By Emily ZeitmanAugust, the most bittersweet month of the year, is fast approaching. School may be around the corner, but there’s plenty of summer fun left, so make the most of it. To make the transition just a little easier, here are 10 new scholarship opportunities. Don’t let summer pass you by without checking out these awesome August awards. IP Video Contest Do you like making videos? Are you over 13? Awesome! Then apply for this $5,000 scholarship before time runs out. Deadline: August 1 Criminal Justice Scholarship Award If you are pursuing a degree in criminal justice and can eloquently describe your ambitions and goals, then this $500 scholarship should be a piece of cake. High school students and undergraduates are eligible to apply. Deadline: August 1 Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship If you’ve been accepted into an undergraduate nursing program, or are currently enrolled in a program, then you know the importance of nurses. Take advantage of this $1,000 scholarship opportunity before it passes you by. Deadline: August 1 Wholesale Halloween Costumes Scholarship If you were always the kid with the original, funny Halloween costumes, then you might want to check out this $500 scholarship. Must be 16 and older enrolled in a two- or four-year college in order to participate. Deadline: August 12 Tutor the People Essay Scholarship Are you a helper? Do you like to tutor people? Then this scholarship is perfect for you! Any undergraduate student can apply for this $500 scholarship. Deadline: August 15 PlushBeds Green/Environmental Scholarship Undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing an environmental degree should jump at this $1,000 opportunity to write an essay about their passion for the environment. Deadline: August 15 Discover Prize Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship The global advancement of women in the workplace and beyond is important. If you agree, this scholarship should be easy for you. The first place undergraduate winner will receive $5,000, and four additional winners will receive $2,500. Deadline: August 23 AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Read an essay about automatic fire sprinklers and take a multiple choice test. Easy. Let’s just hope you’re a good test-taker! Those enrolled in college are eligible to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Deadline: August 26 Vectorworks Design Scholarship Can’t turn off that creative spark? Well, don’t! The stronger it is, the better, especially if you’re planning on applying for this design scholarship. Students pursuing a design-oriented degree are eligible for a $3,000 or $7,000 scholarship. Deadline: August 31 Make Me Laugh Scholarship Calling all class clowns! Now is your time to shine — without getting sent to the principal’s office. If you’re 13 years and older you’re eligible to apply for this $1,500 scholarship. Deadline: August 31 If these hot summer scholarships aren’t cool enough, use our Scholarship Match to find your perfect match from over 3 million scholarships.