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Scholarship Name Amount Deadline
$1,000 Digital Privacy Scholarship $1,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Students must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A 140-character message is required of all applicants. The top 10 finalists must write a full length essay.

Digital Responsibility 3561 Homestead Road #113 Santa Clara, CA 95051

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$1,000 JumpStart Scholarship $1,000 October 17

Eligibility: This scholarship recognizes students who are committed to using education to better their life and that of their family and community. Criteria * High school 10th, 11th or 12th grader, college or adult student * U.S. citizen or legal resident. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and personal statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

College JumpStart Scholarship Fund 4546 B10 El Camino Real No. 325 Los Altos, CA 94022

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$1,000 Moolahspot Scholarship $1,000 August 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students pay for college or graduate school. Criteria: * At least 16 years old or older * Planning to attend or currently attending college or graduate school * Applicant may study any major or plan to enter any career field. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and short essay.

How to apply: Applications are available only online.

MoolahSPOT 2713 Newlands Avenue Belmont, CA 94002

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$1,000 SuperCollege.com Scholarship $1,000 Monthly

Eligibility: This scholarship helps high school, college and adult students. Criteria: * High school senior, college undergraduate, graduate student or adult student * U.S. citizen or legal resident * May study any major and attend or plan to attend any accredited college or university in the U.S. * Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

SuperCollege.com Scholarship Dept. 673 2713 Newlands Avenue Belmont, CA 94002

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$1,000 Tanabe Student Scholarship $1,000 July 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps high school, college and graduate school students with educational expenses. Criteria: * 9th-12th grade high school student, college student or graduate school student * Legal U.S. resident * May study any major and attend any college in the U.S. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship Program 2713 Newlands Avenue Belmont, CA 94002

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Active Life Scholarship for Financial Literacy $1,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be current college or graduate school students. Applicants must be committed to increasing their financial literacy skills and adopt positive habits for managing personal finances. Award can be used at any college to study any major as well as for books and living expenses.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Get Up! Get Active! (C) 65 Washington Street Santa Clara, CA 95050

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Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness $1,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school or college students age 15 years old or older. Applicants must be able to identify a weakness and willing to take action to improve it. This award may be used at any college to study any subject as well as for books and room and board.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Get Up! Get Active! 65 Washington Street No. 107 Santa Clara, CA 95050

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Adult Skills Education Award $1,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents enrolling in a participating career college. Applicants must also either have a high school diploma, GED, or pass an Ability to Benefit test. The minimum age requirement for application is 19. Applicants must also complete the NCCT Educational Success Potential Assessment. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Imagine America Foundation 12001 Sunset Valley Suite 203 Reston, VA 20191

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Advancing Aspirations Global Scholarship Up to $5,000 August 23

Eligibility: This scholarship helps college student essayists. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * Undergraduate at an accredited school * Must write an essay on a sponsor-determined topic. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Registration form and essay.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. A registration form and essay are required.

Womenetics 99 West Paces Ferry Road NW Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30305

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AFSA Second Chance Scholarship Contest $1,000 August 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps U.S. college students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or legal resident * High school graduate or GED recipient * Enrolled at a college, university or certified trade school by spring semester of the upcoming school year * AFSA staff and board member relatives are ineligible * Past winners are ineligible. Entry forms available: Online. Requires: Review of an informational article on fire sprinklers followed by the completion of a related ten-question multiple choice test.

How to apply: Contest entrants must read an informational article on fire sprinklers before taking a ten-question multiple choice test on the material covered in the article. The number of correct responses on the test is equal to the number of entries that will be made in the entrant's name, giving each entrant up to 10 entries to the random drawing that will determine the winners of the contest.

American Fire Sprinkler Association 12750 Merit Drive Suite 350 Dallas, TX 75251

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Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship $1,000 June 19

Eligibility: This scholarship honors the memory of Akash Kuruvilla. Criteria: * Full-time college student * Attending accredited U.S. four-year institution * Must demonstrate leadership, excellence in diversity, academic merit and integrity. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, essay, personal statement, one recommendation letter and resume.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, personal statement, one recommendation letter and resume are required.

Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund Inc. P.O. Box 140900 Gainesville, FL 32614

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Annuity.org Scholarship $1,000-$2,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, undergraduate students or graduate students enrolled in a U.S. college. Students must write a 700- to 1,400-word essay on the financial topic provided.

How to apply: Application information is available online. Essays must be submitted by email.

