Scholarship Saturday – August 20, 2016

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Scholarship Saturday - August 20, 2016 | 35 College Scholarships and Contests closing soon | JLV College Counseling

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 list of scholarships August, September and October closing dates.

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 20, 2016.

$1,000 Summer Scholarship – link no longer available
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 20, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to all high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must create an account with Niche.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage to Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as current college students with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should receive the scholarship.

Fitness Fixation Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Fitness Fixation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. Students currently studying in the areas of Health, Fitness and Sports Science may be extremely interested in the scholarship, and although taking a course in these specific areas is not a necessity, a passion for health and fitness is a must.

Staples For Students Scholarship
Sponsor: Staples
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: September 10, 2016
Description: Sweepstake is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 13 years of age and older. During the sweepstakes period, visit a participating Staples location and make a purchase of at least $25 to receive one unique code per purchase. Applicant can also receive an entry without purchase by following directions on website.

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 12, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career they love.

Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 13, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2017. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

All For Mailers Student Scholarship
Sponsor: All For Mailers
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on one of three given topics related to the mail.

Cameron Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who are planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 GPA.

CareerFitter Online Scholarship
Sponsor: CareerFitter
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming freshman and current college students. Applicant must take a free career test and submit an essay on their perfect career.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Amount: Up to $18,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores who are at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens. Applicant must have financial need. Applicants selected for the program will complete work sessions during each summer break in Washington, D.C. If selected, student will be given an annual salary, benefits package and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies.

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