Looking for Last-Minute Scholarship Money?

If you think the ship has sailed on landing free money for college, you still might have a chance. Here are some scholarships you can still apply for before summer runs out, taken from a U.S. News & World Report list:

Scholarship Deadline: June 1, 2010 

Proof-Reading.com Scholarship 

Award: $1,500

Requirements: 3.5 GPA. Must submit a minimum 1,500-word essay on a specific topic. This year it is related to GM and Chrysler’s bankruptcy in 2009.

Scholarship Deadline: June 7, 2010 

Duck Tape® Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest 

Award: $3,000

Requirements: Must be at least 14 and need to enter as a couple. Need to submit a high-resolution color photograph of the couple in their originally designed duct tape prom outfits.
Scholarship Deadline: June 24, 2010 

Jamison Award

Award: $2,500

Requirements: Must be a high school senior and submit a 1,000-word essay on energy.

Scholarship Deadline: July 2, 2010 

Joe Foss Institute Independence Day Scholarship

Award: $5,000

Requirements: Submit a minimum 1,500-word essay on the theme: Freedom Isn’t Free.

Scholarship Deadline: July 31, 2010

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship 

Award: $1,000

Requirements: Must be a high school, college or graduate student. Need to include a short essay on the application.

Castle Ink’s Green Scholarship

Award: $2,500

Requirements: 2.5 GPA. Must write a short essay on how you’re green.

Scholarship Deadline: August 25, 2010 

American Fire Sprinkler Association Second Chance Scholarship

Award: $1,000

Requirements: Must complete a 10-question, multiple-choice test about fire sprinklers to be eligible.

If you want more information about how to make college affordable, check out our Paying for College section and our Scholarship Search.

, , , ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Leave your opinion here. Please be nice. Your Email address will be kept private.