Scholarship Saturday – December 7, 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 November, December and January 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 50 scholarships for Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must submit an essay on an organization they are apart of and how it has impacted them.

Novi Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Novi Money
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate seniors (undergraduate students entering at least their fourth year of study) and graduate students who are actively enrolled in a U.S. college or university at least part-time. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial challenges.

Teens for Jeans: Collect Jeans for Local Youth Experiencing Homelessness
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 20, 2019
Description: Almost 40% of people experiencing homelessness in the United States are under 18. One item they commonly request in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans. Recruit your friends and classmates to donate their gently-used jeans! Teens for Jeans is a nationwide youth-led drive to collect jeans for young people in homeless shelters. Before we collect the jeans, we need people to join the drive. Sign up for Teens for Jeans and encourage friends to do the same. The more people from your school that sign up, the higher your chances of winning a scholarship!

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal residents of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

$500 Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending beauty school, or are currently attending beauty school.

$500 Community College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current community college students or high school students or adult students planning to enroll in a community college.

$500 Culinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending culinary school, or are currently attending culinary school.

$500 Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current graduate students or college students and adults planning to enroll in graduate school.

$500 Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or International students with a valid visa who are 13 years of age or older and who are interested in attending nursing school, or are currently enrolled in nursing school.

Achieve Today Scholarship
Sponsor: Achieve Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to any current student of an accredited U.S. university or college. Applicant must submit a video OR essay on personal development or high performance.

AFSCME Family Scholarship
Sponsor: American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors whose parent, legal guardian or financially responsible grandparent is a full dues-paying AFSCME member.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visual differences.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working towards a degree. Applicant must create a profile on the AfterCollege website.

AfterCollege/AACN Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Nicodemus Wilderness Project
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to students between the ages of 13 and 21 who are candidates for a degree/diploma at a primary (middle school), secondary (high school), or accredited post-secondary educational institution from any country around the world. Applicant must conduct their own environmental stewardship project in 2019.

Ascent Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Ascent Student Loans
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to students who are enrolled in a degree program and are legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must fill out a short form, including answering a few questions about loans.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students, adults looking to head back to school, current college students, and anyone looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months. Applicant must submit a short form.

Better Than a Loan Scholarship
Sponsor: Lendza
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to terminating an employee.

Bim Theory, LLC. Scholarship
Sponsor: Bim Theory, LLC.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age and older who are pursuing a technical, associates, or bachelors degree. Applicant must submit an original recipe for a unique soup. Scholarship is open to all majors.

Bluepay STEM Scholarship
Sponsor: Bluepay
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. current college students who are studying a STEM field (Science Technology, Engineering, Math). Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to innovation, business, or security.

Board of Directors Scholarship
Sponsor: North Dakota CPA Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to student members or affiliates of the NDCPAS who intend to write the CPA exam and become a CPA.

Bring Back the Trades Scholarship
Sponsor: Bring Back the Trades
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in a trade school who is from anywhere in the Northeast. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are going into the trade of their choice.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of business such as Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Applicant must submit a short online application.

Candere Scholarship
Sponsor: Candere.com
Amount: $350
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit a doodle or well-informed inspiration piece on “what is the next big thing in fashion.”

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Michigan Auto Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have at least a 2.75 GPA.

ChameleonJohn Annual USA University Student Scholarship
Sponsor: ChameleonJohn
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States who are struggling financially. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to pollution.

Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Comedy Defensive Driving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must take the pledge related to driving and design an advertisement against distracted driving.

Customized Girl Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: CustomizedGirl
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an original and unique statement and fill out a short form.

DarrasLaw Scholarship
Sponsor: DarrasLaw
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Multiple Sclerosis.

Design Thinking Scholarship
Sponsor: American Graphics Institute
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open students enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited two or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay describing how they anticipate design thinking or design tools will impact them and their career choice.

Dietspotlight Student Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: DietSpotlight
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited, post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to good health.

EDvestinU Quarterly Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: EDvestinU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and foreign students with a valid student visa who are or will be enrolled at any Title IV eligible college or university by September 30, 2020. Three winners will be selected – one national winner and two students who are from or attending college in New Hampshire.

Empathy for Animals (EFA) Scholarship Award for Veterinary Students
Sponsor: Pet Life Today
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in pre-veterinary studies, animal sciences or a similar undergraduate program at an accredited university. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, proven history of advocacy for animals, and demonstrated financial need.

Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. This can also include Computer Science and Cybersecurity. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

FACT Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and incoming and current college students. Scholarship is only open to FACT members and their immediate family members.

Free Speech Essay Contest
Sponsor: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to free speech.

G2 Overachievers Student Grant
Sponsor: Pilot Pen
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Grant is designed to reward and celebrate one exceptional young scholar who has reached the age of majority and who is making a difference in others’ lives outside of the classroom.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-12, college, and graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Applicant must submit an essay answering why they deserve the scholarship or their academic or career goals.

General Prize Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute
Amount:Up to $6,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to all persons eligible for membership (including those already members) in the institute. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the U.S. Naval Institute’s mission.

Golden Financial Services Scholarship
Sponsor: Golden Financial Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students in the United States. Applicant must propose a new debt relief program in the form of an online video, infographic, or essay.

Haffizulla Family Scholarship
Sponsor: American Medical Women’s Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been actively involved in the student division of AMWA for at least two years and remain in good standing with AMWA.

Helix Coffee Scholarship
Sponsor: Helix Coffee
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending or planning to attend a college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on the best gift idea for coffee lovers.

Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Award is open to young composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or enrolled students with valid student visas who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2019.

Huguenot Society of South Carolina Scholarships
Sponsor: Huguenot Society of South Carolina
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted and enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who are of Huguenot descent and either a member of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina or the child or grandchild of a current member of the Society.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school students and their parents or guardians who are legal residents of the United States.

Illinois State Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois State Credit Union
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students between the age of 18 and 25 who are residents of the state of Illinois in McLean or Winnebago County. Applicant must be a member of Illinois State Credit Union in good standing.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

Intel Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Intel Corporation | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college juniors, seniors, and graduate students with at least a 3.2 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering.

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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