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Wisc. Dept. of Children & Families Foster Care Scholarship
The Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Scholarship Program awards scholarships up to $5,000 for youth who have been in out-of-home care (OHC) placement in: foster home, group home, residential care center or court ordered Kinship Care Application Link 
Scholarships Open to Minority Students
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Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
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Summer Research Programs
Pathway to Science provides several summer research programs to students across the United States. Find a program in your field for research opportunities this summer. Website
Photonify Monthly Scholarship
Deadline: end of each month. $1000 for any high school seniors, undergraduates and graduate students. Parents who are financially supporting a qualifying student can enter the scholarship as well. Write a 1,200-2,000 word essay on one of the topics provided to you. Every month Photonify will provide 5-10 different topics and accompanying writing briefs to guide your essay. Website 
SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship
Deadline: 07/15/19. $2,000 for any student attending a two to four year university or college in the Fall of 2019. They must have been involved in care-giving for a family member or friend. Create a video of yourself answering the five questions that can be found on their website. Website 
Reports Healthcare Scholarship Program
Deadline: 07/15/19. $1,500 for any student enrolled in any community or state college or university during the session 2018-2019. Write an essay with a minimum of 1,000 words on the topic: “How Can You Inspire Others By Adopting A Healthy Lifestyle?”  Website 
Leukemia & Lymphoma Law School Scholarship
Deadline: 07/31/19. $1,000 for any incoming or current law students at an accredited U.S. law school who has been affected by or dealing with issues related to lymphoma or leukemia (either yourself or a family member). Applicant must be 18 years old and a U.S. citizen. Applicant must also be able to show proof of academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 from undergraduate or current law school work. Write a 1-2 page typed essay describing how your life has been impacted by Lymphoma or Leukemia. Website 
Solvable.com Debt-Free Scholarship
Deadline: 07/31/19. $2500 for any student enrolled in a 2 year or 4-year college or university part time or full time. Student must be enrolled in college for the Fall 2019 program and be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Student also must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write an essay of 500 – 1,000 words about personal financial freedom. Topics can include saving, investing, budgeting, managing credit, or anything else you utilize for financial wellness. You can also include ways you help peers improve their finances. Website 
Antibodies Scholarship Program
Deadline: 08/01/19. $1,000 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution and is majoring in a life science field . Answer all questions in the application form. Website
BestCarSeatHub.com Scholarship Program 2019
Deadline: 08/01/19. $2,500 or $1,000 for any student who is a high school graduate by the time of the award (August 10, 2019). Applicant must be enrolled in high school, home schooled, or a college student who plans to attend or currently attends an accredited post-secondary institution located within the United States. All applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA when applying and when the scholarship is awarded. Write a 2,500-3,500 word essay or create a 5-10 minute video on the topics presented on their website. Website
Youth Forward Scholarship Opportunity
Deadline: 08/01/19. $3,000 for any student currently enrolled in a University or College as a full-time student. Write an essay of less than 500 words in Microsoft Word format addressing the following questions that can be found on their website. Website
$2,000 PixelPlex Annual Scholarship
Deadline: 08/01/19. $2,000 for any student who is either a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. Must be currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States, or be accepted with plans to attend. Field of study is related to engineering, science, math, physics, economics, or business management. Write an essay with a minimum of 500 words on one of the prompts that can be found on the website. Website
Traumatic Brain Injury Annual Scholarship Fund
Deadline: 08/01/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in or accepted to enroll at an accredited college or university within the United States. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Applicant must also have sustained a traumatic brain injury from an accident or traumatic event. To apply, applicant must submit a copy of current academic transcript, proof of accident, proof of a traumatic brain injury from a narrative medical report or hospital record and proof of legal residency in the U.S. Write an essay of no more than three pages describing the traumatic event, your injury, and how you have worked to overcome your injury while pursuing your education.  Website
Rosen Hagood Community Service Scholarship
Deadline: 08/01/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in a course of study at any duly accredited community, junior college, undergraduate, or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States. Write a 750-word original essay which provides your experiences of community service and what giving back to the community means to you. Website
Travel Photography and Savings Scholarship Contest Fall 2019
Deadline: 08/01/19. $500 for any student currently enrolled in or planning to enroll in higher education for the Fall semester. Take a photo from vacation and write the destination, how you got there, and any tricks you used to save money. Website
