Unigo Scholarship Alert: December (part 1)

By Emily Zeitman

It'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.