All applicants must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay on one of the topics below:

  • How has being in the military affected your ability to pursue an education?
  • What do you wish the American people better understood about military service or military families?
  • What sacrifices have you and/or your family made because of military service?
  • When you reflect on your/your family member’s military service, what are you most proud of and what are you most grateful for?


  • Currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent. All branches of the U.S. military qualify:
  • U.S. Army and Reserves
  • U.S. Navy and Reserves
  • U.S. Air Force and Reserves
  • U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves
  • U.S. Coast Guard and Reserves
  • National Guard and Air National Guard
  • Accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. junior college, college, or university.
  • Currently have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Fill out and submit the online application on this page, along with a school transcript and essay.

Deadline: December 15th

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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