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Scholarships for Adult Learners


Education Matters Scholarship

Have you come across someone who’s tried to talk you out of going to college, saying that it’s not worth the investment? While continuing your education takes time there’s a certain value everyone is hoping to achieve. The Education Matters Scholarship is giving you the chance to state why you feel education matters. All students who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution are eligible to apply.  Simply submit a response (250 words or less) to the following question:

  • “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?”

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Education Matters Scholarship.

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55places Continuing Education Scholarship

Going back to school after many years can be both nerve-wrecking and exciting. 55places.com would like to offer their Continuing Education Scholarship to an adult who is going back to college. Students can apply by submitting an essay (700–1,000 words) that discusses the importance of going back to school and the positive impact it will have on their lives. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must:

  • Be 50 years of age or older
  • Be attending an accredited 4-year undergraduate college or university

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the 55places Continuing Education Scholarship.

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ZipRecruiter Scholarship

A feeling of relief can settle in once a job interview is over. However, there is one more step that needs to be done – a follow- up email must be submitted. It is important to thank the company for their time and to remind them of your qualifications for the job. ZipRecruiter is offering a scholarship to students who can create a template for a job interview follow-up email. To apply, students must write a follow-up email and describe the importance of each section of the email.

Award Amount: $3,000

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the ZipRecruiter Scholarship.

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Return 2 College Scholarship

Return 2 College is happy to announce their scholarship for all students interested in pursuing higher education. The company would like to know the importance of receiving your degree. Students can have multiple entries for more chances to win the scholarship. To apply, students must submit a three-sentence response to the following question:

  • Why are you getting your degree?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Return 2 College Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing the Arts


Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence

Pinot’s Palette is one of the nation’s largest paint and sip franchises. Their studios employ professionally-trained artists to guide guests through a no-experience-required art class in a relaxed, fun environment. They would like to offer a $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors who plan on pursuing a degree in the arts. To apply, students can submit an online application.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence.


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CardsDirect Future Designer Scholarship

CardsDirect does its best to capture moments that resonate with their customers and presents those moments through greeting cards. They are proud to offer students the opportunity to help design the company’s next top-selling holiday card with this scholarship. Students can apply by submitting their holiday card design ideas. Requirements for the scholarship are as follows:

  • Students must be accepted or enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution
  • Artwork must be submitted online as a JPEG (.jpg)
  • Designs should be geared towards December holidays and seasonal greetings

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the CardsDirect Future Designer Scholarship.

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Camera Runner Photography Scholarship

Everyone knows how to take a picture with their phone or camera, but only a person who is truly interested in photography can feel if a shot will make a good picture or not. Camera Runner has extensive experience with everything from wildlife to sports photography. They provide reviews of cameras and camera gear to help people take better pictures. To be eligible, you must write an essay on the topic “What do you like about photography?” and provide your favorite picture that you have taken.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Camera Runner Photography Scholarship.

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The COIT 2018 Clean GIF™ Scholarship Contest

This graphic design-centric scholarship challenges you to create a lightly animated GIF that shows a fast way to get your space cleaned. When you are short on time, what is something unique or clever that makes your place feel or look clean quickly. Your GIF should be designed for posting on social media and can be as many frames as you like, just keep it short and sweet. Extra attention will be given to clever submissions with a real sense of humor or brilliant cleaning hack. The most important criterion, though, is fantastic graphic design. The GIF should be something worth sharing!

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the COIT 2018 Clean GIF™ Scholarship Contest.

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Scholarships Based on Ethnicity


National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship

The National Hispanic Health Foundation is excited to offer many scholarships to promising students. Scholarships will be awarded to full-time enrolled graduate students in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, policy, and public health schools. Students who exhibit exceptional academic performance, leadership skills, and a commitment to a healthcare career providing services to Hispanics in the US are encouraged to apply. Simply submit the online application along with the following documents:

  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Unofficial copy of school transcript

Award Amount: 20 awards; varies

Deadline: October 5, 2018

Learn more and apply for the National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship.

