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Grants and Scholarships with the LEAST Amount of Eligibility Requirements so just about ANYONE can Apply

There are hundreds of thousands of college grants and scholarships available, but many people will find that most of the scholarships will have specific eligibility requirements that prevent them from applying for those scholarships. Many scholarships are based on criteria such as gender, race, financial status, marital status, military service, location, school, and more. Many people ask if there are "ANY scholarships that have ALMOST NO eligibility requirements so that just about anyone can apply for them? Are there specific scholarships that are for everyone? Are there scholarships for U.S. citizens OR non-U.S. citizens that the only requirement is wanting financial aid so that they can go to school?" The answer is YES, there ARE such scholarships. It appears that there are NOT a lot of these type of scholarships, but there are some.

Following is a list of some college grants and scholarships that have the LEAST amount of eligibility requirements so just about any United States citizen or legal resident can apply for these grants and scholarships for funding their education beyond high school. This type of scholarship is very hard to find. We feel that there are more out there, BUT we do not know where they are. However, we will continue to look and add what we find to this web page. Although we have tried to find scholarships with no restrictions, we have to admit that some of these have a restriction or two. For example, some of these scholarships are for high school seniors. Some of these scholarships are for women. However, we feel that people will be able to apply for a majority of the following scholarships. There is NO guarantee that you will receive money from these scholarships, because the competition is fierce for financial aid. The demand for scholarships is greater than the supply of money. HOWEVER, you have as good as chance as anyone else when applying for these grants and scholarships.

 


 

Get-Frontier Scholarship (Twice a Year Scholarship)

Sponsor: Get-Frontier.com

Eligibility: "Both current students and incoming freshmen are eligible."

PLEASE visit the website for very specific instructions for the essay.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: http://www.get-frontier.com/scholarship


 

University Tutor MONTHLY Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: UniversityTutor.com

Eligibility Requirements: This ESSAY contest is open to "anyone that is 16 years of age or older or the applicable age of legal consent under the applicable laws of such person’s country or territory, provided that any participants under the age of 18 return a signed copy of their parent or legal guardian’s consent, before participating in the applicable contest and in the manner specified by UniversityTutor.com on the website."

It appears that international students are able to apply for this scholarship.

More information about the topic of the essay can be found at the website.

Money: $100. One hundred dollars.

More information can be located at: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest



Reservation Counter Scholarships (TWO SCHOLARSHIPS)

Sponsor: Reservation Counter.

Eligibility Requirements: "Reservation Counter is offering a scholarship program for US students enrolled in colleges, universities and private institutions. This need-based scholarship program is designed to support and motivate students to value and make the most of their education. Reservation Counter looks to give scholarship awards to deserving students to achieve higher quality education, and are actively promoting education to encourage students to improve their knowledge and strive for excellence."

Money: Two different scholarships offered at different times of the year. Each scholarship is worth $1,500.

Contact: http://www.reservationcounter.com/scholarships/


Quit Smoking Scholarship

Sponsor: EcigaretteReviewed.com

APPLY BY MAY 31, 2018.

"Sharpen up your pencils and let us know why you should be the one to win ECR’s $5,000 scholarship! We at ECR are passionate about smoking cessation and feel that it’s our duty to help prevent suffering and death caused by it around the globe. Show us that you share our vision and our sense of commitment toward this particular issue by writing a cessation-oriented essay and submitting it for consideration. We want to support your education so you could, in turn, help us fight the good fight and bring about a smoke-free world!"

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic is located at their website.

Eligibility: "14 years or older. Accepted to or enrolled in a high school, college or university in the United States."

Money: A lot of money is awarded. 1st Place: $5,000. 2nd Place: $5,000. 3rd Place: $5,000

Contact: https://ecigarettereviewed.com/scholarship/



The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship


Sponsor: BransonShowTickets.com

Eligibility: The Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States between the ages of 16 and 19, who are current students of any accredited educational institution or program of higher learning. High school students and homeschooled students who plan to enroll in college upon graduation are strongly encouraged to apply. No person affiliated with BransonShowTickets.com may submit an entry. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic of the essay is located at their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: http://www.bransonshowtickets.com/company/scholarship.aspx



Dave’s Bike Site Scholarship (Video Contest)

Sponsor: Dave’s Bike Site

Eligibility Requirements: Go to website to view requirements. Basically, you create video about your favorite memories with a bicycle. There is more to it, though.
International students are welcome to apply, however, we can ONLY mail the Award to a school address inside the UNITED STATES, on a military base, or on US territories.

This scholarship is sponsored by davescheapbikes.com
101 W 29th St, STE G142, Pittsburg, Ks 66762
417-209-0105

Money: $1,000.

Please go to http://www.davescheapbikes.com/scholarship for MORE information.


 

Dogs by Nina $1,000 “Show and Tell” Scholarship (Video Contest)

Sponsor: Dogsbynina.com

Eligibility Requirements: The requirements are very similar to the requirements listed for the Dave’s Bike Site Scholarship. The big difference is that you create a video where you tell people about your favorite pet memories.
International students are welcome to apply, however, we can ONLY mail the Award to a school address inside the UNITED STATES, on a military base, or on US territories.

