Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Santa can relax because this is the only list you need this holiday season!

Elizabeth Hoyt

November 30, 2016

Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Tis’ the season to get a scholarship! These holiday award opportunities will surely leave you feeling jolly and bright.

After all, what better way to get you in the spirit than opportunities to pay for school? Just think – you’ll have that much more to save for years of holidays to come!

All of the awards below are holiday-themed, whether in name, category or spirit.

Apply for these scholarships, celebrating all that is holiday – the only list you need this holiday season is this one!

Holiday-Themed Scholarships

$5,000 Holiday Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/16

Award: $5,000

Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Student, Year 5

Get up to $5,000 in just 3-steps! Winners will be chosen based on a 200 word, short-answer response, so be creative!

Get more information on the $5,000 Holiday Scholarship.

$1,000 December Scholarship

Deadline: 12/20/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors

Each new school year is an opportunity for a fresh start, so we’re giving away a $1,000 scholarship to help kickoff the new school year.

Get more information on the $1,000 December Scholarship.

$1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12/31/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

You won’t mind a chilly day in the snow if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Frosty the Doughman Scholarship 2016.

$1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12/31/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

You’ll have plenty of bread to pay your rent if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Gingerbread Housing Scholarship 2016.

$1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 12/31/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

You’ll top off the year with a huge bow if you win this $1,000 scholarship. Spend as many points as you want on the $1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship drawing before midnight Pacific on December 31, 2016. The more points you spend, the more chances you’ll have to win — thanks to your ScholarshipPoints.com membership. The winner will be announced on January 3, 2017.

Get more information on the $1,000 Wrap It Up Scholarship 2016.

Story of the Year Contest

Deadline: 12/31/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: Ages 13-25

The Story of the Year Contest is open to students who are residents of the U.S. You must submit an original story of between 1,000 and 10,000 words in one of the following categories: Diversity, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Horror/Suspense or Teens by Teens in order to be considered for this award.

Get more information on the Story of the Year Contest.

My Year in Poetry

Deadline: 1/17/16

Award: $1,000

Available to: Ages 13-25

Compare the person you are now to the person you were a year ago. Are you exactly the same? Didn’t think so. Each day we experience new events, thoughts, and feelings that allow us to change and grow. What shaped this past year for you? We want to know what happened this past year that had a major impact on you. Take time to reflect. Did you have a personal epiphany? Get super into politics because of the election? Or did you discover a cause that you have a true passion for? Tell us in a poem what affected you and why, for your chance to win.

Get more information on the My Year in Poetry.

Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund

Deadline: Varies

Award: $6,000

Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The purpose of the Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund is to assist Jewish children and teens with a valuable educational, social, or psychological experience, or to assist them in attending undergraduate school.

The fund provides a maximum amount of $6,000 for a grant, loan or both.

You must reside in San Francisco, Marin, Peninsula or Sonoma counties if applying for a grant, and you must reside in the San Francisco Bay Area to be eligible for a loan.

Deadlines for grants vary; therefore, it is encouraged that you apply early.

Get more information on the Anna and Charles Stockwitz Children and Youth Fund.

Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association

Deadline: Varies

Award: Varies

Available to: College Junior to College Senior

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association Scholarship is available to students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

You must be a junior or senior in good academic standing, studying in a field related to the cranberry growing industry to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.

Audrey Medford-National Wild Turkey Federation Art Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Award: Varies

Available to: College Freshmen to College Sophomores

The Audrey Medford-National Wild Turkey Federation Art Scholarship is available to full-time students at Angelina College.

You must be majoring in art and display an interest in wildlife and natural resource management to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Audrey Medford-National Wild Turkey Federation Art Scholarship.

Offer Family Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Award: Varies

Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5

The Offer Family Scholarship is open to students at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

You must be majoring in international relations, have financial need, and demonstrate a commitment to world peace and public service to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Offer Family Scholarship.

Becky Perces Scholarship

Deadline: Varies

Award: Varies

Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors

The Becky Perces Scholarship is available to students at Sarah Lawrence College.

You must demonstrate a sensitivity to the concerns of world peace and social justice, financial need and academic achievement to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Becky Perces Scholarship.

Holiday-Themed Internships

Winter Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc.

Deadline: Varies

Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Winter Wildlife Intern position is open to students who are interested in the care and treatment of injured and orphaned wildlife.

You must be able to work 10 hours per week during the fall and/or spring term to be eligible for this internship.

This internship is unpaid.

Get more information on the Winter Wildlife internship.

Penguin Group Internship

Deadline: Varies

Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, 5th Year

The Penguin Group Internship is available to students who are interested in the field of publishing.

Internships are available in the areas of contracts, editorial, graphic design, managing editorial, marketing, production, publicity, sales, subsidiary rights, and operations. A resume and cover letter are required.

Get more information on the Penguin Group Internship.

Toys “R” Us Students Internship

Deadline: Varies

Available to: College Juniors to College Seniors

The Toys"R"Us Student Internships are available to undergraduate and graduate students.

In this paid ten-week summer program, interns will gain valuable business experience, participate in off-site activities, be empowered through learning workshops, and receive mentoring from seasoned executives.

Get more information on the Toys”R”Us Student Internship.

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