Scholarship Saturday – August 10, 2019

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. 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! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with August and September deadlines.

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 30 scholarships for Saturday, August 10, 2019.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 10, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. Applicant must submit an essay related to their injury and how it has affected their education.

Entrepreneur Scholarship Programme
Sponsor: Rapid Formations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: August 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and postgraduate students in the UK and the U.S. Applicant must demonstrate entrepreneurial attitude and leadership skills. Applicant must submit an essay discussing the way the scholarship could help the applicant work towards or develop their entrepreneurial idea.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.

Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants
Sponsor: Debt.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must send proof they have applied to other scholarships, as well as a letter explaining why they need the scholarship and their experience applying for scholarships.

Comcast NBCUniversal Scholarship
Sponsor: Comcast/NBCUniversal |UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors attending an HBCU during the fall of 2019. Applicant can have any major but must have a desired interest in entertainment and media.

Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,350
Closing Date: September 13, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are pursing a degree in an Art, Art History and other eligible majors.

Draw Your Own Science Superhero!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship by drawing an original superhero who uses STEM (science, tech, engineering, and math) to make the world a better place! DoSomething will provide easy instructions, a template, and superpower thought-starters. Your poster will inspire younger students’ interest in STEM, and you’ll enter to win a $5,000 scholarship. Win-win!

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

Gates Scholarship
Sponsor: The Gates Scholarship
Amount: Cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the EFC
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors who are student leaders. Ideal candidates will have an outstanding academic record in high school (top 10% of graduating class), demonstrated leadership ability, and exceptional personal success skills.

Huddle Up to Play It Forward: Pick Up at Least 10 Items of Litter to Create Cleaner Places to Play
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Over 50 billion pieces of litter land on roads and in waterways each year! You could win the scholarship just by picking up trash or litter in a local park, beach, community space, or another place people get out and play! Just send in a photo of the litter you pick up. You’ll protect the environment, create better places to play, and be entered to win the scholarship.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: The May Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Community College or University. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think would really make drivers stop texting while driving.

JEN Scholarships
Sponsor: Jazz Education Network (JEN)
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and university students with talent and potential in jazz performance and/or education or industry. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Applicants should see website for details.

Mason Finance Life Settlement Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Mason Finance
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. Scholarship is open to domestic, international, and undocumented students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to senior citizens.

Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers & Firemen Scholarship
Sponsor: Mississippi State Office of Financial Aid
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at the undergraduate level at any state-supported (public) college or university in Mississippi. Applicant must be a certified dependent child (under the age of 23) or spouse of any Mississippi law enforcement officer, full-time firefighter or volunteer firefighter who suffered fatal injuries or wounds or became permanently and totally disabled which occurred in the performance of the official and appointed duties of his or her office.

Moving Forward Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Bellhops
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited undergraduate college or university in 2019 with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a complete application, their transcript, and an essay on the importance of their major in today’s society.

Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Eye Associates
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted to a college and are/will be enrolled as an undergraduate freshman in Fall 2019. Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to use their education to serve the community.

QuoteWizard Safe Driver Scholarship
Sponsor: QuoteWizard
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending a college or university in 2019. Applicant must build a social awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving.

San Diego Press Club Scholarships
Sponsor: San Diego Press Club
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019-2020 academic year who are planning to pursue a career in journalism. Applicant must be attending college in San Diego County OR be a permanent San Diego County resident.

Votacall Annual Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Votacall
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology.

Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2020. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.

Freethought Day High School Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: Freethough Day
Amount: $250
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to California high school students (grades 9-12) who plan to pursue post-secondary education at a community college, four-year college, trade school, or vocation school. Applicant must submit an essay on their thoughts on a time they realized they were wrong about the world around them.

Golden Door Scholars Program
Sponsor: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a year-year degree at a Golden Door partner school. Students at other schools will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Applicants from states where DACA students must pay out-of-state tuition at public universities and community colleges will be given strong preference.

We the Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Closing Date: September 17, 2019
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Contest is about the U.S. Constitution. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

DirectTextbook.com Haiku Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: DirectTextbook.com
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 18, 2019
Description: Contest is open to high school graduates who are legal residents of the United States and currently enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college or university for Fall 2019. Applicant must submit an original haiku poem that captures the essence of what the word “Appetite” means to them.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: September 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged.

$1,000 September Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must complete a form to login or register for a free account.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Acorn Equality Fund
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will retain permanent residence in the AEF service area of downstate Illinois and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution. Scholarships are designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students, allies, or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents.

NEWH | New York Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | New York Chapter
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Connecticut, New York, Northern New Jersey or Rhode Island. Applicant must have a career objective in of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e. Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship
Sponsor: Reedsy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and permanent residents who are accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must submit the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel they are writing, or have written but not published.

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: DDSRank
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college and graduate students who want to pursue a career as a dentist or dental hygienist.

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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