This scholarship is sponsored by dogsbynina.com.
101 W 29th St, STE G142, Pittsburg, Ks 66762
816-282-6561

Money: $1,000.

Contact: http://www.dogsbynina.com/scholarship



GoodCall Scholarship


Sponsor: GoodCall.com

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, current undergraduate students and graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic of the essay can be found at their website.

Money: $2,500.

Contact: http://www.goodcall.com/scholarship/




Ratingle Scholarship (VIDEO Contest)

Sponsor: Ratingle.com

Eligibility: "The student must be currently enrolled in, or enrolled to begin higher education studies in the fall semester 2017. Applicants must be permanent residents of the United States."

"The Ratingle Scholarship subject is product reviews. Students should choose a unique gadget that made their last year different. The gadget could be of any field (studies/electronics/fun etc.)
The video should introduce the product and answer the most important questions others may have before purchasing this product."

MORE information is provided at their website. This is a VIDEO contest and topic is listed at their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: http://ratingle.com/scholarship/



The Herb Affair Scholarship Award

Sponsor: Herb Affair.

Eligibility: Any current student enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university is welcome to apply. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic is listed at their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://www.herbaffair.com/scholarship/



Intermountain Vein Center (iVein) Health and Wellness Scholarship
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Sponsor: Intermountain Vein Center

Eligibility:. You must be a US resident enrolled in high school, college, or trade school to apply.

This is an ESSAY CONTEST. The topic is provided at their website.

Money: Two $2,500 scholarships are awarded annually.

Contact:  http://www.ivein.com/scholarship/




CouponChief.com Scholarship Program (Video Contest)

Sponsor: CouponChief.com

Eligibility Requirements: U.S. resident and be enrolled in high school, college, or trade school. Create and upload a 2-5 minute video to Youtube. The content of the video is provided at their website. Please contact the website for MORE information.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship



Awareness of Smoking Essay Contest (THREE Awards)

Sponsor: Vaping Daily

Eligibility: “The essay contest from VapingDaily is only available to undergraduate and graduate students who are 18 years of age or older. Candidates are required to be currently accepted or enrolled in a college or university within the United States or in the District of Columbia. Submission of an essay is limited to only one (1) per student.”

Money: “Every year, we select three winners in the essay contest. The winners will receive awards toward their tuition at their respective colleges and universities."  First Place is $3,000. Second Place is $2,000. Third Place is $1,000.

Contact: https://quitday.org/scholarship

https://vapingdaily.com/scholarship/




Educator's Scholarship


Sponsor: Educator, Inc.

Eligibility Requirements: Need to be a college student. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: One scholarship is worth $1,000 and another scholarship worth $500. "1st place: $1000, 2nd place: $500, 3rd/4th/5th: 1 Annual Subscription to Educator.com ($300 value each)."

Contact Information is available at: https://www.educator.com/scholarship



Resume Companion Scholarships
(Offered Each Semester)

Sponsor: Resume Companion

Eligibility Requirements: “Staff at Resume Companion remember the hardship of being a student so want to make this scholarship available to as many students as possible! As such, we do not require any sort of minimum GPA, and both domestic and international students may apply.”

All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the scholarship fund.

One application can be made per student, per semester.
MORE instructions are available on the website. You will be creating “a resume based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth.”

Money:  “Each semester, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to the student who can create the best resume, based on the life of any fictional or non-fictional character, from TV, history, literature or myth.”

For MORE information: http://resumecompanion.com/scholarship



The Sleeklens Academic Scholarship Program

Sponsor: Sleeklens.

Eligibility: Be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or be able to present letter of acceptance. This is an ESSAY contest. The topic is listed at their website.

Money: Three winners will receive $2,000 each.

Contact: https://sleeklens.com/the-sleeklens-academic-scholarship



LendEDU Scholarship

Sponsor: LendEDU.com.

Eligibility: Must be a current high school or a full-time college student. Be a U.S Citizen. Must be earning a minimum 2.5 GPA. This is an ESSAY contest. The topic is listed on their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarship-application



Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

Sponsor: Grasshopper.com.

Eligibility: Any current college student or incoming freshman in an undergraduate, graduate degree program, or trade school. Student must be enrolled at an accredited American college, university, or trade school. This is an ESSAY contest.

Money: $5,000.

Contact: http://grasshopper.com/entrepreneur-scholarship/



Study.com (Formerly Education-Portal) Tuition Won't Stop Me Scholarship Opportunity

Sponsor: Study.com

Older message: "Study.com offers 10 different academic scholarships totaling $5,500 to students who are pursing higher education. Our goal with scholarships is to help alleviate the rising cost of college." There are other study services offered that may interest students.

IF you have ANY questions about this scholarships OR other scholarships that this organization may fund, then PLEASE contact them. The scholarships and messages have varied over the years.

