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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

Big Thinker Scholarship
Who: Any student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Amount: Up to $5,000
Due: May 1st, October 30th, and December 1st

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

Kitchen Cabinet Kings Entrepreneur Scholarship 
Who: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019 semester
Amount: $5,000
Due: 12/30/2018

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

Starver Accident Injury Lawyers Scholarship
Who: Any student accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Amount: $5,000
Due: 12/01/2018

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

ApartmentGuide.com Scholarship
Who: Any student with a GPA of 2.5 willing to write an essay answering the question, “what makes a home a home?”
Amount: $2,500
Due: 10/31/2018

Swopsmart Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write and essay that answers the question, "In 5 years, where will technology take us?"
Amount: $2,000
Due: 12/14/2018

Civil Justice Scholarship
Who: Any student who can submit proof of enrollment for the upcoming academic year
Amount: $2,500
Due: 06/30/2019

Decaso Future Quest Scholarship
Who: Graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States
Amount: $2,500
Due: 01/01/2019

Maptive Scholarship
Who: Any student 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: $2,500
Due: 01/05/2019

Amazon Student Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write an essay about Amazon and its business, and what it means to you
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/15/2018

BrightStar Systems Scholarship
Who: Any student with a general interest in technology
Amount: $1,000
Due: 03/15/2019

Corban Gunn Scholarship
Who: Any student attending of planning to attend their first year in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
Amount: $1,000
Due: 07/12/2019

Joseph J. LoRusso Scholarship
Who:  Any student who will be enrolled during the spring 2019 semester
Amount: $1,000
Due: 01/01/2019

NinjaOutreach Scholarship
Who: Any current student with a GPA of at least 3.0
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/03/2018

PolicyGenius Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write an essay describing what financial goal they’re most worried about achieving and what steps they’re taking to achieve it
Amount: $3,000
Due: 11/02/2018

Sure Oak Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write an essay detailing how an education from your college or university will help you achieve your goals
Amount: $1,000
Due: 07/15/2019

Essential Oil Diffuser Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write an essay about the uses or benefits of one of your favorite essential oils
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/01/2018

The House Method Scholarship
Who: Any student enrolled in a post-secondary associate, four-year, or graduate program at an accredited college or university in the United States with a GPA of 3.5 or higher willing to write an essay about how they hope to improve the way people live in their homes
Amount: $1,000
Due: 10/15/2018

Tropical Andamans Travel Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write a 600-700 word essay that explains their travel experience or discusses travel tips
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/15/2018

Insignia SEO Scholarship
Who: Current, Full-Time Students Enrolled in an Accredited University or College in the United States willing to write an essay on a creative piece of work that has influenced their perspective on life
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/29/2018

PhotographyTalk Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write a 1,000 words or less essay
Amount: $1,000
Due: 01/15/2019

Soft Inventive Lab Scholarship
Who: Must be a legal resident of the United States, a graduate of a public or accredited private high school, be a first-year student in a computer engineering or computer science program at a US-based college or university, have a minimum composite SAT score of 1250 or ACT score of 28, and a minimum GPA of 3.5
Amount: $1,000
Due: 07/01/2019

The Connect First Scholarship
Who:  Any student 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

The Ben Abbott and Associates Driving Safety Scholarship
Who: Any student 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: 02/01/2019

The Branch Out Scholarship
Who: Any student with a GPA of at least 2.5
Amount: $1,000
Due: 12/15/2018

PhotographyTalk Scholarship
Who: Any student accepted or enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate degree program at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational school
Amount: $1,000
Due: 01/15/2019

Dinarys Scholarship Program
Who: Anyone 18 years or older who is a US high school student or college undergraduate studying technical subjects
Amount: $1,000
Due: 03/15/2019

The Protoly Scholarship
Who: All applicants must be 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: 02/01/2019

Humanitarian Scholarship Program
Who: Any student willing to write an essay revealing how these scholarship funds will help in your personal quest for higher learning
Amount: $1,500
Due: 09/15/2019

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

FamilyAssets Scholarship
Who: Anyone either volunteering providing services to seniors or helping take care of an elderly relative at home who is enrolled in an accredited university in the United States
Amount: $3,000
Due: 08/01/2019

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

Plattner Verderame Annual Civil Justice Scholarship
Who: Anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university
Amount: $2,500
Due: June 2019

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

TVStoreonline.com Scholarship
Who: Any student enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school in the United States or Canada
Amount: $500
Due: 03/31/2019

Beauty Junkees Scholarship 
Who:
Any student with a GPA of at least 3.0
Amount: $500
Due: 05/31/2019

Texas Electricity Examiner Scholarship 
Who: 
Any high school senior or college student with a GPA of at least 2.5
Amount: $500
Due: 05/01/2019

Kon-Strux Scholarship 
Who:
Any student with a GPA of at least 3.0
Amount: $500
Due: 05/31/2019

Swing of Things Scholarship 
Who:
Any student willing to write an essay describing what they expect to change going to college and how they will adapt
Amount: $500
Due: 03/31/2019

Skyhound Internet Scholarship
Who: Any student willing to write an essay on the importance and benefits of including professional videos on websites
Amount: $500
Due: 05/31/2019

Unique Vanities Scholarship
Who: Any student with a GPA of at least 3.0
Amount: $500
Due: 05/31/2019

CarMover Scholarship
Who: Any student with a GPA of at least 3.0
Amount: $500
Due: 05/31/2019

SDL Achievers Scholarship
Who: Any student enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school who is a U.S. citizen and possesses a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
Amount: $500
Due: September 28th, December 28th, and March 28th

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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