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Chamber of Commerce: A comprehensive guide about college scholarships, including resources and lists of specific scholarships including scholarships for Veterans, Minorities, Nursing students and more!

Chegg Scholarships: Chegg is an online scholarship resource that list over 25k scholarship opportunities for students as well as online tutors to help students make the most of their scholarship essays.

Discover Early Childhood EDU: A wide list of various scholarships and resources for students pursuing careers in early childhood education.

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Reviews.com: Provides further scholarship search platforms and opportunities. The sources provided are listed as some of the best scholarship platforms for 2019.

College Board Scholarship Search: A scholarship search engine that helps you find scholarships for your specific degree program. 

College Scholarships—Getting matched to scholarships you qualify for: A list of various scholarships specific to your major, ethnicity, club, etc:

Consumer Affairs: Website with information about private student loans and financing education.

Education Portal: Website with information about careers and scholarships.

Fastweb.com: A general scholarship search website.

Free Scholarship Searches Page: A site with links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars.

GoodCall Scholarship Search: A redefining scholarship search engine.  Updated daily and no personal information is required to search and apply for funds.

International Financial Aid and Scholarship Search: A search engine that finds scholarships specific to your school, state, and degree program.

International Scholarships.com: An online database of scholarships for graduates and undergraduates; specific to location and degree program.

LendEDU: A guide for students seeking information of reliable Private Student Loan companies. The guide also outlines the process of how to apply for private student loans as well as cosigner, interest and repayment information.

Mobility International USA: An online source featuring scholarships and information on how to raise money for education, specific to exchange students looking to study in the U.S.

MoneyGeek Scholarship Search: A scholarship search tool.

NASFAA (National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) Parent and Student Resource Center: Resources on different topics, links to financial aid videos, tips and more.

Nursing Explorer: A scholarship search engine provided by Nursing Explorer. Has information on over 14,000 scholarships.

Pickett & Hatcher Educational Fund, Inc.: Low-interest loans (2% in school and 6% repayment rate) for up to $10,000 per academic year. Loans also available for summer school. Available to undergraduate students attending a 4-year liberal arts college. Must be a U.S. citizen.

‘Prestigious’ Scholarships: A database of several merit-based scholarships.

SallieMae Scholarship Search: Register to be matched with personalized scholarship options.

Scholarships for ‘average’ students: A database of scholarships for students who excel in non-academic areas including athletic or artistic merit, community service, or extra-curricular activities.

Scholarship America: List of currently available outside scholarships, their requirements, and their deadlines.

Scholarships and Grants for Vocational students: A list of scholarships and resources, some limited to vocational or trade schools but many available for 4-year degree program attendees.

StudentScholarships.org: Tips and scholarship listings. New scholarships are posted regularly.

Student Loan Guidebooks: Helpful and clearly presented information regarding loans.

Student scholarship search e-book: A very helpful site for scholarship search information and scholarship listings.

Transtutors Free Scholarship finder: A free scholarship search engine.

Tuition Funding Sources: A database full of scholarships available to undergraduate college students.

USA Scholarships: A scholarship list/search engine with scholarships of varying types and amounts.

Resources and Scholarships for Specific Populations

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Edward Hosharian Foundation Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship awarded to students of Armenian descent who are majoring in music performance or composition. Applicants must, in addition to being of Armenian descent, fulfill the required materials depending on their major (performance or composition). Deadline: March 2, 2020.

Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship: A $750 scholarship awarded to students who have experienced challenges with mental health, whether it is personally or through people close to them. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on the topic: "How has your experience with mental health influences your beliefs, relationships, and career aspirations?" Deadline: April 1, 2020.

Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to female students who show an interests in entering a technical or non-technical career that leverages technology to make the world a better place. Applicants must write an essay in 500-1,000 words on the topic: "How do you envision using your interests, skills, and career in technology to make the world a better place?" Deadline: April 1, 2020.

