Posts Tagged ‘expiring scholarships’

21 Scholarships with February Deadlines

credit: gailperry.com

Wouldn’t you just love to get a scholarship for Valentine’s Day? With this list of scholarships expiring in February, you just might!

 

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

Deadline: February 1      Award: $2,000
Applicants must be ambitious and motivated, as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community, or work activities.

Darin C. Banks Foundation Scholarship Competition

Deadline: February 1      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.

National Peace Essay Contest

Deadline: February 1      Award: $1,000 – $10,000
Applicants must submit an essay on the topic of “Gender, War, and Peacebuilding.”

Microsoft Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 1      Award: varies
Applicants must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Deadline: February 5      Award: $30,000
Applicants must have an interest in public service, education, the non-profit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Deadline: February 6      Award: $10,000 – $50,000
Applicants must have completed a significant piece of work that falls into the category of science, technology, engineering, math, literature, music, philosophy, or outside the box.

Courageous Persuaders Scholarship

Deadline: February 12      Award: $250 – $3,000
Applicants must create a TV commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award

Deadline: February 15      Award: $7,500
Applicants must be minority students.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $250 – $5,000
Applicants must write an autobiographical essay related to Alzheimer’s disease.

ChairScholars National Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicants must be severely physically challenged.

Best Buy Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Richie’s Spirit Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must have taken challenging courses during their high school career and demonstrated strong leadership roles within the community.

Queer Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender or a friend/ally of someone who is.

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant/Scholarship

Deadline: February 15      Award: $1,000
Applicants must be majoring in a major related to the food industry.

Google Lime Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 18      Award: $5,000 – $10,000
Applicants must have a disability and be studying computer science or computer engineering.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest

Deadline: February 18      Award: $100 – $1,000
Applicants must create an original poster interpreting the theme, “You Can Make a Difference.”

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Deadline: February 20      Award: $5,000
Applicants must be vegetarians who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

Optimist International Essay Contest Scholarships

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,500
Applicants must write an essay about how they can help their friends realize their value.

100 Black Men of America Future Leader Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28      Award: $1,000 – $2,000
Applicants must have completed at least 50 hours of active community service within the past year.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,000 – $25,000
Applicants must be majoring in a major related to engineering, technology, design, or business.

Lowe’s Scholarship

Deadline: February 28      Award: $2,500
Applicants must demonstrate a history of commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service, and/or work experience.

Check out even more scholarships at Cappex!

Scholarships Expiring in November

We’re coming in fast toward the end of October. Where did the time go?! Don’t let time get the better of you during your scholarship search. Take a look at the following scholarships that are expiring next month and get working on those applications. Good luck!

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Deadline: November 1
Award: $1,000 – $30,000
Applicants must submit an essay and a recording on a topic related to the U.S. Constitution.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards from Prudential Financial
Deadline: November 6
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicants must have made a difference through volunteering over the past year.

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay ContestOklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Video Contest from the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Deadline: November 9
Award: $50 – $100
Applicants must submit an essay or a video that expresses their thoughts about speaking up against violence, doing the right thing, and making a difference.

First Freedom Student Competition from the First Freedom Center
Deadline: November 12
Award: $2,500
Applicants must submit an essay or video production that examines the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom.

Intel Science Talent Search from the Society for Science & the Public
Deadline: November 14
Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Applicants must present a full scientific report about research of their choosing.

PBA/NCA Sally Beauty Scholarship from the Professional Beauty Association and the National Cosmetology Association
Deadline: November 15
Award: $1,000
Applicants must plan to enter the cosmetology profession.

James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship from the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Journalists
Deadline: November 15
Award: $2,500
Applicants must be student photographers.

American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship from the American Association on Health and Disability
Deadline: November 15
Award: varies
Applicants must have a documented disability.

Scholarship Slam from Power Poetry
Deadline: November 19
Award: $1,000
Applicants must enjoy writing poetry and have a passion for advocacy.

Young Patriots Essay Contest from the National Center for Policy Analysis
Deadline: November 23
Award: $2,000 – $5,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to government.

FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay Contest Scholarships from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Deadline: November 25
Award: $500 – $10,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to free speech.

Samsung Superhero Competition from Samsung Techwin America
Deadline: November 30
Award: $500
Applicants must portray a historical character in a digital video.

Cappex has thousands more scholarships that you could qualify for. Check them out today!

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 MyFamilyTravels.com 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.

Find scholarships like these and thousands more on Cappex today!