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Back to School Scholarships

You can apply for these back to school scholarships all semester long.

Elizabeth Hoyt

September 01, 2018

Back to School Scholarships

It’s that time again! You’re heading back to school, but do you know how you’re going to pay for it? Scholarships can help.

Find scholarships to help you head back to school without the worries of tuition looming over you. The following list includes scholarships with deadlines throughout this semester, so you can keep applying for awards all semester long.

Students of all ages can apply now to qualify for some scholarship funding from these scholarship providers:

College Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 10/15/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $500 – $1,500

The College Scholarship Contest is available to students currently enrolled in a college or university. You must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and submit a 30 to 60 second video on Instagram that describes your efforts to reduce the amount of plastic you consume in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the College Scholarship Contest.

$5,000 Cash for School Giveaway

Deadline: 10/15/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000

Win $5,000 Cash for School! Stressed over tuition & fees, room & board, books & more? Enter for your shot at winning $5,000 that could really cut the costs of school!

Learn more about the $5,000 Cash for School Giveaway.

College JumpStart Scholarship

Deadline: 10/17/18
Available to: High School Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The College JumpStart Scholarship is available to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and current college students. To be considered for this award, you must be committed to going to school and using your education to better your life and that of your family and/or community and be able express your goals for getting a higher education.

Learn more about the College JumpStart Scholarship.

O Captain, My Captain Scholarship Slam

Deadline: 10/25/18
Available to: Ages 13-25
Award Amount: $1,000

You’ve definitely had a mentor — someone or something that has affected your personal development. Mentors aren’t just limited to people — there are abstract concepts and ideas that shape you every day. Now we’re giving you the chance to say thank you and let this person or thing know how much they’ve impacted your life. Who or what has had the greatest influence/impact on your life? We can learn from anything, anywhere at any time. People, objects, and experiences — like coaches, parents, close friends, comics, movies, or favorite books — can seriously impact us. But so can concepts and ideas like love, fear, acceptance, depression, anger, and guilt. A mentor can also be something that you’re passionate about, that’s taught you more about yourself and/or the world around you. What does your mentor mean to you? How have these people or topics shaped you into the person you are today? Write a poem thanking the greatest influencer in your life for your chance to win.

Learn more about the O Captain, My Captain Scholarship Slam.

Scooter Inside Scholarship

Deadline: 10/30/18
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,200

The Scooter Inside Scholarship is open to students who are currently attending high school or college. You must submit an essay of between 700 and 1500 words that discusses the importance of social media marketing and how search engine optimization can help local business get more clients in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Scooter Inside Scholarship.

$20,000 Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Deadline: 10/31/18
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $20,000

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program is open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post – secondary institution in the U.S. Home – schooled students may also apply.

Learn more about the $20,000 Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 2 awards of $500

The MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship is available to students currently attending an accredited a high school, college or university. You must be a minimum 14 years of age, minimum GPA of 3.0, follow or ‘LIKE’ the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page and create a one page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 11/30/18
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $500

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest is available to high school seniors and students currently enrolled in a college or university. You must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop, or any other encounter, to qualify for this award. The video must be uploaded to YouTube and be no longer than three minutes long.

Learn more about the Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest.

College Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $1,000

The College Scholarship is available to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university. You must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and submit a 500-700 word essay to qualify for this award. The essay should detail how you are driven to innovate, how you plan to influence progress on any level in any space or how you have already affected positive change with creative thinking.

Learn more about the College Scholarship.

Resume Genius Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Resume Genius Scholarship is available to students enrolled at an accredited college or university. You must create a resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Resume Genius Scholarship.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Deadline: 2/28/19
Available to: High School Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship is available to high school seniors. To be considered, you must submit a 500 – to 1000 – word essay describing the impact you have made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general. You must also submit two to three photos of your volunteer efforts

Learn more about the Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 3/01/19
Available to: Ages 14+
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.

Learn more about the Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Senior
Award Amount : $18,000

Provided by The American Legion, the National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States.

You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government.

A complete list of topics are available on the Legion’s Web site.

Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship.

Learn more information about the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, 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.

Get more information on the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

Prom Pics Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Juniors through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $250

The Prom Pics Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a high resolution photo from your prom event. Prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories: promposal, pre – prom, prom dance, and post – prom.

Get more information on the Prom Pics Contest.

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 qualify you and a friend for $500.

The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: 5 Awards from $5,000-$10,000

The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship is available to high school seniors who are leaders in their communities and have been accepted to a four – year college. The award recognizes students who exemplify the commitment, ideals, and courage that Anne Frank represents today.

Get more information on the The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship.

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