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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
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Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Committee Services Office
Attn.: Scholarships
1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors planning to major in American history and American government. The award is up to $2,000 each year for up to four years. All applicants must obtain a letter of sponsorship from their local DAR chapter. However, affiliation with DAR is not required.
How to apply
Applications are available by written request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
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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.
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Application materials are described online.
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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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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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J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History$5,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Historical Association
400 A Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, must have earned the degree within the past seven years and may not have published a book-length historical work. Projects should focus on American history.
How to apply
Application instructions are available online.
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