EssayOnTime Scholarships for Women: A list of scholarship for female students. The site includes links to relevant scholarships including ones for students pursuing STEM degrees as well as grants. Deadlines vary.

Future Educator Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who are majoring in education. Applicants must write a 500 word essay on the topic, "What do you believe you have to offer the students of our future?" Deadline: August 20, 2020.

HotelPlanner Veterans Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to veterans of the U.S. military as well as to spouses/partners and children of U.S. veterans. Applicants must write 500 word essays on the topics provided including their finanacial need and how their military experience drove their interest in their academic field. Video submissions to the topics will also be considered. Deadlines: August 15, 2020 (Summer Scholarship), December 15, 2020 (Fall Scholarship).

John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship offered to a college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it. Students must write a 500 to 1,000-word essay on one of the three topics listed on the website and submit an official transcript. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Law School Scholarship for Veterans: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to a deserving veteran enrolled in or accepted to a U.S. law school. Applicants must write a 1,000 word essay on one of the prompts provided. Veterans of all branches of the U.S. military are elligible to apply. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Regeneration Center Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students of Southeast Asian descent who are currently studying undergraduate or graduate science, biology or medicine. Appplicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay answering the prompt: "How will the Regen Center scholarship help you in your career goals?" Deadline: December 31, 2020.

The Best Colleges: This website lists numerous scholarships and grants available to minority students.

Veteran and Military Family Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to college students who are active duty service members, veterans, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on one of the topics provided. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Women in Computing Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to female students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field. Applicants must also write three essays of no more than 500 words on the three topics provided on the website. Deadline: April 1, 2020.

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Adelante Fund: As part of the US Education leadership fund, this foundation offers a variety of scholarships to Hispanic students. 

Affordable Colleges.com Scholarships for Women: This resource lists many scholarships for women in a variety of different fields.

Black Youth: Scholarship database for African-American and other minority students.

Cancer Scholarship: Cancer patients and cancer survivors searching for scholarships.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities: A list of outside scholarships and resources provided by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

Hispanic College Fund: Undergraduate students from Hispanic background with 3.0 GPA, US citizens or permanent resident with financial need.

Hispanic Heritage Foundation: “The Hispanic Heritage Foundation identifies, inspires, promotes and prepares Latino leaders through national leadership, cultural, educational and workforce programs.”

League of United Latin American Citizens: The LULAC provides several scholarships for Latino students at all educational levels.

Native American Students: A website with available scholarships. Other financial aid sources: www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml

Open Education Database Women’s Scholarships: A database of scholarships specifically for women, vary by specific interests or field of study. Requirements and deadlines vary.

Scholarships for students with disabilities: Scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities.

Single Mom Grants and Scholarships: Demonstrate head of household status and many targeting mothers with financial need. Varying requirements and deadlines.

United Negro College Fund:  A website with scholarships, programs, internships and fellowships.

Resources and Scholarships for Specific Majors, Future Careers, or Interests

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ABC Fundraising Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students who have experience in volunteer or fundraising work. Applicants must complete a Volunteer Verification Form (provided via link) as well as craft a 800-1,000 word essay reflecting on their volunteering/fundraising experience, how it's shaped them as a person, and how they plan to continue their work in the future. Essays can include photos, charts or info-graphics where appropriate. Deadline: June 30, 2020.

Antibodies-Online Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students pursuing degrees in Life Sciences or related fields. Applicants must write a 250 word abstract on why they entered the field of Life Science and what they hope to do with the degree along with a 150 word abstract of their favorite scientific discovery. Deadlines: July 20th, January 20th, (Annually).

BeMo® & SortSmart® Diversity Advocacy Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to fulltime pre-medical or medical students in good academic standing. Applicants must complete both a 6-minute BeMo survey on their academic experience and an online 15-question SortSmart test designed to assess essential key characteristics in becomming a future physician and an advocate for diversity. Deadlines: May 31st (Spring), Oct. 31st (Fall).