Live Healthy Scholarship
Deadline: 08/02/19. $1,250 for any full-time student currently enrolled at a participating college or university and has a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. Write an essay of 500-750 words on the following topic: Who inspires you to “Live Healthy”? Website
Barnton Dental Spa Scholarships
Deadline: 08/10/19. $1,000 for any student who is pursuing or plans to pursue a career in the health field. Write a 500 – word essay focusing on healthy oral hygiene habits and steps you can take to protect your teeth and gums and keep your smile in check. Website
Capital Auto Auction STEM Scholarship
Deadline: 08/15/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate student majoring in a STEM field of study (or related field) as well as attending an accredited college or university. Write a 500 word essay telling us about yourself and why we should pick you. Website
Future Educator Scholarship
Deadline: 08/22/19. $1,000 for incoming or current college students majoring in education. Fill out the form on the website and then explain why you want to be an educator. What do you believe you have to offer the students of our future? Website
Megeredchian Law's Break the Habit Scholarship
Deadline: 08/30/19. $1,000 for any U.S. citizen students entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States as a full-time student. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above. Write a 1-3 page essay outlining a time you gave in to distracted driving and what drove you to give in to distraction. Students should also incorporate a personal plan for how they intend to stop driving with distraction for good. Website
Tragos Law Scholarship Essay Contest
Deadline: 08/31/19. $1,000 for any student who is registered at a U.S. college or university. Must either be a U.S. resident or resident alien. Write an essay of 300-500 words answering the following question: “The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled that red light cameras are legal. Do you think red light cameras improve safety on Florida roads? Why or why not?” Website
Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Community Service Scholarship
Deadline: 08/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled at a duly accredited institution, including junior college, community college, undergraduate program, or graduate program anywhere in the United States. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Write a 750 worded personal essay that describes a community service activity you initiated that left an impact on yourself and the people in your community. Please provide a detailed description of what led you to this particular community service activity, what societal issue or problem this activity sought to address, and how successful the activity has in addressing this issue. Website
Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship
Deadline: 08/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at either an accredited law school or an accredited university. Applicant must be a full-time student with a current GPA of at least a 3.0. The student must have a family member (such as a parent, spouse or sibling) who is or was an active duty member of law enforcement, including reserve officers and retired, deceased or disabled officers. Write a 1-3 page typed essay describing the impact of the law enforcement member on your life. Website
Lounge Lizard Scholarship
Deadline: 09/12/19. $1,000 for any student who is attending school in the United States. Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited school within 6 months of application. Create a web design showing how creative you are to their website. Website
ShootSearcher $2,000 Scholarship Program
Deadline: 09/20/19. $2,000 for any student currently enrolled in a college, university or vocational/trade school (especially welcome art and photography students). Write an essay consisting of more than 1000 words on one of the following topics: “the application and influence of photography in human life, the effects of camera, tripod, lens and other equipment on photography, the relationship between camera and photography, optics, science and technology, or the differences and similarities between photography and videography in modern life.” Website 
Short Essay Scholarship Contest
Deadline: 09/20/19. $1,000 for any U.S. citizen/resident alien students registered at an accredited college or university. Write a 300-500 word essay addressing the question “What do you think the legal consequences should be for falsely accusing someone of a crime, such as a hate crime or sexual assault?” Website 
Home Improvement Ideas 2019 Awards
Deadline: 09/30/19. $3,000 for any student pursuing or enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 800-1500 word article on any one of the 4 topics presented on the website. Website 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Deadline: 09/30/19. $500 for any college student and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. Fill out the form on the website. Website 
Because College is Expensive Scholarship
Deadline: 09/30/19. $1,000 for any college student living in the United States interested in pursuing education in digital marketing. To apply, fill out the form on the website and create a 5 minute video of yourself answering four questions posted on the website. Website 
The Texting and Driving Prevention Scholarship
Deadline: 09/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled or about to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States. Student must have a minimum current GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Write a 750-word essay discussing the ways that you personally prevent texting while driving as the laws in place are not 100% effective. What steps do you take that you feel others should be taking as well? How do you plan on spreading these ideas? Website 
