Category Archives: Scholarship Contest

Write Your Top 10 Craziest Scholarships For A Chance To Win $1000

Check out the “Top Ten List” Scholarship Program from because this is another fun way to win easy $1000 scholarship money for your college education. Personally, I found this stress-free scholarship contest because all you need to do is gather 10 craziest and most unique scholarship you have heard of and organize them into a 250-word essay and submit it online!

It is easy right? And the sponsors will select five winners of $1000 scholarship money so it means that you have bigger chance to be one of the scholarship recipients.  This scholarship contest can be joined by any students who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia.

The panel of judges will select five winning essay based on the criteria of writing ability (25%), creativity (25%), originality (25%), and overall excellence (25%). Online submission of entry will be accepted until to December 31, 2009 and the five scholarship winners will be published by February 15, 2010.

You may also read the complete scholarship program rules for the Top Ten List Scholarship for more information.

Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009

There is another scholarship contest in a form of essay writing that will give away $5000 scholarship money for the lucky winner. This contest is known as Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009 wherein students will submit a maximum of 250 word essay about “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?”

The essay will be submitted online along with the student’s name and contact information, background details and academic details. Students can join as long as they are at least 13 years of age at the time of application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and of course, currently enrolled or are planning to enroll no later than the fall of 2014 in any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.

The Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009 will accept entry until October 31, 2009. Winner will be published by December 15, 2009. The scholarship winner should then submit his or her proof of enrollment to any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education so that the $5000 check payable to the university or college will be released.

For the complete rules and regulations of the Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009, please read here.

Eversave’s Back To School Sweepstakes

This is not actually a scholarship or academic contest that entails students to submit transcript of records nor or ask students to meet the eligibility requirement before they can join.  But I still want to share this to you because the aim of this contest is to help the winning student pay for his or her tuition fees, books, school supplies and other school related expenses.


Eversave ‘Back to School’ Sweepstakes will give away one $10,000 cash price at the end of raffle promo.  There is no purchase requirement and there are two easy ways to join:

1.       Enter online by visiting one of the Eversave’s URLs

2.       Send via post a self-stamped envelope to “Prospectiv’s $10,000 Sweepstakes/Grand Prize Drawing Q3 2009,” c/o ePrize, P.O. Box 8070, Royal Oak, MI 48068-8070. You need to include your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address (if any) and age on a 3” x 5” piece of paper.


This is open to all legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia) who have reached the age of majority in their respective jurisdictions.  Submission of entries is until September 30, 2009 only. For more information, please read the Eversave Back To School Sweepstakes Rules and Regulations.


Future Engineers Scholarship Contest

Full-time engineering students who are in their sophomore and junior years by 2010 and have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average may join the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest.

The Future Engineers Scholarship Contest is provided by Kelly Engineering Resources and they give away one scholarship they award $5,000 scholarship money which can be used by the winning scholar toward eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board during the 2010 calendar year.

To join, write an essay about what do you believe will be the most important engineering advance in the next 25 years. You should describe why and be able to detail what you believe will be the resulting benefit to civilization.

The essay must be written or typed in this form and must be between 800 and 1200 words. Aside from the essay, participants should also complete the Candidate Background Information Form and submit two letters of recommendation from either two field-related faculty members from a college or university attended or one faculty member and an individual who has supervised his or her work in a field-related facility.

The last day of submission is on October 15, 2009. For the complete information about the Future Engineers Scholarship Contest, please visit the scholarship page of Kelly Engineering Resources.

The Second Amendment to the Constitution Essay Contest

The Second Amendment to the Constitution Essay Contest  is another scholarship contest that is available in two categories, Senior (grades 10-12) and Junior (grades nine and below). This contest is sponsored by The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund and is about celebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

The participating students are asked to submit an essay on this topic: “The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation.” The length of essay must be around 1,000 words; it should be original and free from grammatical errors.  The essay must be typed in double spaced and includes the following information: student’s name, age, address, telephone number, school and grade level. Student must likewise attach on the essay a statement from their teacher or parent that the essay is their original work.

The essay along with other information should be submitted by mail at NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund,
Office of General Counsel, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 on or before is December 1, 2009. Winners will be published in InSights and one of the Official Journals of NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund.

Each first prize winner in the above categories will win a $1,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds for their college education. Aside from the $1,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds, the sponsors will also choose winners for the second prizes amounting to $600 in Savings Bonds; winners for the third prizes amounting to $200 in Savings Bonds; and winners for the honorable mention who will receive $100 in Savings Bonds.

Shout It Out Scholarship

Shout It Out Scholarship is a scholarship contest sponsored by ScholarshipExperts. This contest is open to all students (13 years old and above) who are currently enrolled or will enrol on or before the fall of 2014 in any accredited college institution in the US. It awards $1000 scholarship money to the lucky scholarship winners.

