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
06/01/18 Hirsch & Lyon Annual College Scholarship Pre-Law $500 scholarship. Submit 850-1,500 word essay describing the reasons you are pursuing a law degree. See website for further details. 07/10/18
06/01/18 UncommonGoods Scholarships Art & Design $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including short paragraph addressing the prompt given, and uploading photos of your design or art work. See terms and conditions for further information. 07/15/18
05/11/18 Monitor Guide Internet Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic: The Advantages and Disadvantage of Social Media Marketing to Business. See website for details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 SeniorAdvice.com Senior Caregiver Scholarship Must be or have been involved in caregiving for a family member or friend $2,000 scholarship. In video format, provide answer to questions listed on website. See website for further details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 FactsChronicle Digital Marketing Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on topic: The future of Digital Marketing. See website for details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 The CryptoGuides Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 The Corban OneSource Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 essay about your personal values. See website for additional information. 07/15/18
05/11/18 Cogburn Law Offices Annual Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including maximum 1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. 07/15/18
05/11/18 Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, Offering $1,000 Scholarship First year students $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 $1,000 Coupon Cause Smart Save Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Create and upload 1-5 minute video or write essay. See website for details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 Car Insurance Comparison.com $1,000 Safe Driver Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. See website for application instructions focused on safe driver awareness. 07/15/18
05/11/18 Leotony 2018 Scholarship General Nine scholarships - one $1,000, three $500, five $300, and possible internship. See website for options to apply for scholarship. 07/15/18
05/11/18 BuildFire Scholarships General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,000 word essay on how you would use a mobile app to build or maintain a business. See website for details. 07/15/18
05/11/18 The Sure Oak Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further details. 07/15/18
06/08/18 Brighter Blooms Nursery Scholarship Horticulture, Landscape Design or related field $1,000 scholarship for students who express interest in community service. Complete online application, including two page essay describing your experience of a past service project or outlining a potentially new service project. See website for more details. 07/20/18
05/18/18 Diva Writing Scholarship General $3,500 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay, article, or blog post on topic: "How to make society a better living place." See website for details. 07/20/18
05/18/18 WRX Property Group's $1,000 Scholarship for All Students General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word article on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 07/20/18
05/18/18 2018 Scholarship Available at NYDNRehab   Two $750 scholarship for tuition and books. Complete online application, including 400 word maximum essay. See website for essay requirements. 07/21/18
05/18/18 Dealer Auto Glass Scholarship Award General $500 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word article on the question: What would be your main strategy to market an auto glass repair business online? See website for additional details. 07/21/18
06/01/18 Ezstorit.com "Get Ahead Scholarship" General $500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 300-500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. 07/25/18
06/22/18 2018 Shelving.com Business Scholarship  General Grand prize - $1,500, first runner up - $1,000, second runner up - $500. Submit 1,000 word or less essay on one of topics listed on website. 07/29/18
06/22/18 Majux Scholarship for Marketing Students Business, Marketing $1,000 scholarship. Submit downloadable application, including up to 650 word essay on topic: How would you use a budget of $10,000 to promote an e-commerce project of your choice.  07/30/18
05/25/18 Best Sewing Machines for Beginners Now Global Scholarship Program General $400 scholarship.  Submit 1,500+ word article on topic: "How digital marketing is changing the world." See website for details. 07/30/18
05/25/18 11Must.com Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word or less essay on topic: "How the latest technology is making our life easier." See website for details. 07/30/18
06/15/18 The HSP Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic: "Hammocks and Its Importance in Life." See website for additional requirements. 07/28/18
06/08/18 Banafshe Law Firm Scholarship 2018 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 350-700 word essay detailing a single challenge in life you have overcome, community services you have been involved in and how you intend to finance your education. See website for details. 07/31/18
06/08/18 Student's Scholarships Program from Tour-of-Britain 2018 General 1st place - $1,500, 2nd place - $1000, 3rd place - $500. Submit 1,000+ essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for further details. 07/31/18
