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1. Harris Poll Scholarship Sweepstakes
To be eligible for the $1,000 Harris Poll Scholarship, you must be:
A) A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are:
B) 13 years or older at the time of entry,
C) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and
D) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.
2. SP Scholarship
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.
To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:
A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
Thus far, they have given away more than $650,000 to students through this scholarship program.
4. VIP Voice Scholarships
To be eligible for the VIP Voice $5000 scholarship you must:
A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.
B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.
C) You can submit multiple entries by following the instructions on the sponsors’ website
5. Study Soup Scholarship
A $1,000 scholarship to an outstanding student who exemplifies one or more of StudySoup’s core values: Be a Knight, Make an Impact, Succeed Together. You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad.
6. Marine Gunnery Sergeant John Fry Scholarship
This scholarship is for eligible children of an active duty member of the Armed Forces who died in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001.
Beneficiaries may receive: full tuition to all public in-state students, monthly housing allowance, and books/supplies stipend
7. Make Me Laugh Scholarship $1,500-1 Award
Why so serious? Scholarships can be fun! Take a break from the boring application routine and make us laugh. That’s right; we want a real LOL moment. Make Me Laugh is a fun scholarship that lets you cut loose and lighten things up. Looking for a scholarship for comedians? Now is your chance to show us your funny bone. Perhaps you always have an embarrassing – but funny – story to share. Great! We’ll promise to laugh with you, not at you. The point is that not all scholarships have to be serious. Relax and have fun! The only thing serious about this scholarship is the money you could win towards your college education. With $1,500 – you could be laughing your way to the bank! Applicants must: be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “OMG…finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it’s time to lighten things up a little. We don’t want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!” The winner will be notified on or around November 30, 2015.
8. No Essay Scholarship The $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page.
9. AXA Achievement Scholarships
The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school
10. S.L.A.C. Scholarship Program- $500- 1 Award
Students must be enrolled in a full time at a college, trade, or technical school no later than September 2015.
Be a resident of the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States.
Complete the online Application no later than September 15, 2015
11. Student Transportation Video $500-1 Award
The American Road and Transportation Builders Association
The Student Transportation Video Contest is open to all students. To enter, you must submit a two - to four - minute video that examines any aspect of transportation in the United States.
12. Shout It out Scholarship One $1,500 Award Have something on your mind? Let it out, or better yet SHOUT it out. Give your thoughts a voice and earn free college money at the same time. Our Shout It Out Scholarship committee wants to know what you have to say. Whether it’s a message for the world or just a quick “hi mom,” this is your opportunity to speak up and win money for college. We’re listening! Let your keyboard be your megaphone, and shout out your message. This unique scholarship gives you the platform to speak up – and cash in. The “loudest” applicant will receive the $1,500 Shout It Out Scholarship reward. Applicants must: be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. To enter, submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” The winner will be notified on or around January 15, 2016.
13. Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
The Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship is available to high school seniors who participate in at least one of the 27 sports officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High Schools. You must have at least a "B" average to qualify for this award. Selection is based on academic achievements, community service involvement, and athletic accomplishments. Eligibility is limited exclusively to: Students whose senior year of high school is the 2015–2016 academic year, graduating with the class of 2016; who have at least a “B” grade average (3.0 GPA) during grades 9, 10, and 11; who participate in at least one of 43 Wendy's High School Heisman recognized sports* and who have participated in volunteer service, community involvement or leadership within his/her school or community.
14. College JumpStart Scholarship $1,000-First Prize
Current high school students in grades 10 through 12 are eligible to apply. The Financial need is not a consideration for this annual, merit-based scholarship. The main requirement is a commitment to going to school and the ability to express your goals for getting a college education.
15. Coca Cola Scholarship Multiple Awards
THE COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 27th class in 2015, the Foundation has provided over 5,550 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $56 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Requirements: Current high school seniors attending school in the United States (U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents); Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.
16. Real World Design Challenge Scholarship
The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual high school competition run by a public-private partnership with the goal of sustainably increasing the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. The partners are focused on working within the context of the American educational system to transform STEM education in the United States by providing professional science and engineering and learning resources to students and teachers.
