More than $10,000 in Scholarships and Opportunities and Where I Found Them (and Where You can Find More)

  1. https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers

$1,500 Caring Scholarship, D: June 30, 2019

Selected criteria (read full page for details)

“At Caring.com, we understand the demanding lifestyle of student-caregivers and the challenges they may face. The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college.

Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.

How to Apply

Interested students can submit either a 1,500-word essay or a two-minute video addressing the following questions:

  • Who are you caring for and how are you involved as their caregiver?
  • How has your role as a caregiver influenced the decision for your major/career path?
  • How would this scholarship be helpful to you in your current student-caregiving role?

Eligibility Requirements for College Students

The Caring.com Student-Caregiver scholarship is open to full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four year college or university in the United States. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.

 Eligibility Requirements for High School Students

Student-caregivers who are still in high school are welcome to apply for the Caring.com Scholarship. Eligible high school applicants must be full-time students and be registered to attend a two-or-four year college or university the semester following their application. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.”
  1. https://www.usni.org/essay-contests

Essay Contests offered by the U.S. Naval Institute

$5,000, $2,500 and $1, 500 Naval Intelligence Essay Contest, D: July 31, 2019

$5,000, $2,500 and $1, 500 Marine Corps Essay Contest, D: Aug. 31, 2019

Selected criteria from website:

The following applies to both essay contests

 “Eligibility: Open to all contributors–active-duty military, reservists, veterans, and civilians.

Length: 2,500 words maximum (excludes footnotes/endnotes/sources).

Prior Publication: Essays must be original, not been previously published (online or in print) or being considered for publication elsewhere.”

  1. http://biomovies.tve.org/competitions/global-youth-video-competition-2019/

2019 Global Youth Video Competition, D: July 28, 2019

Selected criteria from webpage:

“Are you 18-30 and inspired to save the planet?

Submit a 3 minute video for a chance to be a youth reporter at the UN Climate Conference in Chile in December 2019.”

While this isn’t a scholarship, it is an opportunity you might be interested in.

Where I Found These

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-major/writing-scholarships

I found the scholarships that involve writing at the above link.

The video completion I just stumbled upon.

 

https://www.unigo.com/scholarships

You can explore the Scholarship Directory at Unigo for more scholarships.

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