December Scholarships

Elite Rehab Placement Substance Abuse Scholarship
Sponsor: Elite Rehab Placement
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are considering a career in psychology, substance abuse counseling, or have been affected by addiction in some way. Applicant must submit an essay focusing on drug addiction.

Essay Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kidguard for Education
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media.

Gap Year Grant
Sponsor: Go Overseas
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Grant is open to any travelers planning a meaningful gap year in 2017-2018. Applicant must submit an essay and creative photo about their gap year plan.

Girls* Who Illustrate Awesomeness Scholarship
Sponsor: Next Day Animations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college women (*or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicant must be currently enrolled or will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2018. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing on how they are going to change the world. Only the first 150 applications will be accepted.

Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship
Sponsor: Greenhouse Scholars
Amount: Up to $5,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution. Applicant must demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000) and have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina.

Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Sponsor: ASCAP
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Award is open to young composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States or enrolled students with valid student visas who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2017.

Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Herrman & Herrman, P.L.L.C.
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to self-driving cars.

Jackson White Criminal Law Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackson White Attorneys At Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate, graduate and law school students. Applicant must submit an essay on given topic related to the war on drugs.

JacksonWhite Personal Injury Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: JacksonWhite Attorneys At Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students in undergraduate, graduate, or law school programs with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to unmanned cars.

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The Cochran Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to social media and civil rights.

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