Newer message: "Study.com has already given away over $20,000 to students to help pay for their education expenses!"

The scholarships and financial awards vary.

Please contact: http://study.com/articles/Tuition_Scholarship.html



FormSwift $1,000 Summer Scholarship Contest 

Sponsor: FormSwift

Eligibility Requirements:

1. You must be a graduating senior in high school or enrolled in college. Community college, professional college, and graduate students are all eligible, in addition to undergraduates at four-year universities. 
2. You may not be related to any of FormSwift’s staff or our extended family. 
3. International students, including students from a college or graduating from a high school outside the United States, are also eligible to apply. 
4. We reserve the right to verify date of high school graduation and/or college enrollment. 

Write a One to Two Page Business Plan or make a Business Plan Infographic about one of the following business industries for a chance to win the FormSwift Summer Scholarship:

Money: $1,000.

Contact for MORE information: http://formswift.com/startup-scholarship



A Better America Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Global English Editing.

"Global English Editing awards scholarships to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country’s future. We award $1000 to one university student each year. We do this because as a company we want to reach out to the student generation and reward initiative, innovation and lofty idealism."

Eligibility Requirements:

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://geediting.com/about/scholarship-program/



The Infoparrot Scholarship of Academic Excellence

Sponsor: Info parrot

Eligibility Requirements: "Which nationalities can apply for this: We currently accept all nationalities.

Note that your university must be an accredited institution recognized by the highest academic authorities in your country."

This IS an ESSAY contest. The topic for the essay can be located at the website.

Money: $1,250.

Contact: http://www.infoparrot.com/the-infoparrot-scholarship/



The Plastic Place Scholarship

Sponsor: The Plastic Place: the trash bag place.

We will keep this scholarship on the list for now. Some companies will take a couple years off from funding a scholarship and then "relaunch" the scholarship. This MIGHT be what happens with this scholarship. Here is a response from them when we asked them if their scholarship was active, still. "We have not reinstated the scholarship for the 2017 school year, but please reach out again in the spring or summer to see if we have renewed the scholarship for the 2018 school year."

Eligibility Requirements:

This is an ESSAY contest. The topic of the essay can be located on the website.

Money: $1,500.

Contact: http://www.plasticplace.com/the-plasticplace-scholarship

http://www.plasticplace.com/the-plasticplace-scholarship-2016/



The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

Sponsor: The Expert Institute.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences AND have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest-medical-scholarship


 

Pelican Water Systems Scholarship (Bi-annual) (NO Essay Contest)

Sponsor: Pelican Water Systems

Eligibility Requirements: High School or college student.
Upload a photo on Instagram using the hashtag #pelicanwatersmart. Tag @pelicanwatersystems in the caption of the photo. Include a 1-2 sentence caption answering the question listed at the website.


Money: First Place: $1,500. Second Place: $1,000. Third Place: $500.

Contact: http://www.pelicanwater.com/scholarship.php



Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
(Multiple Scholarships)


Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution


I think that at one time, DAR offered scholarships for only members of this organization. However, this organization has opened things up. DAR now offers more than one scholarship and some of them are available for NON-members.
PLEASE visit the website in order to see which scholarships are available for you.


The Richard and Elizabeth Dean Scholarship is a general scholarship for the general public. This scholarship is worth $5,000.


The Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to students who are in financial need and are accepted and enrolled in an accredited school of nursing.


Contact: Please visit the website at http://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/general-info
for more eligibility and application information.



DSL Scholarship

Sponsor: Internet Service Providers, LLC.

Eligibility Requirements: U.S. Citizens in high school or as student attending or ready to attend college as a freshman.  The school has to be an accredited school as listed on the official accreditation website of the U.S. Department of Education. This is a blog/essay contest.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: http://www.dsl.com/internet-scholarship.html


 

Lexington Law Scholarship

Sponsor: Lexington Law

Eligibility Requirements: "Any current, full-time student of an accredited U.S. university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement." Topic of the essay is located at the website.

Money: "Two gifts totaling $5,000 will be awarded annually.  Each semester (spring and fall) one recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship to the institution of their choice.  Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship one time during their lifetime."

Contact: https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/newsroom/uncategorized/relaunching-the-lexington-law-scholarship-program.html



Creditrepair.com Scholarships


Sponsor: Creditrepair.com

Eligibility Requirements: "Any current, full-time student of an accredited two-year or four-year US university or college with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 is welcome to apply. There is no age requirement. Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime."

Money: "As one of the leading companies for credit repair, we at CreditRepair.com are pleased to announce the relaunch of our annual $5,000 bi-yearly scholarship."

Contact: https://www.creditrepair.com/newsroom/news/relaunching-the-creditrepair-com-scholarship-program/



SeniorAdvice.com Scholarships (TWO)

Sponsor: SeniorAdvice.com Scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements: SeniorAdvice.com is offering TWO different scholarships. Each scholarship is worth $1,000. SeniorAdvice Volunteer Scholarship is for students attending a two or four year college or university. You will need to answer five questions located at their website. The answers need to be in VIDEO format. MORE information is located at their website.

SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship is for students attending a two or four year college or university. You will need to answer five questions located at their website. They request that the answers be in VIDEO format. MORE information is located at their website. PLEASE visit their website for more information on the rules and applicaton process.

Money: Each scholarship is worth $1,000 each.

Contact Information is available at: https://www.senioradvice.com/scholarships



Dietspotlight.com Scholarship.
(Essay Contest AND a Film Contest)

Sponsor: Dietspotlight.com

Four winners will be chosen, based on quality of submitted essay. Highest award is $3,000. Three additional winners will be given $1000 each.

Eligibility Requirements: The topic of the essay can be found at their website but this essay contest allows students to share their ideas on obesity.

IF essays are not in your interest, then maybe their Film Contest would be something that you would be interested in. Please visit their website for much more information.

Money: There will be four winners. One person is awarded $3,000 and three people get $1,000 each.

Contact: http://www.dietspotlight.com/scholarship/



B Davis Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Open to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.

There is no age restriction.

You need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on a topic supplied at their website.

Money: $1,000.

More Information: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm



Varsity Tutors Scholarship

Sponsor: Varsity Tutors L.L.C.

Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship essay contest is open to "individuals who are at least 16 years of age on or before their entry into the promotion. Such individuals must be legal resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia." The topic of the essay can be found on their website and can VARY per contest. This contest is advertised as a MONTHLY contest.

Money: $200. (Monthly Contest ?)

More information can be located at: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship-rules

https://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship



American Bullion Scholarship


Sponsor: American Bullion

Eligibility Requirements: "Applicant must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States. Winners will be asked to provide a valid student ID, transcript, or other proof of enrollment before receiving their winnings. This scholarship is not open to high school students entering college." Topic of the essay is listed at the website.

"American Bullion believes in the value of education and encourages students to improve their knowledge of tangible assets. In early 2014, American Bullion launched its first annual Scholarship Program to help students achieve their educational goals. Over 900 applications were received, and a total of 10 scholarships were awarded: five high school scholarships and five college scholarships."

Money: "Three scholarships worth $1,000 each will be awarded in early December."

Contact: http://www.americanbullion.com/scholarship/



The Beliz Law Firm Video Essay Scholarship Contest

Please visit the website for more details about this scholarship contest. The topic of the video can change from year to year.

Eligibility: High school seniors who have been accepted to a college, trade school, or university, or students attending  a college, trade school, or university.

Money:
$500.

Contact:

http://www.belizlaw.com

https://www.belizlaw.com/community/scholarship/



CleanItSupply.com Scholarship Contest
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Sponsor: CleanItSupply.com.

Eligibility Requirements:

Money: $1,000.00.

Contact Information: http://cleanitsupply.com/t-scholarship_program.aspx.



The Online Games Scholarship Contest

Sponsor: Big Fish.
 
Eligibility Requirements: "Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are preparing to graduate from high school and/or who are currently enrolled in a college program. Entrants are required to be at least 13 years old at the time of entry, and, if not 18 years old at time of entry, then (1) must have permission of a parent or legal guardian to enter this contest; and (2) such parent or legal guardian must agree to be responsible for fulfilling all requirpents in these contest rules."


This is a VIDEO Contest.

Money: $2,500. Check website.

Contact Information for more information: http://www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/



Arrow Exterminators Scholarship Contest

Now called E. Raymond Crim III

Scholarship Contest.
 
Sponsor: Arrow Exterminators.

Eligibility Requirements: "Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate college students majoring in any field. Priority given to those with military service and to those serving or whose families serve in the pest control industry. Must have completed at least two semesters of study with at least one year remaining for degree completion. Full time student in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale."

The topic of the essay can be found on their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact and MORE information: http://www.arrowexterminators.com/company/scholarship-contest



American Public Health Association Essay Get Ready Scholarships

ACCORDING to their website, this scholarship will NOT be offered in 2015, BUT they plan to offer this scholarship in 2016.

Sponsor: American Public Health Association (APHA).

"To raise awareness about emergency preparedness, APHA is offering its fourth annual Get Ready Scholarship. The scholarship is a component of APHA’s Get Ready campaign, which works to help Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies."

Eligibility Requirements:

Money: Six scholarships of $500 each will be awarded:

Contact Information, Guidelines, and Essay Topics: http://www.getreadyforflu.org/new_pg_scholarship.htm

ACCORDING to their website, this scholarship will NOT be offered in 2016, BUT they MIGHT plan to offer this scholarship in 2017.



Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Inc.

Sponsor: Coca-Cola

Eligibility Requirements: Graduating high school seniors enrolled in accredited colleges. GPA of at least 3.0.

Money: 250 scholarships awarded ranging from $10,000 to $20,000.

Contact Information: http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/



Paper-Check.Com, LLC.
Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund

Sponsor: Paper-Check.com, LLC.