2019 Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship
Deadline: 09/30/19. $2,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. Candidate must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Write a 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: “What are some significant challenges people with disabilities encounter on a regular basis? What are some practicable public policies that could address these challenges? Feel free to speak about the challenges you have experienced or witnessed in a loved-one’s life.” Website 
Many Bidets Scholarship
Deadline: 10/01/19. $1,000 for any student is enrolled in an accredited university or college who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above and who is studying in one of the following: medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology, social work and other health related disciplines. Write a 500-750 word essay answering the following prompt: Please discuss your desire and commitment to work with individuals with limited physical mobility. What experiences have you had or activities have you participated in that have prepared you to work with these individuals? Website
Pickleball Pad Content Scholarship
Deadline: 10/10/19. $1,000 for any student is enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited university or college who is in a technical/business/medical institution. Write a 1200 word essay on the topic “Importance of playing Sport in daily life among all age groups.” Website
Ketogenic Diet Research Scholarship
Deadline: 10/11/19. $2,500 for any student currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in the U.S. Focus of study must be nutrition, dietetics, food technology, or food sciences. Student must be a permanent U.S. resident or citizen and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Send a short 60-90 seconds video explaining how our scholarship could help you with a project or studies on the keto diet. Along with an acceptance letter from your university or college and a current academic transcript with your cumulative GPA. Website 
My Millennial Guide Annual Scholarship
Deadline: 10/15/19. $500 for any student enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at accredited colleges or universities in the United States of America who is over the age of 18. Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words answering the following prompt: “what are 15 pieces of career advice no one will give you?” Website 
Beat Student Loans Annual Scholarship
Deadline: 10/15/19. $500 for any student enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at accredited colleges or universities in the United States of America who is over the age of 18. Write an essay consisting of 500 words focusing on a topic that relates to the student loan debt crisis and its impact on the economy in the next 3 years. Website 
Extremeterrain's Student Scholarship Program
Deadline: 10/15/19. $3,000 for any students who are pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, Sustainable Agriculture Systems or a related major. Write a 700 – 1500 word essay describing who you are, why you feel it is important to maintain access to public lands for recreational use and how you plan to use your degree to advocate for the recreational use of public lands. Website 
The Digital Project Manager Scholarship
Deadline: 10/15/19. $1,000 for any college student, or adult in continuing studies programs located anywhere in the world. A specific major is not as important as your passion for the digital industry and willingness to engage in the topic. Write an essay of no more than 1,000 words addressing this topic: The Biggest Challenge Facing Digital in 2019 – “What is the biggest challenge facing digital workers. Why?” and “Can it be overcome? Describe steps for overcoming it.” Website 
Diet Chart Scholarship 2018-19
Deadline: 10/24/19. $500 for any student over the age of 18 years who is currently enrolled in any school or university across the world, for any course or program. Make and upload a personalized video of the ways you ensure your food and lifestyle choices are healthy while in college. Website
ATMA Environmental Scholarship
Deadline: 10/30/19. $500 for any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Write a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay on the following topic: “Consider the major floods and droughts over the past 12 months in the context of global temperatures since 1990. Is there credible evidence that climate change is contributing to the number and severity of events since 1990 or is the science inconclusive?” Website
RNCareers Registered Nursing/Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student. Write a 750+ word essay answering the prompt listed on the website. Website
The Dominic Cunningham & Whalen Water Safety Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $1,000 for any student presently pursuing studies at an accredited community college, junior college, undergraduate, or graduate school within the United States. Students must have a GPA of no less than a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Scholarship candidates will need to submit an updated resume, and most recent academic transcript (unofficial versions acceptable for freshmen-levels). Write a 750-1,000 words outlining a water safety need in your community and how safe water practices will help the situation. Provide possible solutions to the hazard and explain how this plan will help save lives in the water. Website
Academic Hero 2019 Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $10,000 for any student currently attending a university or plan to attend a university. Student must be a U.S. citizen and be at least 16 years old. Student must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Write a 500 word essay on the quote “Nowadays people know the price of everything, and the value of nothing” (- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey) answering the question “Do you think this is true of today? Has this changed since Oscar Wilde wrote it in 1890? If so, what changed? Please provide examples to support your position.”   Website
