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  • Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Application Deadline: September 19
    Essay contest on Ayn Rand's novel, Atlas Shrugged. There are 59 prizes, and first prize is $25,000! To enter, submit an 800 to 1,600-word essay on one of three specific topics about the novel, which can be viewed on the scholarship provider's website. The contest is open to grade 12 students...

  • Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship
    Application Deadline: February 21
    The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We're looking for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers. Submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the...
  • Akash and Shai Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Application Deadline: June 28
    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...
  • Federal Pell Grant
    Application Deadline: Varies
    A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. (In some cases, however, a student enrolled in a postbaccalaureate teacher certification program might receive a Federal...
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
    Application Deadline: Varies
    The FSEOG program is administered directly by the financial aid office at each participating school and is therefore called "campus-based" aid. Not all schools participate. Check with your school's financial aid office to find out if the school offers the FSEOG. To get an FSEOG, you must fill out the...
  • 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. For more information, please visit the scholarship provider's website....
  • $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...
  • Digital Privacy Scholarship
    Application Deadline: January 30
    It's important to understand that almost anything you post on the Internet is neither temporary nor private. And posting too much information can have devastating consequences. Forty-three percent of employers who checked on social media have decided not to hire someone, according to a CareerBuilder survey. Twelve percent of college...
  • International Significance of the German-Soviet Invasion of Poland in September 1939
    Application Deadline: July 1
    After waging a propaganda war against Poland and staging the Gleiwitz provocation, Germany attacked Poland on September 1, 1939. While the Polish Army was locked in dramatic combat with the German forces on its Western Front, on September 17, 1939 the Soviet Union attacked Poland from the East with seven...
  • Save a Life Scholarship
    Application Deadline: October 1
    Learning CPR and basic first aid are ways any one of us could potentially save a life. The educators and healthcare professionals of tomorrow take this mission even further by pursuing careers dedicated to the advancement of health and wellness. That is why The American Academy of CPR and First...
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by Susan Dutca-Lovell

Photo courtesy of The Baltimore Sun.

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