Annuity.org Scholarship 189 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1600 Orlando, FL 32801

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BankMobile Financial Literacy Scholarship $1,500 July 19

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate level students, U.S. citizens, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will submit an essay explaining the importance of financial literacy in both their lives and their career. Special consideration given to applicants who are actively promoting financial literacy within their community.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an official transcript (high school or college) and the essay.

BankMobile 401 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016

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Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship Program $1,000 June 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, high school seniors and attending or planning to attend a two-year or four-year college or university or trade/vocational school within the United States. Applicants must also hold a passion for education and value the characteristics exemplified by Bruce Lee. Applicants may be interviewed by phone if chosen as final contenders. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and two letters of recommendation are required.

Bruce Lee Foundation 11693 San Vicente Boulevard Suite 918 Los Angeles , CA 90049

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CenturyLink Quote Scholarship $1,000 June 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be legal United States citizens who are currently attending or planning to attend college by the spring semester of the 2014 school year. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Applicants must create an infographic on the topic of technical usage and how it is leading to new career paths and leading more students away from traditional careers. Selection is based on the overall strength of the infographic. Selection is based upon the overall strength of the infographic.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

CenturyLink 5202 West Douglas Corrigan Way Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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CKSF Scholarships $250-$2,500 Monthly

Eligibility: This scholarship helps high school and college students. Criteria: * U.S. high school student in grades 9 to 12 or college student * Complete quizzes on various topics * Student with most points from correct answers wins the scholarship. Applications available: Online. Requires: Online registration.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Online registration is required.

Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation P.O. Box 290361 Davie, FL 33329-0361

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Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship Varies May 20

Eligibility: Applicants do NOT need to be African American but must reside or attend school in a congressional district represented by a CBC member. Students must be attending or planning to attend school on a full-time basis. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, and they must demonstrate leadership and community service participation.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 1720 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036

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DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship $1,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the U.S. Students must submit a video about defensive driving on the topic provided.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

DefensiveDriving.com 11 Greenway Plaza Suite 3150 Houston, TX 77046

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Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award $1,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicants must also be a high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and an essay are required.

Delete Cyberbullying 2261 Market Street #291 San Francisco, CA 94114

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Directron College Scholarship $200-$800 May 1

Eligibility: This scholarship helps U.S. college students. Criteria: * High school senior or current college student * Must submit an essay on the provided topic related to computers * Essays are judged on academic merit (50 percent) and originality and creativity (50 percent) * Photos are not required but recommended. Applications available: No application form required. Requires: Essay and contact information.

How to apply: No application is required. Applicants should send their contact information and essays to information@directron.com.

Directron 10402 Harwin Drive Houston, TX 77036

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Don't Text and Drive Scholarship $1,000 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. Students must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A 140-character message is required of all applicants. The top 10 finalists must write a full length essay.

Digital Responsibility 3561 Homestead Road #113 Santa Clara, CA 95051

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Dream Deferred Essay Contest $500-$2,000 May 27

Eligibility: This essay contest supports American and Middle Eastern youth. Criteria: * Age 25 or younger * Lives in the U.S., Afghanistan, Iran or an Arab League nation * Must write an essay of no more than 1,500 words addressing a Middle Eastern civil rights topic specified in the official entry rules. Applications available: Online. Requires: Online submission form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. The completion of an online essay submission form is required.

American Islamic Congress 1718 M Street NW Suite 243 Washington, DC 20036

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Experts Exchange Scholarship Contest $500-$1,500 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid student visa. Students must also be enrolled in or accepted to a college, university or trade school as an undergraduate or graduate level student within the U.S. Applicants will need to submit an article or video on a technology topic that describes and/or solves a specific problem. The contest is held twice a year.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Experts Exchange

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Families of Freedom Scholarship Varies May 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are children, spouses or domestic partners of 9/11 victims. Criteria: * Children of victims must begin postsecondary education by age 24 * Children of victims who are over 24 and receiving funds must continue their education uninterrupted to continue receiving assistance. Financial need required. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, copy of most recent tax return, transcript and copy of school billing statement.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, copy of most recent tax return, transcript and copy of school billing statement are required.

Families of Freedom c/o Scholarship America One Scholarship Way P.O. Box 297 St. Peter, MN 56082

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Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship $250-$1,000 July 13

Eligibility: This scholarship helps college-bound teen travelers. Criteria: * TravelBIGO.com community member * Age 13 to 18 * In grades 8 through 12 * Attending a U.S., Canadian or American junior high school or high school or a U.S. home school * Must write an essay about a noteworthy travel experience. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Essay submission form and essay.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. An essay submission form and essay are required.