Justice in the Law Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in or has been accepted to an accredited undergraduate college, university or graduate school, pursuing an education in the legal field. Applicant must demonstrate strong academic standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must also have demonstrated an academic career inclusive of outstanding service to the community, strong initiative to pursue higher education and superlative leadership. To apply, submit a current resume, academic transcript and write a 750-1,000 word essay discussing the question of whether there is Justice for All in the United States Civil Legal System? Why or why not? Website
The Students Who Volunteer Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $1,000 for any applicant currently enrolled in an accredited university (community college, junior college, undergraduate program, or graduate program) within the United States. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Write a 750 word essay that discusses the types of volunteer work you participate in regularly and why these causes matter to you. What have you learned from these experiences? Website
Karin Riley Porter Good Works Scholarship
Deadline: 10/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited U.S. educational institution. Applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and additionally, must show a dedicated interest in community service and projects pertaining to criminal justice. Write a 500 – word essay that identifies you and describes your leadership and dedication in giving back to your community through community service projects, including projects involving criminal justice issues. Website
$1,000 Scholarship from InfoTracer.com
Deadline: 10/31/19. $1,000 for any high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in a college full-time. Student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Write a 1,000 – word essay on the following topic: “How Public Records Are Useful in Your Chosen Career” Website
2019 Boyk Law Veteran Scholarship
Deadline: 11/01/19. $2,000 for any student who is currently attending an accredited college or university, who has either served in the Armed Forces or is the child of a US Veteran. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Write a 750-1,000 word essay addressing at least two of the following questions which can be found on the website. Website
Debt Consolidation USA Scholarship
Deadline: 11/15/19. $1000 for any student that has been accepted to an accredited college, university, or trade school, currently holds a 3.0 GPA or higher, and has earned a high school diploma or GED. Write a 1000 word essay assessing the following prompt: “How Has Rising Tuition Costs Affected Your Pursuit of a College Education?” Website
Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2018-19
Deadline: 11/29/19. $500 for any student over the age of 18 years and is currently enrolled in an School/University across the world, for any course/program. Write a 1,500 word essay on either one of the topics: “What is your favorite room in your house and why?” or “If you could only save one thing from your house what would it be and why?” Website
The Striving for Justice Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in or about to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States. Applicants must have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher. A complete application must include a resume that includes up to date contact information, a current academic transcript that shows cumulative, current GPA and a written essay not exceeding 1,000 words. Write a 1,000-word essay explaining how you stand up for others and fight for justice in your local community, why the fight is important, and how others can get involved.  Website
The Good Law Scholarship 2019
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled or about to attend an accredited community college or university at either the undergraduate or graduate level within the United States. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Write a 1,000 word or less essay explaining ethical problems of our current legal structure and ways to improve it. Website
Pay It Forward Scholarship 2019
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,500 for any applicant enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university. Students must show good academic standing by holding a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750-word essay which describes how you try to make your community a better place. Website
The Clean Water Crisis Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Write a 750 word personal essay, discussing any ongoing water crisis, whether domestic or around the world, and the effect that a lack of access to/scarcity of clean water sources has on quality of life. What are some initiatives that we can take to address this issue? Website
The Fair Divorce Legislation Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write an essay of 750-1000 words discussing how you’ve been affected by divorce and if you believe laws pertaining to divorce are fair in your states. Explain the challenges you or a loved one faced and how different legislation maybe have exacerbated or lessened those challenges. Website
The Military Family Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program at an accredited college or university in the United States. Students must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students also must be a US service-member, US military Veteran, or a family member of US military personnel or Veterans. Write a 750 – 1,000 word essay on the following topic: “Discuss how growing up in a military family shaped your life. What opportunities have you earned or what hardships have you overcome as a result of you or your loved one’s military career?” Website