Eligibility Requirements: The Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund awards two $500 scholarships each year (one per long semester) to the winners of the Papercheck ESSAY Contest.

The Papercheck Essay Contest is open to students of all majors. To qualify for entry, participants must meet the following criteria:

Money: Two scholarships worth $1,000 each.

Contact Information and more information on requirements: http://www.papercheck.com/ OR http://www.papercheck.com/scholarship.asp



Sallie Mae Fund Scholarship Program

Sponsor: The Sallie Mae Fund

We have modified this listing a number of times because Sallie Mae has made a number of changes to their website and information over the years.


Over the years, scholarships provided by Sallie Mae seem to come and go. The thing to keep in mind is that apparently Sallie Mae will provide some scholarships, but you need to keep checking their website or organization in some way. As of this writing, the main web page to contact for scholarship information is: https://www.salliemae.com/. The information per web page seems to change all too often. Our advice to you is to look at different web pages at the Saliie Mae website.


There have been a couple of things that have continued over the years:

  1. Occasionally, Sallie Mae will provide scholarships, BUT they change.
  2. Sallie Mae has added a free scholarship search service. You need to register.


Please use the following link for current information about Sallie Mae's scholarships: https://www.salliemae.com/plan-for-college/scholarships/.

There is some VERY GOOD information about scholarships and about searching for scholarships at this website. Sallie Mae is a very well-respected educational source.



UNIGO has taken over Campus Discovery Scholarships
AND ScholarshipExperts.com so that "In addition to scholarships, you have access to colleges, internships, careers, and a whole lot more -- all with your same login."

Campus Discovery offered a couple of scholarships such as Campus Discovery $5,000 "Value of College" Scholarship AND The Campus Discovery $2,500 "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship. Scholarship Experts offered a scholarship search service and a number of their own scholarships, also.

It appears that UNIGO offers these services and much MORE. Visiting their website may well be worth it.

CONTACT: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships



Burger King Scholarship

Sponsor: Burger King.

"Created in memory of BURGER KING co-founder James W. McLamore, the BURGER KING Scholars program has awarded more than 17,000 scholarships—$17.6 million—to high school students, BK® employees and their children across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. This spring, thanks to the support of the BK® family and the McLamore Family Foundation, the Foundation awarded 1, scholarships, totaling more than $2.2 million, nearly doubling the number of scholarships granted in 2011. Scholarship grants range from $1,000 to $50,000, are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college or post-seconday vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service.

Applicants must:

Be residents of the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico.

Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Canada.

Plan to enroll at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico.

Money: $1,000 to $50,000.


More information can be located at: http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram



The U.S. Department of Education
provides funding for several grants. The Pell Grant is one of the most popular grants that many, many students receive year-after-year. However, we need to mention a couple of other grants that may help. PLEASE do NOT underestimate the value of the Pell Grant as well as the following two grants by the Department of Education. Many students will qualify for, at least, some Pell Grant money. Some students will qualify for the maximum amount of Pell Grant money, which is over $5,000.

As of the 2011-2012 school year, the federal government will no longer fund the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) or the National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART). These were popular scholarships/grants that were funded for a number of years. There are a few other federal-funded scholarships/grants that will interest a number of people. For more information about the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, and MORE, PLEASE click on the following link for more information at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships
.

PLEASE visit a College Financial Aid Office for more information about Federal and State college grants, scholarships, and financial aid.



Chegg’s $1,000 Monthly Scholarship

Sponsor: Chegg

Chegg is no longer just about renting books. Chegg now includes Zinch and offers a variety of college-related information, INCLUDING scholarships.

Chegg does offer, at least, a $1,000 Monthly Scholarship.

Please go to this website for more information about scholarships:

http://www.chegg.com/scholarships/



Admission Hook Scholarship

PLEASE NOTE: This web page seems to come and go. Please keep checking IF the web page does not appear.

Sponsor: First Choice College Placement

Eligibility Requirements: "Any 9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student. There are no age limits but you have to be a U.S. citizen or legal resident."

This is an ESSAY contest. MORE requirements are listed on their website.

Money: The award is presented bi-annually. The money varies between $250 and $1,000.

Contact Information as well as topic of the essay and other information can be found at:http://www.admissionhook.com/index.php?page=static_pages&action_page=58


 

U.S. Bank Scholarships


Sponsor: U.S. Bancorp.

U.S. Bank has funded more than one scholarship in the past, so you may want to keep checking thier website.

Eligibility Requirements: Apply for this scholarship online. The program is open to graduating high school seniors and college undergraduates at eligible four-year colleges or universities. Winners will be selected at random. There is NO mention of essays.

The "Financial Genius Scholarship" is worth $20,000.

Money: The money and awards have varied over the years.

PLEASE contact the website for the latest information.

Contact Information for more information: http://usbank.com/student-lending/scholarship.html

http://usascholarships.com/u-s-bank-financial-genius-scholarship-sweepstakes/



DirectTextbook.com Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsor: DirectTexbook.com

Eligibility Requirements: Complete a 500-word essay that answers a question. The topic or question for the essay changes each year. This scholarship appears to be for just about anyone, not just high school students.

