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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!

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: $1133

Awards: 3

Deadline: July 26, 2020

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students. Students must submit a 2-3 minute essay on the current year’s topic to apply.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: August 15, 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

Ayn Rand – Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Current high school seniors and undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for this award. To enter, each student must write an essay of 800 to 1,600 words discussing ‘Atlas Shrugged’; students must select one of the specific essay prompts listed on the Ayn Rand Institute website.

Total: $593

Awards: 84

Deadline: September 21, 2020

Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

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

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: $1300

Awards: 5

Deadline: September 30, 2020

Patriot’s Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year’s topic.

Total: $1000

Awards: 54

Deadline: October 31, 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: $750

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

CollegeXpress $10,000 Scholarship

The CollegeXpress Scholarship contest is available for middle school and high school students and undergraduate students who are interested in transfering to a CollegeXpress partner university.

Total: $10000

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 31, 2021

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