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  • Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
    Application Deadline: January 30
    Young people spend an average of 7.5 hours a day consuming media - and this doesn't include computer use for schoolwork - according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. With technology always at the ready at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to unplug. But taking a break from technology...

  • Anthem Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: March 29
    Essay contest for about Ayn Rand's novel, Anthem. Submit an essay on one of three assigned topics, available to view on the contest website. No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Essays must be written in English only. Entrant must...
  • Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
    Application Deadline: October 17
    For years, this prestigious program has awarded millions of dollars in tuition to students across the country. Whether students are a future doctor or lawyer, artist or musician, Dr. Pepper understands that school is a full-time commitment. But we also understand the rising costs of education often stand in the...
  • Soles4SoulS Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: February 18
    Soles4Souls is offering a scholarship program available to high school and undergraduate students with financial need who show their ability to advance positive social change. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Eligibility: -Students must unite...
  • Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship
    Application Deadline: March 3
    The Chicago Wolves Hockey Team has created the Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship in loving memory of former player Tim Breslin. All interested junior high and high school students must fill out the official application and complete an essay (500 words or less) on the subject detailed in the entry form....
  • Moody's Mega Math Challenge
    Application Deadline: February 19
    The M3 Challenge spotlights applied mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool and as a viable and exciting profession. Participating students are encouraged to explore and bolster their mathematical modeling know-how to position themselves for success. The specific real-world problem that is posed each year is entirely unknown to participants until...
  • The National Honor Society Scholarship
    Application Deadline: February 16
    Since 1946, more than $12 million in scholarships has been awarded to outstanding NHS senior members. The scholarship program is supported by the parent organization of NHS, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). Eligibility: Any NHS senior member, in good standing, can apply for the NHS Scholarship Program. High school...
  • John Lennon Scholarships
    Application Deadline: February 1
    The John Lennon Scholarships are an annual competition open to student songwriters and composers of contemporary musical genres including alternative, pop, rock, indie, electronica, R&B, and experimental. Three scholarships totaling $20,000 are presented annually for the best original songs submitted to the competition. Eligibility: -Current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college...
  • Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: April 28
    Essay contest for about Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged. Submit an essay on one of three assigned topics, available to view on the contest website. No application is required. Contest is open to students worldwide, except where void or prohibited by law. Essays must be written in English only. Entrant...
  • Drive2Life Contest
    Application Deadline: February 19
    To enter the contest, an individual student in grades 6–12 must create a storyboard or written script on 8.5 x 11-inch paper for a 30-second public service announcement ("PSA") to help prevent distracted walking. The contest is open only to students who are currently enrolled in grades 6-12 in one...
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No Essay Scholarships 2017

January 19, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Not all scholarships are awarded to the best writers with the strongest essays. So whether you're too busy writing other essays for school or simply not the best at literary composition, there are scholarship providers that dole out funds for unique hobbies or skill sets; or even for simply entering a contest. Check out these no-essay (or essay-alternative) awards for a chance to fund [...]

Another Governor Pushing for Free College Tuition?

January 17, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Prospective Rhode Island college students may score two years of free college with Governor Gina M. Raimondo's $30 million plan, Rhode Island's Promise. Beginning with the class of 2017, the plan would foot full tuition bills and mandatory fees, according to Inside Higher Ed.

In an effort to "knock down the financial barriers to obtaining a college degree," Gov. Raimondo's proposed [...]

Modern College Culture: Sex, Booze & Entitlement?

January 10, 2017

by Susan Dutca

College is supposed to be the best four years of your life. Or as one sociology professor claims: "a big four-year orgy." Was college always this fun? History may indicate otherwise, and Lisa Wade highlights a "demographic shift" 300 years ago that changed the college campus landscape and made colleges bastions of sex, booze, and entitlement.

U.S. colleges during the colonial era [...]

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