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 67 with deadlines between Dec. 1 and Dec. 15. For scholarships with deadlines Dec. 16 through Dec. 31, 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.

#FORTONFLEEK Challenge
Sponsor: DormBedding.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Challenge is open to legal residents of the United States and international students with student visas. Applicant must create a fort out of sheets and blankets and share the photo or video on Instagram.

2015 Bi-Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Zavodnick/Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or university in the near future. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to workers’ compensation.

Apartment List Scholarship
Sponsor: Apartment List
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to “home.”

Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must be planning to participate in full-time study abroad for at least one full semester outside of the United States.

Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships
Sponsor: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled in an accredited undergraduate engineering or engineering technology program recognized by ASHRAE. There are multiple scholarships available, including scholarships for high school seniors and university-specific scholarships.

Barbara Lotze Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs.

Bottar Leone Scholarship
Sponsor: Bottar Leone Attorneys
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university or community college in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must have a documented physical or learning disability (students with ADD/ADHD alone are not eligible) and have demonstrated financial need.

Bruning Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Bruning Legal
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students, as well as those planning on starting college next fall. Applicant must submit an essay on a given prompt related to driverless vehicles.

Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PCB Solutions
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students at an accredited American university or college with a minimum GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the global economy.

College Scholarship
Sponsor: Lamber & Goodnow Injury Law Team
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university with a 2.8 GPA or higher. Applicant must submit an essay on how they are driven to innovate.

eCommerce Entrepreneur Scholarship
Sponsor: Store Coach, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university during the 2015-2016 school year. Applicant must have plans to start an online business after (or during) their education.

FRA Americanism Essay Contest
Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What the United States Flag Stands For.”

Giva Corporate Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award
Sponsor: Giva, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay answering two questions: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations?” and “What are your career and personal goals and why?”

Insureon Scholarship
Sponsor: Insureon
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to any citizen and resident of the United States, District of Columbia and its territories and possessions who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students. Applicant must submit an essay about their favorite small business and why they love it.

Life Investment for Education Fund
Sponsor: F.A.I.T.H. Connection
Amount: $300
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a secondary education or accepted to attend by Aug. 1, 2015. Applicant must submit a completed application, transcript(s), two letters of recommendation, and an essay.

Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship
Sponsor: InsuranceProviders.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students and anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year. Applicant must create a form of social awareness that inspires students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety.

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Scholarship
Sponsor: Lovenberg & Associates, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled or accepted into an accredited post high school education with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must also have been affected by Medical Malpractice either personally or through a close relation.

Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing Scholarship
Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to talented writers. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given historical structures.

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Essay Contest
Sponsor: NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high or high school during the 2015-2016 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Does the Second Amendment Mean to You?”

Rocky Mountain Educational Dreams Scholarships (Note: I apologize for the inconvenience, but the website is no longer working).
Sponsor: The Lamber | Goodnow Injury Law Team at Fennemore Craig
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university and have at least a 2.8 GPA. Applicant must showcase their creativity, problem-solving skills and thoughtfulness in an essay.

Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Rogers Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who will be at least 18 years of age at time of award and currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of the given topics related to vehicle accidents.

SimpleTexting $1,000 Scholarship
Sponsor: SimpleTexting
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students, or students headed to college in 2016. Applicant must submit an essay on how they think their mobile device has improved their life.

SMART Scholarship
Sponsor: Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART)
Amount: Up to $38,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are current undergraduate or graduate students and 18 years of age or older at of Aug. 1, 2016. Applicant must be able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories and willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD.

Teen Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Burch, George & Germany
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors in Oklahoma, as well as students of four-year and two-year colleges and universities. Applicant must write an essay on a given topic related to texting and driving.

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have battled cancer at any point in their lives (not limited to mesothelioma) or who have a parent, sibling, immediate family member or close friend who has battled or is currently fighting cancer. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year university, community college or junior college, or a graduate degree program.

The Raab Collection Stewards of History Scholarship
Sponsor: Raab Collection
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to driven and capable history majors. Applicant must be a college junior or senior with a passion for history, historical documents, and historical preservation in the 21st century.

The Steven M. Sweat Annual College Scholarship Essay Competition
Sponsor: Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or planning on attending an accredited U.S. college or university in the near future. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to what they think could make our roads safer.

USBC Youth Scholarships
Sponsor: U.S. Bowling Congress
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are members of USBC and active bowlers. Multiple scholarships available with different eligibility requirements – see website for details.

Dr. Robert H. Goddard Scholarship
Sponsor: National Space Club
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in science or engineering.

National Space Club Keynote Scholarship
Sponsor: National Space Club
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduate students, and graduate students with plans to pursue a career in the science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) fields).

Walmart Associate Scholarship
Sponsor: Walmart
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the scholarship due date.

Most Valuable Student Competition
Sponsor: Elks National Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: Dec. 4, 2015
Description: Competition is open to high school seniors who are citizens of the United States. Applicant must submit completed application and materials to the closest Elks Lodge.

Letters About Literature Competition
Sponsor: Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 4, 2015 for students in grades 9-12; January 11, 2016 for students in grades 4-8.
Description: Competition is open to students in grades four through 12. Applicant must select a fiction or nonfiction book, poem or play and write a personal letter to the author.

