Scholarship Saturday – August 29, 2015

Scholarship Saturday - August 29, 2015 - 19 college scholarships and contests with upcoming deadlines. | JLV College Counseling Blog

 

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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! 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 August (only a few days left), September, and October 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, August 29, 2015.

Barbara Rhomberg Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: B4 Brands
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate nursing students working towards an associates or bachelor’s degree. Applicant must be a non-traditional student, defined as a student who did not immediately continue their education after high school (at least a three year gap between high school and enrollment in a college or university).

Catching the Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Amount: Varied
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2015
Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more then three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulwark Exterminating
Amount: $500 and an iPad Mini
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students with a record of high quality sales.

AfterCollege Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Chick Evans Scholarship for Caddies
Sponsor: Evans Scholars Foundation
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have a strong caddie record and excellent academics. Applicant must have completed their junior year of high school with above a B average. Applicant must plan to attend one of the 14 colleges designated by the Evans Scholars Foundation (see website for list of colleges).

CoffeeForless.com “Hit the Books” Scholarship
Sponsor: CoffeeForLess.com
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students aged 18-25 who are enrolled in an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit a personal essay on the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist their student goals.

County Office Scholarship
Sponsor: CountyOffice.org
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens 16 years of age and older who are either in their senior year of high school or currently enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “The most important local county office to me is…”

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

JW Surety Bonds Scholarship
Sponsor: JW Surety Bonds
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who attend/will attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must submit an informational infographic, slideshow, video or article on an approved topic. There is no limit to the number of entries a student submits.

Lemberg Law StopCollector.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Lemberg Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to debt collection.

Make Your Mark Contest
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit two essays on given topics.

Old School Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Do Something has 10 different ways students can use their skills to improve the lives of adults. For every campaign a student completes, they will earn an entry for the scholarship.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Shout It Out Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Stay Teen’s Project Future Essay Contest
Sponsor: Stay Teen
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to individuals between the ages of 13 and 19 years of age as of Sept. 30, 2015 and who reside within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic about the applicant’s future.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to 1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Xerox Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: Xerox
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university.

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are nine others places to look for scholarships.

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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – August 29, 2015

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