Scholarship Saturday – August 27, 2022

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, September, October, and November 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, August 27, 2022.

Community Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Office of Jerry D. Andrews, P.C.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students with at least a 3.5 GPA and can demonstrate active involvement in community service and exhibit strong leadership qualities. Applicant must submit an essay explaining why they think it is so important to volunteer within their community.

Goodwall Scholarship
Sponsor: Goodwall | Fastweb
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college and graduate students who are at least 16 years of age. To participate, student must download the Goodwall app and simply share a video sharing how winning this scholarship would help you achieve your educational goals, on the hashtag #ScholarshipNow.

Lemon Law Experts Scholarships
Sponsor: Lemon Law Experts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current law students at an accredited U.S. law school, or undergraduate students at an accredited U.S. college or university who has applied to or will apply to law school. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt: “Tell us what you plan to do with your law degree and how society will benefit.”

Lifelong Hobby Scholarship
Sponsor: Marsala Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a three minute video answering the following prompt: “Making time for hobbies can greatly benefit a person and ensure that they are focused on what is important to them. What would you consider to be your lifelong hobby?”

RealtyHop Scholarship
Sponsor: RealtyHop
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students in the United States who demonstrate the ambition, diligence, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit that is central to our company culture. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt: ““Imagine yourself 10 years in the future after having graduated college and living the life of your dreams: find a listing on RealtyHop you picture yourself living in and write what your favorite room or feature is on the listing and why it is important to your future life.”

Zipr Mobility Scholarship
Sponsor: Zip’r Mobility
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who have at least a 3.0 GPA. There are no requirements in terms of physical disability or ability. All applications are encouraged and welcome. Applicant must submit a essay on the topic of mobility.

Kia America – UNCF STEAM Scholarship
Sponsor: Kia America | UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: September 7, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and unmet financial need. Applicant must be majoring in one of the following disciplines: Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Entertainment Arts, or Mathematics. Preference will be given to students who are permanent residents of California or Georgia.

Leadership Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Philip W. Moore Jr.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and is currently or will be in the future a member of their university’s Greek life OR honors program.

LeBlanc/Baker Scholarship for Change
Sponsor: Jeffrey Baker | Monte Family | UNCF
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 14, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American males who are graduating high school seniors and planning to attend an accredited four-year HBCU in the fall. Preference will be given to District of Columbia Public School students.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: September 15, 2022
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 the following prompt: “If you could give one piece of advice to your past self, what would it be and why?”

Freethought Day High School Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: Freethought Day
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to California high school students (grades 9-12) who plan to pursue post-secondary education at a community college, four-year college, trade school, or vocation school. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt, “What are your thoughts about the issues that have you question (what you hear), think (about the state of everything), and vote (in upcoming elections)?”

ILLCF Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: September 16, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Latino students currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the fall term of 2022-23 at an accredited community college or four-year college or university. Applicant’s home residence must be in Illinois.

Constituting America Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Closing Date: September 17, 2022
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Contest is about the U.S. Constitution. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

DDSRank Dental Scholarship
Sponsor: DDSRank
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 18, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college and graduate students who want to pursue a career as a dentist or dental hygienist.

AU Student Essay Contest
Sponsor: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: September 19, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the separation of religion and government.

Scholarship Success Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Fastweb
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 19, 2022
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must be a Fastweb member (free). Applicant must answer a multiple choice question (there’s no wrong answer). Students can enter daily!

Youth Free Expression Film Contest: Truth to Power
Sponsor: National Coalition Against Censorship
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: September 19, 2022
Description: Contest is open to individuals living in the U.S. or its territories (but need not be citizens) who will be age 19 or younger on the day the film is submitted. Contestant must create a one-minute video using film, animation, photographs, music, or anything else on the topic, “What does free speech mean to me?”

$1,000 September Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 20, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students, as well as adults looking to attend college in the next year. Applicant must complete a form to login or register for a free account.

Innovation in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: LaTutors
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 20, 2022
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.

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Acorn Equality Fund
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 23, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will retain permanent residence in the AEF service area of downstate Illinois and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution. Scholarships are designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students, allies, or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents.

Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship
Sponsor: National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 23, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate program in dental, medical (allopathic or osteopathic), pharmacy, nursing, public health or health policy. Applicants are not required to be Hispanic, however, an affinity for the health of Hispanic communities and an interest in NHHF Scholars Alumnus activities is required. Student must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent lawful resident, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shurgged.

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: September 26, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to college seniors who attend a HBCU and has demonstrated high academic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), strong leadership skills, commitment to community service, and unmet financial need.

Questbridge Scholars
Sponsor: Questbridge
Amount: Full Tuition
Closing Date: September 27, 2022
Description: Program is open to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or students, regardless of citizenship, currently attending high school in the United States. Applicant must have primarily A’s in the most challenging courses available, be in the top 5-10% of their graduating class, and have strong standardized test scores (if taken). Finalists typically come from households earning less than $65,000 annually for a family of four, and often less. The program is only open for students considering one or more of Questbridge’s college partners (see website for details). Often finalists are first generation college students.

Synovus Bank/Calvin Smyre Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Synovus Bank | UNCF
Amount: $4,500
Closing Date: September 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Black students who attend a college or university within Synovus’ regional footprint of Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and South Carolina. Applicant must be majoring in or intending to major in any field applicable to banking and the financial services industry.

AOTF Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled as a full-time student at an AOTA accredited or developing professional level (master’s or OTD) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program.

Frito-Lay UNCF Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Frito-Lay | UNCF
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Black/African American college students who are permanent resident of the following metro areas; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Detroit, Michigan; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco, California; or Washington, District of Columbia.

UNCF Black Educators Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in education and attending full-time at a UNCF member college or university or other accredited four-year HBCU. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program
Sponsor: AbbVie Foundation | UNCF
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to African American/Black students currently enrolled in a certification or a 2-year degree in healthcare related STEM fields.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
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.

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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One Comment on “Scholarship Saturday – August 27, 2022

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