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Outside Undergraduate Scholarships

General Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

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Course Hero: Constant scholarships offered to college students.

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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.

Career One Stop: A scholarship search engine for undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, domestic, and international students.

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:

College Scholarships: A list of scholarships focused on only displaying verified scholarships to apply for- free access only for a limited time.

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.

Finaid.org: A useful financial aid and scholarship resource.

Financial Aid Path: Another useful site including information on types of scholarships and financial aid tips.

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.

GradPath: A tool that functions as a “Go Fund Me” for college. This crowdfunding platform connects students with their community in order to help offset the cost of college and graduate with less debt.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarships: A series of scholarships for students who demonstrate significant financial need, as well as co-curricular and community service involvement. Deadlines vary per scholarship.

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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Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who write an essay of no more than 600 words, describing the lasting effects an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. Deadline: December 15th, 2019.

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: July 15, 2020.

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who has diabetes. Submit an essay based on one of the essay prompts listed on the website. Deadline: December 15, 2019.

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, 2019.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.”

Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for America’s Latino students. Award amounts, deadlines, and requirements vary.

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

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

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.

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

Veterans Make Great STEM Teachers: A scholarship for veterans currently enrolled as students, pursuing a degree as a technology and engineering teacher. 

Young Christian Leaders Scholarship: $1,000 awarded monthly to one student who is from New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut. Deadline: Ongoing.

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

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Allied Van Lines Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to three students pursuing areas of study or careers in logistics or moving. Applicants must write a 400 TO 800 word essay on why a career in logistics/supply chainmanagement is there college major of choice. Deadline: December 15, 2019.

Antibodies.com Scholarship Program: A $1,000 scholarship awarded twice a year to students who are majoring in a Life Science field. Applicants must complete the online application form. Deadline: August 1, 2019.

Austin Divorce Lawyers Academic Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students desiring to pursue a career in family law. Special consideration will be given to students currently enrolled in law students and U.S. military veterans. Applicants must write an essay in 1,000 words or less following the prompt: "Why is it important to provide affordable legal services to low income families?" Deadline: August 31, 2019.

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).

BusinessBroker Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully write about a cause they’d support after finding success as an entrepreneur. In 800 words or less, students must answer the prompt: "One benefit of being a successful business leader is having the ability to support causes and organizations that are in need. If you found success as an entrepreneur, what cause would you want to positively impact, and what steps would you take to do so?" Deadline: September 30, 2019.

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, 2019.

Education.com Scholarship: Bi-annual scholarship opportunities provided to students pursuing early childhood education careers in undergraduate, graduate or professional colleges/universities. Deadlines: June 30 2019, January 1, 2020.

Emery Reddy Legal Studies Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in or pursing careers in the legal field. Applicants must write an essay in 500 words or less demonstrating their dedication to the study of law. Deadline: November 30, 2019.

Heer Law Entreprenuership Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to entreprenuers interested in starting their own businesses. Applicants must write their proposed business plan of their current or prospective business plan which includes a section outlining intellectual proprty strategy. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Kiss my Keto Scholarship: A $2,500 scholarship awarded to students who are studying nutrition, dietetics, food technology and food sciences. Applicants must create a 60-90 second video on how the scholarship would help them with a project or studies on the keto diet. Deadline: October 11, 2019.

Laws101.com Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a law school student who writes a 1,000-2,000 word essay. Essays can be on any controversial legal topic that has been trending on the news where the applicants defends their stance from a strictly legal perspective. Deadline: August 15, 2019.

Lawn Love Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who are interested in becoming entreprenuers and are passionately driven to solving a problem. Applicants must write an essay between 750 and 1,500 words which lays out a problem and their proposed solution. Deadline: September 13, 2019.

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, 2019 (Fall), December 31, 2019 (Spring).

Mobindustry Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who are passionate about mobile and/or web development. Deadline: August 30, 2019.

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students majoring in business, economics, logistics or supply chain management. Applicants must write a 400-800 word essay explaining why their pursuing one of those majors. Deadline: December 15, 2019.

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: August 1st, 2019.

