2015 Scholarships

Make 2015 the year YOU win a scholarship!

Elizabeth Hoyt

June 22, 2015

2015 Scholarships

Let’s kick off the New Year on a great note – starting with plenty of opportunities to pay for school for every student.

We’ve found new and exciting scholarship opportunities for 2015 so you can begin your New Year with opportunities for a better tomorrow.

Note: remember to keep checking back, too, because we’ll keep updating with new and exciting scholarship opportunities!

A better tomorrow – that’s what we want for you. After all, isn’t that what scholarships are really about?

Start your New Year off right by applying for the below 2015 scholarships but – wait – don’t stop there!

Be sure to keep checking out your 2015 scholarship matches for even more opportunities to make this year count.

Make 2015 the year YOU win a scholarship!

All it takes is hard work, determination and effort towards your scholarship applications.

Oh, and don’t even think about giving up if you don’t win right away – that’s certainly not a scholarship winner’s attitude.

Here are just a selection of the many scholarships available in 2015 to get you started off on the right foot (and the right financial path) this year:


Youth Noise Scholarship Program

Deadline: 11/21/15
Available to: High School Freshmen 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.

Creative Excellence Scholarship

Deadline: 11/30/15
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Creative Excellence Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university.

You must be majoring in graphic arts and design or a related field while maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA to qualify for this award.

Additionally, you must submit a personal design promoting yourself as where you are now in your career as a student, or how you see yourself in your future career as a professional artist.

A 1,000 word essay describing what your design means to you is also required.

Get more information on the Creative Excellence Scholarship.

Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/15
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship is available to students currently attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university.

You must create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety to qualify for this award.

This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

Student must have a valid driver’s license.

Get more information on the Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship.

Keynote Scholarship

Deadline: 12/02/15
Available To: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The Keynote Scholarship is available to high school senior, undergraduate, and graduate students with definite plans to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Keynote Scholarship.

Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest

Deadline: 12/14/15
Available to: Ages 19 and Under
Award Amount: $1,000

Provided by the National Coalition Against Censorship, the Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest is open to filmmakers age 19 and younger who are living in the U.S. or its territories (citizenship not required).

To qualify, you must submit an original film of four minutes or less about a censorship issue or event from the past 40 years or explore what you think will be the major free speech questions of the future.

Entries can be videos of any kind, including documentary, animation, experimental, satire, fictional narrative, or music video.

The top three winners will be awarded cash prizes and the first place winner will receive a $5000 scholarship to the New York Film Academy.

Get more information on the Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest.

Custom Jewelry Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/15
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Custom Jewelry Scholarship is available to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school.

You must submit a minimum 1,000-word essay on the following topic: “Why buy custom jewelry?”

Get more information on the Custom Jewelry Scholarship.

DeVry College Completer Scholarship

Deadline: 1/04/16
Available to: College Freshmen through College Juniors
Award Amount: $18,000

There are many reasons to complete your degree. Whatever your reason, DeVry University can help. We work with returning students and students transferring colleges every day, helping them finish their degrees quickly and affordably.

Whether you are currently enrolled in school or have been out for a while, DeVry will work with you to apply qualifying credits – up to 80 credit hours — toward your degree program. By maximizing these transfer credits, you can complete your degree sooner, saving you time and money.

DeVry also offers the College Completer Scholarship, a merit-based award designed specifically for those looking to finish a bachelor’s or associate degree. You could receive up to $18,000 to help you earn your bachelor’s or associate degree.

Whatever your reasons for completing your degree, DeVry University can help make it faster and more affordable. Learn more at devry.edu.

Get more information on the College Completer Scholarship.

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