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6 Scholarships with February Deadlines

Scholarship! Get your scholarships!

As most of you are well aware, college is, like, really expensive. At Cappex, we try to do our best to make you aware of scholarships you should apply for. So today we’ve racked up six great scholarships that most high school students are eligible to apply for. The catch is, you gotta be a bit speedy about about submitting your applications because all of these deadlines are in February. You still have time, but it’s better to start working on your essays, short answers, projects–whatever it may be– sooner than later.

So take  a look through these 6 scholarships and see if you’re a match!

Best Buy Scholarship Program 
Deadline: 2/15
Average Award: $1,000
Quick Fact: Freshman through seniors in high school are eligible for the 1,200 awards that will be granted.

National Doing Good Scholarship
Deadline: 2/15
Average Award: $5,000 – $25,000
Quick Fact: High school seniors, college students, all the way up to Doctoral-level students are eligible to apply for this RENEWABLE scholarship. That means that every school year, you can receive the scholarship again, granted you keep up with the requirements.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Deadline: 2/20
Average Award: $5,000
Quick Fact: This scholarship is for graduating US high school seniors who are vegetarians and have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities.

The Christophers’ Poster Contest for High School Students
Deadline: 2/20
Average Award: $100 – $1,000
Quick Fact: This scholarship is open to all high school students who create an original poster inspired by the theme “You Can Make a Difference” and illustrates the idea that one person can change the world for the better.

Optimist International Essay Contest Scholarships
Deadline: 2/28
Average Award: $1,000 – $2,500
Quick Fact: High school students under the age of 18 must submit an essay on the topic: “How my positive outlook benefits my community.” If you’re a glass-full kind of person, definitely consider applying for this scholarship!

Lowe’s Scholarship
Deadline: 2/28
Average Award: $2,500
Quick Fact: 140 students will be recipients of this scholarship. College-bound high school seniors who have a minimum 3.25 GPA and have demonstrated a strong commitment to their community through leadership activities, community service, and/or work experience are eligible for this scholarship.

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Scholarship Alert! 7 Scholarships to Apply for Today

scholarshipsIllustrationIconLooking for scholarships can be a tedious process (especially if you– cough, cough– haven’t made a profile that will literally match you to scholarships that are in your reach). So, from us to you, here is a list of 7 scholarships with approaching deadlines that are all fairly simple to apply to.

See if you’re a match!

1. Womenetics Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship
Deadline-August 12
Quick fact-Don’t be turned away men! This scholarship is open to both men and women enrolled in college.

2. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship
Deadline-August 24
Quick fact- 5 scholarships will be awarded.

3. “First Kiss” Scholarship
Deadline-September 1
Quick fact-Available for high school students to adult college students, all you have to do to apply is write a 250 word story about your, yep, first kiss. Haven’t had one yet? Make it up.

4. Go! Study Abroad Scholarship
Deadline-September 15
Quick fact- This is for students who are planning on studying abroad.

5. Ayn Rand “Atlas Shrugged” Scholarship
Deadline-September 17
Quick fact-Yes, a book and an essay are involved, but there will be 84 scholarship winners!

6. Hit the Books Scholarship
Amount- $500
Deadline-September 30
Quick fact- Scholarship award must be used for educational books and materials.

7. Just Poetry Scholarship
Deadline-September 30
Quick fact-9 scholarships will be awarded to applicants who submit their original poetry.

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