Family Travel Forum 135 West 20th Street 5th Floor New York, NY 10011

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From Failure to Promise Essay Scholarship Contest $500-$10,000 July 31

Eligibility: This scholarship helps college and college-bound students. Criteria: * Entering or current undergraduate or graduate student * Enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited U.S. postsecondary institution * Minimum 2.5 GPA * Must submit essay on how the book "From Failure to Promise" has impacted the pursuit of their goals. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, transcript and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript and essay are required.

From Failure to Promise 145 S. Livernois Road Suite 336 Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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Fulbright Grants Varies October 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists. Funds are generally used to support students in university teaching, advanced research, graduate study or teaching in elementary and secondary schools.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

U.S. Department of State Office of Academic Exchange Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs U.S. Department of State, SA-44 301 4th Street SW, Room 234 Washington, DC 20547

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FutureSelfie Scholarship $3,000 October 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current undergraduate or graduate level students, and be U.S. residents. Selection is based on the ambition, creativity, dedication, originality and uniqueness of the photo submitted. Photo should represent the student in a future career or how the student envisions himself/herself in the future.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include a picture of the student depicting his or her "future self."

Bankrate Inc. 11760 U.S. Highway 1 North Palm Beach, FL 33408

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Good Neighbor Scholarship $500-$1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate leadership, actively participate in community service and have an SAT score of 800 or higher or ACT score of 17 or higher.

How to apply: Applications are available online and must be returned by mail.

Leading by Legacy Foundation 1020 Park Drive #807 Flossmoor, IL 60422

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Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship $5,000 June 15

Eligibility: Applicants must attend an accredited American college, university or trade school. An essay of 500-700 words on the entrepreneurial-related topic provided is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Grasshopper 197 First Avenue Suite 200 Needham, MA 02494

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HighSpeedInternet.com Get Google Scholarship $500 October 25

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school or home school seniors planning to attend college or current college freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors or graduate students. Students must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A 400- to 800- word letter is required on the topic provided.

HighSpeedInternet.com 5202 W. Douglas Corrigan Way, Suite 300 Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program $22,000 October 25

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are committed to pursuing a bachelor's degree and have demonstrated integrity, financial need, academic achievement and community involvement. Criteria: * Must enter college the fall following high school graduation * Be in need of financial aid ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred) * Be involved in extracurricular and community activities. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Horatio Alger Association Attn.: Scholarship Department 99 Canal Center Plaza Alexandria, VA 22314

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IAPMO Essay Scholarship Contest $500-$1,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors or enrolled or accepted as full-time students in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university or an apprentice program.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An essay of 800 to 1,600 words on the topic provided is required.

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) 4755 E. Philadelphia Street Ontario, CA 91761

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Inverters R Us Power Scholarships $1,000 June 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents who are enrolled or planning on enrolling in an accredited college or university in the fall. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include a short essay on solar energy.

Inverters R Us 5544 Tappan Drive Reno, NV 89523

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Kymanox's James J. Davis Memorial Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad $1,000 May 22

Eligibility: This scholarship assists students who wish to study abroad. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Planning to attend an accredited program abroad for at least eight weeks * Strong preference is given to students with financial need * Preference is given to applicants studying in a non-English speaking country and to applicants who are majoring in engineering, math or science. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form, acceptance letter to a study abroad program, financial needs verification form and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, an acceptance letter to a study abroad program, a financial needs verification form and an essay are required.

Kymanox Attn.: Scholarship Administrator 2220 Sedwick Road, Suite 201 Durham, NC 27713

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LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship $500 Monthly

Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school or college student within the U.S. or Canada. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Students must be a citizen of, permanent resident of or hold a valid student visa in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants will have designed and innovative project that makes the difference in the lives of others. The project can include a website, series of blogs, an app, fundraising event, etc. An essay describing the goal of the project and providing supporting documentation is required. Contest is monthly.

How to apply: Application is available online.

LA Tutors 9454 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 600 Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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Marshall Memorial Fellowship Varies June 1

Eligibility: This fellowship helps future community leaders. Criteria: * Nominated by a recognized leader in applicant's community or professional field * Between 28 and 40 years of age * Demonstrate achievement in profession, civic involvement and leadership * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Should have little or no previous experience traveling through Europe * Fellows visit five or six cities and meet with policy makers, business professionals and other community leaders. Applications available: Online.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

German Marshall Fund of the United States 1744 R Street NW Washington, DC 20009

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Marshall Scholar Varies October 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who expect to earn a degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. with a minimum 3.7 GPA. Students may apply in one of eight regions in the U.S.

