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Scholarships FAQ
__________________________________________________________________________________________________ spent over 200 hours researching over 17 of the most popular scholarship search platforms that are currently available.  
Their finding is divided into seven sections.
1.  Introduction
2.  The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2017
3.  What Should You Know About Scholarships?
4.  How Do Scholarship Search Platforms Work?
5.  What Should Students Know Before They Search for a Scholarship?
6.  How conducted their research on the scholarship search platforms
7.  Guide to Applying for Scholarships

Parking Solutions Scholarship

Deadline:  October 15, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Deadline:  October 15, 2018

The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. 

Deadline:  October 15, 2018

Create Real Impact Scholarship

Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). Residency, age, and current enrollment at an accredited educational institution will be verified and subject to final decision of eligibility by Impact Teen Drivers. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Deadline:  October 1, 2018

AmericanMuscle Student Scholarship

Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.

AmericanMuscle Student Scholarships are non-renewable, however, winning applicants may re-enter in future contests by writing and resubmitting a new essay. Only one essay per student, per semester is allowed.

Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

Deadline:  October 15, 2018

Colgate-Palmolive in partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, encourages you to get on the path to higher education. The Haz La U Program helps put Hispanic youth on the track to college by providing financial relief via educational grants totaling $100,000.


- 10 Bronze Grants, each at $2,000
- 10 Silver Grants, each at $3,000
- 10 Gold Grants, each at $3,500
- 1 National Grant, at $15,000


- Academic excellence
- Dedication to community service
- Demonstration of leadership in one's community

Deadline:  October 15, 2018

Dr Pepper is awarding over $1,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals. They're looking for students ages 18-24 to enter this year's tuition giveaway.
To be eligible for the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway you must:
Be a U.S. legal resident.
A) Five (5) $100,000 Tuition Prizes
B) Five (5) Runner-Up Prizes $25,000
C) Ten (10) Consolation Prizes $2,500
Deadline: October 17, 2018


Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship

Application Closes:  October 17, 2018

Horatio Alger Scholars

Eligibility Requirements:

Be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in the US with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation.

Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution in the US.  (Students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)

Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).

Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.

Hold a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Be a United States Citizen

Deadline: October 25, 2018

To be eligible for the My Projector Lamps Scholarship:

1) Minimum age of fourteen years (to date) or older.

2) Currently attending an accredited U.S. program: i.e. high school, college or university.

3) Considered in "Good Standing" at current institution- i.e. not on academic probation or suspension.

4) A minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

5) Must follow or 'LIKE' the MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.

6) Postmarked by October 31st, 2018 for the Fall scholarship.

Applications are now open for the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, honoring students in Grades 5-12 for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Certification Deadline:  November 6, 2018

To be eligible for the Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. They also must show excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship recipient must articulate their position on wage reform and employment legislation. There is no right or wrong answer we are seeking, we are looking for an essay which is clear and presents passionate but reasonable solutions in addressing these problems.


All interested applicants should send:

1) School transcript

2) Unofficial resume

3) A 1000-1500 word essay evaluating current federal minimum wage and overtime laws, the problems of wage theft, if reform to these laws are needed, and how this would affect employers and employees.

Deadline:  November 30, 2018

To be eligible for the Dolman Law Group Scholarship:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

A) Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.

B) Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

C) For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian

D) Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend

Deadline:  December 29, 2018

Fifth- through ninth-graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less can apply through Dec. 31 for Match the Promise scholarships to supplement their contributions to the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state's prepaid college tuition program. 

Approved recipients can receive matching scholarships of tuition units worth up to $1,000 at today's prices, and top-scoring recipients can also receive a one-time grant of tuition units worth $2,000 at today's prices. These scholarship tuition units can be used at Texas public colleges and universities.

Visionary Scholarship Program 

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are eligible to apply

Use "Invitation Code" M11216 to apply

Deadline:  May 1, 2019


Students can filter scholarship opportunities based on their grade level, GPA, the scholarship amount, and the requirements of the scholarship.

Here are some other points covered in the guide:
- Different Types of Scholarships Available
- Applying for Scholarships
- Essay Tips
- Letters of Recommendation Tips
- Spotting Scholarship Scams

There are also YouTube videos to help make the information a little more digestible and entertaining.

Going Merry

Free Scholarship Service

Matching - Once you fill out your student profile, you are automatically matched with scholarships

Direct Applications - You can apply directly to multiple scholarships - you never leave the site

Auto Filled Applications - All of the information from your student profile is autofilled into each application

Estimated Application Times - Every scholarship has an estimated application time 

Sources of Aid


City Year

CSS/Financial Aid Profile - non-federal aid



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