A press release from Perry Newell, Funding College Project.
$2,000 “NO ESSAY” COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Niche – Amount: $2,000 – Closing Date: September 30, 2021- Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship. Link: www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships/no-essay-scholarship/
ACFEF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR APPRENTICESHIP, CERTIFICATE AND POST-SECONDARY DEGREE PROGRAMS
Sponsor: American Culinary Federation – Amount: Up to $2,500 – Description: Scholarships are open to exemplary students who are currently enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACFEF registered apprentice. Link: www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/ACF/Education/Scholarships/
Sponsor: Advertisemint – Amount: $2,500 – Closing Date: October 31, 2021 – Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are at least 25 years of age. Applicants must submit an essay on one of three given prompts related to advertising or social media. Link: www.advertisemint.com/scholarship/
Sponsor: Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers – Amount: Up to $2,500 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to college students undertaking a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university with a major in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field. Link: afcce.org/scholarships/
Sponsor: CARiD – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to current college students between the ages of 16 and 20 who will be enrolled in post-secondary education in the upcoming semester. Applicants must create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Link: www.carid.com/scholarships.html
CAPPEX EASY COLLEGE MONEY SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Cappex – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicants must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships. Link: new.cappex.com/register/scholarship/info/
COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation – Amount: Up to $20,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors attending school in the United States. Program recognizes students for their capacity to lead and service, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Link: www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/#programs
COMBATING CAMPUS ISSUES SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Goldstein & Bashner – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in a community college, junior college, undergrad or graduate institution located anywhere in the United States. Applicants must submit an essay explaining how they will raise public awareness about combating issues they have experienced on campus. Link: www.eglaw.com/2021-combating-campus-issues-scholarship
DISCOVER STUDENT LOANS SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services – Amount: $5,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicants must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes. Link: www.discover.com/student-loans/college-planning/scholarships/award
DYSLEXIA/AUDITORY PROCESSING DISORDER SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Gemm Learning – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with dyslexia and/or auditory processing disorder who are attending college/university in the U.S./Canada during the current academic year. Link: www.gemmlearning.com/about/scholarship-opportunities/
THE DREAM AWARD – NOW OPEN
Who Can Qualify? Applicants for the Dream Award must:
- Be at least 17 years of age.
- Be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents (holders of a Permanent Resident card), or individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
- Have received a high school diploma or the equivalent from a U.S. school by September 2021.
- Have completed or expect to successfully complete a minimum of one full year of postsecondary education by June 2022.
Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at the sophomore year level or higher at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire 2022-23 academic year.
- Be studying to obtain an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
- Demonstrate financial need
UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarship America works directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses and communities to help students fulfill their college dreams. Since it was founded in 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $4.5 billion to more than 2.8 million students … and counting. scholarshipamerica.org/students/browse-scholarships/
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
College scholarships for students with disabilities can help a great many people attend school a lot easier. There are hundreds of thousands of people in our country today that suffer from some form of disability. Many foundations, organizations, and companies have set up specific monetary rewards that can help these individuals attain a high quality of life by attending college through various types of scholarships for the disabled. Disability scholarships are not sparse. There are plenty out there for those who take the time to look and apply. Learn More: www.disabilityscholarships.us/
Sponsor: Catholic Order of Foresters – Amount: $5,000 ($1,250 for four years) – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are members of the Catholic Order of Foresters. Link: www.catholicforester.org/membership/scholarships
GERALDINE “POLLY’ BEDNASH SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | CastleBranch – Amount: $5,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to students admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch (see link for details). Applicants must also have at least a 3.2 GPA in the current program or at last school attended. Link: www.aacnnursing.org/Students/Financial-Aid-Scholarships/Geraldine-Polly-Bednash-Scholarship
GOOD WORKS SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Karin Riley Porter – Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must submit an essay on their leadership and dedication to giving back to the community. Link: www.virginia-criminallawyer.com/good-works-scholarship-2021/
