Scholarships for Current College Students

Scholarships include the Brain Reference Scholarship, Love Your Career Scholarship, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses, BigSun Scholarship, and AEL Collegiate Essay Contest.
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These scholarships have expired. We'll be updating this blog in the fall. Please visit our other scholarship blogs to see current scholarships you can apply for.

Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up six different scholarships for current college students that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Whether you're interested in nutrition, nursing, 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.

Brain Reference Scholarship

How to Apply: Write a 2,000-words-or-less essay explaining how specific nutrients can influence your cognitive functions, cognitive ailments, and affect overall brain health and well-being.
Eligibility: Must attend a U.S. accredited college, university, or trade school
Amount: $1,500 for first place, $500 to each of the three runner-ups.
Deadline: December 31, 2021

Love Your Career Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an essay, between 1,000 and 3,000 words, about your passions and goals for the future and how you plan to have a career you love
Eligibility: Must be attending college in the U.S.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 10, 2022

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, 2022

National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses

How to Apply: Submit the application
Eligibility: All levels of nursing education are eligible for this award, including current nursing students, recent nursing graduates, and aspiring nursing students
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 16, 2022

BigSun Scholarship

How to Apply: Write a short essay 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, 2022

AEL Collegiate Essay Contest

How to Apply: Write an essay between 5 and 8 pages on the 2022 topic
Eligibility: Open to undergraduate students at accredited four-year U.S. colleges
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: June 30, 2022

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