August Scholarships

Every month, CollegeMapper offers high school students a chance to apply for a $500 scholarship to their intended school of study.  To be eligible for this contest you must be currently enrolled at a high school in the United States and plan to attend a college or university in the United States. Please click on the link for more details.

Graduate Programs Scholarship
Graduate Programs will award $1,000 scholarships to current graduate students and $1,000 toward student loan payments for recent grads within the last five years. To apply, Rate and Review your graduate school program on our website and enter our quarterly scholarship drawing.

Varsity Tutors
$1,000 Monthly College Scholarship Contest. Write an essay in 250 words or more on the given subject. Monthly deadlines.

The Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship
It's no secret that students are frustrated with the rising costs of getting an education. wants to help by offering you the chance to win up to $5000 to help manage your college costs with our new Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship. Find out how!

Student Saver Scholarship
Being a smart Student Saver is more valuable than ever! wants to help our readers manage college costs by offering the Student Saver Scholarship. Find out how to enter and win!

Innovation in Education Scholarship
We at LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion.  In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria that are listed on our web page.  All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month. The submission window closes starting the 21st and will reopen on the 1st at 8:00 a.m.

Student Design Competitions
Autodesk proudly sponsors competitions around the world. Our goal is to help advance student's knowledge and skills through challenges that inspire and prepare them for promising careers in architecture, engineering, and the digital arts.  Check out the design competitions on-line and see how you can get involved!

The ScholarshipPoints membership program is free to join, fun to participate in, and provides you with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in scholarships each month. Members earn points for doing what they already do online: shopping, reading blogs, playing games, searching the web, taking surveys, and more! The more you do–the more points you earn–the more chances you have at winning a scholarship. Register and you could be our next BIG scholarship winner!  Deadlines are monthly.

Scholarships for Minority Students
Minority students may have unexpected barriers to cross when looking for scholarships. Here under number 7 is compiled list of 100 minority scholarships, which are sortable by subject area and award amount.  Short details are offered about each scholarship, but by clicking on the associated URL, you will discover more guidelines specified for application. Deadline varies.

Courage To Grow Scholarship
You must be a high school senior or a college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better. U.S. citizens only please.

2015 Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship
The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship is an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at a college or university or is a high school student who has been accepted into a school with an undergraduate nursing program. The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on the topic of how nurses can make a difference in people's lives. The application deadline is August 1, 2015.

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship
Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 Fall semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Deadline for applicants is 3:00:00 p.m. on August 1, 2014

The Rand Marketing Web Design Scholarship
Rand Marketing is offering a $1000 scholarship to enable one student chosen from all entries to pursue his or her education demonstrating a passion for design and a creative submission. Each applicant must submit an essay of 250 words or more which includes all requirements listed on the schoalrship page. Application Submission Deadline:  August 5, 2014 Scholarship Program, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working students to help pay for school.  To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing the complexities of paying your way through college, explain how you are able to manage it, and describe what the process has taught you about personal and financial responsibility. The application deadline is August 9th, 2014

CoachUp Scholarships
CoachUp, the nation's leading private coaching company, will award 3 student scholarships in the amount of $2,000 cash for school, plus $500 toward private coaching sessions through CoachUp. To be considered students must complete an online application and submit a personal reference, a short essay and a 1 minute video essay.  Deadline: Sunday, August 10th, 2014, by midnight PT.

Havahart® Wireless
At Havahart® Wireless, we’re committed to the safety and welfare of our four-legged friends. To encourage that commitment and love in intellectual minds, we’re offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of our essay writing contest. We’re looking for bright, motivated students who love animals as much as we do.  Entries Due By: August 11, 2014

PlushBeds Green Scholarship
We’d like to hear from students seeking eco degrees about what you think are the unique advantages of living a green lifestyle, and the steps that one can take towards a greener lifestyle.  Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum for their chance to will a $1,000 scholarship.  Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2014.

WCB 2014 Scholarship
The Washington Council of the Blind plans to award again in 2014 scholarships to blind college or vocational/technical school students who are residents of Washington State.   All applications must be received by 11:59 PM August 15, 2014.

Race Entry Student Scholarship
Race Entry supports students of all disciplines who pursue self-improvement and enhanced health through race preparation and participation. Beginning in 2014, Race Entry is offering a $500 scholarship to the winner of our annual “Race to Inspire” essay contest. Many people have different reasons for running in a race. We want to hear & share your inspiring story.  All applications must be submitted between January 1 and August 15 to be included in the contest of the same year.

