Scholarship Saturday – September 3, 2016

Scholarship Saturday - September 3, 2016 | 29 College Scholarships and Contests | JLV College Counseling Blog

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 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, September 3, 2016.

Data Quality Scholarship
Sponsor: Experian Data Quality
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 14, 2016 – extended from August 31, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in good standing who are entering their final year at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay and video on a topic related to data.

#SuperStressFace Scholarship
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: 97% of American teens report being stressed during back-to-school season. Take a picture of what you look like when you’re stressed (your #SuperStressFace!). Share it with friends on social media with one of the tips proven to help de-stress. That will help make back-to-school easier for your friends and automatically enter you to win the scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Protect Elephants With One Simple Click
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: 96 African elephants are killed by poachers every single day, which means these amazing animals could be extinct by 2025. Each ivory product you flag on Craigslist will get one entry for the scholarship. unlimited entries.

Student Transportation Video Contest
Sponsor: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 15, 2016 (extended from August 31, 2016)
Description: Contest is open to students in elementary school through graduate school. Contestant must submit a video on transportation infrastructure.

2016 Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2016-2017 school year who are residents of any of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and D.C.). Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing how they live brighter as a student while being a vibrant part of their community.

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Applicant must create an original work showcasing their idea for a solution or strategy to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving.

Help Make Your School More Fair
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Every single day at school can be an uphill battle depending on how much money your family makes. Spotting hidden inequalities in your school and making it more fair is hard. But, you can help. Share the game with three friends to receive on scholarship entry.

Make a Poster to Help Kids Learn Their ABCs!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Schools hold kindergarteners to a new, high literacy standards yet still teach the ABCs in old, unexciting ways. Students who learn more in kindergarten are less likely to drop out of high school and more likely to go to college. For every one ABC poster you make, you will gain one scholarship entry. Student can get unlimited entries.

Make Your Mark Contest – link no longer available
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

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