It’s never too early to apply for college scholarships. Start looking for scholarships this fall—even if you’re only a sophomore or junior in high school. Check out these seven scholarships with awards ranging from $500 to $1,500 to get started.
Be sure to carefully read the application instructions for each scholarship opportunity, and then follow those instructions to submit your scholarship application.
College scholarships with deadlines in September 2015:
Charles Moo Scholarship: Students of Asian descent may be eligible for this $500 scholarship. Write an essay with “three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue.” Deadline: September 7
JonesTshirts.com Scholarship: Students enrolled in college by this application’s deadline can apply for this $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must write an essay with “3 steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love.” Deadline: September 7
Student Loan Assistance Council Scholarship: If you’re enrolled full-time in a college-level institution by September 2015, you may be eligible for this $500 scholarship. Awards can be put toward books, tuition or other school-related expenses. Deadline: September 15
Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship: Current college students can answer two questions on their experience and interest in a sales career, and submit a short application form to apply for this $500 scholarship. The winner also gets an iPad mini. If you miss the September deadline, you can try again in January. Deadline: September 30
Hit the Books Scholarship: Sponsored by CoffeeForLess.com, this $500 scholarship for books and other educational materials is available to students enrolled at an accredited college or university. A 500-word essay about “the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist the students’ goals” is required to apply. Deadline: September 30
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship: Current high school and college students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher can apply for this $500 award. An essay is required. Deadline: September 30
Shout It Out Scholarship: If you have something on your mind, write it down and submit what you have to say for a chance to win this $1,500 scholarship. Any student age 13 and up may submit a short essay for consideration. Deadline: September 30
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