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College Scholarships: 2019 Edition

Start your year with this selection of college scholarships available in 2019.

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 16, 2018

College Scholarships: 2019 Edition
Let’s work together to make 2019 a successful New Year filled with endless opportunities. Here’s the deal: We’ll bring you the opportunities, but you have to follow through and apply for them! Start your year with the below selection of college scholarships available in 2019. Scholarships come to those who apply early and apply often. Maybe 2018 wasn’t your year and you're not sure 2019 will be different. Maybe you’re sick of applying. Maybe you think you won't win because you haven't yet. But, don’t give up – apply more, instead! The more you apply, the more likely you are to win. Let’s make 2019 your year to win scholarships! Applying for the new and exciting scholarships available in 2019 listed below are a great start to a successful scholarship search, but don’t forget to continue to check out your scholarship matches throughout the entire year for even more opportunities.

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Note: Remember to keep checking back because we’ll keep updating this list with new and exciting 2019 scholarship opportunities! Get a head start on conquering 2019 by making a plan to apply for more scholarships. You can start your year off right with the below opportunities:

NACE Foundation Academic Scholarship

Deadline: 1/01/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 5 awards of $5,000 The NACE Foundation Academic Scholarship is available to full - time students enrolled in a program related to corrosion or corrosion control. Selection will be based on your academic record, professional and personal activities, work experience, a personal profile statement and two letters of recommendation. Preference is given to students with prior work experience in the field of corrosion. Learn more about the NACE Foundation Academic Scholarship.

MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/05/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,500 The MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest is available to full-time students enrolled at an accredited four-year university or college. You must submit a response to the following prompt "How do you see the world?" on your preferred social media platform in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the MarvelOptics.com Scholarship Essay Contest.

One Young Earth Filmmakers Contest

Deadline: 1/13/19
Available to: Ages 25 & Under
Award Amount: 4 awards from $100 - $1,000 The One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest is open to students who are no more than 25 years of age. You must submit a video between three and eight minutes that shares and highlights solutions to the issues discussed in the chosen sustainability topic(s) chosen from the list on the sponsor's website. The film entry’s theme must be solution-based. The film should talk about an environmental/sustainability problem and then discuss what could be a potential solution to this problem. Videos may be submitted by either an individual or a group and animated videos of no more than 45 seconds will also be considered. Learn more about the One Young Earth Filmmakers Contest.

Providian Medical Scholarship

Deadline: 1/15/19
Available to: High School Senior to College Senior
Award Amount: 1 award of $500
The Providian Medical Scholarship is available to students enrolled in an accredited high school or college in the United States. You must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, be either in your final year of high school or enrolled at the undergraduate level in good academic standing to qualify for this award. An essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum is required. Get details on applying for the Providian Medical Scholarship.

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/18/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $10,000 The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 - to 1000 - word essay that describes and analyzes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. GED students under the age of 20 may also apply. Get more information on the Profile in Courage Contest.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship

Deadline: 1/20/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $5,000 The Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship is available to full - time high school and undergraduate students who are ages 25 and under. To be considered, you must submit an original, three - to six - minute short film that addresses global women's issues such as: education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, or a variety of other issues. Get more information on the Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship.

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Student Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/25/19
Available to: Students in Grades 5-12
Award Amount: 6 awards from $50 - $500 The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Student Essay Contest is open to students in grades five through twelve. To be considered, high school students must submit a 500 - word essay on one of two topics, which address the significance of healthy debate and how promoting civility is more important than ever in uniting our society. Get more information on the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Student Essay Contest.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: 1/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen to Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000
The Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and submit a 140-character message that relates to technology addiction to qualify for this award. Get details on applying for the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship.

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/31/19
Available to: High School Freshmen to College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Essay Contest on Biographies of Contemporary Women in Mathematics is open to all students in three categories: grades 6 - 8, grades 9 - 12, and college undergraduates. Your essay must be primarily based on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career and be approximately 500 to 1000 words in length. The winning essays will be posted on the AWM web page and the grand prize winner will have his or her essay published in the AWM Newsletter. Get details on applying for the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Essay Contest.

