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Scholarships with January Deadlines

Scholarships include Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Providian Medical Scholarship, John Lennon Scholarship, Live Más Scholarship, The Great Scholarship Program, and I Have a Dream Scholarship.
Tis the season to win money for college. And we have 6 opportunities for you to do so. The contests below are all currently open with deadlines in January, perfectly timed for you to complete and submit your applications over the holiday break. Eligibility and contest topics vary, so review the details below to find the best scholarships for you, and start applying.

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

20 student athletes will win $20,000 each

Details: Submit two essays, one focused on leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship, and the other focused on a defining moment in your life that has shaped your dreams for the future. You’ll also need one non-family recommendation.

Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents with a minimum 3.0 GPA, currently involved in sports, and entering their college freshman year in Fall 2020

Prize: $20,000 each to 20 winners

Deadline: January 3, 2020


Providian Medical Scholarship

For future medical professionals and vets

Details: Submit an essay of no more than 1,500 words describing how medical equipment technology has changed college courses and curriculum

Eligibility: Open to high school seniors and all college undergraduates attending a U.S.-based institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students planning for a medical or veterinary career are especially encouraged to apply

Prize: $500

Deadline: January 15, 2020


John Lennon Scholarship

For all the musicians out there

Details: Submit an original song with lyrics accompanied by instrumentation. Jointly written works are acceptable

Eligibility: Open to current full-time and part-time college students between the ages of 17 and 24 who are U.S. citizens or Green Card holders

Prize: 3 scholarships of $20,000 each will be awarded

Deadline: January 15, 2020


Live Más Scholarship

This one’s for dreamers and innovators

Details: Submit a video of no more than two minutes in length describing your passion and answering four provided questions

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the U.S. who are between 16 and 24 years of age and on track to apply for or already attending a post-secondary school

Prize: Up to $25,000

Deadline: January 23, 2020


The Great Scholarship Program

Great Clips wants to help future stylists

Details: Submit an application, which includes an answer to the question, “What excites you about the cosmetology industry and why?”

Eligibility: Open to current cosmetology school students at least 16 years of age who are legal residents of the U.S.

Prize: Scholarship money and professional tools valued $250-$1,500

Deadline: January 31, 2020


I Have a Dream Scholarship

Dreamers, this one’s for you

Details: Submit an answer of 250 words or less to the question, “We want to know... what do you dream about? Whether it's some bizarre dream you had last week, or your hopes for the future, share your dreams with us for a chance to win $1,500 for college."

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the U.S. who are at least 13 years of age and currently enrolled in college or planning to be enrolled in college no later than Fall 2026

Prize: $1,500

Deadline: January 31, 2020


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