Business Studies Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to students both pursuing a business degree as well as those interested in the business subject matter. Applicants must write an essay in 750 words answering the three questions listed. The deadline has two periods: 1st period; December 1, 2019 - May 1, 2020. 2nd period; June 1, 2020 - November 1, 2020.

Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship: A scholarship awarded to a student majoring in a STEM field of study. One applicant will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and two runner-ups will receieve a $250 scholarship. Deadline: August 15, 2020.

Chester Entrepreneur Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students with entrepreneurial dreams to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on the topic provided. Deadlines: April 30, 2020 and September 30, 2020.

Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 500 word essay about how the scholarship and their current technology course workload will help them achieve success and what that success means to them and their career aspirations. Deadline: July 31, 2020.

Dollar Genie Entrepreneur Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship awarded to students to help them launch their entrepreneurial businesses while in college. Applicants must write a 500 - 1,000 word essay on the listed topic. Deadline: April 30, 2020.

Education.com Scholarship: Bi-annual scholarship opportunities provided to students pursuing early childhood education careers in undergraduate, graduate or professional colleges/universities. Deadline: June 30 2020.

Growthink Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who are interested in starting a business. Growthink believes in empowering students to make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality and thus has formed this scholarship to help them do that. Applicants must submit a business plan (templates provided if needed) that creatively articulates their business concept. Deadline: April 30, 2020.

LATutors Innovation in Education Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must submit a short essay on an innovative project they designed to make a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, blog, app, fundraising event, etc). Deadline: Monthly, due the 20th of each month.

LawnStarter Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who submits an essay between 500 and 700 words on the following prompt: "What makes you passionate about building a business?" Deadlines: August 20, 2020 (Fall), December 31, 2020 (Spring).

LendUp Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students who desire to help and serve their community in tremendous ways. Applicants must write an essay in no more than 500 words outlining interesting projects they've worked on and how these projects have impacted your fellow student body or community. Please include links or references to any relevant materials that demonstrate your accomplishments. Deadlines: March 31, June 30, September 30, December 31.

Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must sumbit an original web design piece created by them. The piece can be newly created or from past work. The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a design critique session with Lounge Lizard Founder, Ken Braun. Deadlines: October 4, 2020 (Fall). February 13, 2020 (Spring).

Mova.IO Mobile App Development Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to aspiring software developers to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must sumbit mobile or web projects they've worked on or been a significant part of. The more information provided on the project, the better! Deadline: March 30, 2020.

New York Engineers Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in engineering or architexture. Applicants must write a blog post of 2,000-3,000 words on trends in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering. Deadline: February 7, 2020.

PixelPlex Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to students studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), economics and business majors. Applicants must write a 500+ word essay on one of the prompts provided. Deadline: June 20, 2020.

R3 Stem Cell Scholarship: An annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in pursuing the field of regenerative medecine. Applicants must write an essay of 1,000 words or more on the prompt; "How do you foresee stem cells affecting human life and health 10 years from now?" Deadline: December 31, 2020.

Soma Weight Loss Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students studying within fields promoting the achievement and maintenance of healthy weight - such as dieticians, nutritionists or weight loss counselors. Applicants must write a 500 to 1,000 word essays on why they're studying their chosen field and what good health means to them. Deadlines: March 31, 2020 and September 30, 2020.

Straight North STEM Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students pursuing degress in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field. Applicants must be majoring in a STEM field of study and complete a short application. Deadline: August 1, 2020.

The Cyrus Artisan Rugs Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to incoming and current students of interior design or related courses. Applicants must write a 500 word essay on either the rug industry OR why they deserve the Cyrus Artisan Rugs scholarship. Deadline: February 8, 2020.

The Dr. Arthur A. Kenzian DDS Science Scholarship: A $1,200 scholarship awarded to students majoring in a science field. Applicants must write a 1-2 page essay on why you deserve the scholarship. Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Vida Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students pursuing careers in the creative industry inclduing art, calligraphy, sculpting, 3D modeling, fashion designing and more! Applicants must submit an application and write three essays (500-750 words in length) on the topics: "What has inspired your creativity?" "In what ways have you used your creativity to make a positive impact on the world?" "How would winning this scholarship help you build your future?" Deadlines: October 30, April 30 (annually).

