Scholarship Saturday – May 6, 2017

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 May and June due 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 110 scholarships for Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2017 (extended from April 28, 2017)
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 12, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two-week drawing period.

Center for Advancing Opportunity Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Sponsor: TMCF | Center for Advancing Opportunity
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: May 14, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a four-year HBCU who are pursing a degree in an eligible discipline (Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Philosophy or Political Science). Applicant must have at least a 3.0, be classified as a rising junior as of Fall 2017, and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

Constitution Connection Contest
Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 14, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are in school and are 18 years of age or older OR are 13 years or older and have received permission in writing from their parents or legal guardians. Unfortunately the contest is unavailable to students in Maryland, Nebraska, and Arizona. Every two weeks, vote yes or no to a prompt given on the Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Connection webpage and provide a supporting constitutional argument for the position. A winner will be selected every two weeks and will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Each bi-weekly winner will have a chance to win the $1,000 cash scholarship. The contest ends on May 26, 2017.

Fresh Start Scholarship
Sponsor: Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to females who are residents of Delaware or are currently employed in Delaware for at least the past 12 months. Applicant must be at least 20 years of age, taken at least a two year break in education, and is admitted to an accredited Delaware college in a two-year or four-year degree program at the undergraduate level.

Post a Note to Brighten Someone’s Day!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
Description: By age 13, about 53% of American girls are unhappy with their bodies. By 17, it’s 78%. Post a sticky note to make someone smile! Post notes with positive messages on bathroom mirrors and other places around your school. It will improve others’ self-esteem and you’ll automatically be entered to win a scholarship. Unlimited entries.

Summer K. Wiley Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: ASQ Pinetree Section #0105
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and adults continuing their education at a post-secondary educational institution. Applicant must be a resident of Maine for the past two non-college years. Applicant must submit an essay on given topics related to their education.

Colorado Future Woman Pilot Scholarship
Sponsor: Colorado Ninety-Nines
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2017 (extended from April 30, 2017)
Description: Scholarship is open to female aviation students in Colorado.

Chandler Contest
Sponsor: Religion News Association
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: May 15, 2017 (extended from May 1, 2017)
Description: Contest is open to full-time and part-time students who have never been employed as reporters or editors at general circulation newspapers (internships do not affect eligibility). Applicant must submit three religion stories published in the 2016-17 academic year in campus newspapers and magazines or in general circulation newspapers during a student internship.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
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 a book.

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