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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!

Couponing in College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who reside and attend school in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and are currently enrolled in a college program. Students must write an essay on couponing and publish it online to apply.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 27
2018

MigVapor Essay Contest

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who submit an original essay on the dangers of smoking and tobacco.

Total: $1900 Awards:  6
Deadline:  November 1
2018

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2018

Young Innovators to Watch

The Young Innovators to Watch contest is open to U.S. students between the ages of 13 - 19 who submit a project or innovation that shows technical or scientific creativity. Applicants may work individually or in small teams.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 27
2018

Pretty Lightroom Presets Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who submit an original essay of between 800 and 1,000 words in length.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 15
2018

BuyBackWorld.com National Scholarship Contest

The BuyBackWorld.com National Scholarship Contest is available for undergraduate students in the U.S. who submit a video or essay in response to the provided topic.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 15
2018

Drive Smart Digital Short Competition

The Drive Smart Digital Short Competition is available for U.S. students between the ages of 13 and 18 who submit a short digital video that educates on the dangers of distracted driving.

Total: $10000 Awards:  13
Deadline:  December 18
2018

Express Medical Supply Scholarship Program

This scholarship contest is available for currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students studying in the U.S. Applicants must submit a meme image responding to the topic of this year's contest.

Total: $500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  December 30
2018

ShirtSpace College Scholarship Contest

This essay contest is available for U.S. students who are currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicants must submit an essay in response to the question and prompts described at the ShirtSpace.com scholarship website.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  December 31
2018

"Better than a Loan" Scholarship

The Lendza "Better than a Loan" scholarship is available for current undergraduate students in the U.S. who are 18 years of age or older. To apply, students must submit a completed application, an essay, and must submit a Tweet in response to the question posed in the scholarship application.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

ApexBikes.com Scholarship 2018

The ApexBikes.com Scholarship is available for college students who submit an original article, infographic, or video on the topic of bicycles and bicycling.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2018

Fundera College Scholarship

The Fundera College Scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who submit an original, three-minute video on the topic of starting a new business. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 1
2019