Good Colleges Scholarships

Good Colleges is offering 3 annual scholarships of $2,000 each: Study Hard Challenge, Healthy America Award, and the Study Abroad Award. They are open to current and future students North American colleges. Entrants must submit a 150-200-word essay.

Study Hard Challenge

Deadline: April 1, 2017

Essay Theme: Your Dream

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Healthy America Award

Deadline: August 1, 2017

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Study Abroad Award

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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CreditSpot’s Essay Scholarship


Two $1000 scholarships


December 1, 2017


  • Open to any U.S. student who’s currently in senior year of high school or in any accredited college with net GPA of more than 2.5.
  • Write an essay about any subject regarding credit.
    • No plagiarized content – copying, scraping, or any other writings that are not your own are forbidden.
  • For more information on how to apply, visit
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Nearmefinds Annual Essay Scholarship

About NearMeFinds

NearMeFinds helps people find businesses and attractions near their desired location. They provide recommendations based on interests and needs.

About the Scholarship

NearMeFinds will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student every year.

Students must write and submit a 500-1,000 word essay telling us about yourself and where you see yourself in the next 10 years.

NearMeFinds will choose the winner based on originality and vision. Only one scholarship is awarded annually, and the funds are paid directly to your school on your behalf.


  • One award of $1,000, annually.


  • The submission period will begin on January 12, 2017, and candidates will be accepted until October 12, 2017. Winner will be announced on November 8, 2017


  • Current and future college students, worldwide, who are at least 15 years of age or older
  • The essay must be written in English, and can be formal or informal.
  • Students must include their name, address, phone number, name of college or university they currently attend or plan on attending, and current field of study or career choice in the body of the submission email.
  • Students should also state in the email that they give NearMeFinds permission to publish their essays on our blog.
  • Only one submission per student is permitted.

For more information and submission instructions, please visit the Scholarship Website.


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The Shulman Law Group 2016 College Scholarship

In order to be eligible for The Shulman Law Group 2016 College Scholarship for First-Generation American High School Seniors in NJ, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a first generation U.S. Citizen*
  • Must be a senior attending a NJ high school
  • Must be accepted and registered to attend college or university in the fall
  • Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

*Who qualifies as a first generation U.S. citizen? You were born in another country but immigrated to the U.S. and later became a U.S. citizen, or your parents immigrated to the U.S. and you were born in the U.S.

All scholarship applicants must submit the following information in order to qualify for the scholarship:

  • Complete the online application at
  • Have your high school guidance counselor email your unofficial high school transcript to by May 9, 2016.
  • Submit a typed 500-700-word essay (in a Word document or PDF) that tells us how being a first-generation American student has shaped your life. You must specifically answer all three of the following questions in your essay.
    • What were/are the challenges that you and your family faced after immigrating to the United States?
    • How have you overcome the challenges you described?
    • How will your background and life experience shape your future goals and aspirations, as it relates to your education and career?

Scholarship Deadline
The application and all supporting material must be received by 11:59pm EDT on Monday, May 9, 2016.

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Phillips University Legacy Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program

Amount: up to $5,000

Major: Liberal Arts


A scholarship recipient must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 hours per semester), pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree and attending a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) private college/university as listed in the current Yearbook & Directory of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Eligible institutions are as follows:

  • Barton College, Wilson, NC
  • Bethany College, Bethany, WV
  • Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • Columbia College, Columbia, MO
  • Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO
  • Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Drury University, Springfield, MO
  • Eureka College, Eureka, IL
  • Hiram College, Hiram, OH
  • Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, TX
  • Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA
  • Midway College, Midway, KY
  • Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
  • Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, KY
  • William Woods University, Fulton, MO

Deadline: March 1, annually

For complete information about this scholarship, as well as an application form, please visit

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ASQ 2015 College Scholarship Awards

Amount: At least $1,000


To be considered eligible for an award, applicants must meet ALL of the following qualifications:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate at an accredited college or university in the United States. The school must be a not-for-profit institution.
  • Be currently in the Sophomore or Junior year of studies. If enrolled at a 2-year school (e.g. community college or other) proof of acceptance into a 4-year (bachelors) program is required. The intent is for the applicant to be pursuing a 4-year bachelors’ degree minimum.
  • Have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent on a different scale).
  • Be a permanent resident of Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, or Wyoming County of New York State – OR – be a child of a member of ASQ Rochester Section 204.

Deadline: February 28, 2015

For additional information and application materials, please visit the ASQRS Scholarship Info web page.

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Legal Templates Business Plan Annual Scholarship

Amount: $1,000


  • Create a business plan executive summary that is original, creative, unique, and persuasive. Try to be concise, but it can be longer than one page.
  • All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund.
  • One application can be made per student, per enrollment period.
  • Domestic and international students may apply

Deadline: December for the following Spring.

For additional information about rules and how to apply, please visit the BusinessPlanToday website.

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JAM Paper Teacher Scholarship

Major: Education or related field

Amount: One $500 scholarship


Fall semester submission deadline is July 15. This deadline will apply for all future fall semesters.

Spring semester submission deadline is November 15. This deadline will apply for all future spring semesters.


  • Must be enrolled at any accredited American college or university
  • Submit an essay of 400-500 words answering the question, “Why do you want to become a teacher?”
  • Email your submission to

For complete information, visit the JAM Paper website.

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Amount: $2500


  • Scholarship entry form must be filled out completely and accurately. Upon winning the scholarship, proof of enrollment must be provided. If you have yet to enroll in college, the scholarship award will be held for up to one calendar year until proof of enrollment can be provided.
  • All entrants must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university, or be planning to attend college within one calendar year.
  • No entrant can win more than two (2) scholarships in any calendar year.
  • All decisions made by CompareCards are considered final.
  • One entry per person
  • If you are selected, you must agree to submit a picture of yourself holding your scholarship award check, with a brief statement about how the award will help you manage your college expenses.

To complete the application and for complete information, please visit the Scholarship webpage.

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The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

Taken from the Eligibility page on the SMART website:

All Awardees Must Be:

  • a U.S. citizen at time of application,
  • 18 years of age or older as of August 1 of the enrolling year,
  • able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories,
  • willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD,
  • a student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and,
  • pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the disciplines listed on the About SMART page.

In Addition:

*Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university and have a high school diploma/GED. Current high school students are not eligible to apply.

**Graduate applicants can be either currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or awaiting notification of admission to such. If awaiting admission, you must be accepted for entrance in the fall 2014 term.

*Students who are currently Freshman or enrolled in a First Year Associate’s Program applicants must report an ACT or SAT Reasoning Test Score. Subject tests are not required. In addition, individuals who apply during their Freshman/First Year must obtain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the fall academic term of their Freshman/First Year. Freshman/First Year Associate’s Program applicants will be required to submit an official transcript reflecting their fall academic term grades to establish compliance with this requirement.

**Graduate applicants must have taken the GRE and test scores must be reportable by ETS. Subject tests are not required.

Amount: Full tuition plus stipend

Deadline: December annually

For complete information and an application, please visit:

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