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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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26 Scholarships with July Deadlines

Kid and burgerSummer is finally here! While it might be tempting to spend all your newfound free time hanging out with your friends on the beach, burying your nose in your favorite book, chowing down on a burger at a BBQ, or sleeping in, keep in mind that there are still plenty of scholarships that are currently accepting applications. Be sure to dedicate at least some of your free time to applying for some of these scholarships with deadlines in July and you might not have quite so much to do when Fall rolls around.

1. Ashley Soule Conroy Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $3,000
For students planning to study abroad full-time

2. National Federation of Paralegal Associations Thomson Reuters Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: varies
For students studying to become paralegals

3. Champions for Christ Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: varies
For Christians preparing for full-time Christian ministry

4. L.I.F.E Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $500
For students who have been diagnosed with lupus

5. IP Video Contest

Deadline: July 1      Award: $5,000
Must create a video answering a given question related to patented inventions

6. Frank J. Richter Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $1,000
Preference given to students pursuing studies in the transportation field

7. Brian White National Academic Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $1,000
Must write an essay on a given topic related to DUI/DWI offenders

8. Lee Steinberg, P.C. Law Scholarship

Deadline: July 1      Award: $1,000
For students aspiring to go to law school

9. CBCF Environmental Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 3      Award: $5,000
For students pursuing an environmental career

10. Accenture American Indian Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 11      Award: varies
For members of an American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group who are studying engineering, computer science, or a business-related field

11. Donna Foss Independence Day Essay Scholarship Contest

Deadline: July 13      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Must write an essay on a given topic related to America

12. Eileen J. Garrett Scholarship

Deadline: July 15      Award: $3,000
For students pursuing studies in the science of parapsychology

13. Women In Defense HORIZONS Scholarship

Deadline: July 15      Award: $500 – $12,000
For women pursuing a career related to national security or defense

14. Joshua Gomes Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: July 15      Award: $1,000
For students who are HIV positive or have AIDS

15. WIIT Charitable Trust Scholarship Program

Deadline: July 15      Award: $1,500
For women who have an interest in international development, relations, trade, economics, or business

16. Console & Hollawell Paralegal Scholarship

Deadline: July 15      Award: $500
For students pursuing studies in a law-related field

17. Media Fellows Program

Deadline: July 16      Award: $5,000
For students preparing for a career in public policy, advertising research, management, planning, and/or buying

18. Marcena Lozano Donate Life Scholarship Fund

Deadline: July 18      Award: $1,000 – $3,000
For organ transplant recipients

19. Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest

Deadline: July 18      Award: $750 – $1,500
For students pursuing studies in the health care field

20. William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Deadline: July 18      Award: $2,000 – $4,000
For minority students who demonstrate interest or experience in non-profit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector

21. Caitlin Brondolo Golf Scholarship

Deadline: July 26      Award: $2,500
For women who played golf on their high school team

22. Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Deadline: July 27      Award: $250 – $1,000
Must submit a travel blog

23. Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

Deadline: July 31      Award: $500 – $1,500
Must submit an essay on a given topic related to Abraham Lincoln

24. Lint Center for National Security Studies Scholarship

Deadline: July 31      Award: $500 – $1,500
For students pursuing a career related to national security

25. Tatiana McIntosh Memorial (Financial Hardship) Scholarship

Deadline: July 31      Award: $500
For students who demonstrate significant financial hardship

26. Sonic Electronix’s Audiophile Scholarship

Deadline: July 31      Award: $1,000
For students pursuing a career in the audio industry

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23 Scholarships with June Deadlines

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June is right around the corner, which means so is summer! If you’ve got some free time on your hands now that school’s out, use some of it to apply for a few of these scholarships that expire in June.

1. Kor Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: June 1      Award: $500
For students enrolled in a program leading to a degree in a field of language study

2. ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarships

Deadline: June 1      Award: $250 – $500
For nursing majors with a documented disability

3. Copyright Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: June 1      Award: $5,000
Must submit a creative video presentation that would be used to educate peers on the importance of intellectual property and copyright law

4. Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship

Deadline: June 1      Award: $1,000
For students applying to/enrolled in a cosmetology/barber program

5. John D. Spurling OBE Scholarship for Responsible Pet Ownership Education

Deadline: June 1      Award: $2,000
For students enrolled in an educational program that include responsible pet ownership in the curriculum

6. Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

Deadline: June 1      Award: $500 – $1,000
For current law students or undergraduate students planning to attend law school

7. CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship

Deadline: June 1      Award: $2,500
For students interested in business leadership and/or entrepreneurship

8. CBC Spouses Education Scholarship

Deadline: June 5      Award: varies
For students preparing to/currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree

9. Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: June 13      Award: $1,000
For students attending a two-year college, four-year university, or licensed trade or vocational school in the United States

10. Collegiate Inventors Competition

Deadline: June 15      Award: $5,000 – $15,000
Must submit an idea for an original invention

11. Interactive Marketing Scholarship

Deadline: June 15      Award: $2,500
For students interested in creative marketing in relation to online business

12. Shop Smart Scholarship

Deadline: June 15      Award: $2,000
Must submit an essay explaining how your experience has been/will be defined by remarkable frugality, ingenuity, effort, or thrift

13. Teens Drive Smart Video Contest

Deadline: June 19      Award: $2,500 – $20,000
Must submit an original short video on a topic related to automobile safety

14. “Stand & Be Heard” Anthem Singing Contest

Deadline: June 20      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
For members of a national agriculture-related student organization, such as FFA, 4-H, or NAMA

15. Providian Medical Scholarship

Deadline: June 21      Award: $500
Must submit an essay on a given topic related to medical equipment

16. Alice Madden Barton Scholarship

Deadline: June 30      Award: varies
For students pursuing a career in cosmetology and/or barbering

17. Randy Pausch Scholarship Fund

Deadline: June 30      Award: $2,500
For students pursuing a career in the development of interactive entertainment

18. Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships

Deadline: June 30      Award: $200 – $2,000
For students who are sincerely interested in an automotive career

19. Jessica Karrat Dance Scholarship

Deadline: June 30      Award: $500
For students who wish to participate in a dance education program

20. Campbell Family Scholarships

Deadline: June 30      Award: varies
For students pursuing education in a field of study that will broaden their abilities to improve the lives of pets and their families

21. Mays Mission for the Handicapped Scholarship Program

Deadline: June 30      Award: varies
For students who have a significant physical and/or mental disability

22. Digital Privacy Scholarship

Deadline: June 30      Award: $500 – $1,500
Must submit an essay about digital privacy

23. Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award

Deadline: June 30      Award: $1,500
Must submit an essay on a topic related to cyberbullying

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