Often, students miss out on scholarships not because they could not make the cut, but because they did not know about the opportunity in the first place. As your number one college expert partner, we have taken it upon ourselves to inform you about upcoming scholarships this month, so that you won’t miss out anymore. The below opportunities include scholarships for students enrolled in elementary through graduate school.

# 1 – Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

Sponsor: Debt.com
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 2, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must send proof they have applied to other scholarships, as well as a letter explaining why they need the scholarship and their experience applying for scholarships.

For more info and to apply visit: www.debt.com/our-story/scholarships

#2 – Cameron Impact Scholarship Education Foundation

Sponsor: Cameron Impact Scholarship
Amount: Up to $50,000 per year
Deadline: September 13, 2019

Description: The scholarship is opening to high school seniors (class of 2020).  Must be a US Citizens and have an unweighted GPA of a 3.7 or higher are eligible to apply with plans to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university. The Foundation is specifically looking for candidates who have displayed strong evidence of leadership, involvement in extracurricular and community service, and who want to make a positive impact on the world around them.

For more info and to apply visit: www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship

#3 – The Gates Scholarship

Sponsor: The Gates Scholarship
Amount: The student will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or the methodology used by a student’s college or university.
Deadline: September 15, 2019

Description: The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors.

For more info and to apply visit: www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

#4 – Draw Your Own Science Superhero!

Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 15, 2019

Description: Draw an original superhero who uses science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM) to make the world a better place. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship and will have their superhero poster sent to 5,000 schools around the country that have underrepresented populations in STEM.

For more info and to apply visit: www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/stem-superheroes/action

#5 – Be the Boss Scholarship

Sponsor: Go Skills
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: September 15, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to female high school and college students who want to start their own online business. Applicant must share all the reasons they are scared to start their business and who their female boss role model is.

For more info and to apply visit: www.goskills.com/scholarship

#6 – Mason Finance Life Settlement Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: Mason Finance
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: September 15, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university. The scholarship is open to domestic, international, and undocumented students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to senior citizens. There are no GPA requirements

For more info and to apply visit: www.masonfinance.com/scholarship

#7 – Golden Door Scholars Program

Sponsor: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a year-year degree at a Golden Door partner school. Students enrolled at non-partner will also be considered.
Deadline: September 16, 2019

Description: The Golden Door Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or currently enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate degree. Must be eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status).

For more info and to apply visit: www.goldendoorscholars.org

#8 – Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute
Amount: Up to $25,000
Deadline: September 19, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.

For more info and to apply visit: www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#atlasshrugged-1

#9 – National College Match

Sponsor: QuestBridge
Amount: Full four-year scholarship at partner colleges or universities
Deadline: September 26, 2019

Description: Are you a low-income high school senior who has excelled academically, but feels that the nation’s best colleges are financially out of reach? The QuestBridge National College Match can be your pathway to a top college. Through this college and scholarship application process, you can apply for free to the nation’s best colleges and be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship from the college.

For more info and to apply visit: www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match

#10 – Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program

Sponsor: SallieMae
Amount: $25,000
Deadline: September 26, 2019

Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia who are enrolled as a high school junior or senior and plans to enroll in full-time undergraduate study after high school. Applicant must be nominated by a high school counselor, school official or community organization leader with personal knowledge of the student. Only the first 1,000 nominations will be accepted.

For more info and to apply visit: www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream/

#11 – Women in Technology Scholarship

Sponsor: Adobe Research
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: September 27, 2019, at 5 PM PST

Description: The Women in Technology Scholarship is opened to a female student currently enrolled as an undergraduate (2nd year or above) or masters student at a university for the 2019-2020 academic year.  First-year undergraduate students are not eligible. Applicant must be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Winners of the scholarship will also receive a Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year; an Adobe Research mentor; and an opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.

For more info and to apply visit: https://research.adobe.com/scholarship/

#12 – OppU Achievers Scholarship

Sponsor: OppU
Amount: $2,500
Multiple Deadlines: September 30, 2019; December 31, 2020; March 31, 2020 and June 30, 2020

Description: To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school; and possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

For more info and to apply visit: www.opploans.com/scholarship

#13 – Community College Scholarship

Sponsor: SR Education Group
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 29, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a public community college, junior college, technical college, or city college, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

For more info and to apply visit: www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships/community-college-scholarship

#14 – Undergraduate Scholarship

Sponsor: SR Education Group
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: September 29, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

For more info and to apply visit: www.sreducationgroup.org/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarship

#15 – Because College is Expensive Scholarship

Sponsor: Cedar Education Lending
Amount: $500
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors & seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within the next 24 months.

For more info and to apply visit: https://cedaredlending.com/scholarship/

#16 – Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

Sponsor: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation & From the Top
Amount: Up to $10,000
Multiple Deadlines: September 30, 2019; January 6, 2020; and March 2, 2020.

Description: Award is open to classical instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers between the ages of 8 and 18 who have not yet entered college during the 2019-2020 academic year.

For more info and to apply visit: www.jkcf.org/our-grants/artistic-advancement/

#17 – Just Poetry Contest

Sponsor: American High School Poets
Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less. The poem must be the applicants unpublished, and not be entered in any other concurrent contest.

For more info and to apply visit: www.justpoetry.org/submissions

#18 – Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship

Sponsor: Montem
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school. Applicant must have a passion for a healthy lifestyle. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to a healthy lifestyle.

For more info and to apply visit: https://montemlife.com/scholarship/

#19 – Shout It Out Scholarship

Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2025) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must provide a short response (250 words or less) to a given prompt.

For more info and to apply visit: www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship

#20 – Key Thinkers Scholarship

Sponsor: MoneyKey
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents who are enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to financial responsibility.

For more info and to apply visit: www.moneykey.com/scholarship

The following opportunities are being added this month because the applications are lengthy or have income level requirements.

#21 – Coca-Cola Scholars Program

Sponsor: Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Deadline: October 31, 2019, at 5 PM EST

Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors (class of 2020) who are attending a school in the United States. Must be a U.S. Citizens (not a Temporary Resident), U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees – based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid.  Must have plans to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

For more info and to apply visit: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

#22 –  Cooke College Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Amount: Up to $40,000
Deadline: November 13, 2019

Description: To be eligible for the Cooke College Scholarship, a student must be a high school senior (class of 2020) with the intention to enroll full time in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2020. Applicants must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above; received standardized test scores of either an SAT Total Score of 1200 and above OR an ACT Composite Score of 26 or above, and have demonstrated unmet financial need.

For more info and to apply visit: www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program

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