17. Maryknoll Scholarship
We ask students to tell a true story of when they saw someone sharing God’s love through an act of kindness and how that inspired them to act in a similar way.
18. StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship
There are no strict requirements for participants.• Participants must be students of any educational institution in any location.• Academic level and major do not matter. Each student must write an essay and submit it to email@example.com.• By submitting an entry, students agree to the terms and conditions of the contest and acknowledge that the choice of the judges is final.
19. Sixt Scholar Program
The Sixt Scholars Program is available to high school seniors graduating in the academic year of 2018/2019. The scholarship will also take into consideration other factors such as financial need and extracurricular activities. Award winners must show valid proof of a full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for the academic year 2019/2020.
20. Voice of Democracy, Patriotic Audio Essay Competition $30,000 Grand Prize
Open to students 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the U.S. and who are a citizen or permanent resident. To enter, record and submit a 3-5 minute audio essay on CD or flash-drive to the school or group competition or local VFW Post for judging.
21 Aspirations in Computing Award $1,000-$2,000 Awards
The National Center for Women & Information Technology award for aspirations in computing honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology. The multi-tiered competition includes recognition at the national and local level. Candidates must attend high school, be a U.S. citizen and have a Social Security number.
22. Education Matters Scholarship One $5,000 Award
As a scholarship seeker, you’re probably already well-aware of the importance of an education.
23. Student Photography Scholarship $2,500 Multiple Awards
College or technical school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at a recognized college, university or professional school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older), and have taken courses in photography or photojournalism.
24. Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger in the United States. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship plus a $5,000 grant for their charity of choice.
25. Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program
High school students must be applying to be a full time student at a two or four year university of technical training college. Applicants must have a 2.0 GPA in a 4.0 scale.
26. Texas Exes Scholarships – up to a Full ride at UT Austin Multiple Awards
Applicants in their senior year of high school can apply for Texas Exes scholarships using the online application which will be available in early September. The deadline to apply is December 1 of the applicant’s senior year of high school. Applicants can apply even if they have not yet been admitted to The University of Texas at Austin. All applicants will automatically be considered for the Chapter and Named Scholarships for which they qualify—no further action is needed. In order to apply for the Forty Acres Scholars Program, applicants must click the “Apply” button and complete an additional essay. Please note: Consideration for scholarships administered by the Texas Exes is a separate process from the ApplyTexas admission application. Completing the ApplyTexas application does not automatically qualify a student to be considered for Texas Exes scholarships. There is not an option to apply for Texas Exes scholarships on the ApplyTexas application. The Texas Exes online scholarship application must be completed.
27. The Elks National Foundation Scholarship 500 - 4 year scholarships
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2016 competition. Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply; applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks; applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are signed; permanent legal resident status does not qualify;.male and female students compete separately. The 2016 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest, open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen, will kick off September 1, 2015. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Applications for the 2016 contest will be available to download after September 1, 2016. The applications will be due to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant's home by December 4, 2016.
28. Burger King Scholarship
Created in memory of BURGER KING® Co-founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the BURGER KING℠ Scholars program has awarded $25.3 million in scholarships to more than 24,000 high school students, BK® employees and their families across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico since 2000. In 2015 alone, the Foundation awarded $2.7 million to close to 2,500 students in North America. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000 and are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average (GPA), work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
Applicants must- Be living in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico; be a graduating high school senior; have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale; or the equivalent; plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2015-16 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico.
29. International Distinguished Scholars
Scholarships are granted to high school, undergraduate and graduate students alike, and will be awarded at the beginning of each calendar year. Evaluation is based upon numerous factors, including: academic honors and recognition, current GPA, civil service, leadership experiences and any accomplishments pertinent to the Society.
30. Points Scholarship
Scholarship opportunity for LGBTQ students who are enrolled full time in a degree-granting program (Bachelor or Master). Financial need, academic achievement, leadership and involvement in the LGBTQ community are all taken into consideration.
