Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Scholarships we spread—
Gifts just for you!
Between sending cute little Valentines and snacking on heart-shaped candies, take a look at these sweet-as-chocolate opportunities to earn some extra cash.
Be sure to have an account with Zinch with a complete (or nearly complete) profile in order to look at and apply for the scholarships below. Signing up for Zinch and filling out your profile will also find you a whole host more of scholarships you are eligible for. Go sign up today!
The VISINE brand, with International Scholarship and Tuition Services, wants to award you and a vision you have for the future, whether it be in the arts, the sciences, or technology.
Who’s Eligible? High school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors; must demonstrate involvement in school activities and/or community service, demonstrate financial need, have a vision, and have at least a 2.8 GPA.
How to Apply: Get an ISTS account, submit an online application, and answer the questions on the link above in either essay or video form.
Due Date: March 1, 2013
Church Hill Classics might be making frames for your diplomas to decorate your future desk…but for now, they’re giving you the opportunity to earn something else from them—scholarship money.
Who’s Eligible? Legal U.S. residents who will attend a U.S. college/university full-time for the next academic year (whether in community college, or undergrad or grad school).
Amount: 5 awards of $1,000 each
How to Apply: Create an original entry piece (artwork, a poem, an essay, a scrapbook page—the sky’s the limit!) following the theme of “framing your future” after college; be sure to include a short description of your entry.
Due Date: March 5, 2013
GotChosen’s scholarship is the largest single private national scholarship initiative in the U.S., based solely on random drawing among qualified candidates instead of on academic achievement or financial need.
Who’s Eligible? Anyone over the age 18 with an account at GotChosen.com; residents of New York and Quebec are not eligible.
Amount: $40,000 (just like the name promises!)
How to Apply: Register at GotChosen.com, then cross your fingers that you’ll win. No sweat!
Due Date: March 15, 2013
Whether it’s celebrating New Year’s Eve, retelling a fairytale, or letting you play Pac-Man without having to go far, Google always has the coolest doodles on their homepage. Now they’re giving YOU the chance to show your artistic skills to replace the traditional Google logo for a day.
Who’s Eligible? U.S. citizens and legal residents who are K-12 students; those enrolled in a U.S.-based school and is living in the U.S.; has parents’ or guardians’ signed permission to compete.
Amount: $30,000 (don’t forget the pride of having your art on Google for a day, a $50,000 tech grant for your school, and other goodies!)
How to Apply: Create an art piece for a Google doodle with the theme of “My Best Day Ever”.
Due Date: March 22, 2013
CaptainU is dedicated to helping athletic students get the most out of their education—whether kicking goals or getting homeruns are a part of your sport of choice, this organization can give you what you need to get through school.
Who’s Eligible? Student-athletes currently attending a U.S high school or junior college, with plans to attend a four-year institution—be sure to read the Official Rules at the link above!
How to Apply: Set up an account at CaptainU.com/scholarship and start a recruiting profile—there, you have a chance to win a scholarship and get noticed by college coaches.
Due Date: March 31, 2013
If you like discounts for your next shopping trip AND scholarships that help pay off your tuition, this is the scholarship for you! Swagger Card is out to change students’ scholarships with a novel way that involves your favorite eateries and stores.
Who’s Eligible? All high school and college students (includes grad students and adults), who are also legal U.S. residents.
How to Apply: Fill out the online application form here and tell Swagger Card 12 places you want discounts to.
Due Date: March 31, 2013
Are you in need of a scholarship that is solely merit-based (i.e., doesn’t require you to demonstrate financial need)? College JumpStart is your perfect match!
Who’s Eligible? A high schooler between the 10th and 12th grades, a college student, or non-traditional student; a U.S. citizen or legal resident; is attending or planning to attend an accredited school in the U.S. (including vocational and trade schools); and is committed to using your education to better your, your family’s, and your community’s lives.
Amount: 3 awards of $1,500.00
How to Apply: Submit an online application along with a personal statement and write a short essay on one of the prompts at the link above.
Due Date: April 15, 2013