Money: First place is $5,000. Second place is $2,500. Third place is $1,000.

Contact Information: http://www.directtextbook.com/scholarship.php



Sharps Compliance, Inc Spring Scholarship

Sponsor: Sharps Compliance, Inc.

Eligibility Requirements: "You must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and have been accepted to or be currently enrolled in an accepted university in healthcare-related studies." Topics for the essay are on the website.

Money: First prize is $1,500. Second prize is $1,000. Third prize is $750.

Contact Information with rules and topics for the essay are at:

http://www.sharpsinc.com/scholarship-program



Savvy Saver Scholarship

Sponsor: Vertive, LLC (Publisher of Offers.com)

Eligibility Requirements: Be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident; at least 18 years of age, attending college at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the U.S.

"Offers.com knows how important it is for college students to keep a close eye on their spending. It's tough to eat Ramen all week so you have enough money to go out on Saturday night. We want students to tell us how they use the Internet to save money on their college expenses. The student with the best essay on the topic will receive a $2,500 scholarship. No purchase is necessary to participate. "

Money: $2,500.

MORE information: http://www.offers.com/scholarship


 

Support Collectors Scholarship

Sponsor:Support Collectors.

Eligibility Requirements: "An existing college student or incoming freshman. Attending any school, college or university as a full-time student. Complete and submit the application form." This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $500.

Contact Information is available at: http://www.supportcollectors.com/scholarship/


 

Contractor Quotes.us

Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship.

Sponsor: ContractorQuotes.us.

Eligibility Requirements: "Need to be studying full-time in highschool or college." There are more eligibility requirements at their website. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: TWO winners will receive $1,000 each.

Contact Information is available at:

https://contractorquotes.us/overcoming-obstacles/



Top Security Review

Sponsor: Top Security Review.

Eligibility Requirements: "To be eligible for the scholarship, you need to be a full-time college student in the USA for the academic year 2018-2019. You need to be 18 years or over. If you aren’t, make sure to get the consent of your parents or legal guardians." This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact Information is available at:

http://topsecurityreview.com/scholarship/


 

AmazeLaw Law Scholarship

Sponsor: AmazeLaw.

Eligibility Requirements: "This scholarship is only for students that are currently enrolled in colleges, universities or high schools." This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $2,500.

Contact Information is available at:

https://amazelaw.com/scholarship/


 

Pinot's Palette Scholarship

Sponsor: Pinot's Palette.

Eligibility Requirements: "Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S. U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, or U.S.; Permanent Residents Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution."

NO ESSAY, BUT: "We welcome your application. Judgment will be based on overall participation in and impact on your school, work place, and community while pursuing a focus on the arts. A committee of seven Pinot’s Palette Franchise Council Members and the founders of Pinot’s Palette will decide the winner. Applicants can apply online now with their application via this Google Forms link."

Money: $1,000.

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.pinotspalette.com/scholarships


 

Autolist Scholarships (Quarterly)

Sponsor: Autolist

Eligibility Requirements: "Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who is currently attending high school and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year, or a student currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)." Answer a couple of questions with very short essays.

Money: Autolist is "offering a quarterly $1,500 scholarship for outstanding students based either on a merit or need basis."

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.autolist.com/used-car-to-dream-car-scholarship


 

Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship

Sponsor: Reedsy.

Eligibility Requirements: Available for "United States Citizens or Permanent Residents; and Accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States.""Your application must include the first chapter (1,500 to 7,500 words) of an original novel you are currently writing, or have written but not yet published."

Money: $1,000 Bi-annually.

Contact Information is available at: https://blog.reedsy.com/scholarship/

 

StudySoup Scholarship

The Student Side Hustler Scholarship.

Sponsor: StudySoup.

Eligibility Requirements: "Therefore, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has set up a side business as a means of bringing in an extra income. The scholarship will be awarded to one student side hustler who has demonstrated initiative, perseverance, and a little creativity to bring in a little extra cash to financially support themselves. It doesn’t matter if you’ve made $100 or $1000; if you’re a up-and-coming entrepreneur, we want to hear from you!"

"Any individual at least sixteen (16) years old who meets one of the following criteria: Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited university or college in the next academic year.Currently attending an accredited university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible)." Fill out application at website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact Information is available at:

https://studysoup.com/scholarships/student-side-hustler



Indy Displays Scholarship

Sponsor: Indy Displays.

Eligibility Requirements: "Any high school senior entering U.S. accredited university or college Fall 2018 and planning to pursue a major in Graphic Design or Applied Arts OR any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in U.S. accredited university or college pursuing a Graphic Design or Applied Arts degree. Legal U.S. resident at least 18 years of age."

Please visit their website for more information. The application calls for use of graphic design and very short essay.

Money: $1,000.

Contact Information is available at:

http://www.indydisplays.com/content/16-graphic-arts-scholarship



Pure Path Scholarship

Sponsor: Pure Path.

