Scholarship Spotlight: August 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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Race Entry Student Scholarship

Amount: $500

Eligibility: Enrollment at an accredited college inside the US for fall semester

Requirements: Write a short essay explaining what inspired you to run, what challenges you faced, and what you learned through the experience.

Due Date: August 15, 2016

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Albertson & Davidson, LLP Student Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: All individuals currently attending or planning on attending an accredited US college or university for fall of 2016

Requirements: A 500-word essay that answers the selected prompt:

Courts in the United States have little power to change the terms of a valid will, even if some of its terms seem unfair to people who would normally expect to inherit assets. Do you think that it should be legal to disinherit your spouse or children, and should courts be able to change the terms of a will that they decide is unfair? Why or why not? 

Due Date: August 24, 2016

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BrokeScholar Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Eligibility: Accepted or enrolled in a US college or university for 2016, cumulative GPA minimum of 2.5, any field of study

Requirements: Tweet or Instagram a picture of your idea about how to make money as a college student, then submit an application with a 300-600 word explanation.

Due Date: August 31, 2016

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RentHop Apartment Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Undergraduate students in bachelors and associate degree programs in the US

Requirements: Compose an essay of less than 1000 words that answers:

Technology is changing every aspect of our daily lives, from searching for real estate to phones in our pocket that are more powerful than anyone would have imagined a generation prior. In the next 5 years, what do you feel will be the most profound changes that impact college graduates, their careers, and their personal lives? To what extent are those cultural and societal shifts aligned with your personal ambitions, your school degree program, and the RentHop values?

Due Date: August 31, 2016

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Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Current college student of an accredited US college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Requirements: Submit an essay of at least 600 words about your career aspirations and how your current course load will help you achieve success in your career.

Due Date: August 31, 2016

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