Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Up to $53,000 Available in Scholarships

Here are several scholarships with approaching deadlines.

They are open to either high school students or college students or both.

If you are a college student, tell your brothers, sisters, friends, and others about the ones for high school.

If you are a high school student, tell your brothers, sisters, friends, and others about the ones for college.

This way, the good you do in the world can return to you.

1. http://www.levistuition.com/

Levi’s / JCPenny $50,000 College Tuition

You choose to give the money to yourself, a friend, or a loved one.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to U.S. residents age 13 and older.
Sweepstakes ends 9/6/2010.

2. http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx#do-over

“Do Over” $1000 Scholarship

Five scholarships of $1,000 each, Deadline: Aug. 31, 2010

From website: “Do Over’ Scholarship 2010

ScholarshipExperts.com is again offering the ‘Do Over’ Scholarship and will award five scholarships of $1,000 each. Applicants must:

Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia

Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2016) in an accredited post-secondary
institution of higher education

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the topic:
“If you could get one ‘do over’ in life, what would it be and why?”

You must create a profile at http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/ in order to enter. By creating a profile, you learn about other scholarships you are eligible for.

3. http://www.discusawards.com/list-of-scholarships

Discus Awards’ List for College Scholarships

This list includes scholarships open to students in high school and some in college.

Discus Awards is open to high school students and a $2,000 scholarship is offered every month.

From website: “Eligibility: Open to all high school students

Deadline: August 31, 2010

Amount: $2,000

The Discus Awards, which rewards all-around high school students for their achievements in a variety of attributes, offers a $2,000 scholarship to one of its winners each month of the school year.

Nominations must be received by the last day of the current month to be eligible for the following month's scholarship so nominate yourself now for an award and scholarship.
The Discus Awards scholarship rewards total $20,000 each year.”

There are several more scholarships on this page you may apply for. Check them out.

Friday, August 6, 2010

$50,000 Educational Grant—Dollar General Literacy Rocks Essay Contest, Deadline: Aug. 30, 2010

$50,000 Educational Grant—Dollar General Literacy Rocks Essay Contest, Deadline: Aug. 30, 2010

Yes, the ScholarshipMan is back!

I’m revising my book, and I’ll have a special offer in a few weeks for those who want to buy my book and learn how to find money and go to school debt-free.

You can enter the Dollar General READiscover your Love of Learning Literacy Rocks Essay Contest.

You must write an essay in 200 words or less on the following: “Tell us your story of how reading and education have brought you closer to fulfilling your dreams in 200 words or less. The essay must be based on actual events.”

One Grand Prize of a $50,000 Educational Grant and Grand Ole Opry Weekend, hosted by Gretchen Wilson.

Five first prizes of $5,000 Educational Grants.

The essay contest ends at 11:59:59 PM (EDT) 8/30/10, or 10:59: 59 PM in the Central Time Zone.

More details here: http://www.dollargeneral.com/Promotions/Pages/essay_contest.aspx

You can only enter once. Multiple submissions are not allowed.