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Scholarships with December Deadlines

Scholarships include Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship, AvaCare Medical Scholarship, Rubincam Youth Writing Competition, G2 Overachievers Student Grant, Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship, Transgender First Scholarship, and Top Ten List Scholarship.
Students looking at scholarships with December deadlines

Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up seven different scholarships with December deadlines that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Topics include volunteering, genealogy, distracted driving, and acts of kindness. Prizes top out at $15,000. Find all the details on these scholarships for Winter 2022 below.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship

How to Apply: Must complete the full online application, which includes details of volunteer service activity, a creative response to the question, "If you win a $7,500 scholarship and a $5,000 grant, how will you use the $5,000 grant to further the fight against hunger?," and a written or video essay on how to solve hunger in the U.S. and how to inspire others to join the fight against hunger
Eligibility: Must be ages 5-25, a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., enrolled in an accredited educational institution, and active in the community performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger
Amount: Winners receive a $7,500 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity
Deadline: December 5, 2022
Website: http://us.stop-hunger.org/home/grants.html

AvaCare Medical Scholarship

How to Apply: Submit an essay, video, or image that conveys an act of kindness that inspired you
Eligibility: Open to current high school seniors and college students who have at least a 3.0 GPA, are U.S. citizens or holders of an Alien Registration Card, and are pursuing a degree in a medical field. Preference will be given to students with a medical disability.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2022
Website: https://avacaremedical.com/scholarship

Rubincam Youth Writing Competition

How to Apply: Submit a genealogy in a biographical narrative format for one family line, including four generations, beginning with you as the first generation. Biographies for individual generations should have 1,000 to 1,500 words
Eligibility: Open to students in grades 9-12
Amount: $500
Deadline: December 15, 2022
Website: https://www.ngsgenealogy.org/competitions/rubincam-youth-award/

G2 Overachievers Student Grant

How to Apply: Submit 1,000 – 2,500 handwritten words explaining how you or the person you're nominating makes a difference in the world and why they deserve to be recognized for these efforts
Eligibility: Open to middle and high school students who are on the honor roll
Amount: $15,000
Deadline: December 15, 2022
Website: https://powertothepen.com/apply/

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship

How to Apply: Create an advertisement that focuses on the dangers of distracted driving. Ads in any form are accepted, including PSAs, commercials, music, billboards, etc.
Eligibility: Open to all students currently attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: December 31, 2022
Website: https://comedydefensivedriving.com/scholarships

The Transgender First Scholarship

How to Apply: Write an answer to the questions, "what do you plan to do with your degree?" and "have you faced difficulties accessing college in relation to your gender identity?" 
Eligibility:
 Must identify as transgender or non-binary and be planning to pursue a degree, or currently pursuing a degree, at an accredited U.S. college
Amount:
 $2,500
Deadline: 
December 31, 2022
Website: 
https://www.onlinedegree.com/transgender-first-scholarship

Top Ten List Scholarship

How to Apply: In 250 words or less, create a list of the top ten reasons you should receive this scholarship
Eligibility:
 Must be a U.S. resident at least 14 years of age
Amount:
 $1,500
Deadline: 
December 31, 2022
Website: 
https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/top-ten-list-scholarship

 

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