Eligibility Requirements: "We welcome students from universities and colleges. If you are below 18 years old, or if you’re still in high school, make sure to get the consent of your parents or legal guardians first before joining. You must have a strong passion for making this world a better place for this generations, and those to come. We will be choosing a scholar who believes in the same vision and values as Pure Path."

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: "A $1,000 Scholarship for Health, Nutrition & Sustainable Living Pioneers. "

Contact Information is available at:

https://purepathessentialoils.com/scholarship/



Therapy Pet Scholarship

Sponsor: Therapy Pet.

Eligibility Requirements: "Must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada. Must be enrolled and/or attending post-secondary education within the next year."

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $500.

Contact Information is available at:

https://therapypet.org/scholarship-opportunity/



PhenQWiki's Scholarship

Sponsor: PhenQWiki.

Eligibility Requirements: "All the students that are enrolled in any high school, college and universities can apply for this scholarship. Students enrolled in any department can apply for this scholarship. Applicant age must be at least 18 till the closing date of scholarship."

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $1,500.

Contact Information is available at:

http://phenqwiki.com/scholarship-program/



The Boston Personal Injury Scholarship

Sponsor: Swartz & Swartz, P.C. / Boston Personal Injury Lawyers.

Eligibility Requirements: Need to be a college student or about to enroll in college in the U.S. There are more application requirements at their website. This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $500.

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.swartzlaw.com/personal-injury.html#Scholarship



GreenAir Cleaning
Environment Scholarship

Sponsor: GreenAir Cleaning.

Eligibility Requirements: "Students submitting entries to our contest must be currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university." This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $500.

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.greenaircleaningnyc.com/scholarship


 

Smart Service Scholarship

Sponsor: Smart Service.

Eligibility Requirements: "Every year, this $2,000 scholarship awards a student pursuing a career in a skilled trade or field service profession (construction, HVAC, plumbing, etc.). Applicants must have graduated high school during the past 15 years or will have graduated high school with a GPA of 2.5 or higher."

Contact Information is available at:

http://www.smartservice.com/smart-service-scholarship


 

Coupons Plus Deals Scholarship

Sponsor: Coupons Plus Deals.

Eligibility Requirements: A "$3000 scholarship will be awarded to only one student from anywhere around the world (US, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam,...) to help him/her pay for his/her education. Just by applying for this scholarship, you’re already off to a great start!"

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: $3000.

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.couponsplusdeals.com/scholarship



About Mens Scholastic Scholarship

Scholastic Competition Scholarship.

Sponsor: About Mens.

Eligibility Requirements: "If you are a U.S. Citizen, U.S. national, permanent resident of U.S., Cuban-Haitian Entrants and Refugees then you can apply. You should be full-time enrolled in any institution in U.S. for Graduation or undergraduate program. Applicant must have 18 years old with respect to the laws of the state you are residing in."

OKAY, this is a little different type of ESSAY contest. Here is part of what is listed at their website. PLEASE visit their website for MORE information.

"Each competition is related to the different subject. Similarly, this competition is held to enhance the awareness in youth regarding health and this will definitely lead to wonderful future. This time they are launching $1000 competition. Any writer who writes a well-researched article related to Men's health or Fitness etc with respect to different categories mentioned on their website will win and each winner will get $250 as a prize. Their competition is divided into four challenges and each of this has a winning price $250. You can participate in the 4 competitions if you are eligible. "

Money: Four possible awards with each award being $250.

Contact Information is available at:

http://aboutmens.com/scholastic-competition/



Dealhack Annual CommunityVolunteer Scholarship

Sponsor: Dealhack.

Eligibility Requirements: "Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year. Be in good standing with their current academic institution. Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement. Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18." There is NO essay, BUT there are about five questions to answer on the application.

Money: $1,500.

Contact Information is available at: https://dealhack.com/scholarship



Key Thinkers Scholarship

Sponsor: MoneyKey.

Eligibility Requirements: "Be 18 years old or older. Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or trade school in the United States." This is an ESSAY contest and the topic can be located at their website.

Money: FOUR scholarships per academic year with each scholarship being worth $2,500.

Contact Information is available at:

https://www.moneykey.com/scholarship.php



Used.ForSale Scholarship

Sponsor: Used.ForSale.

Eligibility: "As well as showcasing items for sale, classifieds, used products, secondhand bargains, we are proud to be involved in individual scholarships to help provide educational opportunities for those interested in furthering their education. Our scholarship awards is available to any undergraduate students who are studying worldwide. They are open to graduate students who may be interested in pursuing a different type of further education to enhance their career prospects. This can be in any subject at any accredited institution around the world.

When it comes to scholarships with used.forsale, all academic applicants need to meet certain criteria. Students who wish to participate must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university. Students must be aged 16 years or over. Student can win a scholarship only once within the same year. Individuals are selected based on academic performance, demonstration of leadership qualities and the ability to participate in cross-cultural activities. It's also important for a scholarship candidate to be able to provide a personal statement and a letter of reference completed by a professor or supervisor."