The Shout It Out Scholarship contest is easy to join because the students only need to write a 250-word or less essay about this topic: “If you were given the opportunity to say anything to the admissions staff at your prospective college (or to the faculty of your current school), what one thing would you ‘shout out’ to make them remember you?”

There is no need to mail any documents because the submission of essay is done online. For this year, Shout It Out Scholarship contest will accept essay entries until September 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time. Scholarship winners will be announced at the end of November 2009.

To know more about the details of Shout It Out Scholarship contest, you may read the Scholarship Program Rules here.

Do-Over Scholarship Contest For 2009

The Do-Over Scholarship is another opportunity for students in the United States regardless of their academic performance to have a chance to win $1,000 scholarship money. For 2009, the Do-Over Scholarship Contest will give away 5 scholarships, so there will be more students who will benefit from this scholarship contest.

Qualified students are those thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of their application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and of course, currently enrolled (or will enrol no later than the fall of 2014) in any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education in the United States.

To join, simply create a brief essay (250 words or less) about “What one event or moment from your school years would you ‘do over’ and why?” and submit it online here. The correctness of grammar and spelling as well as the content of essay are the factors to win this $1000 scholarship. Do not exceed in 250 words and submitted essay must be original and unpublished.

The last day of submission of entry is on June 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Savings Time. The five scholarship winners will be announced by August 31, 2009.

You may read the complete scholarship program rules for the Do-Over Scholarship for more details.

Win 1 of 20 CollegeSTEPS Scholarships Sweepstakes By Wells Fargo

This is another Scholarship Sweepstakes that senior high school students can try at no cost. This sweepstakes is sponsored by Wells Fargo Education Financial Services, a division of Wells Fargo Bank. The scholarship sweepstakes entails students to simply register online into the CollegeSTEPS Program.

By enrolling in the CollegeSTEPS Program, the students are automatically included to a scholarship sweepstakes that will give them a chance to win 1 of the 20 $1000 scholarship prizes. This sweepstakes is open to any current U.S. resident student excluding residents of New York, Florida, and Rhode Island.

There is no purchase required but students may only register until May 31, 2009, at 7:01 a.m. (CT). Scholarship sweepstakes winners will be notified by telephone or by U.S. Mail sent to the address on the winning student’s entry form around two (2) weeks after the drawing period. The $1,000.00 tuition prize check will be sent to the U.S. institute of higher learning designated by the winner and the Affidavit of Enrolment must be returned prior to July 31, 2009 or the prize will be forfeited.

For more information, interested students may read the Official Rules of CollegeSTEPS Scholarships Sweepstakes.

Next Step Magazine Offers Free Tuition Scholarship

The Next Step Magazine offers a Tuition Scholarship Sweepstakes to all incoming freshmen college who are legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico and Quebec).  This contest entails no essay requirement; so joining is relatively easy.

All you need to do is register online to win a scholarship for one year of free tuition. The amount that one can win is up to $20,000. The amount of scholarship that the student can win depends on the total cost of his or her tuition for one year at the college or university that the student is attending or by the total cost of both unmet need and need-based aid as determined by the student’s financial aid letter, whichever is lower.  The cost of other education expenses such as books, lodging, and miscellaneous fees are excluded.

But aside from the chance to win a scholarship for your college education, students who will register for this contest will get Next News College planning tips in the mail inbox and can also become a Teen Advisory Board member in Next Step Magazine.

Deadline of registration is on June 19, 2009. Don’t let this opportunity pass, register now and have a chance to win your tuition for your college education.  To know more about the Next Step Magazine’s Tuition Scholarship, please click here.

Register In Sallie Mae For A Chance To Win $1000 Scholarship

That’s right! By simply registering online in Sallie Mae, you will have a chance to win a $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway from The College Answer $1,000 Sweepstakes. Qualified students for this easy Sweepstakes are those who are at least 13 years old.

Aside from a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship, students who successfully completed the Sallie Mae online registration form will also enjoy the privilege of unlimited use of Sallie Mae free scholarship search; receive timely planning and paying for college emails; print helpful checklists and fact sheets; and access to Sallie Mae Education Investment Planner.

To begin your registration, just complete the online registration form. Those without internet access may also register via postal mail by writing the following information in a 4″ x 6″ card and mail at Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes Registration, 11100 USA Parkway, M373, Fishers, IN 46037:

* Your full name
* Your complete address
* Valid email address (if you do not have an e-mail address, print “no e-mail address”)
* Grade level
* School you are attending
* Valid telephone number
* The words “Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes”

Only one entry card will be accepted per person. All entries that will be received will qualify in the monthly $1,000 scholarship giveaway. So what are you waiting for? Head onto the Sallie Mae $1,000 Sweepstakes now! Parents and guidance counselors may also participate in similar sweepstakes. Please click here for more details.