Scholarships

Niche “No Essay Scholarship”

Max amount: $2,000                Deadline: End of each month

Requirements:

  • High schoolers
  • adults looking to head back to school
  • current college students
  • anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months. 

Simple application, no essay. Can apply every month.

Chegg Scholarships

Max Amount: Varies                Deadline: Varies

Requirements:

  • Depending on individual scholarship

Prompt changes weekly.

UNIGO 10K Scholarship

Max Amount: $10,000                Deadline: December 31st, 2019

Requirements:

  • 13 years or older
  • Legal Resident
  • Enroll in a post-secondary institution no later than 2023

Submit an online written response to the question:
"Surprise! You just got elected president. What’s your first tweet?" (140 characters or less, including spaces)

Young Scholars Scholarship

Max Amount: $2,000                Deadline: December 31st, 2019

Requirements:

  • Students must be under age 30
  • Must be US Resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • enrolled to an academic institute

250 - 400 words answering the questions below: Describe how volunteer or community service has shaped who you are and what community service has taught you. Also, discuss in your essay about any challenges or obstacles you have dealt with and overcome in life and how this will help you succeed in your studies.

Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship

Max Amount: $2,000                Deadline: October 31st, 2019

Requirements:

  • 13 years or older
  • Legal Resident
  • Enroll in a post-secondary institution no later than 2023

Submit an online written response to the question:
"Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less)

Because I Love You Scholarship

Max Amount: $1,000                 Deadline: TBA

Requirements:

  • 25 years or younger
  • Current or former high school student who will attend or is attending college 

What does a "healthy relationship" mean to you?

We want to know what the relationship behaviors are that you believe to be the cornerstones to a healthy, happy relationship. Is it open communication? Having trust in your significant other or friend? Being able to be honest with each other? Showing respect or compassion? How has your life been impacted by healthy or unhealthy relationships? Tell us in a poem what healthy relationship behaviors are most important to you and what the words #BecauseILoveYou should really mean.

Look Twice, Save a Life

Max Amount: $1,000                 Deadline: December 1st, 2019

Requirements:

  • Current college student or anyone planning on attending college
  • Student must have a valid driver’s license 

Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving.

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program

Max Amount: $500                 Deadline: January  6th, 2020

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the US
  • Must be a legal resident or hold a valid student visa 

Show us your hometown heart. We want to see a picture of the "heart" of your hometown.

How creative can you be? Answer the question above in 108 characters or less, then share your response on our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram for your chance to get a $500 scholarship. Being constrained by the number of characters will spark your creative juices and force you to focus on word choice, sentence structure, and even punctuation.

Cards Against Humanity Female Science Ambassador Scholarship

Max Amount: Full tuition costs             Deadline: TBA

Requirements:

  • Must be a high school senior or college undergraduate
  • Must be female
  • Citizenship NOT required
  • Must be pursuing a degree in a STEM field
  • Film a three–minute video of yourself explaining a topic in STEM you are passionate about. You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate college student to apply. Your video should be:
  • A mini–lecture, not a personal statement. Pretend you're a lecturer speaking to a class. Teach us something. 
  • Clear, creative, accurate, and a demonstration of your passion for the subject. Your video doesn't need to be fancy or high–tech. Production value is not a factor.
  • Three minutes or less in length.
  • About any topic in STEM, not necessarily your field of study.
  • Uploaded to YouTube and marked ‘public.’ It should be accessible to the general public and could, but doesn't have to be, targeted at young students.

Association for Women in Mathematics Scholarship

Max Amount: Varies            Deadline: January 31st, 2020

Requirements:

  • Open in three categories: grades 6-8, grades 9-12, college undergraduates
  • In a 500-1000 word essay:
  • Your essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview.
  • Who can I write about?
  • You may interview and write about any woman currently working in a mathematical sciences career.
  • If you would like to be put in contact with someone who has agreed to be interviewed for this contest, please contact Dr. Joanna Bieri (interviewee coordinator) at joanna_bieri@redlands.edu. Please note that interviewee contacts will only be given out for requests received by January 10 each year.

EK Insurance Scholarship

Max Amount: $500                 Deadline: TBA

Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen to apply
  • Must be a student enrolled during 2016-2017 on a full time basis in an accredited university or graduate school 

In a 750-1000 word essay write:
1. Car insurance can be expensive – especially for young drivers. What are the best ways to legally lower your car insurance premiums? or
2. Most car insurers use a credit score as a major factor in determining premiums. What are the pros and cons of this practice and why do most insurers use it?

The Christophers Video Contest for College Students

Max Amount: $2,000                 Deadline: TBA

Requirements:

  • Entrants must be enrolled in and attending undergraduate or graduate college classes, full or part time, between Sept. 1, 2017 and Dec. 18, 2017

College students are invited to create a film or video (5 minutes or less in length) that best communicates the message and mission of The Christophers and its belief that one person can make a difference. Entries can express this theme in any genre or shooting style, but must be submitted as DVDs that we are able to upload onto our site or send us a link to your video.

One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest

Max Amount: $1,000                 Deadline: January 5th, 2020

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled at an accredited two or four year college within the US
  • Must be a legal resident or hold a valid student visa 

Must create a short film 3-8 minutes about one of the following topics (see website for specific requirements):
Water, Waste, Food, Transportation, Energy, Open Space and Ecosystems