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Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Application Deadline: September 30
Do you know how far you will drive on the freeway if you take your eyes off the road for five seconds, the average time it takes to send a text? An entire football field. According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, texting while driving makes drivers 23 times more likely...
We The Future Contest
Application Deadline: September 17
Janine Turner - motion picture and television actress, author, singer, inspirational speaker and founder of Constituting America - is leading a school and community effort designed to provide students with opportunities to learn historical content and develop personal and educational awareness through the study of the U.S. Constitution, its principles...
Application Deadline: June 19
The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. In order to do our part, we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student-athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Please submit a...
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...
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. Support is generously provided by a grant in memory of the late Russell Clark and in honor of William Phillips, educators, and leaders in JASNA's Greater Chicago Region. Students interested in the life and works...
$1,000 College JumpStart Scholarship
Application Deadline: October 17
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. The goal is to recognize students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and/or community. Applicants must be high...
Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest
Application Deadline: July 31
The topic for this year's essay contest is: "Several American presidents, including ideological opposites George W. Bush and Barack Obama, have stated that they have either admired or sought inspiration from the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. What is it about Lincoln that appeals to a wide range of...
AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship
Application Deadline: June 15
Create an original infographic showing how Apps are helping students learn in unique ways outside of traditional classroom settings. Make sure your infographic is original and factual (and cite your sources). Most importantly, make your infographic engaging and as fun as possible. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent...
NeW Young Women's Essay Contest
Application Deadline: August 1
When was the last time you had the chance to win $1,000 for less than 1,000 words? The Network of enlightened Women (NeW) works to make sure conservative college women are finding their voices and conservative views are heard on campus. NeW would like to help your voice be heard...
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Application Deadline: December 5
The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger in the United States. Winners receive a $5,000 scholarship plus a $5,000 grant for their charity of choice. Eligibility: -Must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution (kindergarten through...
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May 1st is National College Decision Day! There are so many colleges from which to choose and a lot of students are applying to several schools, some even more than a dozen. Naturally, the cost of college will be a major deciding factor for many of you and continuing to find outside scholarships could be very helpful to most. Students are wary of taking out too many student loans and possibly even forego a more prestigious school in favor for a less expensive college if they fear they won't able to afford the tuition without taking on enormous student debt. One way to avoid doing this and help make college affordable is by applying to free college scholarships. There's no reason you shouldn’t be able to attend your dream college - you still have time to pocket some free college scholarship money before heading off to college! [...]