College Scholarships Ending 4th Quarter 2016

Directory of College Scholarships Ending Soon!

Scholarships with December 2016 Deadlines

Sponsor: StudentScholarship.org

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017. Applicant must share in 10 words or less why they deserve the scholarship.

A.E. Robert Friedman PDCA Scholarship

Sponsor: Painting and Decorating Contractors of America

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are no more than 26 years of age. Applicant must be nominated by an active PDCA member in good standing. There is no major requirement. Selection will be based on character, financial need, letters of recommendation, and an essay.

After Car Accidents Scholarship

Sponsor: After Car Accidents

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or will be applying to law school for enrollment in the following academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on what impact they would like to have as a future attorney.

American Classic Homes Scholarship

Sponsor: American Classic Homes

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors and are between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. International students with valid visas are also eligible. Applicant must post an image and 200 worlds or less with the hashtag #WhatHomeMeansToMe

Americanism Essay Contest

Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

BMW of Freeport Scholarship

Sponsor: BMW of Freeport

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen in the United States who have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on where they think the automobile industry is headed to in ten years.

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship November 2016

Sponsor: Chegg

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in high school or an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must share what their favorite holiday tradition is and why.

College Scholarship

Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

Einstein Moving Academic Scholarship

Sponsor: Einstein Moving

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to academic achievement.

Eye Serum Scholarship

Sponsor: EyeSerum.com

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full or part-time in high school, college, university or a trade school. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the aging process.

Gateway Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Gateway Law

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who have personally or have a family member who has been harmed in an accident. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have personally been impacted by an accident.

Harrington Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Harrington Law

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who have personally or have a family member who has been harmed in an accident. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have personally been impacted by an accident.

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor: The Cochran Firm

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media and civil rights.

Jump Ahead Scholarship

Sponsor: Trampolines.com

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must be currently participating, or enrolled to participate in the following semester, in a gymnastics, cheerleading, or similar athletic program at a college or university in the United States.

Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles Scholarship

Sponsor: Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are/will be enrolled in medical school or a degree program that leads to medical school.

Law Offices of Kensley R. Barrett Scholarship

Sponsor: The Law Offices of Kensley R. Barrett, ESQ

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must submit an essay on an ethical dilemma.

Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship

Sponsor: InsuranceProviders.com

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students and anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year. Applicant must create a form of social awareness that inspires students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety.

Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Sponsor: Andrew Dorko

Amount: $1,500

Closing Date: December 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 who already has their own business or an in-depth business plan. Applicant must live in the United States.

Doodle 4 Google

Sponsor: Google Inc.

Amount: $30,000

Closing Date: December 2, 2016

Description: Program is open to students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grades. Student will submit a doodle for Google.

Letters About Literature Competition

Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing Date: December 2, 2016 for students in grades 9-12; January 9, 2017 for students in grades 4-8.

Description: Competition is open to students in grades four through 12. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author on how the author’s work changed the applicant or their view of the world.

Healthy Habits Contest

Sponsor: Get Active with MLS

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing Date: December 5, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students ages 7-14 who live in the United States or the Canadian provinces of Ontario or British Columbia. Applicant must share a creative way to motivate friends, family, the community and/or their school to be healthy and fit.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Annual Single Mother Scholarship

Sponsor: Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 5, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited high school, college or university in the United States who is a mother. Scholarships will be awarded to both women enrolled in a law school and undergraduate programs.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Sponsor: Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: December 5, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through graduate school (ages 5-25) who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Sponsor: Discover Financial Services

Amount: $2,500

Closing Date: December 6, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and will then be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

AnyIntern Scholarship

Sponsor: AnyIntern

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 10, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students age 13 years of age or older worldwide. Applicant must submit a solution to fix unpaid internships in 60 words or less. Applicant can submit three submissions.

Decker Sports Velocity Scholarship

Sponsor: Decker Sports

Amount: $600

Closing Date: December 10, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. or Canadian citizens and have played baseball or softball. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to baseball or softball.

Essay Writing Contest

Sponsor: Custom-Writing.org

Amount: Up to $800

Closing Date: December 10, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students in any location. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to writing.

Bluetooth Breakthrough Award

Sponsor: Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: December 13, 2016

Description: Awards are open to students currently enrolled in high school, college, or post-grad. Applicant must submit an idea, concept or working prototype on how life is better with Bluetooth.

Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor: Abels & Annes, P.C.

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate, or law school students who will be attending college in 2017 in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicycle accident prevention.

