General Scholarships

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Due in August 2022

  • Mrs. Prindables Future Educator Scholarship

    Due Date: August 18, 2022     Award Amount: $1,000
    Applicants must be incoming or current college students majoring in education. We believe that educators have the power to spark positive development in student’s lives and their futures.    

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  • Lawnstarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

    Due Date:  August 20, 2022     Award Amount: $1,000
    Applicants should: Currently own a lawn care business, ran a lawn care business in the past, or plan on starting a business upon graduating college; Be passionate and ambitious; Have the willpower, work ethic, and desire to build the next great business; Be a high school senior (who is going to pursue college degree) or full-time college student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program. This scholarship is open to all majors.    

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  • The RealtyHop Scholarship

    Deadline: August 31, 2022     Award Amount: $1000
    Applicants must:  Submit your essay under 500 words using our Scholarship Application Form; Be a current student in an eligible undergraduate program or a graduating high school senior in the U.S., working towards a bachelor’s degree or associates degree.

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  • Make Me Laugh Scholarship

    Deadline: August 31, 2022     Award Amount: $1500
    Applicants must be 14 years of age or older at must be a legal U.S. resident; be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. This award is for U.S. students.

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  • Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

    Deadline: August 31, 2022     Award Amount: $500

    Applicant must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2023. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2023. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.

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  • The Institute of Hispanic Culture

    Due Date:  August 30, 2022     Award Amount: Up to $1,000
    Applicants must be U.S. citizens, legal residents of the U.S.A., or DACA eligible non-citizens as defined by FAFSA. Students with student visas are not eligible. Applicants must be residents of the greater Houston Metropolitan area and be enrolled or anticipate to enroll in an accredited junior college, college or university in Texas. High School students must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or its equivalent if GPA is based on a scale of 4. If GPA is based on a scale of 5, students must have a grade point average of 3.3.    

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Due in September 2022

Due in October 2022

Due in November 2022

  • Sapling HR Scholarship

    Due Date:  November 1, 2022      Award Amount: $1,000
    Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for an onboarding program for new employees of a business, and how it would improve their experience.  

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  • Future Designer Scholarship

    Due Date: November 14, 2022      Award Amount: $2000
    This giveaway is open to U.S. residents who: (i) are 17 years of age and older; (ii) at the time of entry are either a full-time student enrolled in a post-secondary education institution, including junior colleges and vocational schools or formally accepted into such post-secondary educational institution beginning schooling within the next calendar year; and (iii) do not already have other scholarships awarded which cover 100% of their tuition.

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  • Elks Most Valuable Student Competition

    Due Date:  November 14, 2022     Award Amount: $ $1,000 - $12,5000 per year
    Current high school seniors, or the equivalent, who are citizens of the United States are eligible to apply. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks.  High school graduates are not eligible to apply.  Applicants must be citizens of the United States on the date their applications are submitted; permanent legal resident status does not qualify.    

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  • GreenPal’s Scholarship for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur

    Due Date:  November 15, 2022      Award Amount: $2,000
    Applicant must be graduating High School's Senior Class in 2023 or currently enrolled in a college of business with a 3.5 or higher GPA;  Applicant must demonstrate high ambition and desire to be an entrepreneur or business owner;  Applicant must have a declared major or minor in the college of Business, Economics, or Finance;  Funds must be used for full-time enrollment at accredited two or four-year colleges, Universities, vocational or technical schools in the United States.   

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  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

    Due Date:  November 17, 2022     Award Amount: Up to $55,000 per year
    Senior standing – Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2023;  Fall College Enrollment – Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2023;  GPA – Earn a minimum, cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above;  Financial Need – Demonstrate unmet financial need.    


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  • Education Matters

    Due Date: November 30, 2022     Award Amount: $5000
    This award is for U.S. students.| Must be 14 years of age or older to apply.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
    Submit an online written response to the question: "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less)

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  • Ten Words or Less Scholarship

    Due Date:  November 30, 2022     Award Amount: $500
    1) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2022.  2) This scholarship is provided by  In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:  A. Go to
    and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:
    In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.    

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Due in March 2023