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The Best College Scholarships: 2018 Edition

Let’s make 2018 your year to win scholarships to help pay for college!

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 30, 2018

The Best College Scholarships: 2018 Edition
A New Year is the perfect time to reboot your scholarship search! Check out Fastweb’s list of scholarships to apply for throughout 2018, with options that just about every student qualifies for. Discouraged because you didn’t win a scholarship last year? Don’t give up – apply more, instead! Most scholarship winners will tell you to apply early and often because the more you apply, the more likely you are to win. Let’s make 2018 your year to win scholarships! The new and exciting scholarships available in 2018 listed below are a great start, but don’t forget to continue to check out your scholarship matches throughout the entire year for even more opportunities.

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Note: remember to keep checking back, too, because we’ll keep updating with new and exciting 2018 scholarship opportunities! Here’s to a brilliant New Year, filled with endless opportunities. Start your year with the below selection of college scholarships:

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest

Deadline: 11/30/18
Available to: High School Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $500 The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest is available to high school seniors and students currently enrolled in a college or university. You must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop, or any other encounter, to qualify for this award. The video must be uploaded to YouTube and be no longer than three minutes long. Learn more about the Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest.

College Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 2 Awards of $1,000 The College Scholarship is available to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university. You must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and submit a 500-700 word essay to qualify for this award. The essay should detail how you are driven to innovate, how you plan to influence progress on any level in any space or how you have already affected positive change with creative thinking. Learn more about the College Scholarship.

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: 12/01/18
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.

Google Global Science Fair

Deadline: 12/12/18
Available to: Ages 13-18
Award Amount: $50,000 The Google Global Science Fair is open to students between the ages of 13 and 18. To enter, you must create either a two - minute video or a 20 - slide presentation giving an overview of your project and embed it on the summary page of your project submission. You may submit projects in any one of the following categories: Computer Science and Math, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Flora and Fauna, Energy and Space, Inventions and Innovation, Physics, Robotics, Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, or Electricity and Electronics. Students may enter individually or in a group of two or three. Get more information on the Google Global Science Fair.

Foot Locker Foundation: A $20,000 Scholarship Could Be Yours!

Deadline: 12/14/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $20,000 For the eighth consecutive year, Foot Locker will be awarding incoming college freshman with $20,000 in scholarship funding to pursue a 4-year college degree - not because they scored the most touchdowns or goals, but because sports have helped them grow into strong leaders at school and in their communities. As a bonus, one of our 20 winners will be selected for the Ken C. Hicks scholarship for demonstrating superior educational achievement, outstanding leadership, and a true love of the game. This winner will receive an additional $5000 award (for a total of $25,000). This year's 20 winners will join the program's seven previous classes of Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, which will result in 160 total scholarship recipients since the program's inception in 2011. Applicants are evaluated based on whether they are Foot Locker Scholar Athlete material. The ideal candidates would be proactive, highly motivated, inspiring, charismatic, honest, trustworthy, genuine, strong and courageous. Additionally, promising applicants embody good sportsmanship, strong moral character, are passionate/committed to empowering his or her community, are confident and enthusiastic leaders, come from diverse backgrounds and display academic excellence. Get more information on the $20,000 Foot Locker Foundation Scholarship.

James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $50,000 The James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship is available to U.S. and Canada students who are graduating high school or have graduated within the last three years and will be full - time college freshman. You must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and a minimum 25 ACT / 1220 SAT score to be eligible for this award. You must also demonstrate substantial work experience and an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and / or similar co - curricular activity. Get more information on the James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship.

ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/18
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! Get more information on the ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship.

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: 12/15/18
Available to: High School Seniors through College Freshmen
Award Amount: $50,000 The Burger King Scholars Program is open to graduating high school seniors in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. To be eligible, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll in a two - or four - year college, university, or vocational school. Get more information on the Burger King Scholars Program.

Resume Genius Scholarship

Deadline: 12/15/18
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The Resume Genius Scholarship is available to students enrolled at an accredited college or university. You must create a resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth to qualify for this award. Learn more about the Resume Genius 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.

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