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  • Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: May 21
    To foster the study and appreciation of Jane Austen, JASNA conducts an annual student essay contest. Students interested in the life and works of Jane Austen are encouraged to enter. The essay contest is open to students worldwide at the high school, college/university, and graduate school levels of study. Entrants...

  • $10,000 Scholarship - ScholarshipPoints.com
    Application Deadline: June 15
    ScholarshipPoints is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships. The ScholarshipPoints program is the only place you can win a $10,000 scholarship - no GPA, no essay, and no hassle! The more points you earn, the more...
  • Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Scholarship Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: June 20
    In order to apply for the Democrats for Life of America (DFLA) Scholarship Essay Contest, applicants must submit a 500 to 800-word essay n the following topic: "Many people assert that the term 'pro-life Democrat' is contradictory. How would you respond to someone who makes this assertion?" Party affiliation and...
  • Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship
    Application Deadline: August 15
    This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are bettering themselves through education. The application includes an essay section to tell us about your academic goals and how those goals will help you leave your mark on...
  • Niche $2,000 No Essay Scholarship
    Application Deadline: May 30
    The $2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship is an easy scholarship with no essay required! The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners...
  • $1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition that is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders and college students and non-traditional students. Applicants must be high school sophomores, juniors or seniors or adult students. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. ...
  • AAAE Scholarship Program
    Application Deadline: May 31
    Awards ranging from $900 to $4,000 are offered to Accredited Airport Executives (A.A.E.s), their spouses, and their children. Scholarship recipients can be enrolled in any course of study, and all eligible applicants receive scholarships so long as funds are available. Accredited members are sent information on the program annually in...
  • Personal Achievement College Scholarship
    Application Deadline: Varies
    Today’s students shape the world of tomorrow. Through challenge and adversity, students achieve their goals every day in an effort to improve their community and ultimately the future of our nation. That’s why the Student Research Foundation is offering high school students and their families up to $15,000 in college...
  • Akash and Shai Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Application Deadline: June 29
    The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund was formed in the Fall of 2007 to commemorate the life of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla and to continue his legacy of excellence and generosity posthumously. You must submit an essay answering the question, "What does the phrase 'The American Dream' mean to you and...
  • Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: July 31
    This scholarship is awarded annually, with a new Abraham Lincoln related prompt each year. Applying students must be full-time undergraduate students in an American college or university during the spring semester. Entries must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words. This year's topic: "Several American presidents, including ideological opposites George W....
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Sizzling Summer 2018 Scholarships

May 21, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Summer break is here for most students and so are these sizzling summer scholarships for those who want to take advantage of their spare time this summer and earn money for college. Since you don't have to deal with homework and tests for the next couple of months, we strongly encourage you to apply for scholarships and kick-start your financial aid for next semester. See how much money you can save and student loan debt you can skirt by applying for and winning college scholarships this summer 2018. Begin your search with the summer scholarships listed below or get a personalized list of scholarship matches here. [...]

Student Strips for Presentation in Protest of Professor’s Comments

May 15, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo credit: Jeffrey Vinocur

A Cornell University senior presented a trial run of her senior thesis wearing nothing but her bra and panties in protest of her professor's comments about the length of the shorts she was wearing. Offended and taken aback by the comments, she further invited others to support her on the day of the presentation by stripping down to their undergarments with her during her 15-minute address. [...]

University Usher Gets Physical With Grads

May 8, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo credit: Miami Herald

The University of Florida is issuing apologies for the way some black students were handled during a recent commencement ceremony. While doing some short dances or jumps on stage upon receiving their diplomas, some say that a white usher was "inappropriately aggressive" when rushing the graduates across the stage, suggesting that he was "motivated by race because the students were black." [...]