Outside Scholarships

Below are scholarship opportunities the Financial Aid office received from outside organizations.  This list is updated weekly and includes those scholarship opportunities with due dates within the next 4-6 weeks.  We recommend checking the list regularly throughout the year as the scholarship listings will change.

Please note the scholarships are arranged with the earliest deadline at the top.

Clicking on the scholarship name routes you to the organization’s website or a pdf document for further information and how to access application materials.

Note: The Financial Aid Office attempts to determine if these are worthwhile opportunities, however, Cal Poly does not endorse these organizations nor is responsible for any outcome.  If you believe any of the listed scholarships are not viable or have inappropriate requirements (ie: requires a fee, membership or purchase of merchandise to apply) please contact Kathi Good (kjgood@calpoly.edu) immediately.

 

Date Posted Title of Scholarship Category Description Deadline
11/17/17 The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Intend to pursue a research career in a Natural Science, Mathematics or Engineering Up to four students nominated annually. The scholarship program's Campus Representative (CR) will administer an internal review of student applications to determine which students are nominated. See PDF and then website (link on PDF) for application information. 12/22/17
9/22/2017 iCompareFX USA Scholarship 2017 Marketing, Business, IT, Digital Design, IT $1,000 scholarship. Submit resume, enrollment confirmation, 400 word letter outlining why this scholarship can help your future career. See website for more details. 11/20/17
09/22/17 DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarships STEM, General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application form, including 500+ word essay or infographic on topic: How STEM careers would affect the world in the next 50 years. See website for additional details. 11/20/17
09/22/17 Scholarship for Outdoor Lovers General, Students who are outdoor lovers $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: What is your best outdoor recreations' memory? See website for details. 11/24/17
09/22/17 2017 BeSkinHost.com Scholarship Program General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on suggested topic, 100-150 word bio, headshot, and application form. See website for details. 11/25/17
11/30/17 Tucker Law Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship General $500 scholarship for a student who has been influenced by personal injury or patents. Submit 500-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. 11/30/17
10/27/17 Gladly ‘Community Story’ Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300 word essay, or less than 1 minute video, or an image, on one of the topics listed on website. See website for further information 11/30/17
11/03/17 New Mom Vintage's $1,200 Scholarship for Engineering and Medical Students General $1,200 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word article on topic: "Impact of the growing day to day stress on health". See website for details. 11/30/17
10/27/17 HostGator Website Scholarship General Three $1,500 scholarships. Submit 500 word essay response to the question “How has the internet impacted your education?” See website for additional information. 11/30/77
10/13/17 ScanCafe Scholarship General $750 scholarship for student who demonstrates knowledge, passion and a promising future in photo curation, preservation, and photo scanning. Submit 1,000-1,500 essay on one of topics on website. 11/30/17
10/13/17 1-800Accountant Scholarship Contest for Accounting Students Accounting, General 1st place - $2,000, 2nd place - $1,000, 3rd place - $500. Submit a minimum 500-word essay addressing the question: What about studying accounting is beneficial to looking to becoming an entrepreneur? See website for details. 11/30/17
10/13/17 Soft Surroundings Scholarship Fashion Design, Merchandising, Marketing $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay to the email address on the website on the topic of who inspired you to pursue this field of study. 11/30/17
10/13/17 Best Power Hand Tools $1,000 Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay related to Power Tools and Hand Tools. See website for additional requirements. 11/30/17
03/10/17 Duffel Bags Boy General, Marketing $1,250 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 researched piece of content on topic: "Internet Marketing and Its Importance in Society". See website for details. 11/30/17
10/06/17 The Soothing Air Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on the topic of Home Atmosphere Improvement. See website for suggestions and further information. 11/30/17
10/06/17 LifesaverEssays.com Essay Writing Contest III General 1st prize – $200, 2nd prize – $100, 3rd prize – $50, Weekly Winners – $10 – every week. Submit 900-1,300 word essay on one of the topics listed on website. Be sure to follow instructions on website. 11/30/17
09/29/17 2017 Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay responding to one of the prompts listed on website. See website for details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Karin Riley Porter Good Works Scholarship General $500 scholarship. See website for application requirements. 11/30/17
09/29/17 2017 Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship Female or Female-Identifying Student $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Seth Okin's Second Annual Good Deeds Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 11/30/17
09/29/17 TemplateMonster Scholarship Program Marketing, Business, IT, Communications, General $1,000 scholarship. Create 1,500-2,000 word piece of content on topic: "The Pros and Cons of Using a CMS vis Website Builder for Website Creation. See website for further information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 OutdoorNinjas "Outdoor Enthusiast" Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 story about an outdoor activity of your choice. See website for additional details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Matter Mattress Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Create short video, no longer than 3 minutes answering the questions listed on website. See website for details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship General $1,800 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word article on topic: "How Fashion industry changed e-commerce and its impact on us." See website for more information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 River Cohen Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application and 500 or less word essay on topic: "How can philanthropy change the world?". 11/30/17
