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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Apr 30
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
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
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$10,000
Deadline
Jun 30
Offered by
+U
Description
Apply to win one of five $10,000 college scholarships by telling +U how you picture your success after college. Just answer a few short and simple questions and you may be selected to win $10,000 toward your college education. +U matches students to colleges that their life, goals and finances - join today!
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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-$3,000
Deadline
June 10
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
Apr 30
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!
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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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