Scholarship Saturday – November 14, 2015

Scholarship Saturday - November 14, 2015 | 16 #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 November and December (page 1 and page 2) 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, November 14, 2015.

The Defining Theme of Our Age Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Fountain
Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to all writers worldwide. There is no age limit or a condition to fulfill for entry. Applicant must submit an essay on how they think history will be recorded for the 21st century.

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.

Wal-Mart Associate Scholarship
Sponsor: Wal-Mart
Amount: Up to $3,000
Deadline: Dec. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students employee part-time or full-time with any division of Wal-Mart 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; Jan. 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 has 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. There is no age limit.

Spokeo Connections Scholarship
Sponsor: Spokeo
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to recently graduated high school seniors 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.

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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