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Scholarships with February Deadlines

Scholarships include Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship, AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship, The Christophers High School Poster Contest, Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship, and Sweet and Simple Scholarship.

Ready to apply for some college scholarships? We rounded up six different scholarships with February deadlines that feature a diverse range of qualifications and requirements. Whether you love animals, vegetarianism, or art, there's something for all kinds of students on this list of February scholarships. Prizes top out at $10,000. Find all the details on these scholarships for Winter 2021 below.

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship

Details: Students must complete the application and provide two letters of recommendation
Eligibility: Must be a full time student at an accredited, four-year college. Applicants must have a declared major or minor in accounting, business administration, finance, or criminal justice and demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession
Amount: Multiple awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000
Deadline: February 1, 2021

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship

Details: Submit an essay detailing your volunteer efforts to help animals in need, describing how that involvement has changed your life or shaped your perception on the importance of animal welfare
Eligibility: Must be a high school senior and U.S. resident 
Amount: First prize of $1,500 with second prize of $300 and third prize of $200
Deadline: February 8, 2021

AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship

Details: Write a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay that describes the impact of Alzheimer's disease on you or your family and what you have learned in light of coping with the brain disorder.
Eligibility: Must be a college-bound high school senior
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 15, 2021

The Christophers High School Poster Contest

Details: Create a poster interpreting the theme "You Can Make a Difference." Posters can be drawn, painted, handmade, or created digitally.
Eligibility: Must be a U.S. high school student
Amount: Eight awards ranging from $100 to $1,000
Deadline: February 18, 2021

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

Details: Complete the application and write an essay detailing your successes and challenges with vegetarianism and how you promote vegetarianism in your community.
Eligibility: Students must be a college-bound high school senior graduating in spring 2021 and maintain a vegetarian diet and lifestyle
Amount: One $10,000 award and two $5,000 awards
Deadline: February 20, 2021

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

Details: Write a short essay about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you
Eligibility: Must be 14 years of age or older and a legal U.S resident
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: February 28, 2021

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