Scholarship Saturday – August 24, 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 40 scholarships for Saturday, August 24, 2019.

June & Wylie Seldon Memorial Endowment
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 13, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are enrolled at an UNCF member institution. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated financial need. Applicant must provide a one-page personal statement on their career interest, current academic transcript, and a letter of recommendation.

Elaine B. Hancock Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students at UNCF member institutions or Howard University. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be a college junior or senior attending on a full-time basis, and have financial need as verified by the financial aid office.

Flinn Scholarship
Sponsor: Flinn Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are U.S. citizens and Arizona residents. Applicant must participate and demonstrate leadership in a variety of extracurricular activities, attain at least a 3.5 GPA, and rank in the top five percent of their graduating class (if the school reports class rank).

UNCF Honda Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Honda Manufacturing of Indiana
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college freshmen from Indiana who have at least a 2.5 GPA and will be enrolled in a Student Development and/or Student Leadership program.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be a citizen of, permanent resident, or hold a valid student visa in the United States or Canada. Applicant must have designed an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation.

HIMSS Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 23, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to members of HIMSS who study healthcare information and management systems. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements.

Michael Jackson Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students studying communication arts or social science who are attending a UNCF college/university during the 2019-2020 academic year with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $25,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia who are enrolled as a high school junior or senior and plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study after high school. Applicant must be nominated by a high school counselor, school official or community organization leader with personal knowledge of the student. Only the first 1,000 nominations will be accepted.

Women-in-Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Adobe Research
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: September 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to female students currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university for the 2019-2020 academic year and planning to be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student during the 2020-2021 academic year. Applicant must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

Graeme Clark Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending college during the 2019-2020 who have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 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 2019-2020 academic year. This is the first deadline. Deadline II is January 6, 2020, and Deadline III is March 2, 2020.

Just Poetry Contest
Sponsor: American High School Poets
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Key Thinkers Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneyKey
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents who are enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial responsibility.

Lash Professional Scholarship
Sponsor: The Lash Professional
Amount: $995 – full scholarship to cover Eyelash Extension Training Course
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in beauty school. Applicant must submit a video sharing what they stand for and believe in that they center their life around. Winner will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of the Eyelash Extension Training Course in Arizona.

Make Your Mark Contest
Sponsor: my529
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

Military Spouse Scholarships
Sponsor: National Military Family Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarships and career funds are open to military spouses with a valid military ID. Applicant must be working towards a career, a degree, or clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession.

Military Spouse Scholarships & Caregiver Scholarships
Sponsor: Hope For The Warriors
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to post-9/11 spouses and caregivers who are undergraduate or graduate degree students. In addition to the general scholarships, there scholarships open specifically to those pursuing entry-level classes or training, spouses of the fallen, and MSW students.

Minuteman Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Army Reserve
Amount: 4 years of full tuition and fees
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to participate in Army ROTC in college. Student should contact the Professor of Military Science or Recruiting Operations Officer at the Army ROTC program that serves their college or university.

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Money Metals Exchange
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college and graduate students with an interest in economics, specifically the tradition of the Austrian school. However, students do not need to be an economic major to be eligible. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the economy.

Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship
Sponsor: Montem
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school. Applicant must have a passion for a healthy lifestyle. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a healthy lifestyle.

National Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Weiss & Paarz
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current law school students. Applicant must submit a resume and a personal statement with a description of their career goals.

NBT Scholarships
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students attending universities in the state of Texas.

NDGDA Scholarship
Sponsor: ND Grade Dealers Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in agricultural curriculums at North Dakota institutions of higher learning, particularly for those students pursuing careers in grain marketing, agronomy and related agribusiness.

No Sweat Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must create a free Cirkled in account.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit an essay on a city of the applicant’s choice and an essay explaining why they believe they should win the scholarship.

OppU Achievers Scholarship
Sponsor: OppLoans
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are graduating high school seniors or current undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial literacy.

R2C Scholarship
Sponsor: Return2College
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents who are starting a program of higher education (college or graduate school) within the next 12 months or are currently enrolled. Applicant must be 17 years of age or older (there is no maximum age limit). Applicant must share in three sentences of less why they are getting their degree.

Rising Star Scholarship
Sponsor: Weiss & Paarz
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students starting or continuing his/her undergraduate education anywhere in the Untied States. Applicant must submit a resume, personal statement, and confirmation of enrollment.

Scholarships4mom.net Scholarship
Sponsor: Scholarships4Moms.net
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled, or will be enrolled within the next three months, in a college or university in the United States. Applicant must be a mother or an expectant mother.

Science Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in one of the many fields of science. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Shout It Out Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: NextStepU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) major. Applicant must be 16-22 years old at the time of entry and be a registered user of NextStepU.com

Student of Excellence Scholarship Prize
Sponsor: Daystar
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and enrolled college students studying Communications, Business, or Divinity/Ministry.

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

Travel Scholarship
Sponsor: VolunteerForever
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in the US, UK, EU, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand who are volunteering, studying, interning, teaching, or working abroad.

UBS/Painewebber Scholarship
Sponsor: UBS/PaineWebber |UNCF
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement within the various business disciplines at the targeted UNCF institutions.

Vertus Hardiman Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a HBCU during the 2019-2020 academic year with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to all enrolled students from first grade to college. Applicant must write an essay or a photograph on the theme “Greatness.”

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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