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Easy Scholarship Contest That Could Give You $1000 Scholarship Money

Looking for easy scholarship contest that will not require you to submit documents or recommendations? Check out the Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship Contest because your 500-word essay could win you $1,000 scholarship money.

The Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship Contest is open to all students including international students who are currently enrolled in college or planning to attend an institute of higher education for the 2008-2009 academic year. And just like what I have said, joining in this scholarship contest is easy because students are not required to submit any credentials during essay submission.

All the students should do is to fill out the online form and write the 500-word essay on the space provided. The essay should be less than 500 words and must contain one major event that you feel has disrupted the natural flow of nature. So hurry, start writing your winning essay and be sure that you submit it on or before May 31, 2008.

Winners will be notified by phone and through email around July 2008. You could also see the list of winners at the status page of Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship.

Unmet Need Scholarship

The Unmet Need Scholarship is open to students whose combined income of their families is at $30,000 or less. This scholarship is open to all U.S. citizen students who are accepted or enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at accredited university or college within the United States.

Likewise, applicants must have at least 2.5 grade point average and should have the necessary documents to prove their unmet financial need. The usual scholarship amount that they award per student is from $1,000 up to $3,800 and although this scholarship is not renewable, students may reapply each year as long as they can meet the eligibility requirements.

For the 2008-2009 academic year, the application is still on-going but all forms must be postmarked by May 31, 2008. To secure an application form, please proceed to this link.

Ambassadorial Scholarships From Rotary

Rotary International  is among the most popular service club organizations in the world whether you are living in US, Europe or Asia. And did you know that they offer Ambassadorial Scholarships? But if you like to apply for their scholarship, do not wait until the last year of your high school because they accept application way before its actual intended use.

For instance the application process for academic program year 2009-2010 should start applying as early now from November to December 2007. The application materials for 2009-10 Ambassadorial Scholarships and Rotary Grants for University Teachers are now available from the Rotary club in the applicant’s area of permanent residence or full-time study. So contact the Rotary club to in your place and ask as soon as possible if scholarship funding is already available

Read more details of Ambassadorial Scholarships from Rotary

Get Out Of Debt Scholarship

The Get Out Of Debt Scholarship is another $500 worth scholarship program by Straight Forward Media. This is a simple to apply scholarship because the entire application process is all done online.

Furthermore, the Get Out Of Debt Scholarship can be applied by any students in the United States who are currently enrolled or planning to attend a college, trade school, technical institute, vocational program or other post-secondary education program.

The scholarship entails to the student to fill up an online application form and to answer the essay questions. This scholarship is offered every quarter of the year and so, students can literally apply anytime if the year by observing the following cut-offs or deadline: July 15, October 15, January 15 and April 14. The winner every quarter will be notified via postal mail and/or contacted through telephone.

Read more details of Get Out Of Debt Scholarship here.

Ronald Reagan Scholarship Program For College Students

If you are in your sophomore year of college education and have a good academic performance, you may be qualified to become one of the scholars of Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program. This is a scholarship program of the Phillips Foundation that awards $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 scholarship money.

Students must be U.S. citizens and should be enrolled full-time in good standing at any accredited, four-year degree-granting institution in the United States. Applicants are also required to submit a 500 to 750 words essay that describes your personal background, career objectives and scope of participation in activities promoting the cause of freedom, American values and constitutional principles.

Winners of this scholarship program will receive their scholarship during junior year and may apply for renewal before their senior year. The application for this scholarship is currently open and interested applicants may submit their completed application form until January 15, 2008. To download the application, please click here.

Dale Fridell Memorial Scholarship

The Dale Fridell Memorial Scholarship is another scholarship program from Straightforward Media. This scholarship is created by the Straightforward Media CEO, Josh Barsch to honor his late grand father, Dale Fridell.

The Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship is basically a scholarship essay contest that is open to all students in the United States who is currently or planning to attend a university, college, trade school, technical institute, vocational training or other post-secondary education program. International students are also welcome to apply for this scholarship.

The chose scholar will receive $1000 scholarship money that can be used toward any post secondary program. This scholarship is given four times a year, so students can basically apply for this scholarship all year round. Click here to apply online.

Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship

The Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship is created to honor the people who have have died from mesothelioma due to exposure to asbestos, as well as the thousands of patients who are newly diagnosed with the disease ever year. This scholarship awards $500 financial assistance to the qualified scholars.

This scholarship can be applied by students who are currently enrolled in college degree program or vocational and technical courses. The Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship is likewise open for those who plan to enroll in any educational institution in the United States such as ministry training and job skills training programs.

This scholarship can only be applied and completed online. To apply, simply complete the application form here and the essay questions on the latter part. This scholarship is offered four times a year and observes the following cut-off or deadlines: August 15, November 15, February 15 and May 15.

$1000 Essay Writing Competition

There is a new scholarship contest called the Rae Lasky Scholarship of Hope for Learning which is established by Jody Ferrer, owner of The Perfect Promotion, LLC in honor of her mother and to help disseminate Breast Cancer Awareness, This is an essay writing contest that will choose the best written essay that answers the question “What does Udder Hope mean to you?”

The Udder Hope is actually the name of the cow in the 2007 Cow Parade in West Hartford Center. Udder Hope represents the hope which people can use to help overcome the challenges of life. The winner will receive $1000 scholarship money that can be used toward any bachelor degree or vocational program.

Entries may be submitted via email or through sending it at The Perfect Promotion, 10 Crossroads Plaza, West Hartford, CT 06117. Interested participants may submit their essay until December 15 and the winner will be announced of January 26.

Car Donors Scholarship

Looking for a scholarship that can help you raise the money you need to pay for your college education? Check out the Car Donors Scholarship from This scholarship awards one $500 scholarship every three months and does not require you to submit any document during the application period.

Incoming college freshmen and currently enrolled college in any accredited college or university in the United States may apply for the Car Donors Scholarship as long as they have a 3.0 GPA. And of course, aside from a good GPA, applicants must not have been under any academic probation or suspension. Home schooled students are also welcome to apply in this scholarship.

The Car Donors Scholarship can be only applied online in any of the following cut-off dates: May 31, August 31, December 31 and March 15th. Click here to start your application and for more details about the Car Donors Scholarship visit the Scholarship FAQ page.

Da Vinci Scholarship Contest

The Da Vinci Scholarship awards $1500 scholarship money that can be used by the winner to pay for his or her tuition fee or any other expenses that are education-related. Eligible applicants are students who are between 16 to 25 years of age and currently attending high school or post secondary school.

This scholarship is actually an essay writing contest where applicants must submit at least 5000-word essay about the topic or question that is specified in the scholarship page. Submission of the essay is done online. All essay must be submitted before July 15.

This scholarship contest can be participated by students in and out the United States. So if you are looking for ways to raise funds for your college education, check out the Da Vinci essay scholarship contest and your essay could give you extra $1500 scholarship money.