AdmitSee $5,000 Scholarship

Sponsor: AdmitSee

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students in the United States who are at least 13 years of age. Applicant must share what they feel is the most frustrating thing about applying to college.

Angela Award

Sponsor: National Science Teachers Association

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Award is open to female students in grades 5-8 who are residents of the United States, US Territories, or Canada. Applicant must have a strong passion for STEM.

AXA Achievement Scholarship

Sponsor: AXA Foundation

Amount: Up to $25,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted.

Creative Arts Scholarship

Sponsor: Irina Dorko

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who reside in the USA and have maintained a B+ average or higher. Applicant must be involved in their community, performed volunteer work, and plan to pursue a degree in a creative field. Students planning to study Fashion are encouraged to apply.

Rubincam Youth Award

Sponsor: National Genealogical Society

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Award is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicants must submit a genealogical project.

SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship

Sponsor: American Marketing Ventures, Inc.

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide who have an interest in SEO and content marketing. Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended, but not recommended. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to content marketing.

Social Media Management Scholarship

Sponsor: AgoraPulse

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students interested in Social Media Management. Studying in the fields of Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, or IT are recommended but not required.

Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses Teen Digital Short Contest

Sponsor: CTIA Wireless Foundation

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: December 19, 2016

Description: Challenge is open to legal residents of the United States who are between the ages of 13 and 18. Students must create a digital short to help educate their peers about the dangers of driving distracted.

Hooked To Books Scholarship

Sponsor: Hooked To Books

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 20, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to future and current college students who are at least 15 years old. Scholarship is open to students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on how a book changed their life.

$500 Art Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with valid visas who are 13 years of age or older and are interested in attending art school, or are currently enrolled in an art school.

$500 Beauty School Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with valid visas who are 13 years of age or older and are interested in attending beauty school, or are currently attending beauty school.

$500 Community College Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current community college students or high school students or adult students planning to enroll in a community college.

$500 Culinary Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with valid visas who are 13 years of age or older and are interested in attending culinary school, or are currently attending culinary school.

$500 Nursing Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with valid visas who are 13 years of age or older and are interested in attending nursing school, or are currently enrolled in nursing school.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project

Amount: Up to $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

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 2016.

Digital Marketing Scholarship

Sponsor: TechSocial

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are/planning to major in a field related to digital marketing. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or India.

Intern & Volunteer Abroad Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor: StudyAbroad.com

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of application and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2018) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit a short essay on volunteering abroad.

Kool’s College Scholarship

Sponsor: Kool Living Recovery Center

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the United States who are high school seniors or current college students with a passion for behavior or mental health practice. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to behavioral healthcare services.

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest

Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2016-2017 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

Pandaneo Camping Scholarship

Sponsor: Pandaneo

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have an interest in camping. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to camping.

Private Tutoring at Home Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Private Tutoring

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students presently enrolled at a high school, college, university, or a trade school. Applicant must submit a video on a given topic related to private tutoring.

PuppyWire Scholarship for the Betterment of Dogs

Sponsor: PuppyWire

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. citizens and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have a dog or grew up with a dog. Applicant must submit an essay on how dogs have made life better.

StyleWe Scholarship

Sponsor: StyleWe

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who plan to pursue a design career. Applicant must submit a video sharing their design capability.

Student-Athlete Scholarship

Sponsor: CaptainU

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes in high school and community college who plan to attend a four-year college. Applicant must fill out an athlete profile at CaptainU, add five (or more) colleges to their college list and a few other easy steps.

TableLegsOnline.com Future Entrepreneurs of American Scholarship

Sponsor: KE Hardware, Inc.

Amount: $500

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be seeking a business related degree.

Tell a Story to an Older Adult

Sponsor: DoSomething

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Older adults who feel lonely or isolated have a higher chance of depression and physical decline. Tell a story to an older adult in your life and then listen to one of their stories. You will receive one scholarship entry for every story shared with an older adult.

Tell Pharmacies to Remove Tobacco from Shelves!

Sponsor: DoSomething

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Pharmacies are a trusted source of health information and services. Yet, in 2016, 53,566 pharmacies still sell tobacco – the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 1,300 people each day. On social media, call out pharmacies for targeting young customers to buy tobacco. For each screenshot, you will receive one entry for the scholarship.

The Fountain Essay Contest 2016

Sponsor: The Foundation Magazine

Amount: UP to $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: There is no age limit or a condition to fulfill for entry. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to immigrants.