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American Psychological Association: Various scholarships and grants for advancing the science and practice of psychology. Deadlines vary per scholarship.

Prime Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to five students who intend on pursuing a career in nursing. Applications can be found online. Deadline: July 31, 2020 (fall scholarship), December 15, 2020 (spring scholarship).

Scholarships and awards for community service and volunteering: Scholarship opportunities for students passionate about and involved in volunteering or community service.

Outside Scholarships, Some with Specific Deadlines

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Addiction Recoevery Centre Scholarship: A $500 scholarship for students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 500-1,000 words on the topic; "Study of several famous people who beat addiction and alcoholism at some point in their lives and what they went on to do with their lives." Deadline: November 1, 2020. 

AIS Global Scholarship Program: A $5,000 scholarship awarded internationally to students to not only assist with their educational expences, but also receive one-on-one mentoring with industry experts. Applicants must write a 1,500-2,000 word essay that highlights their favorite subject and the purpose and flow of the subject in detail. Great essays will demonstrate their usefulness to other students or learners. Deadline: May 15, 2020.

Auto Safety and Technology Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to a student to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay on the topic of "whether technological advancements in motor vehicles have improved the safety of the driving public or created more distractions and, therefore, more risk." Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Best Reviews Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Best Reviews is a site dedicated to curating and sharing helpful guides and product reviews. Applicants must write an essay in 1,500-3,000 words on a topic of their choosing, keeping the content of the site in mind. Essay topics could look like, "A Beginner's Guide to Gardening", "Digital Photography Tips", "Garage Heating and Insulation Tips for the Winter" and more. Applicants will be judged on the uniqueness of their idea and the creativity used to pitch it. Deadline: May 10, 2020.

Blass Law Teen Responsibility Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students who are committed to ending the problem of teen drinking and driving in their community. Applicants must write an essay in 500-1,000 words on the topic: "Why do teens risk their lives and others by driving while under the influence? And what is your plan to inform, educate, and raise awareness about the dangers of driving while intoxicated among your peers?" Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Cash Cars Buyer Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay of no less than 1,000 words on the topic; "What are the benefits of auto recycling." Deadline: August 15, 2020.

CFF Foundation Education Scholarship: The Cocodrie Fly Fishing (CFF) Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to students who write compelling essays on fishing, the outdoors and adventure activities. Deadlines: March 30, (1st quarter) June 30, (2nd quarter scholarship), September 30, (3rd quarter scholarship), December 31, (4th quarter scholarship).

Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students in memory of PCB Solutions employee, Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom. Applicants must write a short essay on the following topic: "Discuss your vision of electronic design, engineering and manufacturing in the global economy". Aplicants must then create a short bio video describing themselves, their history and why education is important to them. Deadline: August 1 (fall semester scholarship), December 1 (spring semester scholarship).

DPS Accounting Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a short essay on the topic, "How to Start a Tax Accounting and CPA Firm." Deadline: March 15, 2020.

Friedman and Simon Academic Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on one of three provided essays. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Frugal For Less Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write in 800 word or less the most creative, strange or interesting way they've saved money in the past year. Deadline: May 1, 2020.

G2 Crowd Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship: Twelve, $5,000 scholarships (three each quarter), to the authors of the essays that best exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and be at least 18 years old. Scholarship periods: September 1st to November 30th, December 1st to February 29th, March 1st to May 31st and June 1st to August 31st.

"How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Crimes Scholarship": A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 250-300 words on the topic "How to protect yourself from cyber crimes." Deadline: August 1, 2020.

Impact on the Community Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who been active members in their communities. Applicants must write a 750-1,000 word essay detailing what they did and how it made a difference. Deadline: June 30, 2020.

