Scholarships Expiring in August

August is approaching and summer will soon be winding down, so as you keep up with your college search, don’t miss out on these scholarships that can help you pay for school. So, take a small break from your summer fun and start applying for these scholarships today before they expire in August!

SHUT UP & SWEAT Athletic Gear Student Athlete Annual Scholarship
Deadline: August 1
Star athletes who graduated high school in June 2012 are eligible to be nominated for this scholarship. You must have a 3.0 GPA to be eligible. The person that nominates you is required to submit a 1- to 2-page letter explaining why you are an excellent candidate for this scholarship. Three students each will win a $2,000 scholarship.

Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship
Deadline: August 1
Sign up with and submit your travel story. Have a good vacation story? Now is the time to share it and potentially win a scholarship for it. Along with your written story, you must submit one photo, digital artwork, or video. This scholarship is open to students ages 13-18. Scholarships range from $200 to $1,000.

Americas Next Top Namer Scholarship
Deadline: August 15
Undergraduate students majoring in communications, English, linguistics, or marketing can apply for this scholarship. This scholarship offers you the chance to give names to a product. Like the iPhone’s Suri, you will be asked to develop and submit an essay about five brand name candidates for a intelligent personal digital assistant and academic navigator that works on your tablet, smartphone, or computer. The winner gets a $2,000 scholarship.

AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest
Deadline: August 22
Presented by the American Sprinkler Association, this scholarship is for undergraduate students attending a college/university or certified trade school in the United States. You must enroll or already be enrolled for the spring 2013 session. In order to enter this contest, you must take a ten-question, multiple-choice, open-book test about automatic fire sprinklers; for each question answered correctly, you receive one entry into the scholarship drawing. The award is $1,000.

JustJobs Scholarship Program
Deadline: August 31
This scholarship is for currently enrolled, full-time college undergraduate and graduate students. You must be from a school that is registered with the scholarship program. To apply, you must submit a short essay of 300-500 words responding to the following question: “How did you choose your major? What obstacles have you had to overcome and what will it mean to you to graduate with this degree?” Winners will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

Laws of Life Contest
Deadline: August 31
This contest is for recent high school grads enrolled in an accredited college or university for Fall 2012. To apply, you must create a written or video response to the following prompt: “How might you fulfill your purpose in the next five years? What guiding principles and goals will help you live according to your purpose in the next five years and beyond? If you keep your purpose in mind, where do you think you will find yourself in five years?” First place wins a $5,000 scholarship and a session with a professional purpose coach. Second place wins a $3,000 scholarship, and third place wins a $1,000 scholarship.

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Original Post Date: July 13th, 2012

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