SunTec Autoglass Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to a student interested in the impact of small and local businesses. Applicants must write an essay of at least 1,000 words describing: "Why do you think it is important to support local small businesses?" Deadline: December 15, 2019.

Surety Bond Authority Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 500-1,000 word essay on why they want to choose, or have chosen, a career in Accounting, Banking and Finance. Deadline: September 1, 2019.

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, 2019.

Top Lekture Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students pursuing a degree in web design or development. Applicants must write 1,200+ word essay on the topic "Tips for saving for college this summer." Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Watershed Scholarships: A scholarship awarded to students who intend to enter a career path that includes helping those with addictions. A scholarship will also be awarded to a recovering addict who wants to pursue further education.

XO Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship for a student who is operating or is planning to develop an e-commerce business. Deadline: December 15, 2019.

Your Money Geek Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students pursuing a degree in journalism. Applicants must write a 1,200+ word essay on the topic: "Personal finance myths that may derail your retirement." Deadline: December 31, 2019.

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

Ameri Care Services Scholarship in Science: A $1,000 scholarship for an undergraduate or graduate student with a major or minor in science. Short essay required. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher. Deadline: July 31, 2019.

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, 2019 (fall scholarship), November 30, 2019 (spring scholarship).

GreenPal Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship for future or aspiring business leaders. Applicable if you run a small business or have plans for a business. Deadline: Oct 15, 2019.

Michael Moody Scholarship: $1,500 awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, participation and leadership in school activities and work experience, and interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness related fields. Deadline: July 15th, 2019.

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, 2019 (fall scholarship), December 15, 2019 (spring scholarship).

Scholarships and awards for community service and volunteering

Outside Scholarships, Some with Specific Deadlines

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12M Loans Scholarship: A scholarship of $500 awarded annually to students who create an original video or infographic and writes an essay in no less then 750 words on one of the topics. Deadlines: July 31, November 30, March 31.

Anyplace Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who have demonstrated interest in seeking travel experience. Applicants must create a short video, 3 minute maximum, explaining a recent vacation experience. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to any enrolled college student who writes two 250-word essays about their opinions of the future of transportation. Deadlines: June 1, September 1, December 1, 2019. 

BambooHR Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship awarded individually to three students who excel in one of the three submission options. Submission options are listed on the scholarship information page. Deadline: July 19, 2019.

Bey & Associates Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student planning to attend or in their first year of college who writes a 500 word essay answering the following prompt: "What did you want to be when you were five? How have those career aspirations evolved over the years and gotten you where you are now?"  Deadline: July 12, 2019.

Carport Central Scholarship: $1,000, $500, and $250 scholarships awarded to the three best essays written on one of the given topics. Deadline: August 25, 2019.

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: June 30, (2nd quarter scholarship), September 30 (3rd quarter scholarship), December (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).

Corban Gunn Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who submits a 500+ word essay on the following topic, “What book changed your life and why?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

Course Hero Ongoing Scholarship: Two recipients every month. Scholarships awarded up to $5,000. Must attend a university or plan to, be a U.S. Citizen, and be at least 16 years old. Application Deadline: continuous, new scholarships added twice a month.

Crescent Electric Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes an 800 word essay on “how you think energy will change in the next 20 years and what the impact on our lives will be.” Deadline: October 28, 2019.

DealsScoop Scholarship: A $500 scholarship awarded to any student who fills out an application form and writes a 500-1,000 word essay on any marketing or educational topic of their choice. Deadline: September 1, 2019.

Duo Circle Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to an applicant who submits a 1500-word essay or 2-minute video on why email is so important. Deadline: July 15, 2019.

EsssayonTime Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 500-800 word essay on one of the given topics. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

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: January 21st 2019 to April 19th 2019, April 22nd 2019 to August 16th 2019.

Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship awarded to any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019 semester. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university or trade school. In 500 words or less, students must answer the prompt: "How is social responsibility important to you as an entrepreneur? How does it play a role in your company’s (or future company’s) mission?" Deadline: August 30, 2019.

HRANK Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a skilled essayist. Deadline: July 31, 2019.