How to apply: Contact your regional center at the address listed on the website.

Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

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Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship $2,500 July 12

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in any course or program through the continuing education department at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. Applicants should be returning to school as continuing education students. Both the applicant and the college he/she is planning to attend must complete the application. Selection is based upon dedication to lifelong learning and the overall strength of the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form from the applicant and sponsoring school, essay, letter of reference and proof of enrollment are required.

Destiny Solutions Inc. The Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship 400 Holly Street, Suite 800 Toronto, ON M4S 3C3

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My Mentor Was Me Scholarship Video Challenge $1,000 July 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college undergraduate students or graduate students who are pursuing a degree at an accredited college in the U.S., Canada or Mexico. Students must join the website and upload a one- to three-minute video about how a mentor has helped.

How to apply: Application information is available online.

My Mentor Was Me

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MyProjectorLamps Scholarship $500 October 13 and April 13

Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 16 years old and currently attend an accredited high school or college. Students must also be high school seniors or college undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.

How to apply: Application information is available online. An essay on the provided topic is required.

MyProjectorLamps Suite 250, 1000 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139

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National College Match Program Full tuition plus room and board September 26

Eligibility: This scholarship helps outstanding high school students attend the college of their choice. Criteria: * High school senior * Plan to enroll in college as a freshman in the fall following graduation * Applicants should familiarize themselves with participating colleges' requirements and will be required to answer essay questions. Applications available: Online. Requires: application form, two teacher recommendations, one counselor recommendation (Secondary School Report), a transcript and SAT and/or ACT score reports.

How to apply: Applications are available on the QuestBridge website in August of each year. An application form, two teacher recommendations, one counselor recommendation (Secondary School Report), a transcript and SAT and/or ACT score reports are required.

QuestBridge 120 Hawthorne Avenue Suite 103 Palo Alto, CA 94301

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National Merit Scholarship Program and National Achievement Scholarship Program $2,500 October PSAT test date

Eligibility: This scholarship is a merit-based academic competition. Criteria: * Full-time high school student progressing normally toward completion * Planning to enter college no later than the fall following completion of high school * U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen * Must take the PSAT/NMSQT no later than the 11th grade * Participation in the program is based on performance on the exam.

How to apply: Application is made by taking the PSAT/NMSQT test.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation 1560 Sherman Avenue, Suite 200 Evanston, IL 60201-4897

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New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Semiannual Scholarship $1,000 June 30 and November 30

Eligibility: This scholarship helps science and engineering students. Criteria: * U.S. citizen or permanent resident * Enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited postsecondary institution * Studying or planning to study engineering, medicine, nursing, natural sciences or applied sciences * Minimum 3.0 GPA. Application instructions available: Online. Requires: Cover sheet, writing project and transcript.

How to apply: Application instructions are available online. An application form, writing project and transcript are required.

New Look Laser Tattoo Removal Scholarship Coordinator 19 Briar Hollow Suite 115 Houston, TX 77027

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Nordstrom Scholarship Program $10,000 May 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school juniors who reside and attend school in a state with a Nordstrom or Nordstrom Rack store. Applicants must have a history of community service, volunteer work or participation in extracurricular activities. Applicants must also intend to attend an accredited college or university for all four years during distribution of the award. A minimum 2.7 GPA and application for financial aid is required.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Nordstrom Scholarship Program 1600 Seventh Avenue Suite 2600 Seattle, WA 98101

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Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes $1,000 May 16

Eligibility: This scholarship helps first-year college students. Criteria: * High school senior * Age 13 or older * Plan to attend an accredited college or university the following fall * U.S. residency is not required * Financial need and academic achievement are not considered * Sweepstakes drawing held every two weeks. Applications available: Online or by mail. Requires: Contact information.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Mail-in entries are also accepted. Contact information is required.

SunTrust P.O. Box 27172 Richmond, VA 23261-7172

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Plastic Place Green Scholarship $1,500 July 1

Eligibility: Applicants must be a college undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and minimum SAT score of 1070. Applicants are required to submit an essay on a selected topic found on the application.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Plastic Place 687 Prospect Street Suite 450 Lakewood, NJ 08701

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Resume Companion $1,000 Scholarship $1,000 July 14

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a U.S. college or university and must write a resume about a fictional or non-fictional character from the past or present.

How to apply: Resumes must be emailed to scholarship@resumecompanion.com including the name of the applicant and university. Selection is based on the "protocols of how a professional resume should be written" and entertainment value of the resume.

