February 2018 Scholarships

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. Below are a handful of scholarships with February 2018 due dates. Check out the full list of February Scholarships – there are currently over 200 scholarships on the list! More scholarships will be added as they become available.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Purpose Challenge Contest
Sponsor: Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to U.S. high school seniors currently planning to attend college in the Fall of 2018 who are currently residing in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit their college essay based on what they’ve learned from the Purpose Challenge toolkit.

Drive2Life Contest
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.
Amount: $1000 plus a trip to New York City
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. Contestant must create a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) to help prevent speeding.

ExploraVision Science Competition
Sponsor: Toshiba/NSTA
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Competition is open to students in grades K through 12. Students must work in groups of 2-4 and select a technology that is present in the home, school, and/or community and explore what the technology does, how it works, and how or why it was invented.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest
Sponsor: Courageous Persuaders
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Student must create a commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving.

NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest
Sponsor: NASA Ames Research Center
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all students in grades 7-12 from anywhere in the world. Students must develop space settlement designs and related materials. Students can apply as individuals, small teams (two to five team members) or large teams (more than six team members).

Price Gouging Essay Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Description: Contest is open to writers aged 12-18. Applicant must submit an essay arguing for or against laws that prohibit price “gouging” during an emergency.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Sponsor: The Christophers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 19, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. Contestant must create an original poster based on the theme, “You Can Make A Difference.”

Mathworks Math Modeling Challenge
Sponsor: MathWorks
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Description: Scholarship challenge is open to high school juniors and seniors. Applicants must form a team of three to five students and one teacher from the same school.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Sponsor: Discovery Education
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 at a public, private or parochial school in the United States. Student must create a 30-60 second video that demonstrates the importance of safe teen driving.

To see the rest of the scholarships with February deadlines, visit the February Scholarship list.

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