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 “HELP! I Need More Money for School!” -- How to Find Outside Scholarships

What is an “outside scholarship?”

An outside scholarship is an award that comes from an “outside” agency that is not affiliated with the University or federal and state governments. Outside agencies include businesses, nonprofit organizations, civic and professional associations, community organizations, and even professional sports teams.

Sounds great! How can I get one?

Since outside scholarships come from the “outside,” they are largely the student’s responsibility. It is up to you to find, research, and apply for outside scholarships. Luckily, we’ve been doing some research to help get you started!  Please follow the weblinks below to apply for one of these great scholarship opportunities.


Herolocity Scholarship

Sponsor:  Herolocity

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a full-time student enrolled in Business, Marketing, or a related field with a minimum 3.2 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 30, 2015


Clubs of America Scholarship

Sponsor:  Clubs of America, a monthly gift club company.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For current college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


Shutterfly Scholarship

Sponsor:  Shutterfly

Award Amount: $5,500 (3 winners)

Details: For current college students majoring in business, graphic design, and computer science majors.  One winner will be chosen from each major.  For more information on how to apply for business majors, please click here. For more information on how to apply for business majors, please click here. For more information on how to apply for business majors, please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

Sponsor:  Moxie Pest Control

Award Amount: $500

Details: Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


For Diehard Fans Scholarships

Sponsor: For Diehard Fans

Award Amount: $500

Details: Must be a legal restident of the U.S. and enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or vocational school.  Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


DE Castroverde Law Group Veteran's Scholarship

Sponsor: DE Castroverde Law Group

Award Amount: $1,500

Details: For more details please click here.

Application Deadline:  August 24, 2015


2015 Communications Scholarship

Sponsor: BrandedBridgeline

Award Amount: $500

Details: Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


EveryCloudTech.com Scholarship

Sponsor: Everycloud Technologies LLC

Award Amount: $2,000

Details: Must be 17 years of age or older and maintain a 3.0 GPA.  Please click here for details.

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2015


North American Van Lines 2015 Logistics Scholarship

Sponsor: North American Moving Services

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For more information please click here

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Innovation in Business & Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Sponsor: Credibly

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  For more information please click here

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


HighVisibility Marketing Scholarship

Sponsor: Highervisibility.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Arxan Cyber Security Scholarship

Sponsor: Arxan cyber Security

Award Amount: $2,000

Details: Submit an 800 - 1500 word essay. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Karman Healthcare Scholarship

Sponsor: Karman Healthcare

Award Amount: Opportunity to earn two $500 scholarships per year

Details: The Karman Healthcare Scholarship will be awarded to currently enrolled students who have excelled academically and have a regard for disability awareness in America.  Open to all university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Visit the Karman Healthcare website for details on how to apply.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Jan Engerton & Don SMitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Sponsor: MesotheliomaHelp

Award Amount:  1st place:  $2,500, 2nd place: $1,250, 3rd place: $750, and 4th place: $500.

Details: Must submit an essay.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Julie Johnson Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Law Office of Julie Johnson PLLC

Award Amount:  $500

Details: Must submit a video essay.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: September 1st, 2015


Smart Shopper College Scholarship

Sponsor: Dealspotr

Award Amount:  $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: September 24th, 2015


Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship

Sponsor: Ignite Advisory Group

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a current Undergraduate or Graduate student planning to enter the Marketing field with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2015


 The Fantasy Sports Daily Scholarship Program

Sponsor: FantasySportsDaily.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2015


Dream Big Scholarship

Sponsor: RentLingo.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2015 (Spring deadline March 1st, 2016)


Digital Marketing Scholarship for College Students

Sponsor: Snap Agency

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a current Undergraduate or Graduate student planning to enter the Marketing field with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 5th, 2015


Tungsten Rings & Co. Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Tungsten Rings & Co.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a currently enrolled full time Undergraduate or Graduate student.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015 (Spring deadline April 15, 2015)


Pelican Water College Scholarship

Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems

Award Amount: $1,500 (1st place), $1,000 (2nd place), $500 (3rd place)

Details: For a currently enrolled full time Undergraduate or Graduate student.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015


General Scholarship for Higher Learning

Sponsor: Hotelscheap.org

Award Amount: $1,500

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015


Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

Sponsor: BransonShowTickets.com

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Must be a legal resident of the U.S. between the ages of 16 and 19 who is a current student of any accredited educational institution.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015