Jared Jeffrey Davis Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 700-800 word essay on the topic: "What is your best solution for resolution of the student loan debt crisis?" Deadline: August 1, 2020.

JJ Bender Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship open each calendar year to college students who write an essay (1,000-word minimum) explaining their education goals and plans after graduating college. Explain why you deserve to win and what the scholarship means to you. Deadline: December 31, 2020.

Joseph F LoPresti and Arlington Capital Management Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 700-800 words on the topic: "New Business Venture". Deadline: August 1, 2020.

The KF&B Academic Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assists with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 500 word essay on the topic; "Who is your greatest role model?" Deadline: May 1, 2020.

Lawn Butler Scholarship: A bi-annual scholarship of $2,000 awarded to students who either write a 500-word essay explaining one of Lawn Butler's three pillars for the Spring Semester, or create a one minute video on why landscaping is important to communities for the Fall semester. Deadlines: December 15 (Spring), August 15, (Fall).

Live Bearded Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to a student who makes the best 90-second video explaining why they are the best candidate for the scholarship. Deadline: February 1, 2020.

Local Realty Service Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their education expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 800 words or less on the topic: "What is the best way to assist lower income families in buying a home?" Deadline: February 17, 2020.

LockPickWorld Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 400-500 word essay on the importance of your major in today's society and how your major can make the world a better place to live in. Deadline: February 1, 2020.

Looking Glass Lux Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 1,000 + word essay on the topic; "Home renovations to increase the value of your asset." Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Lux Rehabs Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 1,000+ word essay on the topic of addiction and rehab. Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Maid Sailor's Big Dreams Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must create a 2-4 minutes video explaining why they think education is the key to a brighter future, and how they can shape society. Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Maison Law Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship for graduating high school seniors. Applicants must write an essay in no less than 500 words on the topic: "How would you make the streets of the Central Valley (or your city) safer." Deadline: May 1, 2020. 

Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in sustainability to assist with their educational expenses. All majors can apply. Applicants must write one essay in 500-1,000 words on the three prompts listed. Deadline: April 1, 2020.

Modern Castle Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist them with their educational expenses. Applicants must create an original, exciting video of no more than 5 minutes answering one of the prompts. Deadline: March 31, 2020.

Old School Labs Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who submit a video no longer than 5 minutes answering one of the two prompts provided relating to the history of fitness and the societal difficulty of staying healthy. Deadline: March 15, 2020.

OppU Achievers Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to a high school student or at least part time college student in graduate, undergrad, or trade school. Student must be a citizen of the U.S. Scholarship offered 4 times a year with deadlines on March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31 of each year.

Ownage's 'Make Us Laugh' Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to help them in continuing their education. Applicants must create a 3-5 minute video showcasing their comedic talent. The video can be improv, skits, comedic storytelling, etc. Deadlines: May 31 (Spring) December 31 (Fall).

Patrick Henry Maddren Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 700-800 word essay on the topic: "What is your best solution for resolution of the student loan debt crisis?" Deadline: August 1, 2020.

PayDayAllDay Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to students to assist them with their educational expenses. Applicants must create an original video or infographic, along with a 750 word essay on one of the follow topics: "The one thing you need to change in your daily routine to become successful" or "How do I foster my study - work - life balance." Deadlines: April 30, October 31 (annually).

Pickleball Pad Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 1,200 + word essay on the topic; "Importance of playing sport in daily life among all age groups." Deadline: October 10 (Annually)

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to a student who follows the following instructions: 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 given topics. Deadline: October 15 (annually).

Pro Stock Hockey Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with educational expenses. Applicants must write a short summary telling the scholarship judges about themselves (space provided on the scholarship application). Deadline: August 1, 2020.

Project Hatch Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a short essay on the topic: "Being introvert is no barrier to entrepreneurship". Deadline: June 15, 2020.

