Scholarships for Current College Students

Scholarships include the Blaze Your Own Trail Scholarship, Love Your Career Scholarship, Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship, William A. Lewis Scholarship, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, Simform STEM Scholarship, CNA Scholarship, and BigSun Scholarship.
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These scholarships have expired. We'll be updating this blog post in the winter. Please visit our other scholarship blog posts to see current scholarships you can apply for.

Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up eight 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.

Blaze Your Own Trail Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit a 600-800 word essay that describes a challenge you faced, how you overcame it, and how the experience affected you
Eligibility: Open to current high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students accepted to or attending an accredited U.S. college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 10, 2022

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, 2023

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, 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 who is pursuing a degree in STEM at an HBCU
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15, 2023

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 2, 2023

Simform STEM Scholarship

How to Apply: Provide a brief synopsis about your current academic program, write a personal statement outlining your career goals, and submit an essay on one of the six provided STEM topics
Eligibility: Open to full-time college students pursuing a career in computer science, applied mathematics, or any other field related to STEM
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 15, 2023

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 2, 2023

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, 2023

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