09/29/17 Fable Media Scholarship General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay arguing whether more or less regulation is needed in the remote gambling industry. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Bi-Annual Deputy Scholarship for Women in Technology Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Cyber Security $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including 500 word or less essay about how the scholarship and your current technology course workload will help you to achieve success and what that success means to you. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Dental Vision Orthodontics Scholarship Program General $2,000 scholarship. Creat 2-3 minute video in which you explain how you will use your education to be a positive citizen of your community. See website for details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 StackTunnel Scholarship Program 2017 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on topic "7 Ways Technology Has Changed Our Lives Forever." See website for additional information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Transtutors Scholarship 2017 General Three $1,000 scholarships. Submit 800 word article on topic listed on website. See website for details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 RapidSeedbox's $1,000 Scholarship for Computer Engineering Students Computer Engineering $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word maximu essay telling about your career aspirations and how you plan to contribute to your chosen field. See website for additional information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Heat Talk Scholarship General Two $1,250 scholarships. Submit 500-700 word essay on topic: The Future of Energy in the Home and the Worldwide Implications See website for additional information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Guidance Tech Leaders Scholarship 2017 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay responding to prompt listed on website. See website for additional information. 11/30/17
09/29/17 Meridian Kiosks’ Innovation in Mechanical Engineering Scholarship Engineering, General $1,000 scholarship. To submit application, answer the questions listed on website in essay form and provide your portfolio in PDF format. See website for details. 11/30/17
09/29/17 $1,000 Dogbabe Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Write an inspiring story of your life with dog in 400-500. See website for suggestions and additional application information. 11/30/17
11/17/17 The Einstein Academic Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay relating to academic achievement. See website for additional information and requirements. 12/01/17
11/17/17 The Uncomfortable Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 2-3 minute max video that describes a difficult and uncomfortable situation, how you overcame it, and the lessons you took away from that experience. See website for further instructions. 12/01/17
11/17/17 Kidguard for Education Essay Scholarship Program General Winner - $1,000 scholarship. Finalist - $500. Submit online application, including essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 12/01/17
11/17/17 Online Marketing Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on topic “What influence has social media made to online marketing?" See website for details. 12/01/17
11/09/17 Staver Law Group National Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application for and submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website. 12/01/17
10/27/17 Viking Mergers’ Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship Business, Entrepreneurship, or Small Business Management; or currently operating a side business while in college; or Involved in a family business; or involved in an activity that will support your goals of entrepreneurship $1,000 scholarship. Sumbit online application, formal letter of recommendation, and 400-600 word essay that answers the questions listed on website.  12/01/17
10/27/17 Innovation Scholarship General 1st Place – $2,500, 2nd Place – $1,500, 3rd Place – $1,000. Submit 600+ word essay on the following topic: What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/13/17 Alure Home Improvements Scholarship General 4-year $10,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website, along with other required documents. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/13/17 R.I.T.C. Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750 word minimum article on topic: What is the Importance of Music in our Lives? See website for details. 12/01/17
10/13/17 CreditSpot's Essay Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit essay about any subject regarding credit. See website for additional instructions. 12/01/17
10/13/17 ResumeGo Scholarship General $3,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including short essays. 12/01/17
10/13/17 ASHRAE Scholarship Program Engineering, Engineering Technology program recognized by ASHRAE. $10,000 scholarship. Submit online application and required documents. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/13/17 The Titan Web Agency Bi-Annual Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word minimum essay detailing why you want to be an entrepreneur, as well as a creative photo that you feel represents you best. Minorities encouraged to apply. 12/01/17
10/13/17 NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship 2nd year and above Agriculture, Agribusiness, or other Ag major; must be NCGA member or child of NCGA member $1,000 scholarship. Complete application, and include all other required documents, including 500 word essay and short paragraphs on topics listed on website. 12/01/17
