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College Scholarships: 2019 Edition

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

Elizabeth Hoyt

February 07, 2019

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 - large and small - 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. Note: Remember to keep checking back because we’ll keep updating this list with new and exciting 2019 scholarship opportunities! You can find 2019 internships on Fastweb, too! 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:

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.

Live Más Scholarship

Available to: Ages 16-24
Deadline: 2/21/19
Award Amount: 100 awards from $5,000-$25,000 The Live Más Scholarship is available to innovators, creators, and dreamers between the ages of 16 and 24. To be considered, you must create and submit a video of up to two minutes in length that tells the story of your life's passion. Learn more about the Live Más Scholarship.

Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge

Available to: High School Juniors through College Freshmen
Deadline: 2/22/19
Award Amount: 6 awards from $2,500-$20,000 The M3 Challenge is open to high school juniors and seniors between the ages of 16 and 18. In this challenge, students will be given 14 hours to solve an open - ended, realistic, applied math - modeling problem focused on a real - world issue. The challenge is entirely internet - based. Students choose which day they wish to work on challenge weekend. Each high school may enter up to two teams of three to five students. Learn more about the Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge.

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.

$15,000 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge

Available to: High School Freshmen – College Freshmen
Deadline: 2/28/19
Award Amount: 15 awards of $15,000 You have the power to influence safe driving behavior among teens. Make a video that inspires your peers to drive safely and you'll be entered for a chance to win $15,000 or one of 14 other great prizes! Learn more about the $15,000 TeenDrive365 Video Challenge.

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.

Create-a-Greeting Card Scholarship Contest

Available to: Ages 14 & Over
Deadline: 3/01/19
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.

ScholarshipPoints $10k Scholarship

Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Deadline: 3/15/19
Award Amount: $10,000 ScholarshipPoints will award a $10,000 scholarship to one lucky member this quarter. All you have to do to become eligible is become a ScholarshipPoints member and log in. It's simple, fun, and completely free! Learn more about the ScholarshipPoints $10k Scholarship.

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.

O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen
Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: 8 awards of $5,000 The O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship is available to female high school seniors who plan to enroll full - time in a four - year undergraduate program. You must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the O Wines Opportunity for Success Scholarship.

Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Available to: High School Seniors – College Freshmen
Deadline: Varies
Award Amount: 16 awards of $510,000 The Gold Medal Portfolio Award is open to graduating high school seniors. You must submit a portfolio of eight distinct art or written works that exemplify originality, technical skill and personal voice in order to be considered for this award. Art portfolios must communicate a single cohesive idea or visual investigation and written portfolios must demonstrate versatility and diversity in writing technique and style. Learn more about the Gold Medal Portfolio Award.

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