Scholarship Spotlight: July 2016

Every month, we select some of the best scholarships around and post them here on our blog. When you are ready to apply, check out our tips on how to write a scholarship essay.

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Smart.Study Essay Writing Scholarship

Amount: $225-$700

Eligibility: All students, regardless of major or academic level

Requirements: Entrants must follow Smart.Study on Twitter, and write an essay of 500-700 words on a chosen topic.

Due Date: August 1, 2016

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Tent.net Scholarship

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Incoming college student or a college student continuing their education

Requirements: Fill out the personal information form and submit an essay of at least 500 words on one of the selected essay topics.

Due Date: August 1, 2016

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Unigo Flavor of the Month Scholarship

Amount: $1500

Eligibility: 13 years of age or older and currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Requirements: Submit a short online written response about what ice cream flavor you would be and why

Due Date: July 31, 2016

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Dolman Law Scholarship Video Essay Contest

Amount: $1,100

Eligibility: Attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year, in good academic standing with current educational institution, and acquire permission from a parent or legal guardian if under 18 years of age

Requirements: Create a 2-3 minute video essay that discusses the selected issue:

In Florida and many other states, an adult motorcyclist is not required to wear a helmet. A handful of companies are looking to extend the purpose of a motorcycle helmet beyond mere protection, however, in order to include new technologies, including feed from a 180-degree rearview camera that provides a full rear-facing panorama and side-to-side visibility, GPS navigation as well as connection via Bluetooth allowing riders to play music, take calls, send texts and more via voice commands. With these recent advancements in helmet technology, should the laws be changed to require adult motorcyclists to wear helmets? Why or why not?

Due Date: July 30th, 2016

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LendingTree Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher

Requirements: Film and submit a video of yourself answering the prompt:

What is your plan for paying for college?

Due Date: July 15, 2016

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