By Emily ZeitmanIt’s the final push to winter break and all you can think about is hot chocolate, sleeping in, presents, and … scholarships? Make this holiday season extra sweet by winning yourself money for college. And don’t forget to look out for part two of our December Scholarship Alert in a couple weeks. Zinda & Davis Scholarship If you’re an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in political science or government service, then this $1,000 scholarship shouldn’t be passed up. Submit an essay detailing your career goals, along with your updated resume, and get help paying for college. Deadline: Dec. 1. National Space Club Keynote Scholar Award Are you inspired by space? Submit a three-minute video response for a chance at this $10,000 scholarship. High school seniors, undergraduate, or graduate students majoring, or planning to major in STEM can apply. Deadline: Dec. 2. Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships Students between the ages of 5 and 25 who have performed community service within the last 12 months shouldn’t miss this $5,000 scholarship opportunity. Obtain and submit a community service recommendation, along with the required documents, before the deadline date. Deadline: Dec. 5. Doodle 4 Google Use any materials to create a Google logo that demonstrates what makes you unique. Students in grades K-12 are eligible to apply for this $30,000 scholarship. Deadline: Dec. 7. Donald Memorial Legal Scholarship Currently pursuing a degree in criminal justice law? Submit an essay detailing your reasons for pursuing this degree and your views on the criminal justice system for a chance to win a $2,000 scholarship. Deadline: Dec. 10. Savvy Saver Scholarship Big spender? Or penny saver? If you identify with the latter, then you should apply for this $2,500 scholarship. Applicants 18 years and older are required to tweet about the best way to save money as a college student and submit an essay explaining their tweet. Deadline: Dec. 13. Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Have an ethical topic you’re passionate about? Undergraduate juniors and seniors can submit a 3,000 to 4,000-word essay that raises questions and identifies ethical issues for a chance at this $5,000, $1,500, or $500 scholarship. Deadline: Dec. 14. Youth Free Expression Film Contest Can any topic be the subject of a joke, or is some censorship OK? Students 19 years and younger can create a video response addressing this question, as well as a short essay to be eligible for a $1,000, $500, or $250 scholarship. Deadline: Dec. 14. If these eight scholarships aren’t enough, use our Scholarship Match to find scholarships that are matched specifically to you.