More scholarships with December 2015 deadlines

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116 College Scholarships and Contests with December 2015 deadlines | JLV College Counseling

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. I found 116 college scholarships and contests with December 2015 deadlines. Below are 49 with deadlines between Dec. 17 and Dec. 31. For scholarships with deadlines Dec. 1 through Dec. 15, please click here.

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

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: Dec. 17, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. students who are currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. Applicant must be entering college in fall 2016 as a freshman at a four-year school for an undergraduate degree.

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
Sponsor: National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015
Description: Award is open to graduating high school seniors who own and operate his or her own business. Applicant must enter their freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the Fall 2016.

Solutionreach Scholarship
Sponsor: Solutionreach
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to patient engagement technology.

Soccerloco National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SoccerLoco | American Business Women’s Association
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to female athletes. Applicant must submit an essay on how they have overcome challenges in academic, personal or business environments that have equipped them with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their specific area of study or industry.

Unhinge Hardware National Scholarship
Sponsor: Unhinge Hardware
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to aspiring businesswomen from all areas of study. Applicant must submit an essay explaining how the design around them influence both their life and/or their business.

Out-Of-The-Box Thinking Scholarship
Sponsor: Auto-Pets
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay, pitch or summary about a pet innovation idea and how the idea was conceptualized.

The ClickMinded Digital Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: ClickMinded
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and undergraduate students who are passionate about digital marketing. Applicant must submit the URL of the website they are working on, as well as an essay on why they started the website and why they are interested in digital marketing.

The Tree Center Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Tree Center
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 20, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have designed an innovative product that makes a difference in the lives of others (this could be a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc.) and submit an essay describing the goal of the project.

Mark A. Forester Scholarship
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Mattress
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college, or will be enrolled for the winter semester of 2015. Applicant must write a 300-500 word essay explaining how they go about honoring America’s military heroes.

TrichStop’s Trichotillomania Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Trichstop Online Therapy
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States, or students planning to enroll. Applicant must also be at least 18 years of age and have been diagnosed with Trichotillomania.

EK Insurance Scholarship
Sponsor: EK Insurance, LLC
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of two given topics related to car insurance.

Unigo Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Applicant must be at least 14 years of age or older, a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

“Impact a Life” College Scholarship
Sponsor: A-Z Discount Printing
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who are enrolled or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited American institution of higher education. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to fundraising.

2015 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship
Sponsor: Senior Advisor
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree program at an accredited two or four-year college or university during the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on how their major of study can improve the lives of seniors in assisted living facilities in their town.

A Better America Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Global English Editing
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited university in the United States who are U.S. citizens or valid green card holders. Applicant must submit a short essay on how they intend to change America.

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program
Sponsor: ACLSMedicaltraining.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in a national accredited Nursing school, Medical school, Pharmacy school, Dental school, Respiratory therapy program, paramedic program, and EMT program. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a life support situation.

AfterCollege Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Alice Madden Barton Scholarship – link no longer available now that deadline has passed.
Sponsor: Great Clips
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current students, high school students, and anyone interested in cosmetology or barbering a career.

Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship Writing Contest
Sponsor: The Expert Institute
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences. Applicant must submit an essay on how they feel their specialized knowledge and training could be applied to improving the practice of law.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2015.

BedwettingStore.com $1,000 Design a Mascot Scholarship
Sponsor: BedwettingStore.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students who are legal U.S. residents enrolled in a accredited U.S. college, university or technical school. Applicant must create a mascot for the company.

Best Price Nutrition & Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Best Price Nutrition
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college or alumni who are currently residing in the United States, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom or Canada. Applicant must fill out a survey related to health and fitness.

Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: ShirtSpace.com
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently (or have been accepted to enroll) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the vital roles art and design employ in the digital age.

Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Michigan Auto Law
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident.

CPAPMan College Scholarship
Sponsor: CPAPMan.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to college undergrads, graduate students, and high school students planning to attend college within the follow year. Applicant must submit a 400-750 word story about sleep disorders, sleep apnea, or CPAP therapy.