FishFinder Store Scholarship

Sponsor: FishFinder-Store.com

Award Amount: $500

Details: Create a slogan for FishFinder-store.com. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: October 31,2015


TicketCity Annual College Scholarship

Sponsor: TicketCity

Award Amount: $3,000

Details: For a sports lover enrolled as a Full Time Freshmen, Sophomore, or Junior with a 2.5 minimum GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 11,2015


Bella Ballroom Excellence in Performing Arts Scholarship

Sponsor: Bella Ballroom Dance Studio

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 15,2015


Distracted Driver Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: The Law Office of Neil Burns

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For graduate students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 15,2015


Aaron Gordon Construction Scholarship

Sponsor: Aaron Gordon Construction, INC.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Must create a 5 minute video and upload it to youtube.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 21, 2015


New Youth Noise Scholarship

Sponsor: Youth Noise

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a currently enrolled High School, college, or university student.  Must create a 2-5 minute video.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline: November 21, 2015


ResumeSamples.net Choose Your Future Scholarship

Sponsor: ResumeSamples.net

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Must submit a 250 word essay. For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 22, 2015


Customer Bloom's 2015 Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Customer Bloom

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


We Do Training Scholarship

Sponsor: wedotraining.com

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


BBZ Limo Scholarship Program

Sponsor: BBZ Limousine Service

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For a currently enrolled High School, college, or University student.  Must create a video entry.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


UNEX Scholarship Program

Sponsor: UNEX Manufacturing

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Requires a video submission.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


Walk-In Tub Review Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Walk-In Bathtub Reviews

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Requires a video submission.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 28, 2015


The McKenzie Law Firm Legacy Planning Scholarship

Sponsor: The McKenzie Law Firm LLC

Award Amount: $1000

Details: Preference given to verterans.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 29, 2015


Sage One Scholarship

Sponsor:Sage One

Award Amount: $10,000

Details: Must create a vine video.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 30, 2015


Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

Sponsor: Howell & Christmas

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For students pursuing a degree in law with at least a 2.8 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 30, 2015


Creative Excellence in Graphic Design & Marketing Intelligence Scholarship

Sponsor: DesignAShirt.com

Award Amount: $1000

Details: For students who will be in at least 6 credit hours, pursuing a degree in design, and have a 3.0 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  November 30, 2015


Bruning Legal Scholarship

Sponsor:  Bruning Legal

Award Amount: $2,500

Details: Requires students to submit a 500 word essay.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1, 2015


Apartment List Scholarship

Sponsor:  Apartment List

Award Amount: $2,500

Details: For a student enrolling in the Fall 2015 semester.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


Rogers Law Firm 2015 Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor:  Rogers Law Firm

Award Amount: $1000

Details:  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


Look Twice, Save a Life Scholarship

Sponsor: InsuranceProviders.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For a currently attending or planning to attend college student.  For more information on how to apply, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


The Steven M. Sweat Annual College Scholarship Essay Competition

Sponsor:  Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: 500 Word essay required.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

Sponsor:  Mesothelioma Cancer Aliiance

Award Amount: $4,000

Details: For a student that has dealt with cancer, personally or within their family, in an effort to help further their education.  Applicants must be full time Undergraduate or Graduate students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 1st, 2015


imove Scholarship

Sponsor:  imove

Award Amount: $800

Details: For ou-of-state students. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 5th, 2015


National Founder's Graduate Business Student Scholarship

Sponsor: Brown, PC Emerging Business Group

Award Amount: $500

Details:  For graduate students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 11th, 2015


2015 Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor: Zavodnick/Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC

Award Amount: $1,000

Details:  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2015


Flosum 2015 Scholarship

Sponsor: Flosum

Award Amount: $750

Details: For a student pursuing a degree in computer engineering, computer science or another technical discipline such as electrical engineering, physics or mathematics with an interest in the field of computer science.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2015


TrichStop's Trichotillomania Awareness Scholarship

Sponsor: Trichstop

Award Amount: $500

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 21st, 2015


Auto-Pets "Out-Of-The-Box-Thinking" Scholarship

Sponsor: Auto-Pets

Award Amount: $1,500

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 20, 2015


American Business Women Association Scholarships

Sponsor: ABWA and partners

Award Amounts: $2,000

Details: These scholarships are for women only are are designed to help women grow, prosper and become leaders in business.

