Large Dollar Scholarships


June 23, 2017 11:01 AM
by Susan Dutca

    When it comes to earning scholarships for college, some students have the go big or go home mentality and chase the big buck scholarship opportunities. Landing a huge scholarship may take more work - meaning more time spent on the application process and essays, needing strong recommendation letters and competing against a pool of highly-qualified students. If you're motivated to land a large dollar scholarship that can potentially pay for your entire college tuition, check out these generously-endowed scholarships:

When it comes to earning scholarships for college, some students have the "go big or go home" mentality and chase the big buck scholarship opportunities. Landing a huge scholarship may take more work - meaning more time spent on the application process and essays, needing strong recommendation letters and competing against a pool of highly-qualified students. If you're motivated to land a large dollar scholarship that can potentially pay for your entire college tuition, check out these generously-endowed scholarships:

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2017
Maximum Award: $20,000

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: October 27
Maximum Award: $38,000

Boren Scholarships

Deadline: February 8
Maximum Award: $20,000

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition

Deadline: Varies
Maximum Award: $50,000

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Deadline: October 31
Maximum Award: $20,000

The Beinecke Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 14
Maximum Award: $34,000

The ChairScholars Foundation College Scholarships

Deadline: April 15
Maximum Award: Varies

The Siemens Competition

Deadline: September 19
Maximum Award: $100,000

Our World-Underwater Society Rolex Scholarship

Deadline: December 1
Maximum Award: $25,000

The Thiel Fellowship

Deadline: Varies
Maximum Award: $100,000

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