SDL Achievers Scholarship: A $500 quarterly scholarship available to any student that is a U.S. citizen, has a GPA of at least 2.8, and is enrolled full time in high school, or at least part time in college, professional, or trade school. Students must submit a 750-word essay or an infographic on one of three topics: “The event that significantly changed my life”, “best methods of diversifying your education background”, or “meaningful decisions that impacted my personal development”. Deadlines: June 28, September 28, and December 28 (each for one quarterly scholarship).

Self-Publishing School Creative Writing Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must sumbit a 500 maximum essay on a topic of their choosing. The essay can be a message they want to share with the word, a chapter of their book, a personal story, anything as long as it stays within the 500-word maximum. Deadline: February 21, 2020.

SENTIENT Furniture Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a 800-1,000 word essay on the topic: "How you have used your creative talents to achieve at your college or university so far?" Deadline: February 28, 2020.

Simmrin Law Group Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students who are passionately pursuing their entreprenuerial dreams. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on one of the topics provided. Deadline: June 15, 2020.

Sleepopolis Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who create a video. This short video (no more than 5 minutes) should answer the listed prompts, and explain them in creative, innovative, enteraining and interesting ways! Deadline: March 31, 2020.

StorageArea Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an 800-1,500 word essay on one of the topics provided on the website. Deadline: September 1, 2020.

Sutliff and Stout First Step Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Sutliff and Stout realize that motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among young people and that this issue is attributed to distracted driving. They believe that fixing the problem has to start with acknowledging it within ourselves. Applicants must write an essay of at least 500 words detailing distracted driving habits that are common or that they possess and provide concrete steps of how they will put an end to those habits. Deadline: July 31, 2020.

The Cover Guy Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students for assistance with their educational expenses. The Cover Guy is a quality supplier of hot tub covers in North America. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on their experience with hot tubs, backyard experiences, how hut tubs improve life, etc. Deadline: July 1, 2020.

Travis W. Watkins Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist them with their educational expenses. Applicants must write a short essay of no more than 600 words (specific instructions on website) as too why they deserve the scholarship. Deadlines: December 31 (annually), April 30 (annually).

Welding Near You Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students to help with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay of 1,200 or more while answering the prompt; "How to change jobs when you are unsure about your next career move?" Deadline: March 31, 2020.

"What Will Be Your Trademark?" Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students to assist with any of their educational expenses including rent, food, books, tuition, and more. Applicants must write an essay in 500 words or less on the topic: What do you want to be known for when your career is over, what will your personal brand be and how you will impact society?" Deadline: February 15, 2020.

Yonkers Honda Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who write an essay in 600 or less describing someone who has been a positive influence on their life and how they were inspired by that person. Deadline: February 4, 2020.

Your Fertility Friend Scholarship: A $1,250 scholarship awarded to students to assist with their educational expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 500-1,000 words on the prompt: "How has your family contributed to your journey as a student." Deadline: January 21, 2020.

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Fundera Young Entrepreneur Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to a student that films a three-minute video about how to start a business frugally. Deadline: June 1, 2020 (Fall), January 1, 2021 (Spring).

Institute for Humane Studies Scholarships: Scholarships for students passionate about the ideas of liberty. Various amounts offered.

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded bi-annually to students who answer the question: “How has social media helped advance the cause of civil rights in America?” Deadlines: June 1 (annually), December 1 (annually).

KNR Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship for a student who develops a plan to persuade young adults from texting and driving. Accepting a variety of media. Specific GPA requirements and recommendation required.

Tutor the People: A $1,000 scholarship awarded monthly to a student who writes an essay on the provided prompt. Deadline: Ongoing.

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest: A $1,000 scholarship awarded monthly to a student who writes an essay in response to the monthly prompt. Deadline: Ongoing.

Study Abroad Scholarships

BUTEX North American Scholarships: Eight $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year to currently registered students at US universities who will study abroad at a BUTEX member institution in the UK.

NSEP: The National Security Education Program provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study in world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East). Recipients of this scholarship commit to seek careers in the federal government.

Rotary Foundation Scholarships:  The Ambassadorial Scholarships Program of The Rotary Foundation is the world’s largest privately funded international scholarships program.