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The Dr. Antonio Jorge Political Economy Scholarship– July 31st

Must reside in and attend college in Miami-Dade County, FL and be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Political Science, History, Economics, International Relations, or Public Administration. Must write a 300-500 word essay that outlines your past studies and future plans, and how they relate to the ideals of Dr. Jorge. Submission requires a transcript. Two (2) scholarship awards for $500 each.

Financial Futures Scholarship– July 31

For students majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry. Must write a 500-900 word essay answering the following prompt: In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry? Must be a high school senior or already enrolled in college with a GPA or 3.5 and above. Must be a U.S. resident. Submission by mail. One (1) scholarship available for $1,000.

Flavor of the Month Scholarship– July 31

Must write a 250-word-max essay answering the prompt: “If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?” Must be at least 13 years of age and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. One (1) scholarship award of $1,500 available.

Future Contractors Scholarship– July 31

For graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are interested in pursuing a career as a contractor. Must fill out an online application with a 250-500 word essay. One scholarship for $750.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship– July 31

Must submit a short 250-word essay on one of the three prompts on the website. Open to all high school students, undergraduate students, and graduate students (no age limits). One scholarship prize of $1,000.

The Give Back Scholarship– July 31

Must write a 250-word-minimum prompt answering the following question: “What does it mean to you to give back and why is it important?”  Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in college/university. One (1) scholarship award available for $1,000.

The Law Office of William Hurst Scholarship– July 31

Must have an interest in pursuing a career in law. Must write a 600-word essay answering the following prompt: “Describe how an accident has impacted your life, what you did to overcome its impacts, and what changes you made to make sure a similar accident didn’t occur in the future.” Two (2) scholarships available for $500 each. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring and/or Fall of 2018.

The Lew Williams and Leila Sulkes Scholarship– July 31

Must be a woman 25 years of age or older and a resident of Colts Neck, Englishtown, Farmingdale, Freehold Borough, Freehold Township, Howell, Manalapan, Marlboro, or Morganville. Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program having completed a minimum of 60 credits OR  enrolled in a graduate degree program having completed a minimum of six credits with a GPA of at least a B. Two (2) scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded.

Mark Sherman Law Juvenile Justice Scholarship- July 31

Must write a 500-1,000 word essay describing a rehabilitative program for the purpose of supporting our youth and reducing jail times. The goal of the program would be to reduce the rate of juvenile recidivism by creating and promoting opportunities for youth in his or her community. Application also requires a resume and transcript. Must be currently enrolled in college/university and have a GPA of 3 and above. One (1) scholarship award for $1,000.

St. Paul Scholarship Foundation College Scholarship– July 31

Must fill out application with 2 short essays. Must be a Texas resident that has completed at least 1 semester of college at a college or university in Texas. Must demonstrate financial need and have at least a 2.0 GPA. Scholarship award amounts vary.

The Pearl Source General Scholarship– July 31

Must write a 500+ word essay answering the following prompt: “Pearls are classified as an old fashion jewelry item. How would you market or brand pearls to make them trendy again?” Must be currently enrolled in or actively applying to a college or a graduate/professional program. One (1) scholarship award for $1,000.

Platt Family Essay Contest– July 31

Must write a 1,500-5,000 word essay answering the prompt: “What is the historical impact of Lincoln’s relationships with Stephen Douglas and Frederick Douglass?” You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to apply, but you must be currently enrolled in a college/university in the U.S. Three (3) total scholarships will be awarded: 1st place gets $1,500, 2nd gets $750, and 3rd gets $500.

Woorke Annual Scholarship– July 31

Must write a 400-1,000 word essay on “How to Become a Better Student”. Must be currently enrolled in college, university, or high school. Three (3) total scholarships available of $1,000 each.

Woorke SEO LGBT Annual Scholarship– July 31

Must write a 400-1,000 word essay on “How to Become a Better Student”. Must be currently enrolled in college, university, or high school. Three (3) total scholarships available of $1,000 each. Scholarships:

Grab the Mic Scholarship- July 31

Must register to vote before signing up. Collect and donate important daily items requested by your local shelter and upload a photo online. One (1) scholarship award of $3,000.

Lose Your V-Card Scholarship– July 31

Help your friends register to vote by running an online voter registration drive. One (1) scholarship award of $5,000.

Red, White, Booth Scholarship- July 31

Run a voter registration booth in your community. One (1) scholarship award of $3,000.


Cash for Cars and College– August 1st

For female students who are interested in careers in automotive technology (mechanics, auto body, engineers, etc). Must write a minimum 500 word essay about how you became interested in automotive technology, what your career goals and ambitions are, and why you feel you’re the best qualified for this scholarship. One (1) scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded. Scholarship– August 1

Must write a 500 words or less essay answering the following prompt: “What is required to live self responsibly? What skills are you acquiring that will help you live self responsibly?” Must be a current US citizen enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university for Fall of 2018 with a GPA of 2.5 or above. Three (3) total scholarships will be awarded: 1st place gets $5,000, 2nd place gets $2,500, and 3rd place gets $1,000.

Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship– August 1st

Must submit a 750-1500 word essay on the issue of distracted driving and bringing awareness to it. Must be a high school senior accepted to college or currently enrolled in college/university. First place winner gets a scholarship of $1,000, and second place gets $500.

The Halstead Grant Application– August 1st

For emerging jewelry designers. Must download application on website which includes the submission of a portfolio and a series of short essays. One grand prize winner will get a $7,500 cash grant as well as $1,000 in jewelry supplies, a feedback report from the judging committee, and a trip to Halstead headquarters in Arizona. 10 other winners will get smaller cash prizes.

Paradigm Building Group Scholarship– August 1st

For students interest in interior design, building construction or management, architecture, civil engineering, or other field related to building and remodeling homes. Must write an essay (1,000 words max) on one of the three prompts on the website. Must be a high school senior or current college students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. One (1) scholarship award of $500.

Patsy Mink Education Support Scholarship– August 1st

Must be a mother of at least 17 years of age pursuing a higher education or vocational program. Must be low-income and enrolled in an accredited institution. A total of five (5) scholarships will be awarded worth $5,000 each.

Pursuit Scholarship– August 1

Must record a video (maximum 5 minutes) or write an essay (maximum 2500 words) on one of the following topics: generational theft, government accountability, or a well-informed public through objective information. Must be a freshman, sophomore, or junior currently enrolled in a U.S. college/university. Four (4) total scholarships will be awarded: 1st place for each category gets $1,000, and runner-ups get $500.

Straight North STEM Scholarship– August 1st

Must write a short statement about yourself and submit a transcript. For students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math. One (1) grand prize winner will get a scholarship of $1,000, and two (2) runner-ups will get $250 scholarships for books each.

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