Scholarships with January Deadlines

January can  sometimes be a rough month. That’s why you should be trying to get free money from scholarships for school during your winter break! Even if you’re taking classes, your course load will be much less than it is during the semester.

So, get out your laptops or get to a desktop because you need to check out these awesome opportunities.Scholarships with January Deadlines_2016.png

  1. Why Decor Matters Scholarship. Award: $500. Deadline: January 2nd. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, you must be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited university during the 2016-2017 school year. In addition, you must write a 300 or more word essay on the given topic. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  2. Herolocity Scholarship. Award: $5,000. Deadline: January 7th. This scholarship opportunity is offered to full-time students in a two year, four year or graduate program, who are majoring in Business, marketing or a related field, and whose GPA is at least a 3.0. In addition, the student needs to create a 60 second video giving a pitch about a certain product. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  3. The AAUW Selected Professions Fellowships. Award: $5,000-$18,000. Deadline: January 10th. In order to apply for this scholarship opportunity, you must be a woman who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, who has achieved high standards of academic excellence and show promise of distinction in their respective fields, who is a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution during the fellowship year, and who is pursuing a course of study in the United States over the full academic year. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  4. ACEC New York Scholarship. Award: $2,500-$5,000. Deadline: January 13th. For this scholarship opportunity, the applicant needs to meet certain eligibility requirements. The applicant needs to have completed either their third year of study (4-year program) or fourth year of study (5-year program) by June 2018. The applicant needs to be attending one of the listed college or universities, and must be a specific major in a field of engineering/surveying. To learn more about this scholarship, please visit their website.
  5. The AAUW Community Action Grants. Award: $2,000-$10,000. Deadline: January 15th. To be eligible for this opportunity, you must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident, the proposed activity must take place within the United States or it territories, and the proposed activity must have direct community or public impact. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  6. The AAUW International Project Grants. Award: $5,000-$7,000. Deadline: January 15th. This opportunity is for applicants who have successfully completed an AAUW International Fellowship, who are citizens of different countries other than the United States, and the project must be implemented in the applicant’s home country and have a direct, positive impact on women and girls. To learn more about this opportunity, please visit their website.
  7. The Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship. Award: $1,000-$2,500. Deadline: January 15th. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, you must be a woman who served in any branch of the U.S. Army (including the reserves), or the child of any woman who served. If you are attending community college, you must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Otherwise, you must be enrolled, have completed 30 credit hours and have at least a 3.0 GPA. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  8. Margaret McNamara Education Grant. Award: $15,000. Deadline: January 15th. For this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be at least 25 years old at the time of the application deadline, be enrolled at an accredited institution when submitting the application; and plan to be enrolled for a full academic term after award of the grant by the Board, already be enrolled as a full time student, with a relevant student visa in national passport, and plan to continue studying full time in the following academic year, and not hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency (green card) or Canadian citizenship or Canadian landed immigrant status. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  9. eduCBA College Scholarship. Award: $500. Deadline: January 15th. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be currently enrolled in college or plan to enroll in the Spring 2017 semester. In addition, you must answer several questions for the scholarship. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  10. USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest. Award: $2,500. Deadline: December 15th. If you would like to apply for this scholarship opportunity, you must be a U.S. citizen, who is planning to go to an accredited American university or college or currently enrolled. In addition, you must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words discussing one of the three given topics. If you are interested in this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website for more information.
