Don’t let the holiday rush keep you from applying for these five college scholarships with December deadlines. Students can devote some of their holiday break to the task.
Students need to view the scholarship essay as an opportunity to set themselves apart from the many other applicants.
by Monica Matthews, Scholarship Editor School has started everywhere and for college-bound students and their parents, finding creative ways to pay for higher education can be a challenge. You can get your scholarship planning started off with the new school year now, before the rush! Here are three September scholarships you can apply for now to kick off the school year right: Vitality Medical Disability Scholarship Deadline: September 15 Open to: All high school students 16 years and older, college undergrads. Students do NOT need to have a disability to apply Award: $500 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology Scholarship Awards Deadline: September 20 Open to: High school seniors (individual submissions) and students in grades 9 – 12 (team submissions) Award: $1000 – $100,000 RELATED: Why Affordable College Education Isn’t a Myth Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship Deadline: September 30 Open to: All students in high school, college, and grad school Award: $1000 RELATED: 3 Great Scholarship Search Sites Read all of the Scholarship Mom Tips here. Learn more about winning college scholarships Check out Monica’s guide for parents on Amazon: How to Win College Scholarships: A Guide for Parents in 10 Easy Steps Want to talk with Monica one-to-one? Click the arrow to learn how! Parents – Want more tips? Don’t miss the Parent College Coach Tips...
Before doing a scholarship search, it is very helpful to sit down with them and begin taking an inventory of their interests, hobbies, strengths, and possible career paths.
Memorial Day may bring to mind picnics and fun, but it is actually a day set aside to remember those who have died while serving in the armed forces of our great country. Children of veterans who have paid the ultimate price have scholarship opportunities open to them that should not be overlooked. Here are some scholarships for veterans and military families.
This week in honor of National Scholarship Month, Monica Matthews, our Scholarship Mom, shared some tips and websites to search for scholarships