We know how much you like to procrastinate, but here’s 27 great scholarships with deadlines coming soon. You don’t want to miss out!
Must submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education how the scholarship money will assist your goals. Must be 18-25 years old and currently enrolled in college/university. One (1) scholarship award of $500 available.
Must write an essay (no word limit) answering the following two questions: “What struggle have you overcome in your life that you are proud of? Financially speaking, what would this scholarship mean to you?” One (1) scholarship award available for $1,000.
Strive For Excellence Scholarship– August 29
Must write a short personal introduction and a 500-1,000 word essay answering the following prompt: “How will attending college help you achieve your future goals? How do you plan on leaving your mark on the world, and in what way will a college education help you achieve your intended goals?” Must be a current high school senior planning to enroll in or currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution. One (1) scholarship will be awarded worth $500.
Can You Handle the Booth Scholarship– August 31
Must take an online quiz or share the quiz on Facebook. Only residents and citizens of the US and Canada, younger than 26, are eligible to win the scholarship. One (1) $3,000 scholarship available.
Grab the Mic Scholarship– August 31
Must take one of the following actions to be eligible: Share the “Spot the Signs” guide on social media, make a poster to inform your community on tips for bystander intervention, or contact decision makers in your school about unfair gender-based discrimination policies. Only residents and citizens of the US, younger than 26, are eligible to win the scholarship. One (1) $3,000 scholarship available.
School the Vote Scholarship– August 31
Must run a voter registration drive and upload a photo. Only residents and citizens of the US, younger than 26, are eligible to win the scholarship. One (1) $3,000 scholarship available.
Must answer one of the online questions where you share your thoughts on the 2018 election. Only residents and citizens of the US and Canada, younger than 26, are eligible to win the scholarship. One (1) $3,000 scholarship available.
Absolutely Outdoorsy Scholarship– August 31
Must write an essay answering the following prompt: “What makes a great road trip?” (essay specifications can be found on the website). Transcript submission is required. Must be 18 years old and currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or a student currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible). Winner(s) will receive $1,000 prize money.
www.CareerVillage.org Scholarship– August 31
Must create an account on the website and post two questions you have about your future. Must be currently enrolled in college/university or currently in high school and planning to enroll. One (1) scholarship award of $1,000 available.
The Clubs of America Scholarship Program– August 31
Must write an essay of at least 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current studies will help you achieve success in your career. Must be a current college student of an accredited U.S. college or university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. One (1) scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.
College Is Power Scholarship- August 31
Must fill out application and write a short 150-word response answering the prompt: “What is your primary goal for going to school?” Open to students age 17 and older who are currently in college or plan to start college within the next 12 months. One (1) scholarship for $1,000 available.
eCoin4Dummies Scholarship– August 31
Must submit a 1500-2000 word essay about a specific cryptocurrency that focuses on one of the topics highlighted on the website and also a 5-10 minute video consisting of your essay summary. Must be high school senior that has been accepted in an accredited university or a current undergraduate student. One (1) $1,000 scholarship available.
Emoji Scholarship– August 31
Must write an essay (250 words or less) on which emoji best describes your life and why. Must be at least 18 years old and be currently enrolled in (or enroll no later than 2020) a post-secondary education institution. One (1) scholarship available for the amount of $1,000.
Greg Baumgartner Scholarship– August 31
Must write a short (200 words max) essay about yourself, your educational goals and the reasons for needing a scholarship. Must be enrolled in either high school or college in the U.S. and have at least a GPA of B average. One (1) scholarship will be awarded worth $1,000.
iVein Health and Wellness Scholarship– August 31
Must write an essay of 800 to 1000 words on one of the three prompts found on the website. Must be a current full-time undergraduate or graduate student attending an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.4. Two (2) scholarships available worth $2,500 each.
Make Me Laugh Scholarship– August 31
Must write a short response (250 words or less) describing a funny or embarrassing moment in your life. Must be 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. One (1) scholarship award worth $1,500 available.
Must write an essay under 500 words answering the prompt about technology’s impact on society found on the website. Must be a current student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior, working towards a bachelors degree or associates degree. One (1) cash scholarship worth $1,000 will be awarded along with an internship with RentHop.
Right to Privacy Scholarship– August 31
Must write a 750-word original essay which describes what rights the public should have to view information, specifically mug shots, on defendants and what protections should defendants have so their information is not necessarily public, and also propose solutions. Official/unofficial transcripts required. Must be enrolled in a junior college, community college, undergraduate program, or graduate program in the U.S. One (1) scholarship award of $1,000 is available.
Second Chance Scholarship– August 31
Must complete online entry form and an 8-question quiz. Must have a high school diploma or GED and must enroll or already be enrolled for Spring 2019 session. Five (5) total scholarships will be awarded worth $1,000 each.
SEO Services USA Scholarship– August 31
Must write an essay answering the questions found on the website and share their Chicago page on your social media. Must be a full time student who is attending a four-year college with at least 12 credit hours every semester. Two (2) scholarships will be awarded worth $1,000 each.
Autolist Use Car to Dream Car Scholarship– September 1st
Must write a 250 word max response to one of the following two prompts: “A Look Into the Future” or “Actions Speak Louder Than Words.” Must be at least 18 years old who is currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or a student currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible). One (1) scholarship award for $1,500.
Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship– September 1st
For students who plan to specialize in library work with children. Must fill out application, which requires past education and training history, library work experience history, four (4) short answer responses, and other documentation. Must have received, or are about to receive a four year undergraduate degree and have applied for admission to a library school or are already attending a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue a career in public library service. One (1) annual award available worth $4,000.
Mobility Disability Scholarship– September 1st
For students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Must write an essay answering the prompt: “Describe the biggest accomplishment as a result of your mobility disability.” Must be at least 16 years old and currently enrolled in a college/university in the U.S.. Two(2) scholarships will be rewarded for $500 each.
Scholarship for Real Estate Undergraduates– September 1st
Must write an essay of 500 words or less explaining why commercial real estate finance is an important part of the broader U.S. economy. Must be a rising junior or senior student enrolled in a program of study in the fields of real estate, business or finance, attending an accredited 4-year university in the U.S., and who intends to pursue a career in commercial real estate or finance. Must be a U.S. citizen and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. A total of three (3) scholarships will be rewarded: 1st place gets $1,000, 2nd place gets $500, and 3rd place gets $250.
www.Wirefly.com Scholarship– September 1st
Must submit an essay (800-1100 words) explaining how cell phones have impacted our society. Must be an incoming college freshman, graduate students and current undergraduate college students. Two (2) scholarships will be rewarded: 1st place gets $3,000 and runner-up gets $1,500.
www.YourWorkoutBook.com Scholarship– September 1st
Must demonstrate an interest in physical health and sport either through organizational activities in school or studies. Must answer three (3) short prompts. Open to students enrolling or enrolled at a university or college in the U.S. or Canada. One (1) scholarship available worth $500.
ARTBA Student Video Contest– September 4
Must submit a 2-4 minute long video addressing general transportation impacts, trends and funding, or transportation safety. The contest is divided into two age groups: elementary, middle or high school students; and post-secondary, college and graduate students. Four (4) cash prizes will be awarded.