Design Thinking Scholarship
Sponsor: American Graphics Institute
Amount: 1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open students enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay describing how they anticipate design thinking or design tools will impact them and their career choice.

Dietspotlight.com Scholarship Program
Sponsor: DietSpotlight
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to obesity.

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Express Medical Supply, Inc.
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the United States. Applicant must answer a question related to a fictional character in 108 characters or less.

Extra Mile Scholarship
Sponsor: Carpenter Bus Sales
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service. Applicant must also write an essay on what it means “to go the extra mile for others?”

Fitness Lifestyle Scholarship
Sponsor: MySupplementStore.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college, an alumni, or in high school. Applicant must submit an essay on what can be done to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle.

Flight Network Scholarship
Sponsor: FlightNetwork
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current Canadian and American students. Applicant must submit an essay on a travel related experience or topic.

For Diehard Fans Scholarship
Sponsor: For Diehard Fans
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited two or four-year college or vocational school within the United States. Applicant must create a short video showing what the ForDiehardFans website is about.

George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are United States citizens or legal aliens who attend a public, parochial, or private high school (including accredited home schools). Applicant must submit an essay related to the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution.

Goldia.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldia.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college or alumni who are currently residing in the United States, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom or Canada. Applicant must fill out a survey related to jewelry and submit an essay answer to three questions related to jewelry.

Greg Baumgartner Scholarship
Sponsor: Baumgartner Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in high school or college in the United States with at least a B average. Applicant must submit an essay about themselves, their educational goals, and the reasons for needing the scholarship.

Healthcare Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Medical Assistant Degrees
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are getting the education in the healthcare field. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

Imagine America Adult Skills Education Program (ASEP)
Sponsor: Imagine America Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 19 years of age or older who will be enrolling in a participating college. Applicant must complete the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) Student Success Assessment to be consider for the scholarship.

Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship
Sponsor: Injury Lawyer News
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to all pre-law and law school students. Applicant must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university AND have a medically documented disability.

Nutra Pure HCG Scholarship
Sponsor: US Premium Health, LLC
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current full-time students in college and high school students. Students pursuing degrees in Health, Fitness, and Nutrition are encouraged to apply.

Olan Rogers Scholarships – link no longer available now that deadline has passed
Sponsor: Olan Rogers Apparel
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to students who are 18 years old or beginning college in 2015. There are two scholarships to choose from: Film/Arts/Creative: Battle Bear Scholarship and Academic and all else: Master Commander Scholarship.

Scholarship of Academic Excellence
Sponsor: InfoParrot
Amount: $1,250
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled a full-time in an educational institution, or students who can show a letter of acceptance from a university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the Internet.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Shopventory Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Sponsor: Shopventory
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to entrepreneurially minded college students with a GPA of 3.2 or above. Applicant must submit an essay describing why they want to start their own business and why they will be a successful entrepreneur.

Sterling Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshman and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on what makes a society a productive society.

Student Caregiver Scholarship
Sponsor: Caring.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a U.S. university or college in Winter Term 2016 (starting January 2016), who have been caring for an older relative while attending school. This includes current high school students who are matriculating in January 2016 and have been involved in caregiving during high school and intend to continue while attending college. Applicant must submit an essay or two-minute video telling the scholarship committee about their journey.

ThePennyHoarder’s $2,000 “Frugal Student” Scholarship
Sponsor: ThePennyHoarder
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college or university with an active class schedule. Applicant must, in 150 words, share the most unique or interesting thing they have ever done to make or save extra money.

Top Ten List Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 31, 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 who 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.

Truckcrashlawgroup.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Truckcrashlawgroup
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay sharing information about themselves, their goals, and why they need the scholarship.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to 1,000
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2015
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professional published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Don’t forget to visit the scholarships with deadlines between Dec. 1 and Dec. 15, 2015.

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7 Comments on “More scholarships with December 2015 deadlines

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