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SCHOLARSHIPS
We have many wonderful scholarships available!

Try the link below:

FinAid.org provides information about scholarships, loans, college savings options (such as 529 plans), military aid, and more.

Fastweb.com offers information about colleges, scholarships, financial aid, and other financial resource management.

 

Cappex.com It's the place to discover new colleges and scholarships, compare your top choices and make the decisions that give you peace of mind.

 

HighScholarships.com List a list of leading scholarships for high school students.

 

​Scholarships4Students.com scholarship search engine for ALL students.

 

Scholarship360.com will search for the best opportunities for you!

 

GoCollege.com resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college.

ScholarshipMentor.com has valuable advice about applying for scholarships as well as links to various categories of student aid.


MeritAid.com has information on $1.1 billion in merit-based scholarships from colleges.

 

ScholarshipAmerica.org mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support.


ScholarshipHelp.org provides links to different scholarship Web sites.


StudentLoans.gov provides information about U.S. Department of Education student loans and how to manage them.


ScholarshipsOnline provides links to different scholarship Web sites.


Scholarship Geek 
The most important link of all: FAFSA - the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - is required by all schools.
Click here for a free graphical guide of the financial aid process prepared by the U.S. Department of Education.
Click HERE for Forbes Magazine's 2014 Guide to FAFSA, CSS Profile, College Aid and Expected Family Contribution.
Want to get a fairly good estimate of how much your college will truly cost? Click HERE to try the CNN-Money Magazine netprice calculator.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The following $1,000 - $5,000 scholarships, are being sponsored by companies as a way to give back to the community and are open to all U.S. residents who are enrolled college students. The requirements are a little different for each, but most only require students to write a 500-word essay on a topic related to the sponsor's industry. Additionally, no fees or purchases are required to enter. 

For essay topics and more detailed information on each of the scholarships, check out these sites:
http://www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/

Sunoco Rewards Scholarships (TWO $1,000 scholarships); Deadline- 5/31/2015
https://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/

Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship: Deadline 6/1/2015
https://www.ozmoving.com/scholarship

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship; Deadline- 4/20/2015
http://www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/scholarship.html

Rover $1000 College Scholarship; Deadline 5/31/2015
http://www.rover.com/blog/rover-college-scholarship/

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2015
http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm

AutoAccessoriesGarage.com College & Automotive Trade School Scholarship; Deadline 6/1/2015
http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/college-scholarship

Griswold Home Care Scholarship; Deadline 5/1/2015
http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/

Evolve IP Tech in Schools Scholarship; Deadline 4/30/2015
http://www.evolveip.net/about/careers/scholarship

CSC Global Online Brand Protection Scholarship; Deadline 5/31/2015
https://www.cscglobal.com/global/web/csc/csc-scholarship.html

Revzilla Design Scholarship; Deadline- 6/1/2015
http://www.revzilla.com/revzilla-design-scholarship-2014

Lamps.com 2014 Scholarship; Deadline- 6/1/2015
http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2014

PicMonkey $1000 Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2015
http://www.picmonkey.com/blog/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/

RE/MAX of New Jersey Scholarship ($2,000 & $1,000 scholarships); Deadline- 4/30/2015
http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx

NAVEX Global Policy and Procedure Management Software Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2015
http://www.navexglobal.com/scholarship

The Company Corporation’s Quarterly Business Plan Contest; Deadline- Ongoing/Quarterly
https://www.incorporate.com/business_plan_contest.html

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2015
http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/

APPROACHING SEPTEMBER DEADLINES: 

QUESTBRIDGE 
Due: September 28. 2015

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.

If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.

Click Here to find out additional information and apply: https://apply.questbridge.org/apply/

U.S. Bank Financial Genius Scholarship
Sponsor: U.S. Bankcorp
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Sept. 17, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled in college by Sep. 1, 2015. Applicant must complete a scholarship application and all eight Financial Genius for Life education modules available at the scholarship website.

We the Future Contest
Sponsor: Constituting America
Amount: Varied based on class standing
Deadline: Sept. 17, 2015
Description: Contest is open to K-12 students, college students, law school students, graduate schools students, adults 25 years of age and older, and seniors 65 years of age and older. Each age group has different requirements, so applicants should visit website for details.

Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Dial My Calls
Amount: $250
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States who are high school graduates or hold their GED and are currently enrolled in an accredited two or four year college for Fall 2015. Applicant must submit a short response (140 characters or less) to a given prompt related to online courses.

Siemens Competition
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: Sept. 22, 2015
Description: Competition is open to individuals and teams of up to three students in grades nine through 12. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

GTFO Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: According to sources, “About 1.69 billion pounds of butts end up as toxic trash each year. Cigarettes = the most littered item on Earth.” Do Something will send the student a free action kit. Applicant must clean up cigarette butts they find anywhere and submit a photo as proof. For every bag (approximately 250 cigarette butts) the student collects, they receive a chance for the scholarship, up to four chances.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more then three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

JW Surety Bonds Scholarship
Sponsor: JW Surety Bonds
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective college students who attend/will attend an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicant must submit an informational infographic, slideshow, video or article on an approved topic. There is no limit to the number of entries a student submits.

