Side Hustle- 28 Scholarships To Be Thankful For

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It’s officially cold outside which means you have an excuse to stay indoors, lay in bed with some hot chocolate, and get this bread $$$! This carefully curated list of scholarships for the month of November has a little bit of everything for everyone. If you apply to any of the following scholarships or enjoy reading Wavy Girls’ posts, please make sure to subscribe and share the post to help others, as well!

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280 Group Product Management Scholarship– Nov. 15

Must write a 1,000-word-max essay explaining why you would be a good candidate for the scholarship. Must be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, economics, or a related field, and have a GPA of at least 2.5. One (1) scholarship worth $500 available.

American Copy Editors Society Scholarships– Nov. 15

Must provide a resume, 3 references, a 500-word essay, and 4 short prompts. Open to students interested in news editing. Must be enrolled in college/university as a juniors, senior, or graduate student during the summer and/or fall 2018. Six (6) total scholarships will be awarded: one (1) for $3,000, one (1) for $2,500, and four (4) for $1,500. More information in website.

AWS Educate Scholarship– Nov. 15

Must fill out an online application form. Only undergraduate and graduate students over the age of 18 currently attending an accredited college or university are eligible. One (1) scholarship award worth $3,000 available, plus other perks.

Danley’s Garage Builder Scholarship– Nov. 15

Must write a 700-1,000 word essay answering the following prompt: “What teacher has inspired you?” Open to legal U.S. residents currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student and high school students planning to enroll. One (1) $1,000 scholarship available.

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarships– Nov. 15

(Photojournalism) Full application requires a brief essay, teacher mentor form, 2 letters of reference, a transcript, and a portfolio (varies by grade level). Open to high school and college sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and graduate students enrolled in a journalism or photojournalism program. Must be a U.S. citizen. Five (5) Digital Cameras will be awarded to high school students, five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to college or technical school students, and one (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduate school student. More details found in the website.

Jungle Scout Scholarship– Nov. 15

Must submit a short video of a short elevator pitch for a SaaS or ecommerce related idea. Open to students studying business, entrepreneurship, and computer science related fields. Must be enrolled in (or planning to enroll in) an accredited college/university by Spring 2019. One (1) scholarship worth $2,000 (minimum) will be awarded.

Soroptomist Live Your Dream Award– Nov. 15

Must be a woman with financial need who provides the primary financial support for yourself and your dependents. Dependents can include children, spouse, partner, siblings and/or parents. Must also be enrolled in or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program. Open to residents in the following countries/territories: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guam, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, United States of America, Venezuela. Recipients have the potential to receive $1,000 – $16,000 to further their education. More information in the link above.

Couponing in College Scholarship– Nov. 16

Must submit a 100-word response on the following prompt: What’s the single most creative way you’ve saved money in college? Must be a U.S. resident currently enrolled in college/university. One scholarship of $1,000 available.

Westbon International Student Scholarship– Nov. 20

Must be an international student on F1 Visa with valid I20 enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with at least a 2.7 GPA. Application includes three short written prompts and a transcript. $2,000 scholarships will be rewarded to each successful applicant.

Surety and Fidelity Industry Intern & Scholarship Program– Nov. 23

For underrepresented students studying a business, finance, economics, accounting or insurance/risk management major. Must be a U.S. citizen with a GPA of at least 3.0. Commitment to summer internship program is required to accept a $5,000 scholarship. Must be a current college junior or senior. Application form found in link above.

FinTech Scholarship– Nov. 25

Must write a 1,000-2,000-word article on the following subject: “How to Pay Off Student Debt.” Open to high school and college/university students with an interest in the Fintech & Financial Innovation field. One (1) scholarship worth $1,000 available.

Coupon Marathon Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must write a 800-1,000 word essay answering the following prompt: “What is your opinion of saving money in life?” Must be a college junior or senior with at least a 3.2 GPA. Open to students all over the world (US, Canada, UK, etc). One (1) $3,000 scholarship award available.

Education Matters Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must submit a 250-word-max response to the following prompt: “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?” Must be currently enrolled or enroll no later than 2024 in a post-secondary institution of higher education and be at least 13 years old. One (1) scholarship award available worth $5,000.

OADP Accounting Degree Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must submit a 500-1,000 word essay about your leadership qualities, academic achievements, and future career plans in accounting. Application also requires a cover letter, resume, and two (2) letters of recommendation. Must be an incoming college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior with a declared major in accounting and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 Must be a U.S. citizen. One (1) scholarship worth $1,500 available.

