Scholarship Saturday – August 23, 2014

Scholarship Saturday

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There are thousands of scholarships out there. Some are large scholarships that are well publicized, while others are lesser known. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! (If you missed last week’s Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open!). And, check out my list of scholarships with September deadlines.

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, August 23, 2014

$1,000 Swaggership
Sponsor: Swagger Card
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Available to all high school and college students including graduate students and adults. Applicants must be a legal resident of the U.S.
Requirements: Applicant must fill out a short form.

Class of 2015 Victory Lap Scholarship
Sponsor: Zinch
Amount: $500
Deadline: August 31, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be current high school student entering their senior year during the Fall 2014 semester. Applicant must be legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Requirements: Applicant must fill out short form.

Frame My Proudest Moment Contest
Sponsor: DiplomaFrame.com
Amount: $25 – $250 – Five winners
Deadline: September 3, 2014
Eligibility: Contest is open to all U.S. residents. There is no age requirement.
Requirements: Contestants must submit a photo highlighting a special achievement or event in their life.

$2,500 Empowerment Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 9, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be resident or citizen of the United States or Canada and under the age of 26.
Requirements: Create an empowering sign to boost a friend’s self-esteem and post of picture of it online.

NFWL-NRA Bill of Rights Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Foundation for Women Legislators
Amount: $3,000 – six awards
Deadline: September 12, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be college-bound female high school senior (Class of 2015). Applicant must secure a woman state legislator as a sponsor.
Requirements: Applicant must submit completed verification form, two copies of essay, two personal references and the name of applicant’s sponsoring female state legislator.

The Appsurd Scholarship
Sponsor: Appsurdity – The Makers of Quad Chat
Amount: $1,000 and interview for internship with Appsurdity. There will be three awards.
Deadline: September 14, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 24, a student in high school or four year college or university, and be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Requirements: Applicant must creatively showcase Quad on social media, or share the images they provide. The applicants with the most shares, likes and RTs will receive one of the scholarships.

AdmissionHook.com Scholarship
Sponsor: AdmissionHook.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be in high school, college or graduate school. There is no age limit, but applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Requirements: Applicant must submit an essay in response to one of the Common Application Essay topics.

Glamour’s 2015 Top 10 College Women’s Competition
Sponsor: Conde Nast
Amount: Grand prize – $20,000; Nine (9) $3,000 prizes
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Eligibility: Contestant must be a female legal resident of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada (void in Quebec) who are at least 18-years of age and a full-time junior in 2014-2015.
Requirements: Contestant must submit completed application, official college transcript, photograph (for identification purposes only) and two letters of recommendation.

The Resolve to Evolve Essay
Sponsor: Scholarships.com
Amount: Best overall essay – $2,000. One (1) winner will also be selected from each grade level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior) and will receive 1,000.
Deadline: September 15, 2014
Eligibility: Contest is open to all United States citizens who are registered users of Scholarships.com, will be enrolled in high school during 2014-2015 academic year and who is between the ages of 13 and 19.
Requirements: Applicant must submit two essays.

We the Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varies based on age category.
Deadline: September 17, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be United States citizen or legal resident of the United States currently in high school or college.
Requirements: Contest requirements vary based on age category.

The Seventh Annual Life Lessons Essay Contest
Sponsor: Time Inc. Media Solutions
Amount: First Prize – $3,000; Second Prize – $750; Third Prize – $500
Deadline: September 18, 2014
Eligibility: Contest open to legal residents of the United States age 19 or older at time of entry.
Requirements: Contestant must submit essay explaining their “eureka moment.”

Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: OnTimeTelecom, Inc.
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 18, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be high school graduate or hold GED and be currently enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college for Fall 2014. Applicant must also be a legal resident of the United States and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Requirements: Contestant must answer in 140 characters or less, explain the pros and cons of e-books versus traditional textbooks.

Digital Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Conversion
Amount: $1,000 – Two scholarships
Deadline: September 19, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be a full time student at an accredited college or university during the Fall 2014 semester studying Business, Marketing, Communications, Information Technology or related field. Applicant must also be a Canadian or American citizen.
Requirements: Applicant must fill out short form, submit a 500-750 word essay and copy of transcript.

MAES Scholarship Program
Sponsor: MAES Latino in Science and Engineering
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 19, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be student member, 18 years of age or older, and pursing a STEM major.
Requirements: Applicant must submit application, personal statement, recommendation letters, transcript and resume.

Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 22, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia Disease with a life threatening disease and have financial hardship. Applicant must be current high school student.
Requirements: Applicant must submit application, current high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, current photo, proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, three letters of reference, letter of certification about disease and essay.

Latham Diversity Scholars
Sponsor: Latham & Watkins LLP
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: September 26, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school and intend to practice law in a major city of the United States.
Requirements: Applicant must submit application, resume, transcript and personal statement.

QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship
Sponsor: QuestBridge
Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 26, 2014
Eligibility: Applicant must graduate high school during or before the spring/summer of 2015 and plan to enroll as a freshman in college in the fall of 2015. Student must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident or currently attending high school in the United States (regardless of citizenship).
Requirements: Applicant must use QuestBridge application to apply to college. Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation, secondary school report, high school transcript and standardized test score reports. Applicant must research partner colleges (35 partner colleges) and understand National College Match is binding.

Good Luck!

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – August 23, 2014

  1. Pingback: Scholarship Saturday – August 30, 2014 | JLV College Counseling

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