The college scholarships on our list this month provide excellent opportunities for you to be creative. Some scholarship applications require essays, while others let you choose the format (such as artwork or video) that you submit. If you volunteer in your community, be sure to check out this month’s list as well.
Here are seven college scholarships with deadlines in December 2014:
Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship: This scholarship program awards $1,000 to a student (with a valid driver’s license) currently attending or planning to attend a college or university. Applicants must create something (video, artwork, essay, etc.) that inspires other students to focus on motorcycle safety. Deadline: December 1
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship: This $5,000 scholarship is open to students ages 5-25 enrolled at an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must have a demonstrated, ongoing commitment to their community within the past year. The service must include performing volunteer services that impacts hunger in the United States. Deadline: December 5
Most Valuable Student Competition: High school seniors can apply to win one of 500 four-year scholarships from the Elks National Foundation. Criteria includes excellent scholarship, leadership and financial need. Recipients can win prizes from $4,000 up to $50,000. Deadline: December 5
AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship: High school seniors and current college students can create an infographic “showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom” to be considered for this $1,000 scholarship. Judges will select a winner based on creativity, thoughtfulness and insight. Deadline: December 15
Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award: This scholarship recognizes a student who has contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer services in his/her community within the last year. Students ages 16 to 22 with a minimum GPA of 2.5 can apply. Deadline: December 30
ADT Home Security Scholarship: Current college students can apply for this $500 scholarship. You’ll need to write a 400-600 word essay on how you’ve seen mobile technology used in education and how you would use it to improve education and classes for future students. Deadline: December 31
Top Ten List Scholarship: Students age 13 and up can apply for this $1,500 scholarship by writing a top 10 list detailing why you should receive it. Deadline: December 31
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