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Verizon Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

The Young Entrepreneur Scholarship for business-minded college and university students is now open in 9 different states (and one commonwealth).

How to apply:

Compose an essay (300–400 words) or film a video (2–3 minutes) answering one of the following questions as thoroughly as possible:

  • How will studying at your educational institution contribute to your professional career?
  • What is good leadership, and when/how have you experienced it?
  • How did you use innovation to help you overcome a challenge?

Submissions will be judged on grammar, clarity, thoughtfulness, and creativity.

Fueling the minds of the future

Today, innovation runs the business game. Technology, media, marketing, and many other factors constantly evolve to change the business landscape, and forward-thinking minds can always make a mark within their industry. This scholarship is meant to aid the educational journey of one entrepreneurial student with a forward-thinking mind and exciting vision of the future.

Auto Safety and Technology Scholarship

Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. will be awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving student for writing an essay about the influence of technology on motor vehicle safety and accident risk. The deadline to submit an application is June 15, 2020.

If you are interested in applying for our $2,500 Auto Safety & Technology Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be accepted to or currently attending a four-year college or university;
  • You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Submit an essay answering the question below.
  • You must accept our Terms and Conditions. Scholarship


  • Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States
  • Scholarship payable to the winner who should be living in the United States
  • Student must enroll in semester beginning no later than Fall 2020
  • Winner is not based on financial need
  • Relatives of staff may not enter
  • Home-schooled students may apply so long as your course of study is equivalent to a high school senior
  • Applicants required to submit the application form to be considered

Read complete contest information before applying. Please read all requirements carefully.

Entries that do not meet ALL requirements will be automatically disqualified from the contest without notification to the student.

  1. Respond to the following prompt:
    • #InspiredBy – Who inspired you to go to college and further your education? Was it a teacher, parent, relative, friend? Tell your story with #InspiredBy and @ us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter
    • **You must tag us in the post to be eligible**
    • Facebook:
    • Instagram: @defensivedrivingonline
    • Twitter: @DefDriving


Applicants may submit entries from February 1st, 2020 through May 31st , 2020. Winner to be announced and informed within 2 weeks of the end of the admission period.

Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship

Essay Questions:

Please choose from one of the essay questions and submit a 500 to 1000 word response.

  • How have you actively abstained from distracted driving and how do you plan on continuing to do so while you are at college?
  • Have you ever seen your friends participate in distracted driving? What did you do? What are some ways you can teach them the dangers of distracted driving?

Eligibility Criteria & Details:

  • $1,000 award to the selected participant.
  • Fill out the form below and submit the 500 to 1000 word response essay.
  • The student must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college.
  • Open to all majors, 2 or 4-year college degrees with a minimum of 3.0 GPA (or B average in high school).
  • Recipient must be 18 years of age by the beginning of fall semester and a resident of California or attending a school in California.
  • One application per student-submitted online by the specified deadline of Friday, May 29 2020.

Texts = Wrecks Scholarship

Applicant Requirements

  • You must be a high school senior on track to graduate or a college student enrolled in an accredited four-year university/college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college and planning to transfer to a four-year university/college upon completion.
  • You have earned, or will earn your high school diploma this calendar year.
  • You have maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • You are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status. DACA recipients are welcome to apply.
  • You must complete all entry fields on the application for the scholarship. Failure to do so will result in disqualification. Entries that do not meet the word count requirement will not be considered.

Short Essay: 500-1,000 Words

When you go to college, you’re essentially moving from the passenger seat of life into the driver’s seat. Now, you’ll be making your own choices, both good and bad. At GibsonSingleton Virginia Injury Attorneys, we’re passionate about preventing senseless accidents by encouraging people to make good choices—like choosing not to drive distracted, or choosing not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs! How are you going to take what you’ve learned so far in life to make these types of decisions now that you’re an adult?

Terry Bryant College Scholarship

The Terry Bryant College Scholarship is available to all current U.S. high school seniors, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Applicants must also have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must be planning to enter an accredited four-year university to pursue a degree.

To apply for the Terry Bryant College Scholarship, a student must submit a written essay, video, or PowerPoint presentation focused on one of the following subjects:

  • Underage drinking
  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving

Reckless driving has a tragic impact on communities around the nation every year, and we need solutions. Our firm is confident that the country’s best and brightest students can help solve the problem, and the winning applicant will receive a $2,500 scholarship for their efforts. For a student entering college, $2,500 can help a great deal with tuition, books, housing, and other expenses. The Terry Bryant College Scholarship aims to support and encourage our youth and the communities they were raised in.

Kaplan Lawyers PC Scholarship

$1,500 Scholarship

Kaplan Lawyers PC is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for high school students that are entering college, which will be awarded at the beginning of the next academic year. This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship.

Why is creative authorship so important? The ability to clearly and accurately relay a message is crucial in any profession, and proficiency in writing will greatly aid students throughout their college career.

Scholarship applicants must submit a 500 to 1000-word essay (in a word doc or PDF format) on the dangers of distracted driving. Upon winning the scholarship, the student will need asked to submit their picture for our website and social media accounts.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • A high school student who is entering college.


Applicants must submit the following by May 1, 2020:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form;
  • Copy of college acceptance letter;
  • Essay on the dangers of distracted driving.

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity;
  • Originality;
  • Ability to clearly convey a complex message.


MoneySolver Student Loan and Tuition Scholarships

Monthly themed $1,000 scholarship opportunities.  All require a 250 word or less essay on the designated theme.  Additional $2,500 Student Loan Relief Scholarship due on June 20.

Preply Annual Essay Competition

“How language learning helps foster gender equality”

Submit an essay

Describe the influence of languages on gender equality.

Get votes by sharing

Finalists are chosen by popular vote. Share your essay to get more votes.

Get up to $3000

We distribute $4,500 among three best essays chosen by our community.

College JumpStart Scholarship

To apply for the College JumpStart Scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

1) High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student;
2) U.S. citizen or legal resident;
3) Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.
4) Be committed to using education to better your life and that of your family and/or community.