05/12/17 Resume Writing Service Scholarship General Two $3,000 scholarships. Submit online application, including short essays. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 HSK Personal Injury Law Firm Car Accident Survivor Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 Binary Trading Club Scholarship Essay Competition for Students General $500 scholarship. Submit at least 1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 Kisling, Nestico & Redick Don't Text and Drive Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application and requested supporting materials. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit online application, including responses to prompts on website. 12/01/17
10/6/2017 Annual Scholarship Contest Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. General 1st prize - $750, 2nd prize - 500, 3rd prize - 250. Submit up to 5 minute long video answering question listed on website. See website for additional information. 12/01/17
10/06/17 KitchenetteJen Annual Academic Scholarship Journalism, Marketing & Communication, and Creative Writing, General $1,000 scholarship. Submit at least $1,500 word essay on topic: Essential kitchen gadgets for modern homemakers and the ways they affect productivity. 12/01/17
10/06/17 FEATHR Wallpaper Scholarship Performing Arts, Humanities, Design $1,000 scholarship. Submit 700-1,000 word essay answering the  question: “How and why has a piece of art influenced your personal, educational and/or creative development?” See website for details 12/01/17
10/06/17 Planet of Baseball: 2017 Winter Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit a 500-1000 word essay in answering the question: "Why aren't you playing baseball yet?" See website for details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 Webhosting Geeks Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay on one of the topics listed on the website regarding how modern technology has changed our lives. See website for details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 The Julia I. Carrington Foundation Scholarships Agriculture Multiple $10,000 scholarships to undergraduate students who have lived within the boundaries of Solano County a minimum of 2 years. Must be planning to major in an agricultural field and attend a California University. Submit application and other requested documents. 12/01/17
10/06/17 The Third Annual ‘Looking Beyond College’ Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit five paragraph (700-1,000 word) essay describing what you want to do for a living after college, why you think this path will be a good use of your time, and what skills you will bring to the table. See website for additional details. 12/01/17
10/06/17 The Filix Gardening Scholarship General; students who have a passion for gardening $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay about how people living in the urban area can adopt the sustainable lifestyle. See website for details and suggested areas of study. 12/01/17
10/27/17 National Founder's Graduate Business Student Scholarship Graduate Business student with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship $500 scholarship. Submit a cover letter summarizing your interest and experience in entrepreneurship. See website for information to include in cover letter. 12/04/17
10/13/17 The Law Office of David E. Gordon Scholarship Essay and Video Contest General First place - $1,000, 2nd place $500. Submit 600+ word essay or up to two minute video on topic listed on website. See website for details. 12/08/17
10/27/17 Healthy Hubb Annual Essay Scholarship Competition General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 700-1,500 word essay on topic "Why is health so important?" See website for additional details. 12/10/17
10/27/17 Google Lime Scholarship Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field $10,000 for students studying in the U.S. Must be full-time student in 2018-19 academic year. Scholarships awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and a demonstrated passion for computer science. See website for more information, requirements and application information. 12/10/17
10/13/17 The Advocates Scholarship - Montana General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website, regarding drunk driving. See website for details. 12/10/17
10/13/17 The My Best Hosting Review Scholarship Opportunity General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 300-700 word essay on topic listed on website. 12/10/17
10/13/17 Make Me Buy It Scholarship General $1,200 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic: "My safe place: why I'm buying online." See website fore more details. 12/10/17
10/13/17 Trader Group Scholarship Business, Finance, or related majors $600 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay about a recent news event (within past year) involving financial fraud anywhere in the world. See website for details. 12/10/10
10/13/17 HostingStep Web Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship and a web hosting account for one year to support your academic projects. Submit essay on topic "How Web Hosting plays a crucial role in online business." See website for details. 12/10/17
10/13/17 Big Deal HQ Annual Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional details. 12/10/17
10/13/17 Seekwee.com $500 Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 600-1,000 word essay on topic "What is happiness for me." See website for additional requirements. 12/10/17
10/13/17 Advocates Law Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website, regarding road safety. See website for details. 12/11/17
10/13/17 Vionic Scholarship General 1st prize - $3,000 + 5 pairs of Vionic Shoes, 2nd prize - $1,000 + 1 pair of Vionic Shoes, 3rd prize - $500 + 1 pair of Vionic Shoes. Submit 500 word essay sharing details of an enriching life experience that significantly impacted or altered your perspective. See website for details 12/11/17
11/17/17 Pretty Lightroom Presets Bi-Annual Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay with screenshots and photos included to illustrate your points on one of the topics listed on website. 12/15/17
11/17/17 Paradign Malibu Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word minimum essay telling about your educational goals and plans for after graduation. See website for additional information. 12/15/17
11/17/17 Infant Adviser Scholarship Program 2017 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 essay on topic: How a baby product review website can help parents to choose the suitable product for their babies. See website for further details.
