Scholarship Saturday – August 15, 2020

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 38 scholarships for Saturday, August 15, 2020.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
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.

Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Rollin M. Gerstacker | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 8, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Michigan residents who are attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.

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, 2020
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.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and who are from a group underrepresented in their field of study.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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/AACNNursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Anders Tjellstrom Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000 – renewable for up to four years, assuming the scholarship recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA or better.
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled in college during the 2020-2021 academic year who have a Baha® device.

Back to School Scholarship
Sponsor: MoneySolver
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must submit an essay on if they were to go back to high school for one day, what would they do differently.

Barber & Beauty Scholarship
Sponsor: Keller International Salon, Berber, and Spa Equipment
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited cosmetology program.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

Bonsai Finance Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: Bonsai Finance
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate of vocational/technical students who are veterans, active duty, or direct dependents (son, daughter, spouse) of the U.S. Military. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to their accomplishments.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

CastleBranch-GNSA Scholarship
Sponsor: Graduate Nursing Student Academy | Castle Branch
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a graduate nursing program at an AACN member school of nursing who is a SNSA member. Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

College Raptor Scholarship
Sponsor: College Raptor
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student who are enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2020) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning. Applicant must sign up with College Raptor (free) and submit an essay one of four given topics related to college.

Community College Scholarship
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

EDvestinU Quarterly Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: EDvestinU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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 – a national winner and two students who are from or attending college in New Hampshire.

Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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: September 30, 2020
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.

Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Graeme Clark Scholarship
Sponsor: Cochlear
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending college during the 2020-2021 who have a Nucleus Cochlear Implant.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

Just Poetry Contest
Sponsor: American High School Poets
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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 a Difference Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Price Benowitz LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States who have an interest in social justice.

Military Scholarships
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans and active members of the U.S. military who are enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Money Metals Exchange
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

National Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Weiss & Paarz
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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, 2020
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.

NEWH | Atlantic City/Philadelphia Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH: The Hospitality Industry Network – Atlantic City/Philadelphia Chapter
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited college in East Pennsylvania or Southern New Jersey. Applicant must have completed at least half the requirements for a degree and must be pursuing a career objective in the Hospitality industry (Hotel/Restaurant management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.)

NEWH | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH – The Hospitality Industry Network | San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students attending an accredited college in Northern California with zip codes starting with 936 to 961. 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.)

No Sweat Scholarship
Sponsor: Cirkled In
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

OppU Achievers Scholarship
Sponsor: OppLoans
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Richard E. Merwin Student Scholarship
Sponsor: The IEEE Computer Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students and those in their final two years of an undergraduate program in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer related field of engineering who are active members of a student branch or chapter.

Science Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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, 2020
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 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

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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