Scholarships to Watch! as of August 22, 2017

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Scholarships to Watch! as of August 22, 2017

Visit the counseling corner during your lunch for more details and application forms if the scholarship is not online. More scholarships may be added prior to next month’s posting. Always remember to visit, and your institution of interest website for financial aid and scholarship information.

Name of Scholarship


You Deserve It” Scholarship

Submit information for $1000 scholarship sweepstakes.


Once Upon a Poem Scholarship Slam

Applicant must submit an original poem on a given theme related to classic fairy tales for a chance to earn a $1000 award.


Scholarship of Academic Excellence

This $2500 scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must submit an essay on staying healthy.


$2000 “No Essay” College Scholarship

Submit information for random drawing consideration.


Camera Runner Photography Scholarship

$500 scholarship award is open to students enrolled in an accredited U.S. high school, college, or university who have an interest in photography. Applicant must submit an essay on what they like about photography and their favorite photo they have taken.


Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

$1000 scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.


Chegg $1000 Monthly Scholarship August

Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school and college students who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must submit an essay on what they are most looking forward to in the upcoming year.


MoolahSpot $1000 Scholarship

Scholarship is open to students at least 16 years or older who plan to attend, or is currently attending, college or graduate school. Students may be of any nationality and reside in any country. Applicant must submit a short form and a short essay.


Make Me Laugh Scholarship

$1500 Scholarship is open to students 13 years of age or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are currently enrolled (or will enroll no later than the fall of 2023 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.) Applicant will need to submit a short response to a given prompt.


Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest

Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada. There is no restriction to enter the contest. Winners receive $250. Applicant must submit a dance video.


Courage to Grow

$500 scholarship is open to juniors and seniors in high school and college students with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must explain in 250 words or less why they believe they should be awarded the scholarship.


Davidson Bryan Scholars Program

Scholar athletes for specific sports are eligible for awards up to $120,000. For more info, go to

9/15 for nomination consideration

Questbridge College Match Scholarships

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges.


UNC Morehead Cain Scholars Program

Prestigious merit award for outstanding candidates who meet specified criteria. Seniors can apply directly without school nomination. For complete details, go to

9/15 for nomination consideration

10/15 for direct/all applicants

Wendy’s High School Heisman

WHHS recognizes and rewards senior athletes who excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. State and national awards range from $1000 to $10,000. Go to


AES Engineers Scholarship

AES awards scholarships based on character and students can study in in a wide variety of career fields. This $500 award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.


UNCC Levine Scholars Program

Values at $105,000, Levine is a prestigious merit award for outstanding seniors who meet specific criteria. All applications begin with counselor nomination. Nominations forms are available now and can be submitted until October 6. For more details, go to


UNC Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

This is a full four year award to UNC Chapel Hill. the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Go to

10/15 application for admission

11/15 scholarship application

Davidson Montgomery Belk Scholarship

Full tuition merit scholarship. Applicants must be nominated by the school.


Coca Cola Scholars Foundation

With award amounts up to $20,000, his is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  Apply online at


NCSU Park Scholarships

Outstanding seniors who meet specific criteria should apply. School endorsement is not required. Go to

9/8 for endorsement consideration

10/15 for direct/all applicants

Ron Brown Scholar Program

The Ron Brown Scholarship is a $40,000 award. The program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Apply at:


Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Students who engage in community service should apply for the program. Recognition at the state and national level yields college scholarships for the recipient. Go to


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