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National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Minority Scholarship

The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation is pleased to provide funding for educational and research activities that enhance the practical application of strength and conditioning. Their scholarship is designed to encourage minorities, ages 17 and older, to enter the field of strength and conditioning. Applicants must provide proof of acceptance into an accredited institution and show that they are working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in a related field.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: October 15, 2018

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American Indian Services (AIS) Scholarships

The mission of AIS is to create programs and generate funding that will help Native Americans receive quality education, while still preserving the culture and honoring the heritage of Native Americans. That is why they would like to offer scholarships to eligible Native American students. They believe that through education Native Americans will be able to protect their history. To apply, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a technical school, junior college, college, or university
  • Must be at least one-quarter (1/4) enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe
  • Must maintain a 2.25 GPA

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: November 1, 2018

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Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) IES Abroad Scholarship

IES firmly believes that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in a stud abroad program. That is why they would like to offer scholarships to students who are currently attending a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU). Students can apply by submitting an online application along with a personal statement and other supporting documents.

Award Amount: $2,500–$5,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities Study Abroad Scholarship

IES Abroad is pleased to offer scholarships to students who attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The organization wants to educate students to become global leaders through premier study abroad and internship programs. To apply, students must submit an online application and attend an IES Abroad fall, spring, academic year or calendar program.

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Study Abroad Scholarship.

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APTA Minority Scholarship Award

The Minority Scholarship Award recognizes physical therapy students currently in their final year of an accredited program and faculty members who are pursuing post professional doctoral degrees. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) would like to award individuals for their professional character and academic excellence in the field. Students and professionals can apply by submitting their application, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

Award Amount: Varies; $3,000–$5,000

Deadline: December 1

Learn more and apply for the APTA Minority Scholarships.

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LGBT Scholarships


Out to Protect Scholarship

Out to Protect wants to create a greater awareness of the LGBT professionals working in law enforcement and to support those pursuing a law enforcement career. The company is pleased to provide scholarships to law enforcement recruits who are “out” as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, or a straight ally and who are outstanding role models for their fellow professionals. To apply, students must submit an online application along with all supporting documents.

Award Amount: Varies; $500–$1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2018

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Everipedia Tech Titans Diversity Scholarship

All too often, many people are overlooked for their contribution to a certain field of study. Everipedia has created a list of individuals that deserve recognition for their work. Their scholarship aims to bring awareness and recognition to those working tirelessly in search of the truth in the STEM fields. Students can apply by creating a webpage for one underrepresented individual who has contributed to the field of STEM.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Everipedia Tech Titans Diversity Scholarship.

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Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship

Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and majoring in design-related fields, such as architecture, interior design, landscaping, and engineering. To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the online application. The eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must be from an underrepresented or disadvantaged background
  • Must be enrolled or intending to enroll at a higher education institution

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline: January 1, 2019

Learn more and apply for the Chairish Design Your Future Scholarship.

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Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBQT students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential. The foundation would like to provide direct financial contribution toward the education of students. To apply, students must submit an online application along with supporting documents. Students must also meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least a high school senior
  • Be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university
  • Be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBQT community

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: January 28, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Point Foundation Scholarship.

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Scholarships for Middle School Students


American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Student Video Contest

The ARTBA Foundation supports an annual video contest to promote the U.S. transportation design and construction industry. The contest is aimed at helping students learn more about the field and potential career opportunities. To apply, students must submit a video (2–4 minutes) that covers these topics:

  • General transportation impacts, trends, and funding
  • Transportation safety

Award Amount: 4 awards; $500

Deadline: September 4, 2018

Learn more and apply for the ARTBA Student Video Contest.

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We the Future Contest

Constituting America is proud to offer their “We the Future” entrepreneurial, essay, song, STEM, and photography contest. The contest is open to all students ages 11 – 15. Students can apply by submitting an online form and one of the following entries:

  • Entrepreneurial entry – Design a marketing plan to promote “We the Future Contest”
  • Essay entry – Explain the seven Articles of the Constitution and give examples
  • Song entry – Create a song that discusses any aspect of “The Bill of Rights”
  • STEM entry – Design some type of applied technology that promotes the U.S. Constitution
  • Still Photography entry – Show the Constitution as America’s greatest strength

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: September 17, 2018

Learn more and apply for the We the Future Contest.

