Unigo Scholarship Alert: February 2016

By Emily Zeitman

We've been thinking, we've been thinking ... It's February and we're drunk in love with scholarships. Instead of waking up in the kitchen like Beyoncé, here are ten new scholarships to help you get your grind right.

Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program

High school juniors who have thought about doing an exposé on the mystery meat in the cafeteria will be interested in this $1,000 or $10,000 essay scholarship for students involved in or pursuing a career in journalism. Deadline: Feb. 1.

BulkOfficeSupply.com Scholarship

High school students and college freshmen or sophomores interested in teaching, art, or owning a business are eligible for this $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Submit an application along with an essay of up to 600 words describing your interest in these areas and how winning the scholarship will help you attain your goals. Deadline: Feb 1.

We The Students Scholarship Contest

Students between the ages of 14 and 19 are eligible to apply for this $500, $1,250, or $5,000 scholarship by submitting an essay of no more than 800 words about how American's rights have been compromised in the name of national security. Deadline: Feb. 7.

Davidson Fellows Award

If you've created a significant work in science, mathematics, technology, music, literature, philosophy, or a combination of these subjects, send in three essays and a video addressing its significance, how it will benefit society, and your creative process for a chance to win this $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000 scholarship. Applicants must be 18 years or younger. Deadline: Feb. 10.

BMI Student Composer Awards Program

Young Bachs and Mozarts, don't miss this $500 to $5,000 scholarship. To be eligible, students 27 years or younger should create an original music composition and submit an online application. Deadline: Feb. 15.

AFA Teens Video Competition

When did you learn about Alzheimer's disease? Students between 13 and 19 may answer this question by submitting a video of no more than two minutes, along with a 200-word biography to be considered for this $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000 scholarship. Deadline: Feb. 15.

Scholars Helping Collars P.L.A.Y. Scholarship 

Animal lover? Scholarship lover? High school junior or senior? All of the above?! Then submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay describing your volunteer efforts helping animals, along with three photos, to be eligible for this $1,000 scholarship. Deadline: Feb. 15.

Christophers Poster Contest

If posters are your forte, you shouldn't miss this scholarship. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible for this $100, $250, $500, or $1,000 scholarship by submitting an original poster that illustrates the idea of how one person can change the world for the better. Deadline: Feb. 17.

Spirit of Anne Frank Award

High school seniors who have a passion for social justice and are inspired by Anne Frank should apply for this $5,000 or $10,000 scholarship. Submit a 1,000-word essay describing the contributions you've made to your community and how your goals are inspired by Anne Frank, along with two letters of recommendation, in order to be considered. Deadline: Feb. 19.

Unigo Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Have you ever received a sweet and simple gift? Tell us about it in 250 words or less for a chance at this $1,500 scholarship. Student 13 years and older are eligible to apply. Deadline: Feb. 29.

If these ten scholarships aren't what you're looking for, use our Scholarship Match to find ones that are perfect for you.