The Matinee Voice-over Scholarship

Sponsor: Matinee Multilingual

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and graduates in the United States and the United Kingdom who have been accepted to a college or university. Special consideration will be given to those who are pursuing English, or any other language.

The Zebra Scholarship Programs

Sponsor: The Zebra

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarships are open to students currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. There are scholarships for each state – applicant should scroll to the bottom of the page and click on their home state. Once on the state page, scroll to the bottom and find the specific scholarship requirements.

Top Medical Assistant Programs Healthcare Scholarship

Sponsor: Top Medical Assistant Programs

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarships is open to high school seniors and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens. Applicant must be planning on becoming a medical assistant or other healthcare professional.

Unigo Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $10,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Applicant must be at least 13 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 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

Writers of the Future Contest

Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library

Amount: Up to 1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

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.

Young Women’s Achievement Scholarship

Sponsor: Avanti Senior Living

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: December 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to female graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “As a young woman, what achievements have you made in your community?”

Scholarships with November 2016 Deadlines

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers

Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center

Amount: Up to $2,500

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholarships are open to individuals 16 years of age or older who have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents.

 

Camp Network Blog Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Camp Network Blog

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors attending school in the United States and are U.S. citizens. Applicant must create a short, exciting video (3-5 minutes max) that explains their experience as a camp counselor.

 

Champions for Christ Scholarship

Sponsor: Champion for Christ Foundation

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students who have surrendered their lives to full-time Christian service and are preparing for full-time Christian ministry.

 

Future Innovator Scholarship Program

Sponsor: StudySoup

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit three short personal essays.

Patriot’s Pen Competition

Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Amount: Up to $5,000

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8. Applicant must submit an essay on the following theme: “The America I Believe In.”

 

PlasticPlace Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship Award

Sponsor: PlasticPlace

Amount: $1,500

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to incoming students for the 2017 semester (high school seniors), who are U.S. citizens. Preference will be given to applicants who are female, or belong to any minority group, including African-American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic, etc. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to designing and marketing a new product.

 

Internet Marketing Scholarship Sponsor: Best Reviews Hunt Amount: $1,000 Closing Date: November 30, 2016 and March 31, 2017 Detailed Description: Those students who are currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, Information Technology, Programming or Communications may be extremely interested in this scholarship program. One does not require any expertise in this area Passion for internet marketing content creation is enough. Value of the Scholarship: $1,000

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Sponsor: Ron Brown Scholar Program

Amount: $10,000

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Scholars program is open to African-American/Black high school seniors who excel academically and demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.

 

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Amount: Up to $30,000

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicant must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “MY Responsibility to America.”

 

Young Writers Awards

Sponsor: Bennington College

Amount: Up to $500

Closing Date: November 1, 2016

Description: Students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades can enter in one of the following categories: poetry (a group of three poems), fiction (a short story or one-act play), or nonfiction (a personal or academic essay). All entries must be original work and sponsored by a high school teacher.

 

Down Syndrome Scholarship

Sponsor: Kelly Law Team

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 7, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students who are United States citizens with Down syndrome. Scholarship can be used for tuition payment for attendance at a college, trade school, community college, or secondary school. If awarded scholarship, funds must be used within the year.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Sponsor: Prudential Financial, Inc.

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 8, 2016

Description: Award is open to all young people in grades 5-12 who live in the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., and have conducted a volunteer service activity within the past year.

Maryknoll Student Essay Contest

Sponsor: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing Date: November 11, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students enrolled in grades 6-12 for the 2016-2017 school year who are residents of one of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or a province of Canada (except Quebec). Applicant must submit an essay explaining why it is so important to heed the Pope’s call.

 

Concerto Competition

Sponsor: United States Marine Band

Amount: Up to $2,500

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Competition is open to high school musicians (grades 9-12) enrolled during the 2016-2017 academic year. Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instructions may apply. Applicant must select one of the works listed on the application for their instrument and submit an audio recording of their performance of the selection accompanied by piano, band, or orchestra.

 

Jeanne E. Bray Memorial Scholarship Awards Program

Sponsor: National Rifle Association (NRA)

Amount: Up to $5,000 for a maximum of four years

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children of any public law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty who was an NRA member at the time of death, and to dependent children of any current or retired law enforcement officers who are living and have current NRA membership.

