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We’re coming in fast toward the end of October. Where did the time go?! Don’t let time get the better of you during your scholarship search. Take a look at the following scholarships that are expiring next month and get working on those applications. Good luck!
Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Deadline: November 1
Award: $1,000 – $30,000
Applicants must submit an essay and a recording on a topic related to the U.S. Constitution.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards from Prudential Financial
Deadline: November 6
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Applicants must have made a difference through volunteering over the past year.
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Essay Contest & Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Student Video Contest from the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Deadline: November 9
Award: $50 – $100
Applicants must submit an essay or a video that expresses their thoughts about speaking up against violence, doing the right thing, and making a difference.
First Freedom Student Competition from the First Freedom Center
Deadline: November 12
Applicants must submit an essay or video production that examines the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom.
Intel Science Talent Search from the Society for Science & the Public
Deadline: November 14
Award: $1,000 – $100,000
Applicants must present a full scientific report about research of their choosing.
PBA/NCA Sally Beauty Scholarship from the Professional Beauty Association and the National Cosmetology Association
Deadline: November 15
Applicants must plan to enter the cosmetology profession.
James Alan Cox Foundation Scholarship from the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Journalists
Deadline: November 15
Applicants must be student photographers.
American Association on Health and Disability Scholarship from the American Association on Health and Disability
Deadline: November 15
Applicants must have a documented disability.
Scholarship Slam from Power Poetry
Deadline: November 19
Applicants must enjoy writing poetry and have a passion for advocacy.
Young Patriots Essay Contest from the National Center for Policy Analysis
Deadline: November 23
Award: $2,000 – $5,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to government.
FIRE’s Freedom in Academia Essay Contest Scholarships from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Deadline: November 25
Award: $500 – $10,000
Applicants must submit an essay on a topic related to free speech.
Samsung Superhero Competition from Samsung Techwin America
Deadline: November 30
Applicants must portray a historical character in a digital video.
Cappex has thousands more scholarships that you could qualify for. Check them out today!
That’s right, ‘bestest’ is not a word. But it certainly applies to the scholarship that Cappex has just unleashed on the public:
You’re right again, that’s not a typo. We are giving away $1 scholarships to A LOT of people.
Want more details?
Watch this video to get a clear idea of why we’re giving away dollar bills and how it can turn into a $2,500 scholarship:
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Still need a bit more of a breakdown?
We want to give you $1 as a kinda symbolic gesture to mark the start of your college and scholarship search. It’s like the first flutter on the way to your big college dreams.
So what we’re trying to say is that just like how the small action of a butterfly flapping its wings can cause a chain of events that leads to a large-scale hurricane halfway around the world, one dollar can be the thing that sets in motion the events that lead to your awesome dreams.
Plus, apply for your dollar, and you’re also eligible for the $2,500 scholarship!
If you’re already a member on Cappex, you should apply by logging into Cappex.com and going to the scholarships tab.
If you’ve never been on Cappex before, go here.
The most important thing, is that to really make the butterfly effect grow like crazy, we need your help! Share this linke– http://www.cappex.com/butterfly — on Facebook, Twitter, or just through word of mouth.
Will you join the Butterfly Effect?
Got some downtime this summer? Make the most out of it by finding scholarships for college! It’s never too early, or too late, to start your scholarship search. We’ve found five easy-to-apply-to scholarships for students in all different grades.
All you have to do is see if you’re a match:
1. OP Loftbed Scholarship
Quick fact-High school seniors through doctoral-level students can apply.
2. Lincoln Forum Scholarship
Quick fact- This scholarship is available for enrolled college students.
3. Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship
Quick fact-To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must sign up to be members of the MyFamilyTravels.com community prior to application.
4. Shut Up and Sweat Scholarship
Quick fact-This is the perfect scholarship for student athletes!
5. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship
Quick fact-5 awards will be granted.
Want more scholarship matches? Make a profile on Cappex!
Over the last couple of weeks we’ve posted a lot about different things about college tuition–the most expensive private schools, the least expensive private schools, etc. We know your mind will never fully be free from thinking about how much college will cost you, but we can try to help a bit!
Our best advice–start your college scholarship search this summer! Scholarships are one of the best ways to lower the cost of tuition, and these all have simple applications you should be able to do in a short amount of time.
Here are 6 summer scholarships you should apply to now!
See if you’re a match:
3. OP Loftbed $500 Scholarship Award
Quick fact-High school seniors through doctoral-level students are eligible to apply to this scholarship.
4. Lincoln Forum Scholarship
Quick fact-3 awards will be given away.
5. Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Scholarship
Quick fact-All years of high school students are eligible.
6. Shut Up & Sweat Athletic Gear Student Athlete Scholarship
Quick fact-This scholarship will be awarded to 3 different high school student athletes.
7. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship
Quick fact-You must be enrolled in college to apply for this scholarship.
Did you apply to any? Any tips to other students? Leave a comment!
Summer is a great time to search and apply for scholarships since you can do it at your leisure and not be completely stressed out like you probably are during the school year.
To give you a head start, here are 11 scholarships you can apply to this summer. See if you’re a match!
1. Abbot & Fenner Scholarships
Quick fact- Available for high school juniors through doctoral-level study!
3. Win-Win Scholarship
Quick fact- Fairly easy application and lots of scholarship money!
4. Castle Ink’s Green Scholarship
Quick fact- Not academic-based
5. BBG Communications Scholarship
Quick fact- Easy application process and need a 2.5 GPA to qualify
6. Share Your Story Scholarship
Quick fact- Financial need considered
8. Lincoln Forum Scholarship
Quick fact-3 awards will be given away
9. Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Quick fact-Easy application
10. AFSA Second Chance Scholarship
Quick fact-5 scholarships will be awarded
11. R2C Scholarship
Quick fact-Application should take very short time
Want more scholarships? Here you go!
Summer is great time to get big parts of your college search done, including finding scholarships to help pay for your college tuition.
We’ve put together a list of 5 broad and easy-to-apply-to scholarships with deadlines approaching at the end of May and early June.
See if you’re a match and apply today!
1. CarDonors.com Scholarship
Deadline-May 31 Amount-$500
2. C.I.P. Scholarship
Deadline-May 31 Amount-$1,500
3. Proof-Reading.com Scholarship
Deadline-June 1 Amount-$1,500
4. The Big Dig Scholarship
Deadline-June 1 Amount- $3,000
5. Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship
Deadline-June 1 Amount-$1,000
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