IACAC College Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to ten students who write a two-page essay reflecting on why they want to choose or have chosen, a career in Accounting, Banking, Finance or other business-related fields. The applicant must be a graduating senior from an IACAC member high school (where at least one counselor is an IACAC member) with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Deadline: September 1, 2019.

InfoTracer Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 1,000 word essay on how public records are usful to your chosen career. Deadline: October 31, 2019.

Insignia SEO $1,000 Scholarship: An annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who submits an essay of 500 words or more about a creative piece of work that has influenced their perspective on life. Deadline: August 23, 2019.

Intoxalock Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship awarded to students who create an original 30 to 60 second Public Service Announcement (PSA) video on the dangers of drunk driving and ways in which it can be prevented. This scholarship is available to any student who is currently attending, or has been accepted for enrollment, at any accredited two or four year U.S. college or university. Students interested in all fields of study are encouraged to apply. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

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, 2019.

Joybird Artful Aesthetic Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who share their overall artful aesthetic with a panel of social media influencers. Applicants must first take a photo (a space, object, scene or seflie) and then post it to instagram, writing in the caption why the photo represents your aesthestic. Then applicants must write an essay in 500 words or less on how this aesthestic contributes to how you want to be viewed in the world. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

The Kay-Grant Group Scholarship: In order to apply for the scholarship, please create a video clip that is less than 2 minutes in length and share it using YouTube. It definitely helps to relate back to either technology or real estate but is not required. The winning video will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to use towards tuition.  The funds will be paid directly to the college or university and may be applied to an outstanding balance or to future tuition. Deadline: October 31, 2019.

Key Thinkers Scholarship: Awards academically qualified students with a $2,500 Scholarship to one eligible recipient once every academic term. MoneyKey offers the Scholarship to post-secondary students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and write a 500-750 word essay answering: "What does financial responsibility mean to you and what steps should students take to plan their budget?" Deadlines: June 30 (Summer), September 30 (Fall).

Kidguard For Education Scholarship: A $500-$1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a well thought out, properly researched essay on one of the listed prompts. Open annually. Deadline: October 31, 2019.

Kofsky Law Scholarship: A $1,500 scholarship awarded to students who create a short two to three minute video on the topic: “Eight Driving Tips that Help Avoid Car Accidents”. Videos will be judged on creativity, design, and content and may be as simple or complex as one desires. Deadline: August 15, 2019.

Lakeview Health Annual Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship awarded to students who write an essay of no less then 1,000 words on the following prompt: "Addiction affects all facets of society. What are the steps we as individuals can take to impact recovery in our communities?" Deadline: December 31, 2019.

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: August 1, 2019.

McMath Woods Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a creative essay of 500+ words on the following prompt: “If you could invite three people to dinner, alive or dead, who would they be and why?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

National Debt Relief Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in STEM majors (science, technolog, engineering and math). Applicants must come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis through either a video, essay or infographic. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

NetSpot Scholarship: A $2,000 scholarship awarded to a college student studying, working on and generally (and genuinely) interested in wireless technologies. Applicants must create a video based on the prompt: "Do you think wireless technologies are directly linked to our future? How can they help increase your impact on the society of today and the society of the future?" A second place entry will receive the NetSpot PRO license with Lifetime Upgrades Guarantee. Deadline: August 31, 2019.

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.

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: April 15, October 15, 2019 (bi-annually).

Primitive Outpost Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship to assist students with college expenses. Applicants must write a 1,200 word essay on the topic: "Some indispensable grooming tips for men." Deadline: December 31, 2019.

Race To Inspire Scholarship: Whether you ran a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, write a short essay explaining what inspired you to run, what challenges you faced, and what you learned through the experience. Prepare an essay sharing your race story between 1,000 and 2,000 words in length. Deadline: August 15, 2019.

Reputation Control Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students interested in pursuing an entreprenurial future. Applicants must write (or previously had) a 750-1500 word article communicating your vision about digital entreprenuership published on the web. The article can be published through a major corporation or through a personal blog. Deadline: August 20, 2019.

