Unigo Scholarship Alert: January

By Emily Zeitman

One of the best New Year resolutions you can make is to apply for as many scholarships as you can every single month. It's the most important tip for scholarship success, just ask our scholarship winners. Here are 10 shiny new scholarships to ring in the new year!

Amato Sanita Bright Future Scholarship 

See problems? Want to fix them? Write a 500-word essay identifying a problem and explain how you plan to solve it with your education. Students seeking to enroll in an undergraduate program are eligible to apply for this $500 scholarship. Deadline: Jan. 1.

Young Patriots Essay Contest

Politically-driven middle and high school students shouldn't miss this $5,000, $2,500, and $1,500 scholarship. Write an essay about your opinion of the fourth amendment and global terrorism and you could win money for school. Deadline: Jan. 5. 

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

High school students who write a 1,000-word essay describing an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official during or after 1956 are eligible for a $5,000, $1,000, or $500 scholarship. Deadline: Jan. 6.

Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship

FORWARD MARCH ... to college. Students between the ages of 17 and 26 who are considering to enter the military are eligible for full tuition at any participating college or university. Deadline: Jan. 10.

Edward D. Hendrickson/ SAE Engineering Scholarship

High school seniors intending to pursue engineering or a related science degree are eligible for this $5,000 scholarship. Simply complete the provided application and attach your resume. Deadline: Jan. 15.

Dell Scholars Program

Complete several short essay questions regarding family life and the greatest challenges you have faced, along with the required documents, and you could get $20,000 for college. Students graduating from high school during this academic year are eligible to apply. Deadline: Jan. 15.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

What would you rather do than spend your time with technology? High school, undergraduate, and graduate students who answer this question are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. Deadline: Jan. 30.

DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition

What is the role of science in overcoming challenges facing the world today? Write a 700- to 1,000-word essay on this topic in order to qualify for this $5,000, $3,000, $2,000, or $200 scholarship. Students in grades seven through 12 are eligible to apply. Deadline: Jan. 31.

Leroy W. Homer Jr. Foundation Flight Training Scholarship

Looking to attain higher education? Then get on board this scholarship. Students 16 to 23 who are planning to pursue a career in aviation are eligible to apply for this all-fees-and-expenses-paid private pilot course. Submit the required materials along with three short essays describing your present goals, why you want to fly, and why you want to become a pilot. Deadline: Jan. 31.

Unigo I Have a Dream Scholarship

What do you dream about? Tell us in 250 words or less and you could win $1,500 for college. Students 13 years and older are eligible to apply. Deadline: Jan. 31.

Looking for more scholarship opportunities to ring in the new year? Try our Scholarship Match to find scholarships specifically for you.