Scholarship Contests

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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!

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest

The Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest is available for U.S. high school seniors and college students who submit an essay in response to this year's topic.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30

Innate $1000 Scholarship

The $1,000 Scholarship is available for U.S. residents who are 13 years of age or older. To be considered, applicants must complete an assessment profile and submit an essay in response to the results. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  June 30

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 30

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: $3000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  July 01

IP Video Contest

This video contest is open to students ages 13 and older who are residents of the United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories and possessions. Students must submit an orginal video on a topic relating to the importance of the patent system.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 01

Back To School Dorm Decor Scholarship

This scholarship contest is available for U.S. students who submit a short video on how they would ideally furnish a dorm or apartment.

Total: $250 Awards:  2
Deadline:  July 08

Goedeker's College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  July 08