06/22/18 Office Chairs On Sale Business & Marketing Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1-2 minute video about why you are passionate about business or marketing. See website for more information. 07/31/18
06/08/18 California Contractors Insurance Services (CCIS) Scholarship Construction Management $750 scholarship. Submit 250-500 word essay on topic: What are the benefits of a college education to the future of California contractor businesses? See website for details. 07/31/18
06/01/18 Whirlwind Steel Buildings Scholarship Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay and 60 second video on topic: Who/what inspired you to enter a construction-related field. 07/31/18
06/01/18 SEED Scholarship by Ultius Pell grant recipients $2,000 scholarship. Submit 550-750 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further information. 07/31/18
04/05/18 Credit Sesame Financial Literacy Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Wadav Scholarship 2018 General 1st prize - $500, 2nd prize - $300, 3rd prize - $200. Submit 1,500-2,000 piece of content on topic: "How to Better Budget Your Expenses During University Life." See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship (2018/2019 Academic Year) General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,300 word essay addressing the three prompt questions listed on website. See website for further information. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Keeping Your Future Zesty Scholarship General Two 1,000 scholarships. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "How does your education help keep your future zesty?" See website for additional requirements. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Open Listings "Take Big Risks" Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 2 minute video answering the questions listed on website.  07/31/18
05/25/18 CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-900 word essay on topic: "How I Will Impact the Finance Industry?" See website for additional application information. 07/31/18
05/25/18 PolicyZip Insure Your Future Scholarships General Two $1,250 scholarships. Complete online application, including 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "How does your education help insure your future career goals?". See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 William W. Hurst Law Scholarship General (preference is given to residents of Indiana and those entering their first year of law school, but others are encouraged to apply) Two $500 scholarships. Submit 600 word essay in topic listed on website. See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 The Demetrios Agathangelides Scholarship Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Botany, all other Plant Science related disciplines Two $1,000 scholarships. Complete online application and either write a plant bio or make a video tutorial. See website for further information. 07/31/18
05/25/18 IOBD2 Essay Contest Scholarship General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay, infographic, or article on topic: "How to develop best writing skills." See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Beauty Essay Writing Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ essay on topic: "How to look good while attending college." See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Winer, McKenna & Burritt, LLP $1,000 Scholarship Contest General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 600 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more information. 07/31/18
05/25/18 CYA Entertainment Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000+ word essay related to CanYouActually.com. See website for further requirements.  07/31/18
05/25/18 Investing and Trading Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 250+ word essay answering the questions listed on website. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Aaron Minc Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application, including 1,000 essay on topic listed on website regarding cyberbullying. 07/31/18
05/25/18 VOLT Lighting STEM Scholarship Competition STEM majors or children of parents who work in a STEM industry (see website for additional qualifications) $500 scholarship. Submit 800+ word essay on topic listed on website. 07/31/18
05/25/18 Best of Gadgets New Technology Awareness for All Students Scholarship General Two $500 scholarships. Submit 1,000+ word essay on any topic related to new technology.  07/31/18
05/25/18 SeniorHomes Caregiver Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay or 2-3 minute video that addresses the topic listed on website. See website for details. 07/31/18
05/25/18 SavvyShopperServices Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application form and submit an essay regarding your most creative way of saving money. See website for details.  07/31/18
05/25/18 Eric Ramos Law Drunk Driving Pledge Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to three minute video discussing drunk or impaired driving accidents/injury/deaths and recite the pledge to not drink and drive in 2018. See website for details. 07/31/18
07/06/18 Micofluidics STEM Scholarship STEM field of study $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application form, including essay on topic listed on application. 08/01/18
07/06/18 The Rhema Word Christian Academy Faith Under Fire Scholarship 2018 General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word or less essay on topic listed on website. See website for details. 08/01/18
6/19/18 Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship General First place - $1,000, 2nd place - $500. Submit 750-1,500 word essay addressing the topics listed on website regarding distracted driving.   08/01/18