 
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11/03/17 WiseMerchant Scholarship Fund General Two $500 scholarships. Submit 1,500 word essay discussing your favorite entrepreneurial story and how it has inspired and motivated you to strive high in order to reach your goals. See website for further details. 12/15/17
10/27/17 ZEQR Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,200 article discussing how online learning is changing the traditional educational model. See website for additional information. 12/15/17
10/27/17 The yta.se Climate Scholarship Architecture, General $1,225 scholarship. Submit online application, including essay. 12/15/17
10/27/17 The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, IT, General $1,000. Submit a brief essay explaining the best use of content marketing - the act of producing content to compel your audience to appreciate and share it - that you have seen. See website for details. 12/15/17
10/27/17 The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship Business, Marketing, Computer Science, Communications, IT, General $1,000 scholarship. Submit the URL of a video they've uploaded to YouTube where you explain, present, convince, inspire, entertain, market and/or sell your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship. See website for details. 12/15/17
11/09/17 The Solar Companies Bi-Yearly $1,000 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship for those interested in Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Sustainable Energy, Alternative Power Resources, or Conservation. Submit 1,000 essay on topic "The future of Renewable Energy" and 100 word bio. See website for more information. 12/15/17
10/13/17 2017 ValuePenguin Scholarship General $2,000 scholarship. Submit online application, including short essays. 12/15/17
10/13/17 Soroptimist International of Los Angeles Fellowship Award Woman who will be in graduate study during next academic year $3,500 Fellowship Award. See website for qualifications, application, and required application materials. 12/15/17
10/13/17 Child of a Disabled Veteran Scholarship Legal child of a disabled veteran of any branch of U.S. military service $1,000 scholarship. Complete scholarship application including a 500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional required documents. 12/15/17
01/09/17 The Health Chronicle Scholarship Graduate student interested in medical research $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500-700 word essay structured as described on website. See website for further instructions. 12/15/17
04/21/17 The Advocates Scholarship - Utah General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 300-500 word essay on topic listed on website, regarding bicyclist safety. See website for details. 12/15/17
10/13/17 CaseyDilworth.com Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 5-7 minute video about one or more techniques that you use to get maximum sleep within your college schedule. See website for additional application details. 12/15/17
11/09/17 Now Login Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit requested information, including answers to fully describe your community volunteer involvement. See website for details. 12/18/17
11/09/17 GingerDomain SEO Company Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Create informative video about digital marketing. See website for details. 12/19/17
11/17/17 DaVinci Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 800-1,200 word article or minimum 2,000 word white-paper talking about benefits, technology and innovation of the Medical Marijuana Industry.  12/19/17
11/09/17 BLC Law Center Scholarship Contest General $500 scholarship. Submit 750+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 12/20/17
10/27/17 The Urban Ladder Scholarship Essay Contest General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 12/20/17
10/27/17 Vacuum Top Marketing Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 700-1,000 word article answering the question: How will Internet Marketing change in the next 10 years? See website for further details.  12/20/17
10/27/17 TheUnbiasedReviews Website Marketing Scholarship General $600 scholarship. Submit 500-1,500 word article on the topic "Website Marketing". See website for details. 12/21/17
10/27/17 FactsChronicle Digital Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit at least 1,000 word article on topic: The Future of Digital Marketing. See website for details. 12/21/17
10/27/17 ProToolZone Scholarship Business, Marketing, Communications, IT $1,000 scholarship. Submit 3,000 word minimum "top 10 list" on any home improvement tool, appliance, etc. See website for additional requirements.  12/21/17
10/27/17 Women in Marketing Scholarship Program Women who are current undergraduate students pursuing a career in Marketing. $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-2,000 word essay on "Internet Marketing - How to Attract New Hair Salon Clients". See website for details. 12/22/17
10/27/17 Home Clean Experts - Scholarship 2017 General $1,000. Submit article of any length sharing your knowledge of cleaning, home décor, or DIY projects. See website for additional details. 12/25/17
10/27/17 Compare Geeks $2,300 Scholarship 2017 Marketing, Management, Economics, or related fields $2,300 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word essay telling your reasons for pursuing a career in business or related field. See website for details. 12/27/17
10/27/17 GrillBuff Internet Marketing Scholarship Program General $750 scholarship. Submit 1,500 word maximum essay on subject "Benefits of Internet Marketing to Businesses". See website for details. 12/28/17
