Scholarship Saturday – December 5, 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 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 30 scholarships for Saturday, December 5, 2020.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
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 their New Year’s resolution.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Your Thoughts With Newly Elected Representatives
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
Description: You could win a $1,000 scholarship by answering three simple questions about how you want your newly-elected officials to stand up for your community. No matter who you voted for, with new representatives about to take office, now is the perfect time to make your voice heard. Take 2 minutes and share your opinion. We’ll use your responses to create the largest EVER crowdsourced report, which we will share with newly-elected representatives, on what young people really think. And by answering the questions, you’ll automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship!

Twiddy & Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Twiddy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s or master’s program in a related discipline such as business, statistics, hospitality or spa management, and pursuing a hospitality management, leadership hospitality entrepreneurial-related career.

Greater Pensacola Education Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF Pensacola Leadership Council
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: December 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American college students from Escambia County, Florida.

Oracle Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: Oracle | UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 21, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American college students who are currently pursuing a major in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Marketing, or Human Resources, and related majors. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Make a DIY Mask (No Sewing Required)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by using our step-by-step guide to make a mask (no sewing required!) to keep yourself, your friends, and your family healthy during COVID. COVID-19 spreads mainly from person-to-person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice. Upload a photo of the mask you make by December 31st to be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. (Added bonus: after submitting your photo, you’ll be eligible for a volunteer credit certificate.)

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Share Your Tips on How to Manage Stress During the Holiday Season & COVID-19
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by sharing anti-stress tips to support your friends and other students. Between COVID-19, the holidays, family, distance learning, and more, students are super stressed right now. Here’s how you can help: take 2 minutes and share your tips on how you manage stress. Your tips will be added to a crowdsourced guide on fighting student stress that’s by young people, for young people. You’ll make an impact on others’ mental health and emotional well being, and you’ll be automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship. Let’s Do This.

$1,500 Easy Scholarship: Use a Greener Way to Travel for a Day
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,500 scholarship just by using an environmentally sustainable way to commute to school, work, or another place you commonly visit. Just answer 5 easy questions about how you normally get around and we’ll give you a greener way to travel (like cycling, walking, or carpooling), plus an easy way to calculate just how much carbon dioxide you’d save from being emitted into the atmosphere. Upload a photo of your greener commute. You’ll fight global climate change *and* enter to win a $1,500 scholarship!

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 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 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.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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.

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 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.

FACT Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

First Generation Immigrant Scholarship
Sponsor: SelfLawyer
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university who is a first-generation immigrant. Applicant must submit an essay on, “My Immigration Story.”

Free Speech Essay Contest
Sponsor: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Sponsor: Gen and Kelly Tanabe
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Global Citizen Scholarship
Sponsor: MPOWER Financing
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to international students allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada (U.S. permanent resident, protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, or have a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.) Applicant must be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school.

Graduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Huguenot Society of South Carolina Scholarships
Sponsor: Huguenot Society of South Carolina
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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.

iCanvas Art Scholarship
Sponsor: iCanvas
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Sweepstakes is open to residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, and U.S. territories who are current college students. Applicant must submit a photo of one work of art they have created as well as a description of their art.

Illinois State Credit Union Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois State Credit Union
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
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, 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.

iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship
Sponsor: Intermountain Vein Center
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited U.S. university or college with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to healthy lifestyles.

Juvenile Justice Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Offices of Mark Sherman
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated their interest in serving the less privileged in their community. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to juvenile justice.

Lash Professional Scholarship
Sponsor: The Lash Professional
Amount: $995 – full scholarship to cover Eyelash Extension Training Course
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller & Zois, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to first-year law students enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school in the U.S. In the event of a tie, preference will be given to students with a connection to the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Merck Animal Health
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled and in good standing at an AVMA accredited school of veterinary medicine in the United States in either their 2nd or 3rd year.

Military College Scholarship
Sponsor: Low VA Rates
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to military students currently enrolled in college. Children with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Military Scholarships
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 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.

Military Spouse Annual College Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to spouses of a person currently on active duty in any branch of the United State Military. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college or university as a full or part-time student.

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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