 

Liaise Divorce Solutions Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Liaise Divorce Solutions

Amount: $500

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to dynamic, passionate, hard-working students in high school, college, university, or trade school. Applicant must create a 2-4 minute video explaining why they think education and excellent communication is the key to a brighter future, and how they can shape society.

 

Prompt Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor: Prompt.com

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age or older who are currently applying for an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution within the United States or Canada in 2017 (or 2018 if taking a gap year). Applicant can use any essay they have written as part of a college application. Scholarship is open every month until December 15.

Start Standing Scholarship

Sponsor: Start Standing

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to health and being active.

 

Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women

Sponsor: Toptal

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to female students throughout the world who are 13 years of age and interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

 

Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship

Sponsor: American Milk Producers

Amount: Up to $12,000

Closing Date: November 21, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Arizona who are 17 years of age or older and are (or will be) enrolled in a post-secondary school (university, college, or community college) in the state of Arizona for the 2017 fall term with at least 12 credit hours. Simply take a picture of your best milk mustache for a chance to win.

 

Right Click Scholarship

Sponsor: Right Click

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 21, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to augmented reality.

 

SOY Scholarship

Sponsor: American Soybean Association

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 21, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are children or grandchildren of current state affiliates and ASA members. Applicant must plan to declare agriculture (or a discipline in the school of Agriculture) as an area of study at an accredited college or university of their choosing.

 

VerizonInternet.com Scholarship

Sponsor: VerizonInternet.com

Amount: $500

Closing Date: November 21, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current, full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicant must create an infographic or compose a 400-600 word essay describing how life would be different if the internet did not exist.

 

Youth Noise Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Youth Noise

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 21, 2016

Description: Program is open to students currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school. The contest will require applicants to create a 2-5 minute video in which the applicant explains how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future.

 

Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest Scholarships

Sponsor: Stuttgart Chamber of Commerce

Amount: Up to $2,000

Closing Date: November 25, 2016

Description: Scholarship competition is open to graduating high school seniors. Applicant must participate in a duck calling contest in Stuttgart, Arkansas to be considered for the award.

 

Chief Manuelito Scholarship for High School Students

Sponsor: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance (ONNSFA)

Amount: $7,000

Closing Date: November 25, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high achieving high school and undergraduate Navajo students.

 

Fix Your Skin Scholarship

Sponsor: Fix Your Skin

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 25, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to skincare.

 

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award

Sponsor: BBG Communications

Amount: $500

Closing Date: November 29, 2016

Description: Scholarship award is open to students under the age of 21 years of age who, over the past two years, have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Applicant must also have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater over the past two years.

 

AED Superstore $1,000 College Scholarship

Sponsor: AED Superstore

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

 

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Andrew Flusche, PLC

Amount: $500

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school and students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. Applicant must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which addresses the severity of texting and driving.

Baker & Gilchrist Annual Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Baker & Gilchrist

Amount: Up to $1,250

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical errors.

 

Education Matters Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 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 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.

 

Good360 Sustainability Scholarship

Sponsor: Good360

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors applying to college or current college students with a minimum GPA of 3.8. Applicant must have an interest in environmentalism or sustainability.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Amount: Up to $40,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, service to others, and leadership.

Mark Ramsey Curiosity Scholarship

Sponsor: EZ Smart Gutter Cleaner

Amount: $500

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. or Canadian citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on their favorite inventor and a recent program the applicant has solved in a creative way.

 

Most Valuable Student Competition

Sponsor: Elks National Foundation

Amount: Up to $50,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.

 

Scholarship for Military Families

Sponsor: Orent Law Offices

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to high school students graduating in 2017 or actively enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university (graduate students are welcome to apply) who have a biological or step parent who has served (previously or actively) in any military branch.

 

Sixt Scholars Program

Sponsor: Sixt Rent a Car

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have at least a 3.7 GPA. Only the first 500 valid applications will be considered.

 

The Fountain Essay Contest 2016

Sponsor: The Foundation Magazine

Amount: UP to $1,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: There is no age limit or a condition to fulfill for entry. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to immigrants.

 

Use Your Phone to Unlock a Donation to a Classroom in Need!

Sponsor: DoSomething

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: November 30, 2016

Description: The U.S. has fallen behind the world in terms of science and math. One big reason is that many of our classrooms don’t have the money for books and equipment. By playing and sharing the game on your phone, you’ll help fund a classroom by unlocking a real donation by The 3M Company. Plus, you’ll automatically be entered to win the scholarship.

