submit an online form and a short essay on their primary goal for going to school.

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship Program

Sponsor: American Red Cross

Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2015

Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age and currently enrolled in a high school, college, technical school, trade school or community college. Applicant must host an American Red Cross blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2016

Make Me Laugh Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

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 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Social Media Scholarship

Sponsor: Marketing Certified

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 years of age who are citizens of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media.

Student Transportation Video Contest

Sponsor: The American Road and Transportation Builders Association

Amount: $500

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

The Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship

Sponsor: Rand Marketing

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and any student enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in September 2016 at any accredited U.S. college, university, and art or fashion institute. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career in the design industry.

Traductor Scholarship

Sponsor: SpanishDict.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline:August 31, 2016

Description: This scholarship is for Spanish-speaking students from all over the world. Applicants must fill submit an essay describing a time when they had to translate words from Spanish to English or English to Spanish.

Scholarships with September 2016 deadlines

Walmart Associate Scholarship

Sponsor: Walmart

Amount: Up to $3,000

Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the scholarship due date.

 

White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship  

Sponsor: White Collar Defense

Amount: $500

Deadline: Sept. 1, 2016

Description: The scholarship program is open to all African American and Hispanic undergraduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen and High School seniors. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidate must have a demonstrated financial need.

CareerFitter Online Scholarship

Sponsor: CareerFitter

Amount: $500

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students. Applicant must take a free career test and submit an essay on their perfect career.

 

Catching the Dream Scholarship

Sponsor: Catching the Dream

Amount: Up to $5,000

Deadline: Sept. 15, 2016

Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute

Deadline: Sept. 17, 2016

Amount: Up to $10,000

Description:  Applicants must be a 12th Grader, College Undergraduate, or Graduate Student. Employees of the Ayn Rand Institute, its board of directors and their immediate family members are not eligible for this contest. Past first-place winners are not eligible for this contest.

We the Future Contest

Sponsor: Constituting America

Amount: Varied based on class standing

Deadline: Sept. 17, 2016

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

 

Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Basic

Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives

Amount: Up to $10,000

Deadline: Sept. 19, 2016

Description: This scholarship is for prospective and new students attending a qualifying cosmetology school who is a legal resident of the United States and/or Canada, and who will be eighteen years of age or older by the start date of their program. The award amount covers 50% of the scholarship winners’ tuition costs.

 

Siemens Competition

Sponsor: Siemens Foundation

Amount: Up to $100,000

Deadline: Sept. 20, 2016

Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

 

Courage to Grow Scholarship

Sponsor: Courage to Grow

Amount: $500

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: high school and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. It is open to US citizens only.  Must write a 250 word essay explaining why you deserve the scholarship

 

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Sponsor: Digital Responsibility

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: Applicants must submit 140-character message about texting while driving.

ShipDig.com Scholarship

Sponsor: ShipDig.com

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United States. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students who have previously applied but have not been awarded as finalists are urged to reapply. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist’s enrollment. Applicant must submit an essay on the most interesting item they have received in the mail.

 

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group

Amount: $500

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit two essays on given topics.

 

Scholarship Poetry Contest

Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey

Amount: Up to $500

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

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

 

Shout It Out Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $1,500

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

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 and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt

 

U.S. Bank Financial Genius Scholarship

Sponsor: U.S. Bankcorp

Amount: $5,000

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in college by Sep. 1, 2016. Applicant must complete a scholarship application and all eight Financial Genius for Life education modules available at the scholarship website.

Writers of the Future Contest

Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library

Amount: Up to 1,000

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

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

 

Writer’s Square Essay Contest

Sponsor: Hakka Foundation

Amount: Up to $1,000

Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016

Description: All entries and votes must be submitted before each contest session ends. For session 3: Environment. Applicants must write an essay using the topic “How can you make the world a better place?”Max word count per grade division for essay: 1st-6th grade: 500 words, 7th-12th grade: 1,000 words, Undergraduate college-graduate college: 1,500 words

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


June 26, 2016

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