06/08/18 Parker Waichman LLP Scholarship Program General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 1,250-1,500 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 08/01/18
06/08/18 Logo Realm Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit an infographic based on one of the articles on donor's website. See website for further information. 08/01/18
06/08/18 PeerFinance101 Scholarship Opportunity General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay about what your parents taught you about personal finance. See website for more details. 08/01/18
06/08/18 Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. Creative Scholarship Competition General 1st place - $1,000, 2nd place - $500. Submit creative project on topic listed on website. See website for further information. 08/01/18
06/08/18 The Dan Bartell Humanitarian Scholarship Business, Arts $500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,00 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for further information. 08/01/18
06/08/18 Social Network Elite Annual Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 08/01/18
06/01/18 One Tribe Apparel Scholarship Opportunity General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 500 word essay detailing either your entrepreneurial dream or analyzing your favorite female entrepreneurs and why they inspire you. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Find.jobs Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship, Chromebook, Find.jobs swag. Submit 500 word essay on what you have done or are planning to do with your future. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Study.com CLEP Scholarship for Military Members Current or former member of United State Military $500 scholarship. Complete online application. See website for more details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 WalletHacks $1,000 financial Freedom Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-2,000 word essay answering questions listed on website. See website for more details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 UnfinishedMan $500 Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 2018 Straight North STEM Scholarship STEM major $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application. See website for additional qualifications. 08/01/18
06/01/18 ClunkerJunker.com Scholarship Female Students interested in Automotive Technology $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay telling how you became interested in automotive technology, what your career goals are and why you feel you're the best qualified for the scholarship. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 The Carnation Enterprises Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 3,000+ word essay that addresses the questions listed on website. See website for further information. 08/01/18
06/01/18 The Fons Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay answering the questions listed on website. See website for further information. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Naked Nutrition College Scholarship Program General $1,500 scholarship. See website for application instructions. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Bicycle Advisor Scholarship 2018 General $800 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on topic: If you could donate 10,000 bicycles to students in an underdeveloped country, which one, and why? See website for further details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 antibodies.com Annual University Scholarship Life Sciences $2,000 scholarship. Complete online application. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 ReviewerTouch Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic: Digital Marketing. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 The FamilyAssets 2018 Scholarship Must be volunteering providing services to seniors or helping take care of an elderly relative at home $3,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500 word essay that addresses the questions listed on website. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Simpalm's Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay about your education and mobile technology. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 The Center Gifts Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500-2,000 word essay about the best gift you have ever received. See website for more information. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Mercedes-Benz of Music City Scholarship Competition General $2,000 scholarship. Submit essay providing donor with information about you, your educational ambitions and how the award is beneficial and deserved. See website for more information. 08/01/18
06/01/18 The Ted & Stacey's Scholarship for Brilliant Business Students Business $1,000 scholarship. Submit an original idea of what other products could be of interest to somebody in the process of buying a new mattress. See website for additional requirements. 08/01/18
06/01/18 Sutliff & Stout Annual Scholarship Contest General $2,500 scholarship. Submit at least 500 word essay detailing your most common distracted driving habits, and describe the concrete steps you will take to put an end to those habits. See website for details. 08/01/18
06/01/18 TFC Title Loans Scholarship for Financial Innovation Financial mathematics, Business, Finance, Economics $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000+ word proposal for a financial product that could improve the current issues within the sub-prime lending industry. See website for more details. 08/01/18
06/22/18 Nehora Law Firm Scholarship Program Pre-Law Two $500 scholarships. Submit approximately 750 word essay on why you believe social justice and protecting the underprivileged are important societal goals. See website for details. 08/05/18
