Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 31
Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing or nurse anesthesia. They must be in the U.S. Army, planning to enter the U.S. Army, or be the parent, spouse or child of a U.S. Army officer. They cannot already be receiving funding from any source that is associated with the U.S. Army. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Award: -, Deadline: May 31
Applicants must be undergraduate juniors, undergraduate seniors or graduate students who are attending a Michigan college or university. They must be majoring in public administration and must have plans to pursue a career in that field. Selection is based on academic merit, extracurricular activities and stated career goals.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have been residents of Bedford County, Virginia for at least the past two years. They must be pursuing higher education in order to re-enter the job market, to become economically self-sufficient or to advance their current careers. They must be accepted into an accredited degree program and demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Award: $6,000, Deadline: August 31
Applicants must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level studies and must be a certified diver. Selection is based on merit.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled or plan to be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the Fall. Students will submit a short essay on the benefits of solar power. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
Award: $10,000, Deadline: December 2
Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate or graduate level college pursuing a degree that will lead to a career in the science, technology, engineering or math fields. Preference given to those students with space related interests. Students must be U.S. citizens. Applicants will submit, along with the application, a video of themselves speaking on the topic of "Why you are inspired by space." Finalists will be expected to speak at the Goddard Memorial Dinner in March.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be a high school senior, or a undergraduate or graduate level student. Applicants must be U.S. residents. The contest occurs four times a year with deadlines of March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. Applicants should exemplify one or more of Apartment List's core values: Bold While Pragmatic, Endlessly Helpful, Making an Impact, Driven by Data, Succeeding Together and Forever Learning.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be pursuing coursework in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required and students must be U.S. citizens. Applicants should display a commitment to community service and reducing tobacco usage in priority populations.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 25
Applicants must be college students at least eighteen years of age who are legal residents of the U.S. or its territories and possessions. Students are to submit their most creative cover letter for a job application. Cover letter should be creative and can use music, video, social media or any other means to creatively convey strengths and value to a company that one would provide.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: July 19
Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate level students, U.S. citizens, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will submit an essay explaining the importance of financial literacy in both their lives and their career. Special consideration given to applicants who are actively promoting financial literacy within their community.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: Monthly
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. The contest is monthly. Applicants will submit a post to be entered into that month's competition. The post with the most votes at the end of the month wins. Applicants must enter a new post each month to be considered for that month's competition.
Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 31
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid student visa. Students must also be enrolled in or accepted to a college, university or trade school as an undergraduate or graduate level student within the U.S. Applicants will need to submit an article or video on a technology topic that describes and/or solves a specific problem. The contest is held twice a year.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 7
Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a two or four-year college or university within the U.S. Students must be pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, computer engineering or another related field. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. The application requires an essay on the stated topic. Students must also actively participate in community service and/or extracurricular activities.
Award: $5,000, Deadline: Monthly
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled or will be enrolled the following semester full-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Students will need to provide proof that they are HIV-positive. Applicants must also submit an essay on how HIV was contracted, how it has affected their life, and what they wish those living without HIV knew about living with the virus. The scholarship is awarded monthly.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 30
Applicants must be California residents pursuing a degree in healthcare/nursing. Students are required to submit an essay on the designated topic found on the website. After applicants are narrowed down, the essays will then need to be shared on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social networking page and receive votes. Contest runs quarterly.
Award: $500, Deadline: December 31
Applicants must be currently residing in the United States, Brazil, India, South Korea, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom or Canada. Applicants must be full-time enrolled college students or alumni. If an alumni is awarded, the funds will be given to the college. Applicants will need to complete a survey and submit a 750-word essay on one of the topics found within the survey.
Award: -, Deadline: July 1
Recognizing the expense of a top-quality MBA is often out of reach of those pursuing a career in a non-profit social enterprise. Lehigh is launching an open competition which will provide a full tuition scholarship plus an $18,000 stipend. Competition is open to any social entrepreneur, aspiring social entrepreneur or leader of social enterprise from anywhere in the world. Do you have a brilliant idea and the passion and drive to take that idea and change the world? Are you already on the journey to solve one of the world's most pressing challenges, but need the additional education that will propel your social enterprise to new heights? Then we want to hear from you!
Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and be currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or be currently attending an accredited university or college in either a undergraduate or graduate level program. Students must submit short essays that show how they represent one or more of StudySoup's core values of: Be a Knight, Make an Impact and Succeed Together. Awarded twice a year.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 14
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, in good academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA, currently enrolled in a CAPTE or ACOTE accredited program and have completed at least one year of their program. Students will need to complete a short essay on why they decided to pursue a career in physical/occupational therapy.
Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 31
Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate level students at a 2-year or 4-year university. Applicants do not have to be veterans, although veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States or Canada. Students will need to submit a maximum 150-word biography along with a 500-750 word essay on the essay topic listed on the website.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31
Applicants must submit a 250+ word blog on the importance of being able to communicate in multiple languages for today's multi-national companies, and the benefits it can bring to those businesses that make the effort to localize their website content. Winners are selected based on quality of writing, number of blog views, and number of retweets with a blog link. Special consideration given to applicants majoring in English.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 15
Applicants must be at least 13 years of age, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen. Students must be studying or planning on studying a medicine related field. Students must be at least a high school senior. AvaCare Medical offers an annual scholarship for an inspiring act of kindness. Selection is based on judge scores as well as public votes. Submission may be in the form of a blog post, an image or a short video clip. Finalists are selected based on content, creativity and quality of work.
Award: $2,500, Deadline: August 31
The ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship was created to raise awareness around Internet privacy and security. Applicants must submit a 450-600 word essay on one of the following and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org: 1. We Own the Future: Picture yourself in 2050. How will the evolution of the Internet affect our social structure and/or the authority governments have over citizens? 2. Privacy Advocates: Discuss the logic of this famous quote by Edward Snowden "Arguing that you don't careabout the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say." 3. Privacy in Real Life: As you go about your life, think of three ways privacy, or a lack thereof, impact you personally. Would you be better or worse off if the situation were reversed?
Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 10
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a U.S. citizen (residents of NY, FL, and RI are ineligible). Students must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution or program including, but not limited to, college, university or trade school. Applicants may enter by filling out application available on the website.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31
Applicants must be at least 13 years of age and can reside anywhere in the world. In addition to the application, students will need to submit a short essay describing a time when they had to translate from Spanish to English or English to Spanish. (Note: The application is in Spanish. You may use the website to translate the application into English.)
Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1
Applicants must be residents of Utah or the child of a resident of Utah. Applicants must also be members of Mountain America Credit Union and also Utah Public Employees Association.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 30
Applicants must be female students of any age, including high school, undergraduate and post-graduate students. Students will need to submit an essay of at least 500 words on one of the given topics from the website. To apply, the essay must be emailed along with student's name, email address, phone number, mailing address, short biography and photo, verification of enrollment and field of study.
Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 10
Applicants must submit an essay of 60 words or less explaining how to fix the problem of unpaid internships. Solutions should be pleasing to both sides of the argument and can include legislation, university rules or student union involvement. Applications must be submitted online.
Award: $500, Deadline: July 31
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and either a high-school senior or college level student. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Applicants will submit a 250-word essay about their favorite teacher and what made that teacher most memorable or impactful. Essays will be submitted via email and also must be posted to some form of social media with the hashtag #MyFavoriteTeacher with mention of @1 on 1 lessons (Facebook) or @1 on 1_lessons (Twitter).
Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 15
Applicants must be a high-school senior or college level student with a minimum 2.5 GPA or higher. Students need to be U.S. citizens attending a high-school, college or university in the U.S. Applicants will need to submit a video, photo or image, or infographic on one of the two topics on the site. Applicants will also need to submit a 250- to 750-word essay answering one of the questions listed on the site.