10/27/17 MelbourneRehabs Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600-800 word essay sharing your view on how to make our society free of drug abuse. See website for details. 12/28/17
11/17/17 Best Cheap Reviews $2,000 Scholarship Business, Management, Marketing, Economics or similar field $2,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word essay telling what your reasons are for pursuing a career in business or a related field. Complete online form, as well. 12/29/17
11/09/17 Anytime Magazine Scholarship 2017 Marketing, Business, Management, Economics, Journalism, Technology $2,500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit up to 1,000 word essay on why you think you're the right person to get the scholarship. See website for details. 12/29/17
11/09/17 Innovation in Student Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word article regarding internet marketing. 12/29/17
11/09/17 Normandie Law Firm Diversity Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit application form, unofficial transcripts and 700 word essay on topics listed on application regarding diversity. Scroll to bottom of donor webpage for green scholarship link. 12/30/17
11/09/17 William McDonough Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including presenting a design or activity you might like to pursue. See website. 12/30/17
11/03/17 Comindware Scholarship General $4,000 scholarship.  Submit at least 1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website.  12/30/17
11/03/17 2017 Bi-Annual college Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-600 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more information. 12/30/17
11/03/17 Render 3D Quickly Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on topic "How can the construction industry be changed by virtual reality?". See website for details and online application. 12/30/17
11/03/17 FurnitureUK $2,000 Scholarship 2017 Design, Architecture, Environmental Studies, Engineering $2,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,500 word article on topic: "How Interior Design Can Improve Quality of Life." See website for additional information. 12/30/17
11/03/17 Candere Scholarship General $350 scholarship. Visit donor website  and familiarize yourself with the products. Draw a doodle on "what is the next big thing in fashion" or write a well-informed, inspiration piece on the same topic. See website for more details. 12/30/17
11/03/17 Fitwirr $1,000 College Scholarship for All Majors General $1,000 scholarship for tuition and books. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on "How to eat healthy in college." See website for additional required information.   12/30/17
11/03/17 VapeCraft Inc. Scholarship General $4,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word minimum article that covers one of the topics listed on website. See website for details. 12/30/17
11/17/17 Custody X Change Singer Parent Scholarships Must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children $1,000 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic "How will you use your education to improve your family?" See website for further details. 12/31/17
11/17/17 Goodshop Scholarship Art, General First place - $1,000, second place - $500 Blick gift card towards art supplies. Create a visual piece that answers, demonstrates, or elaborates on one of the two prompts on website, and post it on Deviantart, Facebook, Wordpress, or Tumblr. See website for further details. 12/31/17
11/17/17 Promises Treatment Centers College Tuition Scolarship General First place - $6,000, 2nd place - $3,000, 3rd place - $1,000. Submit 500 word essay or infographic or illustration on topic listed on website and complete online application. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/17/17 Ora-GUARD Scholarship for Innovation Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2-3 minute video, describing what you've done, what you're going to do and what your vision is for a better world. Especially include the donor organization's passion - helping people improve the quality of their lives through innovation. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/09/17 MoneyStrands 2018 Fintech Scholarship General $1,250 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on one of topics listed on website.  12/31/17
11/09/17 Market Mall Eye Clinic Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Complete online survey and application. 12/31/17
11/03/17 PicturetheMagic.com "Magic of Service" Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on one or all of the questions listed on website. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 OppU Achievers Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. In 500 words or fewer tell why you're an achiever. See website for further suggestions. 12/31/17
11/03/17 InformedMag Security Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 700 word essay on an experience you've had with home or campus security, either how it helped or could have been better. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 Green Building Technology Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit piece of content with a minimum of 2,000 word on the subject of "Green Building Technology". See website for suggestions and more information. 12/31/17
11/03/17 Choosy Traveler's Study Abroad Scholarship General, Students planning on studying abroad $1,000 scholarship. Submit no more than 2 pages/500 word essay explaining where you hope to study abroad and why. See website for additional information required. 12/31/17
11/03/17 The Andrew D. Stine Drug Abuse Awareness 2017 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay on topic listed on website regarding drug addiction/abuse. See website for additional information required. 12/31/17