Travel Is Education Scholarship

Deadline: 1/31/19
Available to: Ages 18 & Under
Award Amount: Varies
The Travel Is Education Scholarship is open to U.S. students in grades 6 through 12. You must submit two-dimensional artwork, photos or a writing (maximum one page) on the theme of "The World in Your World". Sample topics are available on the Web site provided. You must be traveling on an ACIS tour between October 15, 2018 through October 14, 2019, in order to qualify for this award. Get details on applying for the Travel Is Education Scholarship.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest

Deadline: 2/1/19
Available to: High School Freshman to High School Senior
Award Amount: 3 awards between $100 and $500
The EngineerGirl Essay Contest is available to male and female students in grades three through twelve. To be considered, you must write an original, fictional story in which the main character is a female who uses engineering skills to solve a problem. Your main character must use engineering design principles to solve a problem; she cannot use or rely on magic or supernatural powers. Get details on applying for the EngineerGirl Essay Contest.

Zeta Phi Beta NEF General Undergraduate Scholarship

Deadline: 2/1/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies
The Zeta Phi Beta NEF General Undergraduate Scholarship is available to full - time students pursuing a post - secondary education. Get details on applying for the Zeta Phi Beta NEF General Undergraduate Scholarship.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest

Deadline: 2/08/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: 14 awards from $250 - $3,000
The Courageous Persuaders Video Contest is available to high school students. To be considered, you must create a 30 - second television commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving. Get details on applying for the Courageous Persuaders Video Contest.

We the Students Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 2/14/19
Available to: High School Freshmen to High School Seniors
Award Amount: $5,000
The We the Students Scholarship Contest is open to high school students between the ages of 14 and 19. To be considered, you must submit a 500 - to 800 - word essay that focuses on the ideas of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and their relevance today. Get details on applying for the We the Students Scholarship Contest.

Simon Youth Community Scholarship

Deadline: 2/20/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,500
The Simon Youth Community Scholarship Program is available to graduating high school seniors. You must live near a Simon mall or in the surrounding community to be eligible for this award. Get details on applying for the Simon Youth Community 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 Get details on applying for the Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship.

Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest

Deadline: 2/28/19
Available to: Ages 14-18
Award Amount: $300
The Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest is available to students between the ages of 14 and 18 who live in California. You must create a poster up to 20” x 15” in any language with a theme related to "Safe Jobs for Youth." Get details on applying for the Safe Jobs for Youth Month Poster Contest.

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Deadline: 2/29/19
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500
The Optimist International Essay Contest is open to students who are under the age of 18. To be considered for this award, you must write an essay of between 700 and 800 words on the topic, "When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?" and submit it to your local Optimist Club. Get more information on the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 3/01/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
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 Contest.

Tzu Chi USA Scholars Program

Deadline: 3/01/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $1,000 The Tzu Chi USA Scholars Program is available to graduating high school seniors and continuing undergraduate students. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Selection will be based on financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Get more information on the Tzu Chi USA Scholars Program.

Blades of Grass Green Scholarship Fund

Deadline: 3/15/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund is open to undergraduate and graduate students. You must be pursuing education in environmental studies or related fields and submit a 350 to 500 word letter of intent describing your career path, passion for your intended field and what inspired your pursuit of your field in order to be considered for this award. Learn more about the Blades of Grass Green Scholarship Fund.

AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 4/01/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 10 Awards of $2,000 The AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who plan to further their education at a college, university, or certified trade school. To enter, you must read the "Fire Sprinkler Essay" then take an open - book, ten - question multiple - choice test. Students will receive an entry into a drawing for each question answered correctly. Learn more about the AFSA High School Senior Scholarship Contest.

E-waste Scholarship

Deadline: 4/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The E-waste Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must submit a short statement that completes the sentence "The most important reason to care about e-waste is..." and be U.S. citizen or legal resident to qualify for this award. Learn more about the E-waste Scholarship.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/19
Available to: Ages 18 & Under
Award Amount: $100,000 The Paradigm Challenge is open to students up to the age of 18. You may work in a team or alone in creating an original and creative way to help solve real-life problems in homes, schools, communities, and/or around the world. 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.

Jon H. Poteat Scholarship

Deadline: 5/01/19
Available to: Varies
Award Amount: 250 awards of $1,000 The Jon H. Poteat Scholarship is available to members of the National Technical Honor Society. You must exemplify the seven characteristics of the Society: skill, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership to be eligible for this award. Get more information on the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship.

Spirit of Giving Scholarship

Deadline: 7/31/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000 The Spirit of Giving Scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students. You must submit an essay of between 500 and 750 words on one of the following three topics in order to be considered for this award: How have you advanced the spirit of giving in your community or abroad either through service or in giving? How has the spirit of giving affected you personally? How will your college or post-secondary education allow you to be of service to others or give to others? Get more information on the Spirit of Giving Scholarship.

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