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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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Bill Gove Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Cavett Robert Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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$10,000
Deadline
Dec 31
Offered by
Next Step
Description
Register for NextStepU.com and in less than 1 minute you can apply to win up to $10,000 and get matched with hundreds of schools. Sign up now!
How to apply
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Davidson Fellows Scholarships$10,000-$50,000
Deadline
February 12
Renewable
No
Offered by
Davidson Institute for Talent Development
9665 Gateway Drive
Suite B
Reno, NV 89521
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD or VHS videotape and additional materials are required.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Huntington Fellowships$3,000-$15,000
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent or be doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage. Cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation are required.
How to apply
Application materials are described online.
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Huntington-British Academy Fellowships for Study in Great BritainVaries
Deadline
November 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Applicants must submit cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.
How to apply
There is no application form, and application materials are described online.
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IFEC Scholarships Award$500-$4,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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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!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Iowa Scholarship for the Arts$1,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Iowa Arts Council
600 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA 50319-0290
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Iowa residents and graduating high school seniors and show proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts. Students must be accepted full-time to an accredited Iowa college or university and must major in one of the aforementioned areas.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.
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IRA Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship$6,000
Deadline
November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Reading Association
The Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship
Division of Research and Policy
800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139
Newark, DE 19714
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be doctoral students planning or beginning their dissertation on one of the following topics in the field of reading: beginning reading, readability, reading difficulty, stages of reading development, the relation of vocabulary to reading and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability. Applicants must also be members of the International Reading Association.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Julianne Malveaux ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009-3298
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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McClare Family Trust ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American college freshmen at a UNCF member college or university majoring in the humanities, with an interest in English literature. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CP HS Survey
Description
Take a short survey about your high school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Michael Jackson ScholarshipUp to $4,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Minnesota Academic Excellence ScholarshipUp to full tuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
1450 Energy Park Drive
Suite 350
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.
How to apply
For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.
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Nido Qubein Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Speakers Association
1500 S. Priest Drive
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Tempe, AZ 85281
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by written request.
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Playwright Discovery AwardUp to $750
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
VSA Arts
818 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants themselves need not be disabled, but the script must address the issue. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 30
Offered by
CollegeWeek Live
Description
CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online college fair events happening nearly every day. Register for FREE, visit 3 college booths and get automatically entered to win a $1,000 scholarship!
How to apply
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Reader's Digest Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
Unknown
Renewable
No
Offered by
United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
P.O. Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship$15,000
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Poetry Magazine
444 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 1850
Chicago, IL 60611-4034
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. residents between the ages of 21 and 31. They must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students majoring in English or creative writing.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An essay and a poetry submission are required.
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