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Applying for scholarship contests is a great way to increase your odds of adding free money to your college savings account. These awards are typically quick and easy to apply for and many give you the opportunity to apply each month. If you’re tired of filling out long scholarship applications, writing another essay, or perhaps don’t have the standardized test scores to make a scholarship committee swoon, be sure to add these scholarship contests to your application list. For an even more personalized list of awards, sign up for a free profile today!

VIP Voice Rewards

This Scholarship Sweepstakes is for students who are 13 and older who register and take at least two online surveys.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 14
2020

FFRF College Essay Competition - Michael Hakeem Memorial Award

This writing contest is for currently enrolled North American undergraduate students who consider themselves to be atheist/agnostic/freethinkers/unbelievers. Students must be 24 years of age or younger.

Total: $3500 Awards:  12
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Shelving.com Business Scholarship

The Shelving.com Business Scholarship is available for U.S. business majors who have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 26
2020

Abrahamson & Uiterwyk Scholarship Essay Contest

This essay contest is open to U.S. citizens who are 18 years of age or older. Students must be high school seniors or current first-year students enrolled at a college or university.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 31
2020

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

The scholarship essay contest is designed for students who are FULL TIME, undergraduate students in an AMERICAN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY during the Spring 2020 semester.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 31
2020

Get Amaze Invent Scholarship

Amazeinvent.com is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship to students facing financial adversity who are enrolled in High School, University or College full time. This annual scholarship was created for students who are interested in the study of online reviews, guides, and crowdsourcing.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2020

Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who possess an interest in community building as demonstrated by their resume and application essay. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2020

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program

The Money Metals Exchange Scholarship Program is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of approximately 1,000 words on one of the monetary or currency-related topics listed at the provider's website.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  September 30
2020

Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship/Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate a commitment to community service and citizenry. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2020

2020 Fitness and Educational Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all college students who plan to major in any course but there will be special consideration for students who are committed to living a healthy lifestyle. ? Any high school senior or college/university student is eligible to participate. ? Must be a U.S. Citizen

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 15
2020

Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

This photography contest is open to all photographers who are 18 years of age or older. Photographs are accepted in the following categories: The Natural World; Travel; People; The American Experience; Altered Images; Mobile Photos; Sustainable Travel.

Total: $2500 Awards:  8
Deadline:  November 30
2020

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

This contest is available for students currently enrolled in elementary, junior high or high school during the 2014-2015 school year. To apply, applicants must submit a short essay response to the question listed at the website.

Total: $475 Awards:  8
Deadline:  December 31
2020