This is an ESSAY contest. The topic is listed at their website.

Money: $1,000.

Contact: https://www.used.forsale/s/scholarship



A-1 Autotransport Scholarship

Sponsor: A-1 Autotransport. Inc.

Eligibility: "Any current, full-time, part-time student of an accredited or non-accredited institute, truck driving school or other logistics program, must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to become eligible. There is no requirement of minimum age."

This is an ESSAY contest. The topic of the essay is listed at their website.

Money: "Three awards worth $1,000, $500, and $250 will be awarded under the A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship every year. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school/university/college’s financial aid office."

Contact: https://www.a1autotransport.com/a-1-auto-transport-scholarship/



RawSpiceBar Scholarship

Sponsor: RawSpiceBar.

"At RawSpiceBar, we want to promote and encourage those who make a difference in their own local community. As such, we've set up a $1,500 USD scholarship to reward a university student who has demonstrated outstanding involvement in their local community. The winner of this scholarship will be used towards their tuition."

Eligibility: "Be enrolled full-time at a college or university in the USA or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year. Be in good standing with their current academic institution. Exemplify outstanding community volunteer involvement.
Have permission from a parent or legal guardian if they are under the age of 18." ANSWER questions listed at their website.

Money: $1,500.

Contact: https://rawspicebar.com/pages/scholarship


 

Anna Hefrey Scholarship

Sponsor: ChurnMag.com.

"The Anna Hefrey Scholarship Fund will award tuition totaling $6000 a year to the students who best exemplify and share in our resolve and passion for improving the health and well-being of millions of families across the country."

Eligibility: "At least 18 years old by October 1st 2018. A full-time student in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (U.S. territories are included). Oversea placements acceptable. U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals or U.S. Permanent Residents."

Money: $6,000 DIVIDED between THREE students. "Awards will be given to the three (3) students picked by our panel of judges. Their decision will be based on which ideas presented were most convincing, as well as the overall quality of writing. Winning applicants will be awarded money to be used for college tuition or necessary school expenses. The scholarship prizes are broken down into first, second, and third place ($3,500, $1,500, and $1,000 respectively)."

Contact: http://www.churnmag.com/anna-hefrey-scholarship-fund/


 

Best Value Schools.org Scholarship

Sponsor: BestValueSchools.org

Eligibility: "Must be at least 18 years old. The applicant must be attending a college or university in the fall of 2018."

This is an ESSAY contest and the topic is listed at their website.

Money: $500.

Contact: https://www.bestvalueschools.org/scholarship/

 


Opportunity to View More Scholarships Like the Ones Listed Above:

YouTube Video:  How to Find College Grants and Scholarships is a short six-minute video that gives you an overall look at where to find college grants and scholarships. If you have no idea on where to start to find financial aid, then this video will give you a good idea on how to go about finding free money in the form of financial aid, grants, and scholarships for college or trade schools for a variety of groups of people such as nursing students, single moms, women, and just about any U.S. Citizen seeking scholarships with the least amount of eligibility requirements.

List of No Essay Scholarships Video is a YouTube Video that gives a brief explanation of scholarships without essays and then provides a list of some actual no essay scholarships. We know that the college scholarship without the essay requirement is a popular, but yet very hard-to-find scholarship. It is very frustating to write essay after essay and not be awarded a scholarship. This video will give information about scholarships without the essay requirement.

 

I think that most people would agree that it takes a LONG time to find scholarships with almost no eligibility requirements like what are listed above. We found that there is NO one source for this type of information. There is an ASTONISHING number of grants and scholarships out there, BUT we found it so FRUSTRATING trying to find those scholarships that had almost no restrictions when it came to eligibility requirements. However, we did find a Kindle eBook that will list about 150 college grants and scholarships with the least amount of eligibility requirements so just about any United States citizen or legal resident can apply for a majority of the scholarships listed.  The title of the Kindle eBook is:

College Grants and Scholarships with the Minimum Amount of Eligibility Requirements

A majority of the scholarships listed require you to write an essay, but there are some scholarships listed that require no essay. Some of the scholarships are just for high school seniors. However, there are quite a few scholarships for students who have been out of high school awhile. There are scholarships for those who are about to attend college or are already in college. A majority of people will be able to apply to a majority of the 150 scholarships on this list of scholarships. 

If you do not have a Kindle, you can download the free Kindle Previewer in order to view Kindle books on your PC at http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?docId=1000765261 OR https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/help?topicId=A3IWA2TQYMZ5J6 . We know how difficult it is to format documents for the Kindle so the formatting might be kind of strange for some of the text. However, we find the text tolerable and the links work.


Normally, we advise you to see if a local library has this eBook. However, we know that eBooks are not a big part of many library’s budget so it is questionable if many libraries purchased this Kindle eBook.  We know how frustrating that it is trying to find scholarships with almost no eligibility requirements and that are "portable", so it is up to you if you want to purchase the eBook. Only you can decide if the low price is worth it.

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