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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!

DirectTextbook.com College Essay Contest Scholarship

This essay contest is open to U.S. undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 25

Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest

International and U.S. full-time students attending a U.S. college are eligible to enter this essay contest. Students must have been enrolled in college during the spring 2019 semester to be eligible.

Total: $1500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 31

CollegeFindMe Independence Video Contest

The CollegeFindMe Independence Video Contest is available for high school students in the U.S. who are 14 years of age or older.

Total: $150 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31

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