Scholarship Saturday – September 10, 2016

Scholarship Saturday - September 10, 2016 | 24 College Scholarships and Contests closing soon | 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 10, 2016.

Prompt Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Prompt.com
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age or older who are currently applying for an undergraduate degree at an accredited institution within the United States or Canada in 2017 (or 2018 if taking a gap year). Applicant can use any essay they have written as part of a college application. Scholarship is open every month until December 15. Each monthly winner will then have a chance for a $10,000 scholarship.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older and are enrolled in an accredited college, university, or other institution of higher learning in the United States during the 2016-2017 school year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to school.

Active Life Scholarship for Financial Literacy
Sponsor: Get Up! Get Active!
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college, graduate school, and adult learns. Applicant must submit three to five sentences answering one question related to money.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: October 3, 2016
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 2016-2017 academic year.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 3, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

BEA Scholarship
Sponsor: Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 4, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending a BEA Member institution.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Sponsor: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 4, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are receiving the Federal Pell Grant. Applicant must be applying to or have been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s academic institution.

ISEC Competition
Sponsor: Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: October 5, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and international equivalents. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to science and math.

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