Scholarships with October 2016 Deadlines

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship

Sponsor: Chegg

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 15 years of age and currently enrolled in high school or an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must create a Chegg account and answer a short scholarship question in 600 characters or less.

 

Future Innovator Scholarship Program

Sponsor: StudySoup

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: October 1, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit three short personal essays.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: From the Top

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: October 3, 2016

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award

Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants

Amount: Varies

Closing Date: October 3, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

 

YoungArts Program

Sponsor: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

Amount: Up to $10,000

Closing Date: October 14, 2016

Description: Program is open to young artists in grades 10-12 or ages 15-18 with talent in cinematic arts, dance, design arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. There is a $35 application fee, but fee waivers are available to qualified applicants.

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Sponsor: Branson Show Tickets

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students at any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are also encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how a show inspired their dreams.

 

FormSwift Scholarship Program

Sponsor: FormSwift

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

 

FunLeased Scholarship

Sponsor: FunLeashed

Amount: $500

Closing Date: October 15, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently or soon to be enrolled in college or graduate school. Appliacnt must submit an essay on the vacation of a lifetime.

 

College JumpStart Scholarship

Sponsor: The College JumpStart Scholarship Fund

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 17, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students in 10th through 12th grades, college students, and non-traditional students. Applicant must submit a short essay.

 

Stroble Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Stroble Law

Amount: $500

Deadline: Oct. 20, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a college or university during the Fall 2016 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to texting and driving.

David B. Goldberg $5,000 Scholarship

Sponsor: Chegg

Amount: $5,000

Closing Date: October 21, 2016

Description: All legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited high school or college are eligible to enter. Show us how you are creating, innovating, writing or performing music. To enter submit a short essay and a one-minute video (uploaded to Instagram or YouTube) of your own original content. Videos will be judged on their creativity and how well they demonstrate your work in music production, creation, or innovation. Please make sure your Instagram or YouTube posts are set to “Public,” so we can view the videos.

 

Williams-Mystic/Joseph Conrad Ocean Essay Contest

Sponsor: William-Mystic

Amount: Up to $400

Closing Date: October 28, 2016

Description: Contest is open to undergraduate students of any major in good academic standing and graduating high school seniors. Applicant must submit either fiction or nonfiction about any topic and in any genre as long as the ocean or a major body of water is the primary setting or aspect of concern.

 

$500 “Go Ennounce Yourself” Scholarship

Sponsor: GoEnnounce

Amount: $500

Closing Date: October 30, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to attend a four-year college. Applicant must create a GoEnnounce profile and share scholastic and extracurricular progress and achievements.

 

$1,000 Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Sponsor: Cappex

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled (or planning to enroll in the next 12 months) as a high school student or college undergraduate. Applicant must create a Cappex account.

 

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship

Sponsor: Niche

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States, as well as international students with valid visas. Applicant must currently attend, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a college or university. Applicant must login or register for an account with Niche.

 

CollegeWeekLive Scholarship

Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive, LLC

Amount: $1,000

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enroll no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicant must register online athttp://www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login, and visit five colleges (go to their page) to be entered for the scholarship.

CollegeXpress Refer a Friend $500 Monthly Scholarship

Sponsor: Carnegie Communications

Amount: $500

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Applicant must share their referral link with friends. For every friend who registers with CollegeXpress, applicant will receive an entry into the scholarship contest.

 

Courage To Grow Scholarship

Sponsor: Courage To Grow Scholarship

Amount: $500

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are high school juniors and seniors or current college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must answer the scholarship question in 250 words or less.

 

George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest

Sponsor: National Rifle Association of America (NRA)

Amount: Up to $1,000

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Contest is open to students in grades 1-12, including home-schooled students. Student must submit a piece of art on a given topic related North American game birds or animals that may be legally hunted or trapped.

Get Up Get Active Scholarship

Sponsor: Chegg

Amount: $1,5000

Closing Date: October 31, 2016

Description: Applicants must be a high school student or must be or intend to be an undergraduate or graduate student. Currently enrolled students must be in good standing and also be U.S. Citizen or legal resident. In addition, recipients must agree to use funds for tuition, required textbooks and/or mandatory school-related fees. To enter, complete the application form including an essay of up to 500 words on ONE of the following topics:

1) Here’s how I’ve personally gotten active.

2) I think it’s important for young people to get active because…

 

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo

Amount: $2,000

Closing Date: October 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.

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


September 22, 2016

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