Opioid Epidemic Recovery Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or posses a GED. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Write a 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: Given the current opioid epidemic, what laws can be put into place to prevent medical professionals from over-prescribing prescription medications such as opioids? How can we effectively fight this crisis? Website
The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/19. $1,000 for any student that has been accepted to an accredited U.S. undergraduate or graduate program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750-1000 worded essay introducing yourself, explaining your act of kindness, the impact it has had, and how it has shaped you. Website
5 Star Car Title Loans Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate student attending a higher education institute in the U.S. Must complete their scholarship application and write an essay consisting of 400-600 words on the question: “Please describe in detail how the 5 Star Scholarship will assist you in reaching your educational/career goals?” Website
Montana Capital Scholarship Program
Deadline: 12/01/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate student attending a higher education institute in the U.S. Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA and above. Must complete their scholarship application and write an essay consisting of 400-600 words on the question: “Please describe your future career/educational goals and explain how the Montana Capital Scholarship will help you achieve these goals?” Website
The Toscano Law Firm Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in, or planning to enroll, in an accredited trade school, college, university, or graduate program in the United States. Write a 1,000-word essay explaining a personal hardship or catastrophic event that you have experienced. Did you manage to overcome the obstacle? How did you grow from the experience? Website
Mattress in USA Scholarship
Deadline: 12/01/19. $2,500 for any student that is at least half a year university or college student whose major is either design, marketing, international business, literature and language and whose GPA is 3.0. Write an essay of at least 1000 words on any mattress-related article. Website
WisePick Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1500, $1000, or $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student attending a college or university in the U.S. at the time of the award and who has a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Write an essay of approximately 1500-2000 words on the topic “How home environment affects your life success?” Website 
AvaCare Medical Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1000 for any high school senior or college student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who is pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc. Write an essay up to 800 words, make a video up to 1.5 minutes, or submit an image up to 8.5″ x 11″ along with a short description. Your submission should be about an act of kindness that inspired you. Website 
Murse World Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1000 for any high school senior or college student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who is pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc. Write an essay up to 500 words explaining how you plan on making the world a better place through your career in the medical field. Website 
Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1000 for any high school senior or college student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university who has achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and who is pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc. Write an essay up to 500 words explaining “What Inspired You To Pursue A Career In Helping Others?” Website 
Caitlan Wallace Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1500 for anyone who needs financial assistance to fulfill their college dreams. Write a 3 page essay answering the following question: “How can we prevent drunk driving? What can be done to raise awareness about intoxicated driving?” Website 
Annual Smartphone Overuse Awareness
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in or admitted to an accredited college or university. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and fill out the form on their page to apply. Write at least a 1,000 word essay on the following topic: “What would life be like without your cell phone and how would you adjust?” Website 
Survivor of a Car Accident Scholarship
Deadline: 12/15/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate, or you are an incoming freshman at an accredited institution. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have firsthand experience of either surviving a car accident yourself, or being affected by a close friend or relative who was the victim of a car accident. Choose one of the topics that can be found on the website and write a 500-1,000 word essay that shows why you are the ideal candidate for this scholarship. Website 
Outdoor Gear Only Scholarship Competition
Deadline: 12/20/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in a university and college students over 18 years old. Students must have a passion for the outdoors. Write a short essay of about 600-1,000 words on one of the two topics that can be found on the website. Website 
SDL365 Achievers Scholarship
Deadline: 12/28/19. $500 for any student currently enrolled in at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and posses a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. To enter, write a 750-word essay, or infographic on one of the following topics: “5 Daily Habits That Help Me Improve My Life” or “What’s Better: Debt-Free Living or Getting a Degree?”  Website 