BusinessPlanToday Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: BusinessPlanToday
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 5, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college during the Spring 2016 term. Applicant must create a business plan executive summary that is no longer than one page.

Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest
Sponsor: Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 5, 2015
Description: Contest is open to persons over the age of 18 as of December 2015. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to the Supreme Court’s Granholm decision.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships
Sponsor: Sodexo Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 5, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through graduate school who have demonstrated ongoing commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months.

Doodle 4 Google
Sponsor: Google Inc.
Amount: $30,000
Deadline: Dec. 7, 2015
Description: Program is open to students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grades. Student will submit a doodle for Google.

Fall 2015 Autism Scholarship
Sponsor: KFM Making a Difference
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 7, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students attending a post-secondary institution during the 2015-2016 who have been diagnosed with Autism.

NinjaEssays Writing Contest
Sponsor: Ninja Essays
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2015
Description: Contestant must submit an essay on one of many given topics.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Sponsor: Spokeo
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to recently graduated high school senior who will enroll in college in the Fall of 2016 or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a person of their choosing from a list provided on the Spokeo website.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 11, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Novus Biologicals
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 11, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies with a declared major in a science related field. Applicant must submit a top ten list of their favorite emerging technologies and a personal statement on how they plan to use their degree to further advance science in their field of interest.

R&D Systems Scholarship
Sponsor: R&D Systems
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 11, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies with a declared major in a science related field. Applicant must submit a top ten list of why they love science and a personal statement on how they plan to use their degree to further advance science in their field of interest.

Savvy Saver Scholarship
Sponsor: Offers.com LLC
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 13, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are at least 18 years of age and attending an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must write a tweet about the best way to save money as a college student as well as an essay explaining the tweet.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 14, 2015
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

Money Mission Financial Literacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Money Mission, LLC
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 14, 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.

Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship
Amount: Up to $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 14, 2015
Description: Contest is open to individuals either living in the U.S. or its territories (but need not be citizens), and be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted. Contestant must submit a film of four minutes or less on the topic, “That’s Not Funny! Can Comedy Cross a Line?”

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be attending a two-year community college, a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD in the fall of 2016. Applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

Anne Ford Scholarship
Sponsor: National Center for Learning Disabilities
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall of 2016.

AXA Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: AXA Foundation
Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Applicants are encouraged to apply early as they will only accept the first 10,000 applications.

Burger King Scholars Program
Sponsor: Burger King McLamore Foundation
Amount: Up to $50,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Program is open to graduating high school seniors who live in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico. Applicant must have a cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.5 and plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2016-17 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.

CableTV.com Ways to Watch Scholarship
Sponsor: CableTV.com
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit a photo of themselves watching television in their favorite place and submit an essay describing why they chose that particular scenario.

Christopher Reeve Service Award
Sponsor: The American Heart of America Association
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Award is a national recognition program that identifies inspiration individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to enrich the lives of others. Award is open to individuals between the ages of 13 and 18 years of age and student must be nominated by an adult.

Clark Scholarship
Sponsor: International Gem Society
Amount: $350
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any American college, university or trade school. Students DO NOT need to be studying gemology. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think the three most important scientific concepts underlying the study of gemology.

Flosum Scholarship
Sponsor: Flosum
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States. Applicant must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree in the field of computer engineering, computer science or another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics.

FORECLOSURE.COM Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FORECLOSURE.COM
Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the U.S. territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are 13 years of age or older who are currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the real estate and mortgage meltdown of several years ago.

Hidden Triforce of Wisdom Scholarship
Sponsor: Hidden Triforce
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to courage or wisdom.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2015-2016 academic year.

JobApplicationGuide’s Inaugural Scholarship Program
Sponsor: JobApplicationGuide
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and adults returning or beginning their college application. Applicants must submit an essay explaining why they are deserving of the scholarship.

Lance Surety’s College Scholarship
Sponsor: Lance Surety Bonds Associates
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited university, college or trade school in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics on business or surety bonds.

QuikshipToner.com Student Scholarship
Sponsor: QuikshipToner.com
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who attend an American college, university or trade school. Applicant must submit an essay on what the most environmentally friendly ways to responsibly use ink & toner cartridges.

Resume Genius Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: Resume Genius
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying for the scholarship. Applicant must create a resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth.

Rubincam Youth Award
Sponsor: National Genealogical Society
Amount: $500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Award is open to students in grades 10 through 12. Applicant must submit a single-line genealogy in a biographical format for five generations.

Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship
Sponsor: John Foy & Associates
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been affected by leukemia, either by being diagnosed themselves or someone they loved being diagnosed with leukemia. Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or is an incoming freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States.

The Annual Kenneth P. Carp $1,000 Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to existing or incoming college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to unemployment benefits.

The Christophers Video Contest for College Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Contest is open to current college students. Applicant must create a film or video (five minutes or less) that best communicates the message and mission of the Christophers and its belief that one person can make a difference.

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship
Sponsor: The Reeves Law group
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are either a current law student at an accredited U.S. law school or an undergraduate student in their senior year who has applied or will apply to law school during 2015.

The Versitas Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Versitas
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students studying Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Business & MBA, or Adult Education.

Don’t forget to visit the scholarships with deadlines between Dec. 16 and Dec. 31, 2015.

 

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