06/08/18 $1,200 Scholarship Giveaway by Shoppok.com General $1,200 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 08/10/18
06/08/18 Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. Injury Scholarship Students who have suffered a serious injury $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application, including a letter about your injury experience. See website for further details. 08/10/18
06/08/18 Toptenthebest Scholarship Program General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000+ word essay on topic: How the internet has changed our daily lives. See website for details. 08/11/18
06/08/18 The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship Business, Finance, Accounting, Law, Management, Economics $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 08/12/18
6/8/2018 The Levin Firm Scholarship General Two $1,000 scholarships. Submit 500+ word essay on topic on website. 8/15/2018
06/15/18 BlenderVersus Annual Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000+ word essay on topic: "How healthy foods affect human life these days (the trends and prediction)". See website for additional requirments, including short bio. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Mobile Free to Play Bi-Yearly $1,000 Game Design Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500+ word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 The Erin Condren Scholarship General $3,750 scholarship. Submit online application. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Charger Harbor Annual Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,500+ word essay on topic: "The Past and Future of Charging Technology." See website for additional information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 CURLS 2018 Scholarship Opportunity General $1,000 scholarship. See website for application instructions involving Instagram and Facebook. 08/15/18
06/15/18 G Web Pro Annual Scholarship Program General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 600+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Hackard Law Academic Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Submit up to three minutes video addressing the theme: How has an elder exercised a positive influence on your life and your journey into adulthood? See website for further details. 08/15/18
06/15/18 The Prosper Shaked Scholarship for Future Medical Professional Pre-Medical (Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Med), or pursuing any medical degree $1,500 scholarship. Submit online application, and 650 word essay about your future goals in the medical field. See website for more details. 08/15/18
06/15/18 $2,500 Annual Padua Latino Justice Scholarship Contest Pre-Law or interested in pursuing a career in law. $2,500 scholarship. Submit up to 500 word essay or 1-2 minute video on topic: What is a current legal issue and a potential solution you believe is important to achieving a greater justice or equality in the U.S.? See website for details. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Kids & Toys Top Scholarship General $1,600 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 word essay regarding toys and the elderly. See website for additional information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Dream Home Design Scholarship Offered by Renoviso General $2,000 scholarship. Submit essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 Opulent Jewelers Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay answering the questions listed on website. See website for further information. 08/15/18
06/15/18 The Catalyst for Young Innovators Scholarship STEM majors Two $5,000 scholarships. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed under Apply Now link. 08/17/18
06/15/18 Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Program General $500 scholarship. Submit five minute video explaining how entrepreneurs can help the scoeity as a whole. See website for more information. 08/17/18
06/15/18 Biannual Job-Applications.com Working Parent College Scholarship Award Full or part-time post-secondary student, worked average of at least 12 hours for each of the previous 4 weeks at time of application, and is residential parent of at least one minor child $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600-1,000 word essay clearly outlining three keys to successfully balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school.  08/18/18
06/22/18 $1,000 Scholarship contest from Homework Lab General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 600-900 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more information. 08/20/18
06/22/18 Headphones Unboxed Scholarship 2018 General $1,300 scholarship. Submit 900-1,000 word essay that answers the question: How much of an impact does sound have on learning and education. See website for details. 08/20/18
06/22/18 Outdoor Gear Up General $600 scholarship. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic: "What do you like about being in the outdoors?" See website for additional requirements. 08/20/18
06/22/18 The Fogsoft Custom Software Development Services Scholarship General 1st place - $2,500, 2nd place - $1,500, 3rd place - $500. Submit online application, including 3,000-8,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 08/20/18
06/22/18 Wikibuy eCommerce and Online Retail Scholarship Business, Finance, Accounting, and other related Business degrees $2,500 scholarship. Submit 500 or less word essay on topic: Which trending technologies will affect the future of online retail and ecommerce the most in the next 20 years? See website for more details. 08/21/18
