By tamaraCan you believe that 2015 is less than two weeks away? This year has certainly flown by. And, if you’re a high school senior, you’re probably feeling a bit stressed right about now. Between completing your remaining college applications and waiting for acceptance letters, you still need to find a way to pay for everything. Of course, high school seniors aren’t the only ones feeling the financial pinch these days. Those of you in college will inevitably see your tuition, fees, and other expenses increase this coming year. But, don’t panic. A new year also means new chances to win scholarships! And, we’ve found 10 January scholarships just for you! 1. Your Journey Ahead Scholarship If you’re pursuing a marketing or technology degree, or you’re thinking of starting your own business, you should probably check out this $1,500 scholarship. In addition to the top prize, one runner-up will receive a $500 award. Deadline: January 1. 2. MIT THINK Scholars Program Are you a high school student who loves science, technology, or engineering? This scholarship program offers three $1,000 awards. Winners also receive an additional $2,000 to help bring their ideas to life and an all-expenses-paid trip to MIT. Deadline: January 1. 3. Young Patriots Essay Contest This essay contest offers high school students the chance to win up to $5,000 for college. A total of three scholarships are available. Deadline: January 5. 4. Drawing Out Genius Student Poster Contest Dislike writing essays? Why not try your hand with this creative poster contest? Three prizes are available ($300, $500, and $800) to students between the ages of 14 and 19. Deadline: January 5. 5. Direct Textbook “Expectations” Photo Essay Contest Grab your phone or camera if you want to win this $1,000 scholarship. There’s also a $500 prize for most votes, and a $250 winner will be selected at random. Deadline: January 15. 6. SoundOut Social Media Scholarship High school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students are all eligible for this fun scholarship. Two winners will each receive $1,000. Deadline: January 15. 7. StudentCam Documentary Competition Love making videos? This video contest is perfect for you. There are 75 different awards ranging in value from $250 to $5,000 each. Deadline: January 20. 8. Bev Sellers Memorial Scholarship Are you the next Taylor Swift? If you’re enrolled as a sophomore (or higher) in a vocal music education program, you could be eligible to win this $2,000 scholarship. Deadline: January 25. 9. Power Poetry — Flawless Scholarship Slam Show off your poetry skills for a chance to win $1,000 for college. Students who are 25 or younger may apply. Deadline: January 30. 10. I Have a Dream Scholarship No matter what you dream about — your future…equality…or something completely bizarre — now’s your chance to share those dreams. One winner (13 or older) will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Deadline: January 31. Don’t waste your entire winter break sleeping or watching Netflix. Now is a great time to start researching scholarships and working on those spring applications. And, the easiest way to find them is to register for a free account with ScholarshipExperts.com. Do it today!