By UnigoDeclare your independence from student loan debt with these 11 July scholarships. FEATURED: Course Hero Scholarship Award: $3,000 Deadline: 7/31/16 Eligibility: U.S. college students. How to apply: Review a college class you’ve taken. You, Me, and Poetry Scholarship Slam Award: $1,000 Deadline: 7/13/16 Eligibility: U.S. students under the age of 26. How to apply: Submit an original poem on a selected topic. Nadrich & Cohen Civil Justice Scholarship Fund Award: $1,000 Deadline: 7/15/16 Eligibility: U.S. students attending law school and pursuing a law degree in the U.S. How to apply: Write a 750- to 1,000-word essay detailing the importance of jury trials in our society. Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest Award: $1,000 Deadline: 7/15/16 Eligibility: U.S. students who are 16 or older. How to apply: Between 7/1 and 7/15, submit your 200- to 900-word essay about the most important lesson you’ve learned from a teacher. Women in International Trade Scholarship Award: $1,500 Deadline: 7/15/16 Eligibility: U.S. female undergrads or grad students at U.S. schools with an interest in international trade, economics, or business. How to apply: Write a three- to five-page paper discussing the significant changes in U.S.-Cuba trade relations following the loosening of trade and travel restrictions with Cuba. Liberty Power Bright Horizons Scholarship Award: $10,000, $6,000, or $4,000 Deadline: 7/29/16 Eligibility: U.S. undergraduate and graduate students majoring in any STEM field and planning to pursue a career in energy or the environment. How to apply: Submit an online application with five short personal essays up to 300 words each. TaskEasy Scholarship for Future Entrepreneurs Award: $1,000 (three winners) Deadline: 7/30/16 Eligibility: U.S. undergraduate students with entrepreneurial spirits. How to apply: Submit a 60- to 120-second video or a 400- to 500-word essay about an obstacle you overcame, resources you used to succeed, and your inspiration along the way. “From Failure To Promise” Essay Contest Award: $10,000 Deadline: 7/31/16 Eligibility: High school seniors, college undergrads, or grad students with a 2.5 or higher GPA and who attend or plan to attend college in the U.S. or Canada. How to apply: Answer three questions in 1,500 words or less in response to reading “From Failure to Promise: 360 Degrees” by Dr. C. Moorer. Atlanta Dental Spa Annual Scholarship Award: $1,000 Deadline: 7/31/16 Eligibility: U.S. students attending or planning to attend college in fall or winter 2016. How to apply: Make a two-minute video about what you will do in life to make people smile. Naval History Essay Contest Award: $5,000, $2,500, or $1,500Deadline: 7/31/16 Eligibility: U.S. students of all ages.How to apply: Submit an original essay of up to 3,000 words on naval history that identifies individual women and their contributions that have made it possible for the U.S. to build and maintain the world’s finest military. Flavor of the Month Scholarship Award: $1,500 Deadline: 7/31/16 Eligibility: U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents who are 13 years of age or older. How to apply: Creatively answer this question in 250 words or less: If you were an ice cream flavor, which would you be and why?