  11. Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest. Award: $1,000. Deadline: January 15th. For this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must meet certain criteria. The applicant must be at least 16 years old, and must be a legal resident of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia as of December 1, 2016. In addition, the applicant must submit an essay between 200 and 900 words about the given prompt. If you would like to learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  12. YourKitchenMaster’s Scholarship for All Students. Award: $500 for Amazon.com. Deadline: December 15th. In order to qualify for this scholarship opportunity, you must be 18 years old and be enrolled in a college or university. You do not need to have any expertise in kitchen-related topic to participate. All students, irrespective of the courses they are taking can apply for this scholarship. In addition, you need to submit a 700-word essay that relates to their blog. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  13. The Meldon Law College Scholarship Essay Contest. Award: $1,000. Deadline: January 20th. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall of 2017. In addition, the applicant must submit a 500-word response about the given prompt. If you’d like to learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  14. Quit Smoking Community Scholarship. Award: $500-$1,500. Deadline: January 21st. For this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must meet certain criteria. The applicant must be at least 18 years old, a student enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for a graduate or undergraduate program, and be an American citizen or lawful resident, currently living in the United States. In addition, the applicant must submit an essay between 750 and 1,000 words. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  15. 2017 Military of the Purple Heart Scholarship. Award: $2,500. Deadline: January 27th. This scholarship opportunity is for applicants who are a Purple Heart recipient who is also a member of MOPH, for the spouse of a Purple Heart recipient who is a member of MOPH, and for the direct lineal descendant of a Purple Heart recipient who is a member of MOPH. In addition, you must be a graduate or upcoming graduate (current senior) of a high school or GED program, accepted by or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college, university or trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded, and have at least a 2.75 GPA. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  16. The Point Foundation Scholarship. Award: $10,000. Deadline: January 30th. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, you need to meet the following criteria. You must be enrolled or intending to enroll at an accredited college or university based in the United States, in the fall of 2017, must be “out” as a person who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community, must be enrolled full-time for the full academic year, must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate or graduate/doctoral program, and must be at least a high school senior. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  17. Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc. Scholarship. Award: $500-$1,500. Deadline: January 31st. For this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be military personnel (and their dependents) who work in the fields of International Affairs, Counterintelligence, and National Security. In addition, the applicant must submit an essay about the given prompts. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  18. The May Firm Injury Scholarship. Award: $1,000. Deadline: January 31st. To be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be a student enrolled at either a community college or a university. In addition, the applicant must submit an essay of 300 words or more about the given topic. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  19. National Debt Relief Scholarship. Award: $1,000. Deadline: January 31st. This scholarship is offered to applicants who are enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States, who are graduate or undergraduate students, who are high school seniors with a GPA of at least 3.0, and who are pursuing their bachelor’s degree which can be in the STEM fields. In addition, the applicant must create a creative YouTube video, write an essay, or create an infographic to answer the prompt. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  20. ES-Zone Healthy Living Annual Scholarship. Award: $1,000. Deadline: January 31st. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be a student enrolled in high school, college, or university. In addition, the applicant must submit a 1,000 word essay about any of the given topics. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  21. 1st SYMPTOMA, Better Diagnosis Scholarship. Award: $500. Deadline: January 31st. For this scholarship opportunity, you must be currently studying actively, and you must be working in order to finance your studies. In addition, you must answer a few questions. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  22. Valeo Innovation Challenge Contest. Award: 10,000 euros – 100,000 euros. Deadline: January 31st. In order to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must fulfill certain criteria. The applicant must a student, from anywhere in the world, who has completed their high school education, and who must be able to travel outside their country of residence and possess, by October 2017, a passport that is still valid for six months after the date scheduled for the prize giving. In addition, the applicants must compete in teams made up of between two and a maximum of five people. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  23. Redfin Scholarship. Award: $2,500. Deadline: January 31st. To apply for this scholarship opportunity, the applicant must be a legal U.S. resident, be a graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. In addition, the applicant must submit an 800 words or less response to the given question. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.
  24. OZY Genius Awards Contest. Award: “up to $10,000”. Deadline: January 31st. This scholarship is offered to undergraduate students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in the United States of America as of the date of entry, who are at least 18 years old. In addition, the entrant must answer the given questions. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity, please visit their website.

Well, folks, that’s it for the scholarships with January deadlines! We wish you the best of luck with your applications. Make sure to check back as we may update this list as we receive more scholarships. And, as always, stay SAVVY!!

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