College student wearing headphones while studying at desk in dorm roomIt’s back-to-school time, the perfect season for students to earn funds for college costs. Our list of scholarships below provides students of all interests and skills the opportunity to win money within the next few months. Requirements to apply vary per contest, and include a poem, essay, and piece of artwork. Share this list with any students you know enrolled in college this fall (or headed there sometime soon).

O Captain, My Captain Scholarship Slam

If you’re a gifted writer, an original poem could win you $1,000.

Details: Write a poem thanking the person or thing that has had the greatest influence or impact on your life

Eligibility: Open to anyone 25 years of age or younger who is attending high school or college in the U.S.

Award: $1,000

Deadline: October 25th

Apply: https://www.powerpoetry.org/poetry-slams/o-captain-my-captain-scholarship-slam

MyProjectorLamps.com Scholarship

Those who have creative ideas about education and multimedia should enter this essay-based contest.

Details: Write a one-page essay describing your ideas for using multimedia for presentations in K-12 classrooms to help students better retain knowledge

Eligibility: Applicants must be 14 years of age or older, currently in high school or college with a minimum 3.0 GPA

Award: $500

Deadline: October 31st

Apply: https://www.myprojectorlamps.com/scholarships.html

Future Designer Scholarship

Love art? Create a holiday card for a chance to win this contest.

Details: Design a greeting card related to December holidays and seasonal greetings. Original photographs, computer graphics, or any 2-dimensional art medium may be used.

Eligibility: Must be at least 17 years old and accepted to or enrolled in a college

Award: $2,500

Deadline: November 1st

Apply: https://www.cardsdirect.com/scholarship.aspx

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship

No essay required here. To apply for this scholarship, students must simply share their career goals. Details: Students must complete an online application and explain their career goals and activities that demonstrate a passion for digital marketing

Eligibility: Open to students who have completed at least one year of college with a least a 3.0 GPA

Award: $1,000

Deadline: November 1st

Apply: https://hubshout.com/?p=Scholarship

Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship

Future engineers could win $1,000 by submitting the winning essay for this contest.

Details: Submit an essay of 800-1,000 words on one of three provided topics related to building design and energy efficiency

Eligibility: Open to any students who are seniors in high school or enrolled in a college or university in the U.S. or Canada

Award: $1,000

Deadline: November 1st

Apply: https://www.iveyengineering.com/about-us/scholarship/