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  • Adult Skills Education Award
    www.imagine-america.org
    Eligibility: Must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident enrolling in a participating college career. Minimum age is 19. Must complete the NCCT educational success potential assessment.
    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: June 30

    Air Force Spouse Scholarship
    www.afa.org
    To aid in air force spouses who wish to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees.
    Eligibility: Must be the spouse of active duty members of the U.S air force, national guard, or air force reserve. Must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited university and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
    Amount: $2,500
    Deadline: April 30

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Financial Need Scholars
    www.akaeaf.net
    Purpose: to assist undergraduate and graduate students who have overcome hardship to achieve educational goals.
    Eligibility: Must be studying full time at the sophomore level or higher at an accredited university. GPA must be 3.0 or higher. Must demonstrate leadership, volunteer, civic or academic service.
    Deadline: April 15 and August 15
    Amount: varies

    Americorps Vista
    www.americorps.gov
    Purpose: to provide education assistance in exchange for community service
    Eligibility: Must be at least 17 years old. Must be available to serve full-time for one year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency with an objective that may include fighting illiteracy, improving health services, creating businesses or strengthening community groups.
    Amount: $5,645

    Annuity.org scholarship
    www.annuity.org/scholarship/
    Purpose: To encourage students to think about their financial futures.
    Eligibility: Must write a 700-1,400 word essay on the financial topic provided.
    Amount: $1,000-$2,000
    Deadline: May 1

    Christopher’s Video contest for College Students
    www.christophers.org
    Purpose: to support college students who believe in The Christopher’s mission that any one person can make a difference.
    Eligibility: Must be a current undergraduate or graduate level college students and U.S citizens. Selection is based on the video submitted and how well it depicts the theme of “one person can make a difference.”
    Amount: $500-$2,000
    Deadline: December 16

    CKSF Scholarships
    www.cksf.org
    Purpose: to support high school and college students
    Eligibility: Must register online with CKSF complete quizzes on various topics. Must be high school or college student.
    Amount: $250-$2,500
    Deadline: Monthly

    CollegeSTEPS Sweepstakes
    www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps
    Purpose: to help student plan financially for college
    Eligibility: Must be attending a high school or university. Winners are selected from those who enroll in the CollegeSTEPS program.
    Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: August 13

    Copyright Awareness Scholarship
    www.mpa.org
    Purpose: To support students interested in educating their peers via video about the laws surrounding intellectual property and copyright. Eligibility: Must be legal residents of the U.S and be currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. Must be between 13-25 years of age. A video submission that accurately illustrates the applicant’s viewpoint of the importance of intellectual property and copyright law is required. Selection is based on the overall quality of the video submission.
    Amount and deadline varies

    Davis- Putter fund
    www.davisputter.org
    Purpose: To assist students who are both academically capable and who aid the progressive movement for peace and justice both on campus and in their communities.
    Eligibility: Must be undergraduate or graduate students who participate in the progressive movement, acting in the interests of issues such as expansion of civil rights and international solidarity, as well as a solid academic record.
    Amount: up to $10,000
    Deadline: April 1

    Digital privacy scholarship
    www.digitalresponsibility.org
    Purpose: To help students understand why it’s important to be cautious about what they post on the internet.
    Eligibility: No age limit. Must be a U.S citizen or legal resident.
    A 140 character message is required by all applicants. The top 10 finalists must write a full length essay.
    Amount: $500-$1,500
    Deadline: June 30

    Dosomething.org seasonal scholarships
    www.dosomething.org/scholarships
    Eligibility: Must be 26 or younger and be a U.S or Canadian citizen. There is a new scholarship each quarter. Selection is based on a random drawing of all students who participate in the campaign.
    Amount: $10,000
    Deadline varies

    FutureSelfie Scholarship
    www.bankrate.com/scholarship/future-selfie-sholarship/
    Purpose: To help students envision themselves in their future career.
    Eligibility: Must be enrolled in university, and a U.S resident. Selection is based on the ambition, creativity, dedicated, originality and uniqueness of the photo submitted. The photo should represent the student in a future career or how the student envisions himself/ herself in the future.
    Amount: $3,000

    Hit the books scholarship
    www.Coffeeforless.com
    Purpose: to support college students between 18 and 25 years of age with college expenses through an essay contest that includes their passion for coffee in the content.
    Amount: $500
    Deadline: September 30 and January 31

    I’m in scholarship
    www.imin.com/college-scholarship/
    Purpose: to support students who use coupons eligibility: Must be graduate or undergraduate students. Selection is based on essay about how coupons influence purchasing decisions. Essays will be posted online for public voting. The im in staff will select the winner from the top 10 essays receiving the highest votes. Amount: $1,000
    Deadline: December 31

    Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship
    www.destinysolutions.com
    Purpose: to support “new traditional learners” dedicated to learning throughout a lifetime by utilizing continuing education.
    Eligibility: Must be enrolled at an accredited university. Applicants should be returning to school as continuing education students. Both the applicant and the college must complete the application. Selection is based upon dedication to lifelong learning and the overall strength of the application.
    Amount: $2,500
    Deadline: June 12

    Sallie mae $1,000 sweepstakes
    www.Salliemae.com
    Purpose: to help students pay for college
    Eligibility: Register on Sallie Mae’s website. Each month one registered user is selected in a random drawing.
    Amount: $1,000

    Scholarship Opportunities for Success
    http://sosgrants.org/
    Purpose: Helps women with low income with financial aid for higher education
    Eligibility: Applications are accepted from adult women residents of Central Ohio who are living near the poverty level and are US citizens.
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Deadline: May 31st 

    Stephen J Brady STOP hunger scholarship
    www.sodexofoundation.com
    Purpose: to aid students who have been active in the movement to eradicate hunger. Eligibility: Must have been active in at least one unpaid volunteer effort to end hunger during the past 12 months. Sodexo employees are ineligible.
    Amount: $1,000-$5,000
    Deadline: December 5

    Trufit good citizen scholarship
    www.citizensbank.com/scholarship
    Purpose: to assist students who have volunteered
    Eligibility: An essay or video is required
    Amount: $1,000-$5,000