The Best Mattress State of Sleep Scholarship
Deadline: 12/30/19. $1,500 for any current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States, Canada, Europe or current college students already studying at an accredited college. U.S. and Canadian citizens can apply. Students must be carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA or equivalent grade average. To enter, write a 500 word essay that answers the following: “if already in college, how has the transition to higher education affected your sleep for better or for worse?” And “assess the quality of your sleep health and discuss some ways that you can improve it.” Website 
Pet Parents Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for applicants who are 16 years or over and have a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must be accepted by or enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or graduate school in the United States. Write a 750 to 1000 word essay describing a significant experience in your life that influenced your personal development. Describe the experience in detail, and show how your life was changed or shaped by it. Website 
Media Studio Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any student that has a high school diploma or GED and who currently holds at least a 3.0 GPA. The applicant must currently be attending or have been accepted into an accredited college or technical school. Write an essay of 1000 words on the topic of “The Power of Social Media Influencers.” Website 
2019 Simplr Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $7,500 for any student who is enrolled full time at an accredited community college, college, or university, or accredited law school,and will be enrolled in the Fall of 2019. Write a 1000-2000 word essay on one of the following topics, which can be found on the website. Make sure to include why you chose your field of study and how it applies to these future technologies. Website 
Intoxalock Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $3,000 for any student who is currently attending, or has been accepted for enrollment, at any accredited two or four year U.S. college or university. Applicants must create an original 30 to 60 second Public Service Announcement (PSA) video on the dangers of drunk driving and ways in which it can be prevented. Applicants will need to upload their video on YouTube and then include the link to their video in the application form provided on the website. Website 
More Than Accountants - Scholarships
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1500 for any student between the ages of 18 to 25 who is currently enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States or Canada by selection date or enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States or Canada during the time of submission. The applicant must have an average GPA of 2.0 or higher. Email your take on the future of accountancy in the United States. Website 
The 2019 Random Acts of Kindness Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. All candidates must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 750 word essay discussing a time that you performed a random act of kindness for someone or a time where you were on the receiving end of a random act of kindness, and the effects of the event on everyone involved. Website 
TastyPlacement Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student who is an undergraduate, or graduate college or university student, U.S. resident, either attending or accepted to an accredited U.S. university. Write an essay/blog post containing 1,000+ words of either of the following topics: “How Companies Can Use Digital Marketing to Their Advantage”, or “How Marketing Will Change With Technology in the Future”. Website 
Auto Pool Reel Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student attending a university or college pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree or diploma program. Student must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada. Write a 1,000-1,200 worded essay on the following topic: “Pool chemistry and the Effects on the Environment”. Website 
The Anthony Teixeira Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any student who is currently enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. We want to help a student who is really in need of funds for their studies. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic “A Better Way to Learn Foreign Languages, Translation Skills” Website 
Fishing is Love Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student who is currently enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. We want to help a student who is really in need of funds for their studies. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic “How to Get the Most Out of Your Fishing Trip?” Website 
Guides4Homeowners Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate and graduate student who is currently enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. We want to help a student who is really in need of funds for their studies. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic: “Six Things First Home Buyers need to Know.”  Website 
Heytutor Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student who is enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. We want to help a student who is really in need of funds for their studies. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic: “How to Choose the Best Private Tutor for Your Child.” Website 
Full Game PC Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. Student must be really in need of funds for their studies. Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic “Does cloud gaming mean game over for the home console?” Website 
