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Summer 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!
Deadline: September 1 Award: varies
Must be majoring in culinary or pastry arts
Deadline: September 1 Award: $500 – $2,500
Must be majoring in funeral service or mortuary science
Deadline: September 1 Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be studying aviation
Deadline: September 15 Award: $3,500 – $5,000
Must be pursuing a career in the hospitality industry
Deadline: September 15 Award: $2,500 – $5,000
Must be women of at least 50% Asian or Pacific Islander ancestry
Deadline: September 15 Award: $1,000
Must be of Hispanic/Latino descent
Deadline: September 22 Award: varies
Must have sickle cell anemia disease or another life-threatening disease (lupus, diabetes, etc)
Deadline: September 26 Award: Full tuition
Must demonstrate outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges
Deadline: September 26 Award: $10,000
Must be enrolled in law school and intend to practice law in a major US city
Deadline: September 30 Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Must undertake an individual or team research project related to math, science, and/or technology
Deadline: September 30 Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Must be minorities who are enrolled in a technical degree program
Deadline: September 30 Award: $2,500
Must be US veterans and/or spouses and children of veterans
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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!
Deadline: August 1 Award: $2,500
Must be studying business management and demonstrate an interest in analytics
Deadline: August 1 Award: $250
Must submit an essay or thesis chapter about a given historical topics
Deadline: August 1 Award: $3,000
Must be a low-income parent of at least one minor child
Deadline: August 1 Award: $500
Must create an original video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States
Deadline: August 1 Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Must be majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life science field
Deadline: August 4 Award: $10,000
Must discover and complete seven different challenges to make an impact in your community.
Deadline: August 15 Award: $10,000
Must intend to enter the game industry in some capacity.
Deadline: August 15 Award: $25,000
Must be enrolled in law school
Deadline: August 15 Award: varies
Must be Native American and affiliated with a Native American tribe
Deadline: August 18 Award: $1,000
Must be a registered student
Deadline: August 25 Award: $3,000
Must be a woman interested in a career related to public finance
Deadline: August 27 Award: $1,000
Must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test on an essay about automatic fire sprinklers
Deadline: August 29 Award: $1,000
Must be a woman 25 years of age or older
Deadline: August 31 Award: $500 – $1,000
Must have overcome a medical hardship in pursuit of higher education
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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.
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.)
Award: $250 – $500
Video Requirements: Submit an autobiography and create an artistic or documentary video two minutes or less about Alzheimer’s disease.
Video Requirements: Submit a two- to four-minute video examining any aspect of transportation in the United States.
Award: $250 – $5,000
Video Requirements: Create a five- to eight-minute video documentary on a given topic.
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.
Award: $500 – $1,500
Video Requirements: Create an original work showcasing the problem of reckless and distracted driving.
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.
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.
Video Requirements: Submit a video production that examines the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom. (Alternatively, you may submit a written essay.)
Video Requirements: Submit a short video explaining what the American flag means to you.
11. IP Video Contest
Video Requirements: Create a video no more than 90 seconds in length that answers one of the given questions about patented inventions.
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Video Requirements: Create a video designed to motivate, persuade, and encourage teens not to text while driving.
Award: $50 – $500
Video Requirements: Create a video three minutes or less that addresses a given topic related to nuclear weapons.
Award: $2,500 – $20,000
Video Requirements: Submit an original video about safe driving.
Award: $100 – $2,000
Video Requirements: Create a video that communicates the message that one person can make a difference.
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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