Scholarships for Current College Students

Scholarships include the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, William A. Lewis Scholarship, Love Your Career Scholarship, Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, CNA Scholarship, and BigSun Scholarship.
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Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up seven different scholarships for current college students that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Whether you're interested in STEM, art, or sports, there's something for all kinds of students on this list. Prizes top out at $10,000. Find all the details on these scholarships below.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

How to Apply: Submit a 3,000-4,000-word essay about challenges that awaken your conscience, including ethics of any problem, question, or issue, whether close to home or in the world at large.
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students at accredited four-year colleges in the U.S.
Amount: Awards range from $1,000 to $10,000
Deadline: December 29, 2023

William A. Lewis Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an essay between 400 and 600 words about an obstacle that you have had to overcome in pursuit of higher education and who helped you overcome that obstacle.
Eligibility: Open to BIPOC undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in STEM at an HBCU
Amount: $1,075
Deadline: December 31, 2023

Love Your Career Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an essay, between 1,000 and 3,000 words, about 3 steps you plan to take to have a career you love, and interview a professional in your future field and include the responses within your essay.
Eligibility: Must be attending college in the U.S.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 10, 2024

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

How to Apply: Write a short essay answering the question "Instead of spending time with technology, I'd rather..." The top 10 applicants will be asked to write a full-length essay.
Eligibility: Open to high school and college students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 30, 2024

The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

How to Apply: Create an original front cover of a greeting card using an original photo, piece of artwork, or computer graphic
Eligibility: Open to all students at least 14 years of age in high school or college
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 1, 2024

CNA Scholarship

How to Apply: Complete the application including answering the questions "Why do you want to become a CNA?" and "Why do you think you should be awarded this scholarship?"
Eligibility: Open to U.S. residents 18 and older who are accepted into a state-approved CNA course/certification program
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1, 2024

BigSun Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an essay between 500 and 1,000 words about how your participation in sports influenced you, your career goals, and how you relate to your family
Eligibility: Student athletes of any sport who are high school seniors or in college
Amount: $500
Deadline: June 19, 2024

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