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Could you win these college scholarships?

Student in a school settingIf you’re a current or incoming college student, you’re likely always searching for scholarships to help pay that college bill. We’ve pulled together some recent favorites below. Some scholarships focus on certain fields of study, and others apply to certain interests or circumstances. Review the list and get started on your application or essay now. You might just win some money to cover those upcoming college costs.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship

Open to: High school juniors and seniors, and college undergraduates

Prize: Ranging from $1,000 to $5,000

Details: Create a video, billboard, or radio ad to encourage young people to avoid texting while driving

Deadline: March 1, 2017 for the billboard contest and April 1, 2017 for the video and radio contests


Free Legal Aid Scholarship

Open to: Students attending college in the 2017-18 academic year

Prize: $500

Details: Write an essay commenting on the complex legal system in the United States

Deadline: March 31, 2017


AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship

Open to: Current college students working toward a degree in science

Prize: $500

Details: Submit a personal statement describing your goals and the value you bring to your academic environment

Deadline: March 31, 2017


Spence Reese Scholarship

Open to: Current male high school seniors intending to study medicine, engineering, political science, or law in college

Prize: $2,000-$6,000 per year for four years

Details: Complete the application detailing your academic standing, good citizenship, work experience, and college plans

Deadline: March 31, 2017


University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest

Open to: Students 16 years of age and older

Prize: $1,000

Details: Write an essay in response to the monthly prompt, covering a variety of education-related topics

Deadline: Monthly


Fields of Learning Scholarship

Open to: High school students

Prize: $1,000

Details: Write an essay about something you have learned related to high school football. You do not  have to play football – your essay can focus on your experience as a fan, band member, cheerleader, trainer, or any other aspect of the game.

Deadline: March 31, 2017


Leavitt Machinery Scholarship Program

Open to: Current or incoming 2-year or 4-year college students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Prize: $500

Details: Write an essay describing how better safety regulations could have prevented an injury that affected you or someone you know

Deadline: May 31, 2017


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