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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
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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
Mar 31
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Racist. Sexist. Ageist. Don’t be an ist. Your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, etc. are important parts of your identity, but the stereotypes that accompany these labels are not what define you. Register for a free Unigo account now, and tell them how you defied a stereotype someone had of you, or defied a stereotype you had of others. Unigo is giving away TWO $10,000 scholarships, so apply now!
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Disney/ABC Television Writing Program$50,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Disney/ABC Television Group
Talent Development and Diversity
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be age 21 or older. They must be able to work in the U.S. legally. Professional writing experience is not necessary, but applicants must have strong spec script writing skills. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and spec script samples are required.
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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.
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Harris Poll Online
Description
Become a member of the Harris Poll Online and you could receive money for college just by taking simple surveys. Each survey you take gets you an entry to the scholarship drawing!
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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.
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Summer Graduate Research Fellowships$5,000 stipend + travel and housing allowance
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
3301 N. Fairfax Drive
Suite 440
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduate students in areas related to the classical liberal tradition and should be focusing on a discrete writing project. Selection is based on resume, GRE or LSAT scores and graduate transcripts, writing sample and research proposal and bibliography for thesis chapter or publishable paper.
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Taylor/Blakeslee University Fellowships$5,000
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW)
P.O. Box 910
Hedgesville, WV 25427
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are enrolled in U.S. graduate-level science writing programs.
How to apply
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