Scholarship Saturday – December 15, 2018

Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship
Sponsor: American Geosciences Institute
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to women pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree in the geosciences.

IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: IAAP Education Foundation
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, graduate, and current undergraduate students from Illinois who are/will be majoring in Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Geological Engineering, Mineral Science, Mining Engineering, or a similar discipline.

Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship
Sponsor: National Pork Producers Council
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students in a two-year swine program or four-year college of agriculture and a U.S. citizen.

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: National Collegiate Athletic Association
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to student athletes who have achieved in their last year of varsity-level intercollegiate fall athletics at an NCAA school. Applicant must be nominated by the faculty athletic representative or athletic director and be enrolling as a full- or part-time graduate student. Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA.

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: MarvelOptics.com
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current, full-time students attending an accredited four-year American university or college. There is no age nor specified major requirement. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing what a quote by Helen Keller means to them.

Drive Smart Contest
Sponsor: CTIA Wireless Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are between 13 and 18 years of age. Students must create a short video to help educate their peers about the dangers of driving distracted. To enter: Register, create a digital short, answer a few questions (paragraph answers), then either share a link to your video or upload it.

Spread the Word on Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students with at least a 3.2 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a one of four given topics related to impaired or distracted driving.

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Fund for Education Abroad
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate at a college or university in the U.S. Applicant must be planning to study abroad and program must be eligible for credit at the student’s educational institution.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
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 2018-2019 academic year. This is the second deadline. Deadline III is March 4, 2019.

Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Cartoonists Society Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students at a four-year college in the United States, Canada or Mexico who will be a Junior or Senior during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants do not have to be art majors to be eligible for this scholarship. Applicant must submit an entry form and eight samples of their own cartooning artwork.

Love Your Career Scholarship
Sponsor: JonesTshirts.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing at least three steps that they plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that they love.

Smith Scholarship
Sponsor: Smith Family Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 7, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors at an Alabama high school and planning to attend an Alabama four-year college in the fall.

Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
Sponsor: Helen Diller Family Foundation
Amount: Up to $36,000
Closing Date: January 8, 2019
Description: Award is open to Jewish teens who are between the ages of 13 and 19 at the time of nomination. Student must have demonstrated impressive leadership and are actively engaged in community service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repair of the world).

Note: Please use my scholarship lists as just one of the resources you use to look for scholarships. Here are 16 places to look for scholarships.

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