The Bullying Prevention Scholarship 2019
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program within the United States. Also available for high school seniors who will be graduating and planning to attend a university the following semester. All applicants must be able to prove that they are in excellent academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Submit an up-to-date resume including contact information, and a current transcript from your most recent educational institution. Write a 750 word essay on the following topic: Discuss how you or someone you know has worked to reduce bullying in your community or school. How was this achieved and how can these methods be applied to larger scale situations? Website 
Palladium PDD Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student enrolled in a college or university. Write a 1,500 word-essay on the following topic: “Mechanical engineering design using artificial intelligence.” Website 
The Strong Comeback Scholarship 2020
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Write a 750 word essay on the scholarship topic: Detail a time where you suffered a serious injury. Explain the comeback process and the strides you made along the way and how this experience affected your outlook on life? Website 
National Debt Relief Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any outstanding college student pursuing studies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States. Provide a unique solution to the following issue: “Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis.” You can be creative and create a YouTube video, write an essay or create an infographic for your solution. Website 
The Extracurricular Impact Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. The scholarship candidate must currently or have previously been involved in an extracurricular activity. Write a 750-1,000 word essay discussing ways extracurricular activities fostered a sense of accountability and responsibility in you, taught you how to express yourself, and taught you skills that have become useful in school life and day-to-day activities. Website 
Good Samaritan Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate, graduate, or law students, as well as incoming college freshmen. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. educational institution. Candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 500 word essay that identifies you and describes your Good Samaritan characteristics as well as examples of acts of kindness towards others. Website 
The Property Buying Company Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate student who is really in need of funds for their studies. Student must currently be enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic: “The 10 best cities for first-time home buyers.” Website 
The Take a Stand Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States. To be eligible, all applicants must be in excellent academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 1,000-word essay explaining something you fight for and believe in and describing a time that belief was challenged. Website 
2019 Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in a course of study at any accredited community or junior college, or an undergraduate or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States. Candidates must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Eligible candidates must also be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and be able to describe personal examples of a time they have encouraged sustainable and local health-initiatives in their own community. Write a 500-word statement identifying your past and future dedication to healthy communities and sustainable initiatives. The personal statement should make clear of how you would use your continued education to champion accessible health-and local-activities programs. Website 
2019 OFAC Law Group Eco-Friendly Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States. The candidate must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA. Write a 1,000-word essay providing a well-thought-out example(s) of how to improve the environment through activism, or an example(s) they have already enacted. Website 
Comrade Digital Marketing Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $500 for any undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited college, university, or graduate school. Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic: “How Digital Marketing Impacts the Consumer Decision Making Process.” Website 
Travel Safe Abroad Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. Write an essay of at least 1,200 words on the topic: “How to stay safe when you travel abroad.” Website 
Gaming Guide Tips Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. Write an essay of 1,200+ words on the topic: “What 5G Means For Gaming.” Website 
Pagalguy Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school. Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Write two essays of 600-800 words on the two topics: “Higher education is failing our youth, leaving them overqualified and underemployed”, and “Why should you be considered for this scholarship and how would you pay this opportunity forward to other needy students?” Website 
Top Tens Unit Scholarship
Deadline: 12/31/19. $1,000 for any student who is enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited college or graduate school. Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic “Artificial Intelligence in Online Shopping” Website 
2019 Annual $1,000 Scholarship by VacuumStage
Deadline: 01/01/20. $1,000 for any student enrolled full time at an accredited college, or university. Write a 1000+ words deep researched essay on “Robotic Integration Into Our Daily Lives” or any other topic provided on the website. Website 
Hope for Healing Scholarship 1