11/03/17 The Annual Kenneth P. Carp $1,000 College Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 PhilsReviews 2017 Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. To apply, create a bike video. If you don’t own a bicycle, borrow a friends bike. Create a video telling about that bike. Educate your target audience about something that they might not have known. See website for more details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 TestCountry College Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit minimum 1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 Bike Scholarship 2017 by Apex Bikes General $1,000 scholarship. Submit video or essay or any other contents that are useful for bicycle users. See website for additional details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 2017 Veteran Benefits Scholarship General Three $2,000 scholarships. Include 150 word maximum introductory bio with your 500-750 word essay on topic listed on website. 12/31/17
11/03/17 IFLEXION SCHOLARSHIP General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,500 word essay on topic: "How mobile technology will change retail in 5 years." 12/31/17
11/03/17 ShirtSpace.com Bi-Annual Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship, 1st Runner Up -$100 Site Credit to shirtspace.com. Design a t-shirt, hoodie , bag, or sock that demonstrates a million-dollar idea. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 Eligible to Learn Scholarship for Students with a Disability Have a physical disability as defined under ADA $1,250 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 500-1,000 essay answering a question: How has your physical disability positively affected the pursuit of your academic or professional goals? See website for additional information. 12/31/17
11/03/17 The Webisoft Web App Evolution Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 3-4 minute video or 400-600 word essay answering question listed on website. 12/31/17
11/03/17 NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Must be pursuing degree in an Agriculture, Agribusiness, or an Ag vocation field;  must be an NCGA member or son/daughter of an NCGA member Five $1,000 scholarships. Complete online application and provide requested documents, including 500 word essay on topic: "Why I am pursuing an agriculture-related career" and a few paragraphs on "What are the three most important issues facing agriculture today?" 12/31/17
11/03/17 The CrazyGames Annual Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. To apply, submit one piece of work. There are no limits on the form of this work. Examples: a game prototype, an essay related to games, an overview of game development technologies, and so forth. See website for details. 12/31/17
11/03/17 REC Solar's Sustainability Scholarship Must be current enrolled student at a CSU $1,500 scholarship. In 1,000 words or less, address the topics listed on website regarding sustainability. Deadline extended from original deadline. 12/31/17
11/03/17 Confirm Biosciences College Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word article on one of topics listed on website. 12/31/17
04/21/17 $5,000 Nitro College Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete Scholarship Survey Questions, answer 3 short answer questions, participate in social media activity. See website for additional details. 12/31/17
04/10/17 Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship  General $1,000 scholarship. Take the pledge not to use your phone while driving, or while buzzed. Create ad against distracted driving, using any medium. See website for details. 12/31/17
02/11/16 The Yoobly Business Scholarship Marketing, Business, Information Technology $2,000 scholarship. Submit 500 or less word essay explaining why you should be awarded the Yoobly Business Scholarship. See website for additional application details. 12/31/17
11/17/17 Approaching Fitness Scholarship - Scholarship Two Science, Health, or related program; must have experienced binge eating or an addiction to food $500 scholarship. Submit online application, including an essay in form of a first-person experience article, about your experience with binge eating. When you submit this article, you can select that you wish to remain anonymous. See website for more information. 01/01/18
11/17/17 The Future of Bariatric Surgery Scholarship Enrolled in medically-related degree $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including additional requested documents and minimum 2,000 word essay describing how the field of bariatric surgery will evolve over the next 5 years.  01/01/17
11/17/17 Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women Female students $1,000 scholarship and organic beauty basket. Submit online application, including 200 word essay regarding your goals and 500 word essay on topic listed on application. 01/01/18
11/09/17 McMurray Stern - Scholarship Opportunity Industrial Engineering $500 scholarship. In 500 or more words describe the most applicable and meaningful takeaways from your industrial engineering education so far. See website for details. 01/01/18
11/09/17 The Press Cleaners Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-800 word essay telling about your business idea and what problem it will help solve. See website for additional requirements. 01/01/18
11/09/17 MyLEDLightingGuide Scholarship - Winter 2018 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word well-researched essay on one of the topics listed on website. See website for additional details. 01/01/18
11/09/17 Rising Stars: Interior Design & Architecture Scholarship Interior Design, Architecture, Landscape Design, Industrial Design, and Other Residential Design Related Fields $2,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay describing your career goals and future design aspirations. Must upload at least two examples from your design portfolio. 01/01/18
