12 Fun Scholarships in August 2024

We've rounded up 12 fantastic opportunities that you can apply for this August! These are FUN and EASY scholarships that can make a real difference.

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Ready to fund your college dreams with some fun and unique scholarships? πŸŽ“

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We've rounded up 12 fantastic opportunities that you can apply for this August! These are FUN and EASY scholarships that can make a real difference. As you embark on your scholarship search, here are a few tips to boost your chances:

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1. Start Early: Give yourself plenty of time to gather materials and perfect your applications.

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2. Tailor Your Essays: Customize each application to reflect the specific scholarship criteria.

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3. Follow Instructions: Ensure you meet all requirements and submit all necessary documents.

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With these tips in mind, let's dive into the scholarships that can help secure your future! πŸš€πŸ“š

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1. Richard "88 Fingers" Turner, Jr. Music Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $1,000

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 2, 2024

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Eligibility: Any African American two or four-year undergraduate student who is pursuing a music degree and career may apply for this scholarship.

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Submit: To apply, submit a 2-3 minute video of yourself performing.

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2. Dr. Magidson Memorial Theater Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $5,000

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 9, 2024

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Eligibility: Any first-generation, low-income high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student with a background in theater and a major in theater arts may apply for this scholarship.

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Submit: To apply, please submit a 5-10 minute written or video sample of your work in playwriting, acting or directing along with a brief explanation of your sample and interest in this opportunity.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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3. Stuvia Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $2,500

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 15th, 2024

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Eligibility: Any undergraduate or graduate student who is at least eighteen years old may apply for this scholarship.

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Submit: To apply, create an account on Stuvia, upload your study notes and be automatically entered into this no essay scholarship.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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4. Suarez-Valverio Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $2,400 (2 winners, $1,200 each)

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 15th, 2024

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Eligibility: Any African American and/or Hispanic high school or undergraduate student from Illinois may apply for this scholarship.

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Submit: To apply, submit a 3-minute video about your background and what you intend to do with this scholarship.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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5. College Food Fund Sweepstakes

πŸ† Award: 4 lucky students will win! Each winner will receive $1,200 to use for their favorite study break snacks.

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 19th, 2024

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Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to citizens or permanent residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia.

Submit: An online form. College can be stressful, paying for food shouldn't be - cue the College Ave 2024 Summer Sweepstakes! Whether a steaming hot piece of pizza helps you study or you love to celebrate your good grades with an iced coffee, we have you covered! Enter to win a $1,200 food fund.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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6. "$$$ Isn't Everything" Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $500

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: This scholarship exists to help one new student or graduate each month to worry a little bit less about money and get a bit of time and energy back to focus on the important things.

Submit: An online form. No essay.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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7. Make Me Laugh Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $1,500

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application.| Must be a legal U.S. resident.| Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.| This award is for U.S. students.

Submit: Submit an online written response to the question:

"OMG... finding and applying for scholarships is serious business, but it's time to lighten things up a little. We don't want to know why you deserve $1,500 or how great your grades are, we simply want to LOL. Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!" (250 words or less).

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8. C.I.P. Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $1,000

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: Students age 17 years or older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicants may be full- or part-time students and attend a campus-based or online program. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.

Submit: To enter, complete the online application and short statement. In 150 words or fewer, please answer: "What is your primary goal for going to school?"

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πŸ“ Apply here

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9. AFSA Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $1,000

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: The Second Chance College Scholarships Contest is open to U.S. citizens and legal residents with a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Scholarship funds are payable to the winner's college/university or certified trade school in the U.S., with enrollment required for Fall 2024 or Spring 2025. Selection is not based on financial need, GPA, or demographics. Relatives of AFSA staff or NATIONAL board members, as well as past winners of AFSA's High School Senior Scholarship Contest or Second Chance College Scholarships Contest, are ineligible. Read all contest requirements carefully; incomplete entries will be disqualified without notification.

Submit: Entrants must submit a completed entry form with all required information and answer an 8-question exam. All information on the entry form will be verified before awarding scholarship funds. False or misleading information will result in disqualification without notification.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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10. Ascent & Loper’s $1000 Campus Secrets Scholarship Giveaway

πŸ† Award: $1,000

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024 (enter multiple times, once per day!)

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Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to: (i) students who are legal residents of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, age 14 or older, and who are enrolled in a high school, degree program, or technical skills training program, at least half-time or (ii) parents who currently have a child enrolled as a student meeting the qualifications of 2(i) (each, an β€œEntrant”). Employees or agents of Sponsor or its parent or affiliate companies or suppliers, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee or agent, are not eligible.

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Submit: Entrants must submit a completed entry form with all required information and answer an 8-question exam. All information on the entry form will be verified before awarding scholarship funds. False or misleading information will result in disqualification without notificationFor a chance to win this $1,000 scholarship, complete the three easy steps below:

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πŸ“ Apply here

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11. Win Free College Tuition” Sweepstakes

πŸ† Award: $2,500

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: All students who register on NextStepU.com during an eligible drawing period and opt in to Win Free Tuition will qualify.

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Submit: Application form. The winner is chosen at random. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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12. Sugarlash Pro Lash Mastery Cosmetology/Esthetics Student Scholarship

πŸ† Award: $1,500

πŸ“… Deadline: Aug 31st, 2024

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Eligibility: Must be a currently enrolled (or a newly accepted student) in an accredited school/institution cosmetology/esthetics program, leading to licensure in the U.S. or Canada. The applicant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older by the start date of the program at the accredited school/institution.

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Submit: To apply for the cosmetology/esthetics scholarship, applicants must complete an online application and provide proof of enrollment in an accredited cosmetology/esthetics program leading to licensure in the U.S. or Canada. Additionally, they must submit a YouTube video with a public link that addresses the following points within a 3-minute maximum timeframe:

  1. Impact and Goals: Describe how receiving the scholarship would impact your life. Outline your short- and long-term goals and provide examples of how you plan to achieve them.
  2. Passion for Lash Artistry: Explain why lash artistry is your passion and discuss how your experience with esthetics/cosmetology and lash artistry has influenced this passion.
  3. Community Contribution: Detail how you intend to use your career in esthetics/cosmetology to benefit the lash artistry community.

Ensure the video does not exceed 3 minutes; otherwise, the application will be declined.

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πŸ“ Apply here

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Wrapping Up

And there you have itβ€”12 incredible scholarships you can apply for this August! πŸŒŸπŸ’Έ Don't miss out on these opportunities to ease the financial burden of college.

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