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December Scholarships

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Sponsor: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 19, 2016extended to February 10, 2017
Description: Contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to an ethical issue.

The scholarships below are now closed for submission. Check back next year for December 2017 scholarships.

#AlwaysForBeauty Scholarship
Sponsor: Always For Me
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in the United States who are legal residents of the United States or international students with valid visas. Applicant must share a photo on Instagram and answer a prompt on what beauty means to them.

1-800-HANSONS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: 1-800-HANSONS
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to technology.

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Sponsor: StudentScholarship.org
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017. Applicant must share in 10 words or less why they deserve the scholarship.

10th Circle Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Tenth Circle
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on how they will use their talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations.

A.E. Robert Friedman PDCA Scholarship
Sponsor: Painting and Decorating Contractors of America
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are no more than 26 years of age. Applicant must be nominated by an active PDCA member in good standing. There is no major requirement. Selection will be based on character, financial need, letters of recommendation, and an essay.

After Car Accidents Scholarship
Sponsor: After Car Accidents
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or will be applying to law school for enrollment in the following academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on what impact they would like to have as a future attorney.

Amelia Earhart Memorial Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: The Ninety-Nines, Inc.
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are currently enrolled in an aviation or aerospace degree.

American Classic Homes Scholarship
Sponsor: American Classic Homes
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors and are between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age. International students with valid visas are also eligible. Applicant must post an image and 200 worlds or less with the hashtag #WhatHomeMeansToMe

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

Americanism Essay Contest
Sponsor: Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2016
Description: Contest is open to students in grades seven through 12 (or equivalent). Applicant must be sponsored by a branch of the Fleet Reserve Association or a unit of the Ladies Auxiliary. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme, “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

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