The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best 500-word essay entitled, “What it Takes to be Successful in Business.”


  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • 15 hours of coursework taken (or registered for) in business related course work
  • Be enrolled full-time at a university or college offering a business degree during the award period.
  • The scholarship is available to all students enrolled at a US based college or university, regardless of their country of origin or nationality.

Deadline: April 15th, September 15th

For more information on applying, please visit their site

To enter, students should write a 600+ word essay on the following topic:

What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads.


  • The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities in the United States.

Deadline: December 1st

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Aside from hitting the books (and weight room), what are you passionate about? Do you obsess over the latest fitness trends on campus? Delve into the research on the most effective glute exercises? What about the effects of nutrition and sleep on academic performance (those all-nighters and double-shot grandes may not be all they’re cracked up to be)?

Your essay topic should be something that gets you excited, that will get your peers excited about health and fitness. Stereotypical college life is anything but healthy, be the one that brings change to your campus. Be creative and unique, write about a topic that will make us take a second look at you and encourage healthful change on your campus!

In addition to your essay, you must participate in some kind of community involvement activity. The more impactful, the better.


  • All current full-time undergraduate students can apply
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Deadline: September 1st

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You will find links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars. Just visit the sites which seem most appropriate for you and find the scholarships for which you are a good match.

Most of the online scholarship search sites include scholarships that can be used by students enrolled in traditional college programs or by students earning online degrees.

Check out their site to see if you are eligible for any scholarships

One of the worst and least-addressed epidemics in America is homelessness. At Frank Betz Associates, we believe every person deserves a home of their own. While we cannot single-handedly eradicate homelessness, our goal is to assist those who are or have been homeless find a way to go to college to better their own future. We also want to reward those who have worked closely with the homeless by providing financial aid for college.


  • Be currently homeless, or have been homeless in the past;
  • Be at risk for homelessness; OR
  • Worked with the homeless in some demonstrable way
  • Have a 2.8 GPA
  • Been accepted into an accredited post-secondary school
  • Submit a copy of your transcript, complete our online application and submit an essay on one of the topics below

Deadline: December 31st

For more information on how to apply, please visit their site

Swope, Rodante P.A. is committed to rewarding those students who go out of their way to help others, it is our hope that upon completion of their education these students will continue giving back to the community. In support of these students Swope, Rodante P.A.awards $5,000 in higher education scholarships annually.


  • Applicants must be a student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, seeking either an undergraduate degree or advanced degree at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States.
  • Essay of up to 1,500 words answering the following question:
    • How does your field of study positively impact the lives of people with a disability?

Deadline June 15

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The founders of Paul Martin’s American Grill, Paul Fleming and Brian Bennett, love taking care of people. Their passion for serving the highest quality of food is equal to their passion of giving back to their community.


  • U.S. undergraduate, seeking a degree in hospitality management, management, marketing, business administration or related field.
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA with proof of transcript.
  • A passion for taking care of people.
  • Complete essay:
    • As an aspiring business leader, explain 3 fundamental principles you plan to uphold when working with or managing other people in your industry.

Deadline September 1

For more information check out their site here Paul Martin’s American Grill Scholarship

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys is hosting a bi-yearly scholarship giving $1,000 to a student who demonstrates through a personal statement that they are committed to expanding their education and using their education to improve their communities.


  • Applicants must submit at least a 500-word personal statement with details about commitment to excellence and education in their community.
  • Applicant must be a student enrolled in college or must be a junior or senior in high school.
  • Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA


Deadline December 15

For more information check out their website here

Through affiliate organizations (WGA and Asparagus Club) in addition to Foundation efforts, NGA’s Research and Education Foundation awards a number of annual scholarships for students planning a career in the grocery industry. The goal of the scholarship program is to enhance the future of the grocery industry by investing in the education of individuals who are pursuing a career in the industry.


  • Minimum required GPA of 2.5
  • A one-page personal statement explaining your scholarship qualifications. Tell us about scholastic achievements, leadership awards, extracurricular activities, personal stories, as well as your intent to pursue a career in the independent sector of the grocery industry.
  • A letter of recommendation from a sponsor in the grocery industry or faculty member.
  • A college/university transcript (official or unofficial).

Deadline: June 14th

To find out more about these scholarship, please visit their site

McMurray Stern is a local, woman-owned contractor specializing in the planning, design, and implementation of storage, workspace, and records management solutions. As a Class B general contractor, McMurray Stern is a comprehensive service provider with the ability to deliver turn-key workspace, custom shelving, lockers, racking and office storage solutions. In a brief narrative (500 words or more), please describe the most applicable and meaningful takeaways from your industrial engineering education so far. Expand on your thoughts with a discussion of your future career goals such as professional roles, workplaces, or accomplishments you are striving for. Graphic or creative presentations are welcome as well.


  • A legal US resident, and either a current student at an accredited U.S. College or University, or
  •  An undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to a U.S. College or University to further education in the hospitality field.
  • Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.
  • Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans.

Deadline: January 1st

For more information on applying, please visit their site