Review Your College Scholarship Nov 30

Must submit a star rating and minimum 250-character written review of an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning that is listed on and that you are attending or have attended before. Must be at least 13 years of age and currently attending college/university. One (1) winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

ServiceScape Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must submit a 300-word-max essay answering the following prompt: “How does writing impact today’s world?” Must be attending or set to attend college, university, or trade school by 2018 and be at least 18 years old. One winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Smithsonian Photo Contest– Nov. 30

Open to photographers who are at least 18 years of age. May submit up to 15 photographs for each of the following 6 categories: Natural World, Travel, People, The American Experience, Altered Images, and Mobile. A total of eight (8) prizes will be awarded: grand price receives $2,500, the winner of each category will receive $500, and the winner of the online Reader’s Choice award will receive $500.

SuperCollege Scholarship– Nov. 30

No essay required. Open to all high school, undergrad, and graduate students.

Swift Eyewear Scholarship– Nov. 30

Scholarship entry requires valid phone number and e-mail address (no essay required). One (1) scholarship award worth $1,000 available.

Tree Classics College Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must submit an essay under 1,500 words answering the following prompt: “How does the digital age (internet and social media) affect how you celebrate traditional holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving?” Open to high school seniors and current college students. One (1) scholarship worth $2,000 available.

Tripz Vacation Rental Community Scholarship– Nov. 30

Must submit an essay of at least 800 words on the following prompt: “Explain how tourism positively impacts the community where you live. Tell us what attracts travelers to your area and why we should come visit.” Open to high school juniors and seniors as current college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Must be a U.S. citizen. One (1) winner will receive a scholarship worth $1,000.

AJ Madison Scholarhip– Dec. 1

Must write a 300-word essay answering the following prompt: “How have you demonstrated leadership both in and out of school? How has this helped better your school or community?” Must be at least 18 years of age and over and currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. One (1) scholarship worth $1,000 will be awarded.

Alure Scholarship– Dec. 1

Open to Long Island, NY residents attending a Long Island, NY school. Must submit a personal statement (500-word max) and a 1,000-1,500 word essay answering the following prompt: “What are three (3) core values you believe a family-owned business should have to maintain a healthy work environment that can help it grow?” Must be an undergraduate freshman in college with a minimum 3.0 GPA. One (1) $10,000 scholarship available.

Criminal Justice Essay Contest– Dec. 1

Must submit a 500-word essay on the following prompt: “Discuss what should be done, if anything, by social media and other internet companies to help curb and prosecute cases involving cyberbullying and harassment.” Open to juniors and seniors in high school and students enrolled in two-year and four-year colleges and graduate school programs. A total of three (3) scholarships will be rewarded: 1st place worth $1,500, 2nd worth $750, and 3rd worth $500.

The Haraldson Foundation– Dec. 1

For high school seniors who have applied to the University of Texas at Austin and current undergrad and grad students attending UT of A. Application requires two (2) essays under 400 words each answering the following questions: “What are your career aspirations? Why did you decide to pursue this career?” along with two (2) letters of recommendation, an official ​​high​​ school ​​transcript, and complete ​​financial information. Ten (10) scholarship awards of $40,000 each will be awarded.

JacksonWhite Criminal Law Scholarship– Dec. 1

Must submit an essay of 1,000 words or less on the following prompt: “With consideration to the history of the war on drugs, what are the lasting effects we see today, and the possible future impact? Suggest alternative strategies to make the war on drugs more effective.” Must currently attend college/university as an undergrad, grad, or law student and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. One (1) scholarship worth $1,000 will be awarded.

Second Chance Scholarship– Dec. 1

Must be a previously convicted of a felony in the State of Florida, or a child of an individual who was convicted in the State of Florida. Submit a 450 word essay or poem on the prompt: “How has being convicted of a felony, or being the child of a convicted felon, created obstacles in your life, career or education goals, and how have you overcome, or plan to overcome, these obstacles?” Must be accepted or enrolled in any accredited college, university or technical school in the U.S. One (1) applicant will receive a $500 scholarship.

Staver Law Group National Scholarship– Dec. 1

Must submit a 300-500 word essay exploring how personal injury lawyers play a role leading safety initiatives, along with a completed application form and transcript. Must have been accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program in the U.S. and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. One (1) winner will receive a scholarship worth $5,000.


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