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During the summer months, we do not update this page. We’ll post more scholarships starting in the Fall of 2019. Stay tuned!


COURAGE TO GROW SCHOLARSHIP (monthly)

  • Deadline: 30th of each month

  • Amount: $500

Open to high school juniors and seniors with a GPA of 2.5 of better who can write a brief 250 word or less essay on why they deserve this $500 scholarship.


REEDSY CREATIVE WRITING SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/21/19
    Amount: $1,000

Awarded twice a year, successful candidates will receive $1,000 towards educational expenses and be eligible for further sponsorship from Reedsy while they develop as a writer. Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not published.


4-H YOUTH IN ACTION AWARD

  • Deadline: 10/21/19

  • Amount: $5,000

Every 4‑H’er has a story, and those stories are worth telling! Sharing your 4‑H story could earn you a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. for National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards!


HORATIO ALGER LOUISIANA STATE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/25/19

  • Amount: $10,000

The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. Must be a high school senior who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree, demonstrate financial need, be involved in extracurricular and community service activities, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0, and be a US citizen.


COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19
    Amount: $20,000

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.


CARiD SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000

CARiD is giving away $1,000 to offset your educational expenses for college! Just getting the essentials can add up quickly and CARiD wants to help - books, food, backpacks, some sweet spinners for your commuter vehicle, or whatever else you need to get ready for school!  Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry. Here are some ideas to get you started: Your first car, custom modifications you've made, something that makes your vehicle unique, or the coolest vehicle you've ever seen.


HALLOWEEN COSTUME SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000

Who said Halloween costumes were just for kids? The average American will spend 36% of their Halloween budget on costumes for both themselves and their pets this year. Who doesn’t love a 🐕 in a 🌭 costume or a 🐈 dressed as a 🦖? Write about your favorite Halloween costume that either you or your pet has worn for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for school or student loan payments. And don’t leave out any awesome or adorable details!


VOICE OF DEMOCRACY SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000-$30,000

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on “What Makes America Great” and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship. Grand prize of $30,000.


KID GUARD HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $500 - $800

In our #KidGuardScholarship2019, students from high school are invited to create a social awareness campaign project or write an essay about topics related to cyberbullying, online predators, teen suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology.


VFW PATRIOTS PEN YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000 - $30,000

Established in 1947, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2019-20 theme is: What Makes America Great.


CONQUERING ADVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000

This scholarship will be presented to a student pursuing higher education who clearly demonstrates the characteristics of perseverance, determination and unwavering commitment to triumphing over roadblocks on the path to individual success as well as overall civic betterment. A current resume, an updated transcript, and an essay about a circumstance or time-period which presented hardship and explains how those challenges were conquered and were prevented from deterring the applicant’s drive to further the greater good are required. 


BEAUTY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $2,500

Do you dream of the day you can graduate from cosmetology school and pass the state licensing exams for a rewarding career in beauty, but you’re not sure how you’re going to pay for it? Are you looking for a way to pay for your cosmetology education at the beauty school of your dreams? Apply now for a chance to win a $2,500 cosmetology scholarship from Beauty Schools Marketing Group!


ANDREW GOMEZ DREAM FOUNDATION – BARBER OR COSMETOLOGY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $3,750

The Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation was founded to honor a successful Paul Mitchell School graduate whose struggle against mental illness ended tragically in suicide. The foundation helps cosmetology students, graduates, their families, and cosmetology-related enterprises. Upload a 3-minute video answering the question “Why is beauty your passion and how will a career in beauty fulfill your purpose?”


CRESCENT ELECTRIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 10/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000

If you are currently enrolled in college (or headed there in the 2019-20 school year) and want to win a $1,000 scholarship to help cover expenses, consider entering the Crescent Electric $1,000 Scholarship contest. Crescent Electric will award a $1,000 scholarship to one highly motivated student who can thoughtfully respond to the following prompt: “Please tell us in 800 words or less how you think energy will change in the next 20 years and what the impact on our lives will be.”