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Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

From the Top is America’s largest national platform dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. To spread the power of music, they are offering the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award to skilled pre-collegiate musicians. Students can apply by submitting a completed online application and two unedited, un-enhanced audio or video samples of their own music.

Award Amount: 20 awards; up to $10,000

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.

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Youth Wildlife Art Contest

The George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest is open to students in 1st – 12th grade. To enter, students must submit an original art work that portrays any North American game bird or animal that may be legally hunted or trapped. Endangered species and non-game animals are not eligible for submission. Entries may be in a medium of the artist’s choice (oil, water color, pastels, pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, etc.). Submissions should be on good-quality bond or drawing paper, or illustration board.

Award Amount: 4 awards; $250 – $1,000

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Youth Wildlife Art Contest.

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Maryknoll Essay Contest

Maryknoll is excited to offer their essay contest to students in 6th – 12th grade. The organization is inviting students to tell a true story of when they saw someone sharing God’s love through an act of kindness and how that kindness inspired them to act in a similar way. Essays should be between 500 – 750 words.

Award Amount: 6 awards; $150 – $1,000

Deadline: November 16, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Maryknoll Essay Contest.

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Oklahoma's Promise

Oklahoma's Promise offers qualified Oklahoma students an opportunity to earn a scholarship for college tuition.

Applicants must be an Oklahoma resident, must enroll in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade and the parents' federal adjusted gross income must not exceed $55K per year.

Award Amount: Varies

Postmark Deadline: June 30

Learn more and apply for Oklahoma's Promise.

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Military Scholarships


Google SVA Scholarship

Google is partnering with Student Veterans of America to offer numerous scholarships to veterans. Google’s education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computer science and technology. They are proud to support the veteran community with this scholarship to help break down barriers that prevents students from entering the various field of Computer Science. To apply, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university
  • Pursue a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Provide proof of being a student veteran.

Award Amount: 8 awards; $10,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Google SVA Scholarship.

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H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarship

The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans. Applicants must be veterans of the armed forces and must plan to use their education to help fellow veterans. To apply, students can submit an online application and personal statement.

Award Amount: 4 awards; $1,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarship.

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TonaLaw Veteran’s Scholarship

TonaLaw is proud to support veteran students and would like to offer a scholarship to students who have served in the U.S. Military. Applicants must be a currently enrolled or accepted at an accredited school in the United States. To apply, students must provide proof of their service and submit a personal statement that answers the following question:

  • Describe how your military service has made an impact on your life. How has it prepared you for college and what do you plan to do after you complete your education?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Learn more and apply for the TonaLaw Veteran’s Scholarship.

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Military Child of the Year Award

Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families. Every year they have a Military Child of the Year Award to show support for dependents of military families. Students can be nominated for the award by a parent, educator, coach, or other community members.  To be eligible, students must be ages 13 to 18, provide proof of being a military dependent, and submit letters of recommendation.

Award Amount: 7 awards; $10,000

Deadline: December 5, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Military Child of the Year Award.

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Scholarships for Students with Special Needs


AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship

The mission of the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) is to contribute to national, state, and local efforts that promote health and wellness in people with disabilities.  AAHD would like to offer their award to deserving students who have a disability and who are pursuing studies related to health and disabilities. To apply, students must be at least sophomores in college. Simply submit an application package that includes:

  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Proof of disability

Award Amount: Varies; Up to $1,000

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Learn more and apply for the AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship.

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Google Lime Scholarship

Access to knowledge is something that Lime Connect does well. When it comes to higher education, they don’t want anything to stand in the way for students. That’s why they are teaming up with Google to offer scholarships to computer science students with disabilities. The company would like to help these future innovators make the most of their talents. Students can apply by submitting an online application.

Award Amount: Varies; $10,000

Deadline: December 9, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Google Lime Scholarship.

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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship

The Los Angeles DUI Attorney is pleased to announce its first ever scholarship program. The scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student who lives with diabetes. These attorneys have seen firsthand how diabetes can change a life, and they believe that diabetes should not keep students from pursuing their educational dreams. To apply, students must submit an online application and meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Have been diagnosed with diabetes
  • Have been accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship.

