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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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:  3/31/2018, 6/30/2018, 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

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: The contest will require a 1000 word essay on the following topic: What steps can young Americans take to promote healthier living in local communities?  The scholarship is available to students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. All essay submissions should be sent to essays@supplementcritique.com.
Amount: $1,500
Due: March 1st, 2019

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

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

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

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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