Boomer Benefits Scholarship
At Boomer Benefits, our mission is to recognize and empower Baby Boomers who have returned to school later in life to better themselves, advance their current career path or pursue a new career. We are especially interested in helping a mature student who has demonstrated a willingness to give back to their community via service to older Americans and the elderly. Scholarship Amount: $1,000; Scholarship Application Deadline: August 15, 2014

Choice Home Warranty $1,000 College Scholarship
Earn a $1,000 college scholarship with your winning essay!  Applicant may submit one (1) essay of their choosing, which must be at least 750 words, but no more than 1,500 words. The essay must be an original work, written exclusively by the applicant.  Essays are due Tuesday, August 15th, 2014 by 11:59 p.m. (CST). Submissions after this deadline will not be considered.
We’re offering a scholarship to help further your education if you can submit a blog post that is interesting, well thought out, and above all, proves to us that you’re using the Internet to help shape your future.  The deadline is August 15,2014.

Healthy Home Scholarship
As a leader in the foundation repair industry, Olshan Foundation Solutions understands the importance of investing in the future. To demonstrate this support, we offer the Olshan Healthy Home $1,000 Scholarship to qualifying candidates. To apply students need to complete application and attach required documents.  Deadline: August 15, 2014

La Jolla LASIK National Scholarship
The La Jolla LASIK National Scholarship has launched a national scholarship in conjunction with the American Women's Business Association (ABWA) to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business. This is a national essay contest and we want to know “Your vision for improving the community you live in.” The scholarship will award the winner of the essay contest $2,000 for the 2014 Fall.  The deadline to submit your essay is 11:59pm (PST) on Sunday August 17, 2014.

Your Favorite Car Scholarship
If you could choose any vehicle to own while going to college that is currently listed on New Car Sell Off, which vehicle would you choose and why.  Come up with at least 3 reasons on why you would choose the vehicle you have chosen.  The most convincing or most entertaining argument will be awarded the scholarship.  Deadline: August 16, 2013

Police Scanner Scholarship
The Zip Scanners College Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to one candidate yearly.  Please write a 500+ word essay about anything police scanner related.  There is no wrong topic.  Deadline: 8/20/14

Smart Scholarship
The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States. August 2014

Xero Scholarships's is offering $5,000 scholarship for students interested in accounting and/or finance.  To apply student will need to write 500-700 word essay, submit transcripts a letter of recommendation.  Deadline is August 30th, 2014.

Lexington Law Scholarship Program
Lexington Law is offering this scholarship to students in the United States who write an essay about what a credit score means to them, how they think they will use it in the future, and how they will maintain a good credit score during their college years. Lexington Law believes it is never too early to start thinking about your credit score and your credit report. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 31, 2014 at midnight.

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
Our physical therapy practice is dedicated to offering the highest standard of rehabilitative services for the community.  We are offering a $500 scholarship to the eligible student.  To apply please submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST August 31, 2014.

The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success
Clubs of America is offering a $1500 annual scholarship to help students consider their aspirations, and ease the burden of the costs of higher education.  Students who are interested in applying and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA are expected to either write an 800 word essay, or create a YouTube video on where they see themselves in 10 years.  All entries must be submitted by midnight on August 31st, 2014.

Power Graphics Digital Imaging Scholarship – Fall 2014
The Power Graphics scholarship is open to those with strong academic records and outstanding creative abilities in art, marketing, and design school students from participating institutions. Power Graphics Digital Imaging will award one $500 cash scholarship to the student who writes the best response to the posted question.  All entries must be submitted no later than 5pm PST, August 31, 2014. Scholarship – Fall 2014
The scholarship is designed to foster creativity and promote passion in marketing and design for all industries.  Banner Stand Pros will award one $500 cash scholarship to the student who completes the best banner design to the provided specifications.  All entries must be submitted no later than 5pm PST, August 31, 2014.

The Versitas Education Scholarship
Versitas is a corporate software training company, providing organizations with both onsite and online business skills training for their employees. We understand the real world value of ongoing education.  Our goal is to help you with your education, so you can go on to help others. Submit your essay on the topic as a PDF with a title page including all the required information.  Submissions must by received by August 31st, 2014

Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship is a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 that is awarded each year to non-traditional, full-time students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. To qualify students must complete application and meet all of the criteria. Applications are not accepted prior to July 1st 2014. All applications must be postmarked by August 31st, 2014.

The ACHIEVE Today Scholarship fund
The ACHIEVE Today Scholarship fund will award gifts totaling $10,000.00 this year, progressing our mission to help students of all ages Awaken Their Greatness.Eligible students need to write an essay of no fewer than 800 words OR submit a video of no fewer than 2 minutes about how they are living the law of attraction and manifesting the law in their lives. Entries must be submitted by August 31

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