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10+ College Scholarships You Can Apply for Today

Remember, the more you apply for, the better your odds are of winning a scholarship.

Elizabeth Hoyt

March 02, 2019

10+ College Scholarships You Can Apply for Today
Below, find ten amazing scholarships, for all types of students, which also span age range qualifications from high school freshmen all the way through each year of graduate school. This is scholarships at their simplest, which we also happen to think is at their finest. Because when scholarships are simplified, it makes everything a whole lot easier, don’t you agree? Let's make this even simpler by answering one of the most commonly asked questions about scholarships: timing.

When should you apply for scholarships?

Most students want to know when they should start applying for scholarships. The short answer: RIGHT NOW! Students can sign up for Fastweb at the age of 13 and can start accumulating scholarships to help pay for school years before even beginning the college application process. Here's the main take away: the earlier you begin applying, the more scholarships you'll have a shot at being considered for and have time to win. Apply for one or however many of the below scholarships you qualify for! Remember, the more you apply for, the better your odds are of winning a scholarship. To help better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following scholarships are listed according to deadline, with the earliest deadline appearing at the top of the page. Deadlines that vary will appear at the bottom of the list. As deadlines pass, opportunities will be refreshed as often as possible. Check out ten scholarships you can apply for today:

The Great Unknowns Scholarship

Deadline: 3/13/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: 16 Awards of $5,000
The Great Unknowns Scholarship is open to high school seniors or graduates, and current undergraduate students. You must be a U.S. citizen, age 24 and under as of March 13, 2019, and plan to enroll full-time in a course of undergraduate study for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year in order to be considered for this award. Selection is based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, financial need and your essay response to the statement "How I Give it Everything". Get details on applying for the The Great Unknowns Scholarship.

$5,000 Study Mode Scholarship

Deadline: 3/15/19
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $5,000
Course Hero will post one question online each month and allow registered, eligible entrants up to 150 words to submit a response. Each month, Course Hero will select one winner with the best response from among all Contest entrants. This month’s Contest winner will receive a $5,000 Scholarship, depending on such winner’s eligibility category. Get details on applying for the $5,000 Study Mode Scholarship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 3/15/19
Available to: High School Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 16 Awards of $5,000
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! Get details on applying for the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Doodle 4 Google Contest

Deadline: 3/18/19
Available to: Ages 19 & Under
Award Amount: 5 Awards from $5,000 - $30,000
The Doodle 4 Google Contest is open to students in grades K through 12. To be considered, you must use your creativity to create your own interpretation of the Google logo. Your doodle must be based on the following theme: "When I grow up, I hope…" Get details on applying for the Doodle 4 Google Contest.

Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship

Deadline: 3/29/19
Available to: Ages 19 & Under
Award Amount: 4 Awards from $2,000 - $8,000
The Don't Mess With Texas Scholarship is available to Texas high school seniors who are planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university. You must have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in your school and / or community to be considered for this award. Get details on applying for the Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship.

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 3/31/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: From $500 - $5,000
The Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship is available to full - time students between the ages of 15 and 25. You must be a resident of a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property or be a resident of a county where a Hearthstone Housing property is located, and demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Get details on applying for the Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship.

Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship

Deadline: 4/01/19
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 6 awards from $1,000 - $5,000
The Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship is available to high school juniors and seniors and full-time undergraduate students. To be considered, you must create a 25 or 55 second video that discourages distracted driving, specifically texting while driving. Get details on applying for the Project Yellow Light Video Contest Scholarship.

Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

Deadline: 4/10/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Awards from $5,000 - $15,000
The Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education provides interest-free loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance and financial need. You must be a U.S. citizen, have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,500 or less, and attend school in the state in which you reside (some exceptions apply). You must also have an outstanding combination of standardized test scores and grades. Law students are not eligible to apply. Get details on applying for the Evalee C. Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education.

Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation & Creativity

Deadline: 5/01/19
Available to: High School Juniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 6 awards from $1,000 - $5,000
The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is available to high school juniors and seniors and entering and current college freshmen. You must be a resident of or be planning to attend school in Connecticut or the New York City metropolitan area. To be eligible, you must demonstrate how you have solved artistic, scientific, or technical problems in new or unusual ways; how you have come up with distinctive solutions to problems faced by your school, community, or family; or how you have developed an innovative way to save the environment or improve people's health. Get details on applying for the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation & Creativity.

Paradigm Challenge

Deadline: 5/01/19
Available to: Ages 18 & Under
Award Amount: 100 awards from $500 - $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 details on applying for the Paradigm Challenge.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship

Deadline: 5/20/19
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 6 awards from $5,000 - $10,000
The Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to be eligible for this award. Get details on applying for the Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship.

Gold Medal Portfolio Award

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: 16 awards of $10,000
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. Get details on applying for the Gold Medal Portfolio Award.

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: Awards from $14,000 - $18,000
The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship. Get details on applying for the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

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