Scholarship Saturday – February 9, 2019

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

Sallie Mae $1,000 Monthly Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must complete an online registration form.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Sponsor: Pets Lifestyle and You (P.L.A.Y.) Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are enrolled as full-time high school seniors. Applicant must submit 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and an essay that explains how their involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perception on the importance of animal welfare.

Scholarship for Children of Divorce and Single-Parent Families
Sponsor: Law Offices of Edward R. Weinstein
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who were raised by a single parent or experienced the divorce of their parents.

School Survey Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to current high school students, high school alumni who graduated within the last four years, and the parents of those students or alumni. Individual must take a survey on a United States high school.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
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 2025) 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, 2019
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.

TGEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation (TGEF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, and current college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are seeking a bachelor’s degree or a student seeking a professional degree. Applicant must be a student employee who has been employed for at least six months by a TGCSA member company or a dependent child or spouse of a full-time, permanent employee of a TGCSA member company.

The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship
Sponsor: SuperCollege.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college students, graduate school students and returning adult students who will enroll in a college or university. Applicant must fill out a short form.

TheDream.US National Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Amount: Up to $29,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a DREAMer who is DACA eligible and has applied for or received DACA approval. Applicant must be a first time college student and intend to attend a partner college (details available on website). In addition to the national scholarship, there is location specific scholarships (states where they face paying out-of-state tuition or will not admit students to their universities).

Tillman Scholar
Sponsor: Pat Tillman Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship program is open to veterans and active-duty military service members, and current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $400
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware Tribal members attending college. Applicant must have at least a 2.7 GPA in the last semester they attended.

Valentine’s Day Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are at least 18 years of age and are currently, have been, or will be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant mus submit an essay on whether they would prefer a $1,000 college scholarship or some other gift of equal value.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Washington state residents and will be pursuing an eligible high-demand major in science, technology engineering, math, or health care.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to individuals who are honorably discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard. Applicant must be a high school or GED graduate who plans to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate (first Master’s degree) study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

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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