Lemberg Law StopCollector.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Lemberg Law
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to debt collection.

Make Your Mark Contest
Sponsor: Utah Educational Savings Plan
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open to Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Contestant must submit a bookmark design.

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Odenza Marketing Group
Amount: $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students to students between the ages of 16 and 25 who are citizens of the United States and have a GPA of at least 2.5. Applicant must submit two essays on given topics.

Old School Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Do Something has 10 different ways students can use their skills to improve the lives of adults. For every campaign a student completes, they will earn an entry for the scholarship.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Shout It Out Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2021) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to 1,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

OCTOBER DEADLINES: 

Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award
Sponsor: From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015
Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Legal Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: Paralegal411
Amount: $500
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are at least 18 years of age. Applicant must be a current college student enrolled at an accredited college or university who is pursuing a paralegal related degree OR a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to pursue a paralegal degree program.

Save the Frogs! Art Contest
Sponsor: Save the Frogs!
Amount: $100
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2015
Description: Contest is open to anyone, regardless of age, with a talent for art. Applicant must submit a cool frog piece of art.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Sponsor: Wendy’s Restaurants
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Oct. 2, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in one of the 43 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations and sponsored by their school. Applicant must have a GPA of at least 3.0.

Snap Scholars Digital Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Snap Agency
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current and potential college students. Applicant must submit an article on a given topic related to digital marketing.

AES Engineering Scholarship
Sponsor: AES Engineers
Amount: $500
Deadline: Oct. 7, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a successful life. Scholarship is open to all majors

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
Sponsor: Branson Show Tickets
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students at any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and home schooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are also encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how a show inspired their dreams.

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Amount: Up to $18,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors or college freshmen and sophomores who are at least 18 years of age and U.S. citizens. Applicant must have financial need. Applicants selected for the program will complete work sessions during each summer break in Washington, D.C. If selected, student will be given an annual salary, benefits package and up to $18,000 per calendar year for tuition, mandatory fees, books and supplies.

Doodle 4 Google
Sponsor: Google Inc.
Amount: $30,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Program is open to students in grades kindergarten through twelfth grades. Student will submit a doodle for Google.

Helicopter 2050 Challenge
Sponsor: The By Kids For Kids Company
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are between the ages of nine and 16 years of age. Applicant must share their vision or design for the helicopter of 2050.

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Hispanic/Latino descent who have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and community in an effort to encourage their peers to use education as a vehicle for success.

JEN Scholarships
Sponsor: Jazz education Network (JEN)
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and university students with talent and potential in jazz performance and/or education or industry. Multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Applicants should see website for details.

YoungArts Program
Sponsor: National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
Amount: Up to $10,000
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2015
Description: Program is open to young artists in grades 10-12 or ages 15-18 with talent in cinematic arts, dance, design arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. There is a $35 application fee, but fee waivers are available to qualified applicants.

College JumpStart Scholarship
Sponsor: The College JumpStart Scholarship Fund
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Oct. 17, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 10th through 12th grades, college students, and non-traditional students. Applicant must submit a short essay.

Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc.
Amount: Up to $100,000
Deadline: Oct. 19, 2015
Description: Giveaway is open to U.S. legal residents who are between the ages of 18 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit their “one of a kind” goal in 350 characters or less. Once the applicant receive 50 votes, they will be eligible to submit a video. Individuals can also nominate a student with a one of a kind story by submitting a story on the student’s behalf.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: Oct. 23, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.

Williams-Mystic/Joseph Conrad Ocean Essay Contest
Sponsor: William-Mystic
Amount: $500
Deadline: Oct. 23, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay (either fiction or nonfiction) on any topic as long as the ocean or a major body of water is the primary setting or aspect of concern.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $22,000
Deadline: Oct. 25, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring/summer 2016. Applicant must demonstrate critical financial need, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and be involved in co-curricular and community service activities.

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: Up to $20,000
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

GTFO Scholarship
Sponsor: Do Something
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015
Description: According to sources, “About 1.69 billion pounds of butts end up as toxic trash each year. Cigarettes = the most littered item on Earth.” Do Something will send the student a free action kit. Applicant must clean up cigarette butts they find anywhere and submit a photo as proof. For every bag (approximately 250 cigarette butts) the student collects, they receive a chance for the scholarship, up to four chances.

MyProjectorLamps Scholarship
Sponsor: MyProjectorLamps
Amount: $500
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms.

National Poetry Competition 2015
Sponsor: The Poetry Society
Amount: Varies
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015
Description: Competition is open to anyone 17 years of age or older. Individuals from all countries are welcome to submit a previously unpublished poem.