Scholarship Saturday – November 28, 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 November and December 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 42 scholarships for Saturday, November 28, 2020.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $27,000 for three years
Closing Date: December 17, 2020
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, U. S. nationals, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African-Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
Sponsor: Raise Your Hand Texas
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: December 18, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner school (see website for details). Each Texas school has a different deadline; December 18 is the earliest deadline for the program.

Hooked To Books Scholarship
Sponsor: Hooked To Books
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 18, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students from all countries of the world. Applicant must submit an essay on one of two given topics related to books.

$1,000 December Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students, and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid student visa. Applicant must fill out a short form.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LA Tutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college within the United States with at least a 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.

AWWA Scholarships
Sponsor: American Water Works Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to current undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in working in the water industry (engineering, research, etc.). In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically for female students and minority students.

BEF General Academic Scholarships
Sponsor: Boomer Esiason Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students with cystic fibrosis who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Infographic Scholarship
Sponsor: Peck Law Group
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to a college and well as students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to elder abuse and neglect.

Fallen Heroes Scholarship
Sponsor: The Coast Guard Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 29, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to unmarried dependent children of enlisted and commissioned men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard who lost their lives in Coast Guard land, air, or sea operations. Applicant must be a college bound high school senior entering an accredited college or technical school for fall semester or a full-time undergraduate student already enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program or technical school for the fall semester of this year.

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

Education Equality Scholarship
Sponsor: The Parian Law Firm, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited degree program in the United States, including community college, junior college, undergraduate or a graduate program. Applicant must be passionate about closing the financial gap in education.

EK Insurance Scholarship
Sponsor: EK Insurance, LLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents of the United States. Applicant must submit a video on one of three given topics related to insurance.

Spotless Cleaning Chicago Scholarship
Sponsor: Spotless Cleaning Chicago
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to dynamic, passionate, hard-working students in high school, college, university, or trade school. Applicant must submit a video on why they think education is the key to a brighter future.

$500 Art Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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 art school, or are currently enrolled in an art school.

$500 Community College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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.

A Voice For Cats Essay Contest Scholarship
Sponsor: All About Cats
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are cat lovers. Applicant must submit an essay on any topic related to cats.

Achieve Today Scholarship
Sponsor: Achieve Today
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 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/AACN Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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 2020.

Barbizon’s College Tuition Scholarship
Sponsor: Barbizon
Amount: Up to $100,000 cover four years of college tuition
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the U.S. (except Puerto Rico) who have been accepted at an accredited college or university (excluding vocational or technical college and trade schools). Student must fill out a short form.

Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

Better Than a Loan Scholarship
Sponsor: Lendza
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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 essay on a given topic related to constructing a building.

Board of Directors Scholarship
Sponsor: North Dakota CPA Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student members or affiliates of the NDCPAS who intend to write the CPA exam and become a CPA.

Business Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

C.I.P. Scholarship
Sponsor: College is Power
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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.”

Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Michigan Auto Law
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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.

Community College Scholarship
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

Customized Girl Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: CustomizedGirl
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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.

EDvestinU Quarterly Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: EDvestinU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 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 – 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, 2020
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, 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.

Extracurricular Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Shawn Sukumar Criminal Defense Attorney | Price Benowitz LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on extracurricular activities.

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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