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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science$15,000
Deadline
February 10
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Meteorological Society
Fellowship and Scholarship Department
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduate students who plan to write dissertations on the history of atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Students must submit a cover letter with vitae, official transcripts, a typed description of the dissertation topic and three letters of recommendation.
How to apply
Submit materials to address listed.
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Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest$200-$4,000
Deadline
Four weeks before the start of NSSAR Congress
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
1000 S. Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must prepare a speech of five to six minutes on some aspect of the Revolutionary War. The contest is open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors at public, private and parochial high schools, as well as home-schooled students. Eligibility for the national contest is determined by contests on the state and local level.
How to apply
Applications are available from local chapters of Sons of the American Revolution.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mike Carr Student Paper Competition$200-$500
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
League of World War I Aviation Historians
909 Pine Street
Yankton, SD 57078
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school, undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled at an accredited school. They must submit an essay discussing some aspect of aviation during the World War I era (1914-1918). Selection is based on essay originality, factual accuracy, source documentation and subject development.
How to apply
Entry instructions are available online. An essay is required.
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National History Day ContestVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
National History Day
0119 Cecil Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in grades 6-12 and prepare throughout the school year history presentations based on an annual theme. Around February or March students compete in district History Day contests. District winners then prepare for the state contests, held usually in April or May. Those winners advance to the national contest held in June at the University of Maryland.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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