CREST ORAL B SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/1/19
    Amount: $3,000

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and The Procter & Gamble Company announce the ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarships for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers. These scholarships support dental hygiene students who are pursuing education beyond an associate degree and who have an interest in academic careers.


RON BROWN SCHOLAR PROGRAM

  • Early Applicant Deadline: 11/1/19

  • Final Deadline: 1/9/20

  • Amount: $10,000 annually

Open to Black/African American high school seniors. Applicants should demonstrate academic achievement, exhibit leadership ability, participate in community service activities, and have a demonstrated financial need.


SIGMA PHI ALPHA LINDA DEVORE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/1/19

  • Amount: $1,500

This scholarship recognizes the memory and the 30-year dental education career of Professor Linda Rubinstein DeVore. It is awarded to an individual pursuing allied dental education study at the baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree levels.


HEALTH EDUCATION IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/4/19

  • Amount: $1,000-$5,000

This scholarship signifies Osmosis’s support of education in the health sciences and is meant to recognize the importance of pursuing the best education possible. The program is designed to help recognize the contributions and importance of proper preparation and training in pursuit of a health education career. There are some personal questions, a brief questionnaire, and a 3-minute video required. 


ELKS MOST VALUABLE STUDENT

  • Deadline: 11/5/19

  • Amount: $1,000 - $12,500

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition. Male and female students compete separately. Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.


JACK KENT COOKE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/13/19
    Amount: $40,000

In addition to providing funding for college, this scholarship program offers personal advising on selecting a college, navigating the financial aid process, and transitioning from high school to college. Applicants are judged on academic ability and achievement, financial need, persistence, desire to help others, and leadership skills. Awards are given to students each year, and can be as high as $40,000 per academic year. In 2019, 121 students were accepted into the program.

LELA I COMPLETED MY FAFSA SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/30/19

  • Amount: $1,000

Still need cash for college? Lela can help! Louisiana students, who have completed their FAFSA, are eligible to register monthly for the chance to win a $1,000 Scholarship.


MONEYSOLVER THANKSGIVING SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 11/30/19

  • Amount: $1,000

Gobble, gobble! We all know that turkey is the traditional meal at Thanksgiving, but not all families stick with the norm. Anything from lasagna to lime Jell-O, or even a bacon-wrapped gator turducken (Yup, that’s a thing!) might be on the menu. What’s the weirdest thing you were served at a Thanksgiving dinner? Write about your gastric adventure for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for school or student loan payments.


THE ANDREW FLUSCHE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 12/30/19

  • Amount: $500

The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest requires students to raise awareness about different legal issues. Applicants must create a public service announcement video about avoiding distracted driving. Video must be creative and less than 3 minutes.


HOLIDAY CELEBRATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 12/31/19

  • Amount: $1,000

Warm wishes, merry and bright, holly jolly – the holidays are all about happiness. But what is it about the holidays that make them so joyful? Write about your favorite way to celebrate the holidays with the people you love for the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship for school or student loan payments. And don’t shy away from the warm fuzzies – it is the holidays after all.


BEAUTY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 12/31/19

  • Amount: $500

Open to all high school and college students interested in studying cosmetology. Simply log in or create a free Niche.com account to apply.


BECAUSE COLLEGE IS EXPENSIVE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Deadline: 12/31/19

  • Amount: $500

Are you a United States citizen and a high school junior or senior, college undergrad, or grad student? Then you can win $500. Nope, no other qualifications. Just be what you already are. The $500 “Because College is Expensive Scholarship” is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. The winner will be determined by random drawing monthly and then contacted directly and announced on the Scholarship Winners page. One entry per person is all that is necessary. It truly doesn’t get easier than that.


LOUISIANA EDUCATION LOAN AUTHORITY - VARIOUS

  • Deadline: Various

  • Amount: Various

The Ask Lela Scholarship search functionality is a Google Docs file that is accessible to anyone. The website lists scholarships by name and the websites to obtain a description of the scholarship and the eligibility requirements.