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First-Class Scholarships for College Students

Make the scholarship search a component of your college education.

Elizabeth Hoyt

December 08, 2017

First-Class Scholarships for College Students

Between juggling your heavy course load, a part-time job and the distant remains of a social life, searching for scholarships is the last thing you feel like doing – especially because you may assume that, since you’re a college student you won’t win a scholarship anyway.

False. College students win scholarships all the time.

Seriously, those tuition bills aren’t going to pay themselves and, with the cost of college these days, you need scholarships more than ever.

The good news is, we’ve done the heavy lifting (searching) for you. Now, all you need to do is apply!

Here are scholarships that college students qualify for:

One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest

Deadline: 1/14/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 4 Awards from $75 – $1,000

The One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest is open to students who are at least eight 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 Earth Young Filmmakers Contest.

MoversCorp.com Scholarship

Deadline: 1/15/2018
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $500

The MoversCorp.com Scholarship is available to students currently enrolled in a university program that is two years or longer in length. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and submit an essay of between 500 and 800 words on your moving experience in order to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the MoversCorp.com Scholarship.

Providian Medical Scholarship

Deadline: 1/15/2018
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $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.

Learn more about the Providian Medical Scholarship .

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: 1/30/2018
Available to: High School Freshmen through 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 about technology addiction to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship .

National Ag Day Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/31/2018
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $1,000

The National Ag Day Essay Contest is available to high school students. To be considered, you must submit an original essay of 450 words or less, or a two-minute video, on the following topic: “How Will Agriculture Feed the World?”

Learn more about the National Ag Day Essay Contest.

$3,000 Easy Scholarship: Grab the Mic, Amplify your voice by giving your friends a shoutout!

Deadline: 1/31/2018
Available to: Maximum Age 25 Years
Award Amount: $3,000

You could win an easy $3,000 scholarship just by amplifying your voice and rallying your friends to Grab the Mic! Democracy only works for the people, when as many people are involved. Everyone has their part to play in this movement so help your friends find their role by shouting them out online, in your communities, and on a national stage. You’ll automatically enter to win a $3,000 scholarship. Win-win!

Learn more about the $3,000 Easy Scholarship: Grab the Mic, Amplify your voice by giving your friends a shoutout! .

The Fountain Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/31/2018
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

The Fountain Essay Contest is available to students of all ages. You must submit a 1500 – to 2500 – word essay on the following theme: “How to face a disaster.” Submissions should be factual, but with an inspirational style that will feed both your reason and soul.

Learn more about the The Fountain Essay Contest.

Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

Deadline: 1/31/2018
Available to: High School Freshmen through 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.

Learn more about the Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest.

Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: 2/01/2018
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,500

The Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest is open to U.S. citizens attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university. You must submit an essay of between 800 and 1000 words on one of the five topics related to immigration listed on the sponsor’s website in order to qualify for this award.

Learn more about the Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest .

Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship

Deadline: 5/07/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,000

The Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. You must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math to be eligible for this award. You must also submit a minimum 300 – word essay on the effects and aftermath of September 11th on today’s society, what you plan to achieve through college that can possibly impact the community and / or the world, and why you should receive a Memorial Scholarship.

Learn more about the Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship .

F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen
Award Amount: $16,000

The F. Armstrong Scholarship is open to entering freshmen at Cornell College who contribute to campus diversity.

Get more information on the F. Armstrong Scholarship – Cornell College.

CKSF Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen 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.

Learn more information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

Optimist International Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
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.

Constitution Connection

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $25 Every Two Weeks

Want to raise the minimum wage? Should the government pay for college? Comment on the new Bill of Rights Institute debate platform Constitution Connection and be entered in for a chance to win $25!

Get more information on the Constitution Connection.

Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Ages 15+
Award Amount: $10,000

Opinion Outpost has a $40,000 year-long cash give away! Every quarter a winner will receive $10,000! Each time you take a survey you receive an entry into that quarterly prize draw. The more you participate, the more likely you are to win! In addition to the quarterly prize draw, earning cash and rewards for taking surveys is one of the biggest perks of joining Opinion Outpost. You can redeem your points for Amazon.com Gift Card* Claim Codes, iTunes* Gift Cards, or if you believe cash is king, for money using our PayPal redemption method. It’s safe, secure, and a popular option for many Opinion Outpost members!

Get more information on the Opinion Outpost $10,000 Quarterly Prize Drawing.

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