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12 Scholarships Expiring in September

beachSummer is almost over and fall is on its way. You probably have just a little bit of free time left before your classes begin for the upcoming semester. Somewhere in between end-of-summer parties, school shopping, and everything else on your checklist, try to fit in some time to apply for a few of these great scholarship opportunities!

1. American Academy of Chefs College Scholarships

Deadline: September 1      Award: varies
Must be majoring in culinary or pastry arts

2. ABFSE National Scholarship

Deadline: September 1      Award: $500 – $2,500
Must be majoring in funeral service or mortuary science

3. Arthur M. Godfrey Aviation Foundation General Aviation Scholarship Competition

Deadline: September 1      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be studying aviation

4. NEWH Icon of Industry Scholarship Award

Deadline: September 15      Award: $3,500 – $5,000
Must be pursuing a career in the hospitality industry

5. Asian Women in Business Scholarship

Deadline: September 15      Award: $2,500 – $5,000
Must be women of at least 50% Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry

6. Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Deadline: September 15      Award: $1,000
Must be of Hispanic/Latino descent

7. Heather Burns Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: September 22      Award: varies
Must have sickle cell anemia disease or another life-threatening disease (lupus, diabetes, etc)

8. QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships

Deadline: September 26      Award: Full tuition
Must demonstrate outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges

9. Latham Diversity Scholars

Deadline: September 26      Award: $10,000
Must be enrolled in law school and intend to practice law in a major US city

10. Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Scholarship Awards

Deadline: September 30      Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Must undertake an individual or team research project related to math, science, and/or technology

11. Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Deadline: September 30      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must be minorities who are enrolled in a technical degree program

12. “Launch Your Dreams” Scholarship Competition

Deadline: September 30      Award: $2,500
Must be US veterans and/or spouses and children of veterans

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14 Scholarships with August Deadlines

We here at Cappex sure hope you’re enjoying your summer so far! We also wanted to remind you that, because you may have a bit more free time than usual, it’s a great time to apply for scholarships. So we’ve put together for you this great list of scholarships that expire in August. Good luck!

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1. Domo Scholarship for Business Management

Deadline: August 1 Award: $2,500
Must be studying business management and demonstrate an interest in analytics

2. ALBA George Watt Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: August 1 Award: $250
Must submit an essay or thesis chapter about a given historical topics

3. Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation Education Support Awards

Deadline: August 1 Award: $3,000
Must be a low-income parent of at least one minor child

4. ARTBA’s Student Transportation Video Contest

Deadline: August 1 Award: $500
Must create an original video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States

5. Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

Deadline: August 1 Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field

6. DoSomething.org’s The Hunt

Deadline: August 4 Award: $10,000
Must discover and complete seven different challenges to make an impact in your community.

7. Official Penny Arcade Scholarship

Deadline: August 15 Award: $10,000
Must intend to enter the game industry in some capacity.

8. Milbank Diversity Scholars Program

Deadline: August 15 Award: $25,000
Must be enrolled in law school

9. American Indian Services Scholarship

Deadline: August 15 Award: varies
Must be Native American and affiliated with a Native American tribe

10. Atlanta Dental Spa Scholarship

Deadline: August 18 Award: $1,000
Must be a registered student

11. Women in Public Finance Scholarship

Deadline: August 25 Award: $3,000
Must be a woman interested in a career related to public finance

12. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest

Deadline: August 27 Award: $1,000
Must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test on an essay about automatic fire sprinklers

13. Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women

Deadline: August 29 Award: $1,000
Must be a woman 25 years of age or older

14. Luis E. Torres Scholarship Award

Deadline: August 31 Award: $500 – $1,000
Must have overcome a medical hardship in pursuit of higher education

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16 Creative Video Contest Scholarships

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What comes to mind when you think of scholarship applications? Personal statements, essays, short answers, letters of recommendation… But you may not think of another type of scholarship application: original videos. That’s right, put down your pen, and stop typing, because the following scholarships allow you to express yourself through the creative means of video production.

1. A Voice for Animals Contest

Award: $1,500 – $750
Video Requirements: Actively participate in a project that promotes the humane treatment of animals. Demonstrate your accomplishments by creating an original video. (Alternatively, you may write an essay accompanied by photos or create a digital photo journal/album.)

2. AFA Teens Video Competition

Award: $250 – $500
Video Requirements: Submit an autobiography and create an artistic or documentary video two minutes or less about Alzheimer’s disease.

3. ARTBA’s Student Transportation Video Contest

Award: $500
Video Requirements: Submit a two- to four-minute video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States.

4. C-SPAN’s StudentCam Documentary Competition

Award: $250 – $5,000
Video Requirements: Create a five- to eight-minute video documentary on a given topic.

5. Copyright Awareness Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Video Requirements: Submit a creative video presentation between 30 seconds and three minutes that can be used to educate you peers on the importance of intellectual property and copyright law.

6. Create Real Impact Contest

Award: $500 – $1,500
Video Requirements: Create an original work showcasing the problem of reckless and distracted driving.

7. Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Award: $2,500 – $100,000
Video Requirements: Submit a video about your one-of-a-kind story and how you plan to make an impact on the world.

8. Engineering for You Video Contest

Award: $5,000 – $25,000
Video Requirements: Create a one- to two-minute video showing engineering contributions that serve human welfare and the needs of society within a given time period.

9. First Freedom Student Competition

Award: $2,500
Video Requirements: Submit a video production that examines the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom. (Alternatively, you may submit a written essay.)

10. FMAA Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000
Video Requirements: Submit a short video explaining what the American flag means to you.

11. IP Video Contest

Award: $5,000
Video Requirements: Create a video no more than 90 seconds in length that answers one of the given questions about patented inventions.

12. Project Yellow Light Hunter Garner Scholarship

Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Video Requirements: Create a video designed to motivate, persuade, and encourage teens not to text while driving.

13. Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

Award: $50 – $500
Video Requirements: Create a video three minutes or less that addresses a given topic related to nuclear weapons.

14. Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

Award: $2,500 – $20,000
Video Requirements: Submit an original video about safe driving.

15. The Christophers Video Contest for College Students

Award: $100 – $2,000
Video Requirements: Create a video that communicates the message that one person can make a difference.

16. Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

Award: $7,500 – $15,000
Video Requirements: Create a 60- to 90-second video describing what you will do to help make teens safer drivers.

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