Upcoming Scholarships for All Ages

Scholarships include Ocean Awareness Contest, Fruit Shoot, Flavor of the Month Scholarship, Better Food, Better World Scholarship, and Education Matters Scholarship.
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Planning for college costs involves more than just saving early and often. It also involves exploring financial aid options, including private scholarship opportunities. And this doesn't just apply to high school seniors—did you know that there are scholarships available for nearly every age group? And even better, many opportunities not only offer students the chance to win money for their future plans, but also help them hone in on their interests. We've highlighted five upcoming scholarship opportunities below. Share them with the students in your life to help them prepare for their future.

Ocean Awareness Contest

Details: Answer one of five prompts related to the theme of water rising. Submissions are accepted as visual art, creative writing, film, interactive & multimedia, performing arts, poetry, and spoken word
Eligibility: Open to students ages 11-18 from around the world. Students must provide the contact information for an adult sponsor (teacher, parent, mentor, etc.)
Amount: Multiple awards of up to $1,500
Deadline: June 14, 2021

Fruit Shoot

Details: Submit a color photo image of fruit, flowers, or foliage attached to a live plant
Eligibility: Open to all ages
Amount: $100
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Details: Write (in 250 words or less) about what ice cream flavor best reflects your personality and why
Eligibility: Must be a legal U.S. resident 14 years of age or older
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: July 31, 2021

Better Food, Better World Scholarship

Details: Write an essay between 400 and 600 words about why you're passionate about natural foods and the environment as well as how you're learning more about these topics and finding ways to contribute
Eligibility: Open to students of any age that plan on studying food, plant agriculture, nutrition, the environment, or the intersection of these fields
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 30, 2021

Education Matters Scholarship

Details: Write (in 250 words or less) about what you would say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money
Eligibility: Must be a legal U.S. resident 14 years of age or older
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: November 30, 2021

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