06/22/18 MedicareFAQ Scholarship Opportunities General $1,000 scholarship. Submit email with information requested on website, including 500 word essay on what you would change in the healthcare industry today. 08/22/18
06/22/18 Eagle Dumpster Rental Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit email with information requested on website, including 500 word essay on topic: "Unique ideas on how to reduce toxic waste disposal." 08/22/18
06/22/18 Star Spangled Flags Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 2-5 minute video sharing what you believe are the most significant principles put in place by our Founding Fathers. See website for details. 08/28/18
06/22/18 FamilyHW Internet Marketing Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,500 essay on subject: "Which parenting style is most effective." See website for details. 08/28/18
06/29/18 HostGator 2019 Technology Scholarship General Three $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay on topic listed on website. 08/30/18
06/29/18 Business Plan Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on topic: "What inspires you in life?" See website for details. 08/30/18
06/29/18 Brian White & Associates Undergraduate Scholarship for the 2018 School Year General $1,500 scholarship. Complete online application. 08/30/18
06/29/18 BestVacuumWorld Scholarship Program General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 2,000-3,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website.  08/30/18
06/29/18 OWDT Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 750-1,500 word essay on one of topics listed on website. 08/30/18
07/06/18 Something Greek "GreekLife" Scholarship Active member of sorority or fraternity and be involved with philanthropy/volunteer activities with your organization $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500-700 word blog post on one of topics listed on website. See website for details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 The Handy Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 3 minute video telling how you plan to change the world for the better. See website for details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 Greg Baumgartner Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit up to 200 word essay about yourself, your educational goals and the reasons for needing a scholarship. See website for additional information. 08/31/18
06/29/18 Paradigm Building Group Scholarship Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering, or related field $500 scholarship. Submit up to 1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 08/31/18
06/29/18 The HIV Testing Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit essay on topic: "How to maintain a good Work-Life balance?" See website for more information. 08/31/18
06/29/18 TopProducts Single Mother Scholarship Single parent with custodial care of at least one child under 18 $1,000 scholarship. Submit 1,200-1,500 word essay on describing yourself, your family, and what education means to you. See website for more information. 08/31/18
06/29/18 Custody X Change Single Parent Scholarships Must have primary physical custody of one or more minor children $1,000 for summer. Submit 400-500 word essay on topic: "How will you use your education to improve your family". See website for further details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 MADE OF Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Submit essay or video addressing the questions listed on website. 08/31/18
06/29/18 The CoinIQ future of Cryptocurrency Scholarship General 1st place - $1,000, first runner-up - $500, 2nd runner-up - $250. Submit 500 word essay on topic: "What role will cryptocurrency play in society 5 years from now." 08/31/18
06/29/18 Myflyfit Essay Writing Scholarship General $2,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000+ word essay on topic: "How to remain fit while studying." See website for details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 The Clash of Lights Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word or less essay on topic listed on website.  08/31/18
06/29/18 Educator Worldwide Student Scholarship General $1,000 - first place, $500 - 2nd place, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place - annual subscription to Educator's 100+ course catalog ($300 value each). Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 Camera Runner Photography Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-600 word essay on topic: "What do you like about photography?", your favorite picture taken by you and additional information requested. 08/31/18
06/29/18 BeatTheFish's $2,000 College Scholarship Program General 1st place - $1,500, 1st Runner-up - $500. Submit 700+ word essay on topic listed on website. See website for more details. 08/31/18
06/29/18 GetVoIP Achievers Scholarship 2018 General $3,000 scholarship. Submit 800 word or less essay on the topic listed on website and including the information requested. 08/31/18
07/06/18 The 2018 PinMart Scholarship for a Cause General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 500+ essay on topic listed on website. See website for additional requirements. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Split Simple Social Work Scholarship General $500 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word response to question: "What inspired me to study Social Work?" See website for details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 eDigitalReviews Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit 1,000 word essay on topic: "A Comparative Analysis of Buying Habits of Men and Women." See website for additional application details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 The MEDIGO Scholarship Program General $2,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,200 word essay on topic listed on website regarding diversity. See website for more details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Bi-Annual $1,000 Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 800-1,000 word essay on topic listed on website regarding climate change. See website for details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Tractor & Equipment Association Scholarship General $1,000 scholarship. Complete online application. 09/01/18
