$1,000 AFSA Second Chance Scholarship, D: Aug 30, 2017 and $500 Apartment List Scholarship, D: Sept 1, 2017, and March 1, 2018; and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarships, D: July 31, 2017

  1. https://www.afsascholarship.org/secondchance/

$1,000 American Fire Sprinklers Association Second Chance Scholarship

Deadline: Noon, Aug 30, 2017

Selected criteria from webpage:

“Applicant Eligibility Requirements

◾The Second Chance College Scholarships Contest is open to citizens and aliens legally residing in the USA with High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

◾Scholarship funds are payable to the winner’s college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll or already be enrolled for Spring 2018 session.

Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.

Read complete contest information before applying to the 2nd Chance College Scholarships Contest. Please read all requirements carefully. Entries that do not meet ALL requirements will be automatically disqualified from the contest without notification to the student.”

After reading the rules, you will be directed to the Entry Form, which contains a quiz of 8 questions. Correct applications will be entered into a drawing for a $1,000.

It takes a few seconds for the Entry Form to download on the page, so be patient, and allow it to load.

WHERE I FOUND IT: https://www.studentscholarships.org/2017scholarships.php

This website lists several scholarships with 2017 deadlines. Be careful of the ads at both websites.

  1. https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship

$500 Apartment List Scholarship, D: Sept 1, 2017, and March 1, 2018

Selected criteria from webpage:

“As a company filled with many college grads, we know that college is an important life endeavor, but one that can be expensive. We couldn’t have graduated without a little help along the way, and we want to give back to the future leaders of America. Therefore, we are offering a $500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values:

  • Bold While Pragmatic
  • Endlessly Helpful
  • Making an Impact
  • Driven by Data
  • Succeeding Together
  • Forever Learning

You may have mentored a fellow student, organized a fundraiser for charity, or gone on a humanitarian trip abroad. Whatever your achievements, we want to hear from you!


Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who meets one of the following criteria:

  • Currently attending attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year
  • Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)

How to Apply

To apply, please submit an application that includes answers to the following questions:

  • What have you done that exemplifies one (or more) of Apartment List’s core values? (up to 300 words)
  • What is most important to you when choosing a place to call “home”? (up to 150 words)”

WHERE I FOUND IT: http://oregongearup.org/calendar/scholarship

Oregon State University maintains a scholarships calendar.  There are 20 pages, so you can click next to find more.

  1. http://scholarships.shpe.org/students/

SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) Scholarships

Several different scholarships here. Description from Oregon Gear Up Scholarship List: “Scholarships between $1,000-$3,000 for Latino students interested in majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field. Proof of citizenship not required.”

WHERE I FOUND IT: http://oregongearup.org/calendar/scholarship

Oregon State University maintains a scholarships calendar. I clicked Next and found more scholarships.

These scholarships came from Scholarship Lists, which I wrote about in the May 19, 2017 blog post.

I try to list a scholarship and then where I found it, so you can do some more searching.


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