Scholarships - Essay Writing

Essay Scholarships of $5,000 or More (highly competitive)

Atlas Shrugged Essay Scholarship 
Who: High school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students willing to write a topic essay
Amount: Up to $10,000

ChameleonJohn.com Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a essays and and fill out an application
Amount: $10,000
Due: Summer

Intel Science Talent Search Scholarship
Who: 
High school students who have original scientific research that are willing to write a 20 page research paper and enter Intel Science Talent Search competition.
Amount: Varies from $7,500 to $150,000

JFK Profile in Courage Essay Scholarship
Who:
High school students willing to write an essay about a politician who has shown great political courage
Amount: Up to $10,000
Due: Spring

The Unigo “5 Simple Words” Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a short topical essay
Amount: $10,000

WyzAnt College Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 150 word essay regarding inspiring persons.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Due: Fall


Essay Scholarships of $1,000 to $4,999

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship
Who:
Students in behavioral sciences willing to write a 500 word essay over why they are in behavioral sciences.
Amount: $2,500 to $5,000
Due: Spring

B. Davis Scholarship
Who:
Any high school juniors or seniors: students must write an essay on a prompted topic.
Amount: $1,000

Bird Dog Foundation Essay Contest Scholarship
Who:
Students from Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas who are interested in wildlife conservation
Amount: Up to $1,500

Boling Rice, LLC Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word essay describing how legislation could curb texting and driving.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

CountyOffice.org Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word essay over what the most important county office is to the student. (See button at bottom of page)
Amount: $1,000
Due: Fall

Dentistry Scholarship
Who:
High school seniors or college students who are passionate about aspiring dentists or dental hygienists and are willing to write a 500 word topical essay.
Amount: $1,000

Digicert Internet of Things Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 400 to 600 word essay on how internet connectivity has and might evolve.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

Digicert Internet Security Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 400 to 600 word essay on how internet security has changed and might change (must be posted to your personal blog/website).
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

Freedom of Speech Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word essay over why free speech makes America great.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Summer

GPACAC Student Scholarships
Who:
High school students living in Kansas, Oklahoma, or Nebraska who are willing to write a short topical essay.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

GS & A LLC., Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word essay over the most important development in military law in the past 2 years.
Amount: $1,200
Due: Summer

Highrises.com Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 750 word essay about the benefits of living in a LEED-certified condominium tower.
Amount: $1,000

Insureon’s Small Business, Big Impact Scholarship
Who:
Students who’ve worked at a small business or started their own and who are willing to submit a 500 word essay about their experience.
Amount: $2,500
Due: Spring

Learn.org’s Student Saver Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to like Learn.org’s Facebook page, fill out the scholarship form and respond to the scholarship question.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

Levin Firm Bi-Yearly Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500+ word essay over car law safety.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring and Fall

NOAH’s Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 600 word essay over one of several topics.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring and Fall

NRA Civil Rights Legal Defense Fund Essay Scholarship
Who:
High school students willing to write a topical essay
Amount: Up to $1,000

Offers.com Savvy Saver Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 400 word essay and post a tweet regarding how they learned to save money and why it is important.
Amount: $2,500
Due: Winter

OroCRM Customer Experience Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word maximum essay regarding how companies can improve online customer relations.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Summer

PritzkerOlsen Food Safety National Scholarship Essay Contest
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word essay regarding food safety.
Amount: Up to $3,000
Due: Spring

ShipDig.com Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 - 1,000 word essay on the most interesting thing they have received in the mail.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Fall

Software Providers Scholarship
Who:
Any student who elects to write an essay about one of two topics about experience with software and how it has impacted his or her life
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 1,000 word essay over what law they would change and why.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

SuretyBonds Small Business Success Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a 500 word topical essay.
Amount: $1,500
Due: March 31, 2015

USAttorneys.com National Essay Scholarship
Who:
Any United States citizen currently enrolled in an American university or college who is willing to write an 800 word legal essay.
Amount: $2,500
Due: Spring

Varsity Tutors Essay Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write a short topical essay
Amount: $1,000
Due: Spring

Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Who:
Students willing to write about how they have impacted their school or community.
Amount: $1,000
Due: Fall and Spring


Essay Scholarships of up to $1,000

AES Engineering Solutions Scholarship
 Who: 
Students willing to write a short topical essay
Amount: $500

CountyOffice.org Scholarship
Who: Students willing to write a 500 word essay over what the most important county office is to the student. (See button at bottom of page)
Amount: $1,000
Due: Fall

Dish Entertainment Scholarship
 Who:
Students willing to write a 300 - 500 word essay over why you would like to work in a TV show office.
Amount: $500
Due: Spring

Proofreading Services Scholarship
 Who:
Students willing to write a 750 word essay over a defining moment in their lives.
Amount: $100 to $500
 Due: Summer