11/09/17 The Chairish "Design Your Future" Scholarship Design, Engineering, General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay designing your ideal future and what you plan to do in order to achieve that dream. 01/01/18
11/09/17 WalletHacks $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-2,000 word essay answering the questions presented on website regarding financial freedom. See website for details. 01/01/18
11/09/17 Avant-Garde Moving Scholarship Business, Logistics, Hospitality, HR, Marketing or Related Field $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay answering prompt on website. See website for additional details. 01/01/18
11/09/17 Claim Social Authority Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit minimum 300 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 01/02/18
11/09/17 Homerate Mortgage Scholarship Opportunity General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 essay based on a relevant topic. See website for suggestions and further instructions. 01/05/18
11/09/17 Alert1 Student for Seniors Scholarship General $250 scholarship to student who wants to help seniors. Submit online application and answer the three questions listed on website. 01/05/18
11/09/19 Matinee Scholarship 2017 General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 250-500 word blog post on topic: How does video enhance the user experience on a webpage? See website for further information. 01/05/18
11/09/17 Beyond Wellness Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 300-500 word essay on one of your chosen topics on safety. Share on social media. See website for additional details. 01/06/18
11/17/17 American Society of Agronomy Scholarship At least sophomore-level Crop Production, Plant Science, Soil Science or related science field A total of up to $3,000 in scholarships to two eligible California residents. Submit online scholarship application, including 1,500 word or less on topic listed on application. See website and application for details. 01/06/18
11/17/17 Home Improvement Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships.  Choose one of two application options listed on website. See website for details and other requirements. 01/10/18
07/14/17 London Metal Roofing Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay relating to a product or service offered by London Metal Roofing. See website for details. 01/12/18
11/17/17 SEO Advantage Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay answering question "How did Internet marketing influence your choice of college?" See website for additional information. 01/12/18
11/17/17 Best Reviews Hunt Internet Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on subject: "Internet Marketing and its Importance in Society." See website for additional details. 01/15/18
11/17/17 Mensa Foundation U.S. Scholarship General 18 $1,000 awards. Submit 550 word essay explaining your career, academic and/or vocational goals and how you plan to achieve those goals. See website for further information. 01/15/18
11/17/17 Feldco Windows, Siding and Doors Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 700-1,000 word essay on topic: "How has your family contributed to who you are today?" See website for further details. 11/15/18
11/17/17 Cool Dehumidifier $1,500 scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,500 word essay on topic: “Practices which improve daily life for people who suffer from asthma." See website for details. 01/15/18
11/17/17 IDSecurityOnline Scholarship Program STEM majors $1,000 scholarship. Answer one of the questions listed online in no more than 1,000 words. See website for additional details. 01/15/18
11/17/17 GoWin's Annual Essay Writing Contest General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-2,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional details. 01/15/18
11/17/17 Distillery Scholarship Program Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, IT, or related field $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 11/15/18
11/17/17 The Clash of Lights Internet Marketing Scholarship Marketing, Business, IT, Communications, General $500 scholarship. Submit 150 word article on any topic. See website for further information. 01/15/18
11/17/17 SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. In video format provide answers to questions listed on website. See website for details and additional requirements. 01/15/18
11/17/17 SeniorAdvice.com Senior Volunteer Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. In video format provide answers to questions listed on website. See website for details and additional requirements. 01/15/18
11/17/17 The BuildFire Scholarship Fund General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit a 750-1,000 word essay on how you would use a mobile app to build or maintain a business. See website for further details. 01/15/18
11/17/17 MaxFilings Scholarship Essay Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on topic: "After college, do you plan to work for yourself or someone else? Why?" See website for further information. 01/19/17
10/27/17 Orange County Community Foundation Residents of Orange County, CA Scholarships available for students who are residents of Orange County. Varied application deadlines and requirements. Varied
10/27/17 Rising Farmworker Dream Fund Children of U.S. based farmworkers (current and past) Individuals and organizations provide scholarship funds to students when students complete pre-defined tasks. See website for details and email on website if you have questions. Ongoing