JANIE MOORE GREENE SCHOLARSHIP GRANT
Sponsor: NANPA Foundation – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography. Link: nanpafoundation.org/janie-moore-greene-scholarship-grant/
LOCAL CONSERVATION SCHOLARSHIP AND ESSAY CONTEST
Sponsor: Steve Duckett, Attorney at Law – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who can demonstrate a commitment to environmental conservation using past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. Applicants must submit a personal statement explaining their dedication to local conservation. Link: www.virginiacriminallaws.com/2021-local-conservation-scholarship/
NATIONAL CPR FOUNDATION HEALTHCARE AND EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Sponsor: National CPR Foundation – Amount: $500 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are at least 18 years of age and have a minimum GPA of 2.8. Applicants must be currently or planning to be enrolled in school majoring in a healthcare or education-related field. Link: www.nationalcprfoundation.com/scholarship/
NATIONAL RICE MONTH SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: USA Rice – Amount: Up to $5,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicants must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state. Link: www.reelricecontest.com/
NITRO COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsor: Nitro – Amount: $2,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are enrolled in an accredited college or university during the 2020-2021 school year. Applicants must complete a scholarship survey and answer three short-answer questions. Link: www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-application
PATRIOT’S PEN COMPETITION
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States – Amount: Up to $5,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Competition is open to students in grades 6-8 in the United States, its territories and its possessions. Applicants must submit an essay on the following theme: “What is Patriotism to Me?” Link: www.vfw.org/PatriotsPen/
BRIDGING THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP
The Sallie Mae Fund’s Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for High School Seniors helps make the dream of higher education a reality for outstanding students from minority and other historically underserved communities.
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is currently reviewing the scholarship applications we received for the 2021-22 academic year. Helping more minority and underserved students access higher education
In 2021 the Sallie Mae Fund expanded the Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program to further promote diversity in higher education among minority students and other historically underserved communities.
Working in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, we’ll award 75, $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors over the next three years, totaling $750,000. Link: www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/
Find scholarships for college – Find free money for college that you don’t need to pay back.
College scholarships are financial aid for college that you can apply for through organizations, websites, scholarship tools, and more. Scholarships can be need-based, merit-based, or based on things like your hobbies, field of study, ethnicity, religion, and more. You don’t need to be number one in your class or an all-star athlete to get free money for college. Link: www.salliemae.com/college-planning/college-scholarships/
Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicants must complete an online registration form. Link: www.salliemae.com/college-planning/
School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche – Amount: $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individuals must take a survey on a United States high school. Link: www.niche.com/k12/school-survey-sweepstakes/
Second Career Scholarship
Sponsor: Selected Independent Funeral Homes Educational Trust – Amount: $1,500 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a mortuary science program at an ABFSE accredited school in North America who is not related to an owner of a funeral home currently in operation. Link: www.selectedtrust.org/second-career-scholarship/
Sponsor: Association for Iron & Steel Technology – Amount: Varies – Closing Date: October 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited North American university. Applicants must be majoring in engineering/engineering technology majors and have at least a 2.5 GPA. Link: www.aist.org/students-faculty/scholarships/steel-internships-and-scholarships
Video Contest Scholarship for Creative Students
Sponsor: IvyPanda – Amount: Up to $1,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to current high school, college, and university students worldwide. Applicants must submit a video on experiencing issues and how they handle the challenges. Link: ivypanda.com/scholarship-video
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States – Amount: Up to $30,000 – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Program is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions. Applicants must submit a 3-5 minute essay on this year’s theme; “Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned?” Link: www.vfw.org/VOD/
Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarships
Sponsor: Women Divers Hall of Fame – Amount: Varies – Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarships are open to women divers who are current undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarships are offered in dive medicine, marine conservation, marine biology, underwater archaeology, marine education, journalism, graphic arts, or photography. Link: www.wdhof.org/
Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo – Amount: $2,000 Closing Date: October 31, 2020 – Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicants will need to submit a short response to a given prompt. Link: www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
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