07/06/18 LedsMaster's LED Lighting Scholarship for College Students 2018-19 Science, Engineering, Environment and related disciplines Ten $1,000 scholarships. Submit 500+ word essay on one of topics listed on website, plus 150-200 word self introduction. See website for details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship General $1,500 scholarship. Submit online application and answer prompts listed on website. 09/01/18
07/06/18 VoipReview.org Scholarship Opportunity General 1st place - $3,000, 2nd place - $1,500. Complete online application and submit 800 word highlighting the rise of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). See website for more information. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Wirefly.com Scholarship: Wireless Technology and Society General 1st place - $3,000, 2nd place - $1,500. Submit 800-1,100 word essay explaining how the invention, adoption, and widespread usage of cell phones has affected our society. See website for more information. 09/01/18
07/06/18 2018 Mobility Disability Scholarship Students who have a mobility disability Two $500 scholarships. Submit essay on topic: Describe the biggest accomplishment as a result of your mobility disability. See website for further application details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Laptop Runner Scholarship General $1,100 scholarship. Submit 1,000-1,200 word essay answering question: Are laptops helpful to students in the classroom or too distracting? See website for more details. 09/01/18
07/06/18 Best1x Scholarship for the Promotion of Animal Welfare and Protect Wildlife General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500 word essay  on topic listed on website. See website for more information. 09/01/18
07/06/18 2018 Annual International Business Communications Scholarship General $5,000 scholarship. Complete online application and submit 800-1,000 word essay on one of topics listed on website. See website for more information. 09/03/18
07/06/18 Top 10 Website Hosting Annual Scholarship Program General $1,000 scholarship. Submit 500-1,000 word essay on topic: "What influence has social media made to online marketing?" See website for more information 09/08/18
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
03/02/18 Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program Honorably discharged veterans or spouses of disabled veterans and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Emergency Grants are available to eligible veterans who are enrolled full-time and experience unexpected financial difficulties that might cause them to drop out of school. See website for additional eligibility information and application details. Ongoing
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
02/09/18 MindSumo General Various award amounts. MindSumo partners with Fortune 500 companies to create business and engineering "challenges" for students to solve.  Ongoing
02/16/18 DoSomething.org Scholarships Students 25 or under Varied amounts, deadlines. Earn easy scholarships through community service.  Complete a campaign, prove it with pics of you in action, and you're entered to win! See website for details. Ongoing
11/03/17 Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship from A Place for Mom Medical, Nursing or Social Sciences related major; must be planning on pursing a career that involves working with senior citizens $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
12/08/17 #ShareTheGoals Scholarship General $500 awarded each month from October 2017 through July 2018. First place - $5,000 picked from the monthly pool of winners. Create a video, infographic or essay regarding Global Goals. See website for full details. Monthly through July 2018
01/05/18 $2,018 Nitro College Scholarship General $2,018 scholarship. Complete Scholarship Survey Questions, answer 3 short answer questions, participate in social media activity. See website for additional details. Monthly
10/27/2017 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
05/11/18 Concussion Awareness Scholarship General One $1,000 scholarship winner per month. See website for application instructions and additional information.  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 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. See website for more information. See website for more details. Submissions due on 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
06/08/18 Course Hero Monthly Scholarship General $1,000, $3,000 or $5,000 scholarship depending on winner's eligibility category. See website for complete 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 students performing research on groundwater resources in the Central Coast region. Submit written proposal on new or ongoing research. Funds also available to pay student registration and lodging at GRAC conferences. See link for further details. Open
10/27/17 Solano Association of Realtors Foundation Scholarship General Must reside within jurisdiction of Solano Assoc. of Realtors® (S. Solano County, incl. Benicia, Vallejo, Green Valley, Cordelia) and intend to specialize in Real Estate or business
related field. Scholarships are considered throughout year.
Open

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