Scholarship Saturday – July 11, 2015

JLV College Counseling Blog | Scholarship Saturday - July 11, 2015 - 15 college scholarships and contests with upcoming deadlines.

Current Scholarships Available Here

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! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! Lastly, check out my lists of scholarships with July and August deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are your scholarships for Saturday, July 11, 2015.

Snort Scholarship
Sponsor: Cisco Systems. Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Jul. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form to be entered into the drawing for the scholarship.

DirectTextbook.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Direct Textbooks, Inc.
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Jul. 28, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or university during the Fall 2015 term. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to compromise.
NOTE: DirectTextbook.com has received their limit for scholarship entries. However, you can provide your email address on their website and they will notify you the next time they have a scholarship opportunity

DrugNews Scholarship
Sponsor: DrugNews.net
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Jul. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. Applicant must be planning a career in drug research OR have a family member who has been affected by a permanent drug injury.

National Payday Scholarship
Sponsor: National Payday
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2015
Description: Applicant must submit an essay on how payday loans can be modified to better help the people who need them.

Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Support Awards
Sponsor: Patsy Takemoto Mink Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to low-income women who are at least 17 years of age and a mother with minor children. Applicant must be pursuing a vocational degree/certificate, associate’s degree, first bachelor’s degree, or a professional/master’s/doctoral degree.

Stop Texting and Driving Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hollins, Raybin & Weissman, PC
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors, seniors, and full-time college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to texting and driving.

Storage.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Storage.com
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students and high school seniors who will be enrolled at a college or university in the fall of 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on what they “hope to fill [their] college experience with.”

Women in Public Finance Scholarship
Sponsor: Women in Public Finance (WPF)
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school students entering their senior year of high school. Applicant must have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits, or law.

Everything is Awesome Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 7, 2015
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 25 years old or younger and are current or former high school students who will attend or is attending a college within the United States or its territories. Applicant must submit a poem on a topic related to what or who the applicant finds awesome.

JobApplicationsOnline.com Scholarship
Sponsor: JobsApplicationsOnline.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 9, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the U.S. who are full or part-time students at an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to paying for college.

Directional Motivation Scholarship
Sponsor: Directional Motivation
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2015
Description: Open to individuals seeking to better themselves through the pursuit of additional education, whether at the college, vocation or personal development level.

Earth Systems Contest
Sponsor: Amplify Education
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2015
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada who are 13 years of age or older. Contestant must create a video based on given questions related the Earth.

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: MarvelOptics.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students attending an accredited four-year American university or college. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to sight/vision.

Money Mission Financial Literacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Money Mission, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors. Applicant must register to play a financial literacy game at the Money Mission’s website and then submit an essay on what they learned.

Sara and Max Goldsammler Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: OU Alumni/Israel Free Spirit Birthright
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college students who are Jewish.

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3 Comments on “Scholarship Saturday – July 11, 2015

    • Hi Kelly! Thanks for the update! When this list was posted, they were still accepting applications. I’ve made an edit to the list. While the scholarship is no longer accepting entries this time around, students can provide their email address to DirectTextbooks to be notified when there is another scholarship opportunity.

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