Deadline: 01/15/20. $5,000 (UNDERGRADUATES). Students must be currently enrolled in a four-year degree program or show proof of acceptance to an institution that offers four-year degrees. Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in last completed academic year at a four-year institution, a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the most recent quarter or semester, or if no college has been completed a 3.5 high school GPA. Academic focus in the area of mental and behavioral health or psychiatric nursing as demonstrated by a major or minor course of study. Write a typed essay that describes why you are pursuing study in mental and behavioral health, nursing or addiction medicine, and what you want to contribute to the field. Website 
Hope for Healing Scholarship 2
Deadline: 01/01/20. $5,000 (GRADUATES). Applicants must currently be enrolled in a graduate degree program or show proof of acceptance to an institution that offers Masters and Doctorate degrees. Must have graduated from an accredited four-year institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Academic focus in an area of study related to mental health and behavioral health, nursing or addiction medicine. Write a typed essay that describes why you are pursuing study in mental and behavioral health, nursing or addiction medicine, and what you want to contribute to the field. Website 
The Lakeview Health $3000 Annual Scholarship Award
Deadline: 01/15/20. $3000 for any American citizen who was received acceptance at a university, accredited college or accredited community college – or are currently enrolled at an accredited college, accredited community college or university. Applicant must retain a current GPA score of 2.5 or greater. Write an essay of at least 1000 words on the following topic: “Addiction affects all facets of society. What are the steps we as individuals can take to impact recovery in our communities?” Website 
Young Women's Empowerment Scholarship 2020
Deadline: 01/31/20. $1,000 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States. All applicants must be in excellent academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Write a 1,000-word essay explaining how you have empowered young women in your family or community. That can include helping someone overcome discrimination, teaching someone a new skill or encouraging someone to reach their goals. All applications should also include an unofficial resume, a current transcript and a contact number of your college or other educational institution to verify current enrollment. Website 
2019 Prince Benowitz Make a Difference Scholarship
Deadline: 01/31/20. $500 for any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Write a 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: “How will your dreams make a meaningful impact on the world? How will you take practical steps to achieve these dreams?” Website 
The Mental Health System Reform Scholarship
Deadline: 02/28/20. $1,000 for any student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law school program within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating and will be enrolled in college before the scholarship deadline are also eligible to submit an essay. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher for consideration. To apply, submit a current resume, academic transcript, and a 750 word essay explaining your opinion on the mental health debate in the U.S. and whether you believe the mental health system is in need of reform. If so, include the steps you believe are necessary to accomplish this reform.  Website 
Pedini Miami Scholarship
Deadline: 02/29/20. $500 for any design student who just needs a bit of financial help. Must be 18 years or older and enrolled full-time in an undergrad or graduate degree program. Write an essay of 1,000+ words on the topic: “Residential designs – The art of designing and planning living spaces” Website 
Jerome O. Fjeld Scholarship
Deadline: 02/29/20. $500 for any law student who needs a little push in the right direction. Anyone who is 18 or older and enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program is invited to apply. Write an essay of 1,000 words or more on this topic: “Moving on after a serious car accident: How an attorney can help.” Website 
Thomas B. Jones and Grace Stevenson Jones Charitable Foundation
Deadline: 03/01/20. Scholarship available to students who reside in Grant County, Iowa County or Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Thomas B. Jones and Grace Stevenson Jones Charitable Foundation 
KNR'S Stop Distracted Driving Scholarship
Deadline: 03/31/20. $5,000 for any student either accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicant also must submit the following documents to be considered: A completed application form, a current high school, college, or graduate school transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable), and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or faculty member. Develop a plan that will persuade young adults to avoid texting and driving. The “plan” can be very open-ended. Applicants can make videos, submit strategies, or really be as creative as they’d like to convey their ideas. Website 
Danette May Scholarship
Deadline: 05/20/20. $500 for any student currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited university in the United States. Those interested in the offer must also be an American citizen and have a standing 4.0 GPA. Write an essay ranging from 1,200-1,500 words on the following topic: “How Today’s Lifestyles Impact Physical, Mental and Emotional Well – Being” Website 
Car Removal Perth Scholarship
Deadline: 06/31/20. $1,000 for any undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a full-time degree program at an accredited college or graduate school. Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic: “How car removal helps to reduce e-waste?” Website