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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

Bant.io Scholarship
Who: Incoming or current students willing to write a 500 word essay over how they would improve current email communication.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Due: Fall

Blanch Law Firm Scholarship
Who: Any Student
Amount: $5,000

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

Churchill Scholarship
Who: High school through graduate students interested in a professional career
Amount: $5,800
Due: 12/31/2018

Intel Engineering and Computer Science Scholarships
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

Single Grain Scholarship
Who:
Incoming or current students willing to write a 500 word essay over how the scholarship will benefit you.
Amount: Up to $500
Due: Fall

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

U.S. Institute of Peace National Peace Essay Contest
Who: Students must submit a well-researched essay of 1,500 words or less on the U.S. response to conflict around the world
Amount:  Up to $10,000 

Wells Fargo Veteran Scholarship Program
Who: Veteran or spouse of a disabled veteran planning to enroll or already enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: Varies depending on need
Due: Varies

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

Active Living Scholarship by BikesReviewed
Who: Anyone who has been accepted into an institution of higher education. Special consideration for those pursuing a degree in fitness, health, or sports.
Amount: $1,500
Due: 6/31/2018

Adrian Altshuler’s Annual Just Need a Chance Educational Scholarship
Who: High schoolers accepted into a university.
Amount: $2,500
Due: 6/30/2018

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

Beverly Hills Immigration Lawyers Scholarship
Who: Any foreign born student who now resides in the US or any US born student whose parents originated from another country
Amount: $1,000
Due: 09/30/2018

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

Bishop Law Firm Educational Scholarship
Who: Any student enrolled in an accredited college or university
Amount: $1,000
Due: 07/15/2019

Car Accident Concussion Awareness Scholarship
Who: Any person in the United States seeking Post-Secondary Education
Amount: $1,000
Due: 09/01/2018

Connect First Scholarship
Who: Anyone enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Due: 01/02/2019

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

Coupon Marathon Scholarship
Who: Third and fourth year students
Amount: $3,000
Due: 11/30/2018

Couponing in College Scholarship
Who: Anyone with a .edu email address at a US college or university
Amount: $1,000
Due: 11/16/2018

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

Fundera College Scholarship
Who: Anyone enrolled in a university 
Amount: $2,000
Due: 01/01/2019, 06/01/2019

The Gainsberg Law Annual Scholarship Award 
Who: Anyone enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: $2,500
Due: 4/1/2018

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

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

iTechGyan Scholarship
Who: Anyone currently attending or planning to attend a college or university who is in good academic standing with their current educational institution
Amount: up to $1,000
Due: 01/15/2019

The Jittery Monks Scholarship
Who: College students
Amount: $1,500
Due: 03/01/2019

JMD Furniture Scholarship
Who: Current university student, or high school senior accepted to a college
Amount: $1,000
Due: 01/31/2019

Kidztype Scholarship
Who: Any citizen or resident of the United States who is registered with a U.S. university or college
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/01/2018

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

Matter Mattress Scholarship 
Who: High school students.
Amount: $1,000
Due: 11/30/2018

The Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship
Who: Upcoming or current students enrolled in the 2018 Fall Semester and planning on majoring in History or Education.
Amount: $2,500
Due: 7/1/2018

Mesothelioma Guide Scholarship
Who: Any upcoming student who has seen a loved one fight Mesothelioma, lost a loved one to Mesothelioma, battled Mesothelioma themselves, or otherwise been affected by Mesothelioma.
Amount: $2,000-$3,000
Due: 7/1/2018

Money Metals Exchange Scholarship
Who: high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students with an interest in economics
Amount: up to $2,000
Due: 09/30/2019

NursingCareerTips Scholarship
Who: Any student who needs funds for college
Amount: $1,000
Due: 11/30/2018

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

OppU Achievers Scholarship
Who: Students must enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school; Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; Be a U.S. citizen.
Amount: $2,500
Due:  9/30/2018, 12/31/2018

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

Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship
Who: Any high school senior.
Amount: $1,500
Due: 4/30/2018

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

Ronald D. Weiss College Scholarship
Who: Any student currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2019-2020 academic year who is in good academic standing with their current institution
Amount: $2,500
Due: 04/21/2019

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

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

Supplement Critique Scholarship 
Who: Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school
Amount: $1,500
Due: 3/1/19

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

UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship
Who: Students enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: $1,000
Due: 7/31/2018

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

Waterproofing Scholarship
Who: Any student currently studying at a college or university
Amount: $1,000
Due: 11/29/2018

Wheelhouse Scholarship
Who: Any undergraduate student
Amount: $1,000
Due: 10/31/2018

Yeboah Law Group’s Annual Make a Difference Academic Scholarship 
Who: Students enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: $3,000
Due: 6/1/2018


Essay Scholarships of up to $1,000

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

Boston Personal Injury Scholarship 
Who: High schoolers accepted into the university.
Amount: $500
Due: 12/15/2018

ClickitTicket Annual Scholarship 
Who: High school seniors over the age of 18 and accepted into a university.
Amount: $500
Due: 12/1/2018

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

Innovation in Education Scholarship 
Who: High school students.
Amount: $500
Due: Monthly

Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2017-18
Who: Students over the age of 18, and enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: $500
Due: 5/15/2018

Networking Basics Scholarship
Who: Any student enrolled in a full-time degree program in an accredited college or graduate school
Amount: $500
Due: 01/15/2019

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

SurveysWonk Internet Marketing Scholarship
Who: For student enrolled or accepted into a university, majoring or minoring in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or other related field. Student must demonstrate a passion for internet marketing.
Amount: $750
Due: 9/30/2018



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