  • Unhinge: Deadline Scholarship: Please click here for details. December 19, 2015
  • Minerva Associates Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • NAPS Scholarship: Please click here for details. Deadline: December 31, 2015

Eagle Scout Scholarship

Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (NSSR)

Award Amount: $10,000 (National Winner), $6,000 (runner-up), $4,000 (2nd runner-up)

Details: Open to all Eagle Scouts currently registered at an active unit that have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

Sponsor: Moxie Pest Control

Award Amount: $500

Details:  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


The 2015 Insights in Marketing Scholarship

Sponsor: insights in marketing

Award Amount: $1,200

Details:  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Zip Conferencing Scholarship

Sponsor: Zip Conferencing

Award Amount: $2,500

Details:  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Headset Plus Scholarship

Sponsor: HeadsetPlus.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: A merit scholarship for High School seniors starting college in the Fall or current college students with a 3.0 GPA.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship

Sponsor: Caring.com

Award Amount: Three $1500 scholarships

Details: For any student attending an accredited U.S. college or University who care for aging relatives.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2015


The Amato Sanita Brighter Future Scholarship

Sponsor: Philadelphia Criminal Lawyer Amato Sanita

Award Amount: $500

Details: Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 1, 2016


Boling Rice Scholarship

Sponsor: Boling Rice, LLC

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Open to current or incoming college students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2016


The Poshified.com Scholarship

Sponsor: Poshified

Award Amount: $500

Details: For women only.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 19, 2016


National Debt Relief Scholarship

Sponsor: National Debt Relief.com

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Open to graduating High School seniors and current Undergraduate and Graduate students.  Must have a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled in a STEM program of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2016


SEO Expert Scholarship

Sponsor: Walnut Solutions

Award Amount: $350

Details: For a current Undergraduate students in the Computer Science field with a 3.5 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2016


"Just need a chance" Scholarship

Sponsor: The Law Offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates

Award Amount: $5,000

Details: For a current Undergraduate student with a 3.0 GPA. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2016


Michael Kiely Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest

Sponsor: Michael Kiely, Richmond Criminal Lawyer

Award Amount: $500

Details: For students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2016


The Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship

Sponsor: Steve Duckett

Award Amount: $500

Details: For students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2016


April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship

Sponsor: Price Benowitz

Award Amount: $500

Details: For students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 1, 2016


Dolman Law Group Announces Scholarship Video Essay Contest

Sponsor: Dolman Law Group

Award Amount: $1,100

Details: Video submission required.  For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2016


Sleepopolis Scholarship

Sponsor: Sleepoplis

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016


Quitday.org Scholarship

Sponsor: QuitDay

Award Amount: $3,000

Details: For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016


Izenda Embedded BI & Analytics Scholarship

Sponsor: Izenda

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  March 31, 2016


Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship Competition

Sponsor: Long Island Attorney Ronald D. Weiss

Award Amount: $2,500

Details: For information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  April 17, 2016


Viking Mergers' Entrepreneur Endorsement Scholarship

Sponsor: Viking Mergers & Acquisitions

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: must be a military veteran to apply.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2016


Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough Scholarship for Military Veterans

Sponsor: Mesothelioma Help

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: must be a military veteran to apply.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 1, 2016


Thomas L. Dickson College Sholarship

Sponsor: Dickson Law Group

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: Video submission required.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  May 15, 2016


Excel University Scholarship

Sponsor: Excel University

Award Amount: $500

Details: Open to Undergraduate and Graduate accounting students.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  June 30, 2016


Wieand Legal Scholarship

Sponsor: Brent Wieand Attorney at Law

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  July 6th, 2016


American Musical Theatre Academy of London

Sponsor: American Musical Theatre Academy

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  Not yet Announced


Jan Egerton & Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Sponsor: Mesothelioma Help

Award Amount: Semesterly awards of $2,500 (1st place), $1,250 (2nd place), $750 (3rd place), and $500 (4th place).

Details: Open to Undergraduate and Graduate students currently enrolled at a college or university.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  Not yet Announced


The Advocacy Training for Interns Program

Sponsor: PeopleClaim.com, an online dispute resolution service.

Award Amount: $1,000

Details: This a 3 month internship that also offers a scholarship.  Applicants must be studying law or pre-law.  For more information, please click here.

Application Deadline:  Not yet Announced


 

Click here to view some SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES you can use to search for additional opportunities!

 

(If you are an agency or business wishing to promote a scholarship on this webpage, please contact Sarah Sweet, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, at ssweet@fontbonne.edu)