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Baer Reintegration Scholarship

Until recently, the idea that people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder could move their lives forward or reintegrate into their communities was thought to be unrealistic. However, with the advent of modern medication and the support of a community, many lives have been transformed. The goal of the Baer Reintegration Scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the skills necessary to reintegrate into society. Students can apply by submitting a completed application form, supporting documents, and proof of receiving medical treatment for the disorder.

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline: January 18, 2019

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Scholarships for Students Pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math (STEM)


AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship

AfterCollege is a company that helps students find jobs and internships. The company is excited to offer their scholarship to students who are working towards a degree in any field of science. They are looking for students who will be exemplary candidates in their chosen field of study. Students can apply by submitting an online application.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Learn more and apply for the AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship.

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NextStepU STEM Scholarship

NextStepU is pleased to offer a $1,500 scholarship to students. They are looking for students who are interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) major. To apply, students must be ages 16–22 and must complete an online application.

Award Amount: $1,500

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Learn more and apply for the NextStepU STEM Scholarship.

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Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship

SHAPE America is proud to offer their Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship to students who are health education majors. Recipients of the scholarship will also receive a one-year complimentary student membership in SHAPE America. To apply, students must complete an online application and submit an essay (400 – 450 words) about their approach to health education, career interests, and professional goals.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship.

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Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship

The National Space Club and Foundation are excited to offer their scholarship to talented young people. They hope to encourage students to pursue careers in fields of aerospace science. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior. Students can apply by submitting a completed application along with a research paper focusing on an aerospace project the student has participated in.

Award Amount: $4,000

Deadline: October 12, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship.

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David Ghozland Scholarship Program

David Ghozland, M.D., is proud to support the next generation of medical professionals. He would like to provide a $1,000 scholarship to a student showing excellent promise in the science or medical field. To apply for the scholarships, students must submit a copy of their transcript and an essay (1,000 words maximum) that answers the following question:

  • What issue in women’s health do you believe should be given more research and funding? Why?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: November 16, 2018

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HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org Academic Scholarship

The team of professionals at HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org places great value on healthcare education. In an effort to show just how much they believe in the healthcare system, they are offering scholarships to deserving students who are currently enrolled in a healthcare degree or certificate program. Students can apply by submitting an online application and an essay (800 – 1,000 words) discussing what has led them to pursue a degree or position in the healthcare field.

Award Amount: $500

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the HealthcareSystemCareersEDU.org Academic Scholarship.

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Study Abroad Scholarships


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad. The scholarship enables American students to gain proficiency in diverse languages and cultures that are critically important to our national security and economic prosperity. Students can apply by submitting an online application.

Award Amount: Many Awards; $100 - $5,000

Deadline: October 2, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

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Scott’s Cheap Flights Study Abroad Scholarship

Scott’s Cheap Flights would love to give students the opportunity to travel. Many of their team members had their first international travel experience when they studied abroad, and they would like to give others the same opportunity. To apply, students can submit their application and an essay (500–1000 words) answering the following question:

  • Why is travel important to you?

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: October 15, 2018

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Good Colleges Study Abroad Award

A study abroad experience is a life changing one. By immersing yourself in a foreign culture, you could learn new and different ways of living and become more knowledgeable. Good Colleges’ would like to offer their scholarship to students who are interested in studying abroad at the college level. Students can apply by submitting an essay (150–250 words) discussing your choice of destination and why you’re interested in studying in a particular city.

Award Amount: $2,000

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Good Colleges Study Abroad Award.

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Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships

The Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships are open to all undergraduate and graduate students who are currently studying at American colleges or universities. Students who are interested in becoming a foreign correspondent for the United States are encouraged to apply. Simply submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Award Amount: 12 awards; $2,000

Deadline: December 1, 2018

Learn more and apply for the Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarships.

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Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Tortuga’s mission is to help students live on their own terms, including students interested in studying abroad. They are pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship and a travel backpack to students who want to explore the world. Students can apply by submitting an essay (500 words) that explains what they hope to learn by experiencing another culture and how they will apply those lessons to their everyday life.

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline: December 20, 2018

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