Resume Companion 427 N. Tatnall Street #95492 Wilmington, DE 19801

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Rhodes Scholar Full tuition plus stipend October 7

Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens between the ages of 18 and 24 and have a bachelor's degree at the time of the award. The awards provides for two to three years of study at the University of Oxford including educational costs and other expenses. Selection is extremely competitive and is based on literary and scholastic achievements, athletic achievement and character.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

Rhodes Scholarship Trust Attn.: Elliot F. Gerson 8229 Boone Boulevard, Suite 240 Vienna, VA 22182

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Rocket 55 Scholarship $1,000 May 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or undergraduate students enrolled at least part-time. Students must make a short video (three minutes or less) on a designated topic. The top five videos will be posted on the company's website, and the winner will be selected by a public vote.

How to apply: Applicants must email their name, phone number and link to the video.

Rocket 55 325 Cedar Street, Suite 1010 St. Paul, MN 55101

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Stuck at Prom Scholarship $5,000-$10,000 May 23

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who are creative with duct tape. Criteria: * Attend a high school prom as a couple wearing original attire made from duct tape * Both members of the couple do not have to attend the same school. Applications available: Online. Requires: Contact information, prom picture and release form.

How to apply: Applications are available online. Contact information, release form and prom picture are required.

Henkel Consumer Adhesives 32150 Just Imagine Drive Avon, OH 44011-1355

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Student Transportation Video Contest $500 August 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled elementary through graduate school students. They must produce a 2-4 minute video on some aspect of the transportation industry in the United States. Selection is based on creativity and the overall strength of the video. Videos must be uploaded to You Tube and a link to the video sent to ARTBA by the submission deadline.

How to apply: Videos must be uploaded to You Tube and a link to the video sent to ARTBA by the submission deadline. Submission forms are available online. A submission form, waiver, link to the video, enrollment verification and photo release form are required.

American Road and Transportation Builders Association 1219 28th Street, NW Washington, DC 20007

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Study Abroad Scholarship $500 May 6

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students who plan to study abroad. Criteria: * Current college or graduate student * Accepted into a study abroad program for the coming academic year. Applications available: Online. Requires: Application form and essay.

How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and essay are required.

Go! Overseas Study Abroad Scholarship 2040 Bancroft Way Suite 200 Berkeley, CA 94704

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TakeLessons Scholarship $1,000-$5,000 September 30

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current college student and a U.S. resident. Selection is based on a short essay. Essays are published online and voted on by the public. Those with the most votes are then evaluated by a committee to select the three finalists.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

TakeLessons 225 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101

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Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest $500 September 18

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates or GED equivalent and must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited two- or four-year college. Students must also be legal U.S. residents and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

How to apply: Applications are available online.

DialMyCalls 1070 E. Indiantown Road, Suite 212 Jupiter, FL 33477

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Twist and Shout Slam $1,000 October 31

Eligibility: Applicants must be 25 years old or younger, a high school or college student, a U.S. citizen and a registered member of Power Poetry. Things to include to help make your poem more noticeable are: great title, include an image, correct spelling and punctuation, show great effort, submit poem as a video and also sharing the poem on social media.

How to apply: Applications are available online and include an original poem about something that uplifts you.

Power Poetry 295 East 8th Street Suite 3W New York , NY 10009

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Undergraduate Scholarship Program Annual salary including benefits and up to $18,000 for tuition October 15

Eligibility: This scholarship helps students interested in careers with the CIA. Criteria: * High school senior or college sophomore * High school students must have an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 21 or higher * All applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 * Must demonstrate financial need, defined as a household income of less than $70,000 for a family of four or $80,000 for a family of five or more * Must meet all criteria for regular CIA employees, including security checks and medical examinations * Must commit to a work experience each summer during college and agree to CIA employment for 1.5 times the length of their CIA-sponsored scholarship. Applications available: Online. Requires: Resume, SAT/ACT scores, family income information, copy of FAFSA or Student Aid Report, transcript and two letters of recommendation.

How to apply: Applications are available online. A resume, SAT/ACT scores, family income information, copy of FAFSA or Student Aid Report, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, DC 20505

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Why I Write Scholarship Slam $1,000 August 15

Eligibility: Applicants must be between 13 and 25 years of age, current or former U.S. high school students who are currently or are planning to attend college in the U.S. and who register as a member on the Power Poetry website. One poem should be submitted for judging. Selection is based on a random drawing of all entries.

How to apply: Submissions can be made online. Registration as a member of the Power Poetry website is required for entry.

Power Poetry 295 East 8th Street Suite 3W New York , NY 10009

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