31. Matinee Voice Over Scholarship
We understand the struggle students experience with expenses on books, transport, accommodation, food and even the odd social event. We would be delighted to help ease that financial struggle, and are pleased to offer our annual Matinée Multilingual Scholarship
32. AFROTC High School Scholarships
The high school scholarship application acceptance period opens July 6 in the calendar year PRIOR to your graduation, and you must submit your application online before midnight (Central Time) on January 31 of the calendar year of your high school graduation to be eligible for scholarship consideration.
33. SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes $1,000- Multiple Awards
Students can enter for a chance to win a scholarship for education expenses at a 2 or 4 year public or private college/university located in the U.S. Please check back in September for full details and to enter.
34. Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship- $100 Awards
Eligibility us for a graduating senior or has graduated within the past two years
Be enrolled in a college level program, university or accredited automotive technical program by September of the year you are applying.
Priority will be given to those who are pursuing a career in automotive aftermarket
35. Alma S. Adams Scholarship $5,000 – 1 Award
The Alma S. Adams Scholarship is available to high and full - time undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing courses of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, or a related field. You must demonstrate a commitment to community service on behalf of a disadvantaged community or use of visual arts, media or other creative endeavors to convey a culturally appropriate health message aimed at raising community awareness of tobacco's harmful impact or countering tobacco use by a disadvantaged population. Have a GPA of at least 2.0 in most recent academic year.
36. Stuck at Prom Scholarship Multiple Awards
Design and wear Duck Tape® to prom for a chance to walk away with one of over 20 scholarship prizes, including the $10,000 grand prize; see the details at the website:
37. Global Lift Equipment Scholarship $500 – 1 Award
A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by September of 2015.
B) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
38. BBG Communications Scholarship $1000 1 Award
- Student must be between the ages of 16-and 21 on June 30, 2015
- Must have a least a full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award
- Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater
39. Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship $500 – 1 Award
A) Be attending college or university no later than September 30th, 2015. Current High School Seniors who will graduate in 2015 are eligible. You can be enrolled in any field of study.
B) Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the June 30th, 2015 deadline.
C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
40. Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship
To be eligible for a scholarship you must: Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career. Provide an official transcript of all academic work. Submit two letters of recommendation supporting your automotive interests. Submit a letter of acceptance for an associate, bachelor, or master’s program. Be accepted at an accredited college, university or trade school within the United States at the time of application. Students attending a technical training school may also apply (trade school should equal a two-year associate program). Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa. Must be enrolled full-time. Must have 3.0 GPA or higher. - See more at:
41. Do-Over Scholarship $1,500- 1 Award
Mistakes – we’ve all made them. What if you had the chance to “do-over” a moment in your life? What would it be? How would it affect you and your future? What we learn from our mistakes can often be invaluable – but we’re here to help put a price to it. While we can’t undo the past, this fun scholarship is available to students looking for a unique way to earn free college money. Our Do-Over Scholarship will award $1,500 to one lucky applicant. Don’t let “applying for this scholarship” be that do-over moment for you! Applicants must: be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; be a legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. To enter, submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “If you could get one ‘do-over’ in life, what would it be and why? ” The winner will be notified on or around September 30, 2015.
42. Digital Privacy Scholarship $1,000-1 Award
The Digital Privacy Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a brief message about digital privacy to qualify for this award.
43. AWG Minority Scholarship for Women $6000 Award
A woman who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American
A full-time student who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education) at an accredited college or university (high school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply)
A contributor to the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths. The application call for a statement of academic and career goals, two letters of recommendation, high school and college transcripts, and SAT or ACT scores
Applications should be sent to the following address: Association for Women Geoscientists Attn: Minority Scholarship 12000 N. Washington St. Suite 285 Thornton, Colorado 80241
44. CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes $5,000-1 Award
The CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes is open to high school and college students. To enter, you must enroll in the Wells Fargo CollegeSTEPS educational resource program.
45. Urban Scholarship $700 - $2,000 Scholarships Available
Established to provide financial assistance for college to high school seniors from the major urban areas throughout Texas. This program is open to graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens, will be attending college on a full-time basis, are able to demonstrate financial need, and are graduating (or have graduated) from a high school in the following cities in Texas: Abilene, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Garland, Houston, Irving, Laredo, Lubbock, Mesquite, Pasadena, Plano, San Antonio, and Waco.
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