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Kiss Summer Goodbye Scholarships

Kiss Summer Goodbye Scholarships

Apply for these ten scholarships before summer ends.

Elizabeth Hoyt

September 08, 2015

Saying goodbye to summer isn’t easy. We get that you want to soak up the last days of sun, fun and enjoy the remainder of your summer – who wouldn’t?

Alas, summer is ending and your scholarship search must continue! But, this list of scholarships can allow you to stay on track with your scholarship search, while relishing your last weeks of summer break.

How is this possible, you ask? All of the scholarships on this list have quick and easy applications and, those that have essays are short and sweet. Once you apply, all you have left to do is figure out what to do with all that free time to fill your last days of the season.

By doing so, you’ll really be able to say you accomplished it all this summer: conquering your scholarship applications and taking time to smell the roses.

Before hitting the books this fall, sneak in some time and apply to as many of the following ten scholarships as possible!

Youth Noise Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11/21/15
Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Youth Noise Scholarship Program is available to students enrolled at an accredited high school or college.

You must submit a video no longer than 5 minutes on YouTube in which you explain how new ideas will shape the world around us, and why education is the key to creating a brighter future.

Get more information on the Youth Noise Scholarship Program.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship

Deadline: 2/26/16
Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest is open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States.

To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged.

Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/16
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $100,000

Sponsored by Project Paradigm, the Paradigm Challenge is available to students up to the age of 18.

You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to generate new ideas in preventing injuries and fatalities from home fires—America’s #1 disaster threat.

Entries may come in the form of posters, videos, inventions, messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help save lives.

Additionally, you must submit a brief statement of your idea (140 characters or less) in order to qualify for this award.

Get more information on the Paradigm Challenge.

CKSF Scholarship Competition
Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshman through Graduate Student, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500

The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S.

You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general “common knowledge” to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies.

You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy.

Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.

Learn more information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

Invite a Friend to Fastweb

Award: $500
Deadline: Last day of each month; Refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb Members

You and a friend could win $500! Simply invite a friend to join Fastweb. Once your friend completes the registration, you’re both entered to win $500.

Learn how you can Invite a Friend to Fastweb and quality you and a friend for $500.


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