December Scholarships

Courage to Grow Scholarship
Sponsor: Courage To Grow
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

Customized Girl Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: CustomizedGirl
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship
Sponsor: Discover Financial Services
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college and they will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes.

EDvestinU Quarterly Scholarship Giveaway
Sponsor: EDvestinU
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

Extracurricular Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Shawn Sukumar Criminal Defense Attorney | Price Benowitz LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

FACT Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT)
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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.

George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021 (dates vary by state)
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are United States citizens or legal aliens who attend a public, parochial, or private high school (including accredited home schools). Applicant must submit an essay related to the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. Student should contact their state SAR chapter for specific deadline.

Haffizulla Family Scholarship
Sponsor: American Medical Women’s Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been actively involved in the student division of AMWA for at least two years and remain in good standing with AMWA.

Happy Valley Cannabis Scholarship
Sponsor: Happy Valley
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are legal residents of the United States and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical cannabis.

Huntington’s College Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Huntington Learning Center
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school students and their parents or guardians who are legal residents of the United States.

iCanvas Art Scholarship
Sponsor: iCanvas
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship
Sponsor: Intermountain Vein Center
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
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: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

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