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Summer Scholarships

These are just some of the many summer activities people enjoy – and get scholarships for, too. So, why shouldn't you?

Elizabeth Hoyt

July 01, 2018

Summer Scholarships

Fun in the sun. Being outside with friends. The 4th of July, swimming at the lake and eating more ice cream than you ever thought imaginable.

These are just some of the many summer activities people enjoy – and get scholarships for, too. So, why shouldn’t you?

Below is a list of summer-themed scholarships for you to peruse and apply for at your leisure (any other way would go against the rules of summertime) – just don’t miss the deadlines!

Fastweb’s Summer Scholarships

The “Hit The Books” Scholarship

Deadline: 8/25/18
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 information about the The “Hit The Books” Scholarship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 9/15/18
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
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 $10,000 Scholarship.

College Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 10/15/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 3 Awards from $500 – $1,500

The College Scholarship Contest is available to students currently enrolled in a college or university. You must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and submit a 30 to 60 second video on Instagram that describes your efforts to reduce the amount of plastic you consume in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the College Scholarship Contest.

College JumpStart Scholarship

Deadline: 10/17/18
Available to: High School Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The College JumpStart Scholarship is available to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and current college students. To be considered for this award, you must be committed to going to school and using your education to better your life and that of your family and/or community and be able express your goals for getting a higher education.

Learn more about the College JumpStart Scholarship.

Scooter Inside Scholarship

Deadline: 10/30/18
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,200

The Scooter Inside Scholarship is open to students who are currently attending high school or college. You must submit an essay of between 700 and 1500 words that discusses the importance of social media marketing and how search engine optimization can help local business get more clients in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Scooter Inside Scholarship.

MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/18
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 2 awards of $500

The MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship is available to students currently attending an accredited a high school, college or university. You must be a minimum 14 years of age, minimum GPA of 3.0, follow or ‘LIKE’ the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page and create a one page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship.

American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) Student Paper Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000

Provided by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), the AMCA Student Paper Competition is open to student members of the AMCA.

You must submit a paper at the AMCA annual meeting in your chosen mosquito related research field in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more information about the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) Student Paper 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.

Charlotte Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Charlotte E. Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship is available to students majoring in outdoor education and camping at Ohio University.

You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Charlotte Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship.

Country Fair Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Country Fair Scholarship is available to students at Gannon University.

Learn more information about the Country Fair Scholarship.

Tournament of Friendship Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Tournament of Friendship Scholarship is available to minority students enrolled in the Michigan State University, College of Social Science.

You must be majoring in criminal justice, be a resident of Michigan, be in good academic standing and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Tournament of Friendship Scholarship.

Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior
Award Amount: $1,000

The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are attending a Wisconsin college or university.

You must be pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscaping, environmental sciences, conservation, or forestry to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation.

Greater Baton Rouge State Fair/George Simoneaux Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair/George Simoneaux Scholarship is available to full-time junior and senior students enrolled in the College of Agriculture at Louisiana State University. To qualify, you must be a resident of East Baton Rouge, Ascension, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Saint Helena or West Baton Rouge Parish. You must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have participated in County Agent 4-H or FFA programs, and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair/George Simoneaux Scholarship.

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 about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

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