10/27/17 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship Female Students Non-renewable $2,500 scholarship for graduating high school senior women. See website for eligibility and chapter recommendation and application process. Ongoing
11/03/17 Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship from A Place for Mom General $1,000 scholarship available to students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. Submit at least 2 minute video capturing the theme of “The Value of Seniors in Our Lives and Benefits to Society.” See website for full details. Quarterly
11/03/17 TutorPlus Scholarship First and Second Year Students up to age of 22 $2,500 scholarship quarterly. Submit 800-1,200 word essay about yourself, goals, and any industry topic that you think you can further improve. Example: improvement on current energy efficiency, productivity, technology advancement, effective space usage etc. See website for details. Quarterly
10/27/17 $2,500 Discover Student Loans 2016 Scholarship Award General $2,500 scholarships. Apply by signing up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college. Earn up to three additional entries by sharing on Facebook, Twitter and/or email and your friend enters via the link in your share. Open through February 28, 2017; winners randomly drawn on 6/8/16, 9/6/16, 12/6/16 and 3/7/17. Quarterly
10/27/17 Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship awarded every week to one super student; winner chosen on their 2-3 sentence response to the week's question. Monthly
10/27/17 CPR Near Me Healthcare and Education Scholarship Program Health Science, Education $1,000 available monthly. Submit 500-750 word essay that describes your career ambitions and why you are currently studying or why the need to pursue an education or healthcare degree. See website for additional requirements and information. Monthly
10/27/17 Yuja Monthly Scholarship Essay Contest General $500 each month. Submit 300-400 word essay on topic listed for current month. Winners are chosen by vote on website. Monthly
10/27/17 Schooltutoring Academy Monthly College Scholarship Contest General $500 monthly scholarship. Submit essay based on topic of the month. Share essay link for others to vote on. Monthly
10/27/17 Buddha Teas Fair Trade Scholarship Program General, International Studies A monthly scholarship program for student attending a fair trade university or study fair trade or international studies. $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-750 word essay on theme on website regarding fair trade. See website for additional details. Deadline is the last day of each month. Monthly
10/27/17 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest General Monthly chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Submit 200-900 essay on monthly topic. Monthly
10/27/17 Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women Female Students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering $5,000 scholarship and one year of one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal senior developer. See website for application process, which includes making a meaningful contribution to Open Source and publishing a post on your personal blog, as well as a short essay. Monthly
10/27/17 Sleeping Angels Co. Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit essay describing the evolution of the nanny in the 21st century, letter of recommendation and your photo. See website for more information. Submissions due on the 30th of each month. Monthly
10/27/17 LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship General $500 monthly scholarship. Design an innovative project that makes a difference in the lives of others and submit an essay describing the goal of the particular project and provide supporting documentation. See website for more information. Monthly
01/09/15 CompareCards Monthly Scholarship General Each month CompareCards will award $2,500 to any qualifying College (or college bound) student in need who can answer a tricky trivia question. A tiebreaker question and a random drawing will determine the winner. Monthly
10/27/17 UniversityTutor.com Essay Contest General $1,000 award. Submit at least 300 word essay in response to monthly essay prompt made available in website. Monthly
10/27/17 Listofbeststuff.com Headphones Scholarship General $1,000 monthly scholarship. Submit at least 500 word essay on topic: The future of audio technology. See website for details. Monthly
10/27/17 Women's Independence Scholarship Program Women who are survivors of intimate partner abuse The primary intent of the WISP Program is to assist women who have been parted from an abusive partner for a minimum of one year. Sign up on website to receive an email to confirm you registration, upload application materials. There is no deadline for applications, however, it takes two months to review new submissions. Open
05/08/15 Groundwater Resources Association (GRA) Central Coast Branch Scholarship Natural Resources, Agriculture Scholarship funds available up to $2,500 for college or graduate students performing research on groundwater resources in the Central Coast region. Submit written proposal on new or ongoing research via email. Funds also available to pay student registration and lodging at GRAC converences. See link for further application details. Open
10/27/17 Solano Association of Realtors Foundation Scholarship General Must reside within boundaries and jurisdiction of Solano Assoc. of Realtors® (S. Solano County, incl. Benicia, Vallejo, Green Valley, Cordelia) and intend to specialize in Real Estate or a business
related field. Scholarships are considered throughout the year, as applications come in.
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