Shrager & Sachs Scholarship for First-Year College Students: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to an undergraduate or graduate first year student who answers the following prompt in a unique, 500+ word essay: “What is the best advice you’ve ever received?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

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, 2019 (each for one quarterly scholarship).

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.

SimpleTexing Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship to help students with the expenses of college. Applicants must write an essay in 800 words or less on the prompt: "At SimpleTexting, we believe in the power of positivity– and in the value of both written and spoken communication, when used to uplift. If you could send one text to your younger self during a tough time what would you say and why? What advice would you give? What encouragement would you offer?" Deadline: January 11, 2020.

Smartphone Overuse Awareness Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who demonstrates insightfulness regarding our culture’s – and their own – reliance on smartphones for social interaction, entertainment, distraction, and more. Applicants must submit a 1,000 word essay on the following prompt: "What would life be like without your cell phone and how would you adjust?" Deadline: December 15, 2019.

Solvable's Debt-Free Scholarship: A scholarship of $2,500 awarded to students who write a 500-1000 word essay on personal finanacial freedom. Topics can include saving, investing, budgeting, managing credit, or anything else utilized for finanacial wellness. Applicants should also include ways they can help peers improve their own finanaces. Deadline: July 31, 2019.

Tampa Car Accident Lawyers Academic Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who are intertested in pursuing a career in personal injury law. Special consideration will be given to currently enrolled law school students and U.S. military veterans. Applicants must write an essay in 1,000 words or less answering the question: "Why is it important to provide affordable legal services to military, law enforcement, and other first responders?" Deadline: August 31, 2019.

Textbook Nova Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to students who write a 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of the topics provided. Essays should be unique, compelling and information and will be judged based on those merits. Deadline: November 30, 2019.

Think Conveyancing Scholarship: Four sets of $1,000 and $200 scholarships awarded to students who answer the following prompt in fewer than 700 words: “How should young people prepare for their retirement, if at all, and why?” Deadline: November 30, 2019.

Thomas Law Offices Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 500+ word essay on the following topic: “Explain a time that you were truly grateful for someone else’s help and how it impacts you today.” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

Travel Photography and Saving Scholarship Contest: A $500 scholarship awarded to a student who wins the Johnny Jet travel contest. Applicants must take a compelling vacation photo (any vacation photo taken within the last two years will do). Photos that showcase a sceene at a destination will be given preference (selfies and heavily filtered photos are unlikely to win). After taking the photo, applicants must write about any tricks they employed to save money on the trip. Deadline: Augusut 1, 2019.

Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 750+ word essay on the following topic: “Businesses often protect themselves from the high costs of litigation by including arbitration clauses and waivers of the right to a jury trial in their terms and conditions. Do you believe that this trend benefits our country?” Support your position. Deadline: July 15, 2019.

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.

Youth Forward Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship awarded to students to assist with college expenses. Applicants must write an essay in 500 words or less on one of the topics provided. Deadlines: August 1, Decmber 1, 2019.

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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: January 1, 2020.

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: Fall dispersal: December 1 (annually), Spring dispersal: Deadline: 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.

Karl Jobst Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes an essay in 500 words or less that discusses: “The changes that you hope the US education system makes for college students?” Deadline: November 1, 2019.

Law Office of Mike Campbell: A $1,000 scholarship award to a student that writes the best 500-word essay answering the question: “How can college students help each other avoid becoming victims of violent crime?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

PlusVoucherCode Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes the selected essay from the given prompt. Deadline: July 31, 2019.

The Solomon Law Group $1000 Scholarship:  A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 500+ word essay on the topic “How can we better utilize popular entertainment and media (movies, TV shows, online media, video games, etc.) to educate the general public about vital issues?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

Staver Law Group National Scholarship: A $5,000 scholarship awarded to a student who writes a 300-500-word essay exploring how personal injury lawyers play a role leading safety initiatives by helping those injured and how you as an individual can promote personal and community safety into your everyday life. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

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.

Welsh and Welsh Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student that writes a 500 word essay answering, “What is one small change you can make in your life that could impact the world in a positive way?” Deadline: July 12, 2019.

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.