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College Scholarships: 2019 Edition

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

Elizabeth Hoyt

April 29, 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:
Mother’s Day Scholarship
Deadline: 5/31/19
Available to: Ages 18+
Award Amount: $1,000 Mother’s Day is a time to honor your mom for all her hard work and the sacrifices she has made for you. Whether she’s driven three hours to cheer you up after a break-up, paid for your Spring Break trip, or sent you plenty of care packages filled with your favorite homemade goodies, it’s so easy to forget to say “thank you.” Write your mom a Mother’s Day card telling her exactly how you feel and you could win $1,000 for school or your student loan payments. P.S. Be sure to share it with her, too! Get more information on the Mother’s Day Scholarship.
“Stuck at Prom” Scholarship Contest
Deadline: 7/09/19
Available to: Ages 14-18
Award Amount: 10 Awards from $100 - $10,000 The Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest is open to students who will be attending a high school, home school association, or other school - sanctioned prom. To enter, you must submit at least one photo of you in either the dress or tux category wearing DIY prom attire made out of Duck brand duct tape. One $10,000 grand prize winner will be selected from each category, with 4 runners-up in each category receiving $100. Get more information on the “Stuck at Prom” Scholarship Contest.
$5,000 Easy Scholarship: Keep Friends and Family Safe on the Road!
Deadline: 7/31/19
Available to: Ages 25 & Under
Award Amount: $5,000 You could win an easy $5,000 scholarship just by printing and posting flyers with enticing fill-in-the-blanks like the one above. For every flyer you post, you’ll keep friends safe on the road AND earn another chance at the $5,000 scholarship. Win-win! Get more information on the $5,000 Easy Scholarship: Keep Friends and Family Safe on the Road!.

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.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

Deadline: 9/30/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 4 Awards of $1,000 The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate or graduate students. You must be U.S. citizen or legal resident and complete a short statement on why you pledge not to text and drive in order to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship.
Karen Hanson Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: 11/30/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $350 The Karen Hanson Memorial Scholarship is open to students pursuing studies in literature. You must also submit an essay of at least 250 words in response to the following prompt: Life is full of challenges and struggles, and one of the great things literature can do is help us move through and past them with humor. In 250 words or more, describe how an education in Literature can help us move through life with greater joy. Submissions may be written in prose or may be submitted in the form of a short (hopefully humorous!) story. Get more information on the Karen Hanson Memorial Scholarship.

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/19
Available to: Female High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $500 The Women in Science Environmental Scholarship is available to female high school or college students, with preference given to those who are choosing to pursue a science degree. You must demonstrate financial need, and submit a one-page essay that demonstrates an idea you have for helping improve the environment, either global or locally using Drone Technology to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Women in Science Environmental 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.
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.

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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