Kiss Summer Goodbye Scholarships
Apply for these scholarships before summer ends.
September 18, 2017
Saying goodbye to summer isn’t easy. We get that you want to soak up the last days of sun, fun and enjoy the remainder of your summer – who wouldn’t?
Alas, summer is ending and your scholarship search must continue! But, this list of scholarships can allow you to stay on track with your scholarship search, while relishing your last weeks of summer break.
How is this possible, you ask? All of the scholarships on this list have quick and easy applications and, those that have essays are short and sweet. Once you apply, all you have left to do is figure out what to do with all that free time to fill your last days of the season.
By doing so, you’ll really be able to say you accomplished it all this summer: conquering your scholarship applications and taking time to smell the roses.
Before hitting the books this fall, sneak in some time and apply to as many of the following scholarships as possible! These scholarships have deadlines that’ll take you to the end of summer…and beyond!
“Hit The Books” Scholarship
Available to: Ages 18-25
Award Amount: $500
The “Hit The Books” Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 18 and 25.
To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500-word essay on the importance of education in your life and how the scholarship money will assist you in achieving your goals.
Bonus points will be awarded to students who find a creative way to include their passion for coffee within their essay without losing sight of the primary topic.
Learn more about the “Hit The Books” Scholarship.
$2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 3 Awards of $2,000
The $2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. You must create a video that shows how properly planning for a hurricane or other flood disaster can be a valuable tool and upload it to YouTube in order to be considered for this award.
Learn more about the $2,000 Disaster Preparation Scholarship.
Build U. Scholarship
Available to: Ages 18+
Award Amount: $2,500
The Build U. Scholarship is available to product design, interaction design, engineering, and computer science students. To be considered, you must submit a 1000 word essay on the following topic: “Which company or organization (other than Buildium) you think best exemplifies one of the above core values and how?”
Learn more about the Build U. Scholarship.
The Future is Female Scholarship
Available to: Female students
Award Amount: $3,000
The Future is Female Scholarship is available to female students. You must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. You must also answer five short essay questions.
Learn more about the The Future is Female Scholarship.
Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Available To: Maximum Age 18 Years
Award Amount: $2,500
The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19.
To